GATE is the abbreviation of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.  The syllabus of this all-India Level Entrance Test has been designed based on the knowledge of undergraduate program of Science and Engineering. Here we have discussed the tips about qualifying GATE Exam. These tips and strategies would definitely help you to prepare for GATE Competition.


Find the GATE 2017 Examination Schedule


The number of GATE qualified students has been increasing year by year. Lot of Engineering students prepare to appear in this exam, and we cannot ignore the popularity of it. Let’s point out the reasons for its popularity:

  • If a student cracks this exam, he/she can get the opportunity to take admission in a premium technical and engineering college across India for pursuing a post-graduate degree in Engineering.
  • Multiple companies in public sectors recruit employees through GATE Scores. So students need to score a good number to get a promising job in PSU companies.
  • Even the top ranking universities in the world like NUS and NTU accept GATE score for the M.S. and Ph.D. admission.



Students can get a chance once in a year for participating in this GATE competition.  It is a 3 hours examination and the last year engineering students or the students who are pursuing Masters in Computer Application or Science can apply for this exam. GATE qualified students can hold the score for three years.

Till now we have given the information related to GATE examination. Now we will cover the study tips for GATE.

GATE test examines your engineering knowledge. It also tests your problem-solving capacity. Following are some methods, which should be followed throughout the GATE preparation.

You should be Motivated, Dedicated, and Disciplined

Get motivated throughout the phase of GATE preparation. Being motivated always helps achieving the success in the examination.  Set a goal and try to achieve it. The goal will be to take admission in a premium college of Engineering, or you can fix a goal to get a job in a PSU company.

You should make a timetable and follow it dedicatedly. You should be consistent in your study. It is a very highly competitive examination. So you must not be irregular in your study. A separate study room can help you to concentrate on your reading. You should not keep Television, mobile phones and any other things, which can distract your concentration from your preparation.  Be focused, that will help you to get success in GATE examination.

Gather the information about the Syllabus, type of question of GATE

The GATE questions are split into three categories. They are,

  • Some questions are set on your subject. These questions are made up according to your stream.
  • Some mathematical questions
  • Some are general aptitude test related questions

After getting information about the syllabus, it’s time to make a plan to crack the GATE exam.



Vital Things for the Success in GATE:

You need to select Books wisely for your GATE preparation. For this, you can visit any book stall where you can get a wide range of GATE preparation books. We suggest searching books online. You can use more options than offline searching.

Some people consider the effectiveness of Coaching. Coaching can help you get possible materials related to this exam, but we recommend self-learning with the aid of books and online suggestion. Of-course you can join a test series which would help you to judge your preparation level and accordingly you can refine your preparation.

Hope this post helps you finding the possible answers to your queries regarding GATE. Let us know if you need further information related to the exam. All the best for the upcoming GATE Exam.

Tips for GATE Exam
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