GATE Agricultural Engineering Syllabus 2024

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GATE AG Syllabus 2024 – GATE 2024 exam will be conduct by IISc, Bangalore on dates 3, 4 and 10, 11 February, 2024.

Here we have provided latest Agricultural Engineering syllabus & paper pattern for GATE 2024 aspirants. All candidates with Agricultural Engineering subject are advised to download this latest syllabus before starting their GATE 2024 exam preparation.

GATE 2024 Highlights

GATE 2024 Conducting Body IISc, Bangalore
GATE 2024 Exam Date 3, 4, 10, 11 February, 2024
GATE 2024 Total Subjects 30
GATE 2024 Exam Mode ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT)
GATE 2024 Exam Duration 3 hours (180 minutes)
GATE 2024 Total Questions 10 (GA) + 55 (subject)= 65
GATE 2024 Total Marks 100
GATE 2024 Question Type MCQ, MSQ, NAT

GATE Agricultural Engineering Paper Pattern 2024

Paper SectionsMarks Distribution
Subject Questions72% of the total marks.
Engineering Mathemetics13% of the total marks.
General Aptitude15% of the total marks.

GATE Agricultural Engineering Syllabus 2024

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GATE Agricultural Engineering Syllabus & Exam  Pattern FAQs

What is GATE Agricultural Engineering exam?

GATE Agricultural Engineering is a national level entrance exam for admission to postgraduate programs in Agricultural Engineering and related fields at various institutes across India.

What is the syllabus for GATE Agricultural Engineering?

The syllabus for GATE Agricultural Engineering includes various topics such as Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Farm Power and Machinery, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, etc. You can check the official website of GATE for a detailed syllabus.

What is the exam pattern for GATE Agricultural Engineering?

The GATE Agricultural Engineering exam is a computer-based test that consists of 65 questions worth a total of 100 marks.

The paper has two types of questions - multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

How should I prepare for GATE Agricultural Engineering?

To prepare for GATE Agricultural Engineering, you should follow a structured study plan, make notes, and practice solving previous year question papers and mock tests.

You should also refer to standard textbooks and study materials, attend online courses, and seek guidance from experts or mentors.

What are the best books for GATE Agricultural Engineering preparation?

Some of the best books for GATE Agricultural Engineering preparation are:

  1. Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - Glenn O. Schwab
  2. Farm Power and Machinery Management - Donnell Hunt
  3. Irrigation Engineering - R.N. Reddy
  4. Principles of Agricultural Engineering - A.M. Michael and T.P. Ojha
  5. Postharvest Technology and Food Process Engineering - Amalendu Chakraverty

Is there any negative marking in the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam for MCQs. For every incorrect answer to 1-mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted, and for every incorrect answer to 2-mark questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted.

Can I use a calculator during the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam?

Yes, a virtual calculator will be provided on the computer screen during the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam.

How is the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam score calculated?

The GATE Agricultural Engineering exam score is calculated on the basis of the number of correct answers and incorrect answers.

For MCQs, 1 or 2 marks are awarded for a correct answer, and 1/3 or 2/3 marks are deducted for an incorrect answer.

For NAT questions, 1 or 2 marks are awarded for a correct answer, and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

What is the qualifying cutoff for the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam?

The qualifying cutoff for the GATE Agricultural Engineering exam varies from year to year and is decided by the exam conducting authority.

Generally, the cutoff for General category candidates is around 25-30 marks out of 100, and for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates, it is around 20-25 marks out of 100.

What are the benefits of qualifying GATE Agricultural Engineering?

Qualifying GATE Agricultural Engineering opens up various opportunities such as admission to postgraduate programs in Agricultural Engineering, scholarships, fellowships, and job opportunities in the public and private sectors.

GATE scores are also accepted by some foreign universities for admission to their postgraduate programs.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Hello SURENDRAN,
    There is a book in market QUESTION BANK IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING BY ER, AMANDEEP GODARA. The book also contains answers with explanation of last 9 yrs GATE. If u read this book only, you may get a good position in IITs.

  2. Hello Sir/Madam,
    This is Surendran.K, can you please tell me where can I get the solutions (and not just answers) to of GATE-2013,14,15 of Agricultural Engineering stream.Thank you so much for spending your precious time to read my request.

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