Table of Contents
1. Introduction .............................................................................................................1 2. About GATE 2014 ......................................................................................................1
2.1. Financial Assistance ............................................................................................................................ 1 2.2 Employment ............................................................................................................................................ 2 2.3 Administration ....................................................................................................................................... 2

3. New in GATE 2014 ....................................................................................................2

4. Pre-Examination Related Information ..............................................................4

3.1 Changes Introduced in GATE 2013 that will continue to remain in force for GATE 2014 .......................................................................................................................................................... 3

3.2 Important Dates Related to GATE 2014 ....................................................................................... 3 4.1 Eligibility for GATE 2014 ................................................................................................................... 4 4.2 GATE Papers ............................................................................................................................................ 5

4.3 Zone-Wise List of Cities in which GATE 2014 will be Held ................................................... 6 4.4 Zone-Wise List of Cities for 3rd Choice .......................................................................................... 7 4.4 State-wise Examination Cities .......................................................................................................... 7 4.4 How to Apply .......................................................................................................................................... 9 4.4.3 Application Fee Payment Options............................................................................................ 12 4.4.4 Mailing Documents to the GATE Office .................................................................................. 13 4.4.5 Photograph and Signature Requirements ............................................................................ 14 4.4.2 Filling in Application Online.......................................................................................................... 9

4.4.1 GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) ...................................................... 9

5. Examination Related Information ................................................................... 18
5.1 Structure of GATE 2014 ................................................................................................................... 18 5.1.1 General Aptitude Questions ....................................................................................................... 19 5.1.2 XE Paper ............................................................................................................................................. 19 5.2 Duration and Examination Type .................................................................................................. 19 5.3 Pattern of Question Papers and Marking Scheme ................................................................. 20 5.4 Marking Scheme ................................................................................................................................. 21 5.3.1 Pattern of Question Papers ......................................................................................................... 20 5.4.1 General Aptitude (GA) Questions ............................................................................................. 21 5.1.3 XL Paper ............................................................................................................................................. 19

4.5 Admit Card ............................................................................................................................................ 18

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5.4.2 Question Papers other than GG, XE and XL .......................................................................... 21 5.4.3 GG (Geology and Geophysics) Paper ....................................................................................... 22 5.4.4 XE Paper (Engineering Sciences) ............................................................................................. 22 5.4.5 XL Paper (Life Sciences) .............................................................................................................. 22

5.5 GATE Syllabi .......................................................................................................... 23
5.5.1 General Aptitude (GA): Common to All Papers................................................................... 23 5.5.2 Aerospace Engineering (AE) ...................................................................................................... 25 5.5.3 Agricultural Engineering (AG)................................................................................................... 26 5.5.4 Architecture and Planning (AR) ............................................................................................... 28 5.5.5 Biotechnology (BT) ........................................................................................................................ 30 5.5.6 Civil Engineering (CE) .................................................................................................................. 31 5.5.7 Chemical Engineering (CH) ........................................................................................................ 33 5.5.8 Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) ...................................................... 35 5.5.9 Chemistry (CY) ................................................................................................................................ 36 5.5.10 Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) ........................................................ 38 5.5.11 Electrical Engineering (EE) ...................................................................................................... 40 5.5.12 Ecology and Evolution (EY) ..................................................................................................... 41 5.5.13 Geology and Geophysics (GG) ................................................................................................. 42 5.5.14 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) ........................................................................................ 44 5.5.15 Mathematics (MA) ....................................................................................................................... 46 5.5.16 Mechanical Engineering (ME)................................................................................................. 47 5.5.17 Mining Engineering (MN) ......................................................................................................... 49 5.5.18 Metallurgical Engineering (MT) ............................................................................................. 51 5.5.19 Physics (PH) ................................................................................................................................... 52 5.5.20 Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)...................................................................... 53 5.5.21 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) ...................................................................... 56 5.5.22 Engineering Sciences (XE)........................................................................................................ 58

5.4.6 Note on Negative Marking for Wrong Answers .................................................................. 22

6. Post-Exam Related Information ....................................................................... 70
Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur

5.5.23 Life Sciences (XL) ......................................................................................................................... 63

6.1 GATE Score ........................................................................................................................................... 70

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7. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) ................................................................. 71
7.1 Application Process ........................................................................................................................... 71 7.2 Admit Card ............................................................................................................................................ 75 7.3 GATE 2014 Exam ................................................................................................................................ 75

6.2 GATE 2014 Results ............................................................................................................................ 70 6.3 GATE Scorecard .................................................................................................................................. 71

8. Contact Us ................................................................................................................. 77 9. Appendix A ............................................................................................................... 78
9.1 Authorities Empowered to Issue Certificates (SC/ST) ........................................................ 78 9.2 PwD Category: ..................................................................................................................................... 78

10. Appendix B: Qualifying Disciplines ............................................................... 79

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) & Post-Examination (Answers.. and Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science in Institutes supported by the MHRD or other Government agencies. by a procedure that could vary from institute to institute. The admitting institutes could however prescribe a minimum passing percentage of marks in the test/interview. Depending upon the norms adopted by a specific institute or department of the Institute.1. M. candidate may be admitted directly into a course based on his/her performance in GATE only or based on his/her performance in GATE and an admission test/interview conducted by the department to which he/she has applied and/or the candidate’s academic record.Tech. Similarly. 2. Examination Centers etc. as per MHRD guidelines. Some colleges/institutes specify GATE qualification as the mandatory requirement even for admission without MHRD scholarship/ assistantship. the minimum of 70% weightage will be given to the performance in GATE and the remaining 30% weightage will be given to the candidate’s performance in interview and/or academic record. The criteria for postgraduate admission with scholarship/ assistantship could be different for different institutions. The Organizing Institute for GATE 2014 is IIT Kharagpur. Financial Assistance The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs at Bombay.) sections. Kharagpur. About GATE 2014 2. Marks/Score. the following procedure is to be adopted for admission to the post-graduate programs (Master’s and Doctoral) with MHRD scholarship/ assistantship. The management of the post-graduate scholarship/ assistantship is the responsibility of the admitting institution. If the candidate is to be selected through interview for post-graduate programs. Qualification in GATE is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations. A valid GATE score is essential for obtaining financial assistance during Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture. Model Question Papers etc. The operations related to GATE in each of the 8 zones are managed by a Zonal GATE Office at IISc. The information in this brochure is mainly categorized into Pre-examination (Eligibility. reservation . As per the directives of the MHRD. direct Ph. Scorecard etc. Delhi. To avail of the financial assistance (scholarship). The score may also be used by Public and Private Sector Undertakings for employment screening purposes.E. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the exam. Kanpur. Pattern.) in Indian institutes of higher education with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Government agencies.D. or IITs.). Madras and Roorkee) jointly administer the conduct of GATE. The score is used for admissions to post-graduate programs (eg. Candidates are advised to seek complete details of admission procedures and availability of MHRD scholarship/assistantship from the concerned admitting institution. The Organizing Institute (OI) is responsible for the end-to-end process and coordination amongst the administering Institutes. the candidate must first secure admission to a program in these Institutes. M.1. Guwahati. Results. Introduction Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidate in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and postgraduate level subjects in Science. Application Submission. Examination (Syllabus.

Exact details on complete examination schedule will be notified at a later date. It is expected that such PSUs would use GATE Scores this year as well. National Thermal Power Corporation. 2. 2. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 4. New in GATE 2014 The overall co-ordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2014 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Examination for some of the papers in GATE 2014 will be held in multiple sessions. The GATE committee. 1. which is designated as the Organizing Institute (OI) for GATE 2014. 3. Department of Higher Education. Application Fee has been revised as shown below: 2|P a g e . reservation of seats and/or award of scholarship/assistantship. etc. Power Grid India. used GATE scores for screening for providing a salaried employment. Government of India. Zone-1: Zone-2: Zone-3: Zone-4: Zone-5: Zone-6: Zone-7: Zone-8: GATE is conducted through the collaboration of eight zones. Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure of seats under different categories is as per the policies and norms prevailing at the admitting institution and Government of India rules. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are: Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology Madras Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 3. GATE 2014 examinations will be held during forenoon and afternoon sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) between 1st February 2014 and 2nd March 2014. The online examination paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad.2 Employment Note: GATE administration is not responsible for employment opportunities. A select few such organizations are: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. Several public sector undertakings (PSUs) have. The qualified candidates must check newspapers and other reliable sources for any such information. 2.3 Administration GATE is administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE. in the past. A new paper "Ecology and Evolution" is introduced in GATE 2014. Examinations for all the 22 papers will be conducted by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). GATE offices will not entertain any enquiry about admission. is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results. Indian Oil Corporation Limited. Rest of the questions shall be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type. which comprises of representatives from these administering institutes.

all information related to the candidates’ will be available in a single GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).1 Changes Introduced in GATE 2013 that will continue to remain in force for GATE 2014 Note that depending on the mode of payment (net-banking/challan) additional charges will be applicable. The details of this ID proof have to be given while filling the online application. 3|P a g e . It may be noted that one of the following photo identifications is ONLY permitted: Driving license. Please note that application forms are not available for sale anywhere else. Table 3.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 3. College ID. they can ONLY be downloaded from the zonal GATE websites from 1st January 2014. Voter ID. The application process becomes complete only when a printout of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature and a good quality photograph affixed in the appropriate place is received by the respective Zonal GATE offices along with necessary documents. Passport. Application Process: For GATE 2014. the candidates have to enter a number as the answer using a virtual keypad. For multiple choice type questions. Numerical Answer Type Questions: The question paper for GATE 2014 will consist of questions of both multiple-choice type and numerical answer type. 1. Application Submission Last Date for Enrolment (after this only enrolled candidates can fill the application) Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website Last Date for the receipt of Print-out of the ONLINE Application along with all the supporting documents at the respective Zonal GATE Offices Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of City Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 3.1: Important dates related to GATE 2014 Monday Tuesday Thursday Thursday Wednesday 2nd September 2013 1st October 2013 3rd October 2013 10th October 2013 20th November 2013 2. Downloadable Admit Card: Admit cards will NOT be sent by e-mail/post. The candidate has to bring the printed admit card to the test center along with at least one original (not photocopied / scanned copy) and valid (not expired) photo identification. if any. PAN Card. Male Candidates (General/OBC) Women Candidates of any category Other Candidates (General/OBC) SC / ST / PwD* Category Candidates `1500 ` 750 ` 1500 ` 750 3. Application Filling.2 Important Dates Related to GATE 2014 GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens: Enrolment. Numerical answer type questions are not multiple-choice type. The photograph and signature of the applicant must be uploaded during the online application. candidates have to choose the answer from the given choices. Challan Payment can be made either by State Bank of India or Syndicate bank. on or before 10th October 2013. Employee identification card. Candidates have to register/enroll and fill the application via ONLINE mode ONLY by accessing the zonal GATE websites of IISc and any of the seven IITs. Aadhaar UID. as in GATE 2013.

Please study the following table carefully and make sure that your year of qualification is not later than what is specified.Pharm. The corresponding zone to which this first choice city belongs will be known. A candidate is allowed to appear in only one paper. The candidate can then choose his/ her second choice only from the cities available in that zone. you must: 1. Determine the GATE paper you wish to appear for./ B. Note that this third choice city may either be from the zone to which the first and second choice cities belong or from some other zone. Table 4.S.1: Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2014 Description of Eligible Candidates Currently in the 4thyear or already completed Currently in the 4th year or already completed Year of qualification cannot be later than 2014 Qualifying Degree B. a third choice is also introduced in GATE 2014. The tentative zone wise list of cities for GATE 2014 is given in Table 4. 4./ 4 years after 10+2) Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) 2014 Copies of Certificates to be Submitted Expected to Passed in the complete in year 2013 or 2014 or earlier later Degree Certificate Certificate / Provisional from Certificate / Principal Course Completion Certificate Degree Certificate Certificate / Provisional from Certificate / Principal Course Completion Certificate 4|P a g e Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur . in the order of preference. Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy (Post-Diploma/Post B. The categories of candidates eligible to appear for GATE 2014 are given in Table 4. Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria (given below) of GATE 2014. 2013 Between 1st February and 2nd March 2014 28th March 2014 (10:00 Hrs) 4. Pre-Examination Related Information Note to the Candidates: Before starting the application process.00 Noon Afternoon: 2./B. as an additional option. Choose the City of choice to appear for the examination: There are three choices. B. The third choice will be considered only when the candidate could not be accommodated either in first or second choice cities.4.00 AM to 12. the GATE Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing city and allot a city that may not be any of the choices of a candidate.1 Eligibility for GATE 2014 3. 2.1. However.00 PM to 5.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Availability of Admit Card on the GOAPS website for printing GATE 2014 Online Examination Forenoon: 9.E.Sc.Arch. However. The list of third choice cities will be as specified by each zone.00 PM Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website Saturdays and Sundays Friday Wednesday 18th December.Tech. The candidate can choose a particular city as the first choice for appearing GATE 2014 examination./ B. Necessary supporting documents must be sent along with the printed version of the online application by speed/ registered post to the respective Zonal Offices.

Candidates must familiarize with the paper code for the paper of their 5|P a g e . M.-M.1.Arch. Sc. recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e. who have appeared in the final semester/year exam in 2013./B. have to obtain a signature from their Principal along with the seal on the “Certificate from the Principal” format that will be printed on the application PDF file which will be generated after completion of the online application submission. of Professional Societies.E. program Currently in the final year or already completed Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.Tech or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2) Int. as determined from Table 4. but with a backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should 1. or Five year integrated B. submit a copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year.) Int.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive) Description of Eligible Candidates Currently in the final year or already completed Year of qualification cannot be later than 2014 M./ Master’s degree in any branch M. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India.E/ M.Sc/ Int.Arch. 4. equivalent examinations.2 GATE Papers Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur GATE 2014 will be conducted in the subjects (also referred to as “papers”) shown in Table 4.Tech.E.Tech.S./ B. Candidates with Backlogs Candidates. OR 2.S.A.Sc.Sc.S. B.E./B./B.) B. M. AMICE by the Institute of Civil EngineersIndia) NA Copies of Certificates to be Submitted Expected to Passed in the complete in year 2013 or 2014 or earlier later Degree Certificate Certificate / Provisional from Certificate / Principal Course Completion Certificate (pertaining to Master’s degree) Degree Certificate / Certificate Provisional from Principal Certificate / Course Completion Certificate Degree Certificate / Provisional Certificate Certificate / from Course Principal Completion Certificate Degree Certificate Certificate / Provisional from Certificate / Principal Course Completion Certificate Professional Copy of Mark Certificate/ sheet for Provisional Section “A” Certificate/ Course Completion/ Membership Certificate issued by the Society or Institute Certificate from Principal Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their college Principal.-M.Tech (Post-B.. Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program) Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed 2016 2015 2014 Integrated M.g. have to obtain a signature from their principal along with the seal on the “Certificate from the Principal” format that will be printed on the application PDF file which will be generated after completion of the online application submission./MCA or of Science / Mathematics / equivalent Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent Int./ M.S. M.2.

