How to Prepare for GATE 2023? - Check Preparation Tips, Strategy & Guide

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2022 ( GATE )

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Updated on Mar 29, 2022 11:13 IST

GATE 2023 preparation strategy would be in the mind of candidates who are going to appear in the exam. It is because, GATE is one of the major engineering examination written by candidates after completing their BE/BTech. In 2022, around eight lakh candidates appeared in the exam and only 1,26,813 were able to qualify it. It shows that the competition is high and it needs a serious prepared mindset to ace the exam.

To prepare for GATE 2023, candidates should be aware of few things in the first like syllabus, exam pattern, types of questions asked, etc. The knowledge of these things would help candidates in devising a concrete preparation strategy. On this page, some key points have been shared which could be the answer of how to prepare for GATE 2023. Read them below.

GATE 2023 Preparation Tips

Here are some tips and tricks to ace GATE 2023 - 

Be well acquainted with the syllabus and exam pattern: Candidates should be well aware of the subject matter prior to starting their preparation. Going through GATE 2023 syllabus would be helpful for them as it incorporates only such chapters and topics that are important for the exam. In addition, GATE 2023 exam pattern imparts information like total questions, marking scheme, exam duration, etc. Complete knowledge of syllabus and exam pattern would help on keeping the preparation on track and in right direction.

Prepare hand written notes: If candidate start GATE 2023 preparation now then they have ample of time. It is advised to them to make hand written notes as it can be read and revised easily. It is proven that writing by hand helps a learner in retaining more information out of it. So, do follow this and you will get result in your favour at the end.

Take guidance from seniors/educators of similar field: You can take suggestions of any educator or senior who have written GATE or have qualified it. It is because they can share their preparation strategy, do’s and don’ts while preparing for the exam and other things, which could be helpful in GATE preparation 2023.

Limit your study materials: Candidates should always restrict themselves to a few study material. You will find many coaching institutes and online educators providing their study material for GATE 2023 but do not go for all of them. It will create unnecessary confusion and distraction. In addition, it becomes an arduous task to revise them all at the end. Hence, stick to only a few study materials that are best according to you.

Revise the study material regularly: Along with the regular study, it is important to revise them from time to time. Revision is an essential part of a good preparation as it helps in recalling the subject matter while writing the exam. The more you revise the study material the more give an edge to your GATE 2023 preparation.

Appear in Mock Test: Mock tests are designed to provide candidates an experience similar to writing the exam in the examination hall. Also, it consists of the similar questions that will be asked in the examination. Hence, candidates should take GATE mock test to be well aware of how to take the exam and its processes.

Practice previous years’ questions: GATE previous years’ question papers are very much helpful for determining the preparation level. Candidates should solve previous years’ questions to identify their strong areas and more importantly weak areas. After that, they can make schedule to work on the weak points in order to attempt maximum questions in the exam.

Exercise regularly: Candidates should take out some time from their preparation to exercise. It is very important to be physically fit, as a healthy mind exists in a healthy body. It will also help in reducing the unnecessary stress that occurs while preparing for a major exam like GATE.

Take a proper diet and sleep: Candidates should take balanced diet to keep their mind and body healthy. Along with a good diet, good sleep is equally important as our brain rests while we sleep. A sound sleep is important for proper functioning of brain and it also helps in retaining the studied things.

GATE 2023 Preparation: Use of Scorecard

GATE is not only the gateway for admission to master’s & direct doctoral programmes in Engineering /Technology/Architecture/Science but also to engineering jobs in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). In the last few years, the exam has witnessed a significant rise in the number of PSUs accepting the score of GATE for recruitment. From 7 to 10 PSU’s in the beginning to around 70 – 80 PSU’s accept the GATE score for recruitment today.

In addition to that foreign universities also accept the GATE score for admission to their research-based programmes. The foreign universities include the National University of Singapore (NUS); Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore; The Technical University of Munich, Germany; and RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

From above it can be easily concluded that GATE is a very important exam and a good score in it can help candidates to have a good future. Candidates can follow the given tips to score good marks in the exam.

All The Best!!!

GATE Preparation 2023: FAQs

Q. How much time does it takes to prepare for GATE 2023?

A. There is no such fixed time for GATE preparation. Candidates who want to go for writing the exam should start preparing for the exam as soon as possible.

Q. How to prepare for GATE 2023?

A. The prep tips of GATE 2023 have been shared on this page. Please read them under GATE 2023 preparation heading.

Q. Why is it important to prepare self notes while GATE preparation 2023?

A. It is because self written notes can be easily understood and the subject matter last in our mind for long time.

Q. How to prepare for GATE online?

A. To prepare for GATE 2023 online, candidates can purchase the online courses offered by various coaching institutes or they can take the help of Youtube videos.

