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GATE Answer Key 2024

GATE 2024 final answer key PDF is expected to be released on or before March 16, 2024 in online mode at gate2024.iisc.ac.in. IISc Bangalore opened the GATE answer key challenge window from February 22 to 25, 2024 through which candidates could file objections against the provisional answer key. After taking all the objections into account, the authorities will issue the GATE final answer key 2024. After the release of the final answer key of GATE 2024, the authorities will not entertain any objection raised against it. With the help of the GATE 2024 answer key, response sheet, and master question paper candidates can calculate their tentative score. The GATE 2024 results will be released on March 16, 2024

Direct Link to Download the GATE Final Answer Key 2024

Direct Link to Download GATE Answer Key 2024 PDF

GATE provisional answer key 2024 was released on February 19, 2024. Along with the provisional answer key of GATE 2024, the master question papers were also released. IISc Bangalore held the GATE 2024 exam on February 3, 4, and 10, 11, 2024.

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GATE Answer Key 2024 Overview

Check out the important highlights about the GATE 2024 answer key given below. 

Particulars

Details

Issuing Body

IISc Bangalore

Examination Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

GATE answer key 2024 official website

gate.iisc.ac.in.

GATE answer key 2024 release date

February 19, 2024

GATE Answer Key Challenge

February 22 to 25, 2024

Is challenge against GATE 2024 answer key allowed?

Yes

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GATE Answer Key 2024 Release Date

Candidates should keep a track of the important GATE events to stay updated. The GATE 2024 important dates including GATE answer key date 2024 and GATE 2024 response sheet release date are given below. 

GATE 2024 Answer Key Dates

Event

Dates

GATE 2024 exam date

February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2024

GATE 2024 response sheet release date

February 16, 2024

GATE 2024 answer key release date

February 19, 2024

Obtions against GATE answer key 2024

February 22 to 25, 2024

GATE Final Answer Key Release Date

on or before March 16, 2024

GATE 2024 Results in the Online Application Portal 

March 16, 2024

GATE 2024 Scorecard

March 23, 2024

GATE Official Answer Key PDF 2024 (Paper-Wise)

Candidates can download the GATE 2024 official answer key PDFs and GATE master question papers by clicking on the link given below. 

