The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has opened the objection-raising window for candidates who appeared for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 in February. Candidates can check the answer key and raise objection if any at gate.iitb.ac.in. The objection-raising window will close on March 4, 5 pm. A fee of Rs 500 will be applicable per objection.
As per rules, the objections will be studied and if any of the objections is accepted, changes will be made in the final answer key. GATE 2021 final answer key along with the result will be released on March 22, as per the official notice, however, IIT-B had opened the application window and released the answer key, ahead of schedule this year.
Candidates who wish to raise objections against the preliminary GATE 2021 answer key can do so by following these steps –
Step 1: Visit gate.iitb.ac.in
Step 2: Click on ‘challenge question/ answer key’ link
Step 3: Log-in using credentials
Step 4: Mark the answer key you wish to raise objections against
Step 5: Attach supporting documents
Step 6: Pay fee, submit
A total of 8,82,684 candidates had applied for GATE 2021, an increase from 8.59 lakh last year. This year, students from the humanities stream were also allowed to appear for the exams with the introduction of two more papers, namely, environmental science and engineering (ES) and humanities and social science (XH) exam. GATE 2021 was held for 27 papers.