JEE Main 2018 - Why Mock Tests & Previous Year Papers are Important?

Mock-Test-Previous-Year-Question-PapersThe search for the best preparation method for JEE Main 2018 has commenced as the entrance examination is just a few months away. With the exam fast approaching, you will have to make sure the preparation process is strong to enhance your weak areas and build more skills required to qualify JEE Main 2018. One of the major preparation strategy which is usually followed by all aspirants is attempting JEE Main mock tests and previous year question papers. By solving previous year question papers and mock tests, you will be able to know more about the JEE Main examination pattern in detail while progressively strengthening your level of preparation, time management, solving skills and more. You will also be able to get clarity on the studied concepts by practically applying it while solving the JEE Main previous year question papers and mock tests. Read the full article to know more information about why JEE Main 2018 Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers are important.

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Reasons why you should Solve Mock Tests and Previous Year JEE Main Papers

 

One of the most popular preparation method which is used and most often recommended by JEE Main aspirants is solving mock tests and previous year JEE Main papers. Practicing using the previous year question papers and mock test has a high probability of making the aspirants focused  and goal oriented. The speed and accuracy level of the aspirants are also likely to rise by solving the mock tests and JEE Main papers. Listed below are some of the reasons why you should definitely prepare for JEE Main 2018 examination using previous year question papers and mock tests.

 

Reason 1 – Know Subject Wise Weightage of Question Paper

By solving the previous year question papers of JEE Main, you will be able to get a detailed idea regarding the division and weightage of each subject in the examination. Breakdown of subjects needs to be known so that the preparation process and go on smoothly and smartly. You will also be able to know the section wise distribution of the syllabus while checking the previous JEE Main question papers.

 

Reason 2 – Checks Level of Exam Preparation

You will be able to check your current level of preparation for JEE Main by attempting mock tests and solving previous year question papers. The concepts and areas where you need to work on or the sections where you are weak can be found out by attempting previous question papers and mock test. Your grasp on each subject can be made stronger by practicing because it will also lead to periodic monitoring of your performance.

 

Deepank Agrawal (AIR 15) of JEE Main 2017 says “I thoroughly practiced the last three years question papers of JEE Main. I practiced both the offline and online question papers. I also practiced 15-20 practice papers in the last week of exam.”

 

Reason 3 – Builds Time Management Skills

The duration of JEE Main examination is only 3 hours in which you will have to answer 90 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. By practicing using the previous year question paper and mock tests, you will be able to get a fair idea regarding how much time is required to solve the question paper. You will be able to determine how much time you should allot to each section to complete the examination within the given duration. JEE Main Mock Test is the best preparation method to learn time management for the exam. Start solving mock tests and previous year question papers by following the official time limit. By calculating your speed, you will be able to improve your time management skills and perform well on the day of the examination.

 

Reason 4 – Enhances Question Solving Skills

Practicing daily using the previous year papers and mock test of JEE Main will slowly build your question solving skills. Working daily on attempting the question papers and revising genuinely on the wrong answers will lead to better performance in the next attempt. Including solving mock tests and previous year JEE Main question papers in your daily study plan is a must for a better result.

 

Vasu Jain who grabbed AIR 2 in JEE Main 2017 says “Taking mock tests actually helps in enhancing one’s ability to perform well”.

 

Shailendra Maheshwari, Director (Academics), Career Point also advises the aspirants to solve JEE Main Sample Papers after completion of the syllabus. He says, “Solve JEE Main Sample Papers to prepare as per the exam pattern. One should strategically understand the pattern of examination and how to write the test paper. For that, solving last year papers is a must”.

 

Reason 5 – Helps Build Speed and Accuracy

For JEE Main examination, there are two important factors that you need to possess – speed and accuracy. Regular practice of solving previous years’ question papers increases your speed and you take comparatively lesser time in solving the complete paper. Good speed puts you to a good rank in JEE Main. Coaching experts also advise that students must practice a good number of MCQs to build up speed and accuracy. Daily practice also helps you to spot the difficulty level of a question and will also guide regarding the amount of time that is to be devoted for solving questions.

 

Reason 6 – Acts as a Confidence Booster

According to the coaching experts, solving previous years’ papers gives you confidence and enhances your examination temperament. Solving more and more questions in a stipulated time frame is a must to do in order to get the real examination temperament. This will create a sense of self-assurance. By solving sample papers on a regular basis, students get familiar with the exam pattern and get an overview about how the actual JEE Main exam would be.

 

Shailendra Maheshwari, Director (Academics), Career Point suggests that solving previous year papers helps the students in getting acclimatized with examination environment. “Practicing more and more questions in a set time is the only key to success”, he says.

 

JEE Main Offline Exam Previous Year Question Papers

JEE Main Online Exam Previous Year Question Papers

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Examination

Question Papers

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JEE Main 2017

April 8, 2017

Physics – Click Here

Mathematics – Click Here

Chemistry – Click Here

April 9, 2017

Physics – Click Here

Mathematics – Click Here

Chemistry – Click Here

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JEE Main 2016

April 9, 2016 – Click Here

April 10, 2016 – Click Here

3

JEE Main 2015

 

April 10, 2015 – Click Here

April 11, 2015 – Click Here

You can check JEE Main 2018 Sample Papers for more question papers to solve.

First Published On : 03 Nov 2017 05:44 PM IST

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Ishan Waghmare 7 minutes ago

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12th I got 48%and 56 in JEE mains and mh.cet can I get engineering college

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I had done 12th from delhi & got 91539 CRL & 3437 SC rank in jee mains but got SC certificate from other state.Can anyone explain what to do

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I have got 10cgpa in 10th.88%in 12 th.13000 rank in comedk &15000 in wbjee&52000 in jee main.i want cse branch.which good college can i get

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Hi Shreya.The college that you can get for CSE actually depends on your category also. So, as I don't know that, i'll tell your chances of being a General category student.in the case of COMEDK, your ...Read More
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I am from open cat and my mhtcet merit no is 60624, can i get college in pune for it and cs? for which cap round i will be choosen?

my university merit no is 14628,state defence merit no 982,all india merit ni is 15802in jee mains

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Hi,Based on your MHT CET score you are eligible for follwing list of colleges:https://engineering.careers360.com/college-predictor-result/138974?s=96310333871529685747MHT CET College predictor:https:/...Read More
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I have secured 86/200 in NATA - 44 in Aptitude & Maths and 42 in Drawing and also appeared for JEE PAPER 2 and secured 188/390

140 in aptitude and 48 in Drawing, please suggest me whether i will get good colleges or not

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Yeah surely u will get good college
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