GATE 2020 EXAM CENTERS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE Exam Centers 2020: IIT Delhi has scheduled GATE 2020 for February 1, 2, 8 and 9 in online mode. The exam centers are spread in different cities across India and at 6 cities abroad. 195+ exam centers are enlisted under 8 zonal IITs in India.
Candidates had to choose 3 exam centers while fillingGATE 2020 Application Form. Candidates of any nationality can opt for GATE 2020 international centers. The exam will be conducted in CBT mode for all the 25 disciplines. Check detailed GATE Exam Pattern
The selection of the exam center has to be done according to the preference. For the centers in India, the application fee is INR 1500. For exam centers in Dubai and Singapore, the application fee is US$ 100. For remaining, it is US$ 50. Read on to know more about GATE Exam Centers.
For administrative purposes, test cities in India are divided into 8 zones. IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs are the 8 zonal GATE offices that administer the operations related to GATE in these exam cities. If you select a particular city as your first choice then the corresponding zone to which the center city belongs will appear. GATE 2020 will be conducted in both India and abroad. In India, there are more than 195 exam centers across India. The following table elucidates exam cities as per their zonal GATE offices-
|Zone||Zonal GATE Offices||List of Exam Cities|
|1||IISc 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|
|2||IIT Bombay||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|
|3||IIT 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|
|4||IIT Guwahati||Agartala, Asansol-Durgapur, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur|
|5||IIT Kanpur||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|6||IIT 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|
|7||IIT 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|
|8||IIT 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|
|9||International GATE, IIT Guwahati||Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore|
GATE 2020 will be conducted in the following countries- Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, Nepal, and Singapore. The application fee also varies for candidates opting international GATE exam centers.
|International GATE Exam Centers||Application Fee (in US$)|
|Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu||US$ 50|
|Dubai and Singapore||US$ 100|
Note: Indian nationals applying for international test centers will have to pay the fees according to the test city.
GATE Exam Centers have to be chosen at the time of filling GATE Application Form. A candidate has to choose 3 exam centers. The important points related to GATE Exam Centers and procedure of selecting center are mentioned below-
Note that due to operational constraints, the GATE committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one. It can allot a city that may not be included in the choices of the candidates. Whichever center is allotted to the candidate, it will be mentioned in the GATE Admit card along with the center details.
Candidates can change their exam city in GATE application form by sending a request before November 17, 2019 (tentative). The request has to be sent through official website of GOAPS. An additional fee will be required to pay to change the exam city.
More details related to change in GATE Exam Center will be updated as soon as the official notification for the same is released.
Given below is a set of instructions that must be followed at GATE Exam Center-
In the exam center, students are not permitted to enter with the electronic media including scientific calculator and the log tables.
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Ques: How many exam cities are there in GATE 2020?
Ans: In GATE 2020, there are a total of 199 exam centres, last year the total exam centres were 206. A total of 6 exam centres are located outside India and they are Dubai, Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Singapore. You can choose only 3 centers and it should be done as per your preference of exam centers.
Ques: How many exam centres can a candidate choose while filling GATE application form?
Ans: Candidates appearing in GATE exam can choose a maximum of 3 exam centers. Candidates must fill the choices according to the order of preferences.
Ques: Can I change GATE exam centre after the final submission of GATE application form?
Ans: If a candidate needs to change the exam center for GATE exam, they may do the same after the final submission of the form also. The exam conducting authority provides the facility to update the exam center by paying a nominal fee. Last date to request for the change in GATE exam city is November 14, 2019.
Ques: How can I change my GATE exam centre?
Ans: Candidates who want to change their GATE exam center may do the same by clicking on the activated link at the official website. Candidates can avail this facility by payment of a nominal fee. Last date to request for the change in GATE exam center is November 14, 2019.
Ques: Is GATE conducted only in India?
Ans: No, GATE is just not limited to India, the exam is held in cities abroad as well. GATE is conducted in 6 cities outside India that are in Dubai, Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Singapore.
Ques: How are GATE exam centres allotted?
Ans: Candidates can choose 3 exam cities among all centres offered. The two exam centre must be from the same GATE zone while the third choice may be from another GATE zone. When a candidate chooses the first exam centre from a particular GATE zone then he/she can choose the second exam centre from the same GATE zone. However, the third exam centre can be from any of the GATE zones. The exam centres are allotted to the candidate depending upon the availability of the same.
Ques: I belong to Haryana but I want an exam centre in UP. will I get the same?
Ans: GATE exam centre allotment is purely based on the choices that you fill. If you want to avail an exam center in UP, you just need to fill your choices accordingly.
Ques: Does my birthplace mentioned in GATE application form will affect the exam center allotment in the exam?
Ans: No, the exam centres are allocated to the candidates only on the basis of the choices filled by the candidates in GATE application form. Candidates must fill the exam centre choices in the order of preference.
Ques: What are the documents that need to carry at GATE exam centre?
Ans: The documents needed to be carried to the exam centre are mentioned below:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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