GATE Engineering Sciences (XE) Syllabus for the exam will include several sections which need to be studied. This stream of Engineering has several specialization domains. The candidate can pursue one or another as per the interest. For GATE Exam, the syllabus as designed by the officials, has to be studied for XE Exam. How to Prepare for GATE XE Exam, Check below topics and plan your study with GATE XE Syllabus PDF 2018.
Engineering Mathematics: This will include the topics to be studied for the exam-
Linear Algebra: Here, the basic topics are covered such as linear equations, Cayley Hamilton theorem, eigen vectors, eigen values, skew Hermitian and unitary matrices, types of matrics.
Calculus: The detailed study of topics under calculus include- Continuity & differentiability, Mean value theorems, L Hospital rukle, Maxima & Minima, Double & triple integrals, Beta & Gamma functions, Taylor’s series, Euler’s theorem, Fourier series, Cosine series
Complex variable: Cauchy Riemann equations, Line integral, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series
Vector Calculus: gauss, Surface & Volume integrals, vector identities
Ordinary Differential Equation: First order equations, Legendre polynomials, Bessel’s functions, Higher order linear differential equations
Partial Differential Equations: solutions of one dimensional heat & wave equations, Separation of variables method, laplace equation
Probability & Statistics: Study the basics.
Under Fluid Mechanics subject, the topics to be covered are-
Fluid Properties: Newtonian fluids relation between stress and strain
Hydrostatics: Forces on submerged bodies, Manometry, Concept of fluid rotation
Dimensional Analysis: Kinematic & Dynamic similarity, importance of non- dimensional numbers, basic idea of flow measurement
Next, is Materials Science subject in which the topics to be studied are-
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Structure: Atomic structure, crystal systems, Amorphous, Crystal growth techniques, Crystalline solids
Diffusion: Fick’s law, application of diffusion
Metals and Alloys: Intermetallic compounds, ferrous & non- ferrous alloys, microstructure, recovery, cold & hot working of metals
Ceramics: Applications, processing, structure, properties
Polymers: Classification, Additives, Polymerization, processing
Composites: Properties, Applications
Advanced Materials and Tools: Ferroelectric, Semiconducting behavior, Microscopy in all application, Photoconductivity
Study about the several properties Mechanical, Thermal , Electronic, Optical, Magnetic, Environmental Degradation
In Solid Mechanics section of syllabus, study the topics such as Equivalent Force systems, Stress & Strain, Free Vibration of single degree of freedom systems
In Thermodynamics section, study Basics, Laws of thermodynamics, Properties of Pure Substances, relations, cycles, Ideal Gas mixtures
Under Polymer Science and Engineering, the topics included are- Chemistry of high polymers, Polymer Characterization, properties of polymers, brands, Technology, Rheology, Processing, Testing
For Food technology section of syllabus, study the topics related to food which will include the nutrition, products used, how are they manufactured etc.
For all details of all the topics, which are to be studied for the exam download the syllabus PDF which is given below-
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Hello sir,
If there will small changes in syllabus for 2018 gate exam in xe then for which website we have to visit
Hi Sandip.
You can check the updated syllabus from our website.