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GATE Physics

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Physics

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE is conducted for 24 disciplines (papers) of engineering for admission to M.Tech/ Ph.D. and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in the field of engineering and technology. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process. The exam is conducted annually by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs  such as Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati and Roorkee on a rotational basis.  Mostly questions are fundamental, concept based and thought-provoking. 
GATE Exam is conducated annually in the months of February.  GATE Exam notififications are out in the months of September . 

Age Limit: There is no age limit for the candidates.

Exam Duraton: 3 hour 

The GATE Examination consists of 65 questions carrying a maximum of  100 marks. Multiple choice questions ( MCQ ) and numerical answer type will be the type of the questions of this single paper examination. Virtual calculators will be provided to solve numerical type questions.
(i) Multiple Choice Questions will carry 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. 

(ii) Numerical Answer Questions also carry 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. No choices will be  provided for this type of questions.

Negative Marking for Wrong Answers:

For a wrong answer chosen in a Multiple choice questions, there will be negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Similarly, for 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

(ii) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections.

There will be NO negative marking for a wrong answer in Numerical Answer Type questions.

Mode of the Examnination: ONLINE Computer Based Test ( CBT ) 

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We at CSIR NET COACHING, offer Regular, Correspondence and Weekend Classroom Coaching for the preparation of GATE/M.SC Physics Entrance/CSIR NET/TIFE/JEET/IISc exam at our Jia Sarai & Delhi University Centre. We have the most sought after Delhi University and IIT Delhi Best Lecturers to offer you never before GATE/CSIR NET/M.Sc PHYSICS Classroom Coaching to Get 100 percent Selection in the upcoming Examinations.

Our main mission of offering Special M.Sc Entrance Class Module for the Preparation of Physics is to ensure the students the highest success chance in the examinations for both New Students and repeating students in upcoming 2019 & 2020 GATE PHYSICS/CSIR NET/TIFE/JEET/IISc Examinations.

To fulfill your dreams and make a secured career, we provide Regular, Online and weekend Classroom Courses.  


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  • Offline Mock Test
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  • Free doubt classes/sessions by concerned faculty.
  • No extra charge to Crash Courses

CSIR NET Coaching Admission Fees for Regular: 
The Fee for GATE/CSIR NET/TIFE/JEET/IISc is Rs. 40,000  with GST.

Weekend classroom programme for GATE Physics Coaching is a highly comprehensive and unique classroom programme specially designed for students who are able to attend the classes only in weekends. This programme will offer you the right mix of classes, problem solving and doubt sessions supplemented with in-depth, and thoroughly revised study material. This will help you to develop comprehensive understanding of concepts and their applications. You will be given periodic tests which will be supplemented by test analysis sessions. This will not only give you a feedback but also develop the examination temperament. 

Course Structure of Weekend Classroom Programs:-
  • Right mix of classes, problem solving and doubt clearing sessions.
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  • Periodic tests on the latest pattern.
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  • Chapter practice problems : On each chapter students will be given chapterwise practice problems for practice to have a very strong command over fundamental concept.
  • To know Commencement of programme & Fee Details Contact Counselor.

CSIR NET Coaching Admission Fees for Weekend Class(Saturday & Sunday)
The Fee for GATE/CSIR NET/TIFE/JEET/IISc is Rs. 35,000  with GST.

Duration: 5 Months

Upcoming Winter Batches:
GATE, CSIR NET JEST/TIFR, IIT-JAM / M.Sc Entrance Winter Weekend Batches

First Batch – 5th Jan 2019
Second Batch – 12th Jan 2019
Third Batch – 27th Jan 2019
Fourth Batch – 9th Feb 2019 

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Section 1: Mathematical Physics
Linear vector space: basis, orthogonality and completeness; matrices; vector calculus; linear differential equations; elements of complex analysis: CauchyRiemann conditions, Cauchy’s theorems, singularities, residue theorem and applications; Laplace transforms, Fourier analysis; elementary ideas about tensors: covariant and contravariant tensor, Levi-Civita and Christoffel symbols.

Section 2: Classical Mechanics
D’Alembert’s principle, cyclic coordinates, variational principle, Lagrange’s equation of motion, central force and scattering problems, rigid body motion; small oscillations, Hamilton’s formalisms; Poisson bracket; special theory of relativity: Lorentz transformations, relativistic kinematics, mass‐energy equivalence.

Section 3: Electromagnetic Theory
Solutions of electrostatic and magnetostatic problems including boundary value problems; dielectrics and conductors; Maxwell’s equations; scalar and vector potentials; Coulomb and Lorentz gauges; Electromagnetic waves and their reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization; Poynting vector, Poynting theorem, energy and momentum of electromagnetic waves; radiation from a moving charge.

Section 4: Quantum Mechanics 
Postulates of quantum mechanics; uncertainty principle; Schrodinger equation; one-, two- and three-dimensional potential problems; particle in a box, transmission through one dimensional potential barriers, harmonic oscillator, hydrogen atom; linear vectors and operators in Hilbert space; angular momentum and spin; addition of angular momenta; time independent perturbation theory; elementary scattering theory.

Section 5: Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics 
Laws of thermodynamics; macrostates and microstates; phase space; ensembles; partition function, free energy, calculation of thermodynamic quantities; classical and quantum statistics; degenerate Fermi gas; black body radiation and Planck’s distribution law; Bose‐Einstein condensation; first and second order phase transitions, phase equilibria, critical point.

