GATE Cut off 2021: IIT releases the GATE cut-off every year. The cutoff list will be released after the declaration of the GATE result. Candidates who wish to secure admission through GATE must aim to score good marks. The IIT who will conduct GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering) will release the GATE paper-wise cutoff list. Cut off is the minimum score that a candidate must get to seek admission. It is important for the candidate to score equal to or above the cutoff. Hence, candidates must study properly to make sure that they come out with flying colors. In this article, we will discuss GATE previous year cut off, factors determining cutoff, etc. So, keep on reading the article.

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Factors Determining GATE Cut off

There are certain factors that decide the cutoff of GATE. After analyzing all the factors, the authority releases the cutoff list. So, check the factors below.

  • Total Number of Applicants
  • Number of Seats per course
  • Difficulty level of GATE Paper
  • Previous Year Cutoff trend

GATE Previous Year Cut-off

Candidates can check the previous year cutoff of GATE to understand the trends and calculate their probable scores in the upcoming GATE exam.

GATE 2020 Cutoff

GATE Paper & CodeCategory
General OBC (NCL)SC/ ST/ PwD
Life Sciences (XL)31.728.521.1
Civil Engineering (CE)32.929.621.9
Electrical Engineering (EE)33.430.022.2
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)28.525.619.0
Mechanical Engineering (ME)34.030.622.6
Petroleum Engineering (PE)39.835.826.5
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)28.825.919.2
Chemical Engineering (CH)35.732.123.8
Chemistry (CY)26.724.017.8
Biotechnology (BT)30.727.620.4
Engineering Sciences Minor (XE)26.023.417.3
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)37.133.324.7
Aerospace Engineering (AE)27.224.418.1
Agricultural Engineering (AG)26.323.617.5
Architecture and Planning (AR)34.831.323.2
Ecology and Evolution (EY)42.237.928.1
  • Geology
  • Geophysics (GG)
38.434.525.6
51.946.734.6
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)34.631.123.0
Mathematics (MA)2522.516.7
Mining Engineering (MN)32.729.421.8
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)49.244.232.8
Physics (PH)37.233.424.8
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)36.632.924.4
Statistics (ST)2522.516.6
Biomedical Engineering (BM)25.022.516.6

GATE 2019 Cutoff

GATE Paper & CodeCategory 
GeneralOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD
Life Sciences (XL)36.73324.5
Civil Engineering (CE)28.225.418.8
Electrical Engineering (EE)39.635.626.4
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)29.526.619.7
Mechanical Engineering (ME)34.130.722.7
Petroleum Engineering (PE)49.944.933.3
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)26.72417.8
Chemical Engineering (CH)34.831.323.2
Chemistry (CY)3228.821.3
Biotechnology (BT)35.932.323.9
Engineering Sciences (XE)26.72417.8
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)40.136.126.7
Aerospace Engineering (AE)33.530.222.3
Agricultural Engineering (AG)28.325.518.9
Architecture and Planning (AR)4136.927.3
Ecology and Evolution (EY)37.133.424.7
Geology and Geophysics (GG)44.540.129.7
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)31.928.721.3
Mathematics (MA)2522.516.7
Mining Engineering (MN)31.528.421
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)53.548.135.7
Physics (PH)25.222.716.8
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)32.22921.5
Statistics (ST)32.529.221.7

GATE 2018 Cutoff

GATE Paper & CodeCategory 
GeneralOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD
Aerospace Engineering (AE)34.430.922.9
Agricultural Engineering (AG)2522.516.6
Architecture and Planning (AR)43.939.529.2
Biotechnology (BT)27.925.118.5
Civil Engineering (CE)26.924.217.9
Chemical Engineering (CH)37.83425.1
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)2522.516.6
Chemistry (CY)25.422.816.9
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)2522.516.6
Electrical Engineering (EE)29.126.119.4
Ecology and Evolution (EY)49.344.332.8
Geology and Geophysics (GG)32.429.121.5
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)37.133.324.7
Mathematics (MA)29.426.419.5
Mechanical Engineering (ME)34.731.223.1
Mining Engineering (MN)4540.530
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)40.336.226.8
Petroleum Engineering (PE)39.835.826.5
Physics (PH)2926.119.3
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)3228.821.3
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)32.228.921.4
Engineering Sciences (XE)31.528.321
Life Sciences (XL)29.926.919.9

GATE 2017 Cutoff

GATE PaperCategory
GeneralOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD
Electronics and Communicaton (EC)25.0022.5016.60
Civil Engineering (CE)28.7025.819.10
Electrical Engineering (EE)25.2025.2016.70
Mechanical Engineering (ME)32.872921
Computer Science & Information Technology (CS)2522.5016.60
Instrumentation Engineering (IN34.6031.1023.00
Chemical Engineering (CH)44.3039.8029.50
Biotechnology (BT)38.9035.0025.90

Also, read GATE Scorecard 2021 & GATE Counselling 2021

GATE Counselling 2021

After the release of the cutoff list, qualifying candidates must appear for the counselling. CCMT and COAP conduct the GATE counselling. The counselling methods of GATE differ from each other depending on the institute. The Admission is on the basis of the candidate’s GATE scores. In order to get admission into IIT, candidates have to apply through COAP. However, for NIT Admissions, candidates must apply via CCMT.

Admission to M.Tech courses is on the basis of GATE scores. However, there are some institutes that may take a written test or interview.

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