GATE 2021 Score Calculator – Calculate GATE Marks

GATE 2021 Score Calculator – You can now calculate your score using the GATE 2021 marks calculators, or the score formula. Online calculators have been launched, alongside rank predictors, by MADE Easy, Inspire Ignite, ICE, The GATE Academy to name a few. We have provided all links and calculation tools for GATE 2021 for you here. In either case, you should be aware of your recorded responses (as per the response sheet) which has now been released by IIT Bombay.

There are two ways to know your marks before GATE 2021 result is announced. One is to use the plethora of GATE 2021 score calculators available online. And the second way is to use the formula provided by IIT Bombay, and calculate your marks. The necessary tools for you to do both are here.

Latest GATE 2021 response sheet released! (Recommended: GATE 2021 Rank vs Score vs Marks)

GATE 2021 Score Calculators

A number of coaching centers have released marks calculators for GATE 2021. You can use any of these:

GATE 2021 Marks Calculator by Inspire IgniteClick Here
GATE 2021 Rank Predictor by Made EasyClick Here
GATE 2021 Score Calculator by The Gate AcademyClick Here
GATE 2021 Score Predictor by ICEClick Here

Note that these are unofficial calculators. Your actual score will the one IITB displays in GATE 2021 result.

Calculate GATE 2021 Marks Yourself!

Admission is via GATE Score and not GATE marks and what is the GATE normalized score? So many score / marks for a single exam. Very confusing, right? Worry not, we have got you covered! So basically, the score of GATE 2021 is calculated in 3 steps. This score is calculated using a set of parameters set by the IITs and detailed explanation for this is as follows:

Let us give you an overview on what happens in GATE 2021 score calculation:

  1. First, using the marking scheme the raw score is calculated. This is GATE marks out of 100.
  2. Then, raw scores are normalized but only for multiple session paper.
  3. Lastly, raw marks (for single session papers) and normalized marks (for multi-session papers) are converted into GATE score. This is GATE marks out of 1000.

Check —> GATE 2021 answer key out soon | GATE 2021 response sheet is out now!

Step #1 – Calculate GATE 2021 Raw Score

So the first step is to get the score of the candidates out of 100 in their papers. This is done using the marking scheme of GATE 2021, which is given below:

Type of questionsFor correct answerNegative Marking
MCQs1 or 2 marks 1/3 for 1 marks Qs
2/3 for 2 marks Qs
NATs 1 or 2 marksno negative marking
MSQs 1 or 2 marksno negative marking

Step #2 – Calculate GATE 2021 Normalised Score

This year the papers that were held in more than 2 sessions were:

  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science & IT (CS)

For these papers the raw scores of the candidates will be transformed to normalised scores, using the formula below:

Normalization mark of jth candidate in the ith session M̂ ij is given by:

If you are calculating the score yourself, it is recommended to skip this step, because you do not have relevant data needed for it. You can directly go to the next step. However when IIT B declares result, they will calculate normalized score.

Step #3. Finally, Calculation of GATE Score

Now that we have the raw scores for the single session paper and the normalised score for the multi session paper, the GATE score can be calculated. Here is how:

M: Marks obtained by the candidate (actual marks for single session papers andnormalized marks for multi-session papers)

Mq: is the qualifying marks for general category candidate in the paper. Click here to check past year qualifying marks and use that.

t: is the mean of marks of top 0.1% or top 10 (whichever is larger) of the candidates who appeared in the paper (in case of multi-session papers including all sessions). Scroll down to check marks of last year’s toppers.

Sq: 350, is the score assigned to Mq

St: 900, is the score assigned to M̅ t

In the GATE 2021, the qualifying marks for general category students in each subject will be 25 marks (out of 100) or μ + σ, whichever is larger. Here μ is the mean and σ is the standard deviation of marks of all the candidates who appeared in the paper.

Marks of Last Year’s Toppers – You can use this for score calculation

S.No.PaperPaper CodeLast Year’s Topper’s Marks in GATE
1Aerospace EngineeringAE81
2Agricultural EngineeringAG77
3Architecture and PlanningAR72
4Biomedical Engineering41.67
6Civil EngineeringCE90.77
7Chemical EngineeringCH86.67
8Computer Science and Information TechnologyCS91
10Electronics and Communication EngineeringEC82
11Electrical EngineeringEE87.33
12Ecology and EvolutionEY84
13Geology and GeophysicsGG82
14Instrumentation EngineeringIN82.33
16Mechanical EngineeringME86.88
17Mining EngineeringMN73.33
18Metallurgical EngineeringMT83
20Production and Industrial EngineeringPI88
21Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF89.33
22Engineering SciencesXE76
23Life SciencesXL73.33

GATE 2021 Result and Scorecard

IIT Bombay will announce GATE 2021 result for all the candidates who took the exam. The result is displayed in GOAPS, However, it is not the displayed result that is important, it is the scorecard. To be a bit clear about the result and scorecard, check the table below:

GATE 2021 ResultGATE 2021 Scorecard
All candidates can check their GATE 2021 resultOnly the qualified candidates get the scorecard
It is not valid for admission purposeThe scorecard must be downloaded as it is acceptable for admission purposes
The details in the result are:
1. Marks out of 100
2. Cut off marks
3. All India rank (only if qualified)
4. GATE score (only if qualified)
3. Name of the candidate
4. Registration number
5. Subject paper
6. Photograph
7. Signature
The details in the scorecard are:
1. All India rank
2. Validity of GATE 2021 score
3. Number of candidates who appeared for the exam
4. Marks out of 100
5. Cut off marks
6. Name of the candidate
7. Registration number
8. Subject paper
9. Photograph
10. Signature
11. Gender
GATE 2021 Result
GATE 2021 Scorecard

How to know if you qualified GATE 2021? – In the result of GATE, marks of the candidates and cut-off score is given. If the marks out of 100 secured by the candidate is more than the cut of then they have qualified the exam.

GATE Cutoff Score From Last Year

From the table below check the GATE cutoff score from last year. The cutoff for this year will be available with the result.

PaperGeneralOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD

GATE 2021

GATE is one of the biggest M.Tech / M.Arch entrance exams. It is held at the national level, by an IIT or IISc. This year IIT Bombay is holding GATE for 27 subject paper. The new addition in GATE are ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) and XH (Humanities and Social Sciences). Candidates who will qualify GATE shall be called for IIT admission. NITs and CFTIs will hold CCMT counselling to fill seats.

GATE 2021 Score Calculation FAQs

Does GATE 2021 have negative marking?

Yes, but only the MCQs.

What is valid GATE score?

If your GATE score is more than or equal to the cutoff score, the it is a valid cutoff score.

Percentile / raw score of the GATE score used for AIR and admission?

The GATE score is used for admission and AIR preparation.

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