Syllabus

Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, 1/0 interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage..

Analysis of Previous GATE Papers

Exam Year 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
1 Mark Questions 2 1 4 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 1
2 Mark Questions 3 7 8 7 6 12 4 4 2 4 4
Total Marks 8 15 20 15 14 24 10 9 5 10 9

 

Exam Year 2014
Set Set 1 Set 2 Set 3
1 Mark Questions 1 1 1
2 Mark Questions 3 3 2
Total Marks 7 7 5