GATE Civil Engineering (CE) Answer Key 2024 – Question Paper, Cutoff & Analysis

The GATE 2024 answer key for Civil Engineering (CE) has been released by IISc Bangalore via the official website You can download the official GATE CE answer key 2024 PDFs from this site. No login credentials are necessary for downloading. The answer key serves as a tool for candidates to cross-reference against their responses, aiding in score prediction. From February 22 to 25, candidates can dispute any discrepancies in the GATE 2024 CE answer key. IISc Bangalore administered the GATE exam for Civil Engineering on February 3, 4, 10, & 11.

GATE 2024 Answer Key Date for Civil Engineering

Event Dates
GATE exam date 2024 February 3, 4, 10, & 11, 2024
Availability of GATE 2024 response sheet February 16, 2024
Release of provisional GATE CE answer key February 19, 2024
Challenging of the answer key of GATE CE 2024 February 22 to 25, 2024

How to download the GATE 2024 Answer Key for CE?

Here are the revised instructions for downloading the GATE 2024 Answer Key for Civil Engineering:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Locate and click on the ‘answer key‘ link.
  3. The question papers and answer keys will be presented on the screen.
  4. Download the GATE answer key for CE and the corresponding question paper as PDF files.
  5. If necessary, you can print them out for reference.

This article will provide complete information about the  GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key 2024.

GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key

The GATE Answer Key 2024 will be released on the official website soon.

GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key and Question Paper

Paper Name Question Paper Answer Key
CE: Civil Engineering To be released To be released

Students can download the below-given PDF links for both the question paper and answer key for the GATE CE exam 2024:


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

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

GATE Civil Engineering Question Paper Overview

Paper Code CE – Civil Engineering
Date of the exam February 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 2022
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 the official answer key of the GATE CE exam, the candidate will know the marks they will score in the examination. The authority will prepare students’ final results or merit lists based on the GATE CE Answer Key.

Candidates who find any discrepancy in the official answer key can raise an appeal against the official answer key by paying additional charges of the fee. This correction process is available for a limited time frame. After the fixed period, nobody can raise an appeal, or the authority will not accept any more appeals.

GATE Civil Engineering Subject-Wise Distribution 2024

Subject Distribution
Maths 15%
Building Material 6%
Structural Analysis 6%
Steel Structure 2%
RCC 4%
Geotech 13%
Radiology 1%
Surveying 4%
SOM 4%
Irrigation 2%
Environment 8%
Fluid Mechanics 6%
Transportation 11%
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


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 do you check the GATE Answer Key (CE)?

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

  • Candidates need to visit the official website.
  • Then, candidates must enter their credentials, i.e., Enrollment ID, Registration Number, and Date of Birth.
  • The final answer key for the GATE CE Examination will be displayed on your screen.
  • Candidates can save it for future reference.


It is essential for the candidates to keep a check on the updates regarding the GATE CE answer key 2024. It gives a fair idea about the marks attained by the candidates. This scorecard helps the students to get admission into their desired institutions.

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Good luck with your preparations!

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