Online Test Series Schedule for GATE 2017
Branch: Civil Engineering

Test Name Description
Chapter-wise Tests Total: 20 tests Commence from 10th June 2016 onwards
Subject-wise Grand Tests Total: 40 tests Commence from 09th August 2016 onwards
Full Length Mock GATE Total: 12 tests Commence from 24th November 2016 onwards

Chapter-wise Tests

(Each test carries 25 marks and 45 minutes duration.Test consists of 5 one mark questions and 10 two mark questions)

Note: First letter in subject code refers to GATE exam

TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GMC-1 System of forces, free-body diagrams, equilibrium equations; Internal forces in structures; Friction and its applications; Kinematics of point mass and rigid body; Centre of mass; Euler’s equations of motion; Impulse-momentum; Energy methods; Principles of virtual work. Engineering Mechanics

Test code:GMC
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GSM-1 Simple stress and strain relationships, Complex Stresses and Strains, Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams; Deflections & Slopes, buckling ofcolumn, combined and direct bending stresses Strength of Materials
Solid Mechanics

Test code:GSM
GSM-2 Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, shear centre; Uniform torsion, Moment of Inertia, Shear Centre, Theories of Failures.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GSA-1 Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods;Method of superposition; Analysis of trusses, Arches, cables. Structural Analysis

Test code:GSA
GSA-2 Beams, and frames; Displacement methods: Slope deflection and moment distribution methods; Influence lines; Stiffness and flexibility methods of structural analysis.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GCM-1 Construction materials: Construction Materials: Structural steel – composition, material properties and behaviour; Concrete – constituents, mix design, short-term and long-term properties;Bricks and mortar; Timber; Bitumen. Construction
Materials & Management

Test code:GCM
GSM-2 Construction Management: Types of projects, Tendering & Contracts, Rate analysis, standard specifications, Cost Estimation, Project planning and Network Analysis – PERT and CPM
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GCS-1 Working stress, Limit state and Ultimate load design concepts; Design of beams; Shear; Bond and development length; Reinforced Cement

Test code:GCS
GSM-2 Slabs, columns; Footing, Limit State of Serviceability; Prestressed concrete; Analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GSS-1 Rivetted, bolted, Welded and Eccentric Connections, Tension & Compression Members, Column Bases & Column Splices Steel Structures

Test code:GSS
GSS-2 Plastic theory, Beams, Plate Girder, Gantry Girders & Roof  Trusses
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GGT-1 Origin of soils, soil structure and fabric; Three-phase system and phase relationships, index properties; Unified and Indian standard soil classification system; Permeability – one dimensional flow, Darcy’s law; Seepage through soils – two-dimensional flow, flow nets, uplift pressure, piping; Principle of effective stress, capillarity, seepage force and quicksand condition. Geotechnical

Test code:GGT
GGT-2 Compaction in laboratory and field conditions; Onedimensional consolidation, time rate of consolidation; Mohr’s circle, stress paths, effective and total shear strength parameters, characteristics of clays and sand.
Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations – scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, plate load test, standard penetration and cone penetration tests; Earth pressure theories – Rankine and Coulomb; Stability of slopes – finite and infinite slopes, method of slices and Bishop’s method; Stress distribution in soils – Boussinesq’s and Westergaard’s theories, pressure bulbs; Shallow foundations – Terzaghi’s and Meyerhoff’s bearing capacity theories, effect of water table; Combined footing and raft foundation; Contact pressure; Settlement analysis in sands and clays; Deep foundations – types of piles, dynamic and static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, pile load test, negative skin friction.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GFM-1 Properties of fluids, fluid statics; Forces on immersed bodies; Continuity, momentum, energy and corresponding equations; Potential flow, applications of momentum and energy equations; Flow measurement in channels and pipes; Laminar and turbulent flow; Flow in pipes, pipe networks; Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Fluid Mechanics

