GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS by The Gate Academy

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GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS by The Gate Academy

GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS by The Gate AcademyGATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS by The Gate Academy – The GATE Exam for the first session (forenoon) of the CS paper is over. The paper analysis for the Computer Science with the expert opinion of the various faculty and students is mentioned below on this page. The paper analysis for GATE 2017 CS paper will allow the students to understand the difficulty levels of the exam, check the type of questions asked for each topic, weightage given to the topics covered, trends and comparisons with previous year CS papers. Since the number of applicants for the GATE 2017 Computer Science Engineering paper is more, the paper is being held in two sessions on February 11, 2017. The GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS by The Gate Academy if given below.

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The official GATE 2017 Answer Key will be available on February 27, 2017 when IIT Roorkee will announce the same. Candidates can challenge the same from March 3 to 6, 2017.

 

GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CSby The Gate Academy Session 2

 

The paper in the afternoon session was mostly easy with most of the questions being concept based. Programming and Data structure had tough questions.Topics like Computer Organization, Data Base Management System and Data Structure & Alogorithms were given more weightage.

 

Details of CS Topics asked Percentage wise for Session 2

S.No

Topics

% wise weightage

1

Design And Analysis of Algorithm

7%

2

General Aptitude

15%

3

Engineering Mathematics

6%

4

Programming and Data structure

10%

5

Operating System

6%

6

Theory of Computation

9%

7

Computer Organization and Architecture

10%

8

Digital Circuits

9%

9

Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory

-

10

Data Base Management System

10%

11

Computer Networks

5%

12

Compiler Design

6%

Detailed GATE Paper Analysis 2017 for CS (Session 2)

Subject Topics

No. Of Questions

Topics – Questions were asked from

Difficulty Level

Total Marks

Engineering

Mathematics

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 2

Probability, Calculus, Linear Algebra

Medium

6

Programming and

Data structure

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 4

Introduction to 'C' Programming and Array , Stacks and Queues, Linked List

Tough

10

Operating System

1 marks -2

2 marks- 2

CPU Scheduling, Deadlocks

Easy

6

Theory of

Computation

1 marks -3

2 marks- 4

Regular Grammar, Turing Machine, Finite Automata

Easy

9

Computer

Organization and

Architecture

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 3

Memory mapping, Pipelining and Vector Processing

Medium

10

Digital Circuits

1 marks- 3

2 marks- 4

Flip flop, Logic gate, Logic Expression,

Number Systems and Code Conversions, Combinational and Sequential Digital Circuits

Easy

9

Discrete

Mathematics and

Graph Theory

1 marks- 3

2 marks- 2

Tree, Spanning tree, Graph theory,

Combinatorics

Easy

7

Data Base

Management

System

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 4

Functional Dependency, SQL, Transactions and Concurrency Control

Medium

10

Computer Networks

1 marks- 1

2 marks- 2

TCP/IP, UDP and Sockets, IP(V4), The Data Link Layer

Easy

5

Compiler Design

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 2

Syntax Directed Translation, Parsing

Easy

6

Design And Analysis

of Algorithm

1 marks-1

2 marks- 3

Complex city, Greedy technique, Quick sort

Easy

7

General Aptitude

1 marks-5

2 marks- 5

Probability, Numerical ability, Grammar

Medium

15

Total

65

100

 

GATE Paper Analysis 2017 for CS by The Gate Academy Session 1

 

The overall opinion is that the paper was easy bordering on medium for some topics. The general aptitude section was medium in comparison with GATE 2016. The questions were mostly direct and concept based. More weightage was seen for topics like Computer Organization and Architecture,Theory of Computation and Data Structure & Alogorithms

 

Details of CS Topics asked Percentage wise for Session 1

S.No

Topics

% wise weightage

1

Design And Analysis of Algorithm

4%

2

General Aptitude

15%

3

Engineering Mathematics

12%

4

Programming and Data structure

10%

5

Operating System

6%

6

Theory of Computation

12%

7

Computer Organization and Architecture

14%

8

Digital Circuits

4%

9

Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory

5%

10

Data Base Management System

8%

11

Computer Networks

8%

12

Compiler Design

2%

Detailed GATE 2017 Paper Analysis for CS (Session1)

Subject Topics

No. Of Questions

Topics – Questions were asked from

Difficulty Level

Total Marks

Engineering

Mathematics

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 5

Probability

Medium

12

Programming and

Data structure

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 3

Pointer, Structure, Function, Recursion

 

Tough

10

Operating System

1 marks -2

2 marks- 2

Thread, Scheduling, Critical Section, Page

Replacement

Easy

6

Theory of

Computation

1 marks -2

2 marks- 4

Regular Grammar, Turing Machine, DFA

Easy

12

Computer

Organization and

Architecture

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 5

Cache Memory, Memory mapping, Pipe Line, Addressing mode

Medium

14

Digital Circuits

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 1

Flip flop, Logic gate, K-map

Easy

4

Discrete

Mathematics and

Graph Theory

1 marks- 3

2 marks- 1

Tree, Spanning tree

Easy

5

Data Base

Management

System

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Functional dependency, SQL, Topple calculus, Relation algebra

Medium

8

Computer Networks

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Stop and wait protocol, CRC check, TCP, protocol,

Easy

8

Compiler Design

1 marks- 0

2 marks- 1

First Follow

Easy

2

Design And Analysis

of Algorithm

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 1

Asymptotic notation, Complex city, Greedy technique, Quick sort,

Medium

4

General Aptitude

1 marks- 0

2 marks- 1

Probability, Numerical ability, Passage,

Grammar,

Medium

15

Total

65

 

 

100

Candidates can check the GATE 2017 Result on March 27, 2017. In the meantime, they can use the GATE 2017 Score Predictor to know their probable GATE scores. It is advisable to even check the GATE 2017 Cutoff marks to know the minimum GATE scores required for the IITs and the NITs. This will be useful to plan the admissions further.

 

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