Future and career are the two most killing words of the era. You will find every now and then that people are discussing them. To match up with this typical career oriented world, you will have to train your mind set in order to avoid getting outcompeted. A higher study is the trend to seeking employment in the future 500 of which you too would love to be a part of.
Brush up your knowledge on the matter
As it is well known, the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE, as it is abbreviated as is conducted by seven IITs and IISc Bangalore, the chief organiser being IIT Kharagpur. It provides a Master degree to all the aspiring engineering students all over the country. On clearing the exam, the students can enrol themselves to the renowned engineering colleges located across the country.
This program aims at evaluating the knowledge of the engineering students having pursued their under graduation in it. This is a way to identify the meritorious of the candidates taking the exam. Based on this assessment of their potential through the aptitude exam, it imparts higher education to them.
The preparatory part
Now comes the most crucial part, the preparatory stage. Remember, too much stress can only add to your pre exam nervousness which will be of no use to you. Studying longer hours by immersing yourself into your books will only make the matter uninteresting. This counts as you gradually drift away from the matter resulting in a poor concentration in the work. So, do whatever your capacity is, but do it in a way convenient for you, retaining your calm state and self-confidence.
The GATE tests for the knowledge you've got in diversified fields, so have a taste of them all and in good amounts. Go through your basics and leave no part out. It is because the questions will be nothing, but the application of the fundamentals and how you derive the conclusions from it. The point is to grasp the concept; hence mere mugging up the formulae will not help you anyway.
Some tips you would like to take note of
Start your journey with collection of the syllabus for the next years GATE exam. Practicing papers of previous year's exam really helps. You may not get anything common, but you will know how the format of the paper is. You will realise as you practice, which is your weakness and which is your strength and the areas where your focus should be more. Solve as many test papers as you possibly can as dedication and hard work are the keys to cracking the GATE.
An essential advice would be to start your preparation earlier, so that you do not end up struggling with your resources few weeks before the exam. For this is no college exam, here your rank with respect to the other candidates will matter. Last minute study can only add to your burden, hence avoid it as much as possible. Also you should share the experiences of friends you have cracked it, to come in terms of how the exam atmosphere feels and give it your best shot.