Name of the Paper

GATE Master Question Papers PDF Link

GATE Final Answer Key

Aerospace EngineeringGATE Aerospace Engineering Question Paper PDFGATE Aerospace Engineering Answer Key 2024 PDF
Agricultural Engineering (AG)GATE Agricultural Engineering (AG) Question Paper PDFGATE Agricultural Engineering Answer Key 2024 PDF
Architecture and Planning (AR)GATE Architecture and Planning Question Paper PDFGATE Architecture and Planning Answer Key 2024 PDF
Biomedical Engineering (BM)GATE Biomedical Engineering (BM) Question Paper PDFGATE Biomedical Engineering (BM) Answer Key 2024
Biotechnology (BT)GATE Biotechnology (BT) Question Paper 2024 PDFGATE Biotechnology (BT) Answer Key 2024
Civil Engineering (CE-1) (Forenoon)GATE Civil Engineering (CE-1) (Forenoon) Question Paper 2024 PDFGATE Civil Engineering (CE-1) (Forenoon) Answer Key 2024
Civil Engineering (CE-2) (Afternoon)GATE Civil Engineering (CE-2) (Afternoon) Question Paper PDFGATE Civil Engineering (CE-2) (Afternoon) Answer Key 2024
Chemical Engineering (CH)GATE Chemical Engineering (CH) Question Paper PDFGATE Chemical Engineering (CH) Answer Key 2024
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-1) (Forenoon)GATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-1) (Forenoon) Question Paper PDFGATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-1) (Forenoon) Answer Key 2024
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-2) (Afternoon)GATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-2) (Afternoon) Question Paper PDFGATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-2) (Afternoon) Answer Key 2024
Chemistry (CY)GATE Chemistry (CY) Question Paper PDFGATE Chemistry (CY) Answer Key 2024
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA)GATE Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA) Question Paper PDFGATE Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA) Answer PDF 2024
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Question Paper PDFGATE Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Answer Key 2024
Electrical Engineering (EE)GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) Question Paper PDFGATE Electrical Engineering (EE) Answer Key 2024 PDF
Environmental Science & Engineering (ES)GATE Environmental Science & Engineering (ES) Question Paper PDFGATE Environmental Science & Engineering (ES) Answer Key 2024
Ecology and Evolution (EY)GATE Ecology and Evolution (EY) Question Paper PDFGATE Ecology and Evolution (EY) Answer Key 2024
Geomatics Engineering (GE)GATE Geomatics Engineering (GE) Question Paper PDFGATE Geomatics Engineering (GE) Answer Key 2024
Geology and Geophysics - Geology (GG-1)GATE Geology and Geophysics - Geology (GG-1) Question Paper PDFGATE Geology and Geophysics - Geology (GG-1) Answer Key 2024
Geology and Geophysics - Geophysics (GG-2)GATE Geology and Geophysics - Geophysics (GG-2) Question Paper PDFGATE Geology and Geophysics - Geophysics (GG-2) Answer Key 2024 PDF
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)GATE Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Question Paper 2024 PDFGATE Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Answer Key 2024 PDF
Mathematics (MA)GATE Mathematics (MA) Question Paper 2024 PDFGATE Mathematics (MA) Answer Key PDF 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) Question Paper PDFGATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2024 Answer Key PDF
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)GATE Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Question Paper PDFGATE Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Answer Key PDF
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM)GATE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM) Question Paper 2024 PDFGATE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM)  Answer Key
Petroleum Engineering (PE)GATE Petroleum Engineering (PE) Question Paper PDFGATE Petroleum Engineering (PE) Answer Key PDF
Physics (PH)GATE Physics (PH) Question Paper PDFGATE Physics (PH) Answer Key PDF
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)GATE Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Question Paper PDFGATE Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Answer Key PDF
GATE Statistics (ST) GATE Statistics (ST) Question Paper PDFGATE Statistics (ST) Answer Key PDF
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)GATE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Question Paper PDFGATE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) Answer Key PDF
Engineering Sciences (XE)GATE Engineering Sciences (XE) Question Paper PDFGATE Engineering Sciences (XE) Answer Key PDF
Humanities & Social Sciences - Economics (XH-C1)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Economics (XH-C1) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Economics (XH-C1) Answer Key
Humanities & Social Sciences - English (XH-C2)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - English (XH-C2) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - English (XH-C2) Answer Key PDF
Humanities & Social Sciences - Linguistics (XH-C3)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Linguistics (XH-C3) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Linguistics (XH-C3) Answer Key PDF
Humanities & Social Sciences - Philosophy (XH-C4)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Philosophy (XH-C4) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Philosophy (XH-C4) Answer Key PDF
Humanities & Social Sciences - Psychology (XH-C5)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Psychology (XH-C5) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Psychology (XH-C5) Answer Key PDF
Humanities & Social Sciences - Sociology (XH-C6)GATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Sociology (XH-C6) Question Paper PDFGATE Humanities & Social Sciences - Sociology (XH-C6) Answer Key PDF
Life Sciences (XL)GATE Life Sciences (XL) Question Paper PDFGATE Life Sciences (XL) Answer Key PDF
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GATE Final Answer Key 2024

GATE 2024 final answer key is released after the objection window is closed. The authorities make changes in the GATE provisional answer key according to the objections received from the candidates. Based on that, the GATE final answer key 2024 is issued. The final answer key of GATE 2024 consists of the correct answers for the questions asked in the exam. It is expected that the GATE final answer key 2024 will be released on or before March 16, 2024. Applicants should calculate their tentative score according to the answer key. Candidates can use the GATE rank predictor 2024 tool to predict their expected rank for the GATE exam.

Steps to Download GATE Answer Key 2024

Given below are a few steps that can help candidates download the GATE 2024 answer key:

How to Download GATE Answer Key 2024

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of GATE 2024 at gate2024.iisc.ac.in.

  • Step 2: On the homepage, you will be able to see a link that says 'To view GATE 2024 Question Papers and Answer Keys Click here'

  • Step 3: Select the GATE answer key 2024 download link for the paper whichin  you appeared. 

  • Step 4: On clicking the links, the GATE answer key with solution PDF will open where the required Question Papers and Answer Keys will be available. Download the same for future reference.

How to Calculate Score Using GATE 2024 Answer Key?

For calculating the probable score, applicants must follow the marking scheme as prescribed in the GATE 2024 Exam Pattern. The candidate can follow the steps given here to calculate the probable score:

  • Download the GATE answer key, response sheet, and GATE master question paper from the IISc Bangalore official website.

  • Match your answers with the correct answer given on the GATE 2024 official answer key. 

  • Firstly, calculate the total number of correct attempts and allocate the marks accordingly, and then calculate the overall correct answer marks.

  • After this, the candidate has to calculate the total negative marks for incorrect answers/efforts. 

  • It must be noted that only MCQs have negative markings. There is no negative marking for NAT questions in the GATE examination.

  • Calculate the total scores. The final score that candidate will get is their tentative result for the GATE exam. 

