GATE 2020: GOAPS, Registration Correction (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus

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GATE 2020 Application Correction has been started on 15th October 2019. GATE Stands for (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering). IIT Delhi will be conducting GATE 2020 for taking admission into M. Tech / Ph.D. programs. Form this year 2020, Exam is Conducted by IIT Delhi.

GATE 2020 Exam Date has been Announced by IIT Delhi Authority. The Exam will be held on 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th February 2020. GATE 2020 examination will be organized by the IITs & IISc, Bangalore on a rotation basis. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering): This is a National level Entrance Exam for the Post Graduate courses who want to enter the engineering & Technology.

It’s a Graduate aptitude test for engineering. The Scores from GATE can help to get admissions in M. Tech/Ph.D. programs in multiple sectors like IIT’s & IISER’s. GATE exams are held every year on a rotational basis by the IIT’s & IISC in multiple zones. Not only for the examination but GATE Scores is also plays an essential role in the recruitment of the Government and private organizations who are in the technical field.

GATE 2020 Notification – Application Correction Started

NewGATE 2020 Registration Correction has been started on 15th October 2019. Click Here to Check Correction Details.

NewCandidates can be requested for Exam Center Change till 15th November 2019 with Additional Fee. Click Here to Check Correction Details.

NewGATE 2020 Information Notification has been Released on 23rd July 2019. Click Here to View Information Brochure.

NewGATE 2020 Exam Date has been Announced. The Exam will be held on 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th February 2020. Click Here to Exam Dates Details.

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The New Changes Introduced for GATE is discussed below:

  • The Entrance Test of GATE will be organized for 25 papers. A new paper of Biomedical Engineering has been added to the syllabus.
  • IIT Delhi is to conduct GATE 2020.

GATE 2020 Quick Links

Notification (Released)Information Brochure, Notice,
Important Dates (Announced)Click Here
Application/Registration Form (Started)Click Here
Application FeeClick Here
How to Fill Application Form (Available)Click Here
Application Correction Form (Started)Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Answer KeyClick Here
Eligibility (Revised)Click Here
Exam PatternClick Here
Preparation TipsClick Here
SyllabusClick Here
Score Card Calculation (Normalization)Click Here
Score Card Click Here
Result Click Here
Cut Off Click Here
Counseling/Admission Procedure Click Here
CCMT CounsellingClick Here
GATE FAQs 2020
Click Here

GATE 2020 Highlights

Exam NameGATE
Full-FormGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Exam TypesPG Level
Exam LevelNational Level
Courses OfferedEngineering and Technology
Conducting Body(IITD)Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (CBT)
Exam Date1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th February 2020
Exam Duration02 Hours 30 Minutes & 03 Hours
Official websitehttp://gate.iitd.ac.in/
Helpline

Tel: 011-26591749, 011-26596137
Email Id: [email protected]

GATE 2020 Exam Dates

Here, we have an updated schedule for the GATE Entrance Exam 2020. GATE Exam Dates announced.

EventsDates (Announced)
Application Process Starts1st September 2019
Last date to fill the application form28th September 2019 (Extended)
Extended date for submitting the application form5th October 2019 (With Increased Fee)
Application Correction starts (name, father’s name, college name etc.)15th October 2019
Last date to request change of exam city15th November 2019
Admit card can be downloaded from3rd January 2020
GATE 2020 Exam Date1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th February 2020
Release of Answer Key3rd week of Feb 2020
Declaration of Results16th March 2020
The release of Score Card3rd week of March to last week of May 2020
Starting off the Counselling process1st week of April 2020

The Notification has been ReleasedClick Here

GATE 2020 Registration

Candidates can check this section to know complete details about the Application Form:

How to Fill GATE 2020 Application

  • Upload your Scanned images such as photograph (Maximum Size: 480×640 pixels, Minimum Size: 240×320 pixels & Dimension: 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm) and signature (Maximum Size: 160×560, Minimum Size: 80×280 pixels & Dimension: 2cm × 7cm).
  • Candidates also have to upload the Certificate of qualifying degree, category certificate and Dyslexia certificate (if applicable).
  • At the time of GATE Registration 2020, candidates can choose three exam cities as examination centers.
  • Candidates also have to fill ID number specified in any of the following, i.e., Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Driving License, Employee ID, Passport, PAN Card & Voter ID.
  • There will be no need to send any hard copy of application/documents to the officials.
  • Candidates should take a print copy of the GATE Application Form 2020 for further reference.

Application Fee 2020

Applicants need to pay the Application fee through Net banking, Debit card or net banking only. Given below is the information for the various category and the various cities(for paying a fee).

For Exam Centers located in India

CategoriesApplication Fee
For UR/Other category candidatesRs.1500
For ST/SC/PwD/Female candidatesRs.750
Late FeeRs.500

For Exam Centers located in Foreign Countries (All categories)

CountriesApplication Fee
Singapore and DubaiUS$100
Addis Ababa, Kathmandu, Colombo, and DhakaUS$50
Late FeeUS$20

GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Qualification RequiredDescription of the Qualifying DegreeStatus of the DegreeYear of Passing
B.Arch5-years bachelor’s degree in ArchitecturePursuing final year examination or completed2020
B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology). Final year candidates may also apply.Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
B.Sc. Research/ B.S.4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/TechnologyCurrently in a 4th/5th year or completed2020
Int. M.E/ M.Tech

(Post-B.Sc.)

