It is a common trend in India where many science students after completing their 12th standard look forward to pursuing a career in the field of engineering. However, even though there is a lot of craze to study engineering it truly pays off only when students get into a good college or an institution. Today, Indian IITs are regarded as the top institutions and many students have one main goal – get admission in one of these premier institutions.
Normally, students have to go through an entrance exam which is known as IIT JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) to land a seat in the IITs or some top colleges. The exam is conducted on a national level and is divided into two phases – IIT JEE Main and JEE Advanced. The exam is mainly used to select worthy candidates for these institutions. Having said that, if you have decided to appear for the exam then you should go through this article before you start your preparations. Why? Well, there are a lot of misconceptions and rumours about the exam that exists and you should be aware of. If you fall prey to any one of these wrong information then there are chances that you will be misguided and you may fail to make the right decisions. Often we have seen many students back out because of the wrong projection of the exam.
In this article, we will discuss several JEE myths that you should not pay attention to. Ignoring them completely will help you focus better and prepare more efficiently for the exam.
Board Preparation And JEE Preparation Are The Same
One thing is true that board preparation will help you in JEE but only to some extent. You should know that these two are totally different exams. The questions, the pattern as well as the objective of the exams are unrelated. Therefore, you should prepare differently for both the exams.
In JEE Questions Can Be Asked From General Topics As Well
This is a total myth and you should not take it seriously. The syllabus for JEE is fixed and is usually kept the same every year. You can take a look at the past question papers and even the pattern is the same. So you don’t have to worry about questions that are outside of the syllabus. You just need to study what is given in the syllabus and it should be enough. You should go through the syllabus before starting your preparation and you will get better clarity on what topics to focus on.
Only Toppers or Intellectual Students Can Crack The Exam
When students start their JEE preparation journey they tend to come across a wrong notion that only the toppers or intellectual students can crack the exam. This is completely false. Even if you are an average student you can still clear the exam. You just need to focus on your goals, plan smartly, work hard, use the right resources like NCERT books, HC Verma, etc and believe in your abilities.
Studying For Long Hours Result In Better Performance
When it comes to JEE exams you need to work hard but at the same time work smart. If you are studying for long hours then it can negatively impact your preparation. Studying for long durations can result in mental exhaustion. You should take breaks in between. Take time to de-stress and also get enough rest so that your mind remains fresh and you will be able to grasp information more clearly. You should devise a proper timetable, stick to it and stay motivated.
Another important thing to remember here is that you should start your preparation early. Do not think that studying dedicatedly in the last few months before the exams will help. JEE syllabus is vast and there are so many topics to cover and master. You should devise a proper strategy wherein you will be able to study all the concepts and even have time for revisions. You should know that there are no real shortcuts to JEE.
Only Best Coaching Institute Guarantees Success
All coaching institutes can help you prepare well with refined study materials and good mentors. However, success in JEE totally depends on yourself. You should take the exam seriously, ignore all the distractions, study productively and be well prepared for the exam. You will be the one writing the exam. Be calm and confident.
Now that you have learnt about these myths you should avoid them and focus on things which are actually important.