# GATE 2017 EC Analysis by GATE Academy (Session 3 and 4)

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GATE 2017 EC Analysis by GATE Academy: The GATE Academy has published their version of the GATE 2017 Exam Analysis for Electronics and Communication Engineering. The Electronics and Communication Engineering examination was held, February 05, 2017, in two sessions. The forenoon session started from 09:00 am to 12:00 noon and the afternoon session from 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm. The GATE EC Analysis by GATE Academy will give an idea of the topics covered, distribution of questions, difficulty level, the total number of marks for each section. The candidates can check the overall GATE 2017 Analysis for EC by The GATE Academy from the article below.
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### GATE 2017 EC Analysis by The GATE Academy

The candidates can check the exam Analysis of GATE 2017 EC by The GATE Academy from below:

• Overall, the paper was easy.
• As per the experts of The GATE Academy majority of the questions were based on the basic concepts.
• The questions from Mathematics, Signals & System, Control System were given higher weightage as compared to the other subjects.
• Overall paper was medium as per the GATE 2017 EC Analysis by The GATE Academy
• Unexpectedly, the questions from general aptitude were tricky and confusing and were tougher than the previous year.
• The mathematics section was confusing, whereas, the questions from control section were easy enough.
• 80% of the questions were are based on previous year problem.
• Some questions were matching with Mechanical 2017.
• Previous year Mathematics questions were also seen.

### GATE 2017 EC Analysis by The GATE Academy

The Analysis of GATE 2017 EC by The GATE Academy is available here. Check the table below for overall GATE 2017 exam analysis.

Afternoon Session

 Subject Number of Questions Topics asked in paper (memory based) Level Total Marks Engineering Mathematics 1 marks- 4 questions 2 marks- 5 questions Complex variable (Residue, Complex integral), Calculus (vector calculus) Easy 14 Network Theory 1 marks- 2 question 2 marks-2 questions Steady stat analysis, Transient, R-L-C circuit Tough 06 Signals & Systems 1 marks-2 questions 2 marks-3 questions Filter, Sampling theorem, LTI system, Parallel connection Tough 08 Control Systems 1 marks-3 questions 2 marks-3 questions State space analysis, Block diagram, Time domain analysis, Nyquist plot Medium 09 Analog Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks- 2 questions Op-amp, Diode circuit, BJT Medium 07 Digital Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks- 3 questions Adder, FSM, Mux Medium 09 Communications 1 marks- 3 question 2 marks- 4 question Channel capacity, PCM, Sampling Tough 11 Electronic Device Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks- 5 questions MOS CAP, MOSFET, BJT, PN Easy 13 Electromagnetic Theory 1 marks- 2 question 2 marks- 3 questions Oblique insistence, Electrostatic, Wave guides Medium 08 General Aptitude 1 marks- 5 questions 2 marks- 5 questions Passage, Grammar, Time and work, Blood relation, Direction, Number system Easy 15 Total 65 100

Forenoon Session

 Subject Number of Questions Topics asked in paper (memory based) Difficulty Level of exam Total Marks Engineering Mathematics 1 marks- 5 questions 2 marks- 5 questions Newton-Raphson, Taylors Series, Probability,Calculus, Matrix Tough 15 Network Theory 1 marks- 1 question 2 marks- 2 questions Transient analysis, Steady State Analysis, Easy 5 Signals & Systems 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks- 5 questions DTFT, Sampling, Filter, Fourier Series, System analysis Medium 13 Control Systems 1 marks- 5 questions 2 marks- 3 questions Nyquist plot, RH criterion, Compensatory, Root locus Easy 11 Analog Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks-4 questions FET amplifier, BJT Amplifier, Op-amp Medium 11 Digital Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks-4 questions Counters, Excitation machine, K-map Tough 11 Communications 1 marks- 1 question 2 marks- 1 question Random variable, ITC, DTCM Medium 03 Electronic Device Circuits 1 marks- 3 questions 2 marks- 3 questions Electric fields, Diode capacitor, MOSFET, Tough 09 Electromagnetic Theory 1 marks- 1 question 2 marks- 3 questions – Medium 07 General Aptitude 1 marks- 5 questions 2 marks- 5 questions Distance time, Probability, Permutation and Combination Easy 15 Total 65 100

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