GATE 2020: Date, Schedule and Everything you need to Know

    GATE notification 2019
    GATE notification 2019

    Application Form 2020

    GATE 2020: The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has released the schedule of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020. As per the schedule, the exam will be held on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020.

    The online application form filling process will begin from 3 September 2019 and it will be closed on September 24, 2019. However, The applying seekers will also be given a window to make changes to their application form. The last date for requesting a change of examination Centre or city, with an additional fee is 15 November 2019.

    This year GATE 2020 Examination will be conducted in 200 cities in India and six cities abroad. All the aspirants who want to apply for GATE 2019 examination, they have to wait for the opening of the online portal of GATE, popularly known as GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).

    Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020

    Before we talk about GATE 2020 Notification in detail lates have a look at the important dates of GATE 2020 Examination.

    GATE 2020: Important Dates

    Events Important Dates
    Application process starts 03 Sep 2019
    Last date to fill 24 Sep 2019
    Extended date for submitting online application form 01 Oct 2019
    Last date to request change of exam city 15 Nov 2019
    Admit card can be downloaded from 03 Jan 2020
    GATE 2020 Exam date 01, 02, 08, 09 Feb 2020
    Release of Answer Key 3rd week of Feb 2020
    Declaration of Results 16 Mar 2020

    How to Apply

    • First, you have to log in to the official website (
    • Click on ‘Login’ and enter this information: email Id, password, country of residence and mobile number.
    • Enter the captcha and click on ‘Submit’ button.
    • Click on GATE Application Form 2019 button.
    • After that, fill the details asked in the application form: NAME, Qualification, DOB, Enrollment No. etc.
    • After submitting the personal information, educational proceed for uploading required scanned images.
    • Upload the scanned copy of all the required certificate, category certificate (if applicable), Photograph (2 KB & 150 KB), Signature (2 KB & 200 KB).
    • Click on ‘Save and View Application’ or ‘Submit and Proceed to Payment’ link.
    • Fill the payment details and click on ‘Make Payment’ option.
    • A fee payment number will be generated after successful payment of a fee.
    • Your Form will be successfully submitted
    • Take a printout copy of application form for future reference

    GATE 2020 Application Fee

    Categories Application Fee
    For UR/Other category candidates Rs.1500
    For ST/SC/PwD/Female candidates Rs.750
    Late Fee Rs.500

    For Exam Centers in Foreign Countries

    Countries Application Fee
    Singapore and Dubai US$100
    Addis Ababa, Kathmandu, Colombo and Dhaka US$50
    Late Fee US$20


    • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance. Once submitted, there is no way that aspirants can cancel his/her application.
    • In case, the fee amount has been deducted from your bank account, but GOAPS does not receive the information due to any reason, then the money will be automatically credited back to your account.

    GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria.

    Let’s read the Complete eligibility criteria  required for the GATE 2019 Conducted by the examination authority of IIT(Indian Institute of Technology) Madras

    Eligibility Criteria:

    Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree / Examination
    B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. Aspirants must have Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering /Technology)
    B. Arch. Aspirants must have Bachelor in Architecture (5 years course)
    B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. Aspirants must have Bachelor in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)
    M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent Aspirants must have Master in any branch of Science /Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Aspirants must have Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 years program)
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2) Aspirants must have Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 years program)
    Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S. Aspirants must have Completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program
    Professional Society Examinations*
    (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)
    Aspirants must have Completed B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on)

    GATE 2020 Syllabus

    Here in this section, we have mentioned the complete syllabus and Topics which is asked in GATE 2020 Examination.

    Subject Specialization

    Subject Topics Cover
    Civil Engineering


    • Structural Engineering
    • Geotechnical Engineering
    • Construction Engineering &Management
    • Transportation Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Earthquake Engineering
    • Water Resources Engineering
    • Rock Engineering & Underground Structure


    Mechanical Engineering


    • Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design
    • Thermal Engineering
    • Manufacturing Science & Engineering
    • Production Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Material Science & management


    Electrical  Engineering
    • Power Electronics
    • Machines & Drives
    • Power Systems
    • Control & Automation
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Instrumentation Technology
    Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology


    • Computer Science
    • Information Technology
    • Information Security
    • Software Engineering
    • Distributed Computing
    • Image Processing
    • Computer Systems and Hardware
    • Database and Information Systems
    • Programming languages
    • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Advanced Computing
    Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
    • VLSI Design Tool Technology
    • Integrated Electronics & Circuits
    • Micro Electronics
    • Microwave Engineering
    • Communication Engg.
    • Telecommunication Technology & Management
    • Optoelectronics & Optical Communication
    • Nanotechnology
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Control & Automation


    GATE 2020 Syllabus in PDF

    Here in this section, we have mentioned the complete syllabus and topics for all subject in PDF Format. Candidate Can download the complete syllabus in PDF format for GATE 2020 exam Preparation.

