Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019 Syllabus for CE- Civil Engineering is very helpful for the candidates. The candidates can check the syllabus for CE online on the official website gate.iitg.ac.in. GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technologies. These seven institutes are at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (Madras) and Bombay. GATE is conducted to check the ability in the various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science. The exam of GATE 2019 will be held in the month of February 2019. The syllabus of GATE will help the candidates to do a good preparation of GATE. The candidates are advised to go through the page regarding the GATE 2019 Syllabus for CE – Civil Engineering.
GATE 2019 Syllabus for CE – Civil Engineering
GATE is a computer-based exam. There will be two types of questions, Multiple Choice Questions, and Numerical answer type questions. All the questions will be asked from the specified syllabus. So the candidates are advised to prepare the topics accordingly.
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How to Prepare for GATE 2019
GATE is a very popular exam. Lakhs of candidates apply for GATE every year. The candidates face some problems to prepare for it. So here are some points available to prepare for GATE. The candidates can follow the points given below to prepare for GATE 2019.
Make the Strategy for the Preparation: Candidates should make a plan first and then start the preparation. A good plan will help the candidates to do a better preparation. It will help you to understand the topics to prepare first and then the rest of the topics. Make a chart of the topics to prepare and the respective. Try to complete that topic in the specified time duration.
Give the Mock Tests: Practice makes a man perfect. So it is very important to do the practice of the topics or subjects you have prepared. It is not good that to just prepare the new topics and forget the already prepared topics. So try to give as many mock tests as you can. It will improve your speed and the understanding about the exam pattern.
Make Short Notes: When you are preparing from the books, make some notes shortly. It will help you to have the important points to remember. You will need not to read the whole material. You will get the idea of the points has been covered on that topic.
Solve Previous Year Papers: Students are advised to collect all the previous year papers. The previous year papers will help you to get the idea of the question being asked. Most of the time, the questions get repeated. So, solve the previous year question papers, it will improve your memory. The answers will be at your fingertips.
Don’t Be Distracted: You should be focused towards the exam and preparation. Strictly follow the strategy you have made. GATE is a tough exam to qualify. The competition in GATE is very high. Do not get stressed and take breaks while preparing. But do not waste your time in just surfing the internet. Try to use social media sites as less as you can.
Important Topics with their difficulty level
Some topics are difficult and some are easy to learn in GATE CE exam. Here is the list of the topics. The candidates can check the topics and their level of difficulty from the table below. Follow the table below to know the important topics out of the GATE 2019 Syllabus for CE:
|Regularly covered topics||Difficult level topics|
|Deflection of Beams||Moment Distribution Method|
|Kinematic & Static Indeterminacy||Combined Stress|
|SFD & BMD|
|Soil Index Properties||Seepage Analysis|
|Behavior of Sand & Clay||Effect of Water Table on Soil|
|Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundation|
|Water Resources Engineering:|
|Fluid Kinetics||Turbulent Flow|
|Fluid Properties||Open Channel Flow|
|Water Requirement for Crops|
|Biochemical Oxygen Demand||Activated Sludge Process|
|Mixing of Pollutants from two streams||Trickling Filter|
|Noise Pollution||Hardness of Water|
|Cross-Sectional Elements||Marshall Mix Design|
|Sigh distances||Traffic Control Devices|
|Types of Pavements and their Characteristics||Highway Capacity|
|Linear algebra||Linear algebra & Calculus|
|Calculus||Differential equations & Eigenvalues|
|Difficult questions come from Probability and Statistics|
Important Topics and their Weightage
If the candidates are confused about the weightage of the topics then they can refer to the table given below. The analysis is given according to the last year paper.
|Topics||Percentage Wise Weightage|
|Engineering Mathematics||12 – 15%|
|Fluid Mechanics||05 – 08%|
|Environmental Engineering||11 – 13%|
|R.C.C||03 – 05%|
|Structural analysis||03 – 07%|
|GeoTechnical Engineering||11 – 13%|
|Transportation Engineering||03 – 08%|
|CMM||02 – 04%|
|Engineering Mechanics||02 – 04%|
|Solid Mechanics||05 – 07%|
|Geomatics||04 – 05%|
GATE Qualifying Cut-Off
The candidates who are willing to crack GATE 2019 are advised to check the qualifying cut-off given below. This cut-off will help the candidates to make a strategy about the preparation so that they will be able to achieve at least the qualifying marks.
Important Books for GATE CE
The candidates are advised to do the preparation from the books highly recommended. Do not try to read all the books. Choose some specific books and do the preparation accordingly. The book should have all the basic concepts as well as all advanced topics. The book should have covered all the important topics. Some books are given below from which you can refer for your preparation.
|Book Name||Author||Buy Here|
|Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications||Kenneth Rosen||Buy Now|
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering Paperback
|Santosh Kumar Garg||Buy Now|
|Highway Engineering Paperback||Khanna & Justo||Buy Now|
|Environmental Engineering: Sewage Disposal and Air Pollution Engineering (Volume – 2) 33 Edition||Santosh Kumar Garg||Buy Now|
|Surveying – Vol. 1||Buy Now|
GATE 2019 Syllabus for Other Subjects
|GATE Paper||Code/Syllabus||GATE Paper||Code/syllabus|
|Aerospace Engineering||AE||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Agricultural Engineering||AG||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Mathematics||MA|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||Metallurgical Engineering||MT|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||Physics||PH|
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
FAQs Regarding GATE 2019 CE
The candidates should read the frequently asked questions given below related to GATE 2019 CE- Civil Engineering.
- How many times can I appear for GATE? What is the age limit?
Ans. There is no specific number of attempts and there is no age limit also. So you can apply for GATE as many times as you can.
2. Will I be allowed to carry a calculator to the GATE exam?
Ans. No, you can not carry any calculator at the time for appearing GATE 2019. There will be a provision of the online calculator with GATE 2019.
3. When will the online calculator be available for practice?
Ans. The GATE authorities have mentioned that the virtual calculator will be available in the month of November for candidates to practice.
4. What should I carry with the Admit Card?
Ans. You will have to carry a photo identity proof along with the admit card at the time of appearing for the exam.
5. I have a backlog. Can I apply for GATE 2019?
Ans. If the backlog is clear then you can apply for GATE 2019. But if you have not cleared the backlog, then clear your back and then apply for GATE.