GATE 2021 Response Sheet (Out) – Download Here

GATE 2021 Response Sheet – IIT Bombay has released GATE response sheet 2021 on 18 February. It has been released via GOAPS that is the GATE 2021 login. If you have appeared for the exam on any of the dates then you can login with enrolment id / email id and password to get your response sheet. The response sheet of GATE 2021 contains the answers you marked in the exam. You can check whether your answers were marked correctly and raise objections if you think anything is wrong. Also, you can use response sheet in conjugation with the answer key to predict your score. Get here complete details of GATE 2021 response sheet – when is it releasing? how to download? how to challenge? and more here!

GATE 2021 Response Sheet

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A popular question right now is – How will I calculate marks if I don’t know which question was of 1 mark and which was of 2 marks? The answer to that is, that you will have to wait for IIT Bombay to release the question paper.

IIT Bombay has announced that they will release the GATE 2021 answer key and question paper on 2nd March. You can then know which question was of 1 mark and which was of 2 marks.

Screenshot of GATE 2021 official website that says responses of candidates are available

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IIT Bombay has released the recorded responses of candidates at GOAPS. All candidates who appeared in the exam can now download it. The option to challenge the responses is also within the login.

Please keep a copy of the response sheet for future reference.

How to download GATE 2021 Response Sheet?

The response sheet is released online at the official website. Candidates can only download GATE 2020 response sheet from GATE Online Application Processing System. Refer to the steps given below to download the response sheet.

Step 1 – Click on the link mentioned above or go to the official website of GOAPS.

Step 2 – Next, log in with Enrollment ID / Email Address and Password in the required space. The process to download the response key is same as that for GATE 2021 admit card.

Step 3 – Now, click on the submit button as shown in the image below. 

Step 4 – After that, click on the ‘View Response’ button. The GATE 2021 response sheet gets displayed on the screen.

Step 5 – Candidates can use the response sheet, question paper and marking scheme for then calculating GATE 2021 score.

The response sheet of GATE 2021 looks as shown below:

GATE 2021 Response Sheet Date

If you have appeared in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering then you can download your response sheet. However, if you had only applied, and did not appear in the exam, then you do not see any candidate responses link in the login.

IIT Bombay released the candidate’s recorded responses on 18 February. However they have not yet announced the last date to check and challenge it.

GATE 2021 Response SheetDates
GATE 2021 exam date6, 7, 13, 14 Feb 2021
Release of GATE response sheets18 Feb 2021
Declaration of result22 Mar 2021

How to Use GATE 2021 Response Sheet?

Candidates can use the response sheet with the GATE 2021 answer key to calculate scores. To do so the candidates need to follow the steps below:

Step 1 – First of all, cross check the responses with the GATE 2021 question paper and answer key.

Step 2 – Note the correct and wrong answers as you go on checking. For the wrong and right answers subtract and add marks as per the marking scheme below:

Type of questionsFor correct answerFor wrong answers
MCQs – 2 marks questionsadd 2 marksdeduct 2/3 marks
MCQs – 1 marks questionsadd 1 marksdeduct 1/3 marks
NATs – 2 marks questionsadd 2 marksno negative marking
NATs – 1 marks questionsadd 1 marksno negative marking
MSQs – 2 marks questionsadd 2 marksno negative marking
MSQs – 1 marks questionsadd 1 marksno negative marking

Step 3 – Once done add the marks and the result will be the estimated GATE 2021 score.

Challenging the GATE 2021 Response Sheet

The response sheet of GATE 2021 might not be open for challenge as per the last years trend. The answer keys can be challenged of GATE 2021., however, not the response sheet. Therefore the candidates can use the response sheets to check their recorded responses in the exam for reference.

Details provided in GATE 2021 Response Sheet

After downloading the response sheet, the candidates are going to observe some details in it. Check the details given below that are specified in the response sheet.

  • Application number
  • Roll number
  • Name of the candidate
  • Test date
  • Test time
  • Subject – Paper 1/Paper 2
  • Questions
  • Question Type
  • Options
  • Question ID
  • Option ID
  • Selected option by the candidate
  • Status

How is GATE 2021 Response Sheet useful?

The response sheet refers to the answers of the candidates which they opted in the exam. So, with the help of the response sheet, candidates can tally their answers with the help of the answer key. Candidates can match their answers from the answer key and can have an idea about how they performed in the exam. The sheet can be downloaded and used later if any claim is to be done regarding answers once the answer key is released.

GATE 2021 Answer Key

After the publishing of the recorded responses, IIT Bombay releases the answer key in the online mode at the official website. The official authority releases 2 types of answer key for GATE 2021. One of them is the provisional answer key and the other is the final GATE 2021 answer key. They can raise objections against the provisional answer key by paying the required fee along with a document proof. However, candidates cannot challenge the GATE 2020 final answer key.  The result will then be declared after the evaluation of the papers, and the scorecards will be available to the candidates who will qualify the examination at GOAPS. This scorecard generated will be valid for 3 years.

About GATE 2021

IIT Bombay is conducting the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for the students admission in PG courses M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / Ph.D admission. It is a national level entrance exam conducted in online mode. GATE is held for a duration of 3 hours. The test consists of the multiple choice questions, multiple-selective questions and numerical answer type questions. The GATE scores are valid for 3 years. The score of GATE is also used for PSU recruitment.

GATE 2021 Response Sheet FAQs

Qs. What is the response sheet of GATE 2021 exam?

Ans. The response sheet is the record of answers you marked in the exam.

Qs. How to download the response sheet?

Ans. To download the response sheet, you have to go to and go to the candidate login. Then login with enrolment id and password. Once you login, you get your response sheet.

Qs. Can we challenge the GATE response sheet 2021?

Ans. Yes, you can challenge the response sheet. You can challenge in the candidate login itself.

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