How to Prepare for GATE 2021 by Self Study
How to Prepare for GATE 2021 by Self Study - Getting admission into the top institutes offering postgraduate engineering courses is a dream for many students, but only lucky ones get through. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a gateway to get admission into the best institutes. GATE is one of the most important entrance examinations, aspirants are confused if they should get themselves enrolled at any coaching institute or should do self-study. Many people strongly believe that in order to crack the GATE entrance examination, one should get help from a coaching institute. But is it really true? No, candidates can prepare for GATE 2021 by self study. Here in this article, Careers360 presents the ways to prepare for GATE by self study. Candidates can find some important points to keep in mind while preparing for the exam. These points will help them to crack GATE 2021. Read the complete article to know more about how to prepare for GATE by self study.
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How to prepare for GATE 2021 by Self Study?
Having the right preparation strategy is the most crucial of all. Candidates are advised to follow the below given steps in order to crack GATE 2021.
- Start your preparation as early as possible
The thumb rule to crack GATE 2021 is to start its preparation as early as possible. Give it enough time to prepare in the best possible way. Many times, students fail to crack the entrance exam because of their inability to complete the syllabus on time. Therefore, it is advisable to start your preparation as soon as possible.
- Know the syllabus & exam pattern
GATE 2021 preparation requires candidates to have an accurate understanding of the syllabus. GATE 2021 syllabus is an important part of the preparation. It helps candidates to know what to read. The syllabus comprises all the topics that must be covered by the students while preparing for the exam. The questions in the GATE 2021 exam will be asked from the prescribed syllabus. Also, it will enable the students to ensure that they are not missing out on any important topic.
Along with the syllabus, candidates must have knowledge of the exam pattern of GATE 2021. The exam pattern allows candidates to prepare a strategy in a much effective way. The exam pattern contains details about the exam such as mode of exam, type of questions, total number of questions, sections, total duration, and more.
- Take help from internet
We are living in an era of technology. Candidates are advised to take help from the internet to prepare for the exam. It has answers to all questions. There are many online lectures that can be attended by the students while preparing for the exam. Search all your queries on Google.
- Do not leave any topic
Always remember that every topic is important. So, give equal time to all the subjects. Many times, skipping any particular topic becomes the reason to lag behind. Therefore, remember that skipping any topic is considered a big no.
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- Solve more and more previous years’ question papers
Focus on solving more and more GATE previous years’ question papers. It helps candidates to identify the pattern of the question paper in a much better way. Also, Practicing question papers help in understanding how to manage time, speed, and accuracy.
- Analyze your tests
Solving GATE 2021 mock tests or question papers is not enough, analyzing it properly is equally important. Check your tests and know the mistakes that you have made. This will help in knowing strong and weak points.
- Make short notes
It is recommended to make notes on all the topics that are completed. The notes should include all the important formulas and concepts. This helps in revising the topics anytime and anywhere without wasting much time on it. Regular revision allows candidates to keep topics fresh in mind.
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Questions related to GATE
Im willing to apply for GATE. Since I have completed my Electronic Engineering (avg 5.82) from Mumbai University in 2019. Will I be eligible for any government jobs with 5.82 pointer & GATE score? If yes than which jobs & how much should be the GATE score? Please do guide.
To be eligible for GATE you must have passed graduation in Engineering or technology or Masters in relevant discipline. There is no minimum percentage required. However, if you want to get admission in M.Tech or get a job in PSU you need to score the minimum percentage as specified in the qualifying exam. Cut off is different for each institute and PSU. For example the minimum cut off required for NTPC is 65% in B.E/B.Tech/AMIE and for KIOCL it is 75% marks or 7.9 CGPA for general category and for SC/ST it is 65% or 6.8 CGPA. So, you need to check the eligibility criteria before applying. And with such low CGPA it is difficult to get job in PSUs.
You can check the PSU related information, eligibility criteria on our website
What is the Gate cutoff for the DTU for general category for civil engineering and environmental engineering?
Hi aspirant ,
For admission in DTU in general category in civil engineering and environmental engineering the marks in gate exam should be between 45 to 60 . if the marks are between this range then the admission is guaranteed in civil engineering and environmental engineering in dtu.
hope this help you
best of luck
what are PSU companies offer chemical engineering through GATE exam and rank list of previous years?
These are the PSU's which offer jobs for chemical engineering-
- HPCL- You will get a call if you your rank is below 200 if you belong to general.category.
- IOCL-You will get a call if you your rank is below 100 if you belong to general.category.
- BPCL- You will get a call if you your rank is below 120 if you belong to general category.
- ONGC- You will get a call if you your rank is below 450 if you belong to general category.
when gate exam 2021 application starts?
Gate which stand for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a gateway to get admission to Master of Engineering (ME), Master in Technology (MTech), and direct PhD admissions to IITs , NITs , and IIITs . GATE 2021 will be conducted by either of the IITs Bombay , Delhi , Guhati , Kanpur , Kharagpur , Madras, Roorkee or Indian Institute for Science , Bangalore.
The tentative sechudule has arrived yet so I am mentioning that here.
Online Application to begin
September 1 st week, 2020
Closing of submission of application form
September 4 th week, 2020
Last date for requesting change of examination city (an additional fee will be applicable)
November 3rd week, 2020
Admit Card availability
January 1st week, 2021
February 1st week, 2021
Announcement of Result
March 3rd week, 2021
This is the tentative sechudule according to which you can plan your things ,as confirm date will be announced around this date only.
All the Best !!
I am pursuing M.Tech in Nanotechnology and my b.tech branch is Electronics and Communication engineering. If I want to write gate2021,then which branch should I consider as my gate subject?
You can do either of these two courses since you have done two different courses in different fields you can choose the course which you like the most of your gate exams. Try to choose electronics and communication since it is most preferred courses for gate and has good scope.
For more details regarding gate refer to the following link!!!
Thanks a lot!!!