Thursday, 6 October 2016
Start preparing for GATE 2017
Its 6 months left for GATE 2017! Here are some tips to get a good score in the exam….
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination being conducted and administered by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology. Every year, one of these Institutes becomes the organizing institute for the exam and conducts in the month of February all over the country.
In the initial days, this is the main entrance exam for M.Tech programs in top universities the country. But now the scenario has changed, apart from using the score for admissions to post-graduate programs it is now considered by public and private sector undertakings for employment screening purposes. This is the main reason for this exam to become popular as it is seen that the number of applicants are doubled year to year. A good score in GATE will provide you an opportunity to get degree from the most reputed Institutes in India and will provide jobs in public and private sectors.
GATE exam tests a student’s capability in engineering concepts along with managerial skills. Engineering subjects cover 70 per cent weightage while General aptitude and Engineering Mathematics cover 15 per cent respectively. It is a 3hrs online exam and is completely objective type.
Now 6 months are left for GATE 2017. Aspirants must have to perfectly plan the schedule to manage the time efficiently to cover the syllabus and attempt numerous mock tests. There is no other test which opens vast opportunities to engineering graduates.
Firstly, go through previous year's question paper and analyze the subject pattern and focus on those subjects which have maximum weightage. Make the list of important topics in all the subjects and start reading the theory and then solve problems concept wise. Read the textbooks published by reputed authors and understand the fundamentals thoroughly and focus on conceptual clarity. Do not rely on just one book for a topic, instead consult a couple of books for the same topic. Prepare notes after completing each chapter s o that one can refer easily at the last days before the exam.
Separately wrote all the essential formulas and read them frequently .Write as many online test as possible. Theory preparation should be completed one month before the exam and then practice maximum number of times. Attempting mock test will certainly strengthens your preparation and helps you to manage the time wisely.
All the Best :)