Gate 2021-IIT Bombay has discontinued the application form improvement for gate 2021 examination. Candidates could make a correction in gate application form 2021 from gate.iitb.ac.in the official website till the last date.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or Gate 2021 examination will be held from 5th to 7th February and 12th to 14th February.
Two new subjects – Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XS) have also been added to the GATE exam 2021. A total of 27 subjects have now been made in the gate examination.
Also, the minimum eligibility to apply to Gate 2021 (GATE 2021) will be relaxed due to Covid-19 status. As per the announcement, candidates for the third year of undergraduate degree will be eligible for GATE 2021 (GATE 2021).
Important: Gate 2021 will be held on 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th February 2021.
GATE 2021 is an examination to be conducted for admission to M.E./M.Tech/PhD programs of IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTI institutes. Gate scores are also used for recruitment to public sector undertakings (PSUs) of the country.
The number of seats for Gate 2021 (GATE 2021) is expected to increase this time also due to EWS quota. However, candidates are advised to refer to the eligibility criteria prescribed for GATE (Aptitude Graduate Test in Engineering) before applying for the same.
Counselling of gate qualified candidates will be done separately for IITs and NIATI. will be done through COAP for IITs and through KMMT for NIFT. For more information about important dates related to GATE 2021 (GATE 2021), application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, read the complete article.
What’s new in Gate 2021
IIT Bombay, the organizer body of GATE Exam 2021, has announced some new changes this year, which can be seen below:
IIT Bombay has added 11 new GATE 2021 exam centres.
Gate 2021 will include Two New Subjects of Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XS), thus taking the total number of gates to 27.
GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) has relaxed the eligibility criteria due to kovid-19 status.
As per GATE 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates in their third year of undergraduate degree will be eligible for GATE 2021.
Candidates will be able to select two subject papers.
International centres for GATE 2021 are likely to be cancelled due to COVID-19.
Gate 2021 Overview
|Name of Examination||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering|
|Organizing Institute||IIT Bombay|
|Administering institute||Jointly by IISc Bengaluru and seven IITs|
|Purpose of examination||Qualifying Examination for admission to M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D programs and PSU recruitment|
|Mode of examination||Computer based test|
|Exam duration||180 minutes (3 hours)|
|Total number of examination cities||195 (excluding 6 international centers)|
|Number of gate papers||27 (Two new subjects Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XS) added in 2021)|
|Number of questions in each paper||65|
|Validity of score / grade||3 Years|
What are the advantages of qualifying gate 2021?
Following are some important benefits of giving GATE 2021 :
PSU Recruitment through GATE 2021
Candidates who have secured a good score in GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) will be able to apply for recruitment to various Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs).
This admission process will include interviews or tests, though some companies may also recruit directly based on gate scores.
The number of PSU participating in the recruitment process based on gate score has been increasing steadily and now the top companies are also joining it.
Admission to Masters and PhD Programs
Gate score is helpful in grooming the careers of candidates. Through GATE Score, candidates will be able to apply for admission to IITs, NITs, GFTI, IISc and many other institutions. Candidates can also avail some seats reserved in IIMs for admission in the doctoral programme.
Institutions like IIT Bombay also provide admission to PhD, PGDM and PGDDE programmes on the basis of gate score right after graduation.
Based on gate score, candidates are also eligible for scholarships to be awarded by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development).
Gate qualified candidates are also awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by CSIR Laboratories.
The gate qualifying candidates are also provided financial assistance of Rs. 12400 per month as UGC scholarship. Candidates are also given stipend by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
Many reputed institutions also provide an opportunity to the gate qualifying candidates to work in the posts of professors or assistant professors.
Candidates can also get scientific “C” grade job by qualifying the gate. Some private firms also use gate scores to shortlist candidates for interviews.
Using gate scores, candidates can also apply for further studies in countries like Germany.
GATE Important Dates 2021
Look at the possible important dates associated with Gate 2021 (GATE 2021) in the table below. As soon as the official dates are announced by the authorities, they will be made available on this page at the same time.
