GATA (Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission) is a common entrance test conducted by GD Goenka University for the admission for its various undergraduate and post-graduate programs.
Goenkan Aptitude Test for Admission or GATA analyses students in terms of Analytical and Logical Reasoning skills, Mathematics, English Language, Scientific and General Knowledge. Based on the performance in GATA 2020, the candidates will be selected for personal interview. The interviews will be conducted by respective departments following which the students will be granted admission.
GD Goenka University was established in the year 2013, by the GD Goenka Group in the state of Haryana.GATA is a University Level Entrance Test which is conducted once every year.
GATA 2020 will be conducted for programmes offered by the following Schools:
1- School of Architecture
2- School of Communication
3- School of Education
4- School of Engineering
5- School of Hospitality
6- School of Management
7- School of Humanities and Social Sciences
8- School of Law
1- Application form can be filled online or offline on payment of INR 1000 as application fee.
2- Admission to all the courses is based on the marks in Goenka Aptitude Test (GATA)
3- Final admission will be granted after considering different parameters like Eligibility, Academic performance & Aptitude of the candidate.
4- Apart from GATA, JEE Main qualified candidates are also eligible to apply for B.Tech course.
5- For Design-based courses, the candidates have to qualify in Design Aptitude Test (DAT) conducted by the university.
6- For B.Arch program, a valid score in JEE Main or NATA is also acceptable.
7- GD Goenka University conducts a written test followed by a presentation round and an interview to offer admission in Ph.D. program.
|Exam Name||Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission ( GATA )|
|Conducting Body||GD Goenka University|
|Mode||Online i.e Computer-based Test ( CBT )|
|Duration||3 hours i.e 180 mins|
|Exam Fee ||Rs.1000|
GATA 2020 Schedule:
The important dates for GATA 2020 have not been released by the university yet. Once released, the detailed schedule will be updated here.
|Last Date of Application Form||September|
|Form Correction date||October|
|Availability of Admit Card||October|
GATA 2020 Admit Card:
The admit card for GATA 2020 will be released soon after the successful completion of the exam registration. The admit card is a mandatory document for the entrance exam. No students will be allowed to appear in the entrance exam. Before downloading the admit card the candidates are advised to check the details thoroughly. In case of any wrong information, the candidates have to make the changes in the given window within a stipulated time period.
How To Download GATA 2020 Admit Card Online?
1- Visit the official website of GATA 2020
2- On the homepage, go to the admission tab
3- Click on the GATA tab
4- On the new page, click on GATA 2020 Admit Card
5- Login to the website using respective credentials
6- Check the admit card shown on the screen
7- Download the admit card & print a copy for further use
Instructions for Candidates
1- In the event of any difference in the information on GATA 2019 admit card, the applicant must directly contact the admissions office and get the mistake corrected before the exam.
2- The admit card is an imperative document to be taken to the exam hall. Contenders lacking the admit card will be not permissible to write the exam.
3- Candidates will require to stick their current coloured passport size photograph on the admit card. To circumvent any troublesomeness, arrive at the centre an hour before the exam time.
4- You must take note of the fact that any variation in the place of the centre will not be given thought to
5- Get to the examination before the cited timings, no contender will get access after the set time.
6- Do not have any calculator, electronic gadgets with you in the examination hall.
7- Sit on your assigned seat only. Look forward to more instructions given by the entrant.
GATA 2020 Syllabus:
Those who're appearing for the entrance exam should go through the syllabus of the exam before starting their preparation. The questions will cover Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, English Language, Scientific Knowledge, General Knowledge.
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
- Number Series
- Sitting Arrangement
- Letter Series
- Linear Arrangement
- Series Missing Numbers
- Matrix Arrangement
- Odd One Out
- Mathematical Puzzles
- Blood Relation
- Direction and Distance
- Venn Diagram
- Data Interpretation
- Data Sufficiency
- Column Graphs
- Cause and Effects
- Graphs Representing Area
- Pie Chart
- Venn Diagram
- Critical Reasoning
- Visual Reasoning
- Bar Graphs
- Matrix Arrangements
- Statements and Conclusions
- Strong and Weak Arguments
- Logical Sequence of Words
- Logical Deduction
- Statements Assumptions
- Course of Action
- Statements and Conclusions
- Causes and Effects
- Statements and Inferences
- Odd One Out
- Fill in the Blanks
- Reading Comprehension
- English Grammar
- Similar sounding words
- Para jumbles
- Word Usage
- Incorrect Sentence
- Current Affairs
- Business Personalities
- Business Affairs
- Brand Punchline
- World Record
- Books and Authors
- Awards and Prizes
- Static GK
- Number System
- Installment Payments
- Work, Pipes and Cisterns
- Permutation & Combination
- Quadratic and Linear Equation
- Coordinate Geometry
- Profit & Loss
- Arithmetic Progression
- Allegation & Mixtures
- Time and Work
GATA 2020 Exam Pattern:
Application Mode: Online & Offline
Exam Mode: Offline
Exam Duration: 180 mins (3 Hrs.)
