JEE Main Chemistry Preparation Tips 2020

Have you applied for JEE Main 2020? If your answer is “Yes”, then you must start preparing for it thoroughly. While doing that you must take very thoughtful decisions as one wrong step can pull you really back in the competitions the competition is very tough and there is no place for mistakes. If you want success in this examination, you must do something that takes you ahead of the competition. There are three sections in JEE Main Examination, in this Chemistry is one of the section where you can score pretty well. From an aspirants point of view, each and every mark counts therefore if you are able to score very good in chemistry, it can really boost up your rank but for that, you need to go ahead with a strategic plan. This article will give you an idea about the important topics, syllabus, exam pattern and the study material of Chemistry for JEE Mains which can help you ace this subject. Below given are some of the best JEE Main Chemistry Preparation Tips 2020 

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JEE Main Chemistry Preparation Tips

The candidates who wish to boost up their rank by getting maximum possible marks in chemistry must follow the tips given below:

Select the best Study Materials

Selecting the best books will give you an upper hand as you will save lots of time. Many students waste their time by referring too many books and yet do not get the right solution. Try to always start with NCERT books as these books have brief information about basics. Once your basics are cleared, you may check some other reference books.

Try to focus on basics

Many students try to solve complex questions but forget the basics. Always try to focus on the basics first. Once you get your basics strong, it will be a great advantage in JEE Main Exam. Do not try to learn from a lot of books, always try to start with one book (preferably NCERT) for basics and for numerical section. Once you have a hold on the basics, attempt other questions.

Try to start early 

Do not wait until the last moment to start preparing. Starting with your preparations early will give you a chance to improve your weakness after covering the whole syllabus. Once you have covered the whole syllabus, then you can evaluate yourself with the help of the mock tests and previous year question papers. Once you will attempt them, you will know how good is your preparation.

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Why NCERT First?

  • They have basics and they are authentic and reliable.
  • Language is easily understandable.
  • After each chapter, there is a summary box which can help you to quickly revise a chapter.
  • The fundamentals are explained in detail
  • They cover the syllabus of Class XII hence you can prepare for board exams simultaneously.

Try to solve previous year question papers

Solving practise papers and previous year questions papers will give you an idea about the difficulty level of the examination and also give you detailed insights into the JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020.

Try to keep eye on speed and accuracy

The most important thing that you must keep in mind is your speed while solving the questions. Whenever you are trying to prepare try to speed up your question-solving technique as well as improve your accuracy.

Detailed analysis of JEE Main Chemistry Paper in past years

Unit & Topic Name No of Questions asked Total Marks Allotted % Weightage
Inorganic Chemistry 8 32 27%
Chemical Bonding 2 8 7%
d-block & f-block 2 8 7%
p-block 1 4 3%
Reaction Mechanics 2 8 7%
Transition Elements & Coordination Chemistry 1 4 3%
Organic Chemistry 8 32 27%
Aromatic Compound 1 4 3%
Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers 3 12 10%
General Organic Chemistry 1 4 3%
Hydrocarbons 1 4 3%
Oxidation & Reduction 1 4 3%
Practical Organic Chemistry 1 4 3%
Physical Chemistry 14 56 47%
Atomic Structure 1 4 3%
Chemical Equilibrium 1 4 3%
Chemical Kinetics 1 4 3%
Electrochemistry 4 16 13%
Equivalent Concept & Titration 1 4 3%
Gaseous State 1 4 3%
Mole Concept 2 8 7%
Solid State 1 4 3%
Solution & Colligative Properties 1 4 3%
Thermodynamics & Thermochemistry 1 4 3%
Grand Total 30 120 100%

JEE Main Chemistry Sectional Weightage

Topics Weightage
Physical Chemistry 46%
Inorganic Chemistry 27%
Organic Chemistry 27%

Best Books for Chemistry Preparation

  • Physical Chemistry
    • University Chemistry by Bruce Mahan
    • Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee.
    • Numerical Chemistry 22/e by P Bahadur.
  • Organic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
    • Organic Chemistry by Solomons and Fryhle
    • A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Peter Sykes
  • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee
    • Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced ) by OP Tandon

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