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GATE 2021 Admit Card – IIT Bombay has released GATE admit card 2021. Candidates can download GATE 2021 hall ticket from GOAPS, by entering enrollment id and password. The admit card of GATE 2021 is issued to all the registered candidates, only at gate.iitb.ac.in. In it, exam date, time, center address, photo, signature name, etc. information is given. GATE 2021 is on February 6, 7, 13, and 14. Candidates must carry an A4 sheet printout of hall ticket, along with a valid id card at the center. Only after showing GATR admit card, candidates shall be allowed to take the test. Know how to download GATE 2021 admit card and more details here.
Latest: GATE 2021 hall ticket correct is open until January 13, 2021. Check details here
GATE 2021 Admit Card Download Link
GATE admit card 2021 is only released online, at GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). Candidates can easily access the GOAPS and the official website of GATE from below.
Download GATE 2021 Admit Card Here – Available
->> Click Here to access GATE GOAPS 2021 and download the hall ticket.
GATE 2021 Admit Card
A total of 8,82,684 candidates have applied for the GATE exam, in hopes to get admission in M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / Ph.D courses, offered by IITs. The important dates for GATE 2021 admit card are as follows:
|GATE 2021 Admit Card||Important Dates|
|GATE 2021 admit card release date||08 Jan 2021|
|Miscellaneous Activities||5 and 12 Jan 2021|
|Exam Dates for GATE 2021||6, 7, 13, 14 Feb 2021|
Miscellaneous Activities of GATE: This time, IIT has clearly mentioned dates for miscellaneous activities. Candidates must not be confused by this. These are following:
A. Conducting of trial (mock) test by zonal – NOT for Candidates.
B. Briefing to Invigilators.
C. Scribes selection (if any).
D. Preparation of exam centre including sanitisation & other activities.
E. Optional visit by Candidates to check the exam centre, etc.
How to Download GATE 2021 Admit Card
The admit card of GATE 2021 is not send via post or any other medium. Candidates can only download admit card by following the steps below:
Step 1 – Click on the GOAPS link above.
Step 2 – On clicking the link, GATE GOAPS 2021 opens. It looks displayed below.
Step 3 – To access the GOAPS, candidates need to enter Enrollment ID / Email Address and Password.
The Enrollment ID / Email Address and Password is to be mentioned as used / generated while filling the application form of GATE 2021.
Step 4 – After entering the details, click on the blue “Submit” button.
Step 5 – Following the steps above, the dashboard opens. There, candidates shall see a button for “Download Admit Card”.
Step 6 – Lastly, click on this button and the admit card is downloaded as a pdf.
The admit card of GATE 2021 is an important document. Candidates are advised to preserve a hardcopy and softcopt copy of it for future use. It is needed while checking GATE result and during final admission.
The admit card of GATE is only valid if the candidate’s photograph and signature images are clear and legible on it. The same photo should match the one uploaded in the application form.
Candidates must appear for the exam, as per the time, date, and center specified in the GATE 2021 hall ticket.
What to do If There is Error is GATE 2021 Admit Card?
After downloading GATE 2021 admit card, check all the detail in it. If any of the detail is missing or is incorrect, candidates must inform GATE Zonal Office.
|Zone Number||Zone GATE Office||Official Website|
|Zone 1||IISc Bangalore Bengaluru – 560 012||gate.iisc.ac.in|
|Zone 2||IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076||gate.iitb.ac.in|
|Zone 3||IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016||gate.iitd.ac.in|
|Zone 4||IIT Guwahati – 781 039||iitg.ac.in|
|Zone 5||IIT Kanpur – 208 016||gate.iitk.ac.in|
|Zone 6||IIT Kharagpur – 721 302||gate.iitkgp.ac.in|
|Zone 7||IIT Madras Chennai – 600 036||gate.iitm.ac.in|
|Zone 8||IIT Roorkee – 247 667||http://www.iitr.ac.in|
|Zone 2||GATE International OI- IIT Bombay||—|
Sample of GATE 2021 admit card
What to Carry with GATE 2021 Admit Card?
On the exam day, candidate carry these items in order to gain entry and take the test:
- GATE 2021 admit card
- A valid ID proof
- PwD certificate, as prescribed and if needed
GATE 2021 admit card: It is to be carried in a clear printout, on an A4 sheet, preferably coloured. User laser printer to get it.
