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November 20, 2019 • 10:13 am

GATE 2020 Application Form – Complete Online Registration Process

GATE 2020 Application Form


GATE exam is conducted once in a year in the month of February for the engineering students. Qualifying the GATE exam gives the candidates numerous benefits as they are hired by the PSU’s but with the increase in the competition level, the exam is getting stiffer year by year.

The application form is the first and the foremost step which a candidate needs to fill before appearing in the exam.

So, to help you out, Eduncle has bought the complete detail about the GATE 2020 Application Form. Get ready with all the required documents to fill the online application form.

If you have any doubt regarding GATE 2020 Online Application Form Filling Process, ask us using the comment section below.

GATE 2020 exam will be conducted in two session morning and evening for 4 days by IIT Delhi.

To never miss out on any event, you should stay updated with all the important dates and events regarding GATE 2020 Exam.

So, to help the students we have provided all the important events along with their dates below.

Check them out.


Important Note - On 19th November 2019, IIT Delhi has provided the link to make the changes in specific sections of GATE 2020 Application Form. Click Here for changes in exam city, exam paper, name, father’s name, category, gender, etc.



GATE 2020 Registration Process – Important Dates


Have a look at the table below of all the events along with their dates related to GATE 2020 Application Form Process.

Note: Last date for GATE Online Application Process has been extended. Candidates can now fill their form till 28th September 2019.


No. of Events

GATE 2020 Important Application Events

Expected Date


Release of GATE 2020 Application Form

3rd September 2019


Late date to fill the GATE form

28th September 2019 


Extended Closing date for Gate form submission

1st October 2019


For Changes in Exam City, Paper, Name, Category

19th November 2019


Commencement of GATE 2020 exam

1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th February 2020


GATE 2020 Result Date

16th March 2020



GATE 2020 Application Form – Registration Process


If you are an engineering aspirant and going to appear in the Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering exam, then it’s important for you to know how to fill the GATE application form 2020.

Before applying for the GATE exam, you must have the following documents ready with yourself to avoid any mistake.



Documents Required in GATE 2020 Application Form


Scanned photograph and Signature

Valid photo ID authorised by the Indian Government like Aadhar card, passport, Driving license etc.

For the foreign students must carry any one of the valid photo ID with them.


Government issued ID proof

College ID

Employee ID

You must have a Degree certificate/Provisional certificate/ Course completion certificate.

If you are in the qualifying year then must have a copy of 5th, 6th or 7th semester marksheet.

Candidates in the final year of AMIE have to submit their mark sheet for Section A of AMIE in case of professional equivalent qualifications.


Let’s start with the step by step procedure to fill the GATE Application Form 2020.


You may also Read:

GATE Syllabus

GATE Exam Pattern

GATE Notification



How to Fill GATE 2020 Application Form – Step by Step Procedure


To get yourself registered for the GATE 2020 Exam, you need to follow 6 easy steps. Have a look at them.


Important Note - The registration process for the GATE 2020 Exam has been completed. 


Step 1: Registration for the GATE 2020


Enrolling yourself in the GATE 2020 is the first stage to fill the online application form. Candidates who wish to appear in the GATE exam has to provide the following information:

Name of the candidate

Email ID and Mobile Number

Password for future login

Candidates are required to fill the valid e-mail address and mobile number while filling the GATE Application form 2020.

Fill all the required field and click on the submit button. After filling all the details, you will receive a password on your registered email ID and mobile number.


Step 2: Form Filling Process GATE 2020


After completion of the registration process, candidates have to fill the detailed information to continue the form filling process. Details are as follows:


Personal Details

Enrolment ID

Name of the candidate

Father’s name

Mother’s name

Date of Birth


Disability status


Permanent Address

ID proof Number

Mobile Number (Parent/guardian) etc.


Candidates are suggested to fill all the details as per their official documents.


Educational Qualification Details

Select Qualifying Degree

Discipline of Qualifying degree

Graduation status

Year of Qualifying Degree

Candidate has to choose their country of college/university

Name of the College/University

City/Town and Pin-code for the respective detail


The eligible candidates need to select the paper in which they had completed their graduation/masters. Candidates are advised to fill their subject preference code carefully. Don’t haste while filling the form.

Select the GATE 2020 exam centre.



Step 3: Uploading the Scanned Photo and Signature


In this step, candidates need to upload their scanned photograph and signature. To minimize the time candidates are suggested to scan their photograph and signature beforehand.

Following are the dimensions of the photo and signature as per the GATE 2020 form.






Should be coloured passport size with white background

3.5cmx4.5cm with maximum resolution of 480x640 pixels and minimum resolution is 240x320 pixels



Signature must be done in a rectangular box of 2cmx7cm.

Signature must be done in capital letters with black or blur ink.

Minimum Resolution: 160x560 pixels


Maximum Resolution: 80x 280 pixels




Step 4: Preview of GATE 2020 Application Form


After you are done with all the process, you must check all the details whether they are filled correctly or not.



Step 5: Payment of Application


This is the last step of online GATE 2020 application form filling procedure. After completing the whole process, you will be registered for the GATE Exam.



Step 6: Submit the GATE Application Form


Click on the submit button.



GATE 2020 Exam Fees


Candidates Category

GATE 2020 Application fee Amount (During 3rd – 28th Sept 2019)

GATE 2020 Application fee Amount (During 29th Sept – 1st Oct 2019)

Examination Centres: India


INR 1500

INR 2000


INR 750

INR 1250

Examination Centres: Outside India

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

US $50

US $70

Dubai and Singapore

US $100

US $120



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