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Expected Cut Offs for GATE 2018 | Based on Past Trends (GATE-2017 Results & Older)

Candidates aspiring to gain admissions to M.Tech courses offered by the esteemed institutions across the country are required to score equal to or more than GATE 2018 Cut off in order to qualify for the entrance exam. The GATE 2018 Cut off will vary, depending upon the institute as well as the course. The GATE results were announced on March 26, 2017, the candidates now can get an analysis of Expected cut-offs for GATE-2018. Only candidates scoring score above this cutoff score will be considered qualified. The qualified candidates will be eligible to apply for M.Tech courses at IITs, IISc Bangalore, and NITs. Here in this article we will give you a detailed analysis of past trends and project the expected cut off for GATE-2018. This will help candidates to formulate exam strategies for GATE-2018.

GATE 2018 Results – Expected GATE 2018 Cut off

GATE 2018 Cut off Marks criteria

  • A committee constituted by IIT council will decide the GATE cutoff marks.
  • Only after scoring the cut off marks of a particular course or institute will the candidates be able to proceed with the admission process.
  • GATE 2018 will have two components, cutoff marks, and cutoff rank. The cutoff rank is the rank corresponding to the GATE 2018 cut off
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for counseling and admission based on GATE 2018 cut off.

Factors affecting GATE 2018 cut-off

  • Total number of applicants registered for GATE 2018
  • A total number of applicants finally appearing for GATE 2018 exam.
  • A total number of institutes accepting GATE scores.
  • A total number of vacancies for individual courses.
  • Intake capacity for each institute.
  • The relative performance level of the applicants.
  • Cut off trends of the previous year.

Expected Cut-Offs GATE-2018

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper General OBC SC/ST/PH
CS Computer Science 25 22.5 16.635
BT Bio-Technology 32.37 29.13 21.565
EE Electrical Engineering 25.075 23.175 16.685
CH Chemical Engineering 39.72 35.71 21.465
IN Electronics & Instrumentation 29.05 26.125 18.1133
EC Electronics & Communication 25.165 22.6275 16.7525
CE Civil Engineering 26.9475 24.245 17.9375
ME Mechanical Engineering 31.015 27.7575 20.44

This expected cut-off table has been calculated using the TREND Analysis technique where we have used cut off scores of GATE-2017, GATE-2016, GATE-2015 & GATE-2014. We can expect the cutoff scores of GATE 2018 to be approximately similar to the table given above. Here we have given the cut off scores of previous GATE Exams for your reference.

GATE cut-off 2017

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper General OBC SC/ST/PH
CS Computer Science 25 22.5 16.6
BT Bio-Technology 38.9 35 25.9
EE Electrical Engineering 25.2 25.2 16.7
CH Chemical Engineering 44.3 39.8 29.5
IN Electronics & Instrumentation 34.6 31.1 23.00 
EC Electronics & Communication 25 22.5 16.6
CE Civil Engineering 28.7 25.8 19.1
ME Mechanical Engineering 32.87 29 21


The GATE 2017 cut off marks for different courses was published on the official website. Every participating institute had also declared their cutoff for GATE 2017. Besides the prestigious institutes, numerous private and public sector undertakings that take GATE 2017 cutoff into consideration for shortlisting candidates will also declare their individual cut off scores.

Check GATE Results 2017 at app Today, IIT Roorkee has declared the GATE Results from 2017 with a score card, Topper Rank, number of candidates who appeared in this paper and marks out of 100. Just Enter enrollment ID/ email address and password to get GATE Results 2017. Click on the above-provided link for GATE 2017 Result login. You can get the GATE 2017 Result login page from the above link.

GATE cut-off 2016

GATE paper code  GATE Paper General OBC SC/ST/PH
PI  Production & Industrial Engg 26.4 23.7 17.5
ME  Mechanical Engg. 29.6 26.6 19.7
IN  Electronics & Instrumentation 31.6 28.4 21
EC  Electronics & Communication 25 22.5 16.6
EE  Electrical Engineering 25.1 22.5 16.7
CS  Computer Science 25 22.5 16.6
CE  Civil Engineering 25 22.5 16.6

GATE cut-off 2015

GATE paper code GATE paper General categories OBC (NCL) SC/ST/PWD
CS Computer Science & IT 25 22.50 16.67
EC Electronics & communications & engineering 25 22.50 16.67
EE Electrical engineering 25 22.50 16.67
ME Mechanical engineering 32.73 29.46 21.82
IN Instrumentation engineering 25 22.50 16.67
CE Civil engineering 27.52 24.77 18.34

GATE cut-off 2014

GATE paper code GATE paper General categories OBC (NCL) SC/ST/PWD
CS Computer Science & IT 25 22.50 16.67
EC Electronics & communications & engineering 25.56 23.01 17.04
EE Electrical engineering 25 22.50 16.67
ME Mechanical engineering 28.86 25.97 19.24
IN Instrumentation engineering 25 22.50 16.67
CE Civil engineering 26.57 23.91 17.71
CH Chemical engineering 35.14 31.62 13.43
BT Biotechnology 25.84 23.26 17.23

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GATE Cutoff for IITs College Wise (2017, 2016 & Expected Cut Off for 2018)

Here you will find cut-offs of different IITs fro year 2017, and 2016. And we will also provide the estimate for 2018 GATE cut off of different IITs based on Trend analysis.

Sl.No. College GATE Cut Off {2018(Expected), 2017 & 2016}
1. IIT Guwahati Click Here for IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff
2. IIT Kanpur Click Here for IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff
3. IIT Delhi Click Here for IIT Delhi GATE Cutoff
4. IIT Bomnay Click Here for IIT Bombay GATE Cutoff
5. IIT Gandhinagar Click Here for IIT Gandhinagar GATE Cutoff
6. IIT Jodhpur Click Here for IIT Jodhpur GATE Cutoff
7. IIT Patna Click Here for IIT Patna GATE Cutoff
8. IIT Mandi Click Here for IIT Mandi GATE Cutoff
9. IIT Palakkad Click Here for IIT Palakkad GATE Cutoff
10. IIT Tirupati Click Here for IIT Tirupati GATE Cutoff
11. IIT ISM Dhanbad Click Here for IIT (ISM) Dhanbad GATE Cutoff
12. IIT Kharagpur Click Here for IIT Kharagpur GATE Cutoff
13. IIT Madras Click Here for IIT Madras GATE Cutoff
14. IIT Roorkee Click Here for IIT Roorkee GATE Cutoff
15. IIT BHU Click Here for IIT BHU GATE Cutoff
16. IIT Indore Click Here for IIT Indore GATE Cutoff
17. IIT Hyderabad Click Here for IIT Hyderabad GATE Cutoff
18. IIT Ropar Click Here for IIT Ropar GATE Cutoff
19. IIT Bhubaneswar Click Here for IIT Bhubaneswar GATE Cutoff

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GATE Question Papers GATE Answer Keys GATE Results

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