4-years Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed2010
Int. M.Sc/ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated

B. S./M. S. program

Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or

Equivalent

Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or completed2020
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/ B.E./ B.ArchB.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional

courses

NA

Before application filling, candidates should ensure that they meet Eligibility criteria for GATE 2020:

Notice:- Candidate who registered after 31st May 2013, for certification equivalent to B.E./B.Tech/B. Arch from any of the professional societies (IE, ICE, IETE, AeSI, IIChemE, IIM, IIE, etc) but meets other eligibility criteria, are also eligible to apply for GATE 2020.

Nationality:

  • Indian & Foreign National candidates are eligible to apply.

Age Criteria:

  • There will be no age limit criteria to apply.

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern

Check the Complete Details of exam pattern given below:

Exam Date (Announced)1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th February 2020
No. of Papers25
Applicant can ApplyOnly 1 Paper from 25
Exam Duration3 Hours
Exam ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
No. of Questions65
Total Marks100
Question TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Question) & NAT (Numerical Answer Type)
MCQ ChoicesFour Choices for Every Question
NAT ChoicesNot Applicable
Common Papers in All ExamsGA (General Aptitude), Engineering Mathematics and Subject Specification Section.
GA (General Aptitude) Questions15
GA (General Aptitude) Marks15 ((5 questions for one marks & 5 questions for two marks))
MCQ & NAT Marks1 to 2 Marks in all Papers
Negative Marking (MCQ)(Applicable) 1/3 of Question for 1 Marks Each

(Applicable) 2/3 of Question for 2 Marks Each

Negative Marking (NAT)Not Applicable

Questions and Marks

SectionQuestion No.No. of QuestionsMarks Per QuestionTotal Marks
General Aptitude1 to 5515
Technical+

Engineering

Mathematics

1 to 2525125
26 to 5530260
Total Questions: 65Total Marks: 100Total Duration: 3 hours
Technical Section:70 marksGeneral Aptitude: 15 marksEngineering Mathematics:15 marks
25 marks to 40 marks will be allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions

Note: Candidates, those complete/appearing their qualifying exam from countries other than India, they must complete or in the final year of their four years bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or 2 years masters degree in any relevant subjects in science.

Marking Scheme:

The pattern of QuestionsMarks AllottedNegative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)1 or 2 marksFor one mark question, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
For two marks question, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
Numerical Answer Type (NAT)1 or 2 marksNo negative marking

Marks & Questions Distribution:

SectionsNumber of Questions and Marks per partNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
General Aptitude (GA)Five questions of 1 mark each and five questions of 2 mark each1015
Question Papers other than GG, XE, and XL25 questions of 1 mark each and 30 questions of 2 mark each5585
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics)PART A (Compulsory Section)PART B5585
25 questions of 1 mark eachSection I (Geology) and Section II (Geophysics) (Attempt Any 1 question):30 questions of 2 mark each
XE Paper (Engineering Sciences)Section A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory):Sections B to H: (Attempt Any Two)5585
Seven questions of 1 mark each and 4 questions of 2 marks each9 questions of 1 mark each and 13 questions of 2 marks each
XL Paper (Life Sciences)Section P Chemistry (Compulsory Section):Sections Q to U: (Attempt Any 2)5585
5 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks each10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks each

GATE Syllabus 2020

GATE 2020 Syllabus for each of the papers will be different. The GATE Exam will be organized for 25 papers/subjects. The syllabus will be released by the conducting authority separately for each paper in a PDF format. These papers & detailed syllabus are:

