Procedure to contest GATE 2020 Answer Key released @


IIT (Institute of Technology), Delhi has officially announced that the Answer Key for GATE 2020 exam will be released on 19th February. Answer key is the correct responses to GATE 2020 exam, decided by the GATE committee. But they have facilitated an option to challenge the answer key and as well as shared the procedure for it.

Steps to download procedure to contest Answer Key of GATE 2020 exam

  • Visit the official website –
  • On the homepage, click on the “Click Here” link given along with “Procedure for Contesting Answer Key”.
  • A new page opens containing the procedure for contesting answer key.
  • Read the instructions carefully.

Important dates and events

Events Dates
Module to contest Answer key starts  19th February 2020 from 11:00 hrs IST
Module to contest Answer key ends 21st February 2020 till 18:00 hrs IST

Fee to challenge the Answer Key

Candidates can raise objection to the Answer Key of any question after giving their justification and a processing fee of Rs.500 for every question challenged. It can be done through the online payment link available in the GOAPS (GATE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESSING SYSTEM) portal. Challenge of the candidate to the Answer Key will be considered only after payment of the fee. Payment for an objection that is accepted, will be refunded.

Points to remember while challenging the Answer Key

  • Question number should be as per the PDF file of the question paper uploaded in the GATE website.
  • A preview of “how to challenge the Answer Key” will also be given in the website.
  • It should be ensured that the section and the question number intended for contest is carefully chosen.
  • If the question number chosen is not correct, the challenge will not be considered.
  • For uploading any supporting document, the section and question number should be selected correctly.

NOTE : For any query regarding the Answer Key, the decision of the GATE 2020 committee shall be final. No post or phone call regarding this shall be entertained.

GATE 2020 exam Response Sheet

GATE 2020 exam Response Sheet was officially released on 12th February 2020. Candidates can compare their responses with the answers in the Answer Key. GATE Answer Key can be challenged and authorities will be releasing the final Answer Key after reviewing all the objections.


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