GATE 2021: CCMT Counselling (Started), Score Card, Cut Off, Admission

GATE 2021 CCMT Counselling has been started. COAP Admission Offers (Round 4) has been released on 18th June 2021. GATE 2021 exams are going to be organized by IIT’s and IISc, Bangalore on a rotation basis. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) may be a national level examination. These Exams provide admission to Masters and doctoral programs. I.e., doctoral Programmes in Engineering / Technology/architecture and scholar Program in relevant Branches of Science.

GATE 2021 will be organized by the IIT Bombay, the Exam will be held from 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th & 14th February 2021. Complete info concerning GATE 2021 is going to be given to candidates concerning pre-examination (application submission, eligibility, test centers, etc.) Examination (pattern , marks/score etc ) & Post-Examination(answers , results , and scorecard ) etc sections.

GATE 2021 Notification – CCMT Counselling Started

GATE 2021 COAP Admission Offers for Round 4 has been released on 18th June 2021 through login. Click here to login.

GATE 2021 CCMT Counselling Registration has been started from 8th June 2021. Click here to register.

GATE 2021 Highlights:

Exam Name GATE 2021
Full-Form of GATE Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Types of Exam PG Level
Level of Exam National Level
Courses Offered Engineering and Technology
Organizing Body (IITM) Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mode of Application  Online
Mode of Exam  Online (CBT)
Date of Exam  5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th & 14th February 2021
Exam Duration 02 Hours 30 Minutes & 03 Hours
Official website

GATE 2021 Quick Links:

Application Form/Registration Click Here
Eligibility Criteria Click Here
Exam Pattern  Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Exam Centers Click Here
Result Click Here
Contact Helpline Number Click Here
What is Petroleum Engineering? Click Here
Books for GATE Preparation Click Here

GATE 2021 Exam Dates:

Only Tentative dates are obtainable for GATE 2021. However, any update concerning dates is going to be given on this web site.:

Events Dates (Announced)
Online Application form opens 11th September 2020
Closing of submission of application form 8th October 2020
Last date for submission of application fee (an additional fee will be applicable) 14th October 2020
Change of category, paper & exam city (an additional fee will be applicable) 28th October to 13th November 2020
Choice of exam city edit 13th to 15th December 2020
Admit Card availability 8th January 2021
GATE 2021 Examination 5th – 7th and 12th – 14th February 2021
Final Answer Key 18th March 2021
Announcement of Result 20th March 2021
Cut Off 20th March 2021
Score card available 27th March 2021
COAP Counselling Started
CCMT Counselling 8th June 2021


GATE 2021 Application Form

Complete details are given here relating to the application form :

Candidates are needed to refill the registration form and apply online through the official website.
To appear for GATE 2021, application forms are going to be obtainable from the First Week of Sep to the primary week of October.
Scanned pictures and signature should be uploaded to the websites’ form for registering.
Photograph : Maximum Size: 480×640 pixels, Minimum Size: 240×320 pixels & Dimension: 3.5cm × 4.5cm
SIGNATURE : Maximum Size: 160×560, Minimum Size: 80×280 pixels & Dimension: 2cm × 7cm.
Certificate of qualifying degree, class Certificates, Dyslexic Certificates are to be uploaded on-line wherever ever applicable.
A possibility of 3 cities is out there to the candidates for GATE 2021.
Appropriate ID variety should be filled in wherever it’s such, I.e., Aadhar-UID, College ID, license, worker ID, Passport, PAN Card(Permanent Account Number), And citizen ID.
No emails need to be sent to the officers with the hard copy.
However, a printed copy ought to behold by candidates for any future references.

GATE 2021 Application Fee:

The application fee is going to be deposited through online mode by using either internet banking or debit card or Mastercard.
The fee is going to be non-refundable & non-transferable.
The fee details are given below within the table:

For Exam Centres
in India
During the 
Extended Period
Female candidates Rs. 750/- Rs. 1250/-
SC/ST/PwD* category candidates Rs. 750/- Rs. 1250/-
All other candidates Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2000/-/
For Exam Centres outside
India (All Candidates)
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu US$ 50/- US$ 70/-
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100/- US$ 120/-

GATE Application Form Correction 2021:

It is acknowledged that the appliance form is going to be filled with utmost care on not accommodate any mistakes or corrections. However, the candidates are going to be allowed to change their city center.

Other details concerning the GATE Application’s Correction are given below:

Candidates will create the correction within the examination city from the third week of November 2020 with a correction fee of Rs. 400.
Last year, the correction was tired Gender, class, and PwD status with Rs. 750 as a correction fee.
Part of this, the establishment has additionally provided a correction facility within the name of the Candidate, Date of Birth, Name of Parent/Guardian, Qualifying Degree, Year of Qualifying Degree graduated within the higher than a degree? by sending a request to officers together with a document proof without that no corrections are going to be created.
No corrections are allowed once the Third week of November.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions):

  1. Question: How many papers I can apply in the GATE exam?

    Answer: You can appear for 1 or 2 subjects (as per the prescribed set of combinations) in the GATE exam. There is a total of 27 papers. 

