GATE Syllabus 2022 (EE, CSE, ME, CE) – Download Course-wise GATE Syllabus in PDF

GATE Syllabus 2022 is based on the different streams according to the qualifying examination. GATE stands for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering and is a national-level examination that is conducted annually to get admissions into M.Tech programs in various streams offered by IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, and STIs. The Public Sector Units or PSUs also accept the GATE score for the recruitment process.  It is organized by the Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and one of the IITs (on a rotational basis) on behalf of the NCB-GATE, Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India. The syllabus is a very important aspect of the examination. This article provides the complete stream-wise GATE Syllabus 2022.

GATE Syllabus 2022

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A candidate who has applied for GATE 2022 must stay updated with the syllabus of the examination. Knowing the syllabus saves a lot of time as the candidates know exactly what must be studied. The GATE syllabus 2022 varies according to the course opted by the student. Graduate Aptitude Test 2022 will be conducted for 25 (Stream) Papers. For each discipline syllabus is different. The complete discipline-wise syllabus is given below:

General Aptitude for all Papers
AE-Aerospace EngineeringPH-Physics
AG-Agricultural EngineeringPI-Production And Industrial-Engineering
AR-Architecture and PlanningTF-Textile Engineering and Fibre_Science
BT-BiotechnologyXE A-Engineering Mathematics
CE-Civil EngineeringXE B-Fluid Mechanics
CH-Chemical EngineeringXE C-Materials Science
CS-Computer Science and Information TechnologyXE D-Solid Mechanics
CY-ChemistryXE E-Thermodynamics
EC-Electronics and Communications EngineeringXE F-Polymer Science and Engineering
EE-Electrical EngineeringXE G-Food Technology
EY-Ecology and EvolutionXE_H-Atmospheric_OceSc
GG-Geology and GeophysicsXL P-Chemistry
IN-Instrumentation EngineeringXL Q-Biochemistry
MA-MathematicsXL R-Botany
ME-Mechanical EngineeringXL S-Microbiology
MN-Mining EngineeringXL T-Zoology
MT-Metallurgical EngineeringXL U-Food Technology
PE-Petroleum Engineering

GATE Syllabus For General Aptitude (GA)

The General Aptitude section in GATE consists of two sections, Verbal Ability and Numerical Ability. General Ability Section is common for all sections of the GATE Exam 2022.

1: Verbal Ability: Verbal Ability Section consists of some of below following topics:

  • General English Grammar.
  • Sentence Correction.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Word Group.
  • Verbal Analogy.
  • Reasoning.

2: Numerical Ability: Numerical Ability Section consists of some of the following topics:

  • Data Interpretation.
  • Numerical Calculation.
  • Numerical Reasoning.
  • Numerical computation

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GATE Exam Pattern

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GATE Paper CodeGA MarksSubject MarksTotal MarksDuration (hrs)Negative Marking






  • 1/3 Mark will be deducted for 1 mark question
  • 2/3 Mark will be deducted for 2 marks question
XE (Section A +

any two sections)

XL (Section P +

any two sections)


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