How to prepare for JEE Advanced 2018 Smartly

This year nearly 1120000 students have appeared for the JEE Main exam. Nearly 224000 students will be eligible to write the JEE Advanced. This is a good news for the aspirants that this year 4000 more students will be able to qualify for JEE Advanced. As we have done an analysis to guess that what could be the cut-off pattern for jee main 2018. In this article we will be discussing some smart tips to help you crack jee advanced 208.

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All the students have the dream to get into IITs even after knowing that only 18-20% students are able to turn their dream into reality.

This year nearly 1120000 students have appeared for the JEE Main exam. Nearly 224000 students will be eligible to write the JEE Advanced. This is a good news for the aspirants that this year 4000 more students will be able to qualify for JEE Advanced. As we have done an analysis to guess that what could be the cut-off pattern for jee main 2018.

As JEE Main exam result will be released by April 30, 2018 and then JEE Advanced exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 20th, 2018

Student should have a positive energy and do not wait for the result as you will get very less time to prepare the Jee advanced. But the syllabus of the advanced exam is huge and time is very less so, it becomes very important to prepare smartly.

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In this article we will be discussing some smart tips to help you crack jee advanced 2018.


Analyse your preparation from JEE Main performance as Answer key is available now.

This is very important to analyse your potential or strength before setting a goal. Currently you had given the jee main exam.

You have JEE Main question paper with you so, match your answer with the Answer Key released by CBSE. By doing this you will be able to understand your strength. This will also give you an idea about the topics/ chapters where you are having a good clarity and vice versa.

So, Focus on the weak area and do prepare those topics/ chapters for the coming JEE Advanced exam.

Set you Achievable goal

You may have to face many difficulties to reach a particular destination if you don’t know where you need to embark your journey and up to where. It applies to all kind journeys; either reaching a hill station or achieving a goal in the professional life. You first need to see the due course of journey goal entirely which you need to take to reach the desired destination. It would additionally help you to figure out what more preparations do you need to achieve your goal which could help you face the challenges and problems that might occur during your career journey.  

Likewise you analyse the entire syllabus and then select the weak area where you have really do well. For this you need to set a goal with a deadline so that you can revise the targeted syllabus first and then give some time to revise remaining syllabus.

Know your Syllabus

Once you are firmly determined to get through the test, check the entire syllabus of JEE Advanced as the question paper is based completely on the syllabus only, so students must check latest and updated syllabus.

 Without knowing the syllabus you cannot move ahead with clarity. If you do not know the syllabus, then to begin with the preparation is quite a challenge as you would feel pressurised and confused as to where to begin your study from, which all topics to study and which all to avoid. Check JEE Advanced important topics from the table below.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 – Complete syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

IIT Kanpur, the exam conducting body has announced JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 on November 06, 2017. JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted on May 20, 2018 by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). As many as 2, 24, 000 students will be appearing for the computer based test i.e. JEE Advanced 2018. As only students qualifying JEE Main 2018 will be eligible to appear in final exam for admissions to engineering courses offered at IITs.

 JEE Advanced 2018 Chemistry Syllabus

  •  General topics - Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton’s atomic theory; Mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality
  • Gaseous and liquid states - Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation; Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation; Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature; Law of partial pressures; Vapour pressure; Diffusion of gases

To get the complete Chemistry syllabus, click here

JEE Advanced 2018 Mathematics Syllabus


  • Algebra of complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, cube roots of unity, geometric interpretations
  • Quadratic equations with real coefficients, relations between roots and coefficients, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots,
  • Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric  and harmonic means, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers

To get the complete Mathematics syllabus, click here

JEE Advanced 2018 Physics Syllabus


  • Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-vmethod, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box


  • Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform circular motion; Relative velocity
  • Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference; Static and dynamic friction; Kinetic and potential energy; Work and power; Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy

To get the complete Physics syllabus, click here

Important books to choose the best Study Material

Many a times the student gets stucked in choosing books for preparation. So, we have compiled list of important books for each subject. These books will help students in revising and strengthening the complete syllabus.

As per the analysis of last two years’ JEE Main papers, a list of such important topics and books is figured out by the experts of Jagran josh which is as follows.

Physics Books:

Concepts of Physics Vol  I and II

Problems in General Physics

Objective questions on physics by D.C. Pandey

Aptitude Test Problems in Physics


Mathematics Books

R.D. Sharma, Maths XI & XII

S. L. Loney, Trigonometry 

Tata McGraw Hill (TMH), Complete Mathematics for JEE Advanced

Chemistry Books

NCERT, Chemistry XI, XII

O.P. Tandon , Physical Chemistry

R.C. Mukharjee, Numerical Chemistry

To know more about the selection of the best books, click here

Manage Time Well to Have Fruitful Results

Engineering aspirants often find it very difficult to manage their during preparation and even in the exam hall. These aspirants often complain that they are falling short of time JEE advanced preparation. Actually they need to learn the time management to boost their preparations. Time management is a very important factor for JEE Advanced Exam preparation and to score well in the exam. It helps you manage time for the study of all the three subjects.   

Monitor your preparation with Previous Years question Paper

According to previous years toppers of JEE Advanced and coaching experts, the candidates who practise sample papers, previous years question papers and take mock tests increasingly, carry higher probability of cracking the test.  Solving the previous year question papers will actually give you an idea about the paper pattern and difficulty level too. This will also give enough experience to recognise the road blocker questions in the paper.

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