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About Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

By Srushti Pargat Updated on August 31st, 2021

About GATE 2021 EXAMS

The GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national level online examination conducted for Masters in Technology (MTech), Master of Engineering (ME), and direct Ph.D. entry to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), IISc Bangalore, Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other institutes across India.

Several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) including, BHEL, DRDO, IOCL, NTPC, and ONGC, also use GATE score in their recruitment process. On behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB - GATE), MHRD, Government of India GATE exam is conducted jointly by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, and IISc Bangalore. The GATE exam is held to test the understanding of aspirants at the undergraduate level of Technology/Architecture and post-graduate level of the Sciences.

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Candidates can choose two subjects/papers in combinations. Candidates were previously only eligible to apply for one subject/paper.

As there are different papers offered under the aptitude test, it is suggested that candidates carefully read the eligibility of the paper they wish to apply. Candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria will be excluded from the exam during a subsequent stage.

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GATE 2021 Exam Key Element

Full-Form Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Conducting Authority One of the IITs on a rolling basis
Conducting Authority of GATE 2021 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
Number of GATE Exam Per Year 01
Courses offered M.Tech, ME, and direct Ph.D. entry to the IITs, NITs, IISc Bangalore, IIITs and other institutes across India Recruitment to PSUs including BHEL, DRDO, IOCL, NTPC and ONGC
Registration Mode Online
Exam Mode Online Computer Based Test (CBT)
Numbers of Questions 100
Exam Pattern Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
Test Takers More than 8 Lakh
Duration 3 hours
Language English
Exam Website

GATE 2021 Exam Details

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, the organizing body of GATE 2021, has recently announced the exam dates with a few modifications in the eligibility criteria and exam pattern. Candidates are now allowed to sit for a maximum of two papers. The registration process for the GATE 2021 commences on 11th September 2020 till 7th October 2020.

The Centralised Counselling for MTech/MArch/MPlan (CCMT) and Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) is the GATE counselling authorities that conduct the counselling process to offer the admissions to qualified candidates. The GATE pattern has been updated, and the distribution of marks in papers except for AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, ST, and XL is 72% for the core subject, 13% for engineering mathematics, and 15% for general aptitude. The counselling process shall begin after the declaration of the result.

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Registration begins 2nd September 2021
Regular online registration closes 24th September 2021
Online registration closes with a late fee 1st October 2021
Correction Window Open 26th October 2021 to 1st November 2021
Admit Card 3rd January 2022
GATE 2021 Exam 5th February 2022
6th February 2022
12th February 2022
13th February 2022
NOTE: Timing – 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon & 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
GATE 2021 Results 17th March 2022

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates who want to join the IITs and other top institutes/colleges for the Master's program in the field of Engineering and Science need to take the common entrance exam conducted jointly by the IITs. Students have to fit the eligibility criteria of the GATE 2021 issued by the exam conducting authority. Given below are the updated eligibility criteria for GATE 2021:

  • Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science/Commerce/Arts from a recognized university/institute.
  • Final year candidates can also apply, but their admission shall be subjected to the submission of the passing certificate of the terminal year.
  • Reservation is also provided to the SC/ST and PwD students for appearing in the entrance exam.

Kindly note the following requirements that are given below:

  • Academic Qualification: Candidates who have passed/appearing for their Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technology/Arts/Commerce or Post Graduation in a relevant discipline are eligible for the GATE 2021 entrance exam.
  • Nationality: Citizens of India, along with foreign nationals from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United Arab Emirates, are also eligible for GATE 2021 entrance exam.
  • Age Limit: There isn't any minimum or a maximum age limit to appear in the exam.
  • Qualifying Marks: No minimum percentage is required to appear for the exam.
  • Number of Attempts: There is no limit specified for the number of attempts.

