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What Are the Best Books for JEE Advanced?

Cracking the JEE Advanced and getting a top rank is the dream of almost every engineering aspirant. To achieve this feat, you need motivation, dedication and the determination to work really hard. You also need the right tools, including the best books for JEE Advanced.

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Over and above your internal qualities, as a JEE aspirant you need the right guidance. Some students end up joining coaching institutes to get this guidance. However, many rely on self-study from popular JEE books. Choosing the right set of books may drastically change the course of your preparation.

Best Books for JEE Advanced Physics

Best Books for JEE Advanced Chemistry

  • New Pattern Textbook of Physical Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced) by OP Tandon: This is the best book for physical chemistry for any competitive exam. The book contains a balance of theory and objective problems as well as subjective problems, which is very much needed to ace JEE Chemistry portion.
  • Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by RC Mukherjee: This is the best book for physical chemistry problems. The book contains lots of objective problems that are in accordance with the latest JEE syllabus.
  • Numerical Chemistry by P Bahadur: recommended by many top rankers
  • Organic Chemistry by LG Wade: this is the best possible book for organic chemistry. It contains excellent theory to build your fundamentals in JEE organic chemistry.
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison Boyd: you must read this book once if you are appearing for JEE. This is the so-called “HC Verma” of organic chemistry.
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee: This is a great book for inorganic chemistry. This book will teach you how to understand the subject rather than just cramming it. A word of caution – the book contains quite a few things that aren’t in the JEE syllabus. It is advisable that you refer to the JEE syllabus while studying this book.
  • Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced) by OP Tandon: This is a great book for problems. The book contains several new problems that will help you develop a solid command of JEE inorganic chemistry.

Best Books for JEE Advanced Maths

  • Mathematics for Class 11 and Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharma: people tend to underestimate the school level books. But these are the ones that will build your foundation.
  • Coordinate Geometry by SK Goyal: indeed a great book for Coordinate geometry. The subjective problems in this book are excellent.
  • Differential Calculus by Amit Agarwal: This is the best book for differential calculus for JEE. Don’t forget to solve the subjective problems in the book.
  • Integral Calculus by Amit Agarwal: This is the best book for integral calculus for any competitive exam. As mentioned above, solve the subjective problems in the book to develop strong fundamentals.
  • Algebra for JEE Main & Advanced by Arihant Publication: This is a great book for the theory portion of JEE Algebra. If you are specifically preparing for JEE, then make sure to stick to the syllabus.
  • Vector & 3D Geometry by Arihant Publications: Again, this is a great book. It contains a mix of theory and problems and is a must-have for JEE aspirants.
  • Trigonometry for JEE Main & Advanced by Arihant Publications: Use this book alongside RD Sharma’s books.
  • Objective Mathematics by ML Khanna: This is a highly subjective book for JEE. This book might get you selected in JEE, but it isn’t sufficient for a good rank. However, solving problems from this book will help you develop strong fundamentals.
  • Problems Plus In IIT Mathematics by A Das Gupta: This title is recommended by many JEE toppers
  • Comprehensive Mathematics JEE-Advanced: I would say that this is the best book for JEE when it comes to problems. The algebra section is the most helpful in this book.

In Summary

As a JEE aspirant, make sure to should focus on these two important things:

The best books for JEE Advanced mentioned above will provide you with both! These books have been used by several top JEE rankers in the past and studying them is highly advisable for anyone who is aiming for a top rank in JEE.

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