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The GATE 2021 has been conducted in the month of February 2021. IIT, Mumbai conducted the GATE – Graduate Aptitude Test Examination 2021 for EE (Electrical Engineering) during the pandemic crisis. The GATE exam for the Electrical Engineering branch was held in the Morning Shift that was held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Candidates speculate that the GATE EE 2021 paper was tough. Experts also agreed with candidates that the paper’s difficulty level was between mild and difficult. A decent score for the GATE 2021 EE paper was 45+. Check the GATE 2021 EE question paper analysis and test the complexity level, the weightage of the topics, the kind of questions posed, and the estimated cut-off as per the initial analysis. The paper analysis will help the candidates to understand the difficulty level of the GATE examination for the Electrical Engineering subject.
The GATE 2022 exam will be a CBT (Computer-based Test) of three hours comprising 65 questions and the maximum marks will be 100. Since mere six months are left for the GATE 2022, you should kick start your GATE preparation now. It is very important for all the candidates to analyze previous year’s question papers to know all the overall and sectional difficulty levels along with the topic-wise distribution of questions. Read this article to know about the GATE 2021 paper analysis for Electrical Engineering, questions asked, and good attempts. This can be of huge help for the candidates in GATE exam 2022 preparation. [Read 
Why Begin Early Preparation For GATE 2022 Exam | Ekeeda]
The candidates can check the detailed GATE Electrical Engineering Paper Analysis 2021 in this blog

  • The difficulty level of the GATE Electrical Engineering 2021 will be provided below along with the detailed analysis.

  • By checking the analysis, the candidates can know the weightage, difficulty level of the paper, etc.

  • The overall difficulty of the exam was Easy to Moderate.

  • Numerical Type Questions were asked more than MSQs.

You can get the complete details regarding the GATE Electrical Engineering Paper Analysis 2021. Read to know more!
GATE 2021 Electrical Paper Analysis – Topic Wise
Here is the topic-wise analysis of the GATE 2021 Electrical Engineering paper:

Topic

Difficulty level

Electrical Machine

Moderate

Network

Easy-Moderate

Control System

Easy

Maths

Easy-Moderate

Signal System

Easy

MOSFET

Moderate-Difficult

Diode, Op-Amp, Measurement

Easy-Moderate

Analog circuit

Moderate-Difficult

Aptitude

Easy

Power System

Moderate

Power Electronics

Difficult

Single Phase

Easy-Moderate

Electromagnetic Field Theory (EMFT)

Difficult

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GATE Question Paper 2021 Weightage
Here is the complete division of the number of questions in each section for EE:

Subject

1 Mark Questions

2 Mark Questions

General Aptitude

05

05

Engineering Mathematics

04

04

Signals and Systems

02

03

Electro Magnetics

02

02

Electrical Machines

02

03

Analog Circuits

02

02

Digital Circuits

01

01

Power Systems

04

04

Control Systems

02

03

Electric Circuits

03

04

Power Electronics

01

04

Electrical Measurements

02

0

GATE 2021 EE Paper: Subject Wise Marks Distribution
Different topics will have different weightage of marks in the GATE examination. To know the subject-wise distribution of marks for GATE EE 2021 follow the table given below:

Name of the Topic

Marks (Percentage)

General Aptitude

15

Engineering Mathematics

12

Signal and Systems

08

Electromagnetic

06

Electronic Machines

08

Analog Circuits

06

Digital Circuits

03

Power Systems

12

Control System

08

Electric Circuits

11

Power Electronics

09

Electrical Measurements

02

Question To Be Predicted In The GATE Exam 2022

  • There was a question from Buck-Boost from Power Electronics.

  • Question on Voltage Divider Circuit from Analog

  • Newton's Raphsons Method

  • Economic Dispatch Problem

  • Questions on RMS, Full Wave Rect were asked from Analog Circuit

  • Parallel Plate Capacitor

  • New questions were asked from Controller Gain Topic.

GATE EE Subject Wise Weightage 2021

Sr.No 

Topic

Weightage in Marks

1.

General Aptitude

15

2.

Engineering Maths

13

3.

Subject Questions

72

Total

 

100

GATE Cut Off 2021: Electrical Engineering

Category

Cutoff

General

39.6

OBC

35.6

SC/ ST

26.4

GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021
The technical part of the GATE EE 2021 paper was a little difficult. The GATE EE question paper had a mix of difficult and easy questions. Most candidates said that the question paper was a bit longer than the usual papers on the same subject, and hence it was difficult to solve question as quickly as possible. Considering the overall question paper level, it was categorized as moderate to difficult. Candidates said that the question paper was tough and that is why the cut off might was expected to be a bit low.
GATE Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme EE 2021

Subject

Total Question

Section and Marking

Marking Scheme

Total Marks

General Aptitude

10

Section 1 containing 1 marks each

Question 1 to 5

15

Section 2 containing 2 marks each

Question 6 to 10

Civil Engineering

55

Section 1 containing 1 marks each

Question 1 to 25

85

Section 2 containing 2 marks each

Question 26 to 55

Total Marks

100

The GATE cut off has increased in 2021 in comparison to 2020. This is because the difficulty level of the examination in 2021 is slightly moderate that the cut-off has been increased. The GATE EE Cut Off 2020 for the General category was 33.4, OBC category was 30 and for SC/ST & PWD was 22.2
We hope that this blog has helped you to get the required information related to GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021. The paper analysis of the GATE 2021 EE will be beneficial for candidates who are preparing for the
GATE 2022 exam. This will also help students to get a grip on the kind of questions that come and the level of difficulty in the GATE Electrical Exam 2022. Candidates can also compare the paper analysis of various years to compare the difficulty level over the years. For more information about the GATE examination, download the Ekeeda app.
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