The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru have come together to provide free resources and study materials through their NPTEL GATE portal. According to the institutes, this platform has emerged as an important platform for aspirants aiming to crack the upcoming GATE examination.
Till now, the NPTEL-GATE portal has received over 50,700 registrations by the aspirants. The portal is also providing the students access to previous year’s questions (PYQs) from 2007-2022, covering more than 16 years of GATE exam topics.
Since its launch in August 2022, the portal, which is also sponsored by Amadeus Labs Bengaluru, has seen a significant rise in the number of students in its comprehensive exam preparation programmes.
Through this Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Examination, candidates are selected for Master’s degree programmes and direct doctoral programmes at various institutes of India.
Nearly seven lakh students registered for the GATE exam in 2023, with around one lakh students qualifying.
“The high participation of students in mock tests and live sessions demonstrates their commitment to adequate GATE exam preparation using the
portal’s expansive resources. The NPTEL-GATE portal provides a lot of benefits for GATE aspirants and offers all these features for free, democratizing access to high-quality educational content,” said Prof Andrew Thangaraj, Coordinator of NPTEL-IIT Madras.
From August 2022 to February 2023, students completed 115 mock tests across six key subjects - Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Physics, and Chemistry.
The current semester, which started on 15th October 2023, has seen 19 mock tests completed already across seven subjects, including the six previous ones and Biotechnology.