GATE 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility

GATE 2024 Application Form online, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility

GATE Application Form

GATE 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility: GATE known as Graduate Aptitude Test in engineering conducted by IIT’s, GFTI’s , NIT’s  and other institutes. GATE is a national level entrance examination conducted by the authority every year. Candidates who will qualifies the examination will get admission to Ph.D/ courses in various institute of IIT, IISER, IIS and others reputed institutes. Candidates preparing for the GATE examination will get complete details regarding the GATE 2024 Examination here. All details are as follows  

GATE 2024 Application Form & Exams Date

The tentative Dates for GATE 2024 examination are mentioned here, whenever the exact date schedule will release by authority we will update same on this page.

Events Tentative Dates
Gate 2024 Registration Date September
Gate 2024 Last Date to submit Online Application Form September
Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application (through Website) October
Last date to change the Exam city (Pay Additional fee) November
GATE Admit Card date Available January
GATE 2024 Exam Date February
Release of Answer Key February
Answer key objection window February
Result date Declare March
Score Card download March to  May
Counseling June

GATE 2024 Application Form

All interested and eligible candidates can expect the GATE 2024 Application form in the month of September 2023. Candidates who meet with all eligibility criteria of GATE examination can apply for GATE 2024 exam through online mode.

GATE Application Fee:

Female candidates, PWD / SC / ST / candidates are required to pay Rs 750 / -, other candidates need to pay Rs 1500 / -. The mode for payment of application fee includes sources like net banking, debit card and e-challan:

GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates wishing to apply for GATE 2024 Application form must check eligibility criteria first. Eligibility criteria for GATE 2024 examination are as follows 

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Science / B.Sc. Research from a recognized university.

Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree ie B.E / B.Pharm / B.Tech/ B.Achch from a recognized university.

Candidate should have 10 + 2 + 4 system or any such equivalent bachelor’s degree. Candidates who have completed their graduation under the 10 + 2 + 3 system are ineligible for GATE.

Applicants who have a Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Statistics / Mathematics / Computer Applications or equivalent-M.Sc/ MCA / M.A.

Applicants appearing in the final year of the qualifying examination can also apply for the examination provided they have to produce a certificate from the principal of the university or college.

Diploma holders are not eligible for the examination.

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern

Number of question paper: 23 (different for each discipline)

Mode of examination: Online Mode

Type of Question:  objective type questions. Each question has four options

Number of questions: 65

Maximum of marks: 100

Marking system: There are two types of questions, some questions are of 1 mark and some questions are of 2 marks.

Negative Marking: There is no negative notation for numeric type questions. There will be a deduction of 1 / 3rd mark in the 1 mark question and 2/3 mark will be deducted in the 2 mark question.

Exam duration: 3 hours

GATE Syllabus

AE: Aerospace Engineering

Section 1: Engineering Mathematics

Core Topics:

Linear Algebra: Vector algebra, Matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, rank of a matrix, Eigen Values and eigenvectors.

Calculus: Functions of single variable, limits, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorem, chain rule, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, gradient, divergence and curl, directional derivatives.Integration, Line, surface and volume integrals. Theorems of Stokes, Gauss and Green.

Differential Equations: First order linear and nonlinear differential equations, higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. Partial differential equations and separation of variables methods.

Special Topics: Fourier Series, Laplace Transforms, Numerical methods for linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, Numerical integration and differentiation.

Section 2: Flight Mechanics

Core Topics:

Basics: Atmosphere: Properties, standard atmosphere. Classification of aircraft. Airplane (fixed wing aircraft) configuration and various parts.

Airplane performance: Pressure altitude; equivalent, calibrated, indicated air speeds; Primary flight instruments: Altimeter, ASI, VSI, Turn-bank indicator. Drag polar; takeoff and landing; steady climb & descent, absolute and service ceiling; cruise, cruise climb, endurance or loiter; load factor, turning flight, V-n diagram; Winds: head, tail & cross winds.

Static stability: Angle of attack, sideslip; roll, pitch & yaw controls; longitudinal stick fixed & free

stability, horizontal tail position and size; directional stability, vertical tail position and size; dihedral stability. Wing dihedral, sweep & position; hinge moments, stick forces.

Special Topics: Dynamic stability: Euler angles; Equations of motion; aerodynamic forces and moments, stability & control derivatives; decoupling of longitudinal and lateral-directional dynamics; longitudinal modes; lateral-directional modes.

Section 3: Space Dynamics

Core Topics:

Central force motion, determination of trajectory and orbital period in simple cases.

Special Topics: Orbit transfer, in-plane and out-of-plane.

Section 4: Aerodynamics

Core Topics:

Basic Fluid Mechanics: Conservation laws: Mass, momentum (Integral and differential form);

Potential flow theory: sources, sinks, doublets, line vortex and their superposition; Viscosity, Reynold’s number.

Airfoils and wings: Airfoil nomenclature; Aerodynamic coefficients: lift, drag and moment; KuttaJoukoswki theorem; Thin airfoil theory, Kutta condition, starting vortex; Finite wing theory: Induced drag, Prandtl lifting line theory; Critical and drag divergence Mach number.

Compressible Flows: Basic concepts of compressibility, Conservation equations; One dimensional compressible flows, Fanno flow, Rayleigh flow; Isentropic flows, normal and oblique shocks, PrandtlMeyer flow; Flow through nozzles and diffusers.

Special Topics: Elementary ideas of viscous flows including boundary layers; Wind Tunnel Testing: Measurement and visualization techniques.

Section 5: Structures

Core Topics:

Strength of Materials: States of stress and strain. Stress and strain transformation. Mohr’s Circle. Principal stresses. Three-dimensional Hooke’s law. Plane stress and strain; Failure theories: Maximum stress, Tresca and von Mises; Strain energy. Castigliano’s principles. Analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate trusses and beams. Elastic flexural buckling of columns.

Flight vehicle structures: Characteristics of aircraft structures and materials. Torsion, bending and flexural shear of thin-walled sections. Loads on aircraft.

Structural Dynamics: Free and forced vibrations of undamped and damped SDOF systems. Free vibrations of undamped 2-DOF systems.

Special Topics: Vibration of beams. Theory of elasticity: Equilibrium and compatibility equations, Airy’s stress function.

Section 6: Propulsion

Core Topics:

Basics: Thermodynamics, boundary layers and heat transfer and combustion thermochemistry.

Thermodynamics of aircraft engines: Thrust, efficiency and engine performance of turbojet, turboprop, turbo shaft, turbofan and ramjet engines, thrust augmentation of turbojets and turbofan engines. Aerothermodynamics of non-rotating propulsion components such as intakes, combustor and nozzle.

Axial compressors: Angular momentum, work and compression, characteristic performance of a single axial compressor stage, efficiency of the compressor and degree of reaction.

Axial turbines: Axial turbine stage efficiency.

Centrifugal compressor: Centrifugal compressor stage dynamics, inducer, impeller and diffuser.

Rocket propulsion: Thrust equation and specific impulse, vehicle acceleration, drag, gravity losses, multi-staging of rockets. Classification of chemical rockets, performance of solid and liquid propellant rockets.

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