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 a public sector firms and various research institutes. Achieving a score in GATE, admissions are offered by IITs, NITs, and IISc, and various reputed colleges. It also provides a large number of opportunities of 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 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