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# GATE CSE Subject Wise Weightage

Candidates who are planning to attempt theÂ GATE examÂ need to be not just committed but should also work hard and follow strategies or steps to ace the papers. Having a smart and well-organised approach to the studies will help them to perform better in the GATE exam. GATE Computer Science Subject-wise Weightage provided in this article is a perfect resource, which will help the candidates to prepare more proficiently for the GATE 2024 exam.

Besides, understanding the completeÂ GATE syllabusÂ of the respective subject along with the GATE subject-wise weightage for CSE also will help the students to prepare well for the GATE exam. Here, in this article, we have also attempted to analyse the subject-wise marks as well as their weightage. This will help the candidates to plan their studies in a more efficient manner.

## Topic-wise GATE Marks Weightage

Let us take a look at the GATE exam pattern for the GATE 2024 exam for Computer Science:

 Computer Science Stream/ Course Subject Total No. Of Questions Marks Allotted General Aptitude 10 15 Engineering Mathematics 10 13 Computer Science Subjects 45 72 Total 65 100

### GATE CS Subject-wise Weightage

The yearly CSE GATE subject-wise weightage is given below in the table. This analysis has been prepared on the basis of the past few yearsâ€™ GATE CS question papers.

### GATE Subject-wise Weightage for CSE 2020

 TOPICS WEIGHTAGE PERCENTAGE Engineering Mathematics 5% Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory 10% Design & Analysis Algorithms 6% Programming & Data Structure 12% Digital Logic 4% Computer Organization 11% Theory of Computation 9% Compiler Design 4% Operating Systems 10% DBMS 8% Computer Networks 6%

### GATE Subject Wise Weightage for CSE 2019

 TOPICS WEIGHTAGE PERCENTAGE Engineering Mathematics 6% Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory 5% Design & Analysis Algorithms 7% Programming & Data Structure 12% Digital Logic 9% Computer Organization 3% Theory of Computation 8% Compiler Design 6% Operating Systems 10% DBMS 8% Computer Networks 10%

### GATE Subject Wise Weightage for CSE 2018

 TOPICS WEIGHTAGE PERCENTAGE Engineering Mathematics 7% Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory 12% Design & Analysis Algorithms 7% Programming & Data Structure 10% Digital Logic 4% Computer Organization 11% Theory of Computation 7% Compiler Design 6% Operating Systems 10% DBMS 4% Computer Networks 7%

### GATE Subject Wise Weightage for CSE 2017

 TOPICS WEIGHTAGE PERCENTAGE Engineering Mathematics 8% Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory 7% Design & Analysis Algorithms 5.5% Programming & Data Structure 14.5% Digital Logic 5% Computer Organization 9% Theory of Computation 9.5% Compiler Design 4% Operating Systems 10% DBMS 6% Computer Networks 6.5%

### Types of Questions in GATE CS Question Paper

Additionally, the distribution of marks for the subject with code CS, i.e., Computer Science and Information Technology, consists of 15% of GA, 13% of Engineering Mathematics, and 72% of the core subject. The GA section includes 10 questions. Apart from 10 questions, there will be 55 questions that comprise Engineering Mathematics and the core discipline. 25 questions will carry one mark each, while 30 questions will carry two marks each. The type of questions asked in the question paper include the following:

• Multiple Choice Questions
• Multiple Select Questions
• Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

### Benefits of Analysing GATE CSE Subject-wise Weightage of Marks

In this article, we have also listed out certain benefits of the subject-wise weightage in GATE for CSE. Check out these given points:

• Provide the best output after effectively utilising maximum time and effort
• Focus on the subject, as per its weightage, while studying
• Browse through the syllabus and plan the studies according to the marks weightage
• Leave out the least important topic if there is a shortage of time
• Or browse through the main highlights of lesser important subjects, according to the available time

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