Apply for GATE 2020 - Notification, Syllabus, Exam date, Application fee, Eligibility

Apply for GATE 2020 : GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is realeased notification to select students for admission into the IISs & IITs.. GATE 2020 is an national level entrance exam jointly conducted by the IISc (Indian Institute of Science), Banglore & IITs (Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Madras, Roorkee, Kharagpur & Bombay) Interested candidates may apply from 03 september, 2019 to 24 september, 2019.
Gate 2020 will be conducted for 25 subjects/Papers & it would be distributed over 1st, 2nd, 8th, & 9th Fabruary 2020. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT). Gate 2020 score is valid for 3 Years from the date of announcement of the results. More details about Gate 2020 like Selection Procedure, Application Fee, How to apply for gate 2020, Importent dates Eligibility criteria etc are given below.
Gate Exam qualification is a compulasory for seeking admission or financial assistance to
  • Master's programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture
  • Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science
Gate 2019 process is mainly categorized into 3 sections-
  • Pre Examination (Eligibility, Application Submission, Examination Centres etc.)
  • Examination (Pattern, Marks etc.)
  • Post Examination (Answers, Contests, Results, Scorecard etc.)


GATE 2020 Application Form

GATE 2020
Organized by IISc & IITs (Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Madras, Roorkee, Kharagpur & Bombay)
Name of Exam Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020 (GATE 2020)
Exam Centres Multiple cities across india & 6 cities outside India
Apply Mode Online
Exam Score Duration 3 Years
Official Website

Application Fees for GATE 2020

Categories On or before 24 Sep, 2019 During the Extended Period
Examination Centres in India
SC / ST / PwD / Female INR 750/- INR 1250/-
All other Candidates INR 1500/- INR 2000/-
Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)
SC / ST / PwD / Female $ 50/- $ 70/-
All other Candidates $ 100/- $ 120/-

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2020

Qualifying Examination Details of Qualifying Examination Year of Qualification cannot be Later than
B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm. 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 2020
B.Arch. Candidates holding Bachelor's Degree in Architecture (5-year course) 2020
B.Sc.(Research)/B.S. Bachelor's Degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) 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 2020
Int. M.E./M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Post-B.Sc. Integrated Master's Degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4-year program) 2021
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) 2020
Int. M.Sc./Int. B.S.- M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S. or M.S. program 2020
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. Equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognised by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE) NA

Important Date
Start Online Application Form 03 September, 2019
Last Date Online Application 24 September, 2019
Last Date Online Application (Extended) 01 October, 2019
Last Date for Requesting change in Examination City (Additional fee will be applicable) 15 November, 2019
Admit Card will be available 3rd january, 2020
Examination Dates 1st Fabruary, 2020
2nd Fabruary, 2020
8th Fabruary, 2020
9th Fabruary, 2020
Result 16 March, 2020

Change Exam City in GATE 2020 Application

Candidates have a chance to Change his/her Exam city after submit. City changing process will begin after 1 October, 2020. Candidates can able for correction in exam city till 15 November, 2019. Additional charges will be applicable for this process.
The authority will inform to candidates about this process through SMS or Email. For correction students have to login in their account and correct details before last date.


