The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, stated that it will announce GATE Result 2020 that enable candidates to take admission into the M.Tech programmes at the IITs, NITs and GFTIs as well as recruitment in leading PSUs, on March 16 2020, at GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) website.

  • Aspirants appeared for the GATE Exam can use the answer key to calculate their score, however, this is not the final score.
  • Candidates need to enter valid Email ID, enrolment number, registration ID and password to view their 2020 GATE Result.
  • Based on the GATE Exam 2020 Notification, the exam conducting authority will release the GATE scorecard in the last week of March 2020.
  • Only qualified students will be allowed to download their GATE 2020 Score Card from the official website.
  • Students need to know that the scorecard is valid for three years from the date of declaration of GATE result 2020.
  • The ones who qualify GATE 2020 Cutoff will be eligible for M.Tech counselling in universities across pan- India.
  • Candidates have to know that an excellent score in GATE 2020 result is also a great pathway to secure a job in some of the top Public Sector Undertaking (PSU’s).

Gate Result 2020 Highlights

  • As per GATE Result 2020, qualifying in the GATE exam is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission to Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture.
  • Every year, GATE Results are announced online in the form of an e-result.
  • The scorecards will be released only to students who have scored equal to or more than the minimum qualifying cutoff of GATE Result 2020.
  • Candidates can go through the dates tabulated below to know more information on GATE Result.
GATE 2020 Result Date March 16, 2020
Mode of declaration of Result Online
Credentials Required to check Result Enrollment ID, Registration ID, Email, Password,
Format of Result Response sheet
Result validity 3 years for M.Tech Admissions
1 year for PSU recruitment
Normalization Applicable
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GATE 2020 Result Dates

Candidates who appeared for the 2020 GATE Exam that was held on February 1, 2, 8 & 9 can go through all the important dates related to the GATE Result 2020 in the table listed below.

  • Qualified students will be allowed to download their scorecard for free from the last week of March 2020.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs.500/- if they are downloading 2020 GATE Result Scorecard after the First week of June 2020.
  • The exam conducting authority will release the answer key for 2020 GATE exam in the third week of Feb 2020.
  • Students can check more information about dates by clicking on the link provided below in this post.
GATE 2020 Result Important Dates
GATE 2020 Exam Date 01, 02, 08, 09 Feb 2020
Answer Key Release 3rd week of Feb 2020
Result Declaration 16 Mar 2020
Scorecard Download 4th week of Mar 2020
Last Date to download Scorecard 4th week of Dec 2020

How to Check GATE Result 2020

It is stated that the GATE 2020 result will be announced on the official website of GOAPS. The qualified candidates can follow the steps listed below to view their result.

  • Visit the official website
  • Then, click on “GATE Result”
  • Enter enrollment ID, Registration ID, and Password.
  • After that click on the ‘Submit’
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

GATE 2020 Response Sheet

IIT, Delhi, has released the GATE 2020 response sheet on 12 February 2020. candidates will be able to predict their probable score of GATE exam by using the official answer key and response sheet.

  • Candidates need to login to official GOAPS website ( to download their response sheet.
  • GATE response sheet contains all the details entered by the candidate during the exam.
  • Aspirants should know that the response sheet is released before the release of answer key.

How to Calculate GATE 2020 Result

The exam conducting authority will release an official answer key before the release of GATE Result 2020. The result of an individual candidate is calculated using the answer key and the scoring is done within a fixed parameter. Go through the table given below to know how the marks are deducted for wrong answers.

Question Type Negative Marking for wrong answers Marks for correct answer
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) § l ⅓ for 1 mark question l ⅔ for 2 marks question 1 or 2 marks
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) No Negative Marking 1 or 2 marks
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GATE 2020 Score Normalization

The exam authorities will use the normalization formula given below to calculate the GATE 2020 normalized scores of the CS, CE, EC, ME and EE papers.

Calculation of GATE 2020 score for all papers except CS, CE, EC, ME and EE

Difference between GATE 2020 Marks & GATE 2020 AIR (All India Rank)

The GATE exam is conducted to test the subject knowledge of the candidate from the Graduation Degree in 24 branches of engineering and science.

  • Candidates are tested from a maximum of 100 marks and the total marks secured on the basis of the final answer key.
  • Raw marks, the marks scored out of 100 are converted out of 1000 marks and a scorecard is prepared through the process of normalization and from raw marks.
  • Finally, All India Rank of the candidate is declared based on the scorecard.

