Gate computer science exam remains one of the most popular choice of engineers that opt for higher studies. Owing to the computer revolution and the speed at which technology is progressing, the field provides massive scope for students.
Every year the GATE CS topper is flooded with interviews and questions on how they achieved this incredible rank. The last four year’s candidates that were the GATE CS topper in respective years have a variety of resources that can help someone who is preparing for GATE today.
Below is the list of GATE CS toppers over the last four years:
|2017||Patel Deval Nileshkumar||86.38/100|
|2015||Ravi Shanker Mishra||85/100|
|2014||Bibaswan Kumar Chatterjee||NA|
2017 : Patel Deval Nileshkumar
His interviews and blogs are not available online . The only video of him talking about his strategy is given below:
2016: Ankita Jain
Ankita Jain was the GATE CS topper in 2016 . She has written a lot of content related to preparation strategy on her blog and on quora.
Here is the link to her quora answers where she writes answers to questions from other aspirants
Here is the link to a blog she writes dedicated to GATE :
2015 : Ravi Shanker Mishra
The content from this GATE CS topper is also very scarce but his general strategy can be seen in an interview he gave :
Here are some quora articles written by other people about his strategy :
2014: Bibaswan Kumar Chatterjee
The only content available from this GATE CS topper is the video where he talks about his strategy.
The common theme in the preparation and strategy that can be seen among the toppers is that they started in their final year and took help from coaching classes , in some cases online and in others offline.
The most recent students talk about how online courses have made it easy to prepare while in the final year of engineering.
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