GATE 2021 Important Dates
|GATE 2021 notification release||7 August 2020|
|Start of GATE 2021 registration through GOAPS||September 11, 2020|
|Last day of registration||14 October 2020 (till 5 pm)|
|GATE Application Form Correction Facility||28 October 2020 to 13 November 2020|
|GATE 2021 exam paper, dates for changing category and city||13 November 2020|
|Gate 2021 mock test release date||Will be notified soon|
|Admit Card Availability||8 January 2021|
|GATE 2021 exam||5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 February 2021|
|Gate 2021 Response Sheets Release Date||Will be notified soon|
|Answer availability||Will be notified soon|
|Answer date for challenging the answer||Will be notified soon|
|Final Answer Issue Date||Will be notified soon|
|Gate result declaration||22 March 2021|
|Score card issue date||Will be notified soon|
GATE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
GATE 2021 eligibility criteria indicate the requirements that candidates have to meet to participate in the exam process. Gate 2021 eligibility criteria have been issued by the authorities. Applications of ineligible candidates can be cancelled.
Age Limit – For GATE 2021 (GATE 2021), no age limit has been prescribed.
Nationality-the nationality of all candidates should be Indian. Candidates from countries other than India can apply for the gate only if they meet the eligibility criteria given.
Educational Requirement – Candidates have been able to use engineering/engineering in any relevant science subject.
Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Post Graduate (M.Sc) degree should be completed or in the final year.
Pass Percentage – When applying for GATE 2021 ( GATE 2021), no minimum pass percentage is required in the qualification degree.
GATE 2021 – List of Eligible Qualifying Exams
|Qualifying degree||Qualifying degree / exam||Qualified candidate||Eligibility Year (not later)|
|BE / B.Tech./B.Pharma.||Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering / Technology (after 4 years of 10 + 2 or B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology after 3 years)||Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering / Technology (after 4 years of 10 + 2 or B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology after 3 years)||2022|
|B. Arch.||Bachelor Degree in Architecture (5 Year Course)||Bachelor Degree in Architecture (5 Year Course)||2022|
|B.Sc. (Research) / B.S.||Bachelor’s Degree in Science (4 years after Diploma / 10 + 2)||Bachelor’s Degree in Science (4 years after Diploma / 10 + 2)||2022|
|Form D (After 10 + 2)||6-year program, internship or residency training during sixth year||6-year program, internship or residency training during sixth year||2022|
|M.Sc / MA / MCA or equivalent||Master’s Degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Application or equivalent||Master’s Degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Application or equivalent||2021|
|Integrated ME / M.Tech. (After B.Sc.)||Post-B.Sc Integrated Masters Degree Programs in Engineering / Technology (4 year program)||Post-B.Sc Integrated Masters Degree Programs in Engineering / Technology (4 year program)||2023|
|Integrated ME / M.Tech. OR Dual Degree (Diploma or 10 + 2 onwards)||Integrated Master’s Degree Program or Dual Degree Program in Engineering / Technology (5 years program)||Integrated Master’s Degree Program or Dual Degree Program in Engineering / Technology (5 years program)||2022|
|Integrated M.Sc./Integrated B.S- M.S.||Integrated M.Sc. OR 5 years Integrated BS- MS. program||Currently in the final year of the degree or have already passed it||2022|
|Professional Society Examination * (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch.)||BE / B.Tech./B.Arch equivalent of professional society recognized by MHRD / UPSC / AICTE (eg, AMIE Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by Institute of Civil Engineers-India etc.)||Section A or equivalent of such professional courses||NA|
GATE Application Form 2021
The IIT Bombay Gate 2021 application form was released on September 11 in online mode on gate.iitb.ac.in which has been discontinued on October 14. To use gate 2021 registration form or application form, candidates have to register at GATE Online Application Processing Systems (GOAPS).
Only those candidates who will fill the registration form of GATE 2021 and appear in the entrance test. Only those candidates who will be able to fill the gate 2021 registration form and submit the entrance test.
Steps to Fill GATE 2021 Application Form
Step 1 – To be registered – All eligible candidates have to register through GOAPS. Candidates have to enter their name, email id and mobile number during registration.
