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JEE Advanced 2020: JEE Advanced is a nationallevel entrance exam conducted to facilitate admissions to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and a few other colleges. JEE Advanced is the second entrance exam after JEE Main for students who are willing to seek admission to IITs. Every year, around 1415 lakhs students appear for JEE Main. Candidates who clear JEE Main 2020 (Paper 1) and appear in the list of top 2,45,000 will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 examination. In turn, only a few thousand aspirants among them who qualify in JEE Advanced will be selected for counselling and allotted seat in respective colleges.
JEE Advanced is highly competitive and hence, demands a smart preparation plan to crack the exam. Students planning to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 must have a clear knowledge about the exam – important dates, eligibility, registration, application fee, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. In this article, all these information are provided in details.
JEE Advanced 2020
Let us have an overview of the exam:
Exam Name  Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 
Exam Level  National 
Conducting Authority  IIT Delhi 
Language  Hindi & English 
Official Website  jeeadv.nic.in 
Exam Mode  Online 
Important Points To Note:
Note the following important points regarding JEE Advanced 2020:
 a. JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted by IIT Delhi in the online mode (computerbased test).
 b. The exam timing for JEE Advanced paper 2 has changed. Paper 2 will be conducted from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Before it used to be held from 2 pm to 5 pm.
 c. JEE Advanced 2020 will see a new examination centre in San Francisco. From the year 2020, JEE Advanced will be conducted in the United States as well.
 d. Due to the absence of JEE aspirants in Addis Ababa and Colombo, the exam centres here will be discontinued.
JEE Advanced Accepting Colleges Other Than IITs
Apart from the 23 IITs, the following colleges also accept students through JEE Advanced:
1. Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
2. Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam
3. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal
4. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali
5. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
6. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
7. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram
8. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati
9. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Berhampur
10. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
11. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli
Important Dates For JEE Advanced 2020
The important dates for JEE Advanced 2020 are tabulated below:
Events 
Important Dates 
JEE Advanced 2020 Online Registration Begins 
First week of May 2020 
JEE Advanced 2020 Online Registration Ends 
To be announced soon 
Last Date for Fee Payment (Only for Registered Candidates)

To be announced soon 
Release of JEE Advanced Admit Card  Second week of May 2020 
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam (Paper 1 & 2) 
17th May 2020 (Announced) Paper 1: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Paper 2: 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm 
Copy of candidate responses to be sent to candidates 
Third week of May 2020 
Online Display of JEE Advanced Answer Key 
Last week of May 2020 
Online Declaration of JEE Advanced 2020 Result 
First week of June 2020 
Counselling/Seat Allotment 
Last week of June 2020 
JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The following criteria, as per the JEE Advanced notification 2020, should be met by every student who is willing to appear for the IIT JEE Advanced 2020:
1. Performance in JEE Main 2020: Aspirant should be among the top 2,45,000 in JEE Main 2020 Paper 1. The categorywise distribution of top 2,45,000 candidates is tabulated below:
Category 
Reservation (in Percentage) 
Number of Top Candidates 

Open  46.5%  113925  108229 
OpenPwD  5696  
GeneralEWS  4%  9800  9310 
GeneralEWSPwD  490  
OBCNCL  27%  66150  62843 
OBCNCLPwD  3307  
SC  15%  36750  34913 
SCPwD  1837  
ST  7.5%  18375  17456 
STPwD  919 
2. Age Limit: As per a recent ruling from the Supreme Court of India, candidates do not have to meet any agelimit criteria to appear for JEE Advanced 2020. Applicants of any age can apply for JEE Advanced 2020 until further notice.
3. Number of Attempts: Aspirants can appear for the exam only twice in consecutive years.
4. Appearance in Class XII Examination: Candidates must have appeared for their 12th class board exam or equivalent first time with all the subjects either in the year 2019 or 2020. Candidates who appeared for JEE Advanced in 2019 are eligible in 2020 as well.
5. Performance in Class XII Examination: For admission to IITs, candidates of General and OBC categories must have secured a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in their Class XII board examination (or equivalent). SC, ST, and PwD candidates should secure 65% in the exam.
OR
Candidates should be in the categorywise top 20 percentile in their Class 12 board exam or equivalent exam.
Note: If a student clears Class 12 (or equivalent) in 2019 but is writing one of the required subjects in 2020 in improvement exams or for any other reason, the aggregate percentage is calculated considering the best marks secured in the required subjects.
