GATE ME Paper Analysis 2022

GATE ME Paper Analysis 2022

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Feb 13, 2022
We have explained GATE ME Paper Analysis 2022 for students to understand what to expect from the next session of the exam. This will help GATE ME 2022 appearing students to have an idea about the GATE ME cutoff as well.
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GATE Mechanical Analysis 2022 has been released here after the successful completion of the exam on 13 February 2022.  Students are advised to go through the detailed exam analysis for GATE ME, 13 February 2022 for shift 1 & 2 in order to have an idea about the expectation from the GATE ME result and cutoff. 

IIT Kharagpur is conducting the GATE ME 2022 exam. In the detailed GATE 2022 ME Paper Analysis we will also understand the topic-wise weightage of the exam. 

GATE Mechanical Analysis 2022

GATE 2022 Mechanical Engineering paper analysis has been shared with you after IIT Kharagpur has completed the GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) Examination on 13 February 2022. With the help of the GATE Exam review, you will know the weightage, memory-based questions along with an unofficial answer key to help you evaluate your performance.

You can also check the previous year exam analysis of the GATE ME Exam for your benefit. By looking at the GATE previous year exam analysis you can determine the level of difficulty of the exam, topic weightage that each shift carried, good attempts.

Detailed GATE ME Exam Analysis 2022

GATE ME Expected Cutoff 2022

GATE ME Answer Key 2022 

GATE ME Question Paper 2022

Important Highlights of GATE ME 2022 Morning Shift

The first session of the GATE Mechanical Engineering 2021 Paper was conducted in the forenoon between (9.00 am- 12.00 pm). Candidates had to carry their Admit Cards to enter the examination hall. There were 5 MSQs (multiple select), 25 MCQs (multiple select questions), and 35 NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions in the first shift of the GATE mechanical 2022 exam.

  • The overall difficulty level of the first shift of GATE mechanical paper was Moderate to Tough.
  • There was a total of 5 M.S.Qs (Multiple select) questions in the first shift of paper. All these questions were theoretical-type questions.
  • Manufacturing Engineering & Heat Transfer had the highest weightage in the mechanical first shift of the GATE 2022 paper.
  • Questions asked from the General Aptitude portion were Easy in the first shift.
  • The level of questions from Engineering Mathematics was Moderate which carried 15 marks in the paper.

Important Highlights of GATE ME 2022 Afternoon Shift

  • The overall difficulty level of the second shift of GATE mechanical paper was Moderate to Tough.
  • There were 6 MSQs (multiple select), 35 MCQs (multiple select questions), and 24 NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions in the second shift of the GATE mechanical 2022 exam.
  • This shift had more MCQs comparing the first shift of GATE mechanical paper.
  • Subjects like Engineering Mechanics, SOM, Industrial, Manufacturing & HMT carried the maximum weightage in the paper.
  • Questions asked from the General Aptitude portion were Easy in the second shift.
  • The level of questions from Engineering Mathematics was Moderate in the second shift also which carried 15 marks in the paper.

GATE Mechanical Exam Analysis 2022, 13 February (Shift 1 & 2)

In the table given below, we have explained the types of questions in the GATE ME 2022 exam and the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.

GATE ME Exam Analysis 2022 for Shift 1

Subjects
Questions
1 Mark2 MarksTotal Marks
TOM & Vibrations 17
Manufacturing Engineering and Materials 515
 26
Machine Design 1 13
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery 0 24
Thermodynamics2 14
Refrigerating and Air Conditioning
 00
Power Plant 1 13
I C Engine012
Industrial Engineering
 38
Heat Transfer 2 410
 2 38
 715
General Aptitude 515
Total 3035 100

GATE Mechanical Analysis 2022 (Shift 2): Weightage & Difficulty Level

Here are the subject-wise marks and question distribution based on the reviews from our users. Aspirants can check the detailed subject-wise analysis of the second shift exam from the table given below - 

Subjects
Questions
1 Mark2 MarksTotal Marks
TOM & Vibrations 2 2
Manufacturing Engineering and Materials
 4 15
Strength of Materials
 3 5
Machine Design 0 4
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery
 1 2 5
Thermodynamics 2
Refrigerating and Air Conditioning
 0
Power Plant 1
I C Engine 0
Industrial Engineering
 2 3
Heat Transfer 2 3
Engineering Mechanics
 2 2
Engineering Mathematics
 412 
General Aptitude 515 
Total3035100

GATE Mechanical Analysis 2022: Good Attempts Shift -1 and Shift - 2

Candidates can check the number of good attempts for the first shift and second Shift of the GATE Mechanical 2022 exam (To be updated soon). This will boost the confidence of GATE ME aspirants until the official GATE response sheet is published by IIT Kharagpur.

