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Exam preparation tips and tricks to help you score-JEE Advanced 2014


  • Understand the examination pattern and syllabus from original sources
  • Prepare a study schedule focusing on important subjects as well as your weak areas
  • Make special note of topics that are worth more marks
  • Prioritize your syllabus and study accordingly
  • Create a detailed outline at the beginning of the month for the topics you will cover per day
  • Study from your Class XI and Class XII books/notes (NCERT) as syllabus comes from 45% of Class XI course and 55% of Class XII course
  • Focus on understanding basic concepts
  • Practice assertive type questions in addition to multiple choice to help clear basic concepts
  • Use a few books to clear concepts but a wide variety of books for question/answers
  • Complete the entire syllabus
  • Work hard on each of the three subjects so you are able to score in all three areas
  • Practice questions throughout your studying
  • Devote some time to each subject (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) every day so you do not get out of touch with any subject
  • Numerical questions form a large amount of the question paper so increase your speed in solving such questions
  • Keep a important points/formulae list for each subject
  • Identify your weak areas early on so you are able to devote more time to those topics
  • Revise solved examples
  • Dedicate a consistent amount of time daily for your preparation
  • Practice as many previous year/sample papers as possible, it will help identify trends in questions, highlight your weak areas and increase your speed
  • Speed is very important in completing competitive exams; practice exam papers with a strict timer so as to be able to increase your speed
  • Use the last two months before the exam to focus on revision
  • Revise the syllabus twice
  • Read the questions thoroughly
  • If you have any doubts in answering then skip it to prevent negative marking                                                     Having achieved one of the top 1, 50, 000 ranks in JEE (Mains), all that remains is clearing JEE (Advanced) to gain admission to India’s premier technology institutes – the IITs. It’s natural to want to take a break after the high pressure studies of JEE (Mains), but now is the time to study smart                                                                                                                                                                                    Paper Pattern
    The JEE (Advanced) examination has two question papers consisting of objective-type multiple choice questions in three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Maths aimed to test your understanding, reasoning and analytical skills. Negative marking is applicable.


    • General
    • Mechanics
    • Electricity and magnetism
    • Optics
    • Modern physics


    • Physical Chemistry: General concepts, Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Energetics, Chemical equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Chemical kinetics, Solid state, Solutions, Surface chemistry, Nuclear chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry: Isolation/preparation of given compounds (detailed list available online), Transition elements, Ores and minerals, Extractive metallurgy, Principles of qualitative analysis
    • Organic Chemistry: Concepts, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Carbohydrates, Amino acids and peptides, Properties and uses of some important polymers, Practical organic chemistry


    • Algebra
    • Trigonometry
    • Analytical geometry
    • Differential calculus
    • Integral calculus
    • Vectors                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       As the examination date May 25, 2014 approaches, it’s important to stay calm and continue studying. After results of JEE (Main) are released on May 3, 2014, you have from May 4, 2014 to May 9, 2014 to register for JEE (Advanced). If you are not able to clear JEE (Advanced) in the first go, remember that your JEE (Main) rank is valid for one more year and you can attempt one more JEE (Advanced) before having to start from the beginning.
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