Test code:GFM
GFM-2 Dimensional analysis and hydraulic similitude; Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles; Basics of hydraulic machines, specific speed of pumps and turbines; Channel Hydraulics – Energy-depth relationships, specific energy, critical flow, slope profile, hydraulic jump, uniform flow and gradually varied flow
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GHI-1 Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, evapo-transpiration, watershed, infiltration, unit hydrographs, hydrograph analysis, flood estimation and routing, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing, surface run-off models, ground water hydrology – steady state well hydraulics and aquifers; Application of Darcy’s law. Hydrology &

Test code:GHI
GHI-2 Duty, delta, estimation of evapo-transpiration; Crop water requirements; Design of lined and unlined canals, head works, gravity dams an spillways; Design of weirs on permeable foundation; Types of irrigation systems, irrigation methods; Water logging and drainage; Canal regulatory works, cross-drainage structures, outlets and escapes.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GEE-1 Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Environmental

Test code:GEE
GEE-2 Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment. Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal.
Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards and limits.
Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal).
Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution,measurement of noise and control of noise pollution.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GTE-1 Highway alignment and engineering surveys; Geometric design of highways – cross-sectional elements, sight distances, horizontal and vertical alignments;
Highway materials – desirable properties and quality control tests; Design of bituminous paving mixes. Geometric design of railway track; Airport runway length, taxiway and exit taxiway design.

Test code:GTE
GTE-2 Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements; Design of flexible pavement using IRC: 37-2012; Design of rigid pavements using IRC: 58-2011; Distresses in concrete pavements. Traffic Engineering: Traffic studies on flow, speed, travel time – delay and O-D study, PCU, peak hour factor, parking study, accident study and analysis, statistical analysis of traffic data; Microscopic and macroscopic parameters of traffic flow, fundamental relationships; Control devices, signal design by Webster’s method; Types of intersections and channelization . Highway capacity and level of service of rural highways and urban roads.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GGE-1 Errors and their adjustment; Maps – scale, coordinate system; Distance and angle measurement – Levelling and trigonometric levelling; Traversing survey; Contours; Areas and volumes. Geomatics Engg.

Test code:GGE
GGE-2 Triangulation survey; Total station; Horizontal and vertical curves. Photogrammetry – scale, flying height; Remote sensing – basics, platform and sensors, visual image interpretation; Basics of Geographical information system (GIS) and Geographical Positioning system (GPS).
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GEM-1 Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra; Systems of linear equations; Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
Calculus: Functions of single variable; Limit, continuity and differentiability; Mean value theorems, local maxima and minima, Taylor and Maclaurin series; Evaluation of definite and indefinite integrals, application of definite integral to obtain area and volume; Partial derivatives; Total derivative; Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.
Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE): First order (linear and non-linear) equations; higher order linear equations with constant coefficients; Euler-Cauchy equations; Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs; initial and boundary value problems.
Partial Differential Equation (PDE): Fourier series; separation of variables; solutions of onedimensional diffusion equation; first and second order one-dimensional wave equation and two-dimensional Laplace equation.

Test code:GEM
GEM-2 Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems; Conditional probability; Discrete Random variables: Poisson and Binomial distributions; Continuous random variables: normal and exponential distributions; Descriptive statistics – Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Hypothesis testing.
Numerical Methods: Accuracy and precision; error analysis. Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; Least square approximation, Newton’s and Lagrange polynomials, numerical differentiation, Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multi-step methods for first order differential equations.
TEST Code Topic/Chapter Subject & Code
GVA English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction. General Aptitude

Test code:GGA
GNA Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.

Chapter-wise Tests

(Each test carries 25 marks and 45 minutes duration.)

(Test consists of 5 one mark questions and 10 two mark questions)

Test No Test codes Date of Available
CE-01 GMC –1 10thJune 2016
CE-02 GSM – 1 13thJune 2016
CE-03 GSM – 2 16thJune 2016
CE-04 GFM – 1 19thJune 2016
CE-05 GFM – 2 22ndJune 2016
CE-06 GGT – 1 25thJune 2016
CE-07 GGT – 2 28thJune 2016
CE-08 GCS – 1 & GSS –1 01stJuly 2016
CE-09 GCS – 2 & GSS –2 04thJuly 2016
CE-10 GSA – 1 07thJuly 2016
CE-11 GSA – 2 10thJuly 2016
CE-12 GHI – 1 13thJuly 2016
CE-13 GHI – 2 16thJuly 2016
CE-14 GEE – 1 19thJuly 2016
CE-15 GEE –2 22ndJuly 2016
CE-16 GTE – 1 & GGE–1 25thJuly 2016
CE-17 GTE–2 & GGE –2 28thJuly 2016
CE-18 GCM – 1 &GCM –2 31stJuly 2016
CE-19 GEM – 1 & GVA 02ndAug 2016
CE-20 GEM – 2 & GNA 05thAug 2016