GATE Mechanical (ME) Previous Year Exam Analysis

You can check out the previous year exam review of 2020 GATE exam.

GATE Mechanical Paper Analysis and Review 2021 - Session 1

The first session of the GATE Mechanical Engineering 2021 Paper was conducted between (9.30 am- 12.30 pm). Here are the subject wise marks and question distribution based on the reviews from BYJU'S Exam Prep users: -

  • Set 1 of GATE ME was above Moderate.
  • There were 0 MSQs.
  • There were around 32+ NAT questions that tested each candidate's preparations and were a bit lengthy.
  • Manufacturing & Thermodynamics were the subjects with high weightage with the application based questions.
  • From Engineering Mechanics, Production Engineering & Engineering Mathematics difficult and unique questions were asked.
  • 8-10 questions were theoretical and the rest were numerically based.
Subjects
Questions
Total Questions
Difficulty Level
MCQNAT
General Aptitude10010Easy
General Aptitude10010Easy
Manufacturing369Difficult
Thermodynamics & Application549Moderate
Engineering Mathematics358Moderate
Strength of Materials527Easy
TOM & Vibrations336Difficult
Industrial Engineering235Moderate
Heat Transfer224Difficult
Fluid Mechanics033Easy
Machine Design022Difficult
Engineering Mechanics022Easy
Total333265
Overall= Moderate

GATE Mechanical Paper Analysis and Review 2021 - Session 2

The second session of GATE Mechanical Engineering 2020 Paper was conducted between (2.30 pm- 5.30 pm). Here is the subject wise marks and question distribution based on the reviews from BYJU'S Exam Prep users

  • The overall level of the paper for Shift-2 was above Tough.
  • There were no MSQs.
  • 28 NATs out of which 10 questions were 1 marker and the rest were 2 markers.
  • Maximum questions came from Production & Thermal Engineering.
Subjects
No. of Questions
SOM, TOM, Mechanics16
Production Engineering14
Thermal Engineering11
Engineering maths10
General Aptitude10
Industrial Engineering4

GATE ME Previous Year Memory Based Questions: Session 1 & 2

    1. The processing times of the jobs are given below

    Job

    A

    B

    C

    D

    E

    F

    G

    H

    Turning

    (minutes)

    2

    4

    8

    9

    T

    6

    5

    10

    Grinders

    Minutes

    6

    1

    3

    7

    9

    5

    2

    4

    If the make spam is to be minimized, then the optimal sequence in which these jobs must be processed on the turning and grinding machines is

    Option 1. A-D-E-F-H-C-G-B

    Option 2. G E D F H C A B

    Option 3. A E D F H C G B

    Option 4. B G C H F D E A

    2. Consider a single machine workstation to which jobs arrive according to a Poisson distribution with a man arrival rate of 12 jobs/hours. The processing time of the workstation is exponentially distributed with a mean of 4 minutes. The expected number of jobs at the workstation at any given point of time is

    3. The curve F(x) = x2 – 2x + 2 becomes parallel to line joining for points F(1) & F(2). The value of x for which f(x) becomes parallel to line is ___________.

GATE ME Memory Based Question from Session 2

  • White:Whitening:: Light: ?
  • Sum of Normal distributed Random variables X & Y is
  • No.of Inversions made by 4 rotary links
  • Probability of getting 4 head & 4 tail in first 10 tosses & last 10 toss

Candidates can download the PDF of Questions and Solutions of Shift 1 & 2 from the following link :

GATE ME 2020 : Que. & Solutions. (Shift-1)

GATE ME 2020: Que. & Solutions. (Shift-2)

Important GATE ME Links
GATE Mechanical Notification 2022GATE Mechanical Engineering Apply Online
GATE ME Answer Key 2022GATE ME Paper Analysis 2022
GATE Mechanical Question PapersGATE Mechanical Syllabus 2022
GATE Mechanical Books 2022
GATE ME Cut Off 2022
GATE ME Result 2022
GATE Mechanical Exam Pattern 2022

Difficulty Level: Shift -1 & Shift- 2 GATE ME 2022 Exam

  • The Difficulty level of the first shift for the mechanical exam was Moderate to Tough. The paper was Tough this year as a comparison to the previous year's paper.
  • The Difficulty level of the Second shift for the mechanical exam was also Moderate to Tough. The paper had more MCQs as compared to the first shift.

GATE ME Exam Analysis FAQs

  • GATE 2022 Mechanical exam analysis covers the section wise analysis, good attempts, difficulty level, memory-based questions PDF, answer key of the exam.

  • The difficulty level of the exam will be described with the GATE Mechanical review after the exam has been conducted for each session.

  • Yes. the section wise analysis of GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2022 exam will be described.

  • Mechanical Engineering is the best branch for PSUs.

  • There is no minimum CGPA required to attempt the GATE ME 2022 exam.

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