GATE 2020 Exam Schedule Out, Check Branch-wise Exam Date & Shift Timing

By Sachin Singh|Updated : November 28th, 2019

GATE 2020 exam schedule announced for all branches. The organizing institute Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) has released the schedule for GATE 2020 for all the 24 Papers on 28th November 2019. GATE 2020 will be conducted for 24 subjects/papers and it would be distributed over 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th  of February 2020.

 GATE Exam Schedule 2020 & Dates

Paper(s)Date & DayShift Timing
IN, ME1, MT, PE, PH01 Feb 2020 (Sat.)09:30 – 12:30 hrs (Forenoon Session)
CY, ME2, PI01 Feb 2020 (Sat.)14:30 – 17:30 hrs (Afternoon Session)
AR, BM, BT, CH, MA, MN, ST, XE, XL02 Feb 2020 (Sun)09:30 – 12:30 hrs (Forenoon Session)
AE, AG, EC, GG02 Feb 2020 (Sun)14:30 – 17:30 hrs (Afternoon Session)
EE, EY, TF 08 Feb 2020 (Sat)09:30 – 12:30 hrs (Forenoon Session)
CS08 Feb 2020 (Sat)14:30 – 17:30 hrs (Afternoon Session)
CE19 Feb 2020 (Sun)09:30 – 12:30 hrs (Forenoon Session)
CE29 Feb 2020 (Sun)14:30 – 17:30 hrs (Afternoon Session)

The GATE 2020 examination centers are spread in different cities across India, as well as, at six cities abroad and it would purely be a Computer Based Test (CBT). The GATE score would reflect the relative performance level of the candidate in a particular subject. 


  • GATE 2020 score is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of the results.
  • Call for admissions to M.Tech./Ph.D. will be advertised separately by the respective institutions and GATE committee is not responsible for the admission process.
  • A candidate can appear only in any one paper of the GATE examination.
  • The announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal - 16th March 2020 (Saturday).

Use of GATE score for Employment

  • In the past, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have used GATE scores to shortlist the candidates for employment. A few such organizations are - BHEL, IOCL, NTPC, NPCIL, ONGC, PGCIL and many more. 
  • Direct recruitment to Group A level posts in Central government, i.e., Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, is now being carried out on the basis of GATE score. The details of the scheme of recruitment are normally published in National Newspapers/Employment News by the concerned authority.
  • Some other Governments of India Organizations have also expressed their interest to utilize GATE 2020 score for their recruitment purpose.

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s.bharath Vigneshwar
What is ME1 and ME 2? Under which category I fall? Is there is any set of roll number which fall unfer certain category?
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SHUBHAM JAINNov 28, 2019

Sure?? CS exam on 8th Feb
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