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List of GATE Exam subjects for 2020

What papers/ subjects can I choose from for GATE 2020?

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Out of the 22 papers available, the candidate has to choose only one paper. This choice has to be made by the aspirant at the time of application form submission and appearing for the examination

Aerospace Engg (AE)                                            Geology and Geophysics (GG)
Agricultural Engg (AG)                                          Instrumentation Engineering (IN)
Architecture & Planning (AR)                                 Mathematics (MA)
Biotechnology (BT)                                                Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Civil Engineering (CE)                                           Mining Engineering (MN)
Chemical Engineering (CH)                                    Metallurgical Engineering (MT)


Com. Sci & Information Tech (CS)                         Physics (PH)
Chemistry (CY)                                                     Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)
Electronics & Communication Engg (EC)                 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)
Electrical Engineering (EE)                                     Engineering Sciences (XE)*
Ecology and Evolution (EY)                                     Life Sciences (XL)

*XE Paper Sections                                              **XL Paper Sections                      

Engg Mathematics (Compulsory)              A            Chemistry (Compulsory)                  H
Fluid Mechanics                                      B            Biochemistry                                  I
Materials Science                                   C            Botany                                           J
Solid Mechanics                                      D           Microbiology                                    K
Thermodynamics                                    E            Zoology                                           L
Polymer Science and Engineering             F            Food Technology                             M
Food Technology                                    G

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For how many GATE papers can I apply?

A candidate can apply for only ONE of the 22 papers listed in the GATE INFORMATION BROCHURE or GATE website. The choice of the appropriate paper is the responsibility of the candidate. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below.

1. The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree.

2. The candidate is, however, free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in whic h he/she wishes to seek admission

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