Weightage in Marks

 Network Theory  11.75
 Signal & System  8.5
 Power Systems 8.25
 Control Systems 9.75
 Electrical & Electronic Measurements 4.5
 Analog & DIgital Electronics 11.25
 EMT  2.75
Power Electronics  7.5
 Engineering Maths 11.75
 General Aptitude

GATE 2021 Syllabus For EEE: General Aptitude

This section includes questions based on Verbal Ability and Numerical Ability. The different topics included in the GATE syllabus for General Aptitude are as under:

Verbal Ability:

  1. English grammar,
  2. Sentence completion,
  3. Verbal analogies,
  4. Word groups,
  5. Critical reasoning and
  6. Verbal deduction.

Numerical Ability:

  1. Numerical computation
  2. Estimation of numerical quantities
  3. Reasoning
  4. Data interpretation.

GATE 2021 Syllabus For EEE: Engineering Mathematics

  1. Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors.
  2. Calculus: Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial Derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Fourier series, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line integral, Surface integral, Volume integral, Stokes’s theorem, Gauss’s theorem, Green’s theorem.
  3. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy’s equation, Euler’s equation, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial Differential Equations, Method of separation of variables.
  4. Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Cauchy’s integral formula, Taylor series, Laurent series, Residue theorem, Solution integrals.
  5. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Poisson distribution, Normal distribution, Binomial distribution, Correlation analysis, Regression analysis..

GATE Syllabus For EEE 2021: Subject-Specific Section

The detailed syllabus for the subject-specific section of GATE 2021 for Electrical and Electronics Engineering is as under:

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Electric Circuits

Network elements: Ideal voltage and current sources, dependent sources, R, L, C, M elements; Network solution methods: KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis; Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and
Maximum Power Transfer theorem; Transient response of dc and ac networks, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance, two port networks, balanced three phase circuits, star-delta transformation, complex power and power factor in ac circuits.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Electromagnetic Fields

Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’s Law, Divergence, Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Effect of dielectric medium, Capacitance of
simple configurations, BiotSavart’s law, Ampere’s law, Curl, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magnetomotive force, Reluctance, Magnetic circuits, Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Signals And Systems

Representation of continuous and discrete time signals, shifting and scaling properties, linear time invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous and discrete time periodic signals, sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform for continuous and discrete time signals, Laplace Transform and Z transform.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Electrical Machines

Single phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three-phase transformers: connections, vector groups, parallel operation; Auto-transformer, Electromechanical energy conversion principles; DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, speed control of dc motors; Three-phase induction
machines: principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked-rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control; Operating principle of single-phase induction motors;
Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance and characteristics, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motors; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Power Systems

Basic concepts of electrical power generation, ac and dc transmission concepts, Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, Perunit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, Gauss- Seidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of overcurrent, differential, directional and distance protection; Circuit breakers, System stability concepts, Equal area criterion, Economic Load Dispatch (with and without considering transmission losses).

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Control Systems

Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steadystate analysis of linear time invariant systems, Stability analysis using Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Root loci, Lag, Lead and LeadLag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, Solution of state equations of LTI systems, R.M.S. value, average value calculation for any general periodic waveform.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Electrical & Electronic Measurements

Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes, Error analysis.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Analog & Digital Electronics

Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response; oscillators and feedback amplifiers; operational amplifiers: characteristics and applications; single stage active filters, Sallen Key, Butterworth, VCOs and timers, combinatorial and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, demultiplexers, Schmitt triggers, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters.

GATE Syllabus For EEE: Power Electronics

Static V-I characteristics and firing/gating circuits for Thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost Converters; Single and three-phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers; Voltage and Current commutated Thyristor based converters; Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters; Magnitude and Phase of line current harmonics for uncontrolled and thyristor based converters; Power factor and Distortion Factor of ac to dc converters; Single-phase and three-phase voltage and current source inverters, sinusoidal pulse width modulation.

PG specilization

IIT madras

Electrical Engineering

  • Communication and Signal Processing (EE1Y)
  • Power Systems and Power Electronics (EE2Y)
  • Microelectronics and VLSI Design (EE3Y)
  • Control and Instrumentation (EE4Y)
  • RF and Photonics (EE5Y)
  • Integrated Circuits and Systems (EE6Y)

IIT Kanpur

  • Information Systems
  • Power Engineering
  • Microelectronics and VLSI
  • RF and Microwaves
  • Control and Automation
  • Photonics

IIT khargphur

  • Control System Engineering
  • Power and Energy Systems
  • Machine Drives and Power Electronics
  • Power and Energy Systems
  • Multimedia Information Processing
  • Medical Imaging and Informatics
  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering

IIT Hyderabad

  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Microelectronics and VLSI
  • Power Electronics and Power Systems
  • Systems and Control

IIT Bangalore

  • M Tech – Electrical Engineering
  • M Tech – Artificial Intelligence, offered by Divisionof Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science
  • M Tech – Signal Processing offered jointly with department of Electrical Communications Engineering

IIT guwahati

  • Power Engineering
  • RF & Photonics
  • Signal Processing & Machine Learning
  • VLSI
  • Systems, Control and Automation

IIT roorkee

  • (Electric Drives & Power Electronics)
  • (Instrumentation & Signal Processing)
  • (Power System Engineering) 
  • (Systems & Controls)

IIT  Bhubaneswar

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Power System Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Power Electronics and Drives

IIT Gandhinagar

  • Microelectronics,
  • Signal Processing, 
  • Fiber Optics, Power Systems, 
  • Control Systems, 
  • Electrical Machines,
  •  VLSI Design, 
  • Biomedical Engineering

IIT Tirupati

  • Signal Processing & Communications