GATE 2022 Important Topics- Civil Engineering

Important Topics of GATE Civil Engineering

There is no denying that Civil Engineering (CE) is one of the popular streams chosen by GATE aspirants. Being a most sought after stream, it is natural to witness stiff competition with many candidates appearing for the GATE exam in the CE branch.

It is crucial to have a well-structured study plan to cover the CE syllabus effectively during the GATE exam preparation. This article will highlight all the high-priority topics of Civil Engineering that you should have a look at. 

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Important Topics of GATE Civil Engineering

SubjectImportant Topics
Strength Of MaterialsSFD & BMD
Deflection of Beams
Combined Stress
Geotechnical EngineeringIndex Properties of Soil 
Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundation
Behaviour of Sand and Clay
Seepage Analysis
Water Table Effect on Soil
Fluid MechanicsFluid Kinematics
Fluid Properties
Turbulent Flow
Open Channel Flow
Boundary Analysis
Environmental EngineeringSedimentation Tank
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Mixing of Pollutants from two streams
Trickling Filter
Hardness of Water
Activated Sludge Process
Transportation EngineeringSight Distances
Cross-Sectional Elements of road
Types of Pavements and their characteristics 
Road capacity
Marshall Mix Design
Traffic Control Devices
Geomatics EngineeringTraversing
Error Measurement
Engineering MathematicsCalculus
Linear Algebra
Differential Equations
Probability and Statistics
Newton’s and Lagrange Polynomials

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The aforementioned topics should be studied on priority as they form a crucial part of the CE syllabus. However, comprehensive preparation for Civil Engineering is what you will require to get your dream score.

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