GATE 2015 Computer Based Tests-guidelines

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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering also known as GATE exam is one of the important exams being conducted in India & jointly conducted by the top premier Institutes like Indian Institute of Science & seven IITs namely Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras & Roorkee on behalf of the National Coordination board-GATE, Department of Higher education, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Government of India.

The basic aim of conducting the GATE entrance examination is to enroll candidates for various Post Graduate Engineering & technology courses. Let us now throw some light on GATE 2015 Computer Based Tests-guidelines. 

 GATE 2015 Computer Based Tests-guidelines

  1. GATE 2015 examination shall be conducted online precisely known as Computer Based Test (CBT) between 31st January 2015 to 8th February 2015.
  2. Admit Cards for GATE 2015 already out since 17th December 2014 i.e. yesterday. Results for GATE 2015 shall be declared on March 12, 2015.
  3. The duration for GATE 2015 entrance exam shall be of 3 hours (180 minutes) Candidates please note that the examination shall automatically stop at the end of 180 minutes.
  4. The GATE question paper basically consists of two major sections namely; General Aptitude (GA) and the Subject specific GATE Paper  
  5. Total number of questions being asked are 65 with a total weightage of 100 marks. (GA shall contain 10 questions for 15 marks & the GATE paper shall carry 55 questions for 85 marks)
  6. Candidates please note that objective based multiple choice questions shall be asked in the GATE 2015 entrance exam.
  7. GATE 2015 shall carry negative marking on the other hand numerical type shall not carry any negative marking.
  8. In GATE 2015, candidates are allowed to make use of Non-Programmable calculators only.
  9. Before attempting for GATE 2015, candidates must go through the general instructions, symbols being used in the test & properly understand their meanings before attempting for the exam.

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