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GATE 2017 Answer KeyGATE 2017 Answer Key – The answer key of GATE 2017 has been released on February 26, 2017 by examination authority IIT Roorkee. Candidates can download the official GATE 2017 Answer Key of all subjects. The GATE 2017 answer key will help candidates to know the correct answer of the questions and based on the number of correct and incorrect responses they can calculate their GATE 2017 score. Earlier, the exam conducting authority has released the GATE 2017 Question Paper of all subjects and GATE 2017 response sheet of candidates who have appeared in online exam held on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2017.  Candidates who have any doubts related to GATE 2017 official answer key can challenged the same from March 3 to 6, 2017. After reviewing the challenge answer key, IIT Roorkee will decide GATE 2017 cut off. And the GATE 2017 result will be declared on March 27 for those candidates who will secure cut off score as per their category. Candidates can download GATE 2017 official answer key all subjects, know procedure to challenge the wrong answer, and previous year cut off score from this page.

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How to Download GATE 2017 Answer Key by IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee has released the official answer key of GATE 2017 on February 27. Candidates can download the GATE 2017 answer key from the link given below. To download the answer key candidates have to select their GATE Paper and their respective answer key. The stepwise procedure to download GATE 2017 answer key is mentioned below.

  1. The official GATE 2017 answer key is available on February 27 and same can be downloaded from this page
  2. Select your GATE papers and then click on the link to download the  relevant answer key
  3. Upon clicking on the link PDF file will open in a new browser. Candidates are advised to download and save it
  4. Along with GATE answer key answer key, the question booklet has been also provided all the subjects
  5. Candidates are advised to download the question booklet and answer key of their respective papers
  6. Match the answer of the questions with the official answer key and calculate your score as per the marking scheme
  7. In case of any discrepancy in GATE 2017 official answer key submit your objections

GATE 2017 Answer Key and Question Paper by IIT Roorkee

S.No. GATE 2017 Subject Paper GATE 2017 Question Paper GATE 2017 Answer Key
1. Aerospace Engineering (AE) Click Here  Download here
2. Agriculture Engineering (AG) Click Here  Download here
3. Architecture and Planning (AR) Click Here  Download here
4. Biotechnology (BT) Click Here  Download here
5. Civil Engineering (CE) SE – 1: Click Here
SE – 2: Click Here

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6. Chemical Engineering (CH) Click Here  Download here
7. Computer Science and Engineering (CS) SE – 1: Click Here
SE – 2: Click Here
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8. Chemistry (CY) Click Here  Download here
9. Electronics Communication and Engineering (EC) SE – 1: Click Here
SE – 2: Click Here
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10. Electrical Engineering (EE) SE – 1: Click Here
SE – 2: Click Here
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11. Ecology and Evolution (EY) Click Here Download here
12. Geology and Geophysics (GG) Click Here Download here
13. Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Click Here Download here
14. Mathematics (MA) Click Here Download here
15. Mechanical Engineering (ME) SE – 1: Click Here
SE – 2: Click Here
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16. Mining Engineering (MN) Click Here Download here
17. Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Click Here Download here
18. Petroleum Engineering (PE) Click Here Download here
19. Physics (PH) Click Here Download here
20. Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Click Here Download here
21. Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF) Click Here Download here
22. Engineering Science (XE) Click Here Download here
23. Life Science (XL) Click Here Download here

 

How to challenge GATE 2017 Official Answer Key:

If candidates have any doubts regarding official answer key of GATE 2017 provided by IIT Roorkee then they can challenge it through GOAPS. The challenge of GATE 2017 Official Answer Keys will be accepted online only. Candidates can challenge the answer key from March 3 to 6, 2017. A candidate can challenge the answer key of any question after giving their justification(s) and payment of Rs. 500 (for each question) through the online payment portal available in the GOAPS. For candidates who have appeared in GATE 2017 from outside India, the fee for each answer key challenge is US$10.The expert committee will review the objections raised by candidates regarding GATE 2017 answer key and in case of any discrepancy, the examination authority will publish final answer key.

Procedure to challenge GATE 2017 answer key:

The step wise procedure to challenge GATE 2017 official answer key is given below.

