Preparing for the GATE 2013

Prospective engineers especially who is preparing for the 2013 session are already accustomed to this term- GATE 2013 examination. However, here a brief note on the exam is being given to help you know the yet unknown facts. Moving in detail, you will get information on different aspects of this aptitude test.
Gate 2013 Exam Pattern:
Applicants should prepare for a single paper, (According to the bachelor stream) to appear in the examination. The duration of the exam will be three hours and the paper will consist of 65 questions as usual. The hundred-number question paper mostly contains MCQ (Multiple Choice Type Question). For one single question, you will have four options to choose the right answer. Students should answer the questions carefully because of negative marking. Overall, no such changes have taken place for GATE 2013 exam pattern.

How to Apply for Gate Exams, 2013
For this session, the process of applying for the exam will be done online and students can fill up the form from the GATE’s official website. After filling the form, you have to receive a printout of the online application form. You can use the online banking facility or can download a challan to pay the examination fees. Here it needs mention that for GATE 2013; all transactions will be done through SBI only.
Recent changes in GATE exam:
A few changes have taken place in GATE 2013 exams rules and regulations, which the students should be aware of. Just check the points below to know about the changes in detail.
  • Good news for female candidates as they don’t need to pay the examination fee to Government of India from this session.
  • Redressal grievance and information related to GATE exam will be available on online applicant interface from now onwards.
  • Fifteen out of the twenty-one subjects will be conducted online. The rest of the papers will be conducted offline as usual. Possible dates for these two individual exams are 20th January and 10th February.
Gate Exam Preparation:
Along with these, some other changes are also taking place in Gate 2013 exam category. Students are allowed to use black ink only to write in the exam. The exam authority will cancel answer sheet written with other inks.
Students appearing for pre-final year exam are no more eligible to appear for this aptitude test.
Before you start filling the online form, don’t forget to have scanned photo with your scanned signature in hand. Casual photos are no more being accepted because the authority wants to ensure more safety measures.
From now onwards student will not get their admit card delivered by post, and they have to download it from the official website of GATE only. All these alterations have been done keeping the growing exam pressure in mind.
Gate Examination Result:

We have already mentioned probable dates for two individual GATE 2013 exams, but a student needs information about the exam result date also. Well, it is being said that the result for this year exam will be published on 15th March, within 10.00 hours. Students can check scores and ranking from the official GATE website.

GATE Question Of The Day – Digital Electronics

Two identical NMOS transistors M1 and M2 are connected as shown below. Vbias is chosen so that both transistors are in saturation. The equivalent gm of the pair is defined to be at constant Vout.
            The equivalent gm‘s of the pair is

 (A)        The sum of individual gm‘s of the transistors
 (B)        The product of individual gm‘s of the transistors
 (C)        Nearly equal to the gm of M1                                                                   
 (D)        Nearly equal to gm /g0 of M2

Prepare GATE 2013 Signatures and Photo Using Picasaweb

Requirements
  1. Mobile phone with a camera (at least 1MP) or any other Digital Camera
  2. Google/Gmail Account
Follow these steps:
  1. Put your signature with black ink on a white paper.  Put several signatures (you can later select any one from it)
  2. Use your mobile camera or other digital camera to capture the image (preferably, take the snap in bright light conditions)
  3. Upload the image to your computer’s desktop.
  4. Login with your gmail account in http://picasaweb.google.com (use new browsers such as Chrome or latest Firefox or IE)
  5. Find a link/button to “Upload” near the top.  Upload the image from your computer’s folder.
  6. Don’t press OK now.
  7. Hover over the image, to find “Edit” (pen icon). You will be taken to a image editor. You should now be in the ‘Basic Edits’ tab of the image editor.
  8. Choose any one of the signatures. Crop the image (left hand side menu of ‘Basic Edits’ Tab)
    1. Select the corners to fit the signature
    2. Press on apply.  This will remove all other signatures and unnecessary white spaces.
  9. Go to  “Sharpen” (from left side)
    1. Increase the “Clarity” so that local contrast is increased
    2. press “Apply”
  10. Go to “Exposure” settings
    1. Increase the “highlights” so that the background becomes white (or mostly so)
    2. Play around with the “Contrast” to see if it further whitens the background.
  11. Extra: Remove dark spots
    1. Go to ‘Decorate’ Tab on the top
    2. Choose ‘Doodle’ on the left
    3. Click on the Brush Color box (You will see a small filler as your mouse pointer).
    4. Click on any white area on the screen, you will see the code “FFFFFF” (this is the computer code for white colour)
    5. Choose the brush size (you will see a small circle showing the size of your brush)
    6. Click and drag the mouse on the dark regions on your image to make it white (be careful not to touch the main image; if you make a mistake, you can always click on ‘undo’ on the top right)
  12. Now the image editing is done.  Choose “Save This Image” on the top right (you will be returned back to the picasa upload screen)
  13. Press “OK” only now.
  14. Click on the image to view it full resolution.
  15. Right click on it and save the image to your computer.

