GATE paper is not about the core knowledge of the subject but also about the General Aptitude skills of applicant. GATE is the best competitive paper for which the preparations have to be done in a very systematic way. GATE Syllabus for GA will include the verbal & numerical ability sections in exam. The topics are well managed from both the sections. GATE Numerical Section includes the topics from mathematics.
Numerical Ability includes the topics-
- Numerical Computation
- Numerical Estimation
- Numerical Reasoning
- Data Interpretation
Quantitative Aptitude involves the topics like- Number system, LCM & HCF, Whole numbers, Ratios & proportions, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Mixtures & Alligations, Boats & Streams, Problem on trains, Statistics, Simple & Compound Interest, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Binomial Theorem, Profit & Loss, Discount etc.
Data Interpretation will include the questions such as bars, graphs, charts of all kinds. The data will be given in different types of tables, charts and the questions following have to be answered in exam.
There are several situations in common day life where we use our mathematical skills. For example- While doing shopping on discount offers, we do calculate the gross amount by doing calculations. Same way in GATE paper also, the simple logics have to be applied in exam and the questions can be solved. Practice well the questions for exam and then you will be clear with the concepts of the exam.
There is scientific calculator inbuilt this year in GATE Exam console. SO, the applicants need not carry the calculators along.
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