GATE Question Paper | GATE Previous Papers

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If you are looking to clear GATE 2019, then you should know about the pattern of the questions. This is the reason why it is important that you practice GATE Question Paper. Almost all successful candidates recommend that you practice GATE Exam Previous Year Question Paper. In this post, we would talk about the GATE Previous Papers. But before we do that, we would take a look at the exam pattern.

GATE Question Paper – Knowing the Exam Pattern

Understanding the GATE Exam Pattern is crucial for solving GATE Question Paper. The following table gives you a quick overview of the GATE Exam Pattern

Duration of Exam 3 hours (180 minutes)
Total Number of Questions 65
Total Marks 100
Type of Question Two types of questions asked:

·         Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

·         Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Sections GATE 2019 question paper will consist of three sections:

·         General Aptitude

·         Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry)

·         Subject – Specific section

General Aptitude Section The paper will consist of a mandatory General Aptitude (GA) section which will have 10 questions. 5 of the questions will be of 1 mark and the remaining 5 will be of 2 marks. Therefore, the total marks for this section will be 15 marks.
Marking Scheme ·         1 mark MCQs – 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

·         2 mark MCQs – 2/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

·         Zero marks will be awarded for unattempted questions

·         No negative marking will be done for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions

The GATE Exam Question Paper from previous years have shown that the nature of the questions also changes from time to time. Needless to say, to solve GATE Exam last year paper, you need to know about the nature of the questions. The following table gives the details of the nature of the questions.

Paper Code Exam Pattern
CE, CS, EC, AE, AG, BT, CH, ME, MN, MT, EE, IN, TF, XE, PE, ST and PI ·         GA (General Aptitude) – 15%

·         Engineering Mathematics – 15%

·         Subject of the Paper –  70%

AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA ·         GA (General Aptitude) – 15%

·         Subject of the Paper – 85%

GATE Question Paper

Let us now check out the GATE Previous Papers. You can click on the links given below to download the GATE Question Paper PDF

GATE Exam Previous Year Question Paper 2017

Mechanical Engineering:

GATE Mechanical Engineering 2017 Set 1

GATE Mechanical Engineering 2017 Set 2

Civil Engineering:

GATE Civil Engineering 2017 Set 1

GATE Civil Engineering 2017 Set 2

Electrical Engineering

GATE Electrical Engineering 2017 Set 1

Physics:

GATE 2017 Physics

Chemistry:

GATE 2017 Chemistry

Maths:

GATE 2017 Maths

GATE Exam Previous Year Question Paper 2016

Mechanical Engineering:

GATE 2016 Mechanical Engineering Set 1

GATE 2016 Mechanical Engineering Set 2

GATE 2016 Mechanical Engineering Set 3

Civil Engineering:

GATE 2016 Civil Engineering Set 1

GATE 2016 Civil Engineering Set 2

Computer Science:

GATE 2016 Computer Science Set 1

GATE 2016 Computer Science Set 2

Physics:

GATE 2016 Physics

Chemistry:

GATE 2016 Chemistry

Maths:

GATE 2016 Maths

GATE Exam Previous Year Question Paper 2015

Mechanical Engineering:

GATE 2015 Mechanical Engineering Set 1

GATE 2015 Mechanical Engineering Set 2

GATE 2015 Mechanical Engineering Set 3

Civil Engineering:

GATE 2015 Civil Engineering Set 1

GATE 2015 Civil Engineering Set 2

Electronics and Communication Engineering:

GATE 2015 ECE

Electrical Engineering:

GATE 2015 Electrical Engineering

These were the details of the GATE Question Paper from previous years. To know about the GATE Exam 2019, click on the link below:

GATE Exam 2019