GATE 2022 Syllabus for Electronics & Communication (ECE), Check weightage Here

GATE 2022 Syllabus for Electronics & Communication (ECE), Check weightage Here

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: May 23, 2021GATE EC 2022 Application process with late fees has been deactivated! GATE 2022 Notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Download GATE ECE notification pdf. Registration for GATE begins on 2nd September. Know GATE ECE exam dates 2022, registration, syllabus, books, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
GATE EC 2022 Application process with late fees has been deactivated! GATE 2022 Notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Download GATE ECE notification pdf. Registration for GATE begins on 2nd September. Know GATE ECE exam dates 2022, registration, syllabus, books, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
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GATE 2022 Syllabus for Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

GATE 2022 Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is specified by the GATE conducting institute in its official notification for GATE 2022 Exam in July 2022 (tentative). This year, the GATE exam is being organised by IIT Kharagpur. Candidates who are willing to take the GATE 2022 ECE exam must be familiar with the GATE ECE syllabus and exam pattern. With the help of the GATE Electronics Syllabus, you will get to know the important topics that you need to focus on. This will strengthen your preparations for the exam. 

We have provided you with the GATE ECE Syllabus here section-wise. There are eight major sections in the Electronics and Communication engineering branch that will be compulsory for all the GATE ECE aspirants. Let us discuss the GATE ECE syllabus in detail below. Further, we have also provided you with the GATE ECE topic-wise weightage. 

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GATE ECE Syllabus 2022 Topic Wise

Here we have provided you with the GATE ECE Topic- Wise Syllabus. The GATE Electronics & Communication Syllabus has been compiled based on the previous year notification. As a few changes were introduced in GATE 2021, therefore, no major changes is expected in GATE 2022 exam. You can also download the GATE Electronics and Communication Syllabus PDF through the direct link that is mentioned below here, 

General Aptitude Syllabus

The General Aptitude Syllabus in GATE ECE Exam is common to all the papers of GATE Exam 2022. Here is the syllabus that is given below for the General Aptitude paper. This paper will test your verbal ability and numerical ability. 

Topic

Subjects

Verbal Ability

  • English grammar
  • Sentence completion
  • Instructions
  • Verbal analogies
  • Word groups
  • Critical reasoning
  • Verbal deduction. 

Numerical Ability

  • Numerical computation
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Numerical estimation
  • Data interpretation. 
 

Now let us look at the core syllabus of GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering Exam. The subtopics for the following topics have been explained in the GATE ECE Syllabus PDF given at the bottom.

Section 1: Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Differential Equations

  • Vector Analysis

  • Complex Analysis

  • Numerical Methods

  • Probability and Statistics

Section 2: Networks, Signals, and Systems

  • Circuit analysis

  • Continuous-time signals

  • Discrete-time signals

Section 3: Electronic Devices

  • Energy bands in intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, equilibrium carrier concentration, direct and indirect band-gap semiconductors.
  • Carrier transport

Section 4: Analog Circuits

  • Diode circuits
  • BJT and MOSFET amplifiers
  • Op-amp circuits

Section 5: Digital Circuits

  • Number representations
  • Sequential circuits
  • Data converters
  • Semiconductor memories
  • Computer organization

Section 6: Control Systems

  • Basic control system components
  • Feedback principle
  • Transfer function
  • Block diagram representation
  • Signal flow graph
  • Transient and steady-state analysis of LTI systems
  • Frequency response
  • Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist stability criteria
  • Bode and root-locus plots
  • Lag, lead and lag-lead compensation
  • State variable model and solution of state equation of LTI systems

Section 7: Communications

  • Random processes
  • Analog communications
  • Information theory
  • Digital communications
  • Fundamentals of error correction, Hamming codes, CRC.

Section 8: Electromagnetics

  • Maxwell's equations
  • Plane waves and properties
  • Transmission lines

Download GATE 2022 Syllabus PDF for ECE Exam Here!

GATE Syllabus for ECE: Topic-wise Weightage

As per the previous year trends for GATE Electronics paper, the topic-wise weightage is given below for 1 mark and 2 mark questions. 

SubjectsNumber of 1 Mark QuestionsNumber of 2 Marks QuestionsTotal MarksWeightage Analysis
Analog Circuits3277%
Electronic Devices2266%
Control Systems1255%
Digital Circuits3389%
Networks Theory251212%
Engineering Mathematics541313%
General Aptitude551515%
Signal & Systems431010%
Communication351313%
EMTL241010%

GATE Exam Pattern for Electronics & Communication Paper

GATE Exam is conducted in online mode only. The duration of the online test of GATE is 3 hours and comprises of MCQs, MSQs, & NATs type of questions. Further, negative marking is applicable only for the MCQs. There are a total of 65 questions for a total of 100 marks. There are basically three sections in GATE ECE Exam, i.e. General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) based Questions. The General Aptitude and Engineering Mathematics papers are common to all the engineering branches. 

Section  Marks DistributionTotal MarksTypes of questions
General Aptitude
  • 5 questions of 1 mark each, and
  • 5 questions of 2 marks each
15 marks MCQs
Subject Paper (EC) + Engineering Mathematics
  • 25 questions of 1 mark each, and
  • 30 questions of 2 marks each 
85 marksMCQs, MSQ and NATs

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  • GATE ECE Syllabus comprises of three sections in GATE ECE Exam, i.e. General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) based Questions. The i.e. General Aptitude and Engineering Mathematics papers are common to all the engineering branches.  

  • Yes, we have provided you with the GATE ECE Syllabus PDF here based on the previous year's notification.

  • No, it is not expected that there will be any new changes in the GATE ECE Syllabus 2022. Since, the authorities had made quite a few changes in GATE 2021 itself. 

  • GATE ECE Electromagnetics will cover the following topics:

    • Maxwell's equations
    • Plane waves and properties
    • Transmission lines

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