JEE Main Revision Tips 2020


As the countdown begins for the most important engineering entrance exam of the year, JEE Main 2020, students across the country are brushing up on their revision. Cracking the JEE Main is important to get admission in the engineering college of your choice, and also get a branch you desire. It is crucial at this point to know exactly what to study and how.

The JEE Main tests your knowledge of subjects involved in engineering, namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It not only looks into your understanding of the subject but also problem-solving skills under pressure. The level of competition being sky high, simply because of the huge number of students appearing for the exam, it is essential that you set yourself apart from the rest. How? Read ahead to know.

JEE Main Revision Tips And Tricks


Selective Revision: The JEE Main exam covers almost all the topics that has been given in the syllabus. But that being too vast and expansive, it is difficult to cover everything during revision. So pick up the most important topics and brush them up.

Important Topics in Physics to Study During JEE Main Revision

  • Mechanics – Kinematics and Dynamics
  • SHM
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Waves and Sound
  • Properties of Matter
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Theory of Fields – Electromagnetism
  • Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Optics
  • Practical Physics

Important Topics in Chemistry to Study During JEE Main Revision

  • Simply put, Chemistry is divided broadly into Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry. Maximum questions are asked from Physical Chemistry, then Inorganic and then Organic Chemistry.
  • If you have prepared well for all those in the past two years, then while revision, focus on Physical.
  • To revise for Organic Chemistry, go through the reaction charts and remember all the reaction chains.

Important Topics in Mathematics to Study During JEE Main Revision

  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Vector
  • Determinants
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Sequences

Plan and Revise: Chart out a plan beforehand and adhere to it. Depending upon the number of days left for your exam, mark on your calendar the topics you need to cover. Keep 3-4 days blank as you might need extra time to cover certain topics. For just a day prior to the exam, do not keep a very difficult topic as that might only escalate your nervousness.

Use your notes now: If you think you can pick up a new book to help you out now, you are wrong. The last moment revision calls for your flash cards or notes. Do not panic if you have not made notes earlier. Take the help of those books which have concise revision topics of your subjects. Though we urge students to keep notes for each subject in their own handwriting. Studying from self written notes has always proved to be more effective than books during revision.

Solve mock tests: Use this time to get yourself prepared for the hands on experience. If you have already solved previous year papers, solve JEE Main Mock Tests online. Also remember that whenever you solve mock tests, you must do it within the time limit. Speed ​​is the most important factor that can determine your score.

JEE Main Revision is the most important part of your preparation now. So do it right and crack the exam!

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

JEE Main is conducted twice a year and in two shifts. JEE Main 2020 has both online and offline papers. It is crucial for the candidates to be aware of the exam pattern asn after going through the exam pattern, you can actually see what are the questions which will come, maximum marks, what are the sections in the exam etc. JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern is presented below, have a look at the same:

  • Mode- For BE / B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning Papers, Computer – Based Test will be conducted but, for the Drawing Test in B.Arch paper, the paper will be conducted offline (pen-paper based test).
  • Duration- The duration of the exam is 03 hours but if the candidates are appearing in both B.Arch and B.Plan Exam, then the duration will be 3½ hours.
  • Type of Questions- The papers comprises of the Multiple – Choice Questions (MCQ) and Numerical Value Type Questions (NVT).
  • Medium- JEE Main Question Paper will be available in English, Hindi and Gujrati (only for centers in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli).
  • Marking Scheme- For every correct answer, +4 marks will be awarded. In the case of wrong answers, -1 marks will be deducted. 0 marks will be awarded for unanswered questions.
  • Distribution of Questions- Check the total number of questions and their marks in every section from the sections given below:

For BE / B.Tech Paper

Sections No. of Questions Marks
Physics 25 (20 MCQs & 5 NVT) 100
Chemistry 25 (20 MCQs & 5 NVT) 100
Mathematics 25 (20 MCQs & 5 NVT) 100
Total 100 300

For B.Arch Paper

Sections No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics – Part 1 25 (20 MCQs & 5 NVT) 100
Aptitude Test – Part 2 50 200
Drawing Test – Part 3 2 100
Total 77 400

For B.Planning

Sections No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics – Part 1 25 (20 MCQs & 5 NVT) 100
Aptitude Test – Part 2 50 200
Planning Based Questions– Part 3 25 100
Total 100 400

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