Engg. Entrance Exams

GATE Entrance Exam

gate exam - Gate Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

What is GATE?

GATE is the only all-India level exam to get admission into IISc or IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee for admissions in various Master level engineering courses.
Most public sector companies use GATE score for the recruitment of engineers in their organizations.
The GATE examination is conducted every year on behalf of the National Coordination Board, GATE, Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

  • GATE will be conduct by IIT Bombay
  • 15 subject paper will conduct online. These subjects are: AE, AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CY, GG, MA, MN, MT, PH, TF, XE, and XL.
  • Application process will be fully online.
  • Admit card will available online only.
  • Only black ink ballpoint pen allowed for offline exam.

Related: GATE Computer Science (CS) sample Paper

GATE Eligibility:

  • B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch : 4th year or Completed
  • MSc./M.A./MCA: Final year or Completed
  • Int. M.E./M.Tech or DD (after 10+2 or Diploma): 4th/5th Year or
    Completed
  • Int. M.E/M.Tech (Post BSc): 2nd/3rd/4th year or Completed
  • Professional Society Examinations ( equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch): Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses

Related: GATE (EC) sample Paper

GATE Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Time: 3 hours
  • Total Questions: 65 questions
  • Maximum Marks: 100 marks.
  • GATE Exam Pattern: 10 questions carrying 15 marks will be from General Aptitude (GA). Remaining 55 questions will be from syllabus.

Types of Questions:

  1. Multiple choice questions
  2. Common data questions
  3. Linked answer questions
  4. Numerical answer questions

Related: GATE (ME) sample Paper

GATE Syllabus:

General Aptitude (GA) Syllabus:

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.

Click on paper name for syllabus:

GATE Exam Centres :

IIS Banglore (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Ananthapur, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Mahabubnagar, Secunderabad, Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Davangere, Hassan, Hubli, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Surathkal, Alappuzha (Aleppy), Chengannur, Kanjirappally, Kannur, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur
  • Online Exam Centres: Ananthapur, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Secunderabad, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Davengere, Hassan, Hubli, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Surathkal, Kanjirappally, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam,Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur

IIT Bombay (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Goa, Ahmedabad, Mahesana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Gulbarga, Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Bhusawal, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Lonavala, Loni, Mumbai (Central Line), Mumbai (Western Line), Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Pune (City), Pune (Pimpri Chinchwad), Sangli, Satara, Shegaon, Solapur, Thane, Wardha
  • Online Exam Centres: Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Gulbarga, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai (Central Line), Mumbai (Western Line), Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune (City), Pune (Pimpri Chinchwad), Sangli, Solapur, Thane

IIT Delhi (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Delhi Central, Delhi East, Delhi North, Delhi South, Delhi West, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Indore, Ujjain, Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Mathura
  • Online Exam Centres: Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Indore, Ujjain, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Mathura

IIT Guwahati (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Itanagar, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Bhagalpur, Patna, Dhanbad, Imphal, Gangtok, Agartala, Asansol, Durgapur, Kalyani, Siliguri
  • Online Exam Centres: Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Patna, Dhanbad, Imphal, Agartala, Asansol, Durgapur, Kalyani, Siliguri

Related: Free GATE Sample papers

IIS Kanpur (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Saugar (Sagar, MP), Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi
  • Online Exam Centres: Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi

IIT Kharagpur (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Bhimavaram, Eluru, Kakinada, Machilipatnam, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bilaspur, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata
  • Online Exam Centres: Kakinada, Vijayawada,Visakhapatnam, Bilaspur, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Kharagpur, Greater Kolkata (North), Greater Kolkata (South)

IIT Madras (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Bapatla, Chittoor, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kothagudem, Manchiryal, Nalgonda, Nellore, Ongole, Tenali, Tirupati, Warangal, Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Puducherry, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore
  • Online Exam Centres: Bapatla, Guntur, Kadapa, Nellore, Tirupati, Warangal, Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Puducherry, Chennai, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli,
    Tirunelveli, Vellore

IIS Roorkee (Zone):

  • Offline Exam Centres: Hamirpur, Shimla, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Yamunanagar, Jammu, Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bijnor, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee, Srinagar
  • Online Exam Centres: Hisar, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Patiala, Bijnor, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

For more information on gate you can visit IIT’s and IISc Official sites:

  • gate.iisc.ernet.in
  • gateapp.iitb.ac.in
  • gate.iitd.ac.in/GATE
  • www.iitg.ernet.in/gate
  • www.iitk.ac.in/gate
  • gate.iitkgp.ac.in
  • gate.iitm.ac.in
  • www.iitr.ac.in/gate
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