GATE 2020 Scorecard

The 2020 GATE Scorecard is the important document that provides the qualification for the candidates who have scored equal to or more than the minimum qualifying marks in the GATE exam. Here, we have provided some simple steps to make easier for students to download their scorecard by visiting official GOAPS website.

  • The scorecard of GATE 2020 is valid for three years for M-Tech admissions from the date of result declaration.
  • Students must know that 2020 GATE Scorecard has the validity of only one-year for PSU recruitments.
  • The qualified students have to follow the steps mentioned below to download their scorecards.

How to download GATE 2020 Scorecards

The eligible candidates can start downloading their GATE 2020 Result Scorecard by visiting the GOAPS website from the day the result is declared. Students can follow the steps provided below to download their 2020 GATE Scorecard.

  • First, visit the GOAPS official website.
  • Fill all the details such as the Enrollment Id, Registration Id, Email and Password without any mistake.
  • Then, click on the ‘Scorecard’
  • The scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, click on download ‘Scorecard’ and take a printout.

Details mentioned on GATE Scorecard

The GATE Scorecard 2020 contains the details tabulated below. The candidates have to make sure that the scorecard details are same as filled during the application process.

Name of the candidate
Registration Number
Examination Paper
Marks Out of 100
Qualifying Marks (in all categories)
GATE 2020 Score
All India Rank (AIR)
Number of Candidates Appeared for the exam
The validity of the GATE 2020 Score

GATE Cutoff 2020

A cutoff is prepared every year to determine a bar for qualifying marks for all the subjects. The GATE Cutoff is prepared according to the relative performance of all the candidates who appear for the test.

  • Below are some of the previous year cutoffs tabulated to give students an idea of what to expect from the cutoff scores.
GATE Subject General OBC SC/ST/PwD
AE 34.4 30.9 22.9
AG 25 22.5 16.6
AR 43.9 39.5 29.2
BT 27.9 25.1 18.5
CE 26.9 24.2 17.9
CH 37.8 34.0 25.1
CS 25.0 22.5 16.6
CY 25.4 22.8 16.9
EC 25.0 22.5 16.6
EE 23.1 26.1 19.4
EY 49.3 44.3 32.8
GG 32.4 29.1 21.5
IN 37.1 33.3 24.7
MA 29.4 26.4 19.5
ME 34.7 31.2 23.1
MN 45 40.5 30.0
MT 40.3 36.2 26.8
PE 39.8 35.8 26.5
PH 29 26.1 19.3
PI 32 28.8 21.3
TF 32.2 28.9 21.4
XE 31.5 28.3 21.0
XL 29.9 26.9 19.9

GATE 2020 Expected Cutoff

Based on the paper analysis and reviews given by various subject matter experts and past cutoff trends, the GATE 2020 expected cutoff is tabulated below. Candidates who appeared for the exam can go through the GATE 2020 Expected cutoff.

CS 25-30 20-25 15-20
EE 25-30 - -
CE 28-30 26-28 20-22
ME 30-34 - -
ECE 25-30 - -
35 and more
- -
CH 30-32 26-29 18-20
PH 30-34 28-32 22-26
CY 32-35 28-30 22-24
XL 30-35 25-35 20-25
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2020 GATE Counselling

It is stated that the 2020 GATE Counselling will be started from the first week of April 2020. Candidates can go through some of the important highlights provided below while attending for the counselling process.

  • The only candidates who qualified the GATE cut-off will be eligible for GATE 2020 counselling.
  • For the counselling process, candidates have to know that they have to fill the GATE registration form, along with the counselling fees.
  • As per GATE Exam 2020, the counselling process will depend on GATE 2020 scores of the candidates.
  • All the eligible candidates need to verify their documents before attending GATE 2020 counselling.
  • Qualified candidates of 2020 GATE Exam, have to participate in the counselling procedure conducted by two separate bodies: COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) that conducts the counselling for admission to 
  • And the other isCCMT(Centralised Counselling for MTech) that will conduct the counselling for admission to MTech programs offered by NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, and CFTIs.

Documents required for GATE 2020 Counselling

The qualified students should know that they are required to carry all the documents tabulated below during the GATE 2020 Counselling.

