GATE 2017 Syllabus: Go Through Syllabus at www.gate.iitr.ernet.in

By | October 21, 2016

GATE 2017 SyllabusGATE 2017 Syllabus: Next year the GATE examination will be conducted by IIT Roorkee on 4, 5, 11 and 12 February 2017. The GATE 2017 examination syllabus is based on the subjects studied in the qualifying examination. The examination conducting body has released the GATE 2017 syllabus on its official website for all the 23 papers and also for the General Aptitude (GA) paper. Candidates can also download the syllabus from the link given below. To know more about the GATE 2017 syllabus, continue reading the article below.

GATE 2017 Syllabus- Download Here 

Aspiring candidates with the help of the GATE 2017 syllabus will be able to prepare better for the GATE 2017. Therefore, it is advisable for the candidates to study the GATE 2017 syllabus for the paper for which they are appearing for.

GATE 2017 Syllabus Key Points

  • The exam conducting body generally designs the GATE syllabus in a way to evaluate the candidates concept of the subject and their problem-solving ability.
  • Further, With the help of GATE syllabus,  the candidates are tested for their time management and aptitude skill.
  • It is advisable for the candidates to go thoroughly through the syllabus of their particular paper and should leave out the topics not covered in GATE syllabus.
  • The candidates should practice previous year question paper and mock test question paper.
  • In order to prepare for the GATE 2017 examination, candidates should pick up and study from those books which cover all the topics present in the GATE 2017 syllabus. For specific topics, candidates should refer the specialised books of Indian/Foreign authors.

GATE 2017 Syllabus for General Aptitude (GA)

This section will be common to all the papers. The  General Aptitude test will consist of

  • Verbal Ability: English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.
  • Numerical Ability: Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.

GATE 2017 Syllabus

We have provided below the abridged version of the syllabus for the candidates preparing for the GATE 2017. You can download the full syllabus from the link given above.

Paper Syllabus
Aerospace Engineering  Flight Mechanics, Engineering Mathematics, Space Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Structures, Propulsion
Agricultural Engineering Engineering Mathematics, Farm Machinery, Farm Power,Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Agricultural Processing Engineering, Dairy and Food Engineering
Architecture and Planning 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
Biotechnology Engineering Mathematics, General Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering and Process Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering 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, Chemical Technology
Chemistry Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
Civil Engineering Engineering Mathematics, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geomatics Engineering
Computer Science and Information Technology Engineering Mathematics, Digital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Databases, Computer Networks
Ecology and Evolution Ecology, Evolution, Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology, Behavioural Ecology
Electrical Engineering Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits, Electromagnetic Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Analog and Digital Electronics, Power Electronics
Electronics and Communications Engineering Mathematics, Networks, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, Control systems, Communications, Electromagnetics
Geology and Geophysics Geology, Geophysics
Instrumentation Engineering Electrical Circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics, Measurements, Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation, Communication and Optical Instrumentation
Mathematics Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Ordinary Differential Equations, Algebra, Functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Topology, Probability and Statistics
Mechanical Engineering Engineering Mathematics, Applied Mechanics and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Extractive Metallurgy, Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Manufacturing Processes
Mining Engineering Mine Development and Surveying, Geomechanics and Ground Control, Mining Methods and Machinery, Surface Environment, Mine Ventilation, and Underground Hazards, Mine Economics, Mine Planning, Systems Engineering
Petroleum Engineering Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential equations, Complex variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Petroleum Exploration, Oil and Gas Well Drilling Technology, Reservoir Engineering, Petroleum Production Operations, Offshore Drilling and Production Practices,Petroleum Formation Evaluation,Oil and Gas Well Testing,Health Safety and Environment in Petroleum Industry, Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques, Latest trends in Petroleum Engineering.
Physics Mathematical Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics,Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Solid State Physics & Electronics,Nuclear and Particle Physics.
Production and Industrial Engineering Engineering Mathematics, General Engineering, Manufacturing Processes I, Manufacturing Processes II, Quality and Reliability, Industrial Engineering, Operations research and Operations management.
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Textile Fibers, Yarn manufacture, Yarn structure and Properties, Fabric manufacture, Structure and Properties, Textile Testing, Chemical processing,
XE-A (Compulsory for all XE candidates) Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra, Calculus, Vector Calculus, Complex variables, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods.
XE-B Fluid Mechanics Flow and Fluid Properties, Kinematics, Integral analysis, Differential Analysis, Inviscid flows, Dimensional analysis, Internal flows, Prandtl boundary layer equations,
XE-C Materials Science Processing of Materials, Characterisation Techniques, Structure and Imperfections, Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Properties of Materials, Material types, Environmental Degradation, Elements of Quantum Mechanics and Mathematics.
XE-D Solid Mechanics Equivalent force systems, Stresses and strains, Axial, shear and bending moment diagrams, Free vibration of single degree of freedom systems.
XE-E Thermodynamics Basic Concepts, First Law of Thermodynamics, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Properties of Pure Substances, Thermodynamic Relations, Thermodynamic Cycles, Ideal Gas Mixtures
XE-F Polymer Science and Engineering 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 Food Chemistry and Nutrition, Food Microbiology, Food Products Technology, Food Engineering.
XE-H Atmospheric & Ocean Science Atmospheric Science, Ocean Sciences

GATE 2017 Exam Pattern

Paper Code General
Aptitude
(GA)
Marks
Subject
Marks
Total
Marks
Total
Time
AE, AR, AG,
BT, CE, CH,
CS, CY, EC,
EE, EY, GG,
IN, MA, ME,
MN, MT, PE,
PH, PI, TF
15 85 100 3 Hours
XE 15 15+2×35 100 3 Hours
XL 15 25+2×35 100 3 Hours

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