GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy

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GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy

GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate AcademyGATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy – The GATE exam for Instrumentation Engineering (IN) was conducted by IIT Roorkee in the afternoon session on February 12, 2017. The GATE exam held for 23 disciplines concluded on the same day. Candidates can check the paper analysis for GATE 2017 on this page based on feedback from students and faculty who have analysed the same. Aspirants can find the GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy on this page. The analysis specifies the topics which had more weightage in the exam, difficulty levels of the topics and the paper in general as compared to last year. Check the GATE Paper Analysis 2017 for IN by The Gate Academy below.

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The official GATE 2017 Answer Key will be announced by IIT Roorkee on February 27, 2017. Candidates may download the answer key for their respective disciplines and check the same. In case of any objections, they can challenge the answer keys from March 3 till 6, 2017.

 

GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy Session 2

 

As with all papers in GATE 2017, the questions asked in the Instrumentation Engineering paper were also conceptual in nature. Weightage given to topics like Networks, Measurement, Control systems, Transducers and Analog Circuits was higher comparatively. Except for Analog Circuits which was perceived to be tougher than usual, all the other topics were relatively easy to medium.

 

Details of Instrumentation (IN) Topics asked Percentage wise

S.No

Topics

% wise weightage

1

General Aptitude

15%

2

Engineering Mathematics

14%

3

Network Theory

12%

4

Signals & Systems

8%

5

Control Systems

10%

6

Analog Circuits

12%

7

Digital Circuits

6%

8

Measurement

10%

9

Transducers

10%

10

Process Control

0%

11

Optical Instrumentation

1%

12

Communications

2%

Detailed GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for IN

Subject Topics

No. Of Questions

Topics – Questions were asked from

Difficulty Level

Total Marks

Engineering Mathematics

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 5

Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Differential Equations, Calculus (Vector)

Easy

14

Network Theory

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 4

Two Port Networks, Transient analysis. Steady State Analysis, Network Topology, Nodal Analysis

Easy

12

Signals & Systems

1 marks -2

2 marks- 3

DTFT, Z-Transform

Easy

8

Control Systems

1 marks -2

2 marks- 4

Nyquist plot, Closed loop, Opened loop transfer function, Root Locus Technique, Time Domain Analysis

Easy

10

Analog Circuits

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 4

Op-amp, Diode circuit, MOSFET

Tough

12

Digital Circuits

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 2

Boolean Algebra and Karnaugh Maps, Logic Gates, Introduction to Microcontroller, Microprocessor, SRAM

Medium

6

Measurement

1 marks-2

2 marks- 4

Pressure measurement Flow measurement

Tough

10

Transducers

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 3

PMMC, Thermocouples, RTD (3/4 wire)

Medium

10

Process Control

1 marks- 0

2 marks- 0

NA

NA

NA

Optical Instrumentation

1 marks- 1

2 marks- 0

Thermocouples

Medium

1

Communications

1 marks-0

2 marks- 1

Digital communications, Analog communications

Easy

2

General Aptitude

1 marks-5

2 marks-5

Probability, Numerical ability.

Medium

15

 Total

65

100

The GATE 2017 Result will be available on March 27, 2017 when IIT Roorkee announces the same. However candidates can use a good tool to predict their scores in the GATE exam - GATE 2017 Score Predictor. The GATE 2017 Cutoff can be checked to know the minimum GATE scores that will be considered for the M.Tech admissions at the IITs and NITs.

 

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