GATE 2021

Important Dates

GATE 2021 - Important Dates

Activity Day Date
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Monday
14th September 2020
11th September 2020
Closing date of REGULAR online registration / application portal Wednesday 30th September 2020
7th October 2020
End of EXTENDED period for online registration / application
(with additional late fee of 500)
12th October 2020
14th October 2020
Last date of Intimation to Registered Candidates after FIRST Round of Scrutiny by Zonal Office Monday 26th October 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper
(Change of City is FREE and extra 500 for Category and Paper change)
Wednesday 28th October 2020
Last Date for change of Category, City & Exam Paper Friday 13th November 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to make FINAL CORRECTIONS (ONE TIME) in Application Form
(i) Contact Address, University/College Name and / or Degree Nomenclature is FREE OF COST.
(ii) Correction fees 500 for Name and / or Date of Birth
Tuesday 17th November 2020
Last Date for correction(s) in Application Form Monday 23rd November 2020
Last and Final Chance for City Correction in Application Form Monday
14th December 2020
15th December 2020
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Portal
(for download and printing)
Friday 8th January 2021
Miscellaneous Activities* Friday
5th February 2021
12th February 2021
GATE 2021 Examination
Forenoon:  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

6th February 2021
7th February 2021
13th February 2021
14th February 2021

Announcement of results in the Online Application Portal Monday 22nd March 2021

Important Note

The health and safety of the candidates are of utmost priority. Due to current COVID-19 pandemic situation, dates mentioned here are subject to change.
In rare cases, it may be necessary to postpone the GATE 2021 examination because of situations beyond the control of GATE committee.
All updates will be available on this website.

*Miscellaneous Activities are, (i) Conducting trial (mock) test by zonal GATE IIT/IISc officials (NOT for candidates), (ii) Briefing to Invigilators, (iii) Scribes selection (if any), (iv) Preparation of exam centre including Sanitisation & other activities (display posters, signboard, seating arrangements etc.), (v) Optional visit by Candidates to check the exam centre, etc.