GATE 2020 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING SYLLABUS

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    GATE 2021 Architecture & Planning Syllabus, Preparation Tips and Books

    Nikkil Visha Nikkil Visha
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    In the field of architecture, an architectural plan is a design and planning for a building. It also includes architectural drawings, specifications of the design, calculations, time planning of the building process, and other documentation. GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning syllabus will include the subject topics and general aptitude.

    The syllabus of architecture does not contain the mathematics section as most of the papers in GATE 2021 will have the same. The question paper comprises 65 questions of 100 marks. The majority of questions that is 55 will be from the core subject syllabus and the remaining 10 questions from General Aptitude Sections.  Check GATE 2021 Exam Pattern

    GATE is conducted for admission to M.Tech and Ph.D. courses. Candidates who appear for GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning advised to must check the complete syllabus.

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    GATE 2021 Syllabus for Architecture and Planning

    GATE 2021 Syllabus for Architecture and Planning

    GATE 2021 Syllabus for Architecture and Planning will be comprised of 8 sections. Architecture & Design is the most important section of Architecture and Planning. Before starting the preparation of the exam, candidates are advised to go through the complete syllabus for better preparation. Candidates can check the Architecture and Planning syllabus as given below:

    • Section 1: Architecture and Design
    • Section 2: Building Materials, Construction, and Management
    • Section 3: Building and Structures
    • Section 4: Environmental Planning and Design
    • Section 5: Urban and Design
    • Section 6: Urban Planning and Housing
    • Section 7: Planning Techniques and Management
    • Section 8: Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation

    Direct link to download GATE Architecture and Planning (AR) syllabus PDF 

    Weightgae of GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning Syllabus

    Important Topics in GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning

    • Sample Question 1: A sanitary landfill is provided with High-Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE) lining along the ground surface. This is provided primarily to prevent ______?
    • Sample Question 2: The illumination level of a room is 300 lux and the efficacy of the lamps is 60. The Light Power Density (LPD) of the room in Watt/m2 is ______?
    • Sample Question 3: A cone, with a base of 10 cm diameter and axis of 12 cm, is lying on Horizontal Plane (HP) along its generator. The internal angle which the base of the cone makes with the HP is _____ degrees.
    TopicWeightage (Marks)
    Architecture & Design20-30
    Building and Structures25-30
    Urban Planning and Housing15-20
    Planning Techniques and Management10-15

    Also Check GATE Paper Analysis


    Important Books for GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning

    Preparation Books for GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning

    GATE is considered as one of the toughest exams. Hence, the preparation to qualify GATE should be good. The table is given below represents some important books for preparation of Architecture and Planning Paper:

    GATE architecture Book
    Book NameAuthor/ PublisherISBN Number
    How To Crack GATE 2020 Architecture and PlanningAr. Ashok Goel and Ar. Arjun KamalB074565291
    Architect's Guidebook For Competitive ExamsAr. Swapnil Vidhate9352674847, 978-9352674848
    Principles Of Town Planning And ArchitectureBiswas Hiranmay938134857X, 978-9381348574
    Contemporary Library Architecture: A Planning and Design GuideKen Worpole-

    GATE 2021 Exam Pattern of Architecture and Planning

    GATE 2021 Exam Pattern of Architecture and Planning

    GATE 2021 Exam Pattern is defined paper wise depending upon candidates’ branch. 

    • The exam will be held in online mode (Computer Based Test). 
    • GATE  consists of 2 sections namelyGeneral Aptitude and specific subject of the paper
    • The total number of questions in the exam is 65.
    • The exam includes 2 types of Questions - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
    • Applicants have to attempt all the questions in a duration of three hours. 
    • The maximum number of questions in GATE is from the core subject. 
    • GATE Syllabus will be based on the graduation level. 
    • Negative marking is also applicable. There is no negative marking for NAT but it is applicable for MCQs.  For 1 mark MCQs, 1/3 of the marks is deducted for every wrong answer. Likewise, for 2 marks MCQs, 2/3 marks is deducted
    Section Distribution of Marks  Total MarksTypes of questions
    GA5 questions of 1 mark each
    5 questions of 2 marks each

         15 marks 

                MCQs
    AR- Subject-Based25 questions of 1 mark each
    30 questions of 2 marks each 
        85 marks  MCQs and NATs

    Read More GATE Exam Pattern


    How to Prepare for GATE 2021 AR Paper?

