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GATE 2022: Check Previous Year ECE Difficulty Level & Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: January 24, 2022 08:03 am IST

The candidates can now check out the previous year difficulty level and topic-wise weightage of the GATE EC exam conducted last year from the piece below to predict the GATE 2022 EC exam difficulty level and topic-wise weightage.

GATE ECE Previous Year Difficulty Level and Topic Wise Weightage

The GATE 2022 Electronics and Communication Engineering or EC exam will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur, this year’s officiating body, on 06th February on the morning session. M.Tech ECE aspirants will appear in the GATE 2022 EC exam to wrestle for a seat in one of the IITs, IISc or an institute of national repute. The aforementioned candidates must check out the content of this piece for the previous years’ GATE EC exam difficulty level and topic-wise weightage. Through this piece, the aspirants will be able to predict the difficulty level and the expected topic-wise weightage of the GATE 2022 ECE examination. 

IIT Kharagpur will conduct GATE 2022 across four days - 05th, 06th, 12th and 13th February and the result will be announced on 30th March 2022. 

Previous Year GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering Difficulty Level and Weightage

The overall difficulty level and topic-wise weightage of the GATE ECE examination from the academic year 2021-22 have been discussed in this section - 

GATE 2021 ECE Exam Analysis

  • The overall difficulty level of the GATE 2021 ECE exam was moderate to difficult

  • There were a total of 30 NAT and 25 MCQ-based questions in the question paper

  • The General Aptitude section was easy

  • The Engineering Mathematics section was easy to moderate

  • The subject-specific questions were moderately challenging

  • Topics like Communication and Network Theory received the highest weightage

  • Candidates who attempted 40 to 42 questions fell into the category of “Good Attempts”

  • 70 or more marks were considered to be a “Good Score”

GATE 2021 ECE paper analysis, question paper and answer key

GATE 2021 EC Topic Wise Weightage

The topic-wise weightage of the previous year’s GATE electronics engineering exam has been discussed in this section - 

Topic

Total Questions

Marks Weightage

EMTL (Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission Lines)

06

10%

Signal & Systems

07

10%

Engineering Mathematics

09

13%

Digital Circuits

06

9%

Electronic Devices

04

6%

Analog Circuits

05

7%

Control Systems

03

5%

Networks Theory

07

12%

General Aptitude

10

15%

Communication

08

13%

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