GATE Electrical Exam Pattern 2022: Topic-wise Weightage & Marks for GATE EE

GATE Electrical Exam Pattern 2022: Topic-wise Weightage & Marks for GATE EE

ByRahul Singh  |  Updated on: Apr 15, 2021IIT Kharagpur has deactivated the GATE 2022 Application process with late fees. GATE EE 2022 notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Apply online for GATE EE begins on 2nd September. Read here GATE EE 2022 exam dates, registration, fee, eligibility, new subjects, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
IIT Kharagpur has deactivated the GATE 2022 Application process with late fees. GATE EE 2022 notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Apply online for GATE EE begins on 2nd September. Read here GATE EE 2022 exam dates, registration, fee, eligibility, new subjects, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
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GATE Electrical Exam Pattern 2022

GATE Electrical exam is the most aspired exam among electrical engineering students. Every year thousands of electrical engineers apply for the GATE Electrical 2022 exam. Understanding the exam pattern for GATE EE will be very helpful for the candidates as it will facilitate planning out the most effective strategy. Candidates can shape and streamline their entire preparation in the best possible way by knowing the updated exam pattern which will ensure to give the best results.

GATE EE Exam Pattern 2022 will describe the latest exam trend that will be followed this year. In addition to that, you will also know about the different sections and subjects on which the candidates will be assessed extensively. Different sections in the GATE CE Paper will carry different marks. The three subjects that the candidates will be assessed on are general aptitude, engineering mathematics, and Electrical engineering subject questions. 

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Details of GATE 2022 Electrical Engineering Exam Pattern

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)​ and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) are the three types of questions that will be observed in the exam.
  • The wrong attempt for NAT questions will not lead to deduction of marks
  • There are three parts in the GATE EE paper which are General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and Subject-specific part (Electrical Engineering).
  • 72% weightage is given to the Electrical Engineering section, 15%, to General Aptitude and 13% to Engineering Mathematics in GATE EE 2022 Exam.

GATE EE 2022 Total Number of Sections in the Exam

GATE EE 2022 will have three different sections:

The weightage of different sections will be different. The details are as follows:

  • General Aptitude carrying 15% of the total marks, Engineering Mathematics carrying 13% of the total marks, and Electrical Engineering Subject Questions carrying 72% of the total marks.

GATE EE 2022 Time Duration and Marks Details

  • The total marks in GATE EE are 100
  • The total number of questions in the GATE EE Paper is 65.
  • The duration of GATE EE is 3-hours
  • GATE EE is a computer-based paper.
  • The language of the GATE EE exam is English.

GATE Electrical 2022 Marking Scheme

  •  MCQ questions that carry 1 mark will have a deduction of 1/3rd marks for each incorrect response 
  • A deduction of 2/3rd for every wrong response in the  MCQ question that carries 2 marks.
  • No marks will be given nor any marks will be deducted for questions that the candidates do not attempt.
  • Wrong answers in Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions will not lead to any penalty.

Type of question

Negative marking for wrong answer

Marking for correct answer

MCQs

1/3 for 1 mark questions

2/3 for 2 marks questions

1 or 2 marks

NATs

No negative marking 

1 or 2 marks

GATE EE 2022 Exam Pattern overview

Candidates can have an overview of the GATE EE 2022 Exam Pattern in the table given below:

Discipline

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Engineering Mathematics

10

13

General Aptitude

10

15

Electrical Engineering Subject

45

72

Total

65

100

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  • The marking scheme will be as mentioned in the table below:

    Type of question

    Negative marking for wrong answer

    Marking for correct answer

    MCQs

    1/3 for 1 mark questions

    2/3 for 2 marks questions

    1 or 2 marks

    MSQs, NATs

    No negative marking 

    1 or 2 marks

  • The duration of the GATE EE exam is 3 hours

  • The language of the GATE EE Exam 2022 is English.

  • No, there is no negative marking for MSQs and NATs in GATE EE 2022

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