GATE Civil Engineering (CE) Answer Key 2020 – Question Paper, Cutoff & Analysis

By | May 13, 2020

GATE CE Answer Key 2020, along with the question paper, has been released by the conducting authority. Candidates can download the official answer keys by visiting the official websites of the GATE Exam, i.e. https://appsgate.iitd.ac.in/. This article will give you complete information about the  GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key 2020.

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GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key

The GATE Answer Key 2020 has been released on the official language. GATE CE Exam was conducted on 9 February 2020 in two shifts (Morning and After Noon). GATE CE Result has been released on 14 March 2020, via the GOAPS websites.

Important Links for GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key and Question Paper

Subject Question Paper Answer Key
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As per GATE (GOAPS) report last year a total 1,18,147 students appeared in the GATE CE Examination and on which only for 18, 013 clear the GATE Examination. The question paper is totally based on the fundamental, basic concept and thought-provoking. 

  • Session 1 – Fluid Mechanics, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering topics are too high according to the question weight. Here candidates can check complete GATE CE Paper Analysis.
  • Session 2 – In this session, Geotechnical Engineering questions are too difficult as compared to the last year. The difficulty level of this section was very high, as usual.

GATE Civil Engineering Question Paper Overview

Paper Code CE – Civil Engineering
Date of the exam 9 February 2020
Shift Shift-1: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Shift-2: 2:30 pm-5:30 pm

Total Questions 65
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions 25
Maximum Marks 100
Sections Engineering Mathematics, General Aptitude Questions, and Subject-specific

 

Through the help of GATE CE, Official answer key candidate will get an idea that how much marks they will score in the examination. Based on the GATE CE Answer Key, the authority will prepare the final result or merit list for students. Candidates who find any discrepancy in the official answer key, they can raise an appeal against the official answer key by paying additional charges of the fee and this correction process is available for the limited time frame. After the fixed time period, nobody can raise an appeal or authority will not accept any more appeal.

GATE Civil Engineering Subject-Wise Distribution

Subject Distribution
Maths 12%
Building Material 2%
Structural Analysis 6%
Steel Structure 2%
RCC 5%
Geotech 15%
Radiology 1%
Surveying 5%
SOM 6%
Irrigation 1%
Environment 14%
Fluid Mechanics 9%
Transportation 8%
General Aptitude 15%

GATE Civil Paper Analysis – Forenoon

Subject No. Of Questions Difficulty Level

 

1 Mark 2 Mark
Maths 3 (0 NT) 3 ( 1 NT ) Medium
RCC 1 (0 NT) 3 ( 2 NT ) Medium
Strength of material 3 ( 1 NT ) 1 ( 1 NT ) Easy
Steel Structures 1 ( 0 NT) 2 ( 1 NT) Medium
Structural Analysis 2 ( 0 NT) 2 (1 NT) Medium
CMM 0 ( 0 NT ) 1 (1 NT ) Difficult
Geotechnical 5 ( 3 NT) 5 ( 4 NT ) Medium
Environmental 1 ( 0 NT ) 4 ( 3 NT ) Medium
Transportation 3 ( 1 NT ) 3 ( 1 NT ) Medium
H&I 2 ( 1 NT) 1 ( 1 NT) Medium
Geomatics 1 ( 0 NT) 2 ( 1 NT) Easy
FM & OCH 3 ( 1 NT) 3 ( 2 NT) Medium
Aptitude 5 (2 NT) 5 (1 NT) Easy
Total 30 35

GATE Civil Paper Analysis – Afternoon

Subject 1 Mark 2 Mark Difficulty Level

 

MCQ NT
Maths 5 Medium
RCC 1 Medium
Strength of material 2 Medium
Steel Structures 1 Medium
Structural Analysis 1 Medium
CMM Medium
Geotechnical 4 1 Medium
Environmental 2 Difficult
Transportation 2 1 Difficult
H&I 1 1 Medium
Geomatics 1 Medium
FM & OCH 2 Medium
Total Marks 19 6

How to Check GATE Answer Key (CE)?

Here candidates need to follow step by step guide to download GATE CE Answer Key:

  • The very first step candidates need to visit the official website of GOAPS, i.e. gate.iitm.ac.in
  • Then candidates need to enter their credentials, i.e. Enrollment ID, Registration Number and Date of Birth
  • The final answer key for GATE CE Examination has been displayed in front of your screen.
  • For future reference, candidates can save it.

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