GATE 2010 Question Paper Pattern | GATE 2010 Question Paper Pattern For All Subjects

Each paper contains 65 questions carrying 100 marks

Question Paper Pattern in papers bearing the codes AE, AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PH, PI and TF

Question Paper Pattern in paper bearing the code GG

Question Paper Pattern in SECTION A of paper bearing the code XE

Question Paper Pattern in SECTIONS B to G of paper bearing the code XE

Question Paper Pattern in SECTION H of paper bearing the code XL

Question Paper Pattern in SECTIONS I to L of paper bearing the code XL

Question Papers bearing the codes :
AE, AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PH, PI and TF

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Paper Code Patterns of Question papers Negative Marks for wrong Answer

AE, AG,
AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PH, PI, TF

Q.1 to Q.25: Will carry one mark each (sub-total 25 marks).

1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.26 to Q.55: Will carry two marks
each
(sub-total
60 marks)
2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Q.48 through Q.51 (2 pairs) will be

common data questions. Each question
will carry two marks

2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Question pairs (Q.52, Q.53) and (Q.54, Q.55) will be
linked answer
questions.

The answer to the second
question of the last two pairs will depend on the answer to the first
question of the pair.

If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is
un-attempted, then the answer to the second question in the pair will
not be evaluated. Each question
will carry two marks

There will
be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of the
linked answer question pair i.e. for Q.52 and Q.54, 2/3
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking
for Q.53 and Q.55.

Q.56 to Q.60 : From General Aptitude (GA) will carry one mark each (sub-total 5 marks).

1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.61 to Q.65 : From GA will carry two marks
each
(sub-total
10 marks)
2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
All the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI and TF will contain few questions on Engineering Mathematics carrying 15 marks.


GG Paper : (Geology & Geophysics) Paper


GG Paper : (Geology & Geophysics) Paper

PART A

Part A common for all candidates

(Q.1 to Q.25) carrying one mark each (sub-total 25 marks).

1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Sections


& 2

in

PART B

Part B will contain two sections :Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geophysics). Candidates will have to attempt questions either Section 1 or Section 2.

In this
section,

Q.26 to Q.55 (30 questions) will carry two marks each(sub-total 60 marks).

2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Q.48 to Q.51 (2 pairs) will be

common data questions. Each question will carry two marks.

2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Question pairs (Q.52, Q.53) and (Q.54, Q.55) will be

.
The answer to the second question in these two pairs will depend on the
answer to the first question of the pair. If the first question in the
linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted, then the answer to
the second question in the pair will not be evaluated

There
will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question of
the linked answer question pair i.e. for Q.52 and Q.54, 2/3mark will be
deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking for Q.53
and Q.55.
General Aptitude (GA)

Q.56 to Q.60: Will carry one mark each (sub-total 5 marks).

1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.61 to Q.65: Will carry two marks
each
(sub-total
10 marks)
2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

XE Paper – Section A (Engineering Mathematics)

XE Paper –
Section A (Engineering Mathematics)

Section A

in
XE paper

There
will be 11 questions carrying 15 marks in XE Section A (Engineering
Mathematics) paper

Q.1 to
Q.7 (4 questions)
will carry one mark each (sub-total 7 marks).

1/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.8 to
Q.11 (4 questions) will carry two marks each (sub-total 8 marks)

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

XE section papers (Sections B through G) will contain 22 questions carrying 35 marks

XE section papers
(Sections B through G) will contain 22 questions carrying 35 marks

XE section papers
(Sections B through G) will contain 22 questions carrying 35 marks

Sections

B,
C, D, E, F & G

 in  XE
papers

 Q.1 to Q.9 (9
questions) will
carry one mark each
(sub-total 9 marks)

1/3
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.10 to Q.22 (13 questions)
will carry two marks
each
(sub-total
26 marks).

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Q.17 through Q.20 (2
pairs) will be

common
data based questions.
Each will carry two marks

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.21, Q.22 will be

linked answer questions

The answer to the second
question of the pair of linked question will depend on the answer to the
first question of the pair. If the first question in the
linked pair is wrongly answered or is un-attempted, then the answer to the
second question in the pair will not be evaluated. 
Each will carry two marks

 For Q.21, 2/3
mark will be deducted for wrong answer. There will be no negative mark for
Q.22.
XE Paper –
General Aptitude (GA)
General Aptitude There
will be 10 questions carrying 15 marks in General Aptitude
Q.1 to
Q.5 (5 questions)
will carry one mark each (sub-total 5 marks).
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1/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.6 to
Q.10 (5 questions) will carry two marks each (sub-total 10 marks)

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

XL Paper Section H (Chemistry)

Section
H
in XL
paper
There
will be 15 questions carrying 25 marks in XL Section H paper
Q.1 to
Q.5 (5 questions)
will carry one mark each
(sub-total 5
marks).

1/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.6 to
Q.15 (10 questions)
will carry two marks each
(sub-total 20
marks)
2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

(Q.12, Q.13) will be

common data questions
Each question will carry two marks each

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Question pair (Q.14, Q.15) will have

linked answer question Each question will carry two marks each
There will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question
of the linked answer question pair.

For
Q.14, mark will be deducted for wrong answer. There is no
negative mark for Q.15.

XL Paper Sections
(Sections
I through M)

Sections

I, J, K and L
 
in XL
paper

XL section papers (Sections I through L) will contain 20 questions carrying 30 marks
Q.1 to
Q.10 (10 questions)
will carry one mark each
(sub-total 10 marks).

1/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.11 to
Q.20 (10 questions) will carry two marks each
(sub-total 20 marks).
2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
XL Paper – General Aptitude (GA)
General Aptitude There
will be 10 questions carrying 15 marks in General Aptitude

Q.1 to
Q.5 (5 questions)
will carry one mark each (sub-total 5 marks).

1/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q.6 to
Q.10 (5 questions) will carry two marks each (sub-total 10 marks)

2/3 
mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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