PAPER PATTERN & SYLLABUS
GATE 2024 Syllabus & Paper Pattern [PDF] – Here we are proving GATE 2024 Syllabus PDF and also GATE 2024 Paper Pattern of all 30 subjects: AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, DA, EC, EE, ES, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY, EY, GG, GE, NM, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL.
GATE is an all-India examination conducted jointly by IIT’s & IISc in eight zones across the country.
The score is used for admissions to various post-graduate programs in Indian higher education institutes e.g. Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, and Doctor of Philosophy.
Such candidates also get financial assistance provided by MHRD and other government agencies.
GATE scores are also being used by several Indian public sector undertakings i.e., government-owned companies for recruiting graduate engineers in entry-level positions. It is one of the most competitive examinations in India.
*PwD candidates with benchmark disability are eligible for the compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour. Thus, they will get one hour extra for a three hours examination.
GATE 2024 aspirants can download GATE 2024 syllabus of their subjects which they are going to choose for GATE 2024 examination.
As per GATE paper pattern GATE paper has two sections general aptitude section which is common to all streams of engineering / science and engineering / science section which is different for different branches of engineering / science.
General aptitude section is common to all streams of engineering / science and this section is compulsory to attend for every candidate.
You can visit the respective link by clicking the icon against each branch and download GATE 2024 syllabus of your concern branch of engineering / science in pdf file format.
GATE 2024 Syllabus & Exam Pattern
GATE 2024 Paper Pattern
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT) [will be conducted at select centers in select cities]|
|Number of Subjects (Papers)||29|
|Sections||General Aptitude (GA) +
Candidate’s Selected Subject(s)
|Type of Questions||(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
(c) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Questions for testing these abilities||(a) Recall
(d) Analysis & Synthesis
|Number of Questions||10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions|
|Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL||General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Engineering Mathematics**: 13 Marks +
Subject Questions: 72 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
(**XE includes Engineering Mathematics section XE-A of 15 Marks)
|Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL||General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Subject Questions: 85 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
|Marking Scheme||Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks|
|Negative Marking||For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Likewise, For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
No negative marking for Incorrect answer(s) to MSQ or NAT question.
|Paper Code||General Aptitude (GA) Marks||Subject Marks||Total Marks||Total Time (Minutes)|
|AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH, PI, ST, TF||15||85||100||180|
|AR [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)] B1 or B2 can be selected during Exam.||15||60 + 25||100||180|
|GE [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1 – Surveying and Mapping or B2 -Image Processing and Analysis)] B1 or B2 can be selected during the Exam.||15||55 + 30||100||180|
|GG [Part A + Part B] (Section 1: Geology or Section 2: Geophysics)||15||25 + 60||100||180|
|XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)
Sections can be selected during Exam.
|15||15 + (2 x 35)||100||180|
|XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)||15||25 + 60||100||180|
|XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)
Sections can be selected during Exam.
