GATE Cutoff 2021

Check Subject-wise Gate Cutoff and Previous Year Cut Off 2021

The GATE cutoff is one of the most important aspects candidates need to understand. GATE cutoff is the scores required to qualify for the exam. Applicants who get more than the cutoff are eligible for GATE Counselling and can proceed with the admission process to PG programs like M.Tech / M.E / Ph.D. at top colleges in India. However, these reputed institutes have the liberty to decide their admission cutoff for every course.

The GATE Score card is allotted to only those applicants who score equal to or more than the cutoff. Candidates who score higher marks than the GATE cutoff have the maximum opportunity to attract highly paid jobs.

Other than reputed job offers, candidates who will qualify cutoff of GATE can move forward for the CCMT counseling for admission to IIITs, NITs, and CFTIs and COAPS for admission to IITs.

The Indian Institutes of Technology Bombay issued the GATE cutoff 2021 on March 20 for all 27 papers. Candidates can also prefer this article to uncover vital information about the GATE cutoff. Applicants who are planning to appear in the GATE exam can analyze the previous year’s information and cutoff.

Table of Contents:

GATE Cutoff 2021:

Paper Code

Cut-off Marks (out of 100)

% Qualified Candidates

Candidates Appeared

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

26.30

17.28

4914

Agriculture Engineering (AG)

25.00

13.39

2277

Architecture and Planning (AR)

40.90

22.03

10857

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

25.00

19.00

1684

Biotechnology (BT)

30.00

19.48

13186

Civil Engineering (CE*)

29.20

17.19

115270

Chemical Engineering (CH)

35.10

20.02

16705

Computer Science & Information Technology (CS*)

26.10

17.37

101922

Chemistry (CY)

36.20

19.33

23465

Electronics Communication Engineering (EC)

25.00

13.84

80629

Electrical Engineering (EE)

30.30

17.41

87559

Environmental Science & Engineering (ES)

39.60

20.82

9183

Ecology Evolution (EY)

35.70

19.44

1718

GG (Geology)

38.90

23.70

4797

GG (Geophysics)

44.80

29.54

826

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

36.00

20.92

16770

Mathematics (MA)

29.00

22.04

11635

Mechanical Engineering (ME*)

33.00

17.15

120594

Mining Engineering (MN)

31.00

22.31

3918

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

48.50

23.06

3486

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

51.40

21.09

2153

Physics (PH)

32.80

20.68

17499

Production & Industrial Engineering (PI)

35.70

18.21

2059

Statistics (ST)

25.00

8.42

1199

Textile Engineering & Fiber Science (TF)

41.80

20.45

1643

Engineering Sciences (XE)

37.00

19.83

22219

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C1 (Economics))

29.40

20.16

2307

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C2 (English))

41.70

21.55

3846

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C3 (Linguistics))

35.30

20.00

315

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C4 (Philosophy))

37.90

22.49

538

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C5 (Psychology))

48.50

21.38

1141

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C6 (Sociology))

34.30

23.35

1255

Life Sciences (XL)

36.00

21.69

23973

GATE Cutoff 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

Geology

Geophysics

38.4

51.9

34.5

46.7

25.6

34.6

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 Cutoff 2019

Paper

General

OBC

SC/ST/PWD

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

26.7

24

17.8

Electrical Engineering (EE)

39.6

35.6

26.4

Ecology and Evolution (EY)

37.1

33.4

24.7

Geology and Geophysics (GG)

44.5

40.1

29.7

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

31.9

28.7

21.3

Mathematics (MA)

25

22.5

16.7

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

34.1

30.7

22.7

Mining Engineering (MN)

31.5

28.4

21

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

53.5

48.1

35.7

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

49.9

44.9

33.3

Physics (PH)

25.2

22.7

16.8

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

32.2

29

21.5

Statistics (ST)

32.5

29.2

21.7

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

40.1

36.1

26.7

Engineering Sciences

26.7

24

17.8

Life Sciences

36.7

33

24.5

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

33.5

30.2

22.3

Agricultural Engineering (AG)

28.3

25.5

18.9

Architecture and Planning (AR)

41

36.9

27.3

Biotechnology (BT)

35.9

32.3

23.9

Civil Engineering (CE)

28.2

25.4

18.8

Chemical Engineering (CH)

34.8

31.3

23.2

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

29.5

26.6

19.7

Chemistry (CY)

32

28.8

21.3

GATE Cutoff Comparison (2021 vs 2020 vs 2019)

For your reference, we have gathered the GATE cutoff for 2021, 2020, and 2019. Applicants can refer to the following tables to compare the cutoff. Also, it will help you to understand how the GATE cutoff has varied over the years.

