GATE 2020 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE Registration 2020 has been started from August 31, 2019 onwards. Candidates can fill the online application form till September 24, 2019. Apart from entering your personal and academic details in the form, another important step is to scan and upload your photograph and signature in the specified format. This must be done electronically at the time of filling up an online form at GOAPS.
Facility to change the uploaded image after the closure of the application submission window will be made available to candidates. Applications still Failing to meet the specifications can result in the disqualification of the application without any refund of the application fee. Read More GATE Form Correction
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GATE 2020 Important Dates
GATE 2020 Notification was published on August 9, 2019 at gate.iitd.ac.in. Tabulated below are the important dates for GATE 2020
|GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens||August 31, 2019|
|Last date of submitting GATE 2020 Application Form||September 24, 2019|
|Extended Closing Dates of Submission of Online Application Form||October 1, 2019|
|Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City||November 15, 2019|
|GATE 2020 Admit card publication||January 3, 2020|
|GATE 2020 Exam date||February 1, 2, 8, and 9, 2020|
|GATE 2020 Official Answer key releasing||10 days after the exam|
|GATE 2020 Result declaration||March 16, 2020|
|GATE 2020 Publishing of Scorecard||One week after the declaration of results|
|GATE 2020 Start of counseling cum admission process||April 2020|
Candidates applying for the national level exam must take care of GATE Photo details, photo size, etc. while attaching their photograph with GATE Application Form. Listed below are important points related to the same:
Along with the photograph, candidates are also required to attach scanned image of signature. The essential specifications for signature as per GATE 2020 requirements are listed below:
Editing scanned images may degrade the quality of the images. As uploading of the low quality of images is not acceptable in registration. There are a few ways by which you can edit the images as per the required specifications of GATE 2020.
Images can be cropped, edited, compressed by available online tools viz.
The registration window will close on October 1, 2020. Applications received after the due date will not be accepted. Visit the official website of GOAPS i.e. appsgate.iitm.ac.in to fill GATE Application Form.
5 Steps for applying for GATE 2020
Step 1: Registration through GOAPS
Step 2: Fill the application form with all the required information
Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature and other required documents
Step 4: Pay the application fee through online mode
Step 5: Submit the form and take a printout for future reference.
IIT Delhi will issue the notification for making corrections in GATE 2020 Application Form in case of any overall discrepancy in the information. The option to modify details is applicable to certain fields only.
For GATE Form Correction, you need to send a request email form registered email id to respective zonal GATE offices indicated on the form. The mail must mention the Enrollment id of candidate and nature of correction in the form besides containing scanned attachment of document required as proof for making the changes.
Check the table below to know the fields where changes are applicable:
|Nature of Correction||Documents Required as Proof for making Correction (Any One)|
|Name of candidate||10th class/SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID Driving License|
|Date of Birth||Birth certificate, 10th class/SSLC certificate, Passport|
|Name of Parent/Guardian||Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving License|
|Academic Qualification Details –
||Degree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority (format available on the website)|
Ques- How many exam centers can I choose for GATE exam?
Ans- Candidates can choose maximum 3 exam centers in the order of preference for GATE exam. The first preference given by the applicant is most likely to be allotted.
Ques- Can I appear in any of the GATE 2020 paper?
Ans- Candidate is expected to appear in the paper of discipline of a qualifying degree. However, candidates can also choose any other paper as well.
Ques- Can I use same e-mail account for multiple application?
Ans- Candidates can use one e-mail id for a single application.
Ques- What is the application fee for GATE 2020?
Ans- GATE 2020 Application fee has been detailed in the table given below:
|Category||Application Fee||During Extended Period|
|Women||INR 750||INR 1250|
|SC/ST/PwD||INR 750||INR 1250|
|All Other Candidates||INR 1500||INR 2000|
|For exam centers in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu||US$50||US$70|
|For Exam Center in Dubai and Singapore||US$100||US$120|