GATE 2019: Mechanical Engineering Paper Analysis

02 Feb, 2019
GATE 2019: Mechanical Engineering Paper Analysis

Noida- The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has started conducting GATE 2019 exam in 2 sessions that is morning and afternoon, Mechanical Engineering was the first exam which was held in the morning slot. Dr. Susheel Joshi, SVP (Academic) at Gradeup said “In the morning slot, the overall level of the examination was ‘Easy to Moderate’. In line with the previous year’s trend, there were a good no. of questions in NAT (Numerical Answer Type) section.” According to Dr. Joshi, the overall level of the examination was easy to moderate. The students who are seeking admission for higher studies in premier Science and Technology institutes or to secure a PSU job are appearing in GATE 2019 exams which are being taken from 2 to 10 February 2019. In the morning session of 2 February 2019 exam, Mechanical Engineering paper was held.

Dr. Susheel Joshi also added “The General aptitude section was easy while the technical section was of moderate difficulty with a few tricky questions. On the technical side, the Maths section had about 8 questions (4 ques. were 1 mark and 4 ques. were of 2 marks) and about 47 questions were from the ME branch. The NAT section comprised of about 26 questions (10 ques. were 1 mark and 16 ques. were 2 marks) which were a bit lengthy and tested the aspirant’s concepts. Manufacturing & Thermodynamics were the subjects with high weightage with application based questions. While Fluid Mechanics paper was relatively easier with less weightage than it was expected.”

In the morning session exam taken on 2 February 2019, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering (session 1), and Mining Engineering was conducted. In the afternoon session exam, Engineering Sciences, Textile Engineering and Fibre Science, Life Sciences and the second session of Mechanical Engineering papers is being held. The duration of both morning and afternoon sessions are held for a duration of 3 hours that is 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs. (forenoon session) and 14:30 – 17:30 Hrs. (afternoon session).

GATE 2019: Upcoming Exam Schedule

GATE exam is scheduled to be held on 2, 3, 9, & 10 February 2019 in a different session. The detailed scheduled can be checked in the table below:

Date of Exam Sessions Timing of Exam Subject Code
02nd February 2019
(Saturday)
S1 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs.
(Forenoon Session)
CY, ME-1, MN
S2 14:30 – 17:30 Hrs.
(Afternoon Session)
ME-2, XE, XL, TF
03rd February 2019
(Sunday)
S3 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs.
(Forenoon Session)
CS, CH
S4 14:30 – 17:30 Hrs.
(Afternoon Session)
AE, AG, AR, BT, EY, GG, IN,
MA, MT, PE, PH, PI, ST
09th February 2019
(Saturday)
S5 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs.
(Forenoon Session)
EC
S6 14:30 – 17:30 Hrs.
(Afternoon Session)
EE
10th February 2019
(Sunday)
S7 09:30 – 12.30 Hrs.
(Forenoon Session)
CE-1
S8 14:30 – 17:30 Hrs.
(Afternoon Session)
CE-2
Writer by passion, journalist by profession, Ankit has a sensitive nose for news, especially about educational affairs.

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