Candidates who fulfill the eligibility for GATE 2020 can apply for the exam till September 28, 2019.
A notice on the official GATE 2020 websites says, “Because of heavy traffic load in the GATE application portal, the last date of application with normal fees has been extended up to 28th September.”
The last date to apply for GATE 2020 with late fee, for those who miss the September 28 deadline, is October 1, 2019.
Candidates who fail to meet the deadline for application can apply for the exam till October 1, 2019 with an increased application fee. The GATE 2020 application fee for SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates will increase from Rs. 750 to Rs. 1250 and for all other candidates, the application fee will increase from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2000.
For Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu exam centres, the GATE 2020 application fee will increase from US$ 50 to US$ 70 and for Dubai and Singapore centres, the application fee will increase from US$ 100 to US$ 120.