Engineering aspirants looking to pursue M.Tech from IITs and other high ranking institutes write the GATE exam. Each year, lakhs of students fill up the form for the GATE exam and this year’s exam was no different. The answer keys for GATE 2017 have finally been released on the official website of GATE.
The link to get the answer keys is gate.iitr.ernet.in. IIT Roorkee, the institute responsible for conducting this year’s GATE exam, released the answer key to bring in clarity to all the students who wrote the examination. The official notification read, "The question papers along with their respective answer keys for all GATE 2017 papers are given in the above said website."
The exam was held on multiple dates in the month of February, viz. 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February. For checking the official answer key, you would need to log on to the above mentioned website and look out for the relevant link.
Upon entering your roll number and other required information, the answer would be made available for your download. The answer key can also be printed out for future references. If you have any objections in the answer key, they can be submitted from March 3rd to March 6th. The module to contest the answers, GOAPS (Gate Online Application Processing System) would be live from 10am 3rd March.
In order to challenge any answer, the candidate would need to submit a fee of Rs. 500 per question on the online payment portal as provided by the institute. If your challenge is successful, the payment would be refunded in full.
The institute also said, "For candidates who have appeared in GATE 2017 from outside India, the fee for each answer key challenge is US$10."