GATE 2020, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility

GATE 2020 is going to be conjointly organized by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). It is a national level examination conducted to provide admission into M.Tech and M.Sc programmes in Engineering, Technology and design fields. Also, candidates can get admission into numerous branches of Ph.D. through this test. Admission is going to be provided to the qualified candidates in numerous NITs, IITs, GFTIs, IIS and different notable establishments.

Using the GATE scores, candidates also will get achievement in numerous PSUs for junior engineer. During this article, we’ve provided complete details regarding GATE 2020 as well as applying form, important dates, eligibility, test pattern, hall ticket, result etc.

GATE Notification 2020:


GATE 2020 Dates:

Below we have provided the tentative schedule of GATE Exam 2020.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Registration Started1st week of September 2019
Application form submission last date4th week of September 2019
Application correction window starts4th week of November 2019
Registration with late fee Last date1st week of October 2019
Corrections in Category/PwD Status/Gender/Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilitiesLast week of October to1st week of November 2019
Last date to make changes in exam city by paying additional fee3rd week of November 2019
Availability of Mock TestNovember 2019
Admit Card Downloading1st week of January 2020
GATE Exam 20201st to 2nd week of February 2020
Answer Key ReleasedFebruary 2020
Results Declaration3rd week of March 2020
Score Card Release3rd week of March to last week of May 2020
Counselling process begins1st week of April 2020

GATE 2020 New Changes Introduced

The new changes introduced for GATE is mentioned below:

The entrance exam of GATE are going to be organized for twenty-four papers. a replacement paper of Statistics has been other within the programme.
IIT Delhi is predicted to conduct GATE 2020.

GATE Application Form 2020:

Candidates will undergo the entire details of GATE 2020 below:

The Application form of GATE 2020 is released within the initial week of September 2019 tentatively.
Applicants ought to register and fill the applying form through on-line portal. the entire application method cancontains – on-line Registration, filling the applying form, uploading of documents and paying the applying fee.
Candidates can ought to transfer the scanned pictures of photograph, signature degree certificates.
Last date to submit the applying form are until the fourth week of September 2019.
Candidates should confirm to go through the entire eligibility criterion and alternative details on-line.
Before filling the applying form, candidates should be prepared with the documents like qualifying degree certificate, class certificate, PwD certificate (if applicable) for the uploading method.

Application Correction

Candidates can even create correction within the details of application form once the board can open the applying correction window. The Correction window can open within the fourth week of Nov 2019 tentatively.

To make necessary changes within the details of the applying, further total of fee needs to be paid by the candidates. Changes or modification is created solely in a number of the main points like date of birth, communication address, category, gender and graduation details.

The details like E-mail Id, telephone number, test paper name cannot be corrected within the application form.

GATE Application Fees:

Applicants ought to pay the applying fee through on-line mode (debit/credit card/net banking) solely. Check below the applying fee for numerous class candidates and for numerous test cities.

For Exam Centers Situated in India

CategoriesApplication Fee
For UR/Other category candidatesINR.1500
For ST/SC/PwD/Female candidatesINR.750
Late FeeINR.500

For Exam Centers Situated in Foreign Countries (All categories)

CountriesApplication Fee
Singapore and DubaiUS$100
Addis Ababa, Kathmandu, Colombo and DhakaUS$50
Late FeeUS$20

GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

Go through the entire eligibility criterion of GATE 2020 below filling the applying form:

General Eligibility
Nationality: Indian National and Foreign National candidates can apply.
Age: there’s no minimum or max age limit to use.
Course Wise Eligibility

For B.Arch Programme
Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate should have passed 5 years of Bachelor’s degree in design from a recognized board or university.
Appearing: Candidates those who are presently within the final year of their qualifying test may apply. The passing year should not be later than 2020.

For B.Tech/ B.Pharm/BE Programme
Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology when twelfth examination OR
He/she should have passed with three years Bachelor’s degree when B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology.

For M.Sc/MCA/MA Programme
Qualifying Exam: Candidate should hold Master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Computer Applications/Statistics or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Appearing: Candidates in their final year of their qualifying test may apply. The passing year should not be later than 2020.

For Integrated M.Tech/ME (Post-B.Sc)
Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have passed four years of Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programme in Engineering or Technology from a recognized board or university.
Appearing: Candidates those who are presently in their final year of qualifying test are eligible to use. The passing year should not be later than 2022.

For BS/B.Sc (Research) Programme
Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have completed his/her Bachelor’s degree in Science when Post credentials OR
He/she when his/her 10+2 level should have passed with Bachelor’s degree with Science stream.

For Integrated B.S./M.S or Integrated M.Sc Programme
Qualifying Exam: Passed Integrated M.Sc. or 5years Integrated B.S.- M.S. program or presently attending within the final year
Appearing: Candidates showing within the current year area unit eligible and therefore the year of qualification should not be later than 2020.

