How to Apply for GATE 2018 Online Exam-GOAPS

Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) 2018 exam is scheduled to be conducted on Feburary 3, 4, 10 & 11 February 2018(Saturdays & Sundays) by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati.

The GATE 2018 online application starts from September 1 and will end on October 5, 2017. Candidates can download the GATE admit cards from January 05 onwards. As of now, the official date for announcing GATE 2018 results will be on March 17.

Eligible candidates for GATE 2018 exam can apply only through online mode on the GATE official website - and candidates should not send any hard copy of their application form/documents etc., to any of the IIT's or zonal GATE office.

GATE 2018 online exam will see some changes in the paper pattern. An online virtual calculator is made available to all the aspirants at the time of examination. This was stressed due to the need to have a physical calculator. Although that was not allowed, candidates scheduled to appear in the prestigious GATE 2018 exam can have a sigh of relief as this online virtual calculator will also be made available on GATE 2018 website before the examination so that candidates can use it for practice.

Also, a new paper Petroleum Engineering (PE) was introduced last year. The total number of GATE papers is now increased to 23. After the GATE exam is over, candidates can see the GATE answer keys from the official GATE website.

GATE 2018 Important dates:
Commencement of GATE online application: September 1
Last date for submission of online application through GATE website: October5
Last date for request for change in the choice of examination city via GOAPS login: November 17
Download the GATE 2018 admit cards: 5th January, 2018
GATE 2018 online examination: February 3, 4, 10, 11 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Forenoon Session: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Afternoon Session: 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM
Announcement of GATE 2018 results on the official website: March 17, 2018