Essential Organic Chemistry – The Perfect book for JEE Main & Advanced by Shahi R (Arihant Publications)

Arihant Publication Textbooks aim at enriching equally the beginners as well as the experts. The textbooks for the preparation of various engineering entrances like JEE Main & Advanced play a crucial role in achieving success in these examinations. This textbook titled Essential Organic Chemistry has been designed by author having years of experience of teaching Essential Organic Chemistry to engineering aspirants.

Summary of the Book

Essential Organic Chemistry has been designed to meet the needs of engineering aspirants and thoroughly cover the subject matter of Essential Organic Chemistry. The book is prepared with a mechanized approach and has been divided into 18 chapters namely Nomenclature of Organic Compounds, Isomerism, Reaction Mechanism & Reactive Intermediates, Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Alkyl Halides, Alcohols, Ethers and Epoxides, Aldehydes & Ketones, Carboxylic Acids & Acid-Derivatives, Alphatic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Aromaticity & Aromatic Electrophilic Substitution Reactions, Nitrobenzene, Aniline & Diazonium Salts, Aromatic Alcohols, Aldehydes, Ketones & Acids, Aryl Halides & Phenols, Carbohydrates, Amino Acids & Proteins and Natural & Synthetic Polymers, each sub-divided into number of topics. It presents a systematic flow of theories in ascending order of complexities with ample of embedded short quizzes and solved examples to further enhance the learning. Chapter 2 and 3 are the special attractions of this book where Stereo Chemistry, Reaction Mechanism and Reactive Intermediates are described in great detail.Well, this book is the perfect book for grasping the concepts of organic chemistry.It includes some wow examples and good theory. Many subjective questions and MCQ’S are divided into two parts namely ‘Fundamental’ and ‘Advanced’.The author has included many illustrations in chapter examples and exercises which covers each and every topic and helps us in clearing our concepts in Organic Chemstry. Also ample of subjective exercises at the end of every chapter are provided to drill the understanding of the chapter as a whole. The strongest worth of this book is the MCQs given at the end of every chapter. The MCQ exercises have been divided into two levels – basic and advanced level. The Basic level MCQs include topicwise questions with single correct answer while advanced level MCQs include brain-storming objective questions with more than one correct answer, assertion-reason type questions, comprehension based MCQs, Matching type questions and single integer answer type questions.
As the book presents the systematic, mechanistic and complete mastery over Essential Organic Chemistry, it for sure will ensure systematic and complete mastery over Essential Organic Chemistry.

About the Author

Ranjeet Shahi is an academician working with Arihant Publications. He has also written books like: Essential Physical Chemistry for JEE Main & Advanced, A Problem Book In Chemistry for IIT JEE, 35 Years Chapterwise Solved Papers for IIT JEE – Set of 3 Books and Fundamentals Of Organic Chemistry : A Mechanistic Approach.

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  • Publisher                         Arihant
  • Publication Year            2015
  • ISBN-13                          9789352031382
  • ISBN-10                          9352031385
  • Language                        English
  • Edition                            8
  • Binding                           Paperback
  • Number of Pages          1462 Pages
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  • Poonam Meena
  • 24-04-2015
  • EC4C
  • 2016
very nice book, helpful in under standing concepts

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