GATE 2021 Exam Day Guideline: IIT Bombay released exam day guideline, read details

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) has released the Exam Day Guidelines for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2021). Guideline has been made available as a YouTube video on the official website. Candidates appearing in the exam can check it by visiting

The GATE exam 2021 is to be held on February 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14. The examination will be conducted in two shifts. The first shift exam will be from 9 am to 12 noon and the second shift exam will be from 3 pm to 6 pm. This time IIT Bombay has introduced two new subjects Environmental Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences. This time the exam will be for a total of 27 subjects. The GATE 2021 exam will be entirely computer-based.

These guidelines have to be followed

As per the guidelines, the candidates have been advised to arrive at the examination center before the reporting time. To avoid congestion at the examination center, candidates have to arrive one hour before the start time of the examination. While standing at the entry gate one has to follow the queues and floor marks. With the admit card, candidates have to carry a valid photo identity card. Candidates with body temperature above 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit will be allowed to appear in a separate room within the examination center. Candidates will be allowed to carry face masks, globs, personal hand sanitizer, pens, admit cards, personal transparent water bottle and other documents related to the exam. They will not be allowed to seek help or any kind of material from other candidates. All the candidates will have to maintain social distancing while entering the examination center or while exiting the center after the exam is over.