GATE 2019 Analysis

GATE 2019 Analysis – IIT Madras is conducting the GATE 2019 exam on February 02, 03, 09 and 10, 2019. The exam is being held in 2 sessions and all the 4 days. Thus, there are 8 sessions – S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, and S8. This means there are 8 shifts in all. Now there are 24 papers in GATE 2019 and out of that 2 papers are conducted in multiple shiftThesehis 2 papers are  – Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Civil Engineering (CE). All the other papers are conducted in a Single shift. On this page, we are covering the analysis of all the 8 shifts and all the 4 days right after the exam concludes.

Latest: GATE 2019 live updates available here. Analysis and Answer Keys are available after the examination on this page.


GATE 2019 Analysis

The GATE 2019 Exam is being held in online mode and over various exam centers all over the nation. Below is the schedule of the GATE 2019 Exam. This will help to keep track of on what day what subject exam is being conducted:

Date & Day Time (IST) Test Paper Code
02 Feb 2019 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs. (S1) CY, ME-1, MN
14:30 – 17:30 Hrs. (S2) ME-2, XE, XL, TF
03 Feb 2019 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs. (S3) CS, CH
14:30 – 17:30 Hrs. (S4) AE, AG, AR, BT, EY, GG, IN,
MA, MT, PE, PH, PI, ST
09 Feb 2019 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs. (S5) EC
14:30 – 17:30 Hrs. (S6) EE
10 Feb 2019 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs. (S7) CE-1
14:30 – 17:30 Hrs. (S8) CE-2

Now as per the schedule above the analysis of the subject papers are made available on this page below.

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GATE 2019 Analysis For Session 5 Of Day 3

  • The paper was moderate to tough
  • More weightage was to EDC and communications
  • 25 NAT questions in the paper carried 1 marks and the rest 2 marks.

Analysis by experts saya that the distribution fo questions were as follows:

  • Electromagnetic Theory 8%
  • General Aptitude 15%
  • Engineering Mathematics 12%
  • Network Theory 5%
  • Signals and Systems 8%
  • Control Systems 8%
  • Analog Circuits 9%
  • Digital Circuits 9%
  • Communications 5%
  • Electronic Device Circuits 21%

Initial Reaction of the candidates:

  • The paper was not so tough but was tricky
  • There were fewer questions from maths.
  • Have to put efforts in many questions.


GATE 2019 Analysis For Session 4 Of Day 2

Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Analysis by GATE Academy is available below:

The initial reaction of candidates:

  • The biotechnology (BT) paper was quite easy, the cutoff may range between 28 to 34.

Analysis of Instrumentation Engineering (IN):

  • The ‘IN’ paper was difficult when compared to last year.
  • Aptitude and engineering maths were easy compared to last year.
  • The Core questions were tough
  • The overall paper was moderate to slightly tough.

GATE 2019 Analysis For Session 3 Of Day 2

GATE 2019 Analysis by GATE Academy is available now. Check the same below:

Initial student analysis for Session 3 of day 2:

  • The aptitude part was very easy. On the other hand, the technical part was moderate.
  • Around 1.30 Lakh candidates appeared for the CSE exam today.
  • The numerical questions from C language and DBMS were very easy
  • Most of the students are saying that paper was easy.
  • There was a true false based question.
  • In the aptitude section, there was a crime related question.
  • From HT, PD, PDC fewer questions were asked.
  • There were tough questions from DFA.

GATE 2019 Analysis For Shift 2 Of Day 1

The GATE Academy has released the entire analysis of Mechanical Engineering of Shift 2 check below:

GATE 2019 Analysis For Shift 1 Of Day 1

The GATE Academy has released the entire analysis of Mechanical Engineering of shift 1 check below:

Overall Analysis by Experts: The papers were moderate to easy.

Overall analysis by candidates:

  • The papers were tougher as compared to the last year. The expectation of the difficulty level was not as much as it was asked in the exam today.
  • As per the initial reactions, the questions were tricky.
  • Questions were mainly designed to test the knowledge of the basic concepts of the candidates.
  • Most candidates said that the General Aptitude was easier. Many said that the questions related to Quantum were really tough.
  • The papers were lengthy. Many candidates were not able to complete their paper. There were a lot of questions related to numeric values which consumed a lot of the time.

In the shift 1 candidate who has appeared for the Mechanical Engineering (ME) paper have said the following:

  • The technical part was quite difficult.
  • However, the overall difficulty level was moderate.
  • Paper was balanced. There was an equal number of good and easy questions.

Importance Of GATE 2019 Analysis

You might think why is it important to have the GATE 2019 analysis. Well, the analysis of any exam gives a detailed perspective on how the exam will affect the further process like cutoff determination, merit list preparation, and the trend analysis of the exam over the years.

  • You get insight about the cutoff
  • One can guess their chances of scoring high or low.
  • You get to know the weightage of the sections in the paper.
  • Also, the difficulty level of the paper is judged.
  • For upcoming aspirants, the analysis is a blueprint regarding the weightage, the paper pattern, and the difficulty level.

GATE 2019 Multi-session And Single Session Papers

Note that the GATE 2019 exam has 24 papers and out if that only 2 papers are being held in multisession. The result of such papers are normalized and a percentile score is released based on which the admission is made.

The other 22 papers are single session papers, there will be raw scores for these papers and the candidates will get admission into desired courses based on the raw marks only.

The multisession papers are – Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Chemical Engineering (CE).

GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

The GATE 2019 Analysis is available after the exam is over. Until then the candidates can check the exam pattern of GATE below:

  • GATE 2019 is an online exam.
  • Each paper of GATE 2019 is of 3hours duration. Moreover, each paper consists of a total of 65 questions.
  • The GATE 2019 paper consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.
  • Each paper of GATE 2019 carries a total of 100 marks.
  • Candidates are awarded 1 mark for every correct MCQs carrying 1 mark, while 1/3 mark is deducted for incorrect answer.
  • For 2 mark MCQs, 2/3 mark is deducted for every wrong response.
  • There are no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.

GATE 2019 Answer Key

After the GATE 2019 exam is over, the answer key is released by the authorities. Initially, the memory based answer keys are released that are from the unofficial sources. After that, the official answer keys are available over the official websites. Answer Keys contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam.

The candidates can challenge the official answer key. Thereafter on accepting those challenges, the final answer keys are released based in which the GATE result is announced. The candidates can thus check the final answer keys to know their most probable GATE 2019 scores.

GATE 2019 Cutoff

As per the difficulty level, the number of seats available and the number of candidates appearing in the exam the GATE Cutoff is determined. Thus, the candidates can use the analysis to get these data and get an estimated cutoff the GATE 2019 exam. Until then one can check the previous year’s cutoff of GATE:

GATE Paper General OBC SC / ST / PH
AE 34.4 30.9 22.9
AG 25 22.5 16.6
AR 43.9 39.5 29.2
BT 27.9 25.1 18.5
CE 26.9 24.2 17.9
CH 37.8 34 25.1
CS 25 22.5 16.6
CY 25.4 22.8 16.9
EC 25 22.5 16.6
EE 29.1 26.1 19.4
EY 49.3 44.3 32.8
GG 32.4 29.1 21.5
IN 37.1 33.3 24.7
MA 29.4 26.4 19.5
ME 34.7 31.2 23.1
MN 45  40.5 30
MT 40.3 36.2 26.8
PE 39.8 35.8 26.5
PH 29 26.1 19.3
PI 32 28.8 21.3
TF 32.2 28.3 21.4
XE 31.5 28.3 21
XL 29.9 26.9 19.9

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