GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering exam review, Candidates say paper lengthy, similar to last year’s

GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering exam review | Candidates speak

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017 for Electrical Engineering (EE) is being organised today, February 11, by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. Session one of Electrical Engineering was successfully conducted from 9am to 12pm. Candidates say the paper was lengthy, and it followed previous year’s pattern.

A candidate from Jharkhand, Jamshedpur, Nitin Khandelwal, said, “Today’s paper pattern was same as previous year’s, even the questions were similar. Overall it was easy, but candidates should not waste time on if they are stuck on one question.”

He continued, “Like last year even in today’s exam, questions from Signals and Systems, Power Electronics were difficult. I did not prepare for this exam, but I managed to attempt 49 out of 65 questions.”

Topics covered in GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering 

  • Control Systems
  • Power Systems – LG fault analysis
  • Network Theory – abcd two port problem
  • Electrical Machines- DC machines
  • Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics- Buck-Boost converters
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electric Circuit- Transient analysis

Khandelwal added, “There were not many questions from Mathematics, and they were easy, though English was confusing. Reasoning was a little confusing, and there was a question which was tricky, and I spent some four-five minutes on it.”

According to a poll conducted on , today, candidates have a mixed response about GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering session one paper. 

Mrinal Mohapatra, a candidate from Bhubaneswar, Odisha, who took the forenoon session of Electrical Engineering, today, said, “Level of questions asked was a bit above average. Some questions were lengthy, and some were short, and easy for same marks.”

Another candidate, Sougata Banerjee, from Kharagpur, West Bengal, said, “Mathematics questions were tough. I felt the exam was lengthy, as some questions required more time.”

Session two for EE is scheduled from 2 to 5 pm, and PaGaLGuY will do a separate review for it as well.

Click here to read – GATE 2017: Question paper analysis for Electrical Engineering by GateForum