Respected **Sirs** and **Dear Brilliantians**,

I do write this note on behalf of my friend Rajdeep Dhingra, and this note is an extension to one of his notes where he asked to provide some advice about NSEJS and other Science Olympiads.

Firstly, Please suggest some resources and Worksheets on Brilliant which would improve our Problem solving Strategies and olympiad skills in **Physics**, also please mention the Prerequisite knowledge.

Please do the same for **Chemistry** and **Biology**, by providing some questions and worksheets on Brilliant.

**Mathematics**:

Please suggest some prerequisite knowledge and kindly create some *Worksheets*(according to levels, so that we can progress gradually) which would increase our Problem solving strategies and Help us learn more.

We would be extremely indebted if some kind help is provided.

**Thanks**,

*Swapnil Das*

*Rajdeep Dhingra*

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TopNewestPhysics is often confused with difficult mathematics, (you may also check mostly level 5 problems on brilliant.org) but according to me physics is a different branch of science which is needed to be understood in its purest form (The concept). Problem solving may involve mathematics. For understanding physics and concepts you need to be a great thinker and have strong imagination. Physicists and in fact scientist are often referred as philosophers as well.

I am creating conceptual problems on physics and posting slowly and steadily as and when possible (So keep following me :P ), Meanwhile you may refer to many books available in the market on these exams and start learning and preparing.!! Previous years exam papers will also help you understand the level and course coverage as well!! – Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Please see the QP and make a set or it. Also there are no books in the market or this. Please suggest some(for problem Solving). I would be thankful if U could make a set ASAP.Log in to reply

\(\text{Recommended Books for NSEJS:}\)

NCERT books of Phy, Chemistry, Maths and Biology (IX and X and selective topics of class XI)

Concept of Physics - HC Verma

Higher Algebra - Hall and Knight

Elementary Mathematics - Dorofeev , Potapov and Rozov

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Thank U sir Very much.Log in to reply

The JSO is the most broad spectrum olympiad as you have to be good at all 4 :PCMB You just cant do 11th and 12th syllabus fully, its very difficult , I couldnt and I didnt. One may say, Kushagra Juneja (Gold medalist ) did it and thus its advisable, but what I'll tell you is first make your basics of 9th and 10th grounded very well. Do AS MUCH of advanced chem as possible. Rest , the path will be clear! – Krishna Ar · 1 year, 4 months ago

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NSEJS is not that difficult, i cleared it last year mainly because of math, you will definitely get full or close to full marks in Math. So the topics of concern are PCB , I used mainly my coaching sheets for that , but if your coaching doesnt provide that you should do 11th and 12th class ncert for these subjects that will be more than enough. Also try solving previous year questions. I believe you can clear nsejs very easily, the problem is 2nd stage i.e. INJSO. It involves subjective questions which are of high difficulty level. Just for information , if u clear nsejs you will be eligible for INAO(Junior Astronomy Olympiad), you can clear that too if you are good at physics and Math. Just do 11-12NCERT. I Hope you will qualify the first stage easily. PS - I couldn't clear INJSO. And last year's cutoff was a little above 100out of 240marks in NSEJS.Math is only asked in first stage and not in other stages. – Aditya Chauhan · 1 year, 4 months ago

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hi,I am from Bangladesh ; also preparing for IJSO ; are there discussion group for IJSO in FB or Forum? – Promise Cadet · 8 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 8 months ago

We Indians have 3 stages to clear. Our 2nd stage result id due on 14th march the paper is over. Our 2nd stage is known as INJSO. Can you send me the Bangladesh national papers they would of great help to me if I clear the 2nd stage. Please link them in a reply. Have you been for the IJSO-2015 ?Log in to reply

– Promise Cadet · 8 months ago

sure,when it'd be uploaded :)Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 8 months ago

Have you been to the IJSO-2015 ?Log in to reply

for biology try books from 'cengage learning' i find them informative – Ritwik Jain · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Could be more specific ? Which book ?Log in to reply

– Ritwik Jain · 1 year, 4 months ago

Science and Technology Foundation Series Biology - Class IX&X Paperback – 2012 by Cengage Learning India (Author)........cant be more specific ;)Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Thanks.Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Hey, red come to my mboard plsLog in to reply

Thanks Swapnil. – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

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@Rajdeep Dhingra tell me the topics you want to practice in physics and the level you desire to start with, let me see if i can collect some questions for you..!! – Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

