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Top 10 Mistakes Done By GATE Aspirants

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1. Studied wrong / wrongly.
Always prefer standard books. A minor mistake can lower your GATE rank.

2. Not properly revised after a certain period of time.
“Practice makes man perfect.” Revise what you have studied time to time.

3. Loosing confidence after seeing the questions paper.
Don’t worry question paper is also hard for all others.

4. Your time management in exam was not so good as you thought.
Do solve practice papers time to time with time management same as GATE exam.

Must check : GATE 2019 Paper Pattern & Syllabus

5. Never prepared Mathematics and General Aptitude upto that level that I prepared Technical.
Don’t forget Mathematics and General Aptitude. These subjects have 30% ratio of total marks.

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6. Only prepared previous years papers.
Previous years papers will help you to analysis GATE exam but will not sure your golden success. You have to do more study other than previous years papers.

Must check : GATE Previous Years Papers [PDF] – 1991-2018

7. Didn’t prepared all subjects because there was no time for those.
Always prepare a time table then prepare. Being good in all subjects is always better than being master in only one subject. 

Must read : How to prepare for GATE 2019 in 3 months ?

8. Don’t feel restless and anxious before examination.
Before exam day, take proper rest and food.

9. Fear of examination.
Fear is obvious, accept it but don’t focus on it much, don’t let it affect your performance in exam.

10. Forgot Admit card.
It is minor but general mistake. It happens because of exam pressure. To avoid this, prepare yourself a day before your exam.

“You need not to be perfect in exam. You need to do well as compare to other in exam.”

These are some basic mistakes done by candidates of GATE exam which can lead you to perform worse in your GATE 2019 exam. These mistakes are common in nature but can be very harmful for your GATE 2019 exam preparation.

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  1. should i start a new chapter as it is already mid of december, the chapter is emft and i am from ee branch. if i leav this subject i will be preparing for say 85 marks. should i skip or study the chapter ?

  2. I am not able to upload my course completion certificate.please help me.The size I uploaded is 115kb in pdf but its not uploading.please help me

    • Hello viji,

      Reduce size of file little more and then upload if not work then again reduce and upload. This will work.

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  3. Good afternoon sir
    my name is mamta sir ik problam ha mane gate ta application form fill kiya and apna provisional certificate uploed kiya but vo r.h.s se 2inch plane reh gya jis mae iq code hota show hota ha but total marks my university roll no. College name ye sab show ho rhe ha plz mujhe solution batao plz plz plz

  4. sir,
    I have applied for GATE 2016 and done all the steps upto payment but I have uploaded bonafide certificate from HOD whereas it was asked to upload certificate from HOD , and my application is under scrutiny.
    can you help me please whether i have uploaded correctly and it will be accepted or there may be any problem …
    I am worried because there are no option for edit the application and re upload the certificate ..

  5. i wanted to known what is the cut off marks for getting govt job based on gate , pls reply me

  6. can someone suggest me standard book for electromagnetics for edge preparation

  7. Sir, when I have to pay 1500 rupees …after completing the form fill up? ….and how?..can I use my atm card ..Is it safe to use?

  8. Ur provided information is really very helpful.
    Q-i am studying dual degree(B.E.+M.TECH integrated course)in 4rt year electrical engineering.
    Will they provide me scholarship if I qualify gate 2016??

    • hello amit,

      Thanks for appreciating our work.
      If you qualified GATE and get admission though GATE score in any Institute which accept GATE score card for admission in M Tech or P HD program you will get scholarship from MHRD for any course. Just clearing GATE exam will not make you eligible for getting scholarship.

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  9. Thank u sir for providing such a useful information.
    Keep updating…:)

  10. sir, i am studying 3rd year mechanical engineer.please tell me the preparation strategy for gate 2017

  11. uday kumar singh

    dear sir, i have completed my b.tech for indian institute of metals , kolkata.can i appear for gate2016 examination?

    • Hello uday,

      Yes. You have necessary education qualification for attending GATE exam.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  12. Thanks the information was very helpful.
    I wanted to know if the exact date for the examination will be displayed at the time of registration or only after the hall tickets are made available.
    Is there any chance for us to decide the date or is it fixed at the time of registration.

  13. can we use fx-991ES casio calculator for gate exam ??

  14. thanks for give suggestion

  15. Can u plz post a link where i can get all previous yr que paper for gate (20-30 yrs) with solution for all papers

  16. I too was searching in my mind solution of my problems about exam n few of dm were in these which u suggested above very much helpfull sir. thanku so much.

  17. It would really help me,, thank you, keep updating about gate 2016,,, when the form of gate 2016 will come?

  18. Hai Now I am studying 3rd year mechanical engineering in self financing college.can I write Gate 2016 exam?

    • Hello Arun,

      No you can’t apply for GATE 2016 as per GATE 2015 information brochure.
      I would like to give you some basic information about GATE. As per GATE 2015 notification –
      (1) Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2015 is : Currently in the 4th year or already completed.
      Note : There is written that : Year of qualification cannot be later than 2015. In your case it would be 2016 for GATE 2016 candidates. If you would clear your B.E./B.Tech. course in the year 2016 then you are eligible.
      (2) GATE 2015 score is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of the results.

      #All the above information are provided from GATE 2015 information brochure. It may change for GATE 2016 exam. Final decision is totally depend upon GATE 2016 organizing committee.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

      • But In standard gate book ,pre-final year students are also eligible for write the gate 2016 exam. Thus book is GATE 2016 MECHANICAL ENGINNERING…Publisher is G.K PUBLISHRS. Plz explain it…..

  19. Hello Krishnamraju,

    we are glad that you found our work useful.

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  20. when i were read about this website really i found that it is helpful to me,thank you very much…

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