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GATE 2023 EE (Electrical Engineering): Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers, Cutoff

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: September 28, 2022 05:40 pm IST | GATE

GATE EE 2023 exam will be conducted on February 4, 5,  11, and 12, 2023. Check GATE 2023 Electrical Engineering exam date, syllabus, pattern, exam analysis and cutoff details here. You can also download the question papers here.

GATE EE (Electrical Engineering): Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers, Cutoff

The GATE 2023 registration procedure began on August 30, 2022, and the link to fill out the application form is currently active. The conducting body (IIT Kanpur), along with the official brochure, registration date, and application form dates, has released the GATE 2023 test announcement. The GATE exam dates were previously announced. For 29 disciplines in India, the exam will be held on February 4, 5, 11, and 12.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur held the GATE exam 2022 on a nationwide scale in India. IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee alternately conduct the GATE exam each year

The GATE exam is conducted to help students get admission into PG programs in different streams. Based on the stream preference of the candidate, he/she has to attempt the subjective paper for the GATE exam. Electrical Engineering (EE) is one of the streams for the GATE 2023 exam that has been conducted on 05th February. On this page, you can check GATE 2023 EE exam date, syllabus, pattern, old question papers, cutoff and exam analysis. 

Two new papers have been added to the GATE 2023 exam: Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture and Geomatics Engineering. As a result, there will be 29 papers offered as choices for admission to IITs, NITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) in India for the GATE 2023 examination as as compared to the previous 27 exams.

GATE EE 2023 Exam Date

The dates of GATE EE 2023 are as follows -

Event Date
Exam DateFebruary 4, 5,  11, and 12, 2023
Results DateMarch 16, 2023

GATE 2023 EE Syllabus PDF

The official syllabus of GATE 2023 EE has been released, and the candidates can download the PDF by clicking on the link below -

GATE 2023 EE Syllabus PDF Download 
GATE Previous Year Question Papers
GATE 2023 Syllabus (All Subjects)

GATE 2023 EE Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

GATE 2023 Exam Pattern

The GATE 2023 Exam Pattern Is given below-

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT) [will be conducted at select centers in select cities]

Duration

3 Hours*

Number of Subjects (Papers)

29

Sections

General Aptitude (GA) +

Candidate’s Selected Subject(s)

Type of Questions

(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or

(c) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Questions for testing these abilities

(a) Recall

(b) Comprehension

(c) Application

(d) Analysis & Synthesis

Number of Questions

10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions

Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL

General Aptitude: 15 Marks +

Engineering Mathematics**: 13 Marks +

Subject Questions: 72 Marks =

Total: 100 Marks

(**XE includes Engineering Mathematics section XE-A of 15 Marks)

Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL

General Aptitude: 15 Marks +

Subject Questions: 85 Marks =

Total: 100 Marks

Marking Scheme

Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks

Negative Marking

For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.

For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

Likewise, For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

No negative marking for Incorrect answer(s) to MSQ or NAT question.

Paper Code

General Aptitude (GA) Marks

Subject Marks

Total Marks

Total Time (Minutes)

AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH, PI, ST, TF

15

85

100

180

AR [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)]

B1 or B2 can be selected during Exam.

15

60 + 25

100

180

GE [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1 - Surveying and Mapping or B2 -Image Processing and Analysis)] B1 or B2 can be selected during the Exam.

15

55 + 30

100

180

GG [Part A + Part B]

(Section 1: Geology or Section 2: Geophysics)

15

25 + 60

100

180

XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)

Sections can be selected during Exam.

15

15 + (2 x 35)

100

180

XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)

15

25 + 60

100

180

XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)

Sections can be selected during Exam.

15

25 + (2 x 30)

100

180

*PwD candidates with benchmark disability are eligible for the compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour. Thus, they will get one hour extra for a three hours examination.

GATE is conducted as per the subject stream of the candidate. There will be two sections for the papers, one for General Aptitude and another for Electrical Engineering. The distribution of the questions for the GATE EE 2023 paper and the scheme for marking the answers is explained in the table given below:

Subject

Total Question

Section and Marking

Marking Scheme

Total Marks

General Aptitude

10

Section 1 contains 1 marks each

Question 1 to 5

15

Section 2 contains 2 marks each

Question 6 to 10

Civil Engineering

55

Section 1 contains 1 marks each

Question 1 to 25

85

Section 2 contains 2 marks each

Question 26 to 55

Total Marks

100

GATE EE Cutoff (2021, 2020)

Considering the difficulty level of the question paper, GATE 2020 cutoff for EE is as follows -

CategoryCutoff 2021Cutoff 2020
General30.3033.4
OBC/ EWS27.230
SC/ ST20.222.2

    GATE EE 2023 Subject Wise Marks Distribution

    The subject wise marks distribution of GATE EE 2020 exam is as follows -

    Name of the TopicPercentage of Marks
    General Aptitude15%
    Engineering Mathematics6%
    Signal and Systems9%
    Electromagnetic3%
    Electronic Machines12%
    Analog Circuits8%
    Digital Circuits2%
    Power Systems13%
    Control System8%
    Electric Circuits10%
    Power Electronics11%
    Measurements3%

    Division of Questions in GATE EE 2023 Exam

    Subject1 Mark Questions2 Mark Questions
    General Aptitude0505
    Engineering Mathematics0202
    Signals and Systems33
    Electro Magnetics0101
    Electrical Machines0203
    Analog Circuits0203
    Digital Circuits0200
    Power Systems0305
    Control Systems0203
    Electric Circuits0204
    Power Electronics0304
    Mathematical Measurements0101

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    GATE 2019 EE Question Paper & Answer Key

    As per the analysis done for the GATE EE 2019 paper, the question paper was really easy and among all of the questions, only 2 to 3 questions were tricky. Below given are the links for question papers and answer key for GATE EE 2019 papers. Students can download these question papers and answer keys in pdf form.

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    GATE EE 2018 Question Paper & Answer Key

    Below given are the links for question papers and answer key for GATE EE 2018 papers. Students can download these question papers and answer keys in pdf form.

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    GATE EE 2017 Question Paper & Answer Key

    Below given are the links for question papers and answer key for GATE EE 2017 papers. Students can download these question papers and answer keys in pdf form.

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    GATE 2021 EE Exam Analysis

    The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate. You can check the detailed analysis by clicking on the link below -

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    GATE 2023 EE Exam Analysis

    GATE 2023 EE exam was successfully conducted on February 05, 2023, and the candidates can check the live analysis here.

    Difficulty Level: According to the initial reports, the difficulty level of the paper is Difficult.

    Difficult Topics: There were many questions from Signals. The Analog questions were tough.

    Easy to Moderate Attempts: 45 can be easy to moderate attempts this year.

    Syllabus Coverage: Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Signals, and Systems, Microprocessor & Programming

    Student Feedback:

    • There were two questions from Diode.

    • The difficulty level of EMT was tough

    • Aptitude was easy

    • The question paper seemed lengthy

    • There were 24 NAT questions

    • The Mathematics section was easy.

    • There were 3 to 4 questions from Control System

    • From Digital, there was a question on MPMC

    • There were 5-6 questions from Synchronous

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    The paper wise links for GATE can be downloaded by clicking on the links below -

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    GATE BT (Bio-Technology)

    GATE CY (Chemistry)

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    GATE XE (Engineering Sciences)

    GATE PH (Physics)

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