Best Books for JEE Main 2020 Preparation: Physics, Chemistry, Maths

By Avinash Kumar|Updated : September 4th, 2019

Best Books for JEE Main 2020: The JEE Main 2020 exam is expected to be held by the first week of January 2020. With just a few months left for the Joint Entrance Examination, it is always suggested to prepare for the JEE Main beforehand. We believe that a smart strategy for exam preparation is to have the best JEE Main books to refer from. Choosing the right books for JEE Main preparation plays a crucial role to achieve success in the exam. 

While the NCERT books are the most recommended books for JEE Main preparation, there are other books which proved to be beneficial in JEE Main exam preparation. To help you choose the right books, we have compiled a list of the subject-wise best books of JEE Main Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics below.

Best Books for JEE Main Preparation 2020

The JEE Main Paper 1 consists of three major sections, namely; Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. According to the new pattern Paper 1 of JEE Main will be of 3 hours( like before) for total 300 marks. The number of questions asked in JEE Main 2020 will be 90.

Please note that the list is prepared by the BYJU'S Exam Prep’s subject matter experts who have years of experience in various subjects of JEE Main. Let’s quickly take a look at the best books for JEE Main 2020 now.

JEE Main Physics Books

The best books for the JEE Main Physics with their author are listed below. You can read the details of the book below:

JEE Main Physics Books


NCERT Physics book for Class XI and XII


Concepts of Physics 1 and 2

HC Verma

Physics textbooks 

DC Pandey - Arihant Prakashan

JEE Main Chemistry Books

The best books for the JEE Main Chemistry are listed below. You can check the details of the author below: 

JEE Main Books for Physical Chemistry

JEE Main Physical Chemistry Books


NCERT Textbook


Physical Chemistry


Numerical Chemistry


Problems in Physical Chemistry

Narendra Awasthi

JEE Main Books for Organic Chemistry

JEE Main Organic Chemistry Books


NCERT Textbook


A Guidebook to mechanism in Organic Chemistry

Peter Sykes

Elementary Problems in Organic Chemistry 

M S Chauhan

Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry

M S Chauhan

Organic Chemistry

Morrison and Boyd (For additional reference)

JEE Main Books for Inorganic Chemistry

JEE Main Inorganic Chemistry Books


NCERT Textbook


Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE Main and Advanced

J D Lee

Problems in Inorganic Chemistry for JEE Main and Advanced 

V K Jaiswal

Note: You can refer to NCERT Textbook of class 11th and 12th to clear the basic concepts. We suggest you refer to the other books mentioned above apart from referring NCERT. Don’t cover topics which are not included in the JEE Main syllabus. You can take a mock test to analyse your level of preparation in the end.

JEE Main Mathematics Books

The best books for the JEE Main Mathematics are listed below. Let’s take a look at the details:

JEE Main Maths Books


NCERT Textbook for Class XI & XII


Algebra for JEE Main and Advanced

S K Goyal || Arihant Publication

Coordinate Geometry

S K Goyal || Arihant Publication

Plane Trigonometry Part 1

S. L. Loney

Calculus by Thomas and Finney or Calculus Series 

Arihant Publication 

For Practice: Follow Arihant DPPs

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips

  • Make a timetable according to the JEE Main 2020 syllabus
  • It is important to build your foundation strong. Do not jump into tough topics without clearing your basics
  • Start your preparation with NCERT and then move on to the core subject books
  • Study from the books recommended above 
  • Take JEE Main mock tests, time to time, to check your preparation
  • Collect and solve previous year question papers for JEE to understand the level and the pattern of the exam

JEE Main 2020 Overview

Every year NTA releases the JEE Main notification to select candidates for admission to various engineering colleges such as NITs, IIITs etc. The JEE Main 2019 was taken by approx 8.75 lakh students. This year, the JEE Main 2020 notification has already been released.

Exam Name

JEE Main 2020


January, April

Exam Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Mode of Exam


JEE Main (Jan) Exam Date

6th-11th January

Admit Card Download for JEE Main (Jan) 2020

6th December 2019

Result for JEE Main (Jan) 2020

31st January 2020

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AmikshaSep 26, 2019

Is RD Sharma also useful for jee mains?

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