Here’s your 3-months plan designed for cracking JEE 2016:
Hardly a week left in January must remind you to get over with all the remaining chapters. These may include those chapters which hold less priority from JEE point of view (such as Surface Chemistry, Practical Organic Chemistry, Elastic moduli etc). But moreover, this month should be the kick-start to your test series practice. Even candidates who are well versed and accustomed to tough questions fail to complete attempting the entire question paper resulting into a low score.
To avoid this, you must try to solve more problems pertaining to chapters with lengthier problems. These may include: Optics, Modern Physics, Thermodynamics in Physics,Equilibrium and Kinetics in Chemistry, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Vector and 3-D geometry, and some lengthy integration problems in Mathematics. Once you develop the required pace while attempting the question paper, you have already won the race halfway!
Having done being thorough with the syllabus (if not, you might as well hurry up!), the calendar lets you know that you should start visiting NCERT textbooks soon. For the first two weeks, you can take it easy and juggle both JEE and Boards preparation as many left-behind fundamentals are easily tackled by NCERT. Your revision can be easily coordinated by studying the same chapter from JEE point of view in the first half of the day, and for Boards in the next half. This way, you will be well versed in the chapter and be stepping ahead on your preparation as well.
In the second half of the month, drop all of your JEE brain circuits and focus on Boards. This just might be your first examination of the year and you don’t want to step into JEE (Mains) with a disappointed Boards score. Above that, a good Boards score is a very true representation of your basic fundamentals.
While Boards Examinations proceed, you will often get week long gaps between your papers. Don’t let these go to waste. You must optimize your preparation and try to solve at least one practice paper every day. When you’re done with your board examinations, try to analyze your preparation on the basis of the test series you have been attempting. Fill those loopholes of your weak points and keep in touch with all important formulae. Revise important concepts and as the exam date nears, focus more on concept revision than problem solving.
After JEE (Mains), you will have a clear idea of your score.
- If you feel you have scored well, you must keep analyzing your performance to outperform yourself in JEE (Advanced).
- If you feel that you have underperformed as per your expectations, you must not lose heart. Often, JEE (Mains) fetch questions from the most rare topics, and renders students’ efforts useless. But your confidence should not waver if you have prepared well for JEE (Advanced) point of view.
Keep practicing and revising. All the best!