Your Complete Guide to Preparation for JEE Mains 2022 - Phase 1

by Srija Mahalanobish May 18, 2022

How to Prepare for JEE Mains 2022? Effective Tips for JEE Mains Phase 1

If you are an aspiring JEE candidate, you must be aware that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting JEE Mains 2022 in two sessions. The first session will be held from 20 to 29 June 2022 and the second session from 21 to 30 July 2022. In case you are unable to score enough in one phase of the exam, you need not worry since you can hope to improve your scores in the second phase. 


With very little time in hand, it is important that you have a proper strategy for JEE Mains 2022 to obtain the maximum benefits.  If you know how to prepare and plan for JEE Mains 2022, it will help you boost your skills and learning techniques. In case you don’t, read ahead to get your hands on the best and most effective JEE Mains preparation plan for 2022. 


JEE Mains 2022 Phase 1 Preparation Plan


JEE Mains Important Information

To crack an exam like JEE Main requires proper planning, dedication, determination and an appropriate approach. Undoubtedly, JEE Mains is one of the toughest entrance exams. However, thousands of students excel every year with flying colours and make it to their dream college. You too can be among the toppers with the preparation for JEE Mains 2022.


To begin with, it is important that you are familiar with the latest dates and JEE Mains important information for 2022. As mentioned earlier, the JEE Main 2022 exam will be conducted in two sessions, June and July. The syllabus will remain unchanged despite the reduction in Classes 11 and 12 syllabi by CBSE Board and other state boards. Make sure you leave no chapters untouched while preparing for the exam. This is important because the best score of all the attempts a candidate makes will be taken into consideration while deciding their rank in JEE Main 2022. Take a look at the below table to be sure that you haven’t missed the latest dates.


Events

Dates for Session 1 - June 2022

Dates for Session 2 - July 2022

JEE Main registration process

1 March to 5 April 2022

Reopened from 18 to 25 April 2022

Yet to be announced by NTA

Last Date for JEE Main application 2022

25 April 2022

Yet to be announced by NTA

Last date to pay exam fee

25 April 2022

Yet to be announced NTA

Correction dates for JEE Main of session 1

6 to 8 April 2022 but will be extended since registration process has been reopened

Yet to be announced NTA

Release of admit card

Second week of June

Third week of July

JEE Main 2022 examination date

20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 June 2022

1, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 July 2022

Provisional answer key release date

Yet to be announced by NTA

Yet to be announced by NTA

JEE Main answer key challenge date

Yet to be announced by NTA

Yet to be announced by NTA

Release of final JEE Main 2022 answer key

Yet to be announced by NTA

Yet to be announced by NTA

JEE Main 2022 Result

Yet to be announced by NTA

Yet to be announced by NTA

 

Here are a few easy yet important JEE Main 2022 preparation strategies for phase one.


1. Know Your Syllabus Well

The first thing to do after you have found out the dates of the exam is to know what chapters and topics need to be covered in the syllabus of JEE Mains 2022. You can check NTA’s website to find the detailed syllabus. Chalk out the subject-wise important chapters and topics and then create a proper study plan. Moreover, your NCERT science books should be your primary source for study. Make sure you refrain from the selective study. To be on the safe side and feel confident about your preparation, you need to be familiar with all topics. 


2. Understand the Exam Pattern

The next step is to know about the marking scheme, language, exam pattern and weightage of all the subjects to be studied for JEE Mains 2022. Only then can you form an effective study plan for JEE Mains. Check out the below table for a brief but clear understanding of the JEE Mains 2022 exam pattern


Particulars

Paper 1 (B.Tech/B.E.)

Paper 2A (B.Arch)

Paper 2B (B.Plan)

Mode of Exam

Online

Online (Mathematics and Aptitude) and offline (Drawing test)

Online 

Duration of exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

3 hours (180 minutes)

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Sections

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Drawing, Mathematics and Aptitude

Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning

Questions Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Mathematics and Aptitude: MCQ

Drawing: Questions to assess sketching and drawing skills

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Questions

75

82

105

Total Marks

300

400

400

Languages Available

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati

JEE Mains 2022 Marking scheme

+4 marks for the correct answer

 -1 mark for the incorrect answer

No deduction for unattempted questions

+4 marks for the correct answer

 -1 mark for the incorrect answer

No deduction for unattempted questions

+4 marks for the correct answer

 -1 mark for the incorrect answer

No deduction for unattempted questions


3. Get Hold of the Best Books

Every exam comes with its set of best books that are the key to success. Similarly, for this engineering entrance exam too, there are prescribed and popular books and online study materials for JEE Mains available. These books and study materials are created in accordance with the latest syllabus and requirements of the exam. Your primary goal would be to study the concepts and topics covered in these books sufficiently. As long as you know your subject in and out, you can hope to be among the top scorers. 


4. Regular Study Is Important

Many aspiring candidates for JEE Mains start preparing for the exam as early as Class 11. However, it is never too late to meet your goal. The only mantra here is to study regularly and dedicatedly. Read your chapters carefully, make a list of the formulae and solve questions and numerical as much as possible. Take bit by bit but it is essential that you sit with your study materials every day. 


5. Solve Papers to Test Your Knowledge

Now that you have gone through the books thoroughly, the next step is to test your knowledge and understanding. This can only be made possible through a rigorous and diligent solving of sample JEE Mains papers, JEE Mains mock test series and previous years’ questions from JEE Mains. These will help you evaluate how much you need to study. It will also help you understand the kind of questions asked in previous years, the difficulty level of questions, topics with weightage, etc.


6. Time Management with Revision

Keeps sufficient time for revision! It is an important and unavoidable aspect of succeeding in any test. Time management is equally important. Knowing your answers isn’t enough. You should be able to put them on the paper within the allotted time. Speed and accuracy should be your constant companion if you want to do well. The only way to achieve that is to time yourself while you solve JEE Mains important questions, mock test papers, sample papers and previous years’ question papers. With Vedantu’s JEE Mains revision notes, you can give your revision an extra edge and glance through all important areas before the exam. 


Additional Tips!

Here are a few more things to keep in mind while you engross yourself in the preparation for JEE Mains 2022

  • Make a timetable for study. Dedicate time for each subject, followed by a thorough revision.

  • Eat well and sleep sufficiently. A healthy body and mind are an absolute necessity.

  • Be confident about your preparation! Tell yourself “I can do it”.

  •  Clear your fundamentals. Take up the tougher topics first and then finish the easier ones.

  • Avoid silly mistakes. These take away a lot of marks.

  • Analyse previous years’ papers and identify the topics with higher weightage.

  • Listen to your teachers/mentors. Follow their guidelines diligently.

  • Try to stay away from other distractions such as social media.

  • Do take short and sufficient breaks in between study hours. Your mind needs to be fresh from time to time to absorb more information. 


Work Hard but Work Smart!

We hope these simple tips on how to prepare for JEE Mains 2022 will prove helpful for you in acing the exam. You need to be consistent in your approach to ensure these plans and preparation tips work towards your best outcome. For more information and access to a pool of study resources and blogs, do visit Vedantu's website and our JEE Mains and Advanced 2022 pages.