GATE 2018 - How to Prepare for Instrumentation Engineering (IN) : Candidates aspiring to appear the GATE exam want to know at an early stage, what is the best way to prepare for this national level PG engineering exam. Their aim is to not only crack the GATE entrance exam but also be among the top rankers. With the passage of time, it has been seen that a number of candidates are appearing the GATE exam for instrumentation engineering has increased considerably. In order to help the candidates, Careers360 provides some vital guidelines and information about “GATE 2018-How to Prepare for Instrumentation Engineering (IN).” This will help the candidates to know what are the books from where they need to study for the GATE exam, what are the important topics that they need to cover and how they should manage their time during the course of the preparation of the exam.
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GATE 2018 exam will be conducted by IIT Guwahati on February 3, 4 and February 10 & 11, 2018. The application form of GATE 2018 was available from August 31, 2017 and the last date for registering it was October 9, 2017. The result of GATE 2018 will be announced on March 17, 2018.
GATE 2018 Syllabus for IN
The most important thing is that the candidates must know the GATE syllabus for instrumentation engineering. This will help them to plan their preparation strategy accordingly as they will know which topics they need to cover first and which they would like to cover later on, while studying instrumentation engineering.
The syllabus of GATE 2018 for Instrumentation Engineering is divided into nine sections.
Section 1- Engineering Mathematics
Section 2- Electrical Circuits
Section 3- Signals and Systems
Section 4- Control Systems
Section 5- Analog Electronics
Section 6- Digital Electronics
Section 7- Measurements
Section 8- Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation
Section 9- Communication and Optical Instrumentation
GATE Syllabus Instrumentation Engineering
Signals and Systems
Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation
Communication and Optical Instrumentation
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2. Important Topics and Books and Authors
Studying different topics and subjects from the right books will prove beneficial for the candidates as they aim to crack the GATE exam for instrumentation engineering. Candidates can check the table that is given below to know about the books from where they should study while they are preparing for GATE instrumentation Engineering.
Names of books and authors for GATE IN
GATE Instrumentation Engineering Topics
Recommended Books and Author
Engineering Circuit Analysis by Steven M. Durbin, Jack E. Kemmerly , William H. Hayt
Fundamentals of Microelectronics by BEHZAD RAZAVI (Must Read Recommended by Aditya)
GATE - Electronics & Communication (Analog Circuits Volume 5 Of 10) by R K Kanodia
Solved previous year questions from EC and IN streams
Signals and Systems
Signals And Systems (Schaum’s Outline Series) by H P HSU Signals & Systems by Alan V. Oppenheim
Modern Digital and Analog Communication System by B P LATHI
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
A Course In Electrical And Electronic Measurements And Instrumentation by A K SAWHNEY
Automatic Control Systems by B C KUO
Process Control: Modeling, Design, And Simulation by B. Wayne Bequette
Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation by ARUN K GHOSH
GATE Sample Papers for Instrumentation Engineering
Candidates who are aspiring to appear the GATE 2018 exam for instrumentation engineering must practise the sample papers of GATE as it will given them an insight into the kind of questions that will be asked. Solving the sample papers will expose the candidates to wide array of questions and help them to increase their accuracy level. It will also aid the candidates to increase their speed.
Previous Years' GATE Question Papers & Mock Tests
Solving the past years question papers of instrumentation engineering for GATE will also aid the candidates to know which are the topics that have been regularly given more weightage as compared to those which are given less importance. Candidates must take the mock exam of GATE so that they can devise a clear cut plan of how they will tackle the actual GATE exam. They will know how to mange the time, which are the questions that they would answer first and which are the ones that they will answer later on. The more number of GATE mock tests you take, it will be better for you. You will be able to identify your mistakes and rectify them at the earliest. This will help you to perform better on the final day of the GATE exam.
Previous years paper analysis of GATE
Experts have analysed the previous years question papers of GATE for instrumentation engineering. The analysis of the GATE paper of instrumentation engineering also enables the candidates to know the difficulty level of the exam also. They also get to know how many questions and of mnay marks were asked from which section and sub-section of the GATE Syllabus of instrumentation engineering. To know the topics from where questions were asked, candidates can check the links of the GATE question papers of previous years.
Tips from the GATE toppers
The vital tips from the toppers can play a pivotal role in helping you to be among the top rankers of GATE. This will enable you to get admission in the M.Tech programmes at the premier institute of your choice. If you are among the top rankers then, you will also be able to get a call for interview from the public sector units, which recruit solely on the basis of the GATE score. Candidates can read the links that are given below to know how the toppers cracked the GATE exam.
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