GATE Answer Key 2020
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GATE Answer Key 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi will release the official answer key of GATE 2020 for all 25 papers tentatively in the third week of February 2020. The answer key will have the correct answers to the questions asked in the GATE examination. The question papers will also be released along with the GATE answer key 2020. Candidates will be able to predict their probable scores by comparing their answers with the provisional keys. Candidates having any objection to answers will also allowed to challenge the GATE 2020 answer key within the specified time period by the payment of Rs. 500 per challenge. All of the objections should have a valid supporting document. Otherwise, the challenges will not be considered by the exam authorities. The genuine cases (if proved correct) will be considered for revision and the final answer key of GATE 2020 will be released in the second week of March 2020. IIT Delhi will release the GATE 2020 response sheet for all the papers tentatively in the first or second week of February. Candidates will be able to access the response sheet by submitting their enrolment ID/email address and password. Along with the response sheet of GATE 2020, exam authorities will open the name correction facility.
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Important Dates of GATE Answer Key 2020

Events

Tentative Dates

Availability of GATE 2020 question papers

3rd week of February 2020

Release of GATE 2020 answer key (provisional)

3rd week of February 2020

Last date to send the challenges against answer key

4th week of February 2020

Issue of final answer key of GATE 2020

2nd week of March 2020

How to download GATE 2020 answer key

Candidates can find the detailed steps to download the answer key of GATE 2020 below. The answer keys will be available in the PDF format only.

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  1. Visit the official website - (link will be updated once the answer keys are released).

  2. Click on the ‘answer key’ link on the web page.

  3. The question papers and answer keys will be displayed on the screen.

  4. Download the answer key and corresponding questions paper as PDF files by just clicking on that link.

  5. You can take print out, if required.

What is the purpose of the GATE answer key 2020

  • The answer key will be released by IIT Delhi, which provides transparency to the admission process because it reduces the chance of unwanted penalization of candidate and extra marks awarded in GATE 2020.

  • The candidates can use the facility of challenging the answer key within the given time period, if they have any objections/doubts against the answer key.

  • The exam authorities will consider all the challenges/objections by the candidate before the declaration of GATE 2020.

How to challenge GATE 2020 answer key

The candidates can challenge the answer key, if they are not satisfied with any of the answers mentioned on the provisional answer key of GATE 2020. The followings are the complete procedure to challenge the answer key.

  • Open the necessary web page by clicking on the required link to challenge the GATE answer key 2020

  • Choose the “Contest Answer Key" option on the web page.

  • Now, the web page will be redirected to the payment gateway.

  • The candidates will have to make the payment of Rs. 500 through online mode (per challenge). For NRI candidates, the fee is US $ 10.

  • The candidate will have to enter the question number correctly that they are want to challenge.

  • Before the submission of objection, attach the necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format.

Note: The candidates will have to check that the serial number of question is mentioned as per the official question paper released on the website while challenging the GATE 2020 answer key. It is important to check that they are selected the right section and question number. Otherwise, the challenge will not be considered by exam authorities. The candidates also have to specify the section name and question number in the supporting document before uploading such documents.

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How to check the GATE Response Sheet 2020?

The response sheet of GATE 2020 will be released IIT Delhi tentatively in the second week of February. To access the response sheet and the question papers, candidates will have to check the steps available below.

  • Login to the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) by using the credentials includes enrollment number or email id, date of birth and registration id.

  • To view the response sheet, click on the ‘view response sheet’ button on the screen.

  • Candidates can see the response sheet on the display.

  • They can save the web page is as a PDF.

How to calculate probable score using the GATE answer key 2020

The candidates can find the following steps to calculate the probable score.

  • They have to calculate the total number of correct attempts and allocate marks accordingly and then calculate the overall marks.

  • The candidate have to tally the total negative marks for wrong attempts. Only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) have negative marking. There is no negative marking for NAT questions.

  • The total marks = Total marks secured for correct response – Negative marks for wrong response

  • MCQ Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

  • Total marks (1 mark) = 1 x no. of correct attempts – 1/3 x no. of wrong attempts

  • Total marks (2 marks) = 2 x number of correct attempts – 2/3 x number of wrong attempts

  • NAT Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

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GATE Previous Year Answer Key (2019, 2018 & 2017)

Candidates can download the previous year answer key of GATE from here. If they go through the previous year question paper and answer key, they will get an idea about the GATE examination.

