GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern

GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021GATE is a National Level Entrance Examination that examines the understanding of different undergraduate topics in engineering and science along with quantitative and rationalizing ability.

A candidate can find admission into M. Tech./M.E./PhD Programs in IITs, IISER s, IISc and other known Institutes of India based on GATE examination score. IISc and IITs conduct this exam on a rotational basis.

GATE Result 2021 with a better score will open golden gates for jobs opportunities in several PSU and research organizations. IIT Delhi is going to conduct GATE examination 2021.

With a better GATE score, you can choose the most suitable option from a wide range of roads to travel to his final career destination:

  • MTech/M.S./ M.E.
  • Jobs in PSU’s
  • Teaching:
  • Junior Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow

We are going to elaborate detailed guide on GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021.

GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

The GATE exam is entirely computer-based. It is conducted yearly for the 25 disciplines. This year a new subject is added, i.e. Biomedical Engineering has been added. Exam dates GATE 2021 are February 1, 2, 8, and 9.

  • The paper will have two types of Questions- MCQs & NAT. You will get 3 hours to solve the questions.
  • The GATE paper has three sections. These are,
    • Section A – General Aptitude, 
    • Section B – Engineering Mathematics and 
    • Section C –  Subject paper. 

Highlights of GATE Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

Online

Number of Questions

65

Total Marks

100

Type of Questions

MCQs and NAT

Total Number of Sections

Three i.e.

· General Aptitude,

· Engineering Mathematics* and

· Subject Specification Section

*For Life Science (XL) Paper, Mathematics, Chemistry will be compulsory in place of Engineering Mathematics

Sectional Time-Limit

No

GATE Syllabus 2021

Check your branch code before getting into the details of GATE syllabus. Here you can see an overview of the list of branches and paper codes for each of the subject:

GATE Paper

Code

GATE Paper

Code

Aerospace Engineering

AE

Instrumentation Engineering

 IN

Agricultural Engineering

AG

Mathematics

MA

Architecture and Planning

AR

Mechanical Engineering

ME

Bio-medical Engineering

BM

Mining Engineering

MN

Biotechnology

BT

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

Civil Engineering

CE

Petroleum Engineering

PE

Chemical Engineering

CH

Physics

PH

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

Chemistry

CY

Statistics

ST

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

Electrical Engineering

EE

Engineering Sciences

XE*

Ecology and Evolution

EY

Life Sciences

XL**

Geology and Geophysics

GG

XE & XL Paper Sections

*XE Paper Sections

Code

**XL Paper Sections

Code

Engineering Mathematics

(Compulsory)

A

Chemistry (Compulsory)

P

Any two optional sections

Any two optional sections

Fluid Mechanics

B

Biochemistry

Q

Materials Science

C

Botany

R

Solid Mechanics

D

Microbiology

S

Thermodynamics

E

Zoology

T

Polymer Science and Engineering

F

Food Technology

U

Food Technology

G

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

H

GATE Syllabus 2021 For General Aptitude

The General Aptitude section is common to all papers. This section includes questions based on Verbal Ability and Numerical Ability. The different topics included in the GATE syllabus for General Aptitude are as under:

Verbal Ability:

  1. English grammar,
  2. Sentence completion,
  3. Verbal analogies,
  4. Word groups,
  5. Critical reasoning and
  6. Verbal deduction.

Numerical Ability:

  1. Numerical computation,
  2. Numerical estimation,
  3. Numerical reasoning and
  4. Data interpretation.

GATE Syllabus 2021 For Engineering Branches

The GATE syllabus for Engineering Branches are tabulated below:

Papers

GATE Syllabus 2021

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

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Agricultural Engineering (AG)

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Architecture and Planning (AR)

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Bio Medical Engineering

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Biotechnology (BT)

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Civil Engineering (CE)

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Chemical Engineering (CH)

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Computer Science (CS) and Information Technology (IT)

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Chemistry (CY)

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Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

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Electrical Engineering (EE)

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Ecology and Evolution (EY)

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Geology and Geophysics (GG)

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Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

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Mathematics (MA)

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Mechanical Engineering (ME)

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Mining Engineering (MN)

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Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

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Petroleum Engineering (PE)

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Physics (PH)

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Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

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Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

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Statistics

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GATE Syllabus for Engineering Sciences (XE)

Candidates applying for XE or Engineering Sciences will have to pick up any two sections from B to H. Section A is compulsory. The syllabus for these sections are tabulated below:

 Paper Codes

GATE 2021 Syllabus

Engineering Mathematics (XE A) – Compulsory section

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Fluid Mechanics (XE B)

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Material Science (XE C)

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Solid Mechanics (XE D)

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Thermodynamics (XE E)

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Polymer Science & Engineering (XE F)

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Food Technology (XE G)

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Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (XE H)

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GATE Syllabus For Engineering Sciences (XE)

For Life Sciences, the Chemistry section will be compulsory for this category.

Paper Codes

GATE Syllabus 2021

Chemistry (XL P) – Compulsory section

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Biochemistry (XL Q)

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Botany (XL R)

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Microbiology (XL S)

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Zoology (XL T)

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Food Technology (XL U)

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GATE Section-wise Exam Pattern 2021

The GATE exam pattern for admission to M.E/ M.Tech – different sections, number of questions and maximum marks for each section are tabulated below:

Sections

Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks

General Aptitude

10/15

Engineering Mathematics

11/15

Subject Specific Section

44/70

Total

65/100

Here we have provided a complete guide on GATE Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021. Feel free to ask us in the comment section.

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