GATE Answer Key 2021 (Out) Question Paper, Response Sheet- Check Here

GATE Answer Key 2021 @ You can check GATE answer keys to concerned paper from the official website of GATE 2021. GATE 2021 answer keys are available now. Along with the Gate Solution keys, question papers for each GATE 2021 paper has also been made available. Final answer keys will be released on 18th March 2021.

new 2Update: GATE 2021 answer keys are out now. Candidates can submit representations during 2nd March to 4th March 2021. Check answer keys links below.

NOTE: Candidate’s responses are uploaded on GOAPs portal. Candidates can view the same using login credentials.

GATE 2021 was conducted on 6th, 7th, 13th, and 14th February 2021 across various exam centers. Candidates are now looking for the release of the answer keys so that they can match their responses with the official keys. Gate Answers keys will provide them an insight into their GATE 2021 results. Official keys will be hosted only on the official portal and no other medium will be available. Separate question paper and answer key PDFs will be provided for each paper. Till then you can check your response sheets available online.

GATE Answer Key 2021

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) is a national level exam conducted jointly by IISc ( Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IIT, Delhi is the organizing institute of GATE 2021.

In this post, we have compiled all the information relevant to the upcoming GATE 2021 answer keys. Scroll down and collect information on GATE answer keys, question paper, the procedure for challenging answer keys, etc.

GATE Answer Key 2021

GATE 2021- An Overview

Examination Graduation Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Organizing Institute IIT Bombay
Session 2021   
CategoryGATE Answer Key
Purpose Admission to Masters/PhD programs in Engg./Tech/Arch & Recruitment in PSUs
Total Subject/ Papers 27
Mode of exam CBT
Date of answer key release Out Now
Official Website

Click here to check GATE 2021 Answer Key (Link available soon)

GATE 2021- Important Dates

Application dates   11th September to 7th October 2021
Issue of admit card   8th January 2021
Date of exam   6th, 7th, 13th & 14th February 2021
Candidate’s response   Available
Uploading of Answer Keys   Out
Contesting Answer keys     Available Soon
Declaration of Result    22nd March 2021

GATE 2021 Response Sheet

Before going to GATE answer keys, lets discuss the response sheets of candidates that have been updated on the GOAPs. It’s just the response sheet not the answer keys to the questions so do not get confused. Answer keys will be released only on the scheduled date. The response sheet consists of all the responses that a candidate has marked in the exam.

If you have not downloaded your response sheet yet, then follow the given instructions and get it downloaded-

  • Visit the GOAP portal i.e.
  • Enter your Enrollment Id/Email Id, Password, security code and proceed to submit.
GATE 2020 Answer Key
  • Your response sheet will appear.
GATE 2020 Answer Key
  • Check the responses you have marked. You can also download it for your personal record.  
GATE 2020 Answer Key

How to check GATE 2021 Answer Key?

GATE 2021 answer sheets will be uploaded only on the official website of GATE 2021. It will be made available there only for a limited period. Therefore, you are advised to check the same within the given period. After the stipulated date, you wouldn’t be able to access the answer key and submit challenges.

You can get your GATE answer key and question paper online by following the simple steps mentioned below-

  • Start by visiting GATE 2021 website i.e.
  • Homepage of portal will open.
  • On this page, you have to click on Answer Key tab.
  • Answer key and question papers links of all the subjects will appear.
  • Click on the respective key option.
  • Finally, your answer keys PDF will open.
  • Go through the keys.
  • Download for further correspondence.

The answer key pdf for all the question papers will include following information- Question no., type of question, section, key and marks allotted.  

Gate Paper-wise Answer Key and Question Paper

You can also access your GATE 2021 answer keys as well as question paper PDFs from the links provided in the table below-


Paper & Paper Code Question Paper Answer Key  
Aerospace Engineering (AE)   Click Here  Click Here
Agricultural Engineering (AG)   Click Here  Click Here
Architecture and Planning (AR)   Click Here   Click Here
Biotechnology (BT)   Click Here   Click Here
Civil Engineering (CE)   Click Here-1
Click Here-2
Click Here-1
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Chemical Engineering (CH)   Click Here   Click Here
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)   Click Here   Click Here
Chemistry (CY)   Click Here   Click Here
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)   Click Here   Click Here
Electrical Engineering (EE)   Click Here   Click Here
Ecology and Evolution (EY)   Click Here Click Here  
Geology and Geophysics (GG)   Click Here Click Here  
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)   Click Here   Click Here
Mathematics (MA)   Click Here   Click Here
Mechanical Engineering (ME) Click Here-1
Click Here-2
Click Here-1
Click Here-2
Mining Engineering (MN)   Click Here Click Here  
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)   Click Here   Click Here
Petroleum Engineering (PE)   Click Here Click Here  
Physics (PH)   Click Here Click Here  
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)   Click Here Click Here  
Statistics (ST)   Click Here   Click Here
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)   Click Here   Click Here
Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)   Click Here   Click Here
Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)   Click Here   Click Here

Procedure for Contesting/Challenging GATE Answer Key

GATE application portal also provides you an opportunity to challenge the official keys. In case you are not satisfied with any of the key and wish to challenge it you can do so. You can contest answer keys within the scheduled dates. It can be done through the answer key contesting module available on the GOAPs portal within the specified time duration.

You can challenge answer key of any of the questions you feel is not correct/satisfactory after giving your justification through the GOAPs portal. For contesting you are required to login with valid credentials. You are also required to make payment of Rs.500 (for each question). The payment link will be available on the same portal. Key challenge will be considered only if you have completed the payment process successfully. If your challenge is accepted then your payment will be refunded.

You should keep certain points in mind while contesting answer keys. These are-

You must ensure that the question number is as per the PDF of the question paper available on the official website of GATE 2021. On the contest portal you will be shown a preview of the selected question.

You should also ensure that you select the right question number and section that you wish you to challenge. If question number is not clearly identified then in this case challenge submitted will not be considered. If you wish to upload any kind of supporting document for the contest, make sure you mention the correct question number and section name in the document.

GATE Final Answer Key 2021

Once the contesting procedure will complete, all the applications will be evaluated by the GATE 2021 committee. Considering challenges, committee will prepare final answer key and upload it on the official portal of GATE 2021.

You should note that for all the contest on key, the decision of the committee shall be final. Further correspondences or request regarding the same will be entertained.

For all contests on answer keys, the decision of the GATE 2021 committee shall be final and binding. No correspondence or telephone calls on this matter will be entertained. After which GATE result is made.

Important Links

GATE 2021 Response Sheet Check Here
GATE 2021 Answer Keys Check Here

Contact Details  

In case of any query related to GATE 2021 answer keys, you can contact at the details shared below-

Chairperson, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
Phone No.- 022-25767068, 022-25767022
Email- gate2021 @

If you have any doubt regarding this post please mention it in the comment section below. We will revert to it as soon as possible.


When will GATE 2021 answer key release?

GATE 2021 has been released now.

How can I access GATE 2021 answer key?

You can access it only from the official portal of GATE 2021.

Is there any criteria for contesting the answer keys?

Yes, in case a candidate is not satisfied with the answer keys he/she can contest for the same.

What will be the last for contesting?

You can challenge answer keys between the scheduled dates.

How can I challenge answer keys?

You can contest answer keys through GOAP portal using your login details.

Will I get refund of payment if my answer key challenge is accepted?

Yes, if the answer key challenge is accepted, candidates will get the refund.


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