These two information topics – ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) and XH (Humanities and Social Sciences), have been added to the listing, taking the entire to 27 topics in GATE 2021.
Deepankar Choudhury, professor of Civil Engineering at IIT Bombay and GATE 2021 organising chairman, confirmed GATE 2021 has acquired a complete of 14,804 and 14,196 purposes for Environmental Science and Humanities, respectively. This quantity is relatively more than the present 9 topics together with Biomedical Engineering, Statistics and Textile and Fibre Engineering.
There has been a slight enhance within the variety of registrations as in comparison with final 12 months. GATE 2021 has acquired more than 8 lakh purposes for the examination.
“The institute has received 8.83 lakh purposes for GATE 2021 as in comparison with 8.77 lakh registrations for the GATE 2020,” informs Choudhury. Registration for the examination closed on October 14 and the exams are scheduled from February 5-7 and February 12-14, 2021.
Biomedical Engineering (BM) which was introduced final 12 months, is among the many three topics that acquired low purposes.
Apart from Biomedical Engineering, Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF), Statistics (ST) are two different topics which have gotten the bottom registration counts. “A complete of 1990 and 2026 purposes have been acquired for Statistics and Textile Engineering and Fibre, respectively. For BM, solely 2292 candidates have registered,” says Choudhury.
“Few institutes in India supply Biomedical Engineering on the undergraduate degree, which could possibly be the rationale for restricted takers for this topic in GATE,” says the organising chairman.
“Besides, Ecology and Evolution, Production and Industrial Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering are six topics which have gotten the bottom registration counts as in comparison with new entrants Humanities and Environmental Science and Engineering,” he provides.
This 12 months, feminine registrations for the GATE have additionally elevated by 10,000 to 2.9 lakh. “Addition of Humanities is perhaps attributed to a rise in feminine candidates. Close to 60% of applicants in Humanities are represented by feminine aspirants,” he says. A complete of 8600 feminine purposes have been acquired within the Humanities class.
The ongoing pandemic has led to the actual demographic illustration of the candidates within the examination as among the candidates have returned to their native locations as a result of closure of instructional establishments and work from the house facility for among the working professionals.
“The location of the candidates received re-adjusted which led to a rise within the variety of purposes in Guwahati, Kanpur and Kharagpur areas,” he provides.
For GATE 2020, 52,553 candidates utilized in IIT Guwahati area whereas Kharagpur and Kanpur had 1,14,794 and 73,618 registrations, respectively in 2020.
Zonal registration figures
|IIT Bombay||1.76 lakh|
|IIT Kharagpur||1.3 lakh|
|IIT Madras||1.28 lakh|
|IISc Bangalore||1.2 lakh|
|IIT Delhi||1.13 lakh|