GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) Analysis; Paper Unpredictable

GATE 2021 Analysis of CY Paper – From this page, candidates can check the GATE 2021 Chemistry paper analysis. As per the initial reactions of the students the chemistry paper was overall like the level of JAM and IIT JEE exam. However, the exam was unpredictable, as in it was easier than expected. Many high weightage chapters were not included this year. Physical Chemistry was easy, Orhanis chemistry was simple too. Check the detailed analysis of GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) below.

Latest: GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) paper analysis is available, check below.

GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) Exam Analysis

GATE paper: Chemistry (CY)
Date of exam: 06 Feb 2021
Paper Analysis available for: Session 1

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GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) Exam Analysis As Per Student Reactions

As per the first impression of the CY paper, a brief analysis has been provided below:

  • There were no questions from solid-state.
  • The exam was very easy as compared to last year.
  • Physical and Organic Chemistry was very easy.
  • Aptitude questions were also very easy.

Cutoff: Although the paper was very easy, the cutoff might not be much high as compared to last year.

Topics asked: Solutions, Kinetics, Mass spectroscopy, Electro, Pericyclic, Quantum chemistry, Group theory, Physical Chemistry.

Check the detailed analysis of GATE 2021 Chemistry (CY) paper from the video below:

Previous Year Analysis of GATE Chemistry (CY) Exam

To get a comparison of the exam from last year, check the previous year analysis here:

Difficulty level of paper: The difficulty level of the exam was between moderate to difficult.

Organic part: The organic part was conceptual

Stereochemistry: This question from this topic were lenghty

Aptitude section: The aptitude section was easy

Topics: Mst of the question came from the below given topics:

  • Mitigation
  • Fossil fuel reduction
  • Nido
  • Stereochemistry
  • Luche
  • Aromatic
  • Physical chemistry
  • Organic chemistry

GATE 2021 Exam Over Today, What Next?

After the exam is over today, aspirants have to look out for GATE 2021 official answer key, question paper, and response sheet to be uploaded by IIT Bombay. On the official website of GATE 2021,, the candidates will be able to get all the updates.

The response sheet will be available under the login of the candidates on GOAPS, to access them candidates have to use their enrollment number and password. Question paper and answer key will be available in PDF format and will be available for challenge.

GATE 2021 Result

 The result of GATE 2021 will be available under the login of the candidates in the form of a scorecard. candidates can check their score out of 100, AIR in the respective paper, and the GATE score on it with other details too. The score of GATE will remain valid for 3 years and can be used for PSU recruitments too.GATE 2021.

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