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    GATE 2021- GATE stands for graduate aptitude test in engineering. GATE 2021 is going to conduct by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. the notification of GATE 2021 has been released by the organization for conducting the body. The online application form of GATE has been release on 14 September 2020. the last date to fill the online application form of GATE 2021 will be 30 September 2020 7th October 2020. Applicants can change exam city after registration only on the selective dates such as 28 October 2020 to 13 September 2020. GATE 2021 is going to conduct from 5 February 2021 to 7 February 2021 and 12 February 2021 to 14 February 2021. There will be a relaxation has been given by the organization to apply for GATE 2021 due to the COVID-19 situation. Those applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate degree and in the third year they are eligible to apply for GATE 2021. Those applicants who are pursuing Humanities and social science papers are also eligible and from arts and commerce background to appear for the GATE exam 2021.

    The applicant gives the GATE exam to take admission for master’s degrees invalid branded institutes such as IITs, NITS, NITS, and CFTIs. GATE 2021 will be going to conduct through online mode only in India and abroad also. Those candidates who want to take admission branded institutes for their master’s degree so they can apply for GATE 2021. Before applying GATE 2021 application must read complete eligibility criteria for it if there will be any foul present in any applicant them at the same time in any round the applicant will be disqualified from the exam. To know more about GATE 2021 application can read this article carefully.

    Latest:- GATE 2021 From 28.10.2020 to 13.11.2020, Change the choice of Examination City is FREE for Successfully Registered Candidates

    Latest 2- GATE 2021 Online registration for GATE 2021 is EXTENDED up to Wednesday 7th October 2020 with regular fees. Applicants can click on the direct link of GATE Application form 2021 which is given in a quick link.


    What is new in GATE 2021?

    There are a lot of changes has been brought up by Indian Institute of Bombay so look all the changes carefully which are given below.

    • There will be a new subject attitude for the art and commerce student. However, there will be a total of 27 subjects.
      • Environmental science and engineering
      • Humanities and social science
    • There will be a great change in the eligibility criteria due to the COVID-19 situation. as per GATE 2021, those applicants who are pursuing 3rd year in their undergraduate courses are eligible for GATE 2021.
    • The applicant can select 2 papers.
    • In GATE 2021 international centers are also there.
    • Multiple select questions have been added to the exam pattern in GATE 2021.
    • This time engineering mathematics will be of 13 marks and the rest subject questions will be of 72 marks. Apart from that general aptitude test will contain 15 marks.
    • New Exam center has been added –
      • Jhansi (IIT Kanpur)
      • Dhenkanal (IIT Kharagpur)
      • Chandrapur (IIT Bombay)
      • Muzzaffarnagar (IIT Roorkee)
    • Old exam center has been removed such as Pala (IIT Madras).

    A quick overview GATE 2021

    GATE 2021 EventsOverview
    Examination NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
    Commonly Known AsGATE
    Conducting InstituteIIT Bombay
    GATE 2021;
    Administered ByJointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs
    Purpose of ExaminationQualifying Examination for M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment
    Application ModeOnline
    Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Mode
    Examination Duration180 Minutes (3 Hours)
    Frequency of ExaminationAnnual
    Total Number of Exam Cities195 (excluding 6 international centres)
    Number of GATE Papers27Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Science (XH) added in GATE 2021
    Number of Questions in Each Paper65
    Total Marks of Examination100
    Validity of Score/Grade3 Years
    Number of Test Takers858,890

    GATE Schedule 2021

    GATE EventsImportant Dates
    Release of GATE notificationAugust 7, 2020
    Commencement of GATE 2021 registration through GOAPSSeptember 14, 2020 Released!!!
    Last date to registerSeptember 30, 2020
    Last date for submission of application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500October 7, 2020
    Availability correction facility for GATE application formTo be notified
    Last date to change GATE exam paper, category, and cityNovember 13, 2020
    Release of GATE mock testTo be notified
    Availability of admit cardJanuary 8, 2021
    GATE 2021 Exam DatesFebruary 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, 2021 (Announced)
    Release of GATE response sheetsTo be notified
    Availability of GATE 2021 question paperTo be notified
    Release of answer keyTo be notified
    Challenging of answer keyTo be notified
    Release of Final Answer KeyTo be notified
    Declaration of ResultMarch 22, 2021
    Release of scorecardTo be notified

    What is the Reason behind to qualify GATE 2021?