Idukki. New Delhi – 110016 Website: www.ac. Navi Mumbai.gate. Mumbai . Manipal. Tumkur and Vadakara. Nanded. Table 4. Mangalore. Surat. Kannur.560 012 Website: gate.400 076 Website: www. Ratnagiri. Solapur. Mysore. Kothamangalam. Bangalore. Gandhinagar. Ahmednagar. Gulbarga. 1 2 IIT Bombay. Faridabad. Ahmedabad. Thrissur . Pune. Kozhikode.iisc.in/gate 3 Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur . Aluva. Kolar. Punalur. Shimoga. Davengere. Kasaragod. The Zonal Office dealing with your application will be your point of contact for any enquiries regarding your examination center and other matters. Shimla. Kurnool. Also shown in the table is the Zonal Offices (one of the IITs or IISc.in IIT Delhi. as this knowledge will be required at the time of application form submission and appearing for the examination. Delhi. Mumbai. Jaipur. Hubli. Palwal (Haryana). Udaipur-Chittorgarh and Ujjain. Ananthapur. Bidar. Goa.). Jodhpur. Lonavala. Pala. Hassan. Kottayam. Indore. Jammu. Thane and Vadodara. Aurangabad. Malappuram. Nashik.2 gives the list of GATE papers and paper codes for GATE 2014.ernet. Bikaner. Palakkad. Kanjirapally.2: GATE Papers and the Paper Codes for GATE 2014 GATE Paper Code GATE Paper AE AG AR BT CE CH CS EC CY Geology and Geophysics Instrumentation Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Mining Engineering Metallurgical Engineering Physics Code GG IN MA ME MN MT PH TF PI Information Communication *XE Paper Sections Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) Fluid Mechanics Materials Science Solid Mechanics Thermodynamics Polymer Science and Engineering Food Technology Code A B C D E F G EE EY Production and Industrial Engineering Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Engineering Sciences Life Sciences **XL Paper Sections Chemistry (Compulsory) Biochemistry Botany Microbiology Zoology Food Technology Code H I J K L M XE* XL** 4. Bhavnagar. Chengannur. Belgaum. Since a candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE of the 22 papers for which GATE 2014 examination is being held. Karnal. Gurgaon. Mahabubnagar. Anand. 6|P a g e Zone No. Amravati. Hyderabad. Alwar. Bellary. Nedumangad. the candidate has to make the choice of the paper he/she wishes to write carefully. Rajkot. Kota. Sikar.3 gives the tentative list of the cities (zone-wise) in which GATE 2014 will be held. Kolhapur. Hauz Khas. Muvattupuzha. Sangli. Kollam.3 Zone-Wise List of Cities in which GATE 2014 will be Held Table 4. Bhuj. Hisar. Nagpur.iitd. Aerospace Engineering Agricultural Engineering Architecture and Planning Biotechnology Civil Engineering Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Technology Chemistry Electronics and Engineering Electrical Engineering Ecology and Evolution Table 4.iitb.ac. Satara. Bahadurgarh (Haryana).Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure choice. Attingal. Payyannur.3: Zone-wise examination city list for GATE 2014 Zonal GATE Office IISc Bangalore Benguluru . Mehsana. Powai. Secunderabad. Table 4. Mathura. Jalgaon.in Tentative List of Examination Cities* Alappuzha. Bagalkot.

in/gate Tentative List of Examination Cities for Choice3 Bengaluru. Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar. Lucknow.iitk. Nagpur. GATE.gate. Srikakulam-Vizianagaram. GATE. Patiala-Sangrur. Ranchi. IIT Roorkee Roorkee – 247667 Website: www.4 Zone-Wise List of Cities for 3rd Choice Zonal GATE Office Chairperson. Ernakulam. Asansol.ernet. Kolkata. Karur. Durgapur. Tirupati.in/gate Chairperson.gate. Hauz Khas.iitkgp. Namakkal. Patna. Kolkata. Aligarh. Chennai.iitm.400 076 Website: www. Bapatla.ac. Dindigul. IIT Guwahati Guwahati – 781039 Website: www. Coimbatore. Coimbatore. Tuticorin. Ghaziabad.in Chairperson.in Chairperson. Jorhat. Saugar (Sagar. Tadepalligudem. Jalandhar-Phagwara. Meerut. Bilaspur (CG). Kalyani. Erode. Jalandhar-Phagwara.ac. Thiruvananthapuram. Ongole. Dhanbad.iitk.ac. Siliguri and Tezpur 7 8 * Please consult corresponding zonal GATE office websites for complete list of cities. MP). Indore. Powai.iitr. Eluru. Kadapa.iitm. Gorakhpur. GATE.in/gate IIT Kanpur Kanpur – 208016 Website:www.iitd. Visakhapatnam.in IIT Madras Chennai – 600036 Website: gate. Faridabad. Mumbai . Guwahati.iitg. Shillong . IIT Kanpur Kanpur – 208016 Website: www. Kolkata. Dehradun.iitkgp.ac. IIT Madras Chennai – 600036 Website: gate.in/gate IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur – 721302 Website: gate.ac. Tirunelveli.iisc. Sambalpur. Rourkela. Chittoor. Bhopal. Raipur. Vijayawada. Bangalore . Madurai.iitb. Ernakulam. Jhansi. Noida.ernet. Jaipur.ac. Khammam.iitg. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 7|P a g e . Mohali-Rupnagar-Fatehgarh Sahib.ac. Dehradun. Hyderabad. Nalgonda. Jamshedpur. GATE. Cuddalore. IIT Bombay. Virudhunagar and Warangal Ambala. Kanpur.ac. IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur – 721302 Website: www. Gwalior.iitr. Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Angamaly. Silchar. Moradabad. GATE. GATE. Kharagpur. Hamirpur (HP)-Una. Hyderabad.in IIT Roorkee Roorkee – 247667 Website: www. Mangalore. Thiruvananathapuram. 4. Mumbai.in/gate Tentative List of Examination Cities* Agartala. Bathinda. Imphal. Sultanpur and Varanasi Balasore. Bhubaneswar. Gudur. Allahabad. Agra. Salem.in/gate Chairperson. Lucknow. Delhi/NCR. Kakinada (AP). Amritsar. Tiruchirapalli. Nellore.in Chairperson. Chennai North. Delhi/NCR. Ghaziabad. Coimbatore. Ahmedabad.in Chairperson. Thiruvananthapuram. Bhilai.in/gate Chairperson. Allahabad. Kanpur. 4 5 6 Zonal GATE Office IIT Guwahati Guwahati – 781039 Website: www. IISc. Berhampur (Orissa).ac. Puducherry (Pondicherry). Nagercoil. Rajahmundry. Sonepat and Yamunanagar. Meerut.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Zone No. New Delhi – 110016 Website: www. Kurukshetra. Bareilly. IIT Delhi.560 012 Website: gate. GATE. Ernakulam. Thanjavur. Chennai South. GATE. Sirmaur. Solan. Vellore. GATE Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing city and allot a city that may not be any of the choices of a candidate.ac. Gangtok. Haldwani-Bhimtal. Bhopal. Jabalpur. Bhubaneswar. LudhianaMoga.ernet. Pathankot. Guntur. Bhimavaram. Cuttack. Karimnagar. Delhi/NCR. Panipat. Kanyakumari.

Solapur. Faridabad. Rajkot.4 State-wise Examination Cities State Ananthapur. Tiruchirapalli. Salem. Karnal. Kollam. Palakkad. Jabalpur. Pala. Kolar. Noida Mathura Dehradun. Thane L ll S Imphal Shillong Balasore.Una. JalandharPhagwara. Siliguri Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Orissa Puducherry Rajasthan Sikkim Tripura Punjab IITM IITD IITK IITG IITG IITKGP IITM IITD IITG IITG IITR IITB Tamil Nadu IITM IITK Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur IITR IITD IITR IITG 8|P a g e . Kolhapur. Bengaluru. Erode. Ahmedabad. Mohali-Rupnagar-Fatehgarh Sahib. Chitoor. Ongole. Nagpur. . Nashik. Madurai . Vellore. Bikaner. Coimbatore. Srikakulam. Attingal. Bhubaneswar. Nedumangad. Yamunanagar Hamirpur. Kadapa. Khammam. Kanyakumari. Alluva. Haldwani-Bhimtal. Kasaragod. Hissar. Chengannur . Pune. Gurgaon. Payyannur. Kota. Kakinada. Ernakulam. Kottayam. Karimnagar. Silchar. Nellore. Panipath. Sultanpur. Dindigul. Aligarh. Gulbarga. Kurnool City Zonal GATE Office IISc Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chattisgarh Delhi Goa Haryana Gujarat Bhimavaram. Belgaum. Muvattupuzha. Raipur Delhi Goa Anand. Kannur. Mahabubnagar. Namakkal. Vijayanagaram.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 4. Kanpur. Kalyani. Mangalore. Meerut. Tirupati. Thanjavur. Gwalior. Sambalpur Puducherry Ambala. Amravati. Mysore. Gorakhpur. Sonepat. Pathankot. Lucknow. Shimaga. Nalgonda. Patiala. Bareilly. Tezpur Patna Bhilai. Muzaffarnagar. Jodhpur. Tirunelveli. Aurangabad. Cuddalore. Hassan. Sirmaur. Mumbai. Ranchi Bagalkot. Tadepalligudem. Vijayawada. Tumkur Alappuzha (Aleppy). Mallapuram. Gudur. Navi Mumbai. Durgapur. Jorhat. MP) Ahmednagar. Vadodara Bahadurgarh. Chennai South. Nagercoil. Bathinda. Bhavnagar. Punalur. Allahabad. Sangli. Ujjain Bhopal. Surat. Kanjirappally. Rajahmundry. Jalgaon. Ludhiana-Moga. Nanded. Gandhinagar. Warangal. Varanasi Ghaziabad. Hyderabad. Thrissur. Jhansi. Thiruvananthapuram Indore. Virudhunagar Tuticorin Agartala Agra.Kozhikode. Ratnagiri. Tuticorin. Karnal. Jaipur. . Bilaspur. Manipal. Bhuj. Idukki. Karur. Karwar. Ballary.Sangrur. Cuttack. Vadakara Angamaly. Moradabad. Bidar. Sikar. Eluru. Raichur. Amritsar. Berhampur. Davengere. Palwal Kurukshetra. Hubli. Mahesana. Roorkee Asansol. Visakhapatnam Bapatla. Solan Shimla Jammu Dhanbad IITKGP IITB IITG IITG IITKGP IITD IITB IITD IITR IITR IITD IITD IITKGP IISc IISc IITG IITB IITM Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Jamshedpur. Secunderabad Guwahati. Alwar. Udaipur-Chittorgarh Gangtok Chennai North. Saugar (Sagar. Rourkela. Kothamangalam. Guntur.

\\ are not permitted in the password. Table 4. Details of the application fee are shown in Table 4.4.2 Filling in Application Online The login to this interface is through your GOAPS Enrolment ID and a GOAPS password.4: Details of application fee for GATE 2014 Male Candidates (General/OBC) 1500/Women Candidates of any category 750/Other Candidates (General/OBC) 1500/SC / ST / PwD* Category Candidates 750/* PwD: Person with Disability Note that depending on the mode of payment (net-banking/challan) additional charges will be applicable as shown in a separate table (Table 4. marks and GATE score Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 2. Choose the email id that you check frequently. Contact the Zonal GATE Offices in case of any queries/problems 4. Rejected with Valid Reasons. Download Admit Card 8. Give your 9|P a g e . \n. Status after Rectification. Upload photograph and signature 4. Length of the password should be 8 -15 characters. Enrolment: You must first enroll yourself. ONLY ONE PERSON CAN REGISTER WITH ONE e-mail ADDRESS). With this interface you can 1. Admit Card Ready for Download. \b.4. Pay the application fee through net-banking or indicate your option for payment through bank challan (State Bank of India or Syndicate Bank) 5. Kolkata City Zonal GATE Office IITKGP 4. 7.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure State Kharagpur. Check the Status of your application form: Received. Under Scrutiny. as all communications to you from the GATE Offices will be sent to this address (DO NOT USE ANYBODY ELSE’S e-mail ADDRESS. The application fee is non-refundable.1 GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. \r. GOAPS: GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS website) can be accessed from the website of the respective Zonal GATE Offices or from the website of the GATE 2014 Organizing Institute. mobile number and a GOAPS password. Do Enrolment using “New User Register here” 2. by providing a valid email address. View your responses. Keep this information safe and do not disclose it to anyone. Please note that \a. Fill the online application form 3. etc. Accepted. Defect Status.5) in the Payment Options section 4.4 How to Apply All candidates have to apply only ONLINE.4. \t. 6. 1.

g) Details of a valid ID Proof that you will carry to the examination hall. Before you make the payment. Once you press “Submit & Proceed to Payment” button. If you are not satisfied. and resume filling in by logging in again. You may edit the data at this stage if you require. 9.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 3. “Save” partially filled form. “Logout”. you have to carefully check for any errors or missing data.5. choice of GATE Examination Cities c) Eligibility degree details (College address. 4. date of birth. GOAPS Enrolment ID: Upon enrolment.5. parent’s mobile number etc. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 10. a) Personal information (name. abcd. Candidates who have selected via Netbanking option will follow the instructions given in Section 4. etc. Check the correctness of the photo and signature that are uploaded. so as to ensure that the data you provide is not accessible to any person other than yourself. Choose a password that cannot be guessed easily (it should NOT be your name. Length of the password should be 8 -15 characters. The following are not permitted: \a. \r. Data Requirement for Application Filling: Before you login to GOAPS using Enrolment ID and Password. \\ personal mobile number because most of the communications may also be sent via SMS. Application Filling: Fill in the necessary data in the online application form by carefully following instructions given there. \b. you may wish to pay via the challan mode.3 for online net-banking.5. 7. or some string of numbers or letters like 12345. After processing “Submit & Proceed to Payment” you will be taken to payment option where you may choose offline or via Netbanking option. date of birth.4.5. an email and SMS containing your GOAPS Enrolment ID will be sent to you. in the payment 10 | P a g e . your personal mobile number.) b) Address for Communication (including PIN code) d) GATE paper. \n. keep the following information ready: e) Good quality image of your photograph conforming to the requirements specified in Section 4. The GOAPS allows you to enter data. Upload the required soft copy of photo and signature. 8. no further changes to the application can be made. You may address the error messages that may appear on saving the filled in data. PIN code of college) GOAPS Password: This will be the password that you will be providing to the GOAPS during the Enrolment. you may upload them again. Alternately. 5. h) Optional: Your Net-banking login and password to make the application fee payment via online net-banking mode. \t. parent’s name. 6.). You need to remember this along with the GOAPS password for all GATE 2014 related communications/ website operations. f) Good quality image of your signature conforming to the requirements specified in Section 4. You will have to select one of the two payment options (details given below) while filling the online form. You must remember this along with the GOAPS Enrolment ID to login to GOAPS.

a) Page 1: Instructions to the candidate and address slip where you need to send the hard copy section and complete the payment process. Those who have selected the challan payment option will directly proceed to the next step “Proceed Next for PDF Download”. c) In case of forgotten both Enrolment ID and password.1 Supporting Documents Certificate from Principal Candidates who mention that they are yet to complete their course. Problems in Login into GOAPS –This step may be used. candidate must provide Mobile Number and email address. it is 11 | P a g e Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur . The Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate via SMS/email. SC/ST/PwD Certificate Candidates who are in any of the above categories have to produce a valid documentary evidence (Appendix A) c) Those who opted offline payment: Optional page for candidates who select “Offline” mode of payment (as against the net-banking). Note that the bottom part may contain the certificate to be signed by the college Principal or may be left blank (depending on your eligibility status). The Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate via SMS/email. candidate must provide Mobile Number. 12.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 11. which will be verified and a “one time password” (OTP) will be sent via Email and SMS using which candidate can reset new GOAPS password. This page will contain 3 copies of the challan to be processed with the respective banks (SBI or Syndicate Bank). You have to download the PDF files from these links and print the files. will receive a “Certificate from Principal” section printed on the bottom part of the PDF file. a) In case of forgotten Enrolment ID or non-receipt of Enrolment ID via email. Visit the “Problems in Login into GOAPS” link on the GOAPS website.4. Before you submit the application to the zonal GATE Office. b) In case of forgotten password.1). Eligibility Documents Eligibility criteria and necessary supporting documents can be found from the eligibility table for GATE (Table 4. The download application form will contain two pages as mentioned below. candidate must provide Mobile Number and email address.2. 4. You will then see two links namely “Download Challan for Payment” and “Download Filled Application”. In case if you have opted payment via Netbanking. if the candidate forgets the password or the Enrolment ID or did not receive the Enrolment ID. you will have to download only filled in application form from “Download Filled Application”. b) Page 2 : The application form. Email and Enrolment ID.