6. Earlier Admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020.
Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2018 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2019) are also eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020.
JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form
Eligible candidates should register for JEE Advanced 2020 only through the online portal.
Stepwise Registration Procedure:
 1st Step: Visit the official website of JEE Advanced 2020 at jeeadv.ac.in and log in using your JEE Main Roll Number and Password. After logging in, provide basic information, like the choice of the language of question paper (English or Hindi), the choices of the cities for the examination. You can also add another cell phone number on top of the number/s provided during JEE Main registration. Please note that the JEE Advanced 2020 result will be sent to one of these numbers by SMS.
 2nd Step: Upload the scanned copies of the following documents:
 a. Class 10 certificate OR birth certificate.
 b. Class 12 (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared
for this examination in 2019 or whose board declared the Class XII (or
equivalent examination) result after June 2018)  c. If the name is not the same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.
 d. Category certificate (if applicable)
 3rd Step: Make the payment of JEE Advanced application fee. Note that the application fee cannot be refunded or transferred.
Find Out Everything About JEE Advanced Application Form Here
JEE Advanced 2020 Application Fees
The JEE Advanced application fee for different categories are as under:
For Exam Centers In India:
Female Candidates: INR 1300 + GST
SC, ST, PWD Candidates: INR 1300+ GST
All Other Candidates: INR 2600+ GST
Late Fee: INR 500
For Exam Centers Outside India
All Indian Nationals Including PIO/OCI: USD 75 + GST
Candidates from SAARC Countries: USD 75 + GST
Candidates From NonSAARC Countries: USD 150+ GST
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern
What makes JEE Advanced more challenging is the fact that there’s no fixed JEE Advanced exam pattern. This makes the exam unpredictable and hence, more competitive.
 – The exam will be conducted in the online or CBT Mode.
 – The examination consists of 2 parts and both the parts are mandatory to be attempted.
 – Each part will have three separate sections for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
 – The question would be objective type, i.e., MCQ’s as well as numerical questions.
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus
The JEE Advanced syllabus 2020 is as under:
Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using uv method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box.
Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform Circular motion; Relative velocity.
Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference; Static and dynamic friction; Kinetic and potential energy; Work and power; Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy.
Systems of particles; Centre of mass and its motion; Impulse; Elastic and inelastic collisions.
Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity.
Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes; Angular momentum; Torque; Conservation of angular momentum; Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation; Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres; Equilibrium of rigid bodies; Collision of point masses with rigid bodies.
Linear and angular simple harmonic motions.
Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus.
Pressure in a fluid; Pascal’s law; Buoyancy; Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise; Viscosity (Poiseuille’s equation excluded), Stoke’s law; Terminal velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications.
Wave motion (plane waves only), longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of waves; Progressive and stationary waves; Vibration of strings and air columns; Resonance; Beats; Speed of sound in gases; Doppler effect (in sound).
Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases; Calorimetry, latent heat; Heat conduction in one dimension; Elementary concepts of convection and radiation; Newton’s law of cooling; Ideal gas laws; Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases); Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases; Equivalence of heat and work; First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases); Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive powers; Kirchhoff’s law; Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.
Coulomb’s law; Electric field and potential; Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field; Electric field lines; Flux of electric field; Gauss’s law and its application in simple cases, such as, to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell.
Capacitance; Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics; Capacitors in series and parallel; Energy stored in a capacitor.
Electric current; Ohm’s law; Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells; Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications; Heating effect of current.
Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law; Magnetic field near a currentcarrying straight wire, along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid; Force on a moving charge and on a currentcarrying wire in a uniform magnetic field.
Magnetic moment of a current loop; Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop; Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter, and their conversions.
Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law; Self and mutual inductance; RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources.
Rectilinear propagation of light; Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces; Total internal reflection; Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism; Thin lenses; Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses; Magnification.
Wave nature of light: Huygens’ principle, interference limited to Young’s doubleslit experiment.
Atomic nucleus; α, β and γ radiations; Law of radioactive decay; Decay constant; Halflife and mean life; Binding energy and its calculation; Fission and fusion processes; Energy calculation in these processes.
Photoelectric effect; Bohr’s theory of hydrogenlike atoms; Characteristic and continuous Xrays, Moseley’s law; de Broglie wavelength of matter waves
Gaseous and liquid states: Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation; Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation; Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature; Law of partial pressures; Vapour pressure; Diffusion of gases.
Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers; Waveparticle duality, de Broglie hypothesis; Uncertainty principle; Qualitative quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of s, p and d orbitals; Electronic configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36); Aufbau principle; Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule; Orbital overlap and covalent bond; Hybridisation involving s, p and d orbitals only; Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species; Hydrogen bond; Polarity in molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only); VSEPR model and shapes of molecules (linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral and octahedral).
Energetics: First law of thermodynamics; Internal energy, work and heat, pressurevolume work; Enthalpy, Hess’s law; Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization; Second law of thermodynamics; Entropy; Free energy; Criterion of spontaneity.
Chemical equilibrium: Law of mass action; Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier’s principle (effect of concentration, temperature and pressure); Significance of ΔG and ΔG0 in chemical equilibrium; Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions; Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts); Hydrolysis of salts.
Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; Nernst equation and its relation to ΔG; Electrochemical series, emf of galvanic cells; Faraday’s laws of electrolysis; Electrolytic conductance, specific, equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch’s law; Concentration cells.
Chemical kinetics: Rates of chemical reactions; Order of reactions; Rate constant; First order reactions; Temperature dependence of rate constant (Arrhenius equation).
Solid state: Classification of solids, crystalline state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b, c, α, β, γ), close packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices; Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects.
Solutions: Raoult’s law; Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point.
Surface chemistry: Elementary concepts of adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms); Colloids: types, methods of preparation and general properties; Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants and micelles (only definitions and examples).
Nuclear chemistry: Radioactivity: isotopes and isobars; Properties of α, β and γ rays; Kinetics of radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon dating; Stability of nuclei with respect to protonneutron ratio; Brief discussion on fission and fusion reactions.
Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides and sulphates of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium; Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax; Aluminium: alumina, aluminium chloride and alums; Carbon: oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid); Silicon: silicones, silicates and silicon carbide; Nitrogen: oxides, oxyacids and ammonia; Phosphorus: oxides, oxyacids (phosphorus acid, phosphoric acid) and phosphine; Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide; Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide, oxides, sulphurous acid, sulphuric acid and sodium thiosulphate; Halogens: hydrohalic acids, oxides and oxyacids of chlorine, bleaching powder; Xenon fluorides.
Transition elements (3d series): Definition, general characteristics, oxidation states and their stabilities, colour (excluding the details of electronic transitions) and calculation of spinonly magnetic moment; Coordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cistrans and ionisation isomerisms, hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral, square planar and octahedral).
Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead; Oxides, chlorides and sulphates of Fe2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+; Potassium permanganate, potassium dichromate, silver oxide, silver nitrate, silver thiosulphate.
Ores and minerals: Commonly occurring ores and minerals of iron, copper, tin, lead, magnesium, aluminium, zinc and silver.
Extractive metallurgy: Chemical principles and reactions only (industrial details excluded); Carbon reduction method (iron and tin); Self reduction method (copper and lead); Electrolytic reduction method (magnesium and aluminium); Cyanide process (silver and gold).
Principles of qualitative analysis: Groups I to V (only Ag+, Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+, Al3+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+); Nitrate, halides (excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.
Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes: Homologous series, physical properties of alkanes (melting points, boiling points and density); Combustion and halogenation of alkanes; Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction and decarboxylation reactions.
Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes: Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes (boiling points, density and dipole moments); Acidity of alkynes; Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry of addition and elimination); Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and ozone; Reduction of alkenes and alkynes; Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination reactions; Electrophilic addition reactions of alkenes with X2, HX, HOX and H2O (X=halogen); Addition reactions of alkynes; Metal acetylides.
Reactions of benzene: Structure and aromaticity; Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration, sulphonation, FriedelCrafts alkylation and acylation; Effect of o, m and pdirecting groups in monosubstituted benzenes.
Phenols: Acidity, electrophilic substitution reactions (halogenation, nitration and sulphonation); ReimerTieman reaction, Kolbe reaction.
Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above): Alkyl halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation, Grignard reactions, nucleophilic substitution reactions; Alcohols: esterification, dehydration and oxidation, reaction with sodium, phosphorus halides, ZnCl2/concentrated HCl, conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and ketones; Ethers: Preparation by Williamson’s Synthesis; Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation, reduction, oxime and hydrazone formation; aldol condensation, Perkin reaction; Cannizzaro reaction; haloform reaction and nucleophilic addition reactions (Grignard addition); Carboxylic acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis; Amines: basicity of substituted anilines and aliphatic amines, preparation from nitro compounds, reaction with nitrous acid, azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts of aromatic amines, Sandmeyer and related reactions of diazonium salts; carbylamine reaction; Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution).
Carbohydrates: Classification; mono and disaccharides (glucose and sucrose); Oxidation, reduction, glycoside formation and hydrolysis of sucrose.
Amino acids and peptides: General structure (only primary structure for peptides) and physical properties.
Properties and uses of some important polymers: Natural rubber, cellulose, nylon, teflon and PVC.
Practical organic chemistry: Detection of elements (N, S, halogens); Detection and identification of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, amino and nitro; Chemical methods of separation of monofunctional organic compounds from binary mixtures.
Quadratic equations with real coefficients, relations between roots and coefficients, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots.
Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers.
Logarithms and their properties.
Permutations and combinations, binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients.
Matrices as a rectangular array of real numbers, equality of matrices, addition, multiplication by a scalar and product of matrices, transpose of a matrix, determinant of a square matrix of order up to three, inverse of a square matrix of order up to three, properties of these matrix operations, diagonal, symmetric and skewsymmetric matrices and their properties, solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables.
Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability, Bayes Theorem, independence of events, computation of probability of events using permutations and combinations.
Relations between sides and angles of a triangle, sine rule, cosine rule, halfangle formula and the area of a triangle, inverse trigonometric functions (principal value only).
Equation of a straight line in various forms, angle between two lines, distance of a point from a line; Lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines, concurrency of lines; Centroid, orthocentre, incentre and circumcentre of a triangle.
Equation of a circle in various forms, equations of tangent, normal and chord.
Parametric equations of a circle, intersection of a circle with a straight line or a circle, equation of a circle through the points of intersection of two circles and those of a circle and a straight line.
Equations of a parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form, their foci, directrices and eccentricity, parametric equations, equations of tangent and normal.
Locus problems.
Three dimensions: Direction cosines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space, equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane.
Limit and continuity of a function, limit and continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, L’Hospital rule of evaluation of limits of functions.
Even and odd functions, inverse of a function, continuity of composite functions, intermediate value property of continuous functions.
Derivative of a function, derivative of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, chain rule, derivatives of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.
Derivatives of implicit functions, derivatives up to order two, geometrical interpretation of the derivative, tangents and normals, increasing and decreasing functions, maximum and minimum values of a function, Rolle’s theorem and Lagrange’s mean value theorem.
Integration by parts, integration by the methods of substitution and partial fractions, application of definite integrals to the determination of areas involving simple curves.
Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first order differential equations.
JEE Advanced 2018 Cut Off (Rank List)
The JEE Advanced 2018 official cut off is tabulated below. This will give you an idea about how much you must score in JEE Advanced 2020 in order to qualify in the exam.
Category  Minimum Aggregate Marks  Minimum Aggregate Marks (Revised) 

CRL (Open)  126  90 
OBC  NCL  114  45 
SC/ST/PwD  63  45 
Preparatory Course  32  23 
Note that clearing the JEE Advanced cutoff is not enough to guarantee admission. You have to score as high as possible.
JEE Advanced 2020 Maximum Marks
Based on 2019 data, the 2020 maximum marks will be as follows:
Sr. No  Subject  Marks 

1  Physics  120 (60 in each paper) 
2  Chemistry  120 (60 in each paper) 
3  Mathematics  120 (60 in each paper) 
4  Total Marks  360 (180 in each paper) 
JEE Advanced Subjectwise Cut Off
Sr. No  Rank List  Minimum percentage marks in each subject  Minimum percentage of aggregate marks 

1  Common Rank List (CRL)  10.0  35.0 
2  OBC NCL Rank List  9.0  31.5 
3  SC Rank List  5.0  17.5 
4  ST Rank List  5.0  17.5 
5  CRL  PWD Rank List  5.0  17.5 
6  OBCNCLPWD Rank List  5.0  17.5 
7  SC PWD Rank List  5.0  17.5 
8  ST PWD Rank List  5.0  17.5 
9  Preparatory Course Rank List  2.5  8.75 
Best Books For JEE Advanced 2020
We have listed the best JEE Advanced books for 2020 as under:
HC Verma – Concepts of Physics (Part I)
HC Verma – Concepts of Physics (Part II)
IIT JEE Physics – DC Pandey
Problems in General Physics – I.E. Irodov
Physics for IITJEE Resnick, Halliday, Walker.
