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{Official} GATE 2018 : Civil Engineering Paper With Solution And Weightage Analysis : All Sets

IIT Guwahati Successfully conducted Civil Engineering GATE 2018 Paper today. The paper was conducted in 2 shifts – i.e shift 1 (Morning/Forenoon) 09:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M and shift 2 (Afternoon Shift) 2:00 PM to 05:00 P.M.

The GATE 2018 exam paper code for Civil Engineering is CE. Here we are providing you the all sets question paper and their solution in pdf format. GATE 2018 Civil Engineering exam was held on 11th February 2018. 

GATE 2018 EXAM
Civil Engineering

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GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE by GATEPSU.IN:

Most of the questions were concept based. Weightage given to Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering as well as Irrigation Hydrology was relatively high. Geotechnical Engineering questions were perceived to be tougher than usual. General Aptitude questions were medium in nature. In general this question paper was relatively medium to easy as per feedback.

Details of CE Topics asked Percentage wise for Session 2:

S.No Topics % wise weightage
1 General Aptitude 15%
2 Engineering Mathematics 12%
3 Fluid Mechanics 5%
4 Environmental Engineering 11%
5 R.C 5%
6 Structural analysis 3%
7 GeoTechnical Engineering 13%
8 Transportation Engineering 8%
9 CMM 4%
10 Engineering Mechanics 4%
11 Irrigation Hydrology 8%
12 Solid Mechanics 5%
13 Steel Structures 2%
14 Geomatics 5%

Detailed GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE (Session 2):

Subject Topics

No. Of Questions Topics – Questions were  asked from

Difficulty Level

Total Marks

Engineering Mathematics 1 marks- 4

2 marks- 4

Chain rule, Vector divergence. Probability, Characteristics equation, Matrix, Tangent and curve. Definite integral. Differential equation Medium 12
Fluid Mechanics 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 2

Centrifugal pump, Head loss, U-tube Medium 5
Environmental Engineering 1 marks -3

2 marks- 4

ASP, NP, AP, SWH, BOD, Total hardness, Sedimentation tank Medium 11
Structural Analysis 1 marks -1

2 marks- 1

Kinematic Indeterminacy, Rotational Easy 3
R.C.C 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 2

Concrete technology, PSC, Tests on cement Easy 5
Geotechnical Engineering 1 marks- 5

2 marks- 4

Seepage Analysis, Bearing capacity. Compaction, Earth pressure, Slopes, Pile, Shear strength. Stress distribution Tough 13
Transportation Engineering 1 marks- 4

2 marks- 2

Curves, Railway, Space headway, Rigid pavement Easy 8
CMM 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 1

CPM, PERT Easy 4
Irrigation & Hydrology 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Infiltration, Thickness polygon method, Water requirement of crops, OCF Easy 8
Engineering Mechanics 1 marks- 0

2 marks- 2

Work & Energy Methods Medium 4
Solid Mechanics 1 marks-1

2 marks- 2

Shear Strain, Deflection, Torque, Strain energy, SFD and BMD Medium 5
Steel structure 1 marks-0

2 marks- 1

Welding Easy 2
Geomatics 1 marks-1

2 marks- 2

Plane table, Geo informatics, Levelling Medium 5
General Aptitude 1 marks-5

2 marks-5

Probability, Numerical ability, Grammar Medium 15
65 100

GATE Paper Analysis 2018 for CE by GATEPSU.IN 1:

Many of the questions were concept based. Weightage given to Fliud Mechanics, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering was relatively high. Topics that were difficult were Environmental Engineering, Structural Analysis, Transportation Engineering, CMM and steel structure

Details of CE Topics asked Percentage wise for Session 1:

S.No Topics % wise weightage
1 General Aptitude 15%
2 Engineering Mathematics 15%
3 Fluid Mechanics 8%
4 Environmental Engineering 13%
5 R.C.C 3%
6 Structural analysis 7%
7 GeoTechnical Engineering 11%
8 Transportation Engineering 3%
9 CMM 2%
10 Engineering Mechanics 2%
11 Irrigation Hydrology 8%
12 Solid Mechanics 7%
13 Steel Structures 2%
14 Geomatics 4%

Detailed GATE 2018 Paper Analysis for CE (Session 1):

Subject Topics

No. Of Questions Topics – Questions were  asked from

Difficulty Level

Total Marks

Engineering Mathematics 1 marks- 9

2 marks- 3

Eigen Vector, Probability density, Continuity, Differential Equation, Numerical Method (Euler’s method, Integration), Limit (L-Hospital Rule), Matrix ( Inverse), Poisson’s Distribution, Mode & Median Easy 15
Fluid Mechanics 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Fluid Dynamics ( Force on a bend pipe), Pipe flow, Boundary layer theory, Open Channel Flow ( GVF), Open channel Flow ( Sluice Gate)

