GATE Answer Key 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Feb, 2019 09:22 IST

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GATE 2019 Answer Keys and Question Papers Released

The GATE 2019 answer keys and question papers for the 24 papers conducted on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th February have been released by IIT Madras on the exam's official website. The answer keys and question papers are available set-wise at

Candidates can now calculate their probable scores by comparing their answers with the GATE 2019 answer keys. By calculating their probable scores, candidates will get an idea of their chances of admission in the desired institute. For calculating the probable score, GATE applicants must use the marking scheme prescribed in the GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

Download GATE 2019 Question Papers and Answer Keys

The GATE 2019 Response Sheets were also released by IIT Madras on the official website of the exam. The response sheets for the candidates who appeared for GATE includes the question paper along with the responses provided by the test takers. This is not the answer key response but the response provided by individuals who've taken the test.

Download GATE 2019 Response Sheet

GATE 2019 Answer Key- Important Dates



GATE 2018 Exam Date

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th February 2019

GATE 2018 Answer Keys


GATE 2018 Exam Result

15th March 2019

Steps to Download GATE 2019 Answer Key

Given below are a few steps that can help candidates download the answer key of GATE 2019:

  • Visit the official website of GATE 2019 (
  • On the homepage, you will be able to see a link that says 'To view GATE 2019 Question Papers and Answer Keys Click here'
  • Once you click on 'Click here', you will be taken to a page where Question Papers and Final Answer Keys for all the papers will be available.
  • On clicking the links, PDFs will open where the required Question Papers and Answer Keys will be available.
  • With the help of the GATE 2019 question papers and answer keys, candidates will be able to compare their answers and calculate their scores.

Download Answer Keys for 2016, 2017, 2018 here

Calculation of Probable Score Using GATE 2019 Answer Key

For calculating the probable score, applicants must follow the marking scheme as prescribed in the GATE 2019 Exam Pattern. Candidate can follow the steps given here to calculate the probable score:

  • Firstly, calculate the total number of correct attempts and allocate the marks accordingly and then calculate the overall correct answer marks.

  • After this, the candidate has to calculate the total negative marks for incorrect answers/efforts. 

  • It must be noted that only MCQs has negative marking. There is no negative marking for NAT questions in GATE 2019 examination.

Total Marks= Total marks secured for the correct response- Negative marks for the incorrect response.

Marking Scheme of GATE 2019

Category Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) 1 marks (1 x number of correct answers) 1/3 (1/3 x number of wrong answers)
2 marks (2 x number of correct answers) 2/3 (2/3 x number of wrong answers)
NAT (Numerical Answer Type) 1 marks No Negative Marking
2 marks No Negative Marking
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