GATE Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Exam

GATE Exam Important Dates

This year IIT Bombay is going to be conducted the GATE 2021 exam through online mode on February 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, 2021. A candidate will be able to select only one GATE paper for examination. The scorecard will be valid for a period of 3 years from the date of announcement of the GATE result for M.Tech/M.E/PhD admissions.

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens from September 14, 2020.  The GATE exam centres are available in different cities across India and also in six cities abroad. The exam would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

GATE 2021 Exam Schedule

According to the official announcement, the GATE 2021 exams will be conducted from February 5 to February 14 in four days. The GATE examination will be held in two shifts each day – morning and afternoon. 

Date & Day Session No Time  Test Paper Code

February 5, 2021

Friday

 S1

09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session)

 IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH

February 6, 2021

Saturday 

S2   14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session)

 CY, ME2, PI

February 7, 2021

Sunday

S3 

09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session) 
 AR, BM, BT, CH, MA, MN, ST, XE, XL

February 12, 2021

Friday  

S4 

14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session) 

AE, AG, EC, GG

February 13, 2021

Saturday 

S5   09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session)

EE, EY, TF

February 14, 2021

Saturday

S6 

14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session) 
 CS

GATE 2021 Multi-Session Papers (exams in two different sessions)

  • Civil Engineering (CE) 
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME) 

GATE 2021 Single-Session Papers

  • Aerospace Engineering (AE)
  • Geology and Geophysics (GG)
  • Agricultural Engineering (AG)
  • Instrumentation Engineering (IN)
  • Architecture and Planning (AR)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Mining Engineering (MN)
  • Chemical Engineering (CH)    
  • Metallurgical Engineering (MT)
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE)
  • Chemistry (CY)
  • Physics (PH)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
  • Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Statistics (ST)
  • Ecology and Evolution (EY)
  • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

GATE 2021 Sectional-Single Session Papers

XE Sections Engineering Sciences XL Sections Life Sciences
A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) P Chemistry (Compulsory)
B Fluid Mechanics Q Biochemistry
C Materials Science R Botany
D Solid Mechanics S Microbiology
E Thermodynamics T Zoology
F Polymer Science and Engineering U Food Technology
G Food Technology    
H Atmospheric and Oceanic Science    

If you are planning to appear in GATE 2021, then take a look at the important dates available below:

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Monday September 14, 2020
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through website Wednesday September 30, 2020
Extended Last Date for Submission of Online Application through website Wednesday October 7, 2020
Last Dat for Requesting Change of Examination City (Additional fee will be applicable) Friday November 13, 2020
The release of Admit Card in the Online Application Portal for Printing Friday January 8, 2021
GATE 2021 Examination
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Tentative)

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

February 5 to 14, 2021
The announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Saturday March 22, 2021

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