Upon successful registration, an enrollment number will be generated. For future re-login purposes, candidates should choose and protect passwords
Step 2 – Fill the application form – After registration, candidates have to enter all necessary details in the registration form such as personal, educational and contact information.
Also, details pertaining to college and valid photo ID should be filled in gate 2021 application form. Candidates have to choose their choice from gate paper and exam centres.
Step 3 – Upload scanned images – Photograph, signature and category certificate (if applicable) as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities have to be scanned and uploaded.
Step 4 – Pay Application Fee – Pay the application fee according to the category that is in online mode, i.e., Net Banking/Banking. Debit Card / Debit Card Credit card.
GATE 2021 Application Fee
|Category||Application fee on or before the given date||Application fee during extended period|
|Male category (General / OBC) and others||Rs 1500||Rs 2000|
|SC / ST / PWD and women (all categories)||Rs 750||Rs 1250|
|Students choosing Dubai and Singapore as examination centers||$100(Dollars)||$120(Dollars)|
|Students opting for Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu as exam centers||$20(Dollars)||$70(Dollars)|
GATE 2021 Exam Centre
While filling up the online application form, candidates have to select their preferred exam centre. Gate 2021 Exam Centres (GATE 2021 Exam Centre) will be allotted as per preference and availability.
There will be eight zonal centres under which various cities conducting the examination will be listed.
Possible Examination Centres of GATE 2021
|Zone number||Zonal Gate Office||Possible names of test cities *|
|IISc Bangalore||Anantapuramu, Angamali, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bangalore-South, Bengaluru-North, Bidar, Chikmagaluru, Davangere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangalaguru, Mangaluru Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumkuru, Vatakara|
|IIT Bombay||Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai-Thane, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur , Surat, Thane, Vadodara|
|IIT Delhi (Organizing body)||Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu-Samba, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Rohtak, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain, Shri Nagar|
|IIT Guwahati||Agartala, Aizawl, Asansol-Durgapur, Bokaro Steel City, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnia, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur|
|IIT Kanpur||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|IIT Kharagpur||Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhubaneshwar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikollam, Talaikulam Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram|
|IIT Madras||Alappuzha, Aluva-Ernakulam, Attingal, Chengannur, Chennai-South, Chirala, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapalli, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kollam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam, Kodam Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhanagar, Warangal.|
|IIT Roorkee||Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur-Una (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali-Chandigarh, Moradabad, Noida, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee, Shimla-Solan, Sonipat , Una, Yamunanagar|
|Foreign candidates||Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore|
Comparison of previous year gate exam cities
Paper Code of GATE 2021
Gate 2021 will be held for 27 papers as two new papers environmental science and engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XS) have been added this year.
All the candidates who give the examination should know their paper code. While registering for the exam, candidates will be asked to fill the details about the paper code.
Candidates are advised not to fill the application form without knowing the paper code of Gate 2021 (GATE 2021 paper code).
GATE 2021 Paper Code
|Architecture & Planning||AR||Aerospace engineering|
|Chemical engineering||CH||Civil Engineering|
|Computer science and information technology||CS||Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|Electrical engineering||EE||Ecology and Evolution|
|Chemistry||CY||Geology and Geophysics|
|Engineering Sciences||XE||Instrumentation Engineering|
|Metallurgical engineering||MT||Mining engineering|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||Petroleum Engineering|
|Statistics||ST||Textile Engineering and Fiber Science|
|Biomedical engineering||BM||Environmental Science and Engineering|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||XS||–||–|
GATE 2021 Paper Code for XE & XL Papers
|Xe paper section||CODE||XL Paper Section||CODE|
|Engineering Mathematics (compulsory)||A||Chemistry (compulsory)||P|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F||Food technology||U|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H||–||–|
How to prepare for Gate 2021
The gate is a national level examination and the candidates also need proper guidance besides hard work to get a good score.
Candidates can look at some of the simple measures given below to perform their best in the exam.
Be well acquainted with the examination pattern and syllabus.
