GATE 2017 Application form

GATE 2017 is short Name of  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering popularly known as GATE.It is a National Level Exam conducted to offer admissions in to Under Graduate programme like Engineering,Technology,Architecture and Post Grdauate level subjects in Science. GATE 2017 jointly conducted under the authority by Indian Institute of Science(IISC) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology(IITS).

GATE 2016 was organised by IISC of Banglore. Usually GATE 2017  Entrance Exam will be held in the month of January 2017. It offers M.Tech/M.E admissions at IITS,NITS and many private universities and institutes across India.Find here some of the required Information of GATE 2017 such  as Eligibility Criteria,Application Form,Exam Dates,in the following post.

Exam Name : Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Short Name : GATE
Exam Level : National
Conducting Authority : By IISC(Indian Institute of Science) and seven IITS(Indian Institute of Technology)
Stream : Engineering,Technology,Architecture.
Exam Type : Post Graduation

Important Features of GATE:

GATE will be organized by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) and administered in association with the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) listed below  on this page for the National Coordination Board – GATE, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of Higher Education and the Government of India.GATE 2017 Scores will be valid for Three years from the date of announcement of the GATE Results. All the required documents have to be sent online and  hard copies will not be accepted. Application Fee has to be paid online via debit/ATM cards, credit cards or internet banking or through E-challan. Random Biometric verification will be done for candidates before the examination.The exam will be held in 8 sessions on different dates as given with provision for a buffer session to be held in case of unforeseen circumstances.

GATE Application Form 2017 :

Candidates who are interested can fill and submit GATE 2017 Application Form. Candidates can get Application Form from the  respective zonal website or from the Website of GATE organizing Institute

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Applicants has to register by filing their Name,valid E-mail ID,Phone number and GOAPS i.e( it is the password provided by GOAPS during the time of enrollment one should remember GOAPS login ID and password should not be easily guessed by others)  password provided in the application form

Applicants should fill their Personal,Educational and Communication details in the form correctly. Applicants are then required to upload their recent scanned photograph(240*320 minimum pixel) along with signature(80*120 minimum pixel).

Candidates after filling the form should submit it along application fees,application fees can be payable through internet banking,Credit/Debit card.

Application Fees:

For male candidates (General/OBC) :INR 1500/-
For Female candidates :INR 750/-
For SC/ST/PWD Candidates :INR 750/-

Tentative of GATE 2017 Exam:

Enrollment in online starts : September 2016
Application submission Last Date : October 2016
Change in the city center : November 2016
Admit card download starts : December 2016
GATE 2017 Examination will be held on : January to February 2017
Result announcement : March 2017

Eligibility Criteria Of GATE 2017:

Candidates should have completed their graduation from recognized board/University.

Candidates from the following streams or courses are eligible to apply for GATE.

  • B.E./B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharm. ( 4 years after 10+2) -completed/in the final year
  • B.S (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)- completed/currently in final year.
  • M.Sc./M.A./ MCA or equivalent- completed/currently in final year.
  • Int. M.E/ M.Tech(Post BSc) (Four year programme) -Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed
  • Integrated M.E./M.Tech or 5 year Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) -Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed
  • Integrated M. Sc/ Integrated 5 year B.S.-M.S.-Currently in the final year or already completed
  • Professional Society Examinations(equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch)-Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

Exam Pattern of GATE 2017:

GATE 2017 is a computer based online Test.

The time span of GATE is 3 hours.

The Paper comprise of 65 multiple choice and numerical answer type questions of 100 marks out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks are in General Aptitude (GA).

GATE 2017 paper will be in two different forms.

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections.
  • Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections.

For 1 mark questions – 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

For 2 marks questions – 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Negative marks are not applicable for numerical answer type questions.

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