GATE 2017: Module to contest answer keys available


The GATE 2017 answer keys were released on February 27 at A module to contest answer keys will be available from 10 am on March 3 to March 6.

This year, the exam was held during forenoon and afternoon sessions on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) on February 4 to February 5, and February 11 and February 12.

How to contest answer keys?

  • Log on to GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website
  • Click on the relevant link
  • Challenge the answer keys by making online payment
  • Click to submit

The Official Notification
"While challenging the answer keys the candidates should ensure that they quote the proper question number as per the PDF file of the question paper given here. Please remember that if the proper question number is not correctly identified then the challenge may not be considered."

How to contest answer keys?

  • A candidate can challenge the answer key of any question after giving their justification(s) and payment of Rs 500 (for each question) through the online payment portal available in the GOAPS, says the official website
  • Payments for a successful answer key challenge will be refunded for the candidates. For all challenges on answer keys, the decision of the GATE 2017 committee shall be final and binding
  • No correspondence or telephone calls on this matter will be allowed.

Note: "For candidates who have appeared in GATE 2017 from outside India, the fee for each answer key challenge is USD10", a statement in the website added.

GATE is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and technology. The exam is conducted for admissions to post-graduate programmes (e.g. ME, MTech, direct PhD) in Indian institutes of higher education with financial assistance provided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and other government agencies. The scores may also be used by public and private sector.

Further, the results will be declared on March 27.
For any query, the candidates can visit the official website.


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