Wednesday, 15 February 2017

GATE Mechanical Engineering notes for Industrial Engineering

Read these notes on GATE Mechanical Engineering for Industrial Engineering. These notes are helpful for GATE Mechanical preparation and other competitive exams as well.

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Saturday, 14 March 2015

GATE 2016 : Start Now!

All about GATE

GATE online course

Most common question in the mind of all engineering students is WHAT AFTER BTECH?
The answer to this dilemma is GATE!! But, several questions arise in the mind of a student, like how to prepare for GATE, what are the benefits of GATE with regards to his/ her career? The reason behind these questions is lack of information regarding GATE and its benefits.
All the information, that you’ve been looking for, is given below! Keep scrolling to know more.

What is GATE?
GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an all India examination administered and conducted in 8 zones across India by GATE committee from IITs and IISCs on behalf of the National Coordinating Board-GATE, Department of Education, MHRD, Govt of India. It is entrance exam for admission in post graduate courses in engineering.

Eligibility for GATE

  • BTech/ BArch. Degree holders and students in final year of their programme (4 years after 10+2)
  • BTech/ BArch. Degree holders and students in final year of their programme ( post BSc./ post Diploma)
  • MSc in Science/ Maths/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or those who are in their final year
  • Candidates with AMIE/ AMICE qualifications

Paper codes
A candidate can ONLY apply for one out of the 21 papers for GATE. It is expected, that the candidate will appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. But, the candidate is free to choose any paper as his/her future plans, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutes he/she wishes to seek admission.

Exam Pattern for GATE
GATE exam consists of objective questions and numerical type questions (introduced from 2014), of 3 hours duration. The exam pattern is as follows.
No. of questions
Total Marks
Negative marks
1 to 25
1 mark
25  marks
1/3 mark
26 to 55
2 mark
60 marks
2/3 mark
56 to 60 (GA)
1 marks
5 marks
1/3 mark
61 to 65 (GA)
2 marks
10 marks
2/3 mark
Total Questions:- 65                                                           Total marks:- 100


  • All GATE exam papers have General Aptitude (GA) portion carrying 15% of the total marks allotted. 
  • For numerical answer type questions, candidate has to write a number as an answer. NO NEGATIVE MARKING for Numerical type questions as there are NO choices given for them.
GATE 2016 notification dates (tentative)

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website opens
September 2015
Last Date for submission of Online Application through website
October 2015
Last Date for receipt of Print-out of the Online Application along with all the supporting documents at the respective Zonal GATE offices
October 2015

GATE 2016 will be completely ONLINE for all 21 papers. The format of the examination is expected to stay the same.

Cut off marks for each paper code will depend on the number of students appearing in that paper.

Question paper design
The types of questions in GATE exam are based on the following logic:-

  • Recall:- Based on facts, principles, formulae or laws of the subject and discipline. Mostly the question reply on memory and one line computation.
  • Comprehension:- These questions test the understanding of the basics and fundamentals of a candidate’s field/ subject, by requiring the candidate to draw simple conclusions from fundamental ideas.
  • Application:- These questions require application of knowledge through logical reasoning.
  • Analysis and Synthesis:- These are mostly linked questions or common data questions.

What after GATE?
Admission to PG courses; ME, MTech. will start after the GATE results. Different colleges/ institutions follow different admission procedures like PI, GD or sometimes a separate entrance exam. Candidates are advised to visit the website of concerned college.

GATE exam has become more important to candidates who want to secure a career in PSUs. The focus for a candidate wishing to join a PSU via GATE is to score high in the exam. After scoring sufficiently high in GATE, a candidate will have to appear in Interview, GD, Case Study, Pyschometric test or Group task. The final selection will depend upon GATE marks and performance in these tests.

In the year 2015, below listed PSUs have notified their recruitments for Engineers through GATE-2015. They are listed as follows:-

  1. BHEL
  2. NTPC
  3. PGCIL
  4. IOCL
  5. DVC
  6. HPCL
  7. BPCL
  8. NHPC
  9. BEL
  10. MECL
  11. MECON
  12. NALCO
  13. GAIL
  14. CONCOR
  15. PGCIL
  16. NFL
  17. CEL
  18. COAL
  19. MDL
  20. PSPCL
  21. OPGC
  22. IRCON
  23. BBNL
  24. BNPM
  25. GSECL
  26. NHAI
  27. AAI
  28. BARC
  29. NBCC
  30. L&T Build India

Important:- Candidates should write GATE exam in the same discipline as of their qualifying degree to be considered for PSU recruitment.

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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

A new way to look at BANK PO exams.

Thinking of preparing for Govt. exams this year? But confused on how to start and with whom to start with? Well, have a look at the short video below to gain some perspective.


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