GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE by GateForum
Surbhi Mehtani, 12 Feb 2018, #GATE

GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE by GateForum - The national level engineering entrance exam of GATE Civil Engineering (CE) conducted on February 11, 2018 in both forenoon and afternoon sessions in online mode. The analysis will be a comprehensive study of how the questions appeared in the GATE entrance exam. The difficulty level of the exam ranging from easy to moderate to difficult will also be analysed in GATE 2018 paper analysis for CE by GateForum. Candidates can know the number of questions that appeared in the exam from each topic of the syllabus in the GATE CE paper analysis 2018 by GateForum. The percentage wise weightage will also be provided in the paper analysis for GATE CE paper by GateForum. Candidates can check the GATE 2018 paper analysis for CE by GateForum from the article given below.

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Before knowing the analysis of GATE 2018 for CE by GateForum, candidates must check the exam pattern of GATE 2018.


GATE Exam Pattern

Duration of the exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

Total number of questions in the exam


Total marks in the exam


Type of questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) &

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Marking scheme

  • For 1-mark MCQs, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

  • In case of 2-marks MCQs, 2/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

  • For unanswered questions, zero marks will be given

  • There will be no negative marking for numerical answer type (NAT) questions

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GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE by GateForum


The paper analysis of GATE CE by GateForum will be updated here as soon as it is released. Till then, candidates can check the previous year's GATE cutoff for CE from the table given below.


GATE Cutoff for Civil Engineering (CE)


The cutoff of GATE 2018 will be the minimum marks required for admission in the colleges and courses participating in the exam. Candidates securing less than GATE 2018 cutoff for CE will not be entitled to admission. The previous year's GATE cutoff for CE has been compiled in the table given below.


GATE Qualifying Cutoff for CE

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The answer key of GATE 2018 will be released in the third week of February tentatively. However, GATE 2018 result is scheduled to be announced on March 17, 2018. The scorecard of GATE 2018 can be downloaded by candidates from March 20 onwards till May 31, 2018.


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