To achieve a scintillating career, you should opt for higher studies which will help you to establish your presence strongly in this competitive world. These days, students have understood that being a graduate won’t help them to sustain in the competitive, that’s why they are showing their keenness for higher studies.

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a popular and eminent competitive exam for all science and engineering students who want to add a sheen to their career. This exam will help them to pursue an M.Tech, ME or post-graduate degree in their respective subjects.

This prestigious exam is conducted by IITs or IISCs to encourage students to pursue higher studies. Students from all over the country used to appear in this exam so that they can get a chance to pursue their studies in the IITs or other prestigious institutions.

But cracking GATE with flying colours is not a simple or facile job. Because your result depends on many factors like knowledge, basic concepts, and certainly your dexterity. Though you can attain a good score by preparing yourself alone, still if you want to make an astounding result in this exam, you need guidance from the experts and professionals. The experts or professionals who have vast experiences and knowledge in this field will help you in your preparation. Nowadays, you may find many GATE coaching centres all over the country who are helping students to get their desired results. The guidance and support that you will get from these coaching centres will certainly boost your confidence and self-esteem.

At the same time, you also need to study assiduously for at least one year, if you want to score well in your GATE. At first, choose your subjects wisely so that you can score well and study the syllabus thoroughly. Give extra effort on equations, derivations, theorem, formulae, definitions, etc. You also need to learn time management so that you can finish all the questions within the time. Check previous years’ question papers which will give you an idea about the exam pattern. Once you understand the pattern of the exam, prepare yourself accordingly.

Though you need to prepare yourself throughout the year to score well, still the last moment preparation specially the last one month plays an imperative role in this exam. If you want to enrol yourself in a reputed institute, don’t ignore this last moment preparation because it is actually the deciding factor for your GATE exam.

Here, we are mentioning some tips for this last moment preparation which will help you to surpass this exam with flying colours.

  • Have you neglected any subject or didn’t prepare well so far? If yes, then this is the right time to identify it and take proper preparation.
  • Did you take a close look and solve all previous years’ question papers of GATE thoroughly? If you are not confident enough, then solve those papers again to enhance your confidence and poise.
  • Have you left any question or didn’t solve earlier so that you can solve them at the last moment of the exam? If yes, then identify them immediately and solve those questions without wasting any time.
  • Did you revise the entire syllabus of GATE so that you can recall all important formulae, definitions, and equations without taking any help from others? If possible, revise all the imperative theories, formulae, laws once again to secure your position in the exam.
  • Did you take a separate preparation for engineering mathematics and general aptitude to grasp them well? If your confidence is not in a high level, then try to regain your confidence by preparing them well.
  • During the last moment preparation, don’t forget to check your accuracy level for solving both theoretical and numerical problems. If you are not satisfied with your numerical problem-solving skills, problems, then keep your focus more on solving numerical problems special in the last month.
  • If you want to score an outstanding result in the GATE exam, minimize your silly mistakes as much as possible. Because GATE is a competitive exam and hence, there is negative marking in this exam. So, in last moment preparation try to reduce your silly mistakes. If you are not confident about the answer of a particular question, just leave it and move on to the next. Also, revise your answer before submitting the paper. In the last month before your exam, try to polish your accuracy level.
  • Solve all the mock papers which are specially designed for GATE. In the last month, try to solve as much as mock papers to elevate your confidence and skills.

These are some tips that you should try to follow in your last moment preparation. One more thing, don’t try to experiment with any new thing, rather keep practising the old ones rigorously.

Author's Bio: 

Torsi is a professional blogger.