Q. From where can I download GATE 2023 preparation syllabus?

A. Use the GATE 2023 syllabus link available on this page to check the complete syllabus for preparation.

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What chances I have to get admission for M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering? I have not given GATE exam.

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Probuddha Konwar

Beginner-Level 5

2 days ago

If you want to do M. Tech from government college then you must give the GATE exam. There is no other option to take admission in M. Tech without GATE in government colleges. Yes, private universities are there where you can take admission without any exam.

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Did obc students get scholarships without GATE for the M.Arch course?

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Devyani Solanki

Contributor-Level 10

4 days ago

If you have a good GATE Score then it might become easier for you to get into a good institution and after that you will get Teaching Assistant Ship in that institution. In case, even you don't have good GATE score, then also there are institute that provides TA ship and many of the colleges have...If you have a good GATE Score then it might become easier for you to get into a good institution and after that you will get Teaching Assistant Ship in that institution. In case, even you don't have good GATE score, then also there are institute that provides TA ship and many of the colleges have special scholarship for Obc and other reserved category students. Before taking admission, check whether the scholarship is available in that institution or not. For that, you can check their website or call them directly.

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Is WILP B.Tech from BITS eligible for competitive exams like GATE / CAT?

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RISHU KUMAR

Contributor-Level 10

a week ago

Hello,
Yes, WILP B.Tech from BITS is eligible for competitive exams like GATE / CAT.

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I prefer online mode. Is Entri app a good choice for GATE -mechanical 2023 preparation? If not, can you suggest some alternative?

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Group Captain Vinayak Deo

Scholar-Level 18

a week ago

Hello Muhammad Waseem, it is perfectly alright to study online and prepare for GATE 2023. There are plenty of students who do not join any class either physically or online but still get through this examination with flying colors. What is required is the application of mind and perseverance and ...Hello Muhammad Waseem, it is perfectly alright to study online and prepare for GATE 2023. There are plenty of students who do not join any class either physically or online but still get through this examination with flying colors. What is required is the application of mind and perseverance and the hard work of studies and studies. On this platform, a counselor cannot recommend any particular establishment for taking coaching from for the simple reason that it may amount to promoting that establishment. Hence I would like to advise you to either seek counsel from your friends or Google for any information that you are seeking in this respect. Best wishes to you.

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My GATE score is 723/1000. What are my chances in round 5 as I have not received any offer till date?

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Navneet Savita

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

There a little low chances for M.Tech in IIT usually a lower IIT for general category.

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My GATE score is 723/1000 in CSE. What is the cutoff of top 7 IITs?

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Apurva Randive

Beginner-Level 3

2 weeks ago

What this means is that candidates who want to appear for IIT JEE exam must qualify their 12th with 75 per cent marks which is for the General and OBC category while 65 per cent cutoff is set for other reserved categories like SC, ST, PwD.

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Can I apply for CSIR NET or GATE if I have a year lag between my Masters's course and have completed M.Sc. in 3 years?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirant
Kindly check the below link for information related to your query. https://www.shiksha.com/engineering/articles/gate-2022-eligibility-age-limit-academic-qualification-blogId-21133.

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I did my B.Tech in safety and fire engineering. So which GATE paper should I select related to my branch?!

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Vansh Sharma

Beginner-Level 1

a month ago

Yes, you can give the exam, but you can select your branch according to your M.Tech preference.

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KANDREGULA DINESH KUMAR

Beginner-Level 3

a month ago

In GATE official website they given the no of courses list while the branch of engineering is selected the courses which are eligible to write the exam while applying for GATE please read all the instructions in the official GATE website.

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Which colleges offer Masters in architecture with GATE score in Andhra Pradesh in year 2022 2023?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Top M.Arch Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 2022:
1. Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
2. GITAM University - GITAM Institute of Technology
3. SPA Vijayawada - School of Planning and Architecture etc.

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Sir, I want to pursue data Science from IIT, what is the procedure?

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Himanshu Meena

Contributor-Level 7

2 months ago

Dear now many iits are provided B.Tech admission in data Science you can score good rank in jer advance and get admission.
Best of luck dear.

1864 Institutes accepting GATE

M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
  • 4.6

    Placements

    4.5

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.2

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.8

    Value for Money

    4.8
    (6)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 30,950
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  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Computer Technology
  • 4.6

    Placements

    4.8

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.4

    Value for Money

    4.6
    (5)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 2.29 Lakh
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  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • 5.0

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    5.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    5.0
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 1.21 Lakh
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  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4.8

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    5.0
    (2)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 44,150
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  • 2 years
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  • Full Time

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