GATE 2018 application portal is closed now
GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national level entrance examination that opens the pathway to various Post Graduate Engineering, Technology or Architecture Programmes (M.Tech, ME, MS, Direct Ph.D.) at top-level Institutes of the Country. It is a computer based test (CBT) conducted annually by the IITs and IISc to for PG admissions. Owing to the huge syllabus, the GATE exam is considered as one of the toughest exams of the Country. Apart from providing admission to IIT, IISc, IISER and other reputed Institutions of India, the GATE score card also serves as one of the criteria for recruiting candidates to various Government Organisations or the National/State Public Sector Undertakings. Around 9.23 lacs candidates apply each year for GATE exam. GATE scores are valid for 3 years.
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List of Contents
- Important Dates.
- Organizing Institute.
- Date of Examination.
- Language of Examination.
- Type of Examination.
- Eligibility Criteria.
- How to Apply?
- Admit Card.
- Examination Pattern.
- GATE Syllabus.
- GATE Virtual Calculator.
- Important Links.
GATE 2018 Important Dates
|GATE Exam Registration Begins||1st September 2017|
|GATE Last Date for Applying||5th October 2017|
|Availability of Admit Card||5th January 2018|
|GATE Exam Date||3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th February 2018|
|GATE Exam 2018 Result Declaration||17th March 2018|
|Download of Score Card||Last Week of March to Last Week of May|
|Commencement of Counselling||Second Week of April 2018|
GATE 2018 Organizing Institute
GATE Exam 2018 will be organized by IIT- Guwahati.
GATE 2018 Exam Date
The GATE exam will be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th of February, 2018 in two sessions: Morning Session (9 am – 12 noon) and Afternoon Session (2 pm – 5 pm).
Language of Examination
GATE exam will be conducted in English language only.
Type of Examination
GATE exam is a Computer-based Online Exam.
GATE 2018 Eligibility
Apart from an Indian Citizen, Candidates of the following Nationalities can apply for GATE 2018 Examination:
- The United Arab Emirates.
Candidates who are currently in their final year of study or have already completed one of the following degrees are eligible for GATE 2018:
- BSc (Research)/BS.
- Integrated ME/M.Tech (post BSc).
- Integrated ME/M.Tech/Dual Degree Program (B.Tech + M.Tech).
- Integrated MSc/ BS/MS.
- Integrated BS/MS.
- Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch).
In the case of Integrated M.E/M.Tech (post-B.Sc), candidates in the 2nd year of study or onwards are eligible for GATE 2018.
There is no age limit for GATE examination.
Candidates with backlogs (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers are also applicable, provided they upload a copy of any of the Mark sheet of the final exam issued from the Institute where they are studying.
How to Apply for GATE 2018 Exam?
GATE 2018 exam registrations are closed now.
GATE 2018 Fees
The application fee for the GATE 2018 Examination according to Category was as follows:
|Female Candidates||Rs. 750|
|SC/ST/PWD Candidates||Rs. 750|
|All other candidates||Rs. 1500|
|International Candidates||US Dollar 50|
The Category (SC/ST) is NOT applicable for International candidates. The application fee is Uniform for all International Candidates.
Modes of Payment for GATE acceptable include following:
- Net Banking
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
Photograph and Signature Specifications
- Scanned color photograph (5-200 kb).
- Scanned signature (5 – 150 kb).
- Scanned left thumb impression (2 – 150 kb).
- Scanned category certificate (10 – 300kb in PDF).
- Scanned provisional certificate or pre – final year mark sheet or degree (10 – 300kb in PDF).
GATE 2018 Registration Procedure
GATE 2018 registration procedure shall be uploaded in detail soon.
GATE 2018 Admit Card
GATE 2018 Admit Card will be issued on 5th January 2018, as per the official website. No Admit Cards will be sent via post.
To know the do’s and don’ts about GATE Admit card, visit the link http://edupadhai.com/gate-2018-admit-card/.
GATE 2018 Exam Pattern
GATE 2018 exam will be a computer-based test (CBT) conducted online. There will be 65 questions in the total of the type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) only.
The duration of GATE examination will be 3 hours. The maximum marks allotted for GATE Examination is 100. There will be 3 categories of questions in the GATE exam:
- Engineering Mathematics.
- Quantitative Aptitude.
- Engineering Discipline.
For each wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted for questions carrying 1 mark and 2/3 marks will be deducted for questions carrying 2 marks. There is no negative marking for NAT questions.
|No of Questions||65 Questions|
|Total Marks||100 marks|
|Qualifying marks||As per cut off|
|Mode of Answering||Computer-based Test (CBT).|
GATE 2018 Syllabus
GATE 2018 detailed syllabus as per branches is available on the link http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/?page_id=55.
GATE 2018 Calculator
The Candidates taking the test will not be allowed to bring any physical calculator to the examination hall. So, they will be provided with GATE Virtual Calculator, containing all the required operations and functions.
GATE 2018 Results
The final result of GATE 2018 would be declared online tentatively on 17th March 2018 on their official website.
For more information on GATE 2018 result, follow the link http://edupadhai.com/gate-2018-result/.
|Application of link||Link|
|GATE Exam 2018 official website||http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/|
|GATE Exam 2018 Syllabus||http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/?page_id=55|
|GATE Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria||http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/?page_id=49|