GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING

GATE 2010

CONTENTS
1. GENERAL INFORMATION ............................................................................................................................ 2 1.1. ZONAL ADMINISTRATIVE INSTITUTES ............................................................................................................. 2 1.2. GATE QUALIFICATION ................................................................................................................................... 2 1.3. ELIGIBILITY ..................................................................................................................................................... 2 1.4. EXAMINATION SCHEDULE AND CITIES ............................................................................................................ 3 1.5. APPLICATION SUBMISSION PROCESS ............................................................................................................... 4 1.6. OTHER INFORMATION ...................................................................................................................................... 4 2. POSTGRADUATE ADMISSIONS WITH MHRD SCHOLARSHIP .......................................................... 5 3. STRUCTURE OF GATE 2010 .......................................................................................................................... 6 3.1. EXAMINATION TYPE ........................................................................................................................................ 6 3.2. WHAT IS NEW IN GATE 2010? …....................................................................................................................6 3.2.1. NEW PAPER INTRODUCED IN GATE 2010 .............................................................................................. 6 3.2.2. COMMON COMPONENT OF GENERAL APTITUDE (GA) INTRODUCED IN GATE 2010………….…...….6 3.2.3. PAPERS TO BE DISCONTINUED FROM GATE 2010 ONWARDS .................................................................. 6 3.3. EXAMINATION PAPER ...................................................................................................................................... 6 3.4. PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPERS ...................................................................................................................... 7 3.4.1. AE THROUGH TF PAPERS (EXCEPT GG PAPER)……….……………………………………………….7 3.4.2. GG (GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS) PAPER .............................................................................................. 7 3.4.3. XE PAPER (ENGINEERING SCIENCES)………………………………………………………………….8 3.4.4. XL PAPER (LIFE SCIENCES) .................................................................................................................... 8 3.4.5. TYPES OF MULTIPLE CHOICE OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS .............................................................................. 9 3.5. GATE RESULTS AND SCORECARD ................................................................................................................ 10 3.5.1. GATE RESULTS..................................................................................................................................... 10 3.5.2. GATE SCORECARD ............................................................................................................................... 11 4. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM ............................. 11 4.1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ............................................................................................................................ 11 4.2. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING APPLICATION FORM AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT CARD ................................... 11 4.2.1. GENERAL ............................................................................................................................................... 11 4.2.2. ITEMWISE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING APPLICATION FORM ................................................................ 12 4.2.3. FILLING OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT CARD ............................................................................................... 14 4.3. AUTHORITIES EMPOWERED TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES..................................................................................... 15 4.3.1. SC/ST CATEGORY ................................................................................................................................. 15 4.3.2. PD CATEGORY ……………………………………………………………………………………….15 4.3.3. OBC (NON CREAMY LAYER)……………………………………………………...…………………..15 4.4. FILLING AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION ENVELOPE ............................................................................... 15 ANNEXURE – I : SYLLABI FOR GATE PAPERS ......................................................................................... 18 ANNEXURE – II: CODES FOR FILLING GATE APPLICATION FORM ............................................... 42 A. CODES FOR EXAMINATION CITIES ....................................................................................................... 42 B. CODES FOR QUALIFYING DISCIPLINES ............................................................................................... 43 C. CODES FOR STATES/ UNION TERRITORIES OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE ............................. 44

Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati

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GATE 2010

GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING

1. General Information
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.

1.1. Zonal Administrative Institutes
GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are: Zone 1 - Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Zone 2 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Zone 3 - Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Zone 4 - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Zone 5 - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Zone 6 - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Zone 7 - Indian Institute of Technology Madras Zone 8 - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2010 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, designated as the Organising Institute for GATE 2010.

1.2. GATE Qualification
Admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarships/assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes is open to those who qualify through GATE. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture or Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master/Doctoral programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government scholarships/assistantships. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. However, candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture may seek admission to relevant PhD programmes with scholarship/assistantship without appearing in the GATE examination. Some institutions specify GATE qualification as mandatory even for admission of self-financing students to postgraduate programmes. GATE qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR sponsored projects. Top rank holders in some GATE papers are entitled to apply for “Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship” awarded by CSIR. Some government organizations prescribe GATE qualification as a requirement for applying to the post of a Scientist / Engineer.

1.3. Eligibility
The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for GATE: a) Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes. b) Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes. c) Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master’s degree programme (PostB.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology. d) Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE(I), AMICE(I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)ICE(I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati

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2 Examination Date (day) February 07. Roorkee In all cities listed in Table . The corresponding zonal administrative institute details are also given in the same table. the examination cities are listed in Table-2. 2010 (Sunday) Examination Time 09.30 hrs – 17. 2009 (18:00 hrs) November 03.30 hrs February 14. 2009 March 15. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 3 of 44 . Guwahati. OFFLINE Examination : Examination in the usual manner as in the previous years where the candidate will mark the correct answer out of four options in an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble. Roorkee Bangalore. Kharagpur. Chennai. Kanpur. Kanpur. 2009 Tuesday Wednesday Friday Wednesday Tuesday Monday October 20. For other papers.30 hrs – 12. Delhi.30 hrs February 07. Delhi.30 hrs TF : Textile Engineering and Fibre Science MN : Mining Engineering ONLINE Examination : Examination using computers where the candidate will select the correct answer out of four options with the help of keyboard and mouse. Delhi. Kanpur. 2010 (Sunday) 14. Guwahati. Guwahati. Kharagpur.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 1. Madras and Roorkee) only. 2009 October 28. Examination Schedule and Cities GATE 2010 Examination will include both ONLINE and OFFLINE examinations as per the following details: GATE Examination GATE Examination of TF paper GATE Examination of MN paper GATE Examination in all other papers Examination mode Computer based ONLINE examination Computer based ONLINE examination OFFLINE Examination cities Bangalore. Other important dates related to the examination are listed in Table-1 given below. Chennai. 2009 October 30.30 hrs – 12. Kharagpur. Mumbai.4. 2010 (Sunday) 09. Table-1: Important Dates Commencement of: sale of Information Brochure and Application Form/Online Application Form submission Last date for issue of Information Brochure and Application Form: a) by post from GATE Offices b) at bank counters c) at GATE office counters Last date for: a) Submission of Online Application Form (website closure) b) Receipt of completed Offline/Online Application Form at respective zonal GATE Office Announcement of results Tuesday September 22. 2010 Computer based ONLINE examination for papers with codes MN and TF will be conducted at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay. 2009 October 28. Mumbai.

iisc. Mumbai 400 076 Telephone. announcements and results. Jalandhar. Hyderabad.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 1.iitm. New Delhi 110 016 Phone: 011-2659 1749 Fax: 011-2658 1579 E-mail: gate@admin.in Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 4 of 44 . Faridabad. Kanpur. Hassan.in/gate Table-2: Examination cities and contact details of the zonal administrative institutes Examination cities Zone 1 Ananthapur. they should contact the GATE Chairman of the zone concerned. Solapur. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.iitkgp.iitd. Jammu. Bhopal.iitr. If they do not receive the same by January 31 . *Person with Disability 1.ac. Siliguri and Tezpur Zone 5 Allahabad. Thane.ac.in http://www.ac. Surat. IISc Bangalore IIT Bombay IIT Delhi IIT Guwahati IIT Kanpur IIT Kharagpur IIT Madras IIT Roorkee http://gate. Jodhpur.in/ http://www. namely. Details for applying Offline are also given in Section 4 of this brochure.ernet. Application Submission Process a) There are two different ways by which a candidate can apply/register for GATE 2010.ac. Jorhat. Jhansi. Davangere. ‘Online’ and ‘Offline’.5. it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Courts and Tribunals in Guwahati and Guwahati alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such dispute or claim. In case any claim or dispute arises in respect of GATE 2010.in/gate http://www. Loni. The Online application fee is Rs. b) The GATE committee has the authority to decide the qualifying score for each GATE paper. Pandharpur. Sikar. Saugar (Sagar. Ludhiana.ernet.in/gate http://www. Patiala. Udaipur and Vadodara Zone 4 Agartala. Satara. 400 for SC/ST/PD* Category candidates.ernet. Nagpur.iitg.in http://gate. Navi Mumbai. Bangalore. Rajkot. MP). Amravati. 2010. Bikaner.iitb.iitd. Akola.in Phone: 022-2576 7068 Fax: 022-2572 3706 E-mail: gateoffice@iitb.in Chairman. Jalgaon. Kalyani. Nanded. Other Information a) Candidates can appear in the examination only against valid admit cards. Guwahati. Shegaon.ac. Bagalkot.in Chairman.ac. New Delhi. GATE Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 560 012 Chairman. Mahesana. Sangli. Kurnool. Imphal. Dausa. Mysore and Surathkal Zone 2 Ahmednagar. Silchar. Chandigarh. Details for applying Online and Offline are available on the websites of GATEadministrating IITs and IISc. Fax and E-mail Phone: 080-2293 2392 Fax: 080-2360 1227 E-mail: gate@gate. Gorakhpur. The application fee is non refundable. Jaipur.6. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Kolhapur. Gulbarga. Lucknow. Patna. Nasik. Itanagar.iisc. Guwahati 781 039 Chairman. 1000 for General/OBC Category candidates and Rs.ernet. Mahabubnagar. Durgapur. Aurangabad. Wardha and Goa Zone 3 Ahmedabad. Jabalpur. Pune.in/gate http://www.in Phone: 0512-259 7412 Fax: 0512-259 0932 E-mail: gate@iitk. visit any one of the websites listed below. Ajmer. Indore. Hauz Khas. Ujjain and Varanasi Address to which completed Application Form is to be sent Chairman.ernet. Asansol.iitk. Powai. Kanpur 208 016 Phone: 0361-258 2751 Fax: 0361-258 2755 E-mail: gate@iitg. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Hubli. 500 for SC/ST/PD* Category candidates. Bhagalpur. Mumbai. b) The Offline application fee is Rs. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Alwar. For information.ac.ac. Gurgaon. 800 for General/OBC Category candidates and Rs. Sultanpur. Dhanbad. Gangtok.in/gate http://gate.

Gwalior. Kannur.iitkgp. Kozhikode. programmes. reservation of seats under different categories is as per the policies and norms prevailing at the admitting institution and Government of India rules. Hissar. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Madras. The criteria for post graduate admission with scholarship/assistantship are different for different admitting institutions. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Kolkata. Thiruvananthapuram. Bilaspur. Chittoor. 2. Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Zone 7 Bapatla.in Chairman. Bathinda. Bhimavaram. Khammam. Kharagpur. Hamirpur (HP). Kharagpur 721 302 Telephone. Dindigul. Puducherry (Pondicherry). Tenali. Roorkee. Thanjavur.5. In such cases also the weightage for GATE performance should not be less than 70%. The GATE performance of the candidate will be considered for admission. Nalgonda./M. Guntur. Coimbatore. GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.2. If the candidate is to be selected through interview for post graduate programmes. Sambalpur. A candidate declared “GATE qualified at the time of admission” is entitled for MHRD fellowship for 24 months unless he/she looses it due to poor performance in the registered programme. Bhubaneswar. Rourkela. Kota. Similarly.1. Meerut. 2. the following procedure is to be adopted for admission to postgraduate programmes (Master and Doctoral) with MHRD scholarship/assistantship. As per the directives of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Ernakulam. The students of Integrated Master Degree and Dual Degree programmes in Engineering/Technology are eligible to appear in GATE 2010 in order to qualify for the postgraduate scholarships in their own institutions only. Muzaffarnagar. Mathura. GATE offices will not entertain any enquiry about admission and award of scholarship/assistantship. Chennai 600 036 Phone: 044-2257 8200 Fax: 044-2257 8204 E-mail: gate@iitm. The GATE committee also has no role in the award or disbursement of scholarship/assistantship. Chennai.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Examination cities Zone 6 Balasore.ernet. minimum 70% weightage is to be given to the GATE performance.ernet. Berhampur (Orissa). It is the responsibility of the admitting institution to award the MHRD scholarship/assistantship to only those candidates who secured GATE score equal to or more than the “qualifying GATE score” in the concerned GATE paper and for the corresponding candidate category. Nellore. Nagercoil. Kottayam. Kakinada (AP). Pantnagar. Ongole. Kothagudem. Tiruchirapalli. Thrissur. Amritsar.E. Gudur. Postgraduate admissions with MHRD scholarship 2. Cuttack. Bareilly. Chidambaram. They are not eligible for admission to a fresh M. Rohtak. Ghaziabad. Rajahmundry. The management of the postgraduate scholarship/assistantship is also the responsibility of the admitting institution. Madurai. Tirunelveli. Candidate opting for a general paper (XE or XL) may be further examined (by interview/written test) by the admitting institution. Salem. Candidates are advised to seek details of admission procedures and availability of MHRD scholarship/assistantship from the concerned admitting institution. Kurukshetra. Palakkad. Kadapa (Cuddapah). 2.ac. Machilipatnam. Karimnagar. Aligarh. Tadepalligudem.Tech. Ranchi. Some colleges/institutes specify GATE qualification as the mandatory requirement even for admission without MHRD scholarship/assistantship.4. Jamshedpur. Eluru. Noida. Fax and E-mail Phone: 03222-282091 Fax: 03222-278243 E-mail: gate@adm. The remaining weightage (30% maximum) can be given to the candidate’s academic record/performance in interview. Raipur. Haridwar.in Chairman. The admitting institution will prescribe minimum passing percentage of marks in the interview. Manchiryal. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 5 of 44 . Government of India. Shimla and Yamunanagar Address to which completed Application Form is to be sent Chairman.in 2. Bijnor. Tirupati and Warangal Zone 8 Agra. Dehradun.3. 2. Kollam. Roorkee 247 667 Phone: 01332-284531 Fax: 01332-285707 E-mail: gate@iitr.

There will be negative marking for each wrong answer. Common Component of General Aptitude (GA) introduced in GATE 2010 Each GATE paper shall have a common General Aptitude (GA) component carrying 15 marks from GATE 2010. as explained in Section 3. The syllabi of all the papers are given in Annexure-I.2. Examination Type The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3 hours duration. the candidates are advised to visit GATE 2010 website from time to time. the candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question. The examination for the papers with codes TF and MN will be carried out ONLINE using computers where the candidates will be required to select the correct choice from among the four provided options. What is New in GATE 2010? 3.4.2. New Paper introduced in GATE 2010 Biotechnology (BT) has been introduced as an independent paper from GATE 2010.3.1.2. Part B will contain two sections: Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geophysics).3. The question paper will consist of only multiple choice objective questions. Candidates will have to attempt questions in Part A and either Section 1 or Section 2 in Part B. * XE (Engineering Sciences) and XL (Life sciences) papers are of general nature and will comprise of the following sections: Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 6 of 44 . For more information about the organization which will be conducting a GATE like examination for PY. Papers to be discontinued from GATE 2010 onwards Due to introduction of an independent paper in Biotechnology (BT). $ GATE 2010 examination for Mining Engineering (MN) and Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) papers will be computer based ONLINE examination. Part A will be common for all candidates. Structure of GATE 2010 3. Table-3: List of GATE Papers and corresponding codes PAPER Aerospace Engineering Agricultural Engineering Architecture and Planning Biotechnology Civil Engineering Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Information Technology Chemistry Electronics and Communication Engineering Electrical Engineering Geology and Geophysics CODE AE AG AR BT CE CH CS CY EC EE GG# PAPER Instrumentation Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Mining Engineering Metallurgical Engineering Physics Production and Industrial Engineering Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Engineering Sciences Life Sciences CODE IN MA ME MN$ MT PH PI TF$ XE* XL* # GG (Geology and Geophysics) paper will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. 3. Each question will have four choices for the answer. For all other papers. the Biotechnology section in Life Sciences (XL) paper has been discontinued from GATE 2010.1.2. 3. 3. which contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. There will not be GATE 2010 examination in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PY) paper.2. 3.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 3. Examination Paper A candidate can choose any one of the papers listed in Table-3.

