Published: 26th September 2019
GATE 2020: IIT Delhi extends application deadline till September 28 due to heavy traffic on portal
Earlier, the date was extended from September 24 to 26. Meanwhile, the candidates can submit their applications till October 1 with the late fee at gate.iitd.ac.in
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has announced an extension of the last date of submission of applications for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). IIT Delhi, the exam convenor, in a notice, said, “Because of heavy traffic load in the GATE application portal, the last date of application with normal fees has been extended up to September 28.”
The date was extended earlier as well, from September 24 to 26. The candidates can submit their applications till October 1 by paying a late fee. The candidates will have to pay Rs 1,500 and an extra Rs 500 (Total: Rs 2,000) as late fee after September 26. For women and reserved category candidates, the fee is Rs 750 and the late fee is Rs 500 (Total: Rs 1,250).
How to apply for GATE 2020
It's simple. Follow these steps and you will be done with your application in a jiffy:
Step 1: Visit the official website, gate.iitd.ac.in
Step 2: Click on the link ‘gate online application portal click here’
Step 3: Click on ‘register here’ at the end of the new page
Step 4: Fill in details, register
Step 5: Sign-in using registered id
Step 6: Fill form, upload images
Step 7: Make payment
How much do you need to clear GATE 2020
The GATE 2020 examination will be a computerised multiple-choice question or MCQ exam. Candidates will have to answer 65 questions for a total of 100 marks within three-hours’ time. The exam consists of two sections. The paper will contain questions on general aptitude (15 marks), engineering mathematics (10-13 marks) and core engineering area of the candidate.
This year, a new exam of biomedical engineering has been added to the list of 24 papers. A candidate is allowed to appear in only one paper in any one session. IIT Director V Ramgopal Rao had said, “Over one million engineering graduates are expected to take the GATE exam in 2020.