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Take care of your health, Exams are near!

‘Sound mind in a sound body’; this is an old saying very relevant to students who are preparing for examination. Remember, you have put in one year of hard work for this ‘D’ day. The marks or grade you score in the examination is not just a jugglery of figures; it is a benchmark of your effort, your performance. I am telling all these not to frighten you, but only to advise you to take some simple steps so that you keep fit to effectively take on the examination and come out successfully.

Your physical fitness
:

Examination is the time when you are glued to your study table for several hours. Therefore, it is the time when you also lack physical exercises. The body requires some rejuvenation. The body cells need enough blood to function properly. So, take at least about one hour of your time for exercises. Go to the nearest park or playground or to your backyard garden. Play with your brother or sister or friend in the neighbor or at least take rigorous walk so that you sweat and in turn make the body relaxed and rejuvenated.
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Your food
:

Keep a tab on your food; totally give up high calorie food and junk food. Instead, switch over to food containing enough protein like fruits, nuts, vegetable salad etc. Drink enough water but reduce on beverages like tea and coffee. Remember, the food you take must supply enough protein and nutrients to your body. If you want you can even consult your physician or dietician who will guide your suitably.
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Your habits
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You must have at least six hours of sound sleep. Some students are in the habit of reading during night. But according to physicians it is always advisable to sleep during night because with that the body gets maximum relaxation. If you have enough sleep you will not carry over the fatigue of the previous day and you feel fully relaxed.

Keep calm
:

Last minute preparation always makes you tensed. Therefore if you want to remain calm during the period of examination, the simple remedy is to start studying from the day one of your school or college days. You can also take the help of your teachers who would perhaps even provide with better tips on the method of preparing for various subjects. At the same time, you can also practice yoga and meditation. That would certainly provide you the much needed mental relaxation. Certainly your anxiety level will come down.
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Take break
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For example, after every two hours of study, take a short break of about 5 to 10 minutes. Just move out of your study table and walk in your back yard garden. Some students will not agree with this method. But according to educationists, this method of taking short breaks really does wonder. You will be able to retain what all you have studied during the last two hours.

If you follow these simple suggestions certainly you will be able to take your examination ‘head on’ and you will also come out with great success.

Eligibility criteria for IIT JEE 2013 (Advanced)

In respect of those students who passed their Board exam for the first time in 2012, the eligibility criteria for joining any of the IITs or ISM Dhanbad will be 60% marks in their 12th Board or equivalent (55% for SC/ST/PwD candidates). For those candidates who appear in their Board exams for the first time in 2013, the eligibility criteria will remain ‘top 20 percentile of the successful candidates’ in their Boards, category-wise. This will be a one-time exception for JEE (Advanced) 2013 only.

For those students who passed their 12th Board exams in 2012 but are re-appearing in the 2013 Board exams with a view to improve their performance, 60% rule will apply if they use their 2012 Board exam results and ‘top 20 percentile’ rule will apply if they use their 2013 Board exam results. This too will be a one-time exception for JEE (Advanced) 2013 only.

In case the percentile score is not available from testing agencies [such as Pre-University exam conducted by a University, two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy, General Certificate Education examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka), High School Certificate Examination of Cambridge University, International Baccalaureate Diploma (Geneva), Senior Secondary School Examination of National Institute of Open Schooling, three year Diploma recognized by AICTE / State Board of Technical Education and any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)] the CBSE score for top 20 percentile of the successful candidates in the student’s category will be used.

For all Foreign Nationals, the eligibility criteria based on the qualifying examination shall be 60% aggregate marks.

Websites of IITs

IIT Bombay: http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in/
IIT Delhi: http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in/
IIT Guwahati: http://jeeadv.iitg.ac.in/
IIT Kanpur: http://jeeadv.iitk.ac.in/
IIT Kharagpur: http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in/
IIT Madras: http://jeeadv.iitm.ac.in/
IIT Roorkee: http://jeeadv.iitr.ac.in

The application fee for JEE (Advanced) – 2013 is (i) Rs. 1800 (One thousand eight hundred rupees only) for the GN/OBC/OBC-NCL candidates, (ii) Rs. 900 (Nine hundred rupees only) for the SC/ST/PwD candidates and (iii) No fee for the female candidates (all categories). For candidates appearing from Dubai centre, the fees will be US$ 200. This fee can be paid at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) having Core Banking Solutions (CBS). The process of paying the application fee must be completed between 8th May 2013 (Wednesday) to 13th May 2013 (Monday).

Download the complete information Brochure here

JEE (Main) 2013 and JEE (Advanced) 2013 – Important links and information

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2013 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc. Now, AIEEE will be known as JEE (Main) and IIT – JEE as JEE (Advanced).

In order to appear in JEE (Main) and/or JEE (Advanced) 2013, the candidates are required to apply only online. The online registration form will be available on JEE Main website from 8th November, 2012 to 15th December, 2012.

