Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering
Admission to Postgraduate Programmes, with MHRD and other Government Scholarship/Assistantship, in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy/Science at Engineering Colleges/Institutes in the country will be open only to those who qualify through GATE.
Some Engineering Colleges/Institutes specify GATE as mandatory qualification even for admission of self-financing students to postgraduate programmes.
However, GATE qualification in itself does not guarantee either admission or Scholarship/Assistantship. Candidates are required to find out the procedure of final selection and award of Scholarship/Assistantship from the institutions in which they seek admission.
The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE Exam:
- Bachelor's degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy, and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
- Master's degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent, and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
- Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master's degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master's degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.
- Candidates with qualifications obtained through examination conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
GATE exam is held at different Centres all over India. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi is the Organising Institute, and has the overall responsibility of conducting GATE exam. In case any claim or dispute arises in respect of GATE, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Courts and Tribunals in Delhi and Delhi alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such dispute or claim.
The registration fee Rs.1000/- for General; Rs.500/- for SC/ST (with Information Brochure) or on-line Rs. 900/- for General and Rs. 400/- for SC/ST (without Information Brochure) is not refundable.
General information and GATE results will also be made available on the following web sites of
the IITs and lISc Bangalore.
IISc Bangalore - http://www.gate.iisc.ernet.in
IIT Bombay - http://www.iitb.ac.in/gate
IIT Guwahati - http://www.iitg.ernet.in
IIT Kanpur - http://www.iitk.ac.in/gate
IIT Kharagpur - http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/-gate
IIT Madras - http://gate.iitm.ac.in
IIT Roorkee - http://www.iitr.ac.in/gate
General Inforamtion About GATE