The organisers of GATE 2022 – IIT Kharagpur has finally released the official notification of the exam, along with its syllabus. Students have waited long enough to have a copy of the subject-wise important chapters and topics. And with the help of this syllabus, they can figure out what areas they need to focus on in this session.

Although this year’s syllabus is quite similar to last year’s syllabus, there has been an addition of a few topics in some subjects, along with some updated tech. If you are a CE or ME student, then this article is just for you. Below is the syllabus for your subject. Read ahead to learn more:

GATE Syllabus for Civil Engineering (CE)

Check the topic-wise and chapter-wise syllabus for your subject below. You can also check the full GATE syllabus for civil engineering or download the PDF for future reference. Here’s a summary of your CE Syllabus:

Subjects Topics
General Aptitude (Mandatory) Verbal Ability

●      English Grammar

●      Word Groups Instructions

●      Verbal Analogies

●      Critical Reasoning

●      Sentence Completion

●      Verbal Deduction, etc.

Numerical Ability

●      Numerical Estimation

●      Numerical Computation

●      Data Interpretation

●      Numerical Reasoning, etc.

Engineering Mathematics (Mandatory) ●      Calculus

●      Linear Algebra

●      Partial Differential Equation (PDE)

●      Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE)

●      Numerical Methods

●      Probability

●      Statistics

Structural Engineering ●      Concrete Structures

●      Steel Structures

●      Solid Mechanics

●      Engineering Mechanics

●      Construction Materials and Management

●      Structural Analysis

Environmental Engineering ●      Water and Wastewater

●      Municipal Solid Wastes

●      Air pollution

Transportation Engineering ●      Highway Pavements

●      Transportation Infrastructure

●      Traffic Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering ●      Soil Mechanics

●      Foundation Engineering

Water Resources Engineering ●      Hydraulics

●      Hydrology

●      Irrigation

●      Fluid Mechanics

Geomatics Engineering ●      Photogrammetry

●      Remote Sensing

●      Principles of Surveying

Exam Pattern

Topic Details
Duration of Exam Three hours
Total Questions 65
Mandatory Section General Aptitude
Examination Mode Computer-based test
Types of Questions Numerical Answer Type (NAT), Multiple Choice, and Multiple Select Questions
Paper Sections Three sections, except AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH, and MA.
Total marks 100
Marking Scheme No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions

Two mark MCQs – 2/3 mark will be reduced for every incorrect answer.

One mark MCQs – 1/3 mark will be reduced for every incorrect response.

No negative marking for NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions

GATE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering (ME)

We have compiled all the chapter-wise and topic-wise important sections, as mentioned in the syllabus for this year. You can also check out the GATE syllabus for mechanical engineering in detail, or you can download the PDF for the same. Check out this session’s syllabus in brief here:

Particulars Topics
Section-1: Engineering Mathematics Differential Equations

Linear Algebra

Calculus

Probability and Statistics

Numerical Methods

Complex Variables

Section-2: Applied Mechanics and Design Mechanics of Materials

Engineering Mechanics

Theory of Machines

Machine Design

Vibrations

Section-3: Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences Heat-Transfer

Fluid Mechanics

Applications

Thermodynamics

Section-4: Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Casting, Forming and Joining Processes

Engineering Materials

Machining & Machine Tool Operations

Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Metrology and Inspection

Production Planning and Control

Operations Research

Inventory Control

Exam Pattern

Topic Details
Duration of Exam Three hours
Examination Mode Computer-based test
Types of Questions Numerical Answer Type (NAT) and Objective type
Paper Sections Aptitude Engineering, Mathematics, Subject-specific questions
Total Marks 100
Total Questions 65
Marking Scheme No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions

Two mark MCQs – 2/3 mark will be reduced for every incorrect answer.

One mark MCQs – 1/3 mark will be reduced for every incorrect response.

No negative marking for NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions

We hope that we have summarised your syllabus for CE and ME in this article. Are you struggling to prepare for your exams? Try managing your time and planning your days in advance. Keep all the important resources in hand, and do your best to crack the GATE 2022 exams with flying colours! All the best for your future. Adios!