GATE exam:
Tips & Tricks
The GATEway!
The GATE exam is your gateway to Masters
Degrees and Public Sector jobs in the fields of
science and technolo...
Choosing a Subject
The first key step is making sure you chose the
correct subject.
From a total of 22 subjects only 1 can...
The Question Paper
• The exam has 65 questions and 100 maximum
marks.
• All papers have a common General Aptitude
section....
TIPS!
• Study thoroughly from the official syllabus,
questions can come from anywhere
• Understand the structure and type ...
...TIPS!
• Practice calculations on a calculator to
increase your speed during exam (calculators
are allowed during exams)...
...more TIPS!
• Practice chapter based self-tests to improve
your weak areas
• Answer carefully to avoid negative marking;...
...few more TIPS!
• Practice online sample papers to get used to
computer-based exam format
• Use the last 15 days before ...
Learn More
in
GATE
Online Preparation Course
for Engineering Mathematics
[Refer: http://goo.gl/2EyI9R ;
courses@wiziq.com]
Learn More
in
GATE
Online Preparation Course
for Engineering Mathematics
[Refer: http://goo.gl/2EyI9R ;
courses@wiziq.com]
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The GATE exam is your gateway to Masters Degrees and Public Sector jobs in the fields of science and technology.
Many students stop studying after B.Tech/B.E yet there are still many, many more that continue.

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Gate exam tips and tricks

  1. 1. GATE exam: Tips & Tricks
  2. 2. The GATEway! The GATE exam is your gateway to Masters Degrees and Public Sector jobs in the fields of science and technology. Many students stop studying after B.Tech/B.E yet there are still many, many more that continue. As enrollments in GATE cross the 10 Lac mark, you need to study smart to make your mark. Here are some tips!
  3. 3. Choosing a Subject The first key step is making sure you chose the correct subject. From a total of 22 subjects only 1 can be chosen for the GATE exam so keep in mind: • The subject is suitable for the course you have in mind • The subject is of your interest and capability
  4. 4. The Question Paper • The exam has 65 questions and 100 maximum marks. • All papers have a common General Aptitude section. • Questions are objective-type with Multiple Choice Questions and Numerical Answer questions. • Negative marking is given on incorrect Multiple Choice Questions not on Numerical Answer questions.
  5. 5. TIPS! • Study thoroughly from the official syllabus, questions can come from anywhere • Understand the structure and type of questions in the exam • Make a study plan keeping time for topics you enjoy, do not enjoy and those that are scoring. Having a variety of topics to study in one day helps increase concentration. • Attempt sample exam papers and previous exam papers to notice trends and increase speed.
  6. 6. ...TIPS! • Practice calculations on a calculator to increase your speed during exam (calculators are allowed during exams) • Pay extra attention to questions you answer incorrectly • Focus on key concepts • Make small notes for important topics you are likely to forget • Solve questions from different books • Keep a list of formulae to revise from
  7. 7. ...more TIPS! • Practice chapter based self-tests to improve your weak areas • Answer carefully to avoid negative marking; if you are not confident about a question skip it • Revise at least twice • Prepare for the General Aptitude section thoroughly as it is simple and highly scoring
  8. 8. ...few more TIPS! • Practice online sample papers to get used to computer-based exam format • Use the last 15 days before the exam for rapidfire question answers (answering questions to increase your speed). Most importantly, stay cool, calm and confident!
  9. 9. Learn More in GATE Online Preparation Course for Engineering Mathematics [Refer: http://goo.gl/2EyI9R ; courses@wiziq.com]
  10. 10. Learn More in GATE Online Preparation Course for Engineering Mathematics [Refer: http://goo.gl/2EyI9R ; courses@wiziq.com]

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