GATE Paper and Structure
How to Apply ?
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology that are listed below on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.
GATE is conducted through the constitution 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 3 : 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|
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. 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. The Organizing Institute for GATE 2014 is IIT Kharagpur. See More
1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria (given below) of GATE 2014.
2. Determine the GATE paper you wish to appear for. A candidate is allowed to appear in only one paper.
3. Choose the City of choice to appear for the examination: There are three choices, in the order of preference. The candidate can choose a particular city as the first choice for appearing GATE 2014 examination. The corresponding zone to which this first choice city belongs will be known. The candidate can then choose his/ her second choice only from the cities available in that zone. However, as an additional option, a third choice is also introduced in GATE 2014. The list of third choice cities will be as specified by each zone. Note that this third choice city may either be from the zone to which the first and second choice cities belong or from some other zone. The third choice will be considered only when the candidate could not be accommodated either in first or second choice cities. The tentative zone wise list of cities for GATE 2014 is given in Examination Cities. However, the GATE Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing city and allot a city that may not be any of the choices of a candidate. See More
GATE 2014 examinations will be held during forenoon and afternoon sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) between 1st February 2014 and 2nd March 2014. Examination for some of the papers in GATE 2014 will be held in multiple sessions. Exact details on complete examination schedule will be notified at a later date.
For the GATE 2014 examination, a candidate can apply for only one of the 22 papers listed in Table given below. The syllabus for each of the papers is given separately. Making a choice of the appropriate paper during GATE application is the responsibility of the candidate. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below.
The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. However, the candidate is, free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission. For more details regarding the admission criteria in any particular institute, the candidate is advised to refer to the websites of that institute. See More
|Discipline: Engineering/Technology||Discipline: Science|
|Aeronautical Engg./ Aerospace Engg.||Agricultural Science|
|Food Technology/Food Processing Engg.||Nano Science & Technology|
|Industrial Engg.||Nuclear Physics|
|Industrial Management||Operations Research|
|Information Science/Information Technology||Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacy|
|Instrumentation & Process Control||Radio Physics|
|Manufacturing Engg.||Radio Physics & Electronics|
|Material Science and Engineering||Statistics|
|Mechanical Engg.||Textile Chemistry|
|Mechatronics||Ecology and Evolution|
|Medical Instrumentation||All other disciplines in Sciences|
|Metallurgical Engg./ Industrial Metallurgy|
|Mineral Engg./Mineral Dressing|
|Mining Engg./Technology, Mining & Machinery|
|Naval Architecture/Marine Engg.|
|Production & Industrial Engg.|
|Textile Engineering &Fibre Science|
|All other disciplines in Engg./Technology|
All candidates have to apply via ONLINE only. See More
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)
An online interface is provided for most of applicant's interaction with the GATE office. With this interface an applicant can :
1. Do Enrolment using "New User Register here"
2. Fill the online application form
3. Upload photograph and signature.
4. Pay the application fee through net-banking or indicate your option for payment through bank challan (State Bank of India or Syndicate Bank).
5. Check the Status of your application form: Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, Admit Card Ready for Download, etc.
6. Contact the Zonal GATE office in case of any queries/problems.
7. Download Admit Card.
8. View your responses, marks and GATE score.
The Admit Card can only be downloaded from the zonal GATE websites from 18th December 2013. Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post/email. Bring a print-out of the downloaded Admit Card to the Test Center along with the original and valid photo identification (NO photocopy / scanned copy/NOT expired). Please note that you have to give details of this ID proof while filling the online application. Candidates will NOT be permitted to take the test, if this original and valid photo identification is not presented. It may be noted that you would have specified one of the following IDs during the online application process: Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar UID, College ID, Employee Identification Card, or a Notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address.
GATE is jointly administered and conducted by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology. Each of the institutes administers a zone and caters to examination cities nearby to the institute. Applicants are assigned a zone at the time of application, based on the first city of choice. Applicants must note this zone number for contact purposes.
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