GATE Electrical (EE) Analysis 2022 (Available) – Paper Moderate, No MSQs, 43 MCQs, 22 NAT

GATE 2022 EE Analysis – IIT Kharagpur has conducted GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) 2022 exam today, on February 5, 2022. The exam was held in shift 2 which was from 14:30 – 17:30 afternoon. Apart from this, GATE 2022 MA exam was also conducted in the same shift today. Both exams were conducted as per COVID guidelines. According to reports and initial reaction of the students, the GATE 2022 EE exam was moderate in terms of difficulty level. Candidates can check complete GATE 2022 EE analysis from this page.

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The analysis for GATE EE 2022 exam is as follows:

  • The overall level for the paper was not very difficult, overall the examination ranged from easy to moderate.
  • There were 43 MCQs and 22 NAT.
  • Most of the questions were of moderate difficulty. However, few of the questions were very time taking.
  • The MSQs being lesser in number was a plus point for students.
  • General Aptitude sections ranged from moderate from difficult.
  • The topic of EMTL had particularly tough questions.
  • The cut off for this year is expected to be on the higher side, as overall the paper was moderately well scoring.
Name of SubjectNumber of 1 Mark QuestionsNumber of 2 Mark QuestionsTotal Marks of Section (2022)
Signals & Systems048
Electromagnetic Fields 137
Electrical Machines2512
Analog Electronics327
Digital Electronics202
Power Systems428
Control Systems238
Electric Circuits517
Power Electronics3411
Electrical & Electronic Measurements202
Engineering Mathematics1613
General Aptitude5515
TOTAL3035100

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GATE 2022 EE Analysis for Last Year

The GATE 2021 EE was conducted in the month of February 2021. The exam was conducted by the IIT Mumbai during the pandemic crisis. The timing of GATE 2021 EE exam was 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. According to the candidates the exam was tough and lengthy. Experts also agreed with candidates that the exam’s difficulty level was between moderate and difficult. Numerical type questions were asked more than MCQs.

Number of questions in each section:

SUBJECT 1 MARK QUESTIONS2 MARKS QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS
General aptitude050515
engineering mathematics040412
signals and systems020308
analog circuits020206
electrical machines020308
EMFT020206
power system040412
digital circuits010103
control systems020308
electric circuits030411
electrical measurements02002
power electronics010409
MARKS30 35100

Topic wise analysis of GATE 2021 EE is given below:

SUBJECTSDIFFICULTY LEVEL
EMFT (Electromagnetic field theory)Difficult
Single phaseEasy-Moderate
Power systemModerate
Power electronicsDifficult
Control system Easy
Signal & SystemEasy
Engineering mathematicsEasy-Moderate
MOSFETModerate-Difficult
Electrical MeasurementEasy-Moderate
Analog CircuitModerate- Difficult
General AptitudeEasy
Network Theory Easy- Moderate
Electrical MachineModerate

GATE 2022 EE Analysis for past 5 years –

YEARSCONDUCTED BYLEVEL OF DIFFICULTYTYPES OF QUESTIONSCUT-OFF
GATE 2020 EEIIT DelhiModerate – Difficult1. There were a total numerical answer type questions in the exam.
2. Power system carried the max. marks weightage of 13 marks.
3. 1 unexpected question from Microprocessor subject.
General – 33.4
OBC – 30
SC/ST – 22.2
GATE 2019 EEIIT MadrasEasy1. The exam was easy.
2. 2 – 3 questions from power electronics were tricky.
General – 39.6
OBC – 35.6
SC/ST – 26.4
GATE 2018 EEIIT GuwahatiModerate 1. question paper were easy as compared to GATE 2017 EE
2. 1 marks questions were direct formula based questions.
3. 2 marks questions were tricky and lengthy.
General – 29.1
OBC – 26.1
SC/ST – 19.4
GATE 2017 EEIIT RoorkeeModerate1. most of the questions were numerical type question.
2. questions were but lengthy calculation.
3. questions from power electronics were are bit tough.
General -25.2
OBC – 25.2
SC/ST – 16.7
GATE 2016 EEIISC, BangaloreModerate1. Plenty of numerical questions were asked.
2. questions from Analog circuits, General ability were easy.
3. solid mechanics, electrical machines subjects were the most scoring.
4. Signal & System, control system, and power electronics were difficult.
General – 25.1
OBC – 22.5
SC/ST – 16.7

GATE 2022 EE Exam Pattern

The IIT Kharagpur released the exam pattern of GATE 2022 EE with its official brochure on the official website – gate.iitkgp.ac.in.

GATE 2022 EE Exam Pattern

The total questions asked would be 65 of 100 marks in total. The sections will have 10 questions and paper will include a general aptitude sections. You can also check it on the official website – gate.iitkgp.ac.in.

Paper CodeGA MarksSubject MarksTotal MarksTotal Time (Minutes)
EE ( Electrical Engineering)1585100180

Check out the table below for important information :

ParticularsDetails
Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
SectionsGeneral Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject(s)
Type of Questions(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) (b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilitiesRecall, Comprehension, Application, Analysis & Synthesis
Number of Questions10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions
Distribution of Marks General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks
Marking SchemeQuestions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative MarkingFor a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
NO negative marking for MSQ & NAT

GATE 2022 EE Answer key & Question Paper

IIT Kharagpur will release GATE 2022 EE Answer key along with question paper on the official website – gate.iitkgp.ac.in. Answer key will release in PDF format for all 29 subjects paper. Candidates can easily calculate their marks with the help of answer key and question paper. The answer will be available on the official website after the exam is over for all days and shifts. Answer key has the correct answer to all the question asked in the exam. This set will be helpful for the candidates who are preparing for upcoming attempts of the exam.

GATE 2022 EE Exam Schedule

The IIT Kharagpur has released the exam schedule at the official website- gate.iitkgp.ac.in. The GATE 2022 Will be held on February 5, 6, 12 and 13. Check the table below for Exam schedule:

Date(s)TimingsActivities/Paper
February 4, 20222:00 PM to 5:00 PMMiscellaneous Activities
February 5, 20222:30 PM to 5:30 PMEE
February 11, 20222:00 PM to 5:00 PMMiscellaneous Activities

GATE 2022 EE Analysis FAQs

Which IIT is conducting the GATE 2022 EE ?

IIT Kharagpur is conducting GATE 2022 EE.

What was the difficulty level of the GATE 2022 EE paper?

GATE 2022 EE paper is of easy to moderate difficulty level.

What is the benefits of knowing GATE 2022 EE paper analysis?

You will get to know the exam pattern of GATE which will help you to strategize your next move. It will also help the candidates who will appear for upcoming years.

How to know the result is out?

The official website of IIT Kharagpur had declared the date of result. You can check your result on 21 March, 2022 on their official website – gate.iitkgp.ac.in.

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