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GATE Syllabus for General Aptitude (GA)
General Aptitude (GA) is a common section in all GATE Papers. General Aptitude holds 15% weightage. The questions in GA are based on verbal ability and numerical ability. The 2 subsections in GA section are as follows:
 Verbal Ability– The following topics are tested in this section:
 English Grammar
 Sentence Completion
 Verbal Analogies
 Word Groups
 Instructions
 Critical Reasoning
 Verbal Deduction
 Numerical Ability– This section comprises of questions which test the basic mathematical skills of candidates. The following subtopics included in this section are:
 Numerical computation
 Numerical Estimation
 Numerical Reasoning
 Data Interpretation
GATE Syllabus for Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Mathematics holds 15% weightage in GATE for the paper codes: AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, and XE.
 This section tests candidate’s skills in mathematical methods and techniques which are majorly used in engineering.
 Following are the subtopics of engineering mathematics for various papers:
GATE Paper  Topics included in Engineering Mathematics 

Aerospace Engineering (AE)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations 
Agricultural Engineering (AG)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Biotechnology (BT)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Civil Engineering (CE)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Partial Differential Equations (PDE), Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Chemical Engineering (CH)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Discrete Mathematics 
Electronics and Communication (EC)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Vector Analysis, Complex Analysis 
Electrical Engineering (EE)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables, Transform Theory 
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Analysis of Complex Variables 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Mining Engineering (MN)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Petroleum Engineering (PE)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Engineering Sciences (XE)  Linear Algebra, Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Partial Differential Equations (PDE), Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Vector Calculus, Complex Variables 
GATE Syllabus – Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Mechanical Engineering applies the principles of engineering, physics and material science for the design, analysis, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems.
 This branch of engineering involves design, production, and operation of machinery.
 Mentioned below are the important topics that will form GATE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering (ME).
Manufacturing  Thermal Sciences 



Fluid Mechanics  Heat Transfer 


Theory of Machines and Vibration  

GATE Syllabus – Computer Science Engineering (CSE)
CSE stands for Computer Science Engineering. This field deals with implementation, designing and management of information system of both software and hardware processes. GATE Syllabus for CSE with important topics is tabulated below:
Programming and Data Structures  Algorithms 



Operating Systems  Digital Logic 


Computer Organization & Architecture  Databases 


Computer Network  Theory of Computation 


GATE Syllabus – Civil Engineering (CE)
GATE Civil Engineering Exam 2019 is one of the most reputed exams for any graduate engineers. The exam will help in understanding a candidate’s ability to work in the development sector of our country and understanding a candidate’s knowledge in design, construction, and maintenance of physical and naturally build structures like roads, canals.
Structural Engineering  Geotechnical Engineering 



Water Resources Engineering  Environmental Engineering 


Transportation Engineering  Geomatics Engineering 


GATE Syllabus – Electrical Engineering (EE)
Electrical Engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. The paper code for this paper is EEE. Tabulated below are the important topics for GATE Exam.
Electric Circuits  Electromagnetic Fields 



Signals and Systems  Electrical Machines 


Power Systems  Control Systems 


Electrical and Electronic Measurements  Analog and Digital Electronics 


Power Electronics  

GATE Syllabus – Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
This is a discipline that combines electrical and communication engineering together. ECE stands for Electronics and Communication Engineering. Mentioned below are the most important topics for GATE exam.
Networks, Signals and Systems  Electronic Devices 



Analog Circuits  Digital Circuits 


Control Systems  Communications 


Electromagnetics  

GATE Syllabus for Statistics (ST)
Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, interpretation, organization, analysis and presentation of data. Tabulated below are important chapters with the topics that are likely to appear in GATE 2019.
Calculus  Linear Algebra 


Probability  Stochastic Processes 


Inference  Regression Analysis 


Multivariate Analysis  Design of Experiments 


GATE Syllabus – Architecture and Planning (AR)
The paper code for this exam in GATE is AR. It is again the most desired and competitive field among the graduate engineers. Tabulated below are important chapters with the topics that are likely to appear in GATE 2019.
City Planning  Housing 



Landscape Design  Computer Aided Design 


Visual and Urban Design  Development of Contemporary Architecture 


GATE Exam Pattern
The brief of GATE exam pattern is elucidated in the following table:
Section  Question No  No. of Questions  Marks Per Question  Total Marks 

General Aptitude  1 to 5  5  1  5 
Technical  1 to 25  25  1  25 
Engineering  26 to 55  30  2  60 
Total Question: 65  Total Marks: 100  Total Duration: 3 Hours  
Technical Section: 70 Marks  General Aptitude: 15 Marks  Engineering Mathematics: 15 Marks  
25 marks to 40 marks will allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions  
Negative Marking: No negative marking in NAT questions. 1/3, 2/3 marks would be deducted for incorrect response in MCQ type questions carrying 1 and 2 marks respectively. 