The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019 exam will be held on February 2-3 and February 9-10, 2019. Many PSUs have advertised for Electronics and Communication Engineering graduates through GATE Score for their recruitment. It is time for GATE 2019 ECE aspirants to start their preparation in a serious and intense manner, but before that, it requires to know GATE Exam Pattern, ECE Syllabus and reference Books for GATE better preparation to reach the aim of GATE 2019 better Score.
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is the utilization of science and math applied to practical problems in the field of communications. Electronic Communications engineers engage in research, design, development, and testing of the electronic equipment used in various communications systems. Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is one of the relatively preferred branches in GATE exam along with ME, CSE, Chemical, EE, CE and IN.
As far as guidance concerned, AfterGraduation shares the basic mantras that worked perfectly for all candidates. We here bring the GATE 2019 ECE Syllabus, books to be referred for GATE ECE preparation, understanding the GATE pattern for ECE Subject and Guidance for preparing and scoring well in GATE 2019 ECE exam.
GATE 2019 ECE Syllabus
The first step the students need to take is to collect the correct GATE 2019 ECE syllabus. This step will ensure to prepare only those subjects from which the questions are asked in the GATE exam. The same will prevent unnecessary time wastage by studying non-important topics.
This requires a good checking of the GATE 2019 Syllabus for EC Engineering to know in detail the topics that need to be covered. You can plan your preparation after segregation of the topics into difficult, easy and to be learned. The topics you are strong in need to be revised while the others require a good effort. It is the important exercise to be clear in your Gate 2019 preparation. Mark the Subjects and topic according to weightage and prepare with more weightage subjects or something that interests you.
Understand the GATE 2019 ECE Exam Pattern
First of all, make a clear understanding of the GATE exam. GATE exam is online and the questions asked are objective type. There are two types of questions: multiple choice and numerical answer type. There are 3 sections.
1) Electronics and Communication Engineering (70%)
2) Aptitude (15%)
3) Engineering Mathematics (15%)
The aptitude problems are based on basic math and English skills and are very easy. Concentrate more on general aptitude, this will be quite easy to score more. The course for the Mathematics portion is vast but the questions asked are relatively easy. It would be better to cover all the topics as it is the high scoring portion. Most questions are short and based on direct application of formulae.
The most important part is Electronics and Communication Engg. This section is comparatively difficult and requires sincere effort. GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering syllabus consist special, and core topics. Both core and special topics are taken from your 4 years engineering course.
GATE 2019 ECE Reference Books & Authors
The next step that must be followed by the students is to start studying those basic books of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) that cover the syllabus topics. It is necessary to clear the basic concepts first, which is must to score well. Check the books recommended by GATE Toppers as well as GATE experts below for preparation.
Books and Authors
|1.||Engineering Mathematics||B.S. Grewal|
|2.||Network||Fundamental of Electric Circuits by Charles K. Alexander, Mathew N.O. Sadiku,
Circuit Theory by A.Chakraborty,
Network Analysis by Van Valkenburg.
|3.||Signals & Systems||Signals & system by Alan V. Oppenheim,
Modern Digital and Analog Communications System by BP Lathi.
|4.||Analog Circuits||Integrated electronics by Millman & Halkias,
Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Robert L Boylestad & Nashelsky,
Pulse and Digital Electronics by Millman and Taub.
|5.||Electronic Devices||Semiconductor Physics And Devices by Donald A. Neamen,
Electronic Devices and Circuits by Millman & Halkias
|6.||Electromagnetic Theory||Engineering Electromagnetic by William H. Hayt Jr., John A. Buck,
Elements of Electromagnetics by Matthew N.O. Sadiku,
Electromagnetic Waves by R.K. Shevgaonkar,
Antenna Theory by Balanis.
|7.||Control Systems||Control Systems Engineering by I.J Nagrath,
Automatic Control Systems by B.C. Kuo.
|8.||Digital Circuits||Digital Electronic Principles and Applications by Ronald J. Toccii,
Digital logic & computer design by M.Morris Mano.
|9.||Communication System||Communication System by Simon S. Haykin,
Principle of Communication System by Taub & Schillings,
Modern Digital and Analog Communications System by B P Lathi.
|10.||General Aptitude||Quantitative Aptitude by CAT by Arun Sharma,
Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Agarwal.
|11.||MCQ book||Gate ECE by R.K Kanodia.|
I will suggest to following the text book that you are most comfortable. The main thing is to be clear your fundamentals before appearing for any exam.
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