GATE Notification 2021, Submit Online Application

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay has released the official notification for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021. GATE 2021 will be conducted for 27 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of February 2021. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

GATE Examination

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Arts and Science, in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MoE scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.

GATE Exam 2021 Details

Name of Exam:
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021

Organizing Institute:
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay)

Type of Test:
Fully Computer Based Test (CBT)

Validity of GATE 2021: Valid for THREE years from the date of announcement of results

Total number of subject papers:

Duration of Exam:
3 Hours

Examination Date/s: Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February, 2021.

Official website:

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2021

A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible to appear for GATE 2021 examination.

Age for GATE 2021

There is NO age limit to appear for GATE 2021 examination

GATE 2021 Application Fee

Pay on or before 14 to 30-09-2020:

All Other Categories Rs. 1500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female: Rs. 750/-

During the Extended Period (01 to 07-10-2020):

All Other Categories: Rs. 2000/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female: Rs. 1250

Payment Mode: Debit/ Credit card/ Net Banking

Examination Centres under  IIT Guwahati

Agartala, Aizawl, Asansol-Durgapur, Bokaro Steel City, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur-Kohima, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur.

How to apply for GATE 2021

Application for GATE 2021 can be submitted ONLINE (through GOAPS website, from 14-09-2020 to 30-09-2020.

GATE 2021 Results
GATE 2021 results will be announced on 22nd March 2021 and will be available on the GOAPS Website. GATE 2021 score is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of the results. No information on the GATE 2021 score will be available after this period.

Important Dates of GATE 2021

    Starting Date for Apply Online: 14-09-2020
    Closing Date to Submission (Online) of Application: 30-09-2020
    Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application: 07-10-2020
    Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable): 13-11-2020
    Admit Cards Available on Website: 08-01-2021
    Date of GATE 2019 Exam: 05 to 07 & 12 to 14-02-2021
    Date of Announcement of Results on Online Application Portal: 22-03-2021

Important Web-links

Information Brochure: Click Here .

Online Application: Click Here [From 14-09-2020]

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