GATE 2013 Application Status and Photo and Signature Re Upload

Two good news from GATE 2013 Organizer.
1. GATE 2013 Application Status
If the downloaded PDF does not contain your photograph or signature or they are of poor quality in your print out, please do not fill out another application form. Please send the printed PDF to the GATE office following the instructions on the address label sheet.
2.  Re Upload Photo and Signature
Copies of the photograph and signature you uploaded are shown in the application form generated. In case you find that the downloaded PDF Application form does not show the correct uploaded photo and signature, you can re upload it there in your login and take the printout again. If the problem persist, send the printed PDF to the GATE office following the instructions on the address label sheet.
So from here we can conclude that they will not reject our application in most cases, since most of us are facing problems with filling GATE 2013 application form.

Mechanical Engineering Reference Books for GATE

Basic Mechanical Engineering Books for your Reference. Here you can share any of these books direct free download links as comments and also you can request any books in the comment.Machine Design Or Mechanical Engineering Design Reference Books for GATE
Mechanical Engineering Design (1st Metric Edition) J.E.Shigley
Mechanical Engineering Design (6thEdition) J.E.Shigley
Machine Design Pandya & Shah

Mechanical Analysis And Design (2nd Edition) Arthur.H.Burr, John
B.Cheathen
Introduction To Machine Design V.B.Bhandari
Machine Design R.K.Jain
Machine Design R.S.Khurni, J.K.Gupta
Design Of Machine Elements V.B.Bhandari
Machine Design Dr.Rajendra Karwa
Machine Design P.C.Sharma
Machine Design D.K.Agarwall
Production Engineering Reference Books for GATE
Materials and processing in Manufacturing – Digramo black Kotiser
Principles of metal casting – Ricard W Heine/Carl R Loper/Philip C
Rosenthal
Production Technology (1st Edition) T.Venkateswarlu
Production Technology (2nd Edition) T.Venkateswarlu
Production Technology (1st Edition) Pakirappa
Production Technology (2nd Edition) Pakirappa
Engineering Metrology R.K.Jain
Production Technology R.K.Jain
Welding Processes And Technology Dr.R.S.Parmar
Production Technology R.K.Jain, S.C.Gupta
Production And Operation Management S.N.Chary
Manufacturing And Engineering Technology (4th Edition) Kalpakjain,
Schmid
Manufacturing And Engineering Technology (2nd Edition) P.N.Rao
Foundry Technology O.D.Khanna
Production Engineering Sciences P.C.Pandey, C.K.Singh
Production And Operation Management (2nd Edition) S.N.Chary
Computer Oriented Numerical Methods (3rd Edition) Amitabha Ghosh,
Ashok Kumar Malik
Production Engineering P.C.Sharma
Metal Forming Processes G.R.Nagpal
Statistical Quality Control (7th Edition) Eugene.L.Grant,
Industrial Engineering Reference Books for GATE
Industrial Engineering Estimating And Costing M.Gopalaiah
Statistical Quality Control (7th Edition) Eugene.L.Grant,
R.S.Leavenworth
Quality Planning And Analysis J.M.Juran, M.Gryna
Fluid Mechanics Reference Books for GATE
Fluid Mechanics Dr.A.K.Jain
Hydraulic Machines Jagadish Lal
Hydraulics And Fluid Mechanics P.N.Modi, S.M.Seth
Fluid Mechanics by John F. Douglus/Janusz M Gasiorek/John A
Swaffrela
Thermal Engineering Reference Books for GATE
Thermal Engineering R.K.Rajput
Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd Edition) P.K.Nag
Thermal Engineering K.L.Yadav
Thermal Engineering Vol. I M.L.Mathur, F.S.Mehta
Thermal Engineering R.S.Khurmi
Internal Combustion Engine V.Ganesan
Internal Combustion Engine P.C.Ballaney
Heat Transfer by SK Sukhdev
IC Engines ML Mathur, RP Sharma
Refrigeration And Air Conditioning (2nd Edition) Arora
Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Arora & Domkundwar
Refrigeration And Psychrometric Tables Birla Publications
Operations Research Reference Books for GATE
Operations Research Prem Kumar, Gupta,D.S.Hira
Operations Research S.D.Sharma
Theory Of Machines Reference Books for GATE
Theory Of Mechanisms & Machines Dr.Jagdish Lal
Theory Of Machines R.S.Khurmi, J.k.Gupta
Theory Of Machines S.S.Rajan
Theory Of Machines Sadhu Singh
Theory Of Machines and Mechanisms P.L.Ballaney
Mechanisms And Machine Theory Ashok G.Ambekar
Engineering Mechanics Reference Books for GATE
Engineering Mechanics R.S.Khurmi
Engineering Mechanics N.Srinivasulu
Engineering Mechanics Of Solids Egor.P.Popov
Mechanics Of Materials Timoshenko
Mechanics Of Materials B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain
Engineering Mechanics Statics And Dynamics L.Singer
Engineering Mechanics A.K.Tayal
Material Science Reference Books for GATE
Material Science And Engineering (4th Edition) V.Raghavan
Mechanical Vibration
Mechanical Vibration G.K.Grover
Engineering Mathematics Reference Books for GATE
BS Grewal
SK Das
Dr. DSC
Others
Fluid Mechanics (Objective) K.subramanya
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) R.K.Jain
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) R.S.Khurmi
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) J.K.Gupta
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) K.P.Roy
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) S.K.Hajra Chowdary
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) D.Handa
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) H.B,Keswani
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) R.K.Rajput
Mechanical Engineering (Objective) R.M.Vaitla
Engineering Services Examinations G.K.Publishers
Gate Papers G.K.Publishers
Production Engineering Sciences P.C.Pandey, C.K.Singh
Production And Operation Management (2nd Edition) S.N.Chary
Computer Oriented Numerical Methods (3rd Edition) Amitabha Ghosh,
Ashok Kumar Malik
Production Engineering P.C.Sharma
Metal Forming Processes G.R.Nagpal
Statistical Quality Control (7th Edition) Eugene.L.Grant,

