GATE LOGIN: What is GATE 2021 Login Used For?

    Nikkil Visha Nikkil Visha
    Exams Prep Master

    Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that is organized by one of the IIT every year. IIT Bombay will start GATE 2021 Login on August 2020. GATE tests the candidates on their respective engineering discipline as well as the analytical and decision-making abilities. 

    GATE is an online examination and candidates have to register themselves online in order to appear for the examination. GOAPS is an online platform where candidates can create their GATE Login Id and password. Only eligible candidates can apply for the exam. Check GATE Eligibility

    Once GATE Login Id is created and the application is submitted successfully, candidates will be able to download their admit card. The examinations centers are spread in different cities across the country and also in six different cities outside India. More information related to GATE login and its uses are provided below in the article.

    GATE Login 2021 Highlights


    GATE 2021 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

    Level of Exam

    All India Level

    Conducting Authority

    7 IITs and IISc, Banglore on Rotational basis

    GATE 2021 – Conducted by IIT Bombay

    Application Mode


    Exam Mode

    Computer-Based Mode

    Number of Papers

    25 Papers (Biomedical Engineering is newly added)

    Number of Test Takers

    Approximately 8,58,030 (Previous Year)

    GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)

    GATE 2021 online interface will be provided for candidate interaction with GATE Office. This interface is known as GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). The online application processing system or (GOAPS) is known as the GATE login. 

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, the conducting institute of GATE 2021 will open the online application for the registration in the month of August. All the process of application and another related process will be done online through the online application processing system of GATE.

    GATE 2021 Login Important Dates

    Important Dates fo GATE 2021

    Online Application Form AvailabilityStarting week of September, 2020
    1st week of September, 2020Starting week of October, 2020
    Application Form Correction2nd week of October, 2020
    Last Date for Change in Examination City4th week of October, 2020
    Availability of GATE Admit Card1st week of January, 2021
    Date of GATE1st & 2nd Saturday Sunday (February) 2021
    Answer Key AvailabilityAfter 1 Month of Examination
    GATE 2021 Result DeclarationLast week of March, 2021
    GATE 2021 Score Card DownloadLast week of March, 2021 to Last week of May, 2021
    Counselling Commence2nd week of April, 2021

    What is GATE 2021 Login used for?

    What is GATE 2021 Login Used For?

    GOAPS is a candidate login which is used for all the major details:

    • For GATE 2021 Registration

    • For Filling of GATE 2021 Application Form

    • For Downloading GATE 2021 Admit Card

    • For Checking GATE 2021 response sheets and GATE 2021 answer key

    • For Checking GATE 2021 Result

    • For Downloading GATE 2021 scorecard

    How to create GATE 2021 Login?

    How to create GATE 2021 Login?

    Students who are planning to apply for GATE 2021 have to first register or login to the GOAPS portal. Students will require a valid email ID, mobile number for registration. The detailed step by step procedure to register is as follows

    Step 1 - Open the official website of GATE 2021

    Step 2 - Click on the “New Candidate Registration” link

    Step 3 - Enter the required information

    Step 4 - Create a password of your choice

    Step 5 - Click on Submit button to complete the registration process

    After the completion of registration, students will receive an email in their registered email ID and a message in their mobile about GATE registration or login enrollment ID/number and password. Students must keep the email and message safe till the completion of the complete process related to GATE.

    GATE Login Enrollment ID and Password

    GOAPS Enrollment ID: 

    • Each and every candidate appearing for GOAPS will be provided with an Enrollment ID. 

    • After registration, an e-mail containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent to the candidate. 

    • This Enrollment ID will be used as the reference ID for all future communication.

    GOAPS Password: 

    • The candidate has to choose a strong password during the Enrollment. 

    • This password must be remembered along with the GOAPS Enrollment ID to login to the portal.

    • It is strongly recommended to choose a password that cannot be guessed and cracked easily. Keep your password information safe, secure, and confidential.

    Filling the Online Application Form using GATE 2021 Login 

    Candidates are advised to keep the following ready before they fill the application form:-

    Personal information:

    • Name, date of birth, personal mobile number, email ID parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.

    • Postal Address for Communication (including PIN code)

    • Degree details.

    • College address

    • PIN code of college

    • GATE paper.

