GATE is an online Indian exam with high level of competition which is held for admission into top engineering institutes in India. The admission to post graduate programmes like ME, M.Tech & PhD is being done this exam. Leaving aside academics, GATE exam can help to get the jobs. But, these job offers have to be checked from newspapers and internet because GATE admin is not responsible for the opportunities.
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) are responsible for administration of exam. The zonal GATE Office at the IITs or IISc handle all exam issues.
GATE 2017 Organizing Institute: IIT Roorkee
Total GATE Streams: 23 (22+1 added new)
GATE 2017 New Changes: An online virtual calculator will be made available to candidates; the answers to all exam questions will be provided just after the exam; PE or Petroleum Engineering exam will be conducted.
GATE 2017 Eligibility: In respective stream, the BE/ B.Tech degree should be attained from recognized University.
GATE 2017 Exam Pattern: The paper will contain general ability questions along with other sectiosn of related branch. For XE & XL branch, there are further sections with codes-
|Engineering Sciences (Necessary)||A||Chemistry (Necessary)||H|
|Polymer Science & Engineering||F||Food Technology||M|
- Total Questions: 65 questions
- Total Marks: 100 marks
- Total Time: 3 Hours
- Exam Mode: Online Computer Based test
NOTE: 10 questions of 15 marks are of General Aptitude (GA) in exam.
Design of Questions: The questions in a paper will be designed to test the following abilities:
(i) Recall: The questions here are asked from formulae or laws of the discipline, facts, principles of the paper.
(ii) Comprehension: Test of the candidate understands of the basics of his/her field, by requiring him/her to draw simple conclusions from fundamental ideas.
(iii) Application: The candidate is expected to apply his/her knowledge either through computation or by logical reasoning.
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