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What is Exam Pattern for GATE 2018?

IIT Guwahati has announced the GATE 2018 exam pattern along with the information brochure. The exam pattern of exam contain details like the type question asked, total marks, marking scheme and the number of question paper. Being familiar with exam pattern 2018 will enable the candidate to prepare better as candidate can then formulate separate strategies to tackle different question types.

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Twp types of questions are asked as multiple choice question (MCQs), and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. As per the exam pattern of GATE 2018, the exam would be computer based of three hour duration comprising 65 questions. Last year, IIT Roorkee conducted Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering in online mode for 23 years. The present exam conducting authority, IIT Guwahati has not added a news paper or removed an existing one for upcoming session. Candidates are allowed to sit for only one paper.

During the exam online the candidate will be given a computer with questions being displayed randomly on the screen. The candidate must select the right answer for the questions of MCQs, while for numerical type questions the candidates has to enter the numerical answer by using the mouse on virtual keyword. The GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website opened on August 31 for candidates to enrol, fill, and submit their applications. The last date to submit the online application was October 9, 2017 (8:00 p.m). Keep reading to learn in detail the exam pattern of GATE 2018.


  • All the papers of the exam 2018 examination will be for 3 hours duration and consist of 65 questions for a total of 100 marks.
  • The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions.

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is scheduled to be conducted on 3 February, 4 February,

February 10, February 11, 2018 and the registration for the same has started. Interested, eligible candidates are required to apply for the same at the official website www.gate.iitg.ac.in


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