Best Books for IIT JEE Preparation
Before starting preparation for IIT JEE (i.e. JEE Main and JEE Advanced), students ask their teachers in coaching and school, or search on internet, about this particular question,
What are the best books for iit jee preparation?
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Two important points when choosing best books for IIT JEE Preparation:
1. Read the NCERT chapters thoroughly, NCERT textbooks are written by a team of authors who are all experts in their area.
2. Checkout the list of best books for IIT JEE preparation that are mentioned below. The idea is to understand the theory behind some of the more advanced topics that may not be covered in the NCERT textbooks.
Note : You don't need to buy all the books listed here. For IIT JEE preparation, quality matters more than the quantity. A well prepared study material is sometimes more than enough.
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics need different approaches to create good concepts.
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Here is the list of books which you can refer to understand the topics and practice problems. These are the books recommended by teachers and IIT pass out students for the preparation of JEE Main, JEE Advanced, BITSAT or any other engineering entrance examination.
Best Physics Books for IIT JEE Preparation:
- Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
- Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
- Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov
- University Physics by Freedman and Young
No other subject requires more thinking than Physics.
After you read the NCERT Physics, the next step is to start studying from H.C. Verma's book. At the end of each chapter there are lots of questions graded in difficulty level. There should be an honest attempt to solve each of them.
Simultaneously, Halliday, Resnick and Walker's book must be started. Within each chapter of the book there are some conceptual questions and one must make an all-out effort to answer each of them. This book has very high reputation worldwide.
I.E. Irodov's book is one of the toughest books in Physics. It is very useful for problems in Mechanics and Electromagnetism for the IIT JEE Preparation.
Best Mathematics Books for IIT JEE Preparation:
- Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight for Algebra
- Coordinate Geometry by S.L. Loney
- Differential and Integral Calculus by N. Piskunov
- Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Thomas and Finney for Calculus
- IIT Mathematics by M.L. Khanna
- Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE by Tata McGraw Hill publications
- Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics by A Das Gupta
- Trigonometry by S L Loney
Thomas and Finney's book is very basic but it's good for beginners starting out with Calculus. Very good geometrical interpretations of derivative etc. are there.
The books by Loney are all time international classics. Honest efforts should be made to solve the problems. The coordinate geometry book is really, really good. Many of the problems themselves are of IIT JEE standard.
Piskunov's book is basically a standard text book of calculus. It is important to solve challenging problems in Mathematics, one needs to practice as much as possible from the IIT Mathematics books by DasGupta and also by M.L. Khanna. There are a huge number of problems there.
Best Chemistry Books for IIT JEE Preparation:
Chemistry is divided roughly into a) General Chemistry with a huge emphasis on Physical Chemistry, b) Organic Chemistry and c) Inorganic Chemistry.
- University Chemistry by Freedman and Young for Physical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd for Organic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry by Solomons and Fryhle for Organic Chemistry
- Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
- Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee
Disclaimer: The list of best books for IIT JEE Preparation, views and opinions on this page, are courtesy of students who have cleared JEE in the past.
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