GATE 2020 Syllabus for Civil Engineering
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GATE 2020 Syllabus for Civil Engineering - Candidates can check the syllabus of GATE 2020 for Civil Engineering to prepare for the upcoming examination. GATE syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering consists of the subjects and topics that the candidates will have to study. By checking GATE 2020 syllabus for Civil Engineering, the candidates will be able to boost their preparation as they will be aware of what has to be studied. In the syllabus of GATE 2020 for Civil Engineering, there are two compulsory sections - General Aptitude and Engineering Mathematics. Along with the syllabus, the candidates can also refer to the books to prepare for GATE Civil Engineering exam. To know more about GATE Syllabus 2020 for Civil Engineering, read the full article.
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GATE 2020 Syllabus for Civil Engineering (CE)

S. No

Subjects

Topics

1

General Aptitude (Mandatory)

Verbal Ability Syllabus

  • English Grammar

  • Sentence Completion

  • Verbal Analogies

  • Word Groups Instructions

  • Critical Reasoning And Verbal Deduction, etc.

Numerical Ability

  • Numerical Computation

  • Numerical Estimation

  • Numerical Reasoning And Data Interpretation, etc.

2

Engineering Mathematics (Mandatory)

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE)

  • Partial Differential Equation (PDE)

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Numerical Methods.

3

Structural Engineering

  • Solid Mechanics

  • Construction Materials and Management

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Structural Analysis

  • Steel Structures

  • Concrete Structures

4

Environmental engineering

  • Air pollution

  • Noise Pollution

  • Municipal Solid Wastes

  • Water and Waste Water

5

Transportation Engineering

  • Traffic Engineering

  • Transportation Infrastructure

  • Highway Pavements

6

Geo-technical Engineering

  • Foundation Engineering

  • Soil Mechanics

7

Water Resources Engineering

  • Hydrology

  • Hydraulics

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Irrigation

8

Geomatics Engineering



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Reference Books for GATE 2020 Civil Engineering Syllabus

S.No

Name of the Book

Author

1.

Prestressed Concrete

Krishna Raju

2.

Railway Engineering

Subhash And Satyapal

3.

RCC Design

Krishna Raju, PC Verghese

4.

Reinforced Concrete

Ashok K Jain

5.

Soil Mechanics

Gopal Ranjan & Rao, Venkat Ramaiha,S. K. Garg, B.C. Punamia, V N S Murthy

6.

Steel Design

Kazimi Zindal to improve concepts; for numerals L.S. Negi and for other topics - S.K. Duggal

7.

Strength of Materials/Mechanics of Structure

Gare & Timoshenko, E. Popove, L. Singer,

B.C. Punamia, Rammamrutham

8.

Theory of Structure

CK Wang, S. Rammamrutham, L.S. Negi & Jangit

9.

Irrigation Engineering

S K Garg

10

Structural Analysis

R.C. Hibbeler

11.

Hydrology

K. Subramanya

12.

Water Resources

S K Garg

13.

Transportation

Justo Khanna


GATE 2020 Exam Pattern
GATE 2020 will be conducted as a computer-based test. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours and a total of 65 questions will be asked to the candidates. A section of general aptitude will have to be answered by all candidates in GATE 2020. The question paper of GATE will consist of multiple-choice and numerical answer type questions. There will be no negative marking for numerical answer type questions. All papers will consist of three sections except AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA.

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