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GATE General Aptitude section is designed to check candidates ability to understand the English language, logical reasoning and basic numerical skills. It is a common section in all 29 sections of GATE examination. IISC Bengaluru is the administering body for conducting GATE Exam 2024. 

Candidates make the common mistake of ignoring preparing for most scoring section General Aptitude. It is a common subject in 29 papers of GATE examination. We advise aspirants to go through General Aptitude syllabus carefully and start their preparations. 

Consider it equally important as other subjects. Better planning and time management are beneficial for candidates to crack GATE with a good score and rank. 

Overview of General Aptitude Syllabus

General Aptitude syllabus covers all topics on which students will be tested during examination. Being a common subject in GATE it carries 15 marks weightage. Therefore, the importance of this subject is high in exam. GATE toppers realized that General Aptitude syllabus is easy to cover and it is the most scoring section in the examination. 

General Aptitude Sections

There are four main sections in General Aptitude. All these sections are designed to test different aspects of candidates knowledge during the exam. 

  • Verbal Aptitude
  • Analytical Aptitude
  • Numerical Aptitude 
  • Spatial Aptitude

Topics Covered in Verbal Aptitude Syllabus

The syllabus of verbal aptitude is designed to check the English and grammar knowledge of candidates appearing in GATE. The questions asked during the examination is in the form of spotting errors, reading comprehension, sentence, and completion. Here is the list of major topics covered in verbal aptitude.

S.noTopics Covered
6Comprehension & Reading
7Sentence Completion
8Critical reasoning
10Words and Phrases
11Parts of Speech
13Verb-noun agreement
14Narrative sequencing
15Verbal analogies
16Word groups

Analytical Aptitude Syllabus

The topics covered in the analytical aptitude syllabus are logic, analogy, number relations, and reasoning. These three chapters hold maximum importance to check the logical, analogical and reasoning knowledge of candidates. List of chapters covered in the analytical aptitude syllabus.

  • Logic-Induction & Deduction
  • Analogy
  • Number relations and reasoning

Spatial Aptitude Syllabus

The spatial Aptitude section in General Aptitude consists of topics designed to test the visualization and pattern recognition abilities of candidates. 

List of topics in Spatial Aptitude Syllabus

  • Mirroring
  • Rotation
  • Translation
  • Grouping
  • Assembling
  • Scaling
  • Paper Folding & 2-D and 3-D patterns
  • Papercutting

Numerical Aptitude Syllabus

Topics covered in the Numerical Aptitude syllabus of GATE are:

  • Elementary Statistics & Probability
  • Geometry
  • Data Interpretation
  • Graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Numerical Computation & Estimation-Power, Series, Exponents, Percentages, Permutation, Combinations, Ratios and Logarithms
  • Numerical Reasoning

Final Words

Soon, GATE will be released without wasting time candidates can begin preparing for the examination. Considering General Aptitude as the most scoring section in GATE. Build a strong conceptual foundation and solve maximum questions to get speed and accuracy to manage multiple varieties of questions in GATE exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the General Aptitude section syllabus?

The topics included in GATE’s General Aptitude section are Numerical Aptitude, Spatial Aptitude, Verbal Aptitude and  Analytical Aptitude

How to study General Aptitude for GATE 2024?

Build strong conceptual knowledge and solve maximum questions to prepare GATE’s General Aptitude section.

Is General Aptitude easy to get full marks?

General Aptitude section is the most scoring part of GATE. You can put in extra effort to score full marks to get a decent rank in the exam.

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