Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is the National level entrance examination for admission to Post-graduation courses in Engineering and Science. With a valid GATE score, students can get admission into M. Tech. / Ph.D. programs in IIT, IIS, IISER and other reputed institutes. Every year, GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technologies at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (Madras) and Bombay on behalf of the National Coordination Board-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.
This year’s (2019) GATE conducting authority is IIT Madras. There will be overall 23 papers and candidates need to appear in just one paper out of 23. The mode of GATE 2019 is CBT (Computer Based Test) wherein students have to solve 65 questions in total under two categories: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) and NAT (Numerical Answer Type). Since MCQ round has a negative marking scheme (1/3 marks are deducted for every 1-mark question 2/3 marks are deducted for every 2 mark question) please keep in mind that guesswork will put you in difficulties. There’s no negative marking scheme for NAT questions.
Syllabus: GATE 2019
This time 23papers will appear in GATE 2019 and syllabus for every discipline is different from one another. PDF format of the syllabus of will be available in the official website www.gate.iitm.ac.in