GATE 2020: Result and Cut-off Released, Registration for GATE 2020 Counselling is on.

GATE 2020: Result and Cut-off Released, Registration for GATE 2020 Counselling is on.

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive online tests, that examines thorough knowledge of the students about different undergraduate subjects of science and engineering to offer them admission to numerous postgraduate programs like Master of Engineering, Master of Architecture, Master of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy, etc. in esteemed institutes of India and outside India like Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University. Besides, various public sector undertakings in India also offered entry-level jobs to the engineers based on their GATE score, recently.  Indian Institute of Science and Indian Institutes of Technologies (IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Guwahati, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Chennai & IIT-Mumbai) jointly conduct GATE for the National Coordination Board – GATE, Dept. of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI).

About GATE 2020 

GATE 2020 Highlights

Name of Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Frequency of Exam

Once in a year

Conducting Authority

Jointly by 7 IITs & IISc. Bangalore on a Rotational base.

Level of Exam


Mode of Application


Mode of Examination


No. of Papers

25 Papers (including freshly added Biomedical Engineering)

Official website


Recent Updates

The Counselling registration and choice filling process was started on May 13, 2020, and the windows for the same will continue to remain open till June 12, 2020. The qualified candidates can register for the counselling process on the official website- coap.iitm.ac.in This time, MNIT Jaipur is conducting GATE CCMT counselling to grant admissions into the PG programs at NITs. There is an increment in the total number of GATE CCMT 2020 participating institutes from 46 to 49.A comprehensive schedule for regular as well as exclusive rounds of counselling has also been prescribed by the concerned authorities.There is an announcement from Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education about the computer-based coaching for GATE aspirants, to be jointly conducted by JNTU Anantapur, YVU Cuddapah and Kakinada. However, the registration for the same is open only for the engineering students from Andhra Pradesh state.

GATE 2020 Important Dates

GATE 2020 Events

GATE 2020 Dates

Exam date

Feb. 1, 2, 8, & 9, 2020 (Conducted)

Candidate’s Response Sheet

Feb. 12, 2020 (Published)

GATE Official Answer Key 

Feb. 18, 2020 (Published)

Starting Date of Raising Objection against Answer Key

Feb. 19, 2020 

Ending Date of Raising Objection against Answer Key

Feb. 21, 2020 

Result declaration

March 13, 2020 (Announced)

Scorecard Publishing

March 19, 2020 (Published)

GATE 2020 Syllabus

Verbal Ability: English grammar, verbal analogies, sentence completion, verbal deduction, word groups, instructions and critical reasoning.

Numerical Ability: Numerical estimation, computation & reasoning and data interpretation.

Engineering Mathematics (not applicable to all the Papers)

Technical Ability: Technical questions associated with the Subject discipline opted

For the present year, the authorities declared a new paper of Biomedical Engineering (BE).

GATE 2020 Eligibility

Nationality: Indians and foreign nationals from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and UAE are eligible for the National Level Post Graduate Engineering Entrance Exam.

Age Limit: No Age limit  

Academic Eligibility: Candidates qualified/ appearing for Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technology or Post Graduation in appropriate Science discipline 

Qualifying Marks: No minimum percentage 

No. of Attempts: No restriction on attempt limit

Note: This eligibility criterion is for GATE 2020 only. 

Eligibility for admission in M.Tech programmes in IITs is prescribed by the institutes respectively.

GATE 2020 Exam Pattern

Type of Questions: 

* Multiple Choice (MCQs)

* Numerical Based 

No. of Sections: 3 (except in AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA papers)

Marks for a correct answer

1 or 2 marks for each right answer based on the section.

Negative Marking:

* -0.5 for 1 mark Multiple Choice Questions.

* -0.66 for 2 mark Multiple Choice Questions.

* No negative mark for Numerical Based Questions.

Total time: 180 Minutes

Total marks: 100

Division of Total Marks

* General Aptitude: 15% 

* Engineering Mathematics: 15% 

* Subject Discipline chose by the applicant: 70% 

GATE 2020 Registration 

* GATE 2020 Registration was started on August 31, 2019, with the release of application forms on the official website- gate.iitd.ac.in.

* GATE Registration was entirely online and the aspirants had to submit the application form online along with the application fee. 

GATE 2020 Result 

* GATE 2020 Result was announced by IIT Delhi on March 13, 2020. This is an all-inclusive result for all the 25 disciplines and all candidates who wrote exams in February.  

* Candidates can access their results on the application portal appsgate.iitd.ac.in. 

* Gate Result has a validity period of 3 years from the date of Result declaration. 

* Students are advised to download their respective GATE Result 2020 as it is a mandatory document required during the participation in counselling & admission. 

GATE 2020 Cut Off

* GATE 2020 Cut Off was also released by IIT Delhi. GATE 2020 Cut Off for Mechanical Engineering (ME), CE, EC stood at 34.0, 32.9, and 28.8, res[ectively.

* Qualified students who scored cut-off marks or more marks the eligibility for M.Tech admission in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) programmes by IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, and STIs. 

* Some PSUs like IOCL, DRDO, ONGC, BHEL, also use GATE scores to recruit the eligible engineers at different positions. Some of the PSUs are DRDO, IOCL, ONGC, NTPC, BHEL, etc

* Out of a total number of 6,85,088 candidates who appeared in GATE 2020, only 18.8% could successfully qualify the GATE 2020.

* The highest number of applicants were for Mechanical Engineering (ME) and the cut-off of the same stood at 34.0  

* Least number of applicants (175 students) were for Ecology and Evolution (EY) and the cut off of the same stood at 42.2

GATE 2020 CCMT Counselling

GATE 2020 CCMT (Centralized Counselling for MTech / MArch/ MPlan) Counselling will completely depend on the candidate’s GATE 2020 scores. Only those applicants who have scored GATE cut-off or more are eligible to participate in GATE 2020 CCMT counselling. 

To participate in counselling, the candidates need to fill the GATE registration form on the respective portal followed by the payment of GATE Counselling fee. 


Q. What was the application fee for GATE 2020?

A. On or before 28th Sept. 2019, the application fee for GATE 2020 was INR 750/- for SC/ST category & females and INR 1200 for general category males. 

From 28th Sept. to 5 Oct. 2019, the application fee for GATE 2020 was INR 1250/- for SC/ST category & females and INR 2000 for general category males. 

Q. What are the steps to register for GATE?

A. Steps to register for GATE are as follows:

Step1. Fill the GATE form online on the official website of GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).

Step2. Scan and Upload the necessary documents.

Step3. Pay the registration fee 

Step4. Submit the application form. 

Step5. Take the print out of the confirmation page. 

Q. Can the same email Id be used to fill more than one application form for GATE?

A. No, only one GATE Application Form can be filled using one email ID. 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.