GATE 2019 Answer Key and Question Paper (Official) - GATE Previous Year Answer Key

Paper Code

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Provisional Answer Key

Final Answer Key

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Agricultural Engineering (AG)

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Architecture and Planning (AR)

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Biotechnology (BT)

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Civil Engineering (CE)

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Chemical Engineering (CH)

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Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

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Chemistry (CY)

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Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

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Electrical Engineering (EE)

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Ecology and Evolution (EY)

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Geology and Geophysics (GG)

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Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

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Mathematics (MA)

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Mechanical Engineering (ME)

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Mining Engineering (MN)

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Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

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Petroleum Engineering (PE)

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Physics (PH)

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Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

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Statistics (ST)

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Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

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Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

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Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)

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GATE 2018 Answer Key and Question Paper (Official)

S.No

GATE Paper

GATE Question Paper

GATE Final Answer Key

1

Aerospace Engineering

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2

Agricultural Engineering

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3

Architecture and Planning

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4

Biotechnology

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5

Civil Engineering

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6

Chemical Engineering

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7

Computer Sc. and Information Technology

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8

Chemistry

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9

Electronics and Communication Engineering

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10

Electrical Engineering

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11

Ecology and Evolution

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12

Geology and Geophysics

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13

Instrumentation Engineering

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14

Mathematics

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15

Mechanical Engineering

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16

Mining Engineering

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17

Metallurgical Engineering

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18

Petroleum Engineering

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19

Physics

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20

Production and Industrial Engineering

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21

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

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22

XE- Engineering Sciences

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Click here (Poltymer Science & Engg)

Click here (Food Technology)

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23

XL- Engineering Life Sciences

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GATE 2017 Answer Key and Question Paper (Official)

S.No

GATE Paper

GATE Question Paper

GATE Final Answer Key

GATE Provisional Answer Key

1

Aerospace Engineering

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2

Agricultural Engineering

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3

Architecture and Planning

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4

Biotechnology

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5

Civil Engineering

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6

Chemical Engineering

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7

Computer Science and Information Technology

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8

Chemistry

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9

Electronics and Communication Engineering

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10

Electrical Engineering

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11

Ecology and Evolution

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12

Geology and Geophysics

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13

Instrumentation Engineering

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14

Mathematics

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15

Mechanical Engineering

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16

Mining Engineering

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17

Metallurgical Engineering

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18

Petroleum Engineering

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19

Physics

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20

Production and Industrial Engineering

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21

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

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22

XE- Engineering Sciences

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23

XL- Engineering Life Sciences

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GATE Result 2020

GATE Result 2020 will be published by exam authorities on March 16, 2020. Candidates will get the intimation about the result from careers360 once the results announced. Candidates should use valid login credentials to view their GATE Result 2020 from the website. Candidates can log in to GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System) by using the GATE Enrollment ID / Email Address / Registration ID and password. The GATE Result 2020 will be displayed on the screen after submitted the log in details.

GATE Cutoff 2020

GATE 2020 cut off is the minimum qualifying marks required to clear the entrance test. GATE cut off 2020 will be based on factors like total number of candidates appeared in the exam, performance of the candidates in the examination, difficulty level of the exam and past year cut off trends. Cut off marks will be announced along with the result of GATE 2020. Check the previous year cut off from below given table.

GATE 2019 Qualifying Cutoff

S. No

Paper Name

Paper Code

Qualifying Marks

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

1

Life Sciences

XL

36.7

33

24.5

2

Civil Engineering

CE

28.2

25.4

18.8

3

Electrical Engineering

EE

39.6

35.6

26.4

4

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

29.5

26.6

19.7

5

Mechanical Engineering

ME

34.1

30.7

22.7

6

Petroleum Engineering

PE

49.9

44.9

33.3

7

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

26.7

24

17.8

8

Chemical Engineering

CH

34.8

31.3

23.2

9

Chemistry

CY

32

28.8

21.3

10

Biotechnology

BT

35.9

32.3

23.9

11

Engineering Sciences

XE

26.7

24

17.8

12

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

40.1

36.1

26.7

13

Aerospace Engineering

AE

33.5

30.2

22.3

14

Agricultural Engineering

AG

28.3

25.5

18.9

15

Architecture and Planning

AR

41

36.9

27.3

16

Ecology and Evolution

EY

37.1

33.4

24.7

17

Geology and Geophysics

GG

44.5

40.1

29.7

18

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

31.9

28.7

21.3

19

Mathematics

MA

25

22.5

16.7

20

Mining Engineering

MN

31.5

28.4

21

21

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

53.5

48.1

35.7

22

Physics

PH

25.2

22.7

16.8

23

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

32.2

29

21.5

24

Statistics

ST

32.5

29.2

21.7


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