Category Archives: IITJEE Foundation mathematics

References for IITJEE Foundation Mathematics and Pre-RMO (Homi Bhabha Foundation/TIFR)

  1. Algebra for Beginners (with Numerous Examples): Isaac Todhunter (classic text): Amazon India link: 
  2. Algebra for Beginners (including easy graphs): Metric Edition: Hall and Knight Amazon India link:
  3. Elementary Algebra for School: Metric Edition:
  4. Higher Algebra: Hall and Knight: Amazon India link:
  5. Plane Trigonometry: Part I: S L Loney:

The above references are a must. Best time to start is from standard VII or standard VIII.

-Nalin Pithwa.

Binomial Theorem: part 2: algebra for math olympiads or IITJEE maths

Binomial Theorem: Part I: A Primer for mathematical olympiads and IITJEE/RMO

Arithmetic Progressions: A Primer for mathematical olympiads and IITJEE mathematics

a gentle introduction…it reminds us that math is about detecting and discerning patterns…whether in numbers, symbols, shapes/figures, or even logical reasoning…regards, Nalin Pithwa.

Harmonic Progressions: A Primer for IITJEE maths and olympiad mathematics

Simultaneous Quadratic Equations: part III: IITJEE algebra

Simultaneous Quadratic Equations: part II: IITJEE maths

Simultaneous Quadratic Equations: part I: IITJEE algebra or mathematics

Theory of Equations: II: IITJEE maths

Theory of Equations: Part I: IITJEE maths