GATE Answer Key 2019

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 20 Oct, 2018 23:18 IST


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GATE 2019 Answer Key

The GATE 2019 Answer Key will be available soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates will be able to calculate probable scores by comparing their answers with the GATE 2019 answer keys. By calculating their probable scores, candidates will get an idea of their chances of admission in the desired institute.  IIT Madras, which is conducting GATE 2019, will release the official answer key in the third week of February. 

Important Dates of GATE 2019 Answer Key 



GATE 2018 Exam Date

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th February 2019

GATE 2018 Final Answer Keys

To be released

GATE 2018 Exam Result

March 2019

Steps to Download GATE 2019 Answer Key

Given below are a few steps that can help candidates download the answer key of GATE 2019:

  • Candidates will have to visit the official website of GATE 2019.
  • On the homepage, candidates would be able to see a link to access 'Question Paper and Final Answer Keys' for all subjects.
  • Clicking on the link will take test takers to a page where Question Papers and Final Answer Keys for all the branches will be available.
  • On clicking the links, PDFs will open where the required Question Papers and Answer Keys will be available.
  • With the help of the GATE 2019 question papers and answer keys, candidates will be able to compare their answers and calculate their scores.

Steps to Challenge GATE Answer Key 2019

Candidates can challenge the answer key in case they are not satisfied with it after giving a viable justification. For this, candidates are required to submit the challenged response along with fees. It is mandatory to quote the proper question number. If the presented response is accepted by the experts, the fees paid will be refunded. Candidates can follow the steps given below to challenge GATE answer key 2018:

Step 1: Log into GOAPs.

Step 2: Candidates should read the guidelines carefully.

Step 3: Candidates will be required to agree to the declaration stating the guidelines for the GATE answer key have been understood by them.

Step 4: Next, they will have to click on the tab 'Contest Answer Key' to pay the required fees and mail their responses and objections.

Step 5: Next, they have to pay Rs. 500 for every challenged response in online mode.

Step 6: NRI GATE Applicants will be required to pay the US $ 10.

Marking Scheme of GATE 2019 Answer Key

The marking scheme of GATE 2019 is as follows:

  • Candidates will be required to count the marks gained in the correct responses and deduct the marks lost in wrong responses due to negative marking.
  • Numerical questions in the GATE exam do not have negative marking.

Negative Marking in GATE


Negative Marking


For 1 mark MCQs

1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong response


For 2 mark MCQs

2/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong response


Numerical Questions

No negative marking


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