Note: Applicants, please kindly check the eligibility criteria before applying for any institution as the above mention eligibility criteria are only for the GATE entrance exam. (Eligibility criteria for M.Tech admissions in IITs or other institutes/colleges are decided respectively by the respective institutes)

The official documents required for the GATE Examination are listed below:

  • Certificate from any professional institute/college recognized by MHRD or AICTE as equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch.
  • If the qualifying examination was passed in 2020 or before, students have to submit their degree certificate/provisional certificate issued by the institute.
  • For the candidates of the terminal year of qualifying, examinations have to upload the course certificate issued by the concerned institute or Department.

GATE 2021 Application Process

GATE Exam 2021 registration process is an online process made available by the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). The registration commences on 2nd September 2021, till 24th September 2021. Candidates who want to participate in the exam have to apply for the exam by filling the application form through the official website of the GATE. It is an online process that involves the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of GATE – Click Here
  • Click on the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).
  • Fill required details.
  • Get yourself register by filling in all the details required in the registration form.
  • Click submit.
  • Get Password and Registration ID to login to the GATE application form.

Step 2: Fill GATE online application form 2021

  • Re-login using unique GATE Registration ID
  • Click “Edit Application Form”.
  • Enter details of no. of paper, paper subject, and exam city, etc.
  • Fill in all the required personal details.

Step 3: Upload Documents

  • Upload the scanned photograph (3.5 cm X 4.5 cm, 5kb to 200kb).
  • Upload the scanned signature (2 cm X 7 cm, 5 KB to 100 KB).

Step 4: Fee Payment

  • After clicking Save & Next, the fee payment page will be redirected.
  • Choose payment mode (Net Banking, Credit card, and Debit Card).
  • Click Proceed to pay.

Fee details for exam cities in India

Group/Category Application Fee (INR) Fee during the extended period (INR)
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD 750 INR 1250 INR
Others 1500 INR 2000 INR

Fee details for exam cities in foreign countries

Group/Category Application Fee (USD) Fee during the extended period (USD)
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai, Singapore US$ 100 US$ 20

Step 5: Final Submission

  • After completing all the steps mentioned above candidates will have to do the final submission of the GATE application form.
  • Don’t forget to download the filled-in application form.
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GATE 2021 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

  • GATE 2021 will be conducted only in the online mode, i.e., CBT mode.
  • The exam duration is of 3 hours.
  • All the questions asked in the test will be related to the GATE 2021 syllabus.
  • As per the GATE 2021 exam pattern, there will be three types of questions — Multiple Choice Questions, Multiple Select Questions, and Numerical Answer Type Questions.
  • In the case of MCQs, candidates will have to select one answer from the four options provided, and in the NAT questions, students will have to enter the correct answer using the virtual keyboard. For MSQs, students need to select more than one option.
  • Candidates will be provided a scribble pad for their rough work.
Type of Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
Sections General Aptitude (GA) Candidate's selected Subject
Total Number of Questions 100
Marking Scheme 100
Distribution of Marks in all the papers namely AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XLGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks
Subjective: 85 Marks
Total Number of Marks: 100 Marks
Distribution of Marks in all Papers apart from papers AR, PH, XH CY, EY, GG, MA, and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks
Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks
Subjective: 72 Marks
Total Number of Marks: 100 Marks

GATE 2021 Syllabus and Topic-Wise Weightage

In the General Aptitude section, the candidates’ verbal and numeric ability is tested as follows:

Verbal Ability
  • Critical Reasoning
  • English Grammar
  • Instructions
  • Sentence Completion
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Verbal Deduction
  • Word Groups
Numeric Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Numerical Computation
  • Numerical Estimation
  • Numerical Reasoning

The subjectwise weightage of marks is given as follows:

GATE 2021 Syllabus for CSE (Computer Science)

General Aptitude 15
Engineering Mathematics 14
Data Structures and Programming 10
Computer Organization and Architecture 9
Operating System 9
Algorithms 8
Theory of Computation 7.5
Computer Networks 7.5
Database 7.5
Digital Logic 5.25
Compiler Design 2.75
Software Engineering/Web Technology 1.5

