Check out the latest GATE syllabus for Life Science.Life Science Subject is one of the papers in GATE Exam 2018. Earlier we provided GATE Exam pattern 2018. XL is the subject code of GATE Life Science Exam.
GATE Life Science Exam Paper Pattern and marks Weight-age
GATE Paper questions are divided into three sections As given below GATE marks are distributed for each section. 70% of the marks cover the core subject of the GATE Exam.
Paper Pattern for Life Science (XL)
|GATE Paper Sections||GATE Marks Distribution|
|Subject Questions (Core Subject)||70% of the total marks.|
|Engineering Mathematics||15% of the total marks.|
|General Aptitude (GA)||15% of the total marks.|
GATE Syllabus for Life Science
Syllabus for Life Science (XL)
|General Aptitude Syllabus (Common to all papers)||Download|
|GATE Syllabus for Life Science (XL)||Download|
Life Science syllabus includes some topics from biotechnology and bio-informatics also. The exam pattern will help the applicants to prepare the strategies to tackle the different question types.There are two types of questions that are asked in GATE Examination which are multiple questions and and numerical answers type questions. As per our information the examination will be computer based. The candidates have three hours to attempt the question paper.
The exam conducting authority IIT Guwahati has not added any new paper or removed an existing one for upcoming session. Also the candidates are allowed to sit for just one paper to attempt. The candidates will be given a computer for the online GATE exam; the question will be displayed on the computer screen one by one. The candidates need to select one answer as the multiple choice question will have come in the exam. Check GATE life science syllabus 2018 for more details related to life science exam paper. Also, the candidates should know the marking scheme before appearing in the examination.