Last Minute Preparation Tips For GATE 2020 Exam
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Last Minute Preparation Tips For GATE 2020 Exam - As one of the most popular postgraduate engineering examinations, GATE has a vast number of aspirants preparing to attempt the exam and score well for M.Tech admissions or PSU recruitments. Since the examination is coming up, Careers360 presents last minute preparation tips for GATE 2020 exam to let the candidates know what is to be done or avoided during this crucial time. While the preparation period is almost at the end, the candidates should not panic and remain constant in their revision and last minute planning. This article on the last minute preparation tips for GATE 2020 exam sets down the final touches that the candidates need to complete in order to ensure a smooth and positive examination process. A good strategy and these few tips are certain to help the candidates with GATE. Read the full article on Last Minute Preparation Tips for GATE 2020 Exam for more detailed information.
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GATE 2020 Exam Last Minute Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the listed last minute preparation tips for GATE 2020 given below to accordingly boost and prepare for the upcoming examination.

Keep your Concepts Clear

It is very important for the candidates to keep their concepts related to the syllabus of GATE 2020 clear. Having any doubts in the last minute preparation for GATE 2020 exam will not have a very positive impact on the candidates’ performance. Since the questions of GATE are designed to bring out understanding and phenomenology of basic principles governing science and technology, the candidates should try to have a clear understanding of the concepts to successfully answer. Topics summing up to assumptions and calculations should not be avoided since they are most likely to bring in more marks.

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Create Quick Notes

One of the best methods to adapt for quick revisions anytime anywhere is to create small notes. Candidates can note down the formulas and concepts which they have a difficult time remembering and create small notes. The candidates can use the notes for revisions whenever they feel like they require it. This will help them revise important concepts for the examination quickly and effectively.

Revision is the Way to Go

It is very important to keep enough time aside for revision of chapters and subjects. During the last minute preparation of GATE 2020 exam, the candidates are advised to focus mostly on revision and understand what has already been studied by them. Through revision, the concepts will remain fresh in the minds of the candidates which will help them to effectively answer the questions of the candidates.

Take Help of Mock Tests and Sample Papers

By solving mock tests and sample papers, the candidates will be able to practically apply whatever they have studied for the examination. It will analyze their current standing and how they can improve it. By checking the mistakes done in the mock tests and sample papers, the candidates can work on it and correct it. This will ensure that such mistakes will not be repeated during the real examination. Through mock tests, the candidates will also get familiar with the exam pattern and will learn how to manage the examination within the time limit.

New Topics are a Big No-No

Since there is not much time left for the examination, the candidates should restrain themselves from studying any new topics. The focus should remain on strengthening those topics which have already been prepared. By trying to learn new topics in the last minute, there is a possibility that the candidates are left confused and anxious. Revise whatever has already been studied instead of trying to attempt new topics.

Take Expert Opinions

In case, there are some concepts which are hard to understand, then the candidates should take help from experts such as teachers or already GATE qualified students. Conversations with such experts may help the candidates in achieving confidence and inspiration to do well in the upcoming examination. There is a huge chance of positive influence being introduced if the candidates interact with the past qualified students. Similarly if the candidates have any doubts regarding the syllabus of GATE 2020, they can approach their teachers or any other experts to ask for help and guidance.

Keep a Healthy Schedule

A healthy schedule should be maintained by the candidates during the last minute preparation for GATE 2020. Since it is an important period of time, the candidates should make sure not to fall sick and be healthy. Therefore, the candidates should eat healthy and keep a constant eye on their diet. Unhealthy food should be avoided and the candidates should get enough sleep. Small naps in between studies should also be scheduled by the candidates as this will ensure that they will remain fresh and retain whatever they will study.

Be Positive and Confident

During the last minute preparation, always remain positive and confident. The positivity will definitely affect the candidates’ performance in the examination. Candidates are advised to stay confident and relaxed during the examination.

Hopefully, these few last minute preparation tips for GATE 2020 exam will help the candidates accomplish their goals and do their best in the examination. All the best!

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what are the other exams other than gate

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

If you looking for Job then the best alternative for GATE exam is the UPSC IES examination which is conducted for engineering graduates.This is the best way possible you can get a job and that too in government of India and also there is a long list if perks and perquisites you will get once to crack IES examination.

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Hi, Regarding Gate application correction form, right now there is no option to upload my photo. Now, what to do sir? how should I upload my photo now? Thanks in advance.

Vishwaksen Gouda Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019
Hie manali,
You can upload the photo again even after the closure of the gate application submission.High quality image must be uploaded in the application.Background and sign should be white.Reuploading facility is also will reopen and you can upload

Now Im 3 year of btech Cse. How I can prepare for a gate exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

As you are still in your 3rd year, you might not be still aware of the complete GATE syllabus. So analyse the topics and syllabus that you have learnt for the past 3 years and practise as much Mathematics as you can. Try as many mock tests as possible and get a hang of the exam pattern. Please check our page for syllabus, topics and best books for preparation:


Hi, Regarding Gate application correction form, right now there is no option to change my category details. Will it be provided in the future? I had incorrectly selected GEN, but it is OBC/NCL. Thanks in advance.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Dear Harish, IIT Delhi has scheduled diiferent correction windows for different correction categories. The tentative dates to make corrections to your Category would be from the last week of October to 1st week of November. This is tentative and so please keep an eye on the official website. You can change your Category but you will not be refunded any additional amount that you paid towards your application form. For more information, please visit our page at:


can I apply for the gate exam now?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Dear Pramod, IIT Delhi has closed registrations for GATE 2020 as on October 5th, 2019 along with late fees. Now the correction window has been opened. At this juncture, registering for GATE 2020 is not a possibility. You may have to wait until the next year if you  plan on appearing for GATE. For GATE 2020, you have been late.

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