Let’s score more than 200 in JEE-Main, 2017 !

Scoring more than 200 in JEE-Main is pretty good. It grants access to so many good colleges of the country. And well, let me tell you a secret…. It’s not tough to score that much ! All you need is immense confidence, and a realization of how hard you have worked in the last two years. Don’t look at how others have competed. Only compare yourself with how you were earlier, and how well your preparation is now. Trust me, never stop believing in your capabilities. You can achieve !

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Inorganic Chemistry : Part 2

This part focuses on what we know as the core Inorganic Chemistry – The s-block, p-block, d-block and f-block elements and Hydrogen

The inorganic chemistry topics that we considered in Part 1 were fun, right? Well, the chapters we are going to discuss here are the ones that will make you cringe and leave inorganic chemistry. Well, you just can’t leave it though. Why? Well, firstly because these chapters have no tricky questions, and secondly, they need very little effort.

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Just how good is life at IIT Roorkee?

So, when the article said LIFE AT IIT Roorkee, you might have expected me to come up with something that might help you to know more about IIT-R. WELL, the place undoubtedly is AMAZING. It has a lush green campus spread across  360 acres. But does not every IIT come with a cool campus and awesome students who make the place worth spending an important part of your life?

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JEE – A Game of Perseverance (By Rahul Agrawal, JEE-2016 AIR 485)

So, as the title speaks, as far as I think, JEE  is more of a game of perseverance wherein your biggest challenge is your patience and not your raw talent and knowledge. However, I don’t have any intentions of offending all those who are currently preparing for JEE or have cracked it. Continue reading JEE – A Game of Perseverance (By Rahul Agrawal, JEE-2016 AIR 485)

Peter Sykes : Reaction Mechanisms

Mark my words… Peter Sykes’ Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry, has gained the status of a god-book of reaction mechanisms because generations of eminent chemists have used this book in their life. moreover, as regards the high school scenario of India, loads of JEE/AIIMS aspirants have successfully used it to clear their exams with flying colours.

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Why should I study Inorganic Chemistry?

Inorganic Chemistry almost contributes one-third of JEE Advanced Chemistry paper. So, this might seem a bit exaggerated but this is the reality.But, there is one thing which is pretty outspoken about this segment. This is literally hated by most of the students. Infact, in course of my IIT JEE preparation at Kota, I rarely found a guy who cherished Inorganic Chemistry. Whatever be the case, one simply can’t neglect Inorganic Chemistry if one wants a good rank in JEE Advanced.

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I.E Irodov : Problems in General Physics Book Review

Buy I.E. Irodov here

The book has an aura everyone is awe-struck  by the thin and rust-styled problem handbook available in the market at the cheapest of prices. The book I.E. Irodov is a unique , powerful & striking weapon to consolidate your concepts in physics and clear your main aim of excelling in JEE.

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Books for JEE Preparation

Ladies and gentlemen, here is a roundup of  the Best Books for JEE Preparation that you can use to get the edge over your competitors. Note that the combination of these books is complete and you just need to study/practice them. You need no other book or study material for your preparation.

So, anyways  I am here, you are here, this article is here. Gosh! If we are all here, why aren’t we talking? Let’s start off (Take a breather before i fire away…. you will need it)

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Is JEE level Physics enough for Indian Physics Olympiad (InPhO) ?

Firstly, Enough might mean just enough level to scrape off a okish score in JEE Advanced or it might mean good enough to score 90% in JEE Advanced. Going by my personal experience, you can clear INPHO (Indian Physics Olympiad) if your concepts of physics are strong enough and you can apply them practically. So, in a word, yes. JEE level physics can get you through, however syllabus completion and a large exposure to tough problems is a must. Continue reading Is JEE level Physics enough for Indian Physics Olympiad (InPhO) ?