Valid Id Proof: Along with the GATE admit card, candidates also need to carry one govt. approved id proof. It has to be carried in original. A valid ID card for GATE 2021 can be any of the following:
- National Candidates – Aadhaar-UID, PAN Card, Passport, College ID, Voter ID, Driving License, Employee ID.
- International candidates – Passport / Government issued ID / College ID / Employee ID.
COVID Kit: IIT Bombay is yet to release the COVID guidelines for the exam. However, looking at the situation, candidate must carry their own mask, transparent sanitizer bottle, gloves, and transparent water bottle.
Candidates shall get these at the center:
A. Virtual Scientific Calculator – Shall be available on computer screen.
B. scribble pad – To do the rough work. Candidates must return it after the exam.
What Not to Carry with GATE 2021 Admit Card?
Following items are no allowed at the exam hall.
- Physical calculators
- Loose sheets
- Data or handbooks
- Pen / pencil box / pouch
- Mobile phones
- Any other electronic devices
- Watches of any form etc
GATE 2021 Scribe Facility
PwD candidates with disability of upto or more than 40% shall get scribe facility. However, it shall only be provided if the candidates will show a certificate that shall prove that the person has certain disability / limitation to write the exam.
However, in case of person disability of blindness, cerebral palsy, or locomotor disability then the facility of scribe is allowed only on advance request.
Candidates can arrange their own scribe, if:
- Qualification of the scribe should be a step less than that of the candidate.
- The candidates must submit details of scribe in advance, per proforma at APPENDIX-II of Guidelines for Conducting Exam for PwD.
- The details of the scribe must be supported with latest qualification and identity documents.
Details Given on GATE 2021 Admit Card
After download the admit card of GATE 2021, the first thing candidates must do is check details in the admit card. Make sure all of it is correct. The details in admit card are as follows:
- Exam date
- Exam day
- Time of exam
- Registration number
- Name of the candidate
- GATE paper
- Photograph of candidate
- Signature of candidate
- Center address with code
- Signature of organizing chairman
- Instructions for the exam
Sample of GATE admit card is as follows:
How to Retrieve GATE 2021 Enrollment ID and Password?
Enrollment ID and Password are crucial for downloading GATE admit card 2021. However, if a candidates has forgotten any of these, then do not worry. Just follow the process below:
- In the GOAPS, click on “Forgot Enrollment ID or Password?”.
- Next, the candidates get 2 options for:
a) If you remember the Email Address/Enrollment ID but you have forgotten Password, click on “Request for an OTP” to get One Time Password via SMS/Email.
b) If you already have an OTP, click on “Already have an OTP?” to reset the password.
- If candidates don’t have an OTP then click on the “Request for an OTP” option, else, click on “Already have an OTP?”
- After this, candidates shall be able reset password for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.
GATE 2021 Branch Wise Dates
IIT-B has announced branch wise exam date for GATE 2021. This year also, the exam shall be held in 2 shifts, which are:
- Shift 1 – 09.30 am to 12.30 pm.
- Shift 2 – 03.00 pm to 6.00 pm.
All the paper of GATE shall be held in a single shift, except for CE, CS, and ME. The complete GATE 2021 branch wise exam dates are as follows:
|GATE 2021 Paper||Exam Date||Exam Time|
|CE-1, IN, CY||06 Feb 2021||09.30 am to 12.30 pm|
|CE-2, PH, AR, BM, AE, MN||06 Feb 2021||03.00 pm to 6.00 pm|
|EE, GG, AG, EY||07 Feb 2021||09.30 am to 12.30 pm|
|EC, PE, ES, ST, PI||07 Feb 2021||03.00 pm to 6.00 pm|
|CS-1, MA, BT, CH, TF||13 Feb 2021||09.30 am to 12.30 pm|
|CS-2, XE, XL||13 Feb 2021||03.00 pm to 6.00 pm|
|ME-1, XH||14 Feb 2021||09.30 am to 12.30 pm|
|ME-2, MT||14 Feb 2021||03.00 pm to 6.00 pm|
GATE 2021 Exam Day Schedule
The bell time schedule for GATE 2021 exam is as follows:
|GATE 2021 Events||Forenoon Session|
09.30 am to 12.30 pm
03.00 pm to 6.00 pm
|Reporting time for the exam||8:30 am||1:30 pm|
|Occupying seats starts at||8:50 am||1:50 pm|
|Candidates may login system||9:10 am||2:10 pm|
|GATE 2021 exam starts at||9:30 am||2:30 pm|
|Deadline to enter the exam hall||10:00 am||3:00 pm|
|GATE 2021 exam ends at||12:30 pm||5:30 pm|
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern
After knowing all the details about GATE 2021 admit card, it is time to know exam pattern. It is always good to know the pattern beforehand so that taking then exam is easy on the D-day. The highlights of GATE exam pattern are as follows:
- GATE is a computer based test.
