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GATE 2018 Preparation Strategy, Books List – Important Tips To Crack GATE Exam

GATE 2018 Preparation Strategy, Books List – Important Tips To Crack GATE Exam – GATE which stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an important exam for all engineers who wish to pursue courses like Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy. As the name suggests, GATE exam is an exam which tests the understanding skills in subjects of engineering and science.  GATE exam is conducted by IISc and 7 IITs on behalf of the National Coordination Board. The score of 3 hours exam also holds a lot of importance in universities outside India. GATE is one exam in India where the number of students appearing for the exam is increasing consistently. 2017 GATE exam was held from 4th February 2017 to 12th February 2017.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Syllabus & Pattern

GATE 2018

GATE 2018

Important GATE 2018 Books List For Reference

Many time it happens that student often refers a wrong book. So it is recommended to buy the books with the latest edition. We know that to keep the syllabus updated, books often go through updates so it is important to buy a 2018 edition of GATE books. We have shared the list of GATE 2018 reference books. (Also Read: GATE 2018 Exam Dates, Time Table)

Paper Code GATE Paper Reference Books
AE Aerospace Engineering GATE Aerospace Engineering

Publisher: Arihant Publications

AG Agricultural Engineering Question Bank in Agricultural Engineering

Publisher: New India Publishing Agency

AR Architecture and Planning GATE (Architecture/ Planning)

Publisher: B. K. Das

BT Biotechnology Biotechnology GATE 2018

Publisher: Arihant Publications

CE Civil Engineering Civil Engineering GATE 2018

Publisher: Arihant Publications

CH Chemical Engineering GATE 2018 Chemical Engineering

Publisher: Arihant Publications

CS Computer Science and Information Technology GATE Tutor 2018 – Computer Science & Information Technology

Publisher: Arihant Publications

CY Chemistry Gate 2018 Guide Life Science Chemistry & General Aptitude

Publisher: G. K. Publication

EC Electronics and Communication Engineering Wiley Acing the Gate: Electronics and Communication Engineering (WIND)

Publisher: Wiley

EE Electrical Engineering Gate 2018 Electrical Engineering

Publisher: Arihant Publications

GG Geology & Geophysics Objective Applied Geology: GSI, ONGC, SAIL

Publisher: Standard Publishers Distributors

IN Instrumentation Engineering GATE 2018 Instrumentation Engineering Solved Papers

Publisher: Made Easy Publications

MA Mathematics GATE 2018 Guide Mathematics

Publisher: G. K. Publication

ME Mechanical Engineering GATE 2018 Mechanical Engineering

Publisher: Arihant Publications

MT Metallurgical Engineering GATE 2018 Guide Metallurgical Engineering

Publisher: G. K. Publication

PE Petroleum Engineering Khanna’s Objective Questions in Petroleum Engineering

Publisher: Khanna Publishers

PH Physics GATE 2018 Guide Physics

Publisher: G. K. Publication

PI Production and Industrial Engineering A Text Book on Production Engineering

Publisher: Made Easy Publications

GATE 2018 Preparation Strategy, Tips To Crack Gate Exam

In order to get good marks in exam, students try their best to prepare. Since the use of internet has increased, students have started looking for the preparation tips & strategy for GATE 2018.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Notification, News & Latest Updates

  • Choose your stream wisely: Well, GATE is an exam where the candidate has to choose which exam he/she wishes to appear. The candidate needs to choose any one subject from following listed below.
  • Aerospace Engineering: AE
  • Agricultural Engineering: AG
  • Architecture and Planning: AR
  • Biotechnology: BT
  • Civil Engineering: CE
  • Chemical Engineering: CH
  • Computer Science and Information Technology: CS
  • Chemistry: CY
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering: EC
  • Electrical Engineering: EE
  • Ecology and Evolution: EY
  • Geology and Geophysics: GG
  • Instrumentation Engineering: IN
  • Mathematics: MA
  • Mechanical Engineering: ME
  • Mining Engineering: MN
  • Metallurgical Engineering: MT
  • Physics: PH
  • Production and Industrial Engineering: PI
  • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science: TF
  • Engineering Sciences: XE
  • Life Sciences: XL

  • Know your syllabus: After selection of stream is done, study the syllabus and know the paper pattern of your subject very well. If you have not checked the syllabus and pattern do click here for GATE 2018 Syllabus & Paper Pattern.

