GATE Syllabus 2020- IIT GATE Exam Pattern, Paper Wise Syllabus

By | October 23, 2019

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GATE Exam Syllabus 2020: – The Indian Institute of Technology has scheduled the GATE 2020 in February month. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering will be organized from 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th February 2020. To crack the exam and secure good exam scores, aspirants need for the latest GATE Exam preparation tips and study materials. Lots of candidates are participating in the GATE entrance exam for admission to Post Graduate courses (Master’s & Doctoral Programs) in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture departments.

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There are 8 IITs which accepted the GATE Score for admission in UG PG programmes. Therefore candidates make Time Table for well preparing for GATE Entrance Test using GATE Syllabus 2020 & Exam Pattern.

GATE 2020 will be conducted for 24 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th of February 2020. The GATE examination centers are spread in different cities across India, as well as, in six cities outside India. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

GATE Syllabus 2020- IIT Delhi GATE Exam Papers:

The Graduate Aptitude Test in engineering is national level entrance exam conducted by 8 IITs sequentially. Candidates are advised that they must join online test series, mock test to practice for solving paper in given time duration. You must follow the expert guidelines and exam preparation tips, purchases best books and collect other Study materials. We mentioned the complete GATE Exam Pattern and syllabus subject wise and section wise topics.

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The GATE online Exam paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the aspirant using a virtual keypad. Examinees must download GATE Previous years Question paper and solve it to improve the performance and take an idea of what type of GATE paper pattern.

GATE 2020 Papers:

GATE 2020 will be conducted on 24 subjects (papers). Here we are mentioning List of GATE 2020 Papers and Corresponding Codes.

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture and Planning AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Biotechnology BT Mining Engineering MN
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemical Engineering CH Petroleum Engineering PE
Computer Science and Information Technology CS Physics PH
Chemistry CY Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Ecology and Evolution EY Engineering Sciences XE*
Geology and Geophysics GG Life Sciences XL*

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern:

The GATE 2020 exam will be held online through the computer-based test. Candidates have to solve the complete paper in 3 hours. There will total 65 questions will be asked in GATE Exam for maximum 100 marks. The GA (General Aptitude) section is common in all papers. It will contain a total 150 questions for maximum 15 marks (5 Questions of 1 Mark and 5 Questions of 2 marks).

There will be negative marking of 1/3 marks for the questions carrying 1 mark. Likewise, for questions carrying 2 marks, 2/3 marks will be deducted. No negative marking for Numerical Answer Type questions. GATE Syllabus 2020 are descirpbed in details below here

Section Question


No. of


Marks Per




General Aptitude 1 to 5 5 1 5




1 to 25 25 1 25
26 to 55 30 2 60
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 be allotted for Numeric Answer Type Questions

Paper Wise GATE Syllabi

GATE 2020 Syllabus:

Technical section: – You have to prepare for your respective subject which you have chosen during filling up the form.

  • Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security
  • Distributed Computing, Image Processing, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems.
  • Artificial Intelligence Database and Information Systems, Programming languages, Advanced Computing.
Branch Subjects
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Telecommunication Technology & Management, Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, Nanotechnology, Digital Signal Processing Control & Automation, Micro Electronics, Microwave Engineering, Communication Engineering, VLSI Design Tool Technology and Integrated Electronics & Circuits.
Electrical Engineering Power Systems, Control & Automation, Power Electronics

Machines & Drives, Digital Signal Processing

Instrumentation Technology.

Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, Software Engineering, Distributed Computing, Image Processing, Computer Systems and Hardware, Database and Information Systems, Programming languages, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Computing
Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Science & Engineering

Production languages, Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design

Thermal Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Material Science & Management.

Civil Engineering Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Water Resources Engineering

Rock Engineering & Underground Structure


This section is consist of mathematical questions, English question as well as some general awareness questions.

Mathematics Profit & loss, Percentage, Averages, Proportions, Ratios, Compound interest, Simple interest, Time distance and work, Time speed and distance etc.

IIT GATE Previous Year Papers:

Our Team is providing direct links to download GATE Old Year papers which help candidates understand the type of questions asked in the exam. These tests will also help to gain a command over all the sections and understand the marking scheme in the question paper. GATE Previous Year Papers are of great help in scoring good marks, as the pattern somewhere remains the same and it also makes you aware of the distribution of scores according to the question.

Previous year Question Papers

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We hope that all competitors will easily check GATE Exam pattern and get Syllabus paper wise. Thanks for visit and download GATE Syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering Syllabus | GATE 2020 Civil {CE} Exam Pattern pdf. Candidates, please share this post on the social networking sites.

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