GATE 2020 Application Form Exam Pattern Syllabus Exam Dates

GATE 2020 is well known as the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an engineering level entrance exam to get admission in PG {Post Graduate} courses in India.

After cracking gate 2020 exam, a student can join M.Tech./Ph.D. programmes in IITs,{Indian Institutes of Technology} IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions in the field of engineering and technology.

Gate exam score/rank is valid to secure a job in the government department. Apart from this top MNC companies checked gate score too.

Gate exam is conducted by 7 IITs (Guwahati, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Mumbai, Kanpur, Delhi and Chennai) and IISC rotationally.

Gate 2020 Exam Overview

Here is GATE 2020 Application Form, GATE 2020 Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, GATE Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Fees, Subjects, etc. Check Gate 2020 exam overview here,

  • Name of the Exam: GATE 2020 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
  • GATE 2020 Organizing Institute: IIT Guwahati
  • Exam Level: All India Level Examination
  • Type Of Exam: Postgraduate Examination
  • Exam Date: February 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2020 (Saturdays & Sundays)

View all details about GATE 2020 exam like syllabus, results, registration, dates, pattern, news and much more.

Gate 2020 Application form

Registration for the gate will start from September 1st, 2020 via online mode. GATE 2020 Registration has to been started soon, the GATE 2020 conducting organizations IITs and IISc has officially announced to release GATE 2020 Registration application form from 1st September onwards.

Since GATE is a national level of examination, which IIT Guwahati holds the responsibility to conduct in 2020, several candidates who want to seek admissions in Masters and P.hd courses in various Private and Government colleges across the country including IITs, IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions.

GATE 2020 pave a gateway to get the desirable admissions, as the admissions in the concerning reputed engineering colleges, will only be on the basis of GATE 2020 score.

So, candidates if you also aspire to take GATE 2020 examination, then here we provided all details about GATE 2020 Registration, Application forms Availability, Exam dates, Syllabus, Exam pattern in this article.

Gate 2020 Exam Date

GATE 2020 registration starts at 1st September 2020 and the enrolling lines will be active till 5th October 2020. All successfully enrolled candidates will be able to take GATE 2020 written examination scheduled to be conducted in Feb 2020, in 23 Subjects or papers. The 23 papers under GATE 2020 will be on the basis of Online Computer-based test(CBT) Only no offline test will be held.

Exam date of Gate 2020 is released now. Application form for gate exam will start from 1st September 2020.

GATE 2020
GATE 2020

Application through website October 05, 2020 (Thursday) Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login November 17, 2020 (Friday)

Application Interface for printing January 05, 2020 (Friday)

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)
Website Opens for Enrollment, Application
Filling, Application Submission
September 01, 2020 (Friday)
Last Date for Submission of OnlineLast Date for Request for Change in theAvailability of Admit Card on the Online
GATE 2020 Online Examination DatesFebruary 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2020
(Saturdays & Sundays)
Announcement of Results on the Online Application WebsiteMarch 17, 2020 (Saturday)

Gate 2020 Registration Fee

GATE 2020 Application form fees are the cost received by the exam conducting authorities to conduct the National level of examination on such a large scale by alumni. The GATE 2020 Application Fees has been set differently for different category and gender of candidates as per a little relaxation in fees for unreserved and females is applicable here as well.

  • Application fee for female candidates and SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs. 750/-
  • For all other category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 1500/-
  • US $ 50 is applicable as registration fees for International students.
  • Mode of GATE 2020 Application form fees is online and can be submitted through Net banking, debit card and e- challan.
CategoryApplication Fee
Women CandidatesRs. 750/-
SC/ST/PWD CandidatesRs. 750/-
All Other CandidatesRs. 1500/-
GATE International CandidatesUS Dollars 50

Gate 2020 Eligibility Criteria

If you are going to apply for gate exam 2020 before applying to check out the eligibility criteria of the GATE.

Qualification RequiredDescription of the Qualifying DegreeStatus of the DegreeYear of Passing
4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology).Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
5-years bachelor’s degree in ArchitecturePursuing final year examination or completed2020
B.Sc. Research/B.S.
4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent
Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or completed2020
Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)
4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)
5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/TechnologyCurrently in 4th/5th year or completed2020
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.
Integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B. S./M. S. programPursuing final year examination or completed2020
Professional Society Examination is equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./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 by the Institute of Civil Engineers India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

Note: Above Eligibility criteria is based on gate 2020 exam. We will update the Gate Eligibility criteria 2020 very soon.

GATE Registration 2020 Dates

EventsDates (official)
Online registration starts from1st September 2020
Closing date of submission of application form5th October 2020
Correction in the application form2nd week of October 2020
Last date to change examination city17th November 2020
GATE 2020 exam date3rd – 4th February & 10th – 11th February 2020

Gate 2020 Exam Pattern

This exam will be organised through Computer Based Test (CBT). As we already know there are 23 papers in Gate 2020. A candidate can apply for the only single paper.

In Gate exam 2020, there will be 65 questions and will be of total 100 marks. Check below table for Gate Exam Pattern 2020.



