Preparing for JEE is no easy feat. Right from the start you have to be ever so careful and meticulous in the planning. Afterall, with your career at stake, making it to one of the most prestigious institutes in India requires nothing less than painstaking efforts. To begin with, a good coaching institute will provide the right platform to pursue your dreams, arming you with the ideal preparation, training and mentors that can successfully shape your future. You cannot just settle down with any ordinary coaching institute.
To find a good coaching institute that well-prepares you for the D-day and positively outlines your strengths and play down on your weaknesses is of utmost importance. The right coaching centre will help you maintain a balance in both dimensions- school examinations and entrances exams simultaneously, which itself is an arduous challenging task. A dedicated coaching institute of repute will provide the adequate right guidance and hone the analytical skills necessary to tackle such highly competitive examinations.
If you are on the lookout for coaching centres, this checklist will help you sift through the credible ones and the not-so reputed ones:
An Excellent Track Record
One of the biggest differentiator of an experienced coaching centre is their track record, for example how many students were enrolled for the course, how many were successful, what percentage of students secured ranked within top 1000 or top 500 or within 1000.Success trail and testimonials are a testament to the success of an institute and a consistent record speaks volumes of their exemplary infrastructure, methodology, teaching faculty and good study material. A coaching institute with higher success record is more likely to give you the best training and guidance for achieving your goal.
Experienced & Trained Faculty
A top coaching institute is known by not only its alumni, but also its faculty. Teachers and mentors play a crucial role in the learning process. Check out the achievements of the alumni, the admissions record and the qualifications of the faculty members. The best faculty has years of experience, augmented acumen, pedagogical skills, necessary expertise as well as practical working knowledge of the sector.
Time is of essence when prepping up for such competitive exams. You want to spend minimal time on travelling to and fro a coaching centre that is very far away. Therefore, select a coaching centre which is in close proximity to your home, to save time and energy that can be otherwise utilized doing priority tasks.
Personalized Coaching & Monitoring
The student teacher ratio of a coaching institute is a big tip in selecting the best institute as individual attention and guidance must be given to each and every student irrespective of one's standing in the merit at any point of time. The strength of students in each batch should be in limit to enable excellent concentration and attention of both sides, enabling better interactions with teachers. Also, reputed coaching centres have a strong Academic Operations team to monitor the progress of every student by conducting periodic Tests, quick copy checking and results and also providing timely feedback to parents.
Study and Practice Material
The best quality study resources have been prepared based on years of experience & expertise and it includes best quality practice assignment with different types of questions to give students a complete exposure to concepts. This is complimented with detailed Test Analysis of every Test taken by students which help them plug loopholes and also know their strong and weaker areas. A top performing institute ensure that the students have sound understanding of fundamental concepts & practicing persistently with all types of problems will always outperform students who are only confining their preparation to the pattern rather than understanding the concepts.
When you make the right choice for a coaching institute, you are taking a major step towards your goal. The preparation for JEE Main and JEE Advanced calls for a lot of effort and dedication, and a good coaching institute can inarguably help you at every stage. In addition to the above 5 parameters, the best coaching centres execute a planned study programme for students and create a motivational, and competitive environment that is conducive to learning.
Currently the Dean at FIITJEE & Head at FIITJEE Noida, Ramesh Batlish is a senior Mathematics faculty with over a decade of successful association with IIT-JEE coaching. He aspires to redefine learning methodology and continuously explore new dimensions for the education System. He has an excellent subject matter skill with expertise in teaching maths and academic administration