GATE 2020 Notification Released


13 Aug 2019

01 Oct 2019

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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India level entrance exam. The exam is jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven IITs (Delhi, Bombay, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Roorkee, and Madras). GATE has released the official notification of GATE 2020 to select candidates for admission into the IITs and IISc. All the eligible and interested candidates may apply online from 03 September 2019 to 01 October 2019.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 Notification

More details about GATE (2020), including eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application fee, how to apply and important dates, are given below:

Qualifying Exam Education Qualification Description of Eligible Candidates Year of Qualification
(cannot be later than)
B.E/B.Tech./B.Pharma Bachelor’s Degree Holders in Engineering / Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering / Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs. Appearing in the final year or completed 2020
B.Arch. Candidates holding Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (5-year course) Appearing in the final year or completed 2020
B.Sc.(Research)/B.S. Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) Appearing in the final year or completed 2020
M.Sc./M.A./M.C.A. or equivalent Master’s Degree in any of the streams Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Applications or equivalent Appearing in the final year or completed 2020
Int. M.E./M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Post-B.Sc. Integrated Master’s Degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4-year program) Appearing in the final year or completed 2022
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s Degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program) Appearing in the final year or completed 2021
Int. M.Sc./Int. B.S.- M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S. or M.S. program Appearing in the final year or completed 2020
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. Equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE) Appearing in the final year or completed NA

Note: Foreign Candidates should have completed or be in the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology OR must have completed or be in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) Degree (duration: at least 2 years) in any relevant subject in science.

Zones & the corresponding administrative institutes for GATE 2019

Zone Administering Institute Zonal Websites
Zone-1 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore http://gate.iisc.ac.in
Zone-2 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay http://gate.iitb.ac.in
Zone-3 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi http://gate.iitd.ac.in
Zone-4 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati http://gate.iitg.ac.in/gate-jam
Zone-5 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur http://gate.iitk.ac.in
Zone-6 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in
Zone-7 Indian Institute of Technology Madras http://gate.iitm.ac.in
Zone-8 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee http://gate.iitr.ac.in

GATE 2020 Papers

GATE 2020 will be conducted on 25 subjects (papers). A candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE paper in any ONE SESSION.

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture & Planning AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Bio-medical Engineering BM Life Sciences XL**
Biotechnology BT Mining Engineering MN
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemical Engineering CH Petroleum Engineering PE
Computer Science & IT CS Physics PH
Chemistry CY Production & Industrial Engineering PI
Electronics & Communication Engineering EC Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering & Fiber Science TF
Ecology & Evolution EY Engineering Science XE*
Geology & Geophysics GG

 

*XE Paper Sections Code **XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Any Two optional Sections Any Two optional Sections
Fluid Mechanics B Biochemistry Q
Material Science C Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Zoology T
Polymer Science & Engineering F Food Technology U
Food Technology G    
Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences H    

*XE (Engineering Sciences) and **XL (Life Sciences) papers are of general nature and will be comprised of sections listed in the above table.

Selection Procedure

Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Written Examination. All the papers of the GATE 2019 Examination will be for 3 hours duration and they consist of 65 questions for a total of 100 marks. Since the examination is an ONLINE computer based test, at the end of the stipulated time (3hour), computer will automatically close the screen inhibiting any further action.

How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through GATE official website http://gate.iitm.ac.in/ from 01-09-2019 to 24-09-2019. No other modes/mean will be accepted.

Application Fee

For Examination Centers in India
SC/ST/PWD Candidates Rs.750
Female Candidates Rs.750
General/UR Candidates Rs.1500
For Examination Centers in Foreign Countries
Addis, Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & Kathmandu US $50
Dubai & Singapore US $100

Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application Form: 01 September 2019

Last Date of Online Application Form: 24 September 2019

Extended Last Date of Online Application Form: 01 October 2019

Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City: 15 November 2019

Date of Downloading Admit Card: 03 January 2020

Date of Examination: 01st, 02nd, 08th and 09th February 2020

Date of Announcement of Examination Result: 16 March 2020

Important Link

Download GATE 2020 Information Brochure: Click Here

Apply Online: Click Here (Link will be activated from 01st Sep 2019)

 

GATE 2020 Notification Released

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