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# GATE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2020 with Weightage GATE Notes | EduRev

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GATE Civil Syllabus Weightage
General Aptitude (GA): Common syllabus for all GATE papers
Section Topics
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Numerical
Ability
Numerical
computation
8 8 11 13 10 9
Numerical
estimation
Numerical
Reasoning and
data interpretation
Verbal
Ability
English Grammar
7 7 4 2 5 6 Verbal Analogies
Vocabulary
Total 15 15 15 15 15 15
GATE Civil Engineering Mathematics Weightage & Syllabus
Subject Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

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GATE Civil Syllabus Weightage
General Aptitude (GA): Common syllabus for all GATE papers
Section Topics
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Numerical
Ability
Numerical
computation
8 8 11 13 10 9
Numerical
estimation
Numerical
Reasoning and
data interpretation
Verbal
Ability
English Grammar
7 7 4 2 5 6 Verbal Analogies
Vocabulary
Total 15 15 15 15 15 15
GATE Civil Engineering Mathematics Weightage & Syllabus
Subject Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Engineering
Mathematics
Linear Algebra
10 12
2 4 4 3
Calculus 3 4 2 4
Ordinary
Differential
Equation (ODE)
4 1 4 2
Partial
Differential
Equation (PDE)
Probability and
Statistics
- 3 3 2
Numerical
Methods
- 1 2 -
Total 9 13 15 12
Linear Algebra
Matrix algebra
Systems of linear equations
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.
Calculus
Functions of single variable
Limit, continuity, and differentiability
Mean value theorems
Local maxima and minima
Taylor and Maclaurin series
Evaluation of denite and indenite integrals, application of denite integral to
obtain area and volume
Partial derivatives
Total derivative
Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line,
Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.
Page 3

GATE Civil Syllabus Weightage
General Aptitude (GA): Common syllabus for all GATE papers
Section Topics
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Numerical
Ability
Numerical
computation
8 8 11 13 10 9
Numerical
estimation
Numerical
Reasoning and
data interpretation
Verbal
Ability
English Grammar
7 7 4 2 5 6 Verbal Analogies
Vocabulary
Total 15 15 15 15 15 15
GATE Civil Engineering Mathematics Weightage & Syllabus
Subject Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Engineering
Mathematics
Linear Algebra
10 12
2 4 4 3
Calculus 3 4 2 4
Ordinary
Differential
Equation (ODE)
4 1 4 2
Partial
Differential
Equation (PDE)
Probability and
Statistics
- 3 3 2
Numerical
Methods
- 1 2 -
Total 9 13 15 12
Linear Algebra
Matrix algebra
Systems of linear equations
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.
Calculus
Functions of single variable
Limit, continuity, and differentiability
Mean value theorems
Local maxima and minima
Taylor and Maclaurin series
Evaluation of denite and indenite integrals, application of denite integral to
obtain area and volume
Partial derivatives
Total derivative
Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line,
Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Higher order linear equations with constant coefcients
Euler-Cauchy equations
Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs
Initial and boundary value problems.
Partial Differential Equation (PDE)
Fourier series
Separation of variables
Solutions of one dimensional diffusion equation
First and second order one-dimensional wave equation and two-dimensional
Laplace equation
Probability and Statistics
Denitions of probability and sampling theorems
Conditional probability
Discrete Random variables: Poisson and Binomial distributions
Continuous random variables: normal and exponential distributions
Descriptive statistics - Mean, median, mode and standard deviation
Hypothesis testing
Numerical Methods
Accuracy and precision
Error analysis
Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations
Least square approximation
Newton’s and Lagrange polynomials
Numerical differentiation, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single
and multi-step methods for rst-order differential equations.
GATE Civil Structural Engineering Weightage & Syllabus
Section Subjects
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Structural Engineering 1 0 2 2 2 -
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GATE Civil Syllabus Weightage
General Aptitude (GA): Common syllabus for all GATE papers
Section Topics
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Numerical
Ability
Numerical
computation
8 8 11 13 10 9
Numerical
estimation
Numerical
Reasoning and
data interpretation
Verbal
Ability
English Grammar
7 7 4 2 5 6 Verbal Analogies
Vocabulary
Total 15 15 15 15 15 15
GATE Civil Engineering Mathematics Weightage & Syllabus
Subject Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Engineering
Mathematics
Linear Algebra
10 12
2 4 4 3
Calculus 3 4 2 4
Ordinary
Differential
Equation (ODE)
4 1 4 2
Partial
Differential
Equation (PDE)
Probability and
Statistics
- 3 3 2
Numerical
Methods
- 1 2 -
Total 9 13 15 12
Linear Algebra
Matrix algebra
Systems of linear equations
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.
Calculus
Functions of single variable
Limit, continuity, and differentiability
Mean value theorems
Local maxima and minima
Taylor and Maclaurin series
Evaluation of denite and indenite integrals, application of denite integral to
obtain area and volume
Partial derivatives
Total derivative
Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line,
Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Higher order linear equations with constant coefcients
Euler-Cauchy equations
Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs
Initial and boundary value problems.
Partial Differential Equation (PDE)
Fourier series
Separation of variables
Solutions of one dimensional diffusion equation
First and second order one-dimensional wave equation and two-dimensional
Laplace equation
Probability and Statistics
Denitions of probability and sampling theorems
Conditional probability
Discrete Random variables: Poisson and Binomial distributions
Continuous random variables: normal and exponential distributions
Descriptive statistics - Mean, median, mode and standard deviation
Hypothesis testing
Numerical Methods
Accuracy and precision
Error analysis
Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations
Least square approximation
Newton’s and Lagrange polynomials
Numerical differentiation, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single
and multi-step methods for rst-order differential equations.
GATE Civil Structural Engineering Weightage & Syllabus
Section Subjects
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Structural Engineering 1 0 2 2 2 -
Solid Mechanics     6 3 6 9
Structural
Analysis
6 3
4 5 7 3
Construction
Materials and
Management
2 1 2 6
Concrete
Structures
6 6 3 3
Steel Structures 5 4 4 6 2 2
Total     24 23 22 23
Engineering Mechanics
System of forces, free-body diagrams, equilibrium equations
Internal forces in structures
Friction and its applications
Kinematics of point mass and rigid body
Centre of mass
Euler’s equations of motion
Impulse-momentum
Energy methods
Principles of virtual work
Solid Mechanics
Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams
Simple stress and strain relationships
Theories of failures
Simple bending theory, exural and shear stresses, Shear Center
Uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses
Structural Analysis
Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods
Method of superposition
Analysis of trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames
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GATE Civil Syllabus Weightage
General Aptitude (GA): Common syllabus for all GATE papers
Section Topics
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Numerical
Ability
Numerical
computation
8 8 11 13 10 9
Numerical
estimation
Numerical
Reasoning and
data interpretation
Verbal
Ability
English Grammar
7 7 4 2 5 6 Verbal Analogies
Vocabulary
Total 15 15 15 15 15 15
GATE Civil Engineering Mathematics Weightage & Syllabus
Subject Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)