4. then please login back to GOAPS and check the status of the payment. In case the fee amount has been debited from your bank account. 2. 6. you will be redirected back to the GATE Online Application Website. If you had chosen offline payment option while filling in the form.3 Application Fee Payment Options The application fee and various payment options are shown in Table 4. 3.1 Online Net-banking Payment Details Online Net Banking SBI Challan Syndicate Bank Challan Online Net Banking Women SBIChallan (All Categories) Syndicate Bank Challan Online Net banking Other SBI Challan (General/ OBC) Syndicate Bank Challan Online Net Banking SC/ST/PwD SBI Challan Syndicate Bank Challan Male (General/OBC) Candidate Category Application Bank Fee in Charges in 1500 10 1500 25 1500 25 750 10 750 25 750 25 1500 10 1500 25 1500 25 750 10 750 25 750 25 Total in 1510 1525 1525 760 775 775 1510 1525 1525 760 775 775 1.4. You may wish to switch to the offline challan payment.3. you will be provided with a copy of the challan in triplicate (PDF file) with your details 12 | P a g e . You can also check the status from your bank.2 Offline Challan Payment Details 7. In such a case. however. All charges given below are in Indian Rupees. You will have to login with your bank’s Net-banking (or Internet Banking) user ID and password.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure MANDATORY to obtain the signature and seal of the college Principal on this. If you have some difficulty (due to internet connection or power failure). 5.4. even without waiting for the money to be credited back to your account. you may initiate a fresh payment using GOAPS. Table 4. From the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).3. you will be redirected to the website of the bank of your choice.5. The application fee is non-refundable.4. 4. Once you confirm and the payment is successful. then the money will be credited back to your account within three working days. and you are not sure whether your payment has been processed or not. GOAPS does not acknowledge any fee payment. 4. so that your application is on time. The fee amount and bank charges will be shown to you.5: Application fee and Payment Options Mode 4. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 1. and you have to confirm that the payment is for GATE 2014.

where the application form needs to be sent. 4. this page is ready for mailing to GATE Office. and sign the application in the box provided. 4. 4. This stamped copy of the challan has to be sent to GATE Office along with the other documents. You will also find half a page of the instructions to the candidate and half a page of the address slip.4. The bottom portion of the printed form contains the part that your college Principal has to certify. Paste a standard passport size color photograph of yourself in the space provided. 3. you do not need to have an account in that branch. Note that for this. This is because it will take some time after generation of PDF online application to reflect the data in the respective bank MIS.1 Before Mailing The printed application form along with the supporting documents must be mailed by Speed Post or Registered Post to the Zonal Office. the following procedures need to be completed. I. You may take the challan to any of the nearest branches of State Bank of India (SBI) or Syndicate Bank and make the application fees payment. Note that your payment will NOT be accepted if you go to the bank earlier than 48 hrs as mentioned in Point no. you have to wait for at least 48 hours to visit the bank with the filled challan and make the fee payment. Cut this address slip. Before mailing. Once the PDF of the online application form is generated.4 Mailing Documents to the GATE Office 5. Out of the printed pages. 4.4. Once you obtain the Principal’s signature and seal. while the other is for your record. In case you had paid the application fee by the challan mode. as mentioned in the printed address slip that comes along with the PDF file of the application form. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 2. 1. then the bank would have returned the stamped copy of the challan to you. and have to fill in a few more details such as date and signature. This photograph that you paste and signature should EXACTLY match with the photograph and signature that you uploaded electronically on GOAPS. 2 above. already filled in. The bank teller will verify the details printed on the challan with the data available on their Management Information System (MIS) and then accept the payment. You have to print this file on an A4 size paper. Make sure that you are ready with the following CHECK LIST: 13 | P a g e . submit the whole page (without tearing it off) in your college Principal’s office. Your application is liable to be rejected if there is any mismatch between the two! In case the certificate from Principal happens to be the proof of your eligibility. The bank will retain one copy of the challan and give you back the remaining two copies: one of which you are required to send along with the printed application form.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 2. which contains the address of the Zonal Office (along with the application bar code). keep one copy of the application form (page 2) for your record and process the other copy (page 3) as follows II. 3.4.

double-check before necessary documents are placed inside the envelope. 5. 4. The application packet should reach the respective GATE office on or before 10th October 2013 (Thursday). Alternatively it can also be handed over personally to the respective zonal GATE Office on or before. I.g.4.5. Note that the barcodes on these address slips are different for each candidate.g. Hence.4.4. Note: Ensure that the certificates/documents that are enclosed in your envelope belong to you. 10th October 2013 (Thursday). 4. Send the packet by Speed Post (preferably) or by Registered Post to the address mentioned. The GATE 2014 Online Application Processing System requires that your photograph and signature be uploaded electronically at the time of submitting your application. Uploading photograph or signature that does not meet the specifications can result in the disqualification of the application without any refund of the application fee. 4. Do not fold the application form. if that is the proof of your eligibility to appear in GATE 2014.5 Photograph and Signature Requirements The current status of your application will be updated after the receipt and scrutiny of your application by the respective zonal GATE Office. 2. Other eligibility documents required to appear in GATE 2014 (e. Do not forget to attach the necessary supporting documents. Do not use any other means of sending the application form (e. This status can be checked anytime by logging into GOAPS. as the address slip provided to you contains a barcode necessary for processing your application.2 Mailing 1. (Note: Applications reaching respective GATE office later than 10th October 2013 may not be considered even if they are post marked 10th October 2013 or earlier). Secure the address slip firmly to the envelope using good glue or with additional transparent sticky tape (cello-tape) Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 14 | P a g e . Use A4 size envelope and put the application form along with the other documents mentioned in the CHECK LIST above.4. 3. 4. certificates/documents of one candidate may get mixed up with other candidate’s certificates/documents leading to difficulties for both the candidates. without any refund of the application fee. by courier) other than those mentioned above. Category certificate for claiming discounted application fee. GATE copy of the challan duly stamped by the bank after payment of fees (you need not submit the challan in case of payment by net banking) II. The signed application form (with photograph affixed) with Principal’s certificate. Sometimes. 6. degree certificate). DO NOT use someone else’s address slip for your application. Poor quality of the photograph submitted will lead to rejection of your GATE application.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure III. The GATE score card will be printed with the photograph you submit. Do not fill address by hand. IV.1 Photograph Requirements Please pay attention to upload good quality photograph.

any cloth or any shadow. 10. 4. 1. 5. The photograph must show full frontal view with both ears being visible and eyes open. only clear glasses are permitted. the height of the face (between chin and the top of the forehead) should occupy about 50% of the height of the photograph. glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 2.86. The photograph must be taken in a white or a very light background. 3. Have pixel width in the range 250 to 550 and ensure that the width to height aspect ratio is in the range 0. Sample Photographs Reason for Rejection Photo taken with mobile phone. The photograph must have been taken after 1st July 2013. Ask your photo studio to provide the image in a JPEG format and also on a standard 3. You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses. If you normally wear spectacles. The photograph must be in color and must be taken in a professional studio. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the glasses or by removing the glasses for the photo shoot.5 cm × 4. The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head. File size should be between 5KB and 100KB. 6. 8. In the photograph. Distorted face Not Acceptable Photograph Acceptable Improper background Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 15 | P a g e .66 to 0. 7.5 cm print (350 x 450 pixels). 9. Photograph taken using a mobile phone and other self-composed portraits are NOT acceptable. 11. For your own benefit it may be prudent not to intentionally change your facial features or hair style as in the photograph until the day of the exam.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Not Acceptable Photograph Reason for Rejection Facial area is less than 50% of total Acceptable Not looking straight into camera Cloth covering facial features Shadow on face Improper flash or Improper lighting Too much glare on spectacles Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 16 | P a g e .

and crop the image to the box. 5. Ensure that the file size is between 5KB and 100KB. Please draw a rectangular box of size 7 × 2 cm on an A4 white paper.5.4. Scan the signature using scanner at 200 pixels per inch (dpi).2 Signature Specifications 1. Only JPEG image formats will be accepted. 2. 4. Maintain 420 pixels in width and 120 pixels in height. Have pixel width in the range 300 to 550 and ensure that the width to height aspect ratio is in the range 3.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Not Acceptable Photograph Reason for Rejection Acceptable Dark/Tinted Spectacles or Sunglasses Poor Digital Resolution (100×75) 4. Save the image in JPEG format. Put your signature with black or dark blue ink pen within this box. 6.15 to 4. Not Acceptable Signature 7. and can result in disqualification of the application without any refund of the fee. Photographs of the signatures taken using mobile phone or digital cameras are not acceptable. Sample Signatures Reason for Rejection Signature in Capital Signature not in full and in Capital Signature not in full Acceptable Signature Signature taken via mobile phone / camera Poor Digital Resolution Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 17 | P a g e . 3.

The syllabus for each of the papers is given separately. Date of Birth and Residential Address. Paper Aerospace Engineering Agricultural Engineering Architecture and Planning Biotechnology Civil Engineering Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Information Technology Chemistry For the GATE 2014 examination. the candidate is. Bring a print-out of the downloaded Admit Card to the Test Center along with the original and valid photo identification(NO photocopy / scanned copy/NOT expired). 5. College ID. Examination Related Information 5.1 Structure of GATE 2014 The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. Employee Identification Card. free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan. Signature. For more details regarding the admission criteria in any particular institute. or a Notarized Affidavit with Photo. Candidates will NOT be permitted to take the test. Table 5. It may be noted that you would have specified one of the following IDs during the online application process: Driving License. keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission. Voter ID. Making a choice of the appropriate paper during GATE application is the responsibility of the candidate. Aadhaar UID. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below. if this original and valid photo identification is not presented. the candidate is advised to refer to the websites of that institute. More detailed explanation is given below. Passport.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 4.1: List of GATE Papers and Corresponding Codes Code AE AG AR BT CE CH CY CS Paper Geology and Geophysics Instrumentation Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Mining Engineering Metallurgical Engineering Physics Code GG IN MA ME MN MT PH TF PI Electronics and Communication Engineering Electrical Engineering Ecology and Evolution * XE PAPER SECTIONS Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) Fluid Mechanics Materials Science Solid Mechanics Thermodynamics Polymer Science and Engineering Food Technology CODE B C D E G F A EE EY EC **XL PAPER SECTIONS Biochemistry Botany Microbiology Zoology Production and Industrial Engineering Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Engineering Sciences Life Sciences CODE H I J K L XE* XL** Chemistry (Compulsory) Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur *XE (Engineering Sciences) and **XL (Life Sciences) papers are of general nature and will comprise of Sections listed in the above table. PAN Card.5 Admit Card The Admit Card can only be downloaded from the zonal GATE websites from 1st January 2014. Please note that you have to give details of this ID proof while filling the online application. Food Technology M 18 | P a g e .1. Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post/email. However. a candidate can apply for only one of the 22 papers listed in Table 5.

Section H – Chemistry 2.1. At the end of the 3-hour window.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5.2 XE Paper 5.3. Section A – Engineering Mathematics 2. the computer will automatically close the screen from further actions.3 XL Paper The choice of two sections from B to G can be made during the examination after viewing the questions.1. Any two of XL sections I to M 5. GA – General Aptitude 3. apart from the core subject of the paper. A candidate wishing to change midway of the examination to another optional section must first choose to deselect one of the previously chosen optional sections (I to M). A candidate appearing in the XE paper has to answer the following 1. The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type questions.2 Duration and Examination Type The choice of two sections from I to M can be made during the examination after viewing the questions. Only two optional sections can be answered at a time. Candidates will be provided with blank paper sheets for rough work and these have to be returned back after the examination. A candidate appearing in the XL paper has to answer the following 1. The pattern of question papers is discussed in Section 5.1. The examination for all the papers will be carried out in an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) mode where the candidates will be shown the questions in a random sequence on a computer screen. Only two optional sections can be answered by the candidate. Any two of XE sections B to G 5.1 General Aptitude Questions All the papers will have few questions that test the General Aptitude (Language and Analytical Skills). GA – General Aptitude 3. A candidate wishing to change midway of the examination to another optional section must first choose to deselect one of the previously chosen optional sections (B to G). The candidates are required to either select the answer (for MCQ type) or enter the answer for numerical answer type question using a mouse on a virtual keyboard (keyboard of the computer will be disabled). The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3-hour duration that contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 19 | P a g e .

3. maximum heat is produced (A) (B) (C) (D) in flank face in rake face in shear zone due to friction between chip and tool (ii) Comprehension: These questions will test the candidate’s understanding of the basics of his/her field. to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. EE. the Engineering Mathematics will carry around 15% of the total marks. TF and XE. (ii) Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. The candidate is expected to be able to obtain the answer either from his/her memory of the subject or at most from a one-line computation. CS. GATE 2014 would contain questions of two different types in various papers: (i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. EY. No choices will be shown for this type of questions. CY. ME. During machining. A DC motor requires a starter in order to (A) develop a starting torque (B) compensate for auxiliary field ampere turns Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 20 | P a g e . out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s). out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks are in General Aptitude (GA). by requiring him/her to draw simple conclusions from fundamental ideas. In the papers bearing the codes AE. formulae or laws of the discipline of the paper. Design of Questions The questions in a paper may be designed to test the following abilities: Example (i) Recall: These are based on facts. Q. BT. there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks. PI. MA. the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 85% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper. MN. CE. IN.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5.1 Pattern of Question Papers In all the papers. the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining percentage of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper. Example Q. MT.3 Pattern of Question Papers and Marking Scheme 5. These questions are objective in nature. and each will have a choice of four answers. CH. AG. EC. PH and XL. principles. GG. For these questions the answer is a real number. In the papers bearing the codes AR.

choices will not be given.4 Marking Scheme For 1-mark multiple-choice questions. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 21 | P a g e 5. that require analysis before a question can be answered.0 (D) 12. for 2-mark multiple-choice questions. the candidate is presented with data. The Froude number at the beginning of the jump is: (A) 5. A Synthesis question might require the candidate to compare two or more pieces of information. 25. XE and XL . 5.0 (B) 8. These papers would contain 25 questions carrying 1 mark each (sub-total 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 60 marks). diagrams.4.4.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure (iii) Application: In these questions. GA questions carry a total of 15 marks. 25.0 (C) 10. Likewise.0 Examples of each of this design are given in the types of questions above. (iv) Analysis and Synthesis: In these questions.g. 25. involve candidates in recognising unstated assumptions.1 General Aptitude (GA) Questions 5. e. The question paper will consist of questions of multiple choice and numerical answer type. -25 etc.48. Example Q.06. There is no negative marking for numerical answer type questions.2 Question Papers other than GG.06. for example. An appropriate range will be considered while evaluating the numerical answer type questions so that the candidate is not penalized due to the usual round-off errors. 1/3 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer. The GA section includes 5 questions carrying 1 mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 5 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 10 marks). (C) limit armature current at starting (D) provide regenerative braking The questions based on the above logics may be a mix of single standalone statement/phrase/data type questions. For numerical answer questions. 2/3 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer.) using a virtual keypad. In all papers. Questions in this category could. combination of option codes type questions or match items type questions. the candidate is expected to apply his/her knowledge either through computation or by logical reasoning. images etc. or separating useful information from irrelevant information. The sequent depth ratio of a hydraulic jump in a rectangular channel is 16. Candidates have to enter the answer (which will be a real number. signed or unsigned.

the GG question paper consists of two parts: Part A and Part B.4. there would be negative marking.4.4 XE Paper (Engineering Sciences) Part A consists of 25 multiple-choice questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions). Some questions may be of numerical answer type questions. For 1-mark multiple choice questions. 5. Each section in Part B (Section 1 and Section 2) consists of 30 multiple choice questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 60 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions).4. 5. Engineering Mathematics section (Section A) is compulsory. Some questions may be of numerical answer type. Likewise.6 Note on Negative Marking for Wrong Answers Each of the other sections of the XL paper (Sections I through M) contains 20 questions carrying a total of 30 marks: 10 questions carrying 1 mark each (subtotal 10 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 20 marks). Candidates will have to attempt questions in Part A and either Section 1 or Section 2 in Part B. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 22 | P a g e . This section contains 11 questions carrying a total of 15 marks: 7 questions carrying 1 mark each (sub-total 7 marks). 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Chemistry section (Section H) is compulsory. For a wrong answer chosen for the multiple choice questions.4. 5. In XE paper. Part A is common for all candidates. This section contains 15 questions carrying a total of 25 marks: 5 questions carrying 1 mark each (subtotal 5 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 20 marks). for 2-mark multiple choice questions. 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.5 XL Paper (Life Sciences) Each of the other sections of the XE paper (Sections B through G) contains 22 questions carrying a total of 35 marks: 9 questions carrying 1 mark each (subtotal 9 marks) and 13 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 26 marks).3 GG (Geology and Geophysics) Paper Apart from the General Aptitude (GA) section. In XL paper. Some questions may be of numerical answer type. However. there is no negative marking for a wrong answer in numerical answer type questions. and 4 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 8 marks). Part B contains two sections: Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geo-physics). Some questions may be of numerical answer type.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5.

Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence: (A) intrepidity (B) inevitability (C) inability (D) inertness 2 Numerical Ability: Numerical computation.4. instructions. however.1 General Aptitude (GA): Common to All Papers 1 Verbal Ability: English grammar. placed in the thermometer under pressure. (B) discipline (B) anarchy (C) treason (D) etiquette “The ordinary form of mercury thermometer is used for temperature ranging from – 40oF to 500oF. the space above the mercury is filled with some inert gas.” With what. the gas pressures is increased. it is still cheaper to import tractors from Korea to Germany than to produce tractors in Germany. (A) Q. would a thermometer be filled if it was designed to be used for measuring temperature of about 500oF? (A) Pyrometer Ans. Ans. Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence: Medicine is to illness as law is to _________ (A) Ans. besides mercury. For measuring temperature below –40oF. Read the following paragraph: Q. his --------. These are. As the mercury rises.came as a surprise.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5. so that it is possible to use these thermometers for temperatures as high as 1000oF. To those of us who had always thought him timid.5 GATE Syllabi 5. The cost of manufacturing tractors in Korea is twenty percent less than the cost of manufacturing tractors in Germany. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Which of the following assertions is best supported by the above information? 23 | P a g e . usually nitrogen or carbon dioxide. sentence completion. Sample Questions Verbal Ability Q.5. numerical reasoning and data interpretation. thermometers filled with alcohol are used.2.3. When a mercury thermometer is used for temperature above 500oF. not satisfactory for use in high temperatures. numerical estimation.1. critical reasoning and verbal deduction. verbal analogies. Even after transportation fees and import taxes are added. word groups. (B) (B) Inert gas (C) Iron and brass (D) Gas Q.

