GATE 2021 – Scientific + Virtual Calculator Allowed In Gate 2021 Exam?

Students who are preparing for GATE 2021 Exam have a common question :

“ Scientific calculator/calci allowed in gate 2021 exam or not?
Do from gate 2021 electronic calculator is not allowed ?

Many candidates have asked me about using calculator in GATE 2021 exam. Some common questions are :
Can we use scientific calculator in GATE 2021 exam ?
Is electronic calculator is allowed this time ?
Will we be provided with an online scientific calculator in GATE 2021 exam ? or We have to carry our own ?

Answer is No, Online virtual calculator would be available for candidates during GATE 2021 exam. 

How this calculator look like ? How it works ? 
You all must have this kind of questions in your mind.

Don’t worry much. GATE office will put a Mock Test on their official website which would be same as GATE 2021 online exam. The online virtual calculator would be integrated within this GATE 2021 online Mock Test.

This is a preview of online scientific calculator which was available in GATE 2021 Mock Test provided by GATE office. 

Advs & Dadvs of using Online scientific calculator in GATE exam

Advantages :
1. As we all know GATE 2021 exam would be online. So, this online scientific calculator would be helpful for the candidates for solving problems quickly. They don’t need to note down the numerical values on the paper every time and calculate. GATE office wants to provide same platform for exam paper & calculator so that they introduced online scientific calculator along with online exam paper.

2. This Online scientific calculator will be available for all the candidates who will attend GATE 2021 exam i.e., same calculator for all. Some candidates have more functioning calculator than other. So, such candidates always have advantage over other one in GATE exam. 

3. This technique will also help the candidates whose calculator stop working during exam time and will also help for those who forgot to carry their scientific calculator with them to the exam center.

Disadvantages :

1. Those who are more habitual with their own offline scientific calculator may find some difficult in operating this online scientific calculator.

2. Many candidates are there who are not habitual with computer based tests. Such candidates will face more difficulty in operating this online scientific calculator.

3. Many candidates are there who neither have computer nor smartphone for operating such kind of test as well as online scientific calculator will face difficulty in operating this online scientific calculator.

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