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GATE 2022: Check Previous Years' Electrical Engineering Difficulty Level & Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: January 23, 2022 09:19 am IST

IIT Kharagpur will conduct the GATE 2022 Electrical Engineering examination on 05th February during the second session. Check out the GATE EE exam previous year's difficulty level and topic-wise difficulty level. 

GATE EE Previous Year Difficulty Level and Topic Wise Weightage

The GATE 2022 Electrical Engineering examination will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur on 05th February during the afternoon session. By securing the required qualifying marks in the upcoming GATE examination, the electrical engineering aspirants can secure a seat in their desired participating institutions. This article, where we will discuss the previous year’s GATE electrical engineering exam and paper, will help the current GATE EE aspirants to predict the difficulty level and topic-wise weightage of the GATE 2022 exam. 

Last year, IIT Bombay conducted the GATE electrical engineering examination on 07th February during the morning session. Given below are the previous year GATE EE exam difficulty level and expected topic-wise weightage based on which the current candidates can predict this year’s difficulty level and topic-wise weightage.

Previous Year GATE Electrical Engineering Difficulty Level and Weightage

The detailed discussion regarding the previous year’s GATE electrical engineering exam difficulty level and topic-wise weightage has been done in this section - 

GATE 2021 Electrical Engineering Exam Analysis 

  • The overall difficulty level of the GATE 2021 electrical engineering exam was moderate

  • There were a total of 31 NAT questions in the previous year paper

  • There were a total of 24 MCQ questions in the previous year paper

  • The Engineering Mathematics section was moderately challenging

  • The General Aptitude section was easy

  • Electric Circuits and Power Systems were those topics that received maximum weightage

  • The topics that were difficult to score were based on topics like Control Systems and Electrical Machines

  • Candidates who attempted 40 questions fell into the “Good Attempt” category

GATE 2021 Electrical Engineering paper analysis, question paper and answer key

GATE 2021 Electrical Engineering Topic Wise Weightage

The topic-wise weightage of the previous year’s GATE electrical engineering exam has been discussed below - 

Topic 

Total Questions

Power Electronics

05

Electrical Measurements

02

Control Systems

05

Electric Circuits

07

Digital Circuits

02

Power Systems

08

Electronic Machines

05

Analog Electronics

04

Signal & Systems

05

Electromagnetic

04

General Aptitude

10

Engineering Mathematics

08

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