GATE 2021 Exam Pattern For Production and Industrial Engineering

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IIT Bombay has revised the GATE 2021 exam pattern for Production and Industrial Engineering. A new type of question has been added in GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering. Mark distribution of this exam has been changed this year. Candidates have to know the GATE 2021 Exam pattern for Production and Industrial Engineering before taking preparation for GATE exam. Candidates can appear maximum two papers. Candidate’s can appear PI as 1st paper then they can appear GATE XI as 2nd paper.

GATE 2021 Exam pattern for Production and Industrial Engineering

GATE 2021 is a computer based online test with MCQ and NAT Questions conducted for 3 hours in a single session. The tabulation below is the highlights of the GATE 2021 exam pattern that will help the students to get more information with regards to the exam pattern of GATE 2021 for Production and Industrial Engineering.

Read here : GATE 2021 Exam Pattern in details

Exam GATE 2021
Exam Paper Production and Industrial Engineering
Exam mode Online CBT mode
Duration of Exam 3 Hours(180 minute)
Total mark 100
No of Question 65
Total section 3
Question format MCQ,MSQ,NAT
Marking format MCQ(Negative marking), MSQ and NAT(No Negative mark)

Key points of GATE 2021 Production and Industrial Engineering Exam:

1. GATE Exam for production and engineering includes 3 sections of Question MCQ (Multiple choice questions), MSQ (Multiple Select Question), and NAT (Numerical Answer Type)

  • In MCQ there are 4 option of each question and choose any one of them
  • In MSQ there are also 4 option of each question and choose one or more out of them
  • In NAT It includes questions with a value or a real number as their answer.
  • For 1 mark, 1/3mark will be deducted for wrong answer and for 2 marks 2/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answer for MCQ 
  • For MSQ and NAT there is no negative marking.

2. GATE Production and Industrial Engineering subjects of syllabus are divided into 7 parts.

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Processes I and II
  • Quality and Reliability
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Operations research and Operations management

3. There are 3 sections of question of production and industrial engineering of GATE exam

  • General Aptitude
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Production and Industrial engineering
Section Question type Number of Question Marks Marks Weightage
General Aptitude MCQ 10 15 15%
Engineering Mathematics MCQ/MSQ 10 13 13%
Production and Industrial Engineering MCQ/MSQ/NAT 45 72 72%
Total   65 100  

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