Prepare a study plan after looking at the course. Candidates should accordingly allocate time for various subjects mentioned in the syllabus. Solve mock tests and sample papers.
All relevant books should be studied by the candidates.
The candidate should take enough sleep and remain fresh.
Revision is the key to success.
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates preparing for the exam are advised to check the gate 2021 examination pattern. Through the exam pattern, candidates will be able to know the details like duration of examination, subject, number of questions, marking scheme etc.
GATE Exam Pattern 2021
|Types of questions|
|Design of questions|
|Number of questions||65 questions (including 10 questions of General Aptitude)|
|Distribution of questions in all papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL||Engineering Mathematics – 13 marks|
Technical Question – 72 Marks
General Aptitude – 15 marks
|Distribution of questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL||Question from related topic – 85 marks|
General Aptitude – 15 marks
|Total marks||100 points|
|Marking scheme (marking scheme)||All questions will be of 1 or 2 marks.|
GATE 2021 Marking Scheme
|Paper Code||General Aptitude (GA) Issue||Subject marks||Total marks||total time|
|AE, AR, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, EY, GG, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST और BM.||15||85||100||3 Hours|
|GG (Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology or Section 2 Geophysics)||15||25+60||100||3 Hours|
|XE (section A + any two sections)||15||15 + 2 x 35||100||3 Hours|
|XH (section B1 + any two sections)||15||25 + 1 x 60||100||3 Hours|
|XL (section P + any two sections)||15||25 + 2 x 30||100||3 Hours|
GATE Syllabus 2021
The Gate 2021 syllabus will be released by IIT Bombay. The syllabus covers the topics and topics that the candidates will have to study for exam preparation.
Since the syllabus of each paper will vary, the candidates will have to check according to the paper they have chosen. A part of the General Aptitude has to be studied and it will be mandatory for each gate paper.
To check the syllabus of General Aptitude – Click Here
GATE Mock Test 2021
IIT Bombay Gate 2021 Mock Test (GATE Mock Test 2021) will be released in online mode. Through mock test, candidates will be able to get acquainted with the exam pattern and it will help the aspirants in preparing for the upcoming exam.
Separate mock tests will be issued for various papers to be conducted by the officers. The duration of the mock test will be 3 hours and will have objective type questions.
GATE 2020 Toppers List (AIR 1)
To view the list of Paper Wise Toppers – Click Here!
GATE 2020 Toppers List (Other Rank Holders)
|Gate 2020 toppers||Toppers Name||All india rank||Out of 100 points|
|computer science||Piyush Tiwari – Read Interview||17||79.33|
|Architecture & Planning||Anshuman Dubey – Read Interview||23||61.67|
|mechanical Engineering||Ashutosh Rai – Read Interview||3||85.88|
GATE Exam Schedule 2021
|Session code||Exam Date (Probable)||Time||The session||Paper Code|
|S1||First week of February 2021||09:30 – 12:30||Morning||IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH|
|S2||First week of February 2021||14:30 – 17:30||Afternoon||CY, ME2, PI|
|S3||First week of February 2021||09:30 – 12:30||Morning||AR, BM, BT, CH, MA, MN, ST, XE, XL|
|S4||First week of February 2021||14:30 – 17:30||Afternoon||AE, AG, EC, GG|
|S5||First week of February 2021||09:30 – 12:30||Morning||EE, EY, TF|
|S6||First week of February 2021||14:30 – 17:30||Afternoon||CS|
|S7||First week of February 2021||09:30 – 12:30||Morning||CE1|
|S8||First week of February 2021||14:30 – 17:30||Afternoon||CE2|
GATE ADMIT CARD 2021
Gate 2021 Hall ticket will be issued by authorities on 8th January. All registered candidates will be able to download the gate admit card from the official website.
Candidates whose applications are rejected for some reason will not be able to get gate 2021 admission cards. Details related to entrance examination such as venue, time and much more will be available in gate admission letter 2021.
While reporting on the exam centre, candidates need to carry their admit card. Without admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam. With the admit card, a photo identification proof has to be taken.
