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GATE Mock Test 2021

Updated By Deepika Narwal on 23 Mar, 2021 11:04

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GATE 2021 Mock Test (Out)

GATE 2021 Mock Tests ahve been released by IIT Bombay on its official website. IIT Bombay will organize the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, known for the candidates aspiring to get admission in Master's programmes in engineering as well as for those interested in recruitment by PSUs. Therefore, candidates who are preparing for the same must take the mock test for GATE 2021 for the best preparation and become familiar with the GATE exam pattern. The GATE 2021 mock test will be a simulation of the actual test, which means that all the functionalities will be similar to the actual test including marking scheme, distribution of questions, and nature of questions, etc.

Direct Link to Practice GATE 2021 Mock Test

How to Access GATE Mock Test with Solutions

The steps to access the GATE mock test 2020 are mentioned below:

  • Click on the link given above.

  • You will be redirected to the login page.

  • Register or login with the credentials asked such as Name, Email ID, Date of Birth and Password.

  • After successful login, you will be redirected to the mock test page.

  • Click on ‘Start the test' tab and proceed further.

  • After successfully completing the test, click on the 'Submit' tab.

  • Once you submit the exam, your score will be displayed on the screen.

Importance of GATE Mock Test

  • Mock tests will help the applicants revise the entire syllabus and clear their basic concepts.

  • By practicing mock tests, candidates will be able to finish their actual paper in time.

  • Another advantage of practicing the GATE mock test is that candidates will be able to identify their weaknesses and strengths.

  • Taking mock tests also reduces the fear of examination.

  • Also, taking mock tests can help improve candidates' understanding of the nature of questions, and they also get an idea of how much time does it take to solve each section.

Quick Look at GATE Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

A quick look at the GATE 2020 exam pattern will reveal that:

  • GATE 2020 will be conducted for 24 subjects (papers) with 3 sections namely:

    • General Aptitude,

    • Engineering Mathematics,

    • the specific subject of the paper

  • The question paper will include 2 types of questions – MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) & NAT (Numerical Answer Type)

  • In all the papers, there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks will be on General Aptitude (GA).

  • In the papers having the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, the Engineering Mathematics is mandatory and will carry 15% of the total marks.

    • The questions based on the specific subject of the exam have 70% of the total weightage (70 marks).

    • The remaining part of GATE Question Paper includes General Aptitude questions carrying 15% of the total marks.

  • In the papers having the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, the General Aptitude section carries 15% of the total marks.

    • The remaining 85% of the total marks will be based on the subject of the paper.

  • There is no negative marking for a wrong answer in NAT questions.

  • The GATE 2020 will be of 180 minutes duration.

About GATE

GATE is a national-level engineering entrance test for admission into M.Tech/ Ph.D. programmes offered at IITs, NITs, and IISc Bangalore, etc. The exam is conducted annually by IISc and 7 IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati and Roorkee) on a rotational basis.

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