    There is a lot of reason behind it that’s why all applicant works hard to crack GATE exam. So let’s discuss some selective reasons behind that.

    PSU Recruitment

    after qualifying GATE 2021 with a good score and applicants are eligible to recruit in PSUs. Those applicants who qualify the GATE exam with good scores and selected for PSUs then PSU will take 100 schedules and interview process for the applicant. Few good branded companies directly recruit all applicants on the basis of their GATE score.


    This is not the only way that the applicant will only recruit in PSU but from this application can also go for other jobs like a professor for assistant professor in reputed institutes. However, scientist grade c jobs are also correct or available for the applicants who qualified GATE with good marks. Apart from that, there are many private firms that will hire GATE candidates.

    Masters and PhD program admissions

    2016 can qualify GATE exam they can take admission in a reputed institute such as IITs, NITs, GFTIs, IISc for there further studies. However, the applicant can also go for the reserved seats at IIMs for doctoral program e admission. Based on the GATE score IIT Bombay also offer admission in Ph.D., PGDM, and PGDIE programs.

    Study Abroad

    Those applicants who got a good score in their GATE exam they can go and apply for other countries for their further studies such as Germany, Singapore, and many more countries.


    Those applicants who qualified for the GATE exam are eligible for various scholarships provided by the ministry and human resource development. However junior research fellowship and senior research fellowship that has been provided by CSIR laboratories. Not only do these things but the applicant also got financial support in this scholarship of rupees 12400 per month that is given by UGC scholarship.

    GATE Eligibility Criteria 2021

    Eligibility criteria are the parameter through which the application can check that he is eligible to sit in the GATE exam or these Eligibility Criteria is divided into various parameter read it carefully which are given below.

    Nationality All country applicant can apply for GATE exam.

    Age criteria– there will be no age limit

    Academic qualification- applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering technology or must have a postgraduate degree from any subject.

    Pass percentage- there will be no minimum criteria for pass percentage. the only thing is that the applicant must have a passing degree from a recognised college or university.

    Education Qualification

    • Candidates are required to complete BE / B.Tech / B.Form / B.Arch / B.Sc / MSc / MA / MCA /
    • Final year candidates can also apply.

    Age Range

    • There is no age limit for the Gate Entrance Exam 2021.

    GATE 2021 list of Eligible Qualification Exam

    Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree/ExaminationEligible CandidatesQualification Year Not Later Than
    B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)Currently in the final year or already completed2022
    B. Arch.Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)Currently in the final year or already completed2022
    B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Currently in the 4th year or already completed2022
    Pharm. D. (after 10+2)6 years program, consisting of internship or residency training during sixth yearCurrently in the 4th/ 5th/6th year or already completed2022
    M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or already completed2021
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 years program)Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed2023
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 years program)Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed2022
    Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the final year or already completed2022
    Professional Society Examinations*(equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch.)B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on)Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

    GATE Application Form 2021

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay will be going to release the GATE 2021 application form. The application form has been released on 14 September 2020. All applicants can fill GATE 2021 application form through online mode only. Applicant must register first through GATE online application processing system (GOAPS).before filling online application form of GATE 2021 applicants must read all the eligibility criteria carefully. Only those applicants can fill the online application form of GATE 2021 if they are eligible for it.

    Step 1 Registration process- those applicants who are willing online application form the first time they must register themselves through GATE online application processing system (GOAPS).after that successful registration and an enrollment number will be generated for the applicants. all applicants must keep this enrollment number at the safe place because this is going to use in the application process of the GATE exam 2021.

    Step 2 Filling online application form- after successfully completing the registration process applicant now completes the application form. However, the application needs to enter all the personal details which are required or asked in the application form. Along with the personal detail, the application needs to enter college information and a valid photo ID. The applicant needs to select their GATE paper and exam center.

    Step 3 Uploading and scanning documents- before filling online application form applicants need to scan all these documents such as category certificate photograph signature and upload all this document inappropriate specification which are given by the authorities.

    Step 4 Pay application fees- application need to pay application fees according to their categories. The application fee can be filled through online mode only such as net banking, debit card, and Credit Card. Applicants can check application fees before filling the online application form which is given below.

    Step 5 Submission of GATE 2021 application form- after completing the board details application needs to revise their application form completely and after that click on the submit option and take out multiple copies of print out which may be used in further process.

