Mechanical Engineering Test Series Schedule – GATE + IES(ESE)
Note: Do not worry about the test you left due to late registration, All the previous test series will also be provided to the new registered GATE Aspirants.
Test Name | Number of Test |
Topic-wise Test | 22 |
Subject-wise Test | 17 |
Full IES(ESE) Test | 4 |
Full GATE Test | 5 |
Total Number of Test | 48
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A. Topic-wise Tests
The subjects which are common in GATE and IES(ESE) or The subjects having large topics are selected for Topic-wise Test as well as Subject-Wise Test.
Each test carries 20 Marks and consists of 13 Questions. The duration of the test will be 45 Minutes.
Type of question | Number of question |
1 Mark Question | 6 |
2 Marks Question | 7 |
Total Number of Questions | 13 |
Subject: 1. Engineering Mechanics
Subject | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
01. | 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. | 08/07/2017 |
Subject: 2. Mechanics of Materials
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
02. | 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; strain gauges and rosettes; testing of hardness and impact strength. | 11/07/2017 |
03. | Bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses; strain, testing of materials with universal testing machine. | 14/07/2017 |
Subject: 3. Theory of Machines and Vibrations
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
04. | Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages, Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts. | 17/07/2017 |
05. | cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope. | 20/07/2017 |
Subject: 4. Machine Design
Tetst No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
06. |
Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted, riveted and welded joints. |
23/07/2017 |
07. | Shafts, gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes and clutches, springs. | 26/07/2017 |
Subject: 5. Fluid Mechanics
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
08. | Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy, forces on submerged bodies, stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; | 29/07/2017 |
09. | 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. | 1/08/2017 |
Subject: 6. Heat Transfer
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
10. | 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, heat transfer correlations for flow over flat plates and through pipes, effect of turbulence | 4/08/2017 |
11. | Heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods; radiative heat transfer, Stefan- Boltzmann law, Wien’s displacement law, black and grey surfaces, view factors, radiation network analysis. | 7/08/2017 |
Subject: 7. Thermodynamics
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
12. | Thermodynamic systems and processes; zeroth and first laws of thermodynamics, calculation of work and heat in various processes. | 10/08/2017 |
13. | Properties of pure substances, behaviour of ideal and real gases; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations. | 12/08/2017 |
14. | Power Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapour 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. | 14/08/2017 |
Subject: 8. Materials and Manufacturing
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
15. |
Engineering Materials: 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, moulds 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; principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding. |
16/08/2017 |
16. |
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, 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. |
18/08/2017 |
Subject: 9. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
17. |
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. |
20/08/2017 |
18. |
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. |
22/08/2017 |
Subject: 10. Engineering Mathematics
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of Activation |
19. |
Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Calculus: Functions of single variable, limit, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorems, indeterminate forms; evaluation of definite and improper integrals; double and triple integrals; partial derivatives, total derivative, Taylor series (in one and 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. 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 Laplace’s equations. |
24/08/2017 |
20. |
Complex variables: Analytic functions; Cauchy-Riemann equations; Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula; Taylor and Laurent series. Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability, sampling theorems, conditional probability; mean, median, mode and standard deviation; random variables, binomial, Poisson and normal distributions. Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules; single and multi-step methods for differential equations. |
26/08/2017 |
Subject: 11. General Aptitude
Test No. | Test syllabus | Date of commencement |
21. | Verbal Ability: English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction. | 28/08/2017 |
22. | Numerical Ability: Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation. | 30/08/2017 |
B. Subject-wise Test
Each test carries 50 Marks and consists of 30 Questions. The duration of the test will be 90 Minutes.
Type of question | Number of question |
1 Mark Question | 10 |
2 Marks Question | 20 |
Total Number of Questions | 30 |
Test No. | Test subject | Date of Activation |
23. | Strength of Materials and Engg. Mechanics | 16/09/2017 |
24. | Theory of machines and vibration | 23/09/2017 |
25. | Machine Design | 30/10/2017 |
26. | Fluid Mechanics | 07/10/2017 |
27. | Heat Transfer | 14/10/2017 |
28. | Thermodynamics | 21/10/2017 |
29. | Materials and manufacturing | 28/10/2017 |
30. | Industrial Engineering and Operations Research | 04/11/2017 |
31. | Engineering Mathematics | 11/11/2017 |
32. | General Aptitude | 18/11/2017 |
33. | Engineering Materials: | 22/11/2017 |
34. | Mechatronics and Robotics | 26/11/2017 |
35. | Turbo Machinery | 28/11/2017 |
36. | Internal Combustion Engines | 29/11/2017 |
37. | Power Plant Engineering | 30/11/2017 |
38. | Renewable Sources of Energy | 01/12/2017 |
39. | General Studies and Engineering Aptitude | 05/12/2017 |
C. Full Test – GATE & IES (ESE) Grand Test
1. Full ESE(IES) Test
Each test carries 300 Marks and consists of 150 Questions. The duration of the test will be 180 Minutes.
Test No. | Test subject | Date of Activation |
40. | ESE – 1 | 2/12/2017 |
41. | ESE – 2 | 9/12/2017 |
42. | ESE – 3 | 16/12/2017 |
43. | ESE – 4 | 23/12/2017 |
2. Full GATE Test
Each test carries 100 Marks and consists of 65 Questions. The duration of the test will be 180 Minutes.
Test No. | Test subject | Date of Activation |
44. | GATE -1 | 2/12/2017 |
45. | GATE -2 | 9/12/2017 |
46. | GATE -3 | 16/12/2017 |
47. | GATE -4 | 23/12/2017 |
48. | GATE -5 | 30/12/2017 |