JEE Main 2016 Preparation Tips

Preparation for JEE Main 2016:

          As all Indian aspirants know, Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) is a national level entrance test conducted for the admission to the various government and private institutions like NITs (National Institute of Technology) and IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology). Students who score well in JEE Main exam will be able to get admission in Engineering and technical courses in top most colleges of the country.

About JEE Exam:

                       Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a two tier examination in which first stage of exam is “JEE Main” and the second stage of the exam is said to be “JEE Advanced”. JEE Main is the entrance test which is a gateway for the B.Tech courses offered by the famous institutes like IIITs and NITs. Whereas, those who clear JEE Main exam are eligible to take the JEE Advanced entrance test which is a gateway for engineering courses in the institutes like IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) (Ultimate dream institute for many Indian students)

But before start preparing for JEE Main 2016, it is important to know the following details about the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2016.

  • Candidates should have studied Physics and Mathematics in their Class 12
  • They must have compulsorily studied any of the following subjects: Computer Science, Bio-technology, Chemistry and Biology and should have secured minimum 50% of marks in all the subjects.
  • Candidates must have born on or after October 1991.
  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equal qualifying exam in 2014 or 2015.
  • You can download JEE Main 2016 Admit card on March 2016(Tentative date).
  • Tentative dates for JEE Main 2016 exam are:

              Online Test: April 2016

              Offline Test: April 2016

  • You can check the complete Application procedure for JEE Main 2016 in the official portal of JEE Main 2016.


How to Prepare for JEE Main 2016?

                Please ensure the Pattern and Syllabus for the JEE Main 2016 examination. In order to score well in this exam, you must be very clear about the pattern and syllabus of the examination. Also please note the following details which are very important for the candidates who are taking this exam.

Please make note of the following link for checking the syllabus of JEE Main 2016:

  • Total duration for the JEE Main 2016: 3 hours
  • Total Questions: 90
  • Maximum marks: 360
  • Paper 1 sections: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (BE/B.Tech)

           Objective type of questions and equal marks for all the above subjects. This section can be written using pen and paper based or computer based.

  • Paper 2 sections: Physics, Chemistry & Drawing and Aptitude test(B.Arch/Planning)

           Objective type of questions in above subjects including aptitude questions and drawing. This section can be written only using pen and paper.

  • Marks for correct answer: +4
  • Marks for wrong answer: -1
  • Zero marks will be considered for “No answer”


          You need to download the application form the official JEE apex board. Candidates who are going to take up JEE Main 2016 exam must note that Paper I will be held both in online and offline mode. Please choose the mode in which you like to appear.

   For guaranteed success in the JEE Main 2016 exam, it is important to prepare in the following manner

  1. Plan according to each subject.
  2. Prepare
  3. Practice
  4. Revise


Plan according to each subject:

           This is very important thing to score well in this exam. Give equal importance to all subjects and plan accordingly. You can also refer the following books.



D.C.Pandey series

36 years IIT asked by Arihant

H.C.Verma volume 1 and 2


R.D.Sharma Objective Volume 1 and 2

Play with graphs by Amit M aggarwal

36 years IIT asked by Arihant


Organic: Morrison and Boyd

Physical: R.C.M

Inorganic: O.P.Tondon

36 years IIT asked by Arihant



  • Plan and schedule your subjects. Schedule atleast 2 hours for every subject and learn according to that. More you strive hard, more you can score high in JEE Main 2016.
  • Start to learn new things at the beginning since it gives hopes and concentration in the subjects.
  • Give a ten minutes break after you complete each subject and then start with the next one.
  • Revise your earlier portions every morning and then start the present day’s portion.
  • If it is mathematics, please don’t hesitate to try the same in your rough note. Things change when you try on your own.
  • Try to spend more time for difficult subjects and make them thorough and confident.
  • Try to refer to previous years question papers like JEE Main 2013, JEE Main 2014, JEE Main
  • You can find such question papers with solutions in the following links


            However your study method is, the most important part of your learning is practice. The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.

As said above, practice your subjects very carefully.

  • For mathematics, try to solve the solution on your own. Try to solve everything without referring the books.
  • For chemistry or Physics, try to solve the equations on your own.
  • For other subjects plan and practice accordingly.
  • Never postpone your schedule. Please try to complete the scheduled syllabus within the same day.



          Revise your previous lessons daily and also schedule to revise once in every week. This will Brush up your memory and make you feel more comfortable with the subjects.


Special Tips for JEE Main 2016:


  • If you have already started taking coaching for JEE Main in any coaching centre, be regular and keep practicing.
  • If you have not yet started to go to coaching class, it’s never too late. Start preparing right now.
  • Always be in contact with your seniors. It’s good to know their experience facing the JEE Main
  • Around 45% of JEE Main aspirants wish to take online coaching than any direct coaching centre.
  • You can make best use of internet by taking part in the mock test, watching video lectures, taking online exams, etc.

You can check the following link for taking mock test of JEE Main 2015

  • Please make note of all the important topics in all subject. Concentrate more on that.

Hope these tips will help you crack the JEE Main 2016 exam. Be confident and cool. Make efficient use

of time. All the best for cracking JEE Main 2016!!

