JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April exam
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JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April exam – Preparation is a term which is very much used between students. With JEE Main 2020 coming closer, the anxiety levels of students are also on the rise. So what is to be done to ease the examination process of these engineering aspirants? JEE Main 2020 preparation tips for the April exam presents all of the compiled tips and strategies for the candidates to do well in the examination. Since NTA has announced that the JEE Main will be conducted twice i.e., in January and April, candidates need to be prepared for both. The preparation tips of JEE Main 2020 for April exam offers ways to handle the examination without much stress while also incorporating important topics, books and usage of mock tests. National Testing Agency will be conducting Paper I and Paper II on April 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11, 2020. Read the full article to know more about JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for the April exam.
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What’s New in JEE Main 2020?

  • NTA has announced changes in JEE Main exam pattern 2020.
  • JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in computer-based mode and twice in a year i.e., January and April.
  • Candidates will be given the option of appearing in one or both examinations.
  • If the candidates appear for both the examination, then the best one will be considered while the rank is prepared by the authorities.
  • Since the examination is being held computer-based mode, Test Practice Centres (TPC) is made available by the authorities for the candidates to practice. However, the Drawing section of Paper-II will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • The unique paper will be allotted to the candidates so that there will be no misuse or malpractice.
  • Those candidates who wish to apply for admission through JEE Main 2020 Paper-II (B.Arch) are required to have scored 50% marks individually in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2th standard (or equivalent) qualifying examination and also 50% aggregate marks.

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JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April Exam

Be Familiar with your Syllabus

One of the first thing that the candidates will have to accomplish is to be familiar with the JEE Main 2020 syllabus. By knowing the detailed syllabus, the candidates will able to prepare their strategy for the upcoming examination. Segregation of the syllabus will also help the candidates know which topics are easy and can be studied later and which ones require more attention. The best thing to being done by the candidates is to try to arrange the topics according to their difficulty level and study accordingly.

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Schedule your Preparation Time-Table

After checking the syllabus, the candidates will have to prepare a study schedule. The time table should be prepared in such a way that all of the units and topics mentioned in the syllabus are covered by the candidates. Another factor to consider during the time table preparation is that the topics should be divided in such a manner that the candidates do not feel studying to be monotonous. Enough time for short breaks should also be given in the time table.


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Refer to the Best Books

It is important for the candidates to refer the best material while preparing for JEE Main 2020 April exam. While NCERT books are widely used by the candidates, there are other books which are widely recommended for reference. The candidates should check and take notes from each referenced book to have clear concepts and high chances of scoring well in the examination. Also, the candidates can check the important topics to be studied and focus on it. However, other topics should not be left behind and should be studied.

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Physics Topic Wise Weightage

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Physics Books to Refer



Concepts of Physics

H. C. Verma

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Problems in General Physics

I. E. Irodov

University Physics

Freedman and Young

Understanding JEE physics series

DC Pandey

Problem In Physics

SS Krotov

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Chemistry Topic Wise Weightage

Must Read Topics

Very Important Topics

Atomic Structure

Chemical Equilibrium

Gaseous & Liquid State

Redox & Volumetric Analysis



Chemical Kinetics


Nuclear & Surface Chemistry

Qualitative Analysis

Chemical Bonding


d-Block Elements

Mole Concept

Co-ordination Compound

Ionic Equilibrium

Alkyl Halides

Solid State


s-Block Elements


Periodic Classification


Classification & Nomenclature


Alcohol & Ether


Nitrogen Compounds & Aliphatic Amines


Biomolecules & Polymers

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Chemistry Books to Refer

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Mathematics Topic Wise Weightage



Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations

RC Mukherjee

Organic Chemistry

Solomons and Fryhle

Concise Inorganic

J. D. Lee

Organic Chemistry

Morrison and Boyd

University Chemistry

Freedman and Young

Physical Chemistry

N Awasthi

Arihant's Practice Book Chemistry for JEE Main And Advanced

R.K Gupta


Very Important Topics

Important Topics

Brushing up Topics

3-D Geometry

Applications of Derivative

Inverse Trigonometric Functions


Probability and Statistics

Limit and Continuity

Circles and Family of Circles

Quadratic Equations

Vector Algebra

Matrices and Determinants

Sequence and Series

Theory of Equations


Straight Lines and Pair of Straight Lines

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Sets, Relations and Functions

