GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay | Know All the Details


The Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay, also known as IIT Bombay is one of the premier engineering institutes not only in India but in the world. In almost all international rankings, IIT Bombay is ranked just after Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Every year, a number of GATE candidates aspire to get admitted to the IIT at Bombay. To get that, you need to clear the GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay. So, let us take a look at the GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay.

Before we take a look at the GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay, we must know about the GATE Result. To know about the dates and the process of downloading the result, click on the button below:

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GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay – 2018

Let us take a look at the GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay for 2018. Let us take a look at the IIT Cutoff for GATE 2019:

Discipline M.Tech Programme GATE Paper Gen OBC-NC SC/ST
Computer Science Computer Science and Engineering CS 750 675 500
Mechanical Engineering Thermal & Fluids Engineering All GATE Papers


Design Engineering 600 540
Manufacturing Engineering
Electrical Engineering Communication Engineering EE,CS,EC 510 459 340
Control & Computing EE,CS,EC,IN
Power Electronics & Power Systems EE,EC,IN
Microelectronics EE,PH,CS,EC,IN
Electronics EE,EC,IN,CS
Civil engineering Transportation Systems Engineering CE


550 495 367
Geotechnical Engineering 550 495 367
Water Resources Engineering 500 450 333
Structural Engineering 600 540 400
Ocean Engineering 500 450 333

These were the GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay for the previous year, i.e. 2018. To know the cutoff for other IITs, click on the link below:

GATE Cutoff

To know the cutoff for NIT, click on the link below:

GATE Cut Off for NIT

GATE Cut Off for IIT Bombay – Know the Difference between Qualifying and Admission Cut Off

Now, there are two different kinds of cutoff used in GATE. One is Qualifying and Admission Cut Off. Students often get confused between the two. Well, to put it simply, the qualifying cutoff is the marks that you need to score to be considered for the admission. On the other hand, you need to score the admission cutoff to get actually get admitted. The following table, describes the difference between the two in a clearer way:

Particulars GATE Qualifying Cutoff Admission Cutoff published by institutes based on GATE Scores
Published by An organising IIT. The qualifying GATE 2019 cutoff will be published by IIT Madras By institutes individually.



Parameters for deciding cutoff – Performance of the candidate in the entrance examination

-Category of the candidates

-Previous cutoff trends



– Applications received for admission

– Availability of seats

– Category of the candidate (especially in public and semi-public institutes)

-Reputation of the institute


Used for admission/counselling No Yes
Is subject-specific Yes Yes
Availability of GATE score card Is issued only to candidates who qualify in the entrance exam Has noting to do with GATE score card

We hope that this cleared some of the confusion that you might have. To know more about the GATE Scorecard, click on the link below:

GATE Score Card 2019

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GATE Exam 2019