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Most Important Topics to Score 65+ Marks in GATE Civil Engineering 2023

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: February 24, 2022 10:51 am IST | GATE

It is important for the aspirant to have an idea of the important topics for GATE 2023 Civil Engineering in order to score 65+ marks. Check the list of important topics for GATE 2023 Civil Engineering here!

Most Important Topics to Score 65+ Marks in GATE Civil Engineering

Are you preparing for GATE 2023? Do you want to achieve a GATE score of 65 or more? GATE is one of the toughest entrance exams in India with very high competition. Hence, it is essential for the candidates to acquire an effective preparation strategy in order to score a good score. If the students manage to score 65+ marks in GATE 2023, they can land up on some of the most prestigious colleges for admission. Often students fail to score good marks in the exam due to lack of strategy and last-minute stress. But if the students implement the required planning & strategy, they can easily score well in the exam. One of the effective strategies for GATE 2023 preparation is to go through the important topics. Focusing & prioritizing the GATE 2023 important topics will help the candidates easily score 65+ marks in the GATE Civil Engineering exam.

The following article will list the important topics for GATE 2023 Civil Engineering which will help the candidates score 65+ marks in the exam.

Major Subject (Most Important)

Minor Subjects

  • Strength of Material 

  • Structural Analysis 

  • Reinforced Cement Concrete 

  • Soil Mechanics 

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Highway Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Aptitude

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Surveying

  • Hydrology

  • Irrigation

  • Steel Structures

  • Railway & Airport Engineering

  • CPM- PERT

  • Building Materials

Important Topics for GATE Civil Engineering 2023

Candidates preparing for the GATE Civil Engineering 2023 exam should thoroughly examine all subjects and make a list of all major and minor topics, and schedule their preparation accordingly.

Subject Name

Major Topics

Minor Topics

Strength of Material

  • Strength of Material

  • SFD & BMD

  • Deflection of Beams

  • Transformation of Stress & Strain

  • Columns

  • Shear Stress in Beam

  • Torsion

  • Combined Stress

  • Bending Stress

  • Shear Centre

  • Theory of Failure

Structural Analysis

  • Indeterminacy

  • Analysis of Determinate Truss

  • MDM & SDM

  • ILD

  • Force Method of Analysis

  • Arches

  • Matrix Method

Reinforced Cement Concrete

  • IS 456 - 2000 codal Provision

  • LSM & WSM of Flexure

  • Design of Column

  • Prestress Concrete

  • Shear Design

  • Design of Bond

  • Design of Torsion

  • Design of Slab

  • Anchorage

Soil Mechanics

  • Soil Water Relationship & Classification

  • Effective Stress, Capillarity Permeability

  • Seepage through Soil

  • Consolidation

  • Shear Strenght of Soil

  • Earth Pressure & Stability of Slope

  • Shallow Foundation

  • Deep foundation

  • Well Hydraulics

  • Clay Mineral & Soil Structure

  • Compaction

  • Vertical Stress

  • Soil Exploration & Expansive Soil

Fluid Mechanics

  • Fluid Kinematics

  • Fluid Properties

  • Fluid Dynamic

  • Dimension Analysis

  • Pipe Flow

  • Open Channel Flow

  • Laminar Flow

  • Fluid Statics

  • Turbulent Flow

  • Boundary Layers

  • Drag & Lift

  • Buoyancy & Floatation

Environmental Engineering

  • Raw Water Quality Parameter

  • WTP- Sedimentation, Filtration, Disinfection, Coagulation

  • Quality parameter of Sewage

  • STP- ASP, TF, Oxidation Pond, Sludge Treatment

  • Air Pollution

  • Water Demand

  • Design  of Sewer

  • Disposal of Sewage effluent

Highway Engineering

  • Geometric Design

  • Traffic Engineering

  • Pavement Design

  • Highway Materials & Testing

  • Highway Development & Planning

  • Highway Maintenance

Surveying 

  • Chain Surveying

  • Compass Surveying

  • Traverse Surveying

  • Leveling

  • Tachometer

  • Curves

  • Photogrammetry

  • Plane Table

  • Remote Sensing

  • Theory of Error

  • Field of Astronomy

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Differential Equation

  • Probability

  • Laplace

  • Numerical Methods

  • Complex Variables

Building Materials

  • Cement

  • Concrete

  • Timber

  • Mortar

  • Lime

  • Brick

CPM & PERT 

  • CPM & PERT Networks

  • Updating 

  • Crashing

  • Engineering Equipment

Engineering Mechanics

  • System of Force

  • Friction & Its Application

  • Free Vibration of SDOF

  • Centre of Mass, COG & Centroid

Railway & Airport

  • Geometric Design

  • Runway Design

  • Taxiway Design

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Steel Structures

  • Connections

  • Plastic Analysis

  • Compression Members

  • Tension Members

  • Beams

  • Plate Grider & Ganty Grider

Engineering Hydrology 

  • Precipitation & Infiltration

  • Runoff & Hydrograph

  • Flood Estimation & Routing

  • Steam Flow Mesurement

Irrigation Engineering

  • Crop Water Requirement

  • Gravity Dam

  • Canel Design

  • Seepage Theory

GATE 2023 Civil Engineering Subject-Wise Marks Distribution

The tentative average mark distribution for all major subjects in GATE Civil Engineering 2023 is shown below.

Major Subject

Average Marks

Engineering Mathematics

13 - Marks

Environmental Engineering

12 - Marks

General Aptitude

15 - Marks

Structural Analysis

5 - Marks

Geotechnical Engineering

12 - Marks

Transportation Engineering

7 - Marks

Reinforced Cement Concrete

5 - Marks

Solid Mechanics

7 - Marks

Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics

7 - Marks

Total

83 Marks

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