    Preparation Tips for GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning Paper

    1. Time Management

    • First of all, candidates should prepare a time table for themself.
    • This way they can divide their time and syllabus easily.
    Time AllotmentActivities to Do
    5:00 AM to 8:00 AMRevise your Notes
    8:00 AM to 10:00 AMTake a Break
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PMPick up a Major Topic
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PMTake a Break
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PMTake a small test and continue with your topic
    10:00 PMAgain revise from your notes and sleep early

    2. Begin from Easy Topics

    • Candidates are advised to begin from easy topics. 
    • Once your easy topics are over, then you can move towards difficult ones. 
    • Don’t leave easy topics for the end. In the end, only revisions should be done by the candidates. 
    • You can follow the same trick in the exam also. Start solving questions that are easy then move to the difficult ones. 

    3. Practice Papers

    • To get an idea about the exam pattern, weightage of questions, difficulty level of questions, etc.
    • After completion of each topic, you must solve the one practice paper.
    • Practice papers will help you in gaining accuracy and speed. 

    Download GATE Practice Papers

    Do’s and Don’ts during Preparation Time

    • Do not panic during the time of preparations. Follow your time table to cover all the topics.
    • Divide your syllabus into months or weeks and try to complete it within the time fixed by you.
    • Take frequent breaks to relax. 
    • Take online tests to judge your preparation level and weak areas. Do not lose your if your score is bad in that.
    • Make hand written notes for revision.

    GATE 2021 Syllabus of Other Subjects

    GATE 2021 Syllabus of Other Subjects

    Candidates can check the syllabus of their respective subjects from the links provided in the table below:

    PaperCodePaperCode
    Aerospace EngineeringAEMechanical EngineeringME
    Agricultural EngineeringAGMetallurgical EngineeringMT
    Civil EngineeringCEMining EngineeringMN
    Chemical EngineeringCHPetroleum EngineeringPE
    Engineering SciencesXEProduction and Industrial EngineeringPI
    Electronics and CommunicationECTextile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF
    Electrical EngineeringEEBiotechnologyBT

    GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning FAQs

    Ques: What will be the major sections in GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning syllabus?

    Ans: The eight sections in the syllabus will be:

    • Section 1: Architecture and Design
    • Section 2: Building Materials, Construction, and Management
    • Section 3: Building and Structures
    • Section 4: Environmental Planning and Design
    • Section 5: Urban and Design
    • Section 6: Urban Planning and Housing
    • Section 7: Planning Techniques and Management
    • Section 8: Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation

    Ques: What will the weightage of sections and marking scheme in GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning paper?

    Ans: The weightage and marking scheme is mentioned below in the table:

    Section Distribution of Marks  Total Marks
    GA5 questions of 1 mark each
    5 questions of 2 marks each
    15 marks 
    AR- Subject-Based25 questions of 1 mark each
    30 questions of 2 marks each 
    85 marks

    Ques: What section is most important in GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning syllabus?

    Ans: Architecture & Design is the most important section of Architecture and Planning. Other sections are also very important but this section is considered one of the major or important sections. 

    Ques: What are the best books to prepare for GATE 2021 Architecture and Planning paper?

    Ans: Some of the best books are: 

    Book NameAuthor/ PublisherISBN Number
    How To Crack GATE 2020 Architecture and PlanningAr. Ashok Goel and Ar. Arjun KamalB074565291
    Architect's Guidebook For Competitive ExamsAr. Swapnil Vidhate9352674847, 978-9352674848

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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