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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is the entrance test for admission to post-graduate programs of Engineering and Science in IISc Bangalore, IITs, NITs and other engineering colleges in India. Mostly taken by engineering graduates, GATE has become one of the most popular entrance tests in India.

The number of candidates appearing in GATE has increased tremendously since 2012. In GATE 2015 there were 804,463 candidates who appeared in the test. With an increase in the number of applicants every year, GATE has the second highest number of applicants for any competitive test for admission to educational institutes in India after AIEEE, beating the likes of IIT JEE and CAT.

GATEFORUM, leaders in GATE training institute has a national wide presence of 65+ centers across the India. GATEFORUM is head quartered in Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh. List of Our franchises are still continuous to grow.

GATEFORUM offers the customized training solutions to the technical students by the experienced faculty and quality of teaching. GATEFORUM has introduced the innovative products like eTutor, eGATE, Gtab, DLP Live, etc in the past 5 years.

The Franchise concept is the most trusted and successful business model in the Indian educational system. GATEFORUM offers a complete business format to the franchisees including support in setting up and operating the centre. In general our Franchisees will have:

  • Access to the brand GATEFORUM.
  • Opportunity to work with the leader in GATE training in India.
  • Exposure to standard business process, with highest level of ethical standards.
  • Advantage of a widespread, pan India network of 65 centers.
  • Access to high quality study material and faculty orientation programs.
  • Guidance in marketing and promotion.

Advantages of being a GATEFORUM Franchisee

Lower risks: It’s a proven fact that starting with an established player is always safer than jumping alone into alien territory. And we are the single largest national player in GATE preparation domain.

Startup Assistance: With our accumulated learning and team of professionals we will make sure that your business enterprise takes off smoothly.

Business Plan: We will provide the basic business plan and know-how to operate the centre.

Training: All new partners and their team will undergo the basic training to deal with issues like GATE and M Tech. Specific modules like marketing and counseling training will be available on request.

Brand Name: As a partner, one will be authorized to use the trusted brand name GATEFORUM.

Quality products and Services: GATEFORUM has the best study material and test series in the industry. We also offer innovative products such as eTutor – online classes. GATEFORUM franchisee would have access to all the products and services offered by the company.

We are open to partner with anyone with a zeal to serve the student community, and who can carry forward the GATEFORUM`s promise of quality service.
Along with the passion to educate, motivate students and the desire to shape their future. Following are skills/abilities required:

  • A postgraduate, preferably an Engineer from IIT/NIT or any other premier institute.
  • Ability to mobilize the resources as and when required.
  • Having a good network among the local teaching fraternity.
  • Must be a local resident of the location applied for, or should have complete idea of the locality.
  • Ability to invest Rs 5 to 10 lakhs, based upon the location and type of centre chosen.
  • Should be involved personally in the centre’s operations.
  • Good administrative skills, managerial ability and relationship marketing skills.
  • Previous experience in the service industry, preferably educational services.


  • Exclusive office space with a minimum of 3000 sft owned or leased/rented.
  • Classrooms with seating capacity of 80 – 100 students.
  • The office should be located at a prime, easily accessible location with good visibility and should be seen clearly from main road.
  • Signage board 8 by 4 ft placed at a prominent high visibility position.
  • One counseling desk, with four chairs and a reception area to serve 6-8 students at one time.
  • One 4 by 3 ft notice board for placing notices and other information.
  • Display window at counseling area for GATEFORUM books to be put on for student reference.
  • Well equipped Computer Lab for Monitored tests.
  • Sufficient Parking area for students travelling by 2-wheeler and 4-wheeler.
  • Basic amenities like water, lights/fans, power backup, washroom, and drinking water for students.

System Requirement:

  • One computer with LCD monitor and a set of speakers at the reception.
  • One Computer for office use with broadband internet.
  • Internet leased line – 1 mbps or above.
  • Projectors, speakers and other AV aids.
  • One printer cum scanner.
  • Multimedia projector, display screen and public addressing system
  • Power backup facility for internet, projectors and classes.
  • A dedicated landline telephone.

Manpower Requirement:

  • One center manager.

Ideally the franchisee owner should act as the center manager, and should be involved in the day to day operations. She/he should be physically present in the center, and should be engaged in major marketing activities like delivering seminars.

  • Otherwise, one center manger should be hired.
  • Two marketing Executive.
  • One experienced student counselor.
  • One office boy.

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