The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has released the final answer key for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 at its official website, gate.iitb.ac.in. The result is scheduled to be released on March 22, however, analysis of the result is going on and it can be expected sooner.
This year, a total of 8,82,684 candidates have applied for the exam. It is a slight increase from 8.59 lakh candidates who applied last year. The rise is being cited in the fact that GATE has allowed students from the humanities stream to apply this year.
GATE 2021: How to download question paper, answer key
Step 1: Visit the official website, gate.iitb.ac.in
Step 2: Click on the final answer key link
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 4: Click on the question paper or final answer key of the subject you appeared for
Step 5: A PDF will open, download
Once declared, the GATE score will be valid for three years. After the declaration of results, GATE 2021 Scorecards of the qualified candidates can be downloaded free of cost between March 26 to May 31 from GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).
Based on the GATE score, candidates can seek admission to MTech courses across IITs, IISc, and several other institutes. GATE score is also applicable for recruitment to PSUs.
GATE 2021: Details Marking Scheme
Those who qualify GATE and seek admissions or recruitment will be called for interview rounds on basis of merit. Candidates can also vail the financial assistance (scholarship/assistantship), the candidate must first secure admission to a program in one of the central government-supported institutes, by a procedure that could vary from institute to institute. For selection, a minimum of 70% weightage will be given to the performance in GATE and the remaining will be given to the candidate’s performance in test/interview and/or academic record.