GATE EC 2021: Important Topics for Analog Circuits

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

GATE EC 2021 Exam would be a dream for many aspiring candidates preparing with full enthusiasm to crack GATE EC 2021 with good cutoff. Candidates should target important topics for each subject while preparing for GATE EC 2021. The Syllabus for GATE EC 2021 is vast and therefore proper time management should be kept in mind while covering each subject.

In this article, we provide the Important topics in Analog Circuits based on previous year analysis and Expected pattern of questions which would be useful in preparing for GATE EC 2021 and aiming to grab maximum marks out of Analog Circuits.

Topics Asked in GATE EC 2020,2019,2018 & GATE EC 2017 for Analog Circuits

  GATE EC 2020 GATE EC 2019 GATE EC 2018 GATE EC 2017
Average marks 13 10 9 11.5
Topics Covered

Mode of operation of E-MOSFET, Low pass filter, Operational Amplifier, Diode circuits, BJT amplifier, Voltage regulator

Clipper, Zener diode, MOSFET

Feedback Amplifiers, Zener Diode, Op-amp,

Voltage Reference Circuits, MOSFET

FET Amplifier, BJT Amplifier, Op-amp, MOSFET

Voltage Reference Circuits, Miller Capacitance, Schmitt trigger

Important Topics to cover in Analog Circuits for GATE EC 2021

Based on the analysis of previous GATE EC exam papers it has been observed Analog Circuits is quite an important subject and a good number of weightage (9-10 Marks) could be asked in GATE EC 2021 Exam. Therefore preparing the relevant topics from this subject would give an edge over others. Most important topics in Analog Circuits which may be expected for GATE EC 2021:

  • Amplifiers (BJT, FET and MOSFET)
  • Op-amp
  • Oscillators
  • Zener diode
  • Simple Diode and Wave Shaping Circuits

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