The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. The news has been confirmed by Deputy Director of IIT-D, M Balakrishnan.
The official website for the GATE registration has been set up; however, the link for online application will be activated in September this year according to the schedule. The portal for GATE 2020 will be gate.iitd.ac.in.
As per the schedule, the GATE 2020 will be conducted in February first week and the admit cards will be released in January. The result is likely to be announced by March 2020.
GATE 2020 will be conducted on 24 subjects. However a candidate is allowed to appear in only one paper in any one session.
Some of the subjects are: Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Biotechnology and Civil Engineering to Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering.
According to the official exam pattern, the GATE 2020 will be a computer-based multiple-choice question or MCQ-based exam. Candidates will have to answer 65 questions for a total of 100 marks. Three hours time will be allotted for the same. The exam will consist of two sections.
The paper will contain questions on general aptitude (15 marks), engineering mathematics (10-13 marks) and core engineering area of the candidate.
Based on GATE 2020 results, the students will be eligible for admission to IISc, and IITs at master’s and doctoral level programmes. Notably, the candidates who pass GATE will also be entitled to apply for the government jobs.
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