GATE 2021 registration deadline extended till October 7 — here’s how to register


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has extended the registration window for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 till October 7.

“Online registration for GATE 2021 is EXTENDED up to Wednesday 7th October 2020 with regular fees,” read a statement on the website.

GATE is an entrance examination conducted jointly by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee on behalf of National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

Students who wish to apply for MTech courses or jobs in the public sector undertaking are supposed to appear for the exam.

How to register for GATE 2021:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “GATE Online Application Portal is live. Click here to Apply”
  3. Go to “register here” at the end of the new web page and fill in all the necessary details.
  4. Login using your registered ID.
  5. Fill out the application form and save the registration number.
  6. Upload all the required documents along with signatures.
  7. Pay the fee.
Candidates who wish to register for the exam have to pay a fee of ₹1500 per paper. Female candidates and those who belong to the reserved category can pay up to ₹750. In case a candidate fails to pay the fee, s/he can apply by October 12, by paying an additional late fee of ₹2,000.

GATE 2021 examination is scheduled over six days and twelve sessions — from Feb 5 till Feb 14, 2021 — according to IIT Bombay.

This year, the exam will be computer-based and will be held for 27 subjects. The scores of GATE 2021 will be valid for three years.

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