GATE CS Preparation is a  highly strenuous task since the syllabus is enormous and the difficulty level is really high.Aspirants often go through a lot of ups and downs in their preparation journey and at times get demoralized and leave the preparation in the middle.

This problem occurs since the candidates are unaware of the specific topics which are most important from GATE CS perspective.

This article will share the sure-shot topics from which questions are expected in GATE CS 2017.

 

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Sure-Shot Questions for GATE CS 2017

 

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Subject

Important Topics

   Expected Number of         Questions

 

Programming & Data Structures

Recursive programs

 

1-2 questions

Trees and graphs

 

3-4 questions

Pointers

 

1-2 question

Stacks, Queues

 

2-3 questions

 

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Algorithms

Algorithm Analysis

 

3-4 questions

Heap trees

 

1-2 questions

Sorting and Graph Algorithms

 

2-3 questions

Divide and conquer and Greedy algorithms

 

2-3 questions

Dynamic programming algorithms

 

2-4 questions

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Operating Systems

CPU Scheduling Algorithms

 

 

3-4 questions

Paging

 

1-2 questions

Semaphores

 

1-2 questions

Page Replacement algorithms

 

2-3 questions

Segmentation

 

1-2 question

Disk scheduling algorithms

 

2-3 questions

Deadlock

 

2-3 questions

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Engineering Mathematics

Matrices & Determinants

 

2-3 questions

Eigen values

 

1-2 question

Propositional & Predicate Logic

 

3-4 question

Conditional probability

 

1-2 question

Lattice theory and counting

 

1-2 question

Relations

 

1-2 question

Linear Algebra

 

3-4 question

Graph theory

 

2-3 question

Functions

1-2 questions

 

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Digital Logic

Multiplexer, Decoder and Demultiplexer

 

1-3 questions

Minimization and Counters

 

1-3 questions

Sequential circuits

 

1-2 questions

Number system

 

1-3 questions

Fixed and Floating point registers

 

1-2 questions

 

 

Computer Architecture & Organization

Pipelining

 

2-3 questions

Cache organization

 

2-4 questions

Addressing modes

 

1-3 questions

I/O Data transfer

 

1-2 questions

Machine cycles

 

1-2 questions

 

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Databases

Relational Algebra

2-3 questions

 

SQL

2-4 questions

 

Serializability

1-2 questions

 

Normalization

1-3 questions

 

Transactions

1-2 questions

 

ER-diagrams

1-2 questions

 

Tuple Calculus

1-3 questions

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Network

IP Addressing

 

2-4 questions

TCP and UDP

 

2-3 questions

Application protocols

 

1-3 questions

Congestion control

 

1-2 questions

Routing Algorithms

 

2-3 questions

Ethernet

 

1-2 question

Encryption and Decryption algorithms

 

2-3 questions

 

 

 

 

Theory of Computation

DFA

 

1-2 question

Regular expressions

 

3-4 questions

Closure properties

 

1-2 questions

Undecidability

 

2-3 questions

CFL, DCFL

 

1-2 questions

Formal grammars

 

1-2 questions

CNF

 

1 question

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Compiler Design

Lexical Analysis

 

1-2 questions

Syntax Analysis

 

3-4 questions

Intermediate code generation

 

1-2 questions

SDTs

 

1-2 questions

Runtime environments

 

1-2 questions

 

 

 

 

General Aptitude

Sentence completion

 

3-4 questions

Word Analogies

 

2-3 questions

Numerical computation

 

4-5 questions

Data Interpretation

 

4-5 questions

 

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We are hopeful that this article will surely aid the aspirants to streamline their preparation for GATE CS 2017.

 

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