JEE Main 2020 is around the corner, and the aspirants’ preparation must be in full swing. After getting postponed twice, the exam is scheduled to be conducted from 1st to 6th September 2020. It is the gateway to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
We all know that the JEE Main syllabus revolves around three subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. However, Physics is one subject that is considered to be the most challenging section out of the three. It is undoubtedly scoring but demanding as well.
How to study for Physics? This is a common question amongst JEE aspirants. The requirements to ace Physics are concept clarity, understanding the application of the concepts and constant practice of concept tests.
As the exam pattern for JEE Main 2020 got changed, Physics will have a total of 25 questions, out of which 5 will be numerical value-based questions, for which there’s no negative marking. This has made the scheme of things a bit easier for the students. Nonetheless, there’s no scope for any leniency when it comes to preparing for Physics.
Let’s learn some useful tips to know how to study Physics section in JEE Main 2020 and to make sure you grab 100 out of 100 from the 25 questions asked in the Physics section of the exam. Read on:
Choosing the right books
Physics can entirely be a nightmare if the aspirants’ concepts are not clear. Therefore, choosing the right books to study is must if you aim to rock Physics. The standard books one must read should be NCERT, H.C. Verma and Resnick Halliday. I.E. Erodov is quite handy when it comes to practising tough numerical problems. Here’s our blog titled Physics books for IIT JEE preparation that you can refer to fastrack your preparation.
Your mind won’t be able to grasp each and everything unless you make a habit of revising every topic regularly. Constant revision is vital so that you don’t lose focus on any of the chapters and its concepts. As and when you complete a chapter, revise it the very next day. This will help you retain the topic for a longer period, and your confidence will also add up.
Take mock tests
Taking mock tests help you get a feel of the exam before the real exam. They are essential when it comes to knowing your current preparation level. It is advisable to have a vast number of JEE Physics question papers in tune with the latest pattern and trends. It would help if you practised from good online sources or books by famous authors.
Analyse the mock tests
Taking the tests won’t be enough. Analysing the tests after your attempt is even more crucial to check how your performance was! This will help you in understanding your weak and strong topics. Also, it is going to help you in the long run as you’ll start seeing the results when you put more effort into analysing the mock tests. Try to understand the cause of your problems and get them resolved as soon as possible with the help of your friends, tutor or mentor.
Remember the integer-type questions
With the changes made by NTA in the exam pattern, you need to keep in mind that five out of the 25 questions from Physics in JEE Main 2020 will be integer-type or non-MCQ questions.
So, you also need to focus on them and be aware that there is no negative marking for these five questions. Hence, you can attempt the questions without worrying about losing any mark.
So, it can be concluded that we have the answer for how to study for Physics in JEE. You need to be consistent throughout your process. If you’re preparing for JEE and want to improve your Physics section, you must register for myPAT’s JEE Main 2020 Premium course that has concept-wise tests to help you strengthen your hold on Physics.
Be sure to strengthen your aptitude after each attempt for which you should do a proper self-analysis and categorise subjects/concepts/question types your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. There you go, now you know how to grab 100 out of 100 in Physics.