10 Best Books Recommended for SRM JEE 2018

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Listed below are 10 Best Books Recommended for SRM JEE 2018:


Preparing for engineering exam in India is tough. It gets tricky when one has to choose the best reference books for preparation. In this article Examin experts lists down 10 best books recommended for SRM JEE 2018 Preparation.

A first step towards successful SRM JEE preparation is choosing the right book for SRM JEE. However, aspirants should avoid referring too many books at a time, as it leads to confusion.



What are the best books needed to crack SRM JEE?


So you are targeting SRM JEE 2018? Confused with which book to refer? Don’t worry! Given below is a list of 10 best books for SRM JEE 2018. It can help in supplementing your SRM JEE Preparation. Read on.




1. Concepts of Physics (Volume – 1) 1st Edition:


H C Verma’s Concepts Of Physics is an all-inclusive book, which serves to detail out the ABC of physics in an intricate manner making it an ideal book for not only the higher secondary students, but also for those who are preparing for their competitive examinations.

Summary Of The Book

Physics as a subject is vast and to have all the concepts of Physics compiled in one book is indeed a boon to all students. The book has been tailored to meet the needs 10 + 2 or higher secondary students and for the students who are appearing for a competitive examination. It has everything a student would possibly need for their success in exams. The book comes supplemented with a large number of solved and unsolved problems. Numerical exercises inundate the book for a better understanding of the subject.

The book starts with an Introduction to Physics and goes on to elucidate the concept of Physics and Mathematics in the second chapter. In the third chapter the author talks about Rest and Motion: Kinematics. In the fourth chapter he moves on to discuss the concept of Forces. Newton’s Laws of Motion is elaborated in the fifth chapter and the theory of Friction is expanded in the sixth chapter. The seventh and eighth chapters feature discussion on Circular Motion and Work and Energy while the focus of the tenth chapter is on Rotational Mechanics.

The details of Gravitation, Simple Harmonic Motion and Fluid Mechanics are developed in the eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth chapters. The fourteenth and fifteenth chapters explain Some Mechanical Properties of Matter and Wave Motion and Waves on a String. The sixteenth and seventeenth chapters focus on Sound Waves and Light Waves while the eighteenth chapter stresses on the Geometrical Optics. The nineteenth chapter elaborates on Optical Instruments and Dispersion and Spectra, Speed of Light and Photometry is discussed in the twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-second chapter.

The book also consists of two appendices. This edition was published in 2011.




2. Concepts of Physics 2 1st Edition:


Catering to the needs of pre-college students, and for students preparing for courses like engineering and medicine, author H. C. Verma compiles an exhaustive list of topics under one book – Concepts of Physics (Volume-2).

Summary Of The Book

Concepts of Physics explains the different theories and concepts in an easy-to-understand way, making it popular among students. H. C. Verma’s book is an all-inclusive theoretical and conceptual guide that covers a vast range of topics. It is an ideal book not only for pre-college students but also for those appearing for competitive exams in the field of engineering and medicine. It is a book that aims to comprehensively guide the students in various aspects of physics thus, making them fully equipped to answer any type of questions that may come in the exams.

Volume 2 of the Concepts of Physics starts with a chapter on Heat and Temperature. It moves on to explain the Kinetic Theory of Gases. The concepts of Calorimetry, Law of Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Specific Heat Capacities of Gases are discussed in the subsequent chapters. There are separate chapters on Gauss’s Law, Electric Field and Potential, and Capacitors.

The book also features chapters and detailed explanations on Electric Current in Conductors, Thermal and Chemical effects of Electric Current, and Magnetic Field. The author also elucidates on the concept of Permanent Magnets, Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves. He further stresses on the Magnetic Field due to a current, Magnetic Properties of Matter, Alternating Current and Electric Current through Gases. In the last chapters of the book, the author details out on Bohr’s Model and Physics of the Atom, Photoelectric Effect and Wave Particle Duality, X-rays, The Nucleus, Theory of Relativity and, Semiconductors and Semiconductor Devices.
Each chapter has been intricately dealt with in the book. It is an ideal study book for all kinds of competitive exams like IIT-JEE and different types of state level exams for engineering and medicine.




3. Organic Chemistry 7th Edition  (English, Paperback, Robert Thornton Morrison, Robert Neilson Boyd, Saibal Kanti Bhattacharjee):



Robert Thornton Morrison, Robert Neilson Boyd and Saibal Kanti Bhattacharjee authored Organic Chemistry 7th Edition is a comprehensive book for UG, B.Sc. It helps in making a clear understanding of concepts of Organic Chemistry, the basic and advanced level. This book is essential for candidates in higher secondary and B.Sc level education.








4. A New Pattern Text Book Of Inorganic Chemistry For Competitions  (Paperback, O. P. Tandon):




A New Pattern Text Book of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions is a comprehensive book for students who are studying and appearing for JEE Main and advanced exams. It is also essential for candidates applying for other engineering entrance exams.









5. Science For Everyone : Aptitude Test Problem In Physics:


An editorial team of highly skilled professionals at Arihant, works hand in glove to ensure that the students receive the best and accurate content through our books. From inception till the book comes out from print, the whole team comprising of authors, editors, proofreaders and various other involved in shaping the book put in their best efforts, knowledge and experience to produce the rigorous content the students receive. Keeping in mind the specific requirements of the students and various examinations, the carefully designed exam oriented and exam ready content comes out only after intensive research and analysis. The experts have adopted whole new style of presenting the content which is easily understandable, leaving behind the old traditional methods which once used to be the most effective. They have been developing the latest content & updates as per the needs and requirements of the students making our books a hallmark for quality and reliability for the past 15 years.