  1. Access the GOAPS by entering Enrollment Id/Email Address and Password.
  2. Enter Captcha Code and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  3. Select the question or answer to be challenged in GATE 2017
  4. Mark all the challenge questions along with the proof supporting their challenge.
  5. Click on the tab to submit the challenge
  6. Check and make the final submission for challenging GATE 2017 answer key

The online window to challenge GATE 2017 answer key is given below. The given image will be replaced with the link as and when the link for challenging the answer key will be activated.

How to Download GATE 2017 Answer Key 2017 by Coaching Institutes

To download the answer key, candidates just need to click on the appropriate link in the table below. The coaching institutes provided the GATE Answer Key with Solutions. It was provided few hours after the examination on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2017. Institutes which uploaded the GATE 2017 Answer Key were GATE Forum, GATE Academy, GATE Forum, Made Easy etc. Though it is less reliable and has not been released for the 23 subject paper of GATE, yet candidates may use the GATE 2017 Answer Key to predict the score for those subject papers, for which it has been released.

Paper Code Session GATE Forum Engineers Academy The GATE Academy Made Easy
ME 1 Download Here Download Here Download Here
2 Download Here Download Here Download Here
EC 3 Download Here Download Here Download Here Download Here
4 Download Here Download Here Download Here
CS 5 Download Here Download Here Part I
Part II
6 Download Here Download Here
Part I
Part II
EE 5 Download Here Download Here Download Here
  6 Download Here Download Here
CE 7 Download Here Download Here
8 Download Here Download Here Download Here Download Here
CH 7 Download Here
IN 8 Download Here Download Here

Calculation of Score through GATE 2017 Answer Key

GATE is a 100 marks examination, which has 60 questions. Though, the question and marks distribution is not revealed vividly yet the marking scheme is known. Candidates may use the GATE 2017 Answer Key and marking scheme to estimate the score.

For the correctly marked MCQs, the candidates need to allocate 1 or 2 marks to the self. If the answer 1 marked for MCQ is wrong then negative marking of 1/3 marks is to be done. If 2 marks question has been incorrectly answered then negative marking of 2/3 marks will be applicable. For NAT there is no negative marking and the marks have to be allocated 1 or 2, depending on the question.

The table below states the marking in simpler manner

Question Type Marks Per Question Negative Marking
MCQ 1 1/3 marks
2 2/3 marks
NAT 1 None
2

Normalisation of Score in GATE 2017

In GATE, the marks are normalized depending on the paper candidates are opting for. There is a formula to calculate the Normalised GATE Score. However, candidates can easily know it by using GATE 2017 Score Calculator. To access it – Click Here

GATE Previous year Answer Key

Session

GATE Question Paper

GATE Answer Key

1

Electronics and CommunicationEngineering (EC)

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Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Click Here

2

Biotechnology (BT)

Click Here

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Click Here

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

Click Here

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Click Here

Mining Engineering (MN)

Click Here

Physics (PH)

Click Here

3

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Click Here

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Click Here

4

Architecture and Planning (AR)

Click Here

Chemistry (CY)

Click Here

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

Click Here

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

Click Here

Mathematics (MA)

Click Here

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Click Here

5

Civil Engineering

Click Here 

Computer Sc. and Information Technology

 Click Here

6

Computer Sc. and Information Technology

 Click Here

Electrical Engineering

Click Here 

7

Agricultural Engineering

 Click Here

Civil Engineering

Click Here 

Ecology and Evolution

Click Here 

Metallurgical Engineering

Click Here

Production and Industrial Engineering

 Click Here

8

Aerospace Engineering

 Click Here

Electrical Engineering

Click Here 

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

 Click Here

Engineering Sciences

Click Here 

Life Sciences

Click Here 

Note: As in the table above, the GATE 2017 Answer Key Paper Wise will be available for each session.

GATE Answer Key for the year 2015, 2014, and 2013 are given below.

