Dec 10, 2021
Aspirants who have chosen to appear for the GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) exam, at this point of time, should follow a well-structured preparation strategy to ace the exam with the desired score.
Since approximately 60 days are left for the upcoming GATE 2022 exam, GATE EC aspirants should utilize the time left judiciously and focus more on revisions and important subjects/topics.
It is natural to witness tough competition in the EC stream as it is one of the most popular streams of GATE. Hence, you should put comprehensive efforts into the GATE exam preparation and make it more productive.
This article will acquaint you with the best approach and a practical preparation plan for the EC preparation in the last 60 days. Read further to know more.
Before we proceed further, let’s have a look at the GATE exam pattern and the anticipated marks weightage of different sections of the Electronics and Communication Engineering exam.
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||65|
|Types of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Sections||General Aptitude (15 Marks)|
Engineering Mathematics (13 Marks)
Technical (72 Marks)
|Marking Scheme||For 1 mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.|
For 2 marks MCQ, 2/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.
There is no negative marking for NAT and MSQs
Also read: Best Books for GATE Electronics & Communication Engineering Preparation
Based on the past year’s trends, we expect the weightage of different sections of Electronics and Communication as listed below:
|Signals and Systems||9%|
Read more: How to Use Virtual Calculator for GATE
While preparing for the exam, keep one thing in mind. Think positively! Make the most of every single day left for the exam. Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in two or three weeks. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.
We hope the information mentioned above will help you to prepare for the EC exam strategically. If you want more assistance with the GATE preparation, you can download the PrepLadder app.
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Raminder is a Content Manager at PrepLadder. He has worked in several aspects of the education industry throughout his career and has assisted numerous candidates in cracking major competitive exams.