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An Overview of GATE 2014 Syllabus
Are you planning to start preparing for GATE 2014? If yes, then the first thing to do is to download the GATE 2014 syllabus for your subject, and study it in detail. It would be better if you can mark the topics that are unknown to you, so that you can pay more attention to those during your preparation. Here is an overview of GATE 2014 syllabus, to get you started.
GATE 2014 Syllabus: The General Structure
Broadly, the GATE 2014 Syllabus can be segregated into three major sections, the general aptitude section, the engineering mathematics section and the technical aptitude section. Here is what you should know about the general structure of the syllabus for GATE 2014 exam.
1. General Aptitude (GA) Section – The syllabus of the general aptitude section is the same for all branches. There will be multiple choice type questions of total 15 marks, with 5 questions carrying 1 mark each, and 5 questions carrying 2-marks each. Here is the syllabus for the general aptitude section.
- Verbal Ability Test – You can expect questions from English grammar, verbal analogies, sentence completion, verbal deduction, word groups, and critical reasoning.
- Numerical Ability Test – This includes questions from numerical estimation, numerical reasoning, numerical computation, and data interpretation.
2. Engineering Mathematics – There will be total 15 marks in this section. While the syllabus for engineering mathematics is not the same for all engineering branches, some branches have the same syllabus. For example, engineering mathematics syllabus for electrical engineering, electronics & communication engineering, and instrumentation engineering is the same. The engineering mathematics syllabus for each of these branches include linear algebra, calculus, differential equations, complex variables, probability and statistics, numerical methods, and transform theory.
Similarly, engineering mathematics syllabus for civil engineering, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering is also the same. The syllabus includes linear algebra, calculus, differential equations, complex variables, and numerical methods.
On the other hand, some topics in the syllabus for computer science & IT engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, electronics & communication engineering, instrumentation engineering, and chemical engineering are common.
3. Technical Aptitude Section – This section carries 70 percent of the total marks and generally includes branch-specific technical questions. Quite obviously, the syllabus for this section is different for different branches. For example, the syllabus for mechanical engineering includes topics, such as, applied mechanics and design, fluid mechanics and thermal sciences, and manufacturing and industrial engineering.
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