GATE 2017: Question paper analysis for Electrical Engineering by GateForum

GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering topic wise exam analysis

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee successfully conducted the forenoon session, from 9am to 12pm, of Electrical Engineering of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. The Electrical Engineering exam is being conducted in two sessions, and the second slot starts from 2pm. Below is a question paper analysis for session one of EE of GATE 2017 by experts from GateForum.

GATE 2017: Question paper analysis for Electrical Engineering by GateForum

Section 1 mark 2 mark No of Ques
Engineering Mathematics 4 4 8
Networks 4 2 6
Analog Circuits 1 2 3
Digital Circuits 1 3 4
Signals and Systems 2 2 4
Control Systems 2 3 5
Electrical Machines 2 5 7
Power Systems 2 5 7
Power Electronics 3 2 3
Measurements 2 1 3
Electromagnetic Fields 2 1 3
Verbal Ability 2 2 4
Numerical Ability 3 3 6

Type of questions asked from each section of GATE 2017

A B
Networks Basics of networks, Two port networks
Analog Circuits Diodes, Transistors, OP-Amp
Digital Circuits Boolean Algebra, K-Maps, Logic Gates
Signals and Systems LTI Systems, Basics of signals and systems
Control Systems Feedback control systems, closed loop control systems, State space analysis, Signal flow graphs, Transfer Function
Electrical Machines Transformers, DC Machines, Synchronous machines, induction machines
Power Systems Load flow, Transmission lines, fault analysis, power factor correction
Power Electronics Power semiconductor devices, phase controlled converters, voltage source inverters, buck boost chopper
Measurements Error analysis, CRO, Wattmeter
Electromagnetic Fields Electric Field, Magnetic field

Comments on GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering session I by GateForum

  • EE paper I has both formula based and concept based questions.
  • Compared to last year, in Measurements weightage has come down while it is increased in Analog circuits and Power Electronics.
  • In remaining topics IIT Roorkee has followed almost the same weightage compared to last year.
  • In general the overall difficulty level of the paper is easy than last year.

Question paper analysis for Electrical Engineering session II

Section 1 mark 2 mark No of ques
Engineering Mathematics 1 6 7
Networks 4 1 5
Analog Circuits 1 3 4
Digital Circuits 3 1 4
Signals and Systems 2 3 5
Control Systems 3 3 6
Electrical Machines 2 3 5
Power Systems 1 3 4
Power Electronics 4 3 7
Measurements 2 3 5
Electromagnetic fields 2 1 3
Verbal Ability 2 3 5
Numerical Ability 3 2 5

Type of questions asked from each section in session II

A B
Networks Two port networks, Thevinins theorem
Analog Circuits Opamp
Digital Circuits Flipflops, logic gates
Signals and Systems Sampling, LTI Systems
Control Systems Basics, Transfer function, root locus
Electrical Machines Transformers, DC machines, synchronous motor
Power Systems Load flow studies, GMR, fault analysis, per unit systems
Power Electronics Phase controlled converters
Measurements Frequency measurement, DVM
Electromagnetic fileds Dielectric field, spherical charge

Comments on GATE 2017 Electrical Engineering session II by GateForum

  • EE paper-II has more concept based questions.
  • Compared to last year, in Networks and Power systems weightage has come down while it is increased in Analog circuits, Digital circuits, Control systems and Power electronics.
  • In remaining topics IIT Roorkee has followed almost the same weightage compared to last year.
  • In general the overall difficulty level of the paper is moderate than last year.

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