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(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 in Germany. (C) The costs of transporting a tractor from Korea to Germany are more than twenty percent of the cost of manufacturing the tractor in Korea. Ans. (D) (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. 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? Ans. (A) (A) 75 (B) 100 (C) 125 (D) 133

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5.5.2 Aerospace Engineering (AE)
Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, eigen values and eigen vectors.

Calculus: Functions of single variable, limit, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorems, evaluation of definite and improper integrals, partial derivatives, total derivative, maxima and minima, gradient, divergence and curl, vector identities, directional derivatives, line, surface and volume integrals. Theorems of Stokes, Gauss and Green. Differential Equations: First order linear and nonlinear equations, higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, Cauchy and Euler equations, initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms. Partial differential equations and separation of variables methods. Numerical methods: Numerical solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, integration by trapezoidal and Simpson rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Flight Mechanics

Space Dynamics

Dynamic stability: Euler angles; Equations of motion; aerodynamic forces and moments, stability & control derivatives; decoupling of longitudinal and lat-directional dynamics; longitudinal modes; lateral-directional modes.

Static stability: Angle of attack, sideslip; roll, pitch & yaw controls; longitudinal stick fixed & free stability, horizontal tail position and size; directional stability, vertical tail position and size; dihedral stability. Wing dihedral, sweep & position; hinge moments, stick forces.

Airplane performance: Pressure altitude; equivalent, calibrated, indicated air speeds; Primary flight instruments: Altimeter, ASI, VSI, Turn-bank indicator. Drag polar; takeoff and landing; steady climb & descent,-absolute and service ceiling; cruise, cruise climb, endurance or loiter; load factor, turning flight, V-n diagram; Winds: head, tail & cross winds.

Atmosphere: Properties, standard atmosphere. Classification of aircraft. Airplane (fixed wing aircraft) configuration and various parts.

Aerodynamics

Central force motion, determination of trajectory and orbital period in simple cases. Orbit transfer, in-plane and out-of-plane. Elements of rocket motor performance. Basic Fluid Mechanics: Incompressible irrotational flow, Helmholtz and Kelvin theorem, singularities and superposition, viscous flows, boundary layer on a flat plate.

Airfoils and wings: Classification of airfoils, aerodynamic characteristics, high lift devices, Kutta-Joukowski theorem; lift generation; thin airfoil theory; wing theory; induced drag; qualitative treatment of low aspect ratio wings.
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Compressible Flows: Dynamics and Thermodynamics of I-D flow, isentropic flow, normal shock, oblique shock, Prandtl-Meyer flow, flow in nozzles and diffusers, inviscid flow in a c-d nozzle, flow in diffusers. subsonic and supersonic airfoils, compressibility effects on lift and drag, critical and drag divergence Mach number, wave drag. Structures Wind Tunnel Testing: Measurement and visualization techniques.

Viscous Flows: Flow separation, introduction to turbulence, transition, structure of a turbulent boundary layer.

Propulsion

Structural Dynamics: Free and forced vibration of discrete systems. Damping and resonance. Dynamics of continuous systems.

Flight Vehicle Structures: Characteristics of aircraft structures and materials, torsion, bending and flexural shear. Flexural shear flow in thin-walled sections. Buckling. Failure theories. Loads on aircraft.

Stress and Strain: Equations of equilibrium, constitutive law, strain-displacement relationship, compatibility equations, plane stress and strain, Airy’s stress function.

Turbo machinery: Axial compressors and turbines, centrifugal pumps and compressors. Aerothermodynamics of non-rotating propulsion components: Intakes, combustor and nozzle. Thermodynamics of ramjets and scramjets. Elements of rocket propulsion.

Thermodynamics of Aircraft Gas Turbine engines thrust and thrust augmentation.

5.5.3 Agricultural Engineering (AG)
Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigen vectors.

Vector Calculus: Gradient; Divergence and Curl; Line; surface and volume integrals; Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability; Partial Derivatives; Maxima and minima; Sequences and series; Test for convergence; Fourier series.

Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule; single and multi-step methods for differential equations.
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Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Random variables; Poisson, normal and binomial distributions; Correlation and regression analysis.

Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs; Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients; Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations; Laplace transforms; PDEs -Laplace, heat and wave equations.

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Farm Machinery and Power Sources of power on the farm-human, animal, mechanical, electrical, wind, solar and biomass; bio-fuels; design and selection of machine elements – gears, pulleys, chains and sprockets and belts; overload safety devices used in farm machinery; measurement of force, torque, speed, displacement and acceleration on machine elements.

Soil tillage; forces acting on a tillage tool; hitch systems and hitching of tillage implements; mechanics of animal traction; functional requirements, principles of working, construction and operation of manual, animal and power operated equipment for tillage, sowing, planting, fertilizer application, inter-cultivation, spraying, mowing, chaff cutting, harvesting, threshing and transport; testing of agricultural machinery and equipment; calculation of performance parameters -field capacity, efficiency, application rate and losses; cost analysis of implements and tractors Thermodynamic principles of I.C. engines; I.C. engine cycles; engine components; fuels and combustion; lubricants and their properties; I.C. engine systems – fuel, cooling, lubrication, ignition, electrical, intake and exhaust; selection, operation, maintenance and repair of I.C. engines; power efficiencies and measurement; calculation of power, torque, fuel consumption, heat load and power losses.

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

Tractors and power tillers – type, selection, maintenance and repair; tractor clutches and brakes; power transmission systems – gear trains, differential, final drives and power take-off; mechanics of tractor chassis; traction theory; three point hitches- free link and restrained link operations; mechanical steering and hydraulic control systems used in tractors; human engineering and safety in tractor design; tractor tests and performance.

Ideal and real fluids, properties of fluids; hydrostatic pressure and its measurement; hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surface; continuity equation; Bernoulli’s theorem; laminar and turbulent flow in pipes, Darcy- Weisbach and Hazen-Williams equations, Moody’s diagram; flow through orifices and notches; flow in open channels.

Engineering properties of soils; fundamental definitions and relationships; index properties of soils; permeability and seepage analysis; shear strength, Mohr’s circle of stress, active and passive earth pressures; stability of slopes. Hydrological cycle; meteorological parameters and their measurement, analysis of precipitation data; abstraction from precipitation; runoff; hydrograph analysis, unit hydrograph theory and application; stream flow measurement; flood routing, hydrological reservoir and channel routing. Measurement of distance and area; chain surveying, methods of traversing; measurement of angles and bearings, plane table surveying; types of leveling; contouring; instruments for surveying and leveling; computation of earth work.

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Soil-water-plant relationship, water requirement of crops; consumptive use and evapotranspiration; irrigation scheduling; irrigation efficiencies; design of irrigation channels; measurement of soil moisture, irrigation water and infiltration; surface, sprinkler and drip methods of irrigation; design and evaluation of irrigation methods.

Mechanics of soil erosion, soil erosion types; wind and water erosion; factors affecting erosion; soil loss estimation; biological and engineering measures to control erosion; terraces and bunds; vegetative waterways; gully control structures, drop, drop inlet and chute spillways; earthen dams; water harvesting structures, farm ponds, watershed management.

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plant characteristics & planting design. energy efficient building design. housing typology. self-help housing. Hydrothermal treatment. pump characteristics. simultaneous heat and mass transfer in agricultural processing operations. Mechanics and energy requirement in size reduction of granular solids.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Drainage coefficient. Processing of seeds. fluidization of granular solids-pneumatic. Agricultural Processing and Food Engineering Steady state heat transfer in conduction. spices. convection and radiation. 5. Environmental Studies in Building Science: Components of Ecosystem. planning. Computer Aided Design: Application of computers in architecture and planning. centrifugal separation of solids. tray. kinetics of microbial death – pasteurization and sterilization of liquid foods.5. godowns. housing infrastructure. 3D Max. well hydraulics. Material and energy balances in food processing systems. housing policies. liquids and gases. principles of lighting and styles for 28 | P a g e Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur . principles of city planning. concentration and drying of liquid foods – evaporators. solar architecture. screw and belt conveying. evaluation of aquifer properties. neighborhood concept. finance and management. condensation and boiling heat transfer. groundwater recharge. transient heat transfer in simple geometry. pump selection and installation. leaching requirement and salinity control. bins and grain silos. types of cities & new towns. Classification of pumps. drum and spray dryers. pulses and oilseeds. sorption and desorption isotherms.4 Architecture and Planning (AR) Controlled and modified atmosphere storage. irrigation and drainage water quality. landscape elements and materials. ecological principles concerning environment. preservation of food by cooling and freezing. history of landscape styles. working principles of heat exchangers. programming languages – C and Visual Basic and usage of packages such as AutoCAD. Effectiveness of grain cleaners. thermal comfort. planning regulations and building byelaws. drying and milling of cereals. bucket. Landscape Design: Principles of landscape design and site planning. housing programs in India. fruits and vegetables. refrigeration and cold storage basics and applications. eco-city concept. Housing: Concept of housing. particle size analysis for comminuted solids. size separation by screening. site planning principles. sustainable development. psychrometry – properties of air-vapors mixture. understanding elements of hardware and software. cleaning and grading. Groundwater occurrence confined and unconfined aquifers. climate responsive design. design and layout of surface and sub-surface drainage systems. diffusive and convective mass transfer. environmental considerations in landscape planning. housing standards. Perishable food storage. 3D-Studio. By-product utilization from processing industries. computer graphics. water activity. City planning: Evolution of cities.

principles of electrification of buildings. recreation. FRP. intelligent transportation system. figure-background relationship. European – Egyptian. environment pollution. elevators & escalators.g. demography related standards at various levels of the settlements for health. action plans. mass transportation planning. deconstruction in architecture. urban conservation. para-transits and other modes of transportation. pedestrian & slow moving traffic planning. . grade separators and parking areas. influence of modern art on architecture.construction and architectural styles. colour. solid waste disposal systems. decision making models. composites. proportion. fire fighting systems. sanitary fittings and fixtures. Techniques of Planning: Planning survey techniques. education. rhythm. Greek. design of structural elements in wood. hierarchy of roads and levels of services. methods and details. intersections. recycle & reuse. Dravidian and Mughal periods. Building Construction and Management: Building construction techniques. development plans. their control & abatement. waste treatment. datum. eclecticism. History of Architecture: Indian – Indus valley. concrete. basic principles of architectural acoustics. timber. preparation of urban and regional structure plans. Building Services: Water supply. design of roads.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure illumination. plumbing systems. vista. structural and sectoral plan. settlement system planning. post modernism. focal point. valuation. Indo-Aryan. different polymers. Roman. their standards and uses. principles of internal & external drainage systems. Visual and Urban Design: Principles of visual composition. urban renewal. complex structural systems. application of G.S and remote sensing techniques in urban and regional planning. brick. religious & public-semi public facilities. CPM etc. intelligent buildings.g. medieval and renaissance periods. steel. principles of modular coordination. Five-year plan. Materials and Structural Systems: Behavioral characteristics of all types of building materials e. building safety and security systems. steel and RCC. visual survey. water treatment. specification. scale. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 29 | P a g e Traffic and Transportation Planning: Principles of traffic engineering and transportation planning. balance. air-conditioning systems.I. estimation. mud. Buddhist. texture. division of space. Infrastructure. building systems and prefabrication of building elements. harmony. principles of strength of materials. vernacular and traditional architecture. symmetry. tall buildings. Planning Theory: Regional planning. Development of Contemporary Architecture: Architectural developments and impacts on society since industrial revolution.. principles of disaster resistant structures. urban rainwater harvesting. sense of place and space. traffic and transport management in urban areas. international styles. rural-urban migration. Services and Amenities: Principles of water supply and sanitation systems. image ability. principles of Ekistics. works of national and international architects. Vedic. glass. professional practice. history of human settlements. sewerage and drainage systems. PERT. bamboo. power supply and communication systems — network. traffic survey methods. form. project management techniques e. statistical methods of data analysis. principles of pre-stressing. design & guidelines. growth of cities & metropolises. barrier free design. elastic and limit state design. art novuea. site planning principles and design.

development control and zoning regulations. Test for convergence. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Process Biotechnology: Bioprocess technology for the production of cell biomass and primary/secondary metabolites. Fourier Series. Maxima and minima. transformation. photosynthesis). Cell signaling and signal transduction. recombination and chromosome mapping. Correlation and regression analysis. Population genetics. Institutional networking & capacity building. Numerical Methods: Solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations. Production and purification of recombinant proteins on a large scale. Poisson. continuity and differentiability. Extrachromosomal inheritance. valuation & taxation. Linkage.5 Biotechnology (BT) Engineering Mathematics Development Administration and Management: Planning laws. Molecular Biology and Genetics: Molecular structure of genes and chromosomes. citric acid. ethanol. Calculus: Limit. 73rd& 74th Constitutional amendments. development enforcements. purification and bioprocess application(s) of industrial enzymes.. Chromatographic and membrane based bioseparation methods. Microbial production. growth and control. Single and multistep methods for differential equations. TCA and Oxidative phosphorylation). Microbial nutrition. Cell cycle and cell growth control. Membrane transport and pumps. Weak inter-molecular interactions in bio macromolecules. public participation and role of NGO & CBO. Transposable elements. exo-polysacharides. Random variables. Gene interaction. Probability and Statistics: Mean. antibiotics and pigments etc. Transcription and its control. Systems of linear equations. normal and binomial distributions. transduction. median. Molecular basis of genetic diseases and applications. Immobilization of enzymes and cells and their application for bioconversion processes. heat and wave equations. Metabolism (Glycolysis. Laplace transforms. Complementation. amino acids. Translational processes. Integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. Microbial genetics (plasmids. such as baker’s yeast. Kinetics of single substrate and bi-substrate enzyme catalyzed reactions.5. Partial derivatives. Microbial diversity and characteristic features. Microbial metabolism (aerobic and anaerobic respiration. Linear Algebra: Matrices and determinants. mode and standard deviation. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Nitrogen fixation. Bioenergetics. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Biotechnology Biochemistry: Biomolecules and their conformation. planning and municipal administration. PDE. Mendelian inheritance. 30 | P a g e . urban land ceiling. disaster mitigation management. land management techniques. DNA replication and control. Microbiology: Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure. Chemical and functional nature of enzymes. laws relating to land acquisition. Chromosomal variation. Differential Equations: Linear and nonlinear first order ODEs. revenue resources and fiscal management.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5. Sequences and series. higher order ODEs with constant coefficients. Chemical basis of mutations and mutagens. Regulatory controls in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Viruses.Laplace. conjugation).

Autotrophic and heterotrophic growth. ExPASy). Design of fermentation media. Systems of linear equations. DNA labeling. 31 | P a g e . Instrumentation in bioreactors.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Aerobic and anaerobic biological processes for stabilization of solid / liquid wastes. Expression of cloned gene. Maxima and minima. Antigen. Line. Ti plasmid. cDNA and genomic DNA library. sequence alignment. Regeneration of plants. Immunology: The origin of immunology. EBI. Autoimmunity. Techniques in raising transgencies. Genetic engineering in animal cell culture. phylogeny). Animal cell preservation. Hyper sensitivity. cosmids. Primary and secondary lymphoid organ. Gene therapy. Production of secondary metabolites by plant suspension cultures. Antigen processing and presentation. RFLP. Synthesis of antibody and secretion. Partial derivatives. Gauss and Green’s theorems. Tot potency. Recombinant DNA Technology: Restriction and modification enzymes. Complement. Mean value theorems. Kinetics of cell growth and product formation and effect of shear force. Plant products of industrial importance. Polymerase chain reactions. Graft versus host reaction. Stokes. Sequence and structure databases. Molecular modeling and simulations (basic concepts including concept of force fields). Genomics and Proteomics (Large scale genome sequencing strategies. Limit. Biochemistry of major metabolic pathways and products. 5. RAPD. Vectors: plasmid. Plant and Animal Biotechnology: Special features and organization of plant cells. Divergence and Curl. substrate utilization and product formation.5. fedbatch and continuous processes. Product and substrate transport. continuity and differentiability. Total derivative. Plant growth regulators and elicitors. Immune tolerance. Gene isolation. Simple structured models. Hairy root cultures and their cultivation. Micro & macrocarrier culture. Sequence analysis (biomolecular sequence file formats. Comparative genomics. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC). Gene transfer technologies. kinetics of growth and production formation. In-situ hybridization. regulation and nutritional requirements for mass cultivation of animal cell cultures. Batch. bacteriophage and other viral vectors. nutrient optimization. Mass transfer in bioreactors. Characteristics of animal cells: Metabolism. Various types of microbial and enzyme reactors. Regulation of immune response. Inherent immunity. Humoral and cell mediated immunity. Directional derivatives. Bioprocess Engineering: Kinetics of microbial growth. Sterilization of air and media. Molecular basis of antibody diversity. Aeration and agitation. yeast artificial chromosome. Surface and Volume integrals. Cell suspension culture development: methodology. Polyclonal and monoclonal antibody. Understanding DNA microarrays and protein arrays). scoring matrices. Live stock improvement. Rheology of fermentation fluids. Scale-up concepts. Gene cloning. Antigen-antibody reaction. Southern and northern blotting. Gradient. DNA sequencing. Bioinformatics: Major bioinformatics resources (NCBI. Vector identities. Cloning in animals. Eigen values and eigenvectors. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Bioremediation. Hybridoma technology. B and T cells and Macrophages. Site-directed mutagenesis. Transposons and gene targeting. DNA fingerprinting.6 Civil Engineering (CE) Engineering Mathematics Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Calculus: Functions of single variable. Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra.