Instructions to the GATE 2013 Applicants

1. The print out generated from GATE site should contain the following pages.
(a) This page: Address Slip and Instructions.
(b) Application form, filled with the information you provided online.
(c) Bank Challan in Triplicate (available as a separate file for download from the GATE Online Application Interface), if you have chosen Offline Challan Payment (Not applicable for female candidates).
2. On the GATE copy of the Application Form, paste a 4.5cm x 3.5cm printed copy of the SAME color photograph you uploaded online.
(a) Use good quality glue to ensure that the photograph does not separate from the application.
(b) Do not pin, stapple, sign, or attest the photograph.
3. Read the declaration and put your signature in the box next to it.
4. If you are in the final year or you have a backlog after appearing for the final year exam, you must get your

Principal’s or HOD’s sign and seal in the last portion of the application form. Submit the whole form to the Principal’s office without cutting it.
5. If you have opted for Challan payment, wait for 48 hours after your online submission to visit the bank’s branch. You can visit any branch of the bank printed on your challan.
6. The bank teller will verify the details printed on the challan with the data available on their computer and then accept the payment. The bank will retain one copy and give you back the remaining copies: one of which you have to send along with the printed application form and the other is for your reference.
7. Mailing Documents to GATE office.
(a) Cut the Address Slip and paste it onto an A4 sized envelope (Do not fill address by hand or tamper the address slip).
(b) Collect the supporting documents shown under Enclosure Checklist in the application form (if you have uploaded the soft copy of the documents online, you need not send a hard copy). Mark the check list boxes.
(c) Do NOT FOLD the application form and Do NOT STAPLE or pin the documents to the form.
(d) Send the packet by Speed Post (preferably) or by Registered Post to the address mentioned. The application packet should REACH the respective GATE office on or before Monday, 8 October 2012.

Note: GATE Application ID should be preserved for further correspondence with GATE organizer.

