How to Prepare for GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering (CSE)
How to Prepare for GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering (CSE) - Each year, a large number of students appear for GATE exam to get admission in M.Tech in Computer Science Engineering (CSE). Being one of the most in-demand M.Tech disciplines, students search for the strategy to prepare for GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering. In order to score well in exams, it is essential to know how to prepare for GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering. Therefore, to help all the GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering aspirants, Careers360 has compiled the preparation tips to remember. GATE is a national level entrance examination conducted for admission into the M.Tech course and PSUs recruitment. Read the complete article to know how to prepare for GATE Computer Science Engineering (CSE).
What is CSE?
Computer Science Engineering or CSE is one of the disciplines of Engineering in which students are imparted knowledge on design, computational processes, and programming languages. During the programme, students learn how to develop a variety of hardwares and softwares.
How to Prepare for GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering (CSE)?
Candidates can check the preparation tips for GATE 2021 CSE paper below. These tips will help them to strategise their preparation accordingly.
Know the syllabus and exam pattern
The first step you need to take to clear the GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering Entrance exam is to know the syllabus and exam pattern completely. Through GATE 2021 syllabus, candidates can have the list of all the topics that need to be covered. Also, it is important to know the marking scheme and the types of questions that will be asked in the exam. The GATE 2021 exam pattern contains all the details related to the exam such as total number of questions, types of questions, medium of question paper, marking scheme and more.
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GATE 2021 Marking Scheme
General Aptitude Marks
Computer Science Engineering
1/3rd Mark will be deducted for 1 mark question; 2/3rd Mark will be deducted for 2 mark question
Prepare a schedule
Once you know the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of GATE 2021, the next step is to create a timetable or schedule. The time table should be created for each day having all the topics divided. This will ensure that you cover the entire syllabus within the time. Try to wake up early in the morning such that you will be able to give more time to the preparation. Do not forget to allot small breaks while creating a schedule.
Know the right books
It is rightly said that studying from the right book is as important as studying from the exam. It is important for GATE 2021 CSE aspirants to know the recommended books for the exam. In the table below, topic-wise books to prepare for GATE CSE have been given for the benefit of the candidate.
GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering Recommended Books
Books and Author
Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications by Kenneth Rosen
Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig
Digital Design by Morris Mano
Digital Electronics by S. Salivahanan & S. Arivazhagan
Computer Organization and Architecture
Computer Architecture – A Quantitative Approach by Hennessy and Patterson
Computer Organization and Embedded systems by Carl Hamacher
Programming and Data Structures
The C Programming language by Dennis Richie
Classic Data Structures by Debasis Samanta
Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen
Data Structures & Algorithms by R.S. Salaria
Theory of Computation
An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata by Peter Linz
NPTEL lectures by Kamala Krithivasan
Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools by Aho & Ullman
Compiler Design in C by Allen I Holub
Operating System Concepts by Galvin
Operating Systems by Stallings
Database System Concepts by Henry. F. Korth
Normalization and indexing by Shamkant B. Navathe
Data Communications and Networking by Kurose & Ross and Behrouz A. Forouzan
Computer Networks by Peterson & Davie
Solve mock tests
It is important to analyse the preparation and this can be done by taking GATE 2021 mock tests. Candidates are advised to appear for both official and unofficial mock tests. Through mock tests, candidates can get an insight on the actual examination. GATE mock tests are prepared in the same pattern in which the actual GATE question paper is prepared. Also, by solving mock tests candidates will be able to keep track of their time for solving the questions and overall time of exam and practise accordingly.
Having prepared notes containing all the points is beneficial to keep them fresh in mind. These notes can be used to revise the important concepts and formulas anytime and anywhere without wasting much time on it. Also, notes are much easier to carry around.
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Questions related to GATE
I am gonna be laid off by current employer and i am aged 36 yrs i predict due to ongoing pandemic i may not get job for next many years is preparation for GATE exam a good option i am an electrical engineer of 2006 batch
There is no age limit for appearing for GATE exam. You can appear for GATE exam at any point of time to pursue a Master's degree or P.hd from a reputed institute. Depending on your rank and score in GATE, you can get a seat in IITs, NITs and other institutions for your Master's or P.hd.
As you have had a long break from your studies after your bachelor's degree, you really need to thoroughly revise all your concepts and work hard for GATE. Please visit this link to download the syllabus for GATE exam according to your branch. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/gate-syllabus/amp&ved=2ahUKEwjixLf-z7XqAhVGbysKHb-zCzsQFjAAegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw1I0K3lgGG4PUPsKLwz9bSf&cf=1
Also , please note that for getting job into PSUs through GATE exam, the eligible age is 25- 28 years. ST/SC/OBC students get a relaxation of 3-5 years.
As you have passed your bachelor's in 2006 so you won't be eligible for getting jobs at PSUs.
For more details about GATE exam please visit this link https://engineering.careers360.com/exams/gate
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chances of getting PSU for 9927 rank in GATE mechanical, ST candidate ?
Based on your rank it is a bit difficult to get a PSU because the companies mostly take students with ranks under 1000. But, still I will list out the best colleges you can get according to your rank-
- IIT Hyderabad - Indian Institute of Technology (M.Tech. in Mechanics and Design Engineering)
- IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology(M.Tech. in Thermal Engineering)
- IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology(M.Tech. in Manufacturing Engineering)
- IISc Bangalore - Indian Institute of Science(M.E in Aerospace Engineering)
- IIT Madras - Indian Institute of Technology(M.Tech. in Mechanical Design)
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gate 2021syllsbus or pichle , 10sall ki preparation
GATE is conducted every year for admission into M.E./M.Tech/PhD at the IITs, NITS, IIITs and CFTIs or recruitment to PSUs. GATE exam is of 3 hours comprising of 65 questions with total of 100 marks.
There will be two types of questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Please visit this link to get the syllabus for GATE 2021 according to your subject.
Also visit this link to download previous year question papers of GATE according to your subject https://www.google.com/amp/s/engineering.careers360.com/articles/gate-question-papers/amp
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can i get mhrd scholarship through mtech in vit under gate
Candidates with a valid GATE score will be able to avail the AICTE GATE scholarship. The scholarship is of Rs 12400 per month. The duration of the AICTE GATE 2020 scholarship will be 24 months or the duration of the course, whichever is lower.
The candidates will be required to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work related to teaching and research activities as assigned to him / her by the Institute which could include tutorials, laboratory classes, development and maintenance of la boratories, assistance in research and development activities undertaken by faculty members, maintenance and operation of Computers and other central facilities, assistance in library, etc.
For more details about the GATE scholarship please visit this link https://www.google.com/amp/s/engineering.careers360.com/articles/aicte-gate-scholarship/amp
Apart from that VIT provides a monthly stipend of Rs 4000 for top six GATE scores in each M.Tech program.
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Hi sir/madam Right now i am pursuing 3rd year of ECE, should i appear for the GATE 2021 or i shall appear after my graduation is completed (By Aug 2021)
I will definitely insist you to appear for GATE 2021 before completing your graduation because it will help you gain a first hand experience on the type and difficulty level of questions. Thus, it will give you a good mock experience and you will get a chance to work on the loopholes in your exam strategy and focus on your mistakes.
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