Paper 2013 Answer Key 2014 Answer Key 2015 Answer Key
AE: Aerospace Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
AG: Agricultural Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
AR: Architecture and Planning Click Here Check Here Check Here
BT: Biotechnology Click Here Check Here Check Here
CE: Civil Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
CH: Chemical Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology Click Here Check Here Check Here
CY: Chemistry Click Here Check Here Check Here
EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
EE: Electrical Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
XL: Life Sciences Click Here Check Here Check Here
GG: Geology and Geophysics Click Here Check Here Check Here
IN: Instrumentation Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
MA: Mathematics Click Here Check Here Check Here
ME: Mechanical Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
MN: Mining Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
MT: Metallurgical Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
PH: Physics Click Here Check Here Check Here
PI: Production and Industrial Engineering Click Here Check Here Check Here
TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Click Here Check Here Check Here
XE: Engineering Sciences Click Here Check Here Check Here

 

How to Calculate GATE 2017 Score: 

The GATE 2017 marks will be calculated out of 100 while the score will be calculated out of 1000. The computer based GATE 2017 exam is conducted in multiple sessions therefore examination authority will adopt process of normalization to equalise the variation of difficulty levels of question papers.

Calculate score through GATE 2017 Score Predictor: Candidates can use the GATE 2017 score predictor to know their score. This is an innovative tool designed for candidates to calculate marks as per the GATE score calculating parameters. To use GATE 2017 Score Predictor/Calculator candidates have to enter their GATE paper, category, exam date & slot, expected marks and difficulty level of exam. 

To Use GATE 2017 Score Predictor – Click Here

The GATE 2017 score will be calculated according to marking scheme given below.

GATE 2017 Marking Scheme:

GATE Paper Section Number of Question Total Marks
AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF Engineering Mathematics 55 question 15 marks
Chosen Subject 70 marks
General Aptitude 10 question 15 marks
AR, CY, EY, MA, PH Chosen Subject 55 questions 85 marks
General Aptitude 10 questions 15 marks
GG Chosen Subject:
Section 1
Section 2
25 questions
30 questions
25 marks
60 marks
General Aptitude 10 questions 15 marks
XL Chemistry 15 questions 25 marks
Chosen Subject
*Candidates will have to attempt two sections of XL
40 questions
*Hence, 20 + 20
60 marks
General Aptitude 10 questions 15 marks
XE, TF: Engineering Mathematics 11 questions 15 marks
Chosen Subject
*Candidates will have to attempt two sections of XE
44 questions
*Hence, 22 + 22 will
70 marks
General Aptitude 10 questions 15 marks

Negative Marking Pattern in GATE 2017

Question Type Negative Marking Scheme Marks to be deducted
For 1 mark multiple choice questions 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer 0.33
For 2 mark multiple choice questions 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer 0.66
Numerical answer type questions No negative marking


GATE Cut off:

Candidates have to secure more than or equal to the GATE 2017 cut off score to qualify the exam. The cut off score is calculated on parameters like number of test takers and difficulty level of the exam.  Based on the GATE 2017 cut off score candidates will be selected for PSUs Recruitment, admissions to M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D in IITs/NITs/CFITs. Candidates can check of details related to GATE off score from the table given below.

GATE 2016 Cutoff

Papers Max Marks (out of 100)  GATE Cut Score Min. Marks (out of 100) Average Marks Standard Deviation
AE 82 19.67 39.42 11.85
AG 45.33 16.67 27.97 6.68
AR 75.67 26 43.37 8.32
BT 64.33 18 31.35 6.88
CE 87.86 16.79 33.91 11.39
CH 83 22 39.59 9.55
CS 85.95 16.71 33.59 10.8
CY 77 19.67 34.42 7.48
EC 86.27 16.73 31.17 9.24
EE 88.39 16.74 34.09 11.17
EY 89 30.67 55.03 13.01
GG 81 22 39.71 9.98
IN 84.67 21 40.58 11.11
MA 54 16.67 27.62 5.76
ME 94.66 19.77 41.65 13.04
MN 66.33 22 37.21 9.18
MT 73 28 45.55 8.93
PE 83 26.67 48.56 10.72
PH 79 24.33 41.87 8.14
PI 78.67 17.67 33.92 10.49
TF 59.67 17.67 31.19 7.76
XE 78.33 18 33.54 8.95
XL 58 17.33 30.15 6.4