No. of


Marks Per




General Aptitude1 to 5515




1 to 2525125
26 to 5530260
Total Questions: 65Total Marks: 100Total Duration : 3 hours
Technical Section :

70 marks

General Aptitude: 15 marksEngineering Mathematics :

15 marks

25 marks to 40 marks will be allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions

Gate 2020 Negative Marking

Negative Marking
Questions TypeMarksNegative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)1 mark0.33
2 marks0.66
Numerical Answer Questions1 markNil
2 marksNil

GATE 2020 Exam Centers

Zonal GATE OfficeTentative List of Examination Cities*  
GATE, IISc Bangalore,

Bengaluru – 560 012


Ananthapur, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Bellary, Belgaum, Bidar, Davengere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasargod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Palakkad, Payyannur, Port Blair, Shimoga, Thrissur, Tumkur and Vadakara
Chairman, GATE, IIT Bombay

Powai, Mumbai – 400 076


Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane and Vadodara
Chairman, GATE, IIT Delhi,

Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016


Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, New Delhi, Faridabad, Greater NOIDA, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, Palwal, Rohtak, Sikar, Udaipur and Ujjain
Chairman, GATE, IIT Guwahati

Guwahati – 781039

Agartala, Asansol, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong and Tezpur
Chairman, GATE, IIT Kanpur

Kanpur – 208016


Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi
Chairman, GATE, IIT Kharagpur

Kharagpur – 721302


Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (Surampalem), Kharagpur/Haldia/Bishnupur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram
Chairman, GATE, IIT Madras

Chennai – 600036


Alappuzha, Aluva, Angamaly, Attingal, Bapatla, Chennai, Chengannur, Chittoor, Coimbatore,  Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari, Karimnagar, Karur,  Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam,  Kottayam,  Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nagercoil, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchengode, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar and Warangal
GATE, IIT Roorkee

Roorkee – 247667


Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi, Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Khanna, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Malout, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Roorkee, Ropar, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una and Yamunanagar
For International Centers, contact shall be Chairman, GATE, IIT


Roorkee – 247667


Abu Dhabi/Dubai (UAE), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

Gate 2020 Syllabus

Here we are providing GATE Syllabus 2020 for all streams. Understanding GATE Syllabus 2020 is very necessary to score well in the main exam. The first step to cracking every exam is knowing the syllabus. Check GATE Syllabus 2020 branch wise all subjects. Download GATE Syllabus 2020 from here. You can follow separate post on Gate 2020-19 Syllabus here.

Top Branches for GATE examination are AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY, GG, MA, PH and XL.  Check below table to download Gate Syllabus pdf 2020.

Paper CodeGATE 2020 Exam PaperDownload Link
AEAerospace EngineeringDownload Now
AGAgricultural EngineeringDownload Now
ARArchitecture and PlanningDownload Now
BTBiotechnologyDownload Now
CECivil EngineeringDownload Now
CHChemical EngineeringDownload Now
CSComputer Science and Information TechnologyDownload Now
CYChemistryDownload Now
ECElectronics and Communication EngineeringDownload Now
EEElectrical EngineeringDownload Now
GGGeology and GeophysicsDownload Now
INInstrumentation EngineeringDownload Now
MAMathematicsDownload Now
MEMechanical EngineeringDownload Now
MNMining EngineeringDownload Now
MTMetallurgical EngineeringDownload Now
PHPhysicsDownload Now
PIProduction and Industrial EngineeringDownload Now
TFTextile Engineering and Fibre ScienceDownload Now
XE*Engineering SciencesDownload Now
XL**Life SciencesDownload Now
EYEcology and EvolutionDownload Now

Gate 2020 Admit card Download

Hall ticket of Gate exam 2020 will be available from 5th January 2020. To download gate admit card 2020, candidates have to log in to the GOAPS{GATE Online Application Processing System}. Here it will ask you to enter enrollment ID and email address. This information is precious, we will suggest you save registration ID and email address safe.

Gate 2020 Answer Key

After the exam, the authority will release official Gate answer key 2020. This answer key will contain the correct answer to all 65 questions. On the base of the answer key, you can estimate your gate score or gate rank quickly. Gate 2020 answer key will be in pdf format. You can download gate answer key 2020 in pdf form here. We will update the answer key after the Gate exam.

Gate 2020 Cut Off Marks

In below table, detailed information on gate 2020 cut off marks and gate qualifying marks 2020. According to last year, gate exam here is gate 2020 expected cutoff.

These gates Cut Off 2020 marks will also help you to estimate the marks cut off for GATE 2020 and accordingly you can target the preparation for next year.

Cut off, and Qualifying Marks 2020(Expected)Cut off and Qualifying Marks 2020(Expected)

Gate 2020 Score Card Download

If you have successfully qualified the GATE examination, you can download gate score card 2020 from the official site of GOAPS. For GATE 2020, the candidates can download the scorecard from 17th March 2020 (Expected).

Gate 2020 FAQs {Frequently Asked Questions}

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding GATE exam 2020 is here.

1# How can I apply online for GATE entrance exam 2020?

Ans: You have to refer GATE 2020 Brochure. You have to visit website

2# Can I use one Gmail id for multiple times?

Ans: No, You can not use same mail id again.

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