How to Prepare for GATE ? (GATE Preparation Tips)

Preparation for GATE Examination:

There is no requirement of preparing separately for the GATE Exam, if you pursue your university’s educational work well, then that’s more than sufficient. GATE doesn't require any short trick to solve the questions because it provides very sufficient time to complete the paper, and paper is logical so you have to apply basic of your knowledge.

The preparation for the GATE exam should not be initiated in 3rd or 4th year of graduation. Instead it must be started in the 1st year of college. Reading text books and cracking math problems at the reverse of each lesson has to be developed as a habit. This kind of practice gives you solid foundation not just for GATE exam but also for any kind of entrance exam or PSU’s.

Even if you have not started  preparation earlier,

1. Concentrate on Solving Previous Year GATE papers (from 1987 to Till date)

2. Don't read too many Text books for a single concept.... One standard text book for one subject...enough

3. Write down the formulas of each subject in a small paper and keep it in your pocket (at least one subject at a time)...  and try to look at them ... try to write on paper....

4. For more knowledge, Solve Previous IES, ISRO, DRDL,JTO papers etc....

Careful preparation is the answer to GATE examination.
Do not attend many questions:

In GATE examination you’re not expected to attempt all the questions. If you can attempt just thirty to forty questions on an average with high accuracy you’ll surely succeed in GATE Examination with high scores.

In GATE examination it is not vital, what amount of questions you attempted but what number of questions you correctly attempted. It has to be kept in wits that negative scoring plays a significant part in marking process. When you don’t comprehend any question it is not wise to attempt such questions as lots of times it may lead you to negative scoring. You test your luck by attempting simple question which contain small marks.

Join coaching or not ??

Coaching for preparing GATE is absolutely not required it only provides a direction for the examination but we will set your direction to your Goal. Mock examinations will aid to create the examination atmosphere, so you can join test series of any coaching.

Common Tips While Attempting the Questions:

In GATE examination, the basics & reasoning aptitude proficiency of the aspirant is tested. GATE examination includes negative scoring, so while answering the questions lots of concentration is required.

Similar to any examination it includes a blend of simple, tricky, and extremely hard questions. In GATE examination time is not a big thing. Sufficient quantity of time is offered to attempt the questions. So it’ll be advantage to attempt the questions in two to three rounds.

Attempt your Gate paper in some rounds:

In round one, complete question paper has to be examined and simple and extremely simple questions (easy theory questions and small mathematical problems) should be solved.
In round two & three tricky questions has to be faced and solved.


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