Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi will open the window for corrections in application form of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 today. The organizing body of the national level entrance exam will allow applicants to login at GOAPS at appsgate.iitd.ac.in to edit mistakes in their form.
GATE 2020 application form correction window will be opened this time for minor corrections. Minor corrections refer to data such as name, father’s name, college name.
The process to avail the facility will be straightforward – candidates will have to visit appsgate.iitd.ac.in and login with enrollment ID / email address and password. Upon login, they can make requisite changes, and take care before submitting the same that all details are correct and verifiable.
Detailed notification or explanation on the process is expected today officially. Either there will be some sort of notice to tell what can be edited and what cannot, whether there will be any fee associated with the facility or not. Or, candidates will be able to get that information after logging in and seeing it for themselves.
If a last date for the correction window is not specified, then candidates will be advised to access the window sooner rather than waiting for later. It is expected that at least a few days time will be given.
Whereas the GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) is live at appsgate.iitd.ac.in, the official website of GATE 2020 is (also) gate.iitd.ac.in. Important notices regarding the exam are uploaded here.
Two deadlines pertaining to events related to corrections are provided in GATE 2020 information brochure. First is the last date to request for category change, which is November 4, 2019. And second is the last date to request for change of examination city, which is November 15, 2019. However start dates for both the processes are unavailable; they will be issued separately.
A fee will be charged to request for change in examination city. Fee will also be asked to request change in GATE examination paper. Whether any fee will be required to edit details in the application form in the window that opens today or not, will either be notified in a notice or will be made known at the GATE 2020 login.
The last date to apply for GATE 2020 was October 5, 2019. After form corrections end, admit card for the exam will be issued on January 3, 2020. The exam is scheduled to be held on four dates that are February 1, 2020, February 2, 2020, February 8, 2020, and February 9, 2020.
On one hand the GATE exam is held for admission to ME/M.Tech, integrated PhD programs in IITs. Its scores are further accepted in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and several private and deemed universities and colleges. On the other hand the exam is primarily taken by a lot of candidates in order to get a job in PSU. PSU recruitment through GATE 2020 are being announced through separate notifications from time to time.