IIT Bombay released notice for Exam Centre change for GATE 2021

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has released an exam center change notice for the GATE 2021 examination on its official website. The Institute has also released the revised schedule for registration in GOAPS. 


GOAPS registration portal for candidates who have successfully registered for the exam will open on October 28, 2020. Candidates will be able to make the changes till November 13, 2020. Candidates can check the complete revised schedule for registration in GOAPS on the official site at gate.iitb.ac.in.

GATE 2021 Revised Schedule 

  • Last date of registration for regular fee candidates: October 7, 2020
  • Last date of registration with additional late fee: October 12, 2020
  • Re-opening of GOAPS portal for successfully registered candidates: October 28, 2020
  • Final closing of the registration process: November 13, 2020

As per the official notice, candidates who were unable to decide on the choice of examination city due to pandemic can now make the changes through a one-time change of the exam city choice for GATE 2021 examination without paying any extra fees. Candidates can also change the choice of paper by paying Rs 500/- extra and can also make change the category by Paying Rs 500/- extra. 

GATE examination is conducted for admission to Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and doctoral programs in relevant branches of Arts and Science, in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies including the Indian Institutes of Technology. The examination is also used for recruitment in various PSUs.