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GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics (GG) - Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: March 21, 2022 12:08 pm IST | GATE

GATE GG 2022 exam has been conducted in February 2022. Check GATE Geology & Geophysics 2022 exam date, old question papers, syllabus, exam analysis, and cutoff details.

GATE GG Exam Date 2021

GATE 2022: The GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics exam has been conducted in February 2022. Through the exam, the candidates will be selected for admission to M.Tech courses in various GATE Participating Institutes. The aspirants must have already started extensive preparation for their GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics exam. However, it is advisable to have complete information on important exam aspects to crack the test. The candidates can check the following page to get the complete details for the GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics date including the dates, syllabus, pattern, question papers, etc.

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GATE 2022 GG Exam Date

Given below are the important dates for the GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics exam: -

Event

Dates 

GATE 2022 GG Exam Date & Timing

February 2022

Release of Answer Key

March 17 2022

Result Declaration

March 17 2022

GATE 2022 GG Exam Highlights

The candidates can check the important highlights for GATE 2022 GG exam from the table below:

Name of the Exam

GATE 2022 Geology & Geophysics (GG)

Conducting Body

IIT Kharagpur

Exam Date

February 2022

Exam Purpose

For admission to M.Tech courses in IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other government and private engineering colleges.

Mode of Exam

Computer-Based (Online)

Questions Types

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Types (NAT)

Total Questions

65

Total Marks

100

Sections in the Paper

  • General Aptitude

  • Geology/ Geophysics

GATE 2022 GG Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

The GATE 2022 exam pattern is an important part of the entrance test which will help the students get familiar with the types of questions asked in the exam. The GATE 2022 GG exam has been conducted in the online mode for a total of 3 hours duration. The paper will consist of a total of 65 questions for a total of 100 marks. There will be 2 sections in the paper: General Aptitude (15% weightage), and Geology & Geophysics subject (85% weightage). The paper will be conducted in the English language. The paper will consist of NAT and MCQ-type questions.

Given below is the detailed marking scheme for GATE 2022 GG exam:

Total Questions

65

Total Marks

100

Questions Pattern

  • 15 Marks for General Aptitude
  • 55 Marks for Geology/ Geophysics

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark will be allotted for a correct answer for 1 mark questions and ⅓ marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.
  • 2 marks will be allotted for a correct answer for 2 mark questions and ⅔ marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

Negative Mark for Unattempted Answers

0 marks 

GATE 2022 GG Syllabus - PDF Download

The GATE 2022 syllabus will consist of all the chapters that will be included in the exam. The candidates can click on the link given below to download the GATE 2022 GG exam syllabus in PDF format:

GATE GG Exam Syllabus: Download PDF

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GATE 2022 GG Question Papers & Answer Key

The candidates can check & download the GATE 2022 question papers with answer key from the table below:

Year

GATE Geology Question Paper

GATE Geology Answer Key

2022

2022 Geology and Geophysics (GG1) Question Paper

2022 Geology and Geophysics (GG2) Question Paper

2022 Geology and Geophysics (GG1) Answer Key

2022 Geology and Geophysics (GG2) Answer Key

2021

2020

2020 Question Paper

2020 Answer Key

GATE GG Cutoff

The cutoff for the GATE exam for different category of candidates is given below:

Category

Cutoff 2021

Cutoff 2020

General

Coming Soon

51.9

OBC

Coming Soon

46.7

SC/ ST/ PwD

Coming Soon

34.6

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