GATE 2024 Instrumentation Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: November 14, 2023 09:00 am IST
To ace the exam preparation, candidates must check GATE 2024 Instrumentation Expected Topic-Wise Weightage here. The exam will commence on February 3, 2024.
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GATE 2024 Instrumentation Expected Topic-Wise Weightage: The GATE (General Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam for the Instrumentation Engineering branch follows a defined syllabus and each topic has a specific weightage. As per GATE  2024 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Syllabus, the core Instrumentation subjects will have the highest weightage (72%) followed by general Aptitude (15%) and Engineering Mathematics (13%). The GATE 2024 IN paper includes 65 questions (MCQ and NAT) for a total of 100 marks. Understanding the weightage of different topics can help in devising a strategic preparation plan. Here candidates can check the expected topic-wise weightage for GATE 2024 Instrumentation paper and ace the examination.

GATE 2024 Instrumentation Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Here in the table check the expected topic-wise marks distribution for GATE Instrumentation Engineering.

Topics

Expected Weightage

Analog Electronics

10 to 11 marks

Network Theory

9 to 10 marks

Control Systems

9 to 10 marks

Transducers

8 to 9 marks

Signals and Systems

7 to 8 marks

Digital Circuits

7 to 8 marks

Measurements 

6 to 7 marks

Optical Instrumentation

5 to 6 marks

Communication

2 to 3 questions

Process Control 

1 to 2 questions

Engineering Mathematics

12 to 13 questions

General Aptitude

15 questions

GATE 2024 Instrumentation Marking Scheme

Candidates are required to attempt the examination by following the marking scheme provided here. 

Subject Code/Name

No. of Questions

Marks Distribution

Marks

Negative Marking

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

45

  • 15 Questions of 1 Mark
  • 13 Questions of  2 Marks

72

  • 1/3 for 1 mark question in MCQ
  • 2/3 for 2 marks question in MCQ
  • No Negative marking in MSQ and NAT

General Aptitude

10

  • 5 Questions of 1 Mark
  • 5 Questions of 2 Marks

15

Engineering Mathematics

10

  • 7 Questions of 1 Mark
  • 3 Questions of 2 Marks

13

Total

65 Questions

100 Marks

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