GATE 2022 CE Paper Analysis

GATE 2022 CE Paper Analysis

The GATE 2022 Civil Engineering (CE) exam was successfully conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur across the nation at its scheduled forenoon and afternoon sessions from 9 AM till 12 PM and 2:30 PM till 5:30 PM.

While candidates left no stone unturned during their GATE exam preparation and gave the exam to their best capability, some candidates found the exam easy and others difficult.

In this article we will analyze the GATE 2022 CE paper (Forenoon and Afternoon sessions), their difficulty levels, marks weightage, and much more.

GATE 2022 CE Paper Analysis: Forenoon Session

  • The overall CE paper of the Forenoon Session was Moderate to Tough.
  • There were 7 MSQ questions in Shift 1 of the CE paper
  • A total of 35 MCQ and 23 NAT Questions were asked. 
  • GeoTechnical and Environmental Engineering had the highest marks weightage of 14 and 11 marks. 
  • General Aptitude questions were tough.
  • Students encountered unexpected questions from Shear Design in the RCC subject. 
  • The expected cut-off is between 28-32.

GATE CE 2022 Subject-Wise Marks Weightage (Forenoon Session)

Subject

                            Questions

Total Marks

1 Mark

2 Marks

Engineering Mechanics

0

1

2

Strength of Materials

1

1

3

Structural Analysis

0

3

6

RCC

1

2

5

Steel Structure

0

1

2

Geotechnical Engineering

6

4

14

Environmental Engineering

5

3

11

Fluid Mechanics

2

3

8

Irrigation

1

1

3

Hydrology

0

1

2

Surveying

2

1

4

Transportation Engineering

2

3

8

Building Materials & CPM

2

1

4

Engineering Mathematics

3

5

13

General Aptitude

5

5

15

Total

Total Marks= 30

Total Marks= 70

100

GATE 2022 CE Paper Analysis: Afternoon Session

  • The overall CE paper of the Afternoon Session was Moderate to Tough.
  • There were 7 MSQ questions in Shift 2 of the CE paper
  • A total of 34 MCQ and 24 NAT Questions were asked. 
  • GeoTechnical and Environmental Engineering had the highest marks weightage of 11 marks each. 
  • There was one question from Structural Dynamics. 
  • The expected cut-off is between 28-32. 

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GATE CE 2022 Subject-Wise Marks Weightage (Afternoon Session)

Subject

                          Questions

Total Marks

1 Mark

2 Marks

Engineering Mechanics

0

0

0

Strength of Materials

1

1

3

Structural Analysis

0

3

6

RCC

2

3

8

Steel Structure

0

1

2

Geotechnical Engineering

5

3

11

Environmental Engineering

5

3

11

Fluid Mechanics

2

3

8

Irrigation

1

1

3

Hydrology

0

1

2

Surveying

2

2

6

Transportation Engineering

2

3

8

Building Materials & CPM

2

1

4

Engineering Mathematics

3

5

13

General Aptitude

5

5

15

Total

Total Marks= 30

Total Marks= 70

100

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GATE 2022 CE question paper will be available for download on the official website of IIT Kharagpur. The cut-off for the GATE Civil Engineering exam will be available on 17th March along with the GATE 2022 result.

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