  Syllabus of GATE 2020

General Aptitude : Common in all papers

Code : Paper Syllabus
AE: Aerospace Engineering Download syllabus
AG: Agricultural Engineering Download syllabus
AR: Architecture and Planning Download syllabus
BM: Biomedical Engineering Download syllabus
BT: Biotechnology Download syllabus
CE: Civil Engineering Download syllabus
CH: Chemical Engineering Download syllabus
CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology Download syllabus
CY: Chemistry Download syllabus
EC: Electronics and Communication Engg. Download syllabus
EE: Electrical Engineering Download syllabus
EY: Ecology and Evolution Download syllabus
GG: Geology and Geophysics Download syllabus
IN: Instrumentation Engineering Download syllabus
MA: Mathematics Download syllabus
ME: Mechanical Engineering Download syllabus
MN: Mining Engineering Download syllabus
MT: Metallurgical Engineering Download syllabus
PE: Petroleum Engineering Download syllabus
PH: Physics Download syllabus
PI: Production and Industrial Engineering Download syllabus
ST: Statistics Download syllabus
TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Download syllabus
XE-A: Engineering Mathematics Download syllabus
XE-B: Fluid Mechanics Download syllabus
XE-C: Materials Science Download syllabus
XE-D: Solid Mechanics Download syllabus
XE-E: Thermodynamics Download syllabus
XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering Download syllabus
XE-G: Food Technology Download syllabus
XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Download syllabus
XL-P: Chemistry Download syllabus
XL-Q: Biochemistry Download syllabus
XL-R: Botany Download syllabus
XL-S: Microbiology Download syllabus
XL-T: Zoology Download syllabus
XL-U: Food Technology Download syllabus

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern

  • In this exam total 65 questions in all the papers & question will be of Numeric type and multiple choice (MCQ's). Various question will be of 1 or 2 marks.
  • Candidates have a chance to get maximum 100 marks.
  • Total time duration to complete the paper will be of 3 hours.
  • This question paper will availble in 3 sections -
    • General Aptitude,
    • Engineering Mathematics,
    • Subject Specification Section. 
  • Negative Marking -
    • For MCQ's : 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answer in 1 marks question and /3 marks will be deducted for incorrect answers in 2 marks question.
    • NAT's : No negative marking for numeric type questions.

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 GATE 2020 guidelines

Candidates who will give Gate 2020 Exam have to follow these guidelines -
  • Before the examination will start, Biomatric information (Photograph and Fingerprints) may be captured of rendomaly selected candidates.
  • Candidates must carry their Admit card & one original photo identity at the Examination hall.
  • Scribble pads will be provided to the candidates in the examination hall. Candidates must write their name or registration number on this pad before starts rough work.
  • Do not carry mobile or any other electronic device inside the examination hall. This may leads you to disqualification.
  • Do not carry any printed or hand written  paper (textual material) inside the examination hall.
  • Any type of communiation is strictly probihited inside examination hall.
  • Candidates should care and do not pempered to the computer and related hardware provided you.

Download GATE 2020 Admit Card 

GATE 2020 Admit card will be availale for download on 3rd January 2019. Only those candidates can download their admit card who successfully submited their application form. Hall ticket is provided by email or post. Admit card can be downloaded by entering Enrollment ID/Email and password.

Dwonload GATE 2020 Answer Key

GATE 2020 Examination board will publish official answer key  for various programmes & subjects separately. Candidates will be access answer key only by online mode. Candidates can submit their objection or suggestion for the Answer Key within a limited time period by paying a small amount.

Check GATE 2020 Result

GATE 2020 result will be announced on 16th March, 2020. On this date, candidates can download their result or scorecard on the online portal by entering their registration number and date of birth (DOB).

Download GATE 2020 Scorecard

GATE 2020 scorecard can be downloaded from 20th March, 2020 to 31st may, 2020. if you need your scorecard after 31st may, 2020 then you have to pay a fee of INR 500/- to download GATE 2020 Scorecard. This Scorecard is valid for 3 Years from result date. This card is not provided offline.

GATE 2020 Cut Off 

On the basis of previous years cut off trends, we providing you the expected cut off marks below for various streams -
GATE 2020 cut off marks
Streams General ST/SC/PH OBC
Computer Science 25 16.60 22.50
Chemical Engineering 37.8 25.1 34
Civil Engineering 26.90 17.9 24.20
Petroleum Engineering 39.8 26.5 35.8
Mechanical Engineering 34.7 23.1 31.2
Electronics and Communication 25 16.6 22.5

GATE 2020 Counselling

After result declared, selected candidates can apply for admission in IIT's and IIS's separately. The board will not conduct any centralized counselling process for the selected candidates.
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