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GATE Environmental Science Subject-wise Weightage

What are the high scoring subjects in new GATE ES paper? Download APSEd Analysis of subject wise weightage of GATE Environmental Science.

APSEd has analysed the model paper given in GATE Official Website, and this could be the expected subject weightage for GATE 2021 ES.

GATE Environmental Science (GATE ES) is a new paper introduced by IIT Bombay for the year 2021. If you are an environmental enthusiast and want to pursue it as a career, this could open doors for you.

GATE ES Expected Subject-wise Weightage

APSEd has analysed the model paper given in GATE Official Website

The syllabus for GATE ES is classified into 9 sections. The expected marks allotted have been calculated as per the model paper. Most of the sections have similar weightage, and we will have to wait for the GATE 2021 paper to validate if that is the case.

As per information brochure, the marks for general aptitude and maths are fixed.

  • General Aptitude: 15 marks

  • Mathematics Foundation: 13 marks

For other subjects in GATE Environmental Science, with available information - we can go with this for the rest 72 marks.

  • Environmental Chemistry: 6 marks

  • Environmental Microbiology: 8 marks

  • Water Resources and Environmental Hydraulics: 6 + 6 marks

  • Water & Wastewater Treatment and Management: 11 marks

  • Air and Noise Pollution: 8 + 3 marks

  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management: 11 marks

  • Global and Regional Environmental Issues: 5 marks

  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development: 8 marks

Download Expected Subject Weightage for GATE ES here.

GATE ES Expected Subject Weightage
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