    • Choice of GATE examination cities

    • Scanned image of your photograph

    • Scanned image of your signature

    • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Document.

    • Scanned copy of the Category Certificate.

    • Details of ID Proof

    • Bank details for application fees.


    • You must scan a color recently taken passport size photo with a white or a light color.

    • Size of the photograph (3.5 cm (Width) x 4.5 cm (Height).

    • The file format should be in JPEG only.

    • The maximum dimensions can be 480 x 640 pixels (0.3 Megapixels)

    • The minimum dimensions can be 240 x 320 pixels.

    • The face should not be hidden by the hair of the head

    • Candidates wearing spectacles should remove the spectacles and take the photograph to avoid any red glares.

    Signature Specifications:

    • Sign with black or dark blue ink pen only.

    • The signature is not in CAPITAL letters

    • Scan the signature by using a professional scanner.

    • Only JPEG image format will be accepted.

    Documents to be uploaded by International Candidates

    1. Personal information.

    2. Address (including PIN code)

    3. Details of the Eligibility degree.

    4. College name and address.

    5. GATE paper (subject).

    6. Scanned copy of the photograph as mentioned above.

    7. Scanned copy of the signature as mentioned.

    8. Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate.

    9. Details of the valid Photo.

    10. Details for Net-banking- debit or credit card for payment.

    How to Fill GATE 2021 Application?

    GATE 2021 Online Application - Steps to Fill 

    You can check the step by step procedure to fill the GATE online application form below:

    Step 1 - Registration: Register for GATE by entering the following details-

    • First Name

    • Middle Name

    • Surname

    • Name of the Candidate

    After confirming your above details, the following details had to be added:

    • Email Address

    • Confirm Email Address

    • Country of Residence

    • Mobile Number

    • Password

    • Confirm Password

    • Captcha

    Click on submit after you successfully complete the details. Registration, an e-mail containing your Enrollment ID will be sent to your email ID and also through an SMS. This will be the reference ID for all future communication. Also, an OTP will also be sent for verification of the mobile number

    Step 2 - Login after registration

    • Enter the Enrolment ID sent in the mail of Registered Email ID as well as the password set to log in. 

    • Use the details and proceed to fill the GATE application form.

    • To proceed to fill the application form of GATE, you will have to accept the declaration.

    Step 3 - Filling the details in the GATE 2021 application form

    Fill in the details as required or asked in each section.The details to be filled in this section are mentioned below. Kindly ensure that you follow the steps carefully:

    • GATE paper, you wish to appear for

    • Choice of Examination CITY.

    • Next, choose three exam cities.

    • Applicant's Personal Details - Ensure that the details match those in the degree as that will be used for verification. Any small mistake can lead to rejection of your application form.

    The following details will be automatically filled. It will be filled by the system on the basis of your registration details:

    • Enrolment ID

    • Name of candidate

    • Email ID

    • Mobile No

    The other details to be filled are:

    • Date of Birth, Gender, Name of Parent/Guardian, Mobile No of Parent/Guardian, Nationality, Category

    • ID Proof, ID Proof Number

    • Name of Parent/Guardian

    • Country of Residence of Parent/Guardian

    • Mobile Number of Parent/Guardian

    Correspondence Address:

    • Address line 1

    • Address line 2 (Optional)

    • Address line 3 (Optional)

    • Correspondence Address City/Town

    • PIN Code

    • Country

    • State/Union Territory

    Qualifying Degree Details: 

    All details related to the academic qualifications and degree has to be entered.

    • Institute Registration/Roll No

    • Qualifying Degree.

    • The discipline of choosing the Qualifying Degree: Click on "Other" if the qualifying degree was done outside India.

    • Year of qualifying degree

    • State/Union Territory

    • City/Town

    • College/University Name

    • PIN Code: PIN code of college to be entered.

    Step 4: Upload Documents

    • The scanned photograph, signature as well as the documents asked will have to be uploaded after this. 

    • After successfully uploading, it is advisable to save and view the application form before submitting it so that you can edit the information in case of any mistake.

    Must Read How to Upload Photo and Signature?

    Step 5: Payment of Application Fees

    Candidate Category

    Application Fee

    Male/General/OBC and Other

    1200 INR

    SC/ST/ Pwd and Women

    750 INR

    International Students from Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

    US Dollars 50

    International Students from Dubai and Singapore centres

    US Dollars 100

    • Payment Mode: Online payment can be made only through Net Banking or Debit/Credit Cards. Additional bank charges may be applicable.

