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GATE Question Paper Pattern 2017 – GATE Online Examination Pattern 2017 – GATE 2017 Exam Related Information

GATE 2017 Examination and Question Paper Pattern Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Exam Pattern & Question Paper Pattern 2017 has been Published. All Students who are aspiring for Admission to M.Tech and Phd Programs Offered in IISC and IITs and wishes to appear for GATE 2017 Entrance Exam for getting Job in Government Institutes which Accepts GATE Score and Searching for GATE 2017 Entrance Examination Pattern along with GATE 2017 Question Paper Pattern are hereby informed that the IIT Roorkee which organizes GATE 2017 Entrance Exam had Published GATE 2017 Exam Pattern and GATE 2017 Questions Pattern.

GATE 2017 Entrance Exam will be held Online at Various GATE 2017 Test Centers across India and other Countries on Scheduled Date and Time. All Students who are Eligible GATE 2017 are expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his / her qualifying degree. The candidate can choose any paper of GATE 2017, however, it is better to choose a paper in line with the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission.

GATE 2017 Examination and Question Paper Pattern :- 

GATE 2017 Examination, Duration & Marks :- 

GATE 2017 Entrance Examination Details like Exam Duration and Marks has been given below interested students can View GATE 2017 Pattern

GATE 2017 Examination Mode :-

GATE 2017 Entrance Exam to be held Online, As Per the Data given GATE 2017 Computer Based Test will be held for 23 GATE Papers, Students must note that the GATE 2017 Online Examination System will show questions in a random sequence on a computer screen. GATE 2017 Applicants are required to either select the GATE 2017 Answer for MCQ type or enter the GATE 2017 Numerical Answer type question using a mouse on a virtual keyboard (keyboard of the computer will be disabled). Each candidate will be provided with a scribble pad for rough work. The scribble pad has to be returned after the examination. At the end of the 3-hour window, the computer will automatically close the screen from further actions

GATE 2017 Entrance Exam Duration :- 

Duration of GATE 2017 Computer Based Online Test is 3 Hours, As Per the Notice GATE 2017 Entrance Test will be held on 4 Days in Two Sessions

GATE 2017 Entrance Test Questions & Marks :- 

GATE 2017 Entrance Examination Consists of 65 Questions Carrying a Maximum of 100 Marks. GATE 2017 Questions will Consists of Both Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

GATE 2017 Question Paper Pattern :- 

GATE 2017 Entrance Test Papers will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks will be on General Aptitude (GA).

In the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE,

  • Engineering Mathematics will carry 15 % Marks
  • General Aptitude Section will carry 15 % Marks
  • Subject Paper will Carry 70 % Marks

In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

  • General Aptitude Section will carry 15 % Marks
  • Subject Paper will Carry 85 % Marks

GATE 2017 Question Type :- 

GATE 2017 would contain questions of two different types in various papers:

(i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s).

(ii) Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT) of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices will be shown for this type of questions.

Design of GATE 2017 Question Papers :- 

The questions in a paper may be designed to test the following abilities

(i) Recall: These are based on facts, principles, formulae or laws of the discipline of the paper. The candidate is expected to be able to obtain the answer either from his/her memory of the subject or at most from a one-line computation.

(ii) Comprehension: These questions will test the candidates understanding of the basics of his/her field, by requiring him/her to draw simple conclusions from fundamental ideas

(iii) Application: In these questions, the candidate is expected to apply his/her knowledge either through computation or by logical reasoning

(IV) Analysis and Synthesis : In these Questions the Candidate is Presented with Data, Diagrams, images etc that requires analysis before a Question can be Answered. A Synthesis Question might Require the Candidate to Compare two or More Pieces of Information. Questions in this Category could for example involve candidates in recognized unstated assuming or separating useful information from irrelevant Information.

GATE 2017 Exam Marking Scheme :- 

For 1-mark multiple-choice questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark multiple-choice questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. There is NO negative marking for numerical answer type questions.

General Aptitude (GA) Questions :-

In all papers, GA questions carry a total of 15 marks. The GA section includes 5 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 5 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks).

Question Papers other than GG, XE and XL :-

These papers would contain 25 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks). The question paper will consist of questions of multiple choice and numerical answer type. For numerical answer questions, choices will not be given. Candidates have to enter the answer (which will be a real number, signed or unsigned, e.g., 25.06, -25.06, 25, -25 etc.) using a virtual keypad. The questions shall be mentioned with up to which decimal places, the candidates need to make an answer. Also, an appropriate range will be considered while evaluating the numerical answer type questions so that the candidate is not penalized due to the usual round-off errors.

GG (Geology and Geophysics) Paper :- 

Apart from the General Aptitude (GA) section, the GG question paper consists of two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A is common for all candidates. Part B contains two sections: Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geophysics). Candidates will have to attempt questions in Part A and either Section 1 or Section 2 in Part B.

Part A consists of 25 multiple-choice questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions). Each section in Part B (Section 1 and Section 2) consists of 30 multiple choice questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions).

XE Paper (Engineering Sciences) :- 

In XE paper, Engineering Mathematics section (Section A) is compulsory. This section contains 11 questions carrying a total of 15 marks: 7 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 7 marks), and 4 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 8 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type questions.

Each of the other sections of the XE paper (Sections B through H) contains 22 questions carrying a total of 35 marks: 9 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 9 marks) and 13 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 26 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type.

XL Paper (Life Sciences) :-

In XL paper, Chemistry section (Section P) is compulsory. This section contains 15 questions carrying a total of 25 marks: 5 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 20 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type.

Each of the other sections of the XL paper (Sections Q through U) contains 20 questions carrying a total of 30 marks: 10 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 10 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 20 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type.

Negative Marking :- 

For a wrong answer chosen for the multiple choice questions (MCQs), there would be negative marking. For 1-mark multiple choice questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark multiple choice questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. However, there is NO negative marking for a wrong answer in numerical answer type questions.

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