GATE Syllabus 2021: Understanding the syllabus is the first step in the preparation process. The exam conducting authorities release the GATE Paper-wise syllabus online. Candidates can access the syllabus and use it to study for the exam. Every paper has a different syllabus. Hence, check the syllabus for the concerned paper.

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It is important to know the entire syllabus of GATE Paper to begin the preparation. In this article, we will take you through the GATE paper-wise syllabus pdf. Therefore, keep on reading the article.

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GATE Paper-Wise Syllabus PDF 2021

Candidates can download the paper-wise syllabus from the table. PDF of IN GATE Syllabus, GATE Syllabus CSE, and GATE syllabus for ECE are given below. In order to boost the preparation, candidates must solve the GATE Question Papers.

Paper NameDownload Link
General Aptitude (Common for all candidates)Click here
Aerospace Engineering (AE)Click here
Agricultural Engineering (AG)Click here
Architecture and Planning (AR)Click here
Biotechnology (BT)Click here
Civil Engineering (CE)Click here
Chemical Engineering (CH)Click here
Computer Science (CS) & Information Technology (IT)Click here
Chemistry (CY)Click here
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Click here
Electrical Engineering (EE)Click here
Ecology and Evolution (EY)Click here
Geology and GeoPhysics (GG)Click here
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)Click here
Mathematics (MA)Click here
Mechanical Engineering (ME)Click here
Mining Engineering (MN)Click here
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)Click here
Petroleum Engineering (PE)Click here
Physics (PH)Click here
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)Click here
Textile Engineering & Fibre Science (TF)Click here
StatisticsClick here
Bio-Medical Engineering (BM)Click here
Engineering Sciences Syllabus (XE) – Any 2 optional sections
Engineering Mathematics (XE A)- Compulsory partClick here
Fluid Mechanics (XE B)Click here
Material Science (XE C)Click here
Solid Mechanics (XE D)Click here
Thermodynamics (XE E)Click here
Polymer Science & Engineering (XE F)Click here
Food Technology (XE G)Click here
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (XE H)Click here
Life Sciences (XL) – Any 2 optional sections
Chemistry (XL P) – CompulsoryClick here
Biochemistry (XL Q)Click here
Botany (XL R)Click here
Microbiology (XL S)Click here
Zoology (XL T)Click here
Food Technology (XL U)Click here

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GATE Recommended Books for Computer Science Engineering

Those who are going to appear for CSE Paper can take a look at the recommended books.

  • Engineering Mathematics: Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig & Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications by Kenneth Rosen
  • Digital Logic: S. Arivazhagan Digital Design by Morris Mano & Digital Electronics by S. Salivahanan
  • Programming & Data Structures: The C Programming language by Dennis Richie & Classic Data Structures by Debasis Samanta
  • Computer Organization & Architecture: Computer Organization and Embedded systems by Carl Hamacher & Computer Architecture – A Quantitative Approach by Hennessy and Patterson
  • Theory of Computation: An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata by Peter Linz
  • Algorithms: Data Structures & Algorithms by R.S. Salaria & Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen
  • Compiler Design: Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools by Aho & Ullman & Compiler Design in C by Allen I Holub
  • Databases: Normalization and indexing by Shamkant B. Navathe & Database System Concepts by Henry. F. Korth
  • Operating System: Operating System Concepts by Galvin & Operating Systems by Stallings

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GATE Books for Mechanical Engineering

  • Design of Machine Elements: Machine design – V.B. Bhandari
  • Fluid Mechanics: Fluid & Hydraulics- Modi and Seth & Fluid Mechanics by R K Bansal
  • Engineering Mechanics: Engineering Mechanics by Beer and Johnston, Engineering Mechanics by Bhavikatti. and Engineering Mechanics by R K Rajput
  • Industrial Engineering: Industrial Engineering by O P Khanna, Buffa and Sarin
  • Heat Transfer: Heat and Mass Transfer by J P Hollman and R C Sachdeva & Heat Transfer by Cengel and Holman
  • Industrial Engineering: Industrial Engineering by O P Khanna, Buffa and Sarin
  • Manufacturing Engineering: Production Technology: Manufacturing Processes, Technology and Automation by R.K. Jain
  • Strength of Materials: B.C Unamia, Sadhu Singh, Ramamrutham & Strength of Materials – Gere & Timoshenko
  • Thermal Science: Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K. Nag
  • Thermodynamics: Thermodynamics by Cengel & Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K Nag and Rajput
  • Vibrations: Mechanical Vibration by Grover
  • Theory of Machines: Theory of Machines by Ratan

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GATE Books for Instrumentation Engineering

  • Mathematics: Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig
  • Analog Electronics: GATE – Electronics & Communication by R K Kanodia and Fundamentals of Microelectronics by Behzad Razavi
  • Network Theory: Engineering Circuit Analysis by Steven M. Durbin, Jack E. Kemmerly , William H. Hayt
  • Signals and Systems: HSU Signals & Systems by Alan V. Oppenheim & Signals And Systems (Schaum’s Outline Series) by HP
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements: A Course In Electrical And Electronic Measurements And Instrumentation by A K Sawhney
  • Communication Systems: Modern Digital and Analog Communication System by B P Lathi
  • Process Control: Process Control: Modeling, Design, And Simulation by B. Wayne Bequette
  • Control System: Automatic Control Systems by B.C Kuo
  • Transducers: Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation by Arun K Ghosh

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GATE Books for Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics: Advanced Engineering Mathematics by E.Kreyszig
  • Signal and systems: Signals and Systems by Nagoor Kani & Signals and Systems by Oppenheim & Wilsky
  • Networks: Engineering Circuit Analysis by Hayt & Kemmerly
  • Power system: Power Systems by JB Gupta & CL Wadhwa & Power Systems Engineering by Nagrath & Kothari
  • Electrical Machine: Electrical Machinery by P.S. Bimbhra
  • Control system: Control Systems Engineering by Nagrath & Gopal
  • Power Electronics: Power Electronics by P.S.Bimbhra & Power Electronics by MH Rashid
  • Analog: Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Boylestad
  • Measurement: Electrical and Electronic Measurement & Instrumentation by AK Sawhney
  • Electro Magnetics: Engineering Electromagnetics by William H.Hayt & Elements of Electromagnetics by Mathew N. O. Sadiku
  • Digital Circuits: Digital Design by M.Morris Mano
  • Circuit analysis: Transient Analysis Of Electric Power Circuits by Arieh L Shenkmann & Chakrabarti

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