 

Medium 8
Environmental Engineering 1 marks -5

2 marks- 4

BOD, Settling Velocity, Waste Water Treatment. Noise Pollution (Equivalent Noise), Air Pollution ( Acid Rain) Tough 13
Structural Analysis 1 marks -1

2 marks- 3

Two hinged Arch (Max Beam), Slope Deflection Method, Influence line Tough 7
R.C.C 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 1

Pre stressing, IS 456

 

Medium 3
Geotechnical Engineering 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 5

Thixotropy, Bearing Capacity, Consolidation settlement, Triaxial Test, Properties of soil (Water absorption ), Liquidity index Medium 11
Transportation Engineering 1 marks- 1

2 marks- 1

Airport Engineering, Traffic Engineering Tough 3
CMM 1 marks- 0

2 marks- 1

Time Duration

 

Tough 2
Irrigation & Hydrology 1 marks- 2

2 marks- 3

Unit Hydrograph Easy 8
Engineering Mechanics 1 marks- 0

2 marks- 1

Force Velocity Medium 2
Solid Mechanics 1 marks-1

2 marks- 3

Strain Energy (Axial Load), BM & SF, Column (Euler’s Load), Medium 7
Steel structure 1 marks-0

2 marks- 1

Eccentric Connections ( Force on Bolt) Tough 2
Geomatics 1 marks-2

2 marks- 1

Bearing ( Local Attraction), EDM, Remote Sensing Easy 4
General Aptitude 1 marks-5

2 marks-5

Probability, Numerical ability, Passage, Grammar Medium 15
65 100

GATE 2018 Analysis for CE by forenoon session (Session 2)

The details of the session 1 such as a number of the questions from a particular topic, the level of the questions and total marks covered by each topic are mentioned below in the table.

Subject No. of Questions Topics Asked in Paper Level of Questions Total Marks
Engineering Mathematics 1 Marks: 92 Marks: 3 Eigen Vector, Probability Density, Continuity, Differential Equation, Numerical Method (Euler’s Method, Integration), Limit (L-Hospital Rule), Matrix (Inverse), Poisson’s Distribution, Mode and Median Easy 15
Fluid Mechanics 1 Marks: 22 Marks: 3 Fluid Dynamics (Force on a bend pipe), Pipe Flow, Boundary Layer Theory, Open Channel Flow (GVF), Open Channel Flow (Sluice Gate) Medium 8
Environmental Engineering 1 Marks: 52 Marks: 4 BOD, Settling Velocity, Waste Water Treatment, Noise Pollution (Equivalent Noise), Air Pollution (Acid Rain) Tough 13
Structural Analysis 1 Marks: 12 Marks: 3 Two hinged Arch (Max beam), Slope Deflection Mode, Influence Line Tough 7
R.C.C. 1 Marks: 12 Marks: 1 Pre-Stressing, IS 456 Medium 3
Geotechnical Engineering 1 Marks: 12 Marks: 5 Thixotropy, Bearing Capacity, Consolidation Settlement, Triaxial Test, Properties of Soil (Water Absorption), Liquidity Index Medium 11
Transportation Engineering 1 Marks: 12 Marks: 1 Airport Engineering, Traffic Engineering Tough 3
CMM 1 Marks: 02 Marks: 1 Time Duration Tough 2
Irrigation & Hydrology 1 Marks: 22 Marks: 3 Unit Hydrograph Easy 8
Engineering Mechanics 1 Marks: 02 Marks: 1 Force Velocity Medium 2
Solid Mechanics 1 Marks: 12 Marks: 3 Strain Energy (Axial Load), BM & SF, Column (Euler’s Load) Medium 7
Steel Structure 1 Marks: 02 Marks: 1 Eccentric Connections (Force on Bolt) Tough 2
Geomatics 1 Marks: 22 Marks: 1 Bearing (Local Attraction), EDM, Remote Sensing Easy 4
General Aptitude 1 Marks: 52 Marks: 5 Probability, Numerical Ability, Passage, Grammar Medium 15
Total 65 100


Important Details GATE 2018 Analysis for CE by GATEPSU.IN

The candidates planning to appear for GATE in future can check the Analysis of GATE 2018 by GATEPSU.IN.

  • As per the experts of The GATE Academy, the majority of the questions were based on the concepts.
  • The questions from General Aptitude was moderate as compared to the previous year.
  • Questions from Environmental Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, and Geotechnical Engineering were of higher marks in comparison with the other subjects.
  • The exam was based on the memory of the students.
 
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