GATE Important Dates 2020
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GATE Important Dates 2020 - IIT Delhi had released GATE 2020 application form on August 31, 2019. The application form was extended upto September 28 with regular fees; but students who missed the last date could also apply till October 5 with the late fees of Rs. 500. The official notification was published on July 9, 2019, and the important dates of GATE 2020 has also been released alongside. Through GATE important dates 2020, the candidates can know when the various events related to the entrance examination will be conducted. This will lessen the chances of missing any event of GATE. The authorities will be conducting GATE 2020 on February 1, 2, 8 and 9. Registered candidates will be able to access the admit card for the exam on January 3 while the result is expected to be declared on March 16. Read the full article to know more about GATE Important Dates 2020.
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Important Dates of GATE 2020


Important Dates

Release of GATE 2020 Notification

July 9, 2019

Commencement of GATE 2020 Registration through GOAPS

August 31, 2019

Final Day of Registration

September 28, 2019 (Extended)

Final Date for Submission of Application Form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500

October 5, 2019 (Extended)

Change in minor details submitted in application form

October 15, 2019

Change of Defects in Application Form marked by Authorities

November 2019

Change in Exam Centre, Paper, Gender and Category

After November 20, 2019

Requesting change of test city

After November 20, 2019

Release of GATE 2020 Mock Test

November 9, 2019

Availability of Admit Card

January 3, 2020

GATE 2020 Examination

February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020

Release of GATE 2020 Response Sheets

First and Second week of February 2020

Availability of Answer Key

Third week of February 2020

Challenging of Answer Key

Third week of February 2020

Release of Final Answer Key

Second week of March 2020

Declaration of Result

March 16, 2020

Release of Score Card

March 30 to May 31, 2020

Highlights of GATE 2020 Important Dates

GATE 2020 Application Form Date - IIT Delhi had released the application form of GATE 2020 on August 31, 2019. Candidates had to get registered through GOAPS before the final date which was extended to September 28, 2019. The authorities also accepted applications with late fee. While filling the application form, the candidates were required to provide personal, academic and contact details. Payment of the fee also had to be done. If any mistakes have been done by the candidates in the application form, then the correction window is now open in online mode.

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GATE 2020 Admit Card Date - Registered candidates will be able to access the admit card of GATE 2020 from January 3. Since details about the examination venue, timings and more will be present in the admit card, the candidates are advised to download it when it is released and keep it safe for future use.

GATE 2020 Exam Date - Since GATE 2020 will have multiple papers, the examination will be held over a number of days. Different slots will be allotted to different papers. GATE 2020 is scheduled to be held on February 1, 2, 8 and 9. For some papers, there will be multiple slots.

GATE 2020 Result Date - The authorities will be releasing the result of GATE 2020 on March 16. The scores and rank secured by the candidates will be present in the result. Qualified candidates will also be able to download their GATE score card till May 31.

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Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)


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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GATE Important Dates 2020

Question: When will be the GATE Admit Card 2020 released?


GATE 2020 admit card will be released on January 3 in online mode. Students have to login to their GOAPS portal to download their admit card.

Question: What is the last date to apply for GATE 2020?


Candidates can apply till September 28. Candidates can also apply till October 5 by paying a late fee.

Question: When will be the GATE 2020 exam conducted?


GATE 2020 will be conducted on February 1, 2, 8 and 9 in online mode across various test centres in India and abroad

Question: When will be the result of GATE declared?


The result of GATE 2020 will be declared on March 16. 

Question: When will be the GATE score card 2020 be released?


Students will be able to download their GATE 2020 score card in last week of March. 

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How many Employees are recruited through gate in Electrical by PSUs can u give some data

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Nov, 2019


the number of employees recruiting through gate in psu is different for different stream. all through most of the companies hires electrical, mechanical, civil. some psus has vacancy for other streams as well. the top most recruiter for psu's for all india is power grid corporation, ntpc, iocl, ongc, posoco etc. last year air port authority of india also recruit al most total of 50 electrical engineers. so the total number is you can expect 200-300 number of seats . after the gate result declared some state government vacancies also arrived through gate exam.


What is cut for BSPHCL through gate for Electrical Engineer ?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 12th Nov, 2019
If we consider previous year data, so the gate electrical engineering cutoff for BSPHCL was 750 for general category and 620 for SC or ST category candidates, and remember the data is approximate which may vary with the fluctuation this year,
For more precise detail about the cutoff of various PSU's  you can go with the below link:
Best of luck.

if I will change my college and university both in second year of my BTech engineering will I be eligible for PSU and GATE exam or any other competitive exam??

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Nov, 2019


see most of the colleges dont allow middle of admission in any curriculum courses. also you need to think about before transfer to any college that if the second college is also affiliated by same university or not. some times transfer can be done between same group of colleges according to semester marks. so please think before transfer to any other college and discuss this with the respective college authority.

for gate exam eligibility criteria is you need to have passed the eligibility exam or in the final year of your degree course.


Is there core companies are recruiting through gate for electrical engineering student?

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 12th Nov, 2019


There are lots of core PSU recruiting for electrical engineers through gate . Some of them are as follows-

Powergrid, NTPC, PSPCL,POSOCO,WBSECDL,NPCIL,BSNL,  and few psu also recruit them like bpcl, hpcl,ongc, iocl, vizag steel, etc.

Some private company also give edge to gate qualified students. For more details check this link

Hope it helps


use of qualifying in gate exam for st category .. what are benifits

Shareef 12th Nov, 2019
Benefits of GATE examination,
  • To persue ME/M.TECH
  • To improve your interest in a Field which inturn makes you an expert
  • Morr opportunities and placements in domain companies
  • Higher salary opportunities
  • Scholarship will be given
  • GATE qualified students are eligible for CSIR
  • Candidates are eligible for PSUs

And many more benefits you have in both private and government sectors with a great scope
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