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JEE Main 2023 Preparation Strategy for Phase 1, 2: Here’s How to Prepare & Plan

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: April 04, 2023 10:52 am IST | JEE Main

As JEE Main 2023 is scheduled to be held in two phases, check the preparation strategy for Janaury and April 2023 exams here.

JEE Main Preparation Strategy for Phase 1, 2: Here’s How to Prepare & Plan

JEE Main 2023 - JEE Main 2023 is conducted in 2 phases i.e., January and April It is a boon to the aspirants to improve their percentile in each phase. The JEE Main 2023 (phase 1) exam dates were January 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 & February 1, 2023, whereas the second phase will be conducted on April 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 15, 2023. There is no restriction on the number of phases that a candidate can take JEE Main exam. The preparation strategy for each phase of the exam will be different.  A different strategy has to be followed for each phase. In order to help candidates prepare for different phases of JEE Main 2023 with a sensible strategy, CollegeDekho has come up with a study plan for all two phases.

JEE Main 2023 Exam Preparation Strategy for Two Phases

As there is an option to appear for all two phases, the candidates can either for two phases or one phase. There is a different preparation strategy for JEE Main 2023 for each phase. The below examples will help you understand the study plan for two phases.

Example 1 – For Students Who Wish to Appear for Two Phases: It is sure that a student can’t revise the entire syllabus for the Phase 1 exam of the JEE Main 2023 exam. On the other hand, there is be stress on board exams. In such circumstances, revising at least 25-30% of the syllabus (properly) can be the best option. With this, you will be thorough with 25 to 30% syllabus, and for Phase 2 you can focus on the rest.

% of Syllabus can be Revised for Phases 1


% of Syllabus can be Revised for Phase 2

30% + 30%

In simple words, it will be like a 4-month preparation with practice tests. The above example may help you in reducing the stress of board exams as well. Here, the candidates will also have time for last-minute revision.
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Example 2Alternative Strategy for Students Who Wish to Appear for Two Phases

If you are not satisfied with the strategy as per the first example, here is an alternative strategy to prepare for the exam. As there is not even one month gap between Phase 1 & 2 exams. In such cases, the coverage of the syllabus can be as follows –

% of Syllabus can be Revised for Phase 1

10% Syllabus

% of Syllabus can be Revised for Phase 2

10% + 10% Syllabus

Also Read- JEE Main 2023 Preparation Tips For Guaranteed Success

JEE Main 2023 Preparation Strategy for January and April Session

Certain students considering appearing for only two phases of JEE Main 2023, which is also a good option. The preparation strategy for both sessions is explained below.

If the students want to appear only for the one phase exam, it is advisable to choose Phase 2 to benefit from long-term preparation.

Best Strategy to Crack JEE Main Exam

For all students appearing for JEE Main 2023 exam, here is the best way to crack JEE Main exam 2023 apart from revision –

  • It is important to refer toJEE Main 2023 previous years’ question papers to have an idea of exact syllabus coverage (topic wise)
  • Practice papers of JEE Main 2023 will help you have an extra edge in terms of identifying the weak areas
  • NCERT textbooks are the best source of preparation. Therefore, be thorough with all chapters
  • It is also important to note major points while doing the revision. This will help you with the last minute revision.

We hope that this preparation strategy has answered the following queries -

  • Is it better to appear for 2 phases of JEE Main exam?
  • Which phase can be the best option to appear for JEE Main exam 2023?
  • Why should I appear for two phases of JEE Main exam?

The preparation strategy on this page has been prepared after assessing the current education scenario in the country. Therefore, it is advisable to use the above information as a reference and it is may not be a final preparation plan. You can check the links below for additional details -

JEE Main 2023 Syllabus

JEE Main 2023 one Month Study Plan

JEE Main 2023 60-Day Study Plan (2 Months)

JEE Main 2023 Exam Analysis

For the latest JEE Main exam updates, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.


When should I start preparing for JEE 2023?

Four months before the exam is crucial for candidates, and they should focus on covering the entire syllabus. Practice at least 100 questions from each chapter. 


Can I crack JEE Mains 2023 if I start Now?

Yes, you can crack JEE 2023 if you start preparing right now. Study from NCERT textbooks and coaching modules. Avoid using multiple reference books and material at this point of time.


Can IIT be cracked in 6 months?

Although most students usually take one or two years to prepare for JEE Main and Advanced, you can also ace these exams with a tight study routine of 6 months. All it requires is hard work and dedication


Is 2023 JEE syllabus reduced?

No, there has been no reduction in the JEE Advanced 2023 Syllabus. A few additional topics have been added in the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023

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