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GATE Cut Off 2017 for Jadavpur University

Last Updated - March 28, 2017

Jadavpur University is one of the elite institutes in India that accept GATE Scores for admission to various Post graduate courses. Jadavpur has two campuses in Jadavpur and Salt-lake. The University is considered as one of the first five universities in the country with a potential for excellence. Admission to Jadavpur University is highly competitive especially post graduate engineering courses. The GATE Cut off for admission to Jadavpur University should be more than 90. The shortlisted candidates are called for a written test and an interview.  The finally selected candidates are enrolled for the upcoming academic session.

GATE is scheduled every year by IITs on a rotational basis for the candidates who are interested in ME/M.Tech courses. The pattern of exam varies every time and so does the cut off. The GATE Cutoff is different for each Category (GEN/OBC/SC/ST) and is prepared considering multiple factors into account.

GATE 2017 Cut off for Jadavpur University

Jadavpur University requires the GATE Cut Off for admission in the institute. Admission in M.Tech is based upon GATE score and interview that follows. GATE Score holds 70% and interview holds 30% weight in the preparation of final Merit List. For admission in M.Tech programmes, University accepts GATE/NET scores with at least 60% marks and candidates are required to register on the institute’s official website.

More than 100,000 appeared for GATE 2017 and are positively waiting for the cutoff marks of various Institutes.

For getting admission in M. Tech programme in Jadavpur University candidate have to score well in the GATE exam i.e more than 600 score. After scoring more than 600 score you have a fair chance to get admission in M. Tech.

Chemical Engineering13409614377892801
Civil Engineering11028239285411625
Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Sc. and Technology189363617156701
Construction Engineering190913611470433709
Electrical Engineering6166181260201291
Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering302414315198713
Food Technology and Bio Chemical Engineering242815735547284461
Information Technology107910931486662576
Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering10108869375473320
Mechanical Engineering5846315247351230
Metallurgical Engineering155612304415053109
Pharmaceutical Technology397718536727594459
Power Engineering/Power Plant Engineering167212114415462890
Printing Engineering305516946632185995
Production Engineering165113586504432965

GATE 2017 Cutoff

This year, just 16% candidates qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) as compared to 15%. These numbers are not as high as they should be, GATE organising chairman GJ Chakrapani said on Tuesday. The Cutoff for each branch is mentioned in the table below.

Gate 2017 Cutoff

About 9,22,167 candidates applied for the exam with 85% or 7,87,148 writing the exam and just 16% or 1,29,149 qualifying, including general, OBC, SC, ST, or people with disabilities. This percentage was almost similar to the 15% who qualified last year, Chakrapani said, as more candidates applied for the test last year.

CS (Computer Science)2522.516.6
ME (Mechanical Engineering)32.872921
EC (Electronics & Communication Engineering)2522.516.6
EE (Electrical & Electronics)
CE(Civil Engineering)28.725.819.1
CH (Chemical Engineering)44.339.829.5

GATE 2016 Cutoff 

The tests were online and were conducted for 23 disciplines including the new Petroleum Engineering. The virtual calculator was introduced as new feature with IISc Bangalore releasing the details prior to the exam and allowing candidates the facility to practise on it. Here you may check GATE 2016 cutoff. The cutoff is mentioned branch wise:

GATE PaperCategory
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)25.4522.916.96
Chemical Engineering (CH)29.733.122
Biotechnology (BT)26.0823.4717.39
Mechanical Engineering (ME)27.5224.7718.34
Electrical Engineering (EE)25.122.516.7
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)2522.516.6
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)2522.516.6
Civil Engineering (CE)2522.516.6

Factors Affecting GATE Cut off

The GATE 2017 cut-off is the minimum score required by a candidate to take admission in postgraduate courses offered by various different colleges and universities. Candidates who appeared in GATE 2017 are required to secure equal to or more than the cut-off as declared by GATE 2017 in order to clear the exam.

The GATE cut-off varies from course to course and college to college. Every deferent College or universities decides it’s own cut off (minimum marks) according to the seats that institute have.

  • Total number of seats offered: More the no. of seats available, lower would be the cut off for the particular institute.
  • Number of students appearing for the exam : Higher the number of candidates appearing for the exam, higher will be the cut off.
  • Difficulty level of exam : This factor is inversely related. Whenever the exams are on the difficult side, the cut offs tend to fall.
  • Last years cut off : This is more for the predictive analysis. This can help the candidates in analyzing the cut off of the present year Exam.
  • Average performance of the candidate in the exam.
  • Lowest and average marks scored in the exam.
  • Marking scheme including negative marking.

Jadavpur University Seats Intake

Jadavpur University reserves 40 per cent of its postgraduate seats for students from other universities.

According to a Jadavpur University official, the move has been prompted by an urge to draw best brains at the master’s level through competition and a government advisory to set aside 40 per cent postgraduate seats for external students.

According to the Jadavpur University 60 per cent of the postgraduate seats will be set for their own university students, who will be selected according to merit and if seats remained vacant after taking in all its undergraduate students willing to do post graduation there then the students will be selected through the GATE Entrance Exam.



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