How To Start Preparing For IIT JEE From Class 10 ?

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IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) is the dream of lakhs of students in India, to pursue further studies in such prestigious institutes of technology, students must go through two phases of JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) conducted by NTA(National Testing Agency).
Students should note that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is divided into two parts.
  1. JEE mains
  2. JEE advanced 
JEE Mains:
  • JEE Mains is conducted by the National Test Agency in January annually. 
  • Students who qualify in Mains will be eligible to write the advanced exam. 
  • From 2018 NTA has divided JEE mains into two parts and collects the merit from the best of two. 
  • One of them is conducted in January and the other in April. 
  • Mains is a 3 hours paper that carries a total of 360 marks that tests the problem-solving ability in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. 
  • Mains for are conducted as Paper 1 and B.Arch is conducted as Paper 2 and B.Planning is conducted as Paper 3. 
  • B.Planning has been introduced as Paper 3 from the year 2020. 
JEE Advanced:
  • Every year JEE Advanced is conducted by one of the most prestigious IITs of the country.
  • Advanced is the next level examination and is divided into two papers and is held in a single day with a gap of two hours. 
  • Students who made it through Mains will be facing the most difficult test in Advanced. 
  • Students who qualify in Advanced will get admission to the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).
JEE Mains is taken as eligibility to enter colleges like the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) and other Central Funded Technological Institutes (CFTIs). Whereas getting through JEE Advanced is the only criterion to earn a seat in one of the IITs.
Beginning the preparation from Class 10:
  1. Concentrating on basics is the most important criterion that helps you understand many topics related to the JEE syllabus further.
  2. Concentrate on your problem-solving ability. 
  3. Note down the important points and try to frame a possible number of questions out of it.
  4. Refer to the previous JEE question papers to understand the pattern and type of questions.
  5. Collect the syllabus and keep compiling basic and important points of the common chapters that are taught. 
  6. Refer NCERT textbooks for stronger basics and other books like H.C. Verma (Physics), O.P.Tandon (Organic Chemistry), R.D.Sharma (Mathematics). 
  7. The time limit is the most important point that is required to get through any competitive exam. Set yourself a time frame and try solving problems within the limit. 
  8. Try to frame proper notes for every topic you learn from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. 


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