  • General Aptitude (GA): Verbal Ability & Numerical Ability.
  • Aerospace Engineering (AE): Engineering Mathematics, Flight Mechanics, Space Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Structures, Propulsion.
  • Agricultural Engineering (AG): Engineering Mathematics, Farm Machinery, Farm Power, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, etc.
  • Architecture and Planning (AR): Architecture and Design, Building Materials, Construction and Management, Building and Structure, Environmental Planning and Design, etc.
  • Biotechnology (BT): Engineering Mathematics, General Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, etc.
  • Civil Engineering (CE)Engineering Mathematics, Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, etc.
  • Chemical Engineering (CH): Engineering Mathematics, Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, etc.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)Engineering Mathematics, Digital Logic, Computer Organization, and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, etc.
  • Chemistry (CY): Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry & Organic Chemistry.
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC): Engineering Mathematics, Networks, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, etc.
  • Electrical Engineering (EE): Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits, Electromagnetic Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, etc.
  • Ecology and Evolution (EY): Ecology, Evolution, Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, etc.
  • Geology and Geophysics (GG): Common Section (Earth and Planetary system, Weathering and soil formation, etc.), Geology & Geophysics.
  • Instrumentation Engineering (IN)Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, etc.
  • Mathematics (MA): Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Algebra, Functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis, etc.
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME): Engineering Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, etc.
  • Mining Engineering (MN): Engineering Mathematics, Mine Development, and Surveying, Geomechanics and Ground Control, etc.
  • Metallurgical Engineering (MT): Engineering Mathematics, Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Extractive Metallurgy, etc.
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE): Linear Algebra, Petroleum Formation Evaluation, Oil and Gas Well Testing, etc.
  • Physics (PH): Mathematical Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, etc.
  • Production and Industrial Engineering (PI): Engineering Mathematics, General Engineering, Manufacturing Processes I, Quality and Reliability, etc.
  • Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF): Engineering Mathematics, Textile Fibers, Fabric manufacture, Structure, and Properties, etc.
  • Engineering Mathematics (XE-A), Fluid Mechanics (XE-B), Materials Science (XE-C), Solid Mechanics (XE-D), Thermodynamics (XE-E), Polymer Science and Engineering (XE-F), Food Technology (XE-G), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (XE-H).
  • Chemistry (XL-P), Biochemistry (XL-Q), Botany (XL-R), Microbiology (XL-S), Zoology (XL-T) & Food Technology (XL-U).

GATE 2020 Preparation Tips

GATE 2020 Examination is given in a significant and different response to the type of questions so that it will bring the correct marks. GATE 2020 past papers of last year will be given so that the candidates can focus and have knowledge of the paper.

  • GATE 2020 candidates should focus on their theory and Numerical issues.
  • Group Study is a very efficacious approach to brush up information about specialized issues with fellow spouses and also can help explore new procedures and techniques to understand the subjects.
  • Don’t make wild speculation because there is negative indicating related to these queries.
  • Pay extra attention while trying common and linked information questions.

GATE 2020 Admit Card 

The applicant has to download the GATE 2020 Admit Card from the website GOAPS. Only the candidates who have successfully submitted their application will get Admit Cards. Candidates will get admit card through online mode by entering their Enrollment ID/email address & password.

There will be no facility to send Admit card by post or email to the candidates. Downloading of GATE Hall Ticket 2020 will be started on 3rd January 2020. The applicant needs to carry the Admit card with one identification proof while coming to the exam hall.

GATE 2020 Answer Key

The exam will end in the 2nd week of February 2020 tentatively. The authorities will release the answer key after the completion of exams. There will be a separate answer key provided for each discipline. There will be a reasonable fee for the answer key challenge facility.

GATE 2020 Result

The results for the GATE 2020 will be available on the GOAPS portal, which will be on the GATE website and also download their scorecard by entering their registration number and date of birth. Candidates will check GATE 2020 Result on the 16th March 2020. GATE Scorecards will only be available after the declaration of results. The Applicants will get the GATE scorecards whose marks are equal or more than the cutoff marks.

GATE 2020 Scorecard 

Only the applicants who qualified will be provided with the GATE Scorecard. The GATE Scorecard will be valid for three years after the released results. The GATE 2020 Scorecard will have the information about the performance and the entrance test. Applicants will be able to download the Scorecard tentatively from March 2020.

GATE 2020 Cut Off 

The admissions for the IIT’s & IISC will be decided on the GATE Cut Off marks for an applicant. The GATE Cut Off marks help to understand if the applicant is qualified for exams or not. GATE 2020 marks are different for each stream. There are two types of candidates PRIMARY and UNRESERVED, and the CUT OFF marks are reserved for each.

Below, we have updated previous year qualifying Cut Off marks:

PaperCategories
GENOBCSC/ST/PH
Chemical Engineering (CH)44.339.829.5
Mechanical Engineering (ME)32.872921
Civil Engineering (CE)28.725.819.1
Electrical Engineering (EE)25.225.216.7
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)2522.516.6
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)2522.516.6

GATE 2020 Counselling

The Authority will not conduct any centralized Counseling for the admission of qualified candidates. Once the IIT’s notification is released, the applicants need to apply individually for the same. The NIT organizes centralized counseling for the M. / M. Arch. / M. Plan. Admissions (CCMT).The Counselling will start after the Result. Counselling ultimately depends on the GATE 2020 Scores.

NIT’s conducts a common counseling every year. During the counseling process, candidates have to choose courses and colleges as per their preferences. As per the rank secured in the exam, filled choices, availability of seats and category of candidates, seats will be allocated in various institutions for admission.

GATE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2020

Before appearing in the Exam, contenders must have clarified all doubts about GATE. To be able to appear in the Exam, candidates are required to check the eligibility criteria for the Exam first and fill the GATE Application form only if they are appropriate. This list encompasses both pre and post-Exam questions together with their answers answering all the queries of the contenders.

If you have any other questions about GATE 2020, you can write your queries in the comments box below.

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  1. pooja kushwaha says:

    I have enrolled in Amie after 2013…am I eligible or not for gate 2020…. please reply

  2. Sonam says:

    Does gate conduct exam of microbiology

  3. Athiya says:

    While applying for gate I did mistake at cast.how can I change that?

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