IIT JEE Cracking : Last Minute Tips 2010

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IIT JEE Cracking : Last minute tips 2009

More than 3,60,000 students are expected to take IIT-JEE this year. The seat-students ratio for 2009 has improved to 1:49 when compared to the last years 1: 74. According to sources, the total number of seats for 2009 is 7200.

1. How many students are taking IIT-JEE this year?

More than 3,60,000 students are expected to take IIT-JEE this year. The seat-students ratio for 2009 has improved to 1:49 when compared to the last year’s 1: 74. According to sources, the total number of seats for 2009 is 7200.

2. With the paper format changed to MCQs, how should students approach the examination?

The papers will test the aptitude, comprehension and analytical ability of students. While tackling MCQs, the entire effort should be to maximize the number of correct answers. However, one has to keep in mind that reasoned-out guesses and correct answers carry marks, but blind guesses will lead to negative marking. So give some thought to each of the alternatives in the question. First attempt the questions you are confident of, next attempt those questions which you can logically workout or guess with reason. Black-box type questions, which you do not know anything about are to be left unanswered. Questions with no negative mark must be attempted.

3. What else is new in this year’s paper?

There will be two, three-hour (P+C+M combined) objective-type papers. Each paper will carry a varied basket of multiple-choice questions, like single-correct, multi-correct, reason-up, ‘match and mix’, assertion, passage-based, and numerical-based questions. The cut-off will be decided by summing the marks of the subject in both the papers. Each subject will thus have its own cut-off.
It is expected that two papers combined will be for 243 marks, with each subject carrying 81 marks.

4. Any last-minute tips students can follow?

  • Stay focussed and maintain a positive attitude
  • Develop speed. Refer to reputed mock-test series to build a winning exam temperament. Solve the past year’s IIT-JEE papers.
  • Remember it is quality of time spent and not the quantity alone. Hence give short breaks of 5 to 10 minutes every 1-2 hours of serious study. Completely relax when you take a break. Practice meditation to develop inner calm, poise, confidence and power of concentration.
  • Don’t overstress yourself. Five to six hours of sleep every night is a must, especially three-four days before IIT-JEE to keep yourself physically and mentally fit. While short naps may help to regain freshness, avoid over-sleeping during the day.
  • Finally, don’t be nervous if you find the paper tough since it is the relative performance that counts. Put your best analytical mind to work, and believe in your preparation.

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Ask a Question:

  • HOW TO START JOURNEY FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE IIT-JEE EXAM?
    presently, i am in Xth std. IIT is considered to be the very toughest exams for the engineering entrance exam.
    I am very much confused about which books are to be reffered for it. what is the syllabus prescribe for it?how much time we should give for each lessonin it. how much deep we should go for each topic?

    MANESHA MAHAJAN on 02 Apr 2011
  • i am a student who just gave my 12th board exams and i am not at all prepared for my competitive exams and i have decided to take a year break for IITJEE 2012 and going to appear for exams just for an experience and so its but obvious that my score in this year's IIT exam wont be good at all …but i am sure that with my hardwork i can get throught IIT 2012 ..so just wanted to know whether my this year's score will in any way affect my next year's score and my selection in IIT …????
    please reply ……. tips are also welcome !

    Rashmi on 05 Apr 2011
  • If I do poorly in paper 1 subject physics…however my combined paper 1 and 2 marks are higher than the cutoff 'will i be qualify that subject cutoff or do i have to get the cutoff in both papers?

    dia on 10 Apr 2011
  • can u tell me the site that notifies us about all the engineering forms , the last date etc . so that v don't miss us any college .

    mrs. singh on 22 Jul 2011
  • i ma student of 12th standered i wants to give iitjee exam but ihave no class for this.so,how can i study at home?which kind of books i must refer?

    Bhagya meshram on 14 Aug 2011