Problems in Physics S.S. Krotov
Organic Chemistry – Morrison & Boyd
Organic Chemistry – O.P Tandon.
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R.C. Mukherjee
Numerical Chemistry – P. Bahadur
Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J.D. Lee
IIT Mathematics – M.L. Khanna
Differential Calculus – A Das Gupta
Class XI & XII Mathematics R.D. Sharma.
Trigonometry, Geometry Books S.L. Loney.
Problems in Calculus of One Variable I.A. Maron
Higher Algebra Hall and Knight
So, the books mentioned above are the ones that are very useful as they are recommended by subject experts. These books explain the concepts in a way that is easier to understand and retain.
Here are some insights on highly recommended books:
1. HC Verma (JEE level)
Concepts of Physics
Author Info
Harish Chandra Verma is an Indian Nuclear Experimental Physicist and author working in a Department of Physics IIT Kanpur. Professor Harish has taken initiatives like Shiksha Sopan to uplift the standard of physics education in India.
About the Book
H.C Verma’s concepts are easy to understand and apply. The book also features plenty of questions, but it doesn’t have too many solved problems. However, the theory is very clearly and elegantly explained. The question set provided in the book is very much relevant to the JEE exam.
Conclusion
HC Verma’s books are well known for their detailed presentation of physical concepts while providing an exhaustive list of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). The basics are thoroughly explained which makes this book an ideal and enjoyable study material for competitive exams like IIT JEE and other state level engineering exams.
Price – Rs. 321*
2. Halliday, Resnick & Walker
Author Info
David Halliday – In 2002 Halliday was named as the most outstanding introductory Physics text of the 20th century by the American Physical Society.
Robert Resnick – He has also been awarded the Oersted Medal (1974) the highest award given by the American Association of Physics Teachers.
Jearl Walker – He teaches physics at Cleveland State University. He is also the first recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award from Cleveland State’s College of Science.
About the Book
An allinclusive book, Halliday, Resnick & Walker covers complicated plots and theory in a simple and interesting way. Every chapter begins with a realworld example of the concept at work. This book is an engaging read.
Price – Rs. 600*
Conclusion
Halliday, Resnick & Walker provides an answer to specific feedback questions which help students understand Physics better. The number of realworld examples really help a reader connect with Physics. Accepted as clear, correct, and complete, the new addition is accessible and userfriendly.
Update
A book has been written by Amit Gupta on Fundamentals of Physics, David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker
1. NCERT
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) standard books used in CBSE affiliated schools is a preferred choice for Inorganic Chemistry. It is simple, clear and understandable.
Organic Chemistry
1. NCERT
Organic Chemistry requires some amount of rote learning, and the NCERT textbooks contain the right amount of information in an easy to understand way. Definitely, read your NCERT textbook before you go for more difficult textbooks! These books are highly recommended for JEE exam.
2. OP Tandon
The book contains more than enough information about chemical reactions, reaction mechanisms and the logic of chemical reactions. It is a favorite among students preparing for the JEE exam.
3. Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry for JEE
Authored by MS Chauhan, this is a great book for IIT JEE Organic Chemistry problems, it covers the basic level of problems which can be beneficial to understand tricky concepts with ease.
4. New Pattern Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry
Authored by Himanshu Pandey and published by G.R. Bhatla Publications, it’s a comprehensive book for Organic Chemistry. An essential book for candidates applying for JEE and other entrance exams, the book is useful for a clear understanding of Organic Chemistry concepts for entrance exams. Start with MS Chauhan where you get comfortable with the easier level of questions, and then follow it up with this book.
Physical Chemistry
1. RC Mukherjee: Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations
This is one of the best books for solving numerical problems related to Physical Chemistry topics. The numerical problems are wellexplained too and the book provides a wellorganized question set for JEE preparation helping students solve problems quick and easy.
2. P Bahadur: New Pattern Numerical Ability
A good book for JEE preparation, it has a lot of solved and unsolved numerical problems. It covers almost all the topics of the JEE syllabus. It also has several model test papers for students to practice.
