Check the scheduled deadline for the afternoon mechanical engineering exam

GATE 2021 Paper Analysis: Check Deadline for Mechanical Engineering Evening Exam

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The 2021 Graduate Engineering Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) ended yesterday, February 14. On the last day, the mechanical engineering exam took place in two slots. The students found the second shift, held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., “moderate” in terms of difficulty. According to Gradeup’s analysis of the GATE paper, the limit for the mechanical engineering afternoon shift should be between 32 and 33.

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GATE ME 2021 paper analysis: morning shift

Here is a detailed review of the GATE Mechanical Engineering document by MN Ramesh, VP, Academics, GATE, at Gradeup. The analysis was prepared based on the comments shared with them by the GATE applicants.

GATE paper analysis: Mechanical engineering

● Compared to the morning shift, the paper was difficult.

● The questions in the Production section had more weight. The questions in the Industrial Engineering section were easy.

● There were 28 Numerical Response (NAT) questions, of which 18 were two-point and 10 were one-point each.

● Two to three questions were similar to the questions asked in the morning, with a little variation.

Analysis by section


Number of questions

Engineering Mathematics


SOM, TOM, Mechanics


Thermal engineering


General aptitude




Industrial engineer


The GATE 2021 exam ended yesterday with the Mechanical Engineering test. Overall attendance for all GATE 2021 was 78%, which is similar to the previous year.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay will announce the results of GATE 2021 on March 22 and the GATE scorecard will be valid for the next three years.