GATE Exam Pattern 2022, Duration, Marking Scheme

 

GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

  • It is important that a candidate must be well aware of the structure of the exam. Check the GATE exam pattern below:
  • Mode of the exam: Computer-based test
  • Duration of exam: 03 hours
  • Language of the test: English only
  • Pattern of Questions: GATE 2022 may contain questions of THREE different types in all the papers
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice type (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
  • Number of Questions: 65
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks
  • – 10 questions in the exam are from GA, whereas, 55 questions are from Subject paper.
  • – MCQ are those questions for which multiple answer options are given and 1 is correct.
  • – NAT questions are those questions which candidates need to solve and answer enter answer manually, with the help of virtual numeric keypad.
  • Marking Scheme – Candidates can check the marking scheme for GATE 2022 from the table below:
Type of Questions Negative Marking
MCQs – 1/3rd Mark will be deducted for 1 mark question

– 2/3rd Mark will be deducted for 2 mark questions

NATs No negative marking

GATE 2022 Papers

  • GATE 2022 will be conducted for 29 subjects (papers). A candidate is allowed to appear in ANY ONE or UP TO TWO papers of the GATE Exam
  • However, note that the combination of TWO papers in which a candidate can appear MUST be from the pre-defined list as given in Table 4.3 in the information broacher.

 

GATE 2022 Exam Structure

    • Number of Sections – General Aptitude and the choice of engineering branch
    • Number of Questions – General Aptitude – 10 questions (5 of 1 mark & 5 for 2 marks)Paper excluding Geology and Geophysics, Engineering Sciences, Life Science – 55 questions (25 of 1 mark & 30 of 2 marks) Geology & Geophysics – 55 questions (25 of 1 mark & 30 of 2 marks)
    • Engineering Sciences – 11 questions (7 of 1 mark & 4 of 2 marks)/ optional subject – 22 questions of 35 marks (9 of 1 mark & 13 of 2 marks)
    • Life Sciences – 15 questions (5 of 1 mark & 10 of 2 marks)/ optional subject – 20 questions of 30 marks (10 questions of 1 mark & 10 questions of 2 marks)
  • For exam patter and other details kindly visit the GATE website https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/

 

Exam Cities

  • Tentative list of the cities (zone-wise) in which the GATE 2022 Exam is planned to be held
  • IISc Bangalore Bengaluru
  • IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai
  • IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,New Delhi
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Madras Chennai
  • IIT Roorkee

 

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