GATE Cut Off 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 18 Jan, 2021 19:15

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GATE 2021 Cutoff (Course & Institute Wise)

The GATE 2021 cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure for admission to postgraduate programmes (M.E., M.Tech, MS, Direct Ph.D.) offered at institutes of national importance, including IITs, NITs, and IISc, etc. GATE cut-offs are released in three categories – minimum qualifying marks for each stream, the institute-wise cut-off score for admission, and the cut-off for PSUs. The cut-off for each subject paper will be announced separately. Candidates clearing the minimum GATE cutoff specified by the exam authority can participate in CCMT & COAP counselling process. 

GATE 2021 Cutoff for NITs

GATE 2021 cutoff for various NITs can be checked by clicking on the links below -

List of NITs for GATE Score 600-700List of NITs for GATE Score 500-600
List of NITs for GATE Score 400-500NITs GATE Cutoff 2021

GATE 2021 Cutoff for IIITs

You can click on the link below to check the GATE cutoff for IIITs -

GATE Cutoff for IIITs

GATE 2021 Cutoff for GFTIs

 You can click on the link below to check the GATE cutoff for GFTIs -

GATE Cutoff for GFTIs

GATE 2021 Cut-Off Dates

Check out the important GATE 2021 cutoff dates given in the table below: 

GATE 2020 Events

Date

GATE 2021 Result

March 22, 2021

GATE 2021 Cut-off (Paper Wise) Release Date

March 22, 2021

How to Check GATE 2021 Cut-Off

Here are some simple steps to check GATE cut-off 2021:

  • Visit the official website of IIT Delhi

  • On the 'Home' page, a link to download the cut-off score will be available.

  • Click on the ‘Download’ tab.

  • Then, enter your Roll Number and Password.

  • GATE 2021 cut-off list will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and take a print out of the same for further admission rounds.

Factors Determining GATE Cut-off

The minimum qualifying marks and institute-wise GATE cut-off 2020 will depend on several factors. Some of the factors that are determined by the authority and institutes to prepare the 2021 GATE cut-offs are given below:

  • Exam’s difficulty level

  • Number of candidates who appeared

  • Total number of seats

GATE 2020 Cutoff (Paper Wise)

The 2020 cutoff of GATE can be checked below -

Stream

Paper Code

Qualifying Marks

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Aerospace Engineering

AE

33.5

30.2

22.3

Architecture and Planning

AR

41

36.9

27.3

Agricultural Engineering

AG

28.3

25.5

18.9

Biotechnology

BT

35.9

32.3

23.9

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

29.5

26.6

19.7

Civil Engineering

CE

28.2

25.4

18.8

Chemistry

CY

32

28.8

21.3

Chemical Engineering

CH

34.8

31.3

23.2

Electrical Engineering

EE

39.6

35.6

26.4

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

26.7

24

17.8

Geology and Geophysics

GG

44.5

40.1

29.7

Ecology and Evolution

EY

37.1

33.4

24.7

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

31.9

28.7

21.3

Mathematics

MA

25

22.5

16.7

Mining Engineering

MN

31.5

28.4

21

Petroleum Engineering

PE

49.9

44.9

33.3

Mechanical Engineering

ME

34.1

30.7

22.7

Physics

PH

25.2

22.7

16.8

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

53.5

48.1

35.7

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

32.2

29

21.5

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

40.1

36.1

26.7

Statistics

ST

32.5

29.2

21.7

Life Sciences

XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U

36.7

33

24.5

Engineering Sciences

XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H

26.7

24

17.8

GATE 2018 Cutoff

The paper wise 2018 cutoff for GATE is as follows -

Paper Name

Paper Code

Qualifying Marks

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Aerospace Engineering

AE

34.4

30.9

22.9

Agricultural Engineering

AG

25

22.5

16.6

Architecture and Planning

AR

43.9

39.5

29.2

Biotechnology

BT

27.9

25.1

18.5

Civil Engineering

CE

26.9

24.2

17.9

Chemical Engineering

CH

37.8

34

25.1

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

25

22.5

16.6

Chemistry

CY

25.4

22.8

16.9

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

25

22.5

16.6

Electrical Engineering

EE

29.1

26.1

19.4

Ecology and Evolution

EY

49.3

44.3

32.8

Geology and Geophysics

GG

32.4

29.1

21.5

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

37.1

33.3

24.7

Mathematics

MA

29.4

26.4

19.5

Mechanical Engineering

ME

34.7

31.2

23.1

Mining Engineering

MN

45

40.5

30

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

40.3

36.2

26.8

Petroleum Engineering

PE

39.8

35.8

26.5

Physics

PH

29

26.1

19.3

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

32

28.8

21.3

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

32.2

28.9

21.4

Engineering Sciences

XE

31.5

28.3

21

Life Sciences

XL

29.9

26.9

19.9

GATE 2017 Cutoff

The 2017 cutoff of GATE is as follows -

Branch

General

OBC

SC/ST/PH

Electronics and Communication (EC)

