Balancing Board Exams and JEE Main 2019 Preparation – This is probably the most common issue among the candidates. Well, not to worry you are not alone. Most of the candidates are facing this situation. Now, this article is dedicated to those students who are appearing in class 12 this year and will be facing the board exams during February – March 2019. Now, if you are appearing in JEE Main 2019 then you are well aware that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JEE Main 2019 first in January 2019 and then on April 2019. Yes, JEE Mains will be biannual from 2019 onwards. So how do you plan to prepare for JEE Main 2019 along with your board exam? Let us help you here!
Balancing Board Exams and JEE Main 2019 Preparation
Now candidates who are appearing in class 12 will most probably complete their syllabus by the month of January and by December you will be completing 95% of your syllabus. The board exams will be knocking the doors in February 2019. Thus, here is how you can balance your boards and JEE Main 2019 preparations.
Now JEE Main 2019 will be twice a year and in online mode. So, if you are not able to perform your best in the first exam, i.e. in January you will have another chance in April. Now how to balance your JEE Main 2019 preparations along with the board exams? Read below.
Time Table for Balancing Board Exams and JEE Main 2019 Preparation – Month Wise
|Months||Board Preparation||JEE Main 2019 Preparation|
|August||Stay updated with school and tuition – Focus on PCM only||Solve 50 MCQs* each from PCM|
|September||Stay updated with school and tuition – Focus on PCM only||Solve 50 MCQs* each from PCM|
|October||Start solving 100 Physics MCQs* and stay for 50 each for Chemistry and Maths|
|November||Start solving 100 Maths MCQs* and 50 each for Chemistry and Physics|
|December||Dedicate each week of this month to a particular subject. There are 4 weeks:||Similarly, solve subject wise question papers from previous years. Solve atleast 15 such question papers in this month.|
In the last week, you can solve full length 5 question papers from previous years.
|January||Solve previous years class 12 question papers of your board. Every week try to solve at least 2 of them.||JEE Main 2019 January Exam|
|February||Class 12 exams||Revise all the chapters once thoroughly. Analyse what went wrong or what can be better.|
|March||Class 12 exams||Start solving full length papers.|
|April||———||JEE Main 2019 April Exam|
*MCQs: Make sure you don’t just solve any MCQ. The quality of the MCQs must be as such that they are JEE Main 2019 standard. Now for this, you need to refer good books that contain good MCQs. Remember the MCQs that are of JEE main standard will help you get a grasp of concepts and basics. This is what needed from a JEE Main 2019 aspirant.
JEE Main 2019 Important Books
You can refer to the following books that will help you with quality MCQs and concept building. These books will also help you with your 12 standard preps. Make sure you select the books that you are comfortable with. Also, make notes using these books. It will help you retain the information for a longer period of time.
Important Books – Physics | Chemistry | Mathematics
How To Manage Time While Balancing Board Exams and JEE Main 2019 Preparation
This is one of the most important things that the students are facing. Managing time. Well let us tell you while in school you will have 3 types of days:
#1 Holidays (Full day off)
During such days login 7 hours of studies. Such days must be considered as blessings and candidates must utilise these type of days to their advantage.
#2 Half day off (Tuitions are there but no school or vice-versa)
Log in at least 5 hours of studies. Whatever time you get, utilise it to follow the timetable we have discussed above.
#3 Jammed Pack day (No leaves, full day school and tuitions)
Try to log in at least 3 to 4 hours of your time for self-study as per the timetable above. Make sure to never miss a day without logging in a study period of 3 hours.
Important Preparations For JEE Main 2019
Well, apart from these preparations you must be also prepared for the important events of JEE Main 2019 like application form start date, last date to apply etc. In the below table let us lay down the important JEE Main 2019 dates and events.
|JEE Main 2019||Dates of January Exam||Dates of April Exam|
|Application Starts from||01 Sep 2018||2nd week of Feb 2019|
|Last date to apply||30 Sep 2018||To be announced!|
|Admit card issuing date||To be announced!||To be announced!|
|JEE Main 2019 Exam Date||06 – 20 Jan 2019||07 – 21 Apr 2019|
|Declaration of Answer Keys||To be announced!||To be announced!|
|Declaration of Result||1st week of Feb 2019||1st week of May 2019|