GATE Paper Analysis 2021 [Available] – Paper-wise Analysis

Paper Analysis in the aftermath of an examination. It is like a study on the paper that tells about the change in the trend and pattern of the examination from the previous year. It contains information such as the change in the number of questions, difficulty level, and weightage of questions from the previous year. Our team of experts has done an extensive analysis on the GATE Papers which is now available for the students to benefit from. We will discuss the GATE Paper Analysis 2021 in this article.


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GATE Paper Analysis 2021

The subject wise paper analysis is as given below:

GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021

  • The exam was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • The difficulty level of the exam was moderate.
  • Power System carried 13 marks
  • 24 questions were numerically based
  • Questions from Analog Electronics were the toughest.
  • Electrical Machines and Signals & Systems had a weightage of 13% and 11% respectively.

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GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021

  • The exam was conducted from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • The difficulty level of the exam was from Moderate to Difficult
  • The Maths, General Aptitude, Analog Circuits, and EDC sections were fairly easy.
  • 10 mark questions were formed from the Engineering Mathematics and Analog Circuits.
  • 11 mark questions were formed from the communications.
  • 20+ questions were NAT.
  • 12 mark questions from both the Control system and electronic devices. Test takers found these questions as difficult.
  • 6 mark questions from networks and signals & systems each.

GATE CE Paper Analysis 2021

The CE exam was held in two sessions more than 1.5 lac students appeared in it. The number of questions from the environment section was increased this year. Most of the questions were asked from Geotech Engineering and Environment. Other topics in the paper were Building Material, Fluid Mechanics, RCC, Steel Structure, Hydrology, Surveying, Transportation, Structural Analysis, SOM.

  • The paper was conducted in two sessions i.e., 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • The difficulty level of the paper was between easy to moderately difficult.
  • The General Aptitude section was fairly easy.
  • The Geotech Engineering carried 15 marks which is the maximum.
  • Environmental Engineering was of 14 marks.
  • 25 questions out of the total were numerically based.
  • The highest weightage was from Geotech Engineering, Environment Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.
  • Paper was easier than the previous year.
  • Most of the questions were asked from Strength of Material, Transportation, H&I, Geotechnical, Structural Analysis,  FM & OCH, RCC, EnvironmentalGATE CE Paper Analysis Chart

GATE Civil Engineering Question Paper Overview

Paper CodeCE – Civil Engineering
Date of the exam6 February 2021
ShiftShift-1: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Shift-2: 3:00 pm 6:00 pm

Total Questions65
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions25
Maximum Marks100
SectionsEngineering Mathematics, General Aptitude Questions, and Subject-specific

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GATE CS Paper Analysis 2021

The CS exam of GATE this year was comparatively easy and the question paper was not that lengthy. Difficult questions were asked from Algorithm, complexity, data structure, and computer organizations. As compared to the previous year, the test paper was not that difficult this year. The NAT questions were lesser as compared to theoretical questions.

  • The difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate.
  • The General Aptitude section was fairly easy.
  • Questions from the technical section was a little tough.
  • NAT questions were of medium difficulty level.
  • Most of the questions were from the theory of Computation, Operating Systems & Data Structure.
  • Double Hashing, Recurrence, Relation, Worst case, Groups, Graph coloring, Time complexity, Post-order traversal, Predicate Logic, Minimum spanning tree were some other topics in the question paper.

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