GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – (2012-2022) | Year wise & Branch wise

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 GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2022  – Candidates who appeared for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam have to secure minimum marks decided by GATE organizing Institute. As GATE exam is conducted every year and number of candidates appeared for GATE exam changes every year. Depends upon various factors GATE exam qualifying cut-off marks also varies year by year. There are two main purpose of attending GATE exam (1) Getting admission into M. Tech. or P. HD. program and (2) Getting a job into any PSU which accept GATE score card. But for being eligible for these two, candidate first need to qualify GATE exam by securing minimum marks decided by GATE organizing Institute.

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In order to get admission into top colleges of India just qualifying GATE exam will not assure your about getting admission into any college in India. Cut-offs for getting admission into various colleges into their various programs of higher education depends upon the number of applicants & also depends upon difficulty level of GATE paper for a particular year. So there is one more cut-off which is Institute dependent, if you want to get admission into a certain college / institute then you have to secure marks equivalent or more than the cut-off marks required for getting admission into that particular college.

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We have prepared a list of GATE exam qualifying marks from 2012-2022 for various stream of engineering. Using this list candidates can analyse that how much minimum marks they have to secure in order to qualify GATE 2022 exam.

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2022

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GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2021

Paper Code Highest Score Highest Marks (out of 100) Avg. Marks (out of 100) Cut-off Marks (out of 100)
AE 1000 84.00 15.40 26.30
AG 1000 61.33 11.93 25.00
AR 1000 79.67 28.95 40.90
BM 1000 64.00 15.43 25.00
BT 1000 75.33 18.00 30.00
CE 1000 95.56 15.30 29.20
CH 1000 89.67 19.40 35.10
CS 1000 87.81 14.00 26.10
CY 996 91.33 20.90 36.20
EC 1000 82.00 12.63 25.00
EE 974 85.33 17.26 30.30
ES 966 88.00 23.90 39.60
EY 1000 78.00 23.50 35.70
GG (Geology) 945 72.67 25.60 38.90
GG (Geophysics) 1000 68.67 28.85 44.80
IN 933 79.00 20.94 36.00
MA 1000 68.33 19.20 29.00
ME 979 93.22 16.60 33.00
MN 1000 77.67 16.80 31.00
MT 923 87.67 28.70 48.50
PE 947 88.67 31.20 51.40
PH 1000 69.67 22.00 32.80
PI 939 83.67 19.40 35.70
ST 1000 51.67 11.30 25.00
TF 945 79.67 24.50 41.80
XE 1000 90.33 22.00 37.00
XH-C1 (Economics) 1000 62.67 17.80 29.40
XH-C2 (English) 986 77.67 27.00 41.70
“XH-C3 (Linguistics) 1000 65.67 21.76 35.30
XH-C4 (Philosophy) 1000 71.00 23.40 37.90
XH-C5 (Psychology) 1000 77.33 32.60 48.50
XH-C6 (Sociology) 1000 66.00 21.18 34.30
XL 983 74.33 23.90 36.00

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2020

S. No.

 

Code

 

Paper Name

 

Qualifying Marks out of 100
GEN/EWS OBC(NCL) SC/ST/PWD
1. AE Aerospace Engineering 27.2 24.4 18.1
2. AG Agricultural Engineering 26.3 23.6 17.5
3. AR Architecture and Planning 34.8 31.3 23.2
4. BM Biomedical Engineering 25.0 22.5 16.6
5. BT Biotechnology 30.7 27.6 20.4
6. CE Civil Engineering 32.9 29.6 21.9
7. CH Chemical Engineering 35.7 32.1 23.8
8. CS Computer Science and Information Technology 28.5 25.6 19.0
9. CY Chemistry 26.7 24.0 17.8
10. EC Electronics and Communication Engineering 28.8 25.9 19.2
11. EE Electrical Engineering 33.4 30.0 22.2
12. EY Ecology and Evolution 42.2 37.9 28.1
13. GG Geology 38.4 34.5 25.6
Geophysics 51.9 46.7 34.6
14. IN Instrumentation Engineering 34.6 31.1 23.0
15. MA Mathematics 25.0 22.5 16.6
16. ME Mechanical Engineering 34.0 30.6 22.6
17. MN Mining Engineering 32.7 29.4 21.8
18. MT Metallurgical Engineering 49.2 44.2 32.8
19. PE Petroleum Engineering 39.8 35.8 26.5
20. PH Physics 37.2 33.4 24.8
21. PI Production and Industrial Engineering 36.6 32.9 24.4
22. ST Statistics 25.0 22.5 16.6
23. TF Textile Engineering and Fibre Science 37.1 33.3 24.7
24. XE Engineering Sciences 26.0 23.4 17.3
25. XL Life Sciences 31.7 28.5 21.1

