iPATE Exam pattern

CII – iPATE 2020 Exam Pattern | Detailed Exam Pattern of iPATE

CII – iPATE 2020 Exam Pattern – iPATE is an online exam launched by the confederation by Indian Industry (CII) for engineering students and graduates.

CII – iPATE 2020 Exam Pattern

1. Exam Structure

iPATE exam pattern is given below

  • iPATE Exam Duration: 3 Hours
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks
  • 1 Mark per question
  • Negative Marking: 1/2 Mark
  • Question Patterns: Multiple Choice or Numerical type

2. Exam Sections

iPATE Exam is divided into 3 sections:

  • Section-I: Management skills
  • Section-II: Basic Professional skills
  • Section-III: Engineering skills and acumen

Section I : Cognitive Abilities

20 Questions
20 Marks

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • English Communication

Section II: Professional Abilities

20 Questions
20 Marks

  • Project Management
  • Health, Safety & Risk Management
  • Environmental Laws
  • Social Responsibility & Ethics
  • Finance & Accounts
  • Legal, Contracts & Arbitration

Section III (A): Technical Abilities

10 Questions
10 Marks

  • Physics & Chemistry (10+2 level)

Section III (B): Technical Abilities

50 Questions
50 Marks

  • Engineering Disciplines with respective Subjects

Detailed iPATE Exam Pattern

Examination Duration

  • iPATE exam is of 3 hours duration and consists of total 100 questions for 100 marks.
  • iPATE examination is an ONLINE computer-based test, at the end of the stipulated time (3 hours), the online system will automatically close the Exam inhibiting any further action.
  • Candidates will be allowed to sit on their allotted seats 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the examination.
  • Candidates will NOT be permitted to enter the examination hall after 10:00 hours in the 1st session and after 15:00 hours in the 2nd session.
  • Candidates will NOT be allowed to leave the examination hall before the end of the exam.

iPATE Exam Pattern of Questions

  • Question types shall be Multiple Choice (MCQ) or Numerical type, carrying 1 mark each in all of the sections.
  • Questions are objective and comprehensive in nature, and the candidate has to select (mark) or put the correct answer.
  • Section-I shall examine the Management skills of the candidate.
  • Section-II shall examine the Professional skills of the candidate, which emphasizes on basic knowledge.
  • Section-III shall examine the Engineering skills and acumen of the candidate, which emphasizes the functional and practical aspects of Engineering Subjects.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/2 mark for wrong answer, which will be deducted.

Total Marks

There will be a total of 100 questions carrying 100 marks. the details are as follows:

Section I : Cognitive Abilities

Quantitative Aptitude
Analytical Reasoning
Data Interpretation
English Communication
20 Questions carrying 20 Marks
Section II : Professional Abilities
Project Management
Finance & Accounts
Legal, Contracts & Arbitration
Environmental Laws
Health, Safety & Risk Management
Social Responsibility & Ethics
20 Questions carrying 20 Marks
Section III (A) : Technical Abilities
Physics & Chemistry (10+2 level) 10 Questions carrying 10 Marks
Section III (B) : Technical Abilities
Engineering Discipline-wise Subjects 50 Questions carrying 50 Marks