Notification of GATE 2017 Exam : Important Dates, Eligibility

Notification of GATE 2017 Exam : Important Dates, Eligibility

Notification of GATE 2017 Exam : Important Dates, Eligibility

GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, and this test is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science and 7 IITs. The operations pertaining to this test in each of these 8 zones are managed by the zonal GATE office at these eight institutions. Apart from IISc, the 7 IITs include those located in Roorkee, Chennai, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Guwahati, Delhi and Mumbai. As far as GATE 2017 is concerned, The IIT, Roorkee is the organising institution. This institution is responsible for end-to-end process and coordination amongst the administering institutions for 2017.

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New Section in Engineering Sciences Paper:

From GATE 2017, the Engineering Sciences paper, which is denoted as XE will have a new section on Atmospheric and oceanic sciences under Section H. This means that in XE paper, the number of sections from this year will be eight starting from A and ending with H.

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GATE International:

So far, GATE was conducted only in India, but from 2017, the examination will be conducted in other countries like United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Nepal, Ethiopia and Bangladesh. Applicants from these countries will be intimated about their exam centre and timing via their admit cards, and the pattern of the examination is same as conducted in India. To apply to GATE, international candidates must have completed their PG in science in appropriate subject or applicants in the final year of their PG degree are also eligible to apply for GATE 2017. For admission to international candidates, there will be a common admission portal and this portal is under the development process.

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Candidates in the final year of this course are also eligible to apply

Either already completed or currently in the final year


Bachelor of Architecture

Five-year Bachelor degree in Architecture

Either already completed or currently in the final year


Bachelor of Science in Research or B.S

Bachelor’s degree in Science (four years after higher secondary or post-diploma

Either already completed or currently in the fourth year


Master of Science/Arts/computer applications

PG in any branch of science/mathematics/statistics/computer applications or equivalent qualification

Either already completed or currently in the final year


Integrated M.E/M. Tech (Post B. Sc.)

Post Bachelor of Science Integrated Master’s degree in engineering/technology (four-year course)

Currently in the second/third/final year or already completed


Integrated Master of Engineering/Technology or dual degree after diploma or higher secondary

Integrated Master’s degree program or dual degree in engineering/technology (five-year course)

Presently in the fourth/fifth year or already completed


Integrated Master of Science/integrated B.S/M.S

Integrated Master of Science or five years Integrated B.S/M.S

Either already completed or currently in the final year


Professional society examination (equivalent to B.E/B. Tech/B. Arch

Bachelor of engineering/technology/architecture from a recognised professional society

Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses


Application fee:

The applicants will have to pay the following non-refundable application fee:

  • Fee to be paid by women candidates – Rs.750
  • Reserved category candidates – Rs.750
  • All other candidates – Rs. 1500
  • International applications – US 50$

Regardless of whether the international candidate is PWD or another reserved category, the fee to be paid is the same. The fee towards application can be paid through online either through net banking or debit card or even using e-challan facilities. As per the bank, additional charges will be applicable.

About GOAPS:

GOAPS stands for GATE Online Application Processing System, which is an online interface provide for integration with the GATE office. Through this interface, it will be possible to:

  • Apply for GATE 2017 over the web
  • Upload thumb impression, signature, photograph and other relevant documents like category and graduation certificate
  • Pay the application fee through e-challan, debit card or net banking.
  • View the answers of candidates, their marks and their score
  • Can download admit card
  • Can contact the Zonal GATE office in the case of any issues/queries
  • Can check the status of application form

Admit Card:

You can download the Admit card from the official website of GATE from the tentative date of 5th January 2017. Candidates cannot get the admit cards through post or email. Candidates must bring the colour print-out of their downloaded admit card to the test centre along with the valid and original photo identity. Also, when applying online, the applicants should provide details about the photo identity that they will bring to the examination. The identity can be anything like driving license, employee identity, college ID, Aadhaar card, Voter ID, PAN Card or passport. In the case of international candidates, the valid ID cards will be the passport, the government issued ID/college/employee ID.

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Exam Pattern for GATE 2017:

  • The GATE will be a single paper of 3-hour duration, and each paper will have 65 questions that carry 100 marks in maximum.
  • The question paper will be of MCQ format and also there will be Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
  • The test will be computer-based, and each candidate will get random sequence on their computer screen.
  • Each paper will have ten questions carrying a total of 15 marks under General Aptitude category.


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0 # Aayush 2017-10-10
Hii, I am from Kullu, please tell me, Is a higher education in cancer a good choice after MBBS?
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0 # Mukesh 2017-10-11
Yes, it is a good choice as there is a considerable increase in the demand for oncologist in India and also abroad, But, it is important that you should choose a good institution of Kullu or any other place for doing your PG in Oncology
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0 # Lakshay 2017-09-26
Hii , I am from Karaikal,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Shruti 2017-09-27
Hello, good to see that you are from Karaikal, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Jayesh 2017-09-19
Hello, I am from Purulia I have secured 8,000 rank in NEET, plz let me know whic college I can get
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0 # Jagan 2017-09-20
Hii, for finding MBBS college you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good MBBS college in Purulia.
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0 # Vivaan 2017-09-19
Hello, I am from Bidar, want to know How to get admission to MBBS at JIPMER
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0 # Shruti 2017-09-20
For getting admission, you should go through online entrance test known as JIPMER MBBS, after clearing this you can get admission in this institute, you can also find other good MBBS institutes of Bidar-Medical in Bidar
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0 # Priyansh 2017-08-15
I am from Nanded, I am looking forward to make career in engineering, Please tell me about the eligibility criteria for best engineering colleges.
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0 # Shruti 2017-08-16
hello, if you want to take admission in best engineering college in Nanded, you should clear JEE Main exam, or I fyou want to get admission in IITs you should clear JEE Advanced and for admission you should have Physics, chemistry and maths in your 12th or equivalent
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0 # Lakshay 2017-08-04
Hii, I am from Phagwara, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Pallavi 2017-08-05
Hello, good to see that you are from Phagwara, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Tushar 2017-07-25
I belong to Ahmedabad, plz tell me As per 2016 ranking, which is the best MBBS college in India
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0 # Pallavi 2017-07-26
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Ahmedabad- B J Medical College ; Gujarat University ; Kesarsal Medical College & Research Institute ; Gujarat Vidyapeeth
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Sant Ravidas Nagar
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Different states in India conduct different entrance exam for admission in this course, These entrance tests generally test the language & proficiency, subject knowledge, reasoning and general awareness and teaching proficiency of applicants, find the list of B.Ed college in Sant Ravidas Nagar-B.Ed in Sant Ravidas Nagar
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hello, I want to make career in engineering but so confused about its branch, Please suggest me the best branch which would have good scope in future, also suggest good colleges in Bijnor.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
You should take branch according to your interest, if you have interest in software or programming choose computer science, if you have interest in machines, choose mechanical, etc, some good engineering colleges are Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology - Bijnore ; North India Institute of Technology ; KLS Institute of Engineering and Technology ; RV Institute of Technology
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hi, I want to know the type of questions asked in CAT Written test, also tell me is there any good MBA college in Burdwan
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
There are three type of questions in CAT exam i.e. quantitative aptitude, data interpretation and verbal and reading comprehension, there are various MBA colleges in Burdwan- Burdwan Institute Of Management & Computer Science ; Department Of Business Management, The University Of Burdwan ; Department of Business Administration, Burdwan
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