GATE 2021: IIT Bombay Announces Changes in Exam Pattern & Cities
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The Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay has released the Information Brochure for the GATE 2021 session. The Institute has announced to commence the GATE 2021 application process from September 14, 2020. Along with the release of Information Brochure, the Institute has announced the various changes in the pattern, exam cities, eligibility criteria and subject.

GATE 2021 - Important Dates
Activity Day Date
GATE online registration process Start Date Monday 14th September 2020
Last date for the online registration process Wednesday 30th September 2020
Last date for online registration with late fee Wednesday 7th October 2020
Last Date for change of category, paper and examination city Friday 13th November 2020
Admit Card release date Friday 8th January 2021
GATE 2021 Entrance Examination Date & Time
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: 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
GATE 2021: Exam Cities

This year the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay has also added few exam cities for GATE 2021. The list of new exam centres are as follows;

- Jhansi (IIT Kanpur),
- Dhenkanal (IIT Kharagpur),
- Chandrapur (IIT Bombay), and 
- Muzzaffarnagar (IIT Roorkee)

While the Institute has removed the Pala (IIT Madras) as the exam centre for GATE 2021. There are a total of 195 exam cities in India and 5 exam cities are in abroad. 

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