GATE 2021 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering

General Aptitude 15
Manufacturing Engineering 14.25
Thermodynamics 12.75
Engineering Maths 12.25
Theory of Mechanics 9
Industrial Engineering 8
Strength of materials 7.75
Fluid Mechanics 7.5
Heat Transfer 6
Machine Design 3.75
Engineering Mechanics 2.5
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1.25

GATE 2021 Syllabus for Electrical Engineering

General Aptitude 15
Network Theory 11.75
Engineering Maths 11.75
Analog and Digital Electronics 11.25
Power Systems 9.75
Control Systems 9
Signal and System 8.5
Electrical machines 8.25
Power Electronics 7.5
Electrical and Electronics Measurements 4.5
EMT 2.75

GATE 2021 Syllabus for Instrumentation Engineering

General Aptitude 15
Transducers 12.25
Analogue circuits 11.75
Engg Maths 11.75
Control System 10.75
Circuits and Networks 10.25
Signals and Systems 7.75
Digital Circuits 7
Measurements 6.25
Analytical Biomedical and Optical Instrumentation 4.25
Communications 1.5
Process Controls 1.5

GATE 2021 Syllabus for Civil Engineering

Geo-Technical 15.25
General Aptitude 15
Engineering Mathematics 12.25
Highway and Surveying 12
Environment Engg 9
SOM 7.75
Irrigation and Hydrology 7.75
FM and Hydraulic machine 6.75
RCC and Prestressed concrete 6.5
Steel Structures 4.25
Structural Analysis 3.5

GATE 2021 Syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering

General Aptitude 15
Analog Circuits 11.75
Network Theory 11.25
Communication Systems 10.75
Engineering Maths 10.5
EMT 9.5
Signal and Systems 9
Control Systems 9
Electronic Devices and Circuits 7.25
Digital Circuits 6
Micro Processors 1.5

GATE Exam Paper Codes 2021

GATE exam is conducted on the basis of subjects codes which comprises of different syllabus or topics for different courses. Students need to choose the subjects accordingly based on the course they are opted for. Listed below are the paper codes provided by the IITs for the GATE exam 2021:

Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG
Architecture and Planning AR
Biomedical Engineering BM
Biotechnology BT
Civil Engineering CE
Chemical Engineering CH
Computer Science & Information Technology CS
Chemistry CY
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
Electrical Engineering EE
Environmental Science and Engineering ES
Ecology and Evolution EY
Geology and Geophysics GG
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Mathematics MA
Mechanical Engineering ME
Mining Engineering MN
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Petroleum Engineering PE
Physics PH
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Statistics ST
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Engineering Sciences XE
Humanities and Social Sciences XH
Life Sciences XL

Note: XE, XH, and XL codes are further divided into sub codes that are tabulated below:

XE Paper Codes

Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A
Fluid Mechanics B
Materials Science C
Solid Mechanics D
Thermodynamics E
Polymer Science and Engineering F
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H

XH Paper Codes

Reasoning and Comprehension (Compulsory) B1
Economics C1
English C2
Linguistics C3
Philosophy C4
Psychology C5
Sociology C6

XL Paper Codes

Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Biochemistry Q
Botany R
Microbiology S
Zoology T
Food Technology U

GATE Exam Admission Process 2021

The admission process comprises some stages. Candidates must go through these stages, after which they get admission to the institution of their choice.

  • Filling up the application form for GATE 2021: Candidates must register themselves online for the GATE 2021 before appearing for the test. The online application forms for the exam are made available by the conducting authority from September 11, 2020.
  • Downloading the admit card for GATE 2021: After registering, candidates need to download the GATE 2021 admit card.
  • Appear for the GATE 2021: Depending on the subject chosen, candidates have to appear for the exam. The GATE 2021 exam date schedule will be released along with the exam brochure.
  • Result declaration for the GATE 2021: The result for the GATE 2021 exam will going to be announced by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. The scorecard will consist of the candidate's marks, normalized score, and rank.
  • GATE 2021 counselling process: After the result declaration counselling process takes place. Candidates need to register themselves for the following procedure to choose an institute/college and discipline from their preference.
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GATE Exam Day Guidelines 2021

