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

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.

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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

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