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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.

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 ‘view response’ 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.

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 participant
  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 – 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. 

GATE Marks Distribution

Sections Number 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 XL 25 questions of 1 mark each and 30 questions of 2 mark each
Sections Number of Questions and Marks per part
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics) PART A (Compulsory Section) PART B
25 questions of 1 mark each Section I (Geology) and Section II (Geophysics) (Attempt Any 1 question):

30 questions of 2 mark each

Sections Number 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 each 9 questions of 1 mark each and 13 questions of 2 marks each
Sections Number 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 each 10 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.

GATE Response Sheet – 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.No Paper Code Question Paper Answer Keys
1 Aerospace Engineering (AE) Download here Download here
2 Agricultural Engineering (AG) Download here Download here
3 Architecture and Planning (AR) Download here Download here
4 Biotechnology (BT) Download here Download here
5 Chemical Engineering (CH) Download here Download here
6 Chemistry (CY) Download here Download here
7 Civil Engineering Session 1(CE) Download here Download here
8 Civil Engineering Session 2 (CE) Download here Download here
9 Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) Download here Download here
10 Ecology and Evolution (EY) Download here Download here
11 Electrical Engineering (EE) Download here Download here
12 Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Download here Download here
13 Geology and Geophysics (GG) Download here Download here
14 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Download here Download here
15 Mathematics (MA) Download here Download here
16 Mechanical Engineering Session 1 (ME) Download here Download here
17 Mechanical Engineering Session 2 (ME) Download here Download here
18 Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Download here Download here
19 Mining Engineering (MN) Download here Download here
20 Petroleum Engineering (PE) Download here Download here
21 Physics (PH) Download here Download here
23 Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Download here Download here
24 Statistics (ST) Download here Download here
25 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Download here Download here
26 XE-A: Engineering Mathematics Download here Download here
27 XE-B: Fluid Mechanics
28 XE-C: Materials Science
29 XE-D: Solid Mechanics
30 XE-E: Thermodynamics
31 XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering
32 XE-G: Food Technology
33 XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
34 XL-P: Chemistry Download here

 

 

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35 XL-Q: Biochemistry
36 XL-R: Botany
37 XL-S: Microbiology
38 XL-T: Zoology
39 XL-U: Food Technology

GATE Response Sheet – 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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