GATE Maths

Activity Day Date
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Monday
14th September 2020
11th September 2020
Closing date of REGULAR online registration / application portal Wednesday 30th September 2020
7th October 2020
End of EXTENDED period for online registration / application
(with additional late fee of  500)
12th October 2020
14th October 2020
Last date of Intimation to Registered Candidates after FIRST Round of Scrutiny by Zonal Office Monday 26th October 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper
(Change of City is FREE and extra  500 for Category and Paper change)
Wednesday 28th October 2020
Last Date for change of Category, City & Exam Paper Friday 13th November 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to make FINAL CORRECTIONS (ONE TIME) in Application Form
(i) Contact Address, University/College Name and / or Degree Nomenclature is FREE OF COST.
(ii) Correction fees  500 for Name and / or Date of Birth
Tuesday 17th November 2020
Last Date for correction(s) in Application Form Monday 23rd November 2020
Last and Final Chance for City Correction in Application Form Monday
14th December 2020
15th December 2020
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Portal
(for download and printing)
Friday 8th January 2021
Miscellaneous Activities* Friday
5th February 2021
12th February 2021
GATE 2021 Examination
Forenoon:  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
6th February 2021
7th February 2021
13th February 2021
14th February 2021
Candidates Responses are available on GOAPS Portal Thursday 18th February 2021 
Uploading of Answer Keys with Question Paper Tuesday by 2nd March 2021 
Challenges by candidates on Answer Keys with Payment of  500 for each question Tuesday to
2nd March 2021 to
4th March 2021 
Announcement of results in the Online Application Portal Monday 22nd March 2021

GATE 2021 Exam Pattern

Every candidate can apply for one stream among all the 25 papers. GATE exam is conducted in online mode (Computer-based). The total weight age of the GATE Exam is 100 marks. GATE Exam Pattern is quite tricky as it varies for different disciplines.

Mode of Examination Online/ Computer-based Test
Total no. of questions 65
Question Type 2 types- Multiple Choice type (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT).
Maximum Marks 100
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Sections in paper Two, i.e. General Aptitude and Subject Specific


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