1. SL Loney
Author Info
Sidney Luxton Loney, born on 16 March 1860, is a wellknown mathematician whose books are still widely referred to across India.
About the Book – This book has a clear explanation of the fundamentals with solid background concepts. It also has several solved and unsolved problems perfect for practice and revision. It is very reputed for coordinate geometry, with chapters on coordinates, locus, equations representing two or more straight lines, the transformation of coordinates, circle, systems of a circle, the parabola, polar equations of conic, general equations, etc.
Conclusion
It is a musthave for those appearing for IITJEE and other competitive exams. Complete with plenty of examples and exercises, SL Loney’s geometry book is a great learning experience for all school and college students.
Price – Rs. 125*
2. RD Sharma
Author Info
RD Sharma is the head of Science and Humanities of BTE (Board of Technical Education). He’s serving as Vice Principal of Guru Nanak Dev Coed Polytechnic, Rohini – 15, New Delhi. As a professor, he is known to be adored by his students.
About the Book
RD Sharma books have tons of examples and exercises for students to practice. It has questions ranging from the toughest to the easiest. Solving such a diverse range of questions helps students grow and gain confidence.
Conclusion
RD Sharma has more questions than NCERT but has comparatively less theory. Apart from being a good choice for preparing for JEE, it also has challenging questions, which means that it has something for everyone.
Price – 810.00*
3. Differential Calculus
Author Info
Amit Agarwal has written several books for JEE Main and Advanced. He is an Indian author whose list of books include – Play with Graphs: A Magical Book Teaching You the Techniques of Problem Solving through Graphs, A Textbook of Vectors and 3D Geometry for JEE Main and Advanced: Leading Edge Texts and much more.
About the Book
The book aims to help students learn and apply various mathematical concepts. It’s great for beginners and experts. It covers basics in detail, which is crucial to building strong concepts for the various competitive exams.
Conclusion
The book has detailed explanations with illustrations and graphs to provide an engaging learning experience. Students who find JEE Mathematics tough will find this book an easy read.
Price – 430*
JEE Advanced Previous Year Question Papers, Answer Keys & Solutions
JEE Advanced Question Papers
JEE Advanced 2018 – Paper 1
JEE Advanced 2018 – Paper 2
JEE Advanced Code 5 Question Paper 2017
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2016
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2015
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2014
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2013
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2012
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2011
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2010
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2009
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2008
JEE Advanced Question Paper and Solution 2007
JEE Advanced Answer Key
JEE Advanced Answer Key 2018 – Paper 1
JEE Advanced Answer Key 2018 – Paper 2
JEE Advanced Answer Key 2017
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JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
Candidates who successfully register for JEE Advanced 2020 will be able to download their JEE Advanced admit card from the official website of JEE Advanced in the month of second week of May 2020.
The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate:
 Name,
 Roll Number,
 Photograph,
 Signature,
 Date of Birth,
 Address for Correspondence,
 Category,
 Language of the Question Paper.
 Name and Address of the Examination Center.
Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card. In case of any discrepancy, they should contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2020 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT at the earliest.
In case the admit card is not available for downloading, candidates should contact the respective authority of JEE (Advanced) 2020 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.
A copy of the downloaded admit card should be produced at the time of examination. The original admit card will be issued to the candidate during the Paper 1 examination. This original admit card must be retained safely till all the formalities of admission are complete.
