When to Start Preparing for IIT JEE Main and Advanced? From Which Class to Begin?

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Right time to start preparing for JEE.

IIT JEE is the most sought after entrance exam in India for engineering aspirants. Clearing JEE allows students to take admission in most prestigious institutes like IITs, NITs and IIITs. The important decision for students (and parents) is – When to start preparing for JEE? From which class to begin JEE preparation?

When to start preparing for JEE Main and Advanced?

Students can start preparing for JEE from any class. The earlier you begin, the better it would be. Starting JEE preparation in class 9 or 10 clears the basics (learning key skills) and is called the JEE foundation. For many aspirants, class 11 is the right time to start preparing for JEE.

IIT JEE Preparation in class 9, 10

Starting JEE preparation early like in 9th or 10th class doesn’t mean you have to study JEE level concepts and topics. It’s more about learning time management, discipline, following a routine, and clearing basic concepts well. If you join a foundation course for JEE, then you don’t have to think too much, just follow the classes and keep doing homework/ assignments on time.

Starting IIT JEE Preparation from Class 11

A disciplined preparation as per JEE syllabus is ideal at the start of class 11. Be regular with your study schedule and JEE classes. In class 11th, understand all the topics and concepts well because in 12th class you will find use of most of the topics of 11th class.

Benefits of Starting IIT JEE Preparation From Class 11 : Longer consistent practice, no backlogs, no hustling of completing the syllabus, enough time to solve more problems, better well maintained notes which will be good for revision.

It’s good to enroll into JEE coaching in 11th standard to clear IIT JEE. When we enter class 11, there is a huge gap between the level of class 10 and class 11 which has to be filled. Students who join a coaching get good help from teachers and as a result it becomes slightly easier for them to crack JEE.

IIT JEE Preparation in Class 12

Starting JEE preparation in class 12 depends on how good your class 11 concepts are. Did you study properly in class 11 and completed all the JEE topics well? If yes, then class 12 topics will be a bit easier for you. On the other hand, if you have somehow wasted class 11 and didn’t study properly, then you will have to work harder to complete the class 11 and 12 syllabus in one year.

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Rajesh Saharan has been working for more than 9 years in the E-learning industry on various profiles. With an ability to go in-depth into a topic, he likes to help students in solving their problems.