# Electrostatics · Electromagnetic Fields · GATE EE

Start Practice## Marks 1

GATE EE 2022

As shown in the figure below, to concentric conducting spherical shells, centred at r = 0 and having radii r = c and r = d are maintained at potential...

GATE EE 2018

A positive charge of 1 nC is placed at (0, 0, 0.2) where all dimensions are in metres.
Consider the
x - y
plane to be a conducting ground plane.
Take...

GATE EE 2017 Set 2

Consider a solid sphere of radius 5 cm made of a perfect electric conductor. If one million
electrons are added to this sphere, these electrons will b...

GATE EE 2017 Set 1

Consider an electron, a neutron and a proton initially at rest and placed along a straight line such
that the neutron is exactly at the center of the ...

GATE EE 2015 Set 2

Match the following.
...

GATE EE 2015 Set 2

Two semi-infinite dielectric regions are separated by a plane boundary at y = 0. The dielectric constants of region 1 (y< 0) and region 2 (y>0) ...

GATE EE 2015 Set 1

Consider a function $$\overrightarrow f=\frac1{r^2}\widehat r$$ where r is the distance from the origin and $$\widehat r$$ is the unit
vector in the r...

GATE EE 2014 Set 3

A hollow metallic sphere of radius r is kept at potential of 1 Volt. The total electric flux
coming out of the concentric spherical surface of radius ...

GATE EE 2014 Set 2

A parallel plate capacitor consisting two dielectric materials is shown in the figure. The
middle dielectric slab is place symmetrically with respect ...

GATE EE 2010

Divergence of the three-dimentional radial vector field $$\overrightarrow F$$ is

GATE EE 2007

Divergence of the vector field
$$$\overrightarrow V\left(x,y,z\right)=-\left(x\cos xy\;+\;y\right)\;\widehat i\;+\;\left(y\cos xy\right)\;\widehat j\;...

GATE EE 2004

A parallel plate capacitor is shown in Fig. It is made of two square metal plates of $$400$$ $$mm$$ side. The $$14$$ $$mm$$ space between the plates i...

GATE EE 2002

Given a vector field $$\overrightarrow F ,$$ the divergence theorem states that

GATE EE 1997

In a uniform electric field, field lines and equipotentials

GATE EE 1996

If v, w, q stand for voltage, energy and charge, then v can be expressed

GATE EE 1994

In electrostatic field $$\nabla\times\overrightarrow E\equiv0$$

GATE EE 1992

Which of the following equations represents the Gauss's law in a homogeneous isotropic medium?

GATE EE 1992

An electrostatic potential is given by $$\phi=2x\sqrt y$$ volt in the rectangular co-ordinate system. The magnitude of the electric field at x = 1 m,y...

## Marks 2

GATE EE 2024

In the $(x, y, z)$ coordinate system, three point-charges $Q$, $Q$, and $\alpha Q$ are located in free space at $(-1, 0, 0)$, $(1, 0, 0)$, and $(0, -1...

GATE EE 2018

The capacitance of an air-filled parallel-plate capacitor is 60 pF. When a dielectric slab
whose thickness is half the distance between the plates, is...

GATE EE 2017 Set 2

A thin soap bubble of radius R = 1 cm, and thickness a = 3.3 µm(a << R), is at a potential of 1
V with respect to a reference point at infinity....

GATE EE 2016 Set 1

Two electric charges q and -2q are placed at (0,0) and (6,0) on the x-y plane. The equation of the
zero equipotential curve in the x-y plane is

GATE EE 2015 Set 2

Two semi-infinite conducting sheets are placed at right angles to each other as shown in the figure. A point charge of +𝑄 is placed at a distance of ...

GATE EE 2015 Set 1

A parallel plate capacitor is partially filled with glass of dielectric constant 4.0 as shown below. The dielectric strengths of air and glass are 30 ...

GATE EE 2014 Set 3

A perfectly conducting metal plate is placed in x-y plane in a right handed coordinate system.
A charge of $$+32{\mathrm{πε}}_0\sqrt2$$ columbs is pla...

GATE EE 2013

A dielectric slab with 500 mm x 500 mm cross-section is 0.4 m long. The slab is
subjected to a uniform electric field of $$E=6{\widehat a}_x+8{\wideha...

GATE EE 2011

A capacitor is made with a polymeric dielectric having an $$\varepsilon_0$$ of 2.26 and a
dielectric breakdown strength of 50 kV/cm. The permittivity ...

GATE EE 2009

$$$F\left(x,y\right)=\left(x^2\;+\;xy\right)\;{\widehat a}_x\;+\;\left(y^2\;+\;xy\right)\;{\widehat a}_y$$$. Its line integral over the straight line ...

GATE EE 2008

Two point charges $${Q_1} = 10\,\,\mu C$$ and $${Q_2} = 20\,\,\mu C$$ are placed at coordinates $$(1,1,0)$$ and $$\left( { - 1, - 1,0} \right)$$ respe...

GATE EE 2008

A capacitor consists of two metal plates each $$500 \times 500\,\,m{m^2}$$ and spaced $$6$$ $$mm$$ apart. The space between the metal plates is filled...

GATE EE 2007

A solid sphere made of insulating material has a radius $$R$$ and has a total charge $$Q$$ distributed uniformly in its volume. What is the magnitude ...

GATE EE 2003

A parallel plate capacitor has an electrode area of $$100$$ $$m{m^2}$$, with a spacing of $$0.1$$ $$mm$$ between the electrodes. The dielectric betwee...

GATE EE 2003

A point charge of $$+1$$ $$nC$$ is placed in a space with a permittivity of $$8.85 \times {10^{ - 12}}\,F/m$$ as shown in Fig. The potential differenc...

GATE EE 2003

A composite parallel plate capacitor is made up of two different dielectric materials with different thickness ($${t_1}$$ and $${t_2}$$) as shown in F...

GATE EE 2001

The electric field $$\overrightarrow E $$ (in volts/metre) at the point $$(1, 1, 0)$$ due to a point charge of $$+1$$ $$\mu C$$ located at $$\left( {...

GATE EE 2001

Given the potential function in free space to be $$V\left( x \right) = \left( {50{x^2} + 50{y^2} + 50{z^2}} \right)$$ volts, the magnitude (in volts ...

GATE EE 1997

The capacitance of an isolated sphere of radius 10 cm in air is equal to _____ pF.

GATE EE 1997

The capacitance of the arrangement shown in Fig. is ................... $$pF$$
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## Marks 5

GATE EE 2000

Show via the construction of a suitable Gaussian surface, that the capacitance of a spherical capacitor consisting of two concentric shells of radii ...

GATE EE 1999

A charge $$+Q$$ is uniformly distributed throughout the volume of a dielectric sphere of radius $$R$$ and dielectric constant $$'{\varepsilon _R}'.$$ ...

GATE EE 1998

An infinite number of charges, each equal to $$'q'$$ are placed along the $$x=1,x=2, x=4, x=8, x=16$$ and so on, Find the potential and electric field...

GATE EE 1997

Determine the electric field intensity at the point $$P$$ for the arrangement shown in Fig.
...