52. Q.1 – Q. EC.54. 3. Part A is common for all candidates.4. Q.55) are linked answer questions. The answer to the second question of the linked answer Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 7 of 44 .55 (30 questions) will carry two marks each (sub-total 60 marks).56 – Q.52. ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.51 (2 pairs) are common data questions and question pairs (Q.60.4.51 and Q.54. Q. Apart from GA. There is no negative marking for Q.55) are linked answer questions. CS.56 – Q.55.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 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 XL Paper SECTIONS Chemistry (Compulsory) Biochemistry Botany Microbiology Zoology CODE H I J K L A candidate appearing in XE or XL paper will be required to answer three sections apart from the General Aptitude (GA) questions. This is followed by a description of multiple choice objective questions.2. Q. CE. Each of the sections (Section 1 and Section 2) in Part B consists of 30 questions.1. MN. If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted. free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan. for Q. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below: Candidate is expected to appear in a paper (one of the listed above) appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. MT. For Q. Q.53 and Q. and (Q. GG (Geology and Geophysics) Paper There are a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks. The question pairs (Q. 3.53) and (Q.48 – Q. The choice of the appropriate paper is the responsibility of the candidate.26 to Q.65 belong to General Aptitude (GA). Part B contains two sections: Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geophysics).55) are questions with linked answers.65 will carry 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks).53).54. ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. CH.25 and Q.e. The answer to the second question of the linked answer questions depends on the answer to the first question of the pair. Q. The candidate can choose any two out of the remaining sections listed against the respective papers.53) and (Q. all questions carry 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks). ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. AE through TF Papers (except GG paper) There will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks. the question paper consists of two parts: Part A and Part B.60 will carry 1 mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and questions Q.56 – Q. Questions Q. Candidate is. AG. Questions Q. BT.51 (2 pairs) are common data questions and question pairs (Q. Section A is compulsory in XE paper and Section H is compulsory in XL paper.1 to Q. EE.52 and Q. Q.65. 3. IN. keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission. then the answer to the second question in the pair will not be evaluated.54.4.48 – Q. Part A consists of 25 questions. Questions Q. Q.61 – Q.61 – Q. NEGATIVE MARKING: For Q. All the papers bearing the codes AE. all questions carry 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks). Questions Q.25 (25 questions) will carry one mark each (sub-total 25 marks). Candidates will have to attempt questions in Part A and either Section 1 or Section 2 in Part B. however. Pattern of Question Papers The pattern of examination papers is described below. ME. There will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of the linked answer question pair i.26 – Q.52. PI and TF will contain questions on Engineering Mathematics carrying 15 marks.

Questions Q. for Q. ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q. 3.26 – Q.65. There are 10 questions carrying 15 marks in GA. and (Q.5 will carry 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks). There are 10 questions carrying 15 marks in GA. Questions Q.60. XL Paper (Life Sciences) There are a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks.Q. Each of the other XE section papers (Sections B through G) contains 22 questions carrying 35 marks.8 Q.Q. ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. In all other XE section papers (Section B through G). ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.20 will carry 2 marks each (sub-total 20 marks). 3.1 .6 . Questions Q.8 . The answer to the second question of the pair of linked questions will depend on the answer to the first question of the pair. Questions Q. The answer to the second question of the pair of linked questions will depend on the answer to the first question of the pair. There will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of the linked answer question pair.21.7 will carry 1 mark each (sub-total 7 marks).11 .Q.4.Q. The question pair (Q.10 .1 .10 carry 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks).1 – Q.1 . ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q. ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.1 . In GA.21. If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted. Q.56 – Q.Q.Q. For Q.9.6 . ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q.52. Questions Q.56 – Q. which is compulsory.10 . The question pairs (Q.20.60 will carry 1mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and questions Q. There will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of the linked answer question pair i. which is compulsory.25 and Q. There is no negative marking for Q. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 8 of 44 . which is compulsory. Questions Q.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING questions pair depends on the answer to the first question of the pair. Questions Q. then the answer to the second question in the pair will not be evaluated. for Q.17 .Q.e. There is no negative marking for Q.5 carry 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks).Q.20 (2 pairs) are common data questions with 2-marks each.Q. There are 11 questions carrying 15 marks in XE Engineering Mathematics section paper (Section A).14 and Q.65 will carry 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks). Questions Q. Q.6 .Q.1 . If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted.Q.1 . ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.55. Questions Q. There are 15 questions carrying 25 marks in XL Chemistry section paper (Section H).3.65 belong to General Aptitude (GA). NEGATIVE MARKING: For Q. and questions Q.51 and Q. for Q.9 will carry 1-mark each (sub-total 9 marks).53).Q.61 – Q. Questions Q.13 (1 pair) are common data questions with 2 marks each.1 .Q. then the answer to the second question in the pair will not be evaluated.11 will carry 2 marks each (sub-total 8 marks). ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.4. XE Paper (Engineering Sciences) There are a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks. and questions Q.5 will carry 1 mark each (sub-total 5 marks). which is compulsory. Questions Q. and questions Q. Q.Q.52 and Q.10.Q.55) are questions with linked answers.1 .4.54.15 will carry 2 marks each (sub-total 20 marks) containing 1 pair of common data and 1 pair of linked questions. for Q.6 . Each of the other XL section papers (Sections I through L) contains 20 questions carrying 30 marks.53 and Q. Questions Q.5. For Q.21 and Q. then the answer to the second question in the pair will not be evaluated.15 (1 pair) are linked answer questions with 2 marks each.1 .Q. Questions Q.12 and Q.61 – Q.22) is questions with linked answers. ⅔mark will be deducted for wrong answer.10 will carry 2 marks each (sub-total 10 marks).11.22.Q.54.10 will carry 1 mark each (sub-total 10 marks) and questions Q.7.22 (1 pair) are linked answer questions with 2-marks each.22 will carry 2 marks each (sub-total 26 marks) containing 2 pairs of common data and 1 pair of linked questions. ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.56 – Q.Q. NEGATIVE MARKING: In XE Section A. Questions Q. If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted.

passage and the like.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING NEGATIVE MARKING: In XL Section H. Suppose E(X)=1 and Var(X)=5/3. where the answer to the first question of the pair is required in order to answer its successor.6 .10.10.6 .Q.x+1). given X=x. ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q.48. Example Common Data.15) is questions with linked answers. (Answer of the previous question is not required to solve the next question).Q.5. ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. formulae or laws of the discipline. First question using common data: Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 9 of 44 .1 . ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q. 3. Two or three questions can be formed from the given common data problem. for Questions 48 and 49 in Main Paper: Let X and Y be jointly distributed random variables such that the conditional distribution of Y.14. in which two questions share the same data but can be solved independently of one another. There will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of the linked answer question pair. During machining maximum heat is produced (A) in flank face (C) in shear zone (B) in rake face (D) due to friction between chip and tool (ii) Comprehension: These questions will test the candidate’s understanding of the basics of his/her field. A DC motor requires a starter in order (A) (B) (C) (D) to develop a starting torque to compensate for auxiliary field ampere turns to limit armature current at starting to provide regenerative braking (iii) Application: In these questions. ⅔mark will be deducted for wrong answer.5. ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.0 (C) 10. principles. In all other XL section papers (section I through L). Each question under this group will carry two marks. Example Q. the candidate is expected to apply his/her knowledge either through computation or by logical reasoning. 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. The question pair (Q. Or these can be common data questions. In GA. Types of multiple choice objective questions Each of the multiple choice objective questions in all papers and sections will contain four answers. Example Q.5. Example Q.11 .Q.14.Q.13. for instance. for Q.1 . ⅔ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. is uniform on the interval (x-1. There is no negative marking for Q. The Froude number at the beginning of the jump is: (A) 5. by requiring him/her to draw simple conclusions from fundamental ideas.Q. The sequent depth ratio of a hydraulic jump in a rectangular channel is 16.0 (iv) Analysis and Synthesis: These can be linked questions.Q. for Q.0 (D) 12. Common data based questions: Multiple questions may be linked to a common data problem. for Q. ⅓ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer and for Q.20. The types of questions in a paper may be based on the following logic: (i) Recall: These are based on facts.0 (B) 8. Each question is independent and its solution obtainable from the above problem data/passage directly.1 . Q. For Q.15. of which the correct answer is to be marked.4.

etc.5. The two questions are designed such that the solution to the second question depends upon the answer to the first one. for Questions 52 and 53 in Main Paper: The open loop transfer function of a unity feedback control system is given by G (s) H ( s) = K s ( s + 1)(2 s + 1)(3s + 1) First question of the pair: Q.53 The frequency of sustained oscillations is (A) 1 rad/sec 12 1 (C) rad/sec 12 (B) 1 rad/sec 11 1 (D) rad/sec 11 The questions based on the above four logics may be a mix of single stand alone statement / phrase / data type questions.49 The variance of the random variable Y is (A) 1/2 (B) 2/3 (C) 1 (D) 2 Linked answer questions: These questions are of problem solving type.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Q.6. b. GATE 2010 results will be announced on March 15. 2010 at 10:00 hrs.1. Details in this regard can be obtained from the Chairman. IIT Guwahati. as listed in Section 1. industries. the first answer is an intermediate step in working out the second answer. 3. The GATE results may be made available on payment basis to interested organizations (educational institutions. for instance.) in India and abroad based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between IIT Guwahati and the requesting organization. A problem statement is followed by two questions based on the problem statement. at GATE offices of IISc and seven IITs. combination of option codes type questions or match items types questions.52 The value of K which will cause sustained oscillations in the closed loop system is 60 121 80 (C) 121 (A) Second question of the pair: 70 121 90 (D) 121 (B) Q. c. Each question in such ‘linked answer questions’ will carry two marks. GATE 2010 results will also be available on the websites. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 10 of 44 . GATE Results and Scorecard 3.5.48 The mean of the random variable Y is (A) 1/2 (B) 1 (C) 3/2 (D) 2 Second question using common data Q. GATE 2010 score is valid for TWO YEARS from the date of announcement of the GATE 2010 results. GATE Results a. GATE. Example Statement for Linked Answer Questions. R & D laboratories. In other words.

In case of any discrepancy in the marked bubble and the corresponding boxes. b) It is essential to quote the Application Number in all future correspondence with respective zonal GATE Office. please check that the Application Number printed on (i) Application Form. NOTE: Incomplete or defective applications will be rejected outright. The candidates are advised to keep a copy of the filled Application Form. GATE Scorecard Details about the contents of GATE Scorecard will be made available in the GATE websites at an appropriate time. 400/. d) Darken the appropriate bubble(s) by filling it completely. Instructions for filling and submission of Application Form a) 4.2. Any discrepancy should be brought to the notice of the GATE chairman of the zone from which the Application Form was purchased. Please make sure that you have filled correct paper code in your Application Form.1.2. 12. Nothing should be stapled or pinned to it. 10. 14.2. The contact details of all the zonal GATE Chairmen are given in Table-2. Instructions for filling Application Form and Acknowledgement Card 4. Refer to the Sample Application Form at the end of this section. 'There is no provision for Additional GATE scorecards'.5. 2. c) For Items 1 to 16. Important Information Before you start filling the Application Form. (ii) Acknowledgement Card and (iii) Envelope are the same. b) For Items 1. e) Only BLACK BALL POINT PEN must be used for filling Items 17 to 23. The Application Form will be declared defective if these instructions are not followed. 11. the candidate must write the required information in ink with black ball point pen in the boxes provided and then darken the appropriate bubble(s). the candidate must provide information by filling the appropriate bubble(s) using dark HB pencil only. The machine-gradable Optical Response Sheets (ORS) are graded and scrutinized with extreme care. 4. completely erase the previous mark using a soft eraser and remove all smudges before re-filling. 15b and 16. on or before December 31 . Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 11 of 44 . No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. 4. General a) The instructions given below for filling the Application Form must be followed meticulously.as fee for change of Examination City. The Barcode on the Application Form should not be tampered. 3. No photocopies of the machine-gradable Optical Response Sheets (ORS) will be made available.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING d. d) Please note that Change of GATE Paper is not permitted after the submission of Application Form. the information provided through the bubble(s) will be taken as final. There is no provision for regrading and retotalling. The text boxes are provided only for guidance. e) Change of Examination City is permitted. 2009. 15a. For correcting any entry. c) The Application Form must be folded only along the original fold line. 8. only if a request for the same reaches the GATE Chairman of zone to which the Application Form was originally submitted. along with Demand Draft of Rs. using dark HB pencil only.1.

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/M. Delhi. The Degree Codes are given as below: Degree B. Professional (AMIE by IE(I) . AMICE(I) by ICE(I) etc.Arch. which lists the two digit CODES corresponding to various disciplines of the qualifying degree/programme. Refer to Annexure II-A.)/B.Tech. Refer to Annexure II-C.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Item 8: Choice of Examination Cities Fill in your choice of two Examination Cities in order of preference as 1st choice and 2nd choice.E. Guwahati. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 13 of 44 . Darken the appropriate bubbles in 15a.Sc. the choice of examination cities is limited to Bangalore. Mumbai and Roorkee. which gives the CODES for all Indian States and Union Territories. at which you can be contacted. Item 14: Mobile/Landline Phone with STD Code Fill in mobile phone number/ landline number with the STD code including the leading 0.C. (Engg. According to the candidate’s first choice of examination city. where you have studied or are studying for the qualifying degree (Refer to GATE 2010 website./M./Dual Degree M. For candidates applying for papers with codes TF and MN. he/she will be allotted the corresponding zonal administrative institute as the center. Darken the appropriate bubbles./B. Item 11: Discipline Code Fill in the Discipline Code and darken the appropriate bubble.Sc. which lists the cities where GATE 2010 will be conducted and the corresponding three digit CODES. Kanpur. Item 15 (a and b): College Code (Optional) and PINCODE of college address Fill in the College Code of the college/institution.Sc.E. and darken the appropriate bubbles. Chennai.) Item 10: Year of Degree Fill in the Year of passing / appearing in the qualifying degree examination and darken the appropriate bubbles.A. Code E M S P Item 13: State/Union Territory of Permanent Residence Darken the appropriate bubble corresponding to the Indian State/Union Territory of your permanent residence.A. Integrated M. Kharagpur.Tech. Item 12: Name of Parent Fill in the name of your mother or father in CAPITAL LETTERS in the space provided and darken the appropriate bubbles. which provides list of college codes).)/B./M. Refer to Annexure II-B./ B. The degree code corresponds to the qualifying degree of the programme which the candidate has either completed or is presently studying in its final or pre-final year.(Tech. Item 9: Qualifying Degree Darken the bubble corresponding to appropriate Degree Code.

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Viscous Flows: Flow separation. aerodynamic forces and moments. Numerical Ability: Numerical computation.-absolute and service ceiling. constitutive law. divergence and curl. roll. indicated air speeds. compatibility equations. initial and boundary value problems. lift generation. endurance or loiter. partial derivatives. normal shock. numerical reasoning and data interpretation. Kutta Joukowski theorem. isentropic flow. Compressible Flows: Dynamics and Thermodynamics of I-D flow. in-plane and out-of-plane. standard atmosphere. Airy's stress function. continuity and differentiability. flow in diffusers. stick forces. longitudinal modes. verbal analogies. Wing dihedral. turning flight. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. Orbit transfer. wing theory. calibrated. oblique shock. Winds: head. PROPULSION Thermodynamics of Aircraft Gas Turbine engines. mean value theorems. Primary flight instruments: Altimeter. thrust and thrust augmentation. structure of a turbulent boundary layer. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 18 of 44 . Failure theories. Wind Tunnel Testing: Measurement and visualisation techniques. ASI. subsonic and supersonic airfoils. Thermodynamics of ramjets and scramjets. directional stability. Turbomachinery: Axial compressors and turbines. Turn-bank indicator. Airfoils and wings: Classification of airfoils. Aerothermodynamics of non rotating propulsion components: Intakes. critical reasoning and verbal deduction. total derivative. sideslip. Airplane performance: Pressure altitude. vector identities. Numerical methods: Numerical solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations. Dynamics of continuous systems. viscous flows. Static stability: Angle of attack. pitch & yaw controls. FLIGHT MECHANICS Atmosphere: Properties. sentence completion. take off and landing. centrifugal pumps and compressors. Calculus: Functions of single variable. plane stress and strain. surface and volume integrals. induced drag. vertical tail position and size. evaluation of definite and improper integrals. critical and drag divergence Mach number. tail & cross winds. integration by trapezoidal and Simpson rule. strain-displacement relationship. maxima and minima. Dynamic stability: Euler angles. equivalent. Classification of aircraft. sweep & position. flow in nozzles and diffusers. AERODYNAMICS Basic Fluid Mechanics: Incompressible irrotational flow. Laplace transforms. compressibility effects on lift and drag. transition.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING ANNEXURE –I : Syllabi for GATE Papers General Aptitude (GA) component common in all papers – Verbal Ability: English grammar. Loads on aircraft. Cauchy and Euler equations. Drag polar. Buckling. horizontal tail position and size. load factor. systems of linear equations. Elements of rocket motor performance. boundary layer on a flat plate. wave drag. high lift devices. Airplane (fixed wing aircraft) configuration and various parts. Flight Vehicle Structures: Characteristics of aircraft structures and materials. numerical estimation. Gauss and Green. aerodynamic characteristics. steady climb & descent. torsion. Helmholtz and Kelvin theorem. decoupling of longitudinal and lat-directional dynamics. determination of trajectory and orbital period in simple cases. eigen values and eigen vectors. Partial differential equations and separation of variables methods. inviscid flow in a c-d nozzle. higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. gradient. lateral-directional modes. V-n diagram. stability & control derivatives. hinge moments. directional derivatives. dihedral stability. cruise. Flexural shear flow in thin-walled sections. bending and flexural shear. VSI. Elements of rocket propulsion. Structural Dynamics: Free and forced vibration of discrete systems. word groups. PrandtlMeyer flow. limit. introduction to turbulence. longitudinal stick fixed & free stability. instructions. STRUCTURES Stress and Strain: Equations of equilibrium. SPACE DYNAMICS Central force motion. combustor and nozzle. Theorems of Stokes. 1. Differential Calculus: First order linear and nonlinear equations. thin airfoil theory. Damping and resonance. line. Equations of motion. Aerospace Engineering –AE ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. cruise climb. singularities and superposition. qualitative treatment of low aspect ratio wings.

