GATE 2019 Syllabus for Electrical Engineering

GATE 2019 Syllabus for Electrical EngineeringGATE 2019 Syllabus for Electrical Engineering – IIT Madras will release the official GATE syllabus 2019 for Electrical Engineering (EE). The syllabus of GATE 2019 for Electrical Engineering will help candidates appearing in the exam plan their preparation accordingly. Candidates can refer to the subjects, topics, sections and sub-sections in GATE 2019 syllabus for EE and chalk out the month wise, week wise and day wise strategy to be able to prepare for the exam in a systematic and organised way. This planning will help GATE candidates to utilise their timings in the best possible way. For now, candidates can refer to the previous year GATE syllabus for Electrical Engineering as provided in the article below and start with their preparation. The updated syllabus of GATE 2019 for Electrical Engineering will be provided here as soon as it is released.

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While preparing, candidates must also follow the exam pattern of GATE 2019 to be able to know the weightage of marks, type and frequency of questions.

 

GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

Type of Question

There will be two types of questions:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Sections

The question paper will have three sections:

  • General Aptitude

  • Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry)

  • Subject – Specific section

General Aptitude Section

The paper will consist of a mandatory General Aptitude (GA) section which will have 10 questions. 5 of the questions will be of 1 mark and the remaining 5 will be of 2 marks. Therefore, the total marks for this section will be 15 marks.

Marking Scheme

  • For 1 mark MCQs – 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

  • For 2 mark MCQs – 2/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

  • Zero marks will be given for unattempted questions

  • No negative marking will be done for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions

Number of questions to be asked

  • GATE electrical engineering question paper will have 65 questions of 100 marks divided into three sections.

 

Candidates can refer to GATE 2018 syllabus for Electrical Engineering as given below till IIT Madras releases it officially for next year. However, the syllabus for GATE 2019 will be similar to previous year syllabus.

 

GATE Syllabus 2019 for Electrical Engineering

 

The section wise GATE syllabus 2018 for Electrical Engineering (EE) has been mentioned below.

 

Section 1- Engineering Mathematics

  • Differential equations

  • Calculus

  • Linear Algebra

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Numerical Methods

  • Transform Theory

  • Complex variables

Section 2- Electric Circuits

Section 3- Electromagnetic Fields

Section 4- Signals and Systems

Section 5- Electrical Machines

Section 6- Power Systems

Section 7- Control Systems

Section 8- Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Section 9- Analog and Digital Electronics

Section 10- Power Electronics

 

Candidates can check the detailed Electrical Engineering syllabus 2018 below.

 

 

Reference Books for GATE Electrical Engineering (EE)

S.No.

Topic

Books

Author

1.

Analog

Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory

Boylestad

2.

Control system

Control Systems Engineering

Nagrath and Gopal

3.

Circuit analysis

Transient Analysis Of Electric Power Circuits

Arieh L Shenkmann  and also Chakrabarthi

4.

Digital Circuits

Digital Electronics

Digital Design by M.Morris Mano

5.

Electrical Machine

Electrical Machinery

P.S.Bimbhra

6.

 

 

 

ElectroMagnetics

  • Elements of Electromagnetics

  • Engineering Electromagnetics

  • Mathew N. O. Safiku

  • William .H.Hayt

 

7.

Engineering Mathematics

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

E.Kreyszig

8.

Power system

  • Power Systems Engineering

  • Power Systems

  • Nagrath and Kothari

  • JB Guptha & CL Wadhwa

 

9.

Power Electronics

  • For Beginners- Power  Electronics

  • Power Electronics

  • MH Rashid

  • P.S.Bimbhra

 

10.

Networks

Engineering Circuit Analysis

Hayt and Kemmerly

11

Problem Solving

 GATE Electrical

RK Kanodia

12.

Measurement

  • Electrical and Electronic

  • measurement and Instrumentation

AK Sawhney

13.

Signal and systems

  • Signals and Systems

  • Signals and Systems

Oppenheim and Wilsky

Nagoor Kani

Candidates can check the qualifying cutoff of EE over the years from the table given below.

 

GATE Qualifying Cutoff for Electrical Engineering (EE)

S.No.

Year

General

OBC

SC/ST/PH

1.

2018

29.1

26.1

19.4

2.

2017

25.20

25.20

16.70

3.

2016

25.1

22.5

16.7

4.

2015

25

22.5

16.67

5.

2014

25

22.5

16.67

6.

2013

25.74

23.17

17.16

 

 

 

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