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GATE-2017 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2017

Exam Date: 4/February/2017 Exam State: All India Last Date: 4/October/2016
Exam Details:

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017

Organizing chairman, GATE 2017 
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 
Roorkee 247667, Uttarakhand, India
 website- http://www.gate.iitr.ernet.in

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that primarily test the comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in engineering / Technology/Architecture and post- graduate level subjects in Science.

The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the examination across several years. The score is used for admissions to post-graduate programs (e.g.,M.E./M.Tech/ Direct Ph.D.) in centrally funded Indian Institutes of highereducation (i.e., Institutes which are provided with financial assistance by MHRD and other Government agencies).

The score is also used by some Public and Private Sector Undertakings for employment processes in India. Direct recruitment to Group ‘A’ level posts i.e., Senior Field Officer (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat is now being done on the basis of GATE scores.

This year GATE 2017 examination shall be held in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates for admissions of candidates from these nationalities in IITs and IISc.

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

Eligibility:

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology  (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

B. Arch.:Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years course)

B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.: Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)

M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent: Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent

Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.): Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program)

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 (Five year program)

Int. M.Sc/ Int. B.S.-M.S.:Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B. S./M. S. program.

Professional Society Examination (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)

How To Apply:

Candidates have to apply only ONLINE. The application fee is Rs. 750/- for women candidates, Rs. 750/- for the SC/ST/PwD category candidates and Rs. 1500/- for all others. The application fee can be paid either online or through e-challan (additional bank charges may apply). The application fee is non-refundable.

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. With this interface you can,

1. Apply for the examination online.

2. Upload photograph, signature, thumb impression and other relevant documents such as, graduation certificate, category certificate (wherever applicable) etc.

3. Pay the application fee through net-banking or debit card or e-challan.

4. 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.

5. Contact the zonal GATE Office in case of any queries/problems.

6. Download Admit Card.

7. View your answers, marks and GATE score.

The login to this interface uses your GOAPS password. Keep your password information safe, secure and confidential.

The application procedure remains same for International candidates.

The international candidates must have a passport for making application.

Documents/ Data required (Indian Candidates) 

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College address, PIN code of college
  • GATE paper, choice of GATE examination cities
  • Scanned image of your photograph
  • Scanned image of your signature
  • Scanned image of your thumb impression
  • Scanned copy in pdf format of Degree Certificate or mark sheet of previous semester/year (for final year candidates) / Provisional certificate (letter) from the Institute for final year students
  • Scanned copy of Category/PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • ID Proof : Only Passport/PAN Card/Voter ID/Aadhaar UID/College ID/Employee ID card
  • Bank details for application fees. 

Documents/ Data required (International Candidates)

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)
  • Address for Communication
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College address
  • GATE paper, choice of GATE examination cities
  • Scanned image of your photograph
  • Scanned image of your signature
  • Scanned image of your thumb impression
  • Scanned copy of Degree Certificate or mark sheet of previous semester/year (for final year candidates) in pdf format
  • ID Proof : Only Passport/Government issued ID/College ID/Employee ID card
  • Bank details for application fees.
Important Dates:

GATE-2017 Dates/ Notification

GATE 2017 Online Examination Dates:    4-5 Feb 2017 & 11-12 Feb 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays only)

Application Submission: 1 Sep 2016 (Thursday)

Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website: 04 Octo 2016 (Tuesday)

Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login: 16 Nov 2016 (Wednesday)

Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing: 05 Jan  2017 (Thursday)

Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website: 27 March 2017 (Monday)

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For More Information Please visit: http://www.gate.iitr.ernet.in

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