GATE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering | New Paper in GATE 2022

Updated: Jun 11, 2021

The organising institute of GATE 2022, IIT Kharagpur approved the inclusion of two new papers named Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Geomatics Engineering in GATE 2022. Including these two papers, the total papers in GATE 2022 will be 29.

GATE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Architecture and Marine Engineering

The inclusion of these papers will be effective in GATE 2022.

After the National Coordination Board(NCB-GATE) meeting held on Saturday. Prof. Deepankar Choudhury, organising chairman of GATE 2021 told: "the two new papers will be Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Geomatics Engineering".

Few things on Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

After demand from the shipping ministry, it was decided to include naval architecture and marine engineering as one of the papers, said organising chairman of GATE 2021, Prof. Deepankar Choudhury.

GATE Syllabus

  • The paper is so fresh that guessing the syllabus and other things would be too uncertain this time. We will have to wait till August/September to hear all the update regarding these subjects from the organising institute.

  • IIT Kharagpur has a similar department named Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture. IIT Madras has a similar department Ocean Engineering, which comprises so many courses. The course details are somewhat similar to Geotechnical Engineering.

  • Marine Foundation Engineering is taught as a B.Tech. Program Elective in NIT Trichy, the syllabus of the same is quite related to Geotechnical Engineering.

What is Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering?

  • As you might know, more than 70% of the earth is made up of water. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering plays the role in navigating through it. They deal with the design of floating vessels and the integration of their components.

  • While the Naval Architects design the vessel, Marine Engineers are tasked to ensure that the ship systems function as per the design.

M.Tech Course on Marine Engineering in IITs

IITs like IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay and IIT Madras have this course in M.Tech. Course Structure.

Disclaimer: This is just an intimation blog regarding the addition of two papers in GATE 2022. Any information related to the syllabus is just an estimation or guess, we can get to know the proper details only after the official information comes out.

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