GATE Answer Key
GATE Answer Key 2021 is OUT Now!! Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) has released GATE Answer Key on 26th February 2021 after conduction of GATE 2021 Examination. As the exam is conducting on February 6, 7, 13, and 14, 2021 and after that on 22 March 2021, Official GATE Exam Answer Sheet will be released. Participants can download GATE Question Paper and Answer Key in PDF from this page.
Highlights of GATE 2021 Exam:
|Conducted By||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay|
|GATE Exam Date||February 6, 7, 13, and 14, 2021|
|GATE Answer Key Status||Released|
|GATE Final answer key releases on||22 March 2021|
|GATE 2021 Result Will be Displayed||22-03-2021|
GATE Answer Key
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has released GATE 2021 Answer Key on 26th February 2021. Candidates can download GATE Question Papers and Answer Keys through below provided direct links. You can also get GATE Answer Key subject wise in PDF form here.
GATE 2021 Question Papers and Answer Keys
|Paper Name||Question Paper||Answer Key|
|AE: Aerospace Engineering||View||View|
|AG: Agricultural Engineering||View||View|
|AR: Architecture and Planning||View||View|
|BM: Biomedical Engineering||View||View|
|CE: Civil Engineering||View (CE-1)|
|CH: Chemical Engineering||View||View|
|CS: Computer Science and Information Technology||View (CS-1)|
|EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering||View||View|
|EE: Electrical Engineering||View||View|
|ES: Environmental Science and Engineering||View||View|
|EY: Ecology and Evolution||View||View|
|IN: Instrumentation Engineering||View||View|
|ME: Mechanical Engineering||View (ME-1)|
|MN: Mining Engineering||View||View|
|MT: Metallurgical Engineering||View||View|
|PE: Petroleum Engineering||View||View|
|PI: Production and Industrial Engineering||View||View|
|TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||View||View|
|XE-A: Engineering Mathematics||View||View|
|XE-B: Fluid Mechanics||View||View|
|XE-C: Materials Science||View||View|
|XE-D: Solid Mechanics||View||View|
|XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering||View||View|
|XE-G: Food Technology||View||View|
|XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||View||View|
|XH-C1: Humanities & Social Sciences – Economics||View||View|
|XH-C2: Humanities & Social Sciences – English||View||View|
|XH-C3: Humanities & Social Sciences – Linguistics||View||View|
|XH-C4: Humanities & Social Sciences – Philosophy||View||View|
|XH-C5: Humanities & Social Sciences – Psychology||View||View|
|XH-C6: Humanities & Social Sciences – Sociology||View||View|
|XL-U: Food Technology||View||View|
Steps to Download GATE 2021 Answer Key
Given below are a few steps that can help candidates download the answer key of GATE 2021:
- Students need to visit the official website of GATE 2021 that is gate.iitb.ac.in.
- On the homepage, Press “GATE 2021 Question Papers and Answer Keys are available” Link
- Now, GATE Question Papers and Final Answer Keys for all the papers will be available on your computer screen.
- With the help of the GATE 2021 question papers and answer keys, candidates will be able to compare their answers and calculate their scores.
GATE Answer Key Download Here:
|GATE Official Answer Key (Response Sheet)||Press Here|
|Official Website||Press Here|
Purpose of GATE 2021 Answer Key
The major purpose for the release of GATE 2021 answer key has been provided in the pointers below:
- The answer key is released to increase the level of clearness in the admission process through GATE 2021.
- It also provides the candidates with the scope of challenging the answer key released by the examination authority.
- As mentioned earlier, the examination authority pays proper heed to the objections if can be justified with proper documents.
How to Calculate Score Using GATE 2021 Answer Key
For calculating the probable score, applicants must follow the marking scheme as prescribed in the GATE 2021 Exam Pattern. Candidate can follow the steps given here:
- Firstly, calculate the total number of correct attempts and allocate the marks accordingly and then calculate the overall correct answer marks.
- After this, the candidate has to calculate the total negative marks for incorrect answers/efforts.
