[PDF] GATE Previous Year Solved Papers – (1991-2021)


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 GATE Previous Years Papers [PDF]  – GATE examination is conducted every year for 29 branches. Branches are AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ES, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY, EY, GG, GE, NM, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL.

Must check : GATE 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for year 2022 will be conducted in 1st week of February, 2022 and the online application for the GATE 2022 will be opened from nearly 1st week of September, 2021.

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GATE 2022 score is valid for three years from the date of announcement of  the results. Earlier students use to consider few options after cracking gate exam such as scientist or a professor but nowadays the scenario has changed and scope has widen up.

Now there are many more career options that students can explore with a decent gate score and recently there is huge growth in the number of aspirants for gate exam, increasing to the tune of 1-2 lakhs every year. Year by year the cut off gate score for admission to IIS or IIT has increased for doing Master of Technology (M.Tech / ME/ MS ) from a premier institute like IISc, IITs, NITs etc. GATE Score is also accepted by Universities outside India for PG programs.

If you are a GATE qualified candidate you are eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Council of scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Laboratories which is a publicly funded Research and development organisation. This year many Public Sector Undertaking are calling candidates directly for interview based on GATE Score.

We are here providing GATE previous papers for each branch individually. You may visit the respective link by clicking the icon against each branch and you can download all pdf files containing previous papers of that particular branch.

Paper CodeGATE PaperDownload Link
Paper CodeGATE PaperDownload Link
AEAerospace Engineering Download
AGAgricultural Engineering Download
ARArchitecture and Planning Download
BMBio-medical Engineering Download
BT Biotechnology Download
CECivil Engineering Download
CHChemical Engineering Download
CSComputer Science and Information Technology Download
CYChemistry Download
ECElectronics and Communication Engineering Download
EEElectrical Engineering Download
ESEnvironmental Science and Engineering Download
EYEcology and Evolution Download
GGGeology and Geophysics Download
INInstrumentation Engineering Download
MAMathematics Download
MEMechanical Engineering Download
MNMining Engineering Download
MTMetallurgical Engineering Download
PEPetroleum Engineering Download
PHPhysics Download
PIProduction and Industrial Engineering Download
STStatistics Download
TFTextile Engineering and Fibre Science Download
XE Engineering Sciences Download
XHHumanities and Social Sciences Download
XLLife Sciences Download

GATE Previous Year Solved Papers FAQs

Where can I download GATE question papers?

GATE office release the GATE question papers on the official GATE website just after completing GATE examination. Candidates can simply download the question papers and answer key as a PDF file using the table given above.

Where can I find answers with the official GATE papers?

GATE office release the GATE question papers on the official GATE website just after completing GATE examination. Candidates can simply download the question papers and answer key as a PDF file using the table given above.

Can I download all the GATE question papers for all subjects?

Yes, GATE question papers for all the subjects are available as a PDF file in the table given above.

What type of questions are asked in GATE exam?

There will be two question types:
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) Multiple Select Questions and /or
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

What is the marking scheme of GATE?

As per GATE exam pattern, the question paper has 1 mark and 2 mark questions. For a 1 mark question, 1/3 mark is deducted for wrong answer, and for a 2 mark question, 2/3 marks are deducted for the wrong answer. There is no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.

Is solving previous year questions enough for GATE?

Solving previous year questions of GATE exam will give you a good idea about standard of questions asked.

What is no of papers in GATE 2022?

The examination of GATE 2022 will be conducted for 29 papers (2 new subjects added). It will be conducted in online mode only (Computer Based Test).

Does questions repeat in GATE exam?

GATE questions are not repeated but if you study the previous year question papers you will find out the pattern of the questions.

How many hours should I study for GATE?

We suggest that candidates should at least give 6-8 hours daily for their GATE exam studies.

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  1. dear admin,
    can u please guide me by sending a study timetable for preparing gate in 3 and a half month.
    kindly requesting you to send the details to my email id

  2. GATE Exam Papers and Paper Solution – Mechanical Engineering.
    GATE Exam Papers and Paper Solution – Computer Science and Information Technology.

  3. Dear Admin,

    Can you please guide us on where to get the sample papers for the branch Petroleum Engineering as it is newly added branch and there is no previous years paper for the same.


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