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Top 5 Tricks & Tips to Crack JEE Main Exam

Oct 28, 2015 16:27 IST

    If you are an aspiring JEE Main 2016 candidate and are dreaming to secure a position in the best IITs and NIITs of the country, you need to understand how to hit the bull’s eye precisely. If you have started your preparations already or are planning to do so soon, we bring you Top 5 Tips to Crack JEE Main 2016.

    1. Getting the basics right & Understanding your Exam Pattern

    Before you move ahead and plan your preparation for JEE Mains 2016, it is vital to get your basics right. Understand the JEE Mains exam pattern before planning your schedule and situations. Take one topic at a time and master it thoroughly. Practice a lot. Revise and clarify the questions, doubts and queries and then proceed to the next topic. Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics should be focussed on. For JEE Mains 2016, the exam pattern is as follows:

    Exam Pattern for Paper I :

    Online Exam & Offline Exam

    Exam Pattern for Paper II

    Objective type question with multiple choices

    Meant typically for Admission into Architecture/Planning Courses

    Each question= 4 Marks

    1 Negative Mark for wrong attempt

    Part I – Mathematics

    Paper I with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics questions: Equal weightage for all three subjects

    Part II – Aptitude Test

    Time Duration: 3 Hours

    Part III – Drawing Test

    It is very important to understand this exam pattern and then prepare your study schedule. Also, make sure that you know about the syllabus well.

    2. JEE Mains Preparation Tips for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

    There is a lot of competition among the students from the entire country. it is important that you focus upon the JEE Preparation tips for every subject that counts.

    JEE Main Prep Tips for Mathematics

    JEE Main Prep Tips for Physics

    JEE Main Prep Tips for Chemistry

    Carefully focus on Algebra and Calculus: Cover all topics under these sectors. JEE considers them very important.

    Practice Numerical Portion a lot: This is the most competitive section in JEE Mains & Advance. Choose correct formula to solve your numerical.

    Practice inorganic portion very carefully.

    Remember and mug up every single formula: Probability, Geometry and Trigonometry- all the formulas should be on your fingertips.

    Choose the right books for prep: Consult your teachers for this. Don’t forget to thoroughly go through NCERT.

    Remember and recall name reactions carefully during the exam.

    3. Focus on these topics very carefully

    Even though Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry are very crucial for cracking JEE Mains, but you should consider these topics properly:

    JEE Main Mathematics Prep: Topics to Focus

    JEE Main Physics Prep:

    Topics to Focus

    JEE Main Chemistry Prep: Topics to Focus

    Coordinate Geometry

    Mechanics and Electrodynamics

    Organic Chemistry

    Permutation and Combinations

    Heat and Thermodynamics

    Physical Chemistry


    Optics and Modern Physics

    Inorganic Chemistry

    Practice, practice & practice everything several times.

    Practice, practice & practice everything several times.

    Practice, practice & practice everything several times.

    The topics mentioned in the table are important because they carry good portion of the total marks. That is why; they can help you in scoring well in the exams.  

    4. Tips for practicing the right things

    In order to ensure that you are focussing your practice on the right things, make sure that you solve/study the following sources:

    • NCERT Textbooks- Study them in and out. Every single line is very important for JEE Mains.
    • JEE Sample Papers of past 5 years- Solve a minimum of 20-25 papers before appearing for the exam.
    • Check previous year’s JEE Mains Question Paper
    • Written revision of every topic again & again

    Doing all the above things will let you increase your speed and will allow you to know your strengths and weaknesses.

    5. Off-Study Important Tips to crack JEE Main Exam

    Apart from the aforementioned subjects-related tips, these are a few more very important off-study tips that you need to follows:

    • Have faith in yourself
    • Dream big and aspire to achieve it
    • Have a proper time-table/ schedule for study
    • Maintain a healthy and positive lifestyle
    • Eat, drink and sleep well
    • Maintain your speed and accuracy
    • Have a relaxed and positive state of mind

    Many students often ignore these tips and focus only on studies. But, all the aforesaid off-study tips are also very crucial for cracking JEE Mains.

    You can also get:

    JEE (Main) Question Papers

    JEE (Main) Syllabus

    JEE (Main) Practice papers

    JEE (Main) Online Test


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