GATE ME Paper Analysis 2020: Get Detailed Exam Analysis

By | May 19, 2020

GATE ME Exam 2020 was conducted in the first shift. There were 65 (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions in the exam paper for a total of 100 marks in the first shift. The exam was conducted in two shifts. This article will give you complete information regarding the GATE ME Paper Analysis 2020.

GATE ME Paper Analysis 2020

Forenoon Session

  • The difficulty level of the examination was Medium
  • The General Aptitude Section was fairly easy.
  • Maths section was difficult as compared to last year.
  • Conceptual questions were asked from Design Topics
  • 10 Marks questions were asked from Fluid Mechanics
  • 20+  time taking and lengthy questions were asked from Numerical Ability.
  • 2 questions from Vibration Section were confusing.
  • 2 or 1 questions from Trusses, Metrology, Forming, Sheet Metal, Convention, Radiation, Heat Exchanger and LMTD.

Afternoon Session

  • The difficulty level of this exam of GATE 2020 was Medium to Tough
  • General Aptitude Section was comparatively very easy from previous year
  • The thermal section was very easy.
  • Questions from SOM and Production were very tough and took a lot of time to solve.
  • There were more than twenty-five questions from NAT
  • There were 16 marks questions from Manufacturing
  • There were 12 marks questions from Thermodynamics
  • There were fewer questions from TOM as compared to last year.

Previous Year’s Analysis

2019

After Noon Session

SUBJECT No. of Ques. Topics Asked in Paper(Memory Based) Level of Ques Total Marks
Engineering Mathematics 1 Marks: 5

2 Marks: 4

Random Variable, Complex Variable, Divergence, Complementary Function, Determinant, Variable Separable Method, Fourier Series Easy 13
Engineering Mechanics 1 Marks:1 2 Marks: 1 Slider Crank Mechanism, Collision Medium 3
Mechanics of Materials 1 Marks: 2 2 Marks: 3 Columns, Simple Stress and Strain Medium 8
Theory Of Machines 1 Marks: 2 2 Marks: 3 Gear Strain, Vibration, Torsion, Cams Medium 8
Machine Design 1 Marks: 1 2 Marks: 2 Bearing Capacity, Breaks Easy 3
Fluid Mechanics 1 Marks: 2 2 Marks: 3 Fluid Properties, Flow through pipes Medium 8
Heat Transfer 1 Marks: 1 2 Marks: 2 Radiation, Convection Easy 5
Thermodynamics 1 Marks: 2 2 Marks: 5 Ideal Gas, IC Engine, Vapour compression cycle, Refrigeration Medium 12
Manufacturing Engineering 1 Marks: 7 2 Marks: 6 Milling, Metal Cutting, Forming, EDM Tough 19
Industrial Engineering 1 Marks: 2 2 Marks: 2 Inventory Management, Linear Programming Tough 6
General Aptitude 1 Marks: 5 2 Marks: 5 Geometry, TSD, Functions, Grammar, Numbers, Work, inference Easy 15

The GATE ME paper analysis by GATE Academy has been provided here for both sessions.

Analysis by GATE Academy – Afternoon Session

Subject

Number of Question

Topics Asked in Paper (Memory Based)

Level of

Questions

Total

Marks

Engineering

Mathematics

1 Marks: 5

2 Marks: 4

Random Variable, Complex Variable, Divergence, Complementary Function, Determinant, Variable Separable Method,

Fourier Series

 

Easy

 

13

Engineering

Mechanics

1 Marks:1

2 Marks: 1

 

Slider Crank Mechanism, Collision

Medium

3

Mechanics of

Materials

1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 3

 

Columns, Simple Stress and Strain

Medium

8

Theory Of

Machines

1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 3

 

Gear Strain, Vibration, Torsion, Cams

Medium

8

Machine Design

1 Marks: 1

2 Marks: 2

 

