Gate 2020 Paper Analysis for IN by The Gate Academy – Check Here
Applicants can check the GATE paper analysis 2020 representing IN by The GATE Academy at this juncture.
GATE 2020 paper analysis for IN by The GATE Academy assists contenders to get an inkling about the exam difficulty level, type of questions asked, weightage given to each theme, trends, and evaluations with previous year papers.
This year GATE is held at 199 cities throughout India and 6 cities abroad.
GATE Exam Pattern
S.No  Particulars  Specification 
1  Mode of Exam  Computer Based Test (CBT) (Online) 
2  Time Duration  3 Hours 
3  Section 

4  Number of Questions  Total of 65 questions which includes ten questions from General Aptitude. 
5  Total Marks  100 Marks 
6  Type of Questions 

7  Marks Carrying  Questions will have weightage of 1 and two marks 
8  Negative Marking 

GATE 2020 Paper Analysis for IN by The GATE Academy
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GATE IN paper analysis – Topics
Topics  % wise weightage 
General Aptitude  15% 
Engineering Mathematics  15% 
Network Theory  9% 
Signals & Systems  8% 
Control Systems  8% 
Analog Circuits  12% 
Digital Circuits  9% 
Measurement  10% 
Transducers  8% 
Process Control  0% 
Optical Instrumentation  6% 
Communications  0% 
Detailed GATE IN Paper Analysis by The GATE Academy
Subject  Number of Question  Topics Asked in Paper(MemoryBased)  Level of Ques.  Total Marks 
Engineering
Mathematics 
One Marks 5
Two Marks 5 
Linear Algebra; Statistics and
Probability; Calculus; 
Easy  15 
Network Theory 
One Marks 3
Two Marks 3 
Basic Components and types of circuits; Basic Laws and Methods; Steadystate analysis of AC Circuits 
Tough 
9 
Signals and Systems  One Marks 2
Two Marks 3 
Fourier Representation of Signals; Frequency Response of LTI Systems and Diversified Topics 
Tricky/Easy 
8 
Control Systems  One Marks 2
Two Marks 3 
Bode Plots; Phase Margin.  Tricky/Easy  8 
Analog Circuits 
One Marks 4
Two Marks 4 
Diode CircuitsAnalysis and Application; Operational Amplifiers & Its Applications 
Tough 
12 
Digital Circuits 
One Marks 3
Two Marks 3 
Combinational & Sequential Digital
Circuits; Introduction to Microprocessor 
Tricky/Easy 
9 
Communications  One Marks 0
Two Marks 0 
–  –  0 
Measurement 
One Marks 2 Two Marks 4 
Basics of Measurements and Error Analysis; Measurements of Basic Electrical Quantities Electronic Measuring Instruments 
Tough/Medium 
10 
Transducers  One Marks 2
Two Marks 3 
Strain Gauge; Ultrasonic Flow Meter  Medium  8 
Process Control  One Marks 0
Two Marks 0 
–  –  0 
Optical Instrumentation  One Marks 2
Two Marks 2 
Optical Sources and Detectors;  Tough  6 
General Aptitude  One Marks 5
Two Marks 5 
Algebra, Vocabulary, Data
Interpretation, TSD 
Easy  15 
Total  65  –  –  100 
Faculty Feedback  The majority of the question were concept based. General Aptitude And Mathematics is Very Easy. Core Subject Questions were 50% easy, 30% medium and 20% tough. 
Previous Year GATE Paper Analysis for IN by The GATE Academy
According to The GATE Academy, the questions asked in the Instrumentation Engineering paper last year were intangible.
More weightage gave to themes corresponding to Networks, Measurement, Control systems, Transducers, and Analog Circuits. Except for Analog Circuits supposed to be harder than usual, all the other subjects were comparatively average.
Previous Year Percentagewise Details of Instrumentation (IN) Topics
S.No  Topics  % wise weightage 
1  General Aptitude  15% 
2  Engineering Mathematics  14% 
3  Network Theory  12% 
4  Signals & Systems  8% 
5  Control Systems  10% 
6  Analog Circuits  12% 
7  Digital Circuits  6% 
8  Measurement  10% 
9  Transducers  10% 
10  Process Control  0% 
11  Optical Instrumentation  1% 
12  Communications  2% 
Detailed GATE IN Paper Analysis by The GATE Academy
Subject Topics  No. Questions  Topics – Questions were asked from  Difficulty Level  Total Marks 
Engineering Mathematics  One marks 4
Two targets 5 
Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Differential Equations, Calculus (Vector)  Easy  14 
Network Theory  One marks 4
Two targets 4 
Two Port Networks, Transient analysis. SteadyState Analysis, Network Topology, Nodal Analysis  Easy  12 
Signals & Systems  One marks 2
Two marks 3 
DTFT, ZTransform  Easy  8 
Control Systems  One marks 2
Two targets 4 
The Nyquist plot, Closedloop, Opened loop transfer function, Root Locus Technique, Time Domain Analysis  Easy  10 
Analog Circuits  One marks 4
Two targets 4 
Opamp, Diode circuit, MOSFET  Tough  12 
Digital Circuits  One marks 2
Two scores 2 
Boolean Algebra and Karnaugh Maps, Logic Gates, Introduction to Microcontroller, Microprocessor, SRAM  Medium  6 
Measurement  One marks 2
Two marks 4 
Pressure measurement Flow measurement  Tough  10 
Transducers  One marks 4
Two marks 3 
PMMC, Thermocouples, RTD (3/4 wire)  Medium  10 
Process Control  One marks 0
Two marks 0 
NA  NA  NA 
Optical Instrumentation  One marks 1
Two marks 0 
Thermocouples  Medium  1 
Communications  One marks 0
Two marks 1 
Digital communications, Analog communications  Easy  2 
General Aptitude  One marks 5
Two marks 5 
Probability, Numerical ability.  Medium  15 
Total  65  100 
GATE Cut Off for IN
IIT Guwahati will broadcast the GATE IN Cut Off along with the result. The Cut Off of GATE IN is the lowest marks a contender needs to get to succeed in the entrance exam.
The GATE Cut Off will be unlike for the qualifying the entrance exam and to gain admission into institutes.
Previous years trend of GATE Cut Off for IN
Years  General  OBC  SC/ST/PH 
2017  34.60  31.10  23.00 
2016  31.6  28.4  21 
2015  25.45  22.9  16.96 
2014  25  22.5  16.67 
2013  25  22.5  16.67 
Previous Year GATE Cut Off of IN for IIT Delhi
Specialization  General  OBC  SC  ST  PH 
Instrumentation
Engineering 
≥650  ≥600  ≥400  ≥400  ≥400 
GATE Answer Key
Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

 Manav Rachna University, Haryana – 2020 UG & PG Admission Open. Apply Now
 Bennett University (Times Group), Admission Open for 2020. Apply Now
 Chandigarh University, Punjab 2020 Admission Open for all Courses. Apply Now
 Sharda University, Admission Open 2020, Few Days left. Apply Now
 MIT World Peace University, Admissions Open for All Courses 201920. Apply Now
 St. Andrew’s Institute of Technology and Management, Admission open 2020. Apply Now
Many coaching institutes will publish the unauthorized GATE 2020 Answer key soon after the decision of the entrance exam.
But, the official GATE Answer key 2020 will be posted in the third week of February 2020.
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