GATE 2020 Results:

GATE 2020 results will be released by IIT Delhi in the 3rd week of March 2020 on their website for all 24 papers.

How to Download GATE 2020 Score Card:
Candidates will have to log in through the online portal-GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) for downloading their GATE 2020 scorecard.
To download their score card, candidates need to enter their enrolment number/email ID as well as the password set by the candidate.
Candidates can use the scorecard tab to download a digital copy or print a physical copy.

Details displayed in GATE 2020 Score Card:

The name and photograph of the candidate
GATE Registration Number
Name of the GATE Paper
GATE Score (out of 1000)
Raw Marks (out of 100)
Number of candidates who appeared for the particular paper
All India Rank in the attempted paper
Qualifying Marks for different categories

The raw marks obtained by candidates appearing in GATE papers is normalized using a formula. They are then used in the formula for calculating the GATE score. The raw marks obtained by candidates who have appeared for all the papers held in single sessions (other than CE, CS, EC, EE and ME) are used in the score calculation formula to get the GATE scores. The raw marks of candidates are out of 100 while the GATE scores are out of 1000. GATE scores are valid for 3 years from the date of announcement of the results.

GATE Examination Cut-Off and Stats:

Approximately 10 Lakh Students Appear for the GATE examination each year. Out of which, on an average only 12-17% students who attempt the GATE exam pass. Candidates who are among the top rankers (AIR 200 and less) have an opportunity to get direct admissions to the IISc and IITs. GATE Scores from 600 to 800 stand a chance of a call to these institutes depending upon the discipline applied to.

GATE 2020 Alternative Examinations:
Amrita University M. Tech Programme

Candidates who qualify in GATE 2020 can seek admission into the different M.Tech programs at Amrita University. The university has campuses in Amritapuri, Bangalore and Coimbatore. Even the candidates who do not have valid GATE scores can apply for the same courses on the basis of their academic performance.


BITS conducts a Higher Degree Entrance Exam for admission to its M.E programmes. Candidates have to give the exam to try their luck for admissions into M.E courses across the BITS campuses.

Central Universities Common Entrance Test or CUCET

The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is the common entrance test or CET for admissions to ten Central Universities of the country including Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. Please note that M. Tech Programmes are offered by only three of these ten central Universities viz. Rajasthan, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.

IITM-K All India Admission Test

Candidates seeking admission to M.Sc courses can give the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala All India Test. This test is followed by an interview and is a great alternative for MSc aspirants.


Jaypee Group of Institutes is a good option for technical aspirants. Candidates who wish to seek admission to M.Tech courses can apply for JIIT PGET. Also, candidates who have qualified in GATE can also apply with their GATE score.


Candidates can appear for a written test for admission to the M.Tech Programs at the LNM Institute of Information Technology, Rajasthan. For those who fail their GATE Examination or aren’t too sure about how well they will fare, this alternative will certainly prove to be helpful.


Manipal University conducts the MUOET for candidates who seek admission to M.Tech programmes. The university has campuses around India and is regarded as one of the top universities in India.

Nirma University M. Tech Programme

You can easily secure admission to PG programmes like M.Tech at Nirma University (Gujarat) through the GATE scores. Another way would be to appear for a written test conducted by Nirma University for the vacant seats after first counseling.

PDPU M.Tech Programme

Candidates can appear for Written Aptitude Test conducted by Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University. Once you clear the exam you have to appear for Personal Interview. This university is based in Gandhi Nagar area of Gujarat.

Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) Karnataka

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and The Karnataka Examinations Authority on behalf of the State of Karnataka conducts PGCET for candidates who seek admission to M.E./M.Tech courses. Candidates who have qualified in GATE don’t need to give the entrance exam but do have to apply along with the other candidates.

Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (PGECET)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh state higher education council) is another option for GATE aspirants. Admissions to M.E. / M,Tech/M.Pharm/M.Arch / M.Plg(full time) in Andhra Pradesh fit in the purview of this exam.


SRM University, one of the most prestigious universities in the nation, conducts the SRM Graduate Engineering Entrance Test for engineering students for admission to their masters programme. The Entrance Test is conducted online followed by an interview.

TANCET (Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test)

Anna University Chennai on behalf of the Govt. of Tamil Nadu conducts the TANCET for candidates who seek admission to ME/M.Tech Degree programmes in Tamil Nadu. The university offers a Master of Engineering (M.E) / Master of Technology (M.Tech) /Master of Architecture (M.Arch)/Master of Planning (M.Plan).


VIT University’s online exam—VIT Master Engineering Entrance (VITMEE) is a premier exam for selecting candidates to VIT M. Tech programs. These programs are available at Vellore and Chennai Campuses.

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