JEE Main 2016 Information Bulletin

JEE Main Exam:

             Joint Entrance examination (JEE Main) is a very important national level engineering entrance exam for the admission to the top most engineering colleges in India. JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which declared JEE Main exam as the common entrance examination in the place of AIEEE and IIT-JEE.

JEE Main is conducted in two types. JEE Advanced which is carried out for the admission to the top Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and JEE Main is carried out for the admission to the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) , National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Central Funded Technical Institute (CFTI).

JEE Main consists of two papers such as

Paper 1 which is for the admission to the B.E and B.Tech

Paper 2 which is for the admission to the B.Arch and B. planning


Upcoming JEE main exam and Important dates:

  • JEE Main online application starts from first week of November 2015
  • Last date for the online application: Last week of December 2015
  • Application checking: January 2016
  • Issuance of Admit card: March 2016 onwards
  • JEE Main pen and paper based test: First week of April, 2016
  • JEE Main computer based test: Second or third week of April, 2016
  • Displaying OMR sheet and answer key on: Fourth week of April, 2016
  • Result declaration: First week of July 2016
  • Availability of score card: As soon as the results are declared, score cards will be available from official site of JEE Main.


How to apply for JEE Main 2016?

  1. Visit JEE Main official website during the first week of November, 2015.
  2. Register for JEE Main You will be getting a username and password to your registered email id.
  3. Now log in with that username and password. Fill in all the details such as name, father’s name, choice of test city, paper preferred, application number, roll number of 12th board examination, certificates of 10th and 12th, etc.,
  4. Upload your digital photograph along with your left thumb impression in JPEG format.
  5. Pay the application fees either through debit or credit card.
  6. Click on submit button.
  7. Take a copy of confirmation page.

Eligibility criteria:

  • General and OBC candidates must have born on or after October 1, 1991.
  • There is no minimum age limit for JEE Main exam
  • Candidate must have cleared 12th board exam or equivalent qualifying exam with PCM group as their major subjects.
  • He/she must have cleared all major subjects with more than 50% of marks.
  • Students are allowed maximum of three attempts in JEE Main exam


Pattern and Syllabus:

                   JEE Main exam are conducted both in online and offline mode.

 Online vs offline exam:

  • Online test is the most preferred test mode for most of the students. This is because, in online mode it is easy to change the answer (By just tapping other radio button), facility to check the quick view of unanswered questions, navigation between the questions, etc.,
  • Students taking online exam will get more time for JEE Main preparation since they are conducted only after offline exam.
  • Online exam application fee cost less than offline exam.
  • Even exam authorities are trying to bring more students in online mode which helps to cut down money and time.


Pattern for JEE Main 2016:

Total duration of the exam: 3 hours

Total questions: 90

Maximum marks: 360

Each correct attempt carries +4 mark

Each incorrect attempt carries -1 mark

No marks for unanswered questions

Paper 1 consist of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Paper 2 consist of Physics, Chemistry, Drawing and aptitude test, Mathematics



For AIPMT Syllabus and free practice papers with year wise you can follow the below url:


Admit card for JEE Main 2016:

              Admit card for JEE Main 2016 will be available from March 2016 onwards. This Admit card contains important details of the student such as name, father’s name, date of birth, choice of city, paper choice, examination date, venue, etc. This is a very important document which must be kept safely even after the exam gets over.

You can download the admit card from the official site of JEE Main (i.e.,

While downloading, students have to provide their application number and password which you would have received during the time of registration. Admit card is available only to those who have updated their board exam roll number while registration.

If you have not updated your roll number, please visit the following link:


Result announcement:

                 JEE Main is planned to be conducted on April, 2016. Results are expected to be declared on first week of July, 2016. On the basis of the marks secured in JEE Main and 12th board exam (60% and 40% marks respectively) separate rank list will be declared for B.E and B.Planning courses.

Ranks cards will be available for download which consist of details such as:

  • Category rank of the candidate
  • State rank of the candidate
  • All India rank of the candidate


Counselling for JEE Main:

                  CBSE releases the meritorious students list as soon as the results are announced. JEE Main counselling is to be done through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOAA) which allows students to select their seat preference and courses according to the ranks secured.

                 As soon as the results are announced, you can find the official announcement of Counselling for JEE Main in the website of JOAA. Only those candidate who has secured higher marks than the cut-off benchmark, will be called for the counselling process.

Steps for counselling:

  1. JEE Main counselling registration
  2. Fill your choice of college and course
  3. Locking of your choice
  4. Allotment of seat
  5. Payment of fees
  6. Reporting to the reporting centres
  7. Reporting to the allotting institute

For the year 2015, JOAA was about to fill 10006 in IIT’s, 17390 seats in NIT’s, 2228 seats in IIIT’s and 3741 seats in the GFTI’s.

Students, who have not selected in IIT’s and NIT’s don’t panic. There are lot of best private and Government colleges in India which accepts JEE Main scores.

Other option is, if you are among the top 1, 50,000 students in JEE Main ranks, there is also a possibility to attend JEE Advanced examination which leads to the admission of top IIT’s of the country.