IIT alumni set up website to help GATE aspirants prepare for online exam

A total of 12,00,728 candidates registered for GATE 2013 and 9,84,855 candidates (82.02%) appeared for the exam.

Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune | Updated: January 27, 2014 10:49 am
www.testbook.com is an online portal, designed similar to the actual exam interface, which gives GATE aspirants an opportunity to prepare themselves both academically and technically. http://www.testbook.com is an online portal, designed similar to the actual exam interface, which gives GATE aspirants an opportunity to prepare themselves both academically and technically.

With  an approximate 10 lakh students set to appear for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, beginning February 2, many are unsure of their performances as the paper based test pattern has been shifted to computer based online exam.

Keeping this in mind, a number of IIT alumni and students have come forward to start an initiative to resolve this problem. www.testbook.com is an online portal, designed similar to the actual exam interface, which gives GATE aspirants an opportunity to prepare themselves both academically and technically by being acquainted with the current pattern and appearing for more than 30 time bound online tests, and overcome the fear of online examination.

Says Ashutosh Kumar, former IITian from Mumbai and co founder of the  website said it is completely free and covers all the chapters pertaining to a course, All tests have been carefully designed by GATE toppers, keeping in mind the exam pattern. Practice tests of different time lengths have been provided for systematic preparation and detailed solutions have been provided to brush up and strengthen the concepts.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination conducted through the constitution of eight zones (7 IITs and IISc, Bangalore). The score is used for admissions to post-graduate engineering programmes in Indian higher education institutes with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Government agencies. The score may also used by some Public sector units for employment screening purposes.

A total of 12,00,728 candidates registered for GATE 2013 and 9,84,855 candidates (82.02%) appeared for the exam, of which 1,36,699 (13.88%) qualified GATE 2013. Female candidates comprised 39.75% of the total registrants while male candidates comprised 60.25%. .

The website has a  user-friendly test-taking interface designed to prepare aspirants for online examination by familiarizing them with various tools that will come handy on test day to overcome the fear of online examination and save time, says Kumar. Time devoted, and accuracy on each question and scores on all tests are compared with all others appearing for the same, and Rank, Percentile etc. are calculated on all tests. As thousands of GATE aspirants have already registered on the website, a thorough analysis is provided at various stages to track performance by comparing the result with aspirants from all over India and a portfolio is created to assess continuous improvement.

Students can also follow one another to compare their preparation and create competitive environment. “We already have 3-400 new aspirants joining the website daily,”he said.

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