GATE Response Sheet – Calculating Scores, Previous Year Question Papers

IIT Bombay will release the response sheet for GATE 2021 soon after the conduct of the exam in the month of February 2021 (expectedly). Candidates can download their GATE response sheet from the online portal just by logging in with the assigned credentials (enrolment ID and password). The response sheet comprises the answers marked by the candidates during the exam. Using the GATE question paper, response sheet, and answer keys, the candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores precisely prior to result declaration. Go through the complete article to get all the details related to GATE Response Sheet 2021.

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How can I download the GATE Response Sheet 2021?

The response sheets for GATE 2021 will be made available in online mode on the official website. Aspirants will be required to follow the below-mentioned steps in order to download their response sheet for GATE 2021.

  1. Visit the official GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process) portal.
  2. Log into the portal using your registered login credentials (enrollment ID or email ID and password).
  3. Fill in and submit the captcha image.
  4. After successfully logging in, go to the โ€˜view responseโ€™ tab.
  5. Candidates will be now redirected to the response sheet window in PDF format.
  6. Aspirants are advised to download and keep the response sheet safely with them for future reference.ย 

Details to be mentioned on GATE Response SHEET 2021:

The following details will be mentioned on the GATE response sheet-

  1. Participant ID
  2. Chosen option
  3. Name of the participantย 
  4. Question ID
  5. Questions along with the options
  6. Status of the question (answered or unanswered)
  7. Subject
  8. Name of the test center
  9. Test date

GATE Response Sheet โ€“ How to calculate the probable scores using the GATE Marking Scheme?

By following the marking scheme defined by the authorities for GATE papers, the candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores. We have given the paper-wise tabular representation of the marks distribution for GATE papers along with the marking scheme.ย 

GATE Marks Distribution

SectionsNumber of Questions and Marks per part
General Aptitude (GA)5 questions of 1 mark each and 5 questions of 2 mark each
Question Papers other than GG, XE and XL25 questions of 1 mark each and 30 questions of 2 mark each
SectionsNumber of Questions and Marks per part
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics)PART A (Compulsory Section)PART B
25 questions of 1 mark eachSection I (Geology) and Section II (Geophysics) (Attempt Any 1 question):

30 questions of 2 mark each

SectionsNumber of Questions and Marks per part
XE Paper (Engineering Sciences)General Aptitude

(15 marks)

Section A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory):Sections B to H: (Attempt Any Two)
7 questions of 1 mark each and 4 questions of 2 marks each9 questions of 1 mark each and 13 questions of 2 marks each
SectionsNumber of Questions and Marks per part
XL Paper (Life Sciences)General Aptitude

(15 marks)

Section P Chemistry (Compulsory Section):Sections Q to U: (Attempt Any 2)
5 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks each10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks each

GATE Marking Scheme

As per the marking scheme for GATE exam:

  1. For MCQs, 1 mark each will be rewarded for every correct answer and 1/3 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
  2. For MCQs carrying 2 marks each, 2/3 marks is deducted for every incorrect response.
  3. For NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions, there is no negative marking.

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GATE Response Sheet โ€“ Question Papers and Answer Keys

To calculate their probable scores, the candidates will require the question papers and answer key as well. Below we have given the direct links (will be updated when links are made available by the authorities for the year 2021) for paper-wise question papers and answer keys.

S.NoPaper CodeQuestion Paperย Answer Keys
1Aerospace Engineering (AE)Download hereDownload here
2Agricultural Engineering (AG)Download hereDownload here
3Architecture and Planning (AR)Download hereDownload here
4Biotechnology (BT)Download hereDownload here
5Chemical Engineering (CH)Download hereDownload here
6Chemistry (CY)Download hereDownload here
7Civil Engineering Session 1(CE)ย Download hereDownload here
8Civil Engineering Session 2 (CE)ย Download hereDownload here
9Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)Download hereDownload here
10Ecology and Evolution (EY)Download hereDownload here
11Electrical Engineering (EE)Download hereDownload here
12Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Download hereDownload here
13Geology and Geophysics (GG)Download hereDownload here
14Instrumentation Engineering (IN)Download hereDownload here
15Mathematics (MA)Download hereDownload here
16Mechanical Engineering Session 1 (ME)Download hereDownload here
17Mechanical Engineering Session 2 (ME)Download hereDownload here
18Metallurgical Engineering (MT)Download hereDownload here
19Mining Engineering (MN)Download hereDownload here
20Petroleum Engineering (PE)Download hereDownload here
21Physics (PH)Download hereDownload here
23Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)Download hereDownload here
24Statistics (ST)Download hereDownload here
25Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)Download hereDownload here
26XE-A: Engineering MathematicsDownload hereDownload here
27XE-B: Fluid Mechanics
28XE-C: Materials Science
29XE-D: Solid Mechanics
30XE-E: Thermodynamics
31XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering
32XE-G: Food Technology
33XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
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35XL-Q: Biochemistry
36XL-R: Botany
37XL-S: Microbiology
38XL-T: Zoology
39XL-U: Food Technology

GATE Response Sheet โ€“ FAQs

Q. When will the authority release the response sheet for GATE 2021?

After the conduct of the GATE 2021, the authorities will release the response sheet in the month of February 2021, tentatively.

Q. Who will be the responsible authority for the release of the GATE response sheet 2021?

For the year 2021, IIT Bombay will be responsible for the GATE events and activities.

Q. How can we access the response sheet for GATE?

After logging in to GOAPS portal with the help of their registered login credentials, the candidates will be able to access and download their response sheets.

Q. Can we get the GATE response sheet via mail?

No, the authorities will not send the GATE response sheet to any candidate via mail or post. They will be only made available in online mode on the official website.

Q. What is the use of the GATE response sheet?

Using the response sheet, question paper, and answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores using the marking scheme for the GATE exam.

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