JEE Main Book 2021: Best Books for JEE Main Preparation

Exam Date : February 23, 2021 To February 26, 2021
Result Date : March 10, 2021

The reference books for JEE Main are listed here below. Candidates can see the list and choose the appropriate books for preparation. Students have to work hard for cracking an exam like JEE Main. Hence, students must choose the right study materials and resources while preparing. 

How to choose the right book for JEE Main 2021 preparation?

The books being chosen by candidates for preparation of JEE main 2021 must encompass the following features:

  • All topics from the syllabus must be covered: The index of every JEE Main 2021 preparation book will have a list of topics that are covered in the book. Candidates should pay attention to the table of contents, and compare it with the syllabus and exam pattern of the exam. Comparing the content of two or more books will give an idea about the JEE Main preparation book which covers a lot of syllabi. Investing in books for JEE main which are closest to the syllabus will be helpful.
  • It's best to pick the latest edition of any JEE Main Preparation Book: Checking the year of publication will enable candidates to choose the latest edition of the book which will also have the updated content.
  • It's better if the book has mock tests or sample papers: The IIT JEE Main preparation books that have sample / mock test papers will help candidates to practice questions after covering topics.
  • Must be written by an authentic publisher: Buying books written by renowned authors/publications will be helpful. These books will have more authentic information provided by credible sources.

Buying quality reference books for JEE mains preparation is very crucial as they will help the candidates in understanding difficult topics in a detailed manner.

Books for JEE Mains 2021 Preparation

It is always advised that the candidates begin their preparation for JEE mains with NCERT textbooks. Most of the top scorers say that a majority of questions are asked from these books. More than half of the preparation is considered done if the candidates have used NCERT books for JEE mains. The best books for JEE Main preparation, as recommended by toppers of the exam are listed in this section. These books cover most of the syllabus of JEE Main exam, and also contain several tests and questions, that the candidates can solve for revision or practice. Candidates can refer to them for a quality preparation.

Best Books for JEE Main 2021 Physics Preparation

Physics is generally found to be tricky as students find a combination of theory and applications. The special thing about the JEE Main Physics paper is that 80% of the topics in Section A come from the prescribed theoretical part while the remaining 20% comes from the practical component (experimental skills).

JEE Main 2020 Books

NCERT Physics Classes XI & XII (PART 1)

JEE Main 2020 Books

NCERT Physics Classes XI & XII (PART 2)

JEE Main Reference Books

Physics: Very Advanced level

JEE Main Reference Books

Resnick, Halliday, and Walker (Optional)

JEE Main 2020 Reference Books

Concepts of Physics by HC Verma Vol-1

JEE Main 2020 Reference Books

Concepts of Physics by HC Verma Vol-2

JEE Main 2020 Books

Understanding the Physics of Electricity & Magnetism by DC Pandey

JEE Main 2020 Books

Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Optics & Modern Physics by DC Pandey

JEE Main 2020 Books

Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Waves & Thermodynamics by DC Pandey

JEE Main 2020 Books

Concepts of Modern Physics (SIE) by Arthur, Shobhit Mahajan, and S. Rai Choudhury

JEE Main 2020 Books

Problems In General Physics by IE Irodov

JEE Main 2020 Books

Physics Volume 1- Resnick Halliday 

JEE Main 2020 Books

Physics Volume 2- Resnick Halliday

JEE Main 2020 Books

New Pattern Physics- DC Pandey

JEE Main 2020 Books

New Pattern Physics- DC Pandey

Best Books for JEE Main 2021 Chemistry Preparation

Many students find Chemistry as easy to study on account of the less number of calculations, formulae and more theory, However, it is also considered as a complex subject as it has a large number of theoretical concepts to learn. The table below has books that are categorised as per the topics organic and inorganic.

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Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee.

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NCERT Exemplar Problems: Solutions Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry by Robert Thornton Morrison.

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Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur (Objective)

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Arihant Organic Chemistry Objective (Optional)

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Physical Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced) Vol-1 and Vol-2

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Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee. 

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Numerical Chemistry 22/E by P Bahadur.

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A Master Resource Book in Chemistry by Sanjay Sharma.

Best Books for JEE Main 2021 Maths Preparation

Mathematics is a subject full of problems. While students who find it easy knowing that it is full of calculations and scoring, students who find it hard have to struggle with learning the requisite formulae or logic and applying them for solutions. Students can use the best books for JEE Main preparation, recommended by toppers of the exam given below, and practice as many questions as they can, for practice.

