GATE Computer Science

GATE Courses for Computer Science Engineering (CS branch)
Study Material, VDO Lectures and India's Best Test Series


Career Avenues conducts Classroom Program for General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science Core Topics at all our offices. Please contact the office closest to you for fees and batch details.

Career Avenues Classes are designed to ensure an optimum mix of theoretical learning and problem solving. We aim to overall spend atleast 50% of the class time in question solving, and cover atleast 5 years of past GATE questions in class.

Our faculties are all from IIT or IISc with a top GATE score.

All India Telephone Number (Call/SMS/Whatsapp): 0-99304 06349


The postal course comprises theory booklets in the areas of general aptitude, engineering mathematics and  all Computer Science Engineering technical areas as per GATE syllabus + Past GATE questions+ Free Online Test Series (100 section tests and 15 Mock GATE tests).

Complete theory and questions in Algorithms, Data Structures, Databases, Operating Systems, TOC, Computer Organization and Architecture, Compiler Design, Set Theory and Mathematical Logic, etc.

Upgrade anytime to Combo course or Classroom course by paying difference in fees

Study material made by IITians and GATE toppers. Revised this year as per latest GATE pattern.

Course Fee (without Online Test Series):

a) Only Printed Books : Rs. 6000

Course Fee (with Online Standard Test Series):
b) Printed Books : Rs. 8000
c) Books (Soft copy on Pen Drive): Rs. 5000 
d) Books (Soft copy online) : Rs. 4000

See sample material below.

Also see details of our most popular course : Combo Course = Postal course + VDO lectures

To enroll, click here: GATE Library


Postal Course (without Test Series):

a) Printed Format: Rs. 6000  

Postal Course (with Online Standard Test Series):

b) Printed Format: Rs. 8000             
c) Pen Drive (Soft copy): Rs. 5000            
d) Online (Soft copy): Rs. 4000

VDO Lectures (with Online Standard Test Series):

e) GATE Drive: Rs. 5000

f) Online: Rs. 4000

Combo (Postal + VDO with Test Series): Most Popular

b+e: Rs. 10000          b+f: Rs. 9000          

c+e: Rs. 7000            d+f: Rs. 6000

Online Standard Test Series: Rs. 1500

Online Special Test Series: Rs. 750

To enroll, click here: GATE Library

VDO Lecture Course (GATE Drive)

The VDO Lectures comprise all areas of general aptitude, engineering mathematics and core Computer Science areas as per GATE syllabus.

GATE Drive is a secure pen drive and can work on any laptop or PC on any operating system. Internet not required.

Over 150 hours of VDO lectures by our classroom faculty.

Learn core CS concepts from IITians.

Free Online Standard Test Series (100 section tests and 15 Mock GATE tests)

Upgrade anytime to Combo course or Classroom course by paying difference in fees

Course Fee: 

e) GATE Drive : Rs. 5000 (for latest GATE validity)

f) Online VDO Lectures: Rs. 4000 (for latest GATE validity)

Extended validity : Rs. 1000 per year

To enroll, click here: GATE Library

Combo Course (Postal + VDO Lectures)

Most popular GATE prep program in the country. Postal Course + VDO Lectures!!

Comprehensive preparation. Almost as good as a classroom.

Upgrade anytime to Classroom course by paying difference in fees.

Course Fee (Printed Books and VDO Lectures on Pen Drive): Rs. 10000

Course Fee (Printed Books and Online VDO Lectures): Rs. 9000

Course Fee (Softcopy Books and VDO Lectures - on Pen Drive): Rs. 7000

Course Fee (Softcopy Books and VDO Lectures - Online): Rs. 6000

To enroll, click here: GATE Library


Test Series (Online)

100 section tests covering all areas of GATE including Computer Science Engineering technical, Math and General aptitude, including past GATE questions.

15 full length GATE mock tests

All questions with detailed explanatory answers

Online Test platform just like GATE with Virtual Calculator and Automated Strength/Weakness Analysis.

Can be downloaded as an App on Smartphones too.

Rated best test platform in India.

Standard Test Series: Rs. 1500 (100 Section Tests + 15 Mocks)

Special Test Series: Rs. 750 (Only Mocks)

To enroll, click here: GATE Library

Past GATE Results (CS Branch)

You require 98 percentile to get into top IITs.

99.99 percentile: Nilesh (AIR 10)
99.84 percentile: Ziyaan
99.84 percentile: Atul
99.76 percentile: Monika
99.61 percentile: Sunil
99.50 percentile: Prachi
99.35 percentile: Phelomena
99.22 percentile: Rahul
99.20 percentile: Soumya
98.70 percentile: Samit

Faculty Profile (CS Batch)

30 active CS faculty from IITs and IISc

IIT Mumbai – 18, IISc – 5, IIT Chennai – 2, IIT Kanpur – 2, IIT Kgp – 1, IIT Delhi – 2.

Faculty top GATE rank of AIR 2.

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Syllabus for Computer Science Engineering (CS)


Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic; First Order Logic.

Probability: Conditional Probability; Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation; Random Variables; Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial.

Set Theory & Algebra: Sets; Relations; Functions; Groups; Partial Orders; Lattice; Boolean Algebra.

Combinatory: Permutations; Combinations; Counting; Summation; generating functions; recurrence relations; asymptotics.

Graph Theory: Connectivity; spanning trees; Cut vertices & edges; covering; matching; independent sets; Colouring; Planarity; Isomorphism.

Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.

Numerical Methods: LU decomposition for systems of linear equations; numerical solutions of non-linear algebraic equations by Secant, Bisection and Newton-Raphson Methods; Numerical integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules.

Calculus: Limit, Continuity & differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, evaluation of definite & improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivatives, maxima & minima.


Digital Logic: Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits; Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).

Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage.

Programming and Data Structures: Programming in C; Functions, Recursion, Parameter passing, Scope, Binding; Abstract data types, Arrays, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Trees, Binary search trees, Binary heaps.

Algorithms: Analysis, Asymptotic notation, Notions of space and time complexity, Worst and average case analysis; Design: Greedy approach, Dynamic programming, Divide-and-conquer; Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; Hashing, Sorting, Searching. Asymptotic analysis (best, worst, average cases) of time and space, upper and lower bounds, Basic concepts of complexity classes – P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.

Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata, Context free languages and Push-down automata, Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undecidability.

Compiler Design: Lexical analysis, Parsing, Syntax directed translation, Runtime environments, Intermediate and target code generation, Basics of code optimization.

Operating System: Processes, Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection and security.

Databases: ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control.

Information Systems and Software Engineering: information gathering, requirement and feasibility analysis, data flow diagrams, process specifications, input/output design, process life cycle, planning and managing the project, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance.

Computer Networks: ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP(v4), Application layer protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. Network security – basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.

Web technologies: HTML, XML, basic concepts of client-server computing.



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More Information (Computer Science Engineering)


2014 paper2014 Answer Key

2013 Paper2013 Answer key

Number of GATE Takers

Some key statistics about GATE – CS

Number of Test Takers 2011 : 136027

Number of Test Takers 2012 : 156780

Number of Test Takers 2013 : 224160

Number of Test Takers 2014 : 155190

GATE 2014: Qualifying marks

Qualifying marks General: 25.00, Qualifying marks OBC: 22.50, Qualifying marks SC/ST/PWD: 16.67

Test Matrix Computer Science Engineering

GATE Computer Science2010-2014