    General Aptitude (GA): Common in all papers
    AE: Aerospace Engineering Click Here PH: Physics Click Hare
    AG: Agricultural Engineering Click Here PI: Production and Industrial Engineering Click Here
    AR: Architecture and Planning Click Here ST: Statistics Click Here
    BT: Biotechnology Click Here TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science Click Here
    CE: Civil Engineering Click Here XE -A: Engineering Mathematics Click Here
    CH: Chemical Engineering Click Here XE-B: Fluid Mechanics Click Here
    CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology Click Here XE-C: Materials Science Click Here
    CY: Chemistry Click Here XE-D: Solid Mechanics Click Here
    EC: Electronics and Communication Engg. Click Here XE-E: Thermodynamics Click Here
    EE: Electrical Engineering Click Here XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering Click Here
    EY: Ecology and Evolution Click Here XE – G: Food Technology Click Here
    GG: Geology and Geophysics Click Here XE – H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Click Here
    IN: Instrumentation Engineering Click Here XL – P: Chemistry Click Here
    MA: Mathematics Click Here XL-Q: Biochemistry Click Here
    ME: Mechanical Engineering Click Here XL-R: Botany Click Here
    MN: Mining Engineering Click Here XL – S: Microbiology Click Here
    MT: Metallurgical Engineering Click Here XL – T: Zoology Click Here
    PE: Petroleum Engineering Click Here XL – U: Food Technology Click Here

    GATE 2020 Admit Card

    The GATE 2019 Admit card will be released on 3rd January 2020. The link of GATE 2020 Admit card will be notified on the official website of GOAPS. The link will be shared with the Aspirants through his/her registered email ID and mobile number.

    Important Instructions

    • The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre 90 minutes before the commencement of the examination.
    • Candidates Must carry the required materials with them(Pen, Pencil, Scale etc)
    • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

    GATE 2020 Results

    GATE 2020 Examination results will be released on the 16th March 2019. The Result will be published by IIT Madras on the GOAPS Website: The GATE 2020 score is valid for Three Years from the date of announcement of the results.

    List of Exam Centres

    Below we have mentioned a tentative list of GATE 2020 examination Centres where the GATE entrance exam will be conducted on next year.

    Zonal GATE Office Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns*
    IISc Bangalore
    Bengaluru – 560 012
    Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Belagavi (Belgaum), Ballari (Bellary), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Davanagere, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, PortBlair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara
    IIT Bombay,
    Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
    Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Lonavala, Mahabubnagar, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara
    IIT Delhi, HauzKhas,
    New Delhi – 110 016
    Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh, Ujjain
    IIT Guwahati
    Guwahati – 781 039
    Agartala, Arrah, Asansol, Bihar Sharif, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Gangtok, Gaya, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur
    IIT Kanpur
    Kanpur – 208 016
    Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi
    IIT Kharagpur
    Kharagpur – 721 302
    Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikakulam-Vizianagaram, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
    IIT Madras
    Chennai – 600 036
    Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla – Chirala, Chengannur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry, Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal
    IIT Roorkee
    Roorkee – 247 667
    Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Ropar, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar
    International GATE,
    IIT Madras
    Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore


    Important Links

    Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to GATE 2020  Examination.

    Contents Link
    Download GATE 2020 Official Bulletin (PDF) Click Here
    Get detailed info on Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020 Notification Click Here
    GATE 2020 Sample Question Papers | Model Question Papers for GATE Click Here
    GATE Eligibility Criteria 2020 | Age | Nationality | Qualification Click Here
    Download GATE 2020 exam syllabus in PDF Format(Get free PDF) Click Here
    Best Recommended Books for GATE 2020 Exam Click Here
    GATE 2020 Admit Card | Hall Ticket for GATE 2020 Exam. Click Here
    Expected (GATE 2020) & Previous Year GATE Cut-off Score. Click Here
    GATE 2020 Exam Pattern: Exam Structure and Marking Scheme Click Here
    Download GATE Previous Year Question Paper in PDF(Get Free PDF) Click Here

    For any Query related to GATE 2020, comment on the comment box mentioned below. Our expert will help you to make the Best preparation Strategy for GATE Entrance Examination.

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