    Apply Online – Candidates Click Here to fill and Know more about application form fro GATE 2021.

    Application fee

    CategoryApplication Fee on or before the given due dateApplication Fee During Extended Period
    Male Category (General/OBC) and OthersRs. 1500Rs. 2000
    SC/ST/PwD and Women (All categories)Rs. 750Rs. 1250
    Students choosing Dubai and Singapore as exam centresUS$ 100US$ 120
    Students choosing Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu as exam centresUS$ 50US$ 70

    GATE Admit Card 2021

    The admit cards of the candidates for the Gate Entrance Exam 2021 will also be issued. The GATE 2021 admit card of all the candidates has been released through the online website on the official website. In order to join the entrance exam, candidates have to download their e-admit card and take a printout of it. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent from the post to any candidate.

    All the candidates must take a printout copy of their e-admit card at the exam center on the day of the exam. Get an exam to admit card is very important for the candidate. Candidates are allowed to appear in the examination only through the admit card. The necessary information related to the exam is given on the admit card and photo and signature are also given for the identity of the candidate.

    Admit Card – Candidates Can click here to download the admit card for GATE 2021.

    GATE Exam Pattern 2021

    • Total Time – 3 Hours
    • Total Questions – 65
    • Total Marks – 100
    • Exam Type – CBT (Computer Based Test)
    • Total Subject – 25
    • Question – Multiple Choice (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NET)
    • language English
    • Total Section – 3 (General Aptitude, Mathematics, Subject Based Questions)

    Gate 2021 Answer Key

    Another candidate sheet of GATE 2021 Answer Key will be released on the official website. Candidates will have to provide ID and password to download the answer. After the entrance exam, the exam conducting body will issue the official answer sheet and the response sheet. Only those candidates who will appear in the entrance exam can download the response sheet. Candidates can calculate their marks from the answer key and can also cross-check and verify their responses from the official response sheet.

    GATE 2021 Selection Process

    You can easily understand the selection process from the GATE 2021 entrance exam to GATE 2021 admission through the points given below.

    • Online Application
    • Scan photo and signature upload
    • Application fee deposit
    • Admit card download
    • Entrance exam
    • Answer Key 
    • result
    • Cutoff
    • Counselling
    • Admission

    Gate Result 2021

    The GATE result will be added on the basis of the final answer. The Gate 2021 result will be declared after the answering challenge process is over. Candidates will have to provide login IDs and passwords to download their results. The results of all the candidates will be released on the official website. Candidates have to get information about their results online. Candidates should download their gate scorecard and take a printout of it. A scorecard will be required at the time of admission.

    Gate Cut off 2021

    The gate cutoff will be released after the result is declared. You can see last year’s cutoff list from below, which will give you an idea of ​​how many points are required to pass GATE 2021?.

    Exam PaperGeneralOBCSC/ST/PwD
    Aerospace Engineering (AE)33.530.222.3
    Agricultural Engineering (AG)28.325.518.9
    Architecture and Planning (AR)4136.927.3
    Biotechnology (BT)35.932.323.9
    Civil Engineering (CE)28.225.418.8
    Chemical Engineering (CH)34.831.323.2
    Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)29.526.619.7
    Chemistry (CY)3228.821.3
    Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)26.72417.8
    Electrical Engineering (EE)39.635.626.4
    Ecology and Evolution (EY)37.133.424.7
    Geology and Geophysics (GG)44.540.129.7
    Instrumentation Engineering (IN)31.928.721.3
    Mathematics (MA)2522.516.7
    Mechanical Engineering (ME)34.130.722.7
    Mining Engineering (MN)31.528.421
    Metallurgical Engineering (MT)53.548.135.7
    Petroleum Engineering (PE)49.944.933.3
    Physics (PH)25.222.716.8
    Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)32.22921.5
    Statistics (ST)32.529.221.7
    Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)
    Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)26.72417.8
    Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)36.73324.5

    GATE 2021 Counseling

    Candidates who pass the GATE 2021 entrance exam will be called for counselling round. Counselling will be conducted by different IITs in which candidates have applied for admission. In the counselling round, candidates will be given admission in engineering courses.

    IIT Institute List

    1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    3. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
    4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
    7. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
    8. Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
    9. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU
    10. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
    11. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
    12. Indian Institute of Technology, ISM Dhanbad
    13. Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
    14. Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
    15. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
    16. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
    17. Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati
    18. IIS Bangalore
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