GATE Civil Engineering Exam Paper Analysis 2019: Paper level ‘moderate’, tricky and time consuming

GATE Civil Engineering Exam Paper Analysis 2019: Paper level 'moderate', tricky and time consuming

Yesterday i.e. February 10 was the last day of GATE 2019 exam with Civil Engineering branch scheduled in both the morning and afternoon session.

It is estimated that more than 1.5 lakh students are appearing for this exam today.

The morning session was successfully conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The overall difficulty level of the exam was ‘moderate’. The exam was in line with previous years’ trend as expected by aspirants.

GATE 2019 paper analysis: Level of paper

The difficulty level of the technical section was ‘moderate’ while the general aptitude section was ‘easy’. On the technical side, a few questions were tricky and time-consuming.
In this section, there were 7 questions of Maths which were easy (3 questions of 1 mark and 4 questions of 2 marks).
In the morning session, there were 26 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions with 9 questions of 1 mark and 17 questions of 2 marks.
We observed that the numbers of NAT questions in GATE 2019 across branches has been in the range of 24-27 and were true for Civil branch too.
Soil mechanics and Environmental engineering were topics with highest weightage in the exam.

GATE 2019 paper analysis: Expected cut-off

Based on the morning session, the cut off is expected in the range of 26-29*. (*May change post afternoon session).

The exam analysis shared below is purely prepared on the basis of the feedback shared by the GATE applicants. Below is the GATE 2019 Civil Engineering morning session subject-wise marks and questions distribution:

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