GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

GATE 2019- GATE is an entrance exam for Post Graduate admissions for academic year 2019-2020. There will be a total of 65 questions with total 100 marks. Duration of the examination is 3 Hours. Students can find the examination pattern for all papers of GATE 2019 in this article.

GATE 2019 Exam Pattern:

Total Questions: 65                           Total Marks: 100                   Duration: 3 Hours

Multiple Choice Questions:

  1. i) These are objective type questions which contains four options out of which candidate has to choose/mark correct answer(s). Each question carry either1 or 2 marks in all papers and sections.
  2. ii) There is NEGATIVE marking for these questions. For 1 mark question, 1/3 marks will be deducted and for 2 mark question, 2/3 mark will be deducted.

Numerical Answer Questions:

  1. i) There are no options given for these questions.
  2. ii) Answer is a real number which is to be entered by candidate only using virtual keypad.  Each question carries either 1 or 2 marks in all papers and sections.

iii) No NEGATIVE marking for these questions.

General Aptitude:

Every paper consists of a section of General Aptitude with 15 marks.

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

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Marks

General Aptitude

10

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

5 x 2 marks = 10 marks

15 marks

 

Technical(Core Subject)+ Engineering Mathemetics

55

25 x 1 mark = 25 marks

30 x 2 marks = 60 marks

85 marks

 

Total Questions: 65

 

Total Marks: 100

Note: Technical 70 marks and Engineering Mathematics 15 marks

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

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Marks

General Aptitude

10

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

5 x 2 marks = 10 marks

15 marks

 

Core Subject of paper

55

25 x 1 mark = 25 marks

30 x 2 marks = 60 marks

85 marks

 

Total Questions: 65

 

Total Marks: 100

GG Paper:

  1. General Aptitude.
  2. Part A - common for all candidates
  3. Part B: Candidates can choose either Section I or Section II
  4.       a) Section I: Geology
  5.       b) Section II: Geophysics

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Marks

General Aptitude

10

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

5 x 2 marks = 10 marks

15 marks

 

Part A

25

 

25 x 1 mark = 25 marks

 

25 marks

Part B

(Section I or Section II)

30

30 x 2 marks = 60 marks

60 marks

 

Total Questions: 65

 

Total Marks: 100

XE Paper:                 

  1. General Aptitude
  2. Engineering Mathematics – Section A (Compulsory)
  3. Any two sections from B to H

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Marks

General Aptitude

10

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

5 x 2 marks = 10 marks

15 marks

 

Engineering Mathematics

Section A(Compulsory)

11

 

7 x 1 mark = 7 marks

4 x 2 marks = 8 marks

25 marks

Any two sections from

 B to H

Each section contains 22 questions

(22 x2 = 44 ques)

9 x 1 mark = 9 marks

13 x 2 marks = 26 marks

9 x 1 mark = 9 marks

13 x 2 marks = 26 marks

 

35 marks

  

35 marks

 

Total Questions: 65

 

Total Marks: 100

XL Paper:                 

  1. General Aptitude
  2. Chemistry – Section P (Compulsory)
  3. Any two sections from B to H

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Marks

General Aptitude

10

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

5 x 2 marks = 10 marks

15 marks

 

Chemistry

Section P(Compulsory)

15

 

5 x 1 mark = 5 marks

10 x 2 marks = 20 marks

25 marks

Any two sections from

 B to H

Each section contains 20 questions

(20 x2 = 40 ques)

10 x 1 mark = 10 marks

10 x 2 marks = 20 marks

 10 x 1 mark = 10 marks

10 x 2 marks = 20 marks

 

30 marks

 

30 marks

 

Total Questions: 65

 

Total Marks: 100

 

GATE 2019 Syllabus

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