GATE 2021 Syllabus: GATE 2021 application submission process is over now for exam scheduled in the month of February 2021. GATE for 2021 is being organized by IIT, Bombay. With the introduction of two new papers (i.e. Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Science (XH)) this year there are total 27 subjects now in which candidates will be competing. Syllabus plays an important role as questions in the exam are based on the syllabi prescribed by the examination authority for all the subjects. Therefore, GATE aspirants who are going to appear in upcoming exams should thoroughly read GATE 2021 Syllabus.
GATE 2021 Syllabus
Syllabus for GATE 2021 has been revised for all the subjects. Organizing authority has released a separate syllabus pdf for each subject and same is provided here in this article for your convenience. GATE exam is divided into two parts i.e., General Aptitude and Subject/Paper. General Aptitude section is common for all the candidates whereas second section is based on the Subjects selected by the candidates.
If you are also a GATE aspirant then do have a look at this article. Here you will find all the information about GATE 2021 syllabus of all the subject papers with the latest revisions and updates. So, scroll down and take a tour of the subject-wise gate syllabus 2021 given this article.
GATE 2021: Overview
|Name of the exam||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)|
|Organizing Authority||IIT, Bombay|
|Type of exam||National Level Exam|
|Exam Date||5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 14th February 2021|
|Validity of Gate score||3 years|
|Mode of application||Online|
|GATE 2021 Official portal||https://gate.iitb.ac.in|
What is the highlight of GATE 2021 Syllabus?
The highlight is that the syllabus of each and every subject has been revised for GATE 2021. Two new subjects/papers namely Environmental Science and Engineering (Code-ES) and Humanities and Social Science (Code-XH) in English/ Sociology/ Economics / Psychology /Linguistics /Philosophy has been introduced for GATE 2021.
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern
Before moving to GATE 2021 subject-wise syllabus, do check the examination pattern given below-
|Mode of Exam||Online Mode (Computer Based Test-CBT)|
|Total No. of Subjects or Paper||27|
|Types of Questions||Multiple Choice Type Other Types (Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions and/ or Multiple Select Questions)|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Sections in Exam paper||Two (General Aptitude + Subject Selected by Candidate)|
|Total No. of Questions||10 GA (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject) = 65 questions|
|Marking Scheme||Check image below|
GATE 2021 Subject-Wise Syllabus PDF Download
GATE exam is divided into two sections; GA and subject selected by the candidate. GA (General Aptitude) section of the exam is common all the candidates whereas questions in the second part are based on subjects opted by the candidates.
In this section, we have brought GATE subject-wise syllabus pdf for downloading. Check below-
GATE 2021 General Aptitude (GA) Syllabus
Have a look at gate ga syllabus 2021–
Include topics from Basic vocabulary, Basic English grammar, Reading and comprehension, Narrative sequencing
Include topics from Data interpretation (DI), Mensuration and geometry, Numerical computation & estimation, Elementary statistics and probability
Include topics from Logic, Numerical relations & Reasoning, Analogy
Include topics from Transformation of shapes
GATE 2021 Subject-wise Syllabus
|Paper Code||Paper||GATE 2021 Syllabus PDF|
|AE||Aerospace Engineering||Click Here|
|AG||Agricultural Engineering||Click Here|
|AR||Architecture and Planning||Click Here|
|BM||Biomedical Engineering||Click Here|
|CE||Civil Engineering||Click Here|
|CH||Chemical Engineering||Click Here|
|CS||Computer Sc. and Information Technology||Click Here|
|EC||Electronics and Communication Engg.||Click Here|
|EE||Electrical Engineering||Click Here|
|ES||Environmental Science and Engineering||Click Here|
|EY||Ecology and Evolution||Click Here|
|GG||Geology and Geophysics||Click Here|
|IN||Instrumentation Engineering||Click Here|
|ME||Mechanical Engineering||Click Here|
|MN||Mining Engineering||Click Here|
|MT||Metallurgical Engineering||Click Here|
|PE||Petroleum Engineering||Click Here|
|PI||Production and Industrial Engineering||Click Here|
|TF||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||Click Here|
|XE-A||Engineering Mathematics||Click Here|
|XE-B||Fluid Mechanics||Click Here|
|XE-C||Materials Science||Click Here|
|XE-D||Solid Mechanics||Click Here|
|XE-F||Polymer Science and Engineering||Click Here|
|XE-G||Food Technology||Click Here|
|XE-H||Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||Click Here|
|XH-B1||Reasoning and Comprehension||Click Here|
|XL-U||Food Technology||Click Here|
GATE 2021 Papers/Subjects
There are total 27 subjects in GATE 2021, among which two papers are newly added to the list. You can either appear in one paper or maximum in two paper in the examination. If a you are opting for one paper only, then you can choose among all the 27th subject codes.
In case, you opt for two subjects or papers then you have to choose from the list shared below-
|Subject Code of First Paper (Primary Choice)||Subject Codes allowed as Second Paper|
|BM||BT / XL|
|BT||BM / XL|
|CE||AR / ES|
|CH||CY / PE / XE|
|CY||CH / XL|
|EC||IN / PH|
|ES||AG / CE|
|GG||MN / PE / PH|
|IN||EC / EE / PH|
|MA||CS / PH / ST|
|MN||GG / XE|
|MT||PH / XE|
|PE||CH / GG / XE|
|PH||EC / GG / IN / MA / MT / ST|
|ST||MA / PH|
|XE||AE / CH / ME / MN / MT / PE / PI / TF|
|XL||BM / BT / CY / EY|
How to Download GATE 2021 Syllabus?
To check gate syllabus pdf for 2021 on GATE portal, you can follow the simple steps below-
- Visit GATE 2021 Official portal. Official portal link is given below.
- On the homepage of the portal, click on “Pre-Examination tab”
- Now, select “Syllabi” from the drop-down menu.
- GATE 2021 Syllabus pdf of all the subjects will appear.
- Click on the respective subject link.
- Syllabus pdf will open.
- Check the syllabus carefully and download the pdf for reference.
GATE 2021 Important Links
|GATE 2021 Portal||Click Here|
|GATE 2021 Syllabus Page Link||Click Here|
|GATE 2021 GA Syllabus||Click Here|
|GATE 2021 Preparation Books||Click Here|
|GATE 2021 Exam Guidelines||Click Here|
Syllabus has been revised for all papers of GATE 2021.
You can appear in maximum two papers. You can either appear in a single paper or in two papers. If you opt for two subjects then, primary subject selected by you will be your default choice, and the second subject you can choose from the subjects allowed for the second paper.
No, it is clearly mentioned on GATE official portal that subject and paper are same. You can use these terms interchangeably.
You can download it from the links provided in this article or by visiting GATE 2021 official portal. All the links are mentioned in the article.