Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – 2019 (GATE – 2019)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – 2019 (GATE – 2019)

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Last updated on August 17th, 2018 at 05:49 pm

Schedule for GATE 2019 examination has been released. Official notification shall be released on 1st September 2020.

Introduction 


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE is a national-level entrance examination for admission into the post-graduate programs of the top Engineering institutes in the country, including the IITs and IISc. GATE is conducted by the IITs or IISc every year on a rotation basis. The GATE score remains valid for 3 years and is considered by the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and other government organizations for their recruitment procedure as well. Almost a million students appear for GATE every year. GATE 2019 notification will tentatively be released in the 1st September 2018.

Suggested: Read in detail about UPSC Engineering Services Exam.

List of Contents


  1. GATE Important Dates
  2. Date of Examination.
  3. Medium of Examination
  4. Mode of Examination
  5. GATE Eligibility Criteria
  6. GATE Exam Pattern
  7. How to Apply?
  8. GATE Admit Card
  9. GATE Answer Key
  10. GATE Results
  11. GATE Score Card
  12. GATE Counselling
  13. Important Links

GATE 2019 Important Dates (Tentative)


Events
Exam Dates (Tentative)
Official Notification1st September 2018
Start of Online Registrations1st September 2018
Last Day of Registrations
  • 21st September 2018
  • 1st October 2018 (Extended)
Issuance of GATE Admit Cards4th January 2019
 GATE 2019 Exam Date

Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Tentative)

  • 2nd Feb 2019
  • 3rd Feb 2019
  • 9th Feb 2019
  • 10th Feb 2019
Release of Answer KeyFebruary 2019
Declaration of Results16th March 2019
Availability of Score CardMarch-May 2019
Start of CounsellingApril 2019

GATE 2019 Exam Date


GATE examination will be held on the following dates:

Exam Date
Sessions
Branches
2nd February 2019

Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)

Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Tentative)

3rd February 2019
9th February 2019
10th February 2019

Medium of Examination


GATE exam 2019 will be conducted in ENGLISH only. 

Mode of Examination


GATE exam 2019 shall be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) and thus shall be conducted online.

Conducting Institution


GATE 2019 shall be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras i.e. IIT-Madras.

GATE 2019 Eligibility Criteria


Nationality


Candidates from either of the following countries can apply for the GATE Examination:

  • India or
  • Nepal or
  • Bangladesh or
  • Sri-Lanka or
  • Singapore or
  • Ethiopia or
  • The United Arab Emirates.

Graduation Degree


The candidate must have completed his/her graduation (bachelor’s degree) or passed an equivalent qualifying examination from a recognized college or university. Candidates with the following degrees or in the final year of these can apply for GATE 2019:

  • BE/B.Tech./B.Pharma
  • Arch
  • BSc (Research)/BS
  • MSc/MA/MCA
  • 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)

GATE 2019 Age Limit


There is no age limit for taking GATE exam.

GATE 2019 Exam Pattern 


The duration of GATE 2019 will be 3 hours or 180 minutes.

The paper shall have both objective-type questions (MCQs)and numerical answer type questions (NATs).

There shall be 65 questions from 3 areas in the paper:

  • Engineering Mathematics (15%),
  • General Aptitude (15%)
  • Engineering Discipline (70%).

There are 23 different papers available in GATE, out of which a candidate can sit for only one. General Aptitude is common across all pape₹

While there is no negative marking for the NATs, 1/3rd and 2/3rd mark will be deducted for wrong answers for the 1 mark and 2 marks MCQs respectively.

Candidates are not allowed to carry any physical calculator with them. There shall be a virtual calculator that they can use during the exam. 

How to Apply?


GATE application forms shall be available from 1st September on the official GATE portal.

The last date to apply for the examination shall be 21st September 2019 while an extended date of 1st October 2019 shall also be provided.

Link for the application forms shall be provided here.

GATE 2019 Application Fee


The application fee for the GATE 2019 shall be as follows:

CategoryFees (1st Sept – 21st Sept)Fee during extended period (21st Sept – 1st Oct 2019)
Female Candidates₹750₹1250
SC/ST/PWD Candidates₹750₹1250
All Other Candidates₹1500₹2,000
Test Centers in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and KathmanduUS$50US$70
Test Centers in Dubai & SingaporeUS$100US$120

 

Candidates can make the payment online (Netbanking/credit card/debit card). The application fee is the same for all International candidates, irrespective of category.

Documents to be Uploaded


  • Photograph – JPG/JPEG; Maximum 480X640 Pixels.
  • Signature – JPG/JPEG – Maximum 160X560 Pixels.
  • Caste or Disability certificate (PDF format) in case of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates; Size:10-300 KB
  • Provisional certificate (PDF format) in case of final year candidates; Size:10-300 KB.

Further details regarding GATE 2019 application form will be published soon.

Admit Card


GATE admit card 2019 shall be available in 1st week of January 2019. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website.

GATE 2019 Answer Key


The answer key for GATE is made available on the official website just a few days after the exam every year. The GATE 2019 answer key shall be available in February 2019, after the exam.

Results


GATE results 2019 shall be announced on 16th March 2019 on the official website.

GATE 2019 Score Card


The candidates can download their GATE 2019 scorecard right from the official website from 16th March till May 2019, once the results are declared.

The scorecard remains valid for 3 years from the day of the declaration of the results.

GATE 2019 Counselling


The counselling for various institutes shall begin in April 2019. The process is separate for each IIT and thus the candidates need to apply separately to each. In NITs, there is central counselling for admission to their post-graduate programs.


ActionLink
GATE Official Websitehttp://gate.iitm.ac.in/
GATE Application formAvailable from 1st Sept 2018.
GATE 2019 Brochurehttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1FsmD8hOHMcspCbZPr3Ld3KojXB_ahA2P/view
GATE Admit Card DownloadN/A
GATE ResultsN/A

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