Syllabus

Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs-static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters-fully controlled and half controlled, principles of choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed de and ac drives.

Analysis of Previous GATE Papers

Exam Year 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
1 Mark Questions 3 4 3 1 4 2 1 2 2 2 0
2 Mark Questions 4 6 5 8 7 6 4 0 3 3 7
Total Marks 11 16 13 17 18 14 9 2 8 8 14

 

Exam Year 2014 2015
Set Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 1 Set 2
1 Mark Questions 2 1 0 2 2
2 Mark Questions 3 3 3 3 3
Total Marks 8 7 6 8 8