Gate Exam 2021: It is said that a person needs confidence rather than age to test his ability. Regardless of age or less, if a person has faith in his mind, he can achieve anything. An older man who retired from the IIT Madras zone has done something similar. Sankaranarayanan Sankarapandian is 67 years old who has passed the GATE exam this year.
He is the oldest person to pass the exam, while on the other hand, a 17-year-old boy from IIT Kanpur has passed this test as the youngest. This boy’s name is Hrithik Sharma, studying mechanical engineering at Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Uttar Pradesh. These two were among only 17.8% of the candidates who have passed the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering this year.
Who are the 67-year-old Gate Exam 2021 qualifiers
The age at which the body starts to leave and the desire to achieve it is entirely over. At that age, an older adult named Sankaranarayanan Sankarapandian has shown the GATE exam this year. He is a retired teacher from IIT Madras. Besides completing his MSc in 1976 from AVVM Sri Pushpam College Thanjavur, he has qualified in computer science and Mathematics.
Examination based on 27 subjects
According to the information, one-fourth of the 1.26 lakh candidates who passed the exam completed their last year of studies. The chairman of GATE 2021 said that the GATE syllabus is based on the graduate-level, and this year, the exam was based on 27 subjects, in which social science, environmental science and engineering have been added.