- For MCQs: [(1 x No. of correct 1 mark MCQs) – (⅓ x No. of incorrect 1 mark MCQs)] + [(2 x No. of correct 2 Mark MCQs) – (⅔ x No. of incorrect 2 mark MCQs)]
- For MSQs: Total marks for 1 mark MSQs + Total marks for 2 marks MSQs
- For NATs: Total marks for 1 mark NATs + Total marks for 2 marks NATs
Total Marks = Total marks secured for the correct response- Negative marks for the incorrect response.
Important Links Related To GATE 2021
|GATE Syllabus||GATE Study Material|
|GATE Question Papers||GATE Rank Predictor|
|GATE Eligibility Criteria||GATE Admit Card|
|GATE Application form||GATE Login|
|GATE Result||GATE Cut Off|
Marking Scheme of GATE 2021
Take a quick glance at the marking scheme of GATE 2021 provided in the table below:
|Category||Correct Answer||Incorrect Answer|
|MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)||1 marks (1 x number of correct answers)||1/3 (1/3 x number of wrong answers)|
|2 marks (2 x number of correct answers)||2/3 (2/3 x number of wrong answers)|
|NAT (Numerical Answer Type)||1 marks||No Negative Marking|
|2 marks||No Negative Marking|
How to Raise Objections against GATE Answer Key 2021?
In case of any discrepancies in GATE Answer Key 2021, Students need to raise objections by paying a fee of Rs.500/- for each answer. To raise objections against GATE answer key, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below:
- First of all, Candidates need to visit the official website of GATE 2021 that is gate.iitb.ac.in
- On the homepage, press “To Challenge/Contest the Questions/Answer Keys of GATE 2021 Click Here” link.
- A login page will open on your computer screen.
- Key in your Enrollment ID / Email Address and password to log in
- The GATE answer keys and recorded responses will be displayed on the screen
- Chose the answer code you want to challenge
- Attach supporting document in PDF format along with the section name and question number in the supporting document.
- Pay the objection fee through the available method of payment.
Press Here For: Direct link to raise objections against GATE 2021 Answer Key
Candidates can challenge the answer keys with detailed description and proof by paying 500 per question on the GOAPS portal using their own login credentials like previous years. Please note that the question number and answer key/range to be mentioned in challenge portal of GOAPS MUST be of the published ones given here and NOT that of the response sheet of the candidate.
GATE 2021 Cut Off (Expected)
After calculating marks from GATE 2021 answer key, candidates can use the GATE cut off to see if they will qualify the exam or not. The cut off for GATE in the previous year is as follows:
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GATE 2021 – Important Dates
|GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens||14th September 2020|
11th September 2020
|Closing date of REGULAR online registration / application portal||30th September 2020|
7th October 2020
|End of EXTENDED period for online registration / application|
(with additional late fee of 500)
|12th October 2020|
14th October 2020
|Last date of Intimation to Registered Candidates after FIRST Round of Scrutiny by Zonal Office||26th October 2020|
|Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper|
(Change of City is FREE and extra 500 for Category and Paper change)
|28th October 2020|
|Last Date for change of Category, City & Exam Paper||13th November 2020|
|Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to make FINAL CORRECTIONS (ONE TIME) in Application Form|
(i) Contact Address, University/College Name and / or Degree Nomenclature is FREE OF COST.
(ii) Correction fees 500 for Name and / or Date of Birth
|17th November 2020|
|Last Date for correction(s) in Application Form||23rd November 2020|
|Last and Final Chance for City Correction in Application Form||14th December 2020 to 15th December 2020|
|Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Portal|
(for download and printing)
|8th January 2021|
|Miscellaneous Activities*||5th February 2021 to|
12th February 2021
|GATE 2021 Examination|
Forenoon: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
|6th February 2021|
7th February 2021
13th February 2021
14th February 2021
|Candidates Responses are available on GOAPS Portal||18th February 2021|
|Uploading of Answer Keys with Question Paper||by 2nd March 2021|
26th February 2021
|Challenges by candidates on Answer Keys with Payment of 500 for each question||2nd March 2021|
1st March 2021 to
4th March 2021 (up to 17:00 HRS)
|Announcement of results in the Online Application Portal||22nd March 2021|
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