One of the ID proofs given below can be selected by the candidate to take it to the exam centre.
List of Photo Identity Cards for Indian Students
Valid College ID
Employee Identity Card
List of Photo ID for International Students
Government Paid ID
Employee Identity Card
Gate 2021 Answer Key
Gate 2021 will be released by the officers in the third week of February. The authority will first issue the provisional effect and then after evaluating the feedback, gate 2021 final effect will be released.
The correct answers to the questions asked in the examination will be present in the answer key, which the candidates can use to calculate their possible score.
During calculation, candidates will have to use the official marking scheme. With the effect of the, the candidates response sheet will also be provided. Objections against the provisional effect will likely be accepted by the authorities by the third week of February.
500 will be paid by the candidates for each objection. After examining all objections sent by the officers, the final answer of Gate 2021 will be released.
Previous Year Gate 2020 For Top 5 Papers (Official)
|Paper Code||Question paper link||Provisional Answer Key|
|Civil Engineering (CE)||Link||Link (CE-1)|
|Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)||Link||LINK|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)||Link||Link|
|Electrical Engineering (EE)||Link||LINK (ME-1)|
|Mechanical Engineering (ME)|| |
GATE Question Paper 2021
The authorities will issue official question papers of Gate 2021 for all candidates appearing for the entrance test.
Candidates will be able to login to their account and see the question papers of Gate 2021 (GATE 2021). Through the question paper, the candidates will know about the type of questions asked as well as division of weightage and topics.
Questions of all subjects of GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) will be issued with an impact key.
Previous Year Gate Quiz Paper
GATE 2020 Question Paper (Official)
|Paper Code||Question paper link|
|Aerospace Engineering (AE)||link|
|Agricultural Engineering (AG)||link|
|Architecture and Planning (AR)||link|
|Civil Engineering (CE)||link( CE-1)|
|Chemical Engineering (CH)||link|
|Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)||link|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC)||link|
|Electrical Engineering (EE)||link|
|Electrical Engineering and Evolution (EY)||link|
|Geology and Geophysics (GG)||link|
|Instrumentation Engineering (IN)||link|
|Mechanical Engineering (ME)||link (ME-1)|
|Mining Engineering (MN)||link|
|Metallurgical Engineering (MT)||link|
|Petroleum Engineering (PE)||link|
|Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)||link|
|Textile Engineering & Fiber Science (TF)||link|
|Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)||link|
|Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)||link|
Gate Response Sheet 2021
IIT Bombay will likely release gate 2021 response sheet (GATE 2021) in the second week of February. Candidates will be able to check their recorded response through the sheet released in online mode. To check the response sheet, candidates have to log in using their entitlement ID and password.
Gate 2021 College Predictor
After the result is declared, the candidates will be able to access the Gate 2021 College Predictor issued by Careers360.
Through the college predictor, candidates will be able to know which colleges they will be able to get enrolled on the basis of their safe score. Out of 1000, information like gate score, gate points, caste, paper, etc., out of 100 will have to be deposited to see the list of eligible colleges. It will allow candidates to prepare for various counselling and admission sessions.
GATE Result 2021
IIT Bombay will announce the Gate 2021 result on March 22. Candidates should have their gate enrolment ID/ID. Email Address / Address You will be able to see the results using the registration ID and password.
Through the result, candidates will be able to check the details of their score, qualifying marks for gate paper, all India rank etc. The marks will be calculated by the candidates using the RAW score obtained in their respective GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) paper.
In papers that have multiple sessions, a normalization process will be followed by the authorities.
Steps to View Gate 2021 Result
Go to the link in the official website or article (the link will be updated if available)
Click on the result link
GATE Enrolment ID / ID Email Address / Email Address Enter registration ID and password
The result will be displayed on the screen
GATE 2021 Score Card
Once the result is declared, the Gate 2021 scorecard will also be made available for download. The score card will probably be available by the third week of March.
Only those candidates who have been able to get the qualifying cutoff will be allotted rank and will be allowed to download the rank card.
