GATE – Preparation Tips

1.Material Collection

* Syllabus
* All the relevant books based on the subject(Divide the books in two groups – (1) Fundamental and basic concepts (2) Problem oriented
* Some books helpful for pre-requisite knowledge on the subject
* Some good guide books for GATE
* Previous questions papers

2.Keep contact with some expert and GATE experienced persons

3.Study – Syllabus and Previous questions papers

4.Start from the first chapter

* read at least 5 books, it will widen your knowledge(if necessary consult with the books for pre-requisite knowledge or with some expert)
* Note down the probable concepts(definitions, unit, dimension etc.)
* Note down necessary theories, formulae etc
* Solve problems as maximum as possible(from text books, Guide books etc)
* Think about various tricks in solving problems(if necessary, note it)
* Go for series of self tests based on this chapter(take other’s help to conduct tests)
* Continue the self tests until getting a very good score

5.Solve more and more problems, discover more and more new tricks…

6.Follow the same procedure for the rest chapters

7.Finally, go for self tests based on whole syllabus(take other’s help to conduct these tests)

8.On the exam day…you will be at the Pick, who can stop you?

If you have questions, please ask below


  1. MUDIT says:

    please send me the gate 2010 paper of biotechnology with some mock test.

  2. KeshavaGN says:

    Hello sir…. I’m a student of 5th sem EC…
    Is it better to write GATE in this year itself? I got information that some 6th sem topics also included… (which will not be covered before GATE-11) What will you advice…? My email id-

  3. balashandar says:

    hi sir, this is bala
    studying IT final year,please guide me to prepare gate questions

  4. abhishek says:

    sir i am second year stu. of cse department,i would like appear the gate exam in 3rd year,so i wanna ask from where shud i start preparing to aopear in the next year…plz repli me soon………

  5. spandana.bandela says:

    Sir I completed my M.Sc. microbiology.Please send me previous gate life sciences question papers and share weightage distribution of each topic.

  6. hitz says:

    sir,can u please give me the subject wise weightage of gate cs 2011?

  7. sunil says:

    sir,am 7sem(ISE) to prapare for upcoming gate exam and which materials required.

  8. Pallavi says:

    hi. .m final yr computer engg student …suggest me some perfect study material 4 gate n also gv weightage of each subjects. .plzz rpl soon …thankin u

  9. sumesh says:

    sir,please tell me how the weightage of marks are given and the total score for GATE.also tell me what is the minimum score for getting an admission in IITs.

  10. Abhishek says:

    Sir,I am the student of Btech CS.Can u send me weightage of each topic for gte CS paper.
    please send the topic weightage…

  11. ss says:

    msc in math is the eligibility criteriqa

  12. neelu says:

    sir, i completed my mca this year and i have applied for gate-2011(cs).sir i need ur help 2 gain a gud score so that i have to get a seat in iit/nit.sir pls suggest me tips,material 2 reach my goal.pls sir
    thanking u

    • vijay says:

      dude! if u have one masters degree, then y r u going 4 one more!

      go 4 phd!

      still u think 4, then tell me the reasons, I will also try 4 it………..reply soon

  13. priyanka says:

    I’m a Btech student in cse branch. Can you please send me subject wise weightage or topic wise weightage for GATE 2011 cse course.
    I’ll be really thankful to you.

  14. bharatgupta says:

    hi i given gate xl in 2010 ist time i recieved a gate score card. with score of 190 i want to now how much score a person need to apply in any institute for mtech

  15. sonali rane says:

    Sir,please tell me the books name ,CH GATE 2011

  16. sonali rane says:

    CH GATE 2011,reference book name

  17. rashmi says:

    plz send me the model question papers for food technology XL section

  18. amol says:

    sir , i m in final civil engg. pls tel me some important TIPS to right way of study & also syudy materials

  19. Sreeja says:

    Sir, I am writing GATE life science exam in 2011..Can u plz suggest some good material [with author name] for my preparation ?? Thank you….

  20. Gaurav M says:

    Dear Sir/Ma’am,

    I am preparing for GATE branch CSE-IT. I would like to know the division of marks of different topics in mathematics along with the percentage of marks for each chapter in mathematics.
    Any help will be appreciated…

    Gaurav M

  21. alka says:

    sir, i m a student of 3rd year cse department. i would like appear the gate exam in 4th year.sir plz tel me from where should i start to preparation.plz rply me soon..

  22. thota says:

    most preferable books

  23. vishal says:

    respected sir/mam,
    plz send me the last year solved GATE (BT)paper along with 5-10 solved mock test papers
    with regards

  24. manish says:

    please give me gate material related to BT

  25. simi says:

    sir pls suggest some tips for preparation as just one month is left and i am in 3rd yr itself…

  26. deepika says:

    hello sir. i m a final year student of plz send me the previos papers of email id is-

  27. harsha hasija says:

    sir,plz send me previous question papers of gate biotechnology n some good guide books 4 gate.

  28. thulasi viswanath says:

    hi sir i am final year ece student please send me the important topic for getting good score in gate

  29. rakesh says:

    I want the solution of gate papers 2009 and 2010 any one please send me the solution..Thanks..

  30. radhi says:

    please send me 2010 gate it paper

  31. R.JAGADEESH says:

    sir ,i am in 3″rd[2″nd sem] year now ,please guide me how can i manage the time.

  32. harika says:

    hello sir,
    tommorow i am going to write the gate exam….what are steps i have to follow….
    due to some reasons i have not yet prepared
    tell me the tricks to score the marks…..

  33. prince sehrawat says:

    sir,i want full syllabus of gate for food technology and which book i borrow for it

  34. saranya says:

    sir,i have completed mca in 2010.i want to study in IIT sir.could u guide me sir.i dnt knw how to prepare.

  35. saranya says:

    i need weightage of cs paper sir.i need all year question paper with answers sir.could u help me sir

  36. geat says:

    sir plz send me solved question papers of previous years for ec branch..i’ll be very thankful to you..plz sir

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