GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering | Cut Off Marks

                GATE 2017 Syllabus for   Mechanical Engineering

The GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering include the section wise topic. Also, the question will be asked from this only in the national level postgraduate engineering entrance exam. This year the applicant who is appearing for the GATE will get the bright idea about syllabus which is released by IIT Roorkee (organizing IIT for GATE 2017). The applicant is more preferred for Mechanical Engineering because it is one of the oldest engineering branches. GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering.

GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering

GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering:

GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering is divided into following four sections-

Section 1 Engineering Mathematics
Section 2 Applied Mechanics and Design
Section 3 Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Section 4 Materials, Manufacturing, and Industrial Engineering

Section 1:

Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Calculus: partial derivatives, total derivative, Taylor series (in oneand two variables), maxima and minima, Fourier series; gradient, divergence and curl, vector identities, directional derivatives, line, surface and volume integrals,applications of Gauss, Stokes and Green’s theorems Functions of single variable, limit, continuity, and differentiability, mean value theorems, indeterminate forms; evaluation of definite and improper integrals;double and triple integrals.

Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear); higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients; Euler-Cauchy equation; initial and boundary value problems; Laplace transforms; solutions of heat, wave and.

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Section 2:

Applied Mechanics and Design

Engineering Mechanics: Free-body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion; impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations, collisions.

Mechanics of Materials: deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses; strain gauges and rosettes; testing of materials with the universal testing machine; testing of hardness and impact strength, Stress and strain, elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses.

Theory of Machines: Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages; cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope.

Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts.

Machine Design: Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as


Section 3:

 Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Fluid Mechanics: differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli’s equation; dimensional analysis; viscous flow of incompressible fluids, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends, and fittings , Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy, forces on submerged bodies, the stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration.

Heat-Transfer: heat transfer correlations for flow over flat plates and through pipes, the effect of turbulence; heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods; radiative heat transfer, Stefan Boltzmann law, Wien’s displacement law, black and gray surfaces, view factors, radiation network analysis, Modes of heat transfer; one-dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept and electrical analogy, heat transfer through fins; unsteady heat conduction, lumped parameter system, Heisler’s charts; thermal boundary layer, dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer.

Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substances, the behaviour of ideal and real gasses; zeroth and first laws of thermodynamics, calculation of work and heat in various processes; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations.

Applications: Power Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapor and gas power cycles, concepts of regeneration and reheat. I.C. Engines: Air-standard Otto, Diesel, and dual cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour and gas refrigeration and heat pump cycles; properties of moist air, psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes. Turbomachinery: Impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines.

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Section 4:

 Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

Engineering Materials: principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding.

Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining; basic machine tools; single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of work holding, the design of jigs and fixtures.

Metrology and Inspection: Limits, fits, and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly, : Structure and properties of engineering materials, phase diagrams, heat treatment, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials.

Casting, Forming and Joining Processes: Different types of castings, design of patterns, molds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design. Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools. Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning. Inventory Control: Deterministic models; safety stock inventory control systems. Operations Research: Linear programming, simplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM.


GATE 2017 Cutoff for ME:

GATE 2017 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering, the cutoff will change from institute to institute on different factors like number of applicants, seats available, the difficulty level of the GATE 2017 ME paper, etc.


GATE 2015 Qualifying Cutoff for ME:

GATE paper No. of applicants GEN—-OBC—–SC/ST/PH
ME 1,85,758/- 32.73—29.46—-21.82



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT:

Specialization Qualifying Discipline Cut Off (GN) Cut Off (OBC-NC)
(.9 of GN)
Cut Off (SC/ST)
(.6666 of GN)
Specialization ME1
(Thermal & Fluids
CH,AU,AE,ME 600 540 400
Specialization ME2
AU,AE,PI,MC,ME 600 540 400
Specialization ME3
PI,MC,ME,IE 600 540 400



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for  IIT:

Category            GATE Score Cutoff
GEN 639
OBC 574
SC/ST 416



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT Delhi:

Category ME or P&I GATE Cutoff B.Tech %   B.Tech CGPA
GEN 750 85 9.0
OBC 700 75 8.0
SC 600 70 7.5
ST 550 65 77
PH 550 65



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT Kharagpur: 

Category ME1   GATE Cutoff ME2  GATE Cutoff ME3 GATE Cutoff 
GEN 823 830 840
OBC 795 798 806
SC 649 658 650
ST 486 520 510
PH 458 693 500


GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for  IIT Madras:

Category ME1  GATE Cutoff ME2   GATE Cutoff ME3 GATE Cutoff 
GEN 450 400 720
OBC 405 350 648
SC 300 266 480
ST 300 266 480
PH 300 266 480



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT Hyderabad:

Categories Mechanics and Design Engineering Fluids and Energy Systems Engineering Integrated Design and Manufacturing Engineering
GEN 809 788 795
OBC 784 761 758
SC 645 628 611
ST 527 482 NA



GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT Roorkee:

Discipline                                                    GEN OBC SC ST PwD
Mechanical & Industrial Engg 70.88 63.84 47.63 47.78 47.78


GATE 2015 Cutoff for Mechanical Engineering (ME) for IIT BHU:

Discipline Gen OBC SC  ST  PwD
Mechanical & Industrial Engg 756 722 562 426 374


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