Total Marks = Total marks secured for the correct response - Negative marks for the incorrect response

GATE 2024 Marking Scheme

Take a quick glance at the marking scheme of GATE 2024 provided in the table below: 

CategoryCorrect AnswerIncorrect Answer
MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)1 mark (1 x number of correct answers)1/3 (1/3 x number of wrong answers)
2 marks (2 x number of correct answers)2/3 (2/3 x number of wrong answers)
NAT (Numerical Answer Type)1 marksNo Negative Marking
2 marksNo Negative Marking

Steps to Challenge the GATE Answer Key 2024

IISc Bangalore provided the provision of the GATE answer key challenge. Through the GATE answer key 2024 challenge window, candidate could raise objections against the provisional answer key. If candidates detect any errors in the GATE 2024 provisional answer key published by the authorities, they should follow the steps to challenge the GATE 2024 answer key given below:

  • Step 1: Visit the GOAPS official website at goaps.iisc.ac.in.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, scroll down to the "Notifications" section.
  • Step 3: In the notifications section choose the "Answer Key Objection Window" option.
  • Step 4: You will be redirected to the login portal.
  • Step 5: Enter your enrollment ID/email address and password in the box.
  • Step 6: To proceed, enter the captcha that appears on the screen and click the login tab.
  • Step 7: Your GATE 2024 provisional answer key will appear on the screen.
  • Step 8: Check the answer key, and if you wish to file an objection, scroll down and select the "Make Objection" option.
  • Step 9: Make the online payment of INR 500 (per challenge), the price for NRI applicants is USD 10.
  • Step 10: After successful payment, applicants should enter the question number they want to challenge.
  • Step 11: Candidates must present justification for the objection (maximum 500 characters).
  • Step 12: Attach the appropriate supporting papers in the prescribed manner before submitting the objection.
  • Step 13: Now, click the submit tab and wait for the confirmation page to display on your computer.

Note: When challenging the GATE 2024 provisional answer key, applicants must verify the serial number of questions that have been published in the official question paper on the website. Furthermore, applicants must provide the section name and question number in the supporting material before uploading it. 

After taking all the challenges into account, the IISc Bangalore will publish the GATE final answer key 2024 on its official website. Based on the final GATE answer key 2024, the GATE result 2024 will be released on March 16, 2024. 

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Purpose of GATE Answer Key 2024

The major purpose for the release of the GATE 2024 answer key has been provided in the pointers below:

  • The answer key is released to increase the level of transparency in the admission process through GATE 2024. It also helps in lessening the unwanted penalization of the candidates.

  • It also provides the candidates with the scope of challenging the answer key released by the examination authority within the given time span.

  • As mentioned earlier, the examination authority pays proper heed to the objections if can be justified with proper documents.

GATE Response Sheet 2024

GATE 2024 response sheet release is available in online mode at gate.iisc.ac.in. Candidates can download their GATE 2024 response sheet from the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System). The response sheet of GATE 2024 includes the answers marked by the candidate in the GATE exam. Applicants should download the GATE response sheet 2024 and match their answers with the official answer key. 

Steps to Download GATE 2024 Response Sheet

  • Step 1: Log in to the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) portal using email address/enrollment ID ad password
  • Step 2: Click the 'view response sheet' button on the screen to access the response sheet
  • Step 3: Candidates will be able to see the response sheet on the screen
  • Step 4: Proceed to save the webpage as a PDF 

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GATE Previous Year Answer Key PDFs

The unofficial answer key/ solutions for GATE 2023 can be checked by clicking on the links below:

Exam Date

Question Paper With Answer Key Link

February 4, 2023 (Morning Shift)

GATE CS  Answer Key 2023 PDF Download
February 4, 2023 (Evening Shift)GATE ME  Answer Key  2023 PDF Download
February 4, 2023 (Evening Shift)GATE CS Answer Key 2023 PDF Download
February 5 (EE)GATE EE Answer Key 2023 PDF Download
February 5 (ECE)GATE ECE Answer Key 2023 PDF Download

Candidates check the previous years GATE answer key pdfs for reference. The paper-wise official answer keys for GATE 2022 have been released on March 17.

GATE 2022 Official Answer Key PDF

Name of the PaperQuestion Paper PDF LinkFinal Answer Key
Aerospace Engineering (AE)Click hereClick here
Agricultural Engineering (AG)Click hereClick here
Architecture & Planning (AR)Click hereClick here
Biomedical Engineering (BM)Click hereClick here
Biotechnology (BT)Click hereClick here
Civil Engineering (CE-1)Click hereClick here
Civil Engineering (CE-2)Click hereClick here
Chemical Engineering (CH)Click hereClick here
Computer Science & Technology (CS)Click hereClick here
Chemistry (CY)Click hereClick here
Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC)Click hereClick here
Electrical Engineering (EE)Click hereClick here
Environment Science & Engineering (ES)Click hereClick here
Ecology & Evolution (EY)Click hereClick here
Geomatics Engineering (GE)Click hereClick here
Geology & Geophysics (GG)Click hereClick here
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)Click hereClick here
Mathematics (MA)Click hereClick here
Mechanical Engineering (ME-1)Click hereClick here
Mechanical Engineering (ME-2)Click hereClick here
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NM)Click hereClick here
Petroleum Engineeruing (PE)Click hereClick here
Physics (PH)Click hereClick here
Production & Industrial Engineering (PI)Click hereClick here
Statistics (ST)Click hereClick here
Textile Engineering & Fibre Science (TF)Click hereClick here
Engineering Sciences (XE)Click hereClick here
Humanities & Social Science - Economics (XH-C1)Click hereClick here
Life Sciences (XL)Click hereClick here

