TIME Institute has also released GATE 2020 ME and EC paper analysis. GATE ME was held on February 01, whereas, paper for GATE EC was conducted on February 02, 2020. While ME was moderate in level of difficulty, GATE EC paper was moderate to difficult. The detailed GATE 2020 ME and EC Paper Analysis by Time is given below.
GATE 2020 ME Analysis by TIME
GATE 2020 ME Paper was conducted in two slots. Session 1 was from 09:30 AM – 12:30 PM and session 2 was from 02:30 PM – 05:30 PM. You can check the overview of GATE 2020 ME analysis for both the slots below:
|GATE ME slot||Overall difficulty level|
|ME1 – Forenoon session||Moderate|
|ME2 – Afternoon session||Moderate – Difficult|
GATE ME Forenoon session exam analysis
- There were 41 MCQs and 24 NATs.
- 01 mark questions were easy-difficult.
- 02 marks questions were moderate – difficult.
- Questions from engineering maths & aptitude questions were easy to moderate.
GATE ME Afternoon session paper analysis
- MCQ’s & NAT questions of Engineering discipline were more or less equal in number.
- There were 37 MCQs and 28 NATs.
- All 01 mark questions were easy to moderate to solve and were more conceptual based compared to last year.
- 02 mark questions were moderate to difficult. They were a bit lengthy too in compared to previous year.
- Questions from Engineering Maths & Aptitude were easy to moderate and could be answered within a short period of time.
GATE 2020 EC Paper Analysis
Candidates can check the detailed analysis for GATE 2020 EC paper code from below.
Question paper pattern: MCQ’s & NAT Questions of Engineering discipline were more or less equal in number. There were 42 MCQs and 23 NATs.
Overall difficulty off the exam: The exam was of same difficulty level as that of last year.
Questions in GATE 2020 EC
- From Networks, questions were asked from Theorems. 2-Port Networks, AC Analysis & State Equations.
- In EDC, the majority of questions were asked from MOSFET & Opto Electronics & Semiconductors.
- From Control Systems, questions were asked from Discrete System Analysis, whereas, questions from Digital, Analog & Communications were from Standard Core topics.
GATE 2020 Cut Off
The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks required by the candidate to pass GATE 2020 exam. The cut off is decided by considering various factors like number of registered candidates, number of candidates appeared for the subject, difficulty level of the test, etc. Until the result is declared, you can check the previous year GATE cut off marks for ME and EC from the table below.
GATE ME Past year cut off marks
|Year||Gen||OBC||SC / ST / PwD|
GATE EC Past year cut off marks
|Year||Gen||OBC||SC / ST / PwD|
GATE 2020 is a national level test which is being conducted by IIT Delhi and IISc Bangalore. It is held in computer based mode and consist of NAT and MCQ type questions. GATE result 2020 is releasing on March 16, 2020 at the official website, gate.iitd.ac.in. GATE score is used for admission in MTech, M.Sc and PhD courses, also, many PSUs score its score for the recruitment purpose.
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