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GATE 2021 Answer Key
Get the GATE answer key 2021 for all 27 papers from here after exam. Just after the tests on 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 Feb 2021, you will get unofficial answer keys. Thereafter you will get official answer key issued by IIT Bombay.
- GATE 2021 answer key available just after exam are only for reference. But they are a good resource for analyzing exam performance.
- For some papers, you can also download solutions (solved question step by step).
- Since GATE is a CBT, question papers and answer keys both are published.
- The official answer key of GATE 2021 is the one published by IIT Bombay. You can also challenge the official keys.
- Result of GATE 2021 will be compiled on the basis of the final official GATE 2021 answer key.
Get here complete details and latest news on GATE 2021 answer keys including pdf download links, dates, how to challenge, and more.
Download Links for GATE 2021 Answer Keys
|GATE 2021 Paper||Answer Keys|
|AE||Check after exam|
|AG||Check after exam|
|AR||Check after exam|
|BM||Check after exam|
|BT||Check after exam|
|CE||Check after exam|
|CH||Check after exam|
|CS||Check after exam|
|CY||Check after exam|
|EC||Check after exam|
|EE||Check after exam|
|ES||Check after exam|
|EY||Check after exam|
|GG||Check after exam|
|IN||Check after exam|
|MA||Check after exam|
|ME||Check after exam|
|MN||Check after exam|
|MT||Check after exam|
|PE||Check after exam|
|PH||Check after exam|
|PI||Check after exam|
|ST||Check after exam|
|TF||Check after exam|
|XE||Check after exam|
|XH||Check after exam|
|XL||Check after exam|
Important dates regarding the GATE answer key
|GATE 2021 Answer Key||Important Dates|
|GATE 2021 exam||5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 Feb 2021|
|GATE Answer Key releases on||To be announced|
|Objection in answer key can be done from||To be announced|
|Final answer key releases on||To be announced|
|Result of GATE 2021 releases on||22 Mar 2021|
Link for GATE 2021 Official Answer Key Download
Download GATE 2021 official answer key as per the schedule from appsgate.iitb.ac.in.
How to Use GATE 2021 Answer Key to Calculate Scores?
Candidates can check the information given below to evaluate the scores of GATE 2021.
Step 1 – Click on the link given above on this page and download the answer key and question paper of the respective papers.
Step 2 – Now, match the answers as per the answer key.
Step 3 – Use the marking scheme given below to calculate the scores.
GATE 2021 Marking Scheme
If answer is correct
- For 1 marks MCQ – add 1 marks
- For 2 marks MCQ – add 2 marks
- For 1 mark NAT – add 1 marks
- For 2 mark NAT – add 2 marks
If the answer is wrong
- For 1 mark MCQ – deduct 1/3 marks
- For 2 marks MCQ – deduct 2/3 marks
- There is no negative marking for the NAT and MSQ. So, no need to deduct marks.
Step 4 – Candidates are now going to get their estimated score of GATE.
Challenging GATE 2021 Answer Key
IIT Bombay allows the candidate to challenge the GATE 2021 answer key. It means candidates can challenge the provisional answer key if they are not satisfied with the answers indicated to any question. The objection is only considered valid if a document of proof and fee amount is submitted.
Document of proof – To submit the challenge candidates are required to upload supporting documents for the contest. In the document mention the section and the question number against which the document is being uploaded. It can be a formula, scanned image of any chapter, or example, etc. that helps in confirming that the answer option in the GATE 2021 answer key is incorrect.
Other important notes – It is important to ensure that the right section and question number are selected while challenging.
GATE 2021 challenge fee amount – As per the last year, the candidates need to pay the fee of Rs. 500 per question to raise the objection. If the challenge is accepted the fee charged is refunded.
How to challenge GATE 2021 answer key?
Candidates can follow the steps listed below to raise the objection against the answer key.
Step 1 – Go to the GOAPS portal and enter enrollment id/email and password which was generated during the application process, as shown in the image below:.
Step 2 – Candidates need to then click on the “I accept the declaration” and further click on the “contest answer key” button
Step 3 – After that, candidates need to fill a section and question number, justification for contest (the justification must be within 500 characters) and upload the supporting document.
Step 4 – Submit your challenges by clicking on the submit button. The candidates then need to pay the applicable fee for the objection.
GATE 2021 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme – Important to calculate score!
This year there has been an addition of 2 new subject papers in the exam ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) and XH (Humanities and Social Sciences).
- Mode of exam: GATE 2021 is a computer-based test
- Type of questions: There are multiple-choice questions (MCQ), multiple-select questions (MSQ) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions.
- Total No. of Questions: There are 60 questions in the test
- Marking scheme: Refer to the table below to know the marking scheme.
|Question Type||Marks for the correct answer||Marks for incorrect answer|
|Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)||+1 or +2 marks||-1/3 for 1 mark question-2/3 for 2 mark question|
|Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT)||+1 or +2 marks||No Negative Marking|
GATE 2021 Response Sheet
Before the release of the official answer key of GATE 2021, IIT Bombay releases GATE 2021 Response sheet. It is released individually for each candidate. Candidates can only download the GATE 2021 response sheet from GATE Online Application Processing System. The response sheet contains answers marked by the candidate, for each question in the exam. The candidates can use the response sheet along with the question paper and GATE 2021 answer key to calculate the scores.
How to download GATE 2021 response sheet?
- Access the direct link given above on this page or go to the GOAPS website.
- Next, enter the enrollment number and password in the login window.
- The dashboard gets displayed on the screen.
- Now, click on the ‘view response sheet’ button. The GATE 2021 response sheet appears on the screen.
The response sheet of GATE 2021 shall look as shown below:
GATE 2021 Result
After the release of the final answer key, the result for GATE is announced. It is released at the GOAPS portal. To check the GATE 2021 Result, candidates need to enter their login credentials – enrollment ID and password. The candidates can download their GATE 2021 Result on the scheduled date. The scorecard of GATE remains valid for a period of 3 years from the date of declaration of the result i.e. GATE 2021 score can be used for admission and / or financial assistance in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
IIT GATE Answer Key – Archives
Check below the answer key of GATE from the previous years:
GATE 2020 Answer Key
To Check Previous Year Question Papers with Answer Key, Click here
GATE 2021 Answer Key FAQs
Q. From where I can download the GATE 2021 answer key?
Ans. You can download the GATE 2021 answer key from GOAPS portal.
Q. GATE 2021 answer key is released in which format?
Ans. The answer keys for GATE is released in the PDF format.
Q. Can I challenge the final answer key of GATE 2021?
Ans. The final answer key cannot be challenged. The candidates can challenge the provisional answer keys only.
Q. When will the GATE 2021 result be declared?
Ans. On March 22, 2021.
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