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GATE EE (Electrical Engineering) 2017 paper was conducted on February 11, 2017 in 2 sessions: morning and afternoon session. The exam carried 65 questions which were to be completed in 3-hour duration.
GATE EE paper had both MCQs and Numerical Type Questions. The difficulty level of GATE EE paper was easy to moderate. Candidates who prepared well for GATE 2017 can get a really good rank. Power Electronics, Power Systems and Electrical Machines dominated the GATE EE paper.
All the 3 sections had a different difficulty level. The General Aptitude section was moderate to difficult. Candidates found English the most difficult one while the Technical Subject was easy to moderate.
Here, we are providing you the GATE 2017 EE paper analysis by the questions predicted. The marks distribution of topics asked in GATE Electrical Engineering paper is depicted in the following bar graph:
GATE Paper Analysis of Electrical Engineering is represented in the following table:
|Subject Topics||No. of Questions||Topics||Difficulty Level||Total Marks|
|Engineering Mathematics||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (4)||Newton Raphson, Probability, Calculus, Matrix, differentially equation, Laplace Transform,||Difficult||10|
|Network Theory||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (3)||Transient Analysis, Steady State Analysis, Two Port Networks, Basics of networks||Moderate||8|
|Signals & Systems||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (2)||Sampling, Filter, System analysis, Linear Time Invariant (LTI) Systems||Difficult||6|
|Control Systems||1 mark (4) | 2 marks (2)||Basics of Control System , Nyquist plot, Root locus, Bode-plot, Stability & Routh Hurwitz Criterion||Difficult||8|
|Analog Circuits||1 mark (4) | 2 marks (2)||FET amplifier, BJT Amplifier, Op-amp, Diode Circuits-Analysis and Application, Transistors||Easy||8|
|Digital Circuits||1 mark (1) | 2 marks (3)||Logic Gates, Counters, Excitation machine, K-\map, Boolean Algebra||Easy||7|
|Measurement||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (1)||Power Factor Measurement, Energy Meter||Moderate||4|
|Power Electronics||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (4)||Basics of Power Semiconductor Devices, Input power factor, Chopper, Convertor, Inverters||Difficult||10|
|Electromagnetic Theory||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (3)||Electromagnetic Field||Moderate||2|
|Electrical Machines||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (5)||DC Machine, Transformer Losses, Induction Machine, Synchronous Machine, Special Machines||Easy||12|
|Power Systems||1 mark (2) | 2 marks (4)||Transmission Line, Economics of Power Generation, Fault analysis, Power Factor||Difficult||10|
|General Aptitude||1 mark (5) | 2 marks (5)||Distance time, Probability, Permutation and Combination||Moderate||15|
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Candidates who appeared for GATE Electrical Engineering in shift 1, found English quite confusing. 1 mark questions were easy to solve but 2 mark questions were time consuming. GATE 2017 EE paper was not as difficult as compared to previous year GATE Paper. It was easy to score full marks in General Aptitude section.
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