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GATE 2016 New Pattern & Syllabus

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“What is new in GATE 2016 examination ??

Just after releasing GATE 2016 examination details officially. You all must have this kind of questions in your mind nowadays. 
Below article will solve this puzzle of yours. Just take a look.”

Now officially Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) 2016 organizing institute is Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore. As well as knows GATE exam score card is use to get admission to postgraduate courses (Master’s and Doctoral) and it also give an opportunity to get scholarships from MHRD and other government scholarships or assistantships in engineering/technology/architecture/science.

GATE 2016 examinations for all the papers will be conducted as Computer Based Tests(CBT) only same as GATE 2015. Submission of online application form will be start from 1st September, 2015 to 1st October, 2015. For detailed information about the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2016) important dates you may visit one of the page of this blog designed for GATE 2016 related important dates.

Must check : GATE 2017 Important Dates

GATE 2016 Pattern of Question Papers :

Total number of questions : 65 questions
Total Marks allowed : 100 marks

Classification of Marks :
For paper codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF and XE.
(1) General Aptitude : 15 marks
(2) Engineering Mathematics : 15 marks
(3) Subject of the paper : 70 marks
For paper codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL.
(1) General Aptitude : 15 marks
(2) Subject of the paper : 85 marks

Must check : GATE 2017 Reference Books

GATE 2016 Type of Questions :

GATE 2016 would contain questions of two different types in various papers :

(1) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s).

(2) Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices will be shown for this type of questions.

GATE 2016 Syllabus :

There are some changes in GATE 2016 syllabus of various subject. So, atleast once check GATE 2016 syllabus of your subject. You may compare GATE 2016 syllabus with GATE 2015 syllabus in order to know the difference. If you find any kind of difference in GATE 2016 syllabus of any subject after comparing please put some details here so that other candidates of same branch/stream may use that information in their preparation.   

GATE office this year introduces few new papers as per requirement of present competitive environment and for providing individual importance of these new papers. Earlier GATE paper was conducted in 22 papers this years there are 23 different papers. GATE office has classified Engineering Sciences (XE) paper in 7 categories and Life Sciences(XL) paper in 5 categories.

As many candidates asked me that would Petroleum engineering be added in GATE 2016 ?

Here is the answer, Yes.
This time GATE office added Petroleum engineering separately in GATE subject list for GATE 2016 examination. 

Must check : GATE 2017 Paper Pattern & Syllabus

S. No.GATE 2015 PapersS. No.GATE 2016 Papers
S. No.GATE 2015 PapersS. No.GATE 2016 Papers
1.Aerospace Engineering (AE)1.Aerospace Engineering
2.Agricultural Engineering (AG)2.Agricultural Engineering
3.Architecture and Planning (AR)3.Architecture and Planning
4.Biotechnology (BT)4.Biotechnology
5.Civil Engineering (CE)5.Civil Engineering
6.Chemical Engineering (CH)6.Chemical Engineering
7.Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)7.Computer Science and Information Technology
8.Chemistry (CY)8.Chemistry
9.Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)9.Electronics and Communication Engineering
10.Electrical Engineering (EE)10.Electrical Engineering
11.Ecology and Evolution (EY)11.Ecology and Evolution
12.Geology and Geophysics (GG)12.Geology and Geophysics
13.Instrumentation Engineering (IN)13.Instrumentation Engineering
14.Mathematics (MA)14.Mathematics
15.Mechanical Engineering (ME)15.Mechanical Engineering
16.Mining Engineering (MN)16.Mining Engineering
17.Metallurgical Engineering (MT)17.Metallurgical Engineering
18.Physics (PH)18.Physics
19.Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)19.Production and Industrial Engineering
20.Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)20.Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
21.Engineering Sciences (XE)21.XE-A : Engineering Mathematics
XE-B : Fluid Mechanics
XE-C : Materials Science
XE-D : Solid Mechanics
XE-E : Thermodynamics
XE-F : Polymer Science and Engineering
XE–G : Food Technology
22.Life Sciences (XL)22.XL–H : Chemistry
XL-I : Biochemistry
XL-J : Botany
XL–K : Microbiology
XL–L : Zoology
23.Petroleum Engineering (PE)

GATE Guide Books

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GATE Total InfoGATE 2018 BooksFree Notes
IES Total InfoIES 2018 BooksFree Mock tests
JAM Total InfoJAM 2018 BooksEngg Diploma
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