  • Make sure while studying engineering, you understand the subjects really well. The GATE exam stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. So it is important to know and understand the concepts really well.

  • Maintain the regular study for GATE Exam. You can even join some GATE 2018 Courses or coaching classes as they will give an extra edge and some tricks f solving questions in less time.

  • We have already shared the list of books you can use for reference. Choose any of them wisely and stick to that book till the very end of the exam.

  • Put your heart and soul into the preparation and with the time that you have right now. If you do so, no milestone is far from you.

GATE 2018 Exam Dates, Time Table, Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Attempts For Candidate

GATE 2018 Exam Dates, Time Table, Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Attempts For Candidate – Hello, Friends! We hope you have read the details regarding the GATE 2018 Login, Registration, Syllabus & Paper Pattern. We are back with more information regarding the GATE Exam. We are going to share the exam dates and discuss the GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria. So till now, everyone knows that GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an important exam for the candidate who wishes to pursue Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy in some reputed colleges like IITs. GATE Score is also considered in various colleges outside India. It is one of the toughest exams which analyzes the understanding of the candidate in the field of Engineering.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Notifications NEW

GATE 2018

GATE 2018

GATE Exam Dates, GATE 2018 Time Table PDF Download

Well, nowadays being a graduate is not enough. The students need to complete their post graduation from well-reputed colleges in order to get a good job. So to take admissions for Masters, it is important for a candidate to apply for GATE Exam. Many are looking for GATE 2018 Exam dates and complete time table. So here we have shared a tentative time table for GATE 2018.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Syllabus & Paper pattern

Events Dates (Announced)
Online Application Form Starts 1st September 2017
Application Form Submission Last Date 5th October 2017
Last Date for changes in examination city 17th November 2017
Date of Admit Card Availability 5th January 2018
GATE 2018 Exam Date 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th February 2018

(Morning: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
(Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

Release of Answer Key Within a few days after examination
Result Announcement 17th March 2018
Download GATE Score Card Last week of March 2018 to Last week of May 2018
Counselling Starts the Second week of April 2018

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria (Age Limit, Attempts, Qualifying Degree Criteria)

There are many students who wish to apply and appear for GATE but many of them fail to fulfill the requirements or the eligibility criteria laid down by the officials. In order to get your application form accepted, read the guidelines and check your eligibility. Here we are sharing the Eligibility criteria which is required for GATE 2018.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Login & Registration Details

GATE 2018 Age Limit:

  • One of the highlighting points of this exam is that there is no age limit barrier to appear for the exam. A candidate with a graduate degree irrespective of his/her age can appear for GATE 2018.

GATE 2018 Maximum Attempts:

  • Well, many have this question of how many times can I apply/appear for GATE exam? The answer to this question is also easy. There are no limits for maximum attempts. A candidate can appear for as many times as he/she wishes for.

GATE 2018 Qualifying Degree Criteria

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree. This includes B.Tech/B.E./B.Pharm/B.Arch from any recognized University.
  • Either BSc. or Bachelor Degree in Science Research from recognized University.
  • The applicants having Master’s Degree in from any stream Mathematics/ Science/ computer or equivalent or Statistics or Five years B.S. / M.S. Progam or M.Tech or M.E. after BSc. Can also apply.
  • The applicants appearing in the final year of qualifying exam (Bachelor Degree) can also apply for exam. The candidate needs to provide the certificate from the Principal of University or College.
  • The candidates, who have passed the qualifying examination ie. completed the Bachelor Degree, need to submit their certificate or degree certificate or provisional certificate.
  • Sadly, candidates who are Diploma Holders are not eligible for the examination.

