GATE 2017 syllabus & exam pattern All branches
GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. There are total 22 main branches. GATE is organized the examination for 22 branches. The examination will be Online for all the 22 papers. Lakhs of engineering aspirants will be applied for this test. Below we are providing GATE 2017 examination syllabus and patter to help candidates prepare for the examination.
GATE 2017 syllabus
GATE 2017 syllabus is different according to the respectively branches.So candidates can download their syllabus in PDF format according to their branches from the official web sites of GATE 2017. We are advising to all candidates who will applied in the examination of GATE 2017 that candidates should always start their preparation according to their respective branch syllabus.
General Aptitude (GA) : Common in all papers which are given below:
AE: Aerospace Engineering
PE: Petroleum Engineering
AG: Agricultural Engineering
AR: Architecture and Planning
PI: Production and Industrial Engineering
TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
CE: Civil Engineering
XE -A: Engineering Mathematics
CH: Chemical Engineering
XE-B: Fluid Mechanics
CS: Computer Science and Information Technology
XE-C: Materials Science
XE-D: Solid Mechanics
EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering
EE: Electrical Engineering
XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering
EY: Ecology and Evolution
XE-G: Food Technology
GG: Geology and Geophysics
IN: Instrumentation Engineering
ME: Mechanical Engineering
MN: Mining Engineering
MT: Metallurgical Engineering
Examination pattern for GATE 2017
The GATE 2017 examination will consists of a single paper of 3-hour duration. The examination will contain 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. There will be two types of question that will be asked in GATE 2017 exam.
- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): The MCQ questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each will be asked in all papers. There will be Four choices to given for answer and the candidate has to select the right answer from the given choices . There will be also negative marking for 1 marks question , it will be 1/3rd marks and for 2 marks question, it will be 2/3rd marks.
- Numerical Answer Questions: There will not be any choice to select right answer in this candidates have to write down the numerical value of the answer in the provided box of the examination with the virtual keyboard. But there will not be any negative marking.
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