After conducting the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 in February, the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has now officially announced the date of release of the Answer Keys & Question papers. As per the updated GATE 2021 Time Table at the official website gate.iitb.ac.in, the GATE 2021 Answer Key with Question Paper is scheduled to release by March 02, 2021. The answer key and question paper releases on the aforementioned official website only. In addition, IIT Bombay has also notified that objections against the provisional answer keys will be received from March 02 to 04, 2021. GATE 2021 results are tentatively scheduled to release on March 22, 2021.
How to download GATE 2021 Answer Key with Question Paper?
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is going to release the GATE 2021 answer key at the official website only. Along with the answer key, the Institute also releases the question paper of the national level exam. IIT-B already released the GATE 2021 Candidates’ Response Sheet on February 18, 2021. However, unlike the response sheet, GATE answer key & question paper can be downloaded without candidate login.
At first, one must visit the official website i.e. gate.iitb.ac.in. On the homepage, candidates must scroll down to find the direct link to download the answer key & question paper. The link is activated as per schedule when the answer key & question papers are published. After clicking the link, the answer key/question paper PDF file displays on screen. Candidates can save a copy on their devices for offline use.
Objections against GATE 2021 Answer Key
It is confirmed that the IIT Bombay is going to allow candidates to raise objections against the GATE 2021 answer key. The Institute has already confirmed the schedule of receipt of the objections. Once the objection window closes, no challenges/objections will be received.
The IIT-B is expected to release further details regarding the procedure to raise objections against the answer key. However, the IIT has already indicated at the official website, that a fee of Rs 500 per question will be paid for the registration of the objections. The final answer keys are therefore schedule to release after the objection window closes and before or along with the results.
Significance of GATE 2021 Answer Key & Question Paper
GATE 2021 Answer Key is of significant importance as it can be used to compare the candidates’ answers with the correct answers. Besides, with the knowledge of the marking scheme of the GATE 2021 exam, one can easily estimate the raw score in the exam. Those who may wish to appear in subsequent GATE exams can preserve the answer key & question paper together for preparation purposes.