GATE Cut off 2020

GATE 2020 – Admit Card Released soon

● GATE 2020 Admit card Released on – 3rd January 2020

● GATE 2020 Exam Date Announced: 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th of February 2020

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GATE Cutoff

Notable Dates for GATE Cutoff

Event Important Dates
GATE 2020 Examination 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th of February 2020
Release of GATE 2020 Qualifying Cutoff and Result 16th March, 2020
GATE Score Card 20th March to 31st May 2020
Late (Paid) Download of GATE Score Card 2020 31st of May 2020 to 31st of December 2020

Qualifying Cutoff

The qualifying cutoff for GATE 2020 is the minimum score that a candidate has to achieve to qualify the examination.

The GATE 2020 Qualifying Cutoff will be declared in a subject-specific list and is to be released along with the result on 16th March 2020.

The qualifying cutoff for GATE is not to be confused with admissions cutoff that will be declared by IITs/NITs for admissions. This would be determined on number of applicants and batch-size etc. Further, even PSUs may determine their own cutoff.

The GATE Cutoff is declared by exam authorities whereas admissions cutoff is announced by individual university/college.

GATE Score Calculation

The below procedure is how GATE 2020 scores are calculated for candidates to determine whether or not they are meeting GATE cutoff marks:

Previous year’s GATE Qualifying Cutoff

Qualifying GATE Cutoff for GATE 2018:

Cutoff expressed is individual for every subject and for every category.

Branches General OBC SC/ ST/ PH
Computer Science (CS) 25.00 22.50 16.60
Civil Engineering (CE) 26.90 24.20 17.9
Electrical Engineering (EE) 29.1 26.1 19.4
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 34.7 31.2 23.1
Electronics and Communication (EC) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) 32.0 28.8 21.3
Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 37.1 33.3 24.7
Aerospace Engineering (AE) 34.4 30.9 22.9
Chemical Engineering (CH) 37.8 34 25.1
Chemistry (CY) 25.4 22.8 16.9
Physics (PH) 29.0 26.1 19.3
Geology and Geophysics (GG) 32.4 29.1 21.5
Biotechnology (BT) 27.9 25.1 18.5
Life Sciences (XL) 29.9 26.9 19.9
Architecture and Planning (AR) 43.9 39.5 29.2
Agricultural Engineering (AG) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Maths (MA) 29.4 26.4 19.5
Petroleum  Engineering (PE) 39.8 35.8 26.5
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) 32.2 28.9 21.4
Engineering Sciences (XE) 31.5 28.3 21
Ecology and Evolution (EY) 49.3 44.3 32.8
Metallurgical Engineering (MT) 40.3 36.2 26.8
Mining Engineering (MN) 45 40.5 30