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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Seismic methods of prospecting. self-potential and its origin. attribute analysis. electrical conductivities of metals. cement bond logging. Dar-Zarrouck parameters. decay constant. auto correlation. binning. radioactive equilibrium. mineral and oil exploration. processing of data and interpretation. equivalence and suppression. Geophysical signal processing. nuclear magnetic. dip-moveout. aliasing. static and dynamic corrections. sampling theorem. Radioactive methods of prospecting and assaying of minerals (radioactive and non radioactive) deposits. quasi-linear and non-linear methods including Tikhonov’s regularization method. high resolution seismics.5. Z-transform and wavelet transform. Quantitative evaluation of formations from well logs. half-life. gamma ray. principles of digital filters. bright and dim spots. Skin-depth. sonic. well hydraulics and application of geophysical methods for groundwater study. mining and hydrocarbon exploration. reduction of layers. neutron. application of filter theory. tellurics. seismic stratigraphy. SP. seismic noises and noise profile analysis. genetic algorithms and artificial neural network. Digital seismic data processing. land and marine seismic sources. VSP. 5. application of radiometric for exploration and radioactive waste disposal. coefficient of anisotropy. rock forming minerals and different rocks. seismic deconvolution and migration methods. delta function. non-uniqueness and stability of solutions. earth’s natural electromagnetic field. hydrophones. Nyquist frequency. environmental and engineering applications. Backus-Gilbert method. ground-water exploration. magnetic anomalies-geometrical shaped bodies. semiconductor devices. micro-logs. continuation. velocity – depth models. resistivity measurement. dip meter. geomagnetic depth sounding principles. AVO.14 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Engineering Mathematics Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 44 | P a g e . elliptic polarization. interpretation of resistivity field data. interpretation and applications of IP. field measurement. components in EM measurements. scintillation detector. Principles and techniques of geophysical well-logging. filtering. various electrode configurations for resistivity sounding and profiling. refraction and CDP surveys. density. windows. application of bore hole geophysics in ground water. CDP stacking charts. Type-curves over multi-layered structures. magneto-tellurics. Basic concept of EM induction. Fourier series. Origin of electromagnetic field. poles and zeros. deconvolution. periodic waveform. Induced polarization. non-metals. G M counter. induction. Geophysical inverse problems. caliper. temperature. Fourier and Hilbert transform. optimum geophone grouping. 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition. resistivity. Geological applications including groundwater.C. Elastic properties of earth materials. field layouts. methods of measurement. Conduction of electricity through rocks. Image processing concepts in processing of magnetic anomaly maps. Reflection. processing and interpretation. digital formats. depth estimates. power spectrum. electromagnetic profiling. cross correlation. methods of measurement for different source-receiver configuration. simulated annealing. time and frequency domain IP measurements. recording instruments (DFS). geophones. Reservoir geophysics. convolution. Interpretation of processed magnetic anomaly data. noise cancellation by shot and geophone arrays. concepts of D. generation and propagation of elastic waves. interpretation and applications.

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EDM. Sequences and series. Extractive Metallurgy: Minerals of economic importance. normal and binomial distributions. Vector Calculus: Gradient. PDEs –Laplace. Systems of linear equations. Gauss and Green’s theorems. copper. triangulation. convection and heat transfer coefficient relations. basics of geostatistics and quality control. comminution techniques. queueing.5. Flotation. principles of electro chemistry. principles and processes for the extraction of non-ferrous metals – aluminium. Stokes. iron and steel Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 51 | P a g e . Work-study. Laplace transforms. Probability and Statistics: Mean. Linear programming. median. Bernoulli’s equation. zinc. Test for convergence. Photogrammetry. nickel. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. Random variables. material and energy balances. Partial Derivatives. reserve estimation techniques. Maxima and minima. thermodynamics of surfaces. reliability of series and parallel systems. basics of simulation. 5. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. Metallurgical Engineering Thermodynamics and Rate Processes: Laws of thermodynamics. friction factors. cash flow concepts and mine valuation.single electrode potential. errors and adjustments. radiation. surface and volume integrals. mass transfer – diffusion and Fick’s laws. Divergence and Curl. electrochemical cells and polarizations. heat transfer – conduction. Levels and leveling. network analysis. Line. Concepts of reliability. Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. correlation. agglomeration. size classification. applications to metallurgical systems. activity. transportation and assignment problems. solutions. mode and standard deviation.and electro-metallurgical processes. Calculus: Limit. pyro. Fourier series. magnesium. Underground surveying. rate constants and rate limiting steps. tacheometry. Ellingham and phase stability diagrams. Mine Planning and Systems Engineering: Fundamentals of engineering surveying.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Surveying.18 Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. titanium and other rare metals. heat and wave equations. total station and GPS fundamentals. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. adsorption and segregation. optimization of facility location. basic kinetic laws. Correlation and regression analysis. open pit design. Field astronomy. oxidation and high temperature corrosion – characterization and control. lead. order of reactions.hydro. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. Principles of planning: Sampling methods and practices. Curves. equilibrium constant. mass transfer coefficients. momentum transfer – concepts of viscosity. aqueous corrosion and protection of metals. theodolite. phase equilibria. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. gravity and other methods of mineral processing. Poisson. contouring. interfaces and defects. GIS fundamentals. shell balances. continuity and differentiability.

compression. VAR and ESR. cast iron and aluminum alloys. ingot and continuous casting. equation of motion. small oscillations. fracture toughness and formability. primary and secondary steel making. sulphide shape control. vector calculus. normal modes. elements of X-ray and electron diffraction. matrices. elementary ideas about tensors. Physical Metallurgy: Crystal structure and bonding characteristics of metals. Metal joining – soldering.5. direct reduction processes. permanent mould casting. 5. Metal forming – fundamentals of metal forming processes of rolling. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Electromagnetic Theory: Solution of electrostatic and magnetostatic problems includingboundary value problems. furnaces and refractories. VAD. extrusion. basic concepts of linear elastic and elasto-plastic fracture mechanics. nano-crystalline and amorphous structures. industrially important ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. problems associated with welding of steels and aluminium alloys. dielectrics and conductors. variational principle. linear differential equations. creep. surface treatments. mechanical testing – tension. stress fields around dislocations. hot. fatigue. desulphurization. Fourier analysis. radiation from a moving charge. electrical and magnetic properties of materials. source and multiplication of dislocations. forging. gating and risering. principles of heat treatment of steels. Faraday’s law. fracture – Griffith theory. Manufacturing Processes: Metal casting – patterns and moulds including mould design involving feeding. gas tungsten arc welding and submerged arc welding. super-plasticity. Poynting vector. torsion. welding metallurgy. mass-energy equivalence. ceramics and polymers. impact.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure making – principles. cyclic coordinates. Coulomb and Lorentz gauges. Mathematical Physics: Linear vector space. dislocation interactions and reactions. scalar and vector potentials. elements of complex analysis. principles of scanning and transmission electron microscopy. defects in forming. phase transformation and binary phase diagrams. defects in welded joints. fatigue and creep behaviour. VOD. powder metallurgy. Poisson bracket. collisions and scattering in laboratory and centre of mass frames. refraction. solid solutions. inert gas rinsing and vacuum reactors. casting defects and repair. Lagrange’s and Hamilton’s formalisms. ladle metallurgy operations including deoxidation. eddy current. Biot-Savart’s and Ampere’s laws. Maxwell’s equations. noninertial frames and pseudo forces. role structure and properties of slags. relativistic kinematics. radiography. gas metal arc welding. acoustic emission and magnetic particle methods. Electromagnetic waves and their reflection. ultrasonic. Kepler problem and planetary motion. rigid body dynamics. common welding processes of shielded metal arc welding. ductile to brittle transition. blast furnace. hardness. alloys. structure of surfaces and interfaces. yield criteria and plasticity. warm and cold working of metals. recovery. industrial ceramics. secondary refining processes including AOD. special theory of relativity – Lorentz transformations. solidification. casting practices in sand casting. recrystallization and grain growth. strengthening mechanisms. polymers and composites. slip and twinning. electronic and opto-electronic materials. melting. wire drawing and sheet metal forming. defects in crystals. Mechanical Metallurgy: Elasticity. mechanics of system of particles. moment of inertia tensor. electronic basis of thermal. failure analysis. investment casting and shell moulding.19 Physics (PH) Classical Mechanics: Conservation laws. NDT using dye-penetrant. stainless steel making. fracture toughness. energy and momentum of electromagnetic waves. periodic motion. diffraction and polarization. brazing and welding. Laplace transforms. central forces. elements of dislocation theory – types of dislocations. tensile. metallurgical coke. optical. interference. 52 | P a g e . partial dislocations. Poynting theorem.

Taylor and Laurent series. Cauchy’s integral theorem. Beta-decay. continuity and differentiability. active filters and oscillators. particle in a box. calculation of thermodynamic quantities. liquid drop model – semiempirical mass formula. elastic properties of solids. Solid State Physics: Elements of crystallography. dielectric and magnetic properties of solids. sequential circuits. defects in crystals. linear vectors and operators in Hilbert space. Bose-Einstein condensation.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Quantum Mechanics: Physical basis of quantum mechanics. classical and quantum statistics. counters. Gauss and Green’s theorems. Surface and Volume integrals. black body radiation and Planck’s distribution law. partition function. rectifier circuits. diffraction methods for structure determination. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics: Laws of thermodynamics. metals. Directional derivatives. Divergence and Curl. semiconductors and insulators. regulated power supplies. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. addition of angular momenta. LS and jj coupling. Maxima and minima. uncertainty principle. flip-flops. band theory of solids. photons. bonding in solids.and many-electron atoms. rotational and vibrational spectra of diatomic molecules. Limit. Raman effect. Atomic and Molecular Physics: Spectra of one. electronic transition in diatomic molecules. A/D and D/A conversion. one. first and second order phase transitions. free energy. macrostates and microstates.5. Eigen values and eigen vectors. nuclear shell model. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Complex variables: Analytic functions. Initial and boundary value problems. 5. electromagnetic transitions in nuclei. nuclear force and two nucleon problem. X-ray spectra. mesons and leptons. Field Effect Transistors. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear). Mean value theorems. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. fission and fusion. Schrodinger equation. Systems of linear equations. two and three dimensional potential problems. optical. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. amplifier and oscillator circuits. quark model. nuclear reactions. free electron theory. hydrogen atom. registers. elementary scattering theory. hyperfine structure. particle accelerators and detectors. Gradient. elementary particles. transport properties. nuclear binding energy. NMR and ESR. elements of superconductivity. Laplace transforms. nuclear models. critical point. operational amplifier. Total derivative. phase space.20 Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. harmonic oscillator. degenerate Fermi gas. time independent perturbation theory. Fermi gas model of nucleus. Partial derivatives. semiconductor devices. lattice vibrations and thermal properties of solids. negative feedback circuits. Zeeman and Stark effects. baryons. Alpha decay. Nuclear and Particle Physics: Nuclear radii and charge distributions. conservation laws. Electronics: Network analysis. Franck-Condon principle. Vector identities. angular momentum and spin. Electric and magnetic moments. basic digital logic circuits. Line. lasers. electric dipole transitions and selection rules. Bipolar Junction Transistors. 53 | P a g e . probability ensembles. Calculus: Functions of single variable. Rutherford scattering. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Stokes.

heat treatment of metals and alloys. spur gears. piercing. machinability. belt drives. cutting forces and power requirements. economics of machining. flow through pipes. thermal aspects of machining. deep drawing. strength of materials – stress. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. introduction to advanced welding processes – ultrasonic. first and second law of thermodynamics. riveted and welded joints. chip formation. friction. Metal Forming: Stress-strain relations in elastic and plastic deformation. making. allowances. analysis of rolling. shaping. effect of strain. strain and their relationship. casting inspection. electron beam. design of elements – failure theories. gating and risering. Production Engineering Thermal Engineering: Fluid mechanics – fluid statics. planning. 54 | P a g e . lapping. ECM. EBM. convection and radiation. Mohr’s circle. thermodynamics – zeroth. extrusion and wire /rod drawing. WJM. mode and standard deviation. EDM and Wire cut EDM. principles and applications of nontraditional machining processes – USM. patterns – types and materials. forging. sheet metal working processes such as blanking. machining processesturning. heat exchangers. broaching. grinding. plasma arc. Applied Mechanics: Engineering mechanics – equivalent force systems. design of bolted. inspection of welded joints. deformation mechanisms. coining and embossing. governers and fly wheels. Mean. defects and remedies. heat transfer – fundamentals of conduction. thermodynamic system and processes. Bernoulli’s equation. bending and shear stress. keys.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure General Engineering Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. submerged arc. wire and tube drawing. steels and nonferrous metals and alloys. thread production. AJM. hot and cold working – forging. Poisson. laser beam. LBM. Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials and their applications. honing. selection of machining parameters. Merchant’s analysis. milling. tool wear and tool life. cutting fluids. free body concepts. braze welding. Theory of Machines and Design: Analysis of planar mechanisms. design of shafts. thermal cutting. Normal and Binomial distributions. concept of flow stress. Euler’s theory of columns. Conditional probability. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. thermit. brakes and clutches. super finishing. tool materials. and explosive welding. forge. metal working defects. equations of continuity and momentum. cams and followers. other joining processes – soldering. brazing. equations of equilibrium. PAM. basics of internal combustion engines and steam turbines. casting techniques of cast iron. rolling. defects and remedies. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Basic machine tools. boring. Metal Joining Processes: Welding processes – manual metal arc. design of casting. solidification. MIG. CHM. drilling. mechanics of machining – geometry of cutting tools. bending. Metal Casting: Casting processes – types and applications. median. resistance. strain rate and temperature on mechanical properties of metals and alloys. calculation of work and heat for systems and control volumes. air standard cycles. Random variables. moulds and cores – materials. gear cutting. deflection of beams. electro slag. extrusion. its influence on mechanical properties. and testing. TIG.

perpetual and periodic inventory control systems. press tools – configuration. Metrology and Inspection: Limits. Manufacturing Analysis: Sources of errors in manufacturing. simplex method. principles of motion economy. resource leveling. and design. business process reengineering. aggregate production planning. Production Planning and Inventory Control: Forecasting techniques – causal and time series models. comparators. order control and flow control. types of plant layout and their evaluation. concept of JIT manufacturing system. plastic processing – injection. concurrent engineering. incentive schemes. Facility Design: Facility location factors and evaluation of alternate locations. constrained optimization and Lagrange multipliers. techniques for evaluation of capital investments. process capability. flatness. alignment testing of machine tools. logistics. work sampling. scheduling and priority dispatching. linear and angular measurements by mechanical and optical methods. design of die and punch. Industrial Engineering Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD. cellular manufacturing. push and pull production systems. job evaluation. simplification. quantity discount. costs. squareness and symmetry. quality and cost considerations. merit rating. and wage administration. fits. productivity – concepts and measurements. materials handling systems. 55 | P a g e .CAM. calendaring and thermoforming. dynamic programming. extrusion. measurement of straightness. PERT and CPM. principles of forging die design. CNC. standard data. tolerance design. deterministic and probabilistic inventory models. parameter selection and comparison of production alternatives. transportation and assignment models. ergonomics. CAPP. duality and sensitivity analysis. Polymers and Composites: Introduction to polymers and composites. surface finish measurement. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. design of limit gauges. product life cycle. timecost trade-off. interferometry. and CIM. work measurement – stop watch time study. roundness. selective assembly. assembly line balancing. computer aided layout design techniques. Work System Design: Taylor’s scientific management. MRP and MRP-II. applications. and supply chain management. DNC. Inventory – functions. standardization. exponential smoothing. NC. value engineering and analysis. manufacturing technologies – strategies and selection. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Operation Research: Linear programming – problem formulation. routing. micro-motion study. break-even analysis. inspection of screw threads and gears. Robotics. time and cost analysis. trend and seasonality. PMTS. financial statements. methodstudy.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Tool Engineering: Jigs and fixtures – principles. compression and blow molding. diversification. network flow models. Engineering Economy and Costing: Elementary cost accounting and methods of depreciation. moving average. process planning. molding of composites. interchangeability. classifications. FMS. simple queuing models. Gilbreths’s contributions. simulation – manufacturing applications. Powder Metallurgy: Production of metal powders. master production scheduling. compaction and sintering. distribution. Product Design and Development: Principles of good product design. and tolerances.

