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GATE Syllabus 2023 (Released) - Download Syllabus PDF for CSE, ME, CE, EE

Updated By Puja Ravi on 17 Mar, 2023 13:56

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GATE 2023 Syllabus

GATE 2023 was conducted for 29 papers, and IIT Kanpur has officially released the GATE syllabus PDF for all the papers. Students appearing for the exam must check the syllabus and exam pattern before starting the preparation. The PDF of the GATE syllabus for all papers can be downloaded on this page. We have also provided the subject-wise weightage for different papers for the GATE exam. The syllabus consists of all the topics that candidates must prepare. Conducted on a national level, GATE is a postgraduate engineering exam. Before appearing for the exam, candidates must check the syllabus thoroughly. In order to successfully clear the entrance exam, candidates must focus on studying the topics mentioned in the syllabus. GATE 2023 Examination was held as per schedule on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2023.

PDF Download of GATE 2023 Syllabus (All Papers)

The table below contains the detailed syllabus of GATE 2023 in PDF format which the applicants must refer to before they figure out how to prepare for GATE 2023:

Paper CodeName of the PaperPDF Download Link
AEAerospace EngineeringClick here
AGAgriculture EngineeringClick here
ARArchitecture & PlanningClick here
BMBiomedical EngineeringClick here
BTBiotechnologyClick here
CECivil EngineeringClick here
CSComputer Science & Information TechnologyClick here
CHChemical EngineeringClick here
CYChemistryClick here
ECElectronics & Communication EngineeringClick here
EEElectrical EngineeringClick here
ESEnvironmental Science & EngineeringClick here
EYEcology & EvolutionClick here
GEGeomatics EngineeringClick here
GGGeology & GeophysicsClick here
INInstrumentation EngineeringClick here
MAMathematicsClick here
MEMechanical EngineeringClick here
MNMining EngineeringClick here
MTMetallurgical EngineeringClick here
NMNaval Architecture & Marine EngineeringClick here
PEPetroleum EngineeringClick here
PHPhysicsClick here
PIProduction & Industrial EngineeringClick here
STStatisticsClick here
TFTextile EngineeringClick here
XEEngineering SciencesClick here
XHHumanities & Social SciencesClick here
XLLife SciencesClick here

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Note: GATE Examinations happening as per schedule.

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GATE Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern of GATE 2023 exam has been announced by IIT Kanpur on its official website. Candidates preparing for GATE 2023 must be aware of the exam pattern of GATE as it gives a detailed insight into the kind of questions asked in the exam, mode of examination, marks allotted to each question, total number of questions, total marks, the time duration in the entrance examination, negative marking etc.

GATE 2023 Preparation Strategy

GATE is a highly competitive exam for which lakhs of candidates appear every year. It is not only a gateway for students to pursue post-graduate courses in some of the top engineering colleges but also a medium to land lucrative PSU jobs. With a few months left for the GATE 2023 exam, candidates should have a sound preparation strategy of GATE 2023 in hand to be ahead in the competition.  

GATE Mock Test 2023

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur will release the mock test of GATE 2023 on its official website for the candidates who are going to appear for GATE 2023 exam. Since the mock test papers are based on the exact question paper pattern of the main examination, it will help candidates to increase their efficiency and time management skills along with boosting their confidence. 

GATE 2023 Best Books

Candidates who are preparing for GATE exam 2023 must look out for the GATE 2023 best books that not just cover a particular section of the exam but include all the other sections as well. Since there are plenty of books available in the market for GATE 2023 preparation, it becomes imperative to select the correct study materials for the exam.

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FAQs about GATE Syllabus

Is the GATE 2023 syllabus released officially?

Yes, IIT Kanpur has released the revised GATE syllabus 2023 on its official website. Candidates in order to know the syllabus of GATE 2023 are required to visit the official website 

Are there any changes in the GATE Sylllabus 2023?

No, there are no changes done in the syllabus of GATE 2023.

I am from the ECE department. Can you help me out with some of the best books for the Analog Circuit topic?

Some of the best books that can be referred to for preparing the topic Analog Circuit in Electronics and Communication Engineering are listed below.

  1. Analog Electronics, Electronics devices, and circuits – Donald A Neaman
  2. Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Robert L Boylestad & Nashelsky
  3. Microelectronics Circuits by Sedra & Smith
  4. Pulse and Digital Electronics by Millman and Taub

How is the division of the GATE 2023 syllabus made?

The syllabus of GATE 2023 can be done into two categories- General Aptitude (GA) and Core Discipline. 15% of marks of the syllabus are dedicated to General Aptitude (GA) and 85% of marks weightage is for topics from Core Discipline. 

How can I prepare for GATE 2023?

Candidates in order to prepare for GATE 2023 are required to follow the following:

  1. Start early with the syllabus
  2. Know the syllabus and exam pattern of GATE 2023
  3. Prepare a Timetable
  4. Refer to the correct study materials from authorized sources
  5. Preparation of Notes
  6. Revise the topics covered
  7. Excelling in time management skill
  8. Stay healthy

Where can I download GATE syllabus PDF?

You can download the PDF of GATE syllabus through this page directly.

Does the syllabus of GATE change every year?

The organizing institute of GATE releases a new PDF of syllabus eery year. Candidates are advised to check latest PDF so that he/she is updated with the revised syllabus. 

Is it important to revise all chapters mentioned in GATE syllabus?

It is important to prepare full syllabus of GATE as every chapter will have questions in the entrance exam. 

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Dear Student,

A Diploma in Engineering student cannot apply for GATE exam as the minimum eligibility for GATE exam is to hold a Bachelor's degree.

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The minimum GATE score required for M.Tech in Civil Engineering is 26-30 for General Category, 24-28 for OBC and 16-20 for SC/ ST. However, the cutoff varies for different institutes and colleges. You can check GATE cutoff to learn about the cutoff marks for different institutes for GATE Civil Engineering.

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