GATE 2020 VALIDITY
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE is the most popular national level exam for engineering students with validity of 3 years from the date of announcement of result. It is a gateway to get admission to the various postgraduate engineering programs offered by the IITs, NITs, IIITs, and many other CFTIs as well.
GATE has acquired a lot of importance which is mainly due to the growing demand of professionals in the PSUs sector. Moreover, the professionals planning to get jobs in the PSU sector must have a valid GATE score. Check GATE PSU Recruitment
Hence the candidates must have all the detailed information about a good GATE Score, its validity, and a total number of attempts allowed to give the GATE test which is taken in 25 disciplines. But before we go further, understanding a valid GATE score is important. Candidates are advised to read the article to know more about the validity of GATE.
Similar to many other competitive exams, GATE is also taken each year and the aspirants are allowed to give the exam as many times as they want.
For instance, suppose one candidate appeared in GATE examination in February 2020 then he/she will get the scorecard one month after the examination. This scorecard is valid till 2023 and the candidates are eligible to get admissions in 2020, 2021, and 2022 for further studies. However, to get a job in PSUs will be valid for that particular year only.
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The PSU department started accepting candidates through GATE for different jobs, the popularity of GATE increased greatly.
So in case you have AIR 200 rank then you might get a decent job in the PSU department only in case your performance is exceptionally amazing in the interview. A total number of vacancies in a particular year also plays an important role in getting a job in PSU, in case there are more vacancies in any particular year, then chances of an interview call for candidates with a lower rank also increases.
GATE score is calculated using the normalized or actual marks of the candidates according to the stream in which he/she has applied for. The beneath information is mentioned on the GATE Score Card -
Every year lakhs of students appear for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE either to join a private or government department or to pursue a Master or a Doctoral degree from one of the renowned institutions in India.
Through this entrance exam, the eligible candidates are shortlisted; the GATE entrance exam acts as an elimination round for the different institutes and selects only those candidates that are capable to get admission to the institution.
Post taking the GATE, the results get declared and the scores that aspirants achieve are being referred to GATE scores. The aspirants need to produce their GATE scores to get admission/job in the premier institutes and top PSUs in India. According to the highest score achieved in the GATE exam in different streams, a qualifying mark is set, and to have a valid GATE score, the candidates must have at least minimum score marks equal to the qualifying marks.
The candidates need to qualify in GATE before they think of scores, admissions or their appointments as well.
|S.no||Paper Name||Paper Code||Qualifying marks|
|7||Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||28.8||25.9||19.2|
|11||Engineering Sciences Minor||XE||26.0||23.4||17.3|
|12||Fibre Science and Textile Engineering||TF||37||33||24|
|15||Architecture and Planning||AR||34.8||31.3||23.2|
|16||Ecology and Evolution||EY||42.2||37.9||28.1|
|23||Industrial Engineering and Production||PI||36||32||24|
GATE qualifying cutoff for each paper is based on numerous factors including:
So stay confident and motivated while appearing for the GATE exam as it can help to achieve a milestone in your career.
Ques: What is the validity of GATE score?
Ans: GATE score is laid for 3 years from the date of announcement of result. For instance, suppose one candidate appeared in GATE examination in February 2020 then he/she will get the scorecard one month after the examination. This scorecard is valid till 2023 and the candidates are eligible to get admissions in 2020, 2021, and 2022 for further studies.
Ques: Is GATE valid for PSU recruitments for 1 year or for 3 years?
Ans: GATE scores for PSU recruitment are different for each PSU according to the category and discipline. Some PSU considers only current year GATE Score valid for the recruitment process, while some also consider previous year scores for recruitment. The validity of GATE score in PSU recruitment varies from PSU to PSU.
Ques: What is a valid GATE score?
Ans: The valid GATE score is minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to score in order to become eligible for admission in various institutes. Further the institutes will have their own cut off criteria but for initial screening candidates must obtain GATE qualifying or valid score.
Ques: Can I use my GATE 2020 score which is high in comparison to GATE 2019 score which is low for admission in NITs?
Ans: Yes. Candidates can use one valid GATE score for the admission process. If their previous year score is better than the current year then they can use previous years scores. Candidates are also advised to go through the cut off criteria to get a better idea about the cut-offs accepted by various colleges.
*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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