  2. Question: Is there any new Paper/Subject added this year?

    Answer: Two new subject papers have been added this year – Environmental Science & Engineering and Humanities & Social Sciences.

  3. Question: When will the GATE exam held?

    Answer: The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will be held on February 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14, 2021.

  4. Question: Can I make changes in the application form details after the submission of the form?

    Answer: Yes, corrections are allowed to the candidates when the authority will open the correction facility till the last date of correction. 

  5. Question: Am I eligible for GATE after completing my 10+2+3?

    Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply for the GATE. As per the new changes made in the eligibility, students who have completed their 10+2+2 or 10+3+1 and are in their 3rd year of UG degree/ higher years of study/ graduated in any government-approved degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Technology/ Science/ Arts/ Commerce are eligible to apply.

  6. Question: Is there any age limit to apply for GATE?

    Answer: No, there is no age limit.

  7. Question: Can I apply for more than one application form?

    Answer: No, you can submit only one application form.

  8. Question: I have done my fee payment online and the amount was also deducted from my bank account, but still it is showing fee payment has been failed, what to do now?

    Answer: You must make a fresh payment. The amount of the previous payment will be credited back to your account within a few days.

  9. Question: Can I carry a calculator in the examination hall?

    Answer: No, you are not allowed to carry a calculator in the exam hall but you will be provided with a virtual scientific calculator at the exam hall.

  10. Question: I have made a mistake in uploading the signature and photograph, so my application form will be accepted?

    Answer: No, your application form will get rejected.

  11. Question: I am studying in the qualifying final year of my degree, what certificate should I upload the apply?

    Answer: If you are in the final year of the qualifying degree, you are required to upload a Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute in which you are studying.

  12. Question: How can I register for GATE 2021?

    Answer: You can register for GATE 2021 by online mode through the official website

GATE Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates are needed to examine by themselves the eligibility criteria that are as follows:
Indian & Foreign National candidates are eligible to attend.
Age Criteria:
There will be no age limit criteria to attend.

NOTE: Candidates those who have applied for GATE 2021 from countries apart from India should have completed their four years bachelor’s degree and 2 years master’s degree.

GATE Exam Pattern 2021

Complete information about the test pattern is provided below:

Papers: GATE examination are conducted for twenty-three subjects/ documents in February 2021.
Exam Mode: The exams are conducted on Computers. won’t be conducted on the paper kind
Type of queries: solely MCQ (Multiple selection Questions) are asked together with Numerical Questions.
Attempt: Candidates will seem solely in anybody’s paper of the GATE examination. I.e., they can not seem in multiple papers.
Session: Examination are command in 2 sessions, i.e., Morning (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) & Afternoon (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM). there’ll be a break between the 2 exams of two hours.
Duration: The examination period is of 3 hours.
Number of Questions: A total of sixty-five queries are asked within the examination.
Marks: The question paper is of one hundred marks.
Section Common in all GATE Papers: it’s required to try the General aptitude (GA) section for everybody.

Marking Scheme:

The pattern of Queries Marks Allotted Negative Marking
Multiple Choice
Queries (MCQ)
1 or 2 marks For the 1-mark queries,
1/3 marks will be deducted.
For two marks queries,
2/3 mark will be deducted.
Numerical Answer
Type (NAT)
1 or 2 marks No negative marking

Marks & Questions Distribution:

Sections No. of Queries & Marks  
General Aptitude (GA) 5 Queries carrying 1- mark each & 5 Queries carrying 2-marks each.  
Question Papers
other than GG, XE and XL
25 Queries carrying 1-mark each & 30 questions carrying 2-marks each.  
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics) PART A (Compulsory) PART B
  25 Queries carrying
1-mark each

Section 1 (Geology) & Section 2 (Geophysics) (Attempt Any One):

30 queries carrying 2-marks each.

XE Paper
(Engineering Sciences)
Section A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory): Sections B to H:
(Attempt Any Two)
  Seven Queries are carrying 1-mark each & 4 questions carrying 2-marks each. 9 queries were carrying
1-mark each &
13 questions carrying 2-marks.
XL Paper
(Life Sciences)
Section P Chemistry (Compulsory): Sections Q to U:
(Attempt Any Two)
  Five Queries are carrying 1-mark each & 10 questions carrying 2-marks each. 10 queries carrying 1-mark each & 10 queries carrying 2-marks each.

GATE Syllabus 2021

Each paper can have a special course of study. The test is conducted for twenty-three Subjects. The Conducting Authority can release the syllabus in PDF format. The detailed info is as follows:

General aptitude (GA): Verbal Ability & Numerical Ability.

Aerospace Engineering (AE): Engineering arithmetic, Flight Mechanics, space Dynamics, mechanics, Structures, Propulsion.

