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GATE - 2021 Announced

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE -2021) is a Computer Based national examination conducted in different cities across India as well as six cities outside India. The examination is conducted jointly by IISc and seven IITs on behalf of National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

Applications will be accepted ONLINE only through GATE-2021 website

GATE 2021 - Important Dates

Activity Date

GATE Online Application Processing

System (GOAPS) Website Opens 14th September 2020

Closing Date of REGULAR online

registration / application portal 30th September 2020

End of EXTENDED period for online

registration / application (with late fee 7th October 2020

Last Date for change of category, paper

and examination city (an additional fee will be applicable) 13th November 2020

Availability of Admit Card on the Online

Application Portal

(for download and printing) 8th January 2021

GATE 2021 Examination time & Date

Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative) Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Tentative)

Friday 5th February 2021 Saturday 6th February 2021 Sunday 7th February 2021 Friday 12th February 2021 Saturday 13th February 2021 Sunday 14th February 2021

Announcement of results in the Online

Application Portal 22nd March 2021

GATE 2021 score will remain valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of results.

GATE 2021 will be conducted for 27 Subjects


A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts.

The high lights for 2021 examination is that Two NEW subject papers Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences in Economics / English / Linguistics / Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology (XH) are introduced and Syllabi of all subject papers have been revised.

The objective type examination Pattern of questions may include

  1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ),

  2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and/or

  3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.

ONE or TWO subject papers allowed. TWO Paper combinations have to be chosen from the given list of combinations of papers.

Those who select chemistry (CY) as primary paper can select chemical engineering (CH) / life sciences (XL) as the second paper.

Previous year question paper are available at resource section of

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