5 Most Effective Study Tips from JEE Advanced Toppers


If IIT is your goal and JEE Advanced is still IIT JEE for you, then this post is for you.

In 2021, Mridul Agarwal won AIR #1 in the JEE Advanced exam. He got 348 marks out of 360 - the highest score ever in the IIT JEE exam. In girls, Kavya Chopra was the topper and she scored 286 marks.

If you want to join their ranks and you are dying to know their secrets, it's all out in the open. Online JEE coaching experts at askIITians say, 'Nothing is out of your reach if you put in honest and dedicated efforts - and you know what to do, when to do it, and how to do it without forgetting why are you doing everything.'

5 powerful study tips that can help you crack the JEE Advanced Exam with flying colors are:


  1. Start Early: The earlier you start studying for the exam, the better your chances are of acing it. starting early gives you a big advantage as it allows you to cover the entire syllabus well in time and also revisions become easier.

While most students start preparing for their JEE exams in Class 11, toppers usually start a year or two earlier. This gives them enough time to grasp all the concepts well and also familiarize themselves with the exam pattern and types of questions asked.

Foundation JEE coaching programs are now available for Class 6 students and above. And no, you are not putting too much pressure on your child by enrolling them in such a program. These pre-foundation and foundation engineering entrance or medical entrance programs are designed to help students in learning Science and Math in the correct way - right from the beginning.

These classes are interesting and fun and encourage students to explore and experiment. When students are young, it's easier for them to grasp concepts, remember things for a longer time, and study without stressing about their results or future. The best part is that, at askIITians, these programs are also conducted by IIT alumni who have been teaching for many years.


  1. Create a Study Plan:Once you have decided to start preparing for the exam, you must create a study plan and stick to it religiously. A study plan helps you utilize your time efficiently and makes sure that you cover all the topics required for the exam.

Making a study plan doesn't mean that you have to study for 14-16 hours a day. Instead, it can help you avoid that situation by making sure that you study for a certain number of hours every day and cover the JEE Main and JEE Advanced syllabus along with the Class 11 and Class 12 syllabi you have to prepare for your school and board exams.

Toppers recommend that you study for at least 6 hours every day, with 2 hours being devoted to Class 11 and 12 syllabi and the remaining 4 hours being divided between JEE Main and Advanced topics. Of course, this number can differ based on your daily schedule and how much time you need to devote to each subject. But what's important is that you make a study plan and stick to it as much as possible.

If you are starting late, a study plan can still help you. It can serve as a guide on how much you need to do in a day to cover the syllabus, do the practice, and revise it all before D-day.


  1. Be Thorough with the Basics:You must have a strong foundation in all the concepts before you start solving advanced problems. Make sure that you understand all the basic concepts well and can apply them to solve problems.

If you talk about one defining trait between a school board topper and the JEE Advanced topper (one can be both!) is that the school topper can get marks if he or she is good at rote learning. The JEE Advanced toppers are good at applying the concepts they have learned to solve problems.

So, if you want to be a JEE Advanced topper, make sure that you understand all the concepts well and can apply them to solve questions. And if you need help, contact an askIITians expert!


  1. Practice, Practice, Practice: The only way to get better at solving problems is by practicing as many as you can. Solve as many different types of problems as possible to get a better understanding of the concepts.

We bring you All India Test Series (AITS) for engineering entrance exams, where we offer chapter tests, unit tests, subjective tests, as well as full-length JEE Main and JEE Advanced mock tests.

We also offer a detailed analysis of the tests to help you understand your strong and weak areas, a comparative analysis of your performance in the tests over a period, and a glimpse of what your AIR (All India Rank) could be if you took the real exam at the moment - based on your performance, and where you stand among your peers.


  1. Play the Music:That is to say that you must not forget to take regular breaks while you study. It is important to keep your mind fresh so that you can retain whatever you have studied.

During your breaks, you can listen to music, watch a movie, play your favorite sport or simply sleep. But make sure that you do not use these breaks as an excuse to procrastinate and waste time.

Ideally, you should take a break of 10-15 minutes after every 45-50 minutes of study. And make sure that your break is not longer than your study period!

Always remember, IITs are just a stepping stone to your real success goals. Focus on the process and not just the goal. Work hard, stay positive and keep your eyes on the prize!


Hope these tips help you in your preparation for the exam. All the best!


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