Bearing Capacity, Breaks

Easy

3

Fluid Mechanics

1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 3

 

Fluid Properties, Flow through pipes

Medium

8

Heat Transfer

1 Marks: 1

2 Marks: 2

 

Radiation, Convection

Easy

5

Thermodynamics

1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 5

Ideal Gas, IC Engine, Vapour compression cycle, Refrigeration

Medium

12

Manufacturing

Engineering

1 Marks: 7

2 Marks: 6

 

Milling, Metal Cutting, Forming, EDM

Tough

19

Industrial

Engineering

1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 2

Inventory Management, Linear Programming

Tough

6

General Aptitude

1 Marks: 5

2 Marks: 5

Geometry, TSD, Functions, Grammar, Numbers, Work, inference

Easy

15

Total

65

100

Faculty Feedback

Majority of the question were concept based. General Aptitude And Mathematics is Very Easy. Core Subject Questions were 50% easy, 30%

medium and 20% tough.

GATE ME Paper Analysis by GATE Academy – Forenoon Session

Subject Number of Questions Topics Asked in Paper (Memory-Based) Level of Questions Total Marks
Engineering

Mathematics

1 Marks: 6

2 Marks: 4

Mean Value Theorem; Probability, Euler’s Method, Rank, Analytic Function, Laplace Transform  

Easy

 

14

Engineering Mechanics 1 Marks: 0

2 Marks: 2

 

Slider Crank Mechanism, Collision

 

Medium

 

4

Mechanics of

Materials

1 Marks: 4

2 Marks: 5

Simple Stress Strains, Analysis of Shear Stress, Stress in Beams, Plain Stress  

Medium

 

14

Theory Of Machines 1 Marks: 3

2 Marks: 2

 

Gear Strain

 

Medium

 

7

Machine Design 1 Marks: 1

2 Marks: 2

 

Bearing Capacity, Breaks

 

Easy

 

5

Fluid Mechanics 1 Marks: 3

2 Marks: 4

 

Peloton Wheels,

 

Medium

 

11

Heat Transfer 1 Marks: 0

2 Marks: 1

 

Conduction,

 

Easy

 

2

Thermodynamics 1 Marks: 2

2 Marks: 4

Entropy, IC Engines, Steady Flow Energy Equation  

Medium

 

10

Manufacturing Engineering 1 Marks: 6

2 Marks: 4

 

ECM, Sheet Metal, Metal cutting

 

Tough

 

14

Industrial

Engineering

1 Marks: 0

2 Marks: 2

 

Linear Program

 

Medium

 

4

General Aptitude 1 Marks: 5

2 Marks: 5

Geometry, TSD, Functions, Grammar, Numbers, Work, inference  

Easy

 

15

Total 65 100
 

Faculty Feedback

Majority of the question were concept based. General Aptitude And Mathematics is Very Easy. Core Subject Questions were 50% easy, 30%

medium and 20% tough.

Detailed GATE ME Paper Analysis 2018- Session 1

S.No Topics % wise weightage
1 Engineering Mathematics 14%
2 General Aptitude 15%
3 Mechanics of Materials 14%
4 Engineering Mechanics 4%
5 Theory of Machines 7%
6 Machine Design 5%
7 Fluid Mechanics 11%
8 Heat Transfer 2%
9 Thermodynamics 10%
10 Manuafacturing Engineering 14%
11 Industrial Engineering 4%

GATE 2017 ME Paper Analysis by GATE Academy – Session 1

Subject Topics No. Of Questions Topics – Questions were asked from Difficulty Level Total Marks
Strength of Materials (SOM) 1 marks- 4

2 marks- 3

Poisson’s Ratio, Columns, Easy 10
Mechanical Precision Engineering 1 marks -5

2 marks – 6

Slab Milling, non-traditional machining, Casting, Welding Easy to Moderate 17
Theory of Machines (TOM) and

