# GATE 2017 Analysis for EE by Gate Academy

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GATE 2017 Analysis for EE by Gate Academy – GATE 2017 has been conducted online on February 11, 2017, for Electrical Engineering (EE) paper. The exam was held in two Sessions 5 & 6. The first session was from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (forenoon) and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (afternoon). Gate Academy has provided the Analysis of GATE EE paper. Students looking for an analysis of the paper will be able to know the question paper pattern, important topics from each section, the difficulty level and more. The candidates will be selected on the basis of the GATE scores accepted in the IITs, NITs, CFTIs and at various PSUs. Given below is the complete Analysis by Gate Academy of GATE 2017.

### GATE 2017 Analysis for EE paper

• Questions asked in this paper was concept based and direct.
• General Aptitude was medium in comparison, unlike last year.
• The tough topics were engineering mathematics, signals and systems, power electronics, power Systems.
• The weightage were given to topics like power electronics, electrical machines and power systems.

Below is the Analysis of GATE 2017 for Electrical Engineering (EE) paper by Gate Academy. The weightage from each topic is also given in the table.

 S.No. Topics of GATE 2017 EE paper Weightage from each topic 1. General Aptitude 15% 2. Network Theory 8% 3. Signals & Systems 6% 4. Engineering Mathematics 10.00% 5. Control Systems 8% 6. Analog Circuits 8% 7. Digital Circuits 7% 8. Electrical Machines 12% 9. Power Systems 10% 10. Measurement 4% 11. Power Electronics 10% 12. Electromagnetic Theory 2%

Detailed Analysis for EE paper (Session I)

 Topics No.of questions & marks per question Important Topics Difficulty Level Total marks EngineeringMathematics 2 Qs – 1 mark each 4 Qs – 2 marks each Newton Raphson, Probability, Calculus, Matrix, differentially equation, Laplace transform, Tough 10 Network Theory 2 Qs – 1 mark each3 Qs – 2 marks each Transient Analysis, Steady State Analysis, Two Port Networks, Basics of networks Medium 8 Signals & Systems 2 Qs – 1 mark each2 Qs – 2 marks each Sampling, Filter, System analysis, Linear Time Invariant(LTI) Systems Tough 6 Control Systems 4 Qs – 1 mark each2 Qs – 2 marks each Basics of Control System , Nyquist plot, Root locus, Bode-plot, Stability & Routh Hurwitz Criterion Tough 8 Analog Circuits 4 Qs – 1 mark each 2 Qs – 2 marks each FET amplifier, BJT Amplifier, Op-amp, Diode Circuits-Analysis and Application, Transistors Easy 8 Digital Circuits 1 Q – 1 mark3 Qs – 2 marks each Logic Gates, Counters, Excitation machine, Kmap, Boolean Algebra Easy 7 Measurement 2 Qs – 1 mark each1 Q – 2 marks each Power Factor Measurement, Energy Meter Medium 4 Power Electronics 2 Qs – 1 mark each 4 Qs – 2 marks each Basics of Power Semiconductor Devices, Input power factor, Chopper, Convertor, Inverters Tough 10 ElectromagneticTheory 2 Qs – 1 mark each3 Qs – 2 marks each Electromagnetic Field Medium 2 Electrical Machines 2 Qs – 1 mark each5 Qs – 2 marks each DC Machine, Transformer Losses, Induction Machine, Synchronous Machine, Special Machines Easy 12 Power Systems 2 Qs – 1 mark each 4 Qs – 2 marks each Transmission Line, Economics of Power Generation, Fault analysis, Power Factor Tough 10 General Aptitude 5 Qs – 1 mark each5 Qs – 2 marks each Distance time, Probability, Permutation and Combination Medium 15 Total 65 100

IIT Roorkee will publish the GATE 2017 Answer Key on February 27, 2017. Candidates can download the answer keys and match them to estimate their GATE Scores. However, aspirants can challenge the same from March 03 to 06, 2017.