GATE 2021: Extended Online Application Process With Regular Fee Ends Today, Details Here
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The extended application process for the GATE 2021 with regular fees is concluding today, October 07, 2020, by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IIT Bombay. Earlier the last date to fill the online application form with regular fee was September 30. The Institute has extended the application form last date after several requests received from the candidates. However, candidates can fill the online application with an additional late fee of Rs.500/- upto October 12, 2020.

GATE 2021 - Revised Dates
Events Day Important Date
GATE online registration process Start Date Monday 14th September 2020
Last date for the online registration process Wednesday 30th September 2020
Extended closing date of REGULAR online registration/ application portal Wednesday 7th October 2020
Last date for online registration with an additional late fee of 500 Monday 12th October 2020 
Last date of intimation to Registered Candidates after Scrutiny Wednesday 21st October 2020 
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change 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
Admit Card release date
(for download and printing)
Friday 8th January 2021
GATE 2021 Examination
Forenoon:  9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Tentative)


5th February 2021
6th February 2021
7th February 2021
12th February 2021
13th February 2021
14th February 2021


Result announcement date Monday 22nd March 2021

GATE 2021: Relaxation In Eligibility criteria

According to the new eligibility criteria, students in the third year of their undergraduate programmes will also be eligible for GATE now.
Eligibility criteria to appear for GATE-2021 is relaxed from the minimum 10+2+4 (ongoing) to minimum 10+2+3 (ongoing), enabling even those in the third year of their undergraduate studies to appear for the examination.

GATE 2021 - How to apply online?
  • Candidates will be required to visit the official website of IIT GATE at
  • Go through the detailed information brochure such as; important dates, eligibility criteria, application fee, etc.
  • Click on the new registration link and generate user id and password.
  • Now candidates will be required to fill in the detailed application form and upload necessary documents.
  • Cross-check the application form and pay the required application fee online.
  • Submit the application form and take print of the confirmation page.
  • Candidates are advised to keep the copy of application form safe for future use.
Official Website:

GATE 2021: Exam Pattern

As per the revised exam pattern, the candidates will also have to answer Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) in GATE 2021. Previously the candidates only used to answer Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical Answer Type Questions (NATs). Now the candidates have to answer MSQs also. The sections wise marks has also changed as given below:
  • Engineering Mathematics - 13 Marks
  • Subject Questions - 72 Marks
  • General Aptitude - 15 Marks