Books for JEE Main

Books – Your best friends

“There is no friend as loyal as a book,” said Ernest Hemingway. Well yes considering that taking the exam will need some extra preparation, which are the best books for JEE Main is one question that makes a difference. The list of all important best books for JEE Main compiled with the help of experts and IIT toppers are mentioned below.

JEE Main Physics

Physics has both theoretical questions and practical problems. Since questions are mostly concept based and direct questions rarely come in this section, the books that will help you in studying, revising and practising the JEE Main physics syllabus are listed as follows. Candidates should also know the new pattern for IIT JEE Physics and prepare accordingly.

S.NoName of the book and authorBook will be best for
1.Concepts of physics (Vol. 1 and 2) by H.C VermaQuality problems on all topics
2.Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & walkerConcepts of all the topics
3.Understanding Physics by D C Pandey (Arihant Publications): Set of books for

-Electricity & Magnetism

-Mechanics (Vol. 1 & 2)

-Optics & Modern Physics

-Waves & Thermodynamics
Explanation, Derivation and question set of quality solved/unsolved problems
4.Problems in General Physics by I.E IrodovPracticing problems
5.Understanding physics by Freedman and YoungExplanation, theory of all topics
6.Problems in physics by SS KrotovPracticing problems
7.Problems and solution of physics by Shashi bhushan tiwariFor practicing problems and study detailed solutions.

JEE Main Chemistry

Most students feel that chemistry is the easiest section of JEE Main exam because of less formulae, calculations involved etc. However, it is a subject that mostly revolves around theories and concepts. For completing the JEE Main chemistry syllabus, consider NCERT as the bible and plan your study plan around it only. The list that you can use to hone it and build further is given below

S.NoName of the book and authorBook will be best for
1.NCERT Textbooks (for Class XI and XII )Many questions are being asked directly from NCERT textbook
2.Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. MukherjeeFor practice of solving Physical Chemistry Numericals
3.Organic Chemistry by O P TandonGood explanation of topics
4.Concept of Physical Chemistry by P BahadurGood explanation and set of quality problems
5.Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D LeeGood reference book on Inorganic Chemistry
6.Physical Chemistry by P.W. AtkinsRefer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more
7.Organic Chemistry by Morrison & BoydRefer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more

JEE Main Mathematics

Mathematics is generally considered the toughest of all subjects and includes comprehensive problems on prescribed topics. Its preparation requires a lot of practice of relevant questions and deep understanding of concepts. Mathematics though is very scoring and if prepared well, you can score full marks, ultimately fetching you a good rank. The reference books for practising the problems of JEE Main mathematics are given here

S.NoName of the book and authorBook will be best for
1.Objective Mathematics by R D SharmaBasics of every topic
2.Plane Trigonometry by S L LoneyTrigonometry
3.The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry by S L LoneyCoordinate Geometry
4.Algebra by Dr S K Goyal Arihant PublicationsAlgebra
5.Play with Graphs by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)For solving problems
6.Differential Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)Calculus
7.Integral Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)Calculus
8.Complete mathematics for JEE Main TMHFor explanation of topics

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