GATE Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Exam

GATE Exam Important Dates

This year IIT Madras is going to be conducted the GATE 2020 exam through online mode on February 2, 3, 9, 10 for 24 papers. 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 1, 2019.  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 2020 Exam Schedule (Tentative)

According to the official announcement, the GATE 2019 exams will be conducted from February 2 to February 10 in four days. The GATE examination will be held in two shifts on each day – morning and afternoon. 

Date & Day Session No Time  Test Paper Code

February 2, 2020

Saturday

 S1

09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session)

 CY, ME-1, MN

February 2, 2020

Saturday 

S2   14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session)

 ME-2, XE, XL, TF

February 3, 2020

Sunday

S3 

09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session) 
 CS, CH

February 3, 2020

Sunday 

S4 

14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session) 

AE, AG, AR, BT, EY, GG,

IN, MA, MT, PE, PH, PI, ST 

February 9, 2020

Saturday 

S5   09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session)

 EC

February 9, 2020

Saturday

S6 

14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session) 
 EE

February 10, 2020

Sunday

S7   09:30 - 12.30

(Forenoon Session)

 CE-1

February 10, 2020

Sunday

S8 

14:30 - 17:30

(Afternoon Session)

 CE-2


GATE 2020 Multi-Session Papers (exams in two different sessions)

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

GAT 2020 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 2020 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 2020, then take a look at the important dates available below (Tentative):

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Saturday September 1, 2019
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through website Friday September 21, 2019
Extended Last Date for Submission of Online Application through website Monday October 1, 2019
Last Dat for Requesting Change of Examination City (Additional fee will be applicable) Friday November 16, 2019
The release of Admit Card in the Online Application Portal for Printing Friday January 4, 2020
GATE 2019 Examination
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Tentative)
Saturday
Sunday
Saturday
Sunday
February 2, 2020
February 3, 2020
February 9, 2020
February 10, 2020
The announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Saturday March 16, 2020

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