JEE Main is a screening exam to select the candidates who will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced, which will serve as final exam to select candidates for admission into prestigious IITs. Every year, the IITs conduct a Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to select candidates for the 4-year B.Tech, B.Pharm, 5-year B.Arch, Integrated M.Sc. and M.Tech courses.

It comprises of two papers. The Paper 1 is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other prestigious institutions. It is also an eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which is conducted for admissions to IITs. The Paper 2 is conducted for admission to B. Arch. and B. Planning courses.

Eligibility for the IIT JEE Main :

General category candidate must have secured at least 75% marks in Std. XII board exam (with Mathematics, Physics as the compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology or Biotechnology) or any of the equivalent qualifying exam. (65% for SC-ST category candidates

Eligibility for the IIT JEE Advanced :

Candidate should be in top 2,50,000 candidates (including reserve category) clearing JEE Main – Paper 1.

Recommended books for IIT JEE Physics

  • NCERT Physics – Class 11 and 12
  • Concepts of Physics (Vol 1 & 2) – H.C. Verma
  • Understanding Physics Series (5 books) – D.C. Pandey
  • Problems in General Physics – I.E. Irodov

Recommended books for IIT JEE Mathematics

  • Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE – Tata McGraw Hill
  • Mathematics for Class 11 and 12 – R.D. Sharma
  • Coordinate Geometry for IIT-JEE – S.K. Goyal
  • Differential Calculus for IIT-JEE – Amit Agarwal

Recommended books for IIT JEE Chemistry

  • NCERT Chemistry – Class 11 and 12
  • Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry – O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry – Jagdamba Singh