Subject-wise Grand Tests- 1st Series

(Each test carries 50 marks and 90 minutes duration.Test consists of 10 one mark questions and 20 two mark questions)

Commences from 9th August, 2016 onwards, the detailed test schedule is as follows:

Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE -21 GHI 09thAug 2016
CE -22 GSA 12thAug 2016
CE -23 GCM 15thAug 2016
CE -24 GMC & GSM 18thAug 2016
CE -25 GGT 21stAug 2016
CE -26 GFM 24thAug 2016
CE -27 GCS & GSS 27thAug 2016
CE -28 GEE 30thAug 2016
CE -29 GTE 02ndSep 2016
CE-30 GGE 05thSep 2016
CE -31 GEM 08thSep 2016
CE -32 GGA 11thSep 2016

Subject-wise Grand Tests- 2nd Series

(Each test carries 50 marks and 90 minutes duration.Test consists of 10 one mark questions and 20 two mark questions)

Commences from 14th September, 2016 onwards, the detailed test schedule is as follows:

Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE -33 GHI 14thSep 2016
CE -34 GCM 16thSep 2016
CE -35 GMC & GSM 18thSep 2016
CE -36 GCS & GSS 20thSep 2016
CE -37 GFM 22ndSep 2016
CE -38 GGT 24thSep 2016
CE -39 GSA 26thSep 2016
CE -40 GEE 28thSep 2016
CE -41 GTE 30thSep 2016
CE-42 GGE 02ndOct 2016
CE -43 GEM 04thOct 2016
CE -44 GGA 06thOct 2016

Subject-wise Grand Tests – 3rd Series

(Each test carries 50 marks and 90 minutes duration.Test consists of 10 one mark questions and 20 two mark questions)

Commences from 9th October, 2016 onwards, the detailed test schedule is as follows:

Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE -45 GMC, GSM, GSA 09thOct 2016
CE -46 GGT, GFM 12thOct 2016
CE -47 GCM, GCS, GSS 15thOct 2016
CE -48 GHI, GEE 18thOct 2016
CE -49 GTE, GGE 21stOct 2016
CE -50 GEM, GGA 23rdOct 2016
Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE -51 GSM, GCS 27thOct 2016
CE -52 GMC, GSS, GTE 29thOct 2016
CE -53 GCM, GGT, GHI 31stOct 2016
CE -54 GSA, GFM 02ndNov 2016
CE -55 GEE, GGE 04thNov 2016
CE -56 GEM, GGA 05thNov 2016
Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE -57 GCM, GHI, GTE, GFM 08thNov 2016
CE -58 GEE, GSM, GMC, GSS 10thNov 2016
CE -59 GGT, GSA, GCS, GGE 12thNov 2016
CE -60 GEM, GGA 13thNov 2016

Civil Engineering

Full Length Mock GATE (Tentative Schedule)

(Each test carries 100 marks and 3 hours duration As per GATE Pattern)

Test No Test Codes Date of Available
CE-61 Mock – 1 24thNov 2016
CE-62 Mock – 2 30thNov 2016
CE-63 Mock – 3 06thDec 2016
CE-64 Mock – 4 12thDec 2016
CE-65 Mock – 5 18thDec 2016
CE-66 Mock – 6 24thDec 2016
CE-67 Mock – 7 29thDec 2016
CE-68 Mock – 8 04thJan 2016
CE-69 Mock – 9 09thJan 2017
CE-70 Mock – 10 14thJan 2017
CE-71 Mock – 11 19thJan 2017
CE-72 Mock – 12 24thJan 2017

NOTE: The Dates of MOCK GATE Exams may Change according to the GATE – 2017 Exam schedule.