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Form Date: 05 Dec - 26 Mar 2023

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Form Date: 05 Dec - 26 Mar 2023

GSAT PGTA 2022 Syllabus: Exam Pattern, Subject wise syllabus, Tips.

Updated On - May 11 2022 by Srishti Pandey

GSAT PGTA 2022 Syllabus is released by GITAM University. GSAT is conducted annually for admission to M.Sc and MCA programs. Candidates should check the syllabus properly as it will create a framework for the examination. Candidates can predict what kind of questions can be framed and can prepare accordingly. Given below is GSAT PGTA 2022 Syllabus and other details regarding it.

GSAT PGTA 2022 Syllabus

Given below is the subject wise syllabus for GSAT PGTA 2022:


Sets, Relations and Functions, Mathematical Induction, Mathematical Reasoning, Quadratic equations & Theory of equations, Theory of equations, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Sequences and Series, Permutations & Combinations, Matrices and Determinants, Vector algebra, Three-dimensional geometry, Properties of triangles, Complex numbers, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability (LCD), Applications of derivatives, Indefinite Integration, Applications of integrals, Coordinate geometry, Straight lines, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola and polar co-ordinates, Differential equations, Probabilities, Random variables & distributions, and Statistics.


Units and Dimensions, Elements of vectors, Work-power-energy, Centre of mass, Rotatory motion, Surface tension, Fluid mechanics, Thermal properties of a matte, Kinetic theory of gases, Simple harmonic motion, Wave motion, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments, Wave optics, Electrostatics and capacitors, Current electricity, CR circuits (DC Only), Electromagnetic induction and ac circuits, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Semiconductor devices, and Communication systems.


Atomic structure, Nuclear chemistry, Chemical bonding, Classification of elements and periodicity of properties, Hydrogen and its Compounds, Alkali and alkaline earth metals, States of matter, Chemical thermodynamics, Ionic equilibrium, Chemical equilibrium, Solid-state, Surface chemistry, Chemical kinetics, Electrochemistry, Group 13 elements, Group 14 elements, Group 18 elements (zero group elements), Group 15 elements (v group elements), Group 16 elements (vi group elements), Group 17 elements (vii group elements), Transition elements, Coordination compounds, General principles of metallurgy, Principles of qualitative analysis, Organic chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Aromatic hydrocarbons, Alcohols, phenols and ethers, Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Practical organic chemistry, Chemistry in everyday life, and Environmental chemistry.


Diversity in the living world, External morphology, Internal Morphology, Cell Biology, Plant Taxonomy, Reproduction, Microbiology, Animal Classification, Structural Organization in Animals, Human Physiology-Digestive and Respiratory systems, Human Physiology-Circulatory and Excretory Systems, Human Physiology–Locomotion & Movement and Neuro-Endocrine System, Human Physiology – Reproduction, Genetics, Human Health and Diseases, and Ecology and Environment.

GSAT PGTA 2022 Exam Pattern

It is important for candidates to know the exam pattern to have a familiarity with what paper would be like. Given below are GSAT PGTA Exam Pattern 2022:

  • Mode of Exam: Offline, Pen and Paper.
  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Number of Question: 60
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Medium of Exam: English
  • Marking Scheme: +1 for the correct answer. There is no negative marking.
  • Total Marks: 60 marks
  • Sections: 3 sections- Physics, Biology, and General.

Marking Scheme

There will be 3 sections and each section will be of 20 marks. The total paper would be of 60 marks.

GSAT PGTA 2022 Books

Given below are the books that candidates can refer for GSAT PGTA:

  • Vedic Mathematics: The Student Taking Competitive Exams – by Rajesh Kumar Thakur
  • Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics – by A. Das Gupta
  • A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry – by Peter Sykes
  • Numerical Chemistry 22/e – by P Bahadur
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume 1) – by H.C. Verma
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume 2) – by H.C. Verma
  • Diversity of the living organisms by R.S.K.Barnes
  • NCERT Books of Class 11th and 12th of Maths, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

GSAT PGTA 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates can follow the given below tips while preparing for GSAT PGTA 2022:

  • Candidates should go through GSAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern thoroughly.
  • Create a strategic timetable, giving ample time to each subject.
  • Focus on achieving daily goals.
  • Practice previous year paper and sample papers.
  • Prepare notes that will come in handy for revision.
  • Revision is a must and should be done several times.
  • Do not leave any topic for last minute.
  • Eat a well-balanced diet and stay hydrated.
  • Stay calm and collected. Do not stress study. 
  • Practice as many as mock tests as you can.
  • Use your time well. Learn Time- Management.


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