Engineering
Mathematics
Linear Algebra
10 12
2 4 4 3
Calculus 3 4 2 4
Ordinary
Differential
Equation (ODE)
4 1 4 2
Partial
Differential
Equation (PDE)
Probability and
Statistics
- 3 3 2
Numerical
Methods
- 1 2 -
Total 9 13 15 12
Linear Algebra
Matrix algebra
Systems of linear equations
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.
Calculus
Functions of single variable
Limit, continuity, and differentiability
Mean value theorems
Local maxima and minima
Taylor and Maclaurin series
Evaluation of denite and indenite integrals, application of denite integral to
obtain area and volume
Partial derivatives
Total derivative
Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line,
Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Higher order linear equations with constant coefcients
Euler-Cauchy equations
Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs
Initial and boundary value problems.
Partial Differential Equation (PDE)
Fourier series
Separation of variables
Solutions of one dimensional diffusion equation
First and second order one-dimensional wave equation and two-dimensional
Laplace equation
Probability and Statistics
Denitions of probability and sampling theorems
Conditional probability
Discrete Random variables: Poisson and Binomial distributions
Continuous random variables: normal and exponential distributions
Descriptive statistics - Mean, median, mode and standard deviation
Hypothesis testing
Numerical Methods
Accuracy and precision
Error analysis
Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations
Least square approximation
Newton’s and Lagrange polynomials
Numerical differentiation, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single
and multi-step methods for rst-order differential equations.
GATE Civil Structural Engineering Weightage & Syllabus
Section Subjects
Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Structural Engineering 1 0 2 2 2 -
Solid Mechanics     6 3 6 9
Structural
Analysis
6 3
4 5 7 3
Construction
Materials and
Management
2 1 2 6
Concrete
Structures
6 6 3 3
Steel Structures 5 4 4 6 2 2
Total     24 23 22 23
Engineering Mechanics
System of forces, free-body diagrams, equilibrium equations
Internal forces in structures
Friction and its applications
Kinematics of point mass and rigid body
Centre of mass
Euler’s equations of motion
Impulse-momentum
Energy methods
Principles of virtual work
Solid Mechanics
Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams
Simple stress and strain relationships
Theories of failures
Simple bending theory, exural and shear stresses, Shear Center
Uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses
Structural Analysis
Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods
Method of superposition
Analysis of trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames

Stiffness and exibility methods of structural analysis
Construction Materials and Management
Construction Materials: Structural steel - composition, material properties and
behaviour
Concrete - constituents, mix design, short-term and long-term properties
Bricks and mortar
Timber
Bitumen
Construction Management: Types of construction projects
Tendering and construction contracts
Rate analysis and standard specications
Cost estimation
Project planning and network analysis - PERT and CPM
Concrete Structures
Working stress, Limit state, and Ultimate load design concepts
Design of beams, slabs, columns
Bond and development length
Prestressed concrete
Analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads
Steel Structures
Working Stress and Limit state design concepts
Design of tension and compression members, beams and beam-columns, column
bases
Connections - simple and eccentric, beam-column connections, plate girders, and
trusses
Plastic analysis of beams and frames
GATE Civil Geotechnical Engineering Weightage & Syllabus
Section Topics Paper 2019
(Weightage)
Paper 2018
(Weightage)
Paper 2017
(Weightage)
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
2
Set
1
Set
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