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May 11, 2022 • 5:32 pm

GATE Previous Year Question Paper - Download Free PDF Here

The preparation for any competitive exam is incomplete without practicing Previous Year Question Papers.

According to examination experts, solving GATE Previous Question Papers is the best way for successful exam preparation. It will help you understand all aspects of the exam, such as exam weightage, question type, timing, etc.

If you are going to appear for the Graduate Aptitude Test 2023 examination, then solving previous years' GATE Exam Papers will help improve your performance and give you an idea of the main exam paper.

In this blog, we are providing you the GATE question papers for last five years along with the details given below:

Benefits of Solving GATE Previous Year Question Papers

How to Download Online GATE Question Papers

Download Previous Year GATE Question Paper - 2022 to 2018

     GATE 2022 Question Papers

     GATE 2021 Question Papers

     GATE 2020 Question Papers

     GATE 2019 Question Papers

     GATE 2018 Question Papers

How to Solve GATE Exam Question Papers

New Subjects in GATE examination

FAQs

 

 

Free Download GATE Sample Study Notes

 

 

Benefits of Solving GATE Previous Year Question Papers? 

 

According to Eduncle Experts, solving GATE Last Year Question Papers while preparing for the exam is beneficial, and some of the main advantages of solving the previous year's papers for GATE are: -

Previous Year Question Papers make you aware of the GATE Exam Pattern.

They help you know about the distribution of scores & important topics asked in the exam.

You can also analyze the difficulty level of the paper through GATE previous year solved question papers.

You will learn how to manage time during the exam, which will boost your speed and accuracy that help improve your time-management skills.

There is a negative marking in the MCQ section, and attempting GATE previous year question papers will help you understand how to solve the questions carefully while avoiding negative marking.

 

Note: - There are some changes made in the exam syllabus this year by the authorities. Check the updated GATE 2023 Syllabus here.

 

 

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How to Download Online GATE Previous Year Question Papers? 

 

The official GATE website releases previous year's question papers for all subjects every year before the exam. You can download them by visiting the official site.

Below we have mentioned the step-by-step procedure to download your GATE subject's specific question papers.

Step 1: Go to the GATE Official Website, and click on the “Old Question Papers” option.

Step 2: Now, select the year and subject for which you want to download GATE question paper.

Step 3: Once you select year and subject, a “Click here to download paper” option will appear on your screen. Click on it and the question paper will start downloading.

Your paper will download in PDF form. We suggest you take a printout of the question paper as it will be more convenient for you while solving questions.

 

 

Download Previous Year GATE Question Paper for 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 

 

To help you with your exam preparation, we are providing you GATE Previous Year Question Papers from 2018 to 2022 that you can download from the tables given below : -

 

 

GATE 2022 Subject-Wise Question Papers

 

Download the free pdf for GATE 2022 Exam Papers for all subjects from the table below.

 

GATE Exam Previous Year Paper Question - 2022

Agricultural Engineering (AG)

Life Sciences (XL)

Architecture and Planning (AR)

Mathematics (MA)

Biotechnology (BT)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

Mining Engineering (MN)

Civil Engineering (CE)

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

Physics (PH)

Chemistry (CY)

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Statistics (ST)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

Ecology and Evolution (EY)

Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

Economics

Philosophy

English

Psychology

Linguistics

Sociology

 

GATE 2022 Question Papers – Free Download

Check your solutions with GATE 2022 final answer key, Click Here to download.

 

 

GATE Previous Year Papers PDF - 2021 

 

Here, we have provided you with GATE 2021 question paper pdf. Click on the link provided below for your subject and download the GATE 2021 question paper for free.

 

GATE 2021 Subject-Wise Question Papers

Aerospace Engineering

Environmental Science and Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering

Ecology and Evolution 

Architecture and Planning

Geology and Geophysics

Biotechnology

Mathematics 

Civil Engineering

Statistics 

Chemical Engineering

Humanities and Social Sciences

Computer Science and Information Technology

Life Sciences 

Chemistry

Metallurgical Engineering 

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Petroleum Engineering 

GATE EE - Electrical Engineering

Production and Industrial Engineering 

Instrumentation Engineering 

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science 

Mechanical Engineering 

Biomedical Engineering 

Mining Engineering 

 

Engineering Science

 

GATE 2021 Question Papers – Free Download

To download Answer Key of 2021 Previous Year question Papers, Click Here.

 

 

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GATE 2020 Question Papers - Download Now

 

You can download GATE subject-wise previous year question papers with solutions for your subject from the table given below:

 

GATE 2020 Papers Name/Code

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Ecology and Evolution (EY)

Agricultural Engineering (AG)

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

Architecture and Planning (AR)

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

Biotechnology (BT)

Mathematics (MA)

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

Mining Engineering (MN)

Civil Engineering (CE) (CE-1) & (CE-2)

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

GATE CSE Question Paper

Physics (PH)

Chemistry (CY)

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Statistics (ST)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

Mechanical Engineering (ME) (ME-1) & (ME-2)

Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)

GATE 2020 (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

 

GATE 2020 Question Papers – Free Download

Click here to download the Answer Key for GATE 2020 question paper.