Complex Numbers







Permutation and Combination

Trigonometric Ratios



Binomial Theorem





JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Mathematics Books to Refer



Higher Algebra

Hall and Knight

Coordinate Geometry

S.L. Loney

Differential and Integral Calculus

N. Piskunov

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Thomas and Finney

IIT Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced

M.L. Khanna

Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE

Tata McGraw Hill publication

Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics

A Das Gupta


S L Loney

Learn More about Exam Pattern

Along with the syllabus, the candidates also need to be familiar with the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020. Through the pattern, the candidates will be able to know more about how the examination will be conducted by the authorities. Being familiar with the exam pattern is a huge advantage since the candidates will know the types of questions asked, duration, mode of examination, duration and more.

Attempt Mock Tests and Solve Sample Papers

During preparation, one of the methods which are usually followed by the candidates are attempting mock tests and solving sample papers. Since the examination will be conducted in computer-based mode, the candidates will have a good idea of how the examination will be like through the mock tests of JEE Main 2020 which will be released by the authorities. Candidates also use sample papers and previous year question papers to practically apply all of their studied concepts. Time management can also be practised through mock test and sample papers.

Ensure Small Breaks during Preparation

While constant studying and revision are important, small breaks in between are also equally important. By keeping small breaks in the study schedule, the candidates will be able to refresh their mind which will later help them to concentrate. Candidates can go for a walk, listen to music, watch movies, go out to play and much more during these short breaks.

Stay Healthy and Motivated

The most important thing during the preparation period is to stay healthy and motivated. The candidates’ have to make sure that they eat and sleep well while preparing for JEE Main April 2020 exam. Good sleeping and eating habits will ensure that the candidates remain refreshed with higher levels of concentration. Motivation is another factor which will ensure whether the candidates will do well or not in the examination.

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I have previous year (2019) coaching material of ALLEN and other coaching instiutes that I found online. Are they still useful for JEE MAINS 2021 and JEE ADVANCED 2021?

Rahul ke 28th Feb, 2020
Yes coaching Materials are quite useful for JEE MAINS and ADVANCED specially for JEE ADVANCED, you can use them for JEE 2021 as the coaching changes very less of their questions in their material most of their questions remains same every year, along with you should also practice the JEE 2020 questions for more grip on the syllabus.

I have previous year (2019) coaching material from ALLEN and other institues. Should I use them? Are they effective for JEE MAINS 2021 and JEE ADVANCED 2021?

Sudarshan kumar 28th Feb, 2020

Hello Dear,

See the syllabus for every year for JEE Main is same for each and every year,if changes come there will be very slight change like addistion of topic or removal of some small topics.So YES,you can use them as the Allen is one of the best coaching centers in India for preparation of JEE MAIN,JEE ADVANCE they will be effective definitely but if you can use them completely like solve each and every question,remember the questions very well,know the concepts of that question.

Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

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can i get in bit sindri college in any branch with jee main percentile of 87 and having jharkhand domicile?

Rahul ke 27th Feb, 2020
Hello, i am also a student of BIT Sindri and last year cutoff was around 91 percentile for General catogory but last year JECEB announced later after JEE Mains April that it will not take any exam and admission to different college of jharkhand including BIT SINDRI will take place through JEE MAINS so some students who didn't gave JEE MAINS were not able to apply, this year everybody knows that admission will take place through JEE MAINS so cutoff will some what increase around 92 percentile for General catogory, but if you belong to SC or SC Catogory then surely you will get admission.

can i appear in jee advance 2021 if I pass out my 12th in 2019

Yash Dev Student Expert 27th Feb, 2020
Hello student I'm sorry to inform you but you're not eligible to appear for jee advance in 2021 as eligibility criteria says that Candidates are only eligible to attend Jee advance in two consecutive years one in the year of passing board and another in next year. However you're eligible to appear in Jee main 2021.

Application form for jee main April examination starts from 07th of February and shall remain open till 07th of March 2020.

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