  • Candidates must report to the examination center one hour before the reporting time for admit card and ID proof verification. Entries after gate closure time will be prohibited.
  • It is mandatory to carry the GATE admit card and an original photo identity proof to the test centre.
  • Students must not carry mobiles, pagers, watches, etc., with them to the exam hall.
  • The candidates will have to provide their biometric information.
  • Candidates are requested to check the system allocated to them and ensure that it is in proper working condition.
  • Examinees must verify their photo, which will appear on the screen in the upper right corner.
  • Candidates will be allowed to log in about twenty minutes before the examination started.
  • Students must read the instructions that emerge on the screen after logging into the account.
  • Candidates should ensure that the invigilator provides them with a scribble pad for rough work.
  • Students must mention their GATE registration number on the scribble pad.
  • Candidates suggested to go through all the questions asked in the exam and make sure to solve them in the given period.
  • After answering a question, select the "save" option to save your answer for that specific question.
  • Keep calm while attempting the numerical questions to avoid careless mistakes.

GATE Exam Cities 2021

GATE Exam is conducted in eight zones at different IITs across the nation. Candidates can choose upto 04 cities according to their ease at the time of filling the online application form according to their preference. Given below are the zone wise exam cities students can choose from:

Domestic Exam Centers for GATE 2021

Zone-1 IISc Bangalore
  • Ananthapuramu (AP)
  • Angamaly (KL)
  • Bagalkot (KA)
  • Belagavi (Belgaum) (KA)
  • Ballari (Bellary) (KA)
  • Bengaluru South (KA)
  • Bengaluru North (KA)
  • Bidar (KA)
  • Chikkamagaluru (KA)
  • Davanagere (KA)
  • Hassan (KA)
  • Hubballi (Hubli) (KA)
  • Hyderabad (TS)
  • Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (KA)
  • Kannur (KL)
  • Kasaragod (KL)
  • Kolar (KA)
  • Kozhikode (KL)
  • Kurnool (AP)
  • Malappuram (KL)
  • Mangaluru (KA)
  • Manipal (KA)
  • Mysuru (Mysore) (KA)
  • Palakkad (KL)
  • Payyanur (KL)
  • Port Blair (AN)
  • Shivamogga (Shimoga) (KA)
  • Thrissur (KL)
  • Tumakuru (KA)
  • Vatakara (KL)
Zone-2 IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
  • Ahmedabad (GJ)
  • Ahmednagar (MH)
  • Amravati (MH)
  • Anand (GJ)
  • Aurangabad (MH)
  • Baramati (MH)
  • Bhavnagar (GJ)
  • Bhuj (GJ)
  • Chandrapur (MH)
  • Gandhinagar (GJ)
  • Goa (GA)
  • Jalgaon (MH)
  • Kolhapur (MH)
  • Mehsana (GJ)
  • Mumbai - Navi Mumbai -Thane (MH)
  • Nagpur (MH)
  • Nanded (MH)
  • Nashik (MH)
  • Pune (MH)
  • Raigad (MH)
  • Rajkot (GJ)
  • Ratnagiri (MH)
  • Sangli (MH)
