GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CS by GateForum
Bachan Thakur, 06 Feb 2018, #GATE

GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CS by GateForum - GATE 2018 CS paper was held on February 4 in forenoon session from 9 am to 12 pm. Careers360 has provided GATE paper analysis 2018 for CS by GateForum here. GATE 2018 paper analysis for CS paper by GateForum includes detailed information about various aspects of the exam like the difficulty level of the paper (easy, moderate, difficult), weightage given to different topics and the overview of the paper, etc. GATE CS paper analysis by GateForum is important for candidates to check and know their probable score in the test.

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GATE 2018 is being conducted by IIT Guwahati in online mode on February 3, 4, 10 and 11 for 23 papers. GATE 2018 is held in forenoon and afternoon session on each of the four days.

 

Before checking the analysis of GATE CS paper, it’s also important that candidates go through the exam pattern of GATE 2018 to have an overall understanding CS paper.

 

GATE Exam Pattern

Duration of the test

3 hours

Total Number of Questions

65 questions

Total Marks

100

Marking Scheme

  • There will be 1 mark or 2 marks questions. For incorrect answers in 1 mark questions, 1/3rd marks will be deducted, while in 2 mark questions, 2/3rd marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.

  • Unattempted questions will fetch 0 (zero) or no marks.

  • There is no negative marking in Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

Type of questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Sections

3 sections:

  • General Aptitude*

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Subject-specific section

Important Links:

GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CS by GateForum

 

The GATE Paper for CS was more or less on the same lines as the previous year paper. There were some changes in weightage across sections. Computer Organization and Architecture section had more questions than last year. The expect cutoff is likely to remain same as the previous year.

 

GATE CS Analysis by GateForum

Topic

1 Mark Question

2 Mark Question

Total

General Aptitude (GA)

5

5

10

Digital

2

2

4

Data Structures and Algorithms

4

6

10

Database Management Systems

2

2

4

Computer Organization and Architecture

3

6

9

Theory of Computation

2

3

5

Computer Networks

3

2

5

Operating Systems

2

2

4

Compiler Design

0

2

2

Discrete Mathematics

4

2

6

Engineering Mathematics

3

3

6

 

GATE Cutoff for CS

 

GATE cutoff for CS paper is the closing score which candidates must secure in order to get admission in M.Tech/ M.E. programmes. The cutoff of GATE CS gives them idea about how much they need to score in GATE CS paper in order to secure a seat in M.Tech/ M.E. programmes or a job in PSUs based on GATE scores. Check qualifying cutoff of GATE CS paper for previous years from the table below.

 

GATE Qualifying Cutoff for CSE (2013-2017)

Year

General

OBC

SC/ ST/ PH

2017

25.00

22.50

16.60

2016

25.00

22.50

16.60

2015

25.00

22.50

16.67

2014

25

22.25

16.67

2013

25

22.25

16.67

GATE Answer Key 2018 - GATE 2018 provisional answer key will be released by IIT Guwahati in the third week of February. Candidates will be given a few days to challenge the answer key of GATE 2018, if required. The final answer key of GATE 2018 will be available in the second week of March 2018.

 

GATE Result 2018 - GATE 2018 result will be declared for all 23 papers on March 17. In order to check GATE result, candidates have to log in to GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System) and enter their GATE 2018 Registration ID, Enrollment No. and date of birth in the specified space. GATE 2018 score card will be available from March 20 to 31 only for the candidates who qualify the entrance test, securing marks equal to or above the qualifying marks as per their category.

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