GATE 2016 Exam will be held from January 30, 2016.That leaves GATE aspirants with one weeks of final revision for what is one of the toughest entrance exams in the country. Electronics and Communication Engineering is one of the well known branches of engineering that finds its significance in various modes of the student’s life.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an All-India Examination conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai & Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board-GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.
The objectives of GATE is to identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Postgraduate Programs in engineering at the National level. Every year one IIT or IISc is selected as the Organizing Institute. Admission of Postgraduate Courses, with MHRD Scholarship/Assistantship, in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy at Colleges/ Institutes will be open only to those who qualify in GATE.
Analysis of GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering Exam (2005-2015)
This year, IISC Bangalore is conducting GATE 2016 between 30th Jan to 7th Feb on Saturdays & Sundays. GATE EC 2016 Examination is in accordance with the pattern specified in the exam prospectus. The paper consists of 65 Questions with a maximum score of 100 marks.
The Question-wise breakup is as follows:
|Name of the Section||Marks|
|General Aptitude ( Verbal & Non- Verbal Ability)||15|
|Core Engineering Subjects||70|
GATE EC Engineering Exam Paper Analysis (2010-2015)
|Name of the Subject||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015|
|Electronic Devices & Circuits||10||10||12||14||8||12|
|Signals & Systems||7||9||8||2||12||6|
GATE EC Engineering Exam Paper Analysis (2005-2009)
|Name of the Subject||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009|
|Electronic Devices & Circuits||9||12||20||14||8|
|Signals & Systems||18||11||9||18||15|
GATE requires students to be strong in fundamentals to do well and the same trend has been observed over the years.
GATE ECE Exam 2016: Important Topics from each subject
The questions from these topics are frequently asked and hence, these topics are important in getting good score in GATE.
Signals and Systems
By preparing in a well planned manner and solving the previous papers, the students can get good score in GATE exam.
Aspirants aiming for GATE 2017, can start their preparation from the below recommended books.
- Electronic Devices & Circuits, Jacob Millman & Christos C. Halkias
- Integrated Electronics, Jacob Millman & Christos C. Halkias
- Modern Digital Electronics, R. P. Jain
- Microprocessor Architecture, Programming and Applications with the 8085, Ramesh Goankar
- Signals and Systems, A. V. Oppenheim, Allan S. Whilsky&Nawab S. Hamid
- Signals and Systems, S. Ramesh Babu
- An Introduction To Analog And Digital Communications, Simon Haykin
How to Prepare for GATE 2016 Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE):
It is advisable for candidates to practice the previous year papers and pack in more practice. This allows students to get used to the GATE 2016 Exam Pattern in addition to aiding in Time Management during the exam.
Candidates can also hone their speed and calculations skills for the actual GATE 2016 exam.
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