Category Archives: Other Engineering Entrance Examination 2018

“Which is better? NIT or BITS?”


A lot of students have asked us these questions over the past few years. Which institute:  NIT or BITS is better for our career? From which institute should i graduate to 1) achieve a good pay package 2) pursue higher studies 3) avail facilities and resources in order to pursue my entrepreneurial instincts, etc. We understand the dilemma that the students […]

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BITSAT 2018 – Stress Is Your Friend

positive stress

Everybody around you must be telling you not to take stress before an examination or during preparation. This will not help in better performance in BITSAT or any competitive examination. No! That is not true. It has been proved that stress is not always a bad thing. Stress is simply the body’s response to changes that create taxing demands. There […]

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Art of Problem Solving – Conversation with a Student

Question Asked by a Student:- A 2 by 2 determinant is chosen such that the elements are from the set {-1, 1}. Find the probability of choosing determinants whose value is 0? Solution:- Based on DoPrep’s method of problem solving strongly influenced by the works of the great Hungarian Mathematician George Pólya. The following conversation between the student and DoPrep illustrates […]

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“How to Solve …” – The Art of Problem Solving

How to solve

It has been noted over the years that most of the students who fail to clear a competitive entrance test like JEE, BITSAT etc. fail to understand the underlying thought process of “How to Solve” a particular question in the first place. The most common practice followed by the students while solving a question is Start answering the question immediately Try to […]

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Preparing for JEE Advanced vs. BITSAT, VIT, Manipal and other exams

Study vs Learn

So JEE Mains is over. It is time to take stock of the situation and gear up for the next phase of exams like JEE Advanced, BITSAT, VIT, Manipal etc. Each of these competitive exams come with their unique set of syllabi, eligibility criteria, marking schemes, cut-offs, rank determination methods and finally each needs a different skill-set to score high! […]

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Algebra – 96% Accurate Analysis of JEE main


Dear Reader, We are pleased to share with you that our analysis Mathematics – What to expect in JEE (main) 2015 – Algebra is 96% accurate vis-a-vis the distribution of questions topic-wise in JEE main (2015). Overall, if we do an analysis, the total number of questions asked in JEE (main) 2015 from the topics in Algebra is 12 which is only 1 short […]

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JEE (main) 2015 paper – Actual vs DoPrep Prediction (near 100 % accuracy)


Dear Reader, JEE (main) 2015 is over and it is now time to compare the actual paper with our prediction of distribution of questions branch wise. Calculus :- In this branch we have achieved a 100 % accuracy in the total number of question prediction. Analytical Geometry :- In this branch we have achieved a 100% accuracy in the total […]

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Trigonometry – Analysis of JEE (main) 2015 vs. Analysis of DoPrep


Dear Reader, We are pleased to share with you the actual topic-wise distribution of questions in JEE (main) 2015 vs. the predicted distribution shared by us here Mathematics – What to expect in JEE (main) 2015 – Trigonometry Topic 1st Estimated JEE (main) 2015 2nd Estimated JEE (main) 2015 Actual JEE (main) 2015 Properties and Solution of Triangles 0.50 0 0 […]

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Calculus- 94% Accurate Analysis of JEE (main) 2015 by DoPrep


Dear Reader, We are pleased to share with you that our analysis Mathematics – What to expect in JEE (main) 2015 – Calculus is 94% accurate vis-a-vis the distribution of questions topic-wise in JEE main (2015). The gap is because JEE (main) 2015 has tested the concept of Differentiation in a question which has a primary concept based on Application of Derivatives instead […]

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Analytical geometry – 100% accurate analysis of JEE (main) 2015 by DoPrep

analytical geometry

Dear Reader, We had published Mathematics – What to expect in JEE (main) 2015 – Analytical Geometry some time ago on our blog. We are thrilled and pleased to announce that we have hit the bull’s eye. As you can see from the bar graph, our prediction of the number of questions from each topic of the analytical geometry section has come […]

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