GATE Question Paper with Answer key 2017, GATE Previous Year Question Paper 2017, The examination of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering also called as the GATE 2017, GATE 2017 old exam Question Paper 2017, The official Answer Key for the GATE 2016 exam is available as per the discipline and the session it was conducted in. Candidates can use the GATE 2016 Answer Key given below to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the GATE 2016 Question Papers
Structure of GATE 2017
GATE 2016 will be conducted in the subjects (also referred to as “papers”) shown in Table below Candidates must familiarize with the paper code for the paper of their choice, as this knowledge will be required at the time of application form submission and appearing for the examination. A candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE paper.
Since a candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE of the 23 papers for which GATE 2016 examination is being held, the candidate has to make the choice of the paper he/she wishes to write carefully. Table below gives the list of GATE papers and paper codes for GATE 2016.
The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. However, the candidate is, free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission. For more details regarding the admission criteria in any particular institute, the candidate is advised to refer to the websites of that institute.
GATE 2016 Question Paper in PDF
Candidate can download the GATE 2016 official question paper below by clicking on the given link.
Question Papers GATE 2016
|AE: Aerospace Engineering||IN: Instrumentation Engineering|
|AG: Agricultural Engineering||MA: Mathematics|
|AR: Architecture and Planning||ME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02ME03 )|
|BT: Biotechnology||MN: Mining Engineering|
|CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01CE02)||MT: Metallurgical Engineering|
|CH: Chemical Engineering||PE: Petroleum Engineering|
|CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology (CS01 CS02 )||PH: Physics|
|CY: Chemistry||PI: Production and Industrial Engineering|
|EC: Electronics and Communication Engg. (EC01 EC02 EC03)||TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science|
|EE: Electrical Engineering (EE01 EE02)||XE: Engineering Sciences (XE-A, XE-B, XE-C, XE-D, XE-E, XE-F, XE-G )|
|EY: Ecology and Evolution||XL: Life Sciences (XL-H, XL-I,XL-J, XL-K, XL-L, XL-M )|
|GG: Geology and Geophysics|
Duration and Examination Type
The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3-hour duration that contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type questions. Click here for the pattern of question papers.
The examination for all the papers will be carried out in an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) mode where the candidates will be shown the questions in a random sequence on a computer screen. The candidates are required to either select the answer (for MCQ type) or enter the answer for numerical answer type question using a mouse on a virtual keyboard (keyboard of the computer will be disabled). Candidates will be provided with blank paper sheets for rough work and these have to be returned back after the examination. At the end of the 3-hour window, the computer will automatically close the screen from further actions.