JEE Advanced Ranks Vs Marks
Ranks  Total Marks  Percentage 

1  334  92.78 
101  278  77.22 
201  267  74.17 
301  259  71.94 
401  252  70.00 
501  246  68.33 
601  241  66.94 
701  237  65.83 
801  234  65.00 
901  230  63.89 
1001  227  63.06 
1101  225  62.50 
1201  222  61.67 
1301  220  61.11 
1401  218  60.56 
1501  216  60.00 
1601  213  59.17 
1701  211  58.61 
1801  209  58.06 
1901  207  57.50 
2001  206  57.22 
2101  204  56.67 
2201  203  56.39 
2301  201  55.83 
2401  200  55.56 
2501  199  55.28 
2601  197  54.72 
2701  196  54.44 
2801  195  54.17 
2901  194  53.89 
3000  193  53.61 
3101  192  53.33 
3201  191  53.06 
3301  190  52.78 
3401  189  52.50 
3501  188  52.22 
3601  187  51.94 
3701  187  51.94 
3801  186  51.67 
3901  185  51.39 
4001  184  51.11 
4101  183  50.83 
4201  182  50.56 
4301  181  50.28 
4401  181  50.28 
4501  180  50.00 
4601  179  49.72 
4701  178  49.44 
4800  178  49.44 
4901  177  49.17 
5001  176  48.89 
5101  176  48.89 
5201  175  48.61 
5301  174  48.33 
5401  174  48.33 
5501  173  48.06 
5601  172  47.78 
5701  172  47.78 
5801  171  47.50 
5901  170  47.22 
6001  170  47.22 
6101  169  46.94 
6201  169  46.94 
6301  168  46.67 
6401  168  46.67 
6501  167  46.39 
6601  167  46.39 
6701  166  46.11 
6801  165  45.83 
6901  165  45.83 
7001  164  45.56 
7101  164  45.56 
7201  163  45.28 
8801  156  43.33 
8901  156  43.33 
9001  155  43.06 
9101  155  43.06 
9201  154  42.78 
9301  54  15.00 
9401  154  42.78 
9501  153  42.50 
9601  153  42.50 
9701  152  42.22 
9801  152  42.22 
9901  152  42.22 
10001  151  41.94 
10101  151  41.94 
10201  151  41.94 
10301  150  41.67 
10401  150  41.67 
10501  150  41.67 
10601  149  41.39 
10701  149  41.39 
10801  148  41.11 
10900  148  41.11 
11001  148  41.11 
1101  147  40.83 
11201  147  40.83 
11301  147  40.83 
11401  146  40.56 
11501  146  40.56 
11601  146  40.56 
13200  141  39.17 
13301  140  38.89 
13401  140  38.89 
13501  140  38.89 
13601  140  38.89 
13701  139  38.61 
13801  139  38.61 
13901  139  38.61 
14001  138  38.33 
14100  138  38.33 
14201  138  38.33 
14301  138  38.33 
14401  137  38.06 
14501  137  38.06 
14601  137  38.06 
14701  137  38.06 
14801  136  37.78 
14901  136  37.78 
15001  136  37.78 
15100  136  37.78 
15201  135  37.50 
15301  135  37.50 
15400  135  37.50 
15501  135  37.50 
15601  134  37.22 
15701  134  37.22 
15801  134  37.22 
15901  134  37.22 
16001  133  36.94 
17601  130  36.11 
17700  129  35.83 
17801  129  35.83 
17901  129  35.83 
18001  129  35.83 
18101  128  35.56 
18201  128  35.56 
18301  128  35.56 
18401  128  35.56 
18501  128  35.56 
18601  127  35.28 
18701  127  35.28 
18800  127  35.28 
18900  127  35.28 
19001  126  35.00 
19100  126  35.00 
19201  126  35.00 
19301  126  35.00 
19401  126  35.00 
Ranks  Total Marks  Percentage 

1  314  87.22 
101  232  64.44 
201  212  58.89 
301  199  55.28 
401  191  53.06 
501  185  51.39 
601  180  50.00 
701  176  48.89 
801  173  48.06 
901  170  47.22 
1001  167  46.39 
1101  164  45.56 
1201  162  45.00 
1301  160  44.44 
1401  158  43.89 
1601  154  42.78 
1701  152  42.22 
1801  150  41.67 
1801.1  150  41.67 
1901  149  41.39 
2001  147  40.83 
2101  146  40.56 
2201  144  40.00 
2301  143  39.72 
2401  142  39.44 
2501  141  39.17 
2601  139  38.61 
2701  138  38.33 
2801  137  38.06 
2901  136  37.78 
3001  135  37.50 
3101  134  37.22 
3201  133  36.94 
3301  132  36.67 
3401  131  36.39 
3501  130  36.11 
3501  130  36.11 
3601  130  36.11 
3701  129  35.83 
3801  128  35.56 
4001  126  35.00 
4101  125  34.72 
4201  125  34.72 
4301  124  34.44 
4401  123  34.17 
4501  122  33.89 
4601  122  33.89 
4701  121  33.61 
4801  120  33.33 
4901  120  33.33 
5001  119  33.06 
5101  118  32.78 
5201  118  32.78 
5301  117  32.50 
5401  116  32.22 
5501  116  32.22 
5601  115  31.94 
5701  114  31.67 
5801  114  31.67 
5901  113  31.39 
6001  113  31.39 
Ranks  Total Marks  Percentage 

1  301  83.61 
101  165  45.83 
201  146  40.56 
301  136  37.78 
401  128  35.56 
501  122  33.89 
601  117  32.50 
701  113  31.39 
801  110  30.56 
901  107  29.72 
1001  104  28.89 
1101  101  28.06 
1201  99  27.50 
