GATE 2021 Exam Dates: Check Exam Schedule (Out) by IIT Bombay

According to GATE 2021 Exam Dates announced, the exam is to be conducted on February 6, 7, 13, & 14, 2021. IIT Bombay also released the detailed GATE exam schedule with papers to be held in two sessions- Forenoon session and Afternoon session. Check GATE 2021 Exam Schedule

Considering the current situation of COVID-19 the exam dates for this year have been spread over a longer period in comparison to last year.

Form correction process has concluded on November 23, 2020. GATE 2021 Registration started early this year i.e from September 11 instead of 14.
GATE 2021 Admit Card will be available from January 8, 2021 at the official website i.e. Download GATE Admit Card
Along with the announcement of exam dates, IIT Bombay also relaxed the eligibility criteria and introduced two new disciplines in GATE 2021. Read More
Depending on the total number of applicants for each discipline, GATE 2021 examination schedule is divided into slots. Civil, Computer Science & Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering papers are scheduled to be conducted in 2 slots because the maximum number of candidates who appear for the exam are from these two streams.
GATE 2021 is conducted with the cooperation of the seven Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs) at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, and Mumbai along with Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Moreover, GATE is also recognized by various institutes outside India. Apart from admissions in M.Tech/PhD courses, GATE scores are used by various Public Sector Undertakings or PSUs to recruit engineers for executive posts. More than 50 PSUs including IOCL, ONGC, NTPC will recruit eligible applicants through GATE 2021. Check PSU Recruitment through GATE

GATE 2021 Exam Dates

GATE 2021 Exam dates are mentioned in the table below: 

GATE 2021Dates
Exam date (Announced)February 6-7 & February 13-14, 2021

GATE 2021 Exam Schedule

Candidates can take GATE exam according to their Paper Code only. As over 10 lacs applicants appear for GATE, therefore the exam is held in two sessions- Forenoon session and Afternoon session. The table below shows the detailed schedule of GATE 2021 examination:

DayDate Time (in IST)Exam Papers
Day 1Feb 5, 2021 (Friday)12:00- 17:00 hrsMiscellaneous Activities
Day 2Feb 6, 2021 (Saturday)
Forenoon Session (FN)
9:30- 12:30 hrs CE-1, IN, CY
Feb 6, 2021 (Saturday)
Afternoon Session (AN)
15:00- 18:00 hrsCE-2, PH, AR, BM, AE, MN
Day 3Feb 7, 2021 (Sunday)
Forenoon Session (FN)
9:30- 12:30 hrs EE, GG, AG, EY
Feb 7, 2021 (Sunday)
Afternoon Session (AN)
15:00- 18:00 hrsEC, PE, ES, ST, PI
Day 4Feb 12, 2021 (Friday)12:00- 17:00 hrsMiscellaneous Activities
Day 5Feb 13, 2021 (Saturday)
Forenoon Session (FN)
9:30- 12:30 hrs CS-1, MA, BT, CH, TF
Feb 13, 2021 (Saturday)
Afternoon Session (AN)
15:00- 18:00 hrsCS-2, XE, XL
Day 6Feb 14, 2021 (Sunday)
Forenoon Session (FN)
9:30- 12:30 hrs ME-1, XH
Feb 14, 2021 (Sunday)
Afternoon Session (AN)
15:00- 18:00 hrsME-2, MT

Note: Miscellaneous Activities mentioned in the table refers to-

  • Conducting a trial (mock) test by zonal GATE IIT/ IISc officials (NOT for candidates).
  • Briefing invigilators
  • Scribes selection (if any)
  • Preparation of GATE exam centre including sanitisation, display posters, signboard, seating arrangements, etc.
  • Optional visit by candidates to check the exam centre, etc.

GATE 2021 Registration Dates

GATE 2021 EventsDates 
GATE 2021 Registration windowSeptember 11, 2020
Last date to fill the Application formOctober 7, 2020 
Extended date for submitting the online application form with late feesOctober 12, 2020
Last date of intimation to Registered Candidates after ScrutinyOctober 21, 2020
GATE 2021 Form Correction Start DateOctober 28, 2020
Last Date for change of category, paper and examination cityNovember 13, 2020
Issue of GATE Admit card January 8, 2021

GATE 2021 Result Dates

GATE 2021 Important Dates for Result

After the evaluation of GATE examination papers, GATE 2021 Result will be declared at the GOAPS website. GATE Scorecard will be available for the qualified candidates after the declaration of result. IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, and other institutes have their own counselling and admission procedure for M.Tech. admissions. The admission is entirely based on GATE scores. 

The tentative dates related to Result:

Official Answer key releasing10 days after the exam
Declaration of GATE ResultMarch 22, 2021
GATE 2021 Scorecard will be available for download from One week after the declaration of results

NOTE: GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of announcement of results. In case, a candidate forgets to download scorecard or lose it, it can be retrieved by paying a fee of INR 500 for obtaining the same. 

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