 

 

GATE 2019 Question Papers - Free PDF

 

Here, you can download the GATE 2019 Previous Year’s Question papers in a PDF form for all subjects:

 

GATE Question Paper 2019: Subject Name/Code

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

Agricultural Engineering (AG)

Mathematics (MA)

Architecture and Planning (AR)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Biotechnology (BT)

Mining Engineering (MN)

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

Civil Engineering (CE)

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Physics (PH)

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

Chemistry (CY)

Statistics (ST)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

Ecology and Evolution (EY)

Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

 

GATE 2019 Question Papers – Free PDF Download

Need the answer key to cross-check your answers? Here is the Answer Sheet to 2019 GATE question paper.

 

 

GATE 2018 Question Papers - Subject-Wise

 

Download the free pdf of GATE 2018 Question paper for all core subjects from the table below and start preparing for the exam.

 

GATE 2018 Paper Name/Code

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Ecology and Evolution (EY)

Agricultural Engineering (AG)

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

Architecture and Planning (AR)

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

Biotechnology (BT)

Mathematics (MA)

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Civil Engineering (CE)

Mining Engineering (MN)

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Chemistry (CY)

Physics (PH)

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Statistics (ST)

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)

Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

 

GATE 2018 Question Papers – Download for FREE

Download the GATE 2018 Question Paper Final Answer Key pdf for free.

 

 

 

 

How to Solve GATE Exam Question Papers? 

 

If you have the GATE exam previous year’s question papers, only solving and practicing them can make you stuck at some point. There are a few strategies that you need to follow to get a better GATE Result.

To understand the strategy for solving these question papers, check the below points.

Select the questions from topics you have good command over and start solving them.

While solving the paper, make sure you set a time limit & solve it in given duration.

If you are taking too much time on a particular question, we advice you to move to the next question. This way, you will not risk spending more time on less no. Of questions.

Try to use short tricks while solving the questions.

While practicing question paper, use the GATE Virtual Calculator. It will be helpful during your main exam in saving calculation time and efforts.

After solving GATE question papers, you should check your solutions with the Answer Key. It will give you an idea of ​​topics where your concepts are weaker and where you have a strong hold. This in-turn will help you in creating your study plan for GATE Preparation as well.

 

Bonus Tip: Along with previous year papers, you should also solve GATE Sample Papers and Model Test Series to enhance your command of the topics asked in the exam.

 

 

New Subjects in GATE examination 

 

This year GATE officials have added two new subjects to the entrance examination. These two subjects are:

Geomatics engineering

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM)

Now, students pursuing their graduation in these two branches can also give the GATE examination. However, as these subjects are recently introduced, the previous year papers are not available for their exams.

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions about GATE examination

 

Below, you can check the GATE FAQs asked by aspirants preparing for the upcoming exam.

 

Ques. 1) How difficult are GATE questions?

Answer – According to Eduncle experts, the GATE questions have a level from moderate to difficult.

 

 

Ques. 2) Where can I find GATE previous year question papers?

Answer – You can find the previous year question papers on the official website of GATE. You can also download GATE last year's papers from Eduncle’s website. 

 

 

Ques. 3) Where can I download GATE subject-wise previous years' question papers?

Answer - You can download the subject specific GATE question papers using the table given above in this blog. 

 

 

Ques. 4) How are the marks distributed for each question in GATE Exam?

Answer – A total of 65 questions are asked in the GATE exam. 10 questions in General Aptitude Section and 55 in the student opted subject section. Section 1 consists of 15 marks, and section 2 consists of 85 marks. Each question carries either 1 mark or 2 marks.

 

 

Ques. 5) When to solve the previous year question papers for GATE Exam?

Answer - You should solve GATE previous year question papers after preparing well for the exam. Solve question papers when you have covered at least 70% of your syllabus.  

 

 

Ques. 6) When do officials release GATE question papers?

Answer – After a few days of completion of GATE exam, officials release the GATE question papers.

 

 

Ques. 7) What types of questions are asked in GATE exam?

Answer – Three types of questions are asked in GATE Exam: Multiple Choice questions (MCQs), Multiple Selective Questions (MSQs), and Numerical-answer type questions (NATs).

 

 

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Summing Up 

 

In this blog, we have provided the GATE question papers for last 5 years to help you prepare better for the GATE 2023 exam. Download these papers for free and start solving them now.

We hope the above information will help you with your exam. If you have any queries, share them with us through the comment box below.

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