The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an All-India Examination conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and those who are in the final year of such programmes.
  • Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
  • Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master’s degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/ Technology.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examination conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

GATE is usually held on weekends starting from last week of January or 1st week of February. There could be multiple sessions for some of the streams. Forenoon session would be usually conducted at 9am to 12 Noon and Afternoon Session will be conducted at 2pm to 5pm

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OFFLINE ONLINE
Application fee General & OBC Rs. 1,500 Application fee General & OBC Rs. 1,500
Application fee Women / SC / ST / PwD* Rs. 750 Application fee Women / SC / ST / PwD* Rs. 750

 

Application Submission Process Application Submission Process
Step. 1 Procurement of Application FormCandidate can obtain a packet containing (i) OFFLINE Application Form (ii) Information Brochure (iii) Acknowledgment Card (iv) Envelope from:

  1. Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment.
  2. Zonal GATE Office by sending a request letter and TWO self-addressed slips along with a Demand Draft for appropriate amount.
  3. Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount.
Step. 1 Obtain a Demand DraftThe candidates must obtain a Demand Draft, drawn on any nationalized bank in favor of Chairman of the corresponding zonal GATE Office, the website of which the candidate wishes to submit online Application.
Step 2 Online Application
Step 2 Fill in the Application Form Step 3. Take print out of Application FormSave the PDF file, take a printout, Sign at appropriate places and paste photograph.
Step 3. Obtain SC/ST/PD/OBC (non creamy layer) CertificateSC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority, if applicable.

Authorities who can issue SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) Certificates.

Step 4. Obtain SC/ST/PD/OBC (non creamy layer) Certificate SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority, if applicable. Authorities who can issue SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) Certificates.
Step 4. Post/SubmissionDuly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to the Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination
Or
It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.
Step 5. Post/SubmissionDuly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to the Chairman, GATE of the Zone, the website of which has been used for making ONLINE registration
OR
It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.

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GATE Scorecard
The GATE scorecard will consist of actual marks obtained by the candidate, the GATE Score, Percentile Score and All India Rank (AIR). Scorecard will be sent only to the qualified candidates. No information will be sent to candidates who are not qualified.

GATE Score
The GATE score, awarded in the range of 0 to 1000 reflects the candidate’s academic ability and will be based on his/her performance in GATE and the performances of all candidates who appeared in GATE in the last four years. Candidates with the same GATE score from different GATE papers and/or years can be considered to have the same performance level.

GATE Score http://www.gate.iisc.ernet.in/

where,

m : marks obtained by the candidate.a:average of marks of all candidates who appeared in the paper mentioned on this scorecard in GATE

s: standard deviation of marks of all candidates who appeared in the paper mentioned on this scorecard in GATE

ag: average (global) of marks of all candidates who appeared across all papers and years

sg: standard deviation (global) of marks of all candidates who appeared across all papers and years

The maximum score can be 100.

GATE Percentile ScoreThe percentile score of a candidate indicates the percentage of candidates who appeared in the same paper and scored less marks than him/her. It is calculated as follows: If N is the total number of candidates appearing in a paper, then the percentile score P is given as,

P = (number of candidates who have scored less marks than the candidate / N) x 100

A typical qualitative interpretation of the GATE SCORE, for example, can be as follows:
Ability Level GATE Score Range
Outstanding 800 to 1000
Excellent 675 to 800
Very good 550 to 675
Good 425 to 550
Above average 300 to 425
Average 100 to 300
Below average Below 100

e. The evaluation of the ORS is carried out by a computerized process using scanning machines, with utmost care. Requests for revaluation of the answer script and re-totaling of marks will not be entertained.
f. The GATE result and particulars of the qualified candidates will be made available to interested organizations (educational institutions, R and D laboratories, industries etc.) in India and abroad based on written request by the organization and on payment. Details can be obtained from GATE Chairmen of IITs / IISc.

The date will be announced as a part of the notification released by GATE Authorities.

No, Any GATE coaching / GATE Tutorial is not enough, until you assess your preparation. This is possible through our GATE Online Test Series. You may find more details Here

The fees details of various institutes can be found on their respective websites. You may find list of institutes who offer admissions through GATE at https://gateforum.com/m-tech-institutes/

We are still updating our database and we do not have the complete information right now. You can help by filling in our questionnaire, in case you cleared the exam, or you can send our form to some of your friends/seniors who have cleared it and help us.

IISc TIFR IIT Kanpur IIT Kharagpur
IIT Chennai IIT Mumbai IT BHU IIT Guwahati
NIT Trichy NIT Warangal NIT Suratkal IIT Delhi
Jadavpur BITS Pillani BIT Meshra MLNR Allahabad
IIIT H Osmania Anna University Delhi College of Engineering
IIT Roorkey NIT Jamshedpur NIFFT Ranchi

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Please refer their website where it is given in detail. The links of various IITs & IISC is available in previous question

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