01 Mar 2022

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GATE Answer Key 2022 (Released) – Download PDF from GOAPS Portal


Indian Institute Of Technology, IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE 2022 answer in PDF format. The answer key is one of the most important documents that will help you cross-check your answers in the examination. Through the answer key, you will be able to raise objections against the Answer key when required. IIT Kharagpur will release the Answer Key along with Question Papers on the official GATE website i.e IITKharagpur. You can check the answer key to evaluate your projected score in the GATE exam 2022
The answer key will show the correct answer to those questions that are being asked in the GATE Exam 2022. It will help you to evaluate the scores, not the actual marks. If at any point you feel your answer was correct, you can raise objections against the answer key. You will have to pay a particular fee for every question before the last date of objection submission date. Our blog will give a complete idea of more details about the GATE 2022 Answer key, how to download the GATE official Answer key, Calculate the score, how to raise objections, and check GATE response sheet 2022.

GATE Answer Key 2022: Important Dates

Important Event Dates
GATE Exam 2022 Date February 5,6, 12, and 13, 2022
GATE Response Sheet Release 15 February 2022
GATE Answer Key 2022  21 February 2022
GATE Answer Key Challenge February 22 to 25, 2022
Final GATE Answer Key 01st Week March 2022
GATE 2022 Result 17 March 2022
GATE Score Card 21 March 2022

How To Download GATE 2022 Answer Key?
Here are some steps to download the GATE 2022 Answer Key –

  • Open the official website of GOAPS i.e iitkgp.ac.in

  • Search for the link to download the Answer key

  • Click on the link to download it

  • GATE Exam 2022 question papers will be released along with the answer key

  • Click on the answer key PDF that you wish to download

  • A PDF file will be saved on your screen. You can check it

You should download the GATE 2022 Answer key to check the responses and accordingly raise an objection. Save it in your system for future purposes
How To Calculate The Score Using The GATE 2022 Answer Key?
To calculate the score using the GATE 2022 Answer key you can follow the steps given below. Calculate the total number of right answers and allocate the marks. And then calculate the overall marks.
Firstly, you will have to tally the total negative marks for the wrong attempt. (Remember only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will have negative marking. There will be no negative marking for NAT questions).

You have to do the calculation like:

  • MCQ Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

  • Total marks (1 mark) = 1 x no. of correct attempts – 1/3 x no. of wrong attempts

  • Total marks (2 marks) = 2 x number of correct attempts – 2/3 x number of wrong attempts

  • NAT Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

Your Formula To Calculate: Total marks = Total marks secured for correct response – Negative marks for wrong response.
How To Challenge The GATE 2022 Answer Key?
When you figure out any mistake in the provisional GATE 2022 answer key you can challenge it by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official site of GOAPS

  • Open the “Contest Answer Key” Tab

  • You will then be redirected to the payment gateway 

  • For Indian candidates, you will have to make the payment of ₹ 500 and for NRIs, it will be the US $ 10. The payment has to be done through online mode

  • Once the payment is done, you will have to enter the question number you want to challenge

  • You will also have to provide the right justification or say debate for the contest (max 500 characters)

  • Also, you will have to attach the necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format, before you hit the submit button of the objection raised.

It’s advisable to check the question serial number mentioned on the official question paper released on the website when you challenge the GATE official Answer Key 2022. Besides, you should specify the section name and question number in the supporting documents before you upload the documents.
How To Check GATE 2022 Response Sheet?
GATE response sheet 2022 was released on 15 February 2022 through online mode by the authorities. You can check it using the following steps:-

  • Login to the GOAPS Portal

  • Click on the “View Response Sheet” button on the screen and check your sheet 

  • You will be able to see the responses on the screen

  • Save your score sheet in the PDF format and raise an objection if required

After GATE 2022 Answer key is released, the IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE results for the candidates who had appeared for the GATE 2022 examination. To check the results, the applicants will have to log in using the GATE enrolment number of ID, registration number & password, or email address. GATE 2022 result will help applicants to check their GATE scores out of 100 marks, All India Rank (AIR), and the qualifying marks.
The exam conducting body will calculate the GATE score by using raw marks being obtained in chosen GATE papers. For those GATE papers, which have more than one session, the score normalization process is done by the GATE exam conducting body. 

Importance Of GATE 2022 Answer Key

  • GATE Answer Key 2022 will have the correct responses to the questions being asked in the actual examination

  • The candidates will be able to calculate their probable score by referring to the GATE official answer key. It will help the candidates to anticipate the GATE scores before the results are announced.

  • Moreover, the applicants will be able to use the facility of raising the objection against the particular answer key within the specified time period, if you will find any objection against the GATE 2022 Answer key

  • IIT Kharagpur will consider the objections submitted by the candidates along with valid debate (max 500 char) before the GATE result 2022 declaration 

  • The GATE answer key will provide complete transparency for the admission procedure

Steps to Calculate The Probable GATE Score
The benefit of having the GATE official answer key will be you get to know the estimated GATE score and predict which institute and program you can likely get under this projected score. Before you calculate, candidates you should note the following points – 
There won’t be negative marking for NAT Questions

  • For 1-mark MCQs, 1/3rd marks will get deducted for the wrong answer 

  • For 2-mark MCQs, 2/3 marks will get deducted for wrong answers

With the help of the provisional GATE 2022 Answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score. The steps to calculate the probable score is given below –
MCQs calculation = correct answer X 1 (1 mark) + correct answer X 2 (2 marks) – incorrect answer X 1/3rd (1 mark) + 2/3rd (2 mark)
NAT Questions = Correct Answer X 1 (1 mark) + correct answer X 2 (2 marks)
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Few FAQs related to GATE 2022 Answer Key
How to download the GATE 2022 Answer Key?
You can find the steps in our blog to download the GATE Answer key 
What is the formula to calculate the GATE score from GATE Answer Key?
Total marks = Total marks secured for correct response – Negative marks for wrong response
Can I challenge the GATE official answer key 2022?
Yes, you can challenge the GATE answer key and the steps are given in our blog. 
What is the fee to raise objection in GATE Answer Key 2022?
For Indian candidates, it is ₹500 and for NRI candidates its US $10
Who will release the official GATE answer key 2022?
IIT Kharagpur will release the official GATE official answer key 2022

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