Production and Industrial Engineering is an interdisciplinary engineering discipline that includes manufacturing technology, engineering sciences, management science, and optimization of complex processes, systems, or organizations. GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering syllabus will have the subject topics and general aptitude.
In GATE 2021 PI paper, 85% of the questions will be asked from the core subject and the remaining 15% questions will be asked from the general aptitude section. GATE Production and Industrial Engineering question paper will have 65 questions worth 100 marks. Read MoreGATE Exam Pattern
Candidates will get 3 hour time to complete the paper and after qualifying GATE, candidates will become eligible to get admission in M.Tech courses offered at IITs, NITs, etc.
GATE 2021 Production & Industrial Engineering Syllabus
GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering Syllabus
GATE Production and Industrial Engineering syllabus is spread across seven sections. Candidates can check the following section to know the syllabus for production and industrial engineering which are given below:
Section 1: Engineering Mathematics
Probability and Statistics
Section 2: General Engineering
Theory of Machines and Design
Thermal and FluidsEngineering
Section 3: Manufacturing Processes I
Joining of materials
Polymers and Composites
Section 4: Manufacturing Processes II
Machine Tools and Machining:
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Section 5: Quality and Reliability
Metrology and Inspection
Reliability and Maintenance
Section 6: Industrial Engineering
Product Design and Development
Work System Design
Section 7: Operations research and Operations management
Weightage of GATE 2021 Production & Industrial Engineering Syllabus
Weightage of GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering Syllabus
Sample Question 1: In a country of 1400 million population, 70% own mobile phones. Among the mobile phone owners, only 294 million access the Internet. Among these Internet users, only half buy goods from e-commerce portals. What is the percentage of these buyers in the country?
Sample Question 2: The link lengths of a planar four bar mechanism are AB = 100 mm, BC = 25 mm, CD = 75 mm and DA = 90 mm. For achieving the full rotation of both the input (crank) as
well as the output (follower) links, the link that needs to be fixed is ______________?
Sample Question 3: For a classical (Wilson) model of determining economic order quantity (EOQ), the carrying and ordering costs are Cr and Co, respectively. For an annual demand D, the minimum yearly total inventory cost is _____________?
Important Books for GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering
Title of the book
Name of the Author/ Publication
GATE 2020 – Guide – Production and Industrial Engineering
GATE 2020 – Solved Papers – Production and Industrial Engineering
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern of PI
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern of Production and Industrial Engineering
GATE Exam Pattern is defined paper wise depending upon candidates’ discipline. There are some important points ofGATE Exam Pattern.
GATE consists 3 sections namely General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and specific subject of the paper
The question paper comprises total 65 questions.
There is two types of questions in GATE i.e. Multiple Choice type (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
Questions will be asked in random order and one has to select the answer (for MCQ type) and enter the answer for numerical answer type question using a mouse on a virtual keyboard.
Students have to attempt all the questions in a duration of three hours.
The maximum number of questions in GATE are from the core subject.
There is no negative marking for NAT questions but it is applicable for MCQs.
For 1 mark MCQs, 1/3 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Likewise, for 2 marks MCQs, 2/3 marks will be deducted.
15% of the total marks
15% of the total marks
PI – Subject-Based
70% of the total marks
How to Prepare for GATE 2021 PI Paper?
Preparation Tips for GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering
1. Knowledge of Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The first step in your preparation is to collect the right information about the exam pattern and syllabus. Candidates can download the syllabus prescribed by the authorities by visiting the official website of GATE. After that with the release of official notification candidates can check the right exam pattern also. Till that time candidates can refer to the syllabus and exam pattern provided above which exactly the same as prescribed by the exam conducting body.
2. Clarity of Basic Concepts
Understanding basic concepts is very important before moving on to another topic.
Take the help of standard books for making your basics strong.
Candidates are advised to refer their graduation level books and notes.
3. Practice Papers
Take the help of practice papers and try to solve as many papers.
Practice papers will give you an idea about exam pattern, weightage of questions, difficulty level of questions, types of questions, etc.
Candidates can also take the mock tests which are similar to real paper and are online.
If you are planning to prepare for GATE then you must follow these preparation tips. These tips will help you to complete the exam syllabus. Collect all the study material and go through it again & again and get familiar with it.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College