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GATE 2020 : GATE stands for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. The exam is must and holds a prominent position for the engineering or the science and technology students seeking admission for the postgraduate degree.

Latest Update: The GATE 2020 information brochure and Dates for the exam is expected to release in the 1st week of september 2019. Keep visiting for info.
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The GATE Exam is conducted for subjects from the field of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture.  The exam is jointly organized by IITs and IISc. Each year any one of the IITs organizes the exam. Apart from getting admission, aspirants can also get Jobs through GATE 2020 in different public sector undertaking companies across India.

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Here the article will review aspires to grab information on how to apply, GATE Exam Eligibility, examination notification, results and other successive events of the exam like answer keys, scorecard, etc.

GATE 2020 Admission

The GATE is one of the legitimate exams which can provide admission in best colleges. Almost every government college/university and deemed to be university provides grants seats to the aspirants rather than just IITs, IISc, and NITs.

As per guidelines and Official GATE Brochure of MHRD, for selection any through GATE Admission Procedure, 70% of weight will be given to the GATE score. However, the GATE Score Validity will be for 3 years from the year of attempting.

Well the standards required, norms and best ranks don’t promise admission in any of the institutions.

GATE 2020 Notification

The test will be purely computer-based and thus can be attempted by participants from all over the country. However, the examination is classified into 8 zones and the GATE Organizing Institute 2020 will be coordinating the complete process.

As per the GATE Notification 2020 Pdf an aspirant can appear only in any one of the paper from available 23 subjects.

Besides admission and recruitment, the GATE score will also help students can also receive scholarships in the government supported institutes (depends on norms) to avail scholarship; however, the norms may vary for each.It is advisable to all candidates for doing their preparation from now on. More information is available in successive titles.

GATE 2020 Important Dates

Through the information mentioned below, we will be providing you detailed understandings on GATE 2020 Important Dates.

EventsImportant Dates
GATE 2020 NotificationFirst Week July 2019
GATE Registration will starts through GOAPS1st week September 2019
Last Date for GATE Registration3rd week of September 2019
GATE 2020 Application Correction will start from3rd/ 4th Week of September 2019
Extended Date with late feeFirst Week October 2019
GATE 2020 Mock Test will be available fromNovember 2019, 3rd Week
Gate 2020 Admit Card1st week January 2020
GATE 2020 Examination1st/ 2nd Week February 2020
GATE 2020 Response Sheets will be release onFebruary 2020 2nd Week
GATE 2020 Answer KeyFebruary 2020, 3rd Week
Gate 2020 Result2nd/ 3rd Week March 2020
Availability of Score Card3rd week of March to Last Week of May 2020

The exact dates can be checked by the aspirants soon after the release of their admit cards. Through the table will be easy for every candidate to learn easily the deadlines.

GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The credibility of the exam is very high and thus to maintain the standard, it has a certain eligibility criteria that needs to be followed by all.

It is important to fulfill the GATE Eligibility Criteria as only if all of the conditions are fulfilled, individual will get their admit card. If not, the organizing institute does not hold any responsibility of fee refund.

Nationality: Indians, as well as foreign nationals, can give the exam.

Age: Those who want to know GATE Age Limit 2020 and they can appear in the exam or not, the best part there is no age limit to give the exam.

QualificationQualifying Degree / ExaminationAcceptable Conditions
B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.

Bachelor’s degree holders in

Engineering/Technology (4 years) after 10+2


3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in

Engineering /Technology)

By 2020 in the final year or already completed
B. Arch.

Bachelor’s degree holders of

Architecture (5 years course)


(Research)/ B.S.

Bachelor’s degree in Science

(Post-Diploma/4 years after10+2)

M. Sc./

M.A./MCA or


Master’s degree in any branch:


Computer Applications or


Int. M.E./



Post-BSc Integrated Master’s

degree programs in

Engineering/Technology (4years program)

  • Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed
  • Completing year: 2020

Int. M.E./

M.Tech. or Dual


(after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree

program or Dual Degree program

in Engineering/Technology (5years program)

  • Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed
  • Completing year: 2020
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years

integrated B.S.-M.S. program

By 2020 in final year or already completed

Professional Society Examinations

(equivalent to


B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent

examinations of Professional

Societies, recognized by


Completed Engineering Mathematics or more such relevant courses

GATE 2020 Application Form  

The admission to candidates for participating in the complete process will be given only once when they have filled the application form. Also, the acceptance of application form will begin early than other exams.

