GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: November 16, 2023 06:17 pm IST
Candidates can ace the exam preparation by checking GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering Expected Topic-Wise Weightage provided below. The GATE 2024 is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10, and 11.
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GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering Expected Topic-Wise Weightage: When it comes to GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering (ME) examination, students can expect questions to be distributed across various subjects within the curriculum. Based on the previous trends and analysis, certain topics can be expected to carry more weightage than others. Some of the key areas that are likely to receive significant focus include Thermodynamics, Manufacturing engineering, fluid mechanics, and strength of materials. The GATE 2024 ME paper is divided into three sections- Mechanical Engineering (72%), General Aptitude (15), and Engineering Mathematics (13%). Understanding the GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering topic-wise weightage can help aspirants prioritize their preparation and focus on areas that are more likely can be asked in the examination.

GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering Expected Topic-Wise Weightage

Candidates are advised to prepare topics that hold more weightage and accordingly plan their study plan. Find the expected distribution of marks for the Mechanical paper in the tabular format below.

Topics

Expected Weightage

Manufacturing and Engineering Materials 

22 to 23 marks

Strength of Materials

11 to 12 marks

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery

8 to 9 marks

Thermodynamics

6 to 7 marks

Heat Transfer

4 to 5 marks

Engineering Mechanics

4 to 5 marks

Theory of Machines and Vibrations

3 to 4 marks

Machine Design 

3 to 4 marks

Power Plant

0 to 1 marks 

Industrial Engineering 

1 to 2 marks

Engineering Mathematics

13 marks

General Aptitude

15 marks

GATE 2024 Mechanical Engineering Marking Scheme

Candidates must prepare for GATE 2024 ME paper by familiarizing themselves with the marking scheme outlined in the table below.

Subject Code/Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Negative Marking

General Aptitude

10

15

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

ME (Mechanical Engineering)

45

72

Engineering Mathematics

10

13

Total

65

100

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