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GATE 2014 Exam Pattern


GATE – 2014 Exam Pattern

 

Questions

Questions Type

 

No of Questions

 

Marks

Total Marks

Negative Marking

1 to 25

 

Multiple Choice Question and  Numerical Data Type

25

1 marks

25

0.33

26 to 47

Multiple Choice Question and  Numerical Data Type

22

2 marks

44

0.66

48 to 51

Common Data

Multiple Choice Question/Numerical Data Type

04

2  marks

08

0.66

52 to 55

Linked Questions

Multiple Choice Question/Numerical Data Type

04

2 marks

08

0.66

56 to 60

General Aptitude

Multiple Choice Question

05

1 mark

05

0.33

61 to 65

General Aptitude

Multiple Choice Question

05

2 marks

10

0.66

Total Questions : 65

Total Marks : 100

Duration : 3 hours


 

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

These questions are objective in nature, and each question will have choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer. Each question carries 1 or 2 marks in all papers and sections.

Numerical Answer Question

There will be no choices available for these types of questions. Each question carries 1 or 2 marks in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by using mouse and virtual keypad displayed on the monitor. No choices will be shown for this type of questions. NO negative marking for these questions

Common Data Questions

Question number 48, 49, 50, 51 are common data questions.

Linked Answer Questions

  • Question 52, 53 and 54, 55 are linked answer questions.
  • If first question is answered correctly only then second question will be evaluated.
  • If first question is unanswered then second question will not be evaluated.
  • If first question is wrongly answered then second question will not be evaluated.

Negative Marking

  • Question Type

Marks

    Negative Marking

  • Multiple Type Questions

1 mark

1/3 marks

2 marks

2/3 marks

  • Numerical Answer Type Questions

Nil

Nil