GATE 2021 EXAM DATES
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GATE 2021 Exam Dates have been announced by IIT Bombay Director, Deepankar Chaudhary. The exam will be conducted over February 5-7 & 12-14, 2021. Considering the current situation of COVID-19 the exam dates for this year have been spread over a longer period in comparison to last year.
The exam is conducted with the cooperation of the seven Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs) at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, and Mumbai along with Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Moreover, GATE is also recognized by various institutes outside India. Apart from admissions in M.Tech/PhD courses, GATE scores are used by various Public Sector Undertakings or PSUs to recruit engineers for executive posts. More than 50 PSUs including IOCL, ONGC, NTPC will recruit eligible applicants through GATE 2021. Check PSU Recruitment through GATE
GATE 2021 Exam dates are mentioned in the table below:
|Exam date (Announced)||February 5-7 & February 12-14, 2021|
As per the schedule of previous year GATE 2021 registration could start in the month of September. The authorities have already announced the examination dates and it is expected that official brochure coating all the important related to exam like dates, syllabus, pattern, etc will be released in the month of August 2020.
|GATE 2021 Events||Dates|
|GATE 2021 Registration window||September 11, 2020 (Started)|
|Last date to fill the Application form||September 30, 2020|
|Extended date for submitting the online application form||October 7, 2020|
|Last Date for change of category, paper and examination city||November 13, 2020|
|Issue of GATE Admit card||January 8, 2021|
After the evaluation of GATE examination papers, GATE 2021 Result will be declared at the GOAPS website. GATE Scorecard will be available for the qualified candidates after the declaration of result. IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, and other institutes have their own counselling and admission procedure for M.Tech. admissions. The admission is entirely based on GATE scores.
The tentative dates related to Result:
|Official Answer key releasing||10 days after the exam|
|Declaration of GATE Result||March 22, 2021|
|GATE 2021 Scorecard will be available for download from||One week after the declaration of results|
NOTE: GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of announcement of results. In case, a candidate forgets to download scorecard or lose it, it can be retrieved by paying a fee of INR 500 for obtaining the same. Read More
The expected CCMT Counselling procedure schedule will give the GATE applicants a fair idea about the CCMT 2021 Counselling Process if they are planning to apply for admission to M.Tech. / M.Plan. Courses at any of the NITs. Please note that these dates are tentative and for the preparation of the candidates for the counselling process-
However, in 2020 session the dates of counselling have been stretched from June to July due to the outbreak of COVID-19. So candidates can expect the change in the counselling dates of the upcoming session also.
For admission in IITs, you have to register at the COAP portal and also you have to register for respective IITs in which you are interested and would like to have an admission. The registration dates of all the IITs will be different and you to check all the important dates by visiting their official websites. Till the release of original dates, you can go through the tentative schedule to get an idea about the start date of the process.
|Name of Institute||Application Starting Date (tentative)||Last Date for Applying (tentative)|
|IIT Bombay||February 2021||March 2021|
|IIT Delhi||February 2021||March 2021|
|IIT Guwahati||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Kanpur||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Kharagpur||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Madras||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Roorkee||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Bhubaneshwar||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Gandhinagar||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Hyderabad||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Indore||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Mandi||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Patna||March 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Jodhpur||April 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Ropar||April 2021||April 2021|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||March 2021||April 2021|
|IISc Bangalore||April 2021||May 2021|
|IIT Dhanbad||April 2021||May 2021|
Candidates can take GATE according to their Paper Code only. As over 10 lacs applicants appear for GATE, therefore the exam will be scheduled in two sessions- morning and afternoon. The following table represents the tentative schedule of GATE along with the paper codes-
|Date||Session||Time (IST)||Test Paper Codes|
|Feb 5, 2020||1||9:30 – 12:30||To be announced soon|
|2||14:30 – 17:30|
|Feb 6, 2020||3||9:30 – 12:30|
|4||14:30 – 17:30|
|Feb 7, 2020||5||9:30 – 12:30|
|6||14:30 – 17:30|
|Feb 12, 2020||7||9:30 – 12:30|
|8||14:30 – 17:30|
|Feb 13, 2020||9||9:30 – 12:30|
|10||14:30 – 17:30|
|Feb 14, 2020||11||9:30 – 12:30|
|12||9:30 – 12:30|
Ques: What is the last date to apply for GATE exam?
Ans: The last date to apply for GATE 2021 is September 30, 2020. The Extended date for submitting the online application form by making a late fee payment is October 7, 2020.
Ques: I am a graduate from CSE branch. I have applied for GATE exam, from when can I download the admit card of the same?
Ans: GATE Admit Card will be available to download from January 8, 2021 in online mode. Candidates can download the same by visiting the official website. Credentials like enrollment ID and password will be needed to download the hall ticket. Candidates are advised to check their admit cards for any discrepancies and if there is any then they can report it to their zonal authorities.
Ques: What is the exam dates of GATE 2021?
Ans: GATE 2021 will be conducted over February 5-7 and February 12-14. The exam will be conducted in 2 slots that is morning and evening. All the information related to the exam center, date and timings will be mentioned on your admit card.
Ques: When will GATE 2021 result declare?
Ans: GATE 2020 result will declare on March 22, 2021. And scorecard for the same will be available in the month of March 2021. Only GATE qualifying candidates will be able to download there scorecard. The score will be valid for 3 years.
Ques: When will admission through GATE exam commence?
Ans: There is no common counselling for GATE exam. Students may directly apply for the admission in different institutions through COAP. And the admission process will commence in the month of July 2021.
Ques: What is CCMT Counselling? When it will commence?
Ans: GATE CCMT Counselling is centralised counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan program offered by institutes like NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. Registration for CCMT Counselling will commence in the month of April 2021.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College