Most of the students are unaware about various professional courses which are offered by many institutes and the departments of government. To know about GATE exam, go through this. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination administrated and conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE committee encompasses faculty from Indian Institute of Science (IIC), Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) and Government of India.
Students who have qualified GATE exam are eligible to take admission to post graduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarship at engineering colleges across India. After qualifying GATE exam the candidates who are willing to pursue Master/Doctoral programmes in Technology/Engineering/Architecture/Pharmacy as well Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science must possess Bachelor degree in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy respectively. Students who have Master degree in any branch of Science, Mathematics, Statistic and Computer Applications are also eligible for the same.
The exam mainly aims at motivating candidates for admissions to post graduate programmes in Engineering, technology, Architecture and Pharmacy at the national level. It encourages the students so as they can be a better future for the country. Some colleges stipulate GATE as an obligatory qualification for post graduate programmes like: M. Tech, M.E. etc. A candidate who has been qualified GATE exam may also be eligible for the award of junior research fellowship in CSIR Laboratories.
Eligibility Criteria for GATE
The candidates who want to appear for GATE exam may have following educational background.
Syllabus for GATE
- Candidates those who have Master’s Degree in any branch of Statistic/ Technology/Engineering/Mathematics or equivalent and also those who are in the final or pre-final year of such educational programmes.
- Candidates with Bachelor Degree in Architecture/Pharmacy/Engineering, 4 years after 10+2, and also those who are in the final or pre-final year of such educational pregrammes.
- Candidates those who are in the second or higher year of the Four-year integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Technology/Engineering or in the third or higher year of five-year integrated Master degree programme and Duel degree programme in Technology/Engineering.
- Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Candidates those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.