DO’s and Don’ts for JEE Mains 2018

The IITs follow a common admission process for their undergraduate programs i.e. through JEE Advanced. The JEE Advanced can only be taken by the candidates who qualify the first round of the JEE, known as the JEE Mains. More than a million students apply for the JEE mains, but only 4-5 % are only able to crack the exam.

So, it is very important for every candidate to prepare for the JEE main 2018 exam properly to clear the cut-off and get eligible for the JEE Advanced exam. Hence, here are some do’s and don’ts for JEE Mains are given that might help the students to perform more effectively in the exam.


Smart Work and not Hard Work:

Hard work is a natural consequence of being dedicated and focused for the exam. So, it is very crucial to strategize a proper preparation plan and direction to be able to retain for a longer duration. Just working hard without a smart strategy always slows the preparation pace.

Follow a Strategy:

Having a strategy to attempt the questions in the exam is very crucial. For example, some students find it important to attempt the easy questions first rather than the tough ones; while others attempt questions from their favourite topics first. So, it is suggested to attempt questions according to personal choice.

Follow Pomodoro Technique:

Researchers suggest that taking short breaks from work improves the effectiveness of work. So you should take short break. So if you are preparing for JEE MAIN 2019 exam then you can do preparation easily by taking some break.


Practice always helps to improve the efficiency of solving problems and getting acquainted with the type of questions asked in the exam. By doing practice you can increase your speed which will help a lot in the exam.



Don’t do overwork, take a good sleep of 7 to 8 hours. Keep yourself healthy and do exercise daily.

Immerse in Negative Thoughts:

The negative thoughts can often negatively affect the preparation of the students preparing for the JEE exam. Don’t fall under the negative though, do your preparation with a positive thought.


Procrastinating often becomes the main reason for the students to take the exam underprepared and eventually score low. Avoid procrastination.


As the JEE exams have a negative marking of one-fourth, guessing and marking the answers can always decrease the score and the candidates often fail to clear their cut-off due to negative marking scheme.

JEE Main is not a hard exam if you will prepare well with a positive thought, then you will surely be able to crack the Jee exam.

We wishes you all the best for your preparation.