GATE Syllabus 2018

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Grasp Latest GATE Syllabus for all 23 papers from this page. Get detailed GATE Syllabus of all papers here. To score well in GATE in the first attempt, you should know the GATE Syllabus clearly. Here Subject wise as well as Topic wise GATE Syllabus is granted clearly. Frequently check this page to know the new updates on GATE Syllabus.

GATE Syllabus - Overview

GATE 2018 exam for all 23 papers is going to be conducted by IIT Guwahati on February 3 & 4 and February 10 & 11, 2018. Candidates can apply and appear for only one of the 23 papers appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree. Each Paper comprises questions from 2 main sections namely, (i) General Aptitude and (ii) Technical (along with Engineering Mathematics for certain papers).
General Aptitude (GA) is a mandatory section and common for all the GATE papers. Grab detailed syllabus of General Aptitude (GA) section from this article. Syllabus of another mandatory section i.e., Engineering Mathematics for all papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, is granted clearly in this article. Detailed GATE Syllabus of all sections in Engineering Sciences (XE) and Life Sciences (XL) papers are presented in this article.

Detailed GATE Syllabus of all 23 papers

You can download the latest GATE syllabus for each of the 23 GATE papers by clicking on the corresponding paper provided in the following table.
S. No GATE Syllabus Paper Code
  General Aptitude - Mandatory, common section to all papers GA
1 Aerospace Engineering AE
2 Agricultural Engineering AG
3 Architecture and Planning AR
4 Biotechnology BT
5 Civil Engineering CE
6 Chemical Engineering CH
7 Computer Science and
Information Technology
8 Chemistry CY
9 Electronics and
Communication Engineering
10 Electrical Engineering EE
11 Ecology and Evolution EY
12 Geology and Geophysics GG
13 Instrumentation
14 Mathematics MA
15 Mechanical Engineering ME
16 Mining Engineering MN
17 Metallurgical Engineering MT
18 Petroleum Engineering PE
19 Physics PH
20 Production and Industrial
21 Textile Engineering and
Fiber Science
22 Engineering Sciences XE
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A
Fluid Mechanics B
Materials Science C
Solid Mechanics D
Thermodynamics E
Polymer Science and Engineering F
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H
23 Life Sciences XL
Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Biochemistry Q
Botany R
Microbiology S
Zoology T
Food Technology U
In the above table, Engineering Sciences (XE) and Life Sciences (XL) papers are of general nature and will comprise of Sections mentioned above. Candidate those who appearing in the XE paper has to answer Engineering Mathematics Section (which is compulsory) and any two of remaining XE sections B to H. Candidate those who appearing in the XL paper has to answer Chemistry Section (section P - which is compulsory) and any two of remaining XL sections Q to U.

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GATE 2018 - Overview of Exam Pattern

ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) is conducted for all 23 papers in GATE Examination. GATE examination comprises of a single paper of 65 questions carrying 100 marks in total. Total time duration for the entire GATE exam is 3 hrs (90 mins). Get the detailed GATE Exam pattern for all branches now.

Types of Questions asked in GATE 2018

The online examination of each GATE paper will contain two types of questions:-
1) Numerical Answer Type Questions:- There are some Numerical Answer type questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad.
2) Rest of the questions shall be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type. For these type of questions, you have to choose the answer from the given choices.

Negative Marking in GATE 2018 Exam

For 1-mark Multiple-Choice questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Similarly,  for 2-mark Multiple-Choice questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is NO negative marking for numerical answer type questions.

Result of GATE 2018 Exam

GATE result for 2018 will be announced on March 17, 2018 (Saturday). GATE score is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of the results.

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