The last day to apply for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2018) application is October 5 (Thursday). The registration process began on September 1 (Friday). Candidates can check the update at gate.iitg.ac.in. GATE 2018 Examination is on February 3, 4, 10 and 11 of 2018 (Saturdays and Sundays).
GATE is a national-level entrance examination held for admission into Postgraduate Programmes (Master's & Doctoral - M.E., M. Tech, PhD) at IITs, IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions. Many Govt. PSUs such as IOCL, PGCIL, NTPC, BHEL, BARC, ISRO, CSIR, DRDO and private organizations also use GATE scores for recruitment purposes. GATE is jointly administered by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for Ministry for Human Resource and Development (MHRD) Govt. of India. Each year one of these institutes conduct GATE on a rotational basis, in 2018 GATE will be conducted by IIT Guwahati. The exam will be taken by IIT Guwahati for twenty three subjects or papers and would be distributed over the aforementioned dates.
Eligibility Parameters: Candidates should have completed Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Master's degree in Science (B.E. / B.Tech/ B.Pharm/B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. /B. Arch/M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent/Integrated M.Sc. / Integrated B.S.-M.S./Integrated M.E. / M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.)/Integrated M.E. / M.Tech or Dual Degree). Final year students are also eligible to apply. There is no age limit for appearing for GATE.
How to Apply:
- Visit the official website - www.gate.iitg.ac.in and register as a new user using valid email ID and Mobile number
- After registering, get an access to GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) through their unique Enrolment ID and password
- Fill the GATE 2018 application form and upload photograph, signature and other required documents and details
- Pay the Application Fee either Online (net banking/debit card) or Offline (e-challan)
- Download and print filled Application form for future use
- Download Admit Card
the GATE is conducted across 197 cities of India and 6 international cities namely Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Singapore. GATE scores are also accepted for admission in universities in Singapore and Germany. While filling the Application form candidates provide three choices for centres and they are allocated the centre accordingly. GATE examination is conducted online and consists of both Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and questions which have numerical answers which are to be keyed in by candidates. The time duration for GATE is 3 hours; also GATE score remain valid for 3 years.