GATE 2018 Exam Pattern for Computer Science

Maniprabha Singh updated on : 11 Jul 2017
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Candidates should go through the GATE Exam Pattern 2018 for Computer Science carefully to prepare well for the entrance test. Read more to know the details.

GATE Computer Science Exam Pattern 2017

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern for Computer Science- IIT Guwahati will conduct the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) 2018 exam on February 03, 04, 10 & 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays). Aspirants must go through the GATE Exam Pattern 2018 completely to prepare well for the upcoming entrance test. The IITs and IISc conduct GATE ever year for students seeking admission in Engineering PG programmes at GATE accepting colleges across the country in various engineering streams.

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern for Computer Science-

GATE Exam Pattern will be divided into two parts i.e. Part I - General Aptitude (GA) which is common for all GATE papers and Part II that is based on the specialisation.

The question paper will be containing both multiple choice questions and numerical answer type questions. The exam duration is 3 hours. 

All the 23 GATE papers consist of 65 questions carrying a total of 100 marks. A candidate is allowed to write only one GATE paper. Therefore, he/she must choose the subject code very carefully at the time of filling the application form. It is not possible to change the choice of paper after the submission of the application form.

In Computer Science papers, there will be 55 questions carrying a total 85 Marks.

  • 25 Questions carrying 01 Marks
  • 30 Question carrying 02 Marks

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern for Computer Science- Negative Marking

Negative Marking

Questions Type

Marks

Negative Marking

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

1 mark

1/3

2 marks

2/3

Numerical Answer Questions

1 mark

-

2 marks

Nil

For papers having the codes AE, CE, BT, AG, CS, EC, CH, EE, ME, IN, MN, PE, MT, PI, TF and XE, 15% of the overall marks will be for General Aptitude section, 15% of the overall marks will be for Engineering Mathematics and the rest 70% of the marks will be for the chosen paper.

For papers having the codes EY, AR, CY, PH, MA, GG and XL, 15% of the overall marks will be for General Aptitude section and the rest 85% of the marks will be for the chosen paper.

Engineering Sciences XE

Code

Life Science XL

Code

Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)

A

Chemistry (Compulsory)

P

Fluid Mechanics

B

Biochemistry

Q

Materials Science

C

Botany

R

Solid Mechanics

D

Microbiology

S

Thermodynamics

E

Zoology

T

Polymer Science and Engineering

F

Food Technology

U

Food Technology

G

 

 

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

H

 

 


GATE Papers and Codes

GATE Paper

Code

GATE Paper

Code

Life Sciences

XL

Engineering Sciences

XE

Textile Engineering and

Fibre Science

TF

Production and Industrial

Engineering

PI

Physics

PH

Petroleum Engineering

PE

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

Mining Engineering

MN

Mechanical Engineering

ME

Mathematics

MA

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

Geology and Geophysics

GG

Ecology and Evolution

EY

Electrical Engineering

EE

Electronics and Communication

Engineering

EC

Chemistry

CY

Computer Science and

Information Technology

CS

Chemical Engineering

CH

Civil Engineering

CE

Biotechnology

BT

Architecture and Planning

AR

Agricultural Engineering

AG

Aerospace Engineering

AE

   
 

 

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