Preparation for GATE ME is a very arduous and a herculean task since the syllabus is extensive and the competition level is astronomical.
The journey of GATE preparation is filled with numerous ups and downs and most of the times candidates feel like giving up.
This is essential because they are unaware of the Specific Topics from each subject from which questions are expected in GATE ME.
We have compiled this article which will acquaint the aspirants with the SURESHOT questions expected in GATE ME 2017.
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SURESHOT Questions Expected in GATE ME 2017
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We have prepared a list of SureShot questions based on Intense Analysis of previous year papers of GATE Mechanical.
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Subject 
Important Topics 
No. of Questions Expected

Manufacturing Science 
Orthogonal cutting

23 questions 
Tool life equation problems

23 questions 

Casting Types and Design of castings

12 questions 

Riser and Gate design of casting

12 questions 

Resistance welding

12 questions 

Problems on welding

12 questions 

Limits fits and tolerances

12 questions 

Metrology measuring

1 question 

Nontraditional machining

12 question 

CNC programming

12 question 

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Thermal Sciences 
Steam turbines

1 question 
Availability

1 question 

Laws of TD

23 questions 

Properties

12 questions 

Turbo Machinery

1 question 

Problems on Diesel, Otto &Dual cycle

23 questions 

Detonation and Knocking

12 question 



Fluid Mechanics 
Centrifugal pumps

1 question 
Specific speeds of turbine and pumps

1 question 

Unit quantities of turbines and pumps

1 question 

Velocity potential

12 questions 

Flow through Pipes

12 questions 

Boundary layer theory

12 questions 

Buoyancy, Capillary

1 question 

Surface tension

1 question 

Applications of Bernoulli equation

1 question 

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Heat Transfer 
Numbers in convection like Pr No, Gr No, Re No, etc

12 question 
Problems on conduction

1 question 

Critical thickness

1 question 

Shape factor in radiation

1 question 

Problem in Heat exchangers such as LMTD, NTU

12 questions 

Unsteady conduction (Lumped heat analysis)

12 questions 

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Industrial Engineering 
LPP

1 question 
Queuing theory

12 questions 

EOQ problems

12 questions 

Inventory control

12 questions 



Strength of Materials 
Stress and strain

12 questions 
Deflections

23 questions 

SF & BM

12 questions 

Bending stress

12 questions 

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Theory of Machines and Vibration 
Pairs and its applications

12 questions 
Linkages

12 questions 

Inversions of single and double slider crank

12 questions 

Free damped vibrations

1question 

Planetary gear train

12 questions 

Gears LOC,POC

12 questions 

Shafts problems

1 question 

Governors and Fly wheel

1 question 



Engineering Mechanics 
Structural analysis

12 questions 
Work and Energy

1 question 

Law of Restitution

1 question 



Engineering Materials 
Effect of Alloying elements

12 questions 
Defects in crystal structure

1 question 

Heat treatment

1 question 



Machine Design 
Joints

12 questions 
Design of gears and bearings

13 questions 

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Engineering Mathematics 
Differential equations

23 questions 
Eigen values and Eigen vectors

12 questions 

Matrix Algebra

12 questions 

Probability

12 questions 

Numerical methods

23 questions 

Calculus & Gradient

12 questions 

Multiple Integrals

23 questions 

Laplace Transform

12 question 

General Aptitude 
Sentence Completion

23 questions 
Word Analogies

12 question 

Numerical Computation

34 question 

Data Interpretation

34 question 
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