Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, is conducting last GATE 2020 examination today, on February 09, 2020. The forenoon session (S-7) for GATE civil engineering paper is over and now experts are releasing paper analysis. This time, there were more than 25 NAT questions in the exam and the paper is said to be easier than the last year. The afternoon shift for GATE CE paper is from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Check GATE 2020 civil engineering (CE) paper analysis here.
GATE 2020 Civil Engineering (CE) Paper Analysis
Name of the paper: Civil Engineering (EE)
Session: S7 and S8
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Date of the exam: 09 Feb 2020
GATE 2020 CE Paper Analysis for Forenoon Session (S7)
Overall difficulty: As per the initial reaction of the students, the paper of CE was overall the paper was moderate.
Number of NATs: There were total 25+ NATs
Most of the questions came from: The maximum number of questions came from Geo Tech and environment. Maths and GA was easy.
Weightage of the topics are as follows:
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How Was the GATE CE Paper Last Year?
The GATE CE paper that was held last year was moderate to difficult. The major highlights are given below:
Difficulty level: The paper was moderate in sessions 1 and 2 last year. Maths and aptitude section was easy with 2 to 3 tricky questions. There were repetition of questions in the paper.
Most of the questions were asked from: In session 1 most of the questions came from soil mechanics and environmental engineering. On the other hand, most of the questions came from soil mechanics and transportation engineering.
Some of the other most asked topics were:
Fill In the Blanks, Height & Distances, Reasoning, Blood Relations, Taylor’s series, Probability, Maxima & Minima, Pile load capacity, Critical gradient, Stability of slopes, Soil Properties, Bearing capacity, Vertical stresses, Sedimentation tank, Chlorination tank, RSF, Air Pollution, Eccentric connection of fillet weld, Plastic analysis, Consolidation, Anisotropic soil, Seepage flow, Bearing capacity, Constant head permeability etc.
GATE 2020 Exam Over Today, What Next?
Now that the exam will be done with today, what to expect next. Well, the aspirants have to look out for GATE 2020 official answer key, question paper, and response sheet to be uploaded by IIT Delhi. On the official website of GATE 2020, gate.iitd.ac.in, the candidates will be able to get all the updates.
The response sheet will be available under the logon of the candidates on GOAPS, to access them candidates have to use their enrollment number and password. Question paper and answer key will be available in PDF format and will be available for challenge.
GATE 2020 Result: The result of GATE 2020 will be available under the login of the candidates in the form of a scorecard. candidates can check their score out of 100, AIR in the respective paper and the GATE score on it with other details too. The score of GATE will remain valid for 3 years and can be used for PSU recruitments too.
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