GATE 2020 admit card released: Find out how to download, other details

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The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) will release the admit card for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 on January 3. The examinations for the aptitude test this year will be held over four days — February 1, 2, 8, and 9. It will be conducted two sessions – morning session (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) and afternoon session (2.30 pm to 5.30 pm).

More than 8.5 lakh candidates have applied for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 — an examination conducted jointly by all the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

The tests are held on behalf of the Government of India, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), and the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE.

All students who aspire to crack GATE to seek admission to M.Sc, M.Tech, and Doctoral programmes in Architecture or to join a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), can download the admit card from The score remains valid for the next three years.

GATE 2020 will be conducted for 25 subjects (also referred to as papers). Students can appear for the examination in centres spread across different cities in the country, as well as, in six cities outside India.

Here’s how you can download the GATE 2020 admit card:

> Visit the above-mentioned official GATE website — and look for ‘GATE 2020 admit card’ link. Alternatively, click here to register.

> Click on the ‘log-in’ tab and enter your credentials to proceed to the next step.

> You will now be able to see your GATE admit card 2020 on the screen. Click on the ‘Download’ tab and take a printout.

> One must note here, all students applying for GATE exams must remember to carry their GATE 2020 admit card along with a valid photo identity proof.

IIT Delhi has also put out an important notice to all applicants requesting them to refrain from responding to fake messages or calls for details. The notice is as follows:


Few candidates are receiving messages that “Dear Sir/Madam, GATE 2020 Authority tried to contact you response required for more details click on” which is FAKE.

GATE 2020 Authority and the IITs are neither sending such messages nor involved with any specially designed test series for GATE aspirants.

Please do not believe in the phishing/fake emails/messages which are being circulated to the GATE aspirants by some fraudulent groups. All the relevant information about the GATE 2020 is available only at this official website

Anyone facing any issues related to payment of fees can contact the institute using the details provided on this page.

The examination will be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

The GATE score will reflect the relative performance of the candidate in a particular subject, quantified on the basis of several years of examination data.

It is important to note that the GATE 2020 score will remain valid for three years from the date of announcement of the results.