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JEE MAIN - Books

Joint Entrance Examination Main January Session 2021

Form Date: 23 Oct - 30 Nov 2020 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Updated On - September 23 2020 by Akriti Maurya

Physics contains both theoretical questions and practical problems. Since questions in Physics are mostly concept based and direct questions rarely come in this section. Candidates must refer to following books that will help them in completing the JEE Main syllabus, revising and practising the JEE Main physics syllabus are listed as follows

S. No | Name of the book and author | Topics must be studied |

1 | Concepts of physics (Vol. 1 and 2) by H.C Verma | Quality problems on all topics |

2. | Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker | Concepts of all the topics |

3. | Understanding Physics by DC Pandey (Arihant Publications): Set of books for Electricity & Magnetism Mechanics (Vol. 1 & 2) Optics & Modern Physics Waves & Thermodynamics
| Explanation, Derivation and question set of quality solved/unsolved problems |

4. | Problems in General Physics by I.E Irodov | Practising problems |

5. | Understanding physics by Freedman and Young | Explanation, the theory of all topics |

6. | Problems in physics by SS Krotov | Practising problems |

7. | Problems and solution of physics by Shashi Bhushan Tiwari | For practising problems and study detailed solutions. |

Chemistry seems to be the easiest section of JEE Main exam as this section consists of fewer formulae, calculations involved etc. However, chemistry revolves around theories and concepts. For this subject, students must study from NCERT and cover topics from this only. Given below is the list of important books that aspirants must have to score well:

S.No | Name of the book and author | Topics must be studied |

1. | NCERT Textbooks (for Class XI and XII ) | Questions are being asked directly from the NCERT textbook |

2. | Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee | For the practice of solving Physical Chemistry Numericals |

3. | Organic Chemistry by O P Tandon | Good explanation of topics |

4. | Concept of Physical Chemistry by P Bahadur | Good explanation and set of quality problems |

5. | Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee | A good reference book on Inorganic Chemistry |

6. | Physical Chemistry by P.W. Atkins | Refer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more |

7. | Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd | Refer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more |

Mathematics is the toughest of all subjects and includes comprehensive problems from prescribed topics. Preparing Maths syllabus requires a lot of practice of questions and a basic understanding of concepts. Students can score well if they prepared well. Interested applicants can refer to following books for practising the problems of JEE Main mathematics syllabus:

S.No | Name of the book and author | Topics must be studied |

1. | Objective Mathematics by R D Sharma | Basics of every topic |

2. | Plane Trigonometry by S L Loney | Trigonometry |

3. | The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry by S L Loney | Coordinate Geometry |

4. | Algebra by Dr S K Goyal Arihant Publications | Algebra |

5. | Play with Graphs by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications) | For solving problems |

6. | Differential Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications) | Calculus |

7. | Integral Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications) | Calculus |

8. | Complete Mathematics for JEE Main TMH | For an explanation of topics |

- For preparing and scoring well, students must be familiar with JEE Main syllabus and JEE Main exam pattern are areas that have to be well known to all candidates.
- First, finish some basic topics and then proceeds further by exporting those topics.
- Candidates must focus on making short notes which they can use it a few months before the main exam.
- Solve sample papers and the previous year's question papers as these will help candidates to know the level of their preparation.

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