GATE 2017 Result


GATE 2017 ResultGATE 2017 Result– IIT Roorkee has declared the result of GATE 2017 on March 26, 2017, in the online mode. The GATE result 2017 has been made available for all the candidates who have appeared for GATE 2017. However, the GATE score card is issued to only those candidates who will obtain marks equal to or above the qualifying marks as per their category and discipline. By entering the enrollment id/ email address and password candidates will be able to check GATE 2017 result. The score card of GATE 2017 can be availed by students until May 5, 2017. Candidates can also download GATE score card 2017 until December 31, 2017 by paying late fee of Rs. 500. The marks scored by the candidates in GATE 2017 is to be calculated out of 100. However, the GATE score will be calculated out of 1000. The link to get access to the result of GATE is provided below. For more details on GATE 2017 result like the download procedure, score calculation process etc. read the article given below on this page.


The process of normalization has been adopted while deriving the GATE 2017 result. The normalization process is implemented for papers like CE, CS, EC, EE and ME to obtain raw score as it is held in different sessions. The final result of GATE 2017 is as per the defined formula. The GATE result cum scorecard will be the basis for admission in M.E., M.Tech, and Direct Ph.D. programmes offered in IITs, NITs and CFITs. Many PSUs like ONGC, BHEL, GAIL, SAIL etc. accepts GATE Score for recruitment of engineers in their organisation. The GATE 2017 result is valid for three years. The information related to GATE result like how to calculate score, how to download, etc. is given below.

 When GATE 2017 result will be announced

The GATE 2017 result and scorecard is available from March 26, 2017. Candidates who will qualify GATE 2017 can know their result status and accordingly download their score card. The scorecard of GATE 2017 is issued to those candidates who will qualify the entrance test. The important dates related to GATE 2017 result is given below.

GATE 2017 Result Dates

S.No. GATE 2017 Result Events Important Dates
1. GATE 2017 result Announced on March 26, 2017
2. GATE 2017 score card available from March 26, 2017
3. Download score card without fee March 26 to May 5, 2017
4. Download GATE 2017 Score Card with fee May 5 to December 31, 2017
5. GATE 2017 Result cum score card valid till Till March 26, 2020

What is procedure to download GATE 2017 result and scorecard

The result of GATE 2017 can be checked from the link given above. To check GATE 2017 result candidates have to enter their registration number/roll number and date of birth in the provided fields. The examination authority will not issue hardcopy of GATE 2017 score card. Therefore, candidates have to download and preserve it as it will be required at various stages of admission as well as recruitment process.

Step wise procedure to download GATE 2017 result is given below.

  • Visit the link below to navigate official website of GATE
  • Candidates have to click on ‘GATE Result’ tab
  • Enter the information as asked – GATE 2017 registration number/ roll number and date of birth in the provided fields
  • Check the entered credentials and click on submit button
  • GATE 2017 result appear on the screen showing status – qualified or unqualified
  • The scorecard will be available to only those candidates who have qualified the exam

GATE 2017 Score Card and procedure to download it

The scorecard of GATE 2017 can be downloaded from GATE Online Application Process System (GOAPS). The GATE 2017 scorecard can be downloaded from March 26 to May 5, 2017.Candidates are advised to preserve the soft copy of GATE 2017 because hardcopy will not be sent either on mail or by post by examination authority. The validity of scorecard is 3 years and candidates can use it at the time of M.E., M.Tech, and Direct Ph.D. admission offered in IITs, NITs and CFITs or PSUs recruitment.

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How to Download GATE Score Card 2017

  • GATE 2017 Score Card can be downloaded from GATE Online Application Process System (GOAPS)
  • Click on the link below to visit GOAPS
  • Candidates have to enter required details like GATE Enrollment ID/Email Address, password and captcha
  • After submitting it GATE Score card will appear on the screen
  • Download and save it for future references

The official score card can be download from March 26 to May 31, 2017, by the candidates who have qualified GATE 2017.

Details in GATE Score Card 2017 – The GATE score card 2017 will have following details.

  • Name & photograph of candidates
  • Registration number
  • Subject and Code of paper
  • All India Rank in GATE 2017 as per the subject
  • GATE 2017 Score out of 1000
  • GATE 2017 Marks out of 100
  • Period of GATE Score validity – From March 26, 2017 to March 26, 2020
  • GATE Qualifying Marks for General, OBC NCL and SC/ST/PWD candidates
  • Number of candidates who appeared in that paper

Sample copy of GATE 2017 Score card is given below:

Criteria for preparing GATE 2017 Result

The examination authority will adopt the standard deviation methodology to derive GATE score. It will be implemented on marks obtained by the candidate in a single session papers and normalized marks for papers held in multiple sessions.

GATE normalization process for multiple session papers:

The normalization will be applied to derive raw score of candidates who will appears in CE, CS, EC, EE and ME papers because these paper held in multiple sessions. The normalization is done after assuming that ‘in all multi-session GATE papers, the distribution of abilities of candidates is the same across all the sessions’.

GATE Normalization Formula:


How to calculate GATE Score:

The score of GATE 2017 will be calculated based on the formulae given below.


Highlights of GATE 2017 result

GATE result will be released in online mode only

GATE scorecard will not be issued in hardcopy therefore candidates must download it

GATE scorecard will be valid for three years. The score of GATE 2017 will be valid till March 26, 2020

GATE score can be used for following purposes

  • PSUs recruitment
  • M.E., M.Tech and Direct Ph.D. admission in IITs, NITs, CFITs and IISc
  • Group ‘A’ level posts in Cabinet Secretariat – Senior Field Officer (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO (S&T)

How to get GATE Scorecard after last date of downloading

The link for downloading GATE 2017 scorecard will be removed on May 5, 2017. Candidates are advised to download their GATE scorecard on or before the prescribed date. In case, any candidate fails to download it, they can get it through the GOAPS portal on paying of Rs. 500 (five hundred only). The last date to get scorecard with payment is December 31, 2017.

What is GATE Cut off Score

The cut off score is the minimum qualifying marks which must be secured by candidates to qualify the test. Candidates whose marks are greater than or equal to the qualifying mark of in their respective papers will be declared qualified in GATE 2017. Based on the obtained marks candidates can accordingly apply for M.E., M.Tech admission or PSUs recruitment. The institutes like IITs, NITs, CFITs and IISc declare their own cut off score for admission and only those candidates who will secure the declared cut off score will be called for further round of selection procedure. Also, different PSUs announce their own GATE cut off score for recruitment. The score of GATE will be also used for Group ‘A’ level posts like Senior Field Officer (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat.

GATE 2016 Cutoff of popular subjects:

Papers Min Marks (out of 100) Max Marks (out of 100) Average Marks Standard Deviation No. of Qualified Candidates
EC 16.73 86.27 31.17 9.24 25339
CS 16.71 85.95 33.59 10.8 15207
CH 22 83 39.59 9.55 3317
EE 16.74 88.39 34.09 11.17 21396
CE 16.79 87.86 33.91 11.39 18013

Number of candidates appeared in GATE

The number of candidates registered, appeared and qualified in last 5 years is mentioned below.

Data of applicants for GATE last year is:

Years Registered Appeared Qualified
2016 971831 818850 135392
2015 927580 804463 121060
2014 1033625 889157 149694
2013 1200728 984855 136699
2012 777134 686614 108526

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