GATE 2020 Result – IIT Delhi will declare the GATE Result on March 16, 2020. The candidates can check their GATE 2020 Result online at GOAPS. To check it, candidates have to enter enrollment Id and Password. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020 Exam dates is February 01, 02, 08 and 09, 2020. The GATE 2020 Result can be used to get Admission to various IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs and PSU recruitment. Check below for result dates, scorecard, qualifying marks and more.

GATE 2020 Result

The GATE 2020 Result is announced online in the form of an e-result. The candidates can download it and take a printout of the same. The candidates can check below some important dates for the GATE 2020 exam:

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

Download Results Here: The candidates can download their Result and Scorecard from the official website, gate.iitd.ac.in

How is the GATE 2020 Result Calculated?

Before the GATE 2020 Results are declared, the exam conducting body releases an official answer key for the exam. The individual result of the candidate is calculated using this answer key. The exam conducting body for GATE 2020 Exam conducts the exam for all 24 subjects in a uniform pattern. The scoring is done within a fixed parameter. The marks for correct answers are added to the score and the marks for wrong answers are deducted as shown in the marking scheme table below:

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

Cutoff for GATE 2020 Exam

A cutoff is prepared to determine a bar for qualifying marks for all 24 subjects. The cutoff is prepared according to the relative performance of all the candidates who appear for the test. The cutoff percentage is released after the GATE 2020 Result declaration

The cutoff varies every year, and since the GATE 2020 Results are not yet declared, some of the previous year cutoffs are given below in the table to give you 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


How to know if you qualify GATE 2020?
The exam conducting body releases a list of qualifying marks for all the candidates who qualify the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering on the official GOAPS website. The candidates can check from there if they qualify the exam or not.

The candidates can also see if they are able to download their GATE 2020 Scorecards because only those candidates who qualify the GATE 2020 exam can download them.

How to Download GATE 2020 Result and Scorecard?

The candidates can download their GATE 2020 Results from the GOAPS website from the day the result is declared. However, the GATE 2020 Scorecard is available for download from GOAPS website one week after the result has been declared.

Note: Only the candidates who have qualified the GATE 2020 exam are eligible to download their Scorecards.

The candidates may follow the steps given below to download their GATE 2020 Result and Scorecard:

Step 1: Visit the official GATE 2020 GOAPS Portal and log in by filling in details such as the Enrollment Id/ Registration Id/ Email and Password. Enter captcha and press submit.

Step 2: The candidates are then redirected towards their GATE 2020 Result/Scorecard.

Step 3: The candidates can now download the same and keep a printout of it till the admission/ recruitment process is complete.

Note: The candidates must note that the GATE 2020 Scorecard is valid for the next three years and can be used to take admission in higher education courses/recruitment.

Details on the GATE 2020 Scorecard

The GATE 2020 Scorecard contains the below-mentioned details on it. The candidates must keep a printout of the scorecard as and when available on the GOAPS Portal. The candidates must verify 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 2020 Marks v/s GATE Score and GATE 2020 AIR (All India Rank)

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India level exam conducted to test the subject knowledge and understanding of the candidate from the Graduation Degree in 24 branches of engineering and science.

The candidates are tested from a maximum of 100 marks and the marks secured by the candidate on the basis of the final answer key. These marks out of 100 are called Raw marks. Then the marks of the Candidates are converted out of 1000 marks and a scorecard is prepared through the process of normalization in case of multi-session exams and from Raw Marks in case of single session exams( explained below). On the basis of this score, an All India Rank of the candidate is declared.

GATE 2020 Score Normalization:

For the GATE 2020 Exams that are conducted in multiple sessions, a Normalized score is calculated using the formula given below.

It is done so that all the candidates are scored on a uniform pattern despite different question papers in different sessions. Because some question papers are more difficult than others hence decreasing the performance of students of that session. So to make the process smooth and uniform the process of Normalization is implemented.gate normalization

Calculation of GATE 2020 Score:
All the candidates who qualify the exam are given a Scorecard based on their relative performance in the exam. The formula to calculate the score (out of 1000 marks) for both the multi-session normalized marks and raw marks is given below:
gate scoreWhat can you do after the GATE 2020 Result is declared?

Once the GATE 2020 Result is declared the qualified candidates are advised to download their scorecards and keep a printout of the same.

What to do after you Qualify the GATE 2020 Exam?

The candidates have a plethora of options open after they Qualify the GATE 2020 Exam:

(A) Higher Education: The candidates can pursue M.Tech / ME/ MS in various IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other state and private universities. All the candidates seeking admission in various courses have to follow the following procedures in order to apply for admission:

    • For IITs The candidates have to individually apply to all the IIT institutions they want to pursue M.Tech from and also register at Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP).
    • For NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs – The candidates have to register for Counselling through the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech (CCMT) portal.
    • For State and private universities- Different State and Private Universities conduct their own counselling process based on GATE Scores.

(B) Recruitment in different PSUs: Several Public Sector Undertakings use the GATE score to shortlist candidates for recruitment. The candidates have to apply individually to every PSU they wish to be placed in.

(C) Recruitment in Private Companies:

    Several Private Sector companies also consider GATE Scores as differentiating criteria for recruitment to various posts. The candidates have to follow other company procedures such as Aptitude Tests and/or Interviews in order to be recruited.

How to Check GATE 2020 Result?

The candidates may follow the steps given below to Check their GATE 2020 Results:

Step 1: The Candidates should visit the official GOAPS Portal.
Step 2: Login using the enrollment Id/ Registration Number/ Email Id and Password.
Step 3: Download the GATE 2020 Result available on the dashboard.
Step 4: Keep a printed copy of the same for future Usage.

GATE 2020 Result FAQs

Given below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding the GATE 2020 Results:

Ques. What is the validity of the GATE 2020 scorecard?
Ans. The GATE 2020 Scorecard is valid for a duration of three years from the date of declaration of Results.

Ques. I forgot to download my GATE 2020 scorecard what can be done?
Ans. The candidates can download their GATE 2020 Scorecards from the official GOAPS Portal until a deadline. Post this date the candidates can download their GATE 2020 Scorecards after a payment of Rs. 500 till 31st December 2020.

Ques. The validity of the GATE score 3 years, can I complete my Master’s Degree using the GATE 2020 score and get a job at PSU after two years?
Ans. The GATE Score is valid for a period of three years for admission in Master’s Degree Courses, however, the GATE Score validity for PSU Recruitment is only in the current year.

Ques. Do we have to apply for admission in various institutes before the declaration of GATE results?
Ans. No, the candidates can apply to institutions even after the results have been declared, according to the schedule of application of different Institutes. However, the candidates must note that the application process is available for a short time period only. the candidates also have to register at COAP portal to participate in the online seat acceptance process.

Ques. When will the GATE 2020 Scorecards be available for download?
Ans. The GATE 2020 Scorecards will be available for download one week after the declaration of results. The candidates can download their Scorecards from the official GOAPS portal, using their login id and password.

Ques. What is the Scholarship/Assistantship amount awarded to GATE qualified candidates?
Ans. The candidates who qualify the GATE exam and secure admission in Post Graduate programs at a centrally funded government institute are eligible for scholarship/assistantship. The scholarship amount varies from institute to institute.

Ques. Do I have to apply for postgraduate course admission in all the institutes separately?
Ans. Yes, the candidates have to apply individually to all the institutes they wish to take admission in.

Insofar, official details of GATE 2020 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as GATE 2020 information brochure is released, details will be updated here.
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