GATE Syllabus 2024
IISc Bangalore has released the GATE 2024 syllabus PDF for all 30 subjects at gate.iisc.ac.in. GATE exam 2024 aspirants can download the latest GATE syllabus PDF that has been shared in this post below. Going through the detailed GATE syllabus will allow you to know the important topics and chapters that will be there in the exam. No changes have been made in the GATE syllabus 2024 except that an additional paper has been added this year.
Candidates who are successful in GATE 2024 exam with a valid scorecard will be eligible to pursue higher studies and also apply for jobs in PSUs (Public Service Undertakings). Go through the GATE syllabus subject wise to study for the exam effectively and ace the exam.
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GATE Syllabus 2024 Subject Wise
The candidates who will be appearing for GATE 2024 exam should check out the GATE syllabus subject wise that has been specified here. This year GATE exam shall be held for 30 papers instead of 29 papers. It is advised that candidates download the GATE syllabus PDF subjectwise for effective preparation for the exam. Below in the following table we have shared the GATE syllabus subject wise.
GATE Syllabus 2024 Subject Wise 

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GATE Aptitude Syllabus 2024
Each GATE paper has a section on General Aptitude for 15 marks. This section is for 15 mark that consists of Verbal Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Aptitude, and Spatial Aptitude. It is mandatory for GATE exam aspirants to attempt the questions from this paper.
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GATE 2024 Syllabus Subject Wise Weightage
IISc Banglore has released the branchwise GATE 2024 Syllabus for CSE, ECE, EEE, IN, CE and other papers. The subjectwise weightage for the GATE syllabus is given in the table below.
GATE Syllabus Subjects 
Sectionalweightage 

General Aptitude 
Engineering Mathematics 
Core Discipline 

GATE 2024 Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Civil Engineering (CE) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Electrical Engineering (EE) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering (ME) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Syllabus DF 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA) Syllabus (New) 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Aerospace Engineering (AE) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Agricultural Engineering (AG) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Architecture and Planning (AR) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
Part A: 60 marks Part B (B1 or B2): 25 marks 
GATE 2024 Biomedical Engineering (BM) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Biotechnology (BT) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Chemical Engineering (CH) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Chemistry (CY) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Ecology and Evolution (EY) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Geomatics Engineering (GG) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
Part A: 55 marks Part B (Section I or Section II): 30 marks 
GATE 2024 Geology and Geophysics (GG) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
Part A: 25 marks Part B (Geology or Geophysics): 60 marks 
GATE 2024 Mathematics (MA) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Mining Engineering (MN) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NM) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Petroleum Engineering (PE) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Physics (PH) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Statistics (ST) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
85 marks 
GATE 2024 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Syllabus 
15 marks 
13 marks 
72 marks 
GATE 2024 Engineering Sciences (XE) Syllabus 
15 marks 
15 marks 
70 marks 
GATE 2024 Humanities and Social Sciences (XH) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
Reasoning & Comprehension: 25 marks Core Discipline: 60 marks 
GATE 2024 Life Sciences (XL) Syllabus 
15 marks 
 
Chemistry: 25 marks Core Discipline: 60 marks 
GATE 2024 Syllabus for Engineering Mathematics: Paperwise Important Topics
Engineering Mathematics subject in GATE syllabus accounts 13% weightage for papers that include, AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ES, IN, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PI and TF.
For GATE XE (Engineering Sciences paper), Engineering Mathematics holds 15% in the question paper. GATE Engineering Mathematics paper aims to tet the candidate’s mathematical skills and technical knowledge that find their application in Engineering. The important topics for GATE syllabus 2024 for Engineering Mathematics are given in the table below:
GATE 2024 Syllabus Important Topics for Engineering Mathematics 

GATE Paper 
Engineering Mathematics Important Topics 
Aerospace Engineering (AE) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations 
Agricultural Engineering (AG) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Biomedical Engineering (BM) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Analysis of complex variables, Probability, and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Biotechnology (BT) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability, and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Civil Engineering (CE) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Partial Differential Equations (PDE), Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Chemical Engineering (CH) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Discrete Mathematics 
Electronics and Communication (EC) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Vector Analysis, Complex Analysis 
Electrical Engineering (EE) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Complex Variables 
Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics 
Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Analysis of Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Mining Engineering (MN) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Metallurgical Engineering (MT) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Petroleum Engineering (PE) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Complex Variables 
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods 
Engineering Sciences (XE) 
Linear Algebra, Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Partial Differential Equations (PDE), Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Vector Calculus, Complex Variables 
GATE 2024 Exam Pattern
GATE exam pattern is released by IISc Bangalore. The GATE exam pattern gives you knowledge about the mode of exam, questions asked, exam duration, sections asked, etc. Check the following table to know about GATE exam pattern.
GATE Exam Pattern 

Particulars 
Details 
Examination Mode 
Computer Based Test (Online) 
Duration 
3 Hours 
Number of Papers in GATE 2024 
29 Papers 
Section 

Type of Questions 

Design of Questions 
The questions are designed to test the listed abilities

Number of Questions 
65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude) 
Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, and XL 
Engineering Mathematics  13 Marks Subject Questions  72 Marks General Aptitude  15 Marks 
Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XL 
Questions from Subject Concerned  85 Marks General Aptitude  15 Marks 
Total Marks 
100 Marks 
Marking Scheme 
All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks 