GATE 2018-Online Application,Exam Pattern And Syllabus

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.The GATE committee,which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones.
Organizing Institute for GATE 2018-IIT Guwahati

Importance of GATE 2018-Here we are providing importance of Gate 2018,Why should a BE/B.Tech graduate choose GATE 2018

  1. M.Tech – Campus placements in National and
    International private or public companies
  2. Candidates on qualifying GATE, get a financial aid of 8000/- pm in the form of UGC scholarship.
  3. Several reputed PSUs and research organizations recruits on basis of GATE Score. i.e. IOCL, NTPC, BHEL, PGCIL, BARC etc.
  4. Teaching: Professor, Asst. Professor at IITs, NITs, reputed educational institutes etc.
  5. Junior Research Fellow: ISRO, DRDO, BARC, CSIR, IITs etc.
  6. Senior Research Fellow: ISRO, DRDO, BARC, CSIR, IITs etc.
  7. Junior Research Associates/ Senior Project Associates
  8. Scientists “C” grade jobs
  9. Career in Research & Development
  10. Technical value addition
  11. Expertise in subject/domain specialization
Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018 (No age limit)
Qualifying Degree
Qualifying Degree/ Examination
Degree Status
Year of qualification not later
B.E./ B.Tech.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/
Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/
Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs
Currently in the final year or
already completed

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

No. of
Marks Per
General Aptitude
1 to 5
 5-10  5  2  10
1 to 25
26 to 55
Total Questions : 65
Total Marks : 100
Total Duration : 3 hours
Technical Section :
 70 marks
General Aptitude: 15 marks
Engineering Mathematics :
15 marks
25 marks to 40 marks will allotted to Numeric Answer Type
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
These questions are objective in nature and each question will have choice of four answers,out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer. Each question carries 1 or 2 marks questions in all the sections.
Numerical Answer Questions
There will be no choices available for these types of questions. A Numeric Answer question carries 1 or 2 marks questions in all sections. The answer for these questions is a real number to be mentered by using mouse and virtual keypad displayed on the monitor. No negative marking for these questions.
Negative Marking
Questions Type
Negative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
1 mark
2 marks
Numerical Answer Questions
1 mark
2 marks

Syllabus GATE 2018-Here we are providing official syllabus PDF for each branch separately,Candidate should download according to theirs branch

General Aptitude (GA) : Common in all papers 

CE: Civil Engineering

CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology 

EC: Electronics and Communication Engg. 

EE: Electrical Engineering 

IN: Instrumentation Engineering 

ME: Mechanical Engineering 
Important Dates

Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrollment,
Application Filling, Application Submission
01, 2017 (Friday)
Last Date for Submission of Online
Application through Website
05, 2017 (Thursday)
Last Date for Request for Change
in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login
17, 2017 (Friday)
Availability of Admit Card on the
Online Application Interface for printing
05, 2018 (Friday)
GATE 2018 Online Examination Dates
03, 04, 10 & 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Announcement of Results on the
Online Application Website
17, 2018 (Saturday)
How to prepare for GATE 2018?
  1. GATE examination consists only of multiple and numerical answer type questions, hence only correct answer fetches marks.
  2. Practice previous year question papers and analyze the weak topics and concentrate more on those topics. Candidates must try to solve the papers in a given time limit to obtain an idea as to how many questions are solved within the allotted time.
  3. Impart equal emphasis on both theory and numerical problems.
  4. Browse through the GATE syllabus for topics allotted more weightage and prepare them.
  5. Group Study is an effective way to brush up knowledge about technical topics with fellow partners and also helps to explore new techniques and methods to better understand the topics.
  6. Do not make wild guess as there is negative marking associated with the questions.
  7. Prepare the list of important definitions, equations,derivations, theorems, laws in every subject.
  8. Pay more attention while attempting linked and common data questions.

Important Subject –Here we are providing important subject for each branch according to priority wise based on previous years GATE exam analysis.

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  1. VLSI Design Tool Technology
  2. Integrated Electronics & Circuits
  3. Micro Electronics
  4. Microwave Engineering
  5. Communication Engg
  6. Telecommunication Technology & Management
  7. Optoelectronic & Optical Communication
  8. Nanotechnology
  9. Digital Signal Processing
  10. Control & Automation
Electrical Engineering
  1. Power Electronics
  2. Machines & Drives
  3. Power Systems
  4. Control & Automation
  5. Digital Signal Processing
  6. Instrumentation Technology
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design
  2. Thermal Engineering
  3. Manufacturing Science & Engineering
  4. Production Engineering
  5. Industrial Engineering
  6. Material Science & management
Civil Engineering
  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Geo technical Engineering
  3. Construction Engineering &Management
  4. Transportation Engineering
  5. Environmental Engineering
  6. Earthquake Engineering
  7. Water Resources Engineering
  8. Rock Engineering & Underground Structure
Computer Science and Engineering
& Information Technology

  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Information Security
  4. Software Engineering
  5. Distributed Computing
  6. Image Processing
  7. Computer Systems and Hardware
  8. Database and Information Systems
  9. Programming languages
  10. Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  11. Artificial Intelligence
  12. Advanced Computing
GATE Last 20-30 Years Questions Papers And Answer Key-We will be upload for all branch GATE last 20-30 years questions papers shortly ,so please visit  us regularly.
GATE 2018 Online Application Start
Gate Previous Year(2009-2016) Question Papers All Branch(ECE,EE,CE,CS&IT,ME,IN) Free Download


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