The exam will cover the questions from these subjects:
1- Analytical and Logical Reasoning
3- English Language
4- Scientific Knowledge
5- General Knowledge
GATA and interviews will be conducted at the GD Goenka Education City, Sohna-Gurgaon Road, Sohna, Haryana.
GATA 2020 Cut Off:
The cut off is the minimum mark required by the candidates to be eligible for the entrance exam. The candidates have to secure the same as the cut off mark or more than that to be eligible for the further procedure. However, in the case of GATA 2020, there will be no cut off mark. The students will be selected on the basis of their performance in the exam and will be intimated for the personal interview round.
The factors affecting Cut-off:
1. The no.of students appearing the exam.
2. The no.of seats available
3. Previous year Cut-off
4. The difficulty level of the exam.
GATA 2020 Application Form:
The application for GATA 2020 can be submitted in both online and offline ways. The candidates can get the application form by logging in to the official website of GD Goenka University.
For Online Application:
The Candidates have to register themselves 1st on the official website. After that, they need to fill up the application form with their required personal details and then submit the form along with the required payment. The candidate needs to upload all the required documents with the application form. The payment can be made through debit card/credit card/net banking.
For Offline Application:
The candidate can download the filled up form and send the form along with the due payment. The payment can be done via DD (in favour of “GD GOENKA UNIVERSITY” payable at Delhi) or check. The form along with the fee & required documents can be sent via courier to the following address:
N- 86, Connaught Place
New Delhi – 110001
If you want to submit the application form in person then the address is,
The Director (Admissions) GD Goenka University
Sohna Road Gurgaon -122003
Steps to fill GATA 2019 Application Form:
The important information related to the application process for this entrance exam is listed below for the applicant’s reference:
1- The GATA 2019 application form has been available on the website of the university itself.
2- Visit the website and register themselves on the official website.
3- Once the registration is successfully done applicants need to start filling the application form.
4- provide what is asked, personal details, address, contact details and additional details as needed.
5- Applicants need to enter all the details in the application form correctly and accurately as it will be used at the time of admission procedure.
6- After that applicants also need to upload some relevant documents in the application form and then check the duly filled application form.
7- And then applicants need to pay the application fee and submit the application form before the due date in order to avoid rejection of the same.
GATA 2020 Counselling:
The Counselling session for GATA 2020 will be conducted as a personal interview. The candidates will be shortlisted as per their performance in the entrance exam. The selected candidates will be intimated for the personal interview session followed by the admission offer.
The important information related to the admission process is listed below for the applicant’s reference:
1- Authorities will also prepare a merit list of the nominated applicants.
2- The merit list will be updated on the official website.
3- And on the basis of the merit list authority will call applicants for further admission procedure.
Applicants need to report to the institution along with all below mention documents for admission:
1- GATA 2019 scorecard
2- Class 10 mark sheet
3- Class 12 mark sheet
4- Graduation mark sheet (for PG students)
5- Migration certificate issued by the institute last attended
6- Transfer certificate issued by the institute last attended
7- Address proof
8- Photo ID issued by the Government of India
9- Admission fee amount in the form of demand draft
GATA 2020 Result:
The result for GATA 2020 will be sent to the candidates individually on their registered email address. The result will be released on the due date intimated during the time of admission. In case of no email, the candidate must contact the authorities before the release of merit list.
The important information related to the results process is listed below for the applicant’s reference:
Applicants will get complete notification related to the declaration of the results by mail on the registered email Id.
The result will also be available on the official website of the university.
In order to get admission in the institution applicants to need to appear for the personal interview round.
The official authority will nominate few applicants for the PI round on the basis of the marks secured by them in the entrance exam.
GD Goenka University UG Admission 2019: B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, B.Sc (Medical), BCA, BA, BHMCT & LL.B:
1- GD Goenka University offers B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, B.Sc, BCA, BA, BHMCT & LL.B courses in various disciplines at the undergraduate level. Duration of these courses varies from 3 to 5 years. Candidates, who wish to take admission in any of the courses, can download the application cum admission form from the University’s official website from the months of April-May onwards.
