**GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam** – Here we will discuss in detail about GATE 2025 Mathematics exam. We will discuss about GATE 2025 Mathematics syllabus, exam pattern, books and preparation tips.

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## About GATE Exam

**GATE** Exam is jointly conducted by the **Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore** and the seven IIT’s (**IIT Bombay, Delhi,** **Kanpur, Guwahati, Roorkee**, **Madras and Kharagpur**).

**GATE 2025** will be organized by ** IIT Roorkee**.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory for admission and/or financial assistance to:

- Doctoral programs and Master’s programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture
- PhD in relevant discipline of science, in institutions that are supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies.
- Even in some institutions and colleges, which admit students without MHRD assistantship/scholarship, qualifying in GATE is a mandatory.
- Many PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) use GATE Exam score in their recruitment process.

## Eligibility for GATE 2025 Exam

A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program

OR

Candidate who has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible.

**Age Limit:** No age limit

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## GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam Schedule

GATE 2025 exam will be held on February 1, 2, 15 & 16, 2025.

Exact Date for GATE Mathematics 2025 will be announced later.

## Scheme of GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam

GATE 2025 exam will be in **ONLINE **Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

In GATE Mathematics Exam there will be 65 questions of total **100 marks** and exam will be of **3 hours**

**Virtual Scientific Calculator** will be available on the computer screen During the examination. Wristwatches, calculators, mobile phones, Personal or any other electronic devices are **NOT allowed **in the exam hall.

For rough work Scribble pads will be provided to the candidates.

Mode of Examination | Online Computer Based Test (CBT) |

Duration | 3 hours |

Total Marks | 100 |

## Pattern of GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam

**GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam Marking Scheme**

There will be two section containing **65 questions** carrying a total of **100 marks**.

Section | Distribution of Marks | Total Marks | Types of questions |

General Ability | 5 questions of 1 mark each 5 questions of 2 marks each | 15 marks | MCQ |

Mathematics | 25 questions of 1 mark each 30 questions of 2 marks each | 85 marks | MCQ, MSQ and NAT |

**First section** **(General Aptitude section)**

In this section there will be 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks.

These questions will be on General Aptitude (GA) to test the Analytical Skills and Language.

This section will carry **15** marks out of which 5 questions are of 1 Mark and 5 questions of 2 Marks each.

**Second Section (Mathematics Section)**

This section will contain questions from GATE Mathematics syllabus.

There will be 55 questions carrying a total of 85 marks.

This section will contain 25 questions carrying 1 mark each (sub-total 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2 marks each (sub-total 60 marks) consisting of MCQ, MSQ and NAT Questions.

### Types of Questions in GATE Mathematics 2025 Exam

There will be three types of questions – MCQ, MSQ, NAT.

Details of these types of questions is as follows –

**Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)**

These questions carry **1 **or **2 **marks each. These questions will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to select (mark), the correct answer.

**Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)**

These carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have choice of four answers, out of which ONE or MORE than ONE choice(s) are correct.

There is NO negative marking for a wrong answer for these questions. Also NO partial credit for choosing partially correct combinations of choices or any single wrong choice.

**Numerical Answer Type (NAT)** **Questions**

These questions carry **1 **or **2 **marks each. The answer is a signed real number for these questions, which needs to be entered by using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor (computer’s keyboard will be disabled).

The answer can be an integer only such as **40 **or **-40**. The answer may be in decimals as **40.1** or **40.01** or **-40.001**.

The candidates need to make an answer upto the said decimal point as instructed in question.

Appropriate range will be considered for numerical answer type questions so that the candidate is not penalized due to round-off errors.

It is better to give NAT answer up to three decimal places wherever required and possible.

### GATE Mathematics 2025 Negative Marking Scheme

Negative Marking in GATE Mathematics exam will be as follows –

Type of question | Negative marking for Each wrong answer |

MCQ | 1/3for 1 mark questions 2/3 for 2 marks questions |

MSQ | No negative marking |

NAT | No negative marking |

## GATE General Aptitude Syllabus

Syllabus for General Aptitude section is common for all subjects of GATE Exam.

This section contains questions from

Verbal Aptitude |

Quantitative Aptitude |

Analytical Aptitude |

Spatial Aptitude |

For complete details of this section and syllabus pdf visit – **GATE General Aptitude**

## GATE Mathematics 2025 Syllabus

**Structure of GATE Mathematics Syllabus**

Sections/Units | Topics |

Section 1 | Calculus |

Section 2 | Linear Algebra |

Section 3 | Real Analysis |

Section 4 | Complex Analysis |

Section 5 | Ordinary Differential equations |

Section 6 | Algebra |

Section 7 | Functional Analysis |

Section 8 | Numerical Analysis |

Section 9 | Partial Differential Equations |

Section 10 | Topology |

Section 11 | Linear Programming |

For detailed Syllabus Visit – **GATE Mathematics Syllabus**

## GATE Mathematics Books and Study Material

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## GATE Mathematics Previous Years Question Paper PDF

Previous years questions papers will be very useful for understanding the exam pattern, finding important topics and for practice.

Here at **Zero Vigyan Mathematics** we provide the previous year’s question papers of GATE Mathematics and Mock Test Papers.

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