farm ponds. Drainage coefficient. tractor tests and performance. construction and operation of manual. lubrication. design of irrigation channels. analysis of precipitation data. convection and radiation. condensation and boiling heat transfer. I. irrigation and drainage water quality. design and selection of machine elements . maintenance and repair of I. centrifugal separation of solids. Moody's diagram.Laplace. fuels and combustion. tractor clutches and brakes. animal. Probability and Statistics: Mean. water requirement of crops. Gauss and Green's theorems. Systems of linear equations. overload safety devices used in farm machinery. median. hitch systems and hitching of tillage implements. planning. I. design and evaluation of irrigation methods. groundwater recharge. Sequences and series. kinetics of microbial death . methods of traversing. evaluation of aquifer properties. pump characteristics. soil loss estimation.gears. measurement of soil moisture. pulleys. Random variables. stream flow measurement. Vector Calculus: Gradient. fuel consumption. electrical. biological and engineering measures to control erosion. differential. sowing. lubricants and their properties. Bernoulli's theorem. plane table surveying. transient heat transfer in simple geometry. Hydrological cycle. computation of earth work.type. calculation of power. application rate and losses. SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION ENGINEERING Ideal and real fluids. water harvesting structures. ignition. sorption and desorption isotherms. factors affecting erosion. human engineering and safety in tractor design. hydrostatic pressure and its measurement. runoff.pasteurization and sterilization of liquid foods. Poisson. Material and energy balances in food processing systems. efficiency. engine cycles. shear strength. traction theory. surface and volume integrals. well hydraulics. electrical. index properties of soils. final drives and power take-off. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. fundamental definitions and relationships. wind and water erosion. heat and wave equations. stability of slopes. contouring. Divergence and Curl. properties of fluids. Measurement of distance and area. types of levelling.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 2. vegetative waterways. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. Fourier series. maintenance and repair. power efficiencies and measurement. simultaneous heat and mass transfer in agricultural processing operations. power transmission systems . harvesting. Tractors and power tillers . hydrograph analysis. soil erosion types. leaching requirement and salinity control. chaff cutting. intake and exhaust. selection. Mohr's circle of stress. heat load and power losses. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson's rule. drop inlet and chute spillways. mowing. threshing and transport. Soil-water-plant relationship. flood routing. cooling. working principles of heat exchangers. Calculus: Limit. earthen dams. flow in open channels. mechanics of tractor chassis. surface. planting. AGRICULTURAL PROCESSING AND FOOD ENGINEERING Steady state heat transfer in conduction. irrigation water and infiltration. Groundwater occurrence confined and unconfined aquifers. forces acting on a tillage tool. three point hitchesfree link and restrained link operations. chains and sprockets and belts. irrigation efficiencies. flow through orifices and notches. mechanical steering and hydraulic control systems used in tractors. drop. Eigen values and eigen vectors. instruments for surveying and levelling. Agricultural Engineering – AG ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. operation. inter-cultivation. Line. testing of agricultural machinery and equipment. watershed management. cost analysis of implements and tractors Thermodynamic principles of I.fuel. abstraction from precipitation. torque. continuity equation.Weisbach and Hazen-Williams equations. speed. torque. wind. Mechanics of soil erosion. Laplace transforms. unit hydrograph theory and application.C. Partial Derivatives. bio-fuels. animal and power operated equipment for tillage.gear trains. engines. meteorological parameters and their measurement. pump selection and installation. Stokes. fertilizer application. measurement of force. Soil tillage. liquids and gases. active and passive earth pressures. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. engine components. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 19 of 44 . Engineering properties of soils. calculation of performance parameters -field capacity. diffusive and convective mass transfer. mechanical. terraces and bunds. Darcy. displacement and acceleration on machine elements. functional requirements. PDEs . water activity. measurement of angles and bearings.C. engine systems . laminar and turbulent flow in pipes. design and layout of surface and sub-surface drainage systems. permeability and seepage analysis. sprinkler and drip methods of irrigation. irrigation scheduling. engines. Cauchy's and Euler's equations. Correlation and regression analysis. FARM MACHINERY AND POWER Sources of power on the farm-human. normal and binomial distributions. mode and standard deviation. hydrological reservoir and channel routing. mechanics of animal traction. continuity and differentiability.C. hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surface. consumptive use and evapotranspiration. principles of working.C. Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. Test for convergence. gully control structures. Maxima and minima. spraying. Classification of pumps. selection. solar and biomass. chain surveying.

history of landscape styles. statistical methods of data analysis. housing infrastructure. their control & abatement. building systems and prefabrication of building elements. urban conservation. traffic survey methods. housing standards. Infrastructure. refrigeration and cold storage basics and applications. solid waste disposal systems. growth of cities & metropolises. size separation by screening. harmony. Building Services: Water supply. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 20 of 44 . Vedic. Visual and Urban Design: Principles of visual composition. international styles. Planning Theory: Regional planning. CPM etc. laws relating to land acquisition. methods and details. design & guidelines. division of space. visual survey. energy efficient building design.g. land management techniques. principles of strength of materials. urban renewal. para-transits and other modes of transportation. their standards and uses. sewerage and drainage systems. image ability. Techniques of Planning: Planning survey techniques. application of G. focal point.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING preservation of food by cooling and freezing. disaster mitigation management. elevators & escalators. fruits and vegetables. mass transportation planning. vista. settlement system planning. public participation and role of NGO & CBO. professional practice. bucket. demography related standards at various levels of the settlements for health. symmetry. hierarchy of roads and levels of services. brick.. Greek. power supply and communication systems -. housing policies. revenue resources and fiscal management. PERT. site planning principles. water treatment. History of Architecture: Indian – Indus valley.g. eclecticism. influence of modern art on architecture. Building Construction and Management: Building construction techniques. cleaning and grading. environmental considerations in landscape planning. Development Administration and Management: Planning laws. deconstruction in architecture. housing programs in India. neighbourhood concept. tray. traffic and transport management in urban areas. steel and RCC.construction and architectural styles. figure-background relationship. drum and spray dryers. principles of disaster resistant structures. finance and management. history of human settlements. valuation. different polymers. specification. Services and Amenities: Principles of water supply and sanitation systems. thermal comfort. planning regulations and building byelaws. ecological principles concerning environment. decision making models. solar architecture. Architecture and Planning – AR City planning: Evolution of cities. 3DStudio. Mechanics and energy requirement in size reduction of granular solids. European – Egyptian. housing typology. preparation of urban and regional structure plans. complex structural systems. scale. rhythm. 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By-product utilization from processing industries. pulses and oilseeds. principles of electrification of buildings. FRP. form. glass. Controlled and modified atmosphere storage. Effectiveness of grain cleaners. screw and belt conveying. Dravidian and Mughal periods. rural-urban migration. 73rd & 74th Constitutional amendments. urban land ceiling. development enforcements. fluidization of granular solids-pneumatic. project management techniques e. balance. post modernism. Environmental Studies in Building Science: Components of Ecosystem. principles of city planning.evaporators. elastic and limit state design. valuation & taxation. self help housing. education. intelligent buildings. pedestrian & slow moving traffic planning. waste treatment. eco-city concept. drying and milling of cereals. design of roads. bins and grain silos. texture. fire fighting systems. environment pollution. steel. principles of internal & external drainage systems. climate responsive design. Roman. Indo-Aryan. Materials and Structural Systems: Behavioural characteristics of all types of building materials e. recreation. estimation. design of structural elements in wood. concentration and drying of liquid foods . concrete. landscape elements and materials.I. Institutional networking & capacity building. sustainable development.S and remote sensing techniques in urban and regional planning. Hydrothermal treatment. types of cities & new towns. Landscape Design: Principles of landscape design and site planning. site planning principles and design. timber. Processing of seeds. Buddhist. structural and sectoral plan.network. Development of Contemporary Architecture: Architectural developments and impacts on society since industrial revolution. religious & public-semi public facilities. plumbing systems. understanding elements of hardware and software. art novuea. recycle & reuse. development control and zoning regulations. psychrometry properties of air-vapour mixture. colour. Five-year plan. principles of Ekistics. works of national and international architects. 3. urban rainwater harvesting. vernacular and traditional architecture. bamboo. computer graphics. proportion.

median. Systems of linear equations. Immunology: The origin of immunology. DNA fingerprinting. Expression of cloned gene. sequence alignment. Molecular basis of genetic diseases and applications. Simple structured models. Scale-up concepts. Southern and northern blotting. Humoral and cell mediated immunity. Sequence analysis (biomolecular sequence file formats. exo-polysacharides. Fourier Series. Plant growth regulators and elicitors. Plant products of industrial importance. Microbiology: Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure. Cloning in animals. RFLP. Chromatographic and membrane based bioseparation methods. Microbial diversity and characteristic features. Recombinant DNA Technology: Restriction and modification enzymes. citric acid. Plant and Animal Biotechnology: Special features and organization of plant cells. growth and control. Kinetics of single substrate and bi-substrate enzyme catalyzed reactions. Sequence and structure databases. Techniques in raising transgencies. 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Complementation. Nitrogen fixation. ExPASy). Translational processes. conjugation). Vectors: plasmid. Probability and Statistics: Mean. Characteristics of animal cells: Metabolism. Aerobic and anaerobic biological processes for stabilization of solid / liquid wastes. Batch. Production of secondary metabolites by plant suspension cultures.. Immune tolerance. Antigen-antibody reaction. cDNA and genomic DNA library. Gene therapy. Bioprocess Engineering: Kinetics of microbial growth. Transposons and gene targeting. fed-batch and continuous processes. Chemical and functional nature of enzymes. Kinetics of cell growth and product formation and effect of shear force. phylogeny). Gene isolation. Mendelian inheritance. Animal cell preservation. Random variables. Population genetics. Molecular Biology and Genetics: Molecular structure of genes and chromosomes. Numerical Methods: Solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations. nutrient optimization. Biotechnology-BT Linear Algebra: Matrices and determinants. Hyper sensitivity. Live stock improvement. Genetic engineering in animal cell culture. Metabolism (Glycolysis. EBI. photosynthesis). Chromosomal variation. cosmids. recombination and chromosome mapping. RAPD. Biochemical and biophysical techniques for macromolecular analysis. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC). Transcription and its control. Membrane transport and pumps. Integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. normal and binomial distributions. Test for convergence. Rheology of fermentation fluids. Biochemistry: Biomolecules and their conformation. Bioenergetics. Genomics and Proteomics (Large scale genome sequencing strategies. mode and standard deviation. transduction. such as baker’s yeast. Totipotency. Antigen processing and presentation. Bioremediation. Instrumentation in bioreactors. Hybridoma technology. bacteriophage and other viral vectors. Immobilization of enzymes and cells and their application for bioconversion processes. Weak inter-molecular interactions in biomacromolecules. regulation and nutritional requirements for mass cultivation of animal cell cultures. Complement. higher order ODEs with constant coefficients. Gene transfer technologies. Bioinformatics: Major bioinformatics resources (NCBI. Gene interaction. TCA and Oxidative phosphorylation). Transposable elements. DNA sequencing. Site-directed mutagenesis. Microbial genetics (plasmids. Cell suspension culture development: methodology. Extrachromosomal inheritance. Regeneration of plants. continuity and differentiability. amino acids. yeast artificial chromosome. Aeration and agitation. Poisson. Maxima and minima. Synthesis of antibody and secretion. Mass transfer in bioreactors. Viruses. Cell cycle and cell growth control. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Understanding DNA microarrays and protein arrays). transformation. Microbial metabolism (aerobic and anaerobic respiration. DNA replication and control. Design of fermentation media. antibiotics and pigments etc. Regulation of immune response. Inherent immunity. purification and bioprocess application(s) of industrial enzymes. Molecular modeling and simulations (basic concepts including concept of force fields). Cell signaling and signal transduction. scoring matrices.Laplace. DNA labeling. Gene cloning. Autoimmunity. Microbial nutrition. Product and substrate transport. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Ramachandran map. Calculus: Limit. Molecular basis of antibody diversity. Partial derivatives. Laplace transforms. Comparative genomics. Micro & macro-carrier culture. Antigen. Ti plasmid. heat and wave equations. Primary and secondary lymphoid organ. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 21 of 44 . ethanol.

air pollution control. finite slopes. Well hydraulics. basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. soil classification. quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater. Foundation typesfoundation design requirements. unit hydrographs. effective stress principle. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear). Calculus: Functions of single variable. displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods. stress distribution. Directional derivatives. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 22 of 44 . analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure. flow measurements in channels. reservoir capacity. Surface and Volume integrals. analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods). Mean value theorems. settlement analysis in sands & clays. Line. Simple bending theory. effect of water table. Stokes. uniform torsion. their sources and impacts. Concrete Structures: Concrete Technology. relationship and interrelationships. Taylor and Laurent series. basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations. applications of momentum and Bernoulli’s equation. energy and corresponding equations. beam–column connections. Partial derivatives. effluent discharge standards. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING Water requirements: Quality standards. influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines. pipe networks. Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle. plate girders and trusses. laminar and turbulent flow.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 5. drilling bore holes. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Basic elements of prestressed concrete.scope. penetration tests. Vector identities. gravity dams and spillways. Shallow foundations-bearing capacity.columns. critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels. reservoir and channel routing. Total derivative. Water logging and drainage. waterways. Domestic wastewater treatment. GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Soil Mechanics:Origin of soils. flexural and shear stresses. principal stresses. primary and secondary treatment Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals.properties of concrete. Maxima and minima. specific energy concept. permeability & seepage. Eigen values and eigenvectors. WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Properties of fluids. Types of irrigation system. negative skin friction. load capacity of piles in sands & clays. evaporation. Mohr’s circle. dynamic & static formulae. Systems of linear equations. water table and other factors. tanks and pipes. Random variables. Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions. unsymmetrical bending. Thin walled pressure vessels. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. layered soils. compression and torsion by limit state methods. column bases. Limit. fundamental definitions. analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads. Deep foundations–pile types. shear. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. Poisson. Normal and Binomial distributions. median. sludge disposal. Connections. stage discharge relationships.basic working stress and limit state design concepts. plate load test. Steel Structures: Analysis and design of tension and compression members. Concrete design. continuity and differentiability. shear centre. effect of shape. sodic soils. flood estimation. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. combined and direct bending stresses. Cauchy’s integral theorem. Primary. shear strength. delta. Stability of slopes-infinite slopes. consolidation. Complex variables: Analytic functions. basics of mix design. sludge disposal. rainfall. air pollution meteorology. flow in pipes. momentum. Drinking water standards. beams. Design of weirs on permeable foundation. Structural Analysis:Analysis of statically determinate trusses. Conditional probability. Forces on immersed bodies. quantity and characteristics of wastewater. potential flow. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING Mechanics: Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Design of: lined and unlined canals. cables and frames. Kinematics of flow. Laplace transforms.simple and eccentric. Divergence and Curl. buckling of column. Plastic analysis of beams and frames. hydraulic jump. Crop water requirements. secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater. beams and beam. Gradient. mode and standard deviation. Irrigation: Duty. Earth pressure theories. stress transformation. Civil Engineering – CE ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. Sewage and sewerage treatment. compaction. estimation of evapo-transpiration. irrigation methods. Mean. Uniform flow. distribution of water. three-phase system. principle of conservation of mass. Initial and boundary value problems. sampling. Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis. Air Pollution: Types of pollutants. Gauss and Green’s theorems. arches. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. head works. air quality standards and limits. infiltration. water requirements.

Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. rate of return. dehumidification and adsorption. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING Highway Planning: Geometric design of highways. Heat Transfer: Conduction. Chemical Reaction Engineering: Theories of reaction rates. use of tie components. 6. packed and fluidized beds. Gauss and Green’s theorems. thickening and classification. heat transfer coefficients. optimization in design. controller modes (P. chemical reaction equilibria. measurement of noise and control of noise pollution. cascade. discounted cash flow. transfer functions and dynamic responses of simple systems. size reduction and size separation.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics. plane table surveying. stagewise and continuous contacting and stage efficiencies. Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations: Fluid statics. Calculus: Functions of single variable. Sugar. Chemical Engineering – CH ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. filtration. bypass and purge calculations. flow meters. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. mapping concepts. median. polypropylene. Maxima and minima. free and hindered settling. Laplace transforms. map projections. and PID). SSP and TSP). collection and transportation of solid wastes. Plant Design and Economics: Process design and sizing of chemical engineering equipment such as compressors. Limit. intersection design. theodolite traversing. SURVEYING Importance of surveying. Complex variables:Analytic functions. Partial derivatives. boiling. engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle. film. Stokes. kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic reactions. properties of mixtures: partial molar properties. Gradient. penetration and surface renewal theories. single parameter model. Poisson. heat and mass transfer analogies. excess properties and activity coefficients. residence time distribution. Normal and Binomial distributions. curves. fertilizers (Ammonia. principles and classifications. HTU & NTU concepts design and operation of equipment for distillation. sulfuric acid. Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. Chemical Technology: Inorganic chemical industries. Mean value theorems. energy balance. petroleum refining and petrochemicals. pumps and compressors. Second law and Entropy Thermodynamic properties of pure substances: equation of state and departure function. transducers and their dynamics. Mean. treatment and disposal). conveying of solids. flow through pipeline systems. steady and unsteady heat conduction. Urea. testing and specifications of paving materials. Initial and boundary value problems. PVC and polyester synthetic fibers. PI. measurements of distance and directions. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. absorption. leveling. Systems of linear equations. centrifuge and cyclones. design of flexible and rigid pavements. momentum. mass transfer coefficients. mixing and agitation. condensation and evaporation. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Process Calculations and Thermodynamics: Laws of conservation of mass and energy. Random variables. kinetics of homogeneous reactions. shell balances. control valves. drying. Surface and Volume integrals. highway capacity. and Fats). payback period. leaching. Bernoulli equation. natural products industries (Pulp and Paper. Eigen values and eigenvectors. humidification. interpretation of kinetic data. mode and standard deviation. energy recovery. Mass Transfer: Fick’s laws. phase equilibria: predicting VLE of systems. Macroscopic friction factors. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear). non-ideal reactors. principles of process economics and cost estimation including total annualized cost. theory of traffic flow. Instrumentation and Process Control: Measurement of process variables. polymerization industries. degree of freedom analysis. Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics. permissible limits of noise pollution. coordinate system. feed forward control. traffic signs and signal design. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 23 of 44 . single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors. process reaction curve. Vector dentities. liquid-liquid extraction. Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise. continuity and differentiability. diffusion effects in catalysis. sensors. errors and adjustments. generation. recycle. analysis of closed loop systems including stability. Divergence and Curl. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Total derivative. heat exchangers. polyethylene. Cauchy’s integral theorem. frequency response and controller tuning. dimensional analysis. non-isothermal reactors. First law application to close and open systems. Directional derivatives. Residue theorem. Line. cost indexes. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. molecular diffusion in fluids. types of heat exchangers and evaporators and their design. First and Second laws of thermodynamics. elementary boundary layer theory. NaOH. fugacity. Oil. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. convection and radiation. multistage contactors. Taylor and Laurent series. Conditional probability.

requirement and feasibility analysis. First Order Logic. Isomorphism. point groups. Congestion control. Stacks. CPU scheduling. Recursion. gateways. Functions. Parsing. Continuity & differentiability. Memory interface. Context free languages and Push-down automata. and routers. Runtime environments. and fugacity coefficient. Intermediate and target code generation. 8. Distributions. Token ring). Spanning trees. Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods. dns. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Hückel approximation. Compiler Design: Lexical analysis. basic concepts of client-server computing. Asymptotic analysis (best. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Digital Logic: Logic functions. worst. exponential. normal. Relational model (relational algebra. Web technologies: HTML. Median. upper and lower bounds. Binary heaps. process life cycle. Basics of code optimization. rotational. maxima & minima. Functions. Algorithms: Analysis. vibrational. Relations. Searching. covering. Chemistry – CY PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY Structure: Quantum theory: principles and techniques. B and B+ trees). http). NP-complete. Application layer protocols (icmp. and work. File structures (sequential files. Lattice. free energy. phase transformation: phase rule and phase diagrams . Protection and security. Concurrency. pop. Binding. Sorting. Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices. implementation. matching. Query languages (SQL). Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules. Threads. symmetry. independent sets. generating functions. uniform. Binomial. Linked Lists. CPU control design. Information Systems and Software Engineering: information gathering.corrosion and energy conversion. fugacity. input/output design. Mode and Standard Deviation. Queues. numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant. Summation. digital signature.one. Calculus: Limit. Partial Orders. Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point). valence bond and molecular orbital theories. recurrence relations. planning and managing the project. Hashing. Groups. harmonic oscillator. Boolean Algebra. Debye-Hückel theory. I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode). Secondary storage. second law of thermodynamics and entropy. thermodynamics of electrochemical cells. evaluation of definite & improper integrals. Syntax directed translation. Memory management and virtual memory. colligative properties. I/O systems. Undecidability. tuple calculus). coding. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 24 of 44 . testing. Basic concepts of hubs. Colouring. Poisson. spanning trees. Deadlock. average cases) of time and space. rotational. Operating System: Processes. Planarity. Combinatorics: Permutations. energy. Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes. design. electronic. NP. two. third law and absolute entropy. NP-hard. Computer Networks: ISO/OSI stack. asymptotics. and ESR spectroscopy Equilibrium: Kinetic theory of gases. Inter-process communication. Arrays. NMR. molecular partition function (translational. ideal and non-ideal solutions. partial molar quantities. Binary search trees. Programming and Data Structures: Programming in C. Design: Greedy approach. Connected components. Abstract data types. XML. indexing. activity coefficient. Shortest paths. Random Variables. Cut vertices & edges. Probability: Conditional Probability. approximate techniques: variation and perturbation. firewalls. Trees. switches. Transactions and concurrency control. First law of thermodynamics. Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata. Divide-and-conquer. activity. Mean. applications to a particle in a box. Set Theory & Algebra: Sets. smtp. Routing algorithms. process specifications. Dynamic programming. ALU and data-path. Combinations. chemical equilibrium. Basic concepts of complexity classes – P. Graph Theory: Connectivity. Instruction pipelining. Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits. Asymptotic notation. Mean value Theorems. vibrational. Partial derivatives. Parameter passing. and three component systems. TCP/UDP and sockets. Theorems of integral calculus. Flow and error control techniques. Databases: ER-model. File systems. standard electrode potentials: applications . ftp. Cache and main memory. Tree and graph traversals. Total derivatives. data flow diagrams. Synchronization. Worst and average case analysis.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 7. Database design (integrity constraints. Computer Science and Information Technology – CS ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic. systems of linear equations. determinants. Counting. and electronic). LAN technologies (Ethernet. heat. maintenance. Scope. IP(v4). Numerical Methods: LU decomposition for systems of linear equations. Network security – basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography. normal forms). rigid rotor and hydrogen atom. Minimization. Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines. response of chemical equilibrium to temperature and pressure. Notions of space and time complexity.

ketones. Synthesis and reactivity of inorganic polymers of Si and P. mass. chromatography including GC and HPLC and electro-analytical methods (Coulometry. thiophene. arenes. Metal carbonyls. Nucleophilic and electrophilic substitutions and additions to multiple bonds. Hydrides. aldehydes. Geometrical isomerism. Poisson. adsorption isotherms and heterogeneous catalysis. structural features of proteins. crystal packing. and alkaloids. Shapes of molecules and hard. groups and faces. Mg. Fe. Random variables. properties and reactions of furan. homogeneous catalysis. allotropes. Electronics and Communication Engineering – EC ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra. reactivity umpolung. Di-π. Bioinorganic chemistry of Na. oxides and oxoacids of pnictogens (N. silicates. chemical synthesis of peptides. disconnections. and parallel reactions.visible spectrophotometry. properties and reactions of mono. reactions. AX2. Correlation and regression analysis. use of organometallic compounds as catalysts in organic synthesis. Elimination reactions. metal. polarography – amperometry. carboranes. spinels. Enantiotopic and diastereotopic atoms. Method of variation of parameters. alkyls. Configurational and conformational effects on reactivity and selectivity/specificity. Complex variables: Analytic functions. lanthanides and actinides. Taylor’s and Laurent’ series. Organic synthesis: Synthesis. steady state approximation. Al. Heterocyclic compounds: Structure. Solids: Crystal systems and lattices. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. synthetic equivalents. Mean. P). Biomolecules: Structure.and di-saccharides. Si. ESR spectroscopy. Vector identities. Fourier series. relaxation kinetics. ABX3 compounds. metal carbenes. temperature dependence of chemical reactions. Transition Elements: General characteristics of d and f block elements. halides. nitro compounds and amines. Initial and boundary value problems. NMR. Residue theorem. IR.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Kinetics: Rates of chemical reactions. free radicals. nitrenes. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. S. Theorems of integral calculus. 9. nucleic acids. C60. diamond. Reactive intermediates. Allotropes of carbon: graphite. selectivity. protection and deprotection of functional groups. Directional derivatives. Partial Differential Equations and variable separable method. carbonyl compounds. Conformational analysis of acyclic and cyclic compounds. Line.alkenes. K. consecutive. mechanisms of substitution and electron transfer reactions of coordination complexes. Multiple integrals. Calculus: Mean value theorems. mode and standard deviation. structure and reactions of simple and industrially important compounds: boranes. transition metal complexes with bonds to hydrogen. arynes. Cu and Mo. synthons. Stokes.collision and transition state theory. B and Si in organic synthesis. Pericyclic reactions: Electrocyclic. NMR and Mass spectrometry in the determination of structures of organic molecules. solution integrals.soft acid base concept. boron nitride. carbenes. chalcogens (S.ligand bonding (CFT and LFT). Li. Cu. miller planes. Photochemistry of alkenes. Different structures of AX. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems.methane rearrangement. elementary. Electronic spectra and magnetic properties of transition metal complexes. theories of metal. metals and semiconductors. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula. Cl compounds. Structure and Bonding (VBT) of B. ionic crystals. theories of reaction rates . N. cyclic voltammetry. pseudo halogens and interhalogen compounds. Stereoselective and stereospecific synthesis. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. silicones. Barton reaction. carboxylic acids and their derivatives. physicochemical properties of amino acids. indole and their derivatives.carbocations. Co. Systems of linear equations. alcohols. Conditional probability.metal bonds and metal atom clusters. Bragg’s Law. Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations. Spectroscopy: Principles and applications of UV-visible. phenols. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY Main group elements: General characteristics. Maxima and minima. UV. and ion selective electrodes). stability. cycloaddition and sigmatropic reactions. FMO and PMO treatments. steroids. median. borazines and phosphazenes. Se & Te) and halogens. P. Concepts in multistep synthesis. Reaction mechanism: Methods of determining reaction mechanisms. mechanisms and selectivity involving the following. Ca. xenon compounds. Discrete and continuous distributions. Normal and Binomial distribution. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Stereochemistry: Chirality of organic molecules with or without chiral centres. carbanions. band theory. terpenoids. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 25 of 44 . Photochemistry: Basic principles. Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). Instrumental methods of analysis: Atomic absorption and emission spectroscopy including ICP-AES. Gauss and Green’s theorems. preparation. and arenes. Eigen values and eigen vectors. Use of compounds of Mg. crystal defects. alkenes and arenes. kinetics of photochemical reactions and free radical polymerization. Orbital correlation. carotenoids. Zn. Mossbauer spectroscopy (Fe and Sn). Photooxidation and photoreduction. Surface and Volume integrals. alkynes. Partial Derivatives. metallocenes.retrosynthetic analysis. pyridine. coordination chemistry: structure and isomerism. Specification of configuration in compounds having one or more stereogenic centres. pyrrole. Molecular rearrangements involving electron deficient atoms.

Line. random variables. Sample and hold circuits. Surface and Volume integrals. Analog Circuits: Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes. Normal and Binomial distribution. diffusion. Bode and Nyquist plots. frequency response. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Partial Derivatives. ion implantation. digital modulation schemes: amplitude. p-n junction diode. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. spectral analysis of these operations. Digital circuits: Boolean algebra. Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations. drift current. S parameters. Microprocessor(8085): architecture. mobility. Mean. z-transform. p-I-n and avalanche photo diode. superheterodyne receivers. Electronic Devices: Energy bands in silicon. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 26 of 44 . Control system compensators: elements of lead and lag compensation. oxidation. Random variables. differential and operational. FSK). fundamental cut set and fundamental circuit matrices. Semiconductor memories. Routh-Hurwitz criterion. Open loop and closed loop (feedback) systems and stability analysis of these systems. Filters. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops. causality. Thevenin and Norton’s maximum power transfer. differential pulse code modulation (DPCM). BJT. Gauss’ and Stokes’ theorems. rectifier. Eigen values and eigen vectors. Smith chart. Complex variables: Analytic functions. n-tub. DFT and FFT. Communications: Random signals and noise: probability. poles and zeros. probability density function. skin depth. transient and steady state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response. block diagrammatic description. pulse excitation. Signal transmission through LTI systems. reflection and refraction. MOS capacitor. impulse response. convolution. Multiple integrals. feedback. Systems of linear equations. ADCs. Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula. Conditional probability. 10. parallel and cascade structure. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Electromagnetics: Elements of vector calculus: divergence and curl. dispersion relations. memory and I/O interfacing. median. 2-port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions. Network theorems: superposition. continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform. elements of hardware. Partial Differential Equations and variable separable method. bandwidth consideration and probability of error calculations for these schemes. Device technology: integrated circuits fabrication process. Wave equation. realizations of analog communication systems. Initial and boundary value problems. Power supplies. Theorems of integral calculus. MOSFET. multiplexers. incidence. code converters. BJTs. intrinsic and extrinsic silicon. group delay. TTL. Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem. Sampling theorem. p-tub and twin-tub CMOS process. Linear constant coefficient differential equations. clipping. Electrical Engineering – EE ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra. and resistivity. counters and shift-registers. MOS. minimization of Boolean functions. Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current. Discrete and continuous distributions. Solution methods: nodal and mesh analysis. Basics of Antennas: Dipole antennas. Basics of LASERs. power spectral density. impedance matching. Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits. Simple diode circuits. Generation and recombination of carriers. decoders. Residue theorem. MOSFETs and analog CMOS. Solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits. programming. ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING Networks: Network graphs: matrices associated with graphs. Wye-Delta transformation. JFET. Poynting vector. criterion for oscillation. Basics of TDMA. Maxwell’s equations: differential and integral forms. solution integrals. elements of Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control. and power. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. clamping. Plane waves: propagation through various media. phase delay. reduction of block diagrams. Zener diode. State equations for networks. Correlation and regression analysis. phase and group velocity. Transmission lines: characteristic impedance. Waveguides: modes in rectangular waveguides. State variable representation and solution of state equation of LTI control systems. boundary conditions. single-transistor and op-amp configurations. Signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems. Sinusoidal oscillators. Analog communication systems: amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems. Maxima and minima. Taylor’s and Laurent’ series. Signals and Systems: Definitions and properties of Laplace transform. cut-off frequencies. phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK. matched filter receivers. photolithography. Steady state sinusoidal analysis using phasors. Stokes. Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). impedance transformation. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems. mode and standard deviation. Digital communication systems: pulse code modulation (PCM). DACs. PROMs and PLAs. signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) for low noise conditions. CMOS). Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers. Gauss and Green’s theorems. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems: definitions and properties. Simple op-amp circuits. Control Systems: Basic control system components.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Transform Theory: Fourier transform. 555 Timers. digital IC families (DTL. logic gates. FDMA and CDMA and GSM. Function generators and waveshaping circuits. Frequency response of amplifiers. Directional derivatives. Tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis: root loci. ECL. tunnel diode. Vector identities. autocorrelation. continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series. Fourier series. stability. Basics of propagation in dielectric waveguide and optical fibers. Laplace transform. PSK. Z-transform. Calculus: Mean value theorems. time domain analysis of simple RLC circuits. antenna gain. radiation pattern. Amplifiers: single-and multi-stage. LED. Poisson. Method of variation of parameters.