2- Admission to all the courses is based on the marks in GATA conducted by the university. For some courses, the admission is offered on the basis of marks in 10+2. In total, decision regarding the 3- 3- Admission test is the sole responsibility of the university with respect to the number of candidates applied for a particular course.
GD Goenka University PG Admission 2019: M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, M.Plan, LL.M & MPT:
1- GD Goenka University offers M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, M.Plan, LL.M & MPT courses in various disciplines. Bachelor’s degree in the related discipline is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission.
2- Admission to all the courses is based on the marks in GATA conducted by the university. For some courses, the admission is offered on the basis of marks in 10+2. In total, a decision regarding the 3- Admission test is the sole responsibility of the university with respect to the number of candidates applied for a particular course.
GD Goenka University Integrated Courses Admission 2019: B.Tech+MBA, B.Tech+M.Tech, B.Sc-M.Sc & B.Sc-B.Ed:
1- The University offers 4 and 5 years integrated courses in the faculties of Science and Technology and Education. Dual degree programs of the University help the students to secure a degree in two disciplines i.e. Technology and Management.
2- Candidates, who wish to take admission in any of the courses mentioned below, can apply directly in the months of April and May.
3- Admission to all the courses is based on the marks in GATA conducted by the university. For some courses, the admission is offered on the basis of marks in 10+2. In total, decision regarding the 4- 4- Admission test is the sole responsibility of the university with respect to the number of candidates applied for a particular course.
GD Goenka University Diploma & PG Diploma Admission 2019
1- The University offers a wide range of Diploma and Postgraduate diploma programs for students to choose from.
2- Duration of Diploma programs is 3 years, whereas PG Diploma programs are of 1 year of duration. Admission is offered on the basis of marks in the last qualifying examination.
GATA 2020 Answer Key:
The exam conducting authorities of GATA 2020 will not release any answer key for the entrance exam. As there is no cut off as well, so the students will be selected as per their performance in the exam. The shortlisted candidates will be intimated for the interview session.
GATA 2020 Eligibility:
The candidates applying for GATA 2020 entrance are advised to go through the eligibility criteria set by the exam conducting authorities.
For UG Courses:
The candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized university
For PG Courses:
For UG Degree Holders: The interested candidates out of you should be the holder of an Undergraduate degree from a UGC recognized University.
For Last Year UG Students: If you are studying in the last year of your undergraduate degree, then also you can apply for the GATA 2020. But, please bear in mind that you have to submit the certificate issued by your institution's authority saying that you have no backlogs left and you are in your last year/ semester of education.
In addition to the above statement, you should submit the provisional degree certificate/ degree certificate of your education before time to the university
GATA 2020: Eligibility criteria for GATA 2020 (MBA/PGDM)
|MBA-Accommodation Operation and Management||Candidates who have completed their graduation in any field from a UGC approved university are eligible to apply.|
|MBA-International Hotel and Restaurant Management||Candidates who have completed their graduation in any field from a UGC approved university are eligible to apply|
|MBA-Entrepreneurship/ Accounting & Finance/ Marketing/ General Management / Retail Management/ International Business/ Human Resource/ Operations & Supply Chain/ Executive MBA (EMBA)/ Part Time-MBA (PT-MBA)||An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline from UGC approved University.|
|PGD Accounting and Finance, Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Online Business, Supply Chain Management, Leadership & Governance, Sports Management, Operations Management, HRM||An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline from UGC approved University.|
GATA 2020 FAQs:
Q: Who conducts the GATA 2020 entrance exam?
A: The GATA 2019 entrance exam is conducted by the GD Goenka University.
Q: What is the exam date for GATA 2020?
A: The exam schedule for GATA 2020 has not been released yet. Once released the details will be updated here.
Q: Can we apply for the GATA 2020 in offline mode?
A: The application process can be done in online and offline mode both.
Q: What is the minimum eligibility criteria for P.G courses?
A: The candidate should have a bachelor degree form a recognized university.
Q: How to download the answer key?
A: The answer key can be downloaded from the official website.
Q: What is the process to deposit the application form offline?
A; The students can deposit the application form in person then they can send the application form to the below mentioned address:
The Director (Admissions) GD Goenka University
Sohna Road Gurgaon -122003
Q: What is the mode of examination?
A: The examination mode is offline mode.