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NCERT Maths 12th Grade

JEE MAIN 2019 REFERENCE BOOK

NCERT Maths 10th Grade

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A. Das Gupta Objective

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S.L. Loney for Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry

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G.N. Berman: This book is specifically used for Calculus.

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I.A. Maron and A Das Gupta (Subjective)

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RD Sharma class 12th VOL 1

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RD Sharma class 12th VOL 2

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RD Sharma Class 10th

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RD Sharma Class 11th

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Coordinate Geometry for IIT JEE by SK Goyal 

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Integral Calculus for IIT JEE by Amit Agarwal 

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Vectors & 3D Geometry by Arihant Publications

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Trigonometry for JEE Main & Advanced by Arihant Publications

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Chapter-wise and Topic-wise Solved Papers (1979 - 2016) by Amit Agarwal

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 A Practice Book of Mathematics JEE Main & Advanced by Arihant Publication

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NCERT Exemplar Problems: Solutions Mathematics Class 11

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NCERT Exemplar Problems: Solutions Mathematics Class 12

JEE Main Syllabus 2021 

The candidates are advised to touch every topic while preparing for the examination, as the competition is cut throat. To cover such vast syllabus efficiently, it is important to start preparation at least 8 months before taking the exam. The important topics from the JEE Main Syllabus 2021, which occupy the maximum weightage are given below.

Important Topics in Physics Syllabus for JEE Main 2021:

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus: Important Topics in Physics
Heat and Thermodynamics Ray Optics Electromagnetic Waves
Semiconductors Error and Instrument Analysis Gravitation
Photoelectric Effect Rotation Wave Optics
Oscillations Kinematics Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
Electrostatics Magnetic Effects or Current and Magnetism Bohr's Atomic Model
Current Electricity and Capacitors Properties of Matter Waves and Sounds

Important Topics in JEE Main 2021 Chemistry Syllabus

Atomic Structure Chemical Kinetics
Gaseous and Liquid State Nuclear and Surface Chemistry
Electrochemistry Chemical Bonding
p-Block Elements d-Block Elements
Coordination Compounds Carboxylic Acids and its Derivatives
Alkyl Halides Aldehydes and Ketones
Thermodynamics Isomerism
Aromatic Compounds General Organic Chemistry

Important Topics in JEE Main 2021 Mathematics Syllabus:

  • 3D Geometry
  • Sequence and series
  • Determinants and matrices
  • Straight Line
  • Vector
  • Circle
  • Probability Distribution
  • Limits, Continuity, and Differentiability
  • Applications of derivatives
  • Conic sections
  • Complex numbers
  • Binomial Theorem and MI

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Discussion Forum

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Hi, Shubham, There are a variety of books in the market. But it is important to clear the basics and then advance your level of knowledge towards the subject. NCERT books are the important ones for the basics and other important guides for the advance preparation.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Sep 2017

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  • The names of the reference books for JEE Main are as under: -
  • NCERT Physics 11th and 12th class
  • H.C. Verma and Resnick, Halliday and Walker.

 

Answer By: Getmyuni

04 Jan 2017

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You can study from the NCERT books for JEE Main 2017. However here is a list of the reference books you can refer to for more information or clarification of concepts. The list is as follows: -

  • Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
  • Maths XI & XII by R.D. Sharma
  • Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by S.L. Loney
  • Plane Co-ordinate Geometry by S.L. Loney
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron
  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
  • Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon

Answer By: Getmyuni

09 Jan 2017

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These would suffice as a good set of reference Books for JEE Main. You can refer to the lot of these to get a good and well preparation for the exam.

  • Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
  • Maths XI & XII by R.D. Sharma
  • Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by S.L. Loney
  • Plane Co-ordinate Geometry by S.L. Loney
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron
  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
  • Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Chemistry XI & XII by NCERT

Answer By: Getmyuni

03 Jan 2017

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For JEE PHYSICS- NCERT, H.C. Verma, Resnick, Halliday and Walker.

For JEE CHEMISTRY-Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur, Arihant Organic Chemistry Objective.

For JEE MATHEMATICS-A. Das Gupta Objective, S.L. Loney for Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry, G.N. Berman.

All these books will be a key for you do well in the JEE MAIN EXAMINATION.

 

Answer By: Getmyuni

04 Feb 2017

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