GATE 2021


Prepare for Gate 2021 with the updated syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility, and Accurate marking scheme.

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national-level competitive examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). This is supposed to be the most difficult examination for a candidate who wants to pursue their career in the engineering field. Candidates who are planning to do a master’s in engineering can prepare for the GATE examination to take a lateral entry in the topmost Indian colleges. Also, the aspirants get a feasible discount on their master’s fees by scoring a good rank in the gate examination.

IIT conducts the GATE examination once a year. There are more than 1700 colleges all over India where you can take admission for your master’s or doctorate in engineering. Around 10 lakh students appear for the Gate examination every year. Among which only a few thousand will be able to qualify for this exam. So, the cruciality level of the GATE examination is quite high as compared to other competitive exams. GATE scorecard is mandatory to get a job in many popular PSUs. This also increases the cruciality of this examination.

This is an online examination of 3 hours duration with 27 subjects. Previously, the GATE syllabus consisted of 25 subjects. But lately, IT has modified the syllabus and added 2 new subjects to the syllabus. So, currently, candidates have to prepare for 27 subjects in total. There will be 65 questions from the listed 27 subjects. All the questions will be objective type and you have to choose the correct answer from the given alternatives. For each correct answer, the candidate will get complete marks. However, for each incorrect answer, one-third mark would be deducted.

If you want updated study material, notes, and syllabus of the GATE 2021 then you can visit Spin ON Education. You will also get mock test practice for your GATE examination. This Mock test contains contact questions from the past few years. Hence this will also give the candidates a rough idea about the examination regarding what is going to come or not.

Students can see the result of the GATE examination on the official website of GATE. Once the results are out you will get a notification from the Spin on Education. But for this, you have to register yourself with us. Students also have the authority to raise objections to the deduction of unnecessary marks in the examination. They have to pay an additional 500 Rs for each objection. However, if the authority accepts your objection, then this fee will be refunded back to the candidate. Candidates can justify their objections by providing valid proof to the authority.



GATE is a national level entrance exam and stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. For admission in doctoral and postgraduate courses administered by MHRD governing institutes and other government colleges like NITs, IITs, IISc, and GFTIs. On the rotational basis, this exam is conducted by seven IITs (Roorkee, Madras, Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, and Kharagpur) and IISC (Indian Institute ofScience) Bangalore on account of the NCB (National Coordination Board). GATE 2021 Exam is conducted by IIT Delhi. The score obtained in GATE 2021 is valid for 3 years from the date of the declaration of the results.

Furthermore, the GATE exam score is also used in several PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) like IOCL, NTPC, ONGC, BHEL, GAIL and etc in their recruitment selection. In recent addition, the GATE score is also valid in the Cabinet Secretariat recruitment of candidates of Group “A” category for the post of Senior Field Officer (SFO) and SRO (Senior Research Officer). By going through this page, you will get information regarding the GATE important dates, syllabus, exam pattern, and result date.

Highlights Of GATE 2021

Exam Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Governing Authority for GATE 2021 IIT Delhi
Website https://gate.iitd.ac.in
Exam Happen Once In a Year
Exam Mode Computer Based Test (CBT) (Online)
Exam Type National Level
Courses Offered Doctoral Courses (M.E/MTech/Ph.D.)
Exam Duration Three Hours
Exams Subjects or papers Twenty Seven

Important Dates of GATE 2021

For detailed information on important and any updating on Gate 2021 please visit the official website https://gate.iitd.ac.in

Events Important Dates
Release date of official notification July16, 2021
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) opens November 17. 2021
GATE Application Submission Last Date October 7, 2021
Application Submission Last Date October 12, 2021
For Requesting Alteration in the examination centre November 17-23, 2021
GATE 2021 E-Admit Card Availability January 8, 2021
Examination Date of GATE 2021 February 6th,7thand 13th, 14th2021
Release Date of Answer Key February 27,2021
Result Declaration of GATE 2021 Online March 19, 2021
GATE 2021 Scorecard Availability March to May 2021

GATE Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application process. The applicant who meets the eligibility criteria should fill the application form as once you have filled the application and paid the amount it will be not refunded. Please go through the details mentioned in the table for eligibility criteria

Qualifying Courses Qualifying degree/examination Detail of eligible candidates Qualification Year Later Than
B.Tech/B.E/B.Pharm Bachelor’s degree holders in engineering/technology (four years after 10+2 or three years after B.sc/Diploma in technology/engineering) At present in the last year or already completed 2021
B.Arch Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course)/Planning (four years course)/Naval Architecture (four years course) At present in the final year or completed already 2021
B.S/B.Sc(research) Bachelor’s degree in Science (four years after 10+2/Post Diploma) At present in the fourth year or completed already 2021
Pharm. D. (after 10+2) Degree holders of six years program, consisting of internship or residency training during the sixth year At present in the fourth/fifth/sixth year or completed already 2022
M.B.B.S M.B.B.S Degree holders and the applicants who are in seventh/eighth/ninth semester of such programme Seventh, eighth, ninth or completed already 2021
M.A/M.Sc/MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Statistics/Mathematics/Science/Computer Applications or equivalent Present in the last year or completed already 2021
M.Tech (Post-B.Sc)/ Int M.E Technology Four Years Program /Post BSc integrated master’s Degree program in engineering Presently in the second/third/fourth year or completed already 2022
M.tech/Int. M.E or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Dual Degree program in Technology/engineering (five years program) or Integrated Master’s degree program Presently in the fourth/fifth or completed already 2022
Int. B.S – M.S./ Int. M.Sc Integrated M.Sc or five years integrated B.S-M.s. program Presently in the final year or completed already 2021
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.Arch/B.Tech/B.E) B,Arch/B.E./B.Tech equivalent examination of professional societies, reognized by MHRD/AICTE/UPSC (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers – India, AMICEE by the Institute of Civil Engineers – India and so on) Finished Section A or equivalent of such professional courses Not Applicable

Examination Pattern Of GATE

There is exam of twenty seven subjects for GATE Examination. Please note that the applicant is allowed to appear in the only 1 paper in any 1 session.

Total Number of Questions – Sixty Five

Total Marks – 100

Negative Marking – There will be a deduction of one third marks for one mark question and for two mark questions there will deduction of two third marks.

In question papers of AG, CE,AE,CH,BT,EC,CS,IN,ME,EE,MN,MT,TF,PE,PI & XE will contain subject question, engineering mathematics and general aptitude questions.

Meanwhile, in the question papers of XL, GG, PH, EY, AR, CY, ST, EY and MA will contain subject questions and General Aptitude.

Marking Scheme of GATE 2021

For the detailed information on marking scheme of GATE 2021 please visit the website https://gate.iitd.ac.in

Syllabus Of GATE 2021

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