  • Satara (MH)
  • Solapur (MH)
  • Surat (GJ)
  • Vadodara (GJ)
Zone-3 IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
  • Ajmer (RJ)
  • Alwar (RJ)
  • Bikaner (RJ)
  • Faridabad (HR)
  • Greater NOIDA (UP)
  • Gurugram (HR)
  • Hisar (HR)
  • Indore (MP)
  • Jaipur (RJ)
  • Jammu-Samba (JK)
  • Jodhpur (RJ)
  • Kota (RJ)
  • Mathura (UP)
  • New Delhi (DL)
  • Rohtak (HR)
  • Sikar (RJ)
  • Sonepat (HR)
  • Srinagar (JK)
  • Udaipur (RJ)
  • Ujjain (MP)
Zone-4 IIT Guwahati
  • Agartala (TR)
  • Aizawl (MZ)
  • Asansol-Durgapur (WB)
  • Bokaro Steel City (JH)
  • Burdwan (WB)
  • Dhanbad (JH)
  • Dibrugarh (AS)
  • Dimapur-Kohima (NL
  • Gangtok (SK)
  • Guwahati (AS)
  • Imphal (MN)
  • Itanagar (AR)
  • Jorhat (AS)
  • Kalyani (WB)
  • Muzaffarpur (BR)
  • Patna (BR)
  • Purnea (BR)
  • Shillong (ML)
  • Silchar (AS)
  • Siliguri (WB)
  • Tezpur (AS)
Zone-5 IIT Kanpur
  • Agra (UP)
  • Aligarh (UP)
  • Allahabad (UP)
  • Bareilly (UP)
  • Bhopal (MP)
  • Gorakhpur (UP)
  • Gwalior (MP)
  • Jabalpur (MP)
  • Jhansi (UP)
  • Kanpur (UP)
  • Lucknow (UP)
  • Varanasi (UP)
Zone-6 IIT Kharagpur
  • Balasore (OR)
  • Berhampur (OR)
  • Bhilai (CH)
  • Bhubaneswar (OR)
  • Bilaspur (CG) (CH)
  • Cuttack (OR)
  • Dhenkanal (OR)
  • Eluru (AP)
  • Hooghly (WB)
  • Jamshedpur (JH)
  • Kakinada (AP)
  • Kharagpur (WB)
  • Kolkata (WB)
  • Raipur (CH)
  • Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry) (AP)
  • Ranchi (JH)
  • Rourkela (OR)
  • Sambalpur (OR)
  • Srikakulam (AP)
  • Tadepalligudem (AP)
  • Vijayawada (AP)
  • Visakhapatnam (AP)
  • Vizianagaram (AP)
Zone-7 IIT Madras, Chennai
  • Alappuzha (KL)
  • Aluva-Ernakulam (KL)
  • Attingal (KL
  • Chengannur (KL)
  • Chennai South (TN)
  • Chennai West (TN)
  • Chirala (AP)
  • Chittoor (AP)
  • Coimbatore (TN)
  • Cuddalore (TN)
  • Dindigul (TN)
  • Gudur (AP)
  • Guntur (AP)
  • Idukki (KL)
  • Kadapa (AP)
  • Kanjirapally (KL)
  • Kanyakumari-Nagercoil (TN)
  • Karimnagar (TS)
  • Khammam (TS)
  • Kodad (TS)
  • Kollam (KL)
  • Kothamangalam (KL)
  • Kottayam (KL)
  • Madurai (TN)
  • Muvattupuzha (KL)
  • Namakkal (TN)
  • Nellore (AP)
  • Ongole (AP)
  • Puducherry (PY)
  • Salem (TN)
  • Thanjavur (TN)
  • Thiruvananthapuram (KL)
  • Thoothukudi (TN)
  • Tiruchirapalli (TN)
  • Tirunelveli (TN)
  • Tirupati (AP)
  • Vellore (TN)
  • Villupuram (TN)
  • Virudhunagar (TN)
  • Warangal (TS)
Zone-8 IIT Roorkee
  • Ambala (HR)
  • Amritsar (PB)
  • Bathinda (PB)
  • Dehradun (UK)
  • Ghaziabad (UP)
  • Haldwani (UK)
  • Hamirpur-Una (HP)
  • Jalandhar (PB)
  • Karnal (HR)
  • Kurukshetra (HR)
  • Ludhiana (PB)
  • Meerut (UP)
  • Mohali-Chandigarh (PB)
  • Moradabad (UP)
  • Muzaffarnagar (UP)
  • NOIDA (UP)
  • Panipat (HR)
  • Pathankot (PB)
  • Patiala-Sangrur (PB)
  • Roorkee (UK)
  • Shimla-Solan (HP)
  • Yamunanagar (HR)