The score card of Gate 2021 (GATE 2021) will have information like marks, raw scores, category-wise qualifying marks, rank, etc. out of 1000.
Note: Candidates should note that the score card will be valid for three years from the date of declaration of result.
Steps to download GATE Score Card 2021
Go to the link in the official website or article (the link will be updated if available)
Click the Scorecard link
Enrollment ID / ID Email Addresses / Addresses Log in via GOAPS using registration ID and password
Download the scorecard of GATE 2021 and print it out.
Last year’s GATE qualifying cutoff
GATE 2021 Cutoff are the qualifying marks that candidates are required to get to make admission more likely.
Candidates should note that the cutoff of each paper of Gate 2021 (GATE 2021) will vary. Various criteria related to entrance examination will be checked by the officers while making GATE Cutoff 2021.
GATE 2020 Qualifying Cutoff
|S. No.||Paper name||Paper code|
Normal OBC (NCL) SC / ST / PWD
|Computer science and information technology||CS||28.5||25.6||19.0|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering||EC||28.8||25.9||19.2|
|Textile Engineering & Fiber Science||TF||37.1||33.3||24.7|
|Architecture & Planning||AR||34.8||31.3||23.2|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||42.2||37.9||28.1|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||36.6||32.9||24.4|
GATE 2021 Counselling
Common Counselling for GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) will not be conducted by IIT Bombay. Since there is no centralized counselling process through the GATE, candidates have to apply individually for admission to M.Tech courses. The rank and marks obtained in GATE 2021 will be checked by various institutions during the admission process. Candidates who are interested in admission to IITs will be able to use a common portal which is GATE COAP. For NIT admission, candidates can register through CCMT.
Previous Year Gate Statistics
|Particulars||Number of registered candidates||Number of candidates appeared in the exam|
GATE COPE 2021 (GATE COAP 2021)
GATE Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) is a common portal that is activated for admission to IITs.
Candidates who have qualified GATE 2021 (GATE 2021) will be able to apply for M.Tech admissions in IIT through COAP. The list of IIT admission offers will be submitted to the candidates from which they have to choose their choice.
IIts are to be selected by the candidates after registration. Candidates will have to apply separately in different IITs for some cases.
GATE COPE 2021: List of Participating Institutes
|Institute Name||S. No.||Institute Name|
|1||ISC Bangalore||12||IIT Bhilai|
|2||IIT Goa||13||IIT Roorkee|
|3||IIT Bombay||14||IIT Delhi|
|4||IIT Bhubaneshwar||15||IIT Jodhpur|
|5||IIT Hyderabad||16||IIT Indore|
|6||IIT Madras||17||IIT Guwahati|
|7||IIT Kanpur||18||IIT Kharagpur|
|8||IIT ISM Dhanbad||19||IIT Patna|
|9||IIT Palakkad||20||IIT Mandi|
|10||IIT BHU||21||IIT Ropar|
CCMT 2021 – List of Participating Institutes
National Institute of Technology (NIT) conducts centralized counselling for M.Tech admissions. Candidates seeking admission through CCMT admissions need to check the list of institutions affiliated to CCMT 2021 to know about the courses and colleges offered by them.
Top Institutes participating in CCMT 2021
|1||National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli|
|2||National Institute of Technology Rourkela|
|3||National Institute of Technology Karnataka|
|4||National Institute of Technology Warangal|
|5||National Institute of Technology Calicut|
|6||Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology|
|7||National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra|
|8||National Institute of Technology Durgapur|
|9||National Institute of Technology Silchar|
|10||Malaviya National Institute of Technology|
PSU Recruitment through GATE 2021
Gate Exam qualified candidates can also apply for recruitment to public undertakings (PSUs). There are many recruiters who organise the recruitment process for the candidates who get a good gate score.
Through PSU recruitment, candidates can get jobs in many popular companies like NTPC Limited, ONGC, SAIL etc.
First application in PSU recruitment process and then interview/interview. The process of test is conducted. However, there are some cases where direct entry means without any test or interview.
Top PSUs recruited on gate 2021 basis
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)