GATE 2021 Answer Key (Released) – Check Final Answer Key @gate.iitb.ac.in

GATE 2021 Answer key: IIT Bombay has released the GATE 2021 final answer key in online mode on March 17, 2021. The provisional answer key was released on February 26, 2021. For those who are unaware, the answer key of GATE 2021 will carry the correct responses to the question asked during the entrance examination. IIT Bombay is the conducting body of GATE 2021. For more details about  Answer Key, Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Previous Year Question Paper keep reading this article.

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GATE 2021 Answer key

The answer key of GATE 2021 can be used to calculate probable scores by following the official marking scheme. IIT Bombay will first release the provisional key 2021 and after evaluating the feedback final key will be issued. Objections against the provisional key will be accepted by the authorities tentatively in the third week of February. Payment of Rs. 500 will have to be made by the candidates appearing for GATE for every challenge. After checking all of the objections sent by the candidates, the final answer key of GATE 2021 will be released.

Important Links

Final Answer Key Click Here
Objection Click Here
Answer Key Click Here
Latest Information About GATE 2021 Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Previous Year Question Papers Click Here
Previous Year Cutoffs Click Here
Information Brochure Click Here
Official Website gate.iitb.ac.in

Important Dates of GATE 2021 Answer key

Events

Dates

GATE 2021 Exam Date 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, and 14th Feb 2021
Release of GATE response sheets 18 Feb 2021
Availability of GATE 2021 Question Paper 02 Mar 2021
Release of answer key 26 Feb 2021
Challenging of answer key 01-04 Mar 2021
Release of Final Answer Key 17 Mar 2021
Declaration of Result March 22, 2021

Why GATE 2021 Answer key is Important?

  • The answer key of GATE 2021 will consist of correct responses to the questions asked in the examination.
  • By referring to the answer key candidates can calculate their probable scores before the result is announced. However, to calculate the score, candidates will have to refer to the official marking scheme.
  • Moreover, candidates will be able to use the facility of challenging the answer key within the given period, if they find any objections/doubts against the answer key of GATE 2021.
  • The exam authorities will consider all the challenges/objections by the candidate before the declaration of the GATE 2021 result.
  • Also, the GATE answer key will provide transparency to the admission process because it reduces the chance of unwanted penalization of candidates and extra marks awarded in GATE 2021.

How to Access GATE 2021 Answer key?

To download the answer key of GATE 2021, candidates will have to follow the below-given steps:

  1. Visit the official website or click on the above-given links (links will be updated as and when released by the authorities).

  2. Click on the answer key’ link.

  3. The question papers and answer keys will be displayed on the screen.

  4. Download the answer key and corresponding questions paper. It will be downloaded in PDF format only.

How to Calculate Score Using

Using the answer key of GATE 2021, candidates can calculate probable scores following the below steps:

  • Calculate the total number of correct answers and allocate marks accordingly and then calculate the overall marks.

  • The candidate has to tally the total negative marks for wrong attempts. (Only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will have negative marking. There will be no negative marking for NAT questions). So the calculation goes:

  • MCQ Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

  • Total marks (1 mark) = 1 x no. of correct attempts – 1/3 x no. of wrong attempts

  • Total marks (2 marks) = 2 x number of correct attempts – 2/3 x number of wrong attempts

  • NAT Marks: Total marks (1 mark) + Total marks (2 marks)

Formula: Total marks = Total marks secured for a correct response – Negative marks for wrong response.

Steps to challenge GATE 2021 Answer key

In case candidates find any objection in the provisional key of GATE 2021, they can challenge the same by following given below steps:

  • Visit the official GOAPS website

  • Click on the “Contest Answer Key” tab.

  • The web page will be redirected to the payment gateway.

  • Make the payment of Rs. 500 through online mode (per challenge). For NRI candidates, the fee is the US $ 10.

  • After successful payment, enter the question number candidates wish to challenge.

  • Justification for the contest (maximum 500 characters) will have to be provided by the candidates.

  • Before the submission of the objection, attach the necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format.

Note: The candidates will have to check the serial number of questions which will be mentioned as per the official question paper released on the website while challenging the key. Moreover, candidates will also have to specify the section name and question number in the supporting document before uploading such documents.

GATE Response Sheet 2021

Along with the answer key, authorities will also release the GATE 2021 response sheet. To check the response sheet, candidates will have to follow the given below steps:

Steps to Check GATE Response Sheet 2021

  • Login to the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) portal

  • To view the response sheet, click on the ‘view response sheet’ button on the screen.

  • Candidates will be able to see the response sheet on the screen.

  • They will be able to save the web page as a PDF.

Previous Year Answer key

As the current year GATE, 2021 answer key is not yet available, candidates can download the previous year’s answer key from the below-given table.

GATE 2020 Answer Key and Question Papers (Official)

Paper Code

Question Paper Link

Provisional Answer Key

Final Answer Key

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

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Agricultural Engineering (AG)

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Architecture and Planning (AR)

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Biotechnology (BT)

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Biomedical Engineering (BM)

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Civil Engineering (CE)

Click Here (CE-1)

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Click Here (CE-2)

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Chemical Engineering (CH)

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Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

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Chemistry (CY)

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Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

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Electrical Engineering (EE)

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Ecology and Evolution (EY)

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Geology and Geophysics (GG)

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Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

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Mathematics (MA)

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Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Click Here (ME-1)

Click Here (ME-1)

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Click Here (ME-2)

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Mining Engineering (MN)

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Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

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Petroleum Engineering (PE)

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Physics (PH)

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Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

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Statistics (ST)

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Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)

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Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

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Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)

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What After GATE 2021 Answer Key?

Authorities will announce the result of GATE 2021 in March. To view the result candidates will have to log in using their GATE enrolment ID/email address/registration ID and password. The result of GATE 2021 will enable candidates to check their scores out of 100, qualifying marks for the GATE paper, All India Rank, and more. Candidates must note that authorities will calculate the scores by using the raw scores secured by the candidates in their respective GATE papers. For those papers which have multiple sessions, a normalization process will be adopted by the authorities.

Gate 2021 Answer key Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When will GATE 2021 answer key be released?

Ans: Officials will release the provisional answer key tentatively 0n March 02, 2021.


Q: How to use the GATE answer key to calculate the scores?

Ans:  The answer key can be used to calculate probable scores by following the official marking scheme. Read the above article to find the procedure to use the answer key to calculate probable scores.


Q: From where I can download the GATE answer key?

Ans: It can be downloaded from the GATE official website or from the links given above after the conclusion of the exam.


Q: Can I challenge the GATE answer key 2021?

Ans: Yes, candidates can challenge the GATE answer key in online mode by paying Rs 500 per question and adding proper proof for the challenge.


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