Notification of GATE 2018 Exam : Important Dates, Eligibility

Notification of GATE 2018 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 # Aarush 2018-08-13
Hello, I have done B.Sc Honors in Mathematice, am I eligible for MBA, if yes plz suggest MBA colleges in Kathua
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0 # Shruti 2018-08-14
Yes, you are eligible for MBA, any graduate can do MBA if one have maths in 12th, find the list of MBA colleges in Kathua here- MBA in Kathua
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0 # Lakshay 2018-07-31
Hii, I am from East Singhbhum, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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0 # Jagan 2018-08-01
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in East Singhbhum or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Jayesh 2018-07-31
hii, I am from Chickballapur, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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0 # Jagan 2018-08-01
Hello, good to see that you are from Chickballapur, in medical field, you can do MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc.
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0 # Harikiran 2018-07-31
Is there any age restriction applicable to apply to the B. Ed course, plz suggest good b.ed colleges in Bharuch as well
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0 # Pallavi 2018-08-01
Most NCTE recognized institutions from across the country require that applicants must have completed at least 18 years of age in the year of admission, some b.ed colleges in Bharuch are Satyam College of Education ; Munshi Mahila BEd College ; Shri SAD Vidya Mandals, Shri MK College of Physical Education ; Shri Swami Narayanswarup BEd College
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0 # Jayesh 2018-07-24
I am from Saharsa, 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 # Pallavi 2018-07-25
hello, if you want to take admission in best engineering college in Saharsa, 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 # Rohan 2018-07-24
Hello. I am from Jodhpur, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Jagan 2018-07-25
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Jodhpur, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Tushar 2018-06-17
Hii, I am from Darjeeling, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Jagan 2018-06-19
This course in Darjeeling is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Priyansh 2018-06-12
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Mandi
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0 # Jagan 2018-06-13
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 Mandi-B.Ed in Mandi
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0 # Priyansh 2018-05-29
Hello Sir, May I know the specialisation in MBA and also suggest some good B-Schools in Jaunpur ?
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0 # Pallavi 2018-05-30
There are various specialisation in MBA i.e. Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, etc, find some good MBA colleges Prasad Institute of Technology ; Sikkim Manipal University - Jaunpur ; Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hello, I have done my from Sirohi with Electrical stream, now i want to do, Please suggest how I can get good college for
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
It's good that you are looking forward for from Sirohi, for getting good college you should have to give GATE exam, which is entrance exam for M.Tech
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