The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2022 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) exam was held today in the afternoon shift, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The provisional answer key is likely to be released in the third week of February, by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur at the official website of GATE 2022, gate.iitkgp.ac.in. Many leading institutes have released the unofficial answer keys via their websites and YouTube channels. The links to some of these sources are provided here. These links will help the candidates to get a rough idea about the TF question paper and answers.
GATE 2022 TF Answer Key with Solutions
Candidates who took the GATE TF 2022 remarked that the paper was “very difficult”. Numerical-based questions were conceptual, time-taking and took longer to solve. More weithage was given to numericals. In addition, theory-based questions were “confusing” for some. They added that only questions from the Maths and GS sections were comparatively easier. Some candidates who gave their second attempt reported that in comparision to the last year’s paper, this year’s question paper was tougher and challenging.
Candidates can refer to these direct links of the answer key with solutions released by subject experts and academic platforms –
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|T.I.P.S – GATE||Click here|
|Study IQ Education||Click here|
|Textile Series||Click here|
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GATE 2022 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Paper Pattern
The Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) paper had 2 sections- General Aptitude (GA) and TF subject paper sections. The General Aptitude section comprises 10 questions with a total weightage of 15 marks. The TF subject section contains 55 questions, which carry a total of 85 marks. 1 mark Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carry a negative marking of 1/3 and 2 mark MCQs carry a negative marking of 2/3. There is no negative marking for Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions. The TF exam was conducted for a total duration of 3 hours.