Syllabus

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GATE Syllabus

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination is to check the understanding and ability of the candidate for admissions to management and engineering programmes. GATE 2022 will cover 29 papers. An applicant is allowed to appear in either one or upto two papers of the GATE. Additionally, candidates should note that they are allowed to select the second paper from the predefined two paper combination list. Candidates can refer to the syllabus given below to prepare for the GATE examination. The list for the syllabus is as follows:
S.No GATE Paper Code
1 Aerospace Engineering  AE
2 Agricultural Engineering AG
3 Architecture and Planning [new pattern] AR
4 Biomedical Engineering BM
5 Biotechnology BT
6 Civil Engineering CE
7 Computer Engineering CH
8 Computer Science and Information Technology CS
9 Chemistry CY
10 Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
11 Electrical Engineering EE
12 Environmental Science and Engineering ES
13 Ecology and Evolution EY
14 Geomatics Engineering [New paper] EY
15 Geology and Geophysics GE
16 Instrumental Engineering IN
17 Mathematics MA
18 Mechanical Engineering ME
19 Mining Engineering MN
20 Metallurgical Engineering MT
21 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering [New paper] NM
22 Petroleum Engineering PE
23 Physics PH
24 Production and Industrial Engineering PI
25 Statistics ST
26 Textile Engineering and Fiber Science TF
27 Engineering Sciences XE
28 Humanities and Social Sciences XH
29 Life Sciences XL
Candidates opting for a TWO subject combination must select a primary choice of paper as their default choice. The second choice of paper has to be chosen from the combinations provided in the Table below. Combinations other than the listed ones are NOT permitted.
Code of the First (Primary) Paper Codes of Papers Allowed as the Second Paper Code of the First (Primary) Paper Codes of Papers Allowed as the Second Paper
AE NM, XE IN BM, EC, EE, PH
AG ES, GE, XL, XE MA CS, GE, PH, ST
AR CE, GE ME AE, CH, NM, PI, XE
BM BT, EC, IN, XL MN GE, GG, XE
BT BM, XL MT PH, XE
CE AE, AR, ES, GE, NM, XE NM AE, CE, XE
CH PE, XE PE CH, GG, XE
CS EC, GE, MA, PH, ST PH EC, GE, GG, IN, MA, MT, ST, XE
CY XE, XL PI ME, MT, XE
EC IN, PH, EE, CS, GE ST MA, PH
EE EC, IN, PH TF XE
ES AG, CE, GE XE AE, AG, CH, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, NM
EY XL XH ST
GE CE, GG, ES, MN XL BM, BT, CY, EY
GG GE, MN, PE, PH, XE * *
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How many papers in total are there for the GATE 2022 examination?

Ans: There are 29 papers for the GATE 2022 examination. 

What is the total marks per paper?

Ans: Every paper is of 100 marks. The General Aptitude section – common for all papers – is of 15 marks ...Read full

Can a candidate appear for 2 papers in GATE?

Ans: A candidate is allowed to write either one...Read full

How much time will it take to complete the GATE Syllabus?

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