GATE, which is Graduate Aptitude Test is conducted together by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology for students of Engineering. It is a National level examination, and is done on behalf of the Department of Higher Education, National Coordination Board – GATE, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. For announcing the results and to regulate the examination the GATE committee is sole in-charge. The committee has representatives from the participating institutes.
For GATE 2010 The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, is the organizer architecture research paper. The organiser has to take care of everything in order to coordinate the GATE examination.
The students who successfully crack GATE exam may get admission into post graduate courses with MHRD and some other government scholarships/ assistantships in engineering colleges / institutes. Passing Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology / Architecture or Master’s degree in any area of Science/ Mathematics/ Computer Applications/ Statistics are eligible to have admission to Master / Doctoral programs in Technology/ Architecture/ Engineering as well as for Doctoral programmes in other related Science branches with MHRD or other government scholarships / assistantships.
The candidates who get admitted in a post graduate course, as per the procedure, qualify for the scholarship program. Masters in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture may get admission in PhD program without giving the GATE exams. This PhD program provides scholarship / assistantship to the students.
Qualifying GATE is a must to get entry in some of the institutes. The qualifying candidates can go for the Junior Research Fellowship award in CSIR sponsored projects or CSIR Laboratories.
The GATE examination is really a tough one and requires an immense patient mind. Many people get impatient and panic while giving this examination. This affects them negatively. They tend to forget things they had grasped over the nights. There is no doubt that the off-line method of preparation is the best way to equip yourself for cracking the GATE Question Paper. The best way to check your preparation is to solve the GATE Sample papers. More you solve these the better it is.
These papers are available online. You can just open the internet and get hold of these samplers. Sites gives you a whole set of the GATE Question Papers from previous year papers, guess papers and model papers. Such sites have forums, blogs and many such interactive activities through which you can easily know more about the subject, thereby performing in a better way.
A regular practise will certainly help you while you are going through the real question papers.