GATE Civil Engineering Paper Analysis 

Subject Marks Distribution and Analysis

GATE CE Paper Analysis 2017-2020

Aptitude

Maths

Geotech

Transportation

Environment

Fluid Mechanics

Surveying

SOM

Structural Analysis

RCC

Hydrology

Engineering Mechanics

Steel

Irrigation

Construction Management

Construction Materials

Mark Distribution Breakdown

GATE CE subjects priority order by marks distribution

GATE CE Subject Insights

Aptitude

Practice as many PYQs, till you get most right

Environment

Focus should be on covering all topics in detail

Structural Analysis

Questions are not lengthy; With good concepts, you can solve most questions

Steel

Quality of questions has gone up one notch over the past years

Maths

High scoring subject and fixed for 13 marks

Fluid Mechanics

Good clarity on basic concepts will help scoring in Fluid Mechanics

RCC

Any aspect can be asked, make sure you know the code thoroughly

Irrigation

Standard questions are asked. Remember empirical relations as well.

Geotech

Geotechnical Engineering comprises a huge syllabus but also yields high marks

Surveying

Surveying is one of the easy scoring subjects

Hydrology

Infiltration and hydrograph are must & important topics

Construction Management

CPM and PERT are important topics in construction management

Transportation

Transportation has both easy and tough marks with less syllabus to cover

SOM

SOM is an important topic as an Civil Engineer. Builds the base.

Engineering Mechanics

Newly added syllabus in GATE Civil Engineering

Construction Materials

Similar questions are asked. Get the extra 1-2 marks by reading this subject