basis concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives. Fourier. power factor correction. stratigraphic principles. bridge converters . equivalent circuit and frequency response. current.characteristics and applications. motor starting. simple active filters. inductance. state space model. optical mineralogy. per-unit quantities. plane and spherical charge distributions. Schmitt trigger. state transition matrix. resonance. differential and distance protection. basement cover relationship. Gauss Theorem. types. capacitance. PART B – SECTION 1 : GEOLOGY Crystal symmetry. tectonites and their significance. magnetic. twinning. line. magmatic differentiation. unconformities. atmosphere and greenhouse effect. Analog and Digital Electronics: Characteristics of diodes. structure and petrology of sedimentary rocks. sedimentary and metamorphic rocks with tectonic setting. sinusoidal steady-state analysis. glacier and ocean. Metamorphism. digital voltmeters and multimeters. isostasy. transfer function. combinational and sequential logic circuits. Control Systems: Principles of feedback.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Transform Theory: Fourier transform. phase diagrams and trace elements as monitors of magma evolutionary processes. volcanism and orogeny.performance.biasing. linear. basin analysis. grade and basic types. operational amplifiers . KVL. three phase circuits. amplifiers .equivalent circuit. Laplace and Z transforms. potentiometric recorders. VCOs and timers. shear zone. sedimentary processes and environments. swing curves and equal area criterion. voltage control. auto-transformer. electrical. programming and interfacing. Igneous and metamorphic provinces of India. cable performance. primary and secondary structures. geomagnetism and paleomagnetism. joints. three phase induction motors . Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 27 of 44 . fault analysis. electromagnetic. earthquakes. methods of projection. Laplace transform. 8-bit microprocessor basics. servo and stepper motors. microfossils and palaeoflora. circuit breakers. transistors. transient response of dc and ac networks. plate tectonics. schistosity and lineation. oscillators and feedback amplifiers. three phase transformers . geometry and genesis of folds. starting and speed control. triacs. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Electric Circuits and Fields: Network graph. size.fully controlled and half controlled. solid state relays and digital protection. A/D and D/A converters. phase control rectifiers. triggering circuits. mafic and impure carbonate rocks. electric field and potential due to point. tests. strain and material response. distribution systems. sedimentary facies. thyristors. economic operation. seismic and radiometric prospecting for oil. block diagrams. vertebrates. armature reaction and commutation. moving iron. mineral and ground water. Q-meters. forms.types. basic filter concepts. action of river. node and mesh analysis. characteristics and applications. principles of choppers and inverters. physical properties of the interior of the earth. Electrical Machines: Single phase transformer . load flow. multi-vibrators. major stratigraphic divisions of India. introductory well logging. shifting and scaling operations. superposed folding. transmission line models and performance. wind. Weathering. sample and hold circuits. mantle melting models and derivation and primary magmas. Engineering properties of rocks and soils. windings. Norton’s and Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems. dielectrics. Introduction to remote sensing. controllability and observability. brittle and ductile deformation. diagnostic physical and optical properties of rock forming minerals. MOSFETs and IGBTs static characteristics and principles of operation. two-port networks. performance characteristics. error analysis. Thevenin’s. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts. 11. metamorphism of pelitic. shape. physical oceanography. association of igneous. oscilloscopes. GTOs. classification of minerals. Geological and geographical distribution of ore. phasor diagram. forms and textures. steady-state errors. internal structure and composition of the earth. multiplexer. metamorphic P-T-t paths and their tectonic significance. classification and geological significance of important invertebrates. time and frequency measurement. elements of seismology. bus impedance and admittance matrices. root loci. synchronous machines . regulation and efficiency. crystal chemistry. Igneous rocks – classification. continental drift. generator characteristics. Physical basis and applications of gravity. instrument transformers. faults. principles of over-current. Basic structural geology. system stability concepts. timeinvariant and causal systems. Z-transform. energy and power factor.principles. coal and petroleum resources of India. FET. energy conversion principles. corona and radio interference. dynamometer and induction type instruments. sampling theorem. Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals. architecture. KCL. measurement of voltage. Ground water geology. Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Bridges and potentiometers. BJT. PMMC. starting and speed control of motors. soil formation. regulation and parallel operation of generators. stratigraphic principles and Indian stratigraphy. DC machines . insulation. Signals and Systems: Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals. single phase induction motors. Power Systems: Basic power generation concepts. Power Electronics and Drives: Semiconductor power diodes. phase. lead and lead-lag compensation. ideal current and voltage sources. cleavage. Stress. metamorphic facies. continents and continental processes. Morphology. role of fluids in metamorphism. Routh and Niquist techniques. controlling factors. symmetrical components. power. Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws. mineralogy and petrology. Bode plots. Geological time scale and geochronology.connections. Geology and Geophysics – GG PART – A : COMMON TO GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS Earth and Planetary system. parallel operation. lag.

rock forming minerals and different rocks. binning. cross correlation. gravity anomalies and their interpretation – anomalies due to geometrical and irregular shaped bodies. tunnels and excavation sites. hydrothermal. Laplace. electrical conductivities of metals. Image processing concepts in processing of magnetic anomaly maps. refraction and CDP surveys. interpretation and applications of IP. upper and lower atmospheric phenomena. filtering. focal mechanisms. Fourier series. field layouts. G M counter. Principles and techniques of geophysical well-logging. airborne. ground-water exploration. electromagnetic profiling. non-metals. Type-curves over multi-layered structures. multispectral remote sensing in visible. magneto-tellurics. windows. variation of density. decay constant. sonic. Basic concept of EM induction. scintillation detector. gravity field of the earth. absolute and relative gravity measurements. origin and distribution of mineral and fuel deposits in India. neutron. resistivity measurement. corrections. principles of digital filters. AVO. elliptic polarization. gamma ray. Radioactive methods of prospecting and assaying of minerals (radioactive and non radioactive) deposits. prospecting and exploration of economic minerals. oceanic and continental lithosphere. Reservoir geophysics. integral equations in potential theory. seismic stratigraphy. Z-transform and wavelet transform. cement bond logging. dip-moveout. sampling theorem. sampling. aliasing. upward and downward continuation. Fourier and Hilbert transform. Maxwell and Helmholtz equations for solution of different types of boundary value problems in Cartesian. Land. ‘G’ and ‘g’ units of measurement. geomagnetic depth sounding principles. semiconductor devices. auto correlation. deconvolution. reduction of layers. origin and units of measurement. noise cancellation by shot and geophone arrays. principle of equivalent stratum. coefficient of anisotropy. various electrode configurations for resistivity sounding and profiling. Elastic properties of earth materials. development and evolution of landforms. SP. land and marine seismic sources. natural hazards. geochemical cycles. earthquake quantification. induction. Illposedness of inverse problems. quantitative and applied geomorphology. magnetometers. size and shape of earth. tellurics. magnitude and intensity.C. paleomagnetism. dip meter. Bouguer and isostatic anomalies. ore dressing and mineral economics. processes on deep oceanic and near-shore regions. high resolution seismics. VSP. well hydraulics and application of geophysical methods for groundwater study. isotope geochemistry. heat flow. attribute analysis. Scalar and vector potential fields. Image theory. mineral and oil exploration. air-photo interpretation. digital processing of satellite images. preparation of magnetic maps. Dar-Zarrouck parameters. Skin-depth. distribution of major. poles and zeros. rocks as construction materials. well hydraulics and water quality. Seismic methods of prospecting. pressure. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 28 of 44 . Ore mineralogy and optical properties of ore minerals. self potential and its origin. Earth’s magnetic field – elements. infrared. earth’s natural electromagnetic field. seismotectonics and seismic hazards. earthquakes-causes and measurements. cylindrical and spherical polar coordinates. equivalence and suppression. optimum geophone grouping. Land. static and dynamic corrections. velocity. wavelength filtering. Clairaut’s theorem. processing of data and interpretation. Quantitative evaluation of formations from well logs. Basic concepts of forward and inverse problems of geophysics. Coal and petroleum geology. fluid inclusions as an ore genetic tool. electrical and magnetic properties of the earth. depth rules. PART B – SECTION 2: GEOPHYSICS The earth as a planet. methods of measurement. geochronology. preparation and analysis of gravity maps. Green’s theorem. geophones. CDP stacking charts. sedimentary and metamorphogenic ores). field measurement. Induced polarization. methods of measurement for different source-receiver configuration. temperature. elements of geochemical thermodynamics. thermal IR and microwave regions. ore forming processes vis-à-vis ore-rock association (magmatic. various corrections in gravity data reduction – free air. application of bore hole geophysics in ground water. nuclear magnetic. seismic noises and noise profile analysis. resistivity. calculation of mass. GIS – basic concepts. Conduction of electricity through rocks. temperature. magnetic susceptibility of rocks and measurements. raster and vector mode operation. depth estimates. seismic deconvolution and migration methods. recording instruments (DFS). regional and residual gravity separation. 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition. Basic principles of remote sensing – energy sources and radiation principles. Origin of electromagnetic field. ores and metamorphism. density. Cosmic abundance. generation and propagation of elastic waves. environmental and engineering applications. interpretation and applications. processing and interpretation. velocity – depth models. Ground water geology – exploration. atmospheric absorption. role of geology in the construction of engineering structures including dams. application of filter theory. Reflection. digital formats. airborne and marine magnetic surveys. Geophysical signal processing. slope and drainage. micro-logs. meteorites. Geological applications including groundwater. Engineering properties of rocks and soils. time and frequency domain IP measurements. seismology and interior of the earth. geostatistics. minor and trace elements. bright and dim spots. upward and downward continuation. shipborne and bore-hole gravity surveys. power spectrum. components in EM measurements. delta function.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Geomorphic processes and agents. mining and hydrocarbon exploration. radioactive equilibrium. magnetic anomalies-geometrical shaped bodies. Eikonal equation and Ray theory. different motions of the earth. Digital seismic data processing. hydrophones. plate tectonics. digital seismographs. periodic waveform. source characteristics. Nyquist frequency. interaction of energy with earth’s surface. application of radiometric for exploration and radioactive waste disposal. concepts of D. mining methods. geomagnetic field. geochemistry of waters including solution equilibria and water rock interaction. ore reserve estimation. convolution. density estimates of rocks. caliper. Interpretation of processed magnetic anomaly data. geochemical evolution of the earth. marine geology and ocean resources. half-life. interpretation of resistivity field data.

Systems of linear equations. Q-meter and waveform analyzer. Partial Derivatives. Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation: Resistive. Discrete and continuous distributions. Backus-Gilbert method. Measurement of pH. laser. Time. Mechanical. cascade. Optical sources and detectors. Clinical measurements. Inductive and piezoelectric transducers and their signal conditioning. rank. memory and input-output interfacing. P-I-D. vibration and shock. Analytical. Amplitude shift keying. eigen values and eigen vectors. 12. Instrumentation Engineering – IN ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra. Z-transform. current. Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Bridges and potentiometers. Precision rectifier. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. Digital Electronics: Combinational logic circuits. Skew-Hermitian and unitary matrices. Synchro pair. Cathode ray oscilloscope. Differential equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). hydraulic and pneumatic system components. Transducers. flow. servo and step motors. Instrumentation amplifier. Phase and gain margin. Analog Electronics: Characteristics of diode. measurement of R. Signals. V-to-I and I-to-V converter. Transistors at low and high frequencies. Error and uncertainty analysis. Numerical Methods: Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations. counters. S/H circuit. P. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 29 of 44 . solution integrals. genetic algorithms and artificial neural network. steady-state-errors. Measurement of displacement. minimization of Boolean functions. Signal flow graphs.C current probes. non-uniqueness and stability of solutions. Mathematics – MA Linear Algebra: Finite dimensional vector spaces. Shielding and grounding. Multiplexer. Microcontrollers. Initial and boundary value problems. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. P-I. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Circuit theorems. impulse and frequency response. Bode plot.and second order systems. Transform Theory: Fourier transform. self-adjoint operators. applications in metrology.L and C. Eigen values and eigen vectors. photo-resistor and their characteristics. Stokes. velocity and acceleration (translational and rotational). Schmitt trigger. IC families. Sequential circuits. Photo-diode. Arithmetic circuits. Method of variation of parameters. Linear transformations and their matrix representations. Systems and Communications: Periodic and aperiodic signals. Convolution. Digital voltmeter and multi-meter.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Geophysical inverse problems. Microprocessor applications. characteristics and circuit configurations. root loci. Maxima and minima. visible and IR spectrometry. Routh and Nyquist criteria. On-off. Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems. flip-flops. Surface and Volume integrals. power. correlation and characteristics of linear time invariant systems. Complex variables: Analytic functions. Amplitude and frequency modulation and demodulation. A. MOS and CMOS. Poisson. LED. Residue theorem. Multiple integrals. Measurement of pressure. X-ray and nuclear radiation measurements. Feedback amplifiers. systems of linear equations. Oscillators and signal generators. power factor and energy. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. IIR and FIR filters. UV. One-port and two-port Network Functions. Diode circuits. Impulse response. Fuzzy controllers.C & D. Capacitive. minimal polynomial. Line. mesh and nodal Analysis. Partial Differential Equations and variable separable method. Sampling theorem. Measurements of voltage. frequency shift keying and pulse shift keying for digital modulation. Fourier series. torque. Random variables. shift registers. 13. pulse code modulation. Vector identities. simulated annealing. feed forward and derivative controller. Control Systems and Process Control: Feedback principles. Basics of number system. Principles of Computer Assisted Tomography. Interferometers. Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization process. ECG and EMG. Gauss and Green’s theorems. force. Normal and Binomial distribution. BJT. Transient Response. EEG. conductivity. Laplace transform. single and multi-stage. Taylor’s and Laurent’ series. Serial and parallel communication. median. Time delay systems. Statistical analysis of data and curve fitting. State space representation of systems. Theorems of integral calculus. Calculus: Mean value theorems. Directional derivatives. Correlation and regression analysis. phase and frequency measurements. Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog converters. Cayley-Hamilton Theroem. Pulse transfer function. quasi-linear and non-linear methods including Tikhonov’s regularization method. Discrete time system. Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation: Mass spectrometry. diagonalisation. INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems: Kirchoff’s laws. timers and mono-stable multi-vibrator. Finite dimensional inner product spaces. TTL. Mean. temperature and liquid level. Frequency and time division multiplexing. transfer function and frequency response of first. Conditional probability. viscosity and humidity. Extension of instrument ranges. JFET and MOSFET. Static and dynamic characteristics of Measurement Systems. Amplifiers. Ultrasonic transducers and Ultrasonography. Op-Amp based active filters. Biomedical instruments. Basics of fiber optics. Hermitian. mode and standard deviation. Operational amplifiers. Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula. Comparators.

graphical method. Urysohn’s Lemma. principle of uniform boundedness. Mean value theorems. compactness. Stokes. power series. linear integral equations of Fredholm and Volterra type. completeness. conditional probability. least square polynomial approximation. Numerical Analysis: Numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations: bisection. Lebesgue measure. Directional derivatives. matrix eigenvalue problems: power method. numerical integration: Trapezoidal and Simpson rules. Mechanics: Virtual work. Riemann integration. standard probability distributions and their properties. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. Systems of linear equations. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. metric spaces. Euler’s method. wave and diffusion equations in two variables. NewtonRaphson method. Surface and Volume integrals. Riesz representation theorem. theorems of Green. F – distributions. Legendre and Bessel functions and their orthogonality. their iterative solutions. Calculus of Variation and Integral Equations: Variation problems with fixed boundaries. Fields. fixed point iteration. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Probability and Statistics: Probability space. Lagrange. Linear regression. Euclidean domains. Algebra: Normal subgroups and homomorphism theorems. continuity and differentiability. Cauchy’s integral theorem. expectation. numerical solution of ordinary differential equations: initial value problems: Taylor series methods. bilinear transformations. median. Hamiltonian equations. Gauss and Green’s theorems. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. UMVU estimators. 14. Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear). Dirichlet and Neumann problems. mode and standard deviation. Newton interpolations. bounded linear operators. infeasible and unbounded LPP’s. uniform convergence. interpolation: error of polynomial interpolation. countability and separation axioms. independence. maxima. Fatou’s lemma. LU decomposition). multiple integrals. Weierstrass approximation theorem. dominated convergence theorem. method of undetermined parameters. Linear programming: Linear programming problem and its formulation. residue theorem and applications for evaluating real integrals. minima. central limit theorem. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. maximum modulus principle. secant method. Initial and boundary value problems. compactness. Taylor and Laurent series. systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations. connectedness. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. Total derivative. complex integration: Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula. Principle ideal domains and unique factorization domains. Cauchy. numerical differentiation. Hilbert spaces. conditional expectation. Complex variables: Analytic functions. Laplace transforms. Real Analysis: Sequences and series of functions. series solutions. numerical solution of systems of linear equations: direct methods (Gauss elimination. Ordinary Differential Equations: First order ordinary differential equations. moments. Partial Differential Equations: Linear and quasilinear first order partial differential equations. convex sets and their properties. Maxima and minima. joint and conditional distributions. automorphisms. simplex method. surface and volume integrals. Dual problem and duality theorems. Topology: Basic concepts of topology. Fourier series. Normal and Binomial distributions. Gauss Legendre quadrature. orthonormal bases. alternate optima. Eigen values and eigen vectors. X2 . big-M and two phase methods. Mechanical Engineering –ME ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. Gradient. Liouville’s theorem. solutions of Laplace. linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients. t. linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients. Lagrange’s equations for holonomic systems. APPLIED MECHANICS AND DESIGN Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 30 of 44 . standard parametric tests based on normal. Functional Analysis: Banach spaces. sufficient conditions for extremum. maximum likelihood estimators. Bayes theorem. Calculus: Functions of single variable. Poisson. method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations. Balanced and unbalanced transportation problems. Stokes and Gauss. method of characteristics. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. open mapping and closed graph theorems. conformal mappings. Sylow’s theorems and their applications.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Complex Analysis: Analytic functions. line. Testing of hypotheses. Weak and strong law of large numbers. dual simplex method and its application in post optimality analysis. basic feasible solution. Taylor and Laurent’s series. Line. functions of several variables. Vector identities. Prime ideals and maximal ideals in commutative rings. Mean. Random variables. existence and uniqueness theorems. Sampling distributions. Fourier series and Fourier transform and Laplace transform methods of solutions for the above equations. Hahn-Banach extension theorem. Conditional probability. Runge-Kutta methods. product topology. iterative methods (Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel). Lebesgue integral. u -υ method for solving transportation problems. Hungarian method for solving assignment problems. second order linear equations in two variables and their classification. finite fields. Random variables. Interval estimation. Divergence and Curl. measurable functions. Partial derivatives. Group actions. Limit.