- The question paper of GATE is designed to test candidate’s Comprehension, Application, Recall, and Analysis and Synthesis abilities.
- The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
- It is held for 27 subject papers, of which Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Science (XH) are the newest addition.
- The question paper of GATE is divided into 2 sections – General Aptitude (GA) and Selected GATE Subject Paper.
- 10 questions are asked from GA and 55 question from subject paper. Hence, there are total 65 questions.
- Questions in the exam are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Numerical Answer Type (NAT) type.
- Marking scheme of the exam is that each questions shall be either of 1 or 2 marks. Negative marking is applicable in the exam
- Questions in the exam are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Numerical Answer Type (NAT) type.
The distribution of marks for each subject is as follows:
|Paper Code||General Aptitude (GA) Marks||Subject Marks||Total Marks|
|AE, AR, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST and BM||15||85||100|
|GG [Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology OR Section 2 Geophysics)]||15||25 + 60||100|
|XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)||15||15 + (2 x 35)||100|
|XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)||15||25 + (1 x 60)||100|
|XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)||15||25 + (2 x 30)||100|
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GATE 2021 Revision Tips
With a few days left for the exam, candidates can check some revision tips for the test now:
Rewind the formula and Derivations: Do this the first thing in the morning. You are super fresh at this time. So make sure you read and revise the notes and formulae. Many questions are prepared from the steps in derivations, so read them carefully.
You should not think about topics you have not prepared: In these last few days before the exam, try to not focus on the unprepared topics from the GATE syllabus.
Mock tests: Do revision and take regular mock tests simultaneously. This will help you evaluate your performance.
For more tips check the video below:
GATE 2021 Result
After the exam is over, the candidates can check their GATE 2021 Result and scorecard at appsgate.iitd.ac.in. The raw scores of GATE is normalised for the papers that are held in multiple shift. However, for the papers that are held in 1 single shift the score is based on the candidates’ raw marks in the exam.
To check the result the candidates need to use their GATE 2020 enrollment ID and password. The scorecard of GATE remains valid for a period of 3 months from the date of declaration of the result.
GATE will be computer based test of 3 hours for 27 subjects, with 10 questions on GA and 85 on the subject-specific syllabus. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is the national level engineering entrance exam for admission to PG programs like M.Tech, ME, Ph.D. in the IITs and other GATE score accepting colleges. In addition, the scores of GATE exam are also used for recruitment in PSUs.
–>> Official website of GATE 2021 is gate.iitb.ac.in
FAQs on GATE 2021 Admit Card
Ans. IIT Bombay will release the GATE admit card 202 1 on 08 January 2021.
Ans. Candidates can download GATE admit card from GOAPS, available at appsgate.iitb.ac.in. Direct link to GOAPS is available here. To download the hall ticket, follow these steps:
> Step 1 – Visit gate.iitb.ac.in and click on the link for GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).
> Step 2 – After that, access GOAPS by entering Enrollment ID / Email Address and Password.
> Step 3 – Click on the submit button and download GATE 2021 admit card from the dashboard.
Ans. No, at the exam hall only the hard copy of the admit card is accepted. You must download the admit card on an A4 sheet and carry it in a good condition. It is advised that candidates carry colour printout. Mobile phones, tablets, laptops are not allowed inside the exam hall.
Ans. Yes, along with the admit card of GATE 2021, you must also carry original valid id card. Acceptable id cards are aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, voter id, college id, employee id and driving license. However, for international candidates only valid passport / government issued id / college id / employee id.
Ans. You can always download your GATE admit card from the GOAPS. It is available until the exam day.
Ans. No, There is no provision to change GATE exam center once it has been allocated via the hall ticket. IIT does not allow this.
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