International Exam Centers for GATE 2021

  • Addis Ababa [Ethiopia]
  • Colombo [Sri Lanka]
  • Dhaka [Bangladesh]
  • Dubai [UAE]
  • Kathmandu [Nepal]
  • Singapore

Recommended books for GATE preparation

Computer Science (CS)

Algorithm Cormen
Architecture Hamacher
Operating System Galvin
TOC – Theory of Computation Ullman

Agriculture Engineering (AG)

Concept of Agricultural Engineering Mohanty Das
Farm Machinery by Three Authors Collaboration
Soil and Water Conservation VVN Murty

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Electrical machines Nagrath, Kothari
Fundamentals of circuits Alexander, Sadiku
Power Electronics P S Bhimbhra

Chemical Engineering (CH)

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics JM Smith
Heat Transfer JP Holman
An Insight into Chemical Engineering M.Subbu
Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering Fogler

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Fluid Mechanics R.K. Bansal Frank M.White
Heat Transfer Cengel
Production Engineering Swadesh Singh
Strength of Materials S.S. Ratan
Theory of Machine (TOM) R.S Khurmi
Thermodynamics P.K.Nag

Civil Engineering (CE)

Steel S.S. Bhavikatti
Soil mechanics and foundation engineering Gopal Ranjan
RCC Pillai and Menon
Flow in open channels K Subramanya
Highway engineering Khanna and Justo
Fluid mechanics R K Bansal
Environment 1 and 2 S K Garg

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Modi and Seth
Heat Transfer Made Easy Class Notes
IC engine Mathur Sharma
Machine Design VB Bhandari
Material Science Swadesh Singh
Production S K Mondal Notes Swadesh Sing
Refrigeration Made Easy Class Notes
Strength of Material Sadhu Singh
Theory of Machine SS Ratan
Thermodynamics P.K Nag

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

Circuit Theory Chakravarthy
Electric Circuits Schaum’s Series
Electronic Devices Circuits Boylested and Neshelsky
Engg. Circuit Analysis Hayt and Kemmerly
Graph Theory Narsingh Deo (Cutset and Others)
Microelectronic Circuits Sedra and Smith
Network Analysis Van Valken Burg
Network Analysis Soni and Gupta
Network Theory Prof Yoganarasimhan
Solutions of Network Analysis GK Publications


Architecture The Road Ahead, GATE Architecture
Bio-Technology Lehning M Prescott, Eldon John, Lehninger
Chemical Engineering Cengel and Boles
Geology and Geophysics Amresh Singh
Information Technology GATE 2021 Last Year Papers
Instrumentation and Control Natesan, Mukherjee and Chakrawarthy
Marine Engineering RK Rajput, RK Bansal,
Oil Engineering RK Bansal, RK Rajput
Paint Technology PK Nag

FAQs Associated to GATE Exam

Q1. Are candidates allowed to change their GATE exam city once the application gets done?

A1. Yes, a change of examination city will be allowed against payment, but this is possible only after the passing of the deadline for submission of the application. 

Q2. Are candidates allowed to change their category after the submission of the application?

A2. Yes, the change of category request will be entertained only till the date scheduled.

Q3. Are candidates allowed to change their GATE Paper after submission of the application?

A3. Yes, requests for the change of the GATE Examination Paper are allowed.

Q4. Are examinees allowed to leave the examination hall during the examination?

A4. No, candidates are NOT be allowed to leave the examination hall for any reason during the examination.

Q5. Are physical calculators allowed during the examination?

A5. No, no physical calculators are allowed during the examination. A virtual scientific calculator will be provided to All the candidates to answer the questions.

Q6. Is a student who has passed BTech in 2020 but has a backlog eligible to appear for GATE 2021?

A6. Yes, but such candidates must clear the backlog before the GATE 2021 counseling starts.

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