GATE 2020 Life Sciences (XL) Answer Key – IIT Delhi displays answer key for GATE 2020 on gate.iitd.ac.in. The answer key for Life Sciences (XL) releases with question paper on the official website in PDF format. Candidates can use GATE XL answer key 2020 with marking scheme to calculate their estimated score/marks in the exam. Test takers can match answers from the official GATE 2020 XL answer key and know the correct answers and calculate their probable score in GATE 2020. After the publishing of the final answer key, the result is announced. To know more, scroll down the article.
GATE 2020 Life Sciences Answer Key
- Exam Date – 02 February 2020 (Sunday)
- Session – 3
- Time – 09:30 – 12:30 hrs (Forenoon Session)
- Subject Paper – XL
How To Calculate Marks Using GATE 2020 XL Answer Key?
To calculate the score using GATE 2020 answer key for Life Sciences (XL) , candidates must follow the below given steps.
To calculate estimated score, candidates must study the below given marking scheme for GATE 2020.
|Type of questions||Marks for correct ans||Marks for wrong ans|
|NAT carrying 1 marks||1||0|
|NAT carrying 2 marks||2||0|
|MCQ carrying 1 marks||1||-1/3|
|MCQ carrying 2 marks||2||-2/3|
NOTE: There is NO negative marking for a wrong answer in NAT questions.
Following are the steps to calculate scores probable scores.
Steps : Visit the official website of GATE 2020.
Step 2: Candidates are required to click on the link for GATE 2020 question papers and answer key.
Step 3: Next, question paper with answer key for different GATE 2020 paper shall be displayed on your screen.
Step 4: Now candidates need to click on the answer key of respective paper they appeared for.
Step 5: Once they click on the link, GATE 2020 answer keys with question papers are displayed on PDF format.
Step 5: Now candidates must evaluate their answers against the answers given in the GATE 2020 (XL) answer key.
Step 6: Follow the marking scheme given below.
For Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
- For correct answers, add 1 mark for MCQ carrying 1 mark and 2 marks for MCQ carrying 1 mark
- For wrong answers, deduct -1/3 for MCQ carrying 1 mark and -2/3 for MCQ carrying 2 marks.
For Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
- For correct answers, add 1 mark for NAT carrying 1 mark and 2 marks for NAT carrying 1 mark
- For wrong answers, there is NO negative marking.
Step 7: Keep evaluating the score using the GATE 2020 marking scheme.
Step 8: Sum up all your marks scored in each answer and you are ready with your probable score for GATE 2020.
GATE Life Sciences (XL) Cut Off 2020
The cut off of GATE 2020 is released with the result. Thus, until then candidates can check the cutoff marks from last year to get an estimate on how much they need to score approximately to pass the exam:
|Year||XL cutoff marks (GN)||XL cutoff marks (OBC-NCL)||XL cutoff marks (SC/ST/PwD)|
GATE 2020 Life Sciences (XL) Question Paper
IIT Delhi releases the question paper and answer key for GATE 2020 in the form of PDF on the official website. Test takers must make sure that they download it carefully for their subject paper and session only. The question paper pattern for Life Sciences (XL) paper is as follows:
- Sections – 3 (GA, Chemistry and XE Sections B to H)
- Compulsory sections – GA and Chemistry
- Selective sections – Any two from section Q to U
|Section||Type of Ques||Number of Ques||Sub-Total (Marks)|
|Chemistry Section or Section P |
|1 mark questions|
2 mark questions
|Sections Q to U|
(Any 2 Section)
|1 mark questions|
2 mark question
GATE 2020 Result
After evaluation of examination papers are finalized, GATE results (Score) are announced on the official website. The candidates can challenge the answer key of GATE 2020. If the challenges are accepted and any change is made in the answer key, a final answer key is released. Based on the final answer key of GATE 2020, the actual (raw) marks obtained by a candidate will be considered for computing the GATE Score. Candidates can download their result using enrollment id and password. The scorecard also has the passing cutoff marks of the subject candidate has appeared for.
About GATE 2020
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 is conducted on the complete understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in engineering/technology/ architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science. It is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology. GATE 2020 is conducted for 25 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) distributed for different dates and sessions. Successful candidates get admission in M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / Ph.D courses. GATE scores is also used for various PSU recruitments.
About IIT Delhi
IIT Delhi or Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is an institute of eminence. The organizing Institute for GATE 2020 is the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD). The institute administers various courses in undergraduate, masters, doctoral, QIP/CEP/TEQIP and interdisciplinary level. The admission in the UG courses is based on JEE Advanced and the admission in the master’s courses is based on GATE. IIT Delhi has 15 departments in all.
GATE Life Sciences Answer Key Archives
IIT Madras has uploaded the official answer key of the GATE 2019 Life Sciences. The candidates can download previous answer key and the question papers from the table below:
|GATE 2019||Get Here|
|GATE 2019 Final Answer Key for XL||Click Here|
|GATE 2019 Question Paper for XL||Click Here|
|Gate 2019 Answer Key for XL||Click Here|
GATE 2020 Life Sciences Answer Key FAQS
Ans. The GATE 2020 official answer key are released on gate.iitd.ac.in.
Ans. The answer key of GATE 2020 is released in PDF format. Candidates can download them using the PDF link available on the website.
Ans. To calculate estimated score, candidates can follow the steps given on this page in how to calculate score section.
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