head losses in pipes. drawing) and sheet (shearing. Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems. spur gears. viscous flow of incompressible fluids. basic psychrometric processes. resonance. extrusion. Forming: Plastic deformation and yield criteria. deflection of beams. Bernoulli’s equation. fluid statics. safety stock inventory control systems. critical speeds of shafts. Maxima and minima. irreversibility and availability. thin cylinders. assignment. rolling and sliding contact bearings. Sequences and series. Divergence and Curl. behaviour of ideal and real gases. fundamentals of hot and cold working processes. velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms. principles of powder metallurgy. gas refrigeration. Diesel cycles. Theory of Machines: Displacement. Rankine. Inventory Control: Deterministic and probabilistic models. adhesive bonding. Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat. 15. interferometry. heat treatment. fluid acceleration. heat and wave equations. thermodynamic system and processes. First and Second laws of thermodynamics. continuity and differentiability. effect of turbulence. solidification and cooling. single and multi-point cutting tools. tool life and wear. rolling. PERT and CPM. heat exchanger performance. effect of damping. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials. elementary turbulent flow. gear trains. Calculus: Limit. riser and gating design. unsteady heat conduction. MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials. riveted and welded joints. brakes and clutches. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. principles of work holding. tool geometry and materials. bends etc. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour refrigeration cycle. alignment and testing methods. Joining: Physics of welding. Thermodynamics: Zeroth. Gauss and Green’s theorems. strain energy methods. Stokes. one dimensional heat conduction. Francis and Kaplan turbines — impulse and reaction principles.C. brazing and soldering. black and grey surfaces. design considerations. control-volume analysis of mass. Heat-Transfer: Modes of heat transfer. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 31 of 44 . shape factors. fins. differential equations of continuity and momentum. moulds and cores. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. properties of pure substances. shafts. gauge design. Reverse Brayton cycle.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Engineering Mechanics: Free body diagrams and equilibrium. LMTD and NTU methods. simplex and duplex method. moist air: psychrometric chart. Partial Derivatives. calculation of work and heat in ideal processes. thermal stresses. flow through pipes. fatigue strength and the S-N diagram. network flow models. Euler’s theory of columns. bending and shear stresses. radiative heat transfer. aggregate production planning. dynamic analysis of slidercrank mechanism. materials requirement planning. trusses and frames. comparators. FLUID MECHANICS AND THERMAL SCIENCES Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties. economics of machining. network analysis. PDEs – Laplace. Turbomachinery: Pelton-wheel. dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer. vibration isolation. Vector Calculus: Gradient. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion. linear and angular measurements. stress-strain relationship and elastic constants. form and finish measurement. virtual work. various correlations for heat transfer in flow over flat plates and through pipes. design considerations in welding. electrical analogy. scheduling. Metal Casting: Design of patterns. principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted. velocity diagrams. Carnot cycle. Mining Engineering – MN ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. transportation. Operations Research: Linear programming. simple queuing models. deep drawing. heat pumps. Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain. load estimation for bulk (forging. Line. Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models. fits and tolerances. thermal boundary layer. manometry. Engines: airstandard Otto. failure theories. torsion of circular shafts. Laplace transforms. Strength of Materials: Stress and strain. resistance concept. buoyancy. including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations. Test for convergence. Diferential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. I. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. momentum and energy. surface and volume integrals. Applications: Power Engineering: Steam Tables. principles of design of jigs and fixtures Metrology and Inspection: Limits. shear force and bending moment diagrams. boundary layer. flywheels. Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining. Systems of linear equations. bending) metal forming processes. Design: Design for static and dynamic loading. impact. principles of non-traditional machining processes. Fourier series. kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion.

furnaces and refractories. Ground control. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. gravity and other methods of mineral processing.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Probability and Statistics: Mean. Partial Derivatives. blast furnace.single electrode potential. basics of simulation. transportation and assignment problems. order of reactions. conveyors.hydro. Geo-technical properties of rocks. Subsurface hazards from fires. supported and caved stoping methods. mode and standard deviation. stainless steel making. Levels and leveling. rate constants and rate limiting steps. room and pillar mining. MINING ENGINEERING Mechanics: Equivalent force systems. Theories of rock failure. Design of supports in roadways and workings. Particle kinematics and dynamics. continuous surface mining systems. friction factors. Underground drivages. Air. Poisson. normal and binomial distributions. role structure and properties of slags. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING Thermodynamics and Rate Processes: Laws of thermodynamics. interfaces and defects. Safety in mines. total station and GPS fundamentals. PDEs – Laplace. Two dimensional frames and trusses. size classification. ladle metallurgy operations including deoxidation. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. normal and binomial distributions. mass transfer coefficients. contouring. momentum transfer – concepts of viscosity. development. zinc. VAR and ESR. Mine fans and their usage. reclamation and control. sulphide shape control. blasting devices and practices. oxidation and high temperature corrosion – characterization and control. comminution techniques. Diferential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. principles and processes for the extraction of non-ferrous metals – aluminium. Photogrammetry. principles of electro chemistry. cash flow concepts and mine valuation. metallurgical coke. Underground coal mining: bord and pillar systems. Correlation and regression analysis. theodolite. queueing. Line. Mining Methods and Machinery: Surface mining: layout. Maxima and minima. mine filling. basics of geostatistics and quality control. mass transfer – diffusion and Fick’s laws. hoisting systems. surface and volume integrals. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. Mine Development. thick seam mining methods. Metallurgical Engineering – MT ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. Equations of equilibrium. lead. dust and inundation. activity. Rescue apparatus and practices. Mechanics of air flow. Ground vibrations. loading. solutions. face and development machinery. shell balances. desulphurization. material and energy balances. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. open pit design. tacheometry. noise. Test for convergence. Systems of linear equations. heat and wave equations. inert gas rinsing and vacuum reactors. dispersion. secondary refining processes including AOD. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 32 of 44 . Underground metal mining : open. Correlation and regression analysis. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. Flotation. Principles of planning: Sampling methods and practices. distribution. Laplace transforms. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Ventilation. continuity and differentiability. Random variables. thermodynamics of surfaces. Field astronomy. explosions. reliability of series and parallel systems. air cooling. stope mechanization. Work-study. pumps. instrumentation and stress measurement techniques. Curves. direct reduction processes. Underground Hazards and Surface Environment: Underground atmosphere. heat transfer – conduction. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. copper. radiation. water and soil pollution : causes. Concepts of reliability. Rock bursts and coal bumps. Random variables. Geomechanics and Ground Control: Methods of access to deposits. Vector Calculus: Gradient. GIS fundamentals. agglomeration. equilibrium constant. Gauss and Green’s theorems. occupational health and risk. Materials handling: haulages. correlation. mode and standard deviation. network analysis. Mine Planning and Systems Engineering: Fundamentals of engineering surveying. Extractive Metallurgy: Minerals of economic importance. Explosives.and electro-metallurgical processes. Underground surveying. titanium and other rare metals. applications to metallurgical systems. Probability and Statistics: Mean. Ellingham and phase stability diagrams. quality standards. ingot and continuous casting. Fourier series. VAD. magnesium. median. adsorption and segregation. accident analysis. 16. phase equilibria. Friction forces. Bernoulli’s equation. Divergence and Curl. aqueous corrosion and protection of metals. basic kinetic laws. Surveying. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. longwall mining. Subsidence. EDM. VOD. Rock mass classification. primary and secondary steel making. Generation and transmission of mechanical. optimization of facility location. Linear programming. hydraulic and pneumatic power. Drilling methods and machines. convection and heat transfer coefficient relations. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. Calculus: Limit. errors and adjustments. triangulation. nickel. transportation and mechanization. Heat load sources and thermal environment. Stress distribution around mine openings. Free body diagrams. iron and steel making – principles. natural and mechanical ventilation. mine lighting. Poisson. pyro. reserve estimation techniques. Auxiliary ventilation. Slope stability. ore handling systems. electro-chemical cells and polarizations. gases. median. Ventilation planning. Stokes. Sequences and series.

cyclic coordinates. linear differential equations. degenerate Fermi gas. nuclear shell model. recrystallization and grain growth. recovery. sequential circuits. mechanics of system of particles. two and three dimensional potential problems. Poynting theorem. Poisson bracket. fatigue and creep behaviour. particle accelerators and detectors. compression. cast iron and aluminum alloys. eddy current. tensile. radiation from a moving charge. black body radiation and Planck’s distribution law. mechanical testing – tension. elements of X-ray and electron diffraction. Poynting vector. Zeeman and Stark effects. phase space. flip-flops. stress fields around dislocations. defects in crystals. electronic basis of thermal. elementary ideas about tensors. Coulomb and Lorentz gauges. matrices. investment casting and shell moulding. electrical and magnetic properties of materials. defects in forming. first and second order phase transitions. conservation laws. interference. one. welding metallurgy. impact. permanent mould casting. extrusion. Maxwell’s equations. nuclear binding energy. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics: Laws of thermodynamics. ultrasonic. elements of superconductivity. elementary scattering theory. basic digital logic circuits. Classical Mechanics: Conservation laws. creep. solidification. time independent perturbation theory. A/D and D/A conversion. Atomic and Molecular Physics: Spectra of one. electronic and opto-electronic materials. fatigue. Solid State Physics: Elements of crystallography. principles of scanning and transmission electron microscopy. optical. torsion. hot. nuclear force and two nucleon problem. Fermi gas model of nucleus. strengthening mechanisms. optical. normal modes. uncertainty principle. elements of dislocation theory – types of dislocations. phase transformation and binary phase diagrams. Faraday’s law. special theory of relativity – Lorentz transformations. dislocation interactions and reactions. nuclear models. fracture toughness and formability. fracture – Griffith theory. Rutherford scattering. liquid drop model . Electronics: Network analysis. addition of angular momenta. 17. Electromagnetic Theory: Solution of electrostatic and magnetostatic problems including boundary value problems. surface treatments. powder metallurgy. moment of inertia tensor. NDT using dye-penetrant. mass-energy equivalence. Production and Industrial Engineering – PI ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra. basic concepts of linear elastic and elasto-plastic fracture mechanics. Electromagnetic waves and their reflection. industrial ceramics. equation of motion. noninertial frames and pseudo forces. macrostates and microstates. bonding in solids. lattice vibrations and thermal properties of solids. dielectrics and conductors. Schrodinger equation. NMR and ESR. semiconductor devices.soldering. lasers. operational amplifier. electromagnetic transitions in nuclei. vector calculus. free energy. defects in crystals. hydrogen atom. Mechanical Metallurgy: Elasticity. ductile to brittle transition. gas tungsten arc welding and submerged arc welding. partial dislocations. 18. counters. quark model. Bose-Einstein condensation. elements of complex analysis. semiconductors and insulators. nuclear reactions. diffraction methods for structure determination. problems associated with welding of steels and aluminium alloys. probability ensembles. linear vectors and operators in Hilbert space. diffraction and polarization. rectifier circuits. mesons and leptons. regulated power supplies. Laplace transforms.fundamentals of metal forming processes of rolling. Nuclear and Particle Physics: Nuclear radii and charge distributions. active filters and oscillators. Beta-decay. Field Effect Transistors. electric dipole transitions and selection rules.semi-empirical mass formula. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 33 of 44 . defects in welded joints.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Physical Metallurgy: Crystal structure and bonding characteristics of metals. fracture toughness. principles of heat treatment of steels. particle in a box. melting. photons. acoustic emission and magnetic particle methods. common welding processes of shielded metal arc welding. fission and fusion. partition function. Physics – PH Mathematical Physics: Linear vector space. registers. Quantum Mechanics: Physical basis of quantum mechanics. collisions and scattering in laboratory and centre of mass frames. Bipolar Junction Transistors. relativistic kinematics. Manufacturing Processes: Metal casting – patterns and moulds including mould design involving feeding. metals. slip and twinning. classical and quantum statistics. Biot-Savart’s and Ampere’s laws. gas metal arc welding. rotational and vibrational spectra of diatomic molecules. structure of surfaces and interfaces. Systems of linear equations. calculation of thermodynamic quantities. Franck-Condon principle. negative feedback circuits . scalar and vector potentials. casting practices in sand casting. rigid body dynamics. band theory of solids. Alpha decay. elementary particles. Metal forming . super-plasticity. periodic motion. electronic transition in diatomic molecules. free electron theory. solid solutions. radiography. Electric and magnetic moments. hyperfine structure. Lagrange’s and Hamilton’s formalisms. Raman effect. hardness. gating and risering. small oscillations. angular momentum and spin. dielectric and magnetic properties of solids. failure analysis. X-ray spectra. Fourier analysis. harmonic oscillator. polymers and composites. transport properties. casting defects and repair. energy and momentum of electromagnetic waves. Metal joining . refraction. nano-crystalline and amorphous structures. baryons. amplifier and oscillator circuits. brazing and welding. LS and jj coupling. yield criteria and plasticity. source and multiplication of dislocations. central forces. critical point. variational principle. elastic properties of solids. warm and cold working of metals.and many-electron atoms. forging. Kepler problem and planetary motion. alloys. industrially important ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. ceramics and polymers. wire drawing and sheet metal forming. Eigen values and eigen vectors.

extrusion and wire /rod drawing. product life cycle. belt drives. deflection of beams. Normal and Binomial distributions.fundamentals of conduction. and design. tool materials.failure theories. tool wear and tool life. value engineering and analysis. piercing. continuity and differentiability. machining processes-turning. design of shafts. median. milling. Total derivative.equivalent force systems. Taylor and Laurent series. EBM. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. governers and fly wheels. casting inspection. fits. and explosive welding. Complex variables: Analytic functions. Robotics. NC. effect of strain. design of elements .stress. cutting forces and power requirements. air standard cycles.other joining processes . flow through pipes. thermodynamics . super finishing.types and applications. submerged arc. braze welding. broaching. process planning. Metal Joining Processes: Welding processes . inspection of screw threads and gears. thermal cutting. resistance. convection and radiation. Directional derivatives. basics of internal combustion engines and steam turbines. design of casting. diversification. casting techniques of cast iron. selective assembly. Mean. shaping. extrusion. extrusion. heat transfer . INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Product Design and Development: Principles of good product design. interferometry. Euler’s theory of columns. interchangeability. Gradient. plasma arc. introduction to advanced welding processes . Vector identities. brazing. sheet metal working processes such as blanking. Conditional probability. forge. FMS. comparators. Partial derivatives. TIG.USM. design of bolted. mode and standard deviation. Limit. Surface and Volume integrals. equations of equilibrium. metal working defects. Random variables. thermal aspects of machining. allowances. Powder Metallurgy: Production of metal powders. calculation of work and heat for systems and control volumes. moulds and cores materials. rolling. planing. tolerance design. principles and applications of nontraditional machining processes . Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear). principles of forging die design. machinability. forging. compaction and sintering. parameter selection and comparison of production alternatives. and testing. Divergence and Curl. analysis of rolling. CNC. Cauchy’s integral theorem. electron beam.ultrasonic. design of limit gauges.configuration. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations.fluid statics. LBM. CAM.forging. ECM. heat exchangers. Laplace transforms. linear and angular measurements by mechanical and optical methods. brakes and clutches. defects and remedies. first and second law of thermodynamics. Poisson. design of die and punch. CAPP. compression and blow molding. manufacturing technologies . flatness. hot and cold working . Bernoulli’s equation. roundness. surface finish measurement. thermit. Metal Forming: Stress-strain relations in elastic and plastic deformation. lapping. drilling. Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. alignment testing of machine tools. mechanics of machining . friction. standardization. strength of materials . Stokes. Line. Thermal Engineering: Fluid mechanics . AJM. PRODUCTION ENGINEERING Metal Casting: Casting processes . WJM. selection of machining parameters. Tool Engineering: Jigs and fixtures . Initial and boundary value problems. molding of composites. inspection of welded joints. time and cost analysis.types and materials. concept of flow stress. Merchant’s analysis. Maxima and minima. riveted and welded joints. EDM and Wire cut EDM. heat treatment of metals and alloys. GENERAL ENGINEERING Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials and their applications. wire and tube drawing. process capability. Mean value theorems. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 34 of 44 . Gauss and Green’s theorems. gear cutting. Applied Mechanics: Engineering mechanics . equations of continuity and momentum. Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Basic machine tools.zeroth. Metrology and Inspection: Limits. tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. press tools . squareness and symmetry. and tolerances. simplification. calendaring and thermoforming. Polymers and Composites: Introduction to polymers and composites. CHM.manual metal arc. spur gears.soldering. honing.principles. Manufacturing Analysis: Sources of errors in manufacturing. Mohr’s circle. keys.strategies and selection. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. quality and cost considerations. boring. concurrent engineering. thermodynamic system and processes. deformation mechanisms. making. cellular manufacturing. DNC. its influence on mechanical properties. grinding. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD. defects and remedies. patterns . free body concepts. cams and followers. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule.injection. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems. coining and embossing. solidification. chip formation. plastic processing . bending. and CIM. cutting fluids. laser beam. strain and their relationship. economics of machining. PAM. bending and shear stress. electroslag. strain rate and temperature on mechanical properties of metals and alloys. deep drawing. steels and nonferrous metals and alloys. gating and risering. measurement of straightness. applications. thread production.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Calculus: Functions of single variable.geometry of cutting tools. MIG. Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation. Theory of Machines and Design: Analysis of planar mechanisms.

