GATE 2021: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay) has concluded the national-level entrance exam Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. GATE Result will be announced on March 22. The overall attendance of all the GATE 2021 papers was 78 per cent which was similar to GATE 2020.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay) conducted the last set of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2021) on Feb 14 in two shifts. GATE 2021 examination for admission to MTech had a total of 27 papers (subjects), including two newly-introduced papers, Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XH). The overall attendance of all the GATE 2021 papers was 78 per cent which was similar to GATE 2020.
IIT Bombay conducted the MTech entrance examination. GATE 2021 result will be announced on March 22 and the GATE scorecard will be valid for the next three years.
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Around 14,000 MTech candidates opted for each of the two new subjects — Environmental Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences. GATE 2021 examination was held on February 6, 7, 13 and 14.
More than nine lakh GATE admit cards had been issued. GATE 2021 exam was conducted on all days in two shifts — a morning shift from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and an evening shift from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. There were a total of 616 GATE examination centres across 200 Indian cities
GATE 2021 During COVID-19
GATE 2021 exams were conducted with help of IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. In addition to these Institutes, C-DAC, TCS, SBI, Netmagic solutions helped in conducting the exams.
GATE 2021 was conducted in accordance with COVID-19 norms along with an isolation facility for the candidates who may have the virus symptoms.
National Coordination Board (NCB) Chairman and Director of IIT Bombay, Prof Subhasis Chaudhuri congratulated all the candidates who attended GATE 2021 examination in spite of the pandemic.
He also acknowledged the hard work put together by the entire GATE 2021 committee led by the Organising Chairman Prof Deepankar Choudhury and Organising Vice-Chairmen Prof Upendra Bhandarkar and Prof Mohd. Aslam of IIT Bombay to conduct the national-level online exam in spite of pandemic.