About GATE

GATE or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a national examination conducted to seek admission and/or financial assistance to postgraduate programs of Institutes as well as jobs at Public Sector Companies. It primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering / Technology / Architecture for admission. GATE is usually held for 27 subjects and it’s scores remain valid for three years from the date of announcement of results.

A Computer-Based Test (CBT), it is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education and Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. It is also recognised by various institutes outside India such as Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

This year, the examination will be conducted over six days and twelve sessions. From February 5th, 2021 to February 7th, 2021 and February 12th, 2021 to February 14th, 2021. The examination will be conducted in different cities across India and in six cities outside India. GATE-2021 will be conducted in international centres only if the ongoing Covid-19 situation eases and travel restrictions are relaxed.

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Ar. Bijay Kumar Das

Architect, Associate Professor

Prof. Bijay Kumar Das is renowned for tutoring through his books on GATE Question Banks. He did his graduation in Bachelor’s of Architecture from Patna University before doing MCP from IIT, Kharagpur and a phD from Patna University in 2009. An Associate Professor in the Architecture Department at NIT Patna, he teaches Principles of Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning and Arch Graphics. His research interest lies in Building Science, Regional Planning and Urban Economics. He believes in enabling a conversation and creating a holistic space for dialogue sharing through guidance and experience. He has written other books namely Architect Job, UPSC Architect along with GATE Question Bank 1991-2020.

Ar. Shankhoneel Ghosh

Social Service

Shankhoneel Ghosh is an alumnus of Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Bachelor of Architecture, 2011-16) and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi (Master of Building Engineering and Management, 2016-18). He secured All India Rank 3 in GATE 2016. At the present, he is preparing to appear for his Civil Services Examination. He hopes to dedicate his career to social service. In his spare time, he enjoys philosophy, chess and football.

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