GATE 2021 Examination Guidelines, Important Instructions

GATE 2021 Examination Guidelines: GATE organized at a national level jointly by IISc Bangalore and seven IITs by the consecutive sequences, likewise, IIT Bombay organize the GATE 2021, by the side of the NCB-National Coordination Board, GOI. Its a Computer-Based Testing (CBT) held every year. GATE score effective only for three years. GATE is mandatory for seeking admission to the Postgraduate program as well as Ph.D. and many other scholarships, even also helped students in PSUs recruitment, but it’s not taking any assurance of a job, it totally depends on a person’s ability.

Grab the GATE 2021 Admit Card available on 8th January 2021

GATE 2021 Examination Guidelines

GATE 2021 Examination Guidelines

The examinations dates are 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, &14th February 2021, and every day there will be two sessions (forenoon and afternoon), and as per the announcement, examination date can be changed because of covid-19 and result declaration date will be on 22nd March 2021.

Guidelines For GATE-2021

  • Candidate’s biometrics information should be captured before the examination for verification.
  • A permission letter and one valid government ID proof must carry by the candidate at the day of examination.
  • Any kind of electrical-device is not permissible inside the examination hall.
  • Communication with other candidates during the exam is restricted.
  • Any kind of paper even for rough work is not permission able inside the hall.
  • Any kind of jewelry is not allowed in the exam hall.
  • Candidates must follow the code and ethics if any candidate found violating the code of conduct, their exam will be canceled and legal action will be taken.
  • The invigilator will provide a rough sheet and pen.

GATE 2021- Important Dates

Events Dates
Admit Card date8 January 2021
Examination Day5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, &14th February 2021
Date of Result22nd March 2021.
  • Candidates are not allowed to get into the examination hall without admit card. Admit card is the used for the verification of the candidates.

Documents Required for Application Form

Candidate InformationDOB
Available number
Detail of parents
Scanned copy of digital photograph
Valid Address detail with a permanent address
Required qualification details of government verified college
Aspirant ID proof
State Domicile
All qualification certificates scanned copy
Certificates (if applicable)scan copy of Person With Disabilities certificate (PWD)
Other documentsPayment receipt

Till 2020, 24 papers were conducted by IIT but from 2021, 27 papers will be conducted by IIT Bombay, two new subjects were introduced, one is ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) and other one is XH (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Economics / English / Linguistics / Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology.

It’s a 100 marks question paper and a number of questions 65 (10- GA & 55- subject question), contains Common General Aptitude (GA) for 15 marks, and rest 85 marks contain subject paper. A candidate can appear for one or two papers, maximum 2 papers as per the combination approved list. For detailed information, all updates will be available on the website.

GATE 2021 Exam Preparation Tips

Every year lakhs of students sit in this exam but only few clear with flying colours. There are following tips: –

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern and a rough idea about and start preparation.
  • Find top-notch study material and preparation books
  • Make your timetable and prepare accordingly
  • Focus on general aptitude, which helps to increase the score
  • Make your handy notes of some important topics
  • Revise topics in a suitable time interval
  • Prepare GATE previous years paper and analyze the exam pattern
  • Find out your mistakes, and try to solve it, again and again, to make yourself perfect on that topic.
  • Try to set a time limit to solve the questions
  • Clarify doubts and increase confidence.

Important Links For GATE 2021

FAQ’s Related to GATE 2021

Can any changes be possible in an application form after submitting the application form?

Yes, but charges are applicable

Manual calculator is permitted or not?

No, any electronic device is not permitted

Is there any arrangement in the examination centre, to keep our things safe?

In some centers not in every centre, so the responsibility is your own only

How many times candidate can apply for GATE?

There is no limit barrier, candidate can apply multiple times

Is there any replication on GATE question paper?

Not exactly, if you see the pervious year question papers, the method is same but questions are different, so pervious year question paper helpful to mark the essential topics.

When GATE 2021 admit card will release?

It will be released by 8th Jan 2021.

Is there any possibility that GATE 2021 will postponed?

By seeing the current situation, the exam date already announced i.e. 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, &14th February 2021, but because of the covid pandemic the exam might be postponed but right now the candidates must prepare themselves for any situation.

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