GATE Statistics (ST) Practice Papers 2024

Ritoprasad Kundu
Ritoprasad KunduUpdated On: November 28, 2023 09:54 am IST | GATE
Candidates those preparing for GATE Statistics paper must ensure to daily practice ST GATE practice questions to have a clear knowledge of the GATE Statistics syllabus. Candidates can check the GATE practice papers of Statistics here in this article.
GATE Statistics (ST) Practice Papers 2024

GATE Statistics (ST) Practice Papers 2024: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore will conduct the GATE Statistics exam as a computer based test (CBT) for a total time duration of 3 hours. GATE 2024 exam will be conducted on February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2024 in two shifts i.e the morning shift and the afternoon shift by IISc Bangalore. Candidates preparing for Statistics GATE examination 2024 must regularly solve the Statistics GATE Practice Questions 2024. By utilising the GATE Statistics Practice Papers candidates can make the best assessment possible of their level of preparation and at the same time will be well versed with the pattern of questions to be asked in the GATE 2024 exam. Candidates attempting the GATE exam for the first time must be well accustomed with the Statistics question paper pattern, which is highly important to avoid panicking during the actual examination. Moreover, solving the GATE Statistics Practice Papers 2024 will significantly boost up the confidence level of the students. Aspirants can check this article to download the GATE general aptitude practice questions and also the core subject i.e. Statistics GATE Practice Questions 2024 here.

GATE Practice Papers for Statistics 2024 - PDF Download (Core Subject)

GATE Statistics Practice questions 2024 can be downloaded by the candidates by clicking the link provided in the table below. The GATE practice papers of Statistics are quite helpful for every candidate as it gives the candidates a distinct view of the major topics that one must prepare for the GATE exam Statistics paper. Moreover, with GATE practice papers of Statistics candidates will also be able to comprehend the important portions of the GATE  syllabus from which questions are repeated in the previous years. 

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GATE Practice Questions 2024 for Statistics - General Aptitude Questions PDF Download 

All GATE exam papers include a compulsory section on general aptitude. Students solving the general aptitude questions of GATE correctly, can enhance the level of confidence which is directly evident when they begin attempting questions from the core subject. Therefore, solving general aptitude questions not only help candidates score the requisite marks but it allows them to develop a sense of confidence. Using the PDF download link provided in the table below, aspirants can download the GATE practice papers for the general aptitude section.  

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Section Wise Division of GATE 2024 Statistics Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the GATE 2024 Statistics must be aware of the sections that consist of the GATE Statistics syllabus 2024. All the four sections of the syllabus are mentioned below. 

  • Calculus
  • Matrix Theory
  • Probability
  • Standard discrete and continuous univariate distributions
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypotheses
  • Non-parametric Statistics
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Regression Analysis

GATE Statistics Syllabus 2024 - Click Here to Download

Important Topics of Statistics

Candidates can check the important topics for the Statistics paper here from the table below.


Important Topics


  • Cauchy Criterion For Convergence
  • Uniform Continuity
  • Rolle’s Theorem
  • Taylor’s Theorem
  • L’ Hospital Rules
  • Total Derivative
  • Limit & Continuity
  • Partial Derivatives

Matrix Theory

  • Linear Independence
  • Rank And Nullity
  • Row Reduced Echelon Form
  • Cayley-Hamilton Theorem
  • Gram-Schmidt Orthonormalization
  • Quadratic Forms


  • Bayes’ Theorem
  • Chebyshev, Markov And Jensen Inequalities
  • Probability Mass Function
  • Probability Density Function
  • Conditional Probability

Standard Discrete And Continuous Univariate Distributions

  • Poisson Distribution
  • Bernoulli Distribution
  • Weibull
  • Jointly Distributed Random Variables And Their Distribution Functions
  • Bivariate Normal Distribution
  • Chi-Square
  • Central F Distributions
  • Simple Correlation Coefficient
  • Marginal And Conditional Distributions
  • Borel-Cantelli Lemma
  • Slutsky’s Lemma

Stochastic Processes

  • Markov Chains With Finite And Countable State Space
  • Limiting Behaviour Of N-Step Transition Probabilities
  • Poisson Process
  • Pure-Birth Process
  • Pure-Death Process
  • Brownian Motion


  • Cramer-Rao Inequality
  • Basu’s Theorem And Its Applications
  • Factorization Theorem
  • Rao-Blackwell Theorem

Testing of Hypotheses

  • Neyman-Pearson lemma
  • Uniformly Most Powerful Tests For Families Having MLR Property
  • Likelihood Ratio Tests
  • Monotone Likelihood Ratio (MLR) Property

Multivariate Analysis

  • Hotelling’s T2 Test
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimation Of Mean Vector And Dispersion Matrix
  • Conditional And Marginal Distributions
  • Wishart Distribution

Non-Parametric Statistics

  • Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test
  • Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
  • Rank Correlation Coefficients Of Spearman And Kendall

Regression Analysis

  • Fisher-Cochran Theorem
  • Gauss-Markov Theorem

GATE Previous Year Question Papers of Statistics

GATE previous year question papers of Statistics have been mentioned below.


Question Paper PDF

GATE Statistics  2023 Question Paper

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GATE Statistics  2022 Question Paper

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GATE Statistics  2021 Question Paper

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GATE Statistics  2020 Question Paper

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GATE Statistics  2019 Question Paper

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List of Books to Prepare for Statistics Paper

Candidates can check the list of books to cover the entire Statistics syllabus of GATE 2024.

Name of the Books

Name of Author / Publisher

Miller and Freund’s Probability and Statistics For Engineers


Introduction to Methods of Numerical Analysis

S.S. Sastry

An Introduction to Multivariate Statistical Analysis

T.W. Anderson

Matrix Theory 

Joel Nick Franklin

JAM- Statistics Probability Module -1 

Manish Malik and Alpha Plus

The Foundations of Statistics

Leonard J. Savage

Probability and Statistics

Schaum’s Outline Series

(Writers: Murray R Spiegel, John J Schiller, and R Alu Srinivasan)

Common Post Graduate Entrance Test (CPGET) – Statistics

Kanaka Reddy

In this article, we have covered in depth the Statistics GATE practice questions for the core subject, the Statistics paper, as well as the GATE practice papers for the general aptitude part, along with some essential topics and books. This article can be used by candidates to adequately prepare for the GATE Statistics examination.

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