The Joint Entrance Examination known as JEE is a national level examination for engineering aspirants held by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). JEE is conductedattwo levels,
- JEE Mains
- JEE Advanced
JEE Mains is the first level, students who clear JEE Mains can take admissions in NIT, IIIT, GFTI, etc. The top 2 lakh students, who clear JEEMains are eligible to take JEE Advanced, which is the key to getting into various IIT and ISM, Dhanbad.
The key to succeeding in JEE is through preparation. A student who wishes to get into prestigious instituteslike IIT, ISM, NIT, GFTI,etc. should start preparing at an early stage. Ideally, preparation for IIT-JEE Exam starts from Class 8th, which is the foundation for JEE preparation. With a strong foundation, getting into IIT is an easy job.
Our experts at Byju’s have formulated a few preparation tricks which will help an IIT aspirant to crack JEE Examination with ease.
- Know the Structure of JEE Examination
It is critical that an IIT aspirant understands the structure of examination. It helps in providing clarity, which in assist in streamlining the JEE preparation.
- JEE Mains is for 3 hours. The question paper consists of 90 multiple choice questions from 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. 30 questions are asked from each section.
- JEE Advanced is for the same duration as JEE Mains, which is 3 hours. The JEE Advanced is structured differently from IIT-JEE Mains pattern, which is divided intotwo sections – Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- The structure of Paper 1 which has threesections: It contains ten multiple-choice questions which have one correct answer, five multiple-choice questions which may have one or more correct answers, and the last section with five questions for which a candidate has to provide a single-digit answer.
- The structure of Paper 1 which has three parts: The first section contains eight multiple-choice questions with one right answer, the second sections with eight questions that which corresponds to reading a passage and answering the questions which are asked based on the passage and the last part which has “match-the-following” type questions.
- Know the Syllabus of JEE Examination
The syllabus of JEE is mapped according to the NCERT curriculum. The questions in JEE are askedfrom both Class 11 and Class 12. Hence it is paramount that the candidates know the JEE syllabus and work according to it. There are various advantages of preparing JEE according to the syllabus as it helps in better understanding of the JEE exam structure,
- Make a list of all the chapters from the three subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and concentrate on the topics which are complicated.
- Looking into previous years’ papers, a student can get a clear idea on the weightage given to each chapter and accordingly formulate the study plan.
- Essential Study Materials
Study materials are the most important tool when it comes to JEE preparation. Apart from the prescribed textbooks, students have to use other materials as well.
- Byju’s – The learning app is the best study material for JEE preparation. The module is designed by India’s best trainers who are alumni of IIT. The videos with graphics and animation help the students to visualize a concept, and it retains in the memory for a long time. Byju’s way of learning contributes to understanding the concept, rather than just mugging up and forgetting.
- NCERT Textbooks are a student’s bible. NCERT books are mapped according to the curriculum, and the questions that are asked in JEE are from NCERT textbooks only.
- The market is flooded with various books meant for JEE preparation, but there is no point studying from all the textbooks, as it will end up confusing the student. There are a few standard books available written/penned by recognized authors.
- Study tactics
It is a crucial learning aspect that helps in the preparation. Various students have a different way of learning. Few prefer to be early birds, and few are dark knights; few prefer to write down everything and learn whereas a few can grasp the concepts y just going through a chapter. It is always better to have a study plan which will help in enhancing the preparation for JEE
- The best way of preparation is to solve previous years’ papers, by doing so, a candidate gets a clear idea of the pattern of the paper and the kind of questions that might be asked.
- Start the preparation for JEE as early as possible. All of us have proximity to procrastination, and we tend to push the preparation to later dates. Start first to be the best.
- Study when you are comfortable! Not all are active the entire day, study when you are the peak of your energy. Byju’s learning app is an apt study tool; you can study anytimeanywhere at your pace. Either early in the morning or late at night, you can decide the best time for you.
- Time Management
Managing the time wisely is what matters the most. For most of the candidates, who would be giving JEE examinations, would also be dealing with board exams. Thus, the preparation for both the exams has to do simultaneously.
- Every day, dedicate a few hours for JEE preparation and board exams. Initially, reserve fewer hours for JEE preparation and more for Board preparation and after a few months, divide the hours of preparation equally.
- Also, reserve an hour every day for a physical exercise/games. This will rejuvenate your body and mind which will enable you to concentrate better.
- Meditation will also help to clear your mind from the negative thoughts and contribute to enhancing the concentration and study well.
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