|15||25 + (2 x 30)||100||180|
GATE 2024 Syllabus – Subject Wise Topics
|General Aptitude Syllabus (Common for all papers)|
|Verbal Ability||Numerical Ability|
|Biomedical Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Electrical Circuits|
|Analog and Digital Electronics||Signals and Systems|
|Measurement and Digital Electronics||Sensors and Bioinstrumentations|
|Medical Imaging System||Biomaterials|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology||Biomechanics|
|Aerospace Engineering Syllabus|
|Fourier Series||Laplace Transforms|
|Numerical methods for linear and nonlinear algebraic equations||Numerical integration and differentiation.|
|Dynamic stability||Euler angle|
|Equations of motion||Aerodynamic forces and moments, stability & control derivatives|
|Decoupling of longitudinal and lateral-directional dynamics||Longitudinal modes; lateral-directional modes.|
|Orbit transfer||In-plane and out-of-plane|
|Elementary ideas of viscous flows including boundary layers||Wind Tunnel Testing|
|Measurement and visualization techniques||Vibration of beams|
|Theory of elasticity||Equilibrium and compatibility equations|
|Airy’s stress function|
|Agriculture Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Farm Machinery|
|Farm Power||Soil and Water Conservation Engineering|
|Irrigation and Drainage Engineering||Agricultural Processing Engineering|
|Dairy and Food Engineering|
|Architecture & Planning Syllabus|
|Architecture and Design||Building Materials, Construction, and Management|
|Building and Structures||Environmental Planning and Design|
|Urban Design||Urban Planning and Housing|
|Planning Techniques and Management||Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation|
|Engineering Mathematics||General Biotechnology|
|Recombinant DNA Technology||Plant and Animal Biotechnology|
|Bioprocess Engineering and Process Biotechnology|
|Civil Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Structural Engineering|
|Geotechnical Engineering||Water Resources Engineering|
|Environmental Engineering||Transportation Engineering|
|Chemical Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Process Calculations and Thermodynamics|
|Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations||Heat Transfer|
|Mass Transfer||Chemical Reaction Engineering|
|Instrumentation and Process Control||Plant Design and Economics|
|Computer Science and Information Technology Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Digital Logic|
|Computer Organization and Architecture||Programming and Data Structures|
|Algorithms||Theory of Computation|
|Compiler Design||Operating System|
|Physical Chemistry||Organic Chemistry|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Networks, Signals, and Systems|
|Electronic Devices||Analog Circuits|
|Digital Circuits||Control System|
|Electrical Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Electrical Circuits|
|Electromagnetic Fields||Signals and Systems|
|Electrical Machines||Power Systems|
|Control Systems||Electrical and Electronic Measurements|
|Analog and Digital Electronics||Power Electronics|
|Environmental Science & Engineering (New)|
|Environmental Management and Sustainable Development||Environmental Chemistry|
|Environmental Microbiology||Water Resources and Environmental Hydraulics|
|Water & Wastewater Treatment and Management||Air and Noise Pollution|
|Solid and Hazardous Waste Management||Global and Regional Environmental Issues|
|Ecology and Evolution Syllabus|
|Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology||Behavioral Ecology|
|Geology And Geophysics Syllabus|
|Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Control Systems|
|Electrical Circuits||Analog and Digital Electronics|
|Signals and Systems||Measurements|
|Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation||Communication and Optical Instrumentation|
|Rear Analysis||Complex Analysis|
|Ordinary Differential Equations||Algebra|
|Functional Analysis||Numerical Analysis|
|Partial Differential Equations||Topology|
|Mechanical Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Applied Mechanics and Design|
|Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Science||Material, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering|
|Mining Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Mine Development Surveying|
|Geomechanics and Ground Control||Mining Methods and Machinery|
|Surface Environment, Mine Ventilation, and Underground Hazards||Mine Economics, Mine Planning, System Engineering|
|Metallurgical Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Thermodynamics and Rate Process|
|Extractive Metallurgy||Physical Metallurgy|
|Mechanical Metallurgy||Manufacturing Process|
|Mathematical Physics||Classical Mechanics|
|Electromagnetic Theory||Quantum Mechanics|
|Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics||Atomic and Molecular Physics|
|Solid State Physics and Electronics||Nuclear and Particle Physics|
|Production and Industrial Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||General Engineering|
|Manufacturing Processes||Quality and Reliability|
|Industrial Engineering||Operation Research an Operational Management|
|Textile Engineering Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science|
|XE-A (Engineering Mathematics Syllabus)|
|Vector Calculus||Ordinary Differential Equations|
|Partial Differential Equations||Complex variables|
|Probability and Statistics||Numerical Methods|
|XE-B (Fluid Mechanism Syllabus)|
|Flow and Fluid Properties||Kinematics|
|Integral analysis||Differential Analysis|
|Inviscid flows||Dimensional analysis|
|Internal flows||Prandtl boundary layer equations|
|XE-C (Material Sciences Syllabus)|
|Processing of Materials||Characterization Techniques:|
|Structure and Imperfections||Thermodynamics and Kinetics|
|Properties of Materials||Material types|
|Environmental Degradation||Elements of Quantum Mechanics and Mathematics|
|XE-E (Thermodynamics Syllabus)|
|Basic Concepts||Law of Thermodynamics|
|Thermodynamics Cycle||Thermodynamics Relations|
|Ideal Gas Mixtures|
|XE-F (Polymer Science and Engineering Syllabus)|
|Chemistry of high polymers||Polymer Characterization|
|Synthesis and properties||Polymer blends and composites|
|Polymer Technology||Polymer rheology|
|Polymer processing||Polymer testing|
|XE-G (Food Technology Syllabus)|
|Food Chemistry and Nutrition||Food Microbiology|
|Food Products Technology||Food Engineering|
|XL-P (Chemistry Syllabus)|
|Atomic Structure and Periodicity||Structure and Bonding|
|s, p and d Block Elements||Chemical Equilibria|
|Thermodynamics||Structure-Reactivity Correlations and Organic Reaction Mechanisms|
|XL-R (Botany Syllabus)|
|Plant Systematics||Plant Anatomy|
|Morphogenesis & Development||Physiology and Biochemistry|
|Genetics||Plant Breeding and Genetic Modification|
|Economic Botany||Plant Pathology|
|Ecology and Environment||–|
|XL-S (Microbiology Syllabus)|
|Historical Perspective||Methods in Microbiology|
|Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity||Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function|
|Microbial Growth||Control of Micro-organisms|
|Microbial Metabolism||Microbial Diseases and Host-Pathogen Interaction|
|XL-T (Zoology Syllabus)|
|Evolution||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology|
|Cell Biology||Gene expression in Eukaryotes|
|Animal Anatomy and Physiology||Parasitology and Immunology|
|XH-B1 (Reasoning and Comprehension) (New)|
|Analytical reasoning||Logical reasoning|
|XH-C1 (Economics) (New)|
|Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics||Microeconomics|
|Public Economics||Development Economics|
|XH-C3 (Linguistics) (New)|
|Areal Typology, Universals, Cross-linguistic Features||Language and Linguistics|
|Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis||Historical Linguistics|
|Sociolinguistics||Methods of analysis|
|XH-C4 (Philosophy) (New)|
|Classical Indian Philosophy||Contemporary Indian Philosophy|
|Classical and Modern Western Philosophy||Contemporary Western Philosophy|
|XH-C5 (Psychology) (New)|
|Perception, Learning, Memory, and Forgetting||Cognition: Thinking, Intelligence, and Language|
|Research Methods and Statistics||Psychometrics|
|The biological and evolutionary basis of behavior||Personality|
|Applications of Psychology||Motivation, Emotion, and Stress and Coping|
|Social psychology||Development across the life span|
|XH-C6 (Sociology) (New)|
|Family, Marriage, and Kinship||Sociological Theory|
|Research Methodology and Methods||Sociological Concepts|
|Agrarian Sociology and Rural Transformation||Indian Society / Sociology of India|
|Social Movements||Sociology of Development|
GATE 2024 Syllabus FAQs
Is GATE 2024 syllabus out?
The GATE Syllabus 2024 will be released soon, along with other notifications pertaining to the GATE exam dates and more on the official website.
Is GATE syllabus changes every year?
GATE Exam Pattern and Syllabus is almost the same every year.
Who will set GATE 2024 paper?
GATE 2024 will be a computer-based test (CBT) which is being organized by the IISc, Bangalore.
What is Benefits of passing GATE exam?
A good GATE score is helpful for getting admission in to IITs, IISC, IIITs, NITs and many other renowned institutions.
GATE qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations like DRDO, BARC, ISRO etc.
What are the types for questions asked in GATE 2024?
GATE Question Paper 2024 consists of three types of questions- MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MSQs (Multiple Select Questions) and NATs (Numerical Answer Type).
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