The goal of the GATE appearing students is to ensure that the effort and practice pursued is on par with their abilities OF completing the GATE Syllabus. The strategies for achieving them can vary widely from person to person.
There are different types of profiles, differentiated, tending on rather the top notching or from a total or gestalt point of view.
First profile, of being a top notched in your earlier academical in terms of high scores, strong base and clear conceptual facts.
Second profile of students, where they might not be thorough with their curriculum of the GATE Syllabus, not being conceptually clear; due to an academical break, a lost focus or sheer pessimism.There can be many reasons for these shortcomings based on the dearth of the preparation and one really needs to put more attention to them. Someone with a good conceptual base, has any easy chance to score well, but someone who isn’t conceptually strong, needs to put more attention to the strategies he uses to achieve the score.
Different people have varied individual approaches towards the examination and the fulfillment of the GATE Syllabus; hence there can be different shortcomings for the same.
CONSIDER AN EXAMPLE
Let A be an average student of your class, and B be the topper with very clear concepts, both being GATE aspirants. Now what gradually happens, the mediocre is not that much capable of solving technical and mathematical aspects like the topper one, hence might never be able to finish the syllabus on time leaving no time for practice too. There are hundreds of reasons for them to not be able to reach the level of mark and get crashed in the track!
Hence, not to make you smashed in the track, here are a few detailed reasons on why the GATE Syllabus cannot be complete.
Managing time is not everyone’s cup of tea. If you look at the GATE Syllabus, it comprises of 2 sections. One, being the general aptitude and mathematical reasoning and the other section being core technical.
Consider, the Engineering Mathematics book of section 1, comprising of approx. 1000 pages. Similarly, say, Electronics Engineering also has other seven other chapters of say 1000 pages each. If we assume, we have 5 months in hand, the calculated reading one has to go through is 8000 pages in a time frame of 5 months.This calculation boils down to 1600 pages per month and approximately 60 pages a day, which becomes impossible to manage up alongside the engineering curriculum studies. GATE Syllabus consists of huge subject concerns and plenty of syllabuses, entire not being a mediocre level of basic study material.
The second obvious reason for not completion of GATE Syllabus can be an intermediate coaching class which go on for a long time. Travelling takes time and you may have nothing left in hand.it is very essential to know that practicing is more important than spending your time in grasping things and learning the tidbits. GATE questions are tricky, conceptual, logical, and depends on many factors. So one who practices enough will only understand the questions and their designing approach.
Learning is a process and grasping takes time. Something as vivid and vast as the GATE Syllabus, takes time. Test Assessments are must for improvement and it improvises in every test attempt.Most of the people have a tendency to follow others, than focusing on their own study. Hence, leaving no time to go through the portion to be done. It leads to mistakes.
If we look at Electronics and Communications, there are 7 chapters in hand other than common section 1. Electronics devices, Analog circuits, communications, and digital circuits are the most crucial chapters and cover 70% of the syllabus. Hence the focus should be more the arena with high weight-age. Mastering all the chapters can be very difficult. So, one should opt for studying important chapters before. This can be useful for going through your curriculum .Do keep a check on your performance in the Mathematics and General Aptitude.They are easy to score and simpler. Do not jump upon the core GATE syllabus. Start with Maths.
It will give you an opportunity to plan your study time around the rest of their day.