GATE 2021 Paper Analysis for GG: Expected Cutoff, 35+ NATs

GATE 2021 GG Paper Analysis – The analysis of the GATE 2021 paper is now available. As per the students, the geology paper had many NATs. The number of NATs was around 35 to 40. As per the experts, the expected cutoff of the Geology paper will be around 36 to 40 marks. Check the detailed analysis of the GATE 2021 GG paper on this age below.

GATE 2021 Paper Analysis for GG

GATE paper: Geology and Geophysics (GG)
Date of exam: 07 Feb 2021
Paper Analysis available for: Session 1

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GATE 2021 Paper Analysis for GG as Per Student Reactions

Check the initial reaction of the students for the GATE 2021 GG paper below:

  • As per the students, many NATs were asked in the exam.
  • There were around 35 – 40 NATs in the exam.
  • NATs are the numerical answer type questions. The candidates have to enter the answer to the asked question using the virtual keyboard. These types of questions carry no negative marking.

Expected cutoff of the Geology paper:

CategoryGG 2021 Expected cut off
OBC (NCL)32-36
SC / ST / PwD23-27

The expected cutoff shown here is as per the video below:

GATE 2021 GG Exam Pattern

The paper format for GATE GG 2021 is as follows:

PartsNumber of questions
Part A25 (1 mark questions)
Part B30 (2 mark questions)

GATE 2021 Result

The result for GATE 2021 is released by the conducting body at GOAPS portal at To check the result, candidates have to log in using their enrollment id/ email id and password. The score of GATE is valid up to 03 years only. After the declaration of result, only GATE qualified candidates will be issued the scorecard. Eligible candidates should take a print out of the scorecard as it shall be required in the later stages of the admission process. No hard copy of the scorecard is sent to the candidates via post.

About GATE 2021 

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level test which is jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee). The entrance exam is conducted on yearly basis to shortlist candidates for admission in M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / Ph.D courses. Furthermore, the score of GATE is also used for recruitment purposes like at many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs).

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