GATE 2019 Syllabus for Computer Science and Information Technology
Published on : 6th June 2018 Author : Om Prakash
The GATE exam 2019 is about to commence. Computer Science and Information Technology is one of the most important subjects that candidates apply for. Its syllabus is vast and they need to work very hard to qualify for this paper. The syllabus for this subject is mentioned below.
The syllabus for Computer Science and Information Technology
Section1: Engineering Mathematics
Discrete Mathematics: Propositional and first-order logic, Sets, relations, functions, partial orders and lattices.
Graphs: Connectivity, matching and coloring.
Combinatorics: Counting, recurrence relations and generating functions.
Linear Algebra: Matrices, determinants, the system of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors and LU decomposition.
Calculus: Limits, continuity and differentiability, Maxima and minima, Mean value theorem and Integration
Probability: Random variables, Uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson and binomial distributions, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation. Conditional probability and Bayes theorem
Section 2: Digital Logic
Boolean algebra, Combinational and sequential circuits, Minimization, Number representations and computer arithmetic.
Section 3: Computer Organization and Architecture
Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU, data‐path and control unit and Instruction pipelining
Memory hierarchy: cache, main memory and secondary storage; I/O interface.
Section 4: Programming and Data Structures
Programming in C, Recursion, Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.
Section 5: Algorithms
Searching, sorting, hashing, asymptotic worst-case time and space complexity.
Algorithm design techniques: greedy, dynamic programming and divide‐and‐conquer, Graph search, minimum spanning trees, shortest paths.
Section 6: Theory of Computation, Regular expressions and finite automata, Context-free grammars and push-down, automata, regular and context-free languages, pumping lemma, Turing machines and undecidability.
Section 7: Compiler Design
Lexical analysis, parsing, syntax-directed translation, Runtime environments, Intermediate and code generation
Section 8: Operating System
Processes, threads, inter‐process communication, concurrency and synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory and Filesystems.
Section 9: Databases
Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, SQL, Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organization, indexing (e.g., B and B+ trees). Transactions and concurrency control.
Section 10: Computer Networks
Concept of layering, LAN technologies (Ethernet), Flow and error control techniques, switching, IPv4/IPv6, routers and routing algorithms (distance vector, link state), TCP/UDP and sockets, congestion control. Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP), Basics of Wi-Fi.
Network security: authentication, basics of the public key and private key cryptography, digital signatures and certificates, firewalls.
Exam date for GATE CSE 2019
Commencement of Online Registration
Last Date for Online Registration
Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Exam City
Availability of Admit Card
GATE Exams Dates
Availability of the Application Form for GATE CSE 2019
It will be made available to candidates online in September 2018. They will be able to fill the online registration form once it is out.
How to get the Admit Card?
Candidates will be able to download the GATE admit card 2019 from the official website prior to the commencement of the examination.
Tips for the excellent preparation of the GATE CSE 2019
Candidates are advised to solve the last five years’ question papers of GATE CSE. This will help them in understanding the GATE exam pattern and ace the exam.