GATE 2020 Application Form Correction – IIT Delhi is to allow the candidates to make correction in their GATE Application Form. The GATE 2020 Application Form Correction window opens once and for a limited period of time. The candidates can edit certain details in the application form using this facility. To update the data in the GATE 2020 Application Form the candidates need to log in using their enrollment ID and password and make payments of extra fee for the same. The candidates can check this page below to know how to rectify errors in the GATE 2020 Application Form and other important details.
GATE 2020 Application Form Correction
There are 3 separate announcements in GATE Application Form Correction 2020: (i) Edit name, DOB, parent name, degree (ii) Edit gender, category, PWD status (iii) Change exam centre. Following are the important dates for the same.
|GATE 2020 Application Form Correction||Dates|
|Start of application form correction||To be announced!|
|Last date of Correction (Name / DOB / Parent / Degree)||To be announced!|
|Last date of Correction (Gender / Category /P wD status)||To be announced!|
|Start of accepting requests for centre change||To be announced!|
|End date of centre change||15 Nov 2019|
Form Correction: The GATE 2020 Application Form Correction facility will be available at appsgate.iitd.ac.in as per the schedule above.
GATE 2020 Application Form Correction Fee
The candidates must make a payment against the corrections that they make, in the online mode. The application form correction fee is Rs. 400/- for making corrections against exam centers. For other corrections, the charges applicable are as per the table below:
|Gender change from female to male/transgender (not applicable to SC / ST / PwD) in GATE 2020 Application Form Correction||Rs. 750/-|
|Category change from SC / ST to Gen / OBC (not applicable for female / PwD) in GATE 2020 Application Form Correction||Rs. 750/-|
|PwD status change from PwD to non PWD (not applicable to female / SC / ST) in GATE 2020 Application Form Correction||Rs. 750/-|
How To Make Corrections in GATE 2020 Application Form through GOAPS?
The candidates can check the below-given steps to make changes in the GATE 2020 Application Form:
1st step: First make sure you have the correct details with you this time.
2nd step: Now log in to GOAPS using enrolment ID/email address, password.
3rd step: Go to the section that you need to change.
4th step: Edit and now confirm the new changes.
5th step: Pay the fee applicable for the changes.
6th step: Submit the final option.
What changes can be done using the GATE 2020 Application Form Correction Window
The candidates can make changes in the below-given fields of GATE 2020 Application Form:
- Category/ Gender/ PwD Status
- Name, DOB, Parent’s Name, Degree Details
- Exam centers
GATE Application Form Correction 2020: Name, DOB, Parent, Degree
The following table shows the types of corrections and documents for it. If you have made mistake in any of these fields (see the first column of the table), then you will need these documents (see second column of the table).
|Name of candidate||Class 10th / SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving license|
|Date of birth||Birth certificate, Class 10th / SSLC certificate, Passport|
|Name of Parent / Guardian||Aadhaar ID, Driving license, Passport, Voter ID|
|Qualifying degree||Degree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority (format available on the website)|
|Year of qualifying degree||Same as above|
|Have you graduated in above degree?||Same as above|
Candidates must keep checking their GATE 2020 Application Form status to know if any correction is needed. If they are communicated about it from the organizing authorities, the relevant changes in form should be done within date notified to them.
GATE Application Form Correction 2020: Gender / Category / PwD status
Candidates who wish to change the gender, category, and PwD status in their GATE 2020 application, can do this by logging into GOAPS and clicking on the button “Change Personal Data”. Please be careful while changing the details and make sure that you have verified the data modified before submitting the same. After submitting the form with modified details, you are taken to the payment page to pay the additional fee.
Note: In any case, the additional fee paid earlier is not be refunded. For example, if you are a general candidate changing your gender from Male to Female, you are not refunded the additional fee paid earlier.
Importance of GATE 2020 Application Form Correction Facility
It is most important to ensure that details in your application form are correct. Anything you enter in the form is referred to at the end of the admission process. You must take a printout of final correct application form for many processes. In addition, the exam conducting body prints this information in admit card also. Even admit card printout details are verified during admission after the GATE result is out. If at any time, any detail mismatches with official documents, then it can cause issues. Therefore, to ensure smooth processes, and avoid getting your candidature cancelled, make sure that everything in form is correct.
Email IDs of Zonal GATE Offices
The candidates can reach out to any of the below given GATE offices for any clarification regarding the application form corrections.
|S.No.||Zonal GATE Office||Email ID|
|1||IISC Bengaluru||[email protected]c.ac.in|
|2||IIT Bombay||[email protected]|
|3||IIT Delhi||[email protected]|
|4||IIT Guwahati||[email protected]|
|5||IIT Kanpur||[email protected]|
|6||IIT Kharagpur||[email protected]|
|7||IIT Madras||[email protected]|
|8||IIT Roorkee||[email protected]|
GATE 2020 Admit Card
The candidates must note that the admit card is issued for the registered candidates only. The candidates whose application forms accepted with all correct details and specifications can download the GATE Admit Card from appsgate.iitd.ac.in. The admit card has the details as per the data the applicants have provided in the application form.
To download the admit card the candidates need to use their enrollment ID and password. No admit card is sent via post or any other medium. Therefore it is the responsibility of the candidates to track the admit card and get it downloaded.