GATE 2021 CS (CSE) Subject Wise Marks, Percentage of Questions, Weightage

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: January 06, 2021 | GATE

GATE CS 2021 subject wise weightage, questions and marks. CSE exam for GATE 2021 will be conducted on February 13.

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GATE CS (CSE) 2021 exam will be conducted on February 13. The candidates can check the subject wise weightage and last minute preparation tips to ace the exam effectively. The candidates can go through the topics mentioned below along with the number of questions that are asked from the respective subject or topic. The below GATE analysis has been made as per the previous years' question paper trends.

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GATE 2021 CS Subject Wise Weightage and Marks

The subject wise weightage and number of questions for GATE CS 2020 can be checked below -

Name of the Subject

Expected Marks

C-Programming

3 - 4

Data Structures

5 - 6

Algorithms

7 - 8

Digital Logic

6 - 7

Computer Architecture

6 - 7

Operating Systems

6 - 7

DBMS

7 - 8

Computer N/W

9 - 11

Discrete Maths and Engineering Mathematics

18 - 21

Theory of Computation

7 - 8

Compiler Design

2 - 3

General Aptitude

15

Topic Wise Percentage of Questions in GATE CS 2021

The topic-wise percentage of questions in GATE CS 2020 is as follows -

Name of the Topic

Percentage of Questions

  • C-Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms

20%

  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems

20%

  • Discrete Maths
  • Engineering Maths

20%

  • DBMS
  • Computer N/W

25%

  • Other Topics

15%

From the above analysis, it is quite clear that DBMS and Computer N/W has almost 25% weightage in the total marks, and the candidates need to revise the syllabus accordingly.

The expected cutoff for GATE CS 2021 can be 25+. However, the difficulty level of the questions will play a vital role in deciding the CS cutoff for GATE 2021.

We hope that the above analysis shall help you with the last minute revision for GATE CS 2021. For the latest updates on the CS exam of GATE, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.

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