GATE Chemistry Previous Year Question Papers

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Here in this post, we post GATE Chemistry Previous Year Question Papers 2007 to 2021 with Answer Key PDF Download. IIT Kharagpur has released GATE Exam Pattern 2022 along with the official brochure. No changes have been made to GATE exam pattern this year except for the revision in the exam pattern for Architecture and Planning. Here we have provided GATE Chemistry previous year question papers for the last 15 years from 2007-2021 in free pdf format.

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GATE Chemistry Previous Year Question Papers

GATE PREVIOUS YEAR PAPERQUESTION PAPERANSWERKEY/SOLUTION
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GATE Chemistry Exam Pattern

Students are provided below the exam pattern of GATE Chemistry paper. Students preparing for the exam must be aware of the exam pattern to have details about

Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Sectional Time LimitNone
Total Marks100
Total Number of questions65
Number of Subjects (Papers)27
Number of Sections*2-3 (General Aptitude and Core Discipline or General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics* and Core Discipline)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ);
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ);
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Total Number of Questions65 Questions
Total Marks100 Marks
Marking Scheme1 or 2 marks for each correct answer
Negative MarkingFor 1 mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
No negative marking for MCQs and NATs

GATE 2021 Exam Pattern of Chemistry

  • GATE is conducted by IIT Madras through online mode (Computer-Based)
  • Applicants have to attend 65 questions in the duration of 3 hours
  • The exam includes 2 types of Questions- MCQs & NAT
  • All the questions will be based on 3 sections (General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics* and Subject Specification Section)
Section Distribution of Marks  Total MarksTypes of questions
General Ability5 questions of 1 mark each
5 questions of 2 marks each

     15 marks 

            MCQs
Chemistry25 questions of 1 mark each
30 questions of 2 marks each 
    85 marks  MCQs and NATs

Marking scheme

  • Total marks: 100 marks
  • Negative marking: Only for the MCQs
  • No negative marking for NTAs

GATE Syllabus 2022

GATE Syllabus 2022 will be released by IIT Kharagpur along with the official notification tentatively in July 2021. Candidates can meanwhile check last year’s paper-wise GATE syllabus:

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GATE Syllabus for BiotechnologyGATE Syllabus for Life Sciences
GATE Syllabus for Petroleum EngineeringGATE Syllabus for Aerospace Engineering
GATE Syllabus for Instrumentation EngineeringGATE Syllabus for Agriculture Engineering
GATE Chemistry CY Syllabus

Best Books for GATE Chemistry Preparation

Students are provided here with some of the best-recommended books for GATE Chemistry. The books have been selected on recommendations of subject experts, coaching institutes and previous year toppers.

Best Books for GATE Chemistry

TopicsBooks
Inorganic ChemistryConcise Inorganic Chemistry By J. D. Lee
Principles of Inorganic chemistry by Puri, Sharma, Kalia
Principle of structure and reactivity by Huheey
Inorganic Chemistry by Shriver And Atkins
Inorganic Chemistry by Miessler and Starr
Concepts and models of inorganic chemistry by bodie.E. Douglas.
Physical ChemistryPhysical Chemistry By Atkins
Principles of Physical chemistry by Puri, Sharma, pathania
Quantum Mechanism By McMurry
A Textbook of Physical Chemistry by K.L. Kapoor.
Organic ChemistryReactions, Rearrangements and Reagents by Sanyal
Textbook of Organic Chemistry by P. S. Kalsi
Organic Reaction Mechanisms By V. K. Ahluwalia
Organic Chemistry By Clayden
Modern Methods of Organic chemistry by Carruthers
Modern Organic Synthesis by nantz
Advanced Organic Chemistry By Jerry March.
Organic Chemistry by David Klein 3rd edition
Organic Chemistry by John E McMurry

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