GATE 2022 Answer Key – IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE 2022 answer key as the preliminary answer key within one week after the exams. Candidates can check the answer keys along with the question papers for all the GATE 2022 papers online at the official website of the conducting authority. Also, on the day of the exam, memory-based answer keys shall be also uploaded.
Also, the candidate’s response sheet will be uploaded on the GOAPS official site. Where candidates will be able to get that by providing the login details. By the use of the answer key, response sheet, and marking scheme, candidates can calculate their expected raw score in the GATE examination. Get here complete details about the GATE 2022 answer key including the releasing date, way to check / download, response sheet, calculation of marks, result, and more.
GATE 2022 Answer Key
The varsity will release the paper-wise and code-wise GATE 2022 answer keys for all papers. The answer key releases in the form of pdf files.
|Paper Name||Question paper||Answer key|
|AE: Aerospace Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|AG: Agricultural Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|AR: Architecture and Planning||TBA||TBA|
|BM: Biomedical Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|CE: Civil Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|CH: Chemical Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|CS: Computer Science and Information Technology||TBA||TBA|
|EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|EE: Electrical Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|ES: Environmental Science and Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|EY: Ecology and Evolution||TBA||TBA|
|IN: Instrumentation Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|ME: Mechanical Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|MN: Mining Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|MT: Metallurgical Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|PE: Petroleum Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|PI: Production and Industrial Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TBA||TBA|
|XE-A: Engineering Mathematics||TBA||TBA|
|XE-B: Fluid Mechanics||TBA||TBA|
|XE-C: Materials Science||TBA||TBA|
|XE-D: Solid Mechanics||TBA||TBA|
|XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering||TBA||TBA|
|XE-G: Food Technology||TBA||TBA|
|XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C1: Humanities & Social Sciences – Economics||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C2: Humanities & Social Sciences – English||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C3: Humanities & Social Sciences – Linguistics||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C4: Humanities & Social Sciences – Philosophy||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C5: Humanities & Social Sciences – Psychology||TBA||TBA|
|XH-C6: Humanities & Social Sciences – Sociology||TBA||TBA|
|XL-U: Food Technology||TBA||TBA|
GATE 2022 Answer Key Release Dates
GATE 2022 expected dates are given below in the table:
|GATE 2022 Events||Dates (Tentative)|
|GATE 2022 Examination|
Forenoon: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
|1st to 2nd week of February 2022|
|Candidates Responses are available on GOAPS Portal||3rd week of February 2022|
|Uploading of Answer Keys with Question Paper||Last week of February 2022|
|Challenges by candidates on Answer Keys||1st week of March 2022|
How to Calculate the Answer Key Marks by Using Marking Scheme
Follow the below-given steps to calculate the expected raw score in the GATE exam:
- Open the GATE 2022 answer key and response sheet in two separate tabs on your computer system.
- Match the solution key and the response one by one from the 1st question.
- Mark each correct answer and each incorrect answer on a paper.
- Add the marks for all correct answers and the same for the incorrect answers as per the marking scheme.
- Now calculate the GATE raw marks by applying the following formula:
GATE 2022 Raw Marks = Total Marks for Correct Answers – Total Marks for Incorrect Answers
This process is only for calculating the raw marks out of 100.
GATE 2021 Marking Scheme
The marking scheme of GATE 2021 for all the subject papers is as follows:
- The following marking is applicable for all the subject paper.
- *In MSQ more than 1 answer option can be correct. However, shall only be allocated if all correct answers are selected. There is no partial marking.
