GATE CE Practice Set Papers, Model Sample Papers

Start practicing with GATE CE practice set papers free at BYJU'S Exam Prep. The GATE CE exams previous year solved papers 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 are available online with the solutions and answers.

An effective and productive GATE Exam preparation must involve an analysis and solving of previous year GATE CE paper. The GATE CE Exam past year questions help gain an overview of the exam pattern, the question trend and the weightage of various topics in the exam. The initial analysis of the GATE CE question paper will determine your strengths and weaknesses and you can subsequently plan your strategy for the upcoming GATE CE Exam.
GATE question bank for Civil Engineering contains all the question papers such as GATE CE practice papers of 2020, 2019, 2018 and many more. You can practice both the sets of the GATE CE question paper here. After completing the syllabus, you must solve the given GATE Civil Engineering practice set for exhaustive revision and realistic testing. Examine the gaps and mistakes in the question paper and study better for advancement.

GATE CE Syllabus

Numerical Ability

  • Numerical computation
  • Numerical estimation
  • Numerical Reasoning and data interpretation

Verbal Ability

  • English Grammar
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Vocabulary

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE)
  • Partial Differential Equation (PDE)
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods

Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Construction Materials and Management
  • Concrete Structures
  • Steel Structures
Check the complete GATE CE Syllabus for better preparation.  

GATE CE Exam Pattern

GATE CE Exam Sections

Number of questions

Total Marks

General Aptitude (GA)



Candidate’s Selected Subject - Civil Engineering






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GATE CE Question Papers FAQs

  • Yes, all the practice set paper of GATE CE Previous Year Papers are free of cost. You can practice GATE CE previous year papers practice set online here.

  • No, you cannot reattempt the GATE CE Exam Papers of previous years. However, you can view your result, questions, and solutions anytime on your PC or mobile phone.

  • Following are the benefits of attempting GATE CE previous year practice paper:

    • All the questions are previous year practice set paper
    • You will get GATE CE Previous Year practice papers with Solutions for every question
    • You will attempt the actual test paper thus giving you a real-time experience
    • You will identify your weak and strong sections and work on them.
  • At the end of each GATE CE Paper you will be provided with your performance review with the following details:

    • Your total as well as sectional score out of the total marks
    • Your All India Rank 
    • Your accuracy%
    • Subject wise exam analysis
    • Number of correct, incorrect attempts made by you
  • Yes, you will get complete solution for every question of GATE CE previous year exam paper.

  • You can practice GATE CE previous year practice papers from 2004 to 2020.

  • You get the following sections to practice for GATE Civil Engineering Previous Year Paper:

    • General Aptitude
    • Civil Engineering related questions