GATE EC Weightage Analysis for Electronic Devices & Circuits

By Kajal Vats|Updated : November 27th, 2020

GATE (The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2021 Exam is a gateway for qualifying candidates to secure admission for postgraduate programs in centrally funded Indian institutions. 

GATE is highly competitive entrance exam where lakhs of candidates appear for the examination to crack the exam and hence it requires good tips for GATE preparation.


Here we are providing the detailed GATE EC weightage analysis for Electronic Devices & Circuits. GATE EC Exam conducted in various sessions. The following weightage analysis helps you to understand the importance of the subject in the GATE Exam.

Electronic Devices & Circuits Analysis 

  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2020
    • Paper Analysis: 10 Marks
  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2019
    • Paper Analysis: 15 Marks
  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2018
    • Paper-1 Analysis: 10 Marks
  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2017
    • Paper-1 Analysis: 11 Marks
    • Paper-2 Analysis: 11 Marks
  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2016
    • Paper-1 Analysis: 13 Marks
    • Paper-2 Analysis: 9 Marks
    • Paper-3 Analysis: 9 Marks
  • GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering 2015
    • Paper-1 Analysis: 6 Marks
    • Paper-2 Analysis:  8 Marks
    • Paper-3 Analysis: 5 Marks

Important Topics

  • Topics covered in 2020 : PN junction diode, BJT, PN junction solar cell, single crystal intrinsic semiconductor, Magnitude of Depletion charge of MOS capacitor
  • Topics covered in 2019 : CMOS inverter, BJT, Responsivity of photodiode, Fermi level, Band diagram
  • Topics covered in 2018: MOSFET, P-n Junction, Photolithography, Zener Diode, Solar Cell, Built-in-potential
  • Topics covered in 2017: Electric Fields, Diode Capacitor, MOSFET, Diffusion & Drift Current, Region of Operation, MOSCAP, MOSFET, BJT, PN Junction diodes & Solar Cell
  • Topics covered in 2016: FET(MOSFET,)& CMOS; Semiconductor theory, P-n Junction; N-MOS,
  • Topics covered in 2015: P-n Junction Theory & Characteristics,Transistor Theory (BJT,FET(JFET,MOSFET,))& CMOS,Semiconductor theory.

We hope this analysis will be useful to prepare Electronic Devices & Circuits. You can analyse frequently asked topics in GATE from the given analysis to crack the GATE 2021 Exam.

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ridi hukAug 18, 2017

Plz update ur data for prev gate 2017 also
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