Provisional seat allotment letter
GATE scorecard
Date of Birth Certificate
GATE admit card
Class 12th mark sheet
Photo ID proof
Passport-size photograph (coloured)
Seat acceptance fee proof
Graduation mark sheet of all the semester
Degree/Provisional Certificate
Printout of the Registration form & locked choices.
Category Certificate (if valid)

GATE 2020 M-Tech Admissions

 Candidates have to know that a valid GATE Score will help them in getting a seat in M.Tech. program in one of the top IIT’s, IISc or other universities in India as well as Abroad. Go through the admission criteria of various institutes tabulated below.

Institutes Links
IIT Madras M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Delhi M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Roorkee M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Guwahati M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Bombay M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Kanpur M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Gandhinagar M.Tech admission 2020
IIT BHU M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Jodhpur M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Hyderabad M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Patna M.Tech admission 2020
IIT Mandi M.Tech admission 2020

PSU Recruitment through GATE 2020

An excellent 2020 GATE Score can provide aspirants with job placement in most of the Public Sector Undertaking (PSU’s) such as BHEL, GAIL, ONGC, IOCL, etc.

  • All the PSU companies will shortlist the candidates for group discussion and interview based on the GATE 2020 Score result.
  • Aspirants should know that every PSU may have a separate application fee, which will be required to pay after submitting the filled-in application forms.
  • Candidates have to fill the application forms with all the correct information along with uploading photo and a signature.
  • Aspirants can check the table listed below for the tentative schedule of PSU Recruitment through GATE 2020.
Name of PSU Application Date(Tentative) Number of Posts
DRDO August 10 to 31, 2019 290
HPCL Third week of January to the third week of February 2020 Multiple Vacancy
BMRC Second week of March to the third week of April 2020 25
Bihar PHED Third week of November to the third week of December 2019 70
WBSEDCL First week of March to the second week of April 2020 335
BSNL Second week of February to the second week of March 2020 198

GATE 2019 Topperlist

Here, candidates can check the GATE 2019 topper list provided in the table below.

Rank Name Branch
1 Prakhar Singh CE
1 Devendra Singh Negi XE
1 Ritesh Lalwani EE
1 Rajat Soni EC
1 Shashwat CH
1 Pranav Sharma CS
1 Shashank Mangal IN
1 Suryanarayana Vijaykumar V PI
1 Vikash Raj  PE
2 Mukesh Punia EE
3 Nipun Mittal CSE
3 Manav Agarwal CH
4 Mayank Dixit CH
4 Siddharth Wadla ME
5 Sayantan Bhattacharya EE
5 Atindranath Ghosh CE
7 Aakash Verma ME
7 Shryans Mehta CE
19 Uditya Raj CE
27 Saket Kumar Yadav ECE
27 Gaurav Srivastava EE
33 Sukanya Prasad TE
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What is the website students need to visit to download 2020 GATE scorecard?

Students can download 2020 GATE Scorecard by visiting an official website

Till how long is the GATE score valid?

The 2020 GATE Score is valid for three years for M.Tech admissions and it is valid only for one year for PSU recruitment.

How to download 2020 GATE scorecard from the official website?

Students have to enter Enrollment Id, Registration Id, Email and Password to download their scorecard from the official website.

When is the last date to download GATE 2020 Scorecard without fee?

The last date to download GATE 2020 Scorecard without fee is last week of June 2020, after that students have to pay Rs. 500 to download their scorecard.

What are the details mentioned on the GATE 2020 Scorecard?

The details mentioned on the GATE 2020 Scorecard includes: Name of the candidate, Registration Number, GATE Exam Paper and Paper Code, GATE Score obtained by the candidate, All India Rank (AIR) for the qualified students, Number of Candidates Appeared for the exam, and the validity of the GATE 2020 Score.

When will the 2020 GATE cut off declared?

The 2020 GATE Cutoff will be declared soon after the publication of the result in March 2020.

How will the 2020 GATE counselling process carried out?

The 2020 GATE counselling process will be carried out through COAP(Common Offer Acceptance Portal) that conducts the counselling for admission to IITs and CCMT (Centralised Counselling for MTech) that will conduct the counselling for admission to MTech programs offered by , , GFTIs, and CFTIs.

Can students use their 2020 GATE score card for PSUs recruitment?

Yes, students can use their 2020 GATE Scorecard for PSUs recruitment.

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