GATE Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023: Check Marking Scheme & Normalization

GATE Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023: Check Marking Scheme & Normalization

ByMohit Uniyal  |  Updated on: Jul 15, 2022
Read all about the GATE Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023. Skim through the content to check marking scheme of the GATE CE 2023 exam. Find out about the score Normalization.
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GATE Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023 is the complete procedure that aspiring candidates should know in order to clear the GATE CE exam. The GATE Civil Engineering selection process 2023 includes a written exam which needs to be cleared by the candidates.

The details of the complete GATE Civil Engineering selection process are given below in an elaborated way. Candidates must be aware of the marking scheme as well so that they can easily make their way through the exam. 

GATE Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023

GATE Civil selection process consists of a written exam that is taken by lakhs and lakhs of students every year. GATE is a national-level exam taken by candidates from across the country. The written exam will be conducted by IIT Kanpur which is also the organizing body of the upcoming GATE exam. The score obtained in the GATE CE exam should be enough to meet or clear the GATE CE cutoff. Only those candidates will go forward who manage to clear the GATE CE cutoff.

As per the admission notification released by the authorities, candidates have to apply to individual institutes/universities. Admissions to the NITs will be done through the CCMT (Centralised Counselling for M. Tech/M. Plan). All the qualified candidates will be eligible to apply for CCMT. 70% weightage minimum will be given to the performance in GATE test/interview-based performance and the remaining will be given to the candidate’s performance in test/interview and/or academic record. 

Normalisation of Marks in the GATE CE Exam

The abilities of the candidates are checked uniformly and fairly in all the sessions of the multi-session GATE Civil Engineering exam. It is justified since the number of candidates that appear in multi-session papers in GATE CE is large and the procedure of allocation of sessions to candidates is random. The number of candidates appearing in each session of GATE CE exam is of the same order of magnitude in the same multi-session paper,

GATE Civil Engineering Highlights

The candidates before appearing for the examination must be aware of the GATE Civil Engineering selection process 2023 in order to prepare effectively. Further, candidates can check the highlights of the GATE CE exam listed in the table below.

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)

Duration

3 Hours

Section

General Aptitude (GA) and

Candidate Selected Subject

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs),

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Design of Questions

Application

Analysis and synthesis

Comprehension

Recall

Number of Questions

10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions

Total Marks

100 Marks

Marking Scheme

1 or 2 marks

GATE Civil Engineering Marking Scheme

The GATE Civil Engineering exam consists of a total of 65 questions worth 100 marks. The core subject accounts for around 72 percent of the total marks, whereas Engineering Mathematics accounts for 13 percent of the total marks. The General Aptitude section carries a 15 percent weighting in the overall score. The marking scheme of the exam is as follows.

  • For 1-mark MCQs, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect attempt.
  • In the case of 2-mark MCQs, the candidate will be penalized 2/3 mark for the wrong attempt
  • For questions that aren’t attempted, zero marks will be awarded.
  • There is no negative marking for numerical answer type (NAT) questions.

Paper Code

General Aptitude (GA) Marks

Subject Marks

Total Marks

Total Time (Minutes)

CE

15

85

100

180

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GATE CE Selection Process FAQs

  • The GATE Civil Engineering selection process consists of a computer-based test having questions of three types- Multiple choice questions, multiple select questions, and numerical answer type questions.

  • The GATE CE exam is of 100 marks. The sectional weightage of the exam is as follows:

    • General Aptitude- 15%
    • Engineering Mathematics- 13%
    • Civil Engineering topics- 72%
  • The following types of questions will be asked in GATE CE Exam:

    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs),
    • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and
    • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
  • After passing the GATE CE exam, candidates will receive a scorecard with their results. This rating will be taken into account during the selection process for their selected colleges or during the hiring process.

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