Aspiring engineers who are preparing for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) understand the significance of thorough preparation and comprehensive study resources.

Through a meticulous examination of previous years’ question papers, we aim to provide you with valuable insights, key trends, and effective strategies to excel in Electrical Circuits for your GATE exam.

## GATE EE Syllabus for the Subject Electrical Circuits

Network Elements: ideal voltage and current sources, dependent sources, R, L, C, M elements; Network solution methods: KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis;

Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorem; Transient response of dc and ac networks, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance,

Two port networks, balanced three phase circuits, star-delta transformation, complex power and power factor in ac circuits.

## Analysis of Previous GATE Papers for Electrical Circuits

Year | Percentage of Marks |
---|---|

2023 | 8% |

2022 | 8 % |

2021 | 11 % |

2020 | 6 % |

2019 | 11 % |

2018 | 8 % |

2017 | 9% |

2016 | 9% |

2015 | 8 % |

2014 | 8 % |

2013 | 8 % |

## Recent GATE Paper Questions of Electrical Circuits

The following questions have been asked from Electrical Circuits , in GATE-EE 2023 Paper.

Q. For the circuit shown in the figure, V_{1} = 8 V, DC and I_{1} = 8 A, DC. The voltage V_{ab} in Volts is ** _** (Round off to 1 decimal place).

Q. For the circuit shown, if i = sin 1000t, the instantaneous value of the Thevenin’s equivalent voltage (in Volts) across the terminals a-b at time t = 5 ms is ** __** (Round off to 2 decimal places).

Q. The admittance parameters of the passive-resistive two-port network shown in the figure are

y_{11} = 5S, y_{22} = 1 S, y_{12} = y_{21} = -2.5 S

The power delivered to the load resistor RL in Watt is ** __** (Round off to 2 decimal places)

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