General Instructions / Structure
The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3 hours duration.
The question paper will consist of only objective type questions. Each question will have four choices for the answer. Only one choice is correct. Wrong answers carry negative marks.
Each paper is for a maximum of 150 marks.
Civil Engg - CE
Mechanical Engg - ME
Electronics and Communication Engg - EC
Electrical Engineering - EE
Production and Industrial Engg - PI
Computer Science and Engg - CS
Information Technology - IT
Instrumentation Engg - IN
However, the candidates are free to choose any paper according to their admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which they wish to seek admission.
The question paper of GATE will be fully of objective type. (a) Candidates have to mark the correct choice by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question on an Objective Response Sheet (ORS). (b)There will be negative marking for wrong answers. The deduction for each wrong answer will be 25% of the allotted marks