Agricultural Engineering (AG): Engineering arithmetic, Farm Machinery, Farm Power, Soil and Conservation Engineering, Irrigation and emptying Engineering, etc.

Architecture and designing (AR): design and architecture, Building Materials, Construction and Management, Building and Structure, Environmental planning and design, etc.

Biotechnology (BT): Engineering arithmetic, General Biotechnology, recombinant DNA Technology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, etc.

Civil Engineering (CE): Engineering arithmetic, Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, etc.

Chemical Engineering (CH): Engineering arithmetic, method Calculations and physics, mechanics and Mechanical Operations, etc.

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS): Engineering arithmetic, Digital Logic, pc Organization and design, Programming and knowledge Structures, etc.
Chemistry (CY): chemistry, chemistry.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC): Engineering arithmetic, Networks, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, etc.

Electrical Engineering (EE): Engineering arithmetic, electrical Circuits, magnetism Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, etc.

Ecology and Evolution (EY): Ecology, Evolution, arithmetic and Quantitative Ecology, activity Ecology, etc.

Geology and geology (GG): Common Section (Earth and Planetary system, Weathering and soil formation, etc.), earth science.

Instrumentation Engineering (IN): Engineering arithmetic, Electrical Circuits, Signals and Systems, Management Systems, etc.

Mathematics (MA): algebra, advanced Analysis, Real Analysis, Algebra, purposeful Analysis, Numerical Analysis, etc.

Mechanical Engineering (ME): Engineering arithmetic, Applied Mechanics, and Design, mechanics and Thermal Sciences, etc.

Mining Engineering (MN): Engineering arithmetic, Mine Development, and mensuration, Geomechanics and ground control, etc.

Metallurgical Engineering (MT): Engineering arithmetic, physics and Rate Processes, Extractive science, etc.

Petroleum Engineering (PE): algebra, crude Formation analysis, Oil and well Testing, etc.
Physics (PH): Mathematical Physics, Newtonian mechanics, magnetism Theory, physics, and applied math Physics, etc.

Production and engineering (PI): Engineering arithmetic, General Engineering, producing Processes I, Quality and reliability, etc.

Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF): Engineering arithmetic, Textile Fibers, material manufacture, Structure, and Properties, etc.

Engineering arithmetic (XE-A), mechanics (XE-B), Materials Science (XE-C), Solid Mechanics (XE-D), physics (XE-E), chemical compound Science and Engineering (XE-F), Food Technology (XE-G), atmospherical and Oceanic Sciences (XE-H).

Chemistry (XL-P), biochemistry (XL-Q), botany (XL-R), microbiology (XL-S), zoological science (XL-T) & Food Technology (XL-U).

GATE Preparation Tips 2021

Some tips do are available handy to realize an edge for the exam preparations.

Thorough understanding of test pattern and info
Solving the previous year’s queries.
Best study material is needed for the preparation of GATE Exams.
Candidates should prepare a timetable and follow consequently.
Yoga offers mental stability and will increase concentration.
Online Mock tests are obtainable in all the topics.

GATE 2021 Admit Card

Admit card is provided on-line by coming into enrollment id/ Email address and password.
No physical copies are sent by post.
You can transfer GATE Hall ticket 2021 beginning the primary week of Jan 2021
Biometric Examination (Photograph and Finger Prints ) are taken of chosen students
Candidates should carry ID Proof in Original throughout the day of examination.
Admit Card ought to be downloaded in Color.

GATE 2021 Answer Key

Answer Keys are generated many days when the examination. Candidates Can Check it on-line.
GATE Answer Key 2021 is free on completely different dates. Candidates will submit their objection against Answer Keys among a particular Time and when payment of Stipulated fee.

GATE Result 2021

Candidates can check GATE 2021 end in the third week of March 2021.
The result is declared solely through on-line mode.
It will be viewed by coming into the enrollment range/registration number & date of birth.
No result/rank is sent through offline mode or the other mode.

GATE 2021 Score Card

GATE score card 2021 is valid for 3 years when the announcement of the result.
Candidates ought to transfer their scorecard within the fourth week of March 2021.
If candidates need a soft copy of it when the last date, they need to pay Rs. five hundred for getting similar until last week of December 2021.

GATE 2021 Cut off

Cut Off Percentages / Marks are released when the announcement of the result.

It is the minimum marks that candidates need to get within the examination to urge admission into numerous PG courses.
Cut off are revealed through on-line mode per the classes & papers.
We’ve updated the previous year qualifying cut off marks.

GATE Counseling 2021

NO Centralized counsel facility is obtainable or provided by examining authority.
Candidates got to apply several for every IIT.
CCMT is going to be conducted for entry into all NITs and different centrally funded institutions.
A valid card is critical for application into counseling.
Candidates who have passed in 2019 and 2020 may also apply.
At the time of registering for counseling, candidates can be got to fill in their desired faculty preference.
Rank, the alternative of faculty, Seat accessibility are to be met for securing your admission./ allotment of seat.

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