The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has released the detailed schedule for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 exams on its official website gate.iitb.ac.in. All the candidates who applied for GATE 2021 can now check the schedule paper-wise and shift-wise. The IIT Bombay has released the exam dates for GATE 2021 and they are- 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 14th February 2021. There are two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) each day.
The GATE 2021 will be a computer-based test and will be conducted for 27 subject papers. Two new subject papers have been introduced in GATE 2021.
- ES (Environmental Science and Engineering)
- XH (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Economics / English / Linguistics / Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology.
The IIT Bombay has also informed that Syllabi of all subject papers have been revised for GATE 2021.
GATE Schedule 2021
GATE Exam Pattern 2021
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Subjects (Papers)||27|
|Sections||General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject|
|Type of Questions||(A) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|(B) Remaining types|
|1. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or|
|2. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions|
|Questions for testing these abilities||Recall|
|Analysis and Synthesis|
|Number of Questions||10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions|
|Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL||General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks|
|Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL||General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks|
|Marking Scheme||All of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks|