Covid sways GATE aspirants’ zone pick

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Even as the IIT-Bombay zone has the highest numbers of aspirants for the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) at close to 1.8 lakh like every year, the Covid-19 pandemic has displaced the order in which candidates from other regions in the country have applied.

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India can check pandemic by Feb-end: Expert panel

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