GATE 2019 Statistics Syllabus is important as, from 2019, GATE will include Statistics subject exam too. IIT Madras will conduct GATE 2019 and will soon publish the syllabus for Statistics (ST). On this page, candidates will be able to check the GATE 2019 Syllabus for Statistics and download the PDF file for any time reference. However, this year the Statistics exam is being conducted for the first time, type of questions that will be asked is uncertain. But, the exam pattern of Statistics paper in GATE will remain as usual. Which means there will be a General Aptitude section like all other papers.
GATE 2019 Statistics Syllabus
The syllabus will be new and will be introduced for the very first time. Thus, you can view the syllabus below and can download it using the download button. Further below we have explained the exam pattern and also included the list of important books.
Exam Pattern Of Statistics (ST)
Now that you have the GATE 2019 Statistics Syllabus, let us check the exam pattern for this newly introduced paper:
GATE 2019 Statistics paper will have 65 total questions of 100 marks. The examination will be in the online mode only. There will be 2 types of questions – MCQs and Numerical Answer Type (NAT). And there will be questions carrying 2 marks and 1 marks. For questions carrying 1 marks, the negative marking is -1/3. Similarly for questions carrying 2 marks the negative marking will be of -2/3. Although in NATs, there will be no negative marking.
Now, in statistics, there will be the following distribution of marks:
25 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks) consisting of both the MCQ and NAT Questions. This equals to 55 marks. The rest 10 marks will be from the General Aptitude (GA) section.