GATE CSE Paper Analysis 5th Feb 2022: Weightage Analysis, Difficulty Level

By Himanshu Bajpai|Updated : February 8th, 2022

GATE CSE Paper Analysis 5th February 2022: GATE Computer Science 2022 exam has been successfully conducted by IIT Kharagpur on 5th February 2022 in the Forenoon session (9 AM to 12 PM). As the GATE exam avails the opportunity to pursue higher studies in IIT's/NIT's for Computer Science engineers, we are expecting a large no of candidates appearing for the exam.

Here BYJU'S EXAM PREP is providing the GATE CSE exam review of 5th February, subject-wise weightage analysis, difficulty level, and questions asked in the GATE 2022 paper which is based on the reviews of candidates who have appeared for the exam.

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Highlights of GATE CSE Paper: Forenoon Shift

  • There were 15 MSQ (Multiple Select Questions), 16 NAT (Numerical Answer Type), and 24 MCQ ( Multiple choice type) questions asked on the paper.
  • The difficulty level of the GATE CS 2022 paper was Moderate to Tough.
  • Computer Networks carried the highest marks weightage in the examination.
  • Engineering Mathematics carried 6 marks and Discreet Mathematics carried 9 marks.
  • General aptitude was not easy this time.
  • The Quantitative Aptitude questions were Moderate.
  • There were more theoretical and conceptual questions asked in the paper this time.
  • More weightage was given to MSQ's this year by IIT Khargpur.

GATE CS Exam Analysis 5th February 2022: Weightage Analysis 

The subject-wise weightage analysis of the GATE CS forenoon shift is shared below in the post. Candidates can get an idea of 2 marks and 1 marks questions asked from each subject - 

Subjects

Questions

Total Marks

1 Mark

2 Marks

Algorithms

3

3

9

Data Structures and Programming

3

9

Computer Organization

2

3

8

Digital Logic

1

2

5

Computer Network

3

4

 11

Theory of Computation

2

4

10

Databases

3

2

7

Compiler Design

1

2

5

Operating Systems

2

2

6

Discrete Mathematics

3

3

9

Engineering Mathematics

2

2

6

General Aptitude

5

5

15

Total

 30

35

100

Pie Chart of Subject wise analysis - 

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 Comparison with Last Years GATE CS Questions Asked 

Candidates can also know about the weightage of different subjects and compare the data with this previous year's question paper to get the complete idea of the maximum questions are asked from which subjects in recent years. 

S.No.

Subject Name

2022

2021

2020

Set-1

Set-2

1

Algorithm

13

9

8

2

Data Structures & Programming

 9

8

9

10

3

Theory of Computation

10 

8

11

9

4

Compiler Design

 5

7

8

4

5

Databases

 7

8

8

8

6

Computer Networks

 11

12

7

6

7

Computer Organization

 8

5

8

11

8

Discrete Mathematics

 9

6

6

10

9

Engg. Mathematics

 6

6

7

5

10

Digital Logic

 5

6

5

6

11

Operating Systems

 6

6

7

8

12

General Aptitude

15 

15

15

15

 

Total marks

 100

100

100

100

Questions Asked in GATE CSE Paper 2022 Forenoon Shift

We have collected questions shared by our candidates who have appeared in GATE 2022 CS exam in the forenoon shift which are as follows - 

1. Data Base Question - NAT 

QUESTION - R  (A B C D E) 

AB → C

BC  → D

C  → E 

Find the number of super keys?

2. Computer Organization & Architecture - memory based 

QUESTION - Which of the following give the maximum throughput for transferring data from hard disk to main memory

(A) - DMA (Correct)

(B) - Interrupt driven I/O

(C) - Programmed I/O

(D) - Palling based I/O

3. Discreet Mathematics - NAT 

QUESTION -10 vertices, what is the max no of edges in the disconnected graph?

4. Algorithms - NAT - 2 Marks

The only operation allowed is only enqueue and Dequeue. The number of enqueue operations in Q1 needed so that get the reverie of 1, 2, 3, 4 in the final state is : 

5.- Discrete Mathematics - Memory based

QUESTION -Consider a Peterson Graph

Which of the following is true?

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(A) The Chromatic number is .......

(B) The number of independent let in the graph is three

(C) The graph is isomorphic 

(D) It contains a Hamiltonian path

GATE CS 2022 Memory Based Questions and Answer key: Download PDF

Candidates can download the GATE 2022 Computer Science engineering memory-based Questions and solutions PDF prepared by BYJU'S Exam Prep Expert.

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GATE CS Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts

Candidates can check the number of good attempts for the GATE CSE 2022 exam. This will boost the confidence of GATE CS aspirants until the official GATE response sheet is published by IIT Kharagpur. The good attempts for aspirants to excel in exams should be 44-50 questions. 

GATE CSE 2022 Expected Cut-Off

  • The expected cut-off for the GATE CS 2022 Exam this year will be around 28-30 marks because the paper was Moderate to tough this year thus cut off may go a bit higher.

GATE CSE Previous Year Cut Off

Candidates can check the GATE previous year cut-off marks for the Computer Science Engineering paper of the GATE 2021, 2020, and 2019 exams.

Year

Branch

GEN

OBC/EWS

SC/ST/PwD

GATE 2021

Computer Science

26.1

23.4

17.4

GATE 2020

Computer Science

28.5

25.6

19.0

GATE 2019

Computer Science

29.526.619.7

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FAQs

  • The difficulty level of the GATE CSE 2022 Paper was Moderate to Tough.

  • Computer Networks carried the highest weightage of 11 Marks in GATE CSE Paper 2022.

  • There were 15 MSQs & 16 NATs in GATE 2022 CS Shift.

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