JEE 2018


Salient points of the Exam Pattern of JEE Main 2018


JEE Main comprises of two papers – Paper I (B.E./ B.Tech) and Paper II ( B.Arch/B. Planning). Candidates may opt for any of the two papers, or they may attend both. The salient points of the exam pattern for both the papers are given below:


Paper I

  • The test will be of 3 hours duration

  • The question paper of Paper I will include three sections of equal weightage: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics,

  • The type of questions asked will be multiple choice questions (MCQs). Each question will be accompanied by four resoponses, out of which only one is correct

  • For correct response will be awarded 4 marks, while every wrong answer will be penalised by ¼ (one fourth) marks

  • The mode of exam can be either pen or paper  OR computer based

Paper II

  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours

  • The paper will include three parts:

  • Mathematics – Part I

  • Aptitude Test – Part II  

  • Drawing Test – Part III

  • Questions types include objective type questions in addition to questions that test the drawing aptitude of the candidate. 

  • Part 1 & 2 have negative marking with correct response will be awarded 4 marks, while every wrong answer will be penalised by ¼ (one fourth) marks

Book suggestion for JEE Main 2018 preparation

If you have the right set of books, you can start with your preparation for the exam knowing you are in safe hands. All you need to do is get buried in them, and off course with a proper study plan and strategy!

                        JEE Main 2018 Preparation: Best Books: 




Concepts of Physics by H. C Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2

Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov

Elements of Dynamics by S.L.Loney

Arihant Physics by D. C. Pandey

Advanced level Physics by Nelson and Parker

Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker


  • Atkins' Physical Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry by N Awasthi

  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis

  • Organic Chemistry by M.S. Chuahan

  • Inorganic Chemistry by J.D.Lee

  • Inorganic Chemistry by O.P.Tandon


  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight+ Bernard-child

  • Differential Calculus by Arihant

  • Integral Calculus by Arihant

  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra by I.A.Maron

  • Class XI & XII by R.D. Sharma

  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight+ Bernard-child