Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, popularly known as GATE, is a test which is conducted by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) jointly for admission into post graduate programms such as M.Tech / ME, Direct Ph.D etc in Indian Institute of Higher Education. This time, GATE 2014 is going to be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. Public & Private Sector Undertakings also uses GATE Score for the purpose of employment screening. On the basis of a valid Score Card, MHRD and other government agencies provide financial assistance during Master’s and Doctoral programmes.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Pharmacy or B.S. or Master of Science / Arts / Computer Application or equivalent. See detailed notification for more details in this context.
Examination: The Test comprises 22 Papers which will be conducted online between 01/02/2014 and 02/03/2013 on weekends Saturday and Sunday at various cities across the country. Announcement for exact exam date will be made later. This year, a new paper “Ecology and Evolution” is being introduced in GATE.
Admit Card: Admit card will not be sent to the candidates by Post or Email but they will have to download it from Zonal Gate Website from 01/01/2014. Candidates with Admit Card, must carry a photo identity card at the centre of examination.
Application Fees: Rs.750 for SC / ST / PWD & All women candidates and Rs.1500 for UR & OBC candidates. Fee can be made through Net-Banking or using Challan (generated after online application) at either SBI or Syndicate Bank.
How to Apply: To fill up online application, visit the URL http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/gate2014/, open apply online link, enroll yourself by opening the link “New User? Register Here”, placed at right hand side on the page, and obtain Enrollment id and Password. Note that, enrollment can be made till 01/10/2013. Now re-visit apply online link and this time, login with correct enrollment Id and Password. Fill up online application form with proper details, upload photograph & signature, make payment of fee through Net Banking or select option for payment through Bank Challan. After submission, take print out of Challan as well as Filled Application. Pay application fee using Challan at designated bank after 48 hours and get payment details from the bank. Now paste identical passport size photograph as used at online application, put signature to the space provided and send it with Challan and copies of requisite documents by Registered / Speed post to Respective Zonal GATE Office on or before 10/10/2013.
Enroll Online from: 02/09/2013 to 01/10/2013
Submit online application till: 03/10/2013
Last date for receipt of application: 10/10/2013
Last date for make changes in choice of city: 20/11/2013
Admit Card available from: 01/01/2014
Date of Exam: Between 01/02/2014 and 02/03/2014
Declaration of Result: 28/03/2014