GATE 2021 Application Forms, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates:

GATE Exam is one of the most awaited Entrance Examinations conducted to test the caliber of the candidates to get them promoted to higher levels of education. GATE is expanded as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering which is a National-Level examination that holds a lot of Weightage in counseling for the students to get admissions to their desired courses in the prestigious colleges and universities. Have a look at the space below to get complete details about the GATE Examination 2020.

Every year the GATE examination will be conducted by one of the 23 IITs in the Nation and this year we are proudly saying that the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) is the organizing Institute. Detailed notification about the GATE 2021 eligibility, Exam Dates, Online Registration, are considered & Conducted by the IIT Bombay and they has released a notification about the online registration Dates for the academic year GATE 2020-2021.

  • It is to be noted that the GATE 2021 examination can be filled on GOAPS i.e. GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). GATE result supports the aspirants to complete their academics in the prestigious institutes & settles soon in their life from State & Central Governments.
  • GATE 2021 Online registration begins on September 14th 2020, upto 30 September 2020. Interested candidates are requested to complete the online application form on GOAPS.
  • One should not forget that candidates who are willing to apply for more than 2 papers are requested to complete only one application form.
  • GATE 2021 scores are considered for 3 years & there is no age bar to appear for the examinations.
  • Candidates can check complete details for GATE 2021 @ regarding information brochure & other details.   

GATE Exam Dates:

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

It is to be noted that the GATE 2021 exam will be conducted in Forenoon & Afternoon sessions on the specified dates which is a computer based exam. The test consists of 65 questions totaling 100 marks for 3 hours duration.

Attempt of Papers for GATE 2021:

IIT Bombay has given green signal for the candidates who were interested to attempt for maximum 2 papers out of 27 Exam papers. Candidates can select these courses which has approved list of subjects as combination for GATE 2021 date. Courses such as Environmental Science & Engineering (ES) & Humanities & Social Sciences are the addition to the regular papers for the GATE Exam 2021.

Exam Pattern of GATE 2021:

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will be conducting the GATE Examination for the 6th Time earlier the institute has conducted GATE Examination in the Years 2005, 2013. IIT Bombay has made changes in the pattern of questions for the GATE Exam 2021. The paper will be of Objective type which includes Multiple Choice Questions (MSQ), and other questions will be of Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT) or multiple Select Questions (MSQ).


No. Of Questions


General Aptitude



Engineering Mathematics



Subject-wise Questions






GATE Application Form 2021:

Candidates are requested to check their eligibility criteria before starting their online filing of the GATE 2021 Application form.

Note: The schedule for the GATE 2021 examination might change or postponed due to Covid-19 situation by the IIT Bombay. Complete details will be announced on the official website regarding the latest GATE Exam & updates.

Application Fee:

GATE Online application Fee is non refundable and the candidates are supposed to pay Rs. 750 for each paper.

Upload of Documents:

Candidates are advised to upload a photograph with 3.5 cm width * 4.5 cm height, minimum pixel size of the photo should be 480*640 with minimum Pixel resolution as 240*320 & should be between 5KB & 200 KB. JPEG or JPG format of clear signature with Height: Width=1.0 should be uploaded in black or dark blue ink signature. The sign should be between 80*280 & 160*560 pixels and size should be between 5 KB & 200 KB.     

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