# GATE CS Notes (According to GATE 2023 Syllabus)

• Last Updated : 12 May, 2023

GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. GATE is a national-level exam conducted by IISc-Bangalore and the seven old IITs; GATE 2023 has been conducted by IIT Kanpur. After clearing the GATE exam, candidates are eligible for Master of Technology (M.Tech) / Master of Engineering (ME) from the most prestigious institutes, and job opportunities in PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings). It is a computer-based online exam and the main goal of GATE CSE is to test the technical aptitude of engineers.

The GATE Computer Science exam is generally conducted in the first or second week of February, and the GATE score is valid for 3 years. The exam is conducted once a year. The GATE exam consists of 65 questions, including 10 General Aptitude and 55 core Subject questions. The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

There are three types of questions that come into the GATE exam:

• Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
• Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)
• Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

This GATE CS Tutorial will help you to understand the GATE syllabus and prepare for each subject in an organized manner.

## General Aptitude

The syllabus or important topics of General Aptitude for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

### Verbal Aptitude

Basic English Grammar

Tenses

Articles

Prepositions

Conjunctions

Verb-Noun

Agreement

Parts of Speech

Basic Vocabulary

Words

Idioms

Phrases in context Reading and comprehension

Narrative sequencing

### Quantitative Aptitude

Data interpretation

Data graphs (bar graphs, pie charts, and other graphs representing data)

2- and 3-dimensional plot

Maps

Tables

Numerical computation and estimation

Ratios

Percentages

Powers

Exponents and logarithms permutations and combinations

Series

Mensuration and Geometry

Elementary Statistics and Probability

### Analytical Aptitude

Logic: deduction and induction

Analogy

Numerical relations and reasoning

### Spatial Aptitude

Spatial Aptitude

Transformation of shapes

Translation

Rotation

Scaling

Mirroring

Assembling

Grouping

Paper folding, cutting, and patterns in 2 and 3 dimensions

## Engineering Mathematics

The syllabus or important topics of Engineering Mathematics for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Discrete Mathematics

The syllabus or important topics of Discrete Mathematics for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Data Structures & C Programming

The syllabus or important topics of Data Structures & C Programming for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Algorithms

The syllabus or important topics of Algorithms for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Theory of Computation

The syllabus or important topics of the Theory of Computation for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Compiler Design

The syllabus or important topics of Compiler Design for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Database Management System

The syllabus or important topics of Database Management System for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Computer Networks

The syllabus or important topics of Computer Networks for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Operating System

The syllabus or important topics of Operating System for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Digital Logic and Design

The syllabus or important topics of Digital Logic and Design for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.

## Computer Organization and Architecture

The syllabus or important topics of Computer Organization and Architecture for the GATE CSE exam are provided below.