GATE CS 2017 exam was conducted on February 11th 2017. The exam was conducted in two sessions.

This blog will familiarize you with the Detailed Exam Analysis of both the sessions of GATE CS 2017. The Exam Analysis has been compiled on the basis of the genuine reviews and opinions of candidates who took the GATE CS 2017 exam.

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GATE 2017: Topic-Wise Percentage Weight Age Analysis

Let us first go through the Topic-Wise Percentage Weight Age Analysis

Subject

% Weight Age

Compiler Design

2%

Computer Networks

8%

Data Base Management System

8%

Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory

5%

Digital Circuits

4%

Computer Organization and Architecture

14%

Theory of Computation

12%

Operating System

6%

Programming and Data structure

10%

Engineering Mathematics

12%

General Aptitude

15%

Design And Analysis of Algorithm

4%

 

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GATE CS 2017: Detailed Analysis

Overall Difficulty level was ranging between Easy to Moderate. Majority of the questions were direct and concept based. It was observed that more weight age was assigned to Topics such as Theory of Computation, Computer Organization & Architecture, Engineering Mathematics while the weight age of Discrete Mathematics and Design & Analysis of Algorithms has come down this year.

Let us now go through the Detailed Analysis for GATE CS 2017: 

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Weight Age

Difficulty Level

Topics Covered

General Aptitude

1 Mark – 5

2 Marks - 5

15

Moderate

Probability, Numerical ability, Passage, Grammar

Design and Analysis of Algorithm

1 Mark – 1

2 Marks - 3

7

Moderate

Asymptotic notation, Time Complexity, Greedy Technique, Quick sort

Compiler Design

 1 Mark – 2

2 Marks - 1

4

Easy

First Follow, Language Processing & Lexical Analysis, Syntax Analysis (LR Parsing)

Computer Networks

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

8

Easy

Stop and wait protocol, CRC check, TCP protocol, Network Layer(Ipv4), Propagation Delay

Data Base

Management

System

1 marks- 2

2 marks-3

8

Moderate

Functional Dependency, SQL, Tupple calculus, Relation algebra, File Structuring & Indexing, Transaction Management & Concurrency Protocols

Discrete

Mathematics and

Graph Theory

1 marks- 3

2 marks- 1

5

Easy

Tree, Spanning Tree

Digital Circuits

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 1

4

Easy

Flip flop, Logic gate, K-map

Computer

Organization and

Architecture

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 5

14

Moderate

Cache Memory, Memory mapping, Pipe Line, Addressing mode

Theory of

Computation

1 marks -2

2 marks- 4

10

Easy

Regular Grammar, Turing Machine, DFA

Operating System

1 marks -2

2 marks- 2

6

Easy

Thread, Scheduling, Critical Section, Page

Replacement

 Programming and

Data structure

1 marks- 4

2 marks- 3

10

Difficult

Pointer, Structure, Function, Recursion, Linked Lists, Programming in C

Engineering

Mathematics

1 marks- 2

2 marks- 5

12

Moderate

Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, Combinatorics, Probability

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Overall, it can be said that GATE CS 2017 paper was Easier in comparison to previous year.

We hope that the Detailed Exam Analysis will surely prove beneficial for all those aspiring to appear in GATE 2018.

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