GATE Application Form 2020 | Know Online GATE Registration Process

GATE Application Form 2020

GATE Application Form 2020: IIT Delhi has published GATE 2020 online application form on August 31, 2020. You should fill the online application form till September 24, 2020, from their official website, i.e. You can also apply online till October 1, 2020, on by paying additional Rs. 500/ as late fee. 

GATE Application Form 2020: Step By Step Guide To Fill GATE Online Application

If you want to appear GATE exam 2020, you have to fill the online application form as soon as possible. We are providing a complete guide to apply online GATE application form 2020.

The GATE online application process has the following steps-

  1. GATE Registration– You have to register yourself as “New User.” After successful registration, you can access to GATE Online Application with the credentials.
  2. Fill GATE Application Form –You have to log in using your Enrolment ID and Password and start filling the GATE application form.
  3. Upload Documents –You have to upload Image, Signature, Eligibility Certificate, SC/ST Certificate, and PwD Certificate as per the given specifications.
  4. Payment of Fees Online –Here, you should pay online through credit card, debit card, or net banking.

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Step 1: Registration

You have to visit the GATE exam 2020 official site and register yourself to fill the online GATE application form.

  • Official Site For Online Application:

You can register themselves by entering their full name and other details in the registration form.

The details you should provide at the time of the registration are,

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Email Address 
  • Country of Residence
  • Mobile Number
  • Create your Password – It should be unique and 8-15 characters long. 
  • Enter the Captcha and click on ‘Submit. ‘
  • If all the details are correct, you will receive an SMS and an email to your mobile number and email address respectively.

Enrollment ID

After completion of registration, an email containing the Enrollment ID will be sent. It is useful for submitting GATE Application Form 2020, download GATE Admit Card and to check result and download the scorecard.

Step 2: Filling of GATE 2020 Application Form

Now you have to the Enrollment ID and Password to proceed with GATE Application Form filling process. The GATE Application form has four sections as below. You have to fill every section to submit the final application form.

GATE 2020 Exam Details: Here you should,

  • Select the GATE 2020 Paper you wish to appear in
  • Select your examination country.
  • Choose 3 of GATE Exam Centers.

Applicant’s Personal Details: Here you have to do the following steps,

  • You should verify your Email Address and Mobile Number. By clicking the Verify Button, you will receive an OTP to the registered email id and mobile number.
  • Enter your personal details like
    • Date of Birth,
    • Gender,
    • Nationality,
    • Category etc.

Correspondence Address:  Here, you have to provide your correspondence Address for future communication.

Qualifying Degree Details: In this section, you should require to fill the details of your qualifying degree i.e.

  • Name and discipline of the Qualifying degree,
  • Name of college/ university,
  • Passing year, etc.

Step 3: Uploading Documents

In this step, you have to upload various documents as given below.

  • A Passport size photograph in the white background: 2 kb -200 kb
  • A Scanned copy of your Signature: 2 kb-150 kb
  • Eligibility Certificate(s) 
  • Category Certificate wherever applicable: 10 kb -300 kb
  • PwD Certificate wherever applicable: 10 kb – 300 kb


You have to read the declaration section and tick the checkbox after uploading the documents to proceed for the fee payment. 

Step 4: GATE 2020 Application Form Fee Payment

In this step, you have to make GATE 2020 Application Form Fee Payment

  • The amount of fee varies based on the nationalities of candidates.
  • You can pay online net banking facility/credit card or debit card only.
  • If you belong to SC/ ST/ PwD category, you have to upload valid documentary evidence for concession in fees. 

Category wise application fee details are tabulated below:


Application Fee (without service charges)

During the Extended Period


INR 750

INR 1250


INR 750

INR 1250

All Other Candidates

INR 1500

INR 2000

For Exam Center in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu

US$ 50

 US$ 70

For Exam Center in Dubai and Singapore

US$ 100

US$ 120

GATE Application Form Correction

The GATE authority will inform you after scrutinizing your GATE application form 2020. An additional fee will be applicable for changing the details in the application form.

GATE 2020 Application Status 

You can check your application status online. You will see one of the following status over various time.

  • Received
  • Under Scrutiny
  • Accepted
  • Defect Status
  • Status after Rectification

GATE 2020 Application Dates



Commencement of Application Process

August 31, 2020

Last date to fill the Application form

September 24, 2020

Extended date for submitting the online application form

October 1, 2020

Last date to request the change of exam city

November 15, 2020

Admit card download

January 3, 2020

GATE 2020 Exam dates

February 1,

February 2,

February 8,

February 9, 2020

Essential Documents Required For GATE Registration 2020

You should have the following documents handy to do online GATE Registration process: 

  • Scanned photograph and signature
  • Any of Valid Photo ID,
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • PAN Card
    • Voter ID
    • College ID
    • Employee Identification Card
    • Notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address
  • ID proof international students,
    • Passport
    • Govt. Issued ID
    • College ID
    • Employee ID.
  • You should have a Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate/Course Completion Certificate 
  • For final year student, you must have Copy of Mark Sheet of the V /VI /VII semester, Provisional Certificate Letter as per format issued by the Home of Institute/Dean/Registrar/Head of Dept.
  • If you are in the final year of AMIE, you have to submit their mark sheet for Section A of AMIE in case of professional equivalent qualifications.
  • Your Caste Certificate.
  • Disability or PwD Certificate
  • Candidates pursuing a higher degree or masters have to submit the qualifying degree certificate
  • Candidates with backlogs have to upload a copy of the mark sheet of the final year issued by the institute where they are studying. 

We have provided step by step guide on GATE Application Form 2020. Feel free to ask us any questions related to GATE 2020 in the comment section.


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