GATE 2021: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay would reopen the GATE 2021 registration portal on October 28, 2020, for changing the choice of exam city. Candidates who will register for GATE 2021 exam on or before the last date will be able to make changes in the application form on the GOAPS online registration site at gate.iitb.ac.in.
The deadline to apply for GATE 2021 is October 7 however, candidates can submit their application form up to October 12 by making payment of a late fee of Rs 500.
“Due to the present Covid-19 pandemic situation, a few candidates are probably not able to decide on the choice of examination city at this moment. To provide relief to the candidates in the best possible way without affecting the scheduling issues of the examination, a ONE-TIME chance to change the CHOICE OF CITY for GATE 2021 examination WITHOUT ANY EXTRA FEE will be given to only the successfully registered candidates till Friday 13th November 2020,” an official statement said.
From October 28 to November 13, registered candidates would be able to change their exam city without any additional fee. They will also be allowed to edit their paper choices and category by paying an additional fee of Rs 500 for every change, IIT Bombay said.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level exam held jointly by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and seven IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee. The GATE exam is held as a Computer Based Test (CBT).
GATE 2021 is scheduled to be held on February 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14. The admit cards for the GATE 2021 will be available from January 8, 2021.