GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) 2023 Syllabus and Marks Weightage
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a highly competitive examination conducted for postgraduate admissions and recruitment in various public sector companies. For the 2023 GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) exam, the syllabus is divided into several topics, each carrying different marks weightage. Here is a detailed breakdown of the syllabus and marks weightage:1. Engineering Mathematics (15 marks)
- Linear Algebra: Vector space, basis, linear dependence and independence, matrix algebra, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, rank, solution of linear equations.
- Calculus: Mean value theorems, theorems of integral calculus, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, multiple integrals, Fourier series, line, surface and volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green's theorems.
- Differential Equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy's and Euler's equations, initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, solutions of one-dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.
- Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series, residue theorem, solution integrals.
- Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, random variables, Poisson, normal and binomial distributions, correlation and regression analysis.
- Numerical Methods: Solutions of nonlinear algebraic equations, single and multi-step methods for differential equations, convergence criteria.2. Electric Circuits (10 marks)
- Network graph, KCL, KVL, node and mesh analysis, transient response of DC and AC networks, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin's, Norton's and superposition theorems, two-port networks, three-phase circuits, power and power factor.3. Electromagnetic Fields (15 marks)
- Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, electric field and potential, capacitance, dielectric, electric field in a medium, Biot-Savart's law, Ampere's law, magnetic field in a medium, Faraday's law, Lenz's law, Maxwell's equations, Poynting's theorem, electromagnetic waves and their characteristics.4. Signals and Systems (15 marks)
- Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z-transforms.5. Electrical Machines (15 marks)
- Single-phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open-circuit and short-circuit tests, regulation and efficiency.
- Three-phase transformers: connections, vector groups, parallel operation.
- DC machines: characteristics, types, starting and speed control of motors.
- Synchronous machines: performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics.
- Induction machines: principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control.6. Power Systems (15 marks)
- Power generation concepts, AC and DC transmission concepts, models and performance of transmission lines and cables, series and shunt compensation, load flow studies, optimal power flow, voltage and frequency control, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis, principles of over-current, differential and distance protection, concept of system stability.7. Control Systems (10 marks)
- Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, feedback principle, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, transient and steady-state analysis, stability analysis using Routh-Hurwitz criterion, root locus, Nyquist plot and Bode plot, compensators, state variable representation and analysis of control systems.8. Electrical and Electronic Measurements (15 marks)
- Bridges and potentiometers, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multimeters, phase, time and frequency measurements, cathode ray oscilloscope, digital storage oscilloscope.9. Analog and Digital Electronics (10 marks)
- Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET, amplifiers, gain, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, oscillators, operational amplifiers, characteristics and applications, logic gates, combinational and sequential circuits, digital comparators, A/D and D/A converters.10. Power Electronics (10 marks)
- Characteristics of power diodes, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters, choppers, inverters, voltage regulators, UPS.
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