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GATE 2022 XE - Exam Date, Subjects, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers, Cutoff

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: March 21, 2022 11:59 am IST | GATE

GATE XE 2022 exam has been conducted in February 2022. Check GATE Engineering Sciences 2022 exam date, old question papers, syllabus, exam analysis, and cutoff details.

GATE XE

GATE 2022: Engineering Sciences is one of the most opted papers in the GATE exam. Through the GATE exam, the students will be provided with admission to M.Tech courses at GATE Participating Colleges. The admission to the Engineering Sciences course will be done on the basis of GATE 2022 results. All the qualified candidates will be provided seats for admission through the GATE 2022 Counselling Process

It is necessary for the candidates to have a complete idea regarding the GATE 2022 XE exam along with the dates, subjects, pattern, question papers, etc. which will be covered in this article.

GATE XE Preparation Strategy

GATE XE Cutoff

GATE 2022 XE Exam Date

The candidates must be updated with the upcoming dates for the GATE 2022 XE exam so that they don’t miss out on important events. Some of the important dates for the GATE 2022 XE exam is given below:

Event

Dates

GATE 2022 XE Exam Date & Timing

February 2022

Release of Answer Key

March 17, 2022

Result Declaration

March 17, 2022

GATE 2022 XE Exam Highlights

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

Name of the Exam

GATE 2022 Engineering Sciences

Conducting Body

IIT Kharagpur

Exam Date

January 2022

Purpose of the Exam

For admission to M.Tech courses at NITs, IITs, IIITs, and other engineering colleges.

Exam Mode

Online

Types of Questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • Numerical Answer Types (NAT)

Total Questions

65

Total Marks

100

Total Sections

  • General Aptitude

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • XE - Sunject Specific

List of Subjects Under GATE 2022 XE Exam

There are different subjects that will be included under the GATE 2022 XE exam. The candidates can choose any of the one subjects among these. The candidates can choose a maximum of two papers for the GATE 2022 XE exam. The list of subjects under the GATE 2022 XE exam are listed below with the subject codes:

  • XE-A – Engineering Mathematics

  • XE-B – Fluid mechanics

  • XE-C – Material Science

  • XE-D – Solid mechanics

  • XE-E – Thermodynamics

  • XE-F – Polymer Science and Engineering

  • XE-G – Food technology

  • XE-H – Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

GATE 2022 XE Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

The GATE 2022 XE Exam Pattern will help the students get an idea of the structure of the exam. The GATE 2022 XE exam will be conducted in the online mode which will be computer-based. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. There will be two types of questions asked in the exam: MCQs, MSQs and NATs type questions. The paper will be conducted in the English medium. There will be a total of 65 questions with an overall score of 100. The paper will consist of 3 major sections: General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Science subjects.

GATE 2022 BM Marking Scheme

Given in the table below is the detailed marking scheme for the GATE 2022 XE exam:

Total Questions

65

Total Marks

100

Questions Pattern

General Aptitude: 15 Marks

Engineering Sciences: 55 Marks

Marking Scheme

Question Type

For Correct Answers

For Incorrect Answers

1 Mark Questions

+1

-½ 

2 Marks Questions

+2

-⅔ 

Unattempted Answers

0 marks for unattempted questions

GATE 2022 XE Syllabus - PDF Download

The candidates must also have the complete GATE 2022 XE Syllabus before they start their preparation for the exam. The candidates can download the PDF for GATE 2022 XE Syllabus by clicking on the link provided below:

GATE Engineering Mathematics Syllabus 2022

GATE Solid Mechanics Syllabus 2022

GATE Polymer Science & Engineering Syllabus 2022

GATE Thermodynamics Syllabus 2022

GATE Material Science Syllabus 2022

GATE Atmospheric & Ocean Science Syllabus 2022

GATE Food Technology Syllabus 2022

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GATE 2022 XE Question Papers

Going through the GATE 2022 XE question papers will not only help the candidates understand the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam, but will also help them formulate the strategy to solve the questions. The candidates can download the previous year’s question papers along with the GATE 2022 XE Answer Key from the table below:

GATE 2022 XE official question paper and answer key can be checked by clicking on the links below:

Year

GATE XE Question Paper

GATE XE Answer Key

2022

Click here

Click here

GATE 2021 XE

Question Paper

Answer Key

XE-A

Click Here

Click Here

XE-B

Click Here

Click Here

XE-C

Click Here

Click Here

XE-D

Click Here

Click Here

XE-E

Click Here

Click Here

XE-F

Click Here

Click Here

XE-G

Click Here

Click Here

XE-H

Click Here

Click Here

Year

GATE XE Question Paper

GATE XE Answer Key

2020

2020 Question Paper

2020 Answer Key

GATE XE Cutoff

The candidates can check the GATE XE cutoff for the year 2021 and 2020 from the below table:

Category

Cutoff 2021

Cutoff 2020

General

37.00

26.0

OBC/ EWS

33.3

23.4

SC/ ST/ PwD

24.6

17.3

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