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GATE 2020

Know More About GATE Exam 2020

GATE is one of the most popular examinations in India. Many students want to pursue this examination because of the perks connected with it. If we talk about GATE 2020, the examination was conducted by IIT Delhi. If you are an aspirant and want to take this journey ahead, then it is essential to unfold some details about the GATE exam 2020.

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Important Dates Linked With GATE 2020

Events Dates
Registration Date 1st September 2019
Last Date For Application Form & Fee 28th September 2019 (Extended)
Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application 5th October 2019
Application correction window opens 15th October 2019
Downloading of Admit Card 3rd January 2020
GATE 2020 Exam 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th February 2020
Release of Answer Key By 19th February 2020
Answer key objection window 19th – 21st February 2020
Declaration of Results 13th March 2020
Release of Score Card 19th March 2020 to 31st May 2020
Starting of Counselling process 3rd June 2020

GATE Result 2020

So, here comes one of the most anxious parts of the examination journey, and it is the GATE results. In 2020, the examination was conducted by IIT Delhi. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi had announced the GATE exam 2020 results online on 13th March on the official GATE website. Candidates were allowed to check their exam results through online mode.

GATE 2020 Score Card

The GATE scorecard was released after the declaration of the results. The scorecard of GATE is valid for three years after the announcement of results. If we talk about 2020, applicants can download the scorecard from 19th March 2020 to 31st May 2020.

NOTE: If by any chance, students got late to download the soft copy, and they need one, then they have to spend 500 Rs.

GATE 2020 Cut-Off

The GATE cut-off marks were declared after the announcement of the results. Candidates need to understand that all the participating institutes and PSU sectors have the freedom to decide their own cut-off marks. GATE officials had proclaimed the cut-off marks depending on the subjects and categories. For reference, you can have a look at a few cut-off marks here:

Cutoff List For GATE 2020

GATE Paper Name General OBC SC/ST/PwD
Aerospace Engineering (AE) 27.2 24.4 18.1
Agriculture Engineering (AG) 26.3 23.6 17.5
Architecture and Planning (AR) 34.8 31.3 23.2
Biomedical Engineering (BM) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Biotechnology (BT) 30.7 27.6 20.4
Civil Engineering (CE) 32.9 29.6 21.9
Chemical Engineering (CH) 35.7 32.1 23.8
Computer Science & Information Technology (CS) 28.5 25.6 19.0
Chemistry (CY) 26.7 24 17.8
Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC) 28.8 25.9 19.2
Electrical Engineering (EE) 33.4 30.0 22.2
Ecology & Evolution (EY) 42.2 37.9 28.1








Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 34.6 31.1 23.0
Mathematics (MA) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 34.0 30.6 22.6
Mining Engineering (MN) 32.7 29.4 21.8
Metallurgical Engineering (MT) 49.2 44.2 32.8
Petroleum Engineering (PE) 39.8 35.8 26.5
Physics (PH) 37.2 33.4 24.8
Production & Industrial Engineering (PI) 36.6 32.9 24.4
Statistics (ST) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Textile Engineering & Fiber Science (TF) 37.1 33.3 24.7
Engineering Sciences (XE) 26.0 23.4 17.3
Life Sciences (XL) 31.7 28.5 21.1

GATE Counseling 2020

If we talk about GATE 2020, the date of counseling was 3rd June 2020. There are some important pointers related to GATE counseling that candidates need to keep in mind.

  • Students have to apply individually for each IIT.
  • CCMT is organized for admission to all NITs and numerous centrally supported Institutions.
  • Candidates should have a legitimate scorecard to appear for the counseling.


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