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GATE Admit Card – Dates, Downloading Process, Exam Day Guidelines

IIT Bombay has announced the date of release for GATE 2021 admit card. The admit card for GATE 2021 will be made available for download through online mode on the official website-gate.iitb.ac.in on 8th January 2021. The deadline to download the GATE 2021 admit card is 4th February 2021. The official governing body of the exam recently announced the schedule of GATE 2021. The entrance exam will be held on 6th,7th,13th and 14th February 2021.

Details about the exam venue, date and time, exam day guidelines, information regarding GATE paper, and candidates’ details will be mentioned on the GATE admit card 2021. Candidates must note that it will be mandatory to carry the GATE admit card along with a government-issued ID proof on the day of exam. Aspirants failing to do so will not be permitted to enter the examination hall. Check the procedure to download the hall ticket and other insights of GATE Admit Card 2021. 

GATE Admit Card – Important Dates

Events Important Dates
GATE Admit Card 2021 release January 8, 2021
Deadline to download admit card February 4, 2021
GATE 2021 exam February 6,7,13 and 14, 2021
GATE Result announcement March 22, 2021

How To Download GATE Admit Card 2021?

Go through the below-mentioned steps to understand how to download the GATE 2021 admit card:

Step 1: Visit the official website of GATE 2021.

Step 2: Login to the online portal using your registered credentials.

Step 3: After logging in, click on the direct ‘download admit card’ link.

Step 4: Candidates will now be redirected to their admit card window. 

Step 5: Download the admit card and take multiple printouts (at least 2 to 3) of the same.

Candidates must download and retain their GATE admit card until the end of the admission process.

GATE Admit Card Sample

GATE Admit Card – Details Mentioned

Below mentioned details will be enlisted on the admit card for GATE. Candidates are advised to go through the details carefully and contact the zonal IIT immediately in case of any discrepancy. 

  • Name of the candidate
  • Photograph and signature of the candidate
  • Date and day of the exam
  • Examination centre code
  • Exam day guidelines
  • Examination timings
  • GATE 2021 paper code
  • Name and address of the exam centre
  • Registration number
  • Signature of the organizing chairman of GATE

The contact details of the various IIT zonal offices are furnished below. 

Contact Address Email ID Website
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,


gate@iitr.ac.in http://gate.iitr.ac.in
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,


gate@iitm.ac.in http://gate.iitm.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,


gate@adm.iitkgp.ac.in http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,


gate@iitk.ac.in http://gate.iitk.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,


gate@iitg.ac.in http://iitg.ac.in/gate-jam
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,


chrgate@admin.iitd.ac.in http://gate.iitd.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,


gateoffice@iitb.ac.in http://gate.iitb.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru


gate@gate.iisc.ac.in http://gate.iisc.ac.in/

GATE Admit Card 2021 – Valid ID Proofs To Carry With Admit Card

Candidates must carry one of the valid government-issued photo identity proofs along with their GATE admit card on the exam day. 

Any one of the below mentioned IDs can be carried along with the GATE admit card –

ID proofs that can be carried by Indian students to the GATE exam hall ID proofs that can be carried by International students to the GATE exam hall
Voter ID Passport
Valid College ID Government Issued ID
Passport Employee ID
PAN Card
Employee Identification Card
Driving License
Aadhaar Number

What if I forget or misplace my GATE enrollment ID or password?

In case the candidates forget or misplace their enrollment ID and password, they should follow the below mentioned steps to retrieve their GATE login credentials. 

To retrieve Enrollment ID:

  • Go to the official website of GATE 2021.
  • Click on “Forgot Enrollment ID” and enter your registered mobile number.
  • The enrollment ID will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID.

To retrieve Password:

  • Go to the official website of GATE 2021 and click on “Forgot Password”.
  • Now click on ‘Request for an OTP’.
  • An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number of the candidates by the authorities.
  • After submitting the OTP, the candidates will be able to change their password.

