# JEE Mains 2015 are < a month away!

What tips do you have for fellow aspirants?

What can they do for the next month to best prepare themselves?

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4 years, 10 months ago

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Some points that I'd like to add here are :

1. As it's only a month left to go for JEE_Mains, don't go for solving or reading any new book of either subject (Maths,Physics or Chemistry). The time you're left with allows you only to revise one specific book of each subject thoroughly.

2. In the above point I mentioned one specific book of each subject, then what's that specific book ? At this time, just revise the book which you've already gone through. Don't keep your ears and mind open to every free advice you're given about recommendations of the books. The best books at this time are your old ones.

3. Those aspirants who have reached up to Great Preparation Level, please avoid being overconfident and the important for them is to study the theoretical part once again, even if you know already and don't commit it just as formality, but give proper time and attention to the theory !!! And it's gonna take approximately $15$ days minimum for a deep analysis of theory of each of the three subjects. This will be very helpful in removing your silly and careless mistakes during the exam. You can try this problem.

4. If you're lacking behind at some units, then its the perfect time to strengthen your those parts. Some topics may seem boring to you (statistics, mathematical reasoning, relations etc. : varies individually), but these are also of the same essence as the other topics for the simple reason that each carries equal marks in JEE_Mains.

5. Memorizing formulas instead of deriving in the exam time will stand up as a boon for you. For getting an inspiration behind this point, just read the note : Don't Derive, But drive yourself crazy.

All the best to every one who is going to give JEE_Mains 2015. Just do it. !

- 4 years, 10 months ago

I agree with points 1 and 2: to revise and concretize what you are familiar with, to ensure that you know it well.

Staff - 4 years, 10 months ago

- 4 years, 10 months ago

1. Sleep every night.
2. Sleep for at least 7 hours.
3. Don't sleep more than 9 hours.
4. Sleep before or at 1:00 AM.
5. Don't eat anything heavy/oily/spicy a day before the exam.
6. Be confident. (Yes, it matters more than knowledge. At least for me.)
7. Read topics which are solely in Mains syllabus like Polarization/Diffraction, Sets and Relation, Mathematical Reasoning. Given the fact that they don't find place in Advanced, they will surely be there in Mains!! Bet?
PS: @Calvin Lin Shouldn't the topic be "JEE Mains is (not even) a month away"?

- 4 years, 10 months ago

I think at this point, as Sandeep pointed out, a theoretical revision is very necessary. What i mean by it is to go through all the theory part of the the three subjects. One can even solve a few problems while doing that. This will instill a sense of belief in one's preparation.

Once you're done, you will be much confident than before. And that's the very aspect which is required while you're in your exam hall.

So follow your own instincts in the preparation. Have faith in your capabilities and fun in your preparation. It's just an exam, not a question of life and death so don't become stubborn. Just take it easy. You'll rock!! :)

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Just A Doubt,If We are Weak in a particular topic And have already tried our best to improve still the scores dont suggest so,then what Should One Do??

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Great Point ! This question should be answered. I'am too want this situation solution , Like I'am very weak in some physical chemistry topics, and I tried my best to built interest in them , but fails every-time. So what we should do in this situation ?

- 4 years, 10 months ago

The questions of physical chemistry are mostly easy in jee mains so I am definitely sure that you will do all of them easily in the exam.

Also, nowadays questions on topics like stoichiometry, ionic equilibrium,solid state are few.

Questions are mostly from solutions, electrochemistry, chemical equilibrium, kinetics and thermodynamics.

please correct me if I am wrong.@Deepanshu Gupta

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Have you tried N Avasthi? as suggested by roopesh I find that book useful, atleast gained some confidence that I can solve them(Solid State & solution are the easiest topic I found).

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Yes krishna I'am trying few topics , And Karan I Have no worries for JEEMains in Physical chemsitry , But I'am worrying for JEEadvance ,Yes I also got some confidence on Ionic then last year , Since Sudeep suggested me some tricks. But Still I have Lot of Problems in Real Gas chapter. And yes I'am confident for solid state and Solution chapter too. Also This Year I did not studied Thermochemistry and Entropy Topic , Since I'am sick when these topics are running .So I'am Afraid wheather Should I studied them Yet or Leave them for time being , and study them after Mains , during 30-40 days time gap for advance . I'am confused.

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Can you please explain your problem in bit more detail and mention the topic in which you are facing difficulty?

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Biomolecules (Proteins Afterwards),Waves..Any Advice @Sudeep Salgia ?

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Reading NCERT is enough for biomolecules and proteins.

- 4 years, 10 months ago

But I Dont Get A Word written On Proteins,Specially the structure descriptions..

- 4 years, 10 months ago

JEE (I mean advanced) never asks problems on structures. And as far as mains is concerned, I am taking it as trade-off.

- 4 years, 10 months ago

As far as Mathematics is concerned, it is time for consolidation when you can work on Occam's razor, meaning thereby to concentrate on the absolute essentials, a minimum of formulas. Then derive everything from there, e.g. if you remember typical values of sin, cos, or tan there is no need to remember sec, cosec, cot, etc. Algebra, Coordinate, Trigonometry, Probability, and P & C should not require any mugging as every question can be tackled from the basics.

- 4 years, 10 months ago

I agree with you in principle, that one should be understanding where the formulas come from, and how to derive them, as that reflects a better understanding of the topic.

However, for timed tests like the JEE, I often find that memorizing / knowing the more complicated formulas is useful for saving a lot of time. For example, if you remember the 4 equations of motion, that you do not need to spend time to derive $v^2 = u^2 + 2as$ all over again on the spot.

Of course, pure memorization of the formulas would be harmful to the overall education, while still being useful to dealing with an upcoming test. As such, there has to be a fine balance between these two approaches.

Staff - 4 years, 10 months ago

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Staff - 4 years, 10 months ago

Can anyone suggest some source to learn mathematical reasoning

- 4 years, 10 months ago

All right !! tomorrow is that final event. I wish a good luck for all my brilliant friends appearing for Jee mains tomorrow.

- 4 years, 9 months ago

Hey thanks Sandeep.practising more paper is most imp thing at this stage .

- 4 years, 10 months ago