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GATE Exam 2024 Syllabus for CSE – GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, an entrance exam conducted each year for getting admission into the most prestigious institutes across the country including IISc Banglore, IITs, NITs, IIITs, and many others. The GATE authority (IISC Bangalore for this year) will release the official notification very soon regarding the GATE 2024 exam. Candidates who are willingly interested in pursuing their higher studies from one of the most esteemed institutes in the country and want to dig deep into their core sectors can give the GATE examination in 2024. But before that, must check out the updated GATE Exam Syllabus in this article.

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GATE 2024 Syllabus for CSE

GATE 2024 Exam Dates

GATE 2024 exam will tentatively happen in two shifts on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) in the first and second week of February. The GATE exam date helps a candidate in planning and preparing accordingly for the exam and also provides ample time for candidates to practice and revise.

EventDates
GATE 2024 Notification06/08/2023
Starting of the Application Process24/08/2023
Last Date of Application Process29/09/2023
Correction in Application Form07/11/2023
Admit Card Release Date03/01/2024
GATE 2024 Exam Date03, 04, 10, 11 February, 2024
Answer Key Release Date21/02/2024
GATE 2024 Result Date16/03/2024

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern

Marking Scheme: There are a total of 65 questions in the paper, out of them 10 questions are from Section A, i.e. from General Aptitude and the other 55 questions are from Section B or of core disciplined.

Questions are of three types:

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)1 and 2 mark questions along with 1/3 and 2/3 negative marking for wrong answers respectively.
MSQ (Multiple Select Questions)1 and 2 mark questions with no negative marking for the wrong answers and no partial marking.
NAT (Numerical Ability Type)1 and 2 mark questions with no negative marking.

The General Aptitude section has 10 questions out of which 5 questions are of 1 mark and the other 5 are of two marks making a total of 15 marks. All these questions can be a combination of MCQ, MSQ, and NAT.

This year there is no change in the syllabus of the GATE CSE examination, the syllabus is completely the same as in 2022 and 2023. In the year 2020, IIT Bombay made a few changes to the GATE CSE syllabus for the GATE CSE 2021, and since then the same syllabus is being followed. 

This year for the GATE 2024 examination IISC Bangalore is the organizing authority and no changes have been made to the GATE CSE syllabus 2024. The paper will be divided into two sections:

  • Section A: General Aptitude– This section comprises a share of 15 marks and discusses general aptitude and reasoning. 
  • Section B: Computer Science and Information Technology– This section has a share of 85 marks and discusses the core disciplined subject. 

GATE CSE Syllabus 2024

GATE Syllabus comprises two sections. The first one is the General Aptitude Section which is of 15 marks, and the other one is the Computer Science, and Information Technology Section which is of 85 marks. We have briefly discussed the syllabus of

General Aptitude (GA) &#x2013 For 15 marks

Verbal AptitudeBasic English Grammar: Tenses, Articles, Adjectives, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Verb-noun Agreement, and Other Parts of Speech Basic Vocabulary: Words, Idioms, and Phrases in Context Reading and Comprehension Narrative Sequencing
Quantitative AptitudeData interpretation: Data Graphs (Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, and Other Graphs Representing Data), 2- and 3-dimensional Plots, Maps, and Tables Numerical Computation and Estimation: Ratios, Percentages, Powers, Exponents, Exponents Formula, and Logarithms, Logarithm Formula, Permutations and Combinations, and Series Mensuration and Geometry, Elementary Statistics and Probability
Analytical AptitudeDeduction and Induction, Analogy, Numerical Relations, and Reasoning
Spatial AptitudeTransformation of shapes: Translation, Rotation, Scaling, Mirroring, Assembling, and Grouping Paper Folding, Cutting, and Patterns in 2 and 3 Dimensions

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS/IT) &#x2013 for 85 marks

1. Engineering Mathematics

Discrete Mathematics

Linear Algebra

Calculus

Probability and Statistics

2. Digital Logic and Design
3. Computer Organization and Architecture
4. Programming and Data Structures
5. Algorithms
6. Theory of Computation
7. Compiler Design
8. Operating System
9. Databases
10. Computer Networks

GATE 2024 Expected Subject-Wise Weightage

Topics

GATE 2024 (Expected)

General Aptitude15
Engineering Mathematics13
Discrete Mathematics
Digital Logic6
Computer Organization and Architecture8
Programming and Data Structure15
Algorithms7
Theory of Computation6
Compiler Design4
Operating System9
Databases7
Computer Networks10

How to Prepare for GATE 2024?

GATE is one of the toughest competitive exams which requires practice and preparation to crack it. There are various ways to prepare for a GATE exam. Some of them are listed below.

  • Make Proper Planning: It’s always good to have proper planning before starting to prepare for an exam. Divide the plan into weekly, monthly, and yearly plans.
  • Know Your Strength and Weakness: Before going deep into anything, it’s a mandatory step to know about yourself, about your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Study Well: Without proper study, it is very difficult to clear the exam. We are providing you with the proper material for studying the syllabus of GATE. You can refer to GATE CS Notes for study for GATE.
  • Revise Well: You need to revise well for clearing any examination, whether it is GATE or any exam. You can refer to the short notes of GATE CSE for revision and the Last Minute Notes for Revision.
  • Practice Previous Year Questions: It is very important to practice Previous Year Questions for clearing any exam. We have previous year’s questions of all the subjects that directly helps in your preparation.
  • Practice Mock Tests: Mock Tests help in analyzing the exam papers before the actual exam. It is also very much useful for any examination. We also provide free mock tests for students to prepare for the examination.

FAQs on GATE 2024 Syllabus

1. What is GATE 2024?

Answer:

GATE 2024 is an exam to study for masters in different IITs, NITs, IISC Bangalore, etc and also it opens the doors for various job opportunities in Public Sector Companies. IISC Bangalore has the responsibility to conduct the GATE examination in 2024.

2. When GATE 2024 will be conducted?

Answer:

GATE 2024 will be conducted in two sections on the weekends (Saturday and Sunday) of the first and second week of February 2024.

3. When will the notification of GATE 2024 be released?

Answer:

The notification of the GATE 2024 will be released in the last week of the July 2023 for GATE 2024.

4. What is the application fee for GATE 2024?

Answer:

The application fee for GATE 2024 per test paper is Rs. 900 for Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs. 1800 for All other candidates like General/OBC and also including foreign nationals.

5. Can I prepare for GATE 2024 in 6 months?

Answer:

Yes, it is possible for any student to prepare for GATE 2024 in 6 months, but the candidate is to be dedicated and hardworking. Students having a strong grasp of the fundamental knowledge and are well-familiar with the topics, can ace the GATE exam with a decent marks with only six months of preparation. While the preparation time may be relatively short, with proper strategy and focus, you can make the results better.

6. Can I prepare for GATE 2024 in 3 months?

Answer:

Preparation of GATE in just 3 months is very much challenging, but it is possible to crack GATE if you are dedicated and ready to put your 100% effort for the examination. It is very important for the candidate to utilize each and every hour for GATE and must make daily and weekly strategy for the exam and also allocate time for revision, practice tests, etc in this short time. But following this, can lead you clear the exam with a good score.



Last Updated : 08 Jan, 2024
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