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## GATE ME 2017 Detailed Exam Analysis

GATE 2017 ME exam was conducted in two sessions on February 4th 2017. This blog will familiarize you with the Detailed Exam Analysis and reviews of both the sessions of GATE ME exam as compiled by PrepLadder Experts.

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## GATE 2017 ME: Overall Analysis

Overall Difficulty level of the both the sessions of GATE 2017 ME exam was ranging between Easy to Moderate. Majority of the questions were based on direct concepts. Question paper was more Conceptual in nature. Session 1 contained more Conceptual questions while Session 2 contained more Formula-based questions. Facts which are noteworthy pertaining to this years’ GATE exam are in comparison to previous year.

## GATE 2017 ME: Session 1 Topic-Wise Percentage Weight Age Analysis

Let us first go through the Details of the Topic-Wise percentage for Session 1:

 Subject % Weight Age General Aptitude 15% Engineering Mechanics 5% Engineering Mathematics 14% Industrial Engineering 4% Manufacturing Engineering 17% Thermo Dynamics 9% Heat Transfer 5% Fluid Mechanics 10% Machine Design 4% Theory of Machines & Vibrations 7%

## Detailed Exam Analysis: GATE 2017 Session 1

In Session 1, Engineering Mechanics carried low weight age in comparison to previous year exam while more weight age was assigned to subjects such as Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Precision Engineering when compared to previous year.

 Subject No. of Questions Total Weight Age Topics Covered Difficulty Level General Aptitude 1 marks – 5 2 marks – 5 15 Inference, Co­ordinate Geometry, Family Relations, Grammar Difficult Engineering Mathematics 1 marks - 5 2 marks - 4 13 Rank of the Matrix, Eigen Values, Differential Equations, Probability Moderate Engineering Mechanics 2 marks - 2 4 Kinematics of Rigid Bodies in Plane Motion Difficult Industrial Engineering 1 marks - 0 2 marks - 2 4 Scheduling Moderate Machine Design 1 marks - 2 2 marks - 1 4 S-N Curve, Theories of Failure Easy to Moderate Heat & Mass Transfer 1 marks - 1 2 marks - 2 5 Conduction, Heat Exchanger Easy to Moderate Fluid Mechanics 1 marks - 4 2 marks - 3 10 Flow through Pipes, Kinematics Easy to Moderate Mechanical Precision Engineering 1 marks  -5 2 marks - 6 17 Casting, Welding, Slab Milling, Non-Traditional Machining Easy to Moderate Thermo Dynamics & Applied Thermo Dynamics 1 marks -1 2 marks- 4 9 Entropy, Brayton Cycle Moderate Theory of Machines (TOM) and Vibration 1 marks- 1 2 marks- 3 7 Dynamics of Slider Crank Mechanism,Natural Frequency,Epicyclic Gear Trains Easy Strength of Materials (SOM) 1 marks- 4 2 marks- 3 10 Poisson's Ratio, Columns Easy

## GATE 2017 ME: Session 2 Topic-Wise Percentage Weight Age Analysis

Let us go through the Topic-Wise percentage analysis for Session 2:

 Topic-Wise Percentage Weight Age Subject % Weight Age Industrial Engineering 9% Thermo Dynamics 12% Heat Transfer 7% Fluid Mechanics 12% Mechanical Precision Engineering 14% Strength of Materials 13% Theory of Machines & Vibrations 14% Engineering Mathematics 14%

## Detailed Exam Analysis: GATE 2017 Session 2

In this session, Strength of Materials and Thermal Science carried low weight age in comparison to previous year paper while Vibrations and Fluid Mechanics carried higher weight age.

 Subject No. of Questions Total Weight Age Topics Covered Difficulty Level General Aptitude 1 marks - 5 2 marks - 5 15 Inference, Co­ordinate Geometry, Family Relations, Grammar Difficult Engineering Mathematics 1 marks - 4 2 marks - 4 12 Mode, Probability Moderate Engineering Mechanics 1 mark – 1 2 Marks - 1 3 - Moderate Industrial Engineering 1 marks - 2 2 marks - 3 8 Queuing Theory, Standard Deviation Moderate Machine Design 1 marks - 0 2 marks - 2 4 - Easy to Moderate Heat & Mass Transfer 1 marks - 2 2 marks - 2 6 Radiation, Fins, Unsteady State Heat Conduction Easy to Moderate Fluid Mechanics 1 marks - 4 2 marks - 3 10 Fluid Kinetics, Turbines, Divergence, Stability of Floating Body Easy to Moderate Mechanical Precision Engineering 1 marks -4 2 marks - 5 12 Material Science, Forming, Metal Cutting, Tool life, USM, Crystal Structures Easy to Moderate Thermo Dynamics & Applied Thermo Dynamics 1 marks -2 2 marks - 4 10 Stoichiometry,  Second law of Thermodynamics Moderate Theory of Machines (TOM) and Vibration 1 marks - 2 2 marks - 5 12 Vibrations, Cam, Gear and Gear trains Easy Strength of Materials (SOM) 1 marks - 5 2 marks - 3 11 Thermal Stresses, Bending Moment, Maximum shear stress, Fatigue Loading Easy

We hope that this blog will familiarize you with the Detailed Exam Analysis of both the sessions of GATE ME and serve helpful for those who are appearing in GATE 2018.