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Saturday, 20 August 2016

GATE 2016 exam preparation tips

Are you looking for how to prepare for GATE examination? You must apply the common experience of your seniors, teachers and parents to get idea about what should and what should not prepare for GATE.
Normally students believe that if they attempt all the questions, they might get maximum score but they should kept in mind that GATE exam keep negative marking for each wrong answer and deducts about 25% of the total marks allotted to that question to which you gave wrong answer. Follow the GATE tips and get good score.

Saturday, 22 August 2015

GATE 2016 Notification and Exam details

What is the GATE 2016 exam pattern? When GATE 2016 will be conducted? How to apply for GATE 2016 online? All these questions are answered here. 

Organizing Institute: GATE 2016 is going to be organized by IISc Bangalore

Examination Dates:

The exam will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays between 30 January 2016 and 7 February 2016.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

GATE 2016 Reference books and study material for Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

GATE 2016 Syllabus for Engineering Mechanics

  • Free body diagrams and equilibrium
  • Trusses and frames 
  • Virtual work; 
  • Kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations,impact. 

Reference Material for Engineering Mechanics


1. A Textbook of Engineering Mechanics by R.K. Bansal ( I have used this book for GATE 2006)
2. Engineering Mechanics by S.timoshenko D.H Young (Very fundamental book)
3. Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of Structures by M. Kothandaraman

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Question paper pattern for GATE 2016 Mechanical Engineering

GATE 2016 will have following pattern of Question Paper for Mechanical Engineering section. This pattern is also applicable to all other engineering branches.

Maximum marks: Question paper is of 100 marks (maximum)

Distribution of marks:
15% - Engineering Mathematics
15% - General Aptitude
70% - Subject