Engineering Mathematics is a highly important subject of the GATE exam. This subject accounts for nearly 15% weight age in GATE.
This subject carries the highest weight age in the nontechnical section and is highly scoring.Preparing Engineering Mathematics thoroughly will help the candidates in studying the technical subjects with ease.
This article will cast light on the most important topics in Engineering Mathematics for the Mechanical (ME), Computer Science and Information Technology (CSE), Electronics and Communication (ECE), Electrical Engineering (EE) and Civil Engineering (CE).
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Questions Expected in GATE ME 2018
Topic

Important SubTopics 
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Linear Algebra 
Eigenvalues and vectors 
12 Questions 
Finding rank and determinant of matrices 

Systems of Linear Equations 



Calculus 
Limit, Multiple Integrals 
12 Questions 
Maxima and Minima 

Gradient, Divergence, and Curl 



Differential Equations 
First order equations (linear and nonlinear) 
12 Questions 
Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations 




Complex Analysis 
Analytic Functions 
23 Questions 
CauchyRiemann equations 

Taylor’s Series 

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Numerical Methods 
NewtonRaphson method 
23 Questions 
Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules 



Probability and Statistics 
Joint and Conditional Probability 
12 Questions 
Uniform, Normal, Exponential Distributions 



Transform Theory 
Laplace transform 
1 Question 
Questions Expected in GATE CSE 2018
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Topic 
Important SubTopics 
Weight Age in GATE 
Mathematical Logic 
Propositional & Predicate Logic 
1 Question 
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Set Theory 
Basic definitions of different types of sets, Relations and Functions, Partial orders and Lattices 
12 Question 


Group Theory 
Problems on Connectivity, Matching, Coloring 
23 Question 


Combinatorics 
Problems on Counting, Recurrence Relations & Generating functions 
12 Questions 


Linear Algebra 
Eigenvalues and vectors 
12 Questions 
Finding rank and determinant of matrices 

Systems of Linear Equations 

LU Decomposition 



Calculus 
Limit, Maxima and Minima 
23 Questions 
Mean value theorem 

Multiple Integrals 

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Probability & Statistics 
Uniform, Normal, Exponential, Poisson & Binomial distributions 
23 Questions 
Conditional probability & Baye’s theorem 
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Questions Expected in GATE ECE 2018
Topic 
Important SubTopics 
Weight Age in GATE 
Vector Analysis 
Vector operations, Gradient, Divergence and Curl 
12 Questions 
Gauss's, Green's and Stoke's theorems 



Numerical Methods 
NewtonRaphson method 
12 Questions 
Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules 



Complex Analysis 
Analytic Functions 
23 Questions 
CauchyRiemann equations 

Taylor’s Series 

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Linear Algebra 
Eigenvalues and vectors 
12 Questions 
Finding rank and determinant of matrices 

Systems of Linear Equations 



Calculus 
Mean value theorem, Partial Derivatives 
12 Questions 
Multiple Integrals, Taylor’s Series 

Maxima and Minima 



Differential Equations 
Firstorder equations (linear and nonlinear) 
23 Questions 
Cauchy's and Euler's equations 

Partial Differential Equations 

Variable Separable Method 

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Probability & Statistics 
Binomial, Poisson, Exponential and Normal distributions 
23 Questions 
Joint and Conditional probability 

Correlation and Regression Analysis 
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Questions Expected in GATE Civil Engineering
Topic 
Important SubTopics 
Linear Algebra 
Eigenvalues and vectors 
Finding rank and determinants of matrices 

Systems of Linear Equations 



Calculus 
Limit 
Maxima and Minima 

Gradient, Divergence, and Curl 



Differential Equations 
First order equations (linear and nonlinear) 
Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations 



Numerical Methods 
NewtonRaphson method 
Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules 
Questions Expected in GATE Electrical Engineering
Topic 
Important SubTopics 
Linear Algebra 
Eigenvalues and vectors 
Finding rank and determinants of matrices 

Systems of Linear Equations 



Calculus 
Partial & directional derivatives 
Maxima and minima 

Gauss’s theorem 



Differential Equations 
First order equations (Linear and Nonlinear) 
Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations 



Complex Variables 
Analytical Functions 
CauchyRiemann equations 

Taylor’s Series 



Probability & Statistics 
Joint and Conditional Probability 
Uniform, Normal, Exponential Distributions 



Numerical Methods 
NewtonRaphson method 
Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules 



Transform Theory 
Laplace transform 
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