GATE Civil Engineering (CE) Answer Key 2023 – Question Paper, Cutoff & Analysis

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The answer keys are released after the successful conduction of the GATE 2023 exam. 

GATE CE Answer Key 2022 along with the question paper is released by the conducting authority on February 21, 2022. Candidates can download the official answer keys by visiting the official website of the GATE Exam.

This article will give you complete information about the  GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key 2023.

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GATE Civil Engineering Answer Key

The GATE Answer Key 2022 will be released on the official website soon. GATE CE Exam had a total of 65 questions. Moreover, the results were announced on March 17, 2022. The students can visit the GATE website for further information.

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 2021:


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 based on the fundamental, basic concept and is thought-provoking. 

  • 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 as 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 get an idea about the 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 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 time period, nobody can raise an appeal or the authority will not accept any more appeal.

GATE Civil Engineering Subject-Wise Distribution 2022

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 to Check GATE Answer Key (CE)?

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

  • Candidates need to visit the official website.
  • Then candidates have to 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 in front of your screen
  • For future reference, candidates can save it.


It is essential for the candidates to keep a check on the updates regarding the GATE CE answer key 2022. It gives a fair idea about the marks attained by the candidates. This scorecard helps the students to get admissions into their desired institutions.

Stay in touch with us to get the latest updates.

Good luck with your preparations!

Yashrika Bhardwaj

Yashrika is an Electronics Engineer passionate about technology and integrating it with innovative ideas to give startups an initial boost that they require.

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