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### GATE Computer Science Syllabus

GATE Paper Code for Computer Science Engineering is CS and the GATE CS syllabus summery is ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS: Mathematical Logic, Probability, Set Theory & Algebra, Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Calculus, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Digital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Databases, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Computer Networks, Web technologies. Detailed syllabus for GATE 2013 Computer Science is as follows

## GATE 2013 Syllabus for Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic; First Order Logic.
Probability: Conditional Probability; Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation; Random Variables; Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial.
Set Theory & Algebra: Sets; Relations; Functions; Groups; Partial Orders; Lattice; Boolean Algebra.
Combinatorics: Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating functions; recurrence relations; asymptotics.
Graph Theory: Connectivity; spanning trees; Cut vertices & edges; covering; matching; independent sets; Colouring; Planarity; Isomorphism.
Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
Numerical Methods: LU decomposition for systems of linear equations; numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant, Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods; Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules.
Calculus: Limit, Continuity & differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, evaluation of definite & improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivatives, maxima & minima.
COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Digital Logic: Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits; Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).
Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage.
Programming and Data Structures: Programming in C; Functions, Recursion, Parameter passing, Scope, Binding; Abstract data types, Arrays, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Trees, Binary search trees, Binary heaps.
Algorithms: Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide-and-conquer; Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; Hashing, Sorting, Searching. Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, upper and lower bounds, Basic concepts of complexity classes – P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.
Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Push-down automata, Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undecidability.
Compiler Design: Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environments, Intermediate and target code generation, Basics of code optimization.
Operating System: Processes, Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection and security.
Databases: ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control.
Information Systems and Software Engineering: information gathering, requirement and feasibility analysis, data flow diagrams, process specifications, input/output design, process life cycle, planning and managing the project, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance.
Computer Networks: ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP(v4), Application layer protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. Network security – basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.
Web technologies: HTML, XML, basic concepts of client-server computing.

Anonymous said...

where do i find gate video tutorials

Examsavvy said...

http://www.gate.examsavvy.com/2009/11/design-and-analysis-of-algorithms.html
http://www.gate.examsavvy.com/2009/11/operating-system.html
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Anonymous said...

The syllabus should also contain Aptitude & English.........
What are the topics under these sections?

Examsavvy said...

GENERAL APTITUDE(GA)
Syllabi --> General Aptitude Verbal Ability: English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.

Numerical Ability: Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.

Unknown said...

can i get other sujects' lectures... i mean videos...???
do u hv d links?? 4 them

Unknown said...

@exam Savvy: lectures r superb...
thnx...

Sanchari said...

thnx for the detailed syllabus..!!

Examsavvy said...

@Neeraja
This site contain all video tutorials just search and find your desired one.

Anonymous said...

is gate exam paper also branch wise?? i m a cs student so do i need to study ec subjcts also??

Examsavvy said...

no u need to study only cs paper

navneet said...

i am student of 7th sem \$ my trade is cse.please tell me about the date of gate test \$ the way to fill the form..

Examsavvy said...

we may get the announcement by last week of this month

himalaya gupta said...

i want to know the coaching institute for gate exam preparation .

Anonymous said...

i want detailed syllabus for cs...

sourav said...

i want details of cs in pdf

Anonymous said...

I want cse syllabus in pdf format

Unknown said...

i am studying cse first year.i want to know about the GATE exam and how i want to prepare for the exams from now itself and alsi which book i want to prefer.plz help me...........

Anonymous said...

i am stduying cse third year and i want to know the coching institute for gate exam preparation

Anonymous said...

if we qualify in gate then we can join M.Tech or not.

Anonymous said...

how much amout for joining m.tech

hanu said...

what are the procedures need to attend gate exam?

hanu said...

did BCA(computer application)students can apply for gate?

Unknown said...

hi now only i had finished my first year cse.how can i want to study for gate exam.tel me the way please

Unknown said...

tel me the syllabus in written format

Anonymous said...

hi i am a final year student of cs.i want to prepare for gate exam.tell me the syllabus and procedure for preparation and which book i have to refer.please help me

Anonymous said...

i complated my mca, can i continue phd through gate exam

Anonymous said...

hello i m govt employee.and mca holder age 29 can i do m.tech.pls tell me?

Anonymous said...

ya you can do MTech as well as MS

Anonymous said...

im an ece passout..wana do mtech in cse...can i do dat? and do i have to appear for cse paper in gate?

Mano said...

yes you have to appear for cse paper in gate

Anonymous said...

Sir. I compleated my BSc MPCS degree then I can apply for GATE exam?

Anonymous said...

How much btech(cse) percentage is apply for gate exam.

Unknown said...

which book is good for CS?

Anonymous said...

sir i want to know what are the scopes after doing mtech as rite nw i am confused whether to go for campus placement or for mtech.. i am from cse branch so plz guide me with best of ur knowledge..

Anonymous said...

I too want a help should i go for placements or Mtech? i am 2012 passout... plz help me.....

Anonymous said...

can u plz say the weightage for each topic

Examsavvy said...

http://www.gate.examsavvy.com/search/label/Analysis%20of%20GATE%20Papers

Anonymous said...

sir ,
i would like to know whether the gate score is valid for 2 years

Examsavvy said...

gate score is valid for two years