As everyone knows, qualifying the GATE exam is no mean feat and requires intense and focused preparation coupled with the determination to get through the exam.

Motivation is the only driving factor since the journey of GATE preparation involves a lot of ups and downs.

We bring forth the stories of the previous GATE toppers as to how to keep oneself motivated while preparing for GATE.

Let’s have a glimpse of the success stories......


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Success Story 1:

This is the success story of Anant Tripathi from Jharkhand who secured an AIR 70 in GATE ECE 2016. He was below than mediocre in his college . He hated theoretical portion but he was good at basic concepts. Since he was not able to write much in exam he did not scored well in semester exams. When companies started recruiting his batch mates, he was not even able to sit in the recruitment process because of his low cgpa. This made him more depressed. Then he decided not to give up and prepare for GATE .  He mastered his concepts, solved unnumbered questions and finally his hard work was rewarded.

 ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a Champion’.

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This was something his father used to tell him that  person should not quit and prepare whole-heartedly and enjoy the rewards of the good rank throughout life. This helped Mr. Anant Tripathi in boosting up his motivation through the GATE preparation.


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Success Story 2:

This is the success story of Mr. Harshdeep Singh from Delhi who secured an AIR 152 in GATE CS 2016.

He stated that motivation is the sole factor which differentiates you from others. He stated that he had been through a rigorous schedule since he only had four months for full GATE preparation. He used to make notes of everything he studied , tricks and tips of every subject.

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He stated that how at times he felt lazy and wanted to give up the preparation. In order to keep himself motivated, he wrote the following quote on the front page of the notebook which he used every day.

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.


He stated that in order to keep himself motivated, he constantly reminded himself that his competitors are huge and he cannot stop at any stage.

He stated that he got inspired from the Bhagavad Gita quote which stated:

Karmany evadhikaras te ma phalesu kadachana


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He stated that this quote inspired him to work hard with dedication and sincerity without thinking about the outcome.

He added that his Motivation and ‘Never-Quit’ attitude helped him to get through the GATE exam.

 We are sure that the aforesaid success stories will surely motivate the aspirants for GATE preparation.

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Tips to Motivate Yourself for GATE


  1. Dream Big & Set Clear Goals

The golden rule of life is that you cannot achieve something big until you dream big.

  2. Think about the Outcome, Forget About the Hard Work

If you dream of leading a high-class life, then you must prepare with complete focus and dedication.

Do not think about the amount of hard work to be put in, Always think about the Outcome! 

3. Second Thoughts

You must remain optimistic and prepare for the exam with determination, focus and consistency.

4. Remain Focused on your Goals

You must not lose your focus throughout the GATE preparation. Keep away from distractions such as Social Media, Misguiding Friends and Television.

Stay determined and focused and prepare with a winning attitude.

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5. Suffer the Pain of Discipline or Suffer the Pain of Regret

In order to excel in something, one thing is definite: You need to suffer.

You need to figure out what type of suffering you prefer:

  • Suffer the Pain of Discipline Before the Exam

Devise a preparation plan, make preparation schedule and follow the schedule rigorously. Devoting a large number of hours to study, Practising Consistently and Attempt Mock Tests.

 Getting up early in the morning even if you don’t like.

  • Suffer the Pain of Regret After the Results are Out

Procrastinate, hang out with friends, watch movies, spend time on social media, Play Computer games, Play sports and suffer the pain of regret after the results are out.

Best Wishes !!

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