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2019

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering  EC 1,50,000- 2,00,000 26.70 24.00 17.80
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS 1,00,000-1,50,000 29.50 26.60 19.70
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME 2,00,000- 2,50,000 34.10 30.70 22.70
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE 1,00,000-1,50,00 39.6 35.60 26.40
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN 18,000-20,000 31.90 28.70 21.30
 6. Civil Engineering  CE 1,00,000-1,50,000 28.20 25.40 18.80
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH 15,000-20,000 34.80 31.30 23.20
 8. Biotechnology  BT 10,000-15,000 35.9 32.30 23.90

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2018

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering  EC 1,50,000- 2,00,000 25 22.5 16.6
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS 1,00,000-1,50,000 25 22.5 16.6
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME 2,00,000- 2,50,000 34.70 31.20 23.1
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE 1,00,000-1,50,00 29.1 26.1 19.4
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN 18,000-20,000 37 33 25
 6. Civil Engineering  CE 1,00,000-1,50,000 26.9 24.2 17.9
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH 15,000-20,000 37.8 34 25.1
 8. Biotechnology  BT 10,000-15,000 27.9 25.1 18.5

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2017

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering  EC 1,50,000- 2,00,000 25 22.5 16.6
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS 1,00,000-1,50,000 25 22.5 16.6
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME 2,00,000- 2,50,000 32.87 29 21
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE 1,00,000-1,50,00 25.2 25.2 16.7
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN 18,000-20,000 34.60 31.10 23.10
 6. Civil Engineering  CE 1,00,000-1,50,000 28.7 25.8 19.1
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH 15,000-20,000 44.3 39.8 29.5
 8. Biotechnology  BT 10,000-15,000 38.90 35.00 25.90

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2016

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering  EC  1,83,152  25  22.5  16.67
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS  1,31,803  25 22.5 16.67
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME  2,34,727  32.73  29.46  21.82
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE  1,46,293  25  22.5  16.67
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN  18,045  25.45  22.9  16.96
 6. Civil Engineering   CE  1,18,147  25  22.5  16.67
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH  18,642  27.52  24.77  18.34
 8. Biotechnology  BT  11,161  26.08  23.47  17.39

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2015

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering  EC  1,72,714  25.00  22.50  16.67
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS  1,15,425 25.00  22.50  16.67
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME  1,85,758 25.00  22.50  16.67
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE  1,25,851 25.00  22.50  16.67
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN  22,367  32.73  29.46  21.82
 6. Civil Engineering  CE  1,01,429  25.45  22.90  16.96
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH  15,849  27.52  24.77  18.34
 8. Biotechnology  BT  10,719  26.08  23.47  17.39

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2014

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering   EC  2,16,367  25.56  23.01  17.04
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS  1,55,190  25.00  22.50  16.67
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME  1,85,578  28.86  25.97  19.24
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE  1,41,799 25.00  22.50  16.67
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN  22,367 25.00  22.50  16.67
 6. Civil Engineering  CE  90,872  26.57  23.91  17.71
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH  15,844  35.14  31.62  23.43
 8. Biotechnology    BT  10,719  25.84  23.26  17.23

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2013

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1. Electronics & Communication Engineering   EC  2,56,135  25.00  22.50  16.17
 2. Computer Science & Information Technology   CS  2,24,160 25.00  22.50  16.17
 3. Mechanical Engineering  ME  1,65,814 25.00  22.50  16.17
 4. Electrical Engineering  EE  1,52,381  25.74  23.17  17.16
 5. Instrumentation Engineering  IN  28,249 25.00  22.50  16.17
 6. Civil Engineering  CE  67,472  27.13  24.42  18.09
 7. Chemical Engineering  CH  14,835  32.35  29.12  21.57
 8. Biotechnology  BT  16.159  38.77  37.89  25.85

GATE Qualifying Cut-off Marks – 2012

S. No. GATE Paper GATE Paper Code No of candidates appeared (Approx.) Qualifying Marks (UR)  Qualifying Marks(OBC-NCL) Qualifying Marks(SC / ST / PWD)
 1.  Electronics & Communication Engineering   EC  1,76,944  25.00  22.50  16.67
 2.  Computer Science & Information Technology  CS  1,56,780  31.54  28.39  21.03
 3.  Mechanical Engineering  ME  1,12,320  27.14  24.47  18.09
 4.  Electrical Engineering  EE  1,10,125  25.00  22.50  16.67
 5.  Instrumentation Engineering  IN  21,509  25.00  22.50  16.67
 6.  Civil Engineering  CE  36,156  33.03  29.73  22.02
 7.  Chemical Engineering  CH  11,407  29.38  26.44  19.59

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  1. Sir , I am an mechatronics engineering student . Shall I write gate in ece stream. Is psu accept mechatronics equivalent to ece.

  2. hello sir.i m farhat.i wrote gate exam in aerospace branch in 2016.i wil get 37 marks.i m obc candidate.can i get admission in iit

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