Joint Entrance Examination or JEE is internationally regarded as one of the most challenging entrance examination conducted by the CBSE ( Central Board of Secondary Education) for students who wish to pursue engineering at the undergraduate level. JEE Main is a national level examination conducted for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other engineering colleges for the courses B.Tech/B.E (engineering) and B. Arch/B. Plan (architecture). JEE Main 2018 is going to be conducted soon. Read about the preparation tips for the best outcome. 

Recently, CBSE has announced the offline exam date for JEE Main 2018 i.e. 8th April 2018 and the dates for online mode of the exam are 15th and 16th April 2018. Many students have started with their preparation and many will start preparing for the same in the upcoming days. This article will guide students to prepare for the exam and will also cover some of the books that aspirants can check to keep themselves updated with JEE Main Syllabus and questions.

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2018?

Engineering and Architecture students who seek to secure a seat in the reputed IITs, NITs and other colleges need to have a focused mind and strategize their preparation for the exam.

Here are a few tips on how to prepare for JEE Main Exam

Pay attention in school – Earliest preparation can start by staying focused in school during class 11th and 12th during which most concepts that are a part of the JEE question paper are covered.

Manage your day – Chart out a timetable on a daily basis. This will give you ample amount of time to study, take breaks and revise what you’ve studied.

Coaching classes – Aspirants who can manage time and want to join batch wise tuition centers can go and join coaching classes.  

Keep yourself updated – Keeping yourself in sync with previous years’ question papers will help become familiar with the concepts and pattern and will allow you to practice different questions simultaneously.

Practice Mock Test – There are various tests available for students who want to prepare themselves thoroughly. After completing the preparations, students can take a timed-mock test and check if whether they are able to complete the exam in given time. Candidates can also go for online test series and familiarize themselves with the pattern of the exam. 

Clarify your doubts – Students must not forget to clear their doubts however small they may be. It is advisable for the students to approach their school teachers and tuition teachers whenever in need.

Eat healthily – Students must make sure that while preparing for exams they eat healthily and have a healthy sleeping pattern. The entire preparation will prove futile if you do not feel fit on the day of the exam.

Previous Year Question Papers

Previous year question papers provide an insight into the structure and exam pattern of examinations held before. It is always a good idea to check out such sample papers and old question papers for thorough preparation. Students who have completed the syllabus and preparation can examine their grasp of concepts by answering and checking the previous year question paper at the official JEE Main website.

Previous Years Exam Question Papers

2017 – https://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/QuestionPapers2017.htm 

2016 – https://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/QuestionPapers2016.htm

2015 – https://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/QuestionPapers2015.htm

2014 – https://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/QuestionPapers2014.htm

Preparation Books

Apart from all the study material available, candidates can also buy JEE Main 2018 preparation books online or from a bookstore. Students who cannot study online and prefer studying from hard copies can buy the following books online.

Best Preparation Books

JEE Main 2018 Prep guide (paperback) by Arihant Expert

15 Year’s Solved Papers JEE Main (paperback) by Vikas Jain and D.K Jha

A Complete Resource book for JEE Main 2018: Chemistry ( print replica, Kindle edition) by A K Singhal

Complete Mathematics JEE Main 2016 1st Edition (English, Paperback, Mc Graw Hill Edition)

38 year’s chapter wise Topic wise solved papers of IIT JEE Physics (paperback) by D C Pandey

JEE Main that was first conducted in 2013 and came to replace the earlier conducted entrance exam AIEEE. IIT JEE was replaced by JEE Advanced. Due to this, there were slight changes in the exam pattern. It is advisable for the students to have a look at AIEEE question papers also.

If you have any query or doubt related to preparations for JEE Main 2018, do ask us in the comments section below.

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