IIT Kharagpur concluded the GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology exams today, February 06, 2022. The exam was conducted in the second shift for a total of 3 hours. The GATE 2022 Geology and Geophysics exams commenced at 2:30 pm sharp and concluded at 5:30 pm in the evening.
As per the report, more than 6000 candidates appeared for the GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology exams. Gate 2022 examination for a total of 8 subjects was held at various affiliated centers in the second shift today.
After an efficient conclusion of the GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology exams today, candidates are eagerly waiting for the answer keys to calculate their scores. Applicants must note that IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE 2022 official answer keys for all the subjects together once all the exams get concluded. Candidates can expect the provisional answer keys to be released by the third week of February 2022. As per the candidates’ review, the GATE Geophysics 2022 exam level was between easy to moderate. Hence, applicants are expecting good results in these two subjects for the year 2022.
GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology Answer Key – Where to check?
Although the GATE 2022 official answer keys will take some time before their release, candidates can calculate their scores with the help of unofficial answer keys released by various subject experts online. GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology answer keys will be posted online on various social media platforms once the exams get concluded. Applicants can check out the answer keys particularly on YouTube and Telegram channels for genuine content. Check out the links for a few popular YouTube channels in the table mentioned below:
|Released By||Answer Key|
|Byju’s Exam Prep||Click Here|
|Gate Academy Global||Click Here|
|Geology Concepts||Click Here|
|Planet Geology||Click Here|
The YouTube channel links mentioned above are expected to deliver the GATE 2022 Geophysics and Geology answer key today by the end of the day. Apart from this candidates can also search for some websites that generally post GATE exam answer keys until the official release of provisional answer keys. Students can calculate their scores using the official answer key however it is advisable to not conclude anything from this score.
Candidates must treat the score calculated using unofficial answer keys as tentative scores. This will help them analyze their performance in the exam and gain an estimate of their eligibility to participate in the further rounds.
Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
The GATE 2022 GG exam pattern differs from other subjects’ paper patterns. The entire paper is divided into 3 main parts where the 1st part consists of 10 aptitude questions for a total of 15 marks, which is common for both Geophysics and Geology candidates, the second part known as part A is again common for both the subjects. The third part is also known as part B has two sections one for Geology and the other for Geophysics candidates.
Aptitude questions carry a weightage of 15% of the total marks whereas parts A and B carry a weightage of 25% and 60% respectively. The marking scheme that will be followed while evaluating the answer sheet is as follows: For questions having a weightage of 1 mark, ⅓ will be deducted for every wrong response whereas, for questions, weighing 2 marks, ⅔ will be deducted for every wrong response.