GATE 2022 Answer Key Download Subject Wise, Date Wise

GATE 2022 Answer Key: All those candidates who have taken the GATE 2022 exam were waiting for the release of the GATE 2022 Answer sheet. The Kharagpur IIT will release the GATE 2022 Answer key soon. The GATE Answer key will be released online in pdf format. GATE 2022 exam has been scheduled on 5th, 6th, 12h and 13th February 2022With the release of the answer key the candidates who will take this exam will get an idea about their estimated marks.

Candidates can use this officially released answer key to predict their scores in the exam. To get to know about the expected marks you will have to follow the marking scheme of GATE. According to the marking scheme the candidate can add 1 or 2 marks for a correct answer and deduct 1/3 or 2/3 marks for every incorrect answer. For incorrect NATs, no marks need to be deducted.  Read on to know about how to download GATE 2022 answer key and how to get the expected score in GATE 2022.

GATE Answer Key 2022

After taking the exam the aspirants get curious to know about their expected score in it and releasing the answer key is the best solution to handle the curiosity of the candidates.   GATE is a reputed examination and many candidates enrol in this exam every year. This year GATE 2022 has been conducted on 5, 6, 12 and 13 February 2022.

The authorities have not yet decided the release date of the provisional answer key of GATE 2022. With the release of the answer key, the candidates will get the right to challenge the answer key. Before the release of the provisional answer key of the GATE exam, the authorities will release the response sheet of GATE 2022 on the official website.

GATE 2022 Answer Key

The authorities will also release the question papers along with the answer key of GATE 2022. By comparing the answers given by the candidates and given in the provisional sheets you can get to know about your expected marks in this exam. If in case any candidates will have any objection to answers then he/she can challenge the GATE 2022 answer key. Applicants will have to make the payment of Rs. 500 per challenge. Candidates will have to produce the documents to support their challenge else it will get rejected by the authorities. If in case any challenge is found right then the officials will revise the answer key of GATE 2022 and then they will again release it after revision. 

Though various coaching centres have already released the answer key of this exam still the official answer key has more weightage and candidates wait for its release eagerly. The GATE Answer key 2022 for CE, CS, EE, ECE, ME papers will be available on the website of various coaching institutes. You can also check your estimated score from these websites but to get the official one, you will have to wait for a few more days.

GATE 2022 Official Answer Key

After reading the above-mentioned information you must have understood that GATE answer keys are of two types;

  • Provisional answer key
  • Final answer key

Provisional Answer key – This answer key will be released by the IITs after the exam as Kharagpur IIT will release one soon. This answer key is open for scrutiny.

Final Answer Key: the Final answer key will be released by the authorities after all the challenges to the provisional one will get addressed. As it is the final answer key so no challenge will be accepted or entertained after its release.

GATE Answer Key 2022: Important Dates

Here have a look at the important dates associated with the release of the GATE 2022 answer key;

Important Events Tentative Dates
Examination date5, 6, 12 and 13 February 2022
Release of GATE 2022 answer key 21 February 2022
Challenging of answer key 22 to 25 February 2022
Declaration of the result17 March 2022
Releasing date of scorecard21 March 2022

GATE 2022 Response Sheet

The authorities will release the GATE response sheet 2022 online. This sheet will be released for every candidate and it has all the answers marked by candidates in the exam. To access this response sheet you will have to follow the below-given instruction;

  1. Go to gate.iitd.ac.in and enter your enrollment id/e-mail id and password.
  2. The dashboard will appear on the screen, click on “view responses” button given on the dashboard.
  3. And your response sheet will appear on the screen.

Steps to Download the GATE Official Answer Key

As we mentioned above that the answer key of the GATE exam will be released online so the candidates must know how they can download it to match it with the answers they have given in the exam. Here we have compiled the steps that a candidate will have to take to check the answer key released by Kharagpur IIT

  1. First of all, you will have to visit the official website of GATE.
  2. Here click on the link of ‘GATE Answer Key 2022 given on the home page of the website.
  3. Now the question papers and answer keys will be displayed on the screen.
  4. Download the answer key and corresponding questions paper from the website. Both question paper and answer key will be available as PDF files.
  5. You can tally the answers with the official answer key either on the computer or you can also take the print out of the answer key.

How to calculate the expected score with the help of GATE answer key 2022

After downloading the GATE Answer Key 2022 from the official website another task is to calculate the probable score in the GATE exam. Well, it’s easy to calculate the expected marks in the GATE Result 2022. To know about your expected marks in this exam you will have to follow the below-given instruction so read them carefully. First, have a look at the marking scheme of GATE 2022

GATE 2022 Marking Scheme

Question Type Marks for the correct answer Marks for an incorrect answer
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) +1 or +2 marks -1/3 for -1 mark question
-2/3 for -2 mark question
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) +1 or +2 marks No Negative marking

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Steps to Calculate Probable Marks In GATE 2022

  • Firstly you will have to calculate the total number of correct answers.
  • Now allocate marks according to the right answers and then calculate the overall marks.
  • To calculate the negative marks in the exam first calculate all the wrong attempts. You can skip the NAT questions with wrong answers as there is no negative marking for NAT questions. The Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only have the procedure of negative marking. 
  • Now to get the expected score to follow this formula; The total marks = Total marks secured for a correct response – Negative marks for wrong response

Marks Calculation For MCQ questions is as follows;

  • For correct 2 marks question – add 2 marks
  • For incorrect 2 marks question – deduct 2/3 marks
  • For correct 1 mark question – add 1 marks
  • For incorrect 1 mark questions – deduct 1/3 marks.

Marks Calculation For NAT questions is as follows;

  • For correct 2 marks question – add 2 marks
  • For incorrect 2 marks question – deduct 0 marks
  • For correct 1 mark question – add 1 marks
  • For incorrect 1 mark questions – deduct 0 marks.

Process to challenge GATE 2022 Answer Key

To raise an objection on any answer given in the provisional answer key of GATE exam 2022 the candidates will have to follow the below-given steps;

  1. First of all, you will have to visit the official GOAPS website and press the “Contest against Answer Keys” button given on the page.
  2. Now you will be redirected to the login page where you will have to enter your user name and password to log in. 
  3. As the next step, you will have to select the question against which you have an objection. It is also a must to upload a document file proving your claim against the answer.
  4. Now, the web page will be redirected to the payment gateway. As per the process, you will have to make the payment of Rs. 500 through online mode (per challenge). For NRI candidates, the fee is the US $ 10. The fee will not be returnable.
  5. It is a must to upload all the necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format before submitting the objection. 

Wrapping It Up

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