Candidates must know GATE 2020 Architecture And Planning Syllabus, books for Architecture & Planning GATE 2020 exam preparation, guidance
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GATE 2020 Architecture And Planning Syllabus, Books for Preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 Exam will be held online on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020 for 25 papers by IIT Delhi. A separate exam in “Architecture and Planning (AR)” discipline is conducted for the Architecture Students. It is high time for the GATE 2020 Architecture And Planning aspirants, to start their preparation in a serious and intense manner.

Architecture and Planning Engineering is one of the top intellectual and recognized disciplines, an art form, and a technical profession intimately linked with the single largest sector in the economy. Architectural and Planning Engineering, also known as Building Engineering, is the application of Engineering & Technology principles to build, design and construct the buildings in technical and environmental and sociological contexts.


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Candidates must know the GATE exam pattern, Important topics, GATE 2020 Architecture And Planning Syllabus, Books to be referred for GATE preparation and scoring well in Architecture And Planning GATE 2020 exam.


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GATE 2020 AR Syllabus

The first step the students need to take is to collect the correct syllabus. We are sharing the major sections for GATE 2020 AR Syllabus. The detailed syllabus of GATE 2020 for Architecture and Planning (AR) will be issued by IIT Delhi. Candidates can plan their preparation in a better way by using the GATE syllabus 2020 for Architecture and Planning.

Mark the Subjects and topic according to weightage. Plan the preparation Strategy and start with more weightage subjects or something that interest you. This requires a good checking of the GATE 2020 Syllabus for “Architecture and Planning” to know in detail the topics that need to be covered. Segregate the Syllabus topics into difficult, easy and to be learnt and then plan the strategy for the preparation.

Architecture and Planning GATE 2019 Syllabus is divided in to below 8 sections –

  • Section 1: Architecture and Design
  • Section 2: Building Materials, Construction and Management
  • Section 3: Building and Structures
  • Section 4: Environmental Planning and Design
  • Section 5: Urban Design
  • Section 6: Urban Planning and Housing
  • Section 7: Planning Techniques and Management
  • Section 8: Services, Infrastructure and Transportation

Prepare a schedule to read each concept daily and practice at least 30-40 questions from each topic after preparation. Concentrate regularly on the Technical compulsory sections, along with some time for General Aptitude, which is easy scoring section.

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GATE 2020 Architecture And Planning Reference Books

Book Name Author
Building Construction Sushil Kumar
Building Construction Rangwala
Design of Cities Edmund Bawn
History of Architecture Fletcher
The Great Ages Of World Architecture G K Hiraskar
Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure Rajagopalan
Manual of Tropical Housing and building Koenigsberger
Building Services and Equipment: Volume 2 F Hall
Urbanization and National Development Leo Jacobson & Ved Prakash
Urban Transport Planning and Management Pratibha Deshmukh
CAD/CAM: Principles and Applications P N Rao
Design with Nature pioneered the concept of ecological planning Ian McHarg
Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design Kelleann Foster
A textbook of Strength of Materials R S Khurmi
General Aptitude Theory and Practice Ajay Kumar, Anand Kumar

We will suggest following the textbook that you are most comfortable. The main objective is to be clear your fundamentals before appearing for an exam. The above-mentioned topics are just for better preparation. It is highly recommended that aspirants should study the complete syllabus in detail rather than just a few topics. Since there is still ample time for good preparation for GATE, candidates should cover the complete Architecture and Planning GATE 2020 Syllabus.

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Graduate Aptitude Test in EngineeringGATE is a gateway for engineering and science students seeking admissions into the premier engineering institutions such as IITs, NITs and several other prestigious institutions for postgraduate studies in engineering.

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