As Soon as the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) of the exam was over, students search the GATE paper analysis and exam review of respective subjects. From the analysis, it will be easier for them to know the difficulty level of the exam because it is the deciding factor for the cutoff of the particular subject.
This year the IIT Delhi is conducting the GATE 2020 exam on February 1, 2, 8, and 9 for 25 papers. GATE 2020 is going to be a computer-based test.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2020) started on February 1, 2020. this year a total of 8,60,112 candidates had applied to appear in the exam. The students who had appeared in the examination on Sunday, which was on February 2, rated the paper easy compared to last year.
According to MN Ramesh, who is the Academic Head at Gradeup, in the Electronics and Communication paper Around 23 Numerical Ability Type questions were moderate in nature. And the questions from Analog Circuits had high weightage, whereas questions from Control Systems, Signal and Systems were easy.
So, according to the experts, the candidates who can answer 55 to 65 questions correctly can be considered a good attempt.
Why GATE 2020 Paper Analysis is important?
With the help of GATE 2020 paper analysis, the candidates will get many benefits such as
1. The candidate will get to know about the scores required for the admissions into a particular institute.
2. Candidates will also get to know about the pattern of the exam, division of the syllabus, and weightage.
3. The analysis will help the students to prepare for GATE 2021
4. It will help the students to understand the difficulty level of the GATE exam 2020.
GATE 2020 Cutoff
GATE cutoffs are known as minimum marks that a candidate needs to score if he/she wants to take admission in MTech, MSc, and Ph.D. courses offered by the GATE participating institutes. The exam conducting authority will release the qualifying cutoffs for all the GATE papers once the GATE 2020 is out. But the GATE participating institutes will have their own admission cutoff. Not only that, but also the GATE score is considered by many Public Sector Undertakings for the recruitment of graduate engineers.
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Factors deciding GATE cutoffs
1. Number of candidates appeared in the paper
2. The difficulty level of GATE question paper
3. Total number of available seats
4. Category under which the candidate is seeking admission
Previous Years' GATE Cutoff
|Paper Name||General||OBC (NCL)||SC/ST/PwD|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||29.6||26.6||19.7|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||26.7||24||17.8|
|Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||34.8||31.3||23.2|
|Architecture and Planning||26.7||24||17.8|
|Ecology and Evolution||40.1||36.1||26.7|
|Geology and Geophysics||33.5||30.2||22.3|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||32.2||29||21.5|
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