IIT Top 100 Aspirants

  1. Must read, first read: NCERT  + EXEMPLAR PROBLEMS
  2. They have been written by people in the highest echelons of Indian science and not random tuition-wallahs. Please read the text and do all exercises. They should be your primary books, for all the subjects.
  3. The Blacklist: If you are reading a book by any one of these publishers, you are probably not on the right track: Dinesh, Pradeep, Krishna, Modern’s, Arihant, Gupta and Gupta. These books are literally trash and should not be read by anyone.
  4. https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemistry/5-111-principles-of-chemical-science-fall-2008/video-lectures/
  5. https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-091sc-introduction-to-solid-state-chemistry-fall-2010/download-course-materials/
  6. Following /list is only for top 100 aspirants:

  1. Chemistry:
    1. Chemical Principles: a quest for Insight by Peter Atkins
    2. Organic Chemistry by L G Wade
    3. Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee (Do only things that are in syllabus)
    4. Qualitative Inorganic Analysis by Vogel (pick what is in the syllabus.)
  2. Mathematics:
    1. Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
    2. Trigonometry by S.L Loney
    3. Coordinate Geometry by S.L. Loney
    4. Calculus by Thomas and Finney
    5. Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron
    6. A Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE by Tata Mc-Graw Hill. Older editions that contain subjective type questions preferred.
  3.  Physics:
    1. University Physics by Freedman and Young, 11th edition or newer
    2. Concepts in Physics by H.C Verma (Two volumes. Do only problems. Do not read the text)
    3. Schaum’s 3000 Solved problems is Physics by Alvin Halpern
    4. Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov++++++
      1. Mechanics by Kleppner and Kolenkow
      2. Electromagnetism by D.J. Griffiths
      3. Heat and Thermodynamics by Zemansky and Dittman
      4. 200 Solved problems in Physics by W.G. Rees, Cambridge University Press

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