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GATE 2025: Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) RoorkeeThe nodal institute conducting the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2025 for admission to postgraduate engineering programmes has launched the new official website to conduct the prestigious national level exam and has also released the syllabus, paper pattern and marking scheme of the exam on the portal.

IIT Roorkee will most likely activate the portal for GATE 2025 application by the end of August 2024.

Interested candidates can check eligibility criteria, syllabus, paper pattern, two-paper combination, fee structure and other important details on the official website

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Candidates must note that they can fill only one application form. If they wish to appear in the second paper (from a two-paper combination), they can add the respective paper to their original application. In case of more than one application, only one will be accepted and the remaining applications will be rejected without any refund for the fee paid.

GATE 2025 will be a computer-based test (CBT). The list of cities where GATE will be conducted has also been announced. These cities have been divided into eight zones.

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GATE 2025: Eligibility Criteria

As per the notification, candidates who are currently studying in the third or higher year of any undergraduate degree programme or who have completed any government approved degree programme in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science/Commerce/Arts/Humanities are eligible to appear for GATE 2025.

GATE 2025: Exam Pattern

According to the IIT-Roorkee notification, GATE 2025 will have 30 test papers. The exam papers will be in English and candidates will be allowed to choose one or two test papers from the acceptable combinations. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours and the GATE score will be valid for three years from the date of declaration of the result.

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Section: General Ability (G.A.) + Candidate’s Opted Subjects

Type of questions: Subject selected by the candidate

(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

(b) Multiple Choice Questions (MSQs) and/or

(c) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

GATE 2025 questions will test the following abilities of the candidates:

GATE 2025: Distribution of Marks

Distribution of marks in all papers except Architecture (AR), Chemistry (CY), Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA), Ecology and Evolution (EY), Geology and Geophysics (GG), Mathematics (MA), Physics (PH), Statistics (ST), Humanities and Social Sciences (XH), and Life Sciences (XL):

General Ability: 15 Marks

Engineering Mathematics: 13 marks

Subjective questions: 72 marks

Distribution of marks in A.R., C.Y., D.A., EY., G.G., M.A., P.H., S.T., X.H. and X.L.

General Ability : 15 Marks

Subjective questions: 85 marks

GATE 2025 Marking Scheme

The questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks

Negative Marking: There will be negative marking for wrong answers in the MCQs.

In 1 mark MCQs, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

In 2 mark MCQs, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

There is no negative marking for wrong answers of MSQ or NAT questions.

There is no partial marking in MSQ.

GATE 2025:Syllabus

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The GATE exam is a prestigious nationwide test that assesses candidates’ knowledge in various graduate-level subjects. Successful qualifiers can pursue master’s and doctoral programs with possible financial aid, and GATE scores are considered for recruitment processes by academic institutions and public sector undertakings (PSUs).

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