GATE Exam Centres 2020: Check Zone wise Exam Centres & Cities

3 mins readUpdated on Jun 10, 2019 14:15 IST

GATE 2020 will be conducted across 200 test cities in India and 6 cities abroad. Here's all you need to to know about GATE 2020 exam centres.

GATE 2020 will be conducted by IIT Delhi on February 1, 2, 8 & 9 across 200 cities in India and 6 cities abroad. Candidates will be able to select the preferred GATE exam centre while filling the application form for GATE 2020. Online registrations for GATE 2020 will commence from September 3.


The exam conducting authority will also provide candidates with the opportunity to make changes in the GATE 2020 application form including the exam cities. Candidates who made mistakes while filing GATE application form or have selected the wrong exam centre, can edit the same through GATE application correction window.

There are a total of eight zonal centres for GATE exam including IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT, Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras and IISc Bangalore. Each of the zonal centre has exam cities under them. Candidates will be allowed to select three of the preferred GATE exam cities. Two of the three choices should be from one zone and the third one from a different zone.

GATE Exam Centres 2020 - Domestic

GATE 2020 exam centres will be released by IIT Delhi in due time along with the information brochure and official notification on GATE 2020 exam dates. However, candidates can take a look at GATE exam centres 2019 for reference.

GATE 2020 exam centres in India

Zone No.

Zonal GATE Office

Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns*


IISc Bangalore 
Bengaluru - 560 012 

Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Belagavi (Belgaum), Ballari (Bellary), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Davanagere, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, PortBlair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara


IIT Bombay, 
Powai, Mumbai - 400 076 

Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kankavli, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara


IIT Delhi, HauzKhas, 
New Delhi – 110 016 

Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh, Ujjain


IIT Guwahati 
Guwahati – 781 039 

Agartala, Arrah, Asansol, Bihar Sharif, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Gangtok, Gaya, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur


IIT Kanpur 
Kanpur – 208 016 

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi


IIT Kharagpur 
Kharagpur – 721 302 

Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikakulam-Vizianagaram, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam


IIT Madras 
Chennai – 600 036 

Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla – Chirala, Chengannur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry, Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal


IIT Roorkee 
Roorkee – 247 667 

Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Ropar, Saharanpur, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar


International GATE, 
IIT Madras

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

GATE Exam Centres 2020 - Abroad

The examination timing at GATE international centres is as per their local time, as given below. 

GATE 2020 exam centres for internal candidates

City (Country)

Exam Time (Forenoon Session)

Exam Time Afternoon Session)

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

06:30 to 09:30 Hours

11:30 to 14.30 Hours

Colombo (Sri Lanka)

09:00 to 12.00 Hours

14:00 to 17:00 Hours

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

09:30 to 12:30 Hours

14:30 to 17:30 Hours

Dubai (UAE)

07:30 to 10:30 Hours

12:30 to 15:30 Hours

Kathmandu (Nepal)

09:15 to 12:15 Hours

14:15 to 17:15 Hours


11:30 to 14:30 Hours

16:30 to 19:30 Hours

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