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It was the year 2013 when our JEE Main model papers were proved to be the best one in industry by exact matching of 9 questions out of our model papers in the JEE Main examination. Students were very much enthralled by seeing the same question what they practiced in our model papers. Our model papers are prepared by experts engaged in coaching for JEE main and JEE advanced for years. We have both online and DVD versions of model papers catering to the needs of various categories of students. Apart from model question papers in JEE main pattern, we provide chapter wise tests and past exam question papers tests to students to boost their confidence and enable them to face different categories of questions in the examination. We have compiled 3 DVDs for students of JEE main 2014. You can order any one of them as per your choice and requirement:
DVD Option 1; JEE Main Achiever’s Plan DVD (Set of 3 DVDs):
This is a set of 3 DVDs specially designed for students want to prepare in depth for the JEE Main exam. There are chapter wise tests in JEE Main pattern covering the entire JEE Main Syllabus (Class XI and XII). In each chapter there are 3 different levels of test and there are 50 questions per chapter. 15+1 Model papers are given for practice each model paper having 90 questions from the full syllabus. All the chapter tests and model papers come with detail solution and report about your test result.
Same plan is available in online mode also.
DVD Option 2; JEE Main Success Series Model Papers DVD (15+1 Sets):
This DVD is divided into two parts; one is Test Maker and Model Papers. In test maker section there will be randomized tests out of a database of more than 5000 questions. Once you click for a test it will present 30 questions in a particular subject to be attempted. Next time you click the test it will present another random set of questions different from previously presented set in a particular subject. You can take unlimited tests in each subject each time experiencing new questions to make your preparation more meaningful and interesting. The second part covers Model papers and each model paper contains 90 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. These model papers can also be attempted for unlimited number of times. All the test series and model papers come with detailed solution and report about your test result.
The JEE Main Model Papers (15+1 Sets) can also be taken in online mode.
DVD Option 3; JEE Main Test Maker DVD (with detailed solution)
In test maker section there will be randomized tests out of a database of more than 5000 questions. Once you click for a test it will present 30 questions in a particular subject to be attempted. Next time you click the test it will present another random set of questions different from previously presented set in a particular subject. You can take unlimited tests in each subject each time experiencing new questions to make your JEE Main preparation more meaningful and interesting. All the test maker questions come with detailed solution and report about your test result.
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|JEE Main 2015 Practice Papers|
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1. Date of Birth
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1990 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1985 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.
2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2013 or 2014; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2012 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2016 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2015. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2012, did not pass in 2011, but passed in 2012 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014.
3. Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) – 2014. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2014 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2014 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
4. Number of Attempts
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
Candidates are also advised to note and verify for themselves the eligibility for appearing in JEE (ADVANCED) – 2015 as well as eligibility for admission to various institutes. Being eligible to write JEE (Main) and by obtaining an ALL INDIA RANK in JEE (Main), A candidate does not automatically become eligible for admission.
5. Score and Result for JEE (Main) – 2015
I. The score of Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2015 for all candidates will be declared by 3rd May 2015. This score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2015 along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2015 provided and subject to other conditions of eligibility being met.
II. Separately, on the basis of score in JEE (Main)-2014 and normalised score in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying exam (60% & 40% weightage respectively), separate rank lists will be prepared for December 18, 2015 . Admission to B.E./B. Tech. and B. Arch/ B. Planning (in institutions other than IITs). This will be declared by 7th of July 2015. JEE (Main) -2015 Rank Card indicating All India Rank, State Rank and Category Rank with total marks and marks in each paper will be available on JEE (Main) website after the declaration of result.
III. Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Counselling Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.
IV. It has been decided that, from this year, no score/rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score/rank cards from the JEE (Main) website http://jeemain.nic.in only.
V. In case of a tie, i.e. when two or more candidates obtain equal marks (by giving 60% weightage to performance in JEE (Main) and 40% weightage to normalised marks in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination), inter-se merit of such candidates shall be decided in the following order: Rank list for admission to B.E/B.Tech(in institutions other than IITs)
• Resolution by marks obtained in Mathematics in JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by marks obtained in Physics in the JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by total normalised qualifying exam marks. Candidate obtaining higher normalised marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.
• If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.
Rank list for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning(in institutions other than IITs)
• Resolution by marks obtained in Aptitude Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by marks obtained in Drawing Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by total normalised qualifying exam marks. Candidates obtaining higher normalised marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.
• If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.
VI. The answer keys and images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and Computer based examination will be displayed on the website www.jeemain.nic.in during 25-27 April 2015. The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.jeemain.nic.in up to 5.00 PM on 27/04/2015 on payment of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.
VII. All participating institutes that do not use the centralised counselling procedures will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE (Main)-2015 and other criteria as decided by them.
