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GATE 2024 Exam will be conducted on 3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th February 2024. All 27 Papers will be conducted through Computer Based Test. From the Year 2024, 2 more Subjects have been added to 27. The IISc Banglore has announced GATE 2024 Exam pattern. The GATE 2024 exam pattern article consists of complete information about the GATE 2024 exam pattern.

GATE stands for ( Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering ) is a national level engineering test. GATE is conducted by conjointly by the Indian instituted of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology ( Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee ) on behalf of the National Coordination Board.

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The GATE exam is conducted as an entrance exam for programming in engineering at the national level. Study materials for GATE are available on-line for all branches. For the GATE 2024 examination, a candidate can apply for only one among the twenty-three papers. there is 3 section in GATE paper for AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY GG, MA, PH, and XL.

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Subject question
Engineering Mathematics / Chemistry
General Aptitude

GATE 2024 Examination – Released

 GATE 2024 Examination Schedule has been Released on 5th August 2023. Click to View the Examination Schedule.

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern:

Particulars Details
Examination Mode The test papers will be in English. Computer Based Test (CBT) [will be conducted at select centers in select cities].
Duration 3 Hours*
Number of Subjects (Papers) 30
Sections General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subjects
Type of Questions For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be a negative marking.
For a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Likewise, for a 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
No negative marking for wrong answer(s) to MSQ or NAT questions. There is no partial marking in MSQ.
Questions for testing these abilities (a) Recall
(b) Comprehension
(c) Application
(d) Analysis & Synthesis
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Engineering Mathematics**: 13 Marks +
Subject Questions: 72 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
(**XE includes Engineering Mathematics section XE-A of 15 Marks)
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Subject Questions: 85 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
Marking Scheme Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative Marking Questions carry one mark and 2 marks

GATE 2024 General Aptitude:

Each paper can include a mandatory General Aptitude (GA) section comprising ten queries. five of those queries can carry 1-mark every, while the remaining five can each carry two marks, for a total of fifteen marks. Altogether the papers, General Aptitude (GA) there’ll be a total of sixty-five queries carrying a hundred marks, out of that 10 queries are giving a complete of fifteen marks.

In the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, the Engineering mathematics can carry around 15% of the whole marks, the general ability section can carry 15% of the whole marks and also the remaining seventieth of the whole marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, and XL, the general ability section can carry 15% of the whole marks and also the remaining eighty-fifths of the whole marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

GATE 2024 Mark Distribution Paper Wise

Paper Code General Aptitude (GA) Marks Compulsory Section Subject Marks Total Marks Total Time* (Minutes)
AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ES, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PI, TF; Subject marks in these papers include questions on Engineering Mathematics (13 marks), which are paper-specific. 15 85 100 180
AR [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B1 or Part B2 can be selected during Exam. B1: Architecture or B2: Planning] 15 60 25 100 180
GE [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B1 or B2 can be selected during the Exam.
B1 – Surveying and Mapping or B2 -Image Processing and Analysis.] 15 55 30 100 180
GG [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B can either be Geology (B1) or Geophysics (B2) — which must be chosen at the time of Application.] 15 25 60 100 180
XE [Section A (Engineering Mathematics) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any TWO additional Sections during the Exam] 15 15 2 x 35 100 180
XH [Section B1 (Reasoning and Comprehension) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any ONE additional Section at the time of Application] 15 25 60 100 180
XL [Section P (Chemistry) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any TWO additional Sections during the Exam] 15 25 2 x 30 100 180
CY, DA, EY, MA, PH, ST 15 85 100 180

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There are two different types of Question in GATE 2024:

Multiple Selection Queries (MCQ) carrying one or two marks each in all articles and sections. These issues are objective in nature, and each can have a selection of 4 answers, out of that the candidate has got to mark the correct answer(s).

(NAQ) Numerical Answer queries of one or two marks every altogether papers and section. For these queries the solution is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices are going to be shown for this type of query.

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An answer is a number such as 10 (an integer only). the solution is also in decimals as well, for example, 10.1 (one decimal) or 10.01 (two decimals) or 10.001 (three decimals). Where required and possible, it’s better to give NAT answer up to a maximum of 3 decimal places.