GATE Notification 2020

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GATE Notification 2020
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GATE Notification 2020:

GATE Notification 2020

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT-Delhi) in February 2020.

GATE is a joint test 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) for admission to Master’s/Doctoral programs offered by these institutions and other Government agencies.

GATE score is also used by many other private colleges and institutions for admissions. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) consider GATE scores for recruitment process.

The GATE 2020 exam will be conducted for 25 subjects. The exam is conducted at various cities across India, as well as, in six cities outside India. The exam is conducted in a Computer Based Test (CBT). The GATE evaluates comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science. The GATE scores are valid for three years from the date of announcement of the results.

GATE 2020 exam schedule

Event Day Date
GATE Online Application Processing
System (GOAPS) Website Opens
Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Closing Date for Submission of

(Online) Application (through
Tuesday 24th September 2019
Extended Closing Date for Submission

of (Online) Application (through
Tuesday 1st October 2019
Last Date for Requesting Change of

Examination City (an additional fee
will be applicable)
Friday 15th November 2018
Admit Card will be available in the

Online Application Portal (for
Friday 3rd January 2020
GATE 2020 Examination

Forenoon: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Tentative)

Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (Tentative)



1st February 2020

2nd February 2020

8th February 2020
9th February 2020
Announcement of the Results in
the Online Application Portal
Monday 16th March 2020
Multi-Session Papers
(Exams in two different sessions)
CE Civil Engineering ME Mechanical Engineering
Single-Session Papers
AE Aerospace Engineering GG Geology and Geophysics
AG Agricultural Engineering IN Instrumentation Engineering
AR Architecture and Planning MA Mathematics
BT Biotechnology MN Mining Engineering
CH Chemical Engineering MT Metallurgical Engineering
CS Computer Science and Information Technology PE Petroleum Engineering
CY Chemistry PH Physics
EC Electronics and Communication Engineering PI Production and Industrial Engineering
EE Electrical Engineering ST Statistics
EY Ecology and Evolution TF Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
Sectional-Single Session Papers
XE Engineering Sciences XL Life Sciences
Sections Sections
A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) P Chemistry (Compulsory)
B Fluid Mechanics Q Biochemistry
C Materials Science R Botany
D Solid Mechanics S Microbiology
E Thermodynamics T Zoology
F Polymer Science and Engineering U Food Technology
G Food Technology
H Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2020

Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree / Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Year of Qualification 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 completed 2020
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course) Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) Currently in the 4th year or already completed 2020
Pharm. D. (after 10+2) 6 years program, consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year Currently in the 4th/ 5th/6th year or already completed 2021
M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
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 completed 2021
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 completed 2020
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
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 courses NA

GATE 2020 Application form filling process: :

  1. Visit and we will redirect the official page
  2. Find “register here” link for registration
  3. Fill the following details like Name, email id, residency, mobile number etc.
  4. Click on Submit button
  5. After successful registration candidate will receive User name and password through mail and SMS.
  6. Login to GOAPS website with your enrollment id and password.
  7. Fill the exam details (Exam paper, Country, which city you are prfer to write exam etc)
  8. Provide personal details and educational qualification details.
  9. Upload scanned documents like educational certificates, Caste certificate etc
  10. Save and view the application.
  11. If you found any errors rectify and submit
  12. After submit the application proceed to payment
  13. Choose any one of the payment option and complete the payment process
  14. Download the application form and take printout.

GATE 2020 Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be deposited through online mode by using either net banking or debit card or credit card.
  • The fee will be non-refundable & non-transferable.

The fee details are given below in the table:

Categories Fee
For Examination Centers in India
SC/ST/PwD/ Female candidates Rs. 750
All Other Categories Rs. 1500
Late Fee for ALL Rs. 500
For Examination Centers in Foreign Countries (All Candidates)
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu US $50
Dubai and Singapore US $100
Late Fee US $20

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern:

  • Papers: GATE examination will be conducted for 24 subjects/papers.
  • Date: It is conducting on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2020.
  • Exam Mode: It will be organized in online mode (computer-based test).
  • Type of Questions: In the examination, MCQs & Numerical type questions will be asked.
  • Attempt:Candidates can appear only in any one paper of GATE examination.
  • Session: Examination will be held in two sessions, i.e. forenoon (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) & afternoon (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM).
  • Validity of Score Card: GATE 2020 score card will be valid for three years from the date of declaration of result.
  • Duration: Exam duration will be of three hours.
  • Number of Questions: Total 65 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Marks:The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Section Common in All GATE Papers: It is compulsory to attempt General Aptitude (GA) section.

GATE 2020 Marking Scheme:

Pattern of Questions Marks Allotted Negative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 1 or 2 marks For 1 mark question, 1/3 marks will be deducted.For 2 marks question, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) 1 or 2 marks No negative marking

GATE 2020 Admit Card

  • Candidates will get Hall tickets through online mode by entering their enrollment ID or email & password.
  • Downloading of GATE Hall Ticket 2020 will be started from 4th January 2020.
  • Before examination start, biometric information (Photograph and Fingerprints) will be captured for randomly selected candidates.
  • On the day of the examination, candidates must bring original ID proof (specified in application) along with admit card.
  • Candidates should download admit card in color print.

GATE Result 2020

  • Candidates will check GATE 2020 result on 16th March 2020.
  • The result will be declared only through online mode you can check your results in website.
  • It can be viewed by entering enrollment number/registration number & date of birth.
  • No result/rank will be sent through offline mode or any other mode.

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