GATE 2020: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Schedule, Important Books & More!

Check GATE 2020 updates, exam dates & the latest schedule. Learn about the latest syllabus & best books for GATE 2020 preparation recommended by teachers and subject experts.

Created On: Jan 1, 2020 11:22 IST
Modified On: Jan 3, 2020 11:37 IST
GATE 2020
GATE 2020

GATE 2020: GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2020 will be conducted by IIT Delhi. Check GATE 2020  exam dates and best books for the preparation of the GATE. 

 GATE 2020 Exam Dates & Schedule:


Date (Day)

GATE 2020 Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing)

3rd January 2020 (Friday)

(Link to download admit card)

GATE 2020 Examination

Forenoon: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM 


  • February 1 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm): IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH
  • February 1 (2.30 pm to 5.30 pm): CY, ME2, PI
  • February 2 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm): AR, BM, BT, CH, MA, MN, ST, XE, XL
  • February 2 (2.30 pm to 5.30 pm): AE, AG, EC, GG
  • February 8 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm): EE, EY, TF
  • February 8 (2.30 pm to 5.30 pm): CS
  • February 9 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm): CE1
  • February 9 (14.30 pm to 5.30 pm): CE2

GATE 2020 Result

16th March 2020 (Monday)

Best Books for GATE 2020 Preparation:

Previous Years Papers

Made Easy has Published Previous Years’ Papers (Branch Wise). This is must have book. Check more details about these books from here

Best Books for GATE CS (Computer Science)

⇒ GATE 2020: Computer Science and IT Engineering Previous Solved Papers

⇒ Introduction to Algorithms (Eastern Economy Edition) - by Thomas H. Cormen

⇒Computer Organization by HAMACHER

⇒Operating System Principles by Silberschatz, Galvin

⇒Theory of Computation by Ullman

Best Books for GATE - Electrical Engineering (EE)

⇒Fundamentals of circuits by Alexander, Sadiku

⇒Electrical machines by Nagrath, Kothari

⇒Power Electronics by P S Bhimbhra

Best Books for GATE ME (Mechanical Engineering)

⇒Fluid Mechanics by R.K. Bansal 

⇒Fluid Mechanics by Frank M.White

⇒Heat Transfer by Cengel

⇒Thermodynamics by P K Nag

⇒Theory of Machine (TOM) by S.S. Ratan

⇒Production Engineering by Swadesh Singh

Best Books for GATE Civil Engineering (CE)

⇒ Soil mechanics and foundation engineering by B.C. Punmia

⇒ Design of Steel Structures by Bhavikati

⇒ Environmental Engineering Sewage Waste Disposal and Air Pollution Engineering by S K Garg

⇒ Flow in Open channel by K Subramanya

⇒ Highway engineering by Khanna and Justo

⇒ A Textbook of Fluid mechanics by R K Bansal

⇒ Reinforced Concrete Design by Pillai and Menon

⇒ Open channel flow and engineering hydrology by K Subramanya

Best Books for GATE EC (Electronics & Communication Engineering)

⇒Modern Digital and Analog CommunicationsSystems by B.P. Lathi

⇒Signals and Systems by Alan V. Oppenheim, AlanS.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab

⇒Semiconductor Physics and Devices by Donald Neamen

⇒Principles of Electromagnetics by Matthew N. O. Sadiku

⇒ Automatic Control Systems by C Benjamin Kuo

⇒ Microprocessor Architecture, Programming and Applications with the 8085 6/e

⇒Network Analysis by M. E. Van Valkenburg/T.S. Rathore

⇒ Higher Engineering Mathematics by B S Grewal

GATE 2020 Syllabus: Branch-wise

AE: Aerospace Engineering

PH: Physics

AG: Agricultural Engineering

PI: Production and Industrial Engineering

AR: Architecture and Planning

ST: Statistics

BM: Biomedical Engineering

TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

BT: Biotechnology

XE-A: Engineering Mathematics

CE: Civil Engineering

XE-B: Fluid Mechanics

CH: Chemical Engineering

XE-C: Materials Science

CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology

XE-D: Solid Mechanics

CY: Chemistry

XE-E: Thermodynamics

EC: Electronics and Communication Engg.

XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering

EE: Electrical Engineering

XE-G: Food Technology

EY: Ecology and Evolution

XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

GG: Geology and Geophysics

XL-P: Chemistry

IN: Instrumentation Engineering

XL-Q: Biochemistry

MA: Mathematics

XL-R: Botany

ME: Mechanical Engineering

XL-S: Microbiology

MN: Mining Engineering

XL-T: Zoology

MT: Metallurgical Engineering

XL-U: Food Technology

PE: Petroleum Engineering

 Also: Check Previous Years' Papers for GATE

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