GATE 2018 Syllabus & Pattern PDF Download

GATE 2018 Syllabus & Pattern PDF Download – The information bulletin for GATE exam is now out and all students are busy in preparing and applying for GATE exam. GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. The exam scores permit the student to apply for post graduation courses like Master of Engineering, Master of Technology. The GATE Exam tests the understanding of various subjects from graduation course in Engineering and Science. GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology – Guwahati, Bombay, Kanpur, Delhi, Kharagpur, Madras & Roorkee; on behalf of the National Coordination Board. GATE score analyzes the performance level of the candidate. The score of GATE is also recognized in many Institutes outside India.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Login & Registration

GATE 2018

GATE 2018

GATE 2018 Syllabus PDF Download

GATE exam includes 23 papers from which the candidate has to choose one paper which he/she wishes to appear for. For the best preparation, the candidate must know the complete detail syllabus of his/her paper. So here we are sharing the complete GATE 2018 Syllabus. We have shared the links of each and every syllabus. Do click on the subject name to get the syllabus.

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Paper Code GATE 2018 Exam Paper
AG Agricultural Engineering
AR Architecture and Planning
AE Aerospace Engineering
CE Civil Engineering
BT Biotechnology
CS Computer Science and Information Technology
CH Chemical Engineering
CY Chemistry
EE Electrical Engineering
EC Electronics and Communication Engineering
GG Geology and Geophysics
IN Instrumentation Engineering
MA Mathematics
MN Mining Engineering
MT Metallurgical Engineering
ME Mechanical Engineering
PH Physics
PI Production and Industrial Engineering
TF Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
EY Ecology and Evolution
XE -A Engineering Mathematics
 XE -B  Fluid Mechanics
 XE -C  Materials Science
 XE -D  Solid Mechanics
 XE -E  Thermodynamics
 XE -F  Polymer Science and Engineering
 XE -G  Food Technology
 XE -H  Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
 XL -P  Chemistry
 XL -Q  Biochemistry
 XL -R  Botany
 XL -S  Microbiology
 XL -T  Zoology
 XL -U  Food Technology

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

As we mentioned earlier, GATE is an online exam which grants the candidate a permission to apply for M.Tech/PhD programs in IITs, IISc and various other institutions in India as well as in some other countries. We have shared the syllabus above for all the 23 papers. Out of them, the candidate is eligible to appear for any one paper. Here we are sharing the paper pattern for GATE 2018.

  • The exam is conducted online only.
  • Total 65 questions of 100 marks are what candidate must attempt in 3 hrs.
  • The questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT).
  • For MCQs, four choices will be available for the candidate whereas, for NAT type questions, the candidate must enter the real number as the answer with help of virtual keyboard.
  • GA section is common in all papers. It will contain 150 questions of maximum 15 marks.
  • The exam has a negative marking of 1/3 marks for questions carrying 1 mark.

Here is the Exam Pattern For All Papers Except GG, XE, XL:

  • The paper will consist of 30 questions of 2 marks each.
  • The candidate will also face 25 questions of 1 mark each.
  • 10 questions from GA is something which is common in each paper.

Exam Pattern For Paper XL:

  • Section P of Chemistry which is a compulsory section will contain total 15 questions. The 15 questions are distributed as 5 questions of 1 marks and 10 questions of 2 marks.
  • The common part of every paper – 10 questions from GA.
  • Any two of XL sections Q to U – Total 20 questions will be maximum a student will have to attempt in this section. The paper will have 10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks.

Exam Pattern For Paper XE:

  • Section A of Engineering Mathematics. This is a Compulsory Section. Total 11 questions will be asked. 7 questions of 1 mark each while 4 questions of 2 marks each. It is common to all candidates.
  • 10 questions from GA.
  • Any two of XE sections from B to H. Total 22 questions will be asked in this section. 9 questions of 1 mark and 13 questions carrying 2 marks.

Here is Exam Pattern For Paper GG:

  • Part A of this section will contain 25 questions of 1 mark each. This part is common for all candidates.
  • 10 questions from GA.
  • Part B also contains 30 questions of 2 marks each. This part has two sections, section-2 is of Geophysics and section-1 is of Geology.