RITES Graduate Executive Trainee Recruitment

RITES Ltd. is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified premier International multi-disciplinary consultancy organization in infrastructure sector rendering comprehensive professional services in various sectors including Metro Rail Systems, Railways, Highways, Airports, Ports & Harbour etc, under the Ministry of Railways. A Competitive examination for recruitment to the post of GRADUATE EXECUTIVE TRAINEES (GET) in RITES will be held on 25.11.2012 at the centres indicated in para 3 below. Applications are invited from young, dynamic, energetic and motivated persons of Indian Nationality for the position of ‘Graduate Executive Trainee’ (GET) in RITES for its different projects. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government of India. The community wise breakup of these vacancies is as under:-
RITES Graduate Executive Trainee Recruitment
*All vacancies are provisional and subject to increase/decrease. Out of above posts, two posts
shall be reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) which shall be operated, as per Government of
India instructions, on horizontal reservation basis.
RITES Graduate Executive Trainee Recruitment Examination Centers:
The examination will be conducted at following Centres:-
RITES Graduate Executive Trainee Recruitment
THE CENTRES AND THE DATE OF HOLDING THE EXAMINATION AS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE LIABLE TO BE CHANGED AT THE DISCRETION OF RITES. WHILE EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ALLOT THE CANDIDATES TO THE CENTRE OF THEIR CHOICE FOR EXAMINATION, THE COMPANY MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION, ALLOT A DIFFERENT CENTRE TO A CANDIDATE WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES SO WARRANT. CANDIDATES ADMITTED TO THE EXAMINATION WILL BE INFORMED OF THE TIME TABLE AND PLACE OR PLACES OF EXAMINATION.
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre under any circumstances will be
considered.
RITES Graduate Executive Trainee Eligibility Conditions:-
i- Nationality:- A candidate must be a citizen of India.
ii- Minimum Educational Qualification:- Graduate in the relevant Engineering discipline
i.e. Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Architecture/ Metallurgy or Chemical/ Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering with 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) from a AICTE/Govt. approved University/Institute. For IT Discipline, Graduate Degree in Engineering in Computer Science/ Information Technology, or, Full time Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) with 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) from a AICTE/Govt. approved University/Institute.
iii- Age-Limit:- A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 30 years as on 01.08.2012 i.e he/she must have born not earlier than 02.08.1982 and not later than 01.08.1991.
iv- Relaxation in upper age-limit:-
(a) No Relaxation is allowed in the stipulated minimum age.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be further relaxable upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe;
(c) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
(d) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st December, 1989.
(e) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Service personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area, and released as a consequence thereof;
(f) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2012 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2012) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment; (g) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Services as on 1st August, 2012 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment;
(h) Upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). (15 years in case of SC/ST and 13 years in case of OBC candidates).
NOTE (I) – Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of Para 4 (iv) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age relaxation under both the categories. Note (II) – The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as Exservicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.
Note (III) – The age concession under Para 4 (iv)(f) and (g) will not be admissible to Ex- Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on own request.
Note (IV) – Notwithstanding, the provision of age-relaxation under Para 4 (iv) (h) above, a physically handicapped candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirement of physical and medical standards for the posts concerned to be allocated to the physically handicapped candidates by the Government.
(i) SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE RELAXED.
(j) The date of birth accepted by the Company is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to matriculation or in an extract from a Register of matriculates maintained by a University and that extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.
(k) No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.
NOTE 1:- CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT ONLY THE DATE OF BIRTH AS RECORDED IN THE MATRICULATION/SECONDARY EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE OR AN EQUIVALENT CERTIFICATE ON THE DATE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE COMPNAY AND NO SUBSEQUENT REQUEST FOR ITS CHANGE WILL BE CONSIDERED OR GRANTED.
NOTE 2:- CANDIDATES SHOULD ALSO NOTE THAT ONCE A DATE OF BIRTH HAS BEEN CLAIMED BY THEM AND ENTERED IN THE RECORDS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMISSION TO AN EXAMINATION, NO CHANGE WILL BE ALLOWED SUBSEQUENTLY ON ANY GROUNDS WHATSOEVER.
NOTE 3. CANDIDATES SHOULD EXERCISE DUE CARE WHILE ENTERING THEIR DATE OF BIRTH IN RESPECTIVE COLUMN OF THE APPLICATION FORM. IF ON VERIFICATION AT ANY SUBSEQUENT STAGE, ANY VARIATION IS FOUND IN THEIR DATE OF BIRTH FROM THE ONE ENTERED IN THEIR MATRICULATION OR EQUIVALENT EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE, DISCIPLINARY ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM BY RITES  UNDER THE RULES.
for more details please visit http://www.rites.com/web/images/stories/uploadVacancy/GET-sept-12_website-re.pdf

GATE Question Of The Day – Digital Electronics

The logic function implemented by the following circuit at the terminal OUT is

(A)        P NOR Q           
(B)        P NAND Q         
(C)        P OR Q              
(D)        P AND Q


Today the week Day Started guys!!! open your ideas and give your comments!

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GATE 2013 Email Verification Link Problems

Some applicants have complained not receiving email verification link, when trying to register in the GATE Online Applicant Interface.  Please keep in mind the following and make sure there is no mistake during registration.
  1. Several lakhs of applicants have successfully verified their email address using the link sent to their email address.
  2. New users have to register their email first before filing an online application.  
  3. Common Errors are:
    1. Spelling mistake in the email address given
    2. Registered with one email and checking in another.
    3. Did not register at all.  The following screen will be seen after you register 
  4. How to Check if there was a spelling mistake or not ?
    1. Visit the main site.
    2. At its bottom you will find a link to send the email verification again,  and a page will appear clicking on it, that looks like this:
    3. When you enter the correct email address here, two things can happen:
      1. If you had typed the email address correctly the first time, then you will be sent the verification link again to your email address.
      2. If you had made a mistake earlier, then you will be told that the email address is not registered.  You then have to register afresh again.
  5. It can also happen that the mail sent by us is not seen in your INBOX.  You must check your SPAM folder.

 Here you can request to send the GATE 2013 verification mail again

If you have registered earlier and have not received email with the verification link, please click the below link to Resend the GATE 2013 Verification mail