GATE 2018 Mock Test is officially released by the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2018 conducting authority IIT Guwahati for all the 23 papers. GATE 2018 applicants can now use the GATE 2018 mock test to practice and review their exam preparation and make it more perfect. The GATE 2018 admit card can be downloaded through GOAPS from January 5, 2018, onwards.
The entrance exam GATE which is conducted for 23 papers in the online mode in two sessions per day – one in the forenoon and one in the afternoon to be held on February 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2018. Applicants can use the virtual calculator in the mock test which is part of the test system for performing any calculations.
There is adviced by GATE Conducting authority for applicants, who have not verified the email address and mobile number during submission of GATE application to verify the email and mobile number at the earliest by logging into the GOAPS portal.
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Features of the GATE 2018 Mock Test
- IIT Guwahati has released the mock test for each of the 23 papers. Candidates can just click and use the GATE 2018 mock test for the any of the subject.
- The mock test is an exact replica of the actual GATE 2018.
- The GATE mock test carries questions for 100 marks and is for 180 minutes.
- There is the facility of the inbuilt timer as well as the virtual calculator just like the actual exam. The calculator is available on top, right-hand side of the mock test screen.
- The Question Palette displayed on the right-hand side of the mock test screen will show the status of each question using one of the symbols indicating answered, visited, etc.
- There is no login for the GATE mock test released by IIT Guwahati. Candidates just need to click on the login and press enter to start the test
Advantages of GATE 2018 Mock Test
- With the help of the mock test, candidates can get an idea of the GATE 2018 exam environment and get familiarize with that.
- They can also use the virtual calculator to get an idea of its working.
- They can understand the instructions as well as the working of GATE online system.
- It will also give a sharp edge to your preparation. It gives an exhaustive practice on different types of questions with proper time management.
GATE 2018 Exam Pattern
It is important to understand the GATE 2018 exam pattern before attempting the exam for better performance. The exam pattern of GATE 2018 will give the working idea about the type of questions asked, marking scheme, and the number of sections included in the question paper to the candidates preparing for GATE. A better performance is the outcome if candidates prepare and understand all aspects of the entrance exam.
- The duration of the test will be three hours.
- A total of 65 questions will be asked for 100 marks.
- Two types of questions will be asked: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical Ability Type (NAT) questions.
- There will be 1-mark and 2-mark questions only.
- There will be negative marking for every incorrect answer. For multiple choice type questions, a wrong answering will lead to deduction of ⅓ marks for a 1-mark question and ⅔ marks for a 2-mark question.
- All those questions that are not attempted will carry zero marks. There is no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions, while for MCQs, there is negative marking.
Sections: GATE 2018 will include the following sections:
- General Aptitude – It is mandatory for all papers
- Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry)
- Subject-specific section
In addition to the mock tests, candidates must also use the past year question papers as well as the GATE sample papers to hone their preparation. GATE is a competition Exam, require continuous passion, higher concentration, determination and hard work to succeed. A candidate who will qualify GATE 2018 would not only open the gateway for higher education courses Masters and Doctoral level (M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.) in IISc/IITs/NITs but also can have the opportunity to get placed in PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings).
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