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JEE Main 2016: Books to crack the toughest Engineering Entrance

JEE Main is one of the toughest engineering entrance exams of the year. With the announcement of JEE Mains 2016 dates, students planning to appear for the exam this year have already intensified their preparation efforts.

Nov 24, 2015 17:21 IST
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JEE Main 2016 Books to crack the toughest Engineering Entrance
JEE Main 2016 Books to crack the toughest Engineering Entrance

JEE Main is one of the toughest engineering entrance exams of the year. With the announcement of JEE Mains 2016 dates, students planning to appear for the exam this year have already intensified their preparation efforts. However, one of the key challenges faced by is finding quality and relevant JEE prep materials in the market. Despite the market being flooded with JEE Mains Books, students are still not able to find study material that offers them a comprehensive overview of the entire syllabus, let alone assist in the holistic development of a JEE Mains Preparation strategy. JEE Mains is a relatively new exam that was announced in 2012 after CBSE decided to scrap AIEEE and IIT-JEE exam to form a combined two-tier JEE Exam i.e., JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. This is the key reason for the lack of good quality JEE Mains Study Materials in the market.

To help confused students, who are desperately looking for relevant JEE Mains Books which target the entire syllabus, we have compiled a list below. These are must have JEE Books to crack the toughest engineering entrance exam of the country.

Physics

Name of the Book

Author / Publisher

Publisher

Concepts of Physica Vol I and II

HC Verma

Bharti Bhavan

Problems in General Physics

IE Irodov

Arihant Publication

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick & Walker

Wiley Publications

Aptitude Test Problems in Physics

S.S.Krotov

G.K.Publications Pvt Ltd

Advance physics 

Nelkon and Parker

CBS Publisher

Problems in physics  

A.A.Pinksy

Mir Publishers

Objective questions on physics by D.C. Pandey

D.C. Pandey

Arihant Publication

Feynman Lectures on Physics  

Richard P Feynman, Robert B Leighton, Matthew Sands

Pearson Education India

A collection of questions and Problems in Physics 

L.A.Sena

CBS Publisher

Chemistry

Name of the Book

Author / Publisher

Publisher

 Physical Chemistry

 O.P. Tandon & A.S.Singh

G.R.Bathla Publications Pvt Ltd

 Numerical Chemistry

 P.Bahadur (G.R.Bathla & Sons)

G.R.Bathla Publications Pvt Ltd

 University Chemistry

 Bruce H. Mahan & Rollie Myers

Pearson Education India

 Numerical Chemistry

 R.C. Mukharjee

Bharati Bhavan

 Physical Chemistry

 P.W.Atkins & Julio De Paula

Oxford University Press

 General Chemistry

 Ebbing & Gammon

Cengage Learning

 NCERT Chemistry XI, XII Books

 NCERT

Arihant Publications

 Organic Chemistry

 O.P. Tandon

G.R. Bathla and Sons

 Organic Chemistry

Paula Bruice Yurkanis

Pearson Education India

 Organic Chemistry

Robert, Thornton, Morrison

Pearson Education India

 Organic Chemistry

R.K.Gupta

Arihant Publications

 Organic Chemistry

T.W.Graham Solomons & Craig B Fryhle

Wiley India

 Organic Chemistry Volume 1

I.L.Finar

Pearson Education India

 Organic Chemistry

Arun Bahl & B.S.Bahl

S Chand Publications

 Organic Chemistry

Peter Sykes

Pearson Education India

 Organic Chemistry

Michael B Smith & Jerry March

Wiley India

 Concept of Organic Chemistry

M.S.Chouhan & Solomon & Frhyle

Wiley India

Mathematics

Name of the Book

Author / Publisher

Publisher

Maths XI & XII

R D Sharma

Dhanpat Rai Publications

Trigonometry 

S L Loney

Arihant

Co-ordinate Geometry

S L Loney

Reem Publications Pvt. Ltd

Higher Algebra

Hall & Knight

Arihant

Problems in Calculus of One Variable

I.A.Maron

G.K.Publications Pvt Ltd

Algebra

Arihant Publication

Arihant Publication

Differential Calculus

Armadillo Books

Armadillo Books

Integral Calculus

Arihant Publication

Arihant Publication

Complete Mathematics for JEE Main 2015

McGraw Hill

McGraw Hill

New Pattern Mathematics for JEE Main/Advanced

Arihant Publication

Arihant Publication

In addition to these reference books, JEE Mains Aspirants should also take up Online Test Series and Mock Test Series to keep them updated about the latest style, format and type of questions being asked in the examination.

You can find important JEE Mains Study Materials and Online Tests here.

Things to keep in mind while picking JEE Mains 2016 Books

1. Pick the latest edition of Books

The JEE Mains Preparation Books and Test Series are regularly updated by the publishers in line with changes in the syllabus, question weight-age as well as format of the questions. Therefore, it is important to ensure that you are always buying the latest edition of all the above mentioned as well as any other JEE study materials.

2. Do not buy too many books at the same time

Although all the aforementioned books are a vital part of JEE preparation strategy, but buying them all at the same time will put you under stress to cover all the topics from them. To avoid this, try to buy few book at a time based upon the topics you need to cover from the JEE Syllabus.

3. Online / Digital Resources

Online JEE Study Materials have emerged to be the biggest asset for students preparation for the exam. Available in digital-friendly format, such study materials can be carried by the students on their phones and tablets to study during their free time. Secondly, they are also available at relatively cheaper prices compared to physical books. You can find very helpful JEE Online Study Materials here.

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