NEW DELHI: On Saturday, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has released the exam dates for GATE 2021 exams. As per the notice, posted on the official GATE IIT-B portal, the exam will begin from February 5, 2021.
Dates of examination: Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February, 2021. There are two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) each day.
With the inclusion of two new subjects in the GATE examination, the total number of subjects have increased to 27.
1) ES (Environmental Science and Engineering)
2) XH (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Economics / English / Linguistics / Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology.
All Test Papers of GATE 2021 would be entirely objective type.
The questions pattern will include some Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), whereas the remaining questions may include Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
GATE-2021 scorecard would remain valid for three years from the date of announcement of results.
The GATE 2021 results would likely be released online on Monday, March 22, 2021.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national examination held jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.
Qualifying in GATE is a compulsory requirement for students who wish to take admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Arts and Science, in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MoE scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.