    • Printing the GATE application form and checking Application Status - On successful payment, you can successfully print your GATE application form. 

    • In case of any mistakes or errors, the candidates will be sent an SMS and Email to intimate you about the same and its rectification. 

    • You can always log in to GOAPS anytime to print your application form.

    What to Do If Forgot GATE 2021 Login Details?

    What to Do If Forgot GATE 2021 Login Details?

    In case the candidates have misplaced or have forgotten their login, they need to get them back. To do so they need to follow the steps that are mentioned below:

    • Click on the link that will be available on the official website written as forgot password.

    • Next, on the open window, the candidates will have to now click on the link that says “forgot enrollment ID or password” as shown

    • After that, the following window will automatically open after you click. Check on the suitable option and get the details back.

    Once the process is done the candidates get an auto-generated enrollment Id over their registered email ID. The candidates can now use the newly generated ID and password and further use it to log in and access all other things under the login. 

    Download Admit Card Using GATE 2021 Login

    Download Admit Card Using GATE 2021 Login

    GATE 2021 Admit Card is a necessary document to carry along with valid ID proof on exam day. The details of GATE 2021 Exam Centers, exam date, timings, etc will be mentioned on your admit card. In case of any discrepancies in the admit card, candidates can contact their zonal IIT for rectification.

    Steps to download GATE Admit Card are:

    Step 1: Visit the official website of GATE 2021

    Step 2: Enter your GATE Enrollment ID and Password and click Submit.

    Step 3: Then you will be redirected to the new window. There you have to click on the link “download GATE 2021 Admit Card”

    Step 4: Download and take a colored printout of the document

    Step 5: Check for any discrepancies, if any.

    Check GATE Admit Card

    Check Response Sheets Using GATE 2021 Login

    Check Response Sheets Using GATE 2021 Login

    Step by step procedure to download the response sheets

    Step 1 - Open the GATE login window

    Step 2 - Click on the login button

    Step 3 - Login using the required credentials

    Step 4 - Response sheet will then be displayed on the monitor screen

    Step 5 - Take a print out of the same after it is displayed.

    Download Answer Keys Using GATE 2021 Login

    Download Answer Keys Using GATE 2021 Login

    The main purpose of releasing the answer keys for all 25 papers is to help candidates to get an idea of the number of correct & incorrect answers. Candidates can assess their marks in the examination according to the marking scheme provided in GATE Exam Pattern

    Steps to download the answer keys are:

    Step 1 - Open the GATE portal

    Step 2 - GATE question paper and answer keys will be displayed on the screen

    Step 3 - Select the question paper or answer key

    Step 4 - Click on the question paper or answer key to download

    Step 5 - Take a printout of the same.

    Check GATE Answer Keys

    Check Result using GATE 2021 Login

    Check Result using GATE 2021 Login

    Candidates must make note that GATE Marks and GATE Scores are two separate entities. Marks in GATE 2020 will be calculated out of 100, while as per GATE Score Calculation, the scores for GATE will be derived out of 1000 after normalization. Various PSUs also use GATE scores for recruitment purposes.

    Steps to check GATE Result:

    Step 1 - Open the GATE login window

    Step 2 - Click on the login button

    Step 3 - Login using the required credentials

    Step 4 - Details of marks secured and also other details will be displayed on the screen.

    Step 5 - Download and take a printout to maintain and keep a copy

    Check GATE Result

    Download Scorecard using GATE 2021 Login

    Students who will qualify the examination by obtaining the minimum marks to qualifying will be issued a scorecard. The validity of GATE scorecard is 3 years from the date of announcement of result.

    Step by step procedure to download scorecard is mentioned below:

    Step 1 - Open the GATE 2021 login window

    Step 2 - Click on the login button

    Step 3 - Login using the required credentials

    Step 4 - Scorecard will be displayed on screen

    Step 5 - Download and take a print out to keep a copy

    Benefits of GATE 2021 Login

    • GATE login is like an account that is created to keep all your information safe and secure.

    • Login is created during the registration process.

    • It helps to get all the necessary information related to the examination.

    *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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