GATE 2013 Syllabus

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General Aptitude (GA): Common to All Papers Engineering 

1. Verbal Ability: English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.
2. Numerical Ability: Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.

Sample Questions Verbal Ability

Q.1. Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence:After several ……. attempts to send the missile into space, the spacecraft was finally launched successfully.
(A) abortive (B) difficult (C) experimental (D) preliminary
Ans. (A)
Q.2. Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence:Medicine is to illness as law is to _________
(A) discipline (B) anarchy (C) treason (D) etiquette
Ans. (B)
Q.3. Read the following paragraph:
“The ordinary form of mercury thermometer is used for temperature ranging from –40oF to 500oF. For measuring temperature below –40oF, thermometers filled with alcohol are used. These are, however, not satisfactory for use in high temperatures. When a mercury thermometer is used for temperature above 500oF, the space above the mercury is filled with some inert gas, usually nitrogen or carbon dioxide, placed in the thermometer under pressure. As the mercury rises, the gas pressures are increased, so that it is possible to use these thermometers for temperatures as high as 1000oF.”With what, besides mercury, would a thermometer be filled if it was designed to be used for measuring temperature of about 500oF?

(A) Pyrometer (B) Inert gas (C) Iron and brass (D) Gas
Ans. (B)

Q.4. The cost of manufacturing tractors in Korea is twenty percent less than the cost of manufacturing tractors in Germany. Even after transportation fees and import taxes are added, it is still cheaper to import tractors from Korea to Germany than to produce tractors in Germany.Which of the following assertions is best supported by the above information?
(A) Labour costs in Korea are twenty percent below those in Germany.
(B) Importing tractors into Germany will eliminate twenty percent of the manufacturing jobs inGermany.
(C) The costs of transporting a tractor from Korea to Germany is more than twenty percent of the cost of manufacturing the tractor in Korea.
(D) The import taxes on a tractor imported from Korea to Germany is less than twenty percent of the cost of manufacturing the tractor in Germany.
Ans. (D)

Numerical Ability

Q.5. In a survey, 3/16 of the people surveyed told that they preferred to use public transport while commuting daily to office. 5/8 of the people surveyed told that they preferred to use their own vehicles. The remaining 75respondents said that they had no clear preference. How many people preferred to use public transport?
(A) 75 (B) 100 (C) 125 (D) 133
Ans. (A)

A candidate can apply for only ONE of the 21 papers listed in Table given below. The syllabus for each of the papers is given separately. Making a choice of the appropriate paper during GATE application is the responsibility of the candidate. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below.

The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. The candidate is, however, free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission.

The Complete Syllabus of GATE 2013 Branch Wise is given below

  1. Aerospace Engineering AE
  2. Agricultural Engineering AG
  3. Mathematics MA
  4. Architecture and Planning AR
  5. Mechanical Engineering ME
  6. Biotechnology BT
  7. Mining Engineering MN
  8. Civil Engineering CE
  9. Metallurgical Engineering MT
  10. Chemical Engineering CH
  11. Physics PH
  12. Computer Science and Information Technology CS
  13. Production and Industrial Engineering PI
  14. Chemistry CY
  15. Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
  16. Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
  17. Engineering Sciences XE*
  18. Electrical Engineering EE
  19. Life Sciences XL*
  20. Geology and Geophysics GG
  21. Instrumentation Engineering IN

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