GATE Exam Pattern / Structure

Exam Pattern

(GATE)  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 

Q. What is the Examination Structure of GATE 2012?

Ans: In GATE Maximum of 100 marks is allotted for solving sixty five (65) questions. Some questions will have 1 mark and some other 2 marks.  Three hours is awarded for each paper. The question paper will carry objective type questions. Papers like AR, AG, GG, MN, TF and AE will be conducted online and for all other papers the applicants have to answer on Optical Response Sheet (ORS). Except some questions, there will be 1/3 negative marking for each wrong answer, i.e if a student answers 3 questions, having one mark each, incorrect, 1 mark will be deducted. Each GATE paper will have General Aptitude (GA) which comprises of 15 marks.

Total Marks – 65 out of which there are 10 questions bearing 15 marks belong to General Aptitude (GA) and questions having 15 marks are from Mathematical Engineering. So there are 70 percent marks are from the subject the candidate chooses.

There are twenty papers and an applicant can only apply for one paper. In this 10 to 15 questions are from subject General Aptitude (GA) having 15 marks. Questions having 15 marks will belong to subject Mathematics Engineering.  To Select a paper is the responsibility of  applicant. It can be done according to the applicant’s academic qualification and according to the eligibility criteria mentioned by the organization. Furnished below is the list of twenty one papers:

Aerospace Engineering (AE), Agricultural Engineering (AG), Architecture and Planning (AR), Biotechnology (BT), Civil Engineering (CE), Chemical Engineering (CH), Computer Science and Information Technology (CS), Chemistry (CY), Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC), Electrical Engineering (EE), Geology and Geophysics (GG), Instrumentation Engineering (IN), Mathematics (MA), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Mining Engineering (MN), Metallurgical Engineering (MT), Physics (PH),  Production and industrial Engineering (PI),   Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF), Engineering Sciences (XE),  Life Sciences (XL).

XL (Life Science) and XE (Engineering Sciences) are general in nature and it comprises of different sections. The applicants with these two papers have to answer three sections apart from the General Aptitude (GA) questions. For Life Science paper, section A is compulsory and for Engineering Sciences, Section H is compulsory. The applicant can select any of the two sections from the remaining sections.

XE – Engineering Sciences

Engineering Mathematics –  Section A (Compulsory), Fluid Mechanics – Section B, Materials Science – Section C,  Solid Mechanics – Section D, Thermodynamics – Section E, Polymer Science and Engineering – Section F,  Food Technology – Section G.

XL – Life Sciences

Chemistry – Section H (Compulsory), Biochemistry – Section I, Botany – Section J, Microbiology –  Section K, Zoology – Section L, Food Technology – Section M.

More Govt Jobs given below

SSC Constable Vacancy Exam Pattern, Selection Procedure


SSC Constable (GD) Recruitment 2012 Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has given an advertisement for the recruitment of Constable (GD) in SSB, CRPF, BSF, ITBPF, CISF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles. Candidates who have applied and those who are going to apply for the post of constable (GD) must know the selection procedure and exam pattern.

Well, First of all candidates will be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) which will consist the following.

 » Read more about: SSC Constable Vacancy Exam Pattern, Selection Procedure  »

NCHMCT JEE Notification, Exam Date, Pattern

NCHMCT JEE 2012 Ntification:

NCHMCT JEE board has published a notification to invite application for getting admission in the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. So, the interested candidates are requested to apply for the above mentioned course. the detailed information about the examination are mentioned below.

Who may Apply:-

  • The applicant must have cleared class XII or equivalent with English as one of the subjects.

 » Read more about: NCHMCT JEE Notification, Exam Date, Pattern  »

PSCWB Judicial Service Exam , Exam Pattern

WBPSC Exam Pattern for WB Judicial Service Exam 2012

West Bengal PSC has invited applications from eligible candidates for West Bengal Judicial Service Examination 2012. Examination consists of Preliminary Test, Final Examination and Personality Test. Those candidates who have applied against West Bengal Judicial Service Exam 2012 may go through the exam pattern which have been described in the following paragraphs

Selection Process: Selection of the candidates for judicial service 2011 will be done on the basis of Preliminary Test,

 » Read more about: PSCWB Judicial Service Exam , Exam Pattern  »

Kerala Judicial Service Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process

Kerala Judicial Service Examination 2012, Selection Process, Exam Pattern & Exam Syllabus

The High Court of Kerala is going to hold Judicial Service Examination 2012 for the recruitment to 60 vacant of post Munsiff-Magistrate in the pay scale of Rs.27700 to 44770 on direct recruitment basis. The Kerala Judicial Service Examination will be in two stages; Preliminary Test of 200 Marks which will be held on 13th May, 2012 & Main Examination of 400 Marks.

 » Read more about: Kerala Judicial Service Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process  »

Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Exam Pattern Officer, Office Assistant Written Test Feb

ASSAM GRAMIN VIKASH BANK (AGVB) Exam Pattern for Officer, Office Assistant Written Test Feb 2012

Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (AGVB) has notified for the recruitment of Officer Scale-I, Officer Scale-II, Officer Scale-III and Office Assistant. For recruitment of above posts, online application is being made from 14/12/2011 and it will be continued up to 10/01/2012. Aspirant, who have applied against above posts and preparing for the written test, must go through the selection procedure and exam pattern which has been mentioned in the following paragraphs.

 » Read more about: Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Exam Pattern Officer, Office Assistant Written Test Feb  »

Disclaimer: we provide job information based on information from different job website.although we take extreme care for accuracy of the information provided, but you must check the authenticity of the website before applying for the job. We are not responsible for your operation , once you leave our website and apply thereafter. Please recheck the genuineness of the job website from your end. Exams|Exam Pattern | Contact us| Privacy Policy