GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)



Wednesday, January 4, 2023

GATE 2023 Preparation Tips

GATE 2023 Preparation Tips

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering - GATE 2023 is National level engineering entrance examination, a popular test in India which is conducted for the engineering students who intends to get admission into Masters Degree Course offered by the reputed universities and colleges in India. GATE is a highly competitive entrance exam where lakhs of candidates appear for the examination and hence it requires good tips for  GATE 2023 preparation. Here is a list of tips that may help you to ace your GATE exam.


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Know the Exam pattern: The GATE Exam is a single paper online examination of three hours, with 65 questions carrying a total of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions and numerical answer type questions.


Follow the GATE Syllabus: During your preparation, aim to complete the given syllabus rather than studying out of syllabus topics. Since there are many subjects included in the syllabus, it is important that you should make a particular study plan to prepare each and every topic of syllabus.


Read standard textbooks: Prepare at least one standard textbook for each subject in GATE syllabus. Reading one book may not cover the complete syllabus. In such a scenario you must ensure that you are not relying on these text books completely. To avoid this, it is a good practice to actively engage yourself through online platforms that provide resource material for your practice.


Understand fundamentals and Practice quizzes: Initially, focus on understanding the concepts and later focus on mastering each topic through the practice tests. For this purpose, you must aim at solving as many problems/quizzes as on a regular basis and improve accuracy and performance in each test.


Preparation Time and Strategy: Preparation depends on many individual factors such as aptitude, fundamentals, understanding level etc., typically, a rigorous preparation from 4 to 6 months is considered well enough for getting into IISc or IITs.A topic by topic studying plan will help you understand each topic extensively, with enough practice.


Make short revision notes: Once you have considerably gone ahead with your preparation, you can start reading all the chapters again and prepare short notes for all important topics. These short notes can help you to recall entire preparation and useful for your last-minute revision.


Recall all concepts and methods: After the preparation of complete syllabus, spend one month before the exam to recall all concepts, formulas, methods and examples. Remember the definitions, important points and formulas during the revision. Always remember to get your basic concepts clear, it will help you to crack even tough questions.


Test your abilities: In order to maximize your chances to get a good performance score, you need to minimize the time you spend during reading, understanding and solving for each question in the exam. Many of GATE questions can be answered with reading and understanding. So the final goal is to improve your time to solve each question.


Do’s for GATE Exam

  • Solve at-least last 10 years of Previous Papers. It will make you get the idea about the type of questions being asked in the Exam.
  • Focus more on 2 mark questions. They boost your Score exponentially
  • Practice as many Mock-tests as you can (based on Standard pattern of the Gate Exam)
  • Keep your fundamentals and concepts clear. The Questions asked in the GATE Exam are mostly based on the fundamental concepts.
  • By giving these you will actually know about question pattern and gain experience on objective kind of test. You will also be able to measure your standard by comparing with other contenders so that you can change your strategies accordingly.


Don’ts for GATE Exam

  • Don’t waste your time studying stuff that is out of syllabus.
  • Don’t lose your hope and confidence in preparation.
  • Don’t discuss the doubts just before the Exam at the Exam Centre.
  • Don’t start your preparation with hard subjects.
  • Don’t Waste on your time in reading many books for a single topic.


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