GATE 2020 Notification, Important Dates, Registration

By | September 6, 2019

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi made the announcement officially for The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020. IIT-Delhi will be conducting examination for session 2019-20. The registrations will open from August 01, 2019. The process of registrations will be done online and the examinations too, will be online. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020 will be conducted on February 01- 02, and February 08- 09, 2020.

GATE 2020

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) serves as an entrance examination for admissions in post-graduate courses (M.Tech./Ph.D.) in IITs, IISc and various other Universities, Institutes or Laboratories in India. Also the GATE score is being used as one of the criteria for Government organizations recruitment in such as Cabinet Secretariat and National/ State Public Sector Undertakings in India.

GATE is jointly administered by IISc and Seven Indian Institute of Technology (IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee). The exam will cover 23 papers (disciplines) and will be taken as an Online Computer-based Test (CBT). The registration for it can only be done through GOAPS, which opens in the month of August/September.

GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants will eligible for GATE 2020 if fulfil the following Criteria.

Criteria Eligibilities
Academic Qualification Applicants must have passed their graduation or must be in the final year of their their Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or Master’s degree in any relevant science stream.
Age Limit No age limit, means all ages all allowed for GATE 2020

Applicants should have passed B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch./B.Pharma or M.Sc./M.A/MCA and Integrated M.E./M.Tech or dual degree, Integrated M.E/M.Tech after B.Sc. with good marks from a recognized university.

Important Dates of GATE 2020

Activates Dates
GATE 2020 Notification Release July 9, 2019
GATE 2020 Registration Commencement August 31, 2019
Last Date of Registration for GATE September 24, 2019
Last Date for Application Form Submission by registered applicants with late fee of Rs. 500 October 1, 2019
GATE 2020 Paper Change October 3rd to 4th week, 2019
Correction in Application Form marked by Authorities October 4th week to November 1st week, 2019
Corrections in Gender/Category/PwD Status/Dyslexia and other similar disabilities October Last week to November Second week, 2019
End date for request to change in examination city November 15, 2019
GATE 2020 Mock Test Release October Last week, 2019
GATE Admit Card Availability January 3, 2020
Online Examination of GATE 2020 February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020
GATE 2020 Response Sheets Announcement February First and Second week, 2020
Correction in Name February 3rd week, 2020
GATE Answer Key February Third week, 2020
Answer Key Challenge/Objection February Third week, 2020
GATE Final Answer Key March Second week, 2020
GATE 2020 Result Declaration March 16, 2020
Publishing of Score Cards March 30 to May 31, 2020

GATE 2020 Admit Card

As per the brochure, the GATE 2020 admit cards were to be uploaded on the official website on 5th January, however, the applicants can access the admit cards from today. The exam is scheduled to be held in February across selected cities in India. It is conducting at International Centers in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates as well.

To download GATE Admit Card, the candidates will be required to enter their enrolment id/ email address, password and solve a simple maths question. Upon entering the correct credentials, they will be redirected to the account panel and will be able to download the Hall Ticket.

Download GATE Admit Card

Exam Pattern of GATE

The aspiring candidates should start preparing for GATE well in advance. GATE 2020 would consist of 65 questions, out of which 10 questions will belong to General Aptitude (GA) section. GA section would have five 1-mark questions and five 2-marks questions. The paper would carry maximum 100 marks distributed among multiple choice as well as numerical answer type questions.

It is an online computer-based test (CBT), under which 23 disciplines are covered. The candidates are required to attempt the examination in 3 hours. GATE can be only attempt through computer-based mode where the assistance of the virtual calculator is allow. Apart from the subject paper, the candidates will have to solve question on General Aptitude as well.

GATE 2020 Syllabus

General Aptitude (GA) will be common in all papers.

Subjects Codes
Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG
Architecture and Planning AR
Biomedical Engineering BM
Biotechnology BT
Civil Engineering CE
Chemical Engineering CH
Computer Sc. and Information Technology CS
Chemistry CY
Electronics and Communication Engg. EC
Electrical Engineering EE
Ecology and Evolution EY
Geology and Geophysics GG
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Mathematics MA
Mechanical Engineering ME
Mining Engineering MN
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Petroleum Engineering PE
Physics PH
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Statistics ST
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Engineering Mathematics XE – A
Fluid Mechanics XE – B
Materials Science XE – C
Solid Mechanics XE – D
Thermodynamics XE – E
Polymer Science and Engineering XE – F
Food Technology XE – G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences XE – H
Chemistry XL – P
Biochemistry XL – Q
Botany XL – R
Microbiology XL – S
Zoology XL – T
Food Technology XL – U

Answer Key of GATE 2020

The official GATE answer key 2020 will released by IIT Delhi in last week of February. It will release along with response sheet of candidates. The organising institute for GATE 2020 will uploaded the answer keys for all branches and sets. Candidates may view their answer keys at the official website and also view their responses to the question paper by login.

GATE Result 2020 & Score Card

What’s in the result: The candidates who qualified the GATE held February, their result will be declared on March 16, 2020. Aspirants will also able to check their scores. The GATE score card will be displayed at the official website until 15 days from the day of result declaration. And the candidates who have qualified the exam will also be view their All India Rank (AIR) obtained in GATE 2020.

The aspirants who are planning to take GATE this year must remember that admission will only be done if the candidates will fulfil all the eligibility criteria of the examination.

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