IIT GATE 2011 application forms are available September 2010 onwards. These GATE application forms are available till the third week of October. IIT GATE 2010 is one of the many competitive tests. But what sets it apart from the regular competitive examinations through this period, is that it is not for a management course or degree. IIT GATE exam, as the name suggests, is to secure admission to the master’s courses of the reputed and esteemed institutes like IITs & NITs.
Preparing for IIT GATE 2011 requires a lot of hard work, importantly clubbed with a strategic approach. It needs to be in a specific direction in order to gain an advantage over the huge number of aspirants appearing for this examination. IIT GATE 2010 had a huge number of hopeful students sitting for the examination. Students come from different geographic locations and cultural backgrounds. Increasing number of candidates every year, clearly means increased competition. In such a scenario, it is very important for the IIT GATE 2011 aspirants to have a clear preparation strategy. While you design your own IIT GATE 2011 preparation strategy, do take care to keep the following points in mind.
How to prepare for IIT GATE 2011 – Tips
Get thorough with your subjects. It is important to have a detailed know-how of what is the IIT GATE syllabus. Know the subjects well, be sure of the topics that fall under your subject and make a clear cut list of what all to cover.
Always work with a schedule. IIT GATE exam is a tough nut to crack, plus the cut throat competition makes it fiercer. It is advisable that right from the date you start preparing, till the last date of preparation, make a proper, dated schedule of what topics you will cover when. This will help you to keep your preparation well timed. Also leave some days free for focusing on the weaker units.
A lot of online GATE 2011 practice papers are available. Take as many model tests as possible .
Master the topics that you have a good hold over, while trying to work on the weaker sections. Do not ignore the General Aptitude section. Prepare for it as well.
Have an eye for trends. It is important to have an analysis of the GATE exam paper and the specific question types that see a repetition. Prepare those topics & questions well. But be sure to not ignore the other areas.
With all of the above points, we hope that IIT GATE 2011 is a cakewalk for you. Along with all the preparations and strategy, also take care to fill in your IIT GATE applications in time.