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GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021 – Get Detailed Analysis

Introduction

IIT Bombay has conducted the GATE exam for Electrical Engineering (EE) on 8 February 2021 in the morning session. After the successful completion of the exam, candidates are looking for the answer key and paper analysis for reviewing their answers. This helps them to gain a rough idea about their performance and marks in the attempt.

In this article, you will get complete information about GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021.

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GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021

  • The exam was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • The difficulty level of the exam was moderate.
  • Power System carried 13 marks
  • 24 questions were numerically based
  • Questions from Analog Electronics were the toughest
  • Electrical Machines and Signals & Systems had a weightage of 13% and 11% respectively

Here is the topic-wise marks distribution:

Subject 1 Mark  2 Mark 
General Aptitude 05 05
Engineering Mathematics 04 04
Signals and Systems 02 03
Electro Magnetics 02 02
Electrical Machines 02 03
Analog Circuits 02 02
Digital Circuits 01 01
Power Systems 04 04
Control Systems 02 03
Electric Circuits 03 04
Power Electronics 01 04
Electrical Measurements 02 0

Subject-wise Marks Distribution

 

Name of the Topic Percentage of Marks
General Aptitude 15
Engineering Mathematics 12
Signal and Systems 08
Electromagnetic 06
Electronic Machines 08
Analog Circuits 06
Digital Circuits 03
Power Systems 12
Control System 08
Electric Circuits 11
Power Electronics 09
Electrical Measurements 02

2019

GATE EE Paper Analysis by Gate Academy

S.No. Topics Percentage-wise weightage
1 General Aptitude 15%
2 Engineering Mathematics 10%
3 Network Theory 8%
4 Signals & Systems 6%
5 Control Systems 8%
6 Analog Circuits 8%
7 Digital Circuits 7%
8 Measurement 4%
9 Power Electronics 10%
10 Electromagnetic Theory 2%
11 Electrical Machines 12%
12 Power Systems 10%

Detailed GATE EE Paper Analysis by Gate Academy

Subject Topics No. Of Questions Topics – Questions were asked from Difficulty Level Total Marks
Engineering

Mathematics

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 4

Newton Raphson, Probability, Calculus,

Matrix, differentially equation, Laplace

transform,

Tough 10
Network Theory 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Transient Analysis, Steady State Analysis, Two-Port Networks, Basics of networks Medium 8
Signals & Systems 1 marks -2

2 marks- 2

Sampling, Filter, System analysis, Linear Time-Invariant(LTI) Systems Tough 6
Control Systems 1 marks -4

2 marks- 2

Basics of Control System, Nyquist plot, Root locus, Bode-plot, Stability & Routh Hurwitz Criterion Tough 8
Analog Circuits 1 marks- 4

2 marks- 2

FET amplifier, BJT Amplifier, Op-amp, Diode Circuits-Analysis and Application, Transistors Easy 8
Digital Circuits 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 3

Logic Gates, Counters, Excitation machine, Kmap, Boolean Algebra Easy 7
Measurement 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 1

Power Factor Measurement, Energy Meter Medium 4
Power Electronics 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 4

Basics of Power Semiconductor Devices, Input power factor, Chopper, Convertor, Inverters Tough 10
Electromagnetic

Theory

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Electromagnetic Field Medium 2
Electrical Machines 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 5

DC Machine, Transformer Losses, Induction Machine, Synchronous Machine, Special Machines Easy 12
Power Systems 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 4

Transmission Line, Economics of Power Generation, Fault analysis, Power Factor Tough 10
General Aptitude 1 marks- 5

2 marks- 5

Distance time, Probability, Permutation and Combination Medium 15
Total 65 100

GATE EE Cut off

Cut off is the minimum marks required to qualify for the examination by which candidates will get admission in the IITs for M.E/M.tech or PhD (Doctorate in Philosophy). Candidates whose marks will not meet the minimum cut off marks, not eligible for admission in the top engineering colleges. Here we are listed last 5 year cut off trends:

GATE Qualifying Cut off for EE (2013-2017)

Year General OBC SC/ ST/ PH
2017 25.20 25.20 16.70
2016 25.1 22.5 16.7
2015 25 22.5 16.67
2014 25 22.5 16.67
2013 25.74 23.17 17.16

Conclusion

This article gives you in-depth detail about the GATE EE 2021 exam paper along with its analysis. Students must go through the previous years’ papers as it provides a fair idea about the gist of the exam. It helps to understand the pattern and the difficulty level too.

Hence, focus on this part during your preparation diligently.

Good luck!

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