Best Books for JEE Main 2020

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 06 Aug, 2019 18:28 IST

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Best Books for JEE Main 2020

Preparing for JEE Main? It is very important that you choose the right kind of study material, and books are an important source for exam preparation. In order to score well in the JEE Main exam and land a seat at one of the JEE Main participating institutes, candidates must choose the best books for JEE Main 2020.

Out of all the books available in the market, candidates should shortlist the ones that have the most difficult topics explained in the simplest way CollegeDekho experts have, therefore, compiled a list of the best books for JEE Main preparation. Out of all the ones, candidates should choose books that cover the entire syllabus of JEE Main. While selecting the books, the applicants must ensure that books have sufficient previous year question papers and mock tests of JEE Main 2019. Books that have diagrams and images to explain topics can also be very helpful.

How to Select Best Books for JEE Main 2020 Preparation

  • Select JEE Main Books, which you are comfortable with and which are in easy to understand format.

  • Always choose the latest editions and ensure that they have the latest exam pattern.

  • Books that include solved problems and practice questions after each chapter can help you in boosting your preparation.

  • You must also shortlist books from authors who are experts in the field of education.

  • While selecting the books, remember to check the year of publication of the book.

  • Always choose those books that contain sample papers of JEE Main along with the solutions.

Best Books for JEE Main 2020 - Paper 1

Books for Chemistry

Books Name


Books for Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

O. P. Tandon

Concept of Organic Chemistry

M. S. Chauhan

Organic Chemistry volume 1

I. L. Finar

Organic Chemistry

Arihant Prakashan

A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry

Peter Sykes

Books for Inorganic Chemistry

Concise Inorganic Chemistry

J. D. Lee

Inorganic Chemistry

Arihant Prakashan

Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced)

OP Tondon

Books for Physical Chemistry

IIT JEE Chemistry

O. P. Agarwal

Numerical Chemistry

P. Bahadur

General Chemistry


Physical Chemistry

O. P. Tandon

University Chemistry

Bruce Mahan

Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations

RC Mukherjee

Physical Chemistry (For Reading Theory)

P. Bahadur

Physical Chemistry


Books for Physics

Books Name


Advance physics

Nelkon and Parker

Aptitude test problem in physics


Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick & Walker

Dynamics of a Particle & of Rigid Bodies

S.L. Loney

Physics Volume 1 & 2


University Physics

Freedman and Young

Problems in Physics

A. A. Pinsky

Mechanics Part-1 & 2

 DC Pandey

Problems in General Physics

I. E. Irodov

Problems in Physics

V. Zubov & V. Shalnov

Concepts of Physics Volume I and II

H. C. Verma

Feynman Lectures on physics

R. P. Feynman

A collection of questions and problems in physics

L. A. Sena

Element of dynamics part I & II

S. L. Loney

Books for Mathematics

Books Name


Mathematics for Class 11 & Class 12

R. D. Sharma



Maths for Class 11 & Class 12

R. S. Agarwal


Shanti Nayaran

IIT Mathematics

M. L. Khanna


S. L. Loney

Problems in Calculus of One Variable

I. A. Maron


Dr. Gorakh Prasad

Differential Calculus


Integral Calculus


Introduction Probability & Its Application

W. Feller

Higher Algebra

Barnard and Child

A problem book in mathematical Analysis

G. N. Berman

Higher Algebra 4th Edition

Hall and Knight

Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE

TMH Publication

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Thomas and Finney

Best Books for JEE Main 2020 - Paper 2

Books Name


Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Book

R.S. Aggarwal

NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material

Ar. Shadan Usmani

Architecture Entrance Book

P.K. Mishra.

Steps to Architecture: B. Arch (NATA/JEE) Main Exam Guide

Nimish Madan

B. Arch/ B. Planning Aptitude Test for J.E.E. (Main)

SC Garg

A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch 2018 Entrance Examination (English)

P.K Mishra, Arihant Publications

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