Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

GATE Paper Pattern

GATE paper is of objective type and consists of one and two marks questions. Question asked in GATE are multiple choice question (MCQ) Or Numerical answer type (NAT). MCQ will have four options and candidate will have to choose from. In case of wrong answer there will be negative marks. Whereas for NAT there is no negative marking and answer has to be entered through mouse or virtual keypad displayed on the monitor.
  • Paper pattern:
  • Distribution of marks
  • Number of Hours
  • Organizing Institute
  • Number of Questions : 65
  • Technical Questions : 35
  • Aptitude and mathematics Questions : 30
  • Technical : 70 Marks
  • aptitude and mathematics : 30 Marks
  • Total Marks : 100
  • 3 Hours
One of the following IITs or IISc organizes GATE for the particular year. IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee, IISC Bangalore

GATE Syllabus

GATE syllabus consists of the technical subjects studied during graduation. GATE is a highly competitive examination conducted by one of the IITs or IISc each year where lakhs of engineering graduates appear for the examination. To have better plan for the preparation the understanding of the GATE syllabus plays important role. The following links can be clicked to check the GATE syllabus for the EC, EE and IN.
  • EC and Electronics

    Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) general category GATE cutoff for 2020 is 28.8.

  • Instrumentation

    Instrumentation Engineering (IN) general category GATE cutoff for 2020 is 34.6.

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