GATE 2022 : Subject Wise Weightage for ECE, Civil, Mechanical, CSE & EE ,Important subject to focus!

By Mrinmay Ganguly|Updated : January 3rd, 2022

GATE 2022 Subject Wise Weightage  Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Mechanical, and Computer Science Engineering are the topmost paper in the GATE examination. The trends of the GATE exam change year to year, chapter-wise weightage is the most asked question among the students in recent times. Previous year analysis is helpful to predict the exam pattern in the upcoming years. Let’s take a look at the GATE subject-wise analysis for the previous year's Civil, Mechanical, ECE, Electrical, and CSE papers.

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Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Mechanical and Computer Science Engineering are the topmost paper in the GATE examination other than Civil Engineering. The trends of the GATE examination change year to year, Chapter wise weightage is the most asked question among the students in recent times. Previous year analysis is helpful to predict the exam pattern in the upcoming years. Let’s take a look at the chapter-wise analysis for EE, ECE, CE, ME and CS papers from GATE 2019,2020 and 2021.

GATE 2022 Papers Pattern

Here take a look at the common exam pattern for the different branches.

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)

Duration

3 Hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs),
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Number of Questions

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

Total Marks

100 Marks

Marking Scheme

1 or 2 marks for each correct answer

Negative Marking

For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
No negative marking for MSQs and NATs

Read here the complete subject-wise GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

GATE Subject wise Weightage for Electrical Engineering (EE)

Subjects

GATE 2021

GATE 2020

GATE 2019

General Aptitude

15

15

15

Engineering Mathematics

12

12

12

Network Theory

11

6

11

Control Systems

8

10

9

Electromagnetic Theory

6

6

2

Electrical Machines

8

10

13

Digital Circuits

3

3

4

Power Electronics

9

8

10

Power Systems

12

10

11

Measurements

2

2

2

Analog Circuits

6

8

6

Signals & Systems

8

10

4

GATE Subject wise Weightage for Electronics Engineering (ECE)

Subjects

GATE 2021

GATE 2020

GATE 2019

General Aptitude

15

15

15

Engineering Mathematics

13

15

12

Control System

5

12

14

Network Theory

12

6

6

Analog Electronics

7

10

12

Signals & Systems

10

6

8

Electronic Devices & Circuits

6

12

14

Communication

13

11

12

Digital Circuits

9

9

8

Electromagnetic Theory

10

9

14

GATE Subject wise Weightage for Civil Engineering (CE)

Subjects

GATE 2021

GATE 2020

GATE 2019

General Aptitude

15

14

15

Engineering Mathematics

12

12

11

Engineering Mechanics

2

2

1

Solid Mechanics

3

4

4

Structural Analysis

5

6

5

R.C.C

6

5

5

Steel Structures

2

3

5

Geotechnical Engineering

14

15

16

Fluid Mechanics

7

8

9

Environmental Engineering

12

11

9

Irrigation & Hydrology

7

6

6

Transportation Engineering

10

11

10

GATE Subject wise Weightage for Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Subjects

GATE 2021

GATE 2020

GATE 2019

General Aptitude

15

14

15

Engineering Mathematics

13

12

12

Theory of Machines and Vibration

4

9

9

Manufacturing Technology

15

14

14

Strength of Materials

5

12

10

Fluid Mechanics

8

4

4

Thermodynamics and Applications

13

10

11

Industrial Engineering

4

6

6

Heat Transfer

6

6

6

Machine Design

4

7

7

Engineering Mechanics

-

6

6

GATE Subject wise Weightage for Computer Science Engineering (CSE)

Subjects

GATE 2021

GATE 2020

GATE 2019

General Aptitude

15

15

15

Engineering Mathematics

15

12

12

Compiler Design

4

5

6

Computer Organization

11

11

3

Computer Networks

6

6

10

DBMS

8

8

8

Design & Analysis Algorithms

5

6

7

Digital Logic

5

5

9

Operating Systems

10

10

10

Programming & Data Structure    

12

12

12

Theory Of Computation        

9

10

8

This overall analysis will help the students to categorized the subjects according to their importance. Don’t take lightly any subjects as weightage is varying over the days.

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Nikhil Sharma
Wrong interpretation for marks of cse

FAQs

  • IIT Kharagpur is the Organising Institute for GATE 2022.

  • There are three types of questions asked in GATE as MCQs, MSQs, NATs.

  • No, there is no limit on the number of attempts for Mechanical Engineering paper.

  • There are two sections in GATE 2022 electrical paper as General Aptitude and Engineering Mathematics with Electrical Engineering.

  • GATE 2022 notification is expected to be released in the last of July by IIT Kharagpur.

  • No, there is no sectional cutoff in the GATE exam.

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