GATE Application Form Correction 2021 (Started) - Last Date, Fee, Exam Centre & Paper Change, Edit Details, Procedure

Pratyush Roy
Pratyush RoyPublished On: November 10, 2020 | GATE

GATE 2021 application form correction closes on November 13. Check GATE form correction dates, procedure and instructions here. 

GATE Application Form Correction Process

IIT Bombay, which is the conducting body of GATE 2021closes the application form correction on November 13. The GATE exam is conducted for admissions in Masters level Technology and Science (M.Tech and M.Sc) courses in the premier institutes of India such as IITs, NITs, IIST, IISER, IISc, etc. This is a dream examination to crack for many bright minds in the country. In the form correction method, the candidates will be allowed to change the exam centre, paper and category. The candidates will be given a specified time period to make the changes in the GATE 2021 application form in exchange for a negligible amount of charges.

The candidate who is willing to change his/her details previously entered by mistake in his academic or personal life can complete it in a given timeframe through the GOAPS portal which is the common portal for GATE Online Application. The data change will take place only in an online method.

GATE 2021 Application Form Correction Dates

The form correction process for 2021 GATE began on October 28. The dates have been released by IIT Bombay and are subject to change in case of any unavoidable situation. Students can visit the portal of GOAPS  or click on the direct link on this page for the application form correction within the specified time-frame. Following are the dates of GATE Application form correction 2021:

Event

Date

Date of GATE 2021 Registration Start

September 10, 2020

GATE 2021 Registration Closure

October 08, 2020

Last Date to Submit GATE 2021 Application with Late Fee

October 12, 2020

Start of GATE 2021 form Correction in Online Mode

October 28, 2020

Last Date to Make Change in Status, Category, and Gender in GATE 2021 Form

November 13, 2020

Last Date to Raise Exam City Change Request for GATE 2021 Exam

November 13, 2020

GATE 2021 Admit Card Release

January 08, 2020

How to Change/Correct GATE 2021 Application Form

The student should follow all the mandatory steps to make changes in the GATE 2020 application form. The students must make a note of the changes or errors which have to be changed or rectified. Then, the students can change the details furnished by following the steps mentioned below:  -

Direct Link to Edit GATE Application Form 2021 
  • The student must visit the GOAPS portal. The portal URL is subject to change each year with the change of the conducting IITs.

  • The candidate must log in to the website using the Application Number, E-Mail ID, and Password which was created below at the time of fresh application.

  • After logging in, there will be an option to edit the form. The students can make changes in the form accordingly.

  • The candidates must note that the change in subjects and the examination centre (city) is chargeable. The candidates can change them by paying some extra amount.

  • After making all the changes, the candidate will have to click on the submit button to confirm the changes,

The candidates are suggested to take a print out of the newly generated (corrected) form for any kind of future reference.

GATE 2021 Form Correction Parameters

All of the specific changes the candidate wishes to make have some criteria and there are certain methods the candidates have to follow. Following are the sections accepting changes and their criteria:

Section

Criteria

Category

  • ST/SC to Gen/OBC: extra 750 rupees to be paid with acceptable documents

  • Gen/OBC to ST/SC: no charges to be paid and no refund will be issued must produce acceptable documents.

Gender

  • Male to Female: no charges to be paid and no refund will be issued must produce acceptable documents.

  • Female to Male: extra 750 rupees to be paid with acceptable documents

Exam Paper

  • With the payment of 300 rupees or 10 dollars for candidates outside India.

Exam Centre (City)

  • Free of Charge for all Registered Candidates

Most Common Mistakes in GATE 2021 Form

While filling the form for the first time, candidates tend to make mistakes in certain sections in most cases. Some mistakes happen because of spelling mistake and some happen because of any kind of website-bug or not being able to understand certain things in the form. Some of the most common mistakes that happen take place in the following areas:

  • Name

  • Parents' Names

  • Address

  • Category

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

Though it is advised to fill the form very carefully, if any mishap happens unintentionally, the application correction form comes to use. Candidates are suggested to carefully go through the correction process as they won't be allowed to make any more corrections after this.

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