physical and chemical methods of fibre and blend identification and blend analysis. preventive maintenance and replacement. Correlation and regression analysis. mechanism of bobbin building. and wage administration. exponential smoothing. push and pull production systems. Operation Research: Linear programming . Probability and Statistics: Mean. structure and morphology of man-made fibres. crystallization. network flow models. heat and wave equations. recent developments in comber. forces acting on yarn and traveler. industrial design and trademark.functions. combing efficiency.g. concept of JIT manufacturing system. Drafting operation. aggregate production planning. total quality management. Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. computer aided layout design techniques. Random variables. Molecular architecture. Poisson. heat setting. polyamide and polypropylene spinning. trend and seasonality.causal and time series models. wrap spinning. Essential requirements of fibre forming polymers. tow-to-top conversion and different texturing methods. mode and standard deviation. ring & traveler designs. Systems of linear equations. roving twist. the technology of carding.concept and costs. Inventory . work measurement . MRP and MRP-II. statistical quality control. assembly line balancing. financial statements. simplex method. roller and apron drafting principle. compact spinning. Principle of ring spinning. total productive maintenance . Intellectual Property System: Definition of intellectual property. post spinning operations such as drawing. optical and electron microscopy. patent. Gilbreths’s contributions.database and data structures. deterministic and probabilistic inventory models. mechanical properties of fibres. micro-motion study. zero defects. absorption. PMTS. Density. normal and binomial distributions. moving average. Maxima and minima. Textile Engineering and Fibre Science – TF ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants. information storage and retrieval system . reliability models. single and folded yarn twist. work sampling. constrained optimization and Lagrange multipliers. types of plant layout and their evaluation.problem formulation. Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. principles of cotton combing. integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule. time-cost trade-off. merit rating. importance of IPR. scheduling and priority dispatching. logistics. mechanism and function. Melt Spinning processes. single and multi-step methods for differential equations. distribution of failure and repair times. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 35 of 44 . Fourier series. thermal methods (DSC. six sigma. design of experiments . materials handling systems. Introduction to important bast fibres. roller arrangements in drafting systems. perpetual and periodic inventory control systems. resource leveling. Vector Calculus: Gradient. median. determination of MTBF and MTTR.Taguchi method. carding of cotton and synthetic fibres. costs. Yarn manufacture and yarn structure & properties: Principles of opening. job evaluation. amorphous and crystalline phases. nylon-66. 19. dynamic programming. master production scheduling. ergonomics. classifications. break-even analysis.stop watch time study. PERT and CPM. properties of double yarns. routing. simple queuing models. Divergence and Curl. quality circles. distribution. wet and dry spinning of viscose and acrylic fibres. cleaning and mixing/blending of fibrous materials. Quality Management: Quality . polyacrylonitrile and polypropylene. working principle of modern opening and cleaning equipments. mechanism of cop formation. properties and uses of natural and man-made fibres. order control and flow control. Production Planning and Inventory Control: Forecasting techniques . wool and silk. principle of non conventional methods of yarn production such as rotor spinning. factors affecting Tg and Tm. standard data.concepts and measurements. Sequences and series. characteristic features of PET. Process of viscose and acetate preparation. and supply chain management. I. quality assurance. Stokes. techniques for evaluation of capital investments. causes of end breakages.manufacturing applications. Gauss and Green’s theorems. TRIPS and its implications. duality and sensitivity analysis. plasticization. birefringence. transportation and assignment models. Gross and fine structure of natural fibres like cotton. quantity discount. method study. Roving production. Laplace transforms. Management Information System: Value of information. Work System Design: Taylor’s scientific management. principles of motion economy. poly (ethylene terephthalate). knowledge based systems. system reliability determination. productivity .R. Eigen values and eigen vectors. Reliability and Maintenance: Reliability. production of core spun yarn.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Engineering Economy and Costing: Elementary cost accounting and methods of depreciation. X-ray diffraction. Diferential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs. Partial Derivatives. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations. Line. availability and maintainability. lap preparation. Test for convergence. fibre structure and property correlation. simulation . DMA/TMA. continuity and differentiability. Calculus: Limit. causes of mass irregularity introduced by drafting. acceptance sampling. incentive schemes. working principle of ring doubler and two for one twister.concept and applications. glass transition. moisture sorption in fibres. business process reengineering. melting. Methods of investigating fibre structure e. PDEs – Laplace. TEXTILE ENGINEERING AND FIBRE SCIENCE Textile Fibres: Classification of textile fibres. combing cycle. surface and volume integrals. copyright.. Facility Design: Facility location factors and evaluation of alternate locations. ISO 9000. air jet spinning. TGA). twist less spinning and friction spinning. Polymerization of nylon-6.

Measurement of fibre length. Statistical data analysis of experimental results. Second order linear differential equations with variable coefficients. mechanics of weft insertion with shuttle. Preparatory processes for nylon. solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations. Dye fibre interaction. wool. principles of pirn winding processes and machines. eigenvalues and eigenvectors. yarn diameter. different types of warping creels. divergence and curl. Taylor's and Laurent' series. Laplace equation. measurement of cotton fibre maturity and trash content. leno and double cloth constructions. different systems of yarn splicing. 20. crimp. Cayley-Hamilton Theorem. Preparatory Processes: Chemistry and practice of preparatory processes for cotton. maxima and minima. Batchwise and continuous dyeing machines. yarns and fabrics. polyester. evenness testing of slivers. Evaluation of fastness properties with the help of grey scale. Stiff. Mercerization of cotton. rank. twist strength relationship in spun yarns. Energy Conservation: Minimum application techniques. principles of multiphase and circular looms. Mean value theorems. decatizing and shrink resistant finishing of wool. Methods of dye fixation after printing. Euler's theorem for homogeneous functions. Developments in inkjet printing. Fourier Series. Correlation analysis. significance tests and analysis of variance. higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Calculus: Functions of single variable. tests for convergence. Basic woven fabric constructions and their derivatives. polyester and acrylic and polyester/cotton blends. partial derivatives. Dyeing of cotton knitted fabrics and machines used. Lagrange method of multipliers. double and triple integrals and their applications. Measurement of yarn count. features of modern cone winding machines. cord. Textile Testing: Sampling techniques. Beta and Gamma functions. sizing of spun and filament yarns. Soft. warp and weft stop motions. different sizing systems. Classification. surface and volume integrals. silk. continuity and differentiability. strength and reflectance. Variation of parameters method. elastica model of plain woven fabrics. modern sizing machines. dobby and jacquard shedding. Printing: Styles of printing. fabric appearance and weaving performance. crease recovery. Functions of two variables. tear strength. Antistat finishing of synthetic fibre fabrics. Printing auxiliaries. power series. nylon and acrylic with appropriate dye classes. Pollution: Environment pollution during chemical processing of textiles. Dyeing polyester/cotton and polyester/wool blends. sample size and sampling errors.Euler's equations. Residue theorem (without proof) and its applications. silk and polyester. specific volume & packing coefficient. Cauchy. Maxima and minima. testing equipment for measurement test methods of fabric properties like thickness. Printing of polyester/cotton blends with disperse/reactive combination. drape. rovings and yarns. compressibility. Ordinary Differential Equations: First order equation (linear and nonlinear). Methods for determination of wash. Fabric manufacture and Fabric Structure: Principles of cheese and cone winding processes and machines. weft replenishment. Printing of cotton with reactive dyes. frequency distributions and control charts. diagonalisation of matrices. gauze. Printing thickeners including synthetic thickeners. silk. twist and hairiness. Principles of weft and warp knitting. directional derivatives. wrinkle resistant. effect of their settings and timings on fabric formation. yarn clearers and tensioners. HVI and AFIS for fibre testing. Treatment of textile effluents. Peirce’s equations for fabric geometry. Introduction to thermodynamics and kinetics of dyeing. Complex variable: Analytic functions. FAST and Kawabata instruments and systems for objective fabric evaluation. production and areas of application of nonwoven fabrics. Printing of polyester with disperse dyes. wool and silk. Transfer printing of polyester. fibre configuration and orientation in yarn. terry. random and precision winding. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 36 of 44 . inverse. limit. basic weft and warp knitted structures. Dyeing: Classification of dyes. properties of ring. tensile testing of fibres. sequence and series. bursting strength and abrasion resistance. limit. Taylor's series. Finishing: Mechanical finishing of cotton. Hermitian. Partial Differential Equations: Separation of variables method. Indeterminate forms and L'Hospital rule. Application in solving potential problems. continuity. vector identities. cause of fibre migration and its estimation. cover and maximum sett of woven fabrics. Vector Calculus: Gradient.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Yarn contraction. Cauchy's integral theorem and integral formula (without proof). fineness. Resist and discharge printing of cotton. Fundamental and mean value-theorems of integral calculus. features of modern beam and sectional warping machines. skew-Hermitian and unitary matrices. Gauss and Green's theorems (without proofs) applications. functional principles of weft insertion systems of shuttle-less weaving machines. Stokes. Heat setting of polyester. air permeability. Legendre polynomials and Bessel's functions of the first kind and their properties. Dyeing of cotton. total derivatives. nylon with acid and metal complex dyes. water repellent. power series solutions. irregularity index. Printing of wool. thickness. flame retardant and enzyme (biopolishing) finishing of cotton. Cauchy-Riemann equations. warp protection. Evaluation of definite and improper integrals. Engineering Sciences – XE SECTION A: ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS (Compulsory) Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices. system of linear equations. light and rubbing fastness. symmetric. rotor and air-jet yarns. primary and secondary motions of loom. Line integral. crepe. skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices. package faults and their remedies. line. Milling. Half range sine and cosine series.

and normal distributions. determination of structures of simple crystals by x-ray diffraction. biomaterials. ceramic and polymeric materials. Eulerian and Lagrangian description of fluid motion. transmission electron microscopy. free-body diagrams. properties. Differential equations of mass and momentum (Euler equation). Binomial. Solution of a polynomial and a transcendental equation by Newton-Raphson method. Dimensional analysis: Concept of geometric. Polymers: Classification. laminar and turbulent flows. scanning tunneling microscopy. differential scanning calorimetry. friction factor. Potential flow: elementary flow fields and principle of superposition.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and simple theorems. stream function and potential function. atomic absorption spectroscopy. ionic and covalent solids. properties and applications. SECTION B: FLUID MECHANICS Fluid Properties: Relation between stress and strain rate for Newtonian fluids. steady and unsteady flows. diamagnetism. miller indices of planes and directions. scanning electron microscopy. Hydrostatics: Buoyancy. Darcy-Weisbach relation. thermal strain. deflection (for symmetric bending). Poisson. Bayes Theorem. semiconducting behavior. ferromagnetism. atomic force microscopy. yield strength. tensile strength. Materials characterization techniques such as. hot working of metals. polymerization. prevention. energy methods (Castigliano's Theorems). analysis of determinate trusses and frames. pitot-static tube and orifice plate. thermal conductivity. shear and bending stresses. Concept of fluid rotation. Simpson’s rule and Gaussian quadrature. importance of non-dimensional numbers. additives for polymer products. superalloys. Microstrcture. Numerical Methods: Solution of a system of linear equations by L-U decomposition. principal stresses and strains. viscoelasticity. paramagnetism. law of conservation of momentum. properties and applications of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. unit cells and space lattices. creep. Thermal Properties: Heat capacity. simple relative motion of particles. kinematic and dynamic similarity. SECTION C: MATERIALS SCIENCE Structure: Atomic structure and bonding in materials. Advanced Materials and Tools: Smart materials. Bernoulli’s equation and its applications. Basic ideas of flow measurement using venturimeter. optoelectric. discrete and continuous distributions. friction. semiconductors and insulators. drag and lift forces. random variables. concept of local and convective accelerations. ferrimagnetism. Environmental Degradation: Corrosion and oxidation of materials. Mechanical Properties: stress-strain diagrams of metallic. shape memory alloys. plastic deformation. Newton’s interpolation formulae. lasers and optical fibers. packing geometry in metallic. Diffusion: Fick’s laws and application of diffusion in sintering. numerical solutions of first order differential equation by Euler’s method and 4th order Runge-Kutta method. electrical conductivity – effect of temperature on conductility. force as function of position. forces on submerged bodies. heat treatment of steels. Ceramics: Structure. recrystallization and grain growth. doping of semiconductors and surface hardening of metals. crystal systems. Composites: Properties and applications of various composites. numerical integration by trapezoidal rule. piezoelectric. processing and applications. Crystal structure of materials. thin cylinders. manometry. Stresses and strains. structure and properties. Fully-developed pipe flow. fatigue. Crystal growth techniques. Optical Properties: Reflection. SECTION D: SOLID MECHANICS Equivalent force systems. single and polycrystalline structures and their effect on properties of materials. Concept of amorphous. dielectric properties. torsion in circular shafts. Electronic Properties: Concept of energy band diagram for materials . generalized Hooke's Law. phase rule. antiferro magnetism. conditional probability. absorption and transmission of electromagnetic radiation in solids. solubility limit. equilibrium equations. recovery. ductile and brittle fracture. processing and applications of traditional and advanced ceramics. thermal expansion of materials. modulus of elasticity. refraction. nanomaterials – synthesis. laws of motion. control volume analysis for mass. intermetallic compounds. Magnetic Properties: Origin of magnetism in metallic and ceramic materials. photoconductivity and superconductivity. Gauss-Jordan and Gauss-Seidel Methods. Mohr's circle. Free vibration of single degree of freedom systems. intermediate phases. theories of failure. time and speed. momentum and energy. law of conservation of energy. shear and bending moment diagrams. SECTION E: THERMODYNAMICS Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 37 of 44 . hardness. toughness. exhibiting ferroelectric. Metals and Alloys: Solid solutions.conductors. Axial. Imperfections in crystalline solids and their role in influencing various properties. vorticity. force acting on a body in motion. axial. streamlined and bluff bodies. binary phase diagrams. iron-iron carbide phase diagram. magnetic hysterisis. Euler buckling. potential flow past a circular cylinder. Qualitative ideas of boundary layer and separation. cold. intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors. elongation. correlation and linear regression. impact strength.