GATE Admit Card 2021 – Exam-day Guidelines

The below-mentioned guidelines will help candidates experience a seamless GATE examination experience:

  1. Reach at your GATE exam centre well before the reporting time to ensure a smooth entry without facing any hustle-bustle.
  2. If you are not aware of the exact location of your GATE exam centre, visit the centre before the exam-day to eliminate the possibility of any confusion.
  3. Double check if you have kept all the requisites like GATE admit card and a valid ID proof before leaving for the exam.
  4. Don’t carry any restricted object like mobile phone, watches, calculator, or any other electronic gazette. GATE exam authorities may provide virtual scientific calculators.
  5. Always mention your name and GATE registration number on scribble pad (provided for rough work). The exam invigilator will check whether you have mentioned your details or not. Also, you need to submit the scribble pad after the exam.

GATE Admit Card 2021 – Exam Centres

The authorities will conduct the GATE 2021 exam at the below-mentioned exam centres. 

Test Cities of GATE 2021

Anantapur Kurnool Bhimavaram Eluru Kakinada
Rajahmundry Tadepalligudem Tirupati Srikakulam Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam Angamaly Kannur Kasaragod Kozhikode
Malappuram Palakkad Thrissur Thiruvananthapuram Payyanur
Vadakara Bagalkot Ballari Belagavi Bengaluru
Bidar Davanagere Hassan Hubballi Kalaburagi
Kolar Mangaluru Manipal Mysuru Shimoga
Tumakuru Hyderabad Warangal Port Blair Ahmedabad
Anand Bhavnagar Bhuj Gandhinagar Mehsana
Rajkot Surat Vadodara Ahmednagar Amravati
Aurangabad Baramati Jalgaon Kankavali Kolhapur
Mumbai Nagpur Nanded Nashik Navi Mumbai
Pune Ratnagiri Sangli Satara Solapur
Thane Goa Ajmer Alwar Bikaner
Jaipur Jodhpur Kota Sikar Udaipur
Chittorgarh Bahadurgarh Faridabad Gurugram Hisar
Karnal Palwal Ambala Kurukshetra Panipat
Sonepat Yamuna Nagar Rohtak Greater Noida Mathura
Agra Aligarh Allahabad Bareilly Gorakhpur
Lucknow Varanasi Ghaziabad Meerut Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar Noida Kanpur Indore Ujjain
Bhopal Gwalior Jabalpur Jammu Samba
New Delhi Agartala Asansol Burdwan Kalyani
Siliguri Hooghly Kharagpur Kolkata Durgapur
Dhanbad Jamshedpur Ranchi Bokaro Steel City Dibrugarh
Guwahati Jorhat Silchar Tezpur Gangtok
Imphal Muzaffarpur Patna Arrah Purnea
Shillong Balasore Berhampur Bhubaneshwar Cuttack
Rourkela Sambalpur Bhilai Bilaspur Raipur
Tiruchirappalli Tirunelveli Vellore Viluppuram Virudhunagar
Amritsar Bathinda Jalandhar Khanna Ludhiana
Mohali Pathankot Patiala Sangrur Baddi
Hamirpur Shimla Una Bhimtal Dehradun
Haldwani Roorkee Itanagar

GATE Admit Card – FAQS

✔️ When will the authority release the admit card for GATE 2021?

The admit card for GATE 2021 will be released on January 8, 2021. Eligible candidates must download the admit cards from the official website- gate.iitb.ac.in by using their Enrollment ID and password .

✔️ Is the black & white printout of the GATE admit card valid?

No. candidates have to download only the color printout of GATE admit card on an A4 sheet. The invigilator will reject the black & white printout and prohibit your entry to the exam hall.

✔️ How can I access the admit card of GATE 2021?

Admit cards shall be made available for download in online mode on the official website of the GATE 2021. You just need to login to the official website of GATE 2021 and click on the ‘Download Admit Card’ tab. The GATE hall ticket will hit the screen. Download it and take the printout.

✔️ How can I login to the GATE admit card download portal?

The candidates will be required to login to the GATE portal using their credentials i.e. GATE registered ID, and password. The login credentials generated during GATE registration shall be used always for further login attempts.

✔️ How to fix any discrepancy in the details mentioned on the GATE admit card?

In case of any error or discrepancy on GATE admit card, candidates must immediately contact their respective zonal IIT for immediate action and help. Once they rectify the error, aspirants need to download the GATE hall ticket again.

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