The Joint Entrance Exam shortly known as JEE is considered as one of the most difficult entrances examination in India. The engineering entrance exam is conducted every year for students who are interested to study in the top engineering institutes in the country. More than 15 lakh candidates appear in JEE Mains and only 2 lakh get selected to appear for the JEE Advanced.
Students who are aspiring to make a career in the engineering field must prepare hard for this examination to get admission in the best engineering colleges. Students must have a well-structured study strategy along with time management skills, analytical skills, situational intelligence, and exam taking strategy to crack JEE. Some smart strategies to prepare for JEE exam is given in the points mentioned below.
Know the syllabus
JEE has a vast syllabus and in order to score good marks in the exam, students must make sure that they are completely familiar with the syllabus of all the 3 subjects of the exam. Along with the exam syllabus, students should also know the exam pattern of JEE thoroughly. The exam pattern will give them an idea about the marking scheme and the structure of the question paper.
Follow a timetable
Preparing JEE requires complete dedication and hard work. But along with hard work and dedication, students must follow a proper preparation strategy to prepare effectively for the exam. Following a well-planned timetable is one of the best ways to prepare for JEE exam. Students can dedicate few hours to prepare for a new JEE topic every day and try to complete the topic with perfection.
Books are one of the most important element when it comes to JEE preparation. The book market and the internet is filled with millions of JEE preparation books but students must select the right book to prepare for the exam. Candidates are suggested not to use more than two books while preparing as it can lead to confusion and affect their preparation. Students can also take the suggestion from their teachers and follow the books they refer. Some preparation books for JEE 2018 is given below.
- Physics: HC Verma, ResnichHalliday (Volume I & II), O.P Tondon, DC Pandey
- Maths: Arihant Books, RD Sharma, Cengage, Coordinate Geometry – SL Loney
- Chemistry: Paula Bruice for Organic Chemistry, Numerical Chemistry – P Bahadur, NCERT books
Solve question papers
When it comes to engineering entrance exam preparation solving sample papers and previous year question papers is one of the most effective ways. Students are suggested to solve JEE question papers on a regular basis in order to score well in the exam. Solving JEE papers regularly will also improve students speed and accuracy and also develop their time management skill.
These are some smart strategies that students can follow while preparing for JEE exam. Subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube Channel to watch engaging video lessons on various JEE related topics.