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GATE Marking Scheme 2024: Check Mark Distribution & Weightage

Are you gearing up for the GATE 2024 exam? Swipe through to decode the GATE 2024 marking scheme and maximise your score:
The Big Picture
GATE exam is worth 100 marks, divided into 3 sections:

- General Aptitude: 15% (10 questions, 15 marks)

- Engineering Mathematics: 13% (variable questions, 13 marks)

- Subject Paper: 72% (variable questions, 72 marks)
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- 1 mark: +1 for correct, -⅓ for wrong

- 2 marks: +2 for correct, -⅔ for wrong
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
No negative marking
Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)
No negative marking
Subject-Wise Weightage
Each paper has a unique weightage for Engineering Mathematics within its subject section.
Pro-tip
- Focus on mastering high-weightage topics

 - Practice solving questions of different types

- Strategise your time allocation
Check the link below to gain an in-depth knowledge of the marking scheme!
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