Partial Derivatives. zero defects. Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. plasticization. melting. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. reliability models. Divergence and Curl. Gross and fine structure of natural fibers like cotton. tow-to-top conversion and different texturing methods. factors affecting Tg and Tm. Correlation and regression analysis. amorphous and crystalline phases. Introduction to important bast fibres. patent. heat and wave equations. polyamide and polypropylene spinning. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Textile Fibers: Classification of textile fibers. TRIPS and its implications. knowledge based systems. glass transition. Calculus: Limit. properties and uses of natural and man-made fibers. Reliability and Maintenance: Reliability. continuity and differentiability. design of experiments – Taguchi method. availability and maintainability.5. Melt Spinning processes. acceptance sampling. mode and standard deviation. Vector Calculus: Gradient. Test for convergence. 5. total productive maintenance – concept and applications. Management Information System: Value of information. poly (ethylene terephthalate). Gauss and Green’s theorems. Line. determination of MTBF and MTTR. Essential requirements of fiber forming polymers. 56 | P a g e . Probability and Statistics: Mean. quality circles. Maxima and minima. importance of IPR. wet and dry spinning of viscose and acrylic fibres. surface and volume integrals. physical and chemical methods of fiber and blend identification and blend analysis. PDEs –Laplace. Polymerization of nylon-6. crystallization. Sequences and series. distribution of failure and repair times. copyright. Fourier series. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. wool and silk. total quality management. Random variables. Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. polyacrylonitrile and polypropylene. nylon-66. Eigen values and eigen vectors. Laplace transforms. Poisson. ISO 9000. preventive maintenance and replacement.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Quality Management: Quality – concept and costs. median.21 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Engineering Mathematics Intellectual Property System: Definition of intellectual property. six sigma. Stokes. system reliability determination. Molecular architecture. Process of viscose and acetate preparation. statistical quality control. normal and binomial distributions. characteristic features of PET. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. post spinning operations such as drawing. Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. Systems of linear equations. information storage and retrieval system – database and data structures. industrial design and trademark. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. heat setting. quality assurance.

. yarns and fabrics. wool and silk. sizing of spun and filament yarns. Correlation analysis. Principle of ring spinning. cover and maximum set of woven fabrics. working principle of ring doubler and two for one twister. dobby and jacquard shedding. mechanical properties of fibres. single and folded yarn twist. crimp. cause of fibre migration and its estimation. gauze. X-ray diffraction. 57 | P a g e . polyester and acrylic and polyester/cotton blends. mechanics of weft insertion with shuttle.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Yarn manufacture and yarn structure & properties: Principles of opening. HVI and AFIS for fibre testing. mechanism of bobbin building. strength and reflectance. Preparatory Processes: Chemistry and practice of preparatory processes for cotton. fibre structure and property correlation. Preparatory processes for nylon. basic weft and warp knitted structures. specific volume & packing coefficient. production of core spun yarn. yarn diameter. functional principles of weft insertion systems of shuttle-less weaving machines.g. evenness testing of slivers. rotor and air-jet yarns. Textile Testing: Sampling techniques. modern sizing machines. fabric appearance and weaving performance. absorption. forces acting on yarn and traveler. principles of pirn winding processes and machines. different types of warping creels.Peirce’s equations for fabric geometry. ring & traveler designs. twist strength relationship in spun yarns. irregularity index. terry. Classification. optical and electron microscopy. package faults and their remedies. thickness.R. moisture sorption in fibres. air permeability. working principle of modern opening and cleaning equipment. I. cord. tear strength. Measurement of fibre length. principles of multiphase and circular looms. warp and weft stop motions. mechanism of cop formation. features of modern beam and sectional warping machines. yarn clearers and tensioners. wrap spinning. thermal methods (DSC. fineness. primary and secondary motions of loom. lap preparation. roving twist. Roving production. fibre configuration and orientation in yarn. causes of mass irregularity introduced by drafting. testing equipment for measurement test methods of fabric properties like thickness. elastica model of plain woven fabrics. effect of their settings and timings on fabric formation. combing cycle. Statistical data analysis of experimental results. frequency distributions and control charts. Methods of investigating fibre structure e.Basic woven fabric constructions and their derivatives. twist and hairiness. carding of cotton and synthetic fibres. DMA/TMA. principle of non-conventional methods of yarn production such as rotor spinning. Measurement of yarn count. TGA). drape. weft replenishment. Mercerization of cotton. air jet spinning. warp protection. random and precision winding. birefringence. combing efficiency. compressibility. Density. production and areas of application of nonwoven fabrics. tensile testing of fibers. mechanism and function. sample size and sampling errors. twist less spinning and friction spinning. different sizing systems. principles of cotton combing. bursting strength and abrasion resistance. compact spinning. leno and double cloth constructions. Fabric manufacture and Fabric Structure: Principles of cheese and cone winding processes and machines. features of modern cone winding machines. the technology of carding. roller and apron drafting principle. roller arrangements in drafting systems. causes of end breakages. crease recovery. properties of ring. crepe. cleaning and mixing/blending of fibrous materials. Drafting operation. recent developments in comber. different systems of yarn splicing. structure and morphology ofman-made fibres. significance tests and analysis of variance. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Principles of weft and warp knitting. measurement of cotton fiber maturity and trash content. properties of double yarns. rovings and yarns. FAST and Kawabata instruments and systems for objective fabric evaluation. Yarn contraction.

sequence and series. Residue theorem (without proof) and its applications. silk. Dyeing: Classification of dyes. Methods for determination of wash.5. Transfer printing of polyester. Calculus: Functions of single variable. light and rubbing fastness. limit.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Finishing: Mechanical finishing of cotton. Fundamental and mean value-theorems of integral calculus. Gauss and Green’s theorems (without proofs) applications. maxima and minima. Printing of polyester/cotton blends with disperse/reactive combination. power series. Resist and discharge printing of cotton. Hermitian. Indeterminate forms and L’Hospital rule. Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula (without proof).1 Section A: Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices. Dyeing polyester/cotton and polyester/wool blends. Half range sine and cosine series. divergence and curl. Dyeing of cotton. flame retardant and enzyme (bio-polishing) finishing of cotton. Milling. Mean value theorems. Taylor’s and Laurent’ series. double and triple integrals and their applications. higher order linear differential equations with constant Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 58 | P a g e . eigenvalues and eigenvectors. wool. total derivatives. polyester. Dyeing of cotton knitted fabrics and machines used. Fourier Series. Evaluation of fastness properties with the help of grey scale. symmetric. Soft. Developments in inkjet printing. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Ordinary Differential Equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). Energy Conservation: Minimum application techniques. Dye fibre interaction. Pollution: Environment pollution during chemical processing of textiles. Treatment of textile effluents. Batch wise and continuous dyeing machines.5. skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices. Cauchy-Riemann equations. 5. Stokes. Vector Calculus: Gradient. system of linear equations. Application in solving potential problems. partial derivatives. diagonalisation of matrices. decatizing and shrink resistant finishing of wool. nylon with acid and metal complex dyes. directional derivatives. Printing of wool. Maxima and minima. Second order linear differential equations with variable coefficients. Functions of two variables. silk. Heat setting of polyester. Taylor’s series. Beta and Gamma functions. wrinkle resistant. vector identities. line. Printing of polyester with disperse dyes. surface and volume integrals. Complex variable: Analytic functions. Printing: Styles of printing. Introduction to thermodynamics and kinetics of dyeing. limit. Cayley-Hamilton Theorem. silk and polyester. Printing auxiliaries. inverse. continuity and differentiability. Printing of cotton with reactive dyes.22 Engineering Sciences (XE) 5. Variation of parameters method. Euler’s theorem for homogeneous functions. Lagrange method of multipliers. Methods of dye fixation after printing. Antis tat finishing of synthetic fiber fabrics.21. Line integral. Stiff. skewHermitian and unitary matrices. continuity. Printing thickeners including synthetic thickeners. water repellent. rank. nylon and acrylic with appropriate dye classes. tests for convergence.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and simple theorems. Structure: Atomic structure and bonding in materials. miller indices of planes and directions. unit cells and space lattices. DarcyWeisbach relation. Solution of a polynomial and a transcendental equation by NewtonRaphson method. stream function and potential function.5. Partial Differential Equations: Separation of variables method. Fully-developed pipe flow. power series solutions. Hydrostatics: Buoyancy. Laplace equation. streamlined and bluff bodies. conditional probability.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure coefficients. Potential flow: elementary flow fields and principle of superposition. kinematic and dynamic similarity.3 Section C: Materials Science Basic ideas of flow measurement using venturimeter.21. momentum and energy. vorticity. Crystal structure of materials. solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations. discrete and continuous distributions. 5. Newton’s interpolation formulae. Legendre polynomials and Bessel’s functions of the first kind and their properties. laminar and turbulent flows. Simpson’s rule and Gaussian quadrature. Qualitative ideas of boundary layer and separation. correlation and linear regression. manometry. Poisson. drag and lift forces. Gauss-Jordan and Gauss-Seidel Methods. Dimensional analysis: Concept of geometric. random variables.2 Section B: Fluid Mechanics Numerical Methods: Solution of a system of linear equations by L-U decomposition. forces on submerged bodies. steady and unsteady flows. Differential equations of mass and momentum (Euler equation). and normal distributions. determination of structures of simple crystals by x-ray diffraction. Bayes Theorem. Binomial. concept of local and convective accelerations. control volume analysis for mass. Concept of fluid rotation. packing geometry in metallic. Fluid Properties: Relation between stress and strain rate for Newtonian fluids. Eulerian and Lagrangian description of fluid motion.21. pitot-static tube and orifice plate. numerical integration by trapezoidal rule. crystal systems. Concept of Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 59 | P a g e . Cauchy. friction factor. ionic and covalent solids. importance of non-dimensional numbers.5. Bernoulli’s equation and its applications. 5.Euler’s equations. potential flow past a circular cylinder. numerical solutions of first order differential equation by Euler’s method and 4th order Runge-Kutta method.

absorption and transmission of electromagnetic radiation in solids. Composites: Properties and applications of various composites. Diffusion: Fick’s laws and application of diffusion in sintering. semiconductors and insulators. transmission electron microscopy. ceramic and polymeric materials.Materials characterization techniques such as. prevention.Imperfections in crystalline solids and their role in influencing various properties. viscoelasticity. cold. Optical Properties: Reflection. shape memory alloys. ductile and brittle fracture. paramagnetism. lasers and optical fibers. Thermal Properties: Heat capacity. processing and applications of traditional and advanced ceramics. impact strength. properties. atomic force microscopy. intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors. properties and applications. photoconductivity and superconductivity. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 60 | P a g e . plastic deformation. Mechanical Properties: stress-strain diagrams of metallic. diamagnetism. scanning tunneling microscopy. piezoelectric. elongation. optoelectric. refraction. recrystallization and grain growth. Polymers: Classification. toughness. ferromagnetism. Advanced Materials and Tools: Smart materials. differential scanning calorimetry. yield strength. creep. Microstrcture. properties and applications of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. electrical conductivity – effect of temperature on conductility. ferrimagnetism. heat treatment of steels. dielectric properties. Metals and Alloys: Solid solutions. hot working of metals. Environmental Degradation: Corrosion and oxidation of materials. solubility limit. doping of semiconductors and surface hardening of metals. tensile strength. modulus of elasticity.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure amorphous. biomaterials. intermetallic compounds. single and polycrystalline structures and their effect on properties of materials. semiconducting behavior. processing and applications. intermediate phases. atomic absorption spectroscopy. structure and properties. Ceramics: Structure. iron-iron carbide phase diagram. phase rule. thermal conductivity. superalloys. binary phase diagrams. scanning electron microscopy. recovery. exhibiting ferroelectric. polymerization. magnetic hysterisis. thermal expansion of materials. antiferro magnetism. Magnetic Properties: Origin of magnetism in metallic and ceramic materials. hardness. additives for polymer products. nanomaterials – synthesis. Electronic Properties: Concept of energy band diagram for materials – conductors. fatigue. Crystal growth techniques .

thin cylinders. metallocene polymers and other newer techniques of 61 | P a g e .4 Section D: Solid Mechanics Equivalent force systems.5. law of conservation of energy. force acting on a body in motion. deflection (for symmetric bending).5. heat. Air standard Diesel cycle.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 5.5. steady and unsteady flow analysis. Stresses and strains. equilibrium equations. first law applied to systems and control volumes. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Chemistry of high polymers: Monomers. calculations of properties.21. airwater vapor mixtures and simple thermodynamic processes involving them. Clausiusinequality and concept of entropy.21. Zeroth law of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic Relations: T-ds relations. thermal strain. principal stresses and strains. liquid and vapor phases. Clapeyron equation. shear and bending moment diagrams. different modes of work. ideal and real gases. availability and irreversibility. degree of polymerizations. P-V-T behaviour of simple compressible substances. Axial. Basic Concepts: Continuum. energy methods (Castigliano’s Theorems). Rankine Reheat cycle.5 Section E: Thermodynamics Free vibration of single degree of freedom systems. generalized Hooke’s Law. state diagram. Thermodynamic cycles: Carnot vapor power cycle. equations of state. Joule-Thomson coefficient. criteria for rubberiness.6 Section F: Polymer Science and Engineering Ideal Gas Mixtures: Dalton’s and Amagat’s laws. polymerization methods: addition and condensation. melting transition. torsion in circular shafts. shear and bending stresses. axial. path and process. concept of temperature. Carnot theorems. glass transition. phase rule. Mohr’s circle. functionality. compressibility chart. simple relative motion of particles. Vapor-compression refrigeration cycle. principle of increase of entropy. Air standard Otto cycle. thermodynamic system (closed and open or control volume). friction. Ideal Rankine cycle. coefficient of volume expansion. theories of failure. enthalpy. specific heats. classification of polymers. thermodynamic temperature scale. law of conservation of momentum. thermodynamic property tables and charts. macroscopic approach. Maxwell equations. force as function of position. analysis of determinate trusses and frames. First Law of Thermodynamics: Energy. 5. time and speed. reversible and irreversible processes. Properties of Pure Substances: Thermodynamic properties of pure substances in solid. state of a system. Airstandard Brayton cycle. Second Law of Thermodynamics: Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statements.21. laws of motion. adiabatic and isothermal compressibilities. 5. thermodynamic properties and equilibrium. their kinetics. free-body diagrams. Euler buckling.

thermoforming. ABS. long and short fibre reinforced composites. reaction injection molding. Polymer rheology: Flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. PBT. abrasion. blow molding. analysis of polymers using IR. polymer crystallinity. PSU. BR. ageing resistance. kinetics. Polymer processing: Compression molding. parallel plate. plastic-plastic. PU polymers. pectic substances and dietary fibre. anthocyanins. different flow equations. microscopic (optical and electronic) techniques. vulcanization kinetics. TGA). rubber curing in parallel plate viscometer. Conductivity-thermal and electrical. Unsaturated polyester. determination of number average. thermal (DSC. EPDM. CR. Measurements of rheological parameters by capillary rotating. flexural. monomer reactivity ratios and its significance. Food flavours: Terpenes. weight average. hardness. surface resistivity. TPE. cross-linking and vulcanization. Polymerization and polymorphism. dielectric constant. MF. thermodynamics. choice of polymers for blending. SBR. IIR. extrusion. Polymer Technology: Polymer compounding-need and significance. pultrusion. cellulose. blend miscibility-miscible and immiscible blends. Acrylic. dissipation factor. PPO. different copolymers. impact. Proteins: Classification and structure of proteins in food. Polymer Characterization: Solubility and swelling. PS. random. suspension. Fluoropolymers Thermosetting polymers: PF. Polyesters. fatigue. endurance. control of rheological characteristics through compounding.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure polymerization. Pigments: Carotenoids. internal mixer. polymer eutectics. Natural and synthetic rubbers: Recovery of NR hydrocarbon from latex. esters. emulsion. chlorophylls. toughness. solution. DMTA. transfer molding. particulate. power factor. volume resistivity. copolymerization. environmental stress cracking resistance. UF. Alkyds. mechanical models. calendaring. Synthesis and properties: Commodity and general purpose thermoplastics: PE. phase morphology. injection molding. Silicone. 5. molecular/segmental deformations at different zones and transitions. resilience. Lipids: Classification and structure of lipids. dependence of shear modulus on temperature. XRD. ODR and MDR. techniques for copolymerization-bulk.5. Epoxy. concept of average molecular weight. Engineering Plastics: Nylon. PVC. Polymer blends and composites: Difference between blends and composites. swelling. FRP. Food Chemistry and Nutrition: Carbohydrates: Structure and functional properties of mono. rotational molding. their significance. different compounding ingredients for rubber and plastics.21. rubber processing in two-roll mill. azeotropic copolymerization. polymer alloys. block and graft copolymers. PC. cone-plate rheometer.7 Section G: Food Technology Polymer testing: Mechanical-static and dynamic tensile.oligo-polysaccharides including starch. tear. PP. Rancidity of fats. rubber-plastic and rubber-rubber blends. electric resistance. alternating. compressive. ketones Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 62 | P a g e . Nitrile. CSM. tannins and myoglobin. Viscoelasticity-creep and stress relaxations. viscosity average and Z-average molecular weights.

