GATE 2020 – Subjects, Papers and Corresponding Codes

GATE Examination 2020 - Subjects and Corresponding Codes


GATE 2020 – Subjects, Papers and Corresponding Codes

GATE 2020 will be conducted on 25 subjects (also referred to as “papers” with Subject code) and the candidate is allowed to appear in Only one paper in any one session. And this time the paper will have some numerical questions too and it will be answered using a Virtual Keypad. Every Candidate must learn about the Paper code of their choice, as this information is essential during the time of application filling as well as at the time of examination.

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The candidates can find the list of GATE 2020 Papers and Corresponding Codes from the below table.

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture and Planning AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Bio-Medical Engineering BM Mining Engineering MN
Biotechnology BT Metallurgical Engineering MT
Civil Engineering CE Petroleum Engineering PE
Chemical Engineering CH Physics PH
Computer Science and information Technology CS Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Chemistry CY Statistics ST
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Electrical Engineering EE Engineering Sciences XE*
Ecology and Evolution EY Life Sciences XL**
Geology and Geophysics GG

Note: A New Paper “Bio-Medical Engineering(BM)” introduced in Gate 2020.

*XE Paper Sections           Code *XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Any two optional sections Any two optional sections
Fluid Mechanics B Biochemistry Q
Materials Science C Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Zoology T
Polymer Science and Engineering F Food Technology U
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H

*XE (Engineering Sciences) and **XL (Life Sciences) papers are of general nature and will be comprised of Sections listed in the above table.

Note: CE and ME papers: Examination may be conducted in multiple sessions. However, a candidate is allowed to appear in only ONE specified session.

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