Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has conducted GATE Life Science (XL) paper. The exam was held today, on February 02, 2020, between 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The examination went smoothly throughout the nation and now the candidates are looking for answer key and cut off.
The answer key of GATE is released by various coaching institutes like made easy and gate academy. Whereas, the cut off is released by IIT. Paper code for GATE life science is XL. There are 6 subjects under it for chemistry, biochemistry, botany, microbiology, zoology, and food technology. Chemistry is compulsory section and candidates have to appear for any 2 of the other subjects. Yet, GATE XL cut off for all the subjects is the same.
Expected and Previous Year GATE Life Science Cut Off 2020
It is very difficult to predict the cut off of GATE, as it depends on numerous factors. However, on the basis of previous year cut offs we can determine the cut off range. So, let us have a look at GATE life science cut off for the past 2 years.
|SC / ST / PwD||24.5||19.9|
Hence, from the table above we can clearly see that life science cut off for general category remains between remains in the range of 30’s. The expected GATE life science cut off is as follows:
|Gen||30 to 35|
|OBC-NCL||25 to 35|
|SC / ST / PwD||20 to 25|
Factors for Determining GATE Life Science Cut Off
The life science cut off for GATE is determined on the basis of numerous factors, like:
- Number of students who appeared for the exam.
- Seats in the institutes.
- Level of difficulty in the examination. etc.
The factors above affect the cut off in different manner. If the level of difficulty in the exam is high, then the cut off goes low and vice-versa. Similarly, if the number of students who appeared for the exam is huge then the cut off is also high. IIT considers all of the factors and then determines the cut off.
When is Official GATE Life Science Cut Off Released?
The official cut off of GATE is announced with the result of the exam. It is mentioned in the GATE scorecard, along with other details. Hence, IIT Delhi will announce the result and cut off on Mar 16, 2020. To check it, candidates will have to access GOAPS by entering enrollment id / e-mail id and password.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level test conducted for admission in M.Tech, M.Arch, and doctoral programmes. It is conducted once a year, jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology. GATE 2020 is on February 01, 02, 08 and 09, 2020, for 25 subject papers. It is conducted in computer-based mode in test cities spread across India, as well as, in six cities abroad.
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