ABOUT GATE

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a prestigious All India Level mandatory entrance examination for the admission into Post Graduation Courses (M.E./M. Tech) in the Engineering disciplines & Sciences and also for M.S./M.Des./M.Phil./ Ph.D./ PGDIIT, etc., in IISc, IIT s and Other premier Engineering colleges which are provided with financial assistance by MHRD and other Government agencies.

GATE is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and postgraduate level subjects in Science. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the examination across several years.

The score is also used by some Public and Private Sector Undertakings for employment processes in India. Direct recruitment to Group ‘A’ level posts i.e., Senior Field Officer (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat is now being done on the basis of GATE scores.

GATE is conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT's) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

  • The GATE way to all public Sector Unit exams (PSU's).

  • GATE is an entry to M.E./M. Tech/ M.S./M.Des./M.Phil./ Ph.D./ PGDIIT

  • Scholarship is given for pursuing P.G. & Ph.D. by MHRD India.

  • To face technical interviews confidently for In-Campus or Off Campus jobs

  • To improve the overall performance of the student in the academic and any other technical related competitive examination

Mark Distribution (65 Questions, 100 mark and 180 min.)

  • General Aptitude section - About 15 Mark

  • Engineering Mathematics - About 15 Mark

  • Technical Subject - About 70 Mark

  • Type of Question:

  • MCQ

  • Numerical Type

Negative Marking Scheme:

  • For 1-mark MCQs, 1/3 Negative marks

  • For 2-marks MCQs, 2/3 Negative marks

  • There is no negative marking for numerical answer type questions.

GATE 2018

STREAM GENERAL OBC SC/ST/PH
CIVIL 26.9 24.2 17.9
MECH 34.7 31.2 23.1
ENTC 25 22.5 16.6
CSE 25 22.5 16.6
EE 29.1 26.1 19.4

GATE 2017

STREAM GENERAL OBC SC/ST/PH
CIVIL 28.75 25.80 19.10
MECH 32.70 29.40 21.80
ENTC 25.00 22.50 16.00
CSE 25.00 22.50 16.00
EE 25.2 22.6 16.7

GATE 2016

STREAM GENERAL OBC SC/ST/PH
CIVIL 25.00 22.50 16.60
MECH 29.60 26.60 19.70
ENTC 25.00 22.50 16.60
CSE 25.00 22.50 16.60

GATE 2015

STREAM GENERAL OBC SC/ST/PH
CIVIL 25.00 22.50 16.67
MECH 32.73 29.46 21.82
ENTC 25.00 22.50 16.67
CSE 25.00 22.50 16.67
GATE 2015 SET III
GATE 2015 SET II
GATE 2015 SET I
GATE 2014 SET III
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GATE 2013
GATE 2015 SET III
GATE 2015 SET II
GATE 2015 SET I
GATE 2014 SET IV
GATE 2014 SET II
GATE 2013
GATE 2016 SET-II
GATE 2016 SET-III
GATE 2016 SET-I
GATE 2015 SET II
GATE 2015 SET I
GATE 2014 SET III
GATE 2014 SET II
GATE 2014 SET I
GATE 2013
GATE 2015 SET II
GATE 2015 SET I
GATE 2014 SET II
GATE 2014 SET I
GATE 2013
GATE 2016 SET-II