Conductivity-thermal and electrical. CSM. Enzymes: Specificity. thermodynamic system (closed and open or control volume). Escherichia coli. volume resistivity. extrusion. Thermodynamic cycles: Carnot vapor power cycle. Maxwell equations. Properties of Pure Substances: Thermodynamic properties of pure substances in solid. PVC. Rancidity of fats. Polymerization and polymorphism. Coenzymes. their significance. P-V-T behaviour of simple compressible substances. Foodborne disease: Toxins produced by Staphylococcus. endurance. structure and detection of bacteria. impact. serial dilution method for quantification. Synthesis and properties: Commodity and general purpose thermoplastics: PE. pectic substances and dietary fibre. different flow equations. rubber processing in two-roll mill. rubber curing in parallel plate viscometer. monomer reactivity ratios and its significance. internal mixer. Bacterial pathogens: Salmonella. Alkyds. Fermented food: Buttermilk. viscoelasticity-creep and stress relaxations. different compounding ingredients for rubber and plastics. DMTA. sauerkraut and soya sauce. block and graft copolymers. Joule-Thomson coefficient. flexural. Microbial growth in food: Intrinsic and extrinsic factors. melting transition. determination of number average. Air standard Otto cycle. state diagram. sausage. Listeria. techniques for copolymerization-bulk. Acrylic. Water soluble and fat soluble vitamins.oligo-polysaccharides including starch. transfer molding. metallocene polymers and other newer techniques of polymerization. TGA). Zeroth law of thermodynamics. electric resistance. calculations of properties. environmental stress cracking resistance. PSU. availability and irreversibility. polymer alloys. Role of minerals in nutrition. SECTION F: POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Chemistry of high polymers: Monomers. Growth and death kinetics. compressive. abrasion. PBT. Shigella. specific heats. equations of state. macroscopic approach. Campylobacter. SECTION G: FOOD TECHNOLOGY Food Chemistry and Nutrition: Carbohydrates: Structure and functional properties of mono. PU polymers. Nitrile. steady and unsteady flow analysis. PC. resilience. Epoxy. suspension. dissipation factor. parallel plate. analysis of polymers using IR. yeast and mold in food. azeotropic copolymerization. Measurements of rheological parameters by capillary rotating. Essential amino acids and fatty acids. microscopic (optical and electronic) techniques. control of rheological characteristics through compounding. pultrusion. functionality. ABS. emulsion. calendaring. Air-standard Brayton cycle. concept of temperature. Proteins: Classification and structure of proteins in food. surface resistivity. fatigue. rotational molding. ODR and MDR. their kinetics. phase rule. PER. swelling. ageing resistance. TPE. Natural and synthetic rubbers: Recovery of NR hydrocarbon from latex. molecular/segmental deformations at different zones and transitions. PP. plastic-plastic. path and process. copolymerization. FRP. Clapeyron equation. glass transition. MF. cone-plate rheometer. Bacillus. vulcanization kinetics. XRD. different modes of work. Spores and vegetative cells. BR. Clausius inequality and concept of entropy. chlorophylls. criteria for rubberiness. ketones and quinones. different copolymers. alternating. Clostridium and Aspergillus. polymer eutectics. thermal (DSC. Polyesters. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 38 of 44 . Ideal Gas Mixtures: Dalton’s and Amagat’s laws. Nutrition: Balanced diet. cellulose. Polymer Technology: Polymer compounding-need and significance. reaction injection molding. Thermodynamic Relations: T-ds relations. Microbial spoilage of milk and milk products. Air standard Diesel cycle. hardness. Silicone. Polymer processing: Compression molding. state of a system. crosslinking and vulcanization. yoghurt. Carnot theorems. principle of increase of entropy. rubber-plastic and rubber-rubber blends. thermoforming. PS. dependence of shear modulus on temperature. polymer crystallinity. Spoilage bacteria. Food spoilage: Contributing factors. thermodynamic property tables and charts. Food Microbiology: Characteristics of microorganisms: Morphology. phase morphology. degree of polymerizations. injection molding. long and short fibre reinforced composites. UF. solution. Second Law of Thermodynamics: Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statements. choice of polymers for blending. EPDM. reversible and irreversible processes. air-water vapor mixtures and simple thermodynamic processes involving them. Rankine Reheat cycle. particulate. Unsaturated polyester. Polymer rheology: Flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. weight average. mechanical models. PPO. Polymer testing: Mechanical-static and dynamic tensile. liquid and vapor phases. Pigments: Carotenoids. anthocyanins. concept of average molecular weight. enthalpy. viscosity average and Z-average molecular weights. toughness. random. First Law of Thermodynamics: Energy. Polymer blends and composites: Difference between blends and composites. blend miscibility-miscible and immiscible blends. Kinetics and inhibition. thermodynamic temperature scale. Food flavours: Terpenes. cheese. kinetics. alcoholic beverage. Lipids: Classification and structure of lipids. compressibility chart. Fluoropolymers Thermosetting polymers: PF. CR. thermodynamics. esters. vinegar. Antinutrients. ideal and real gases. first law applied to systems and control volumes. Nutrition deficiency diseases. Polymer Characterization: Solubility and swelling. IIR. polymerization methods: addition and condensation. meat and meat products. tear. Engineering Plastics: Nylon. adiabatic and isothermal compressibilities.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Basic Concepts: Continuum. Ideal Rankine cycle. classification of polymers. dielectric constant. heat. blow molding. coefficient of volume expansion. thermodynamic properties and equilibrium. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic browning. tannins and myoglobin. SBR. Vapor-compression refrigeration cycle. power factor.

Half Cell potentials. B. periodic table and periodic properties. free energy. control of water activity. pentose phosphate pathway. jelly. general characteristics of 3d elements.B. cream. enthalpy. addition of preservatives and food additives. Markonikoff rule and Kharash effect. Electrochemistry: Conductance. optical and geometrical isomerism. electrophoresis. NTUeffectiveness relationship of co-current and counter current double pipe heat exchanger. freezing and crystallization. Hess law. dipole moment. 21. Metabolism of Nitrogen containing compounds: nitrogen fixation. size exclusion and affinity chromatography. Hoffmann and Saytzeff rules. Characteristics of non-Newtonian fluids . Photosynthesis: the Calvin cycle. dehydration. convection. Pumps and compressors. order of reaction. Troutons rule. ionic equilibria in solution. post mortem changes. M. and d Block Elements: Oxides. Structure and function of biomolecules: Amino acids. N. chocolate and essential oils from spices. resonance. Metabolism and bioenergetics. Addition reactions. E1 and E2 reactions.. Biological membranes. squash. Biochemical regulation of gene expression. Carbohydrates. heat of reaction. uncertainty principle. Transport across membranes. zero. DNA replication. Second law. Food Engineering: Mass and energy balance. UV-visible. heat of formation. sieving. ghee. agitation of liquid. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 39 of 44 . Ribonuclease A. Si. and V. tea. VSEPR theory and shape of molecules. geometry and magnetic properties. Humidification and dehumidification operations. s. Identification of functional groups by chemical tests Structure-Reactivity Correlations: Acids and bases. Food packaging. emf. Flow measurement. election affinity. hot air drying of solids. Flow of compressible fluid. Convective mass transfer. Steady state mass transfer. oxidative phosphorylation. Importance of water. fermentation. coordination complexes: valence bond and crystal field theory. structure parameters such as bond length. galvanic cells.p. orientation effect as exemplified by various functional groups. conformers. Gibbs-Helmholtz equation. color. Thermal operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in process time evaluation in batch and continuous sterilization. Generation and utilization of ATP. cheese and milk powder. tenderization and freezing of meat. Fruits. solid-solid mixing. internal energy. hydrolysis of salts. halides and hydrides of alkali and alkaline earth metals. and work function. freezing. Protein structure. thermodynamic aspects and their applications. Basis of Organic Reactions Mechanism: Elementary treatment of SN1. Kirchoff’s equation. flow through porous bed. transcription and translation. catalysis and elementary enzyme reactions. spray and freeze-drying. filtration. CA and MA storage.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Food Products Technology: Processing principles: Canning. lattice energy (Born-Haber Cycle). parboiling of paddy. TCA cycle. Ionic solids. bond angle and bond energy. Heat transfer: Heat transfer by conduction. gluconeogenesis. evaporation of liquid foods. and single screw extrusion. Diels-Alder reaction. radiation. amino acids and nucleotides. boiling and condensation. P. solubility product. common ion effect. biscuits. reversible and irreversible processes. Lipids. pectin from fruit waste. Life Sciences – XL SECTION H: CHEMISTRY (Compulsory) Atomic structure and periodicity: Planck’s quantum theory. Cell structure and organelles. Al. centrifugation. approaches for diatomic molecules.generalized viscosity coefficient and Reynolds number. Third law of thermodynamics. concept of aromaticity SECTION I: BIOCHEMISTRY Organization of life. coffee. ice-cream. folding and function: Myoglobin. and pickles. Kp and Kx) for homogeneous reactions. and S. settling. Solvent extraction. vegetables and plantation products processing: Extraction. site directed mutagenesis and DNA-microarray. Hemoglobin. Vitamins and Coenzymes. pH. molecularity. Recombinant DNA technology and applications: PCR. Animal products processing: Drying and canning of fish. ionic radii. Enzyme kinetics including its regulation and inhibition. Lysozyme. Reaction Kinetics: Rate constant. first and second order kinetics. hurdle technology. Grain products processing: Milling of rice. electronic and steric effects. candies. free energy change and equilibrium constant. chilling. Unsteady state heat transfer in simple geometry. Structure and bonding: Ionic and covalent bonding. Mass transfer: Molecular diffusion and Fick’s Law. activation energy. marmalade. Nernst equation. SN2. high pressure homogenization. cleaning in place and food laws. van der Waals interactions. Production of jam. electronic configuration of atoms. Thermodynamics: First law. Mass transfer operations: Properties of air-water vapor mixture. production of bread. Permeability of films and laminates. equilibrium constants (Kc. Mechanical operations: Energy requirement and rate of operations involved in size reduction of solids. extruded products and breakfast cereals. electronegativity. atomic size. Kohlrausch law. butter. Chemical Equilibria: Colligative properties of solutions. wheat. egg powder. Signal transduction. quantum mechanical model of hydrogen atom. entropy. buffer and their applications in chemical analysis. fluorescence and Mass spectrometry. Milk and milk products processing: Pasteurized and sterilized milk. and maize. hybridisation. Proteins and Nucleic acids. Momentum transfer: Flow rate and pressure drop relationships for Newtonian fluids flowing through pipe. hydrogen bonding. Biochemical separation techniques and characterization: ion exchange. Clausius-Clapeyron equation.O. refining and hydrogenation of oil. ionization energy. tautomerism. glycogen and fatty acid metabolism. hormones and neurotransmitters. Carboxypeptidase and Chymotrypsin. Metabolic pathways and their regulation: glycolysis. aromatic electrophilic substitution. clarification concentration and packaging of fruit juice. wave particle duality.

Immune deficiency. Regulation of major metabolic pathways. Enrichment culture techniques for isolation of microorganisms. Mathematical expression of exponential growth phase. The citric acid cycle. cytoskeleton. conservation strategies. stress physiology. Theory and practice of sterilization. An overview of metabolism. Glyoxalate pathway. Classification of infectious diseases. Plant Anatomy: Plant cell structure. embryo culture. recombination.and electron-microscopy. linkage. signal transduction. Economic Botany: A general account of economically and medicinally important plants. Antigens and antibodies. Microbial Metabolism: Energetics: redox reactions and electron carriers. Antibody structure. Glycolysis.coli. Nonspecific defense of host. Growth curve. Antibiotics: Classification. transduction. secondary growth in plants and stellar organization. extrachromosomal inheritance. phase contrast. carbohydrates. Reservoirs of infection. structure and functions. stomatal physiology. gene mutation and repair. Golgi apparatus. Chemolithotrophy. enzyme kinetics. biochemical mechanisms involved in flowering. sugar. biosynthesis. Ecology and Environment: Ecosystems – types. SECTION J: BOTANY Plant Systematics: Systems of classification (non-phylogenetic vs. UV and chemical mutagens. Economic importance of algae. somatic cell hybridization. RIA and ELISA. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function: Prokaryotic Cells: cell walls. Plant Pathology: Nature and classification of plant diseases. SECTION K: MICROBIOLOGY Historical Perspective: Discovery of microbial world. Active and passive immunity. Cells of the immune system: T. photosynthesis. gene transfer methods viz. speciation and extinction. Common regulatory mechanisms in synthesis of amino acids. Microbial Growth: Definition of growth. N2 metabolism. Aerobic and anaerobic respiration. plastid transformation. clonal propagation. chromosomal aberrations (numerical and structural). oils. Ames test for mutagenesis. T and B cell activation. Complement system. Physiology and Biochemistry: Plant water relations. prokaryotic and eukaryotic genome organization. Archea and their broad classification. Major histocompatibilty complex. Regulation of gene expression: repression and induction. B and macrophages. pulses. Biosynthetic pathway for fatty acids synthesis. T cell receptor. phytoremediation. Microbial Genetics: Types of mutation. Selection of mutants. fertilization. mitochondria and chloroplasts. anatomy of root. transposons. their ontogeny. Eukaryotic cell organelles: Endoplasmic reticulum. Bacterial genome with special reference to E. Bacterial genetic system: transformation. DNA repair. molecular pharming. RNA phages. transport of minerals and solutes. molecular mechanism of senencensce and aging. dynamics. Basic concept of microbial genomics. beverages. Concept of cellular totipotency. secondary metabolism in plant cell culture. lipids. transposons. pollination. organelles. bacteria and viruses. dyes. conjugation. plasmids. regulation of gene expression. seed storage proteins. Nosocomial infection. plantibodies. rubber. organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis. mode of action and resistance. recombination. hybridization. somaclonal variation. Effect of environmental factors on growth. bacteria. phylogenetic . triploidy. molecular detection of pathogens. organization. Fermentation. food chains and energy flow. Principles of microbial nutrition. drugs and narcotics. cell wall and membranes. Phage λ and its life cycle. and pathogenic fungi. Evaluation of effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. markerassisted selection. degradation. transgenic plants and their application in agriculture. Genetics: Principles of Mendelian inheritance. Human diseases caused by viruses. cryopreservation. Capsules. RNA viruses. Mechanism of microbial pathogenicity. Humoral and cell mediated immunity. mechanisms of solute transport across membranes. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 40 of 44 . ecological succession. Synchronous growth. artificial seed. Light-. mechanism of action and physiological effects of plant growth regulators. Immunological techniques: Immunodiffusion. heterosis. direct and vector-mediated. timber.GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Immune system. immunoelectrophoresis. lichen and bacteria. and their control measures. Viruses and their classification. Eukaryotic microbes: Yeasts. Antifungal and antiviral drugs. vegetation types of the world. Morphogenesis & Development: Cell cycle. Continuous culture. genetic maps and molecular markers. gums. Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity: Bacteria. mechanism(s) of pathogenesis and resistance. male sterility. Flagella and Pili. respiration. photorespiration. Vaccines. molds and protozoa. Measurement of growth and growth yields. Methods in Microbiology: Pure culture techniques. meristems. Pentosephosphate pathway. Molecular approaches to microbial taxonomy. function and diversity. pollution and global warming. nucleic acid). Operon model.outline). Cell inclusions like endospores and gas vesicles.cereals. seed dormancy and germination. haploidy. genetic mapping. diseases of important crops caused by fungi. Calvin cycle. embryogenesis. Microbial Diseases and Host Pathogen Interaction: Normal microbiota. pigments. fungi. life cycle of an angiosperm. Landmark discoveries relevant to the field of microbiology. vascular system. molecular systematics. methods – selection. structure and function of biomolecules. plantmicrobe beneficial interactions. Chemotherapy/Antibiotics: General characteristics of antimicrobial drugs. seed formation. plant groups. Plant Breeding and Genetic Modification: Principles. Role of microorganisms in transformation of organic matter and in the causation of diseases. stem and leaves. cell membranes. Photosynthesis. Entner-Doudoroff pathway. cell division. Retroviruses. in vitro fertilization. Controversy over spontaneous generation. plants yielding fibers. Control of Micro-organisms: Effect of physical and chemical agents. sporophytic and gametophytic self incompability. Emerging infectious diseases. (proteins. Flowering: photoperiodism and vernalization.

adaptation. the respiratory system. social behaviour across the animal taxa. Kreb’s cycle. digestive system. hormones and their actions. the reproductive system. the endocrine system. SECTION L: ZOOLOGY Animal world:Animal diversity. replication. cellular differentiation. cellular and humoral immune response. host-parasite relation. mating and territoriality. speciation. communication. the skeletal system. Animal Behaviour: Types of behaviours. chromosomes and chromatin structure. Evolution: Origin and history of life on earth. population dynamics. the excretory system. distribution. zoogerography. phylogenetic relationships. stem cells. Development Biology: Embryonic development. metamorphosis. enzyme catalysis. linkage and mapping of genes. biogeochemical cycles. species diversity. habitats. theories of evolution. lipids and carbohydrates. mutations. Soil microorganisms associated with vascular plants. the food chain. cell division. organogenesis. systematics and classification of animals. cytoplasmic inheritance. cell cycle. osmoregulation. instinct. natural selection. vitamins. Organising Institute: IIT Guwahati Page 41 of 44 . Genetics: Principles of inheritance. cellular organelles and their structure and function. conservation biology. Parasitology and Immunology: Nature of parasite. circulatory system. learning and memory. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Nucleic acids. organization of genome. Eukaryotic gene organization and expression (Basic principles of signal transduction).GATE 2010 GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING Microbial Ecology: Microbial interactions. regulation of gene expression. pheromones. Carbon. sulphur and nitrogen cycles. the immune response. Ecology: The ecosystem. courtship. the nervous system. evolution of the immune system. protozoan and helminthic parasites. molecular basis of heredity. Animal Anatomy and Physiology: Comparative physiology. transcription and translation. evolution of animal behaviour. genetic basis of development. proteins. glycolysis. Cell Biology: Structure of cell.

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