GATE Preparation

InI GATE 2016 Preparation Guide

In the year 2015 more than 70 percent IISc and IITs M.Tech students of 2015 batch, went through this guide during different stages of their preparation. I hope this will help you in cracking cracking GATE 2016 and reaching out to IISc and IITs. Its an honor for to make this make a Guide for GATE 2016 and keep students focused and motivated throught their journey. As every year, I will try to bring all big events related to GATE 2015. You need to subscribe and like us on facebook and google plus to get updates. Do subscribe to InI youtube channel too for more video updates.

This year I would be focusing on InI forums, a very help GATE preparation app and more video talks with GATE toppers from 2015 from different fields, GATE 2016 changes and other important stuff. If you need something specific to be address do drop a comment.

We are covering M.Tech admissions 2015 in a greater detail and collaborative environment on a facebook group M.Tech Admissions 2015, if you are looking forward to see how the admissions are going on you can visit there. I will make a summary of important discussion from the group to help a larger community of student preparing for GATE 2016.

I wrote a plenty of articles addressing the importance of doing M.Tech and higher studies. Do refer to A set of must read article for M.Tech aspirants.

I will update this page with the following posts as soon as the official news comes up them. Meanwhile you can go through these posts and get yourself read for the big day.

The guide for GATE 2016 would cover the following topics.

Changes in GATE

There have been a lot of changes in GATE 2015 and few changes are expected in GATE 2016. Do refer to following posts and videos to know more about changes in GATE exam.

GATE 2015: Expected Changes And Beyond
Changes In GATE 2014 And Preparing Strategy
GATE 2014 Changes And The Take For Students
GATE 2014 Is Leaping Towards A Major Change

GATE 2015 Notification

GATE 2016 Organizing Institute
GATE 2016 Notification or GATE Advertisement
GATE 2016 important Dates
GATE syllabus or GATE 2016 Syllabus For all engineering streams
Eligibility For GATE
How Many Times One Can Appear For GATE Exam?
Can I Use Calculator in GATE Exam?
Pre-Final Year Students Exclusion And Future Of GATE Exam
Want To Change GATE 2016 Exam City??
Check Your GATE 2016 Admit Card Online

GATE 2016 study material

A great list of Study material collected from different sources like coaching centers and student surveys on this site.
GATE 2016 Video Lectures and Video Tutorials
GATE Study Material for different branches

GATE Coaching Centers

We conducted the survey for three months about recommended coaching centers in India. The result is now compiled in one page please visits GATE Coaching Centres in India

Students GATE 2016 Forums

Please visit inspire n ignite Q&A
Facebook group for GATE 2016 Preparations ( will start for different fields, you can join your specific group)

GATE 2014 Analysis and cutoffs

This section is bit clutted for now but will soon will make a GATE yearwise stats page and share details there. (Dont forget to subsribe for updates).
Once M.Tech admissions in 2015 are over, I will try to make a complete GATE Cutoff lists as I made in GATE 2009 Cutoff scores and GATE 2010 cutoffs posts. If official source of information is not available we need to think about alternate ways make this list possible. Also refer to below articles for more information about previous years GATE.
Number of Students appeared in GATE 2011
GATE 2011 Qualifying marks
Top or highest Marks in GATE 2011
Top Marks in GATE 2012
How Much GATE Score Or Percentile Is Required To Get Into IITs For M.Tech?
CCMT GATE Cutoff for 2012,2013,2014 and Possible M.Tech Colleges Tool
GATE Cutoff For IITs 2013
GATE Cutoffs for NITs 2012
GATE Cutoffs for NITs 2013

GATE preparation tips

Few article I wrote for GATE preparation are blow but this list will grow with real life example to work on GATE preparation. Do subscribe for updates.
How to start preparing for GATE
How to manage time for GATE preparation
What Are We Doing On This Weekend!!!
We Have A Box And It’s All Up To Us What We Fill In
Time Is The Most Valuable Thing Man Can Spend: How Did You Spend 2010?
Five Months To Go For GATE 2012 ‘Only’
How to Prepare For GATE With One Month to Go
All We Need For GATE Preparation

GATE 2015 Results and analysis for admissions

As of now PSUs are offering great opportunities through GATE. I hope in future there will be many more companies offer jobs through GATE exams. This definitely going to add huge competition and a reason to prepare well for GATE.
PSUs Offering Recruitment through GATE 2013
PSU Jobs Through GATE 2014
PSUs Jobs Through GATE 2016

GATE 2016 Results and analysis for admissions

A complete analysis of GATE 2016 Results will be posted, once the results are announced.

M.Tech Admissions 2016

A list of M.Tech admission notification in all IITs, NITs, IIITs and Top universities, same as last year, M.Tech admissions 2013, will be made available to all the students.
M.Tech admission Schedule or Calendar
M.Tech Admissions 2016

Making of GATE 2017 preparation Guide

This GATE preparation guide is the result of one few years of experience with post GATE situation. We will learn more in 2016 and will try to make a better Guide for GATE 2017 preparations.

I will be updating each section as soon as we make complete details about it. We are in the process of making it happen and request all of you to actively participate in surveys and polls to give as accurate and helpful as possible information to the students who are coming from the path we already traveled.

I expect a similar support from a wide student community across the nation and request all of you to share with your friends, juniors, and classmate. On the same time please constantly support the bigger community with the information and experience you have.

I wish you all a great luck and bright future ahead.


  1. Vicky

    Sir, I’m preparing for gate from made easy notes, without coaching. Made easy notes has more than 250 pages almost in all subject. Is there any requirement for make another short notes. If Yes then please tell me how to make short notes. Thankyou

  2. Roopa M

    Hello Sir/ madam
    how to apply for PhD entrance
    Thank you

  3. Shiv kumar

    I am (mechanical) third year student. I can eligible for GET exam.

  4. Amrata Ramchandani

    Hi Sir,

    Your Website really gives lot of detail information on GATE,which is and going to help lot of GATE aspirants.Thanks for your keen dedication towards motivating GATE students.

    I need help in calculating Gate Score,I do have a formula,but i have some doubts in it,So can you please explain the GATE Score formula with an example.

    I tried your GATE Score Calculator,embedded in this website,but it didnt show the the calculation methodology.

    It would be good if you can help me with example and show.



    Dear sir,i am in final year preparing for GATE,I am interested in M.des,please tell me this is good for me or not and which are best colleges from where i can take admission.and tell about are placements of M.des.

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