Physics Books for IIT JEE Preparations

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Physics Books for IIT JEE Preparations

The JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) exam is considered to be one of the toughest engineering entrance exams in the country. Students often find it tough to find a seat for themselves in the top engineering colleges of India. To ace JEE and secure a seat for yourself in one of India’s top engineering colleges, you need the best books and resources. Other than this, you should also take mock tests and solve as many JEE previous years’ papers as possible to get a strong understanding of the exam pattern.

Also read: 100 Days to JEE Main 2020: Preparation Strategy

How To Begin Your JEE Preparations?

The best way to start is to find the most suitable books. Always remember: No matter how many reference books you might want to study from, NCERT remains the core. An aspirant targeting for the JEE exam must be well versed with NCERT Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics books. Reference books will come in handy once an aspirant is done with the concepts.

Preparing JEE Level Physics

Physics is a subject that has the highest number of applications in various engineering branches. Hence, the subject is considered as the toughest when compared to Maths and Chemistry. But the good thing here is that if you are thorough with your concepts and have practised past year JEE question papers properly, it can fetch you very high marks.

Highlights of the JEE Main 2020 Physics Section

Here’s something you need to know before we venture out into the best books to study JEE level Physics:

Mode of the exam

CBT Mode

Duration of the exam  3 Hours
Number of Physics Questions 25 Total

– 20 MCQs with -1 negative marking

– 5 numerical value questions with no negative marking

You should know that a sizeable chunk of the Physics syllabus for JEE Mains is from textbooks only. However, a few topics that are not covered in the school syllabus can be studied from a few other JEE preparation books. 

Essential Books to Study JEE Level Physics

Physics by Resnick Halliday

If you wish to improve your hold on different concepts, this book should be your bible. The questions are crafted, especially to strengthen your concepts. It has been used in JEE preparation for decades altogether.

Standard books like NCERT / H.C Verma

Not to forget, standard books like NCERT and Physics by H.C Verma are written by eminent educationists, and have an excellent explanation in lesser words. The examples and sample questions used in these books are beneficial for the examination.

Other than these, here’s a tabulated list of books helpful for JEE level Physics:

Understanding Physics for JEE Mains and Advanced by D.C Pandey
Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov (Mainly For JEEA)
Problems in Physics by S.S Krotov (Mainly For JEEA)
Fundamentals of Physics by Walker

Want to ace the JEE 2020 exam? Make sure you study from the books mentioned above to make the most of the remaining time at hand.

All the best!

 

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