GATE Online Test Structure

Test Structure

The national level test series will consists of total 50 quality tests in number. The detailed structure of National Level Online Test Series is given below:

Sectional Test

The Sectional Test will cover syllabus of each subject one by one. It will be completed in two rounds for better preparation and at end of each round there will be a full length test for revision of whole syllabus.

Subject Covered
Sectional test will cover technical as well as non technical subjects simultaneously
(a) Concerned Branch
(b) Engineering Mathematics
(c) General Aptitude

Question Types
Sectional test will consist of total 30 questions. There will be two types of questions
(a) Objective type questions
(b) Numerical Input questions
This test keeps 20 Technical Questions (of concerned branch) and 10 question of Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude.

Questions Distribution
Distribution of total 30 question in sectional test is given below:-

Question Number Carrying Marks Concerned Subject
1-5 01 Technical
6-20 02 Technical
21-23 01 Engineering Mathematics
24-25 02 Engineering Mathematics
26 01 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
27 01 Engineering Aptitude
28 02 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
29 02 Engineering Aptitude
30 02 English

Test Duration
Sectional Test duration will be 1 hr and 30 min only.

Negative Marking
In sectional test, 33% marks will be deduct as penalty in one marks questions and 66% marks will be deduct as penalty in two marks questions for each wrong questions. No negative marking for Numerical input questions.

Combo Test

The combo Test will be covered in two different combinations as combo of two subjects and combo of four subjects cover syllabus of each subject one by one. Each combo set will cover with two rounds with full length test after each round for better understanding of concepts.

Subject Covered
Sectional test will cover technical as well as non technical subjects simultaneously.
(a) Concerned Branch
(b) Engineering Mathematics
(c) General Aptitude

Question Types
Combo test will consist of total 50 questions. There will be two types of questions
(a) Objective type questions
(b) Numerical Input questions
This test keeps 30 Technical Questions (of concerned branch) and 20 question of Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude.

Questions Distribution
Distribution of total 50 questions in sectional test is given below:-

Question Number Carrying Marks Concerned Subject
1-10 01 Technical
11-30 02 Technical
37-35 01 Engineering Mathematics
36-39 02 Engineering Mathematics
40-43 01 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
43-45 01 Engineering Aptitude
46-47 02 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
47-48 02 Engineering Aptitude
49-50 02 English

Test Duration
Sectional Test duration will be 2 hr and 15 min only.

Negative Marking
In sectional test, 33% marks will be deduct as penalty in one marks questions and 66% marks will be deduct as penalty in two marks questions for each wrong questions. No negative marking for Numerical input questions.

Full Length Test

Question Types
GATE online test will consist of total 65 questions as per GATE-2015 exam pattern (marks distribution may vary with actual exam). There will be two types of questions
(a) Objective type questions
(b) Numerical Input questions
This test keeps total 45 Technical Questions (of concerned branch) and 20 question of Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude.

Questions Distribution
Distribution of total 65 questions in GATE online test is given below:-

Question Number Carrying Marks Concerned Subject
1-20 01 Technical
21-25 01 Engineering Mathematics
26-50 02 Technical
51-55 02 Engineering Mathematics
56-58 01 Engineering Aptitude
59-60 01 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
61-647 02 Verbal Ability & Reasoning
65 02 English

Test Duration
Full Length Test duration will be 3 hr only.

Negative Marking
In GATE online test, 33% marks will be deduct as penalty in one marks questions and 66% marks will be deduct as penalty in two marks questions for each wrong questions. No negative marking for Numerical input questions.