GATE is considered as one of the standard examinations for not only pursuing post graduation (M.S, M.Tech, ME, and PhD) but also get placed in public sector firms and various research institutes. IITs, NITs, IISc, and various reputed colleges offer admission on the basis of GATE Score. It also provides a large number of opportunities for campus placements with attractive salary packages. Also, some colleges/ institutes consider GATE score as the necessary requirement for the admission without MHRD scholarship/assistantship.
GATE is conducted in 23 disciplines and candidates can apply according to the domain of their qualifying degree.
The syllabus and previous year papers for Mechanical Engineering are as follows:
- Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design
- Thermal Engineering
- Manufacturing Science & Engineering
- Material Science & management
- Production Engineering
- Industrial Engineering