GATE 2020 EXAM DATES
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE 2020 Exam Dates have been released on the official website i.e. gate.iitd.ac.in. IIT, Delhi will conduct GATE 2020 exam in two slots each on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020. As per the released Paper schedule, Civil and Mechanical Engineering papers will be held in two sessions whereas other 23 papers will be held in single session – Check Complete GATE Exam Schedule
Latest: GATE 2020 Mock Tests are available at the official website – gate.iitd.ac.in.
GATE 2020 Application Forms were available in online mode at the official portal i.e. gate.iitd.ac.in. Candidates must check the eligibility standards before applying for the exam. There are 4 steps to apply for GATE 2020 exam:
The following table represents the important dates for GATE Registration and Form Correction-
|GATE Registration starts from||September 3, 2019|
|Last Date for submitting GATE Application Form||October 5, 2019|
|Closing date for GATE form submission with late fee||October 9, 2019|
|Last Date for Request for Change in Exam City||November 25, 2019|
The following table elucidates exam dates of GATE 2020-
|GATE 2020 Admit Card will be available from||January 3, 2020 onwards|
GATE 2020 Entrance Test
Forenoon – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon – 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
February 1, 2020
February 2, 2020
February 8, 2020
February 9, 2020
Candidates can take GATE according to their Paper Code only. As over 10 lacs applicants appear for GATE, therefore the exam is 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|
|February 1, 2020||1||9:30 – 12:30||IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH|
|2||14:30 – 17:30||CY, ME2, PI|
|February 2, 2020||3||9:30 – 12:30||AR, BM, BT, CH, MA, MN, ST, XE, XL|
|4||14:30 – 17:30||AE, AG, EC, GG|
|February 8, 2020||5||9:30 – 12:30||EE, EY, TF|
|6||14:30 – 17:30||CS|
|February 9, 2020||7||9:30 – 12:30||CE1|
|8||14:30 – 17:30||CE2|
After the evaluation of GATE examination papers, GATE 2020 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 counselling process for NITs will be held through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. / M.Plan CCMT (CCMT) while the IITs and IISc Bangalore have their own counselling procedures.
The tentative dates related to Result and Counselling are:
|Declaration of GATE Result||March 16, 2020|
|GATE 2020 Scorecard will be available for download from||March 20 – May 21, 2020|
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.
Not only admission into Masters’ program but, GATE could be taken for job opportunities at various Public Sector Enterprises (PSUs). The recruiting schedule for GATE 2020 is still not out, so candidates can check the dates of the previous year recruitment season to prepare accordingly for the recruitment season of GATE 2020.
|Name of PSU||Eligible Stream||Individual PSUs Registration|
|MAZAGON DOCK SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED||ME, EE||January 9 – February 7, 2020|
|BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME||January 5 – February 2, 2020|
|INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LIMITED||CH, CE, CS, EE, EC, IN, ME, MT, CY||January – February 8, 2020|
|GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED||CH, ME, EE, IN, CS, EC||December 22, 2018 – January 29, 2020|
|BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRICALS LIMITED||ME, EE, EC, MT||January 4, 2020 – February 3, 2020|
|OIL AND NATURAL GAS LIMITED||CS, ME, PE, CE, EE, EC, PH, IN, CH, GG, CY, MA||March 1, 2020 – April 1, 2020|
|HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME, CE, EE, EC, IN, CH||January 10, 2020 – February 10, 2020|
|NTPC LIMITED||EE, ME, EC, CE, CS, IT||January 10 – 31, 2020|
|POWERGRID||EE, EC, CE, CS||January 15, 2020 – February 28, 2020|
|NATIONALS BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION LTD. (NBCC)||CE||December 25, 2018|
|WBSEDCL||EE||September 1, 2018 – October 9, 2018|
|OIL INDIA LIMITED||ME, GG||January 15, 2020 – February 14, 2020|
|CABINET SECRETARIAT OF INDIA||CS, EC, PH, CY||After the declaration of GATE Result|
|NHPC LIMITED||EE, CE, ME, GG||January 1, 2020 – February 1, 2020|
The expected CCMT Counselling procedure schedule will give the GATE applicants a fair idea about the CCMT 2020 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-
|Name of Institute||Application Starting Date (tentative)||Last Date for Applying (tentative)|
|IIT Bombay||February 1, 2020||March 21, 2020|
|IIT Delhi||February 2020||March 2020|
|IIT Guwahati||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Kanpur||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Kharagpur||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Madras||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Roorkee||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Bhubaneshwar||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Gandhinagar||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Hyderabad||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Indore||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Mandi||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Patna||March 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Jodhpur||April 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Ropar||April 2020||April 2020|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||March 2020||April 2020|
|IISc Bangalore||April 2020||May 2020|
|IIT Dhanbad||April 2020||May 2020|
Ques: What is the last date to apply for GATE exam?
Ans: Earlier last date to fill the application form was September 24, 2019 but due to congestion in the network on the last date of application form filling, the exam authority has extended the date to GATE application form to September 26, 2019.
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 3, 2020 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.
Ques: What is the exam dates of GATE 2020?
Ans: GATE 2020 will be conducted on multiple dates in the month of February. The exam dates are February 1, 2, 8, and 9.
Ques: When will GATE 2020 result declare?
Ans: GATE 2020 result will declare on March 16, 2019. And scorecard for the same will be available in the month of March only.
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 2020.
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, 2020.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College