GATE 2020 concludes; know exam analysis

GATE 2020 concludes; know exam analysis
sansar.chhikara | Feb 9, 2020 - 6:43 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has concluded GATE 2020 today with the ending of the afternoon session. This year, GATE 2020 was conducted for a total of 25 papers, including the newly added paper of Biomedical Engineering. As per the students who appeared for the entrance exam, the CS, EE, ME papers were moderately difficult. Next, the authorities will declare the result on March 16, but before that IIT Delhi will release the provisional answer key and response sheets of the candidates.

Exam Analysis of Major Papers

Computer Science Engineering - Paper Code - CS

Many students who appeared for the CS paper of GATE 2020 found the exam relatively easier compared to last year. Most students said that the paper was not lengthy as well and almost everyone finished their paper well in time. Questions were easy but tricky.

Electronic Engineering - Paper Code - EE

Students who appeared for the EE paper found the exam moderately difficult. Major topics asked in the exams were from Electrical Machines, followed by Signals and Systems and Power Electronics. The expected qualifying cutoff for EE is 25.

Mechanical Engineering - Paper Code - ME

The Mechanical Engineering paper of GATE 2020 was conducted in two different sessions. Students who appeared for the paper found the exam to be of moderate to tough difficulty level. Also, many students complained that the exam was very lengthy. Most of the questions in this paper were application based.

Civil Engineering - Paper Code - CE

Paper was of moderate difficulty level. As per the student's reactions, the paper was easy as compared to the previous year paper. There were more than 25 NAT questions. Major questions were from Geotech and Environment. This year, the total number of questions were more from Environment than previous year.

IIT Delhi will soon release the GATE 2020 response sheet and official provisional answer keys through the official GATE COAPS website. The result of GATE will be declared on March 16 after taking into consideration raised on the provisional answer key.

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