GATE 2021 Paper Wise Answer Key & Question Papers 

Name of the PaperAnswer Key LinkName of the PaperAnswer Key Link
PhysicsGATE 2021 PH Answer keyChemistryGATE 2021 CY Answer Key
Mining EngineeringGATE 2021 MN Answer KeyXE Engineering SciencesGATE 2021 XE Answer Key
BiotechnologyGATE 2021 BT Answer KeyChemical EngineeringGATE 2021 CH Answer Key
StatisticsGATE 2021 ST Answer KeyMathematicsGATE 2021 MA Answer Key
ArchitectureGATE 2021 AR Answer KeyBiomedical EngineeringGATE 2021 BM Answer Key
Aerospace EngineeringGATE 2021 AE Answer KeyGeology & GeophysicsGATE 2021 GG Answer Key
Ecology & EvolutionGATE 2021 EY Answer KeyEnvironmental ScienceGATE 2021 ES Answer Key
Production & Industrial EngineeringGATE 2021 PI Answer KeyTextile Engineering & Fiber TechnologyGATE 2021 TF Answer Key
Life Sciences (XL)GATE 2021 XL Answer KeyArts & Humanities (XH)GATE 2021 XH Answer Key

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FAQs about GATE Answer Key

Will GATE response sheet be released with the answer key?

No, the GATE answer key and the GATE response sheet will be released separately. The GATE 2024 response sheet will be released on February 16, 2024, while the GATE 2024 answer key has been released on February 19, 2024.

What is the different between GATE answer key & response sheet?

GATE response sheet consists of all the responses that candidates have given on the GATE exam, and it is released prior to the GATE answer key. The GATE answer key will have the correct answers for all the questions on the GATE exam and it is released after the GATE answer key. 

Will GATE question papers be released with answer key?

Yes, along with the GATE answer keys, the question papers for GATE have been released. 

When will the GATE answer key 2024 be available to download?

GATE 2024 answer key has been released on February 19, 2024, in online mode.

What does the GATE 2024 answer key contain?

The GATE 2024 answer key will contain the correct answers to every question asked in the exam. Candidates are also allowed to challenge the GATE answer key if any discrepancies are found.

How much does it cost to challenge the GATE 2024 answer key?

Candidates will have to pay INR 500 for every answer they challenge on the GATE answer key. The objection against GATE answer key 2024 is also considered only when valid supporting documents are submitted.

How to calculate the GATE score using the GATE answer key?

The GATE answer key and the marking scheme can be used by candidates to determine their likely scores. Candidates must start by figuring out how many of their answers are correct overall. Now, assign points appropriately before figuring out the final score. It is the candidate's responsibility to verify or total the negative marks for incorrect attempts. Note: The only questions with negative marks are MCQs. - Negative scoring will not be applied to NAT questions.

Will the GATE answer key challenge be refunded?

Yes, the GATE answer key challenge amount will be refunded in the event that a candidate's objection proves to be valid. Candidates will be allowed to challenge the GATE answer key once it is released. Candidates will have to pay the answer key challenge amount for every objection they raise against the provisional answer key.

How to download the GATE answer key?

Candidates will be able to download the GATE answer key once it is released. Candidates will have to visit the official website for GATE to download the answer key once it is released. On the official website, candidates will have to provide the required login credentials which include the Enrollment ID and Password to download the answer key PDF.

What does ‘marks to all’ mean in the GATE answer key?

The phrase "Marks to all" in the official GATE answer key refers to the total number of marks granted for all of the questions in a certain section or paper. Note that MTA is applicable to every applicant who took the test, regardless of whether they attempted the question or not.

Can I raise objections against the GATE answer key?

Yes, candidates can raise objections against the GATE provisional answer key 2024. 

Is the GATE 2024 answer key released?

Yes, IISc Bangalore has released the GATE 2024 official answer key for all 30 papers on February 19, 2024.

When can I challenge the GATE answer key 2024?

You can challenge the GATE 2024 answer key from February 22 to 25, 2024. 

 

What is the GATE final answer key 2024 release date?

The GATE 2024 final answer key release date has not been announced by the authorities. However, it is expected that GATE's final answer key 2024 will be released on or before March 16, 2024. Candidates should keep visiting our page to get updates on the GATE final answer key. 

 

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