The last date to register for JEE (Advanced) – 2013 (along with the required information and applicable fee) is 13th May, 2013.

All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and ISM Dhanbad, for the year 2013 will have to appear in the Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2013, which will be conducted by JEE Apex Board during the month of April, 2013 (both online and offline). After the declaration of the scores of JEE (Main) – 2013, the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories) are required to register online at http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in to appear for the JEE (Advanced) – 2013.

The syllabus will be the same as of IIT-JEE 2012.

Date and Time of Exam  JEE (Advanced) – 2013

2nd June, 2013
(Sunday)

PAPER – 1: 9.00 – 12.00 Hours (IST)
PAPER – 2: 14.00 – 17.00 Hours (IST)

Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 and Paper 2

JEE Main 2013
Date of Examination          Paper             Subjects                                                           Timings                                    Duration

07.04.2013                          Paper 1         Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics       0930-1230 Hours(IST)    3 Hours
07.04.2013                          Paper 2          Mathematics – Part I

Aptitude Test – Part II &

Drawing Test – Part III                            1400-1700 Hours(IST)         3 Hours

Type of Examination
JEE (Main) – 2013 shall have two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may take Paper-1, or Paper-2, or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.

For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization.

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Which way is better for giving AIEEE exam? ONLINE or OFFLINE.

Which way is better for giving AIEEE exam? ONLINE or OFFLINE.

-Yash asked –

Answer:

I would personally recommend online. But the choice is up to you.

Please follow the following check to decide. Try to identify for yourself the plus points and negative points of writing AIEEE online and OFFLINE.

The most important disadvantage of choosing the OFFLINE version is the rarity of choices. You may have to travel long if you are not nearby the centre.

The decision is yours. But, think well before you decide.

CBSE PUBLISHED AIEEE ADMISSION NOTICE –2012

CBSE will be conducting the Eleventh All India Engineering/Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE), Offline Examination on 29th April, 2012 (Sunday) and Online Examination for B.E./.B.Tech. only from 7th May to 26th May, 2012 for admission to degree level courses in Engineering and Architecture in National Institute of Technologies (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technologies (IIITs), Centrally funded Institutions, Deemed Universities and Institutions in States/UTs (Other than those covered by Joint Entrance Examination) State Level Entrance Examination.

1. Subject Combination and Mode of Examination
SUBJECTS                

Paper 1
Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

TYPE OF QUESTIONS        

Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

MODE OF EXAMINATION

BOTH OFFLINE (PAPER/PEN) AND ONLINE (CBT MODE) AS PER SELECTED CITIES

Paper 2
Mathematics – Part I (Objective type questions)
Aptitude Test – Part II (Objective type questions)
& Drawing Test – Part III (questions to test Drawing Aptitude OFFLINE ONLY)

2. Schedule of Examination
AIEEE
will be conducted as per schedule given below:
A. Pen & Paper (Offline examination)
29.04.2012

0930-1230 Hours (3 Hours)

Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

29.04.2012
1400-1700 Hours (3 Hours)
Paper 2
Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II &
Drawing Test – Part III
B. On line examination for B.E. /B.Tech only (Computer base testing)
7-05-2012 to 26.05.2012
1st shift (9.00 am to 12.00 noon) 2nd shift (2.00 pm to 5.00 pm) 3 Hours

Paper 1
Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Which books should be referred for IIT JEE ?

We have received hundreds of questions on the above subject. As the questions continue to pour in, we found it necessary to create a post on it.

IIT JEE is an entrance exam of international repute and IITs are considered at par with MIT by many. So, if you are an IIT aspirant, it is very much essential to prepare well in advance.

In this article we are focusing on Physics only

Know the fundamentals

Knowing the fundamentals is the first step. Learn your daily lessons well. In learning Physics, “Questioning Every Answer is more important than Answering Every Question”

Whenever you learn a new concept, try to get all the doubts clarified. Ask doubts and questions to your teachers. (If they don’t answer you satisfactorily, post them at www.askphysics.com )

Observe your surrounding and try finding examples on what you have learnt. The syllabus and books give you a framework on what to study; but don’t just limit your studies on books and syllabus. Search related information from real life and other sources of reference.

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR IIT JEE PREPARATION

The very first book you cannot avoid is the NCERT TEXT BOOK for class XI and XII

These books are designed after thorough research and the exercises are carefully added. Be sure to solve all the exercises including the Additional Exercises

Here are some of the Books you can refer for practicing for IIT JEE

  1. Concepts of Physics (by H C Verma)
  2. Fundamentals of Physics (by Resnick, Hallidey)
  3. University Physics (Zemansky)
  4. Problems in Physics (IE Irodov)

 

By the by, having too much books will be a hindrance. It is better to start with the NCERT books and after mastering all the exercises take up Resnick Hallidey and after clarifying the concepts take up Problems from H C Verma’s concepts of Physics and then go on to IRODOV if time allows.

Wish you all the best.

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