GATE 2014 Online Registrations end on 1st October
The online registrations for GATE ( Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering ) will close on 1st October, 2013 while those sending the print-out of the GATE Online Application 2014 should send their applications on or before 17th October, 2013.
The GATE is a national level exam that tests undergraduates in engineering and technology. The GATE National Coordination Board comprising of 7 IITs and Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ) Bangalore conducts the GATE exam.
GATE exam provides admission to a range of PG ( post – graduate ) programmes such as MTech, ME and direct PhD along with funds provided by the agencies and the central government.
The GATE 2014 online exam is scheduled between 1st February, 2014 and 2nd March, 2014. GATE 2014 Result will be declared on 28th March, 2014.
How to Crack GATE 2014 Entrance Examination
GATE is considered as one of the toughest entrance exams of the country. In order to excel the exam, you need to prepare well and your basics of engineering should be very clear. You will be asked many questions on basic concepts of engineering and innovations.
GATE 2014 is organized by the IIT’s and IISC, which are the leaders in advance education at master’s level in India. The main purpose to conduct GATE exam is not only to give admission but also select suitable and skilled engineers / researchers in different areas.
GATE 2014 aspirants, to score good percentile, have to prepare thoroughly by understanding the basic concepts of GATE exam. Please follow the below mentioned points :
- Get your fundamentals right.
- Read different and unique study material.
- Discuss all quality questions.
- Solve Previous year’s question papers.
- Take maximum Mock tests.
Time Management is a real technique for achieving in any exam. To manage time first one need to find where is the time that they can use. Time management may be quite difficult for many students. Follow the below tips :
- Check your daily routine and write down these activities on a paper with hours. Don’t need to be very hard and strict about timings.
- Once you have a list of activities we do in a day, we also have a good idea o what we are doing in a day.
Figure out activities that you are doing for fun and can be compromised for certain time.
Make use of this time for GATE Preparations.
- Divide the whole process of preparation in few steps and every individual student who take up GATE will follow these in one or the other way. There are just simple tips below, but the most important thing is your dedication and determination.
- Refer to syllabus and analyze the number of questions asked in each subject. As all subjects do not have equal marks, few subject are preferred over others.
- Make a priority chart / list of subjects on marks or preference given it in previous exams.
Beware of marks distribution of subject. It will help you prioritize and allocate preparation time to different subjects.
- Once you finish through reading of a chapters of subject, make short notes of important points, this will help you at last moment to revise what you have read.
- Keep last 15 days for fast practice and revision. Solve as many papers and question banks.
Online tutorial for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering ( GATE ) has seen a phenomenal growth in terms of aspirants and an interesting aspect is the rising number from small centres. If reluctance of spending huge money for higher studies abroad is one reason, the acceptance of GATE scores by PSUs that are recruiting in large numbers is the other reason for the sudden craze.
But unlike other coaching facilities GATE aspirants are severely handicapped by quality coaching in their cities and towns.
Now, such a gap is being plugged by ‘eGate,’ an online tutorial course for GATE aspirants launched by Gateforum. Sitting at home aspirants can now listen to live lectures from top trainers in Hyderabad.
One can also discuss live the doubts sitting at home with the trainers and also chat. The lectures can be replayed as per convenience if someone misses the live lectures.
“The course that works on normal speed broadband Internet ensures not only live classes but also two way interaction between the faculty and the students,” says Aditya Reddy, Director, Gateforum that has launched this facility.
Mr. Reddy claims it is the only course of its kind for GATE aspirants. Since it is not possible to reach small towns and villages we have decided to take online route to reach the candidates in those areas.
Setting up for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
With GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) a few months away, it is time for those aspiring to pursue master’s in the country’s premier technological institutes to get their act together.
A good rank in the exam is a passport to top educational institutes such as IITs, IISc and NITs.
While the early birds that begin their preparation way before the exam schedules are announced enjoy a good lead over their peers, students should be able to achieve a decent rank in the exam if they dedicate four to five hours a day, at least four months prior to the examination, advises Ramana, director, Sai Medha GATE Academy.
A score of 70 out of 100 marks should give one a good chance of making it to a decent institution, he says.
Students should have a thorough knowledge of the basic concepts and fundamentals and should refer to standard textbooks and study material. It will help them greatly if they revise subjects periodically every week, he says.
Besides, they should solve as many objective-type questions as possible in addition to previous-year question papers of GATE and IES.
Students would be greatly benefitted by combined studies as they can clear each other’s doubts and study according to a schedule.
As with any other examination, GATE aspirants should attempt model examinations conducted by different institutes.
Such exams help them get a feel of the pattern of the paper as well as acquire time management skills, a vital factor in GATE. The model tests are usually conducted December onwards.
“The general aptitude questions in GATE will also help those aspiring for other competitive exams like CAT, probationary officers’ exams of banks etc.,” Mr. Ramana observes.
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