GATE 2021: IIT Bombay to Re-open Application Correction Facility from November 17 to 23; Check Details Here

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IIT Bombay had earlier started the GATE 2021 application form correction facility on its official GOAPS website ( on October 28 and is scheduled to reopen today, November 17, 2020.

Candidates who applied for GATE 2021 can attempt to make any requisite corrections in the application form from November 13 to November 23. Corrections are applicable for fields as of exam city, exam paper, gender, college details, address, and category.

Candidates will also be able to make changes to their registered name and Date of Birth (DOB) by paying a correction fee of INR 500. 

Check below for details on GATE 2021 Application Form correction, applicable fields and fees exempted. 

Read: GATE 2021 Preparation Tips, Books and Study Material

GATE 2021: Important Dates 

Event Date
Intimidation Deadline for Registered Candidates after Scrutiny October 26, 2020
Availability of GATE application correction window October 28, 2020
GATE 2021 Application Form Correction Window (Re-opened) November 17-23, 2020
Admit Card January 8, 2021
GATE 2021 February 5-7 and 12-14, 2021

GATE 2021: Parameters to be Changed 

Parameters Details
  1. Male to Female: Status to be changed; fees will not be refunded.
  2. Female to Male: Candidates have to pay a difference amount.
  1. Gen/ OBC to SC/ ST: Status to be changed; fees will not be refunded.
  2. SC/ ST to Gen/ OBC: Candidates are required to pay a difference amount.
PwD status
  1. Yes to No: With fees as applicable
  2. Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities: Candidates can change the status but with a valid proof
  3. No to Yes: Candidates will be able to change their status but will not get the fees refund (Scribe status to be captured)
Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities
  1. No to Yes: Candidates can correct the status but with a valid proof
  2. Yes to No: Candidates can correct the status
Parents/ Guardian/ Correspondence address details As per Documents submitted 
College Name, Location, Roll no, and Registration no. As per Documents submitted 
Exam Paper Correct along with fees
Exam City
  1. Indian candidates can request change in Exam City within India.
  2. For candidates outside India, fee has been waived for GATE 2021 exam city in India.

GATE 2021: Application Form Correction Procedure

Follow the steps mentioned below to make corrections in the GATE 2021 application form:

  • Visit the official GOAPS website
  • Login with GATE 2021 enrollment number or email ID and password.
  • Make required changes in GATE 2021 application form.
  • To change previously selected GATE exam centers and paper, candidates have to pay additional fees.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ and take printout for future reference.

Check Here: GATE 2021 Application Form Correction

Note: After the corrections, zonal authorities will verify details with submitted documents and contact candidates on the registered email address or mobile number. Students can check application form status, thereafter from GOAPS website.

Check: GATE 2021 Sample Papers: Download GATE Subject Wise Sample Question Papers