|Question Type||Marks Per Qs.||Negative Marking|
|MCQ – Type 1||1 marks||1/3 marks|
|MCQ – Type 2||2 marks||2/3 marks|
|MSQ – Type 1||1 marks*||none|
|MSQ – Type 2||2 marks*||none|
|NAT – Type 1||1 marks||none|
|NAT – Type 2||2 marks||none|
GATE 2021 marks distribution: All the papers of GATE are of 100 marks. The distribution of marks in the exam is as follows:
|GATE Paper||GA Marks||Subject Paper Qs||Engg Maths Qs||Marks|
|AE, AR, AG, BT, CE,|
CH, CS, CY, EC, EE,
ES, EY, IN, MA, ME,
MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF,
T and BM
|15 marks||72 marks||13 marks||100 marks|
|GG (Part A + B)||15||25 + 60||–||100|
|XE (Sect A + Any 2)||15||15+ (2 x 35)||–||100|
|XH (Sect B1 + Any 1)||15||25 + (1 x 60)||–||100|
|XL (Sect P + Any 2)||15||25 + (2 x 30)||–||100|
How to Download GATE 2022 Answer Key?
Here are the steps to download the GATE 2022 answer key:
Step-1: Visit the official website of the conducting IIT.
Step-2: Navigate the button for the GATE 2022 official answer keys.
Step-3: The new page will open on your screen containing the table for the answer keys. The table will contain the question paper and answer key links against the paper name.
Step-4: Find your paper name in the list and open the answer key link.
How to Challenge the GATE Preliminary Answer Key
If candidates have any doubt about the answer key, they can challenge it. After the “challenge/contest” round of the previously announced answer keys, subject experts from various IITs-IISc will release the reassessed final answer keys.
The way to make the challenge of the answer key is given below:
Step-1: Open the GOAPS portal on your screen (as shown above in the how to download section).
Step-2: Login with your enrollment ID and password as used at the time of filling the GATE 2022 application form.
Step-3: Now tick on the check box and click on the “Contest Answer Key” button.
Step-4: Now enter the section and question number, justification for a contest (max. 500 characters) and supportive document.
Step-5: Pay the processing fee of Rs 500 for each question.
Step-6: Now click on the “View Contested Questions” and then press on the “Submit” button.
GATE Final Answer Key
The answer key of GATE by IIT Bombay is the official answer key. It is only released on the official website, gate.iitb.ac.in. IIT releases it as a pdf. In it, answers to all the questions asked in the exam is mentioned. IIT first releases provisional GATE answer key. It is the initial answer key and candidates can challenge it. As per the valid challenges, changes are made in the answer key and this is the final answer key. The result of GATE is prepared on the basis of final answer key.
GATE 2022 Response Sheet
GATE response sheets us uploaded on the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) portal. To get the response sheet, one needs to access the login by providing the Enrollment ID / Email Address followed by the GOAPS Password in the prescribed fields.
The response sheet is the online answer sheet in which you coded your responses against the questions in the exam and submitted them at the end of the exam. Candidates cannot change or modify the response sheet.
GATE 2022 Result & Scorecard
The GATE 2022 result can be downloaded from the GOAPS portal by entering the enrollment ID and password in the specific fields of the candidate login window.
The GATE 2022 result contains the GATE raw marks obtained by the candidates out of 100, qualifying marks, rank, and personal details. Within one week after the release of the result, the GATE 2022 scorecard is issued on the official website through the GOAPS portal.
GATE 2022 Answer Key FAQs
Ans: GATE Answer key is the solution key of the questions in the GATE paper.
Ans: The GATE answer key will be available in the last week of February 2022.
Ans: The unofficial answer key is the expected solution key suggested by the various coaching institutions.
Ans: Coaching & tutorial institutions like GATE Forum and MadeEasy release the unofficial answer keys.
Ans: Yes, the official answer key is released.
Ans: Just visit the official site and find the link for the answer key. Open the answer keys on your system.
Ans: Yes you can submit the objections against the answer key.
Ans: Access the login page and click on the contest answer key and follow the instructions.
Ans: The fee is Rs. 500/- for each challenge, as per last year.
Ans: Yes the fee will be refunded if the challenge is accepted.
Ans: The final answer key will be released in the 3rd week of March 2022.
Ans: The marking scheme is as follows:
2 marks question: – 2 / 3 for 2 marks question
1 mark question: – 1 / 3 for 1 marks question
No negative marking in the numerical type questions.
Ans: The qualifying cutoff marks is released along with the result.