By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 08, 2020 12:35 IST
GATE 2021 Information Bulletin released, Registration from 14 September

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has released Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE 2021) information brochure. Starting the application process from September 14, 2020 registration for the GATE 2021 can be made up to 30 September 2020. Eligible candidates ensuring required eligibility criteria can apply online for GATE 2021 at Applications will be accepted online only through GATE 2021 website link GOAPS. End of extended period for online Registration/ application (with late fee) to close on Wednesday 7th October 2020, bulletin reads. Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing) Friday 8th January 2021, as per schedule released.

GATE 2021: 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). Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to Postgraduate Programs (Master's and Doctoral) with Ministry of Education (MoE) and other Government Scholarships / Assistantships, subject to the admission criteria of the admitting institute.

GATE 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility criteria for GATE 2021 is relaxed. 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. There is no age limit to appear for GATE 2021 examination. 

Note: Depending on COVID-19 situation, the schedule of the GATE 2021 examination may change. Due to COVID-19 related international travel restrictions, examination at the International centres may be dropped, if situation is not conducive by end of November 2020. 

GATE 2021 Online Application Form

online registration process for GATE 2021 will begin on September 14, 2020, and will end on September 30, 2020. The results of the GATE 2021 examination are scheduled to be declared on March 22, 2021. For more details, candidates are advised to read the GATE 2021 information brochure. Bulletin with details and online registration are available at GATE 2021 registration portal, GATE 2021 application to begin from 14/09/2020 onwards.

GATE 2021 Exam Dates:

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national examination on the comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering / Technology / Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Arts, Commerce and Science. 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 GATE examination will be conducted in different cities across India. 

Dates of GATE examination: Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February, 2021. There are two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) each day. GATE 2021 Examination will be fully Computer Based Test (CBT).

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New Changes in GATE 2021:

GATE Score card will remain valid for THREE years from the date of announcement of results. GATE 2021 will be held for 27 subjects. After inclusion of two New subject papers: ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) and XH (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Economics / English / Linguistics/ Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology, the total number of subject papers increased to 27. Eligibility Criteria is also relaxed for the GATE 2021, details are provided in information bulletin.

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