As most of the people know GATE is a competitive exam. When one wants to know about this test; it might be tedious to find everything about it in one place. This article addresses this problem and provides one with almost everything to know about GATE. Specifically, it explains about GATE, its organizers, eligibility, validity, opportunities for GATE qualified students, syllabus, and pattern. This journal presents only computer science paper syllabus. However, a reference to official webpage will be provided where one can find syllabus for the rest of the papers and more information regarding GATE.
GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) which is being conducted jointly by one IISc namely Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) namely IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. Moreover, it is a national level examination, and Computer Based Test (CBT) means it can only be taken through a computer and not available in pen and paper mode. Besides, there are 27 papers (also referred as “subjects”) available for a candidate who is taking the test in 2021.
An important point to note is GATE is organized and conducted by any of the 8 institutes listed above. Each institute will get the chance to conduct it once in 8 years in rotational cyclic manner. The following table shows the year and the corresponding institute which conducted GATE in that year from 2013.
Like most of the qualifier tests GATE is also having eligibility criteria. One must meet the following requirements to be eligible for taking GATE examination.
From the date of announcement of results the score (GATE 2021 score) will be valid for 3 YEARS.
Qualifying GATE can unlock gates to many opportunities. Because, GATE score is a mandatory requirement for getting an admission into postgraduate programs such as Master’s and Doctoral in India. Moreover, it can make one to stand out when it comes to financial assistance and government scholarships / assistantships. Though it depends on the admission criteria of an institute. As some of the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) use GATE score for hiring people. Apparently, A valid and high GATE score will be very useful for getting into a PSU. Besides, several Indian and foreign universities use it for admissions.
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|“Computer Networks” by Andrew S Tanenbaum
|“Computer Networks: A Top – Down Approach” by FOROUZAN
|Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools by Ulman
|“Compiler Design” by O G Kakde
|Theory of computation
|Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation by Ulman
|An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata by Peter Linz
|Computer System Architecutre by M. Morris Mano
|“Computer Architecture and Organization by John P. Hayes
|Digital Logic Design
|“Digital Circuits and Logic Design” by A P Godse and U A Baksh
|Digital Logic and Computer Design” by M Morris Mano.
|Database Management Systems by Raghu Ramakrishnan
|Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management by Thomas Connolly
|Classic Data Structures, Samantha
|Fundamentals of Data Structures in C , Sahni
|C Programming Language, Dennis Ritche
|Let Us C by Yashavant Kanetkar
|Desgin analysis of algorithms
|Introduction To Algorithms Thomas H.. Cormen
|Algorithm Design, Jon Kleinberg
|Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, by William Stallings
|Operating Systems concepts, Galvin
|Mode of Examination
|180 Minutes (3 Hours)
|General Aptitude (GA) and Subjective (CS)
|Type of Questions
(A) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
(B) Remaining types
1. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
2. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Number of Questions
| Out of 65 questions
|Distribution of Marks
|Out of 100 marks, 15 marks have been given to General Aptitude Section, 13 marks have been to Engineering Mathematics, and 72 marks have been given to Subject questions.
|All of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks
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Information Brochure..(2020,.September,.9). GATE 2021 Official Website - IIT BOMBAY.. https://gate.iitb.ac.in/brochure.php
IIT Bombay. (2020). Information Brochure 2021 (Version 3.0)..IIT Bombay... https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-XqQ2FP5kh1vp-aQ3FhAvTqjFGp5H-IN/view.