GATE 2018 Login & Registration For Application Form

What is GATE 2018?

GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. As the name suggests, the exam is to test the skills and understanding of the candidate in the field of Engineering and science. The exam is conducted by Conducted jointly by IISc and 7 IITs on behalf of the National Co-ordination Board. The score of GATE is used for various post graduate admissions. Institutes like the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore also consider GATE score.  Many Indian public sector undertakings are considering GATE score while recruiting graduate students. (Also Read: Gate 2018 Notifications)

GATE 2018

GATE 2018

GATE 2018 Important Dates – Application Form, Exam, Result Dates

The complete schedule of GATE 2018 has been announced. Check out the dates of GATE Application Form, GATE 2018 Exam Date, GATE Result Date.

Nearby Date – Online Application Forms will be available from 1st of September 2017

Events Dates (Announced)
Commencement of Online Application Form 1st September 2017
Last Date of Application Form Submission 5th October 2017
Last Date to request for change in examination city 17th November 2017
Admit Card Availability 5th January 2018
GATE 2018 Exam Date 3rd, 4th & 10th, 11th February 2018
Result Declaration 3rd week of March 2018
Downloading of Score Card Begins Last week of March 2018 to Last week of May 2018
Counselling Commence Second week of April 2018

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Be sure that you meet all the needs of eligibility criteria before filling up the forms for GATE 2018.

Educational Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a bachelor’s degree holder in Technology, Architecture or Engineering or must be in the final year of these mentioned courses. The student needs to fulfil educational qualifications such as 4 years after 10+2 or should be Post B.Sc or Post Diploma.
  • Even students pursuing the final year of Masters degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or Masters degree holders can apply for GATE 2018.
  • If the student is pursuing 4-year integrated Master’s degree program, he/she needs to be in second or higher year in order to be eligible of GATE 2018 exam.
  • Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year integrated master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programs in Engineering/Technology.

Popular: Gate 2018 Syllabus & Paper pattern

GATE 2018 Login & Registration For Application Form

If the candidate meets all the eligibility criteria, he/she can apply for the upcoming GATE Exam. To appear for GATE 2018, the candidate must fill up the GATE 2018 Application Form. As we mentioned earlier that application form for GATE 2018 will be available from 1st September. Here is the complete guide of how to apply for GATE 2018 Application Form.

  • Candidates who wish to appear for GATE 2018 need to fill up the online form which is going to be available from 1st September 2017.
  • Visit the official website of GATE 2018:
  • Candidates need to register as a “New User” on the official website mentioned above
Gate 2018

Gate 2018

  • For registration process, the student needs to enter an email address, mobile number and GOAPS password. After entering all details, do click “Submit”.
Gate 2018

Gate 2018

  • Once Registered, the applicant needs to click on “Edit Application Form”.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • Enter the details regarding the GATE 2018 Exam centres.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • After submitting the exam centre preference, do fill up all the personal information which includes date of birth, family details etc.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • Once done with personal details, the candidate must declare his/her educational qualifications.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • Enter the address details along with the address proof document. The document can be PAN Card, Aadhar Card or any other document where the address is mentioned.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • After completing the required details comes the most important part. The candidate must upload his/her scanned images (photograph, signature, thumb impression, degree certificate).
  • The scanned photograph of the candidate must be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm.
  • The scanned signature of the candidate must between 80 x 280 and 160 x 560 pixels. The document must be in JPG/JPEG format. Similar size and file format is applicable for thumb impression as well.
GATE 2018

GATE 2018

  • After submitting scan copies, just make the payment which will complete the application process. The payment process can be done through Netbanking, Credit Card or debit card. The registration fee for GATE 2018 is as follows:
Category Application Fee
Women Candidates Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD Candidates Rs. 750/-
All Other Candidates Rs. 1500/-
GATE International Candidates US Dollars 50


GATE 2018

GATE 2018

This will end the application process and students can start preparing for the GATE 2018 exam. Best of luck to all!

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