Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, has released GATE 2020 Official answer key at gate.iitd.ac.in. Along with it, candidates can also download question paper of their respective subject paper. Candidates can use the question paper and the answer key of GATE 2020 to predict score in the exam. The facility to submit objections in GATE answer key is available from February 19 to 21, 2020.
Object GATE 2020 Official Answer Key for GOAPS
The objection against the answer key can only be submitted online, from GATE Online Application Processing System. The candidates have to pay Rs. 500 per objection and upload upload a document for justification of challenge. Since the facility for objection is only available for a limited period of time, candidates must make the most of it. On the basis of the objections, the answer key will be updated and then then GATE result will be prepared.
Process to Challenge the Answer Key of GATE 2020
During cross-checking the answers, if you are not satisfied with the option marked in the GATE official answer key 2020, you are provided with a facility to challenge it. The challenge facility is available from February 19 to 21, 2020. To submit a challenge in the answer key, all you have to do is:
1st step: Login to GOAPS portal using email id / enrollment number and password.
2nd step: Next, in the candidate dashboard click on the relevant link to challenge an option in the answer key.
3rd step: Choose the option which you wish to challenge.
4th step: Upload a document proof of the objection raised.
5th step: Pay Rs. 500 (for each question) by online mode.
It is to be noted that the amount for a challenge that is accepted will be refunded to the candidate.
How to Download GATE 2020 Official Answer Key?
You may follow the steps as provided below to get the pdf of GATE answer key:
Step 1: Click on the direct link on this page or visit the official website of GATE 2020 at gate.iitd.ac.in.
Step 2: On the homepage of the website, click on the link which says ‘view question paper & answer key’.
Step 3: In the next screen, you need to click on the respective subject paper and the answer key will appear in the pdf format.
Step 4: Lastly, you may either download it and start cross-checking your answers.
How to Calculate Marks Using Answer Key?
Now, that you have downloaded the answer key, the next thing to do is to allocate marks for every correct and incorrect answer. It is to be done as per the marking scheme provided by IIT-D. Check the marking scheme below.
|Question Type||Marks for the correct answer||Marks for incorrect answer|
|Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)||+1 or +2 marks||-1/3 for -1 mark question|
-2/3 for -2 mark question
|Numerical Answer Type (NAT)||+1 or +2 marks||No Negative Marking|
GATE 2020 Result
After the procedure for contesting answer key is over, a final answer key is released based on which GATE result 2020 is compiled. You can check your marks and an all India rank through the login at the official GOAPS website at appsgate.iitd.ac.in. The scorecard for GATE 2020 is valid for three (03) years from the date of declaration of result. The GATE score is not only accepted for admission but also by many PSUs for recruitment purpose as well.
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