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GATE 2021 Paper Pattern

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national examination conducted jointly by the IISc Bangalore and seven other IITs Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB) GATE 2021 Important Dates & Eligibility Criteria given below.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission Master programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture.

GATE 2021 examination will be conducted on 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, and 14th of February 2021.

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GATE 2021 Main Paper with its Code

Code of The First (Primary) PaperCodes of Papers Allowed as The Second Paper
AEXE
AGES
ARCE
BMBT / XL
BTBM / XL
CEAR / ES
CHCY / PE / XE
CSMA
CYCH / XL
ECIN / PH
EEIN
ESAG / CE
EYXL
GGMN / PE / PH
INEC / EE/PH
MACS / PH / ST
MEXE
MNGG / XE
MTPH / XE
PECH / GG / XE
PHEC / GG / IN / MA / MT / ST
PIXE
STMA / PH
TFXE
XEAE / CH / ME / MN / MT / PE / PI / TF
XH—-
XLBM / BT / CY
Note : Candidates opting to appear in TWO subject papers must have a primary choice of paper,which will be their default choice and second choice of paper, which has to be chosen from the combinations given above in the table.

GATE 2021 Paper Pattern

ParticularsDetails
Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
Number of Subjects (Papers)27
SectionsGeneral Aptitude (GA) +
Candidate’s Selected Subject
Type of Questions(i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
(ii)   Multiple   Select   Questions   (MSQ) and/or
(iii)    Numerical    Answer    Type    (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilitiesRecall Comprehension Application
Analysis & Synthesis
Number of Questions10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers  AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XLGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XLGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks
Marking SchemeAll of the questions will be of 1 mark and 2 marks

GATE 2021 Marking Scheme

Paper CodeGeneral Aptitude (GA)
Marks
Subject MarksTotal MarksTotal Time (Minutes)
AE, AR, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY,
EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST and BM
1585100180
GG [Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology       OR       Section       2
Geophysics)]
1525 + 60100180
XE   (Section   A   +   Any   TWO Sections)1515 + (2 x 35)100180
XH   (Section   B1   +   Any   ONE Section)1525 + (1 x 60)100180
XL   (Section   P   +   Any   TWO Sections)1525 + (2 x 30)100180

Changes in GATE 2021 gives various options in the selection of subjects with two new subject are introduced this year changes that benefit to most of the students and moreover 3rd-year students can also apply for GATE 2021. As GATE score is valid for 3 Years from the date of result announcement.

All GATE Tools including previous year question papers with key for all departments are also made available on iStudy app, currently on Google Play.

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