How to Prepare Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020 for Better Score, GATE 2020 TF syllabus, Best reference books to study TF for GATE Exam, Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020 Exam Pattern and preparation strategy and guidance to have better GATE score.
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How to Prepare Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020 for Better Score?

Candidates appearing for Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) subject in GATE 2020 must know GATE 2020 TF syllabus, Best reference books to study TF for GATE Exam, Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020Exam Pattern and preparation strategy and guidance to have better GATE score.

The GATE 2020 exam in Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF) is going to be held by IIT Delhi in February 2020. There is limited proper information in terms of scope, preparation guidance and study material for GATE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Exam, so we here sharing all the important content to go through for better preparations and results.



The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 exam will be held on February 1-2 and February 8-92020. In our earlier article, we have shared the GATE 2020 Textile Engineering and Fiber Science syllabus with major topics and reference books for better preparation. In this article, we are sharing Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020 exam pattern and preparation guidance for better GATE score.

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GATE TF Paper Pattern & Marks Weightage

The GATE question paper is divided into three separate sections, below given is the table which will let you know the GATE 2020 exam pattern and marks weightage.

GATE 2020 Paper Sections Marks Distribution
Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF) Subject Questions 70% of the total marks.
Engineering Mathematics 15% of the total marks.
General Aptitude (GA) 15% of the total marks.

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General Aptitude Questions

The question paper contains 10 questions of general aptitude out of total 65 questions and these 10 questions carry the total of 15 marks out of 100 total marks. The General Aptitude section includes 5 questions of 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 5 questions of 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks).

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Subject+Mathematics Questions

This section contains the two parts “Subject Related + Engineering Maths”. The number of questions from this section will be 55, which carries 85 marks out of 100. The examination paper would contain 25 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks) consisting of both the MCQ and NAT Questions.

Distribution of Marks

The Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) and Numerical Type questions carrying 1 or 2 marks question. Negative marking is there only for MCQs. However, a negative marking of 1/3 of the question marks will be done for MCQ.

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Textile Engineering and Fiber Science GATE 2020 Preparation Tips

First of all, relax! There’s an ample time left to thoroughly prepare for the GATE examination and crack it. Secondly, make an examination preparation plan to properly divide the time. There are still around 4 months left for the preparation. We always advise students to do preparation in the best manner that is suited to you. Scheduling and planning are very important.

1. It is important to have a thorough knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus mentioned by the official website of GATE 2020. Go through previous year exam papers and make a list of topics based on a number of questions appeared and give importance to them accordingly.

2. Do Not Miss Engg. Maths/Aptitude: Ensure that you cover Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude in the course of your preparation. Prepare both of them well as it will ensure a good score.

3. Study materials: Choose books and study materials for TF subject which are the best for you. There are several standard study materials available in the market. We have also shared some good books referred by GATE TF toppers and faculties in our earlier articles. Choose the one with the best explanations and which is easy to understand.

4. Time table: An efficient study plan consists of the time table with sufficient time allotted for every section of the syllabus. Allot time in a way so as to cover every topic efficiently without costing the time for other sections. Put small daily and weekly targets. Plan your daily study hours to achieve your milestone.

5. Practice as many questions as possible: Doing so not only highlights your weak areas but also helps you to manage the time. It also brings out a variety of questions which might be new. The best source for questions are the previous year’s question papers and sample papers.

6. Practise GATE Sample Papers and Mock Test: Students should attempt both online and offline mock testsPractising and analyzing your performance in these tests will help you to judge your preparation level. Through GATE mock tests, candidates get to learn time management, handling exam pressureAccuracy, and skills to attempt the question paper.

7. Make Small Notes: Prepare short notes on all important topics, concepts, formulas, tricks etc during your preparation for GATE exam. This will be very useful for revision in the last days of the GATE exam.

8. It is very important to keep a healthy mind and body. Motivation in the study is mandatory. Visit your friends and seniors for guidance and motivate yourself. Do not forget to take adequate sleep and eat healthily.

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Scope in TF Subject After GATE

After the GATE exam in the Textile Engineering and Fabric Science, the candidates can find the scopes in the PSU’s like The National Textile Corporation Limited (NTCL) and many. DRDO also recruits the candidates who are TF graduated. The main scope after doing TF is the fashion designing industry where you can find a lot of opportunities and also can go for the startup.

Below are some of the companies which are the major recruiters of textile engineering and fabric science students:

  • Raymond
  • Bombay Dyeing
  • Mysore Silk
  • JCT Limited
  • Lakshmi Mills
  • Reliance Textiles
  • Fabindia

All the Best, Aspirants!!! 

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