Engineering Mathematics is an important section in the GATE Exam as it carries around 15 marks out of 100. If the aspirants manage to prepare well, it will be easy for them to score well in GATE 2023.
Get all the necessary information like syllabus, exam pattern, new changes introduced in GATE, important books, preparation tips, previous years’ question papers, and the latest news related to the GATE Engineering Mathematics section here.
Table of Contents
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Latest News
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Overview
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Preparation Videos
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Related Study Resources
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Important Dates 2023
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Exam Pattern
- GATE Engineering Mathematics Important Topics for Exam Preparation
- Frequently Asked Questions
GATE Engineering Mathematics Latest News
GATE Engineering Mathematics Overview
|Number of Questions in Paper||65|
|Number of Sections||Section 1 – General Aptitude, Section 2 – Engineering Mathematics and Subject of the Paper|
|Topic-wise Weightage||General Aptitude – 15%
Engineering Mathematics – 15%
Subject of the paper – 70%
|Pattern of Questions||Multiple Choice Question (MCQs) and Numerical Answer Type Questions (NATQs)|
|Duration of Exam||3 Hours|
|Marking Scheme||Test Paper has questions carrying 1 mark and 2 marks, and
⅓ and ⅔ negative mark for incorrect answers, respectively
GATE Engineering Mathematics Preparation Videos
Preparation and Expected Questions:
GATE Engineering Mathematics Related Study Resources
GATE Engineering Mathematics Important Dates 2023
|GATE Online Application Processing||30th August, 2022|
|Closing of submission of Application Form||30th September, 2022|
|Last Date of Extended period for Online Registration Application (With Late Fees)||7th October, 2022|
|Last date for requesting a change of examination city||4th to 11th November, 2022|
|Admit Card||3rd January 2023|
|GATE 2023 Examination||4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February, 2023|
|Announcement of Result||16th March, 2023|
GATE Engineering Mathematics Exam Pattern
Candidates can check the overview of the GATE Exam Pattern for EE in the table below:
|Examination Mode||Online (Computer Based Test)|
|Duration of Exam||3 Hours (180 Minutes)|
|Sectional Time Duration||None|
|Total Number of Questions||65|
|Number of Subjects (Papers)||29|
|Number of Sections||It depends on the subjects.
2-3 (GA and Core Discipline or GA, Engineering Mathematics and Core Subject)
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Marking Scheme||1 or 2 marks for each right answer|
|Negative Marking Scheme||For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
No negative marking for MSQ & NATQs.
Marking Scheme for Engineering Mathematics:
|Mechanical Engineering (ME)||GA (General Aptitude) – 15 marks
Engineering Mathematics – 13 marks
Subject of the Paper – 72 marks
GATE Engineering Mathematics Important Topics for Exam Preparation
|1.||Linear Algebra (for all GATE streams)||Important Topics||Eigenvalues and Vectors|
|Finding rank and determinant of matrices|
|Systems of Linear Equations|
|Model Questions||Find the Matrix for the given Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors|
|Properties of Eigenvalues for Symmetric Matrices|
|Find the rank and determinant of the given Matrix|
|Properties of Matrices based on Determinants, Rank, etc.|
|Find the solution for the given system of Linear Equations|
|2.||Calculus (for all streams, some of the topics mentioned in the table are not required in all streams)||Important Topic||Limit|
|Maxima and Minima|
|Gradient, Divergence, and Curl (Vector Analysis in GATE EC)|
|Model Questions||Find the maximum and minimum values for the given functions|
|Simple questions on limit and continuity|
|Find the Divergence of the given Vector field|
|3.||Differential Calculus (for all GATE streams)||Important Topic||First-order equations (Linear and Nonlinear)|
|Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations|
|Model Questions||Find the solution of given Differential Equation|
|4.||Complex Analysis (except GATE CS)||Important Topic||Analytic Functions|
|Model Questions||Find the expression for one of u(x,y) and v(x,y), for the given analytical function f(z) = u(x,y) + iv(x, y) and also provided value of i with other expression|
|Integration of given complex function in either counterclockwise or anticlockwise direction|
|5.||Numerical Methods (except GATE CS)||Important Topic||Newton-Raphson Method|
|Integration by trapezoidal and Simpso’s rules|
|Model Questions||Find the iteration value of the equation using Newton-Raphson method|
|Find the value of the given integral using Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules|
|6.||Probability and Statistics (for all Gate streams)||Important Topic||Joint and Conditional Probability|
|Uniform, Normal, Exponential Distributions|
|Model Questions||Finding the probability for coin-based problems, dice-based problems, etc.|
|Finding the probability using distributions|
|7.||Transform Theory (for GATE EE and ME)||Important Topic||Laplace Transformation|
|Model Question||Find the Laplace Transform and Inverse Laplace transform of the given function|
|8.||Discrete Mathematics (only for GATE CS)||Important Topic||Mathematical Logic (Propositions and Predicate logic)|
|Relations and Functions|
|Graph Connectivity and Colouring|
|Model Question||Find the first-order logic sentence for the given English statement and with predicates|
|Finding tautology, satisfiability, equivalences of given propositional statements|
|Find the given relation is reflexive, symmetric, transitive, equivalence, etc.|
|Finding the number of edges, vertices, or components for the given connected or disconnected graph|
|Checking isomorphism, Euler circuit, Hamiltonian cycle for given graphs|
|Simple properties of various graphs, such as a complete graph, bipartite graph, regular graph, cycle graph and line graph|
Also, explore the pages below for GATE Engineering Mathematics preparation:
Gradient | Limits And Continuity | Convex Sets | Laurent’s Series | Divergence and Curl | Fatou’s Lemma | Rank of Matrix | Skew Hermitian Matrix | Rank and Nullity | Normal Matrix | Hermitian Matrix | Groups | Complex Analysis | Radius of Convergence | Cauchy-Euler Equation | Uniform Convergence | Mobius Transformations | Sequences and Series of Functions
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Engineering Maths easy in GATE?
For GATE 2022, it was quite challenging.
Is Engineering Maths the same for all branches in GATE?
It is the same for subject codes, CE, CS, EC, AE, AG, BT, CH, ME, MN, MT, EE, IN, TF, XE, PE, ST, and PI.
What is the weightage of Engineering Mathematics in GATE?
It is 15-13% for subject codes, CE, CS, EC, AE, AG, BT, CH, ME, MN, MT, EE, IN, TF, XE, PE, ST, and PI.