Here every willing aspirant can find not just the exam dates but also how to apply for them. Therefore, here we will be illustrating information on GATE Online Application before the last dates.

Application Submission months: September-October

Check out the complete process of GATE 2020 Apply Online process:

  • Open the website of GOAP using the link provided by us or Visit
  • At the home page registration, the link will be available, open it and complete the process.
  • Use valid details while processing.
  • After registration, open the link of the application form.
  • Fill the form using valid details.
  • Recheck the submitted information before processing further.
  • Pay the GATE 2020 Application Fee using any of the online payment option available to you.

Note: Only online free payment method is available for all.

GATE 2020 Application Fee:

  • GATE 2020 Application Fee forGeneral Candidates: INR1500/-
  • GATE 2020 Application Fee for Female Candidates: INR 750/-
  • GATE 2020 Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: INR 750/-

Important Documents Required for GATE 2020 Application Form

  • Scanned Photograph (Minimum Size: 240×320 pixels; Dimensions: 3.5cm × 4.5cm)
  • Scanned Signature (Minimum Size: 80×280 pixels; Dimensions: 2cm × 7cm)
  • Certificate of qualifying degree
  • Category certificate (If Reserved)
  • Medical Certificate (if PwD)
  • Valid ID number from Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License.

Application Correction: Though it is instructed to fill forms carefully, in the case of Gate 2020 Application Form Correction, it can be processed from 3rd week of November with the fee of INR 400/-.

GATE 2020 Trending FAQ

What is the Age Limit and how many time a candidate can appear in GATE Exam?

There is neither an age limit and nor any limitations in the number of attempts for appearing GATE exam.

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For how many Gate Papers a candidate can Apply?

A Candidate can Apply for Only One Paper out of 24 Papers. A Candidate can choose paper as per their eligibility.

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What is the fee for Gate Exam?

Currently the Fee for Indian Nations is between 750 to 1500 INR depends on the Category. Check the Details Above.

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After filling and submitting the GATE Application form, Can we check the Current Status of our Form?

Yes, You can check the form status by logging into GOAPS Website.

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Do OBC NCL category candidates also have to Upload Category Certificates?

No, Category Certificate is only required for candidates belongs to SC, ST, and PwD categories.

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GATE Exam Pattern

As the GATE is an exam to evaluate the comprehensive understanding of candidates, the difficulty level of the exam is for sure going to rise. As there will be a test for each individual exam, it can get difficult for the candidates to learn priority of what should be studied first.

Here, the GATE Exam 2020 Pattern will help each of the candidates to bring in practice about in what sequence questions will be asked.

Session: The exam will be conducted on different dates but in 2 sessions on each scheduled GATE 2020 Exam Date. The sessions will be forenoon and afternoon i.e. 9AM-12PM and 2PM-5Pm.

SectionMarking SchemeTotal QuestionsTotal MarksTime
General Aptitude5 questions of 1mark each10153 hours
5 questions of 2 marks  each


(Subject Specific)

25 questions of 1mark each2525
Engineering Mathematics30 questions carrying 2marks each3060
Total 65100

In GATE Paper Pattern a few of the questions will be numerical as well from the total 65 questions.

From both the technical and engineering mathematics section, students will be asked a few of the numerical questions. Each numerical question will carry 2 marks each.

Negative Marking Scheme:

Questions TypeMarksNegative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)1 mark0.33
2 marks0.66
Numerical Answer Questions1 markNil
2 marks

GATE 2020 Syllabus

For now, you all would have known that there are total 23 subjects but only one can be opted by the students. This indicates the difficulty level of the exams as for the master’s level, more insight on the topic is required.

To help every reader, here we are providing GATE Syllabus 2020 detailed topics through which one can make his/her learning easier.

The syllabus for all 23 subjects is available here so that one can download it before the department provides it. This will enable each one of the candidates to go right for their preparation.

