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GATE 2017 Result

GATE 2017 Result Date | GATE Result 2017

GATE 2017 examination result has been declared. Test in Engineering 2017 Organizing Institute was Indian Institute of Technology. Results for GATE 2017 is declared on March 26, 2017GATE 2017 Result Date | GATE Result 2017

GATE 2017 Result Dates

Events Important Dates
GATE Exam Dates (Concluded) February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2017
Announcement of Result March 26, 2017
GATE 2017 score card March 27, 2017
Score Card Available to download without fee March 27 to May 26, 2017
Score Card Available with fee May 26 to December 31, 2017
Validity of GATE 2017 Result cum score card Till March 26, 2020

GATE 2017 Question Paper and Answer Key: Click here

IIT Roorkee has declare GATE 2017 result on March 27, 2017. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017 exam was held on February 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2017. GATE result 2017 will be announced for all candidates who have appeared in the exam. This year, GATE 2017 result and score card will be issued on the same date. Candidates have to log in through GOAPs to check their GATE 2017 result and if they qualify they can download score card. The score Card will be available for download from March 27 to May 26, 2017. The GATE 2017 score cards will be issued to only those candidates who will secure marks equal to or above the qualifying marks as per their category. GATE result 2017 will be valid for 3 years from the date of its announcement. GATE 2017 result and score card can be used for recruitment in PSUs like ONGC, BHEL, GAIL, SAIL etc. and for pursuing M.E., M.Tech, and Direct Ph.D. from IITs, NITs and CFITs. The marks of candidates in GATE 2017 will be calculated out of 100 while the GATE Score will be displayed out of 1000. The process of normalization will be adopted while driving the GATE 2017 result and score so that any variation in the difficulty levels of the question papers (as some papers are held in different sessions) can be adjusted. The details on GATE result 2017 like score calculation, how to download, etc. are given below.

How to download GATE Result 2017

The hard copies of GATE 2017 result cum scorecard will not be issued therefore candidates have to download their result from the link given below. The procedure to download GATE result 2017 is also given below.

Procedure to check GATE Result 2017

  • Click here to get official website for GATE
  • Click on ‘GATE Result’ tab
  • Enter required details like GATE 2017 Registration Number, Roll Number and Date of Birth in space/fields provided
  • Verify the accuracy of the entered credentials
  • Click on submit button
  • GATE 2017 result will be shown on the screen indicating whether you are qualified or not
  • If you have qualified only then you can download GATE score card 2017

The GATE 2017 Result will display the following information:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • GATE 2017 Registration No
  • GATE Examination Paper and Code
  • Marks obtained out of 100
  • Qualifying marks for the GATE paper
  • For candidates who have qualified, the All India Rank (AIR) will also be displayed

What is GATE 2017 Score Card and how to download it?

Candidates who have qualified can download their GATE score card through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System). The score card of GATE 2017 can be downloaded between March 27 and May 26, 2017. It is an essential document, therefore, candidates must download and preserve the soft copies till 2020 (GATE score is valid for 3 years). The GATE 2017 scorecard has to be shown at the time of PSUs recruitment and M.E., M.Tech admission process.

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The sample copy of previous year GATE Score card is given below:

Sample copy of previous year GATE Score card is given below

How is the GATE Result computed

The process of standard deviation will be implemented on the raw scores obtained by the candidates while calculating GATE 2017 score. The raw score will be calculated as per the marking scheme of GATE 2017 for papers that will be held in a single session while for papers conducted in multiple slots and sessions a process of normalization will be adopted to obtain the raw scores. The detailed procedure on How to calculate GATE result 2017 is given below.

GATE normalization process and how it is implemented

The process of normalization will be implemented for CE, CS, EC, EE and ME papers as it will be held in in multi- sessions and slots. The normalization is based on the fundamental assumption that “in all multi-session GATE papers, the distribution of abilities of candidates is the same across all the sessions”.

Based on the above assumption and after considering various normalization methods, the GATE committee has derived the below formula for calculating the normalized marks for GATE papers held in the multiple session.

GATE Normalization Formula:




Calculation of GATE Score for all papers

For all papers of which will be held in only one session the GATE score of candidates will be calculated based on the formula given below:


GATE 2017 Result cum scorecard FAQs

Q.1. How can I get a hard copy of my GATE 2017 scorecard? Is there a last date to download this?

Ans.  The hardcopy of GATE 2017 will not be issued by examination authority. Candidates have to download their GATE 2017 and preserve it. Candidates must download their Score Card by May 26, 2017, else they will have to pay for a copy which again is a facility available for a specific period of time

Q.2. What is the validity of GATE 2017 result & score?

Ans. The score of GATE is valid for 3 years from the date of declaration of the result. The GATE result 2017 and score of will be valid until March 26, 2020.

Q.3. How to download GATE 2017 score card after due date – May 26, 2017?

Ans. The link for downloading the GATE 2017 score card will expire on May 26, 2017, therefore, candidates are advised to download their score before the due date. In case any candidate requires a soft copy of GATE Score Card after May 26 until December 31, 2017, they can do so by paying a fee of Rs. 500 (five hundred only) on the GOAPS portal.

Q.4. Do I have to preserve my GATE scorecard?

Ans. Candidates are advised to preserve their GATE result cum scorecard for three years because it is required to at the time of time of PSUs recruitment and M.E., M.Tech admission. Sometimes PSUs demands previous year GATE score card and admit card to fill their backlog vacancies. For, an example in 2016, DRDO and NALCO asked GATE 2015 scorecard to fill their last year vacancies.

Q.4. How can I use GATE 2017 score?

Ans. GATE 2017 score can be used for pursuing academic as well as recruitment purposes.The score is valid for following purposes.

GATE score used for Link
PSUs recruitment through GATE Click Here
M.E., M.Tech and Direct Ph.D. admission in IITs, NITs, CFITs Click Here

Highlights of GATE Result 2016:

Number of Candidates registered appeared and qualified: A total of 971831 registered out of which 818850 candidates appeared in GATE 2016. The category-wise distribution of candidates is given below.

Last year GATE registered and qualified candidates:

Category Registered Qualified
General 452970 67425
OBC 354038 43745
SC 126921 19050
ST 37901 5172


GATE cut off 2016: The cutoff score is minimum GATE score which must be secured by candidates to qualify in the entrance test. Candidates can check for details related to GATE off score from the table given below.

GATE Cutoff 2016 of popular subjects

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

For Complete Details of GATE 2017 cut off score – Click Here

Candidates’ performance in GATE 2016 – Paper wise Statistics



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