GATE 2020 Exam Notification, Overview & Important Dates


GATE 2020 Exam Updates: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an Entrance conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (this year, IIT Delhi) for the entry of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture and Science graduates into M.Tech and Doctorial programs. Qualified candidates in GATE Exam will be given admission into Post Graduation in various engineering and science disciplines. However, qualified candidates will get Fee reimbursement.

GATE 2020 Exam Overview

GATE 2020 will be conducted for 25 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th of February 2020. The GATE examination centres are spread in different cities across India, as well as, in six cities outside India. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Why GATE To get the eligibility and entry into M.Tech/ PhD and PSU companies
Education Requirements B.Tech/B.E, B.Pharm/B.Arc, B.Sc (Research), B.S/M.Sc
GATE 2020 Conducting Organization IIT Delhi
Date of Birth 15 January 1996
Starting Date of Online Application 3rd September, 2019
Last Date To Apply 24th September, 2019

Moreover, candidates will get employment opportunities in Government Organizations like PSU’s and Non PSU’s as well. GATE 2020 notification has been released now and the acceptance of applications from eligible candidates will start from 3rd September, 2019. On this page, you can check the complete details and important dates regarding the GATE 2020. So, follow this article briefly.

How To Face Competition?

The competition for GATE 2020 Exam will be very high since it was a national exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology. Every year, more than 10Lakh people will be attending the GATE exam. This year, the exam paper will be designed by IIT Delhi. Moreover, the questions asked in GATE Exam are generally logical and tricky. So, candidates should be more focused.

Along with Engineering and Science Graduates, Already, working employees can also apply for the GATE Exam to get success. Since, there are a lot of openings for skilled and talented candidates in Public Sector undertakings of India and other famous private organizations. So, we advise candidates to design a study plan and prepare accordingly for the upcoming GATE 2020 Examination.

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern

The GATE Exam is a computer based test (CBT) comprising of 24 subjects . The Exam duration is 3 hours and the question paper consists of 65 questions for 100 marks. The questions are multiple choice type questions and numeric answer type questions. The valid score obtained in GATE 2020 will be valid for 3 years.

GATE 2020 Exam Important Dates

Candidates who are applying for GATE 2020 should keep the following important dates in mind and should be prepared accordingly.

  • The commencement of receiving Online application form will start from 3rd September, 2019
  • The closure date of receiving Online application form is 24th September, 2019
  • Extended date for Submission of Online Application Form with Extra Fee: 1st October, 2019
  • Online Exam Date: 01, 02, 08, 09 February, 2020
  • Declaration of Result: 16th March, 2020

GATE 2020 Application Fee

The Application Fee for General and Reserved Candidates is as follows. Also, you can check the extended application submission fee here.

  • SC/ST/PWD/ Women candidates : Rs.750/- (Up to 24th September)
  • General Candidates: Rs.1500/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/ Women candidates : Rs.1250/- (from 24th September to 1st October)
  • General Candidates: Rs.2000/-

Why Engineering Graduates are so fascinated about GATE Exam?

The answer is PSU(Public Sector Undertaking). The primary of focus of every GATE aspirant is to get a job in PSU. There are various levels of PSU’s in India like Maha Ratna, Nava Ratna, Mini Ratana. Companies like BHEL GAIL, HAL, IOCL, NTPC, ONGC comes under Maha Ratna and remaining other organizations comes undet Nava Ratna and Mini Ratna based on their profits and turnover.

Candidates who will be qualified in the GATE Exam with valid GATE score will be selected as an Officer in these organizations. The process of recruiting candidates as Officers and Graduate Engineer Trainees through GATE has been started from 2012. Till now, there are more than 50 PSU’s. These PSU companies will release their recruitment notifications after the release of GATE score. But, few may release before.

Moreover, MNC companies are showing interest in appointing the candidates with valid GATE 2020 score. There are wide range of opportunities GATE qualifiers in Research and Development (R&D) in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Analog Devices, Google Nokia, Toshiba, Face book, Robot Bosch, Cargill, etc.

Dos and Don’ts

Every GATE aspirant should know the GATE Exam 2020 pattern and any changes
Gather only authorized study materials for GATE preparation (Ex: ACE Engineering Academy, VAni GATE academy, Made Easy, GATE Forum etc., Test Series and Study materials )
Self learning and practice is the key success for the GATE Exam
Take coaching from the reputed faculty

Don’t think more about the exam dates and time
Be confident and don’t drop in the middle of the goal.

How To Apply for GATE 2020 Exam?

Eligible candidates can apply now for the GATE 2020 Exam using the following registration link of GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).

GATE 2020 Information Brochure: Click Here

GATE 2020 Application Enrollment: Click Here

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