Phase 1 of JEE Main session is over now with the NTA conducting the exam on January 9, 10, 11 and 12 and declaring the results on January 19, 2019. By now, all aspirants are aware of their respective percentile and can arrive at an estimation of where they stand in terms of All India Rank (AIR). Unlike the previous years, students are fortunate enough to have two chances to attempt JEE Main 2019. There are about 60 days left for your JEE Main April exam, so time is limited and crucial so it’s important that you make the best use of this opportunity.
Before we dig deep and start discussing about improving your JEE Main 2019 score in April, let’s take a quick recap of all the changes introduced in JEE Main and NEET 2019 by the Ministry of HRD.
Important changes made in JEE & NEET 2019 by the Ministry of HRD
- The CBSE will not be conducting the exams anymore. The Government of India has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct exams like the JEE (Main) and NEET (UG).
- Henceforth, JEE (Main) and NEET (UG) exams will be held twice a year in January and April, for the same admission year.
- JEE Main and NEET will be 100% online.
- If the candidate appears for both the examination, then the best one will be considered for All India ranking.
- Since the examination is being held computer-based mode, Test Practice Centres (TPC) is made available by the authorities for the candidates to practice.
Please watch our veteran, Dr. Ashwani Sharma who has over 22 years of experience of coaching JEE & NEET aspirants give you better transparency about what these changes mean.
Important Dates for JEE Main 2019, April Exam
|Availability of Online Application||8th February 2019|
|Last date for submission of online application form||7th March 2019|
|JEE Main Mock Test||Starting from 1st September 2018|
|JEE Main Admit Card||18th March 2019|
|JEE Main 2019 Exam (Computer Based Test)||6th – 20th April 2019|
|Answer Key and OMR sheets display||Post-April 21st, 2019|
|Answer Key challenge acceptance||Last week of April 2019|
|JEE Main result||30th April 2019|
|All India Rank declaration||May 2019|
The best part about splitting the examinations into two sessions is that now with his/her individual experience in Jan 2019 examination, the candidate can analyze where they were able to score well and where they could not. Use this to your advantage and prepare wisely for the JEE Main 2019, April exam.
Now lets down to discussing strategies to help you boost your performance for the coming JEE Main 2019, April exam.
Tips to improve your scores in JEE Main 2019, April exam
- First off, count back the number of days you have left for the exam. Now prepare a timetable for all chapters of each subject. The time table should be prepared in such a way that all of the units and topics mentioned in the syllabus are covered.
- There are obviously difficult topics that you will encounter but make it a point to not ignore them. The best strategy to adopt here is to try and arrange the topics according to their difficulty level and study accordingly.
- Learn everything there is know about the JEE Main exam pattern. Familiarizing with the exam pattern can definitely work in your favor since you will then acquaint yourself with the types of questions asked, mode of examination, duration and more.
- You would have heard this advice a hundred times but it is a valuable one. Attempt Mock tests and solve sample papers. While attempting to solve them, try and observe how the same concepts are asked in different ways to confuse you.
- NCERT NCERT all the way. Experts have observed that most of the questions in the JEE Main Jan exam came directly from the NCERT textbooks. So do not ignore NCERT textbooks.
Tips to Improve your scores in JEE Main 2019, April exam, Physics Edition
Students who attempted the JEE Main 2019, Jan exam have openly pointed out how the Physics section was a little tough this time than the two other sections. The Physics section was a bit tricky and needed the most attention, the difficulty level was a little more than expected also demanding the students to have in-depth knowledge of the subject. So the tips here would to :
- Always refer to conceptual books like Concepts of Physics by HC Verma.
- Focus entirely on NCERTs and previous years’ papers.
Best Physics books to refer for JEE Main 2019, April exam
|Concepts of Physics||HC Verma|
|Problems in General Physics||I.E. Irodov|
|University Physics||Freedman and Young|
|Fundamentals of Physics||Halliday, Resnick, and Walker|
|Understanding of JEE Physics series||DC Pandey|
|Problems in Physics||SS Krotov|
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Tips to improve your score in JEE Main 2019, April Exam: Chemistry Edition
While preparing for Chemistry, the idea should be studying according to the width and not the depth in general. The ideal approach is to give more emphasis on a numerical solving approach. This will help you immensely for your JEE Main, April exam preparations. Again, NCERT is your savior and so we have managed to list down some important topics in NCERT for Chemistry.
Best Chemistry books to refer for JEE Main 2019, April exam
|Organic Chemistry||Solomans & Fryhle|
|Concise Inorganic||J.D. Lee|
|Modern approach to Chemical sciences||R C Mukherjee|
|University Chemistry||Freedman and Young|
|Physical Chemistry||N Awasthi|
|Arihant practice book for Chemistry JEE & JEE Advanced||R. K Gupta|
Tips to improve your score in JEE Main 2019, April Exam: Mathematics Edition
Mathematics was considered easier compared to other subjects last year during the JEE exams but definitely a time consuming one. There are about 16 units in JEE Main Syllabus for Maths but not all of them carry the same weightage. Some of the units are more important than others and must be given more importance, time and practice.
Experts have observed that around 20-25% questions in Maths came directly from the previous year’s paper. Meaning, for Mathematics it is paramount that you attempt mock tests at-least every week before you appear for the JEE in April. This will help you gauge your performance and identify your strengths and weaknesses.
Best Mathematics books to refer for JEE Main 2019, April exam
|Higher Algebra||Hall and Knight|
|Differential and Integral Calculus||N. Pishkunov|
|Calculus and Analytic Geometry||Thomas and Finney|
|IIT Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced||M. L Khanna|
|Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics||A Das Gupta|
|Trigonometry||S. L. Loney|
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