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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2012 Examination

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

GATE Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final year of such programmes. 
  • Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programmes. 
  • Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master’s degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology. 
  • Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institute of Engineers (India); AMICE by Institute of Civil Engineers (India)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech.

GATE Examination: The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3 hours duration which contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of only objective questions. The pattern of question papers is given in Section below. The examination for the papers with codes AE, AG, AR, GG, MN and TF will be carried out ONLINE using computers where the candidates will be required to enter the answer for each question using mouse. For all other papers, the candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer, except for some questions, as explained in section below. Each GATE paper shall have a General Aptitude (GA) component carrying 15 marks.

GATE 2012 Pattern of Question Papers:

As mentioned in above section , the examination for the papers with codes AE, AG, AR, GG, MN and TF will be carried out ONLINE using computers where the candidates will be required to enter the answer for each question using mouse. For all other papers, the candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question.

GATE 2012 would contain questions of four different types in various papers:

  • Multiple choice questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each;
  • Common data questions, where two successive questions use the same set of input data
  • Linked answer questions, where the answer to the first question in the pair is required to  answer its successor
  • Numerical answerquestions,where the answer is a number,to be entered by the candidate.

 In all the papers,there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks,out of which10 questions carrying15 marks in General Aptitude (GA)are compulsory.beevaluated.Thereisnonegativemarkingfornumericalanswertypequestions.

For more Details like GATE 2012 Marking,Syllabus etc Click here for GATE 2012 Information Booklet

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