For International candidates
Candidates from Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and UAE countries will look for admission by satisfying the below criteria:

Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate should have completed his/her Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Master’s Degree from relevant science subjects.
Appearing: Candidates Attending in their final year of qualifying test are eligible.

GATE Exam Pattern 2020

Check below the entire test pattern of GATE 2020:

Exam Mode and Date: GATE 2020 test are conducted within the initial to the second week of February 2020 in on-line CBT mode.
Number and kind of Questions: there’ll be a total of sixty five queries within the paper. queries are of multiple selection and numerical type.
Total Marks: The test is of total a hundred marks.
Time Duration: Total time period to finish the paper are of three hours.
Sections: The question paper can contain total of three sections – General ability, Engineering arithmetic and Subject Specification Section.
Marking Scheme: For MCQs and NATs, numerous queries are of one or two marks. In MCQs of one mark, 1/3 marks are subtracted for wrong responses. For MCQs of two mark, 2/3 marks are subtracted for incorrect answers. there’ll be no negative marking for numerical kind queries.
In the table given below, candidates can bear the queries and marks distribution for varied sections of the paper:

TopicsNo. of Queries and Marks per partNumber of queriesMaximum Marks
General Aptitude (GA)5 questions of 1 mark each and 5 questions of 2 mark each1015
Question Papers other than GG, XE and XL25 questions of 1 mark each and 30 questions of 2 mark each5585
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics)PART A (Compulsory Section)PART B5585
25 questions of 1 mark eachSection I (Geology) and Section II (Geophysics) (Attempt Any 1 question):

30 questions of 2 mark each

XE Paper (Engineering Sciences)Section A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory):Sections B to H: (Attempt Any Two)5585
7 questions of 1 mark each and4 questions of2 marks each9questions of 1 mark each and13questions of2 marks each
XL Paper (Life Sciences)Section P Chemistry (Compulsory Section):Sections Q to U: (Attempt Any 2)5585
5questions of 1 mark each and10questions of2 marks each10questions of 1 mark each and10 questions of2

GATE Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for GATE 2020 are going to be released by the board in PDF Format on-line. varied topics are going to be enclosed within the course of study from the topics of Engineering arithmetic, General ability and specific subject of the paper.

GATE 2020 Preparation Tips

To qualify the entrance test of GATE 2020, candidates can take help of below preparation tips:

Go through the entire course of study, marking pattern and test pattern of the entrance examination. Candidates will check these details through on-line mode.
Make a study routine and follow it strictly daily.
For an honest follow willdidates can solve previous year test papers and sample papers.
Go for varied on-line or offline mock tests to understand your preparation standards and build improvement consequently.
Prepare from smart study material offered suggested by the qualified students and professionals.

GATE Admit Card 2020

GATE 2020 Hall Ticket/Admit Card are going to be created obtainable for transfer few days before the entranceexamination. solely the candidates those who have with success submitted their application can get admit cards within the initial week of January 2019.

The Admit card are often downloaded on-line by coming into enrollment id/email address and password. No candidate is going to be provided admit cards through email or post.

GATE Answer Key 2020

The Board can publish the answer key of GATE 2020 for varied programmes and subjects severally. Candidates are going to be ready to access the answer key by on-line mode.

Candidates can even submit their objections or suggestions for the solution key by paying a particular quantity of fee among a given period of time.

GATE Result 2020

GATE 2020 Result are going to be declared within the third week of March 2020 tentatively. Candidates will check the results from the web portal and conjointly transfer their scorecard by getting into their identification number and date of birth.

The marks of the candidates are going to be calculated out of a hundred whereas the scores are going to be derived out of a thousand after standardization method.

GATE 2020 Scorecard

The scorecard of GATE 2020 are going to be valid for 3 years when the discharge of results. No candidate are going to be provided scorecard by offline mode. It is downloaded from the third week of March to the last week of March 2020.

To obtain the scorecard candidates need to enter their enrollment id and password through on-line displayedd within the record book are going to be candidates name, score, marks, All India rank, gender, identification number, qualifying status, photograph and signature etc.

GATE 2020 Cut off

Looking back to the previous cut off trends of GATE, below we’ve got provided the expected cut off marks of GATE 2020 for numerous streams:

Petroleum Engineering39.826.535.8
Computer Science2516.6022.50
Mechanical Engineering34.723.131.2
Chemical Engineering37.825.134
Civil Engineering26.9017.924.20
Electronics and Communication2516.622.5

GATE Counseling 2020

After GATE 2020 results are going to be declared, designated candidates need to apply for admission in IITs severally. The Board won’t conduct any centralized counsel for the admission of the qualified candidates.

However, for admission in M.Tech/ M.Plan/M.Arch programmes centralized counseling is going to control for admission into all NITs and varied centrally funded establishments. it’ll begin from the primary week of April 2020.

During the counsel method, candidates need to build a selection of course and faculties as per their preferences. As per the rank secured within the examination, filled selections, convenience of seats and class of candidates, seats are going to be allotted in numerous establishments for admission.

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