GATE Paper Name

GATE Cutoff 2021

GATE Cutoff 2020

GATE Cutoff 2019

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

26.3

27.2

33.5

Agriculture Engineering (AG)

25

26.3

28.3

Architecture and Planning (AR)

40.9

34.8

41

Biomedical Engineering (BM)

25

25

Biotechnology (BT)

30

30.7

35.9

Civil Engineering (CE)

29.2

32.9

28.2

Chemical Engineering (CH)

35.1

35.7

34.8

Computer Science & Information Technology (CS)

26.1

28.5

29.5

Chemistry (CY)

36.2

26.7

32

Electronics Communication Engineering (EC)

25

28.8

26.7

Electrical Engineering (EE)

30.3

33.4

39.6

Environmental Science & Engineering (ES)

39.6

Ecology Evolution (EY)

35.7

42.2

37.1

Geology

Geophysics

38.9

44.8

38.4

51.9

44.5

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

36

34.6

31.9

Mathematics (MA)

29

25

25

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

33

34

34.1

Mining Engineering (MN)

31

32.7

31.5

Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

48.5

49.2

53.5

Petroleum Engineering (PE)

51.4

39.8

49.9

Physics (PH)

32.8

37.2

25.2

Production & Industrial Engineering (PI)

35.7

36.6

32.2

Statistics (ST)

25

25

32.5

Textile Engineering & Fiber Science (TF)

41.8

37.1

40.1

Engineering Sciences (XE)

37

26

26.7

Life Sciences (XL)

36

31.7

36.7

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C1 (Economics))

29.4

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C2 (English))

41.7

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C3 (Linguistics))

35.3

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C4 (Philosophy))

37.9

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C5 (Psychology))

48.5

Humanities and Social Sciences (XH-C6 (Sociology))

34.3

NOTE: Qualified applicants who want admission in NITs and other reputed institutes can apply through CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan admissions). Applicants can check previous years’ cutoff for admission to NITs.

Discover How to Check The GATE Cutoff :

Candidates who are eager to discover the important steps to check the GATE cutoff can refer to the below-mentioned steps. You need to check the qualifying GATE Cutoff on the official website of GATE. (gate.iitb.ac.in)

  • Go to the official website
  • You will find a link: GATE Cutoff pdf.
  • Click on the link. The cutoff PDF link will open.

Pointers That Define the GATE Cutoff

No wonder students are so curious about the GATE cutoff factors. As a GATE aspirant, it is very important to find some of the common factors that can define the cutoff later.

  • The complexity of the examination paper.
  • Total number of applicants.
  • The total number of seats obtainable at the institutes.

What is the Difference Between Qualifying and Admission GATE Cutoff?

Qualifying GATE cutoff and Admission GATE cutoff are both important terminologies. Applicants need to understand the basic difference between GATE 2021 qualifying cutoff and the GATE admission cutoff 2021. Candidates can learn this difference from this particular article also.

The qualifying GATE cutoff is issued by the officials and available on GOAPS while on the other hand, admission cutoffs are issued by the individual institute participating in the GATE counseling.

GATE Qualifying Cutoff V/s Admission Cutoff

Candidates can prefer this table to understand the difference between Qualifying GATE cutoff 2021 and Admission GATE cutoff 2021

Particulars

GATE Qualifying Cutoff

GATE Admission Cutoff

Difference

The minimum number of scores that applicants require to qualify for the exam. Keep in mind that this varies according to the categories of students.

It is the minimum score needed to get admission to an institute.

Announced By

It is announced by the exam conducting institute with the confirmation of the result.

It is announced by the institute at the time of admission.

Parameters to Decide Cutoff

Performance of the candidate, category, previous cutoff trends

Number of seats, category of applicants, forms received.

GATE Cutoff For IITs:


Frequently Asked Questions on GATE Cutoff

What is a GATE Cutoff?

GATE cutoff is the scores required by a candidate to qualify for the exam.

What are the factors deciding the GATE Cutoff?

  • The complexity of the examination paper.
  • Total number of applicants
  • The total number of seats obtainable at the institutes and the candidate’s performance.

What is the GATE cutoff for IITs and NITs?

GATE cutoff for NITs and IITs depends on the institute to which you want to get admission

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