GATE Architecture and planning syllabus for the exam is an important part because from this it is easier to know what actually has to be prepared for the exam. GATE 2017 Syllabus for Architecture & Planning will guide you in best way for the exam. Study the following sections for the exam-
City Planning: Here, the concept of planning of city is being studied covering the topics- Evolution of Cities, Sustainable Development, Principles, Eco City Concept, Planning Regulations
Housing: Study regarding the neighborhood, housing typology, finance & management, housing programs in India, housing policies, site planning principles, housing concept
Landscape Design: Study the basics for landscape design, material used, methodology, styles, environmental concerns
Computer Aided Design: Application of computers, graphics, languages (C, Visual Basic, AutoCAD, 3D-Studio)
Environmental Studies in Building Science: Components of Ecosystem, ecological principles concerning environment, energy efficient building design, environment pollution, thermal comfort, solar architecture, basic principles of architectural acoustics
Visual and Urban Design: The knowledge of design along with what material are used, styles followed, images, patterns is being studied
History of Architecture: Studying the historical facts about the agriculture and planning field.
Development of Contemporary Architecture: Influence on society, impacts of new development, post modernism
Building Services: The services related to building such as sanitary system, fittings, water supply, air conditioning systems, elevators & escalators, building safety etc.
Building Construction: Different techniques used for the construction are being studied and the Materials and Structural Systems undertaken are brought into knowledge.
Planning Theory: The origin of planning into different sectors along with Techniques of Planning are studied.
Apart from these, in exam paper questions are asked from Quantitative aptitude which covers a small section of exam. Practice the questions from this section also because it will help you score better in the exam.
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