GATE 2021 Correction Window(Open); Edit Application Form till Nov 13

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GATE 2021 Application Form Correction Window has opened from today (October 27) at the GOAPS website. Visit the website to make suitable changes if necessary. Get More Details Here

GATE 2021 Application Form Correction window will go live today. Candidates who have already registered will be able to edit their application forms today at the official GOAPS website. GATE 2021 Application Form can be edited/updated till November 13, 2020. 

GATE 2021 is a national level entrance examination conducted by IIT Bombay for admission into various programs offered by IITs, NITs, etc. Candidates could change their preferred city in the GATE 2021 application form from October 28, 2020, to November 13, 2020. This facility is free of any applicable fee this year.

Check: More than 14,000 Candidates from Arts and Commerce Backgrounds Register for GATE 2021

GATE 2021: Important Dates and Events

The following section gives the date and important events of GATE 2021.

GATE 2021 Form CorrectionOctober 28, 2020 (Window Opens Today)
Last Date for change of category, paper, and examination cityNovember 13, 2020
Issue of GATE 2021 Admit CardJanuary 8, 2021
Exam DateFebruary 5-7 & February 12-14, 2021
Official Answer Key releasing10 days after the exam
Result DeclarationMarch 22, 2021
Start of counselling cum admission processApril 2021

Also read: GATE 2021 Registration Deadline Extended

GATE 2021: How to edit application form?

Candidates could follow the below-mentioned steps to edit their GATE 2021 application form.

Step 1: Visit the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) -

Step 2: Login using Enrollment ID/ mail ID and password.

Step 3: Click on the 'Change applicant details' option

Step 4: Application form of the candidates will be displayed. Change the preferred city or location.

Step 5: Submit the form and the changes will be automatically saved

Changing the examination location is free of cost for all the candidates who have registered for GATE 2021. 

Candidates could also change other details in the form such as category and choice of paper. But to make these changes, candidates should pay the required amount.

Check: GATE 2021 Revised Eligibility Criteria

IIT Bombay will be dropping mails to candidates who have errors in their GATE 2021 application form. Such candidates have to immediately log in to the GOAPS portal and rectify the mentioned errors.

Applications in which changes are not made even after the intimidation of email will be rejected. Before the issue of GATE Admit Card 2021, IIT Bombay will publish the list of all the rejected application forms along with the reason. 

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Three lists of rejected application forms will be declared:

  •  The first list for candidates whose application forms are rejected due to duplicity.
  • The second list is for candidates who have done multiple submission of application forms
  • The third list is for candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria.

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