GATE 2021 Computer Science Engineering (CS) Syllabus, Preparation Tips and Books

GATE 2021 Syllabus for CS: Computer Science and Information Technology is a field that focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. The syllabus is based on the topics of graduation level which is further divided into 10 major sections. Out of these 10 sections, section 1 is entirely based on the topics of Engineering Mathematics.

1`:-In GATE CS paper, 70% of the syllabus is from Core Engineering Syllabus or subject syllabus, 15% of Engineering Mathematics, and 15% of General Aptitude. Check GATE 2021 CS Exam Pattern

2:-One must note that all GATE 2021 papers will have General Aptitude as a compulsory section. The paper will consist of 65 questions worth 100 marks.

3:-Candidates are also eligible to appear for a maximum of 2 papers. Also, if you are in the 3rd year of graduation you can easily apply for the exam as the eligibility criteria has been revised for this year.

4:-This year the syllabus of CS has been revised and if you have opted for CS as your first paper then for the second paper you can appear only for MA.
GATE CS Sectional Weightage

Engineering Mathematics 15%

General Aptitude 15%

Remaining Topics of CS 70%
photographer, view, portrait