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GATE 2018 will be conducted on 23 subjects (papers). Scroll down to see the list of papers with subject codes. A candidate or an applicant can register and appear for only 1 paper from 23 papers. An extreme care needs to be taken while filling application as you are allowed to appear for only one paper. Choose an appropriate paper with the subject code mentioned below or refer from information brochure. After submission of application, any change of paper is NOT permitted.
List of GATE 2018 Papers and Paper (Subject) Codes
|GATE Paper||Code||GATE Paper||Code|
|Aerospace Engineering||AE||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Agricultural Engineering||AG||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Mathematics||MA|
|Civil Engineering||CE||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Metallurgical Engineering||MT|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY|
*XE (Engineering Sciences) and **XL (Life Sciences) papers are of general nature
|*XE Paper||Code||**XL Paper||Code|
|Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)||A||Chemistry (Compulsory)||P|
|Any two optional sections||Any two optional sections|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F||Food Technology||U|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H|
Gate 2018 Examination Information
Gate 2018 Examination will be conducted for 23 papers which is purely COMPUTER BASED ONLINE TEST (Questions will be displayed on the screen where you need to answer by choosing the correct option for Multiple Choice Questions and by entering answer using virtual keyboard for Keyed Questions. For more Information See Notification Gate 2018.
All the papers of the GATE 2018 examination will be of 3 hours duration and they consist of 65 questions for a total of 100 marks.Since the examination is Computer Based at the end of 3 Hours computer will submit the question and answer paper automatically so here we need to think wisely and adjust the time to gain maximum marks for good gate score and ranks.
Gate 2018 Examination Or Questions Pattern
GATE 2018 would contain two different types of questions in all the papers. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to select the correct answer and mark it. For each wrong answer a negative marking is awarded accordingly, For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections. For these questions, the answer is a real number, which needs to be entered by the candidate using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor. Answers would be a type of integer -10 or 10 where you need to mention a correct integer. Similarly, questions with decimal places also need to enter exactly for correct answering. An added advantage is these type of questions will be mentioned with, up to which decimal places, the candidates need to make an answer. There is NO negative marking for a wrong answer in NAT questions.
Gate 2018 Examination Marks
- In all the papers out of 100 marks, 15 marks would be awarded for General Aptitude and rest of the marks would be awarded for Subject.
- While the Papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, 15% of marks would be for Engineering Mathematics and other 15% for General Aptitude and remaining 70% is for Subject.
- For more detailed Information see Official Information Brochure of Gate 2018.
- In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, 15% of the total marks would be for General Aptitude section and the remaining 85% of the total marks will be the subject of the paper.
Gate 2018 CSE/EEE/ECE/MECH/CIVIL/CHEMICAL Syllabus
Syllabus [Gate 2018 CSE, EEE, ECE, MECHANICAL, CIVIL PDF Documents]
|Gate 2018 Paper||Syllabus|
|General Aptitude (Common)||GA Syllabus|
|Aerospace Engineering||AE Syllabus|
|Agricultural Engineering||AG Syllabus|
|Architecture and Planning||AR Syllabus|
|Civil Engineering||CE Syllabus|
|Chemical Engineering||CH Syllabus|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS Syllabus|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC Syllabus|
|Electrical Engineering||EE Syllabus|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY Syllabus|
|Geology and Geophysics||GG Syllabus|
|Instrumentation Engineering||IN Syllabus|
|Mechanical Engineering||ME Syllabus|
|Mining Engineering||MN Syllabus|
|Metallurgical Engineering||MT Syllabus|
|Petroleum Engineering||PE Syllabus|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI Syllabus|
|Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF Syllabus|
|Engineering Mathematics||XE-A Syllabus|
|Fluid Mechanics||XE-B Syllabus|
|Materials Science||XE-C Syllabus|
|Solid Mechanics||XE-D Syllabus|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||XE-F Syllabus|
|Food Technology||XE-G Syllabus|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||XE-H Syllabus|
|Food Technology||XL-U Syllabus|
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