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JEE Main 2015 will be conducted by CBSE during the month of April 2015 both in online as well as offline mode. Students completing 10+2 during the year 2015 are eligible to appear the test. This all India entrance test is the admission criteria for all National Institute of Technology (NITs) in India, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) in India. Apart from this many States have already declared to adopt JEE Main score for finalizing admissions in Engineering colleges in that state both under Govt management as well as private management. The most crucial point about the exam is that only top 1.5 Lakhs candidates of JEE main 2015 shall be eligible to appear JEE Advanced Examination 2015 which is the qualifying examination for admissions into most prestigious IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) in India. Considering these admission rules for engineering career in India JEE Main 2015 will be the most preferred examination for students seeking engineering career. Entranceindia has been providing best model papers for JEE Main since 2013 and since then we find many question match from our model papers. Our experts analyses the question paper every year to set best probable sets of model papers and students get an opportunity to practice many exam pattern questions which are likely to come in the real examination. Apart from model papers we provide chapter-wise tests which is helpful in gaining in-depth knowledge and command over the subject. Speed and Accuracy are the two important criteria for achieving success in JEE main exam.
JEE Main 2015 Preparatory Course (Online):
This course is suitable for those who wants to practice JEE level questions well ahead of time without waiting till JEE Main declaration. The well planned practice papers help students gaining confidence for appearing the JEE Main test. This course is available in online mode. Students of either category (Online Mode and Offline Mode) can opt for this course. Many offline candidates do practice online without having any apprehension of the test being offered in online mode. However, if you do not have internet connection, you can order our JEE Main 2015 Preparatory Course DVDs (3 Nos) for unlimited practice without internet connection. To know more details on the course please click the below link:
JEE Main 2015 Preparatory Course DVDs (3 Nos):
The JEE Main 2015 Preparatory Course is delivered in DVD mode and there are three DVDs containing various sections of this JEE main 2015 preparatory course. For more information on this DVD course please click the below link:
JEE Main 2015 Eligibility:
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JEE Main 2015 Important Dates:
JEE Main is conducted in the month of April every year both in online and offline mode at various exam centres across India and abroad. To know JEE Main important dates with respect to declaration of JEE Main, Online Application Form, Last date for application, last date for review, admit card download, etc. please refer the below mentioned link:
JEE Main 2015 Syllabus:
Syllabus for JEE Main covers both class XI and XII CBSE Curriculum for subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. For detailed discussion on JEE Main Syllabus please click the below mentioned link.
JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern:
Whether online mode or offline mode, JEE Main Paper 1 exam pattern is same for all. A candidate has to answer 90 questions of 4 marks each in 180 minutes of time. Questions are asked in equal numbers from subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. While each correct answer will fetch you 4 full marks, each incorrect answers shall have -1 (negative) mark to be added. For questions which are not attempted there is no negative marking. To get more idea about JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern click the below link:
JEE Main 2015 Application Form:
JEE Main applications are filled online and high level of caution and care should be exercised while filling up JEE Main application. Before making final submission please go through all the fields in the application form including your name. There are detailed instructions on how to fill up JEE Main application form online and you must go through these instructions carefully before proceeding for the online application form. We will also publish “How to Fill up JEE Main Application Form during November 2015. Click the below link for more details.
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JEE Main 2014 shall be conducted during April 2014 at examination centres across India. This exam is conducted by CBSE and governed by JEE Apex Board. The syllabus for this examination is divided into three sections Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each section includes detailed syllabus for this examination. This is the entry level exam for selecting top 1.5 Lakhs students who will be eligible to attempt JEE (advanced) 2014 otherwise known as IIT JEE. NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded institutions consider JEE Main score directly for taking admission into their engineering seats.
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- Concepts: Hybridisation of carbon; Sigma and pi-bonds; Shapes of simple organic molecules; Structural and geometrical isomerism; Optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centres, (R,S and E,Z nomenclature excluded); IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds (only hydrocarbons, mono-functional and bi-functional compounds); Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman projections); Resonance and hyperconjugation; Keto-enol tautomerism; Determination of empirical and molecular formulae of simple compounds (only combustion method); Hydrogen bonds: definition and their effects on physical properties of alcohols and carboxylic acids; Inductive and resonance effects on acidity and basicity of organic acids and bases; Polarity and inductive effects in alkyl halides; Reactive intermediates produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavage; Formation, structure and stability of carbocations, carbanions and free radicals.
- Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes: Homologous series, physical properties of alkanes (melting points, boiling points and density); Combustion and halogenation of alkanes; Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction and decarboxylation reactions.
- Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes: Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes (boiling points, density and dipole moments); Acidity of alkynes; Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry of addition and elimination); Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and ozone; Reduction of alkenes and alkynes; Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination reactions; Electrophilic addition reactions of alkenes with X2, HX, HOX (X=halogen) and H2O; Addition reactions of alkynes; Metal acetylides.
- Reactions of benzene: Structure and aromaticity; Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration, sulphonation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation; Effect of o-, m- and p-directing groups in monosubstituted benzenes.
