GATE Metallurgy Engineering

Career Avenues GATE Courses for Metallurgy Engineering (MT branch)
No. 1 institute for GATE Metallurgy. 70% of our students qualify GATE.


Career Avenues conducts classroom Program for Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude portion only 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 engineering mathematics, general aptitude and all MT technical areas as per GATE syllabus + Past GATE questions+ Free Online Test Series (100 section tests and 5 Mock GATE tests).

The course comprises theory and question on Physical Metallurgy, Extractive metallurgy, Manufacturing Processes, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Metallurgy, 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:
a) Printed Books : Rs. 10,000
b) Books (Soft copy on Pen Drive): Rs. 6000
c) Books (Soft copy online) : Rs. 5000

See sample material below.

Also see details of our most popular course : Postal course + VDO lecture combo course


Postal Course (with Test Series):

a) Printed Format: Rs. 10000            
b) Pen Drive (Soft copy): Rs. 6000           
c) Online (Soft copy): Rs. 5000

VDO Lectures Maths and Aptitude (without Test Series):

d) GATE Drive (No internet required): Rs. 5000

e) Online (Requires internet): Rs. 4500

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

a+d: Rs. 12500          a+e: Rs. 12000           

b+d: Rs. 8500            c+e: Rs. 7500 

Online Standard Test Series: Rs. 3000

Online Special Test Series: Rs. 1000

To enroll, click here: Enroll

VDO Lecture Course (GATE Drive)

The VDO Lectures comprise all areas of engineering mathematics and general aptitude 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 75 hours of VDO lectures by our classroom faculty

Free Online Test Series (100 section tests and 5 Mock GATE tests)

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

Course Fee: Rs. 5000 (for latest GATE validity)

GATE Drive Extended validity : Rs. 1000 per year

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. 12500

Course Fee (Printed Books and Online VDO Lectures: Rs. 12000

Note: See more Combo course options under Course Fees box.

Test Series (Online)

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

5 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. 3000 (100 Section Tests + 5 Mocks)

Special Test Series: Rs. 1000(Only Mocks)

Past GATE Results (MT Branch)

AIR 3: Prateek
AIR 9: Jayshree
AIR 11: Mukesh
AIR 17: Prachi
AIR 48: Saurabh
AIR 53: Jatin
AIR 60: Ashish
AIR 72: Sayan

Faculty Profile (MT Batch)

8 active MT faculty from IITs and IISc

IIT Mumbai – 5, IIT Kharagpur – 1, IISc – 2.

Faculty top GATE rank of AIR 4.

GATE Math of Metallurgical Engineering
GATE Aptitude
GATE Aptitude of Metallurgical Engineering


  • Harshal, XE

    Your Guidance through notes & tests was very much useful. Thanks Career Avenues team. Harshal, XE
  • Diksha, BT

    A very sincere thanks for all the help and support. It was very useful. Diksha, BT
  • 1
  • 2


  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Aditya Raman (99.62 percentile)

    Thank you Career Avenues for the fantastic study material. It helped me do a structured preparation and enabled me to crack GATE.

  • Amit Talreja (99.89 percentile)

    Sir, I was able to achieve a top 20 AIR only with your help. Thanks you for solving my doubts so many times and guiding me on how to prepare.

  • Dola Banerjee (99.88 percentile)

    When I started, my Math concepts were very weak. As a student of Combo program, I really benefitted from the VDO lectures, especially in Mathematics and General Aptitude.

  • Ramesh Narayanan (99.94 percentile)

    The section tests and mocks helped me to prepare very well. I knew my weak areas and I worked on them. Thanks you Career Avenues.

  • Simran Mirchandani (99.33 percentile)

    Sir, your material for Textile really helped me. One request sir, please also provide video lectures for textile branch.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Altaf Razzaq (99.71 percentile)

    I would like to thank the faculty of Career Avenues who have made useful material for students like us. Without his material, I was not knowing how to study for my GATE.
  • Rashmi Sabharwal (99.73 percentile)

    I was a student of the classroom program. I would like to thank all the faculty who were very good and motivating, especially Amit sir for his strategy classes.
  • Shilpa Roy (99.42 percentile)

    I got final admission into 2 IITs. Getting into IIT has been my dream since childhood. Thanks you to the faculty of Career Avenues for the help and counseling that you provided.
  • Savitha Agarwal (99.87 percentile)

    Sir, I was a test series student and my roommate was a postal student of Career Avenues course. Both of us made it into IIT. Thank you for helping me realize my potential.
  • Father of student Raghvendra N (99.23 percentile)

    First of all, I have to compliment your organization for providing assistance to our children. I purchased the course in October and in 3 months, my ward was able to prepare fully and cracked the GATE. Your material and test series really helped him. Thank you Career Avenues.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Syllabus for Metallurgy Engineering (MT)


Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.

Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability; Partial Derivatives; Maxima and minima; Sequences and series; Test for convergence; Fourier series.

Vector Calculus: Gradient; Divergence and Curl; Line; surface and volume integrals; Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs; Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients; Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations; Laplace transforms; PDEs –Laplace, heat and wave equations.

Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Random variables; Poisson, normal and binomial distributions; Correlation and regression analysis.

Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule; single and multi-step methods for differential equations.


Thermodynamics and Rate Processes: Laws of thermodynamics, activity, equilibrium constant, applications to metallurgical systems, solutions, phase equilibria, Ellingham and phase stability diagrams, thermodynamics of surfaces, interfaces and defects, adsorption and segregation; basic kinetic laws, order of reactions, rate constants and rate limiting steps; principles of electro chemistry- single electrode potential, electro-chemical cells and polarizations, aqueous corrosion and protection of metals, oxidation and high temperature corrosion – characterization and control; heat transfer – conduction, convection and heat transfer coefficient relations, radiation, mass transfer – diffusion and Fick’s laws, mass transfer coefficients; momentum transfer – concepts of viscosity, shell balances, Bernoulli’s equation, friction factors.

Extractive Metallurgy: Minerals of economic importance, comminution techniques, size classification, Flotation, gravity and other methods of mineral processing; agglomeration, pyro- hydro- and electro-metallurgical processes; material and energy balances; principles and processes for the extraction of non-ferrous metals – aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, magnesium, nickel, titanium and other rare metals; iron and steel making – principles, role structure and properties of slags, metallurgical coke, blast furnace, direct reduction processes, primary and secondary steel making, ladle metallurgy operations including deoxidation, desulphurization, sulphide shape control, inert gas rinsing and vacuum reactors; secondary refining processes including AOD, VAD, VOD, VAR and ESR; ingot and continuous casting; stainless steel making, furnaces and refractories.

Physical Metallurgy: Crystal structure and bonding characteristics of metals, alloys, ceramics and polymers, structure of surfaces and interfaces, nano-crystalline and amorphous structures; solid solutions; solidification; phase transformation and binary phase diagrams; principles of heat treatment of steels, cast iron and aluminum alloys; surface treatments; recovery, recrystallization and grain growth; industrially important ferrous and non-ferrous alloys; elements of X-ray and electron diffraction; principles of scanning and transmission electron microscopy; industrial ceramics, polymers and composites; electronic basis of thermal, optical, electrical and magnetic properties of materials; electronic and opto-electronic materials.

Mechanical Metallurgy: Elasticity, yield criteria and plasticity; defects in crystals; elements of dislocation theory – types of dislocations, slip and twinning, source and multiplication of dislocations, stress fields around dislocations, partial dislocations, dislocation interactions and reactions; strengthening mechanisms; tensile, fatigue and creep behaviour; super-plasticity; fracture – Griffith theory, basic concepts of linear elastic and elasto-plastic fracture mechanics, ductile to brittle transition, fracture toughness; failure analysis; mechanical testing – tension, compression, torsion, hardness, impact, creep, fatigue, fracture toughness and formability.

Manufacturing Processes: Metal casting – patterns and moulds including mould design involving feeding, gating and risering, melting, casting practices in sand casting, permanent mould casting, investment casting and shell moulding, casting defects and repair; hot, warm and cold working of metals, Metal forming – fundamentals of metal forming processes of rolling, forging, extrusion, wire drawing and sheet metal forming, defects in forming; Metal joining – soldering, brazing and welding, common welding processes of shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and submerged arc welding; welding metallurgy, problems associated with welding of steels and aluminium alloys, defects in welded joints; powder metallurgy; NDT using dye-penetrant, ultrasonic, radiography, eddy current, acoustic emission and magnetic particle methods.


Take a free 15 minutes / 30 minutes or a full-fledged Mock GATE. Get to know where you stand. Just click on the link below to access tests.

Free Mock Test

More Information (Metallurgical)


2014 paper2014 Answer Key

2013 Paper2013 Answer key

Number of GATE Takers

Some key statistics about GATE – MT

Number of Test Takers 2011 : 2484

Number of Test Takers 2012 : 2046

Number of Test Takers 2013 : 2663

Number of Test Takers 2014 : 3586

GATE 2014: Qualifying marks

General: 49.87, Qualifying marks OBC: 44.88, Qualifying marks SC/ST/PWD: 33.25