The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) essentially examines the aptitude of an engineering graduate. It differs from other examinations as it calls for an aptitude based learning and approach on engineering topics. To qualify this exam, an aspirant should have perfect understanding on the fundamentals concepts, and requires ability to interpret the fundamental quantities and their relationships and apply them to problem solving.
Latest changes in GATE
Introduction of new paper “Ecology & Evolution”.
Online mode of examination.
Inclusion of Numerical Answer Questions (NAQs), in which the candidate has to enter the numerical value of the answer (instead of selecting one option from MCQs).
Exclusion of linked answer questions (LAQs) and common data questions (CDQs)
This book is aimed to present the subjects of mechanical engineering in a systematic, integrated and precise manner, primarily to meet the requirements of the aspirants of GATE (ME) and to truly help them qualify the examination without unreasonable strain. The book is a self-explanatory and fully competent text for similar competitive examinations and undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering. It helps to solve problems faced by aspirants in terms of extensive syllabus coverage, existing incongruity with syllabus, unavailability of a standard book, etc. Throughout the content, an intuitive and systematic approach is used to reinforce the fundamental concepts. The emphasis on fundamental concepts unveils inbuilt opportunities for developing the aptitude, which is the vital element for success in GATE.