Everyone will agree that CUTOFFS is something GATE cutoff for all the papers individually is declared in online mode. Gate cutoff is the minimum mark that an aspirant needs to qualify for the exam. The cutoff of GATE usually varies from course to course, which is diverse for each category. Ultimately all the GATE papers have different cutoffs yearly, and they will also be different for all types.
GATE 2021 Cutoff
Following is the subject-wise GATE cutoff 2021 in the table:
|Paper Code||Highest Score||Highest Marks (out of 100)||Avg. Marks (out of 100)||Cut-off Marks (out of 100)|
The aspirants can check the subject-wise cutoff of past years in this article.
After announcing the GATE results last year, the exam conducting authority releases the GATE cutoff for all the papers. However, the GATE participating institutes decide their cutoff for admission to choose aspirants for a course. GATE cutoff is the minimum mark that test-takers need to score and be eligible for MTech, MSc, and PhD courses offered at the participating institutes.
GATE Cutoff comparison (2021 vs 2020 vs 2019)
Candidates can check the GATE cutoff comparison for 2020 and 2019 below. The cutoff mentioned in the table is for the general category.
|Paper Name||Paper Code||GATE Cutoff 2021||GATE Cutoff 2020||GATE CUtoff 2019|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||40.9||34.8||41|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS*||26.1||28.5||29.5|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||25||28.8||26.7|
|Environmental Science & Engineering||ES||39.6||–||–|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||35.7||42.2||37.1|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||35.7||36.6||32.2|
|Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF||41.8||37.1||40.1|
|Engineering Sciences Minor||XE||37||26||26.7|
The IIT Kharagpur announced the GATE 2021 cutoff soon after the declaration of the result. All the aspirants can check the subject-wise cutoff for last year below:
GATE 2020 Cutoff
|Paper Name||Paper Code||Qualifying Marks|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||28.5||25.6||19.0|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||28.8||25.9||19.2|
|Engineering Sciences Minor||XE||26.0||23.4||17.3|
|Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF||37.1||33.3||24.7|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||34.8||31.3||23.2|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||42.2||37.9||28.1|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||36.6||32.9||24.4|
GATE Qualifying Cutoff Vs GATE Admission Cutoff
It is essential to have a clear understanding of the difference between the GATE qualifying cutoff and the GATE admission cutoff for the aspirants who would be appearing in GATE 2021
|GATE Qualifying Cutoff||GATE Admission Cutoff|
|Definition||This is the minimum score that a candidate has to score to clear the exam. It is different for all 25 courses for which the GATE exam is conducted. It also changes as per the categories of candidates.||These are the minimum marks required by a candidate to get admission to an institute.|
|Declared By||It is declared by the exam conducting institute with result declaration.||The institute declares it at the admission time.|
|Parameters deciding Cutoff||Candidates Performance, Candidates category, Previous Years Cut Off||Total Number of Seats, Applications received, Candidates category|
Leading Factors Determining GATE 2020 Cutoff
GATE cutoff for each paper depends on several factors mentioned below:
- The number of aspirants taking the paper.
- The difficulty level of the GATE test paper.
- The total number of seats available.
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