The First Steps to JEE
The Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by the National Testing Agency for the students who want to pursue their engineering in IITs and other premier institutions. This exam is conducted in various centres in India. Since a huge number of students appear for this exam, the competition is very high. Those who are preparing for this examination need a proper plan and hard work to score higher ranks.
The National Testing Agency publishes the notification of this exam on their official website. This year the exam is conducted in four sessions. The first session was conducted in February. The remaining sessions of JEE will be conducted in the month of March, April, and May. All the information regarding this exam will be available on the official website of NTA. Students are recommended to go through this before applying for the exam. According to NTA, there is no change in the syllabus this year.
Students are recommended to have a thorough understanding of the concepts and theories. They should learn the NCERT books first. Then they can start learning the books by other authors like H.C Verma, D.C. Pandey, O.P. Tandon, A.S. Singh, R. D. Sharma, etc. They should practice previous year question papers. This will help them to improve their speed. This also helps students to be familiar with the exam pattern, marking scheme, and difficulty level.
Practicing mock tests is also one of the best methods of preparing for the exam. This will help them to reduce stress and score more marks. Students should never leave their doubts uncleared. They should always make short notes of chapters while learning. This will be very helpful for them when they have a few days left for the exam.
The exam consists of 3 subjects. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Students should be aware of the important topics for the exam. Following are some important topics.
- Physics: Current electricity, Electromagnetism, Magnetism, SHM, Newton’s laws of motion, Rotation, Oscillation and sound, Heat and Thermodynamics, Modern Physics.
- Chemistry: Ores and metallurgy, Chemical kinetics, Reactions of benzene, Qualitative analysis, Gaseous state, General organic chemistry.
- Mathematics: Analytical geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, Vectors Differential calculus, Integral calculus.
JEE Main Registration
Students can visit the official website and download the application form. Before filling the form, they are required to read the guidelines carefully. Students should check the eligibility criteria. The application of those who do not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected. The JEE Main registration for 2021, started on December 16, 2020. Students have to submit some important documents along with the application form. These include 10th and 12th-grade certificates, Aadhar cards, scanned copies of signature and photograph, etc.
Students should follow the deadline strictly since the exam conducting authority will not entertain any requests once the last date is over. Only one application is allowed per student. If more than one application is submitted by a student, his/her registration will be cancelled. Any changes regarding the exam will be updated by NTA on the official website. Students are advised to regularly visit the official website.