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JEE Advanced 2017 Preparation Tips By Kuldeep Sharma

Last Updated - February 20, 2017

Kuldeep Sharma appeared for JEE Advanced in 2014 and secured 156 marks. He got admission call from many engineering institutes. He grabbed seat in IIT Dhanbad. We had a questionnaire round with him and he shares his preparation strategy and the books that he followed for his preparation.

Given below is the questionnaire round that we had with him

Ques. Did you take Coaching Classes? How was it helpful in cracking JEE Advanced?

Ans. Yes I took coaching classes for JEE advanced- JRS tutorials and Momentum. JRS for year 2011-2013 and Momentum for 2013-14. Because of standard of practice problems and quality of teaching they provided, helped me to reach level of JEE advanced.

Ques. How many Mock Tests did you take before the exam?

Ans. 150 mock test I took before JEE Advanced exam.

Ques. What were your strong and weak areas? How did you prepare and what special efforts did you put for improving the weak areas?

Ans. My strong area was Physics and my weakest area was Chemistry. Physics dealing with mostly real life problems and hence it took my special interest. So, I was more into physics. Chemistry is more of a subject of mugging up, according to me. So, practicing a lot, helped me.

Ques. What is your five point rule to ace the JEE Advanced?

Ans. First- Practice a lot. Solving every problem (problem sheet) teacher gives, as much time as one can.
Second- Read your teachers notes. It helps you to stand longer with your concepts.
Third- Go for every test and exams for JEE advanced practice.
Fourth- Revise everything on regular interval.
Fifth- Strictly follow teacher's curriculum. 

Ques. Physics: Discuss your strategy for the section

Ans. It was one of my strong subject. I didn’t need much effort to polish my strong subject. I preferred good refreshers to make it on track.

Ques. List the name of books you followed for Physics

Ans. Given below are the books that I followed

  1. Problems in Physics A. A Pinsky
  2. Concepts of Physics Vol I and II H.C. Verma
  3. Fundamentals of Physics Halliday, Resnick & Walker
  4. Problems in General Physics I.E. Irodov

Ques. Chemistry: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section

Ans. Chemistry is a subject of more memorizing things. So, one needs to read books regularly with solving objectives of variety questions. It as well requires a lot of practicing.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Chemistry

Ans. I followed following books

  1. University Chemistry by Bruce Mahan for Physical Chemistry
  2. Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  3. Organic Chemistry by Solomons and Fryhle for Organic Chemistry
  4. A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Peter Sykes for Organic Chemistry
  5. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
  6. Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee [practice]

Ques. Mathematics: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section

Ans. Mathematics is a subject of only practicing problems. Only mantra to be fluent in Mathematics is to solve as much numerical problem as one can. Selection of study material is important.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Mathematics

Ans. I preferred following books for JEE Advanced Mathematics section

  1. Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight for Algebra
  2. Textbook of Co-ordinate Geometry for IIT-JEE by A. Majeed for Co-ordinate Geometry
  3. Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I. A. Maron for Calculus
  4. Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Thomas and Finney for Calculus
  5. Vector Algebra by Shanti Narayan
  6. A textbook of Matrices by Shanti Narayan
  7. Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE by Tata McGraw Hill publications [practice]
  8. Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics by A Das Gupta [practice]
  9. Trigonometry by S L Loney [practice]



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