Vibration

1 marks- 1

2 marks- 3

Natural Frequency, Dynamics of Slider Crank Mechanism, Epicyclic Gear Trains Easy 7
Thermo Dynamics & Applied Thermo Dynamics 1 marks -1

2 marks- 4

Brayton Cycle, Entropy Moderate 9
Heat & Mass Transfer 1 marks – 1

2 marks – 2

Conduction, Heat Exchanger Easy to Moderate 5
Fluid Mechanics 1 marks – 4

2 marks – 3

Flow through Pipes, Kinematics Easy to Moderate 10
Engineering Mechanics 1 marks – 1

2 marks – 2

Tough 5
General Aptitude 1 marks – 5

2 marks – 5

Family Relations, Grammar, Inference, Co-ordinate Geometry Tough 15
Machine Design 1 marks – 2

2 marks – 1

S-N Curve, Theories of Failure Easy to Moderate 4
Industrial Engineering 1 marks – 0

2 marks – 2

Scheduling Moderate 4
Engineering Mathematics 1 marks – 5

2 marks – 2

Differential Equations, Probability, Rank of the Matrix, Eigen Values Moderate 14
Total 65 100

Detailed GATE ME Paper Analysis- Session 1

S.No Topics % wise weightage
1 Manufacturing Engineering 17%
2 General Aptitude 15%
3 Maths 14%
4 Fluid Mechanics 10 10%
5 Thermo Dynamics 9%
6 Theory of Machines 7%
7 Engineering Mathematics 5%
8 Heat Transfer5 5%
9 Industrial Engineering 4%
10 Machine design 4%

Detailed GATE ME Paper Analysis by GATE Academy – Session 2

Subject Topics No.Of Questions Topics in detail Difficulty Level Total Marks
Engineering Mathematics 1 marks – 4

2 marks – 4

Mode, Probability, Moderate 12
Theory of Machines (TOM) and

Vibration

1 marks – 2

2 marks – 5

Vibrations, Easy 12
Mechanical Precision Engineering 1 marks -4

2 marks – 5

Material science, Forming, USM, Crystal structures, Metal cutting, Tool life, Easy to Moderate 12
Thermo Dynamics & Applied Thermo Dynamics 1 marks -2

2 marks – 4

Psychometry, Moderate 10
Strength of Materials (SOM) 1 marks – 5

2 marks – 3

Maximum shear stress, Fatigue loading,

Thermal stresses, Bending moment

Easy 11
Fluid Mechanics 1 marks – 4

2 marks – 3

Divergence, Stability of floating Body, Fluid kinetics, Turbines Easy to Moderate 10
Industrial Engineering 1 marks – 2

2 marks – 3

Queuing theory, Standard deviation Moderate 8
Heat & Mass Transfer 1 marks – 2

2 marks – 2

Radiation, Fins, Unsteady state heat conduction Easy to Moderate 6
Machine Design 1 marks – 0

2 marks – 2

Easy to Moderate 4
Engineering Mechanics 1 marks – 0

2 marks – 0

0
General Aptitude 1 marks – 5

2 marks – 5

Family Relations, Grammar, Inference, Co-ordinate Geometry Tough 15
Total 65     100

Percentage-wise distribution of topics in Session 2

S.No Topics % wise weightage
1 Engineering Mathematics 14%
2 Theory of Machines & Vibrations 14%
3 Thermo Dynamics 12%
4 MPE 14%
5 Strength of Materials 13%
6 Fluid Mechanics 12%
7 Heat Transfer 7%
8 Industrial Engineering 9%

 

2 thoughts on “GATE ME Paper Analysis 2020: Get Detailed Exam Analysis

  1. AvatarSourav kundu

    Sir,I calculate and my gate score is 26.76..and I am a obc candidate..is there any chance for cut of for this year?
    Kindly give me a reply

    Reply
    1. Avatarlearningdunia Post author

      yes but you need to wait till the declaration of cut off.

      Reply

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