Section 6: Atomic and Molecular Physics 
Spectra of one‐ and many‐electron atoms; LS and jj coupling; hyperfine structure; Zeeman and Stark effects; electric dipole transitions and selection rules; rotational and vibrational spectra of diatomic molecules; electronic transition in diatomic molecules, Franck‐Condon principle; Raman effect; NMR, ESR, X-ray spectra; lasers: Einstein coefficients, population inversion, two and three level systems.

Section 7: Solid State Physics & Electronics 
Elements of crystallography; diffraction methods for structure determination; bonding in solids; lattice vibrations and thermal properties of solids; free electron theory; band theory of solids: nearly free electron and tight binding models; metals, semiconductors and insulators; conductivity, mobility and effective mass; optical, dielectric and magnetic properties of solids; elements of superconductivity: Type-I and Type II superconductors, Meissner effect, London equation. Semiconductor devices: diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors, Field Effect Transistors; operational amplifiers: negative feedback circuits, active filters and oscillators; regulated power supplies; basic digital logic circuits, sequential circuits, flip‐flops, counters, registers, A/D and D/A conversion.

Section 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics:
Nuclear radii and charge distributions, nuclear binding energy, Electric and magnetic moments; nuclear models, liquid drop model: semi‐empirical mass formula, Fermi gas model of nucleus, nuclear shell model; nuclear force and two nucleon problem; alpha decay, beta‐decay, electromagnetic transitions in nuclei; Rutherford scattering, nuclear reactions, conservation laws; fission and fusion; particle accelerators and detectors; elementary particles, photons, baryons, mesons and leptons; quark model.

Study Material

CSIR NET Coaching located at Jia Sarai & Delhi University Centre provide our fully printed study material in a precise and concised way so that our students can understand and get the ideas very well so that that even an average student can utilize our materials. Our study material has a wide extensive coverage of theory to build up a solid foundation and students can clear concepts in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology based on the latest trends and patterns of entrance examinations. 

CSIR NET Coaching provides the following facilities:
Printed Study Materials
Practice Books
Previous Years Solved papers of GATE/JNU/IIT/DU/BHU with solution
Regular Assessment and Test Solution 
Mock Tests
Comprehensive coverage of complete syllabus
Library facility

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GATE Physics Reference books

Subject Book name Author
Mathematical Physics Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering Riley
Student Solution Manual for Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering K. F. Riley and M. P. Hobson
Mathematical Physics H. K. Dass
Mathematical Physics B.D. Gupta
Introduction to Mathematical Physics Michael T. Vaughan
Introduction to Mathematical Physics S Chandra and M K Sharma
Classical Physics Introduction to Classical Mechanics Takwale, R and Puranik
An Introduction to Mechanics (SIE) David Kleppner and Robert Kolenkow
Classical Mechanics Aruldhas
Classical Mechanics Herbert Goldstein
Classical Mechanics Narayan Rana and Pramod Joag
Electromagnetic Theory Engineering Electromagnetics (SIE) William Hayt and John Buck
Principles of Electromagnetics Mathew N.O. Sadiku
Electromagnetics (Schaum’s Outline Series) Joseph Edminister and Vishnu Priye
Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems Jordan and Balmain
Electromagnetic Field Theory S Ghosh and Lipika Datta
Quantum Mechanics Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths
Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications


Quantum Mechanics Aruldhas G
Principles of Quantum Mechanics R. Shankar
Modern Quantum Mechanics: Pnie J.J. Sakurai
Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics Statistical and Thermal Physics: An Introduction Lokanathan
Statistical and Thermal Physics: An Introduction Michael J.R. Hoch
Fundamentals Of Statistical And Thermal Physics REIF
Statistical Mechanics Kerson Huang
Statistical Mechanics: International Series of Monographs R K Pathria
Atomic and Molecular Physics Physics of Atoms and Molecules B.H. Bransden
Atomic Physics (Modern Physics) S.N. Ghoshal
Introduction to Atomic Spectra Harvey Elliott White
Fundamentals for Molecular Spectroscopy Colin Banwell and Elaine Mccash
Atomic and Molecular Physics Raj Kumar
Problems in Atomic and Molecular Physics D K Dhawan
Solid State Physics Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel
Solid State Physics N. David
Elementary Solid State Physics M. Ali Omar
Solid State Physics R.K. Puri
Solid State Physics: Structure and Properties of Materials M. A. Wahab
Nuclear and Particle Physics Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth S. Krane
Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics Verma V.K
Nuclear And Particle Physics Suresh Chandra & Mohit K. Sharma
Nuclear and Particle Physics S.L. Kakani
Nuclear Physics S.N. Ghoshal
Electronics Fundamentals of Electric Circuits Charles K. Alexander
Network Analysis and Synthesis S.K. Bhattacharya
Semiconductor Physics and Devices (SIE) Donald Neamen, Dhrubes Biswas
Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory Robert L. Boylestad
Microelectronic Circuits Sedra, Smith, Chandorkar
Integrated Electronics: Analog And Digital Circuits Jacob Millman, Christos Halkias, Chetan Parikh
Op – Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits Gayakwad
Digital Logic and Computer Design M. Morris Mano
Fundamentals of Digital Circuits A. Anand Kumar

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