- henols: Acidity, electrophilic substitution reactions (halogenation, nitration and sulphonation); Reimer-Tieman reaction, Kolbe reaction.
- Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above): Alkyl halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation, Grignard reactions, nucleophilic substitution reactions; Alcohols: esterification, dehydration and oxidation, reaction with sodium, phosphorus halides, ZnCl2/concentrated HCl, conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and ketones; Ethers:Preparation by Williamson’s Synthesis; Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation, reduction, oxime and hydrazone formation; aldol condensation, Perkin reaction; Cannizzaro reaction; haloform reaction and nucleophilic addition reactions (Grignard addition); Carboxylic acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis; Amines: basicity of substituted anilines and aliphatic amines, preparation from nitro compounds, reaction with nitrous acid, azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts of aromatic amines, Sandmeyer and related reactions of diazonium salts; carbylamine reaction; Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution).
- Carbohydrates: Classification; mono- and di-saccharides (glucose and sucrose); Oxidation, reduction, glycoside formation and hydrolysis of sucrose.
- Amino acids and peptides: General structure (only primary structure for peptides) and physical properties.
- Properties and uses of some important polymers: Natural rubber, cellulose, nylon, teflon and PVC.
- Practical organic chemistry: Detection of elements (N, S, halogens); Detection and identification of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, amino and nitro; Chemical methods of separation of mono-functional organic compounds from binary mixtures.
- Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals: Boron, silicon, nitrogen, phosphorus, oxygen, sulphur and halogens; Properties of allotropes of carbon (only diamond and graphite), phosphorus and sulphur.
- Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides and sulphates of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium; Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax; Aluminium: alumina, aluminium chloride and alums; Carbon: oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid); Silicon: silicones, silicates and silicon carbide; Nitrogen: oxides, oxyacids and ammonia; Phosphorus: oxides, oxyacids (phosphorus acid, phosphoric acid) and phosphine; Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide; Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide, oxides, sulphurous acid, sulphuric acid and sodium thiosulphate; Halogens: hydrohalic acids, oxides and oxyacids of chlorine, bleaching powder; Xenon fluorides.
- Transition elements (3d series): Definition, general characteristics, oxidation states and their stabilities, colour (excluding the details of electronic transitions) and calculation of spin-only magnetic moment; Coordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cis-trans and ionisation isomerisms, hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral, square planar and octahedral).
- Preparation and properties of the following compounds: Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead; Oxides, chlorides and sulphates of Fe2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+; Potassium permanganate, potassium dichromate, silver oxide, silver nitrate, silver thiosulphate.
- Ores and minerals: Commonly occurring ores and minerals of iron, copper, tin, lead, magnesium, aluminium, zinc and silver.
- Extractive metallurgy: Chemical principles and reactions only (industrial details excluded); Carbon reduction method (iron and tin); Self reduction method (copper and lead); Electrolytic reduction method (magnesium and aluminium); Cyanide process (silver and gold).
- Principles of qualitative analysis: Groups I to V (only Ag+, Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+, Al3+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+); Nitrate, halides (excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.
- General topics: Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton’s atomic theory; Mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.
- Gaseous and liquid states: Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation; Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation; Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature; Law of partial pressures; Vapour pressure; Diffusion of gases.
- Atomic structure and chemical bonding: Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers; Wave-particle duality, de Broglie hypothesis; Uncertainty principle; Qualitative quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of s, p and d orbitals; Electronic configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36); Aufbau principle; Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule; Orbital overlap and covalent bond; Hybridisation involving s, p and d orbitals only; Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species; Hydrogen bond; Polarity in molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only); VSEPR model and shapes of molecules (linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral and octahedral).
- Energetics: First law of thermodynamics; Internal energy, work and heat, pressure-volume work; Enthalpy, Hess’s law; Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization; Second law of thermodynamics; Entropy; Free energy; Criterion of spontaneity.
- Chemical equilibrium: Law of mass action; Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier’s principle (effect of concentration, temperature and pressure); Significance of ΔG and ΔG° in chemical equilibrium; Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions; Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts); Hydrolysis of salts.
- Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; Nernst equation and its relation to ΔG; Electrochemical series, emf of galvanic cells; Faraday’s laws of electrolysis; Electrolytic conductance, specific, equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch’s law; Concentration cells.
- Chemical kinetics: Rates of chemical reactions; Order of reactions; Rate constant; First order reactions; Temperature dependence of rate constant (Arrhenius equation).
- Solid state: Classification of solids, crystalline state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b, c, α, β, γ), close packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices; Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects.
- Solutions: Raoult’s law; Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point.
- Surface chemistry: Elementary concepts of adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms); Colloids: types, methods of preparation and general properties; Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants and micelles (only definitions and examples).
- Nuclear chemistry: Radioactivity: isotopes and isobars; Properties of α, β and γ rays; Kinetics of radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon dating; Stability of nuclei with respect to proton-neutron ratio; Brief discussion on fission and fusion reactions.