JEE Main preparation along with Boards required to be managed in a disciplined manner considering how close both the exams are scheduled in terms of the exam dates. As obvious it looks, students start way early preparing for both the exams to ensure optimum performance in both the exams guaranteeing them a high score. The exact sequence of steps detailed below if followed would help a candidate devise a structured plan that would help him nail both JEE Main and the 12th Boards.
It is very important to devise a strategy that focuses on preparation for JEE Main and 12th Boards in equal measure. With about 5 months remaining for the D day, the candidates should schedule study of JEE Main and the Boards in a simultaneous way with regards both, study and practice. A study chart as to the completion of topics in specific subjects every month would be required to be prepared by the candidates and to be followed perfectly to the end until before both the exams in a strict and committed way. A general timetable that may be followed by the aspirants has been detailed below.
Preparing a list of key topics
On the regular practice of previous year question papers and sample papers, also on the basis of one’s proficiency in respective topics, a list of the topics that are tested can be categorized on the basis of the frequency of appearing in the exam and the proportion of the questions that appear from that topic. The candidate can prioritize topics on that basis to develop his competence and attempt subsequent practice with a deeper understanding.
Theory and Conceptual understanding
The Boards are all about Theory and the JEE Main is all about conceptual application of those theories. So when the theoretical preparation for the Boards is done, 50% of preparation for JEE Main is already done. With smart preparation techniques implemented in this direction, a candidate can ensure to cover every topic possible that would be questioned among the exhaustive list of topics that are usually asked commonly in both JEE Main and 12th Grade Board Examination.
Online Crash Course
A lot of reference and practice material is available online by various coaching platforms for candidates which would strengthen their competence levels across various topics. Expert Guidance and sessions that would make them interact with the faculty from the coaching platforms would provide new insights on study and preparation for JEE Main. However, it is crucial that a candidate chooses the right platform by enquiring with peers and other candidates attempting JEE Main. A lot of resources are available online and in certain cases, they might even mislead a candidate and direct him to a path of preparation which might quite not be the right way to achieve a good score in the examination.
Assessment of proficiency
The practice of sample papers has to begin from the initial month and a sheet has to be made that would track the competence levels across the topics that would be tested in the exam. This would illustrate the topic-wise status of the preparation of the candidate and help him focus on the areas that require more study and practice. It is very important to keep a track of the same to ensure a meticulous study strategy aimed at strengthening one’s competence in all the topics and ensuring a well-balanced preparation in terms of quality and quantity.
There are a lot of important topics in the JEE Main and Boards which has to be learnt by students by way of memory, or that require to be memorized. Similarly, in the Board Exams, the candidates would be required to be strong on theoretical concepts to give detailed answers on them. The students would have to revise regularly to score high in Boards and JEE Main. Revision on regular basis would increase the confidence of the candidate to do well in the Boards and JEE Main. A minimum of 10-15 previous year question papers each for Boards and JEE Main is recommended for practice.
By following these steps, a candidate can ensure a hassle-free and smooth preparation in course of the 5 months that are remaining for the JEE Main and the Boards that would be held in midst of this period. Multi-tasking preparation across both the exams with set deadlines that would be strictly adhered to is the key to emerging successful across both the exams.