Every year hundreds of thousands of students, with Math as their main subject in class 12th, aim to crack the JEE Main entrance exam. All the Engineering aspirants want admission in the best colleges of India, including IITs and NITs.

But, JEE Main is one of the toughest exams conducted by the National Testing Agency. And, every difficult exam requires the right preparation and tricks to nail it. This article will guide you with the right tips and tricks for JEE Main preparation.

Know About the Marking Scheme

There are three sections in the paper —Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. This year, there will be two papers separately. Paper 1 is BE/B Tech, and it will be in online mode. There will be 90 MCQs of 300 marks. Whereas Paper 2 will be partly online and offline. The Mathematics and Aptitude will be in online mode, and Drawing will be in offline mode. And, there will be 105 questions carrying 400 marks.

Why Is NCERT Vital?

NCERT is the core of JEE Mains. So, candidates should learn and understand the topics from the NCERT books as NTA prepares its paper mostly from NCERT books only. Every topic and even lines are crucial. Once you have completed NCERT then, refer to other writers’ books.

Choose the Right Reference Books

The reference books from the best publications have advanced-level questions with solutions. These are some best books in the market designed for JEE Main preparation:

Subject Reference Books
Mathematics Algebra by Dr S K Goyal Arihant Publications, Objective Mathematics by R.D Sharma and S.L. Loney.


Chemistry Boyd, O.P. Tandon, J.D.Lee and R.C.Mukherjee
Physics H.C. Verma, I.E. Irodov and, D.C. Pandey.

Learn the topics from these books according to the syllabus.

Practise and Practise

Practising is the key. , You will gain a grip on the subject the more you practise and revise it. Learn all the formulas of PCM and organic structure of Organic Chemistry. Take help from your teachers, friends and seniors if you have any doubt on any topic.

Candidates should also solve at least the previous five years question papers. These question papers give an idea of the marking scheme and question pattern. So, notice the type of questions and marks from each topic while solving the papers.

You can also check the official website of JEE Mains. National Testing Agency (NTA) provides mock tests on its official website. Also, other websites offer mock tests similar to NTA. Solve the mock tests more often. It also helps in improving the speed and accuracy. Work more on your weak areas.

Online Help

These days everyone has access to the internet. So, you can solve online question papers and attend online classes. Many academic websites support students preparing for JEE exams. You can register on some websites like these. It will encourage you to learn more and boost you up to rank well in the exams.

Short Notes

Make short notes for revision for the last minute of the exam. Experts say it is one of the best ways to revise the whole syllabus at a glance. One day before the exam, there is no time to read the book. Instead, read your short notes and prepare yourself for the final day.

Optimistic Personality

Now, after having a tight grip on your syllabus, it is crucial to be positive. So, remind yourself to believe in yourself. Your hope will take you towards the longest path in your life. If you are unable to crack it in your first attempt, then, don’t lose hope. Try hard and promise yourself to work much harder this time. And, one day you will get your dream college.

Get all details about JEE Mains 2021 here at https://www.shiksha.com/b-tech/jee-main-exam