GATE Notification 2021 – Applications Starting from 12th September 2020
The application dates of GATE 2021 are finally announced. Earlier the application process was going to begin on 14th September 2020. But now, the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) is starting on 12th September 2020. This time IIT Bombay is going to conduct the GATE 2021 in Computer- Based Mode. Engineers who want to take Master’s degree should apply for GATE. The score card of GATE will also be used by Government PSUs for recruitment. Once the scores of GATE are released, they will be valid up to 3 years. Many changes are done for the GATE 2021. Read the complete article to get the details.
GATE Notification 2021 Exam Dates
Important Dates of GATE 2021 are released by IIT Bombay. The information is tabulated below:
|Application Process Starts||12.09.2020|
|Last date of Application Process||30.09.2020|
|Last Date of extended period for Online Application||07.10.2020|
|Last Date of requesting change in Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable)||13.11.2020|
|Admit Card releases||08.01.2021|
|GATE Exam Date:||05,06,07,12,13 & 14 February 2021|
|Forenoon: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (Tentative)|
|Afternoon: 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Tentative)|
|Declaration of Results||22.03.2021|
|Score Card Available||26 th March – 31 st May 2021|
GATE Notification 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria has been changed for the year 2021, so aspirants are suggested to go through the below given table.
|Qualifying Degree||Qualifying Degree/ Examination||Description of Eligible Candidates|
|B.E./||Candidate must be a Bachelor in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology)||Currently in 3 rd year/ higher/ already completed|
|B.Arch.||Candidate must be a Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course)||Currently in 3 rd year/ higher/ already completed|
|B.Sc. (Research)/B.S.||Candidate need to have completed the Bachelor's of Science degree (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)||Currently in 3 rd year/ higher/ already completed|
|Pharm.D.||Candidate must have completed 6 years program having internship or residency training during the sixth year as part of it||Currently in 3 rd /4 th /5 th /6 th year or already completed|
|M.B.B.S.||Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the fifth/ sixth/ seventh semester or higher semester of such programme||5 th , 6 th , 7 th or already completed|
|M.Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalent||Candidates need to have a Masters in Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications/ or equivalent||Currently in the first yearor higher or already completed|
|Int. M.E. / M.Tech.||Candidates should have done Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years programme)||Currently in 1 st / 2 nd / 3 rd / 4 th year or already completed|
|Int. M.E. /M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)||Candidates should have completed Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology (5 years programme)||Currently in 3 rd /4 th /5 th year or already completed|
|Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.||Candidates applying must have completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program||Currently in 3 rd or final year or already completed|
|Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./ B.Arch.)||Candidates need to have completed B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of professional courses Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)||Completed Section A or equivalent or such professional courses|
GATE Notification 2021 Exam Pattern
- It will be conducted in online mode.
- Basically, it will be Computer Based Test (CBT).
- There will be NAT (Numerical Answer Type), MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) & MSQ (Multiple Select Question) type questions.
|Mode of Examination||Online/ Computer- Based Test|
|Total no. of questions||65|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Sections||General Aptitude and Subject Specific|
- For MCQs, there is negative marking.
- For 1 mark question, 1/3rd mark will be deducted for wrong attempt.
- For 2 marks question, 2/3rd mark will be deducted for wrong attempt.
- Negative marking will not be there in MSQs and NATs.
GATE Examination Centres
GATE 2021 will be conducted in some selected cities and towns. It will also be conducted in 6 cities of abroad.
|Zone No.||Zonal GATE Office||Tentative List of Examination Cities/ Towns|
|1||IISc Bangalore- Bengaluru- 560 012||Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Belagavi (Belgaum), Ballari (Bellary), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Davanagere, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, PortBlair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara|
|2||IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076||Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kankavli, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara|
|3||IIT Delhi, HauzKhas,||Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh, Ujjain|
|New Delhi – 110 016|
|4||IIT Guwahati||Agartala, Arrah, Asansol, Bihar Sharif, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Gangtok, Gaya, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur|
|Guwahati – 781 039|
|5||IIT Kanpur||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|Kanpur – 208 016|
|6||IIT Kharagpur||Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikakulam-Vizianagaram, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|Kharagpur – 721 302|
|7||IIT Madras||Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla – Chirala, Chengannur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry, Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal|
|Chennai – 600 036|
|8||IIT Roorkee||Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Ropar, Saharanpur, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar|
|Roorkee – 247 667|
|9||International GATE,||Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore|
GATE Exam Centres 2020 – Abroad
|GATE 2020 exam centres for internal candidates|
|City (Country)||Exam Time (Forenoon Session)||Exam Time (Afternoon Session)|
|Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)||06:30 to 09:30 Hours||11:30 to 14.30 Hours|
|Colombo (Sri Lanka)||09:00 to 12.00 Hours||14:00 to 17:00 Hours|
|Dhaka (Bangladesh)||09:30 to 12:30 Hours||14:30 to 17:30 Hours|
|Dubai (UAE)||07:30 to 10:30 Hours||12:30 to 15:30 Hours|
|Kathmandu (Nepal)||09:15 to 12:15 Hours||14:15 to 17:15 Hours|
|Singapore||11:30 to 14:30 Hours||16:30 to 19:30 Hours|
How to Apply for GATE 2021
- Click on the link https://appsgate.iitb.ac.in/ or visit official website of GATE.
- Register yourself.
- Save your registration Id and password for future purpose.
- Login with given registration number and password.
- Fill the details asked.
- Attach the asked documents.
- Submit the application form.
- Make the payment.
- And take its print-out for further usage.
Application Fee for GATE Notification 2021
|For Exam Centres in India||Fees to be paid (Rs.)||During the extended period (Rs.)|
|SC/ ST/ PwDCandidates||750||1250|
|All other candidates||1500||2000|
|For Exam Centres outside India||Fees to be paid (Rs.)||During the extended period (Rs.)|
|Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu||US $50||US $70|
|Dubai and Singapore||US $100||US $120|
GATE 2021 Admit Card
GATE 2021 Admit Card will be released on 08.01.2021 (tentative). Visit official website to download the Admit Card.