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GATE 2019 Electrical Engineering (EE) Paper

Last Updated - September 06, 2018

Electrical engineering is one of the most popular engineering stream. This stream deals with the science and technology behind various electrical devices and systems. The scope for this stream is very vast ranging from huge power stations to industries engaged in manufacturing of small micro or mini chips.

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The exam dates for GATE Electrical Engineering paper is out. GATE 2019 will be held from February 02, 03, 09 and 10, 2019 in online mode.

This article deals with the syllabus, important topics, preparation tips, study material and coaching centres that the candidates need to focus for scoring well in the EE paper. Those who are interested in applying for the PSUs through GATE score, can view the GATE EE cutoff.

Syllabus for GATE Electrical Engineering Paper

The syllabus for EE GATE 2019 exam is primarily divided into 10 sections which are revised from time to time. It will include topics from Mathematics, Aptitude, and reasoning, etc. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power System
  • Control System
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics

Check HereGATE Electrical Engineering Syllabus

Important Topics for GATE EE Paper 2019

GATE EE exam is divided into 11 sections and a section of General Aptitude is also present. There are 30 questions carrying 1-mark and 35 questions carrying 2- marks. The details are given below:

TopicNumber of QuestionsMarksDifficulty Level
Network Analysis69Moderate
Control System711Moderate
Signal and System35Moderate
Digital Electronics47Moderate
Analog Circuits45Moderate
Electromagnetic Theory34Moderate
Electrical Machines34Moderate
Power System610Moderate
Power Electronics59Moderate
Engineering Mathematics710Easy
General Aptitude1015Easy

Also Check GATE Practice Papers

Preparation Tips for GATE EE Paper 2019

By this time every GATE aspirant of electrical engineering would be aware of syllabus. Preparing for the GATE Exam without analyzing previous papers might lead a candidate to spend more time. The following points are needed to be kept in mind before starting the preparation of GATE:

  • Allot some days to each subject based on the weight-age in the previous GATE exams.
  • Understand the fundamentals and basic concepts which are essential for GATE.
  • Make revision notes of all the subjects which should contain important formulas etc.
  • Test the level of preparation by solving the previous GATE papers and attempting quizzes/online tests.

Check Here GATE Preparation Tips

Study Material for GATE EE Paper 2019

There are various books available in the market that focus on specific aspects or topics covered in the Electrical Engineering stream during graduation. Here are some good books for strategic preparation for GATE Electrical Engineering.

Network AnalysisNetwork Analysis by Val Valken Burg
Solution of Network AnalysisSolution of Network Analysis by GK Publications
Engineering Circuit AnalysisEngineering Circuit Analysis by Hayt & Kemmerly
Graph TheoryGraph Theory by Narsing Das
Circuit TheoryCircuit Theory by Chakravarthy
Control SystemControl System by Nagrath Gopal
Electrical machinesElectrical machines by PS Bimbhra
Power ElectronicsPower Electronics by UA Bakshi
Power SystemsPower Systems by Nagrath Kothari
Signals & SystemsSignals & Systems by Oppenheim Wisky

Candidates can also take help from the NPTEL lectures that are present on the internet. They will provide them a good help and guidance. 

Check Here GATE Recommended Books

Coaching Centre’s for EE GATE Paper 2019

There are many coaching centres in the entire country for GATE preparations. Some of the well-known coaching centres that provide specific coaching for the GATE EE paper are listed below along with there ratings and address. This table will be of a very great use for the candidates opting for GATE.

RankName of InstitutionLocationRating
1.Let’s Talk AcademyTonk Rd, Jaipur5
2.Aadhar InstituteMansingh Pura Tonk Road, Jaipur4.8
2.Engineering MastersTonk Road, Jaipur4.8
2.Engineering Career TutorialsNear Gandhi Nagar Railway Station, Jaipur4.8
2.THE GATE COACHHauz Khas, New Delhi4.8

Check Here GATE Coaching Centers

PSU Hiring based on GATE EE Paper Score

PSU’s (Public Sector Undertakings) are Government firms usually owned by Union Government of India or State Government. In short these Government companies behave like private firms and share their profit with the Government. These were set up to accelerate the economy rate and generate employment opportunities in India.

Eligibility Criteria: - The basic eligibility to apply for PSU’s through GATE is candidates should hold Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in the relevant discipline. Also, they should hold a valid GATE score as asked by the respective company. Candidates can check below the eligibility of all the PSU’s recruiting through GATE.

Application Process: - The PSU release their official notification inviting applicants. For most of the PSU’s application process is online. Candidates can apply on official website before the last date. 

Cutoff score for PSU Recruitment through GATE (EE Branch)

The GATE cutoff score for recruitment in different PSU’S in the branch of Electrical Engineering are mentioned below.

Power Grid59.1053.4444.6541.84



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