Mass transfer: Molecular diffusion and Fick’s Law. chocolate and essential oils from spices. solid-solid mixing. and single screw extrusion. addition of preservatives and food additives. NTUeffectiveness relationship of co-current and counter current double pipe heat exchanger. Coenzymes. post mortem changes. filtration. Bacterial pathogens: Salmonella. butter. quantum mechanical model of hydrogen atom. Fruits. Flow measurement.22. sausage. Steady state mass transfer. Antinutrients. Convective mass transfer. evaporation of liquid foods. dehydration. Spoilage bacteria. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 63 | P a g e . Milk and milk products processing: Pasteurized and sterilized milk. Momentum transfer: Flow rate and pressure drop relationships for Newtonian fluids flowing through pipe. Essential amino acids and fatty acids.1 Section H: Chemistry (Compulsory) Atomic structure and periodicity: Planck’s quantum theory. hurdle technology. pectin from fruit waste. wheat. convection. control of water activity. fermentation. Pumps and compressors. freezing. Solvent extraction. spray and freeze-drying. Heat transfer: Heat transfer by conduction. and pickles. coffee. biscuits. yoghurt. cream. Production of jam. sauerkraut and soya sauce. and maize.5. Kinetics and inhibition. and quinones. Spores and vegetative cells.. agitation of liquid. alcoholic beverage. Mass transfer operations: Properties of air-water vapor mixture. structure and detection of bacteria. PER. flow through porous bed. Enzymes: Specificity. radiation. tea. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic browning. Foodborne disease: Toxins produced by Staphylococcus. Fermented food: Buttermilk. Permeability of films and laminates. clarification concentration and packaging of fruit juice. Water soluble and fat soluble vitamins. Microbial growth in food: Intrinsic and extrinsic factors. ice-cream. Growth and death kinetics. Bacillus. extruded products and breakfast cereals. Food Products Technology: Processing principles: Canning. Escherichia coli. settling. meat and meat products. Humidification and dehumidification operations. ghee. production of bread. Unsteady state heat transfer in simple geometry. cheese. Food packaging. Shigella. centrifugation. cheese and milk powder. jelly. refining and hydrogenation of oil. Nutrition deficiency diseases. Mechanical operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in size reduction of solids. egg powder. uncertainty principle. Nutrition: Balanced diet. tenderization and freezing of meat. marmalade. wave particle duality. CA and MA storage. Listeria. Grain products processing: Milling of rice. Animal products processing: Drying and canning of fish. sieving. 5. yeast and mold in food. parboiling of paddy. serial dilution method for quantification. Thermal operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in process time evaluation in batch and continuous sterilization. Campylobacter. vinegar.5. chilling. freezing and crystallization. cleaning in place and food laws. 5. squash. Characteristics of non-Newtonian fluids – generalized viscosity coefficient and Reynolds number. Clostridium and Aspergillus.23 Life Sciences (XL) Food Engineering: Mass and energy balance. boiling and condensation. candies. hot air drying of solids. Role of minerals in nutrition. Food spoilage: Contributing factors. Microbial spoilage of milk and milk products. high pressure homogenization. vegetables and plantation products processing: Extraction. Flow of compressible fluid.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Food Microbiology: Characteristics of microorganisms: Morphology.

M. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 64 | P a g e . color. Ionic solids. and V. activation energy. Addition reactions. catalysis and elementary enzyme reactions. buffer and their applications in chemical analysis. solubility product. ionization energy. Half Cell potentials. Kirchoff’s equation. B. aromatic electrophilic substitution. equilibrium constants (Kc.2 Section I: Biochemistry Organization of life. SN2.B. election affinity. hydrogen bonding. Vitamins and Coenzymes. Hemoglobin. Carboxypeptidase and Chymotrypsin. common ion effect. conformers. Enzyme kinetics including its regulation and inhibition. general characteristics of 3d elements. P. s. Carbohydrates. Hess law. atomic size. Identification of functional groups by chemical tests Structure-Reactivity Correlations: Acids and bases. Proteins and Nucleic acids. hydrolysis of salts. N. Ribonuclease A. resonance.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure electronic configuration of atoms. tautomerism. electronic and steric effects. emf. approaches for diatomic molecules. Trouton’s rule. order of reaction. Clausius-Clapeyron equation. molecularity.22. Lysozyme. heat of reaction. size exclusion and affinity chromatography. Si. dipole moment. VSEPR theory and shape of molecules. 5.p. Hoffmann and Saytzeff rules. entropy. electronegativity. free energy. thermodynamic aspects and their applications. heat of formation.5. geometry and magnetic properties. Protein structure. electrophoresis. folding and function: Myoglobin. free energy change and equilibrium constant. structure parameters such as bond length. halides and hydrides of alkali and alkaline earth metals. Diels-Alder reaction. Al. internal energy. Kp and Kx) for homogeneous reactions. enthalpy. Electrochemistry: Conductance. hybridisation. E1 and E2 reactions. van der Waals interactions. orientation effect as exemplified by various functional groups. Chemical Equilibria: Colligative properties of solutions. Basis of Organic Reactions Mechanism: Elementary treatment of SN1. coordination complexes: valence bond and crystal field theory. and work function. Kohlrausch law. Lipids. concept of aromatic city. Reaction Kinetics: Rate constant. bond angle and bond energy. UVvisible. lattice energy (Born-Haber Cycle). Thermodynamics: First law. Markonikoff rule and Kharash effect. and d Block Elements: Oxides. Nernst equation. optical and geometrical isomerism. Second law. ionic radii. Third law of thermodynamics. galvanic cells. Cell structure and organelles. first and second order kinetics. Structure and bonding: Ionic and covalent bonding. periodic table and periodic properties. fluorescence and Mass spectrometry. zero. Biochemical separation techniques and characterization: ion exchange. ionic equilibria in solution. Structure and function of biomolecules: Amino acids. reversible and irreversible processes. pH.O. and S. Importance of water. Gibbs-Helmholtz equation.

photorespiration.22. gene mutation and repair. transport of minerals and solutes. their ontogeny. Signal transduction. embryogenesis. hormones and neurotransmitters. Metabolic pathways and their regulation: glycolysis. gluconeogenesis. Plant Breeding and Genetic Modification: Principles. nucleic acid). mechanism of action and physiological effects of plant growth regulators. structure and function of biomolecules. Physiology and Biochemistry: Plant water relations. B and macrophages. cell wall and membranes. Recombinant DNA technology and applications: PCR. chromosomal aberrations (numerical and structural). genetic mapping. Cells of the immune system: T. function and diversity. in vitro fertilization. Plant Anatomy: Plant cell structure. anatomy of root. secondary growth in plants and stellar organization. Antibody structure. amino acids and nucleotides. phylogenetic – outline). Biological membranes.3 Section J: Botany Immune system. haploidy. vascular system. T and B cell activation. seed dormancy and germination. lipids. molecular systematics. Biochemical regulation of gene expression. pollination. embryo culture. glycogen and fatty acid metabolism. somaclonal variation. life cycle of an angiosperm. seed storage proteins. Metabolism of Nitrogen containing compounds: nitrogen fixation. regulation of gene expression. Major histocompatibilty complex. clonal propagation. organelles. RIA and ELISA. oxidative phosphorylation. somatic cell Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 65 | P a g e . respiration. sporophytic and gametophytic self incompability. secondary metabolism in plant cell culture. DNA replication. Flowering: photoperiodism and vernalization. enzyme kinetics. N2 metabolism. artificial seed. Concept of cellular totipotency.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Metabolism and bioenergetics. genetic maps and molecular markers. seed formation. transposons. stomatal physiology. linkage. Plant Systematics: Systems of classification (non-phylogenetic vs. Complement system. site directed mutagenesis and DNA-microarray. heterosis. meristems. stem and leaves. extrachromosomal inheritance. biochemical mechanisms involved in flowering. Transport across membranes. immunoelectrophoresis. triploidy. structure and functions. transcription and translation. photosynthesis. Generation and utilization of ATP. biosynthesis. prokaryotic and eukaryotic genome organization. organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis. male sterility. Active and passive immunity. fertilization. organization. Morphogenesis & Development: Cell cycle. Immunological techniques: Immunodiffusion. 5.5. signal transduction. carbohydrates. cytoskeleton. Genetics: Principles of Mendelian inheritance. hybridization. T cell receptor. (proteins. methods – selection. molecular mechanism of senencensce and aging. cell division. plant groups. stress physiology. TCA cycle. recombination. Photosynthesis: the Calvin cycle. pentose phosphate pathway.

pollution and global warming. molecular pharming. pigments. mechanisms of solute transport across membranes. rubber. Synchronous growth. marker-assisted selection. mechanism(s) of pathogenesis and resistance. plants yielding fibers. Capsules. Role of microorganisms in transformation of organic matter and in the causation of diseases. Economic importance of algae. food chains and energy flow. and their control measures. Mathematical expression of exponential growth phase. Ecology and Environment: Ecosystems – types. oils. plantibodies. Effect of environmental factors on growth. Continuous culture. pulses. Flagella and Pili. phase contrast. Theory and practice of sterilization. Calvin cycle. Economic Botany: A general account of economically and medicinally important plants. Glyoxalate pathway. Light-. speciation and extinction. timber. cryopreservation. 5. Plant Pathology: Nature and classification of plant diseases. beverages. Glycolysis. Principles of microbial nutrition. cell membranes. gums. Controversy over spontaneous generation.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure hybridization. plastid transformation. Pentose-phosphate pathway. direct and vector-mediated. Archea and their broad classification. drugs and narcotics. Evaluation of effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. transgenic plants and their application in agriculture. Aerobic and anaerobic respiration. An overview of metabolism. Chemolithotrophy. conservation strategies. Microbial Growth: Definition of growth. Measurement of growth and growth yields. ecological succession. .22.4 Section K: Microbiology Historical Perspective: Discovery of microbial world. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function: Prokaryotic Cells: cell walls. vegetation types of the world. Cell inclusions like endospores and gas vesicles.5. Molecular approaches to microbial taxonomy. gene transfer methods viz.and electron-microscopy. EntnerDoudoroff pathway. plant-microbe beneficial interactions. Methods in Microbiology: Pure culture techniques. Eukaryotic cell organelles: Endoplasmic reticulum. The citric acid cycle. Fermentation. Photosynthesis. Biosynthetic pathway for fatty acids synthesis. Golgi apparatus. Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity: Bacteria. phytoremediation. Viruses and their classification. bacteria and viruses. molecular detection of pathogens. degradation. diseases of important crops caused by fungi.cereals. Microbial Metabolism: Energetics: redox reactions and electron carriers. Common regulatory Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 66 | P a g e Control of Micro-organisms: Effect of physical and chemical agents. Landmark discoveries relevant to the field of microbiology. dyes. lichen and bacteria. Growth curve. Eukaryotic microbes: Yeasts. dynamics. Enrichment culture techniques for isolation of microorganisms. molds and protozoa. fungi. sugar. mitochondria and chloroplasts.

protozoan and helminthic parasites. theories of evolution. Bacterial genetic system: transformation. conjugation. Microbial Genetics: Types of mutation. Kreb’s cycle. natural selection. Classification of infectious diseases. cell division. DNA repair. RNA phages. 5. phylogenetic relationships. Reservoirs of infection. mode of action and resistance. speciation. transcription and translation. Antifungal and antiviral drugs. evolution of the immune system. cellular organelles and their structure and function. adaptation. Ames test for mutagenesis. digestive system. replication.22. the immune response. Nonspecific defense of host. the respiratory system. Evolution: Origin and history of life on earth. glycolysis. bacteria. Antigens and antibodies. proteins. sulphur and nitrogen cycles. enzyme catalysis. cytoplasmic inheritance. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Nucleic acids. transposons. Basic concept of microbial genomics. and pathogenic fungi. Human diseases caused by viruses.5. Carbon. plasmids. Parasitology and Immunology: Nature of parasite. Immune deficiency. regulation of gene expression. the excretory system. Vaccines. the reproductive system. circulatory system. osmoregulation. mutations. Emerging infectious diseases. Genetics: Principles of inheritance. Microbial Ecology:Microbial interactions.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure mechanisms in synthesis of amino acids. hormones and their actions. cellular and humoral immune response. Eukaryotic gene organization and expression (Basic principles of signal transduction). Cell Biology: Structure of cell. transduction. Retroviruses. recombination. molecular basis of heredity. Mechanism of microbial pathogenicity. chromosomes and chromatin structure. the nervous system. Bacterial genome with special reference to E. Chemotherapy/Antibiotics: General characteristics of antimicrobial drugs. Regulation of major metabolic pathways. Antibiotics: Classification. Humoral and cell mediated immunity. Nosocomial infection. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 67 | P a g e . the endocrine system. UV and chemical mutagens. Regulation of gene expression: repression and induction. RNA viruses.5 Section L: Zoology Animal world: Animal diversity. vitamins. Operon model. cell cycle. Soil microorganisms associated with vascular plants. host-parasite relation. Microbial Diseases and Host Pathogen Interaction: Normal microbiota.coli. Selection of mutants. Phage λ and its life cycle. organization of genome. distribution. Animal Anatomy and Physiology: Comparative physiology. lipids and carbohydrates. systematics and classification of animals. the skeletal system. linkage and mapping of genes.

6 Section M: Food Technology Food Microbiology: Characteristics of microorganisms: Morphology. cellular differentiation. chocolate and essential oils from spices. Coenzymes. tenderization and freezing of meat. Microbial spoilage of milk and milk products. Food Chemistry and Nutrition: Carbohydrates: Structure and functional properties of mono. candies. Grain products processing: Milling of rice. communication. dehydration. Shigella. control of water activity. convection. Listeria. cheese. chlorophylls. clarification concentration and packaging of fruit juice. structure and detection of bacteria. Fermented food: Buttermilk. parboiling of paddy. conservation biology. Nutrition deficiency diseases. cheese and milk powder. Proteins: Classification and structure of proteins in food. chilling. Flow measurement. sauerkraut and soya sauce. Flow of compressible fluid. organogenesis. Production of jam. vinegar. species diversity. PER. evolution of animal behaviour. Food packaging. Animal Behaviour: Types of behaviours. esters. biogeochemical cycles. serial dilution method for quantification. Pigments: Carotenoids. Milk and milk products processing: Pasteurized and sterilized milk. tannins and myoglobin. egg powder. ice-cream. Kinetics and inhibition. cream. learning and memory. yoghurt. biscuits. refining and hydrogenation of oil. ghee. marmalade. Growth and death kinetics.5. Bacillus. cellulose.. tea. Bacterial pathogens: Salmonella. vegetables and plantation products processing: Extraction. Role of minerals in nutrition. metamorphosis. Essential amino acids and fatty acids. Animal products processing: Drying and canning of fish. pheromones. cleaning in place and food laws. Pumps and compressors. mating and territoriality. hurdle technology. boiling and condensation. freezing. Lipids: Classification and structure of lipids. jelly. Rancidity of fats. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur Food Engineering: Mass and energy balance. stem cells. courtship. fermentation. Water soluble and fat soluble vitamins. NTUeffectiveness relationship of co-current and counter current double pipe heat 68 | P a g e . 5. Polymerization and polymorphism. addition of preservatives and food additives.oligo-polysaccharides including starch. Enzymes: Specificity. Momentum transfer: Flow rate and pressure drop relationships for Newtonian fluids flowing through pipe. sausage. squash. Food spoilage: Contributing factors. radiation. genetic basis of development. social behaviour across the animal taxa. Clostridium and Aspergillus. pectin from fruit waste. instinct. Spoilage bacteria. coffee.22. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic browning. Ecology: The ecosystem. habitats. Food Products Technology: Processing principles: Canning. Solvent extraction. Spores and vegetative cells. Campylobacter. zoogerography. Characteristics of non-Newtonian fluids – generalized viscosity coefficient and Reynolds number. Foodborne disease: Toxins produced by Staphylococcus. Heat transfer: Heat transfer by conduction. Antinutrients. post mortem changes. anthocyanins. the food chain. yeast and mold in food. Food flavours: Terpenes. meat and meat products. Escherichia coli. production of bread. CA and MA storage. Nutrition: Balanced diet. pectic substances and dietary fibre. Microbial growth in food: Intrinsic and extrinsic factors. extruded products and breakfast cereals. ketones and quinones. and maize. alcoholic beverage. wheat. population dynamics. Unsteady state heat transfer in simple geometry. Fruits.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Development Biology: Embryonic development. butter. and pickles.

centrifugation. Permeability of films and laminates. sieving.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure exchanger. Steady state mass transfer. solid-solid mixing. settling. high pressure homogenization. Humidification and dehumidification operations. filtration. hot air drying of solids. Mechanical operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in size reduction of solids. Convective mass transfer. Thermal operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in process time evaluation in batch and continuous sterilization. Mass transfer operations: Properties of air-water vapor mixture. freezing and crystallization. spray and freeze-drying. evaporation of liquid foods. flow through porous bed. and single screw extrusion. agitation of liquid. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 69 | P a g e . Mass transfer: Molecular diffusion and Fick’s Law.

