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GATE 2021 Environmental Science - Syllabus and Sample Paper

Updated: 2 days ago

This year GATE has launched two new papers. One of them is Environmental Science and Engineering (ES).


It opens up opportunities into Environmental Science studies. You will not have to study irrelevant subjects like structures to write this paper. It is purely on environmental-related studies. You can choose this as your primary paper in GATE if it interests you.


Who can write GATE ES as the second paper?


This year GATE has announced that third years can attempt GATE and also that a student can appear for two papers.

  • Students who are writing Civil Engineering as a primary paper can attempt Environmental Science as a second paper.

  • Students who are writing Agricultural Engineering as primary paper can attempt Environmental Science as a second paper.

What is the syllabus for GATE ES?

  • Section 1: Mathematics Foundation

  • Section 2: Environmental Chemistry

  • Section 3: Environmental Microbiology

  • Section 4: Water Resources and Environmental Hydraulics

  • Section 5: Water & Wastewater Treatment and Management

  • Section 6: Air and Noise Pollution

  • Section 7: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

  • Section 8: Global and Regional Environmental Issues

  • Section 9: Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Download detailed GATE ES syllabus

GATE Environmental Science Syllabus
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GATE Environmental Science Syllabus
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Sample Questions


GATE has also put up sample question paper for GATE 2021 ES paper. There are questions which can be answered easily by Civil Engineering students like Q17, Q18 and Q19 below.

GATE ES Sample Questions

But there are questions which require detailed reading on environmental science like the ones below.

GATE ES Sample Questions

Download GATE 2021 ES Sample Paper

GATE ES Sample Paper
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Dedicated course for GATE Environmental Science


APSEd has launched a dedicated course for GATE Environmental Science on August 20th.

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