The most important topics in JEE Main & Advanced…

Hey guys, i found this to be an extremely important topic to be discussed upon. After all, these topics do play an important role in your preparation. Some details about me before i begin… my JEE-Main AIR was 193 and my JEE-Advanced AIR was 95. There are some topics which are given more importance in both these, and most of these are common. So, let us take a quick look at the most important topics for JEE – Main and Advanced. Continue reading The most important topics in JEE Main & Advanced…

R C Mukerjee : The Godbook for Physical Chemistry

So, one day, Aakash comes to me and says,”I want to strengthen physical chemistry…give me a problem sheet having problems related to the important topics.” I replied, “There is an amazing  collection of problems in R C Mukerjee. Practice it and tell me if you have any doubt”

 

From then on, Aakash made a habit of finishing RCM for every chapter. Although the book doesn’t contain a collection of challenging problems, he found them helpful for providing a good start in a chapter. I think the above paragraph was enough to make you understand that RCM is useful. However, go through the review below to understand its actual worth ! Continue reading R C Mukerjee : The Godbook for Physical Chemistry

JEE Main : Online Paper vs Offline Paper

JEE MAIN 2017 – Offline                                      April  2nd , 2017

JEE MAIN 2017 – Online                                      April 8th and 9th , 2017

Have you filled your JEE MAIN registration form? If yes, what did you opt for – Online or Offline Exam? And if no, then are you still confused between online or offline exam choice and are taking suggestions from seniors, teachers and mentors as what would be best? Do you think this decision will hold a major part in your JEE MAIN performance?

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Prepare for KVPY-SA in 2 months

Qualifying KVPY provides direct admission to top institutes like IISc and the various IISERs. Moreover, in past few years, it has become a competitive exam where earning the badge of KVPY scholar is as good as glorious.

KVPY exam is just two months away. Frankly speaking, it can be compared to JEE-Main when it comes to the difficulty level of the written paper. However, some problems are very easy in KVPY and can be solved easily.The 2015 paper was, surprisingly, a bit tough in Biology. However, there is no cause for panic. 60 days are more than enough to clear KVPY. Continue reading Prepare for KVPY-SA in 2 months

Journey from a back-bencher to IIT Dhanbad

After completing my 10th std, I took admission in a school integrated program of Bansal Classes. I had a dream. The dream was to crack JEE, make my family proud by becoming an IITian. Study materials, faculty and everything was at par with the JEE prep at Bansals but unfortunately I just got off the track and lost my interest in studies and got completely slipped away from the dream of my life:- “CRACKING IIT JEE”. I became a back bencher in the classroom least bothered about any kind of homework or practicing problems.

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How to clear JEE in a short time, viz 3-4 months

I was a regular school goer all my 11th and the first two months of my 12th. I was not attending any coaching. I had a enrolled in a test series (FIITJEE I think) and got volumes of material which I would occasionally flip through. A decent performance at school level academics kept me oblivious to the time I was losing. Fast forward 10 months and I was battling it out against all the engineering aspirants of the country in a gruelling 6 hour JEE Advanced test that changed my life. I want to convey through this piece of writing that it is possible to get a decent JEE rank in a short time provided that one is ready to accept the challenge and dedicate his time and efforts. Continue reading How to clear JEE in a short time, viz 3-4 months

Do bad marks actually mean anything?

In  case you were wondering, bad marks do not mean anything significant, other than the fact that you did not fit into the standardized grading scheme of the examining body. By the way, this fact includes your college grades too. But then, grades are just a quantitative measure of your belief in the system and not a measure of your abilities or talent.  Continue reading Do bad marks actually mean anything?

Should you take a second attempt to crack JEE ?

Should I take a second attempt at the JEE? MANY students after 12th face this dilemma. There’s this feeling that had we been less careless, we could have done better and made everyone proud. And a state of confusion; what if we chose to drop and are not  able to put enough efforts and end up with disappointment even the next year? …I have therefore tried to use my experience to provide a balanced view of the choices you are going to make. Hope it helps! Continue reading Should you take a second attempt to crack JEE ?

Kota : It’s not worth it…

Hey guys, now this is a question I have seen a lot of you ask… or atleast something you would have considered atleast once before starting your JEE/AIIMS preparation : Should I prepare at Kota ?

For those of you who do not know Kota, it is the so called ‘Mecca of IIT-JEE Preparation’. Here, all the biggest coaching institutes have been established, having extremely dedicated and experienced faculty to train kids for the toughest exams of India – JEE and AIIMS.   Continue reading Kota : It’s not worth it…