IIT Delhi conducted GATE Chemistry paper on February 01, 2020. It took place in the afternoon session, S2. The exam ended with student reactions that indicated that the paper was moderate to difficult and the expected cutoff may fall between 28-32. Check detailed analysis of GATE 2020 Chemistry paper from below.
GATE 2020 Chemistry Paper Analysis
The level of the exam for Chemistry was moderate to difficult. However, the observation varies from person to person. Check the details about GATE 2020 chemistry paper given below.
GATE 2020 Chemistry (CY) paper exam date: February 01, 2020
GATE 2020 CY paper session: S2
GATE 2020 CY Paper time: 2.30 PM – 5.30 PM
Duration: 3 hours
GATE 2020 Chemistry (CY) Paper Analysis
As per the reviews of the test-takers, the exam was moderate to difficult. The questions that came in the exam were tricky and not very straight forward or direct.
Difficulty level of paper: The difficulty lev of the exam was between moderate to difficult
Expected cutoff: According to the subject experts and keeping the difficulty level of examination in mind, there might be high chances the cut off will be ranging from 28-32.
Topics: Mst of the question came from the below given topics:
- Fossil fuel reduction
- Physical chemistry
- Organic chemistry
GATE 2020 Chemistry (CY) Paper Section Wise Analysis
Analysis of some of the major parts of the Chemistry paper is given below:
- Organic part: The organic part was conceptual
- Stereochemistry: This question from this topic were lenghty
- Aptitude section: The aptitude section was easy
Also, candidates can check below the previous years analysis of GATE CY paper:
Candidates can refer to the table given below to see for how much marks the questions from these particular topics came.
|Thermo (Chemical + Stat)||6||8|
|Kinetics + Surface +Polymer||7||6|
GATE 2020 CY Paper Pattern
Check the paper pattern for GATE 2020 Chemistry given below.
|Sections||Percentage of marks|
|Subject related questions||85%|
- General aptitude section carries there are 5 questions carrying 1 marks and 5 questions carrying 2 marks.
- Also, there are 25 questions carrying 01 mark each and 30 questions of 2 marks each.
Other GATE 2020 Papers Conducted On Same Day As CY
Apart from chemistry, the other papers that were scheduled to take place were:
|Paper||Session – Exam date||Time|
|IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH||S1 – 01 Feb 2020||9.30 AM – 12.30 PM|
|CY, ME2, PI||S2 – 01 Feb 2020||2.30 – 5.30|
About GATE 2020
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is conducted jointly by IISc and one of the Indian Institute of Technology. This year the organising body for GATE is IIT Delhi. GATE is a computer based test that is conducted for 25 papers in total. It is national level examination that is conducted accross the country and in 6 cities outside India. By qualifying GATE, candidates can take admission in master’s and doctoral programmes in Engineering / Architecture / Technology / Science.
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