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GATE Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC) Weightage of Marks

Published on Aug 14 2012 // Marks Weightage

Weightage of Marks in GATE (Subject-wise) | GATE – EC (Electronics & Communication Engineering)

Examination Type:

GATE Examination consists of a single paper of 3 Hours duration, which contains 65 Questions carrying a maximum of 100 Marks. The Question paper will consist of only multiple choice objective questions

 

Subject

1 Mark

Questions

2 Mark

Questions

Total

Marks

Engineering Mathematics

3 – 6

3 – 8 9 – 22
Networks

0 – 5

4 – 7 10 – 18
Electronic Devices

2 – 5

3 – 8 8 – 20
Analog Circuits

0 – 5

5 – 11 12 – 25
Digital Circuits

0 – 5

5 – 8 13 – 19
Microprocessors

0 – 1

1 – 4 1 – 8
Signals & Systems

2 – 5

3 – 8 9 – 18
Control Systems

1 – 3

4 – 9 10 – 21
Communications

0 – 5

6 – 14 14 – 31
Electromagnetics

1 – 2

3 – 8 8 – 18
Paper

Code

 

Patterns of Question papers

 

Negative Marks for wrong Answer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CS, EC, EE, IN, CE, ME

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

1/  mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

3

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/  mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

3

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/  mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

3

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  CS,  EC,  EE,  IN,  CE,  ME  will  contain  few  questions  on

Engineering Mathematics carrying 15 marks.

Note: GATE 2013 score is valid for 2 YEARS from the date of announcement of the GATE 2013 results.

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