Plan your study well while preparing for GATE. First understand the syllabus for GATE exam and then analyze the frequent recurring questions by referring the GATE question papers for instrumentation. While analyzing you can conclude which topic to focus on more and which ones you can skip, if you have less time for preparation. Try to understand the preparation techniques and follow that.
As we analyze the GATE question papers of past 10 years the subject that holds the maximum weightage in GATE exam are Transducers, analog circuits, Network analysis, signals & systems & digital circuits. General aptitude and mathematics have 30% weightage, so practice of these subjects are equally important as it will help you score well. We can pick up the important and frequently seen questions in GATE previous year papers and start the preparation. You can get the GATE solved papers for instrumentation engineering pdf on ICE website.
A good GATE study material is important while preparing for GATE exam as it will help you the clear the concepts. ICE offers GATE instrumentation engineering books written in simple language and prepared by the top faculties of IISc, IIT’s & NIT’s. Concepts with suitable examples are explained in these books. A candidate needs to regularly practice the concepts and numerical questions.
Give mock tests regularly as it will introduce you to the interface and instructions of GATE exam and it will save your time as you are already aware of the basic navigation and answering methods. Test series will help you identify your weak areas and mistakes and help to improve your time management.
Revise regularly as this well help to have the concepts on the tip of your hands. If you follow the 3 simple rule of planning the study, concept building and revising regularly you will definitely achieve a good GATE score.