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As soon as possible. how should I complete the application process? After filling in all the fields in the ONLINE application form. 8. The money that was debited (taken out) from your account in the first attempt. Any excess/unaccounted debits will be returned to you. you MUST initiate a fresh payment process on the GATE application website. I want to pay online by my credit card. a PDF file will be generated with the following pages: Page 2: The application form. but I don’t see that option! You can only use internet banking (net-banking) facilities for online payment. If the payment was not received by GATE. You will be charged only once. 2. Any unaccounted or excess money that was received on behalf of GATE 2014 from this account will automatically be returned (credited) to the same bank account. Note that the bottom part may contain the certificate to be signed by the college Principal or may be left blank (depending on your eligibility status). Challan Payment: Payment by cash at any branch of State Bank of India or Syndicate Bank. What do I do? This happens because of some failure in internet transactions (including failure of internet connection at your end). Page 1: Instructions to the Candidate and Address Slip where you need to send the hard copy 4. 3. 9. My power/internet connection failed during online payment. Please check your bank account after 4 working days. how should I complete the application process? After filling all the fields in the ONLINE application form. 1. At the end of this process. Credit cards are not accepted. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 12. Login with your Internet Banking credentials and confirm the payment. Take a print out of the entire PDF file and follow the instructions given in the link “How to apply?” to complete the application process. 11. but GATE Application website says that the payment has not been received. If I want the Bank challan option. you have to start with the payment step again (choice of Online or challan). and make the payment again. My bank account has been debited (money taken out). If I want the Online Payment (Net-banking) option. first check the status of your payment on the GATE application website. What do I do? When you can get back online. 2. you can continue the process of printing the application form. choose the Online Payment option and proceed for payment by following the instructions. choose the 72 | P a g e . 7. 1. will be credited (put back) to your bank account within 4 working days. My net banking account has been debited (money taken out) more than once. Your browser screen will re-direct you to the bank you choose. you will be re-directed back to the GATE application website. If the payment was received by GATE. After confirming the payment. to complete payment.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 2. 10. For challan payment you need not have an account in the bank where you intend to make the payment. How do I get the money back? This can happen if your bank account was used more than once or you pressed refresh or back/forward button of your internet browser.

you can only download the application form and cannot modify the data. you can take a print-out of the certificate available on the university website and mail it along with the printed application form. 1. I have missed to take a print-out of my ONLINE application at the end of my application process. Is it allowed? Yes. Make sure that the print-out is of good quality and all the details including university logo are clearly visible. 2. 18. he/she is free to appear in any GATE-2014 paper. You may also save a partially filled application and login in again at a later point in time to complete and submit the application. When and how will I know the status of my application? You can check the status of your application by logging into GOAPS website. Photographs must not be attested on application form or uploading. a) Page 1: Instructions to the Candidate and Address slip where you need to send the hard copy 13. At the end of this process. Is that certificate valid for GATE-2014? Yes. it is allowed. Should I attest the photograph for application form? NO. 14.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure Bank Challan option and proceed for payment by following the instructions. I have completed my B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering. 750/-. As long as the candidate meets the basic eligibility criteria of GATE2014 given in the brochure. will I be able to change my application data? NO. 16. however it must be within the specified deadline. At the end of the application process a PDF file of the application is generated. Am I eligible for both woman as well as category concessions? No. a candidate is entitled for only one concession. Do I have to send the print-out of the application form? YES. I am a woman candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category. Hence you need to be very careful while entering the data. You have to affix your photograph. After completing all the steps up to PDF application form generation in the ONLINE application process. 21. 17. Note that the bottom part may contain certificate to be signed by the college Principal or may be left blank (depending on your eligibility status). a PDF file will be generated with the following pages: b) Page 2: The application form. 19. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 73 | P a g e . After completing the ONLINE application process and generating a PDF file. 15. signature and enclose other supporting documents along with this print-out and send it to the concerned zonal GATE Office. but would like to appear for Physics paper in GATE-2014. c) Those who opted offline payment: Optional page for candidates who select “Offline” mode of payment (as against the net-banking). attestation of provisional degree certificate is not necessary. This page will contain 3 copies of the challan to be processed with the respective banks (SBI or Syndicate Bank). So your application fee will be Rs. Provisional certificate is available only on the website of my university. Is it necessary to attest the copy of provisional certificate sent along with the printed application form? No. How will I get access to it? You can login using GOAPS Enrolment ID and password and take a printout. Take a print out of the entire PDF file and follow the instructions given in the link “How to apply?” to complete the application process. 20.

What should I do now? Along with the print-out of the application form. 74 | P a g e . Do I have to submit the copy of OBC certificate along with the printed application form? No. you are eligible to appear in GATE-2014 but make sure that you submit the relevant certificates along with the GATE application form. However. the NIELIT "B" level is declared as equivalent to MCA for the purpose of employment under the Central Government rules. but make sure to mention that the degree is not completed at the time of application by ticking the appropriate choice on the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). 750/. I have semester-wise marks lists of all the semesters. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 29. However. Do I have to send all the semester marks lists along with the printed GATE application form? If you have the final semester marks list/grade card on which the aggregate marks or CGPA and the division awarded are clearly mentioned. What do I do? You can submit your application for GATE-2014. I belong to SC/ST/PwD category. Please refer to the GATE-2014 brochure for complete details on eligibility.D program in Physics or not depends upon the admitting institute.as application fee. Is there any upper age limit for GATE-2014? As long as the candidate satisfies the eligibility criteria mentioned in the brochure. According to Notification (54) of the Govt. A valid proof of course completion is required along with the application form. a format for Certificate from Principal appears at the end of the application form. It is the responsibility of the candidate to verify this by contacting the admitting institute. I am pursuing "B" level from National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT). there is no maximum age limit for GATE-2014. you have to send an application to GATE office stating that you belong to the general category.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 22. In order to appear for GATE2014.Tech/Ph. When you do so. formely known as DOEACC after (10+2). I belong to general category. Am I eligible to appear for GATE-2014 examination? Yes. I belong to the OBC category. 27. 24. I have backlog(s) at the time of applying for GATE-2014. You also have to send the balance application fee of Rs. OBC (NCL) certificate is required while applying for admission to various institutes. but by mistake I have filled my application under SC/ST/PwD category and paid only Rs. whether the candidate is eligible for admission into any M. 23. the balance application fee cannot be refunded under any circumstances. 26. this need not be only provisional certificate. You have to get your college principal’s signature on this certificate with seal before you post it to GATE office. I completed my B. then you can send only the copy of this marks sheet. a candidate belonging to OBC category need not send any documents supporting this fact. 750/.by a 28. What should I do now? Along with the print-out of the application form. 1500/. you have to send an application to GATE office stating the category to which you belong along with necessary supporting documents. of India. However. 25. I have appeared in all modules and am awaiting the results. Kindly ensure that you fill the application form properly so that this fact is clearly reflected in your form. you are eligible. However. Am I eligible to appear in GATE-2014 for higher level studies? Yes. The necessary changes will then be incorporated in the application form by GATE.as application fee. but by mistake I have filled my application under general category candidate and paid Rs.E degree in 2013 but yet to receive the provisional degree certificate from the university. I am an Indian citizen with an MS degree (2 year duration) obtained from a Russian University.

Aadhaar UID. 32. Based on the defect code/message. Is the Admit card alone sufficient to gain entry to the exam? No. but forgot to attach the challan copy issued by the bank and sent only the printed application form. If your application is found to be OK in all respects after scrutiny.. All applications without payment of appropriate fee before the deadline will be summarily rejected. ONLY one of the following photo identifications is permitted: Driving license. Can I get back the application fee? No. incorrect signature/photo etc.2 Admit Card 7. For how many GATE papers can I apply? A candidate can apply for only ONE of the 22 papers listed in the GATE 2014 Brochure or GATE website. 1. Your application will be accepted once payment is confirmed by the bank and your letter reaches GATE office on or before 10th October 2013. I have filled the GATE-2014 application form. However. Passport. College ID. The choice of the appropriate paper is the responsibility of the candidate. 30. whose details have been entered while filling the application.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 31. 33. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below. paid the fee in the bank. 1. demand draft drawn in favour of “Chairman. Bring the Admit Card at the test center along with at least one original (not photocopied/scanned copy) and valid (not expired) photo identification. did not pay the fee but sent the printed application form to GATE. Your application will be accepted once payment is confirmed by the bank. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 75 | P a g e . then you have to track the status of your application form by visiting the GOAPS website from time to time. Date of Birth and Residential Address.) then you will receive message that there are defects with suitable defect codes/messages. or a Notarized Affidavit with Photo.e. you have to take suitable corrective action to ensure that your application is correct in all respects and is acceptable. paid the fee and sent the application to the GATE office. PAN Card. Signature. I have filled the application form. application fee cannot be refunded under any circumstances. Your application will be rejected if you do not send the balance application fee. 7. What should I do now? If you have done all these things. What should I do now? You can send the GATE challan copy separately with a covering letter. Voter ID.3 GATE 2014 Exam 2. Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post. If you do not take any corrective action in spite of getting the defect code with prompting for rectification before the deadline. IIT Kharagpur” The necessary changes will then be incorporated in the application form by GATE. What should I do now? If the deadline for sending the application is not over. missing certificates. opted for challan payment. I have filled the GATE-2014 application form. then you can still make the payment and send the GATE challan copy separately with a covering letter. then you will see the message that your application is accepted. Employee Identification Card. When will I receive my admit card? Admit Card can only be downloaded from the zonal GATE websites from 18th December 2013. GATE. if there are any defects in your application (i. Photocopies of the identification document are not acceptable. Candidates will not be permitted to take the exam if the original and valid photo identification is not presented. opted for challan payment. then your application will be rejected. paid the fee but decided not to appear for GATE-2014. I have filled the application form.

printed matter. In GATE-2014 examination. depending upon the candidate’s wish. Session allotment will be done by GATE on a random basis. 6. payable at the city of the respective Zonal GATE Office. you are advised not to bring these items with you to the examination venue. mobile phone and any such electronic or communication gadgets. 2. and getting my application accepted. either one after another or all together. After the completion of the application process. A candidate has no choice as far as the session is concerned in case of multisession papers. blank papers. 8. Can I use a calculator during the examination? Yes. What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination hall? Electronic diary. The candidate has to answer the questions (consisting of a combination of multiple choice type and numerical answer type questions) using the mouse and a numerical keypad. I find from the detailed examination schedule given in the GATE website that. Can I select the session in which I would like to write the examination? No. B. free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan. however. However. The candidate is. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 76 | P a g e . After submission of application. In GATE-2014 you are permitted to use a scientific calculator without data connectivity. 7. like some other online examinations do I get to see my score immediately? Does a question that appears on the screen depends upon the correctness of my answer to the previous question? No. hence.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure A. for my paper examination will be held in multiple sessions. 3. am I permitted to change my GATE Examination Paper and Examination City? Requests for change of GATE Examination paper after the submission of Application Form will not be considered. keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission. clip boards and log-tables will not be allowed inside the examination hall. as soon as the candidate logs in for the test at the test centre. The candidate’s responses will be stored securely and will be evaluated at later stage. The results will only be known as per the schedule mentioned under Important Dates. 2013 with a fee of ₹ 400/. a fixed set of questions belonging to that particular paper appear on the screen. Since the website mentions that the GATE-2014 examination will be computer based online test. However. The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. Candidates can leave the examination hall only after the closure of the test at the scheduled end of examination in a session. Will I be provided with any white paper for rough work and calculations during the test? Blank white papers or a white paper notepad will be provided to the candidate for rough work. Will there be any arrangement at the test center for the safe keeping of my personal items such as mobile phone? No such arrangements is possible at the test center. Candidates will NOT be allowed to leave the examination hall for any reason during the test. 4. Am I allowed to leave the examination hall during the test? NO. Please send this DD to the zonal GATE office where you have sent the application form.to be paid in the form of a demand draft in favour of “Chairman GATE 2014”. 9. 5. these papers/pads have to be returned after the examination. requests for change of examination city will be accepted till November 20.

in gate@iitg. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. which will provide quicker and clearer information. Candidates are assigned a zone at the time of application.ernet. fax or e-mail may be used only if someone is unable to get information even after going through FAQs.ac.1: Contact details for Zonal GATE Offices zonal offices Contact Address Chairman. Table 8.in gate@iitm.in gate@iitk.1 gives the details of each Zonal Office.in gateoffice@iitb.in gate@admin. Kharagpur 721 302 Chairman.in gate@adm.in Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 77 | P a g e . The phone. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Table 8.ernet. Candidates must note this zone number for contact purposes. Mumbai 400 076 Chairman.ac.iisc.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 8.. New Delhi 110 016 Chairman. Roorkee 247 667 Zone 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 080-2293 2392 080-2360 0902 022-2576 7068 022-2572 4054 011-2659 1749 011-2659 6137 0361-258 2751 0512-259 7412 03222-282091 044-2257 8200 01332-284531 Phone Number FAX 080-2360 1227 022-2572 3706 011-2658 1579 0361-258 2755 0512-259 0932 03222-278243 044-2257 8204 01332-285707 e-mail Id gate@gate. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.in gate@iitr.ernet.ac.ernet. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. GATE Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Bengaluru 560 012 Chairman.ac.iitd. Each of the institutes administers a zone and caters to examination cities nearby to the institute. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Kanpur 208 016 Chairman. based on the first city of choice. HauzKhas. Guwahati 781 039 Chairman. Powai. Chennai 600 036 Chairman.iitkgp. Candidates must use the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) to contact Zonal GATE offices. Contact Us GATE is jointly administered and conducted by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology.

Appendix A 9. The onus of verifying PwD certificate lies with the admitting institute.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 9. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the Candidate and/or her/his family normally resides Administrator/ Secretary to Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep Islands) In order to avail concession under the PwD category.2 PwD Category: Certificate issued by any other official will not be accepted. Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 78 | P a g e .1 Authorities Empowered to Issue Certificates (SC/ST) • • • • • 9. The GATE committee will not be responsible for any incorrect declaration of the PwD status of candidates. the candidates should attach a recently obtained proper PwD certificate. District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluk Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner. which shall be required to be submitted to the admitting institution at the time of admission.

Machinery Textile Chemistry Naval Architecture/Marine Engg. Life Sciences (Zoology) Industrial Management Materials Science Information Science/Technology Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Instrumentation/Electronics/Control Microbiology Instrumentation & Process Control Nano Science & Technology Manufacturing Engg./Technology Aerospace Engg. Geology/ Geophysics Energy Engg. Nuclear Physics Material Science and Engineering Operations Research Mechanical Engg. Industrial Chemistry Environmental Engg. Statistics Oil Technology Textile Chemistry Paint Technology Others Table 10. Automobile Engg. Veterinary/Animal Science Food Technology/Processing Engg./Electrical and Electronics Earth Sciences Engg./Technology Chemistry Control and Instrumentation Computer Applications Electrical Engg. Pharmaceutical Sciences Mechatronics Physics Medical Instrumentation Radio Physics Metallurgical Engg/Industrial Metallurgy Radio Physics & Electronics Mineral Engg. Planning Agricultural Engg. Engineering Physics Electronics/Comm. Life Sciences (Botany) Industrial Engg.1: Qualifying Disciplines for Eligibility Degrees Organising Institute: IIT Kharagpur 79 | P a g e ./Mineral Dressing Statistics Mining Engg. Applied Physics Chemical Technology Biochemistry Civil/Environmental/Structural/Construction Engg./Telecomm Engg. Rubber Technology Biomedical Engg./Technology. Plastic Technology Applied Mechanics Polymer Technology/Science Architecture Production/Industrial Engg.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2014 Brochure 10./Power Engineering Electro-Chemical Engg. Bio-Sciences Computer Science Engg. Textile Engineering & Fibre Science Biotechnology Agricultural Science Ceramic & Glass Technology Applied Electronics Chemical Engg. Appendix B: Qualifying Disciplines Discipline: Engineering/Technology/Science Aeronautical Engg. Renewable Energy Biochemical Engg. Petroleum/Petro-Chemical Engg.

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