GATE 2024 IISc Bangalore releases information brochure check exam schedule marking scheme

GATE 2024: IISc Bangalore Releases Information Brochure; Check Exam Schedule, Marking Scheme

GATE 2024: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore has released an information brochure for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2024. As per the new timeline, the registration will now begin on August 30 and conclude on September 29.

The revised information brochure is available at the official website —

As per the revised schedule, the GATE 2024 exam will be conducted on February 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2024. The exam will be held in two sessions on these dates — forenoon and afternoon. The exam will be conducted as a Computer Based Test (CBT).

The admit cards for the exam will be available on January 3, 2024. Results for GATE 2024 will be announced on March 16, following which the score cards will be made available at the official website from March 23 to May 31.

There will be a total of 30 test papers. GATE 2024 will be in English and entirely of the objective type. The types of questions include Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions. In MCQs, only one out of four options is correct. In MSQs, one or more than one out of four options is/are correct; and for NAT questions, the answer must be keyed in using a virtual keypad. The candidates must use only the on-screen virtual calculator provided for their calculations.

Negative marking will be practiced for wrong answers; for a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 will be deducted for a wrong answer. Similarly,, for 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 will be deducted for a wrong answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answers to MSQ and NAT questions. Also, there is no partial marking for any question.

Candidates are allowed to appear for one or two test papers only. The two-paper combinations must be chosen from the list of given combinations. If new two-paper combinations become available, the candidates will be given an opportunity to revise their selection and choose test papers with non-conflicting schedules. However, candidates appearing for two test papers are required to fill out a single application form only.

Courtesy : The Indian Express

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