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Thank you again! – Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

It looks like complete course of XI, Now tell me In which topics you are most comfortable with??Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Sir are you asking to me? ( I hope yes so that I could tell)Log in to reply

– Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

yupsLog in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

I am comfortable with all non calculus and trigonometry parts!Log in to reply

– Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

That means you are not comfortable with calculus and trigonometry both..!! Do you know the basics of differentiation and trigonometry?? If not then you should learn these first..!!and vectors as well!!Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Hello sir! Today I completed trigonometry today, so I am comfortable with it now !Log in to reply

@Rohit Gupta – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Sir I have done full calculus(Single variable only , Doing multi variable) and most of maths Topics. I also have finished 11th Physics CBSE , but not the whole 12th. I just want practice worksheets and questions and more of them(NSEJS Level not CBSE).I know Vectors very well.Log in to reply

– Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

Have you tried solving HC Verma of XI class ? If yes how comfortable were you?Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

I have finished the mechanics part with ease. I have even done some Irodov questions (Mechanics only).Log in to reply

– Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

You can start with trying my notes and problems ..Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

I wanted problems of NSEJS , INJSO , IJSO Level. If U could plz make a set and please also mention the total time that should be taken to complete the set.Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Sir is irodov of any help, as I solve from it.Log in to reply

Between I dont think the level of exam will be that difficult that you will need to solve Irodov. Try to cover maximum course rather then covering one portion from many books.

I believe at your level HC Verma should suffice any competition, If you are thorough with it..!! – Rohit Gupta · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Thank you sir for your appreciation. I have a sad story behind my not learning trigonometry and calculus, it is just bcoz of the influence of other subjects! I will learn them soon! Well I have posted a problem a irodov problem on brilliant too!Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Yes sir I do solve it(But only mechanics). But I am not sure about Swapnil cauz he isn't even Level 5 in CM.Log in to reply

– Aditya Chauhan · 1 year, 4 months ago

U go to resonance?Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

No, Why ?Log in to reply

– Aditya Chauhan · 1 year, 4 months ago

This book is 9 expert. isn't it? Thats why I thought thatLog in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

I don't know. I just got it off a blog.Log in to reply

Hi guys i just joined brilliant.org and i am a student of fiitjee would anyone share their coaching institute's study material please? – Ayush Anand · 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Sorry @Rajdeep Dhingra and @Swapnil Das for late response. I am not a biology master and I don't know who tell you such peculiar things.

I would try to help you. For Biology first you must clear the basics. For that learn from NCERT class 9/10/11.Most important chapters are Cell , Diversity , Tissues , Life processes.

There are many books that are especially for NSEJS (I don't know which is the best so I won't recommend ) Solve them.And remember to solve as many previous year paper you can.

You will be able to manage physics , Maths and chemistry quite well.

And try to help me in Mathematics Olympiads. @Krishna Ar , @Ritwik Jain Help us (especially in bio) – Kalash Verma · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Please tell some of those "Many books" for NSEJS.Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 4 months ago

You've already given NSEJS right? So , what's this @mention for ??Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Please help. I need a lot help in Biology.Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 4 months ago

Well, For Bio, you have to slog it out (I didnt because I didnt clear INJSO) Read basics of 11th after you finish 9th -10th And also read about genomics without fail.Log in to reply

– Kalash Verma · 1 year, 4 months ago

Its not for me but for others.Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 4 months ago

Okk :) Even you can advise Rajdeep btw.Log in to reply

– Kalash Verma · 1 year, 4 months ago

Nah!!!!! Your advise will be much better.Log in to reply

l have books for you, but they are in spanish :( – Oscar Rojas · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

No problem ! BTW Could U post some problems from that ? (Phys,Chem,Bio,Maths)Log in to reply

@Rohit Gupta (Please help Physics) @Ronak Agarwal (Please help Chemistry) @Sandeep Bhardwaj (Please help Maths) @Kalash Verma (Please help Biology) @Pi Han Goh (Please help Mathematics) – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

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paper – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

Sirs here is theLog in to reply

– Abhishek Alva · 1 month, 1 week ago

hello i have less than a month for writing nsejs. i dont know how to start where to start kindly helpLog in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Sorry for late reply. Do ncert 9 and 10 and starting of 11 properly.Log in to reply