Gate 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates: The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, or IIT Bombay, has announced the GATE 2021 exam dates for ECE, CSE, Mechnical, Civil, EEE, IT Etc. The 2021 edition of GATE will also include other changes including the introduction of two new subjects and relaxation of the eligibility criteria.
Gate 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, New Subjects @ gate.iitb.ac.in
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination conducted in eight zones across the country jointly by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras & Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordinating Board (NCB), Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. Admission to post graduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarship/ assistantship at engineering colleges/ institutes in the country are open to those who qualify through GATE.
The Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay (IIT-B) announced the dates for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 exams on July 25.
Gate 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria were also relaxed from a minimum of 10+2+4 to 10+2+3, meaning, third-year students can also apply for GATE 2021 now.
This means, students who are in their third year of their undergraduate programme can also apply for GATE 2021. This will provide them a year’s opportunity to improve their marks.
One of the biggest changes introduced to the exam this year is that along with science and engineering candidates, students from humanities background will also be allowed to take the GATE 2021 exam.
Gate 2021 Exam Dates
The entrance examinations for postgraduate admissions will commence from February 5, 2021, and end on February 14, 2021.
Considering the present Covid-19 pandemic situation, the dates for the GATE-2021 examination have been spread out over a longer duration as 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 14th February 2021.
Gate 2021 New Subjects
This year, students from humanities background will also be allowed to take the GATE exam. Two new subjects have been added too, which include Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Sciences (XS). This takes the total subject count for GATE 2021 to 27. Candidates will also have the option of appearing for two subjects this year onwards,” read the institute statement.
Details including application and new GATE 2021 updates is available at the official website — https://gate.iitb.ac.in