Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE is an all-India engineering entrance exam. Aspirants, who wish to study in postgraduate level in fields like Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Science, seek admission after cracking GATE entrance. Some details about the examination of GATE 2019 have been released for the help of the candidates. According to the analysis of previous year’s exams, several students opt for the entrance in several centres. The section-wise analysis is available for the students so that they will be able to know about the details of the questions asked. Like this, they will be able to grasp a better idea about the pattern and the type of questions that the students can expect in the upcoming examination.
Details of the exam dates
GATE 2019 will be conducted by IIT Madras in February. The official routine for the examination is available on the website. In addition, the online application procedure has already completed. This examination is conducted annually by IISc Bangalore including the 7 IITs and this time it is the turn of IIT Madras to conduct the exam. In the exam, the students have to solve 65 questions within 3 hours. The computer-based exam includes a computer-based and numerical type of examination.
After the candidates fill up the application form online, you can also request for changing the exam city within the mentioned time period. Other than filling the application form online, aspirants can also make the payment online. Therefore, the candidates can look for the exam pattern from the official website of the examination to know well about the exam. Soon after they get to know about the exam pattern, they have to start with their preparation without waiting for the last moment.
Students can look for the previous year’s analysis
Though the examination dates have not yet been declared, students can anticipate the same as per the date of last year’s exam that was held the second week of February. Students can go through the exam analysis of previous year, and they will be able to acquire useful knowledge about each section of the examination. Different topics are covered in the exam, and the students should give equal weight to each one of them. In addition, they will also be able to know about the level of difficulty of the papers.
The previous year’s paper was moderate with more number of conceptual questions. Among 65 questions, few of them were tough and considered time-consuming by the students. Though clearing the examination was easy, but they could not score much. Thus, after you have gone through the exam analysis of previous year, it is time that you start with the preparation and get enough time to give equal importance to every section.
Set your timetable
When you are left only with few months for your GATE 2019 preparation to start, you need to set a timetable that will you to routinely complete going through each of the subjects. In addition to this, you will be able to revise each of the subjects and make sure that none of them are missed out. When you start attempting the online mock series, you will be able to analyse both your strong and weak points. You can seek tutorial helps online from the videos available in most of the websites.
Moreover, you can also save the videos and use them when required. As per statistics, it is seen that among the 9 lakh students who appear for the entrance, something around 13% of students qualify for the exam. If the students wish to get success, they will have to follow the timetable and carry out their preparation strictly. Adhering to the strict timetable will increase their chance of success in GATE 2019.
What can the students expect in GATE 2019?
The examination will be conducted in more than 200 cities in India along with six cities outside India. The candidates will be able to select only one paper. After the result has been announced, the scorecard will appear only for three years. This result will also be helpful when you are looking for jobs under any PSUs. The ranks of the students will depend on their performance in the examination. It is further known that there will be no counselling followed by the written examination. Therefore, the students have to opt via GATE COUP. If they are opting for getting admission in the NITs, they have to go through CCMT.
Students can also expect a new statistics paper with code ‘ST’ in the GATE 2019. In addition to this, the students can also apply for the entrance exam after the last date when they will have to pay a late fee for the same. It is an amount of rupees 500. Similarly, for the students appearing from other countries, they will have to pay 20 USD.
What are job opportunities available for the candidates?
- The M.Tech, M.E., M.S. candidates will be given an amount of Rs. 12,400 per month as scholarship.
- After pursuing GATE, the candidates can also opt for PhD. in various institutes.
- The secured GATE score will also help the candidates to apply to various PSU jobs.
- For the aspirants who are interested in management, the candidates can also apply in PG Diploma in the field of Industrial Engineering.
- Even after pursuing GATE, they can apply for the position of Professor or Assistant Professor in reputed institutions.
- The candidates can also look for grade ‘C’ scientist jobs.
- It is also seen that the private sectors use the GATE score of the candidates to shortlist for the interview round.
- The GATE scorecard is also required when students wish to study in abroad universities.
The Final Thoughts
After going through the above-mentioned tricks, you have to understand that revision is the key to succeed in the entrance. Apart from following the routine and studying hard, you have to maintain good health so that you are able to give your best in the examination. Also, make sure that you have the appropriate study materials to study the topics easily.