IES + GATE: Electrical Engineering Test Series Syllabus
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Test Name |
Number of Tests |
Topic-wise Test |
22 |
Subject-wise Test |
15 |
Full IES(ESE) Test |
05 |
Full GATE Test |
10 |
Total Number of Test |
52Apply |
A. Topic-wise Tests
The subjects which are common in GATE and IES(ESE) or The subjects having large topics are selected for Topic-wise Test as well as Subject-Wise Test.
Each test carries 20 Marks and consists of 13 Questions. The duration of the test will be 45 Minutes.
Type of question | Number of question |
1 Mark Question | 6 |
2 Marks Question | 7 |
Total Number of Questions | 13 |
Subject: 1. Electric Circuits
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
01. | KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Superposition theorem, Maximum power transfer theorem. |
02. | Network graph, Transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal steady‐state analysis, Resonance, Passive filters, Ideal current and voltage sources, Two‐port networks, Three phase circuits, Power and power factor in AC circuits. |
Subject: 2. Electromagnetic Fields
Subject | Test Syllabus |
03. | 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 |
04. | Biot‐Savart’s law, Ampere’s law, Curl, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magnetomotive force, Reluctance, Magnetic circuits, Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations. |
Subject: 3. Signals and Systems
Subject | Test Syllabus |
05. | Representation of continuous and discrete‐time signals, Shifting and scaling operations, Linear Time-Invariant and Causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals |
06. | Sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and z-Transform. |
Subject: 4. Electrical Machines
Subject | Test Syllabus |
07. |
Single phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three phase transformers: connections, parallel operation; Auto‐transformer, Three phase induction motors: 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 |
08. |
Electromechanical energy conversion principles, DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, starting and speed control of dc motors, Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motor, characteristics; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines. |
Subject: 5. Power Systems
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
09. | Power generation concepts, Per‐unit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, Gauss-Seidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, System stability concepts, Equal area criterion. |
10. | Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, ac and dc transmission concepts, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of over‐current, differential and distance protection; Circuit breakers. |
Subject: 6. Control Systems
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
11. | Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steady‐state analysis of linear time-invariant systems, Routh-Hurwitz, Root loci, Stability analysis. |
12. | Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Lag, Lead and Lead‐Lag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, State transition matrix. |
Subject: 7. Electrical and Electronic Measurement
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
13. | Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Error analysis. |
14. | Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes |
Subject: 8. Analog and Digital Electronics
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
15. | Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET; Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: Biasing, Equivalent circuit and Frequency response; Oscillators and Feedback amplifiers; Operational amplifiers: Characteristics and applications; Simple active filters, VCOs and Timers |
16. | Combinational and Sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Demultiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8085Microprocessor: Architecture, Programming and Interfacing. |
Subject: 9. Power Electronics
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
17. | Characteristics of semiconductor power devices: Diode, Thyristor, Triac, GTO, MOSFET, IGBT, Single and three phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers, Line commutated thyristor-based converters, Issues of line current harmonics, Power factor, Distortion factor of ac to dc converters |
18. | DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost converters; Single and three phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers, Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters, Single phase and three phase inverters, Sinusoidal pulse width modulation. |
Subject: 10. Engineering Mathematics
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
19. |
Linear Algebra: Vector space, basis, linear dependence and independence, matrix algebra, eigen-values and eigen-vectors, rank, solution of linear equations – existence and uniqueness. Calculus: Mean value theorems, theorems of integral calculus, evaluation of definite and improper integrals, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, multiple integrals, line, surface and volume integrals, Taylor series. Differential Equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), higher order linear differential equations, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, methods of solution using variation of parameters, complementary function and particular integral, partial differential equations, variable separable method, initial and boundary value problems. |
20. |
Vector Analysis: Vectors in plane and space, vector operations, gradient, divergence and curl, Gauss’s, Green’s and Stoke’s theorems. Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Cauchy’s integral formula; Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, residue theorem. Numerical Methods: Solution of nonlinear equations, single and multi-step methods for differential equations, convergence criteria. Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; combinatorial probability, probability distribution functions – binomial, Poisson, exponential and normal; Joint and conditional probability; Correlation and regression analysis. |
Subject: 11. General Aptitude
Test No. | Test Syllabus |
21. | Verbal Ability: English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction. |
22. | Numerical Ability: Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation. |
B. Subjectwise Test
Each test carries 50 Marks and consists of 30 Questions. The duration of the test will be 90 Minutes.
Type of question | Number of question |
1 Mark Question | 10 |
2 Marks Question | 20 |
Total Number of Questions | 30 |
Test No. | Test subject |
23. | Electric Circuits |
24. | Electromagnetic Fields |
25. | Signals and Systems |
26. | Electrical Machines |
27. | Power Systems |
28. | Control Systems |
29. | Electrical and Electronic Measurements |
30. | Analog and Digital Electronics |
31. | Power Electronics |
32. | Engineering Mathematics |
33. | General Aptitude |
34. | Electrical Materials |
35. | Computer Fundamentals |
36. | Basic Electronics Engineering |
37. | General Studies and Engineering Aptitude |
C. Full Test – GATE & IES (ESE) Grand Test
1. Full ESE(IES) Test
Each test carries 300 Marks and consists of 150 Questions. The duration of the test will be 180 Minutes.
Test No. | Test subject |
38. | ESE – 1 |
39. | ESE – 2 |
40. | ESE – 3 |
41. | ESE – 4 |
42. | ESE – 5 |
2. Full GATE Test
Each test carries 100 Marks and consists of 65 Questions. The duration of the test will be 180 Minutes.
Test No. | Test subject |
43. | GATE – 1 |
44. | GATE – 2 |
45. | GATE – 3 |
46. | GATE – 4 |
47. | GATE – 5 |
48. | GATE – 6 |
49. | GATE – 7 |
50. | GATE – 8 |
51. | GATE – 9 |
52. | GATE – 10 |