Structure Of Gate And Gate Results
All candidates for GATE will appear in a single paper of 3 hours duration and of 150 marks.
GATE will have the following papers:
|Architecture and Planning||AR|
|Computer Science & Engg.||CS|
|Electronics & Comm. Engg.||EC|
|Geology & Geophysics||GG|
|Production & Industrial Engg.||PI|
|Textile Engg. & Fibre Sci.||TF|
Papers XE and XL are of general nature and will comprise of the following Sections:
|Engineering Sciences (XE):||Life Sciences (XL):|
|Engg. Mathematics (Compulsory)||A|
Candidates appearing in XE or XL papers are required to answer three sections, one compulsory and two other sections of candidate's choice out of the sections mentioned against the respective papers.
Candidates qualified in XE or XL paper will be further examined by the admitting Institute to assess their suitability for a particular programme.
The choice of the paper is the responsibility of the candidate. However, some guidelines are
- Candidates are expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree. However, the candidate is free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria.
- Candidates studying in the fourth year of Five-Year Integrated M.Tech ./Dual degree programme are treated at par with those in the final year of Four-Year B.E./B. Tech. programme and are expected to appear in the paper appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree.
The question paper of GATE will be fully of objective type. There will be 'negative' marking for each wrong answer. The deduction will be 25% of the marks allotted.
Candidates generally receive Admit Cards by last week of January. If they do not receive it by 1 st February, they should contact the concerned GATE Chairman.
GATE result will be be available on internet addresses of various Institutes given.
The GATE score card is a valuable document. Care should be taken to preserve it. Additional Score cards will be issued on payment basis only once. The Score Card cannot be treated as a proof for category or date of birth.