1401  95  26.39 
1501  93  25.83 
1601  91  25.28 
1701  89  24.72 
1801  88  24.44 
1901  86  23.89 
2001  85  23.61 
2101  84  23.33 
2201  82  22.78 
2301  81  22.50 
2401  80  22.22 
2401  80  22.22 
2501  79  21.94 
2601  78  21.67 
2701  77  21.39 
2801  76  21.11 
2901  75  20.83 
3001  74  20.56 
3101  73  20.28 
3201  72  20.00 
3501  69  19.17 
3601  69  19.17 
3701  68  18.89 
3801  67  18.61 
4001  66  18.33 
4101  65  18.06 
4201  64  17.78 
4401  63  17.50 
Ranks  Total Marks  Percentage 

1  290  80.56 
101  123  34.17 
201  106  29.44 
301  97  26.94 
401  90  25.00 
501  85  23.61 
601  81  22.50 
701  77  21.39 
801  74  20.56 
901  71  19.72 
1001  68  18.89 
1101  66  18.33 
1201  64  17.78 
JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling
Note the following points regarding JEE Advanced counselling 2020:
 The seats will be allocated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).
 All the candidates who are eligible for admission will have to participate in the joint seat allocation process by filling in their choices of the courses. The detailed instructions for fillingin the choices and the seat allotment procedure will be made available by JoSAA through Seat Allotment Brochure.
 The schedule of the joint seat allocation will be announced separately by JoSAA 2020.
 The list of courses that will be offered by the IITs for admission for the academic year 20202021 will be made available at the time of online fillingin of choices.
Procedure For JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling:
Students clearing the cut off marks will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced counselling which has the following steps:
 Registration: Candidates need to go to the official website and register themselves using their Enrolment Number and Password. The registration is compulsory and free of cost.
 Choice Filling: Candidates will be asked to select the colleges of their choices. The colleges should be selected in the order of priority and preference. The most preferred college should be selected first and the least preferred option should be the last one in the list.
 Provisional Offer Letter & Confirmation Process: Once the student has entered his/her choices, JOSAA will allot the candidate a college depending on his/her ranks. and availability of seats.
 Document Verification: The following documents would be required for verification when the student goes for physical verification:
 a. JEE Advanced Provisional Seat Allocation Letter
 b. JEE Advanced Rank Card
 c. 10th & 12th Marksheet
 d. JEE Advanced Counselling Form
 e. 2 Passport Size Photos
 f. JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
 g. Category Certificate, if any
 h. Medical Fitness Certificate
 i. Personal representation at the institute: Student will have to report in the allotted institute. If a student wants to switch a college on account of the vacancy in other colleges, he will have to go and present himself again in the new college.
Important Dates For JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling
The important dates for JEE Advanced counselling are tabulated below:
Particulars 
Tentative Dates 
Registration & Choice Filling Process 
2^{nd} Week of June 2020 
Mock Allotment Round 1 
3^{rd} Week of June 2020 
Mock Allotment Round 2 
3^{rd} Week of June 2020 
First Round of Seat Allotment 
Last Week of June 2020 
Seat Allotment Acceptance and Reporting to Help Centre 
Last Week of June 2020 
Second Round of Seat Allotment 
1^{st} Week of July 2020 
Seat Allotment Acceptance and Reporting to Help Centre 
1^{st} Week of July 2020 
Third Round of Seat Allotment 
1^{st} Week – 2^{nd} Week of July 2020 
Seat Allotment Acceptance and Reporting to Help Centre 
2^{nd} Week of July 2020 
Fourth Round of Seat Allotment 
2^{nd} Week of July 2020 
So, now you know everything about JEE Advanced 2020. Not many days are left for the exam. So, pull your socks up and spend these last few days before the actual exam properly. Solve as many JEE practice questions as possible and take JEE Advanced mock tests as well.
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