25.00

22.50

16.60

Civil Engineering (CE)

28.70

25.8

19.10

Electrical Engineering (EE)

25.20

25.20

16.70

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

32.87

29

21

Computer Science & Information Technology (CS)

25

22.50

16.60

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

34.60

31.10

23.00

Chemical Engineering (CH)

44.30

39.80

29.50

Biotechnology (BT)

38.90

35.00

25.90

GATE 2016 Cutoff

The 2016 cutoff for GATE is as follows -

Branch

General

OBC

SC/ST/PH

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

29.6

26.6

19.7

Civil Engineering (CE)

25

22.5

16.6

Electrical Engineering (EE)

25.1

22.5

16.7

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

25

22.5

16.6

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

25

22.5

16.6

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

31.6

28.4

21

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

26.4

23.7

17.5

GATE 2015 Cutoff

The 2015 cutoff of GATE is as follows -

Branch

General

OBC

SC/ST/PH

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

32.73

29.46

21.82

Civil Engineering (CE)

25

22.5

16.67

Electrical Engineering (EE)

25

22.5

16.67

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)

25

22.5

16.67

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

25

22.5

16.67

Instrumentation Engineering (IN)

25.45

22.9

16.96

Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)

26.82

24.14

17.88

GATE Previous Year Cutoff for IITs

IIT Name

Name of Programme

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

IIT Bombay

600

500

600

510

750

IIT Roorkee

70.88

27.49

42.13

57.06

61.58

IIT Kanpur

810

696

562

773

732

IIT Delhi

750

700

567

650

742

IIT BHU

514

402

431

514

N/A

IIT Hyderabad

713

704

436

730

728

IIT Mandi

735

N/A

440

660

N/A

IIT Gandhinagar

600

660

432

640

N/

Previous Year PSU Recruitment GATE Cutoff

Check out the previous year GATE cutoff scores for recruitment into Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs):

PSU Name

Branch Name

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

NBCC

Civil

60+

45+

45+

45+

DMRC

JE Electrical

65.17

60.25

54.66

48.83

JE Electronics

57.33

55.50

45.25

41.67

Customer Relations Assistant (CRA)

55.33

50.17

45.58

35.25

JE Station Controller/ Train Operator

46.50

42.58

38.25

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MDL

Electrical

59.58

57.45

43.34

43.88

Mechanical

79.54

77.32

60.9

52.87

GAIL

Electrical

59.1

53.44

44.65

41.84

Mechanical

63.33

61.33

49

38.33

IT

70.67

66.6

N/A

N/A

Civil

73.49

66.71

60.11

53.78

HPCL

Civil

70.04

63.04

54.05

51.38

Mechanical

68.45

60.90

50.59

41.94

Instrumentation

44.33

39.33

30.67

21

Electrical

58.64

53.39

45.30

41.58

Chemical

56.67

44

42

32.67

E & TC

73.05

69.69

59.14

54.67

BHEL

Electrical

73.67

65

55.67

51.33

Mechanical

64.67

58

48

39.67

Electronics

74.67

70.33

58.33

51.67

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FAQs about GATE Cut Off

Is GATE cutoff different for all papers?

There is a separate GATE qualifying cutoff for all papers, and the same will be released along with the results. 

How is GATE cutoff determined for M.Tech admission in NIT?

CCMT, which is the official body of conduct M.Tech admission in NITs through GATE will release institute-wise cutoff in the form of closing ranks or minimum score. The closing rank is the rank of the last rank of the candidate securing admission in the respective NIT.

How is GATE cutoff determined for M.Tech admission in IITs?

Candidates clearing the minimum qualifying marks for GATE can apply for admission in IIT. However, the IIT GATE cutoff will be defined in the form of closing ranks. Closing rank is the rank of the last student who secured admission in the respective IIT. 

How is GATE cutoff determined?

GATE cutoff is determined on the basis of several factors such as the total number of candidates appeared and cleared the entrance exam, previous years' cutoff etc. 

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