Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

GATE 2020 M.Tech admission

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or simply known as GATE is an all India Entrance exam, conducted jointly by Indian Institute of Science and IIT’s (Bombay, Roorkee, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati, Delhi) on behalf of National Coordination Board.

There are many competitive exams in India, but Graduate Entrance Test for Engineers is one of the most popular competitive exams. Graduate Aptitude Test is a computer based test conducted by IIT.

The main motto of conducting this exam is to give admissions for the undergraduate students to study post graduation/M.E program in the IITs, NITs, and other private institutions.

Graduate Aptitude Entrance exam also held for candidates belonging to other countries like Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore, Bangladesh, etc.

Every year a huge number of candidate all over India appears for the Graduate Entrance Test. The candidates will get admission purely based upon the obtained score in the Graduate Aptitude CBT.

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering score is nothing but the performance level of the candidate in the examination. Hence, every candidate must get a good score in CBT to study M.TECH in the most reputed colleges.

Graduate Aptitude Test is not only to study post graduation but also important for the graduates who are willing to work in PSU’S because some of the Public sector undertakings recruit the candidates based on the CBT score.

Therefore all the complete details about the Graduate Aptitude Test are available on this page.

GATE Computer Based Test 2020 Important Dates & Overview

 Exam NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.
Board NameIIT Delhi.
Exam LevelAll over India.
Application ModeOnline.
Application Process Starting Date1st September 2020.
Application Last Date5th October 2020.
Last date to Change Centers17th November 2020.
Last Date for Application Corrections15th to 26th Nov 2020.
Admit Card Issue Date5th January 2020.
CBT Exam Dates1, 2, 8, 9 February 2020.
Result Date13/03/2020
Availability of GATE Score card To be updated .

GATE admit card

GATE admit card is usually released 1 month before the exam.

It contains all the details of the candidate and the exam details.

Find out more information about the GATE Admit Card .

Link to download your GATE 2020 admit card.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Eligibility Details

The Candidates who completed the following education can apply for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020.

  • B.E/Btech/B pharma
  • B. sc/ B.S
  • Int. M Sc/B.S
  • B. Arch
  • Equivalent to B.E/ Btech
  • M. Sc/MCA/MA
  • Int. ME/M. Tech or Dual Degree

GATE Result

GATE result is usually declared in the month of March.

The result is declared with the GATE marks in the paper and the GATE score which is calculated out of 1000.

IIT Delhi recently released to result of GATE 2020 exam.

Find the link to check your result

GATE 2020 Result

More information on GATE result and cutoff.

GATE Admission

GATE Counselling usually start from the second week of April. Check application starting date for IIT’s GATE Counselling. Obtain the full details of CCMT such are dates, registration, counselling rounds, etc.

Applicants who have got the valid score in GATE can attend the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/ M.Plan Admissions within the schedule. Hence, go insight for complete details.

GATE Counselling is separate for IITs and NITs. Indian Institute of Technologies has their own admission procedure. IITs gives the admissions for the Gate qualified candidates based on their own selection procedure, cut off, and eligibility criteria.

Coming to the CCMT (Centralised Counselling for M.Tech/ M.Plan) is for the NITs admissions. All recognized institutions in India gives the M.Tech admissions based on the candidates Gate Rank and Score.

Institutes allot the seats based on 70:30 ratio of GATE Exam Score and Rank. Aspirants who have take admissions in M.E/ M.Tech with a valid score can get the scholarship as per the rules.

GATE 2020 has conducted on 1th, 2nd, 8th, & 9th February 2020 successfully at various exam centers. Recently, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE 2020 Results released on th March 2020.

Now, all qualified candidates are browsing the internet for GATE Exam Counselling Process. Those candidates can stop your search here. We have provided the complete GATE Counselling Process 2020 for IIT’s and CCMT’s.

We have also mentioned the GATE Exam 2020 Counselling Schedule, Application Process, Registration. So, applicants can obtain the complete GATE 2020 Admission Procedure & GATE Counselling here.

GATE IIT counselling

Indian Institute of Technology provides M.Tech admissions for the candidates based on their GATE Score. IIT Hyderabad gives the admissions based on the candidate’s score and their performance in the personal interview. Some IITs have their predetermined cut off and selection criteria for the M.Tech/ M.E admissions. Those are IIT Bombay and IIT Madras.

IITs has released the M.Tech admission application links for the qualified candidates. Interested aspirants can submit the applications before the last date.

Therefore, we have provided the IIT M.Tech Application Dates. So, willing candidates can check the details and must submit the applications before the closing date.

CCMT process for NIT

CCMT 2020 Counselling is for NITs and CFTIs admissions. Qualified candidates have to apply online for CCMT.

Aspirants should apply for CCMT participation from April 2020 to May 2020. Candidates have an advantage through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech that is, they need not attend physically.

The CCMT 2020 Counselling has three rounds. So, the Candidates can choose their college within these three CCMT Counselling rounds. Applicants can fix/slide/freeze their seat in this CCMT Admission Process.

Applicants have to pay the registration fee for CCMT 2020 Counselling which is refundable. If the candidates have accepted the seat, then they have to pay for admissions which are not refundable.

Get more details of GATE admission here.

GATE For M.Tech or PSU?

GATE can be used to get admission in either IIT or IISc for other colleges for M.Tech or you can get a job in PSU using your GATE score.

Which is the better option is often the question that often comes to the mind of every GATE aspirant.

Many students aspire of working in a good PSU after working at the best possible level for the GATE exam.

Naturally if anyone wants to enjoy their rest of the life based on this then it is natural for them to work in a PSU.

But many aspire to do something creative and want to continue to grow and learn in the future.

Such students opt for M.Tech in leading institutes and continue their learning curve.

Well all of this still doesn’t solve the question as to which option to choose.

You can check out more about it at M.Tech vs PSU here.

If anyone has any doubts or queries then you can comment below and we will try to answer your query.



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