GATE 2021 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

GATE Latest Alerts/Notification/News

  • GATE COAP Counselling dates for Round 4 & 5 have been revised again. Round 4 counselling result was supposed to be released on 1st July 2020, but as per the revised schedule results will be declared by 7th or 8th July 2020.

  • Update on Jul 04, 2020
  • GATE 2020 counselling will be concluded on 12th of June 2020. GATE 2020 registered applicants can lock their choices through online mode from 5th of June 2020 till 12th of June 2020. The GATE 2020 first round seat allotment list will be released in 17th o

  • Update on Jun 02, 2020

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering [GATE]

GATE - Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) jointly administer the conduct of GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). The operations related to GATE in each of the 8 zones are managed by a zonal GATE Office at the IITs or IISc.

The Organizing Institute (OI) is responsible for the end-to-end process and coordination amongst the administering Institutes. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the Organizing Institute for GATE 2018.

GATE 2021 Exam Date

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Friday 01st September 2017
Last Date for Submission of (Online) Application (through Website) Thursday 05th October 2017
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) Friday 17th November 2017
Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing) Friday 05th January 2018
GATE 2018 Examination Saturday 03rd February 2018
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Sunday 04th February 2018
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Saturday 10th February 2018
  Sunday 11th February 2018
Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Saturday 17th March 2018

GATE 2021 Eligibility criteria

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree / Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Year of Qualification
B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course) Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) Currently in the 4th year or already completed 2018
M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4 years program) Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed 2020
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (5 years program) Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed 2019
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch.) B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA



GATE 2021 Application Form & fees

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. GATE 2018 application fee payments would have to be made through online by using net banking or debit card or e-challan facilities.Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the bank from where the money is being transferred. This charge will be specified on the payment portal.

GATE 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Examinations for all the 23 papers (disciplines) will be conducted by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). A candidate can appear only in any one paper of the GATE examination.Rest of the questions shall be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type.A virtual on screen calculator only shall be used during examination.The candidates shall use ONLY virtual calculator to be provide by GATE.

GATE 2021 Admit Card

The Admit Card can only be downloaded from the GATE portal from 5th January 2018 (tentative). Admit Cards shall NOT be sent by post/email. Bring a colour print-out of the downloaded Admit Card to the Test Centre along with the original and valid photo identification photocopy / scanned copy/invalid or expired identification.

GATE 2021 Results & Score Card

GATE 2018 results will be announced on March 27, 2018 at 17:00 hours and will be available on the GATE Online Application Website. GATE 2018 score is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of the results.After the declaration of results, qualified candidates can download their GATE 2018 Score Card for the paper (for which he/she has taken the examination).

The GATE 2018 score cards can be downloaded between March 27, 2018 to May 26, 2018 from the GOAPS portal of gate website. In case any candidate requires a soft copy of his/her GATE Score Card after May 26, 2018 till December 31, 2018, they can do so by paying a fee of 500 (five hundred only) on the GOAPS portal.

List of GATE 2021 examination centres

GATE is conducted through the collaboration of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are:

  • Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Zone-2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Zone-3: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Zone-4: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Zone-5: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Zone-6: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Zone-7: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Zone-8: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee shall be responsible for the overall coordination of GATE 2018.

GATE Contact Information

Contact Number: 01332-284531/5707

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GATE 2021 Participating Colleges

Participating colleges in GATE 2018

The CCMT Counselling 2018 provides a system wherein students with valid GATE score can fill one CCMT 2018 Application Form and apply to all the programmes of all participating institutions to which they were eligible.Overall convenience of the students has increased enormously due to centralized counselling and simplified their efforts tremendously. CCMT 2018 is being organized by one of the NIT.