How to Prepare for GATE 2021 ?


“How should I start preparation for gate 2020 ?
Which strategy should I follow for gate 2020 ?”
You all must have this kind of questions in your mind. Below article will solve this puzzle of yours. Just take a look.”

 How to Prepare for GATE 2020  – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the largest online engineering entrance exams in India for the post graduate courses in engineering & technology. Admissions to the IISc, IITs, NITs and many national / state level government universities as well as private universities and institutes in the country are providing admission in post graduate courses on the GATE scores.

Approximately 10,000,00 candidates appear for this exam every year. The largest applicants seen for Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering. The GATE pass percentage is 15-25% generally which is a very low figure and it clearly shows the difficulty level of GATE exam.

Here we are providing some key points which will help you in your GATE 2020 exam preparation.

1. Cover all subjects mentioned in the GATE 2020 syllabus.
Understanding of all subjects is required. Deep understanding of all important topics is required. 

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2. Choose right source of knowledge like standard books / study material.
Selection of good study material will help you well in your GATE 2020 exam preparation.

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3. Good planning and time management of daily routine.
As you need to prepare many subjects in a short period of time, So you need a proper plan to complete your whole GATE 2020 syllabus within time. 

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4. Balanced preparation of technical and non-technical subjects.
There is a minimum cut-off marks decided by GATE office for clearing GATE. So a candidate have to clear that cut-off.

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5. Subject must be studied from theoretical as well as numerical point of view.
While preparing any subject or making notes of any subject you must keep in mind that you need to prepare that subject from both point of view i.e., objective as well as numerical.

6. Extra emphasis on solving the numerical questions.
As you know GATE 2020 pattern has changed now GATE office emphasis more on numerical portion. So candidates need to prepare this portion with extra effort. Try answering numerical type questions properly.

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7. Avoid jumbo and vague approach in solving questions.
Any technique which is time consuming in solving the questions should not adopt, otherwise it will waste your precise time during exam time. 

8. Develop speed and accuracy in solving questions.
Numerical portion required time to solve problems. So it is better if you increase you speed with accuracy while solving numerical problems.

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9. Apply short tricks and learn standard results and formulas to save time.
GATE exam contain two types of questions i.e., objective as well as numerical type. In order to solve numerical type questions you need to follow a step by step procedure to solve any problem. Develop some short tricks which can save your time in exam.

10. Study previous years papers.
Previous years papers will help candidates to understand the level of questions. Previous GATE 10-15 years solved papers would be enough.

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11. Practice online and offline modes of tests.
These online/offline mock tests will prepare you to be familiarize with exam like environment and will also help you to improve your performance in exam.

12. Always keep a place for revision in your time table.
Revision is really-really important because you can’t remember all the things you have studied in previous months.

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13. Group study and discussions on a regular basis.
It is really-really important if you are preparing self. For checking your preparation level you need a rectifier, which can rectify your mistakes.

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14. Self introspection to find your weaknesses and strengths.
There is always some good skills in every candidate, which he/she can use in his/her preparation of competitive exam smartly. Candidate should always try to overcome their weaknesses.

15. Maintain self motivation.
Candidate preparing for such big exams really-really need self motivation. Because many time they lose confidence while preparing at that time no one can help them to regain their confidence except themself. 

This post is designed to keep you aspirants aware about latest GATE  exam pattern & strategy. We tried our level best to guide you. If you want to add more ideas in this list you can comment below. Good Luck for GATE 2020 🙂

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  1. Hi,
    I want to prepare gate 2018 now, I don’t have a so many time, guide me some tricks for study, which I use for crack the gate exam.


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