The GATE Syllabus pdf download can be accessed easily for all free and easy. The GATE Syllabus for EEE, ECE, CSE, Mechanical Engineering and all other subjects will be provided in the separate and detailed article.

GATE Exam Preparation

As you sow, so you reap. In order to make your preparation worthwhile and fetch best results through your hard work. Here are a few GATE Preparation Tips 2020 for every field candidate.

  • Follow a strategy and implement it daily for getting the best result of all that you have studied.
  • Keep a hand on your subject and don’t miss out the basics learned meanwhile.
  • Solve more and more GATE Previous Question Papers which we will be providing you with different sets.
  • Don’t refer many books, rather stay on a few which can help you learn best references.
  • Keep a regular practice through GATE Online Mock Tests that are available for free here.
  • Use Best Books for Gate 2020 Preparation.
SectionQuestionNo.No. of QuestionsMarks Per QuestionTotal Marks
General Aptitude1 to 5515
 6 to 10   5   2   10





1 to 2525125
26 to 5530260
Total Questions : 65Total Marks : 100Total Duration : 3 hours

Technical Section :

70 marks

General Aptitude: 15 marks

Engineering Mathematics :

15 marks

25 marks to 40 marks will allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions

GATE Previous Years Papers

The previous papers are no less than any boon for those who want to increase their score. Referring to the GATE Previous Question Papers gives a lot of advantages to all. Most importantly they are the cheapest yet the legitimate source of preparation for all those contenders of the exams looking best ways to enhance their preparation.

Secondly, the question pattern is well understood through these GATE Sample Papers.

Here we provide you different sets of GATE Old Question Papers in pdf format with solutions that are easy to download and keep enhancing successive levels.

GATE 2020 Admit Card

The admit card or GATE Hall Ticket is the most important aspect of the ongoing examination process. The availability of the admit card is also an online process only.

Post to filling the form, the information of which GATE Exam center has been allotted can be gained through GATE Admit Card. None of the details mentioned in the admit card can be changed.

The GATE Admit Card 2020 GOAPS will be released in the month of January and we will be alerting you the dates by taking subscriptions.

In the meanwhile of your preparations, we make GATE Admit Card Download fast through giving the direct link and process to complete the whole process easier.

GATE Exam Centre List

As discussed earlier, the GATE Exam is being organized in 8 different zones from where students choose an examination center as per their convenience. For those who want to know the tentative cities, here is the list.

Zone No.Zonal GATETentative List of Examination Cities
1IISc Bangalore
Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru, Bidar, Davanagere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara
2IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai
Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kankavli, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara
3IIT Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh-Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Palwal, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain
4IIT Guwahati
Agartala, Asansol-Durgapur, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur
5IIT Kanpur
Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
6IIT Kharagpur
Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (Surampalem), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
7IIT Madras
Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla, Chengannur, Chennai, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal
8IIT Roorkee
Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Khanna, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Sangrur, Shimla-Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar

GATE Answer Keys 2020

Post to the exam as the pattern is MCQ based; the conducting IIT will provide participants of the exam answer keys. The GATE Answer Key 2020 will be helpful in a lot of different ways and the most significant one is to get a tentative score.

The answer keys will be released on the official website i.e of the exam date nearly after 15days. The answer keys for each of the subject will be released separately so that no inconvenience occurs. Well, contenders can know the dates and release earliest through information provided by us.

Well, it will be all easy to download and check out your performance through GATE 2020 Answer Key EE, ECE, CSE and other subjects in the detailed articles.

GATE 2020 Result

The organizing IIT will be handling all events of post-examination. The result for each stream will be uploaded on the website of GATE only. Those who wish to check their scores will be able to do it by using their registration details.

Gate 2020 Result Check Procedure: Here

Well to ease the process, from here each reader will be able to access the GATE 2020 Result Date is announced.  

The Result will be announced for March month wherein we give you confirmed dates by putting our resources and inform you first. The GATE 2020 Cutoff Marks will be also announced.

Candidates are requested to keep this in mind that the result will not declare whether an individual is able to get recruitment or admission in any of the organization.

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