6. Plane Trigonometry: SL Loney’s Original Classic:


The famous Indian mathematician Ramanujan is said to have mastered this book at a young age which contributed to his success. If you want to progress beyond the simplified way trigonometry is usually taught then you definitely will want to have this book. This book is a high quality reproduction of the original classic mathematics text from 1893. This book is composed of two parts, geometric trigonometry and analytic trigonometry. Although this book starts off with the basics, there is plenty of exciting advanced material presented: complex variables or infinite series for example. If you want to master the art of trigonometry this is one book you can’t do without.








7. Problems In CALCULUS OF ONE VARIABLE  (English, Paperback, IA Maron):


The Classic Text Series is the only of its kind selection of classic pieces of work that started off as bestseller and continues to be the bestseller even today. These classic texts have been designed so as to work as elementary textbooks which play a crucial role in building the concepts from scratch as in-depth knowledge of concepts is necessary for students preparing for various entrance exams.The present book on Problems in Calculus of One Variable covers the in-depth study of mathematical analysis based on many years of the authors experience. The author has presented this book with an aim to train the students in active approach to mathematical exercises, as is done at a seminar. The present book has been divided into eight chapters namely Introduction to Mathematical Analysis, Differentiation of Functions, Application of Differential Calculus to investigation of Functions, Indefinite Integrals, Basic Method of Integration, Basic Classes of Integrable Functions, The Definite Integrals, Applications of the Definite Integral and Improper Integrals. Each chapter in the book begins with a theoretical introduction of the topics containing the principal definitions, theorems and formulas followed by solved examples based on the topics discussed. The solved examples have been covered topicwise along with the explanation of concepts for immediate and effective understanding of the concepts. The standard computational exercises are supplemented by examples and problems explaining the theory, promoting its deeper understanding and stimulating precise mathematical thinking. Some counter-examples explaining the need for certain conditions in the formulation of basis theorems are also included in the book. At the end of each chapter, unsolved practice exercises have been provided to help aspirants revise the concepts discussed in the chapter. At the end of the book answers and solutions to the unsolved practice exercises have also been provided for better comprehension of the concepts.As the book contains relevant theoretical content along with ample number of solved as well as unsolved problems covering the varied aspects of mathematical analysis, it for sure will help the students master their concepts of Problems in Calculus of One Variable. 





8. Higher Algebra:


Higher Algebra is a useful guide for those wanting to take up competitive exams. It scores in the fact that its approach is orderly and covers topics ranging from simple to complex. This book is a sequel to Elementary Algebra, a book co-authored by Hall and Knight.

The content is fairly easy to understand because of the solved examples included. The results have been arranged and organised in points to make them easy to comprehend. The complexity of concepts increases in an ascending manner, from the easier ones covered in the chapters at the beginning, to the more difficult ones discussed in subsequent chapters.

Higher Algebra contains 30 chapters. It begins with chapters like Ratio, Proportion, and Variation. Other chapters covered are Quadratic Equations and Expressions, Arithmetical Progression, Geometric Progression, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Partial Fractions, Probability, and Determinants.

The language of the book is also simple and the level of questions is good for competitive exams. The difficulty level of the questions increases gradually and the subjective problems that are given at the end are especially helpful as well as challenging.

Higher Algebra covers problems that are very similar in type to questions that appear in the JEE. This makes it a good recommendation for those aspiring to get placed in one of the prestigious IIT campuses around India. Readers need to have some preliminary knowledge of the subject to refer to Higher Algebra.





9. Objective General English Single Edition:



Objective General English (English) 2nd Edition is designed to help any candidate aspiring to crack a competitive exam. The book prepares a candidate with his skills in English which is a very important part in all competitive examination. The book consists of four parts and provides the learner with a competency in all the important aspects of English like tenses, modals, clauses, articles, parts of speech and everything else that a candidate needs to know. 








10. A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Revised Edition:


This book, A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning, has been written by one of the most highly experienced authors in the arena of educational books.

This book has been divided into two parts, each of which covers several important topics. The first part of this book, Verbal Reasoning, has two sections. Some of the chapters covered in the first section, General Mental Ability, include Verification Of Truth Of The Statement, Assertion And Reason, Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle, Direction Sense Test, Series Completion, Inserting The Missing Character, Logical Sequence Of Words, and Logical Venn Diagrams. In the second section, Logical Deduction, the chapters include Cause And Effect Reasoning, Statement-Conclusions, Theme Detection, Statement-Arguments, Deriving Conclusions From Passages, Logic, Statement-Assumptions, and Statement-Course Of Action.

In the second part, Non-verbal Reasoning, some of the chapters include Construction Of Squares And Triangles, Classification, Figure Formation & Analysis, Series, Completion Of Incomplete Pattern, Paper Folding, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Cubes And Dice, and Spotting Out The Embedded Figures.

A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning is of great use to students preparing for a number of entrance examinations, whether it be for an MBA or for a job in the Civil Services. It will also be useful for students writing exams to get jobs in banks, the tax department and the railway department. One of the primary reasons as to why students should use this book is that it contains a great deal of practice questions, some of which come with the hints needed for solving problems. The book also contains solved problems.



Apart from studying theory, one should also have books that comprises of SRM JEE question papers of last few years. This could be of great help during SRM JEE 2018 revision.



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