Last 15 Days Preparation Strategy to Crack GATE ECE 2022 Exam

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The GATE ECE 2022 exam is at your door and considering this, you all must have completed almost everything from your preferred study material and books. Are you still nervous about your preparation for GATE ECE Exam? Check the article below to clear your confusion.

GATE ECE is one of the most challenging exams in our country. If the basics of all topics are not clear, you can not get an honourable score. Sometimes even after an overabundance of practice, students cannot score well. The reason for this situation is students either try to mug up all content or strain themselves at the last minute.

Now that the GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering exam is almost 15 days away, we share some strategies and tricks to escalate your preparation and make you prepared for the final day of the GATE ECE 2022 examination.

GATE ECE 2022: Important Dates

Candidates can check the GATE 2022 admit card release date in the given table. Candidates can also check other important dates from the below table.


GATE 2022 Date

Exam Conducting Authority

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITGKP) 

Exam Name

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 

GATE Admit Card 2022 Release Date

January 15, 2022

GATE ECE 2022 Exam Date

February 6, 2022 (Announced)

Answer Key Date

 3rd Week of February 2022 (Expected)

Declaration of GATE 2022 Result

March 17, 2022

Official website

GATE ECE 2022 Exam Pattern

Before moving to the last 15 days preparation tips for GATE ECE 2022 exam, let us check the GATE ECE 2022 Exam Pattern in the table given below:



Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)


  • General Aptitude (GA)
  • Computer Science Engineering

Number of Questions

  • 65 questions
  • General Aptitude: 10 Questions
  • Core Subjects: 55 Questions

Questions Type

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Marking Scheme

  • For MCQs carrying 1 mark: 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • For MCQs carrying 2 marks:  2/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.
  • No negative marking for Multiple Select Question (MSQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

Important Topics to Focus in the Last 15 Days for GATE ECE 

Some of the top topics that should be concentrated in the last 15 days are as follows – 

Sr. No. ECE topics
1 Networks Study Material
2 Electronic Devices and Circuits Notes
3 Analog Circuits Notes
4 Digital Circuits Notes
5 Communications Study Material
6 Control Systems Notes
7 Electromagnetic Theory Notes
8 Signals and Systems Study Material
9 Engineering Mathematics Notes
10 General Aptitude Study Material

How Mock Tests will assist in these 15 days?

(1) Improves time managing & improves speed and accuracy 

GATE will be a CBT Exam. To maximize your score with such a pattern, you must try the maximum number of questions in the limited allotted time. The best way to attain this is by regularly practising GATE ECE 2022 mock tests. This will help you develop your time-management skill and speed to attempt questions but will also assist you in building up accuracy. 

(2) Know your weak and strong areas

After every mock, you can examine your performance. The topics in which you are satisfied are your strong areas & you can work on these areas to make them stronger so that if you get questions from these topics, you can attempt them easily.

(3) Get a notion of the actual exam interface before the real exam

The best part about mock tests is getting the same interface as the real exam. Mocks Tests are always designed similarly to get along with the actual exam interface and experience.

(4) Improve your score gradually 

It is very important to analyze a mock test before attempting a new one. The mistake which occurs during mock tests can be of different categories. You can attempt the next mock on the identification and eventually work on them. And this goes on – which subsequently increases your scores gradually. 

Last 15 days Important Tips for GATE ECE 2022 

  • Having a Proper diet eating good food always keeps your enthusiasm alive and maintain the energy to practice daily.
  • Revise the Important Topics: Now, you should focus on the topics you have already prepared. Please pick up the subjects that you are most comfortable with, and revise them. We suggest you not learn everything from scratch now.
  • Go Through Previous Year Question Papers: This will help candidates understand the examination pattern. Aspirants should practice the GATE ECE previous year’s papers during the revision time to know the time limit and practice weak areas.  
  • Eat. Sleep. Practice. Repeat 

Tips for solving Paper 

  • If you feel stuck on any particular query, move on to the next one rather than squandering time on it.
  • Fix the duration for each section and procedure within the time constraint you allot for each section.
  • Devote at least 1 hour regularly for each section. 
  • Be comfortable, Be confident, try to manage your nervousness.

Other Important Articles for GATE Preparation:

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  3. GATE 2022 Exam Syllabus

GATE 2022 Preparation with BYJU’s Exam Prep Online Classroom Program:

Important Links: 

GATE Exam Related Links
GATE Pattern GATE Cut Off 2022
GATE Exam Registration GATE Response Sheet
NIELIT Scientist B Previous Year Papers GATE 2022 Fees
GATE Syllabus for CSE GATE Eligibility Criteria 2022
GATE Total Marks HPCL Salary

Official Website-IIT Kharagpur GATE 2022

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