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GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021 – GATE 2021 EC paper review is now available below. As per the initial reaction of the students the paper was tough and lengthy. There were no MSQs in the EC paper. However, there were many NATs. There were questions from Analogue, EDC, Network, Rectangular Wave Guide, etc. Check the detailed GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021 here.
GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021
GATE paper: Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
Date of exam: 07 Feb 2021
Paper Analysis available for: Session 2
GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021 As Per Student Reaction
Difficulty level: The paper was tough but lengthy
- There were many NATs. There were 30 to 35 NATS.
- There were no MSQs.
- There were 25-30 MCQs
Topics asked: Analogue, EDC, Network, Rectangular Wave Guide, Transmission Line, Random Process, Active Filters, Special Aptitude, COA, Transient.
Check the weightage of the topics below:
|Topics||1 mark questions||2 marks questions||Total marks|
|Signal and System||4||3||10|
GATE ECE Paper Analysis from Last Year
To know how was the GATE EC paper last year, read below
Digital Circuits – In this topic total 5 question were asked. These were of around 9 marks, from:
|Topics||Marks of the question||Level|
|Sequence and circuit||2||Easy|
|A to D convertors||2||Easy|
|Static Timing Analysis||2||Difficult|
Network Theory – The questions from this topic were easier, in comparison to previous year questions and total 4 questions were asked in the exam.
|Sinusoidal Steady State||2||Easy|
|Linear 2-port network||1||Easy|
Electromagnetic theory – From this topics total 5 questions were in the exam. 2 questions were of 1 mark and 3 were of 2 marks. Hence, a total of 8 marks were covered from this topic.
|Topic||Marks of question||Level|
|Uniform TIN view||2||Easy|
Electronic Devices and circuits – Around 5 questions of moderate difficulty level came from electronic devices and circuits.
|Capacitance of a Diode||Average|
Microprocessor – As per the GATE EC analysis by Made Easy, only 1 question was asked from this topic and it was of 1 marks. The level of difficulty was easy.
Control System – Around 6 to 7 question were asked from control system and these were from:
|Steady state error||Easy|
|State place analysis||Average|
Engineering Mathematics – 3 to 4 questions were asked from engineering mathematics and these were of around 11 marks. These were asked from following topics.
Signal and System – The level of the questions from this topic is average. In the exam 3 questions of around 6 marks were asked, from these topics:
- Fourier transform
Analog Circuit – From this sections total 7 questions were asked. There were 3 questions of 1 marks and 4 questions are of 2 marks.
Communication system – This year, 6 questions were asked from communication system.
General Aptitude – From this sections, questions were asked from the topics like clocks, quadratic equations. The questions are moderate as per last year.
English – This time the weightage of English increased in the exam. However, the questions were not too tough.
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