GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, which is the organising institute body of GATE 2018 has started the online application process on the official website, . Candidates can apply for the same via GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) latest by October 5.

Purpose of GATE Exam Online

Passing in GATE exam is a mandatory requirement for getting admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master's programmes and direct Doctoral programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies. GATE qualification is mandatory in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MHRD scholarship/assistantship. Also, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) make use of the GATE score in their recruitment process.

GATE 2018 will be held in the month of February and the results of GATE exam are expected to be released on March 17, 2018. The following is the eligibility criteria while applying to GATE 2018:

Eligibility criteria for GATE 2018:

BE/BTech/BPharm: Bachelor's degree in engineering/ technology (Four years after 10+2 or three years after BSc/diploma in engineering/technology) and those who are in the final year of such programmes.
BArch: Bachelor's degree in Architecture (Five years course)
BSc (Research)/BS: Bachelor's degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)
MSc/MA/MCA or equivalent: Master's degree in any branch of science/mathematics/statistics/computer applications or equivalent
Int. ME/MTech (Post-BSc): Post-BSc Integrated Master's degree programmes in engineering/technology (Four year programme)
Int. ME/MTech or dual degree (after diploma or 10+2): Integrated Master's degree programme or dual degree programme in engineering / technology (Five year programme)
Int. MSc/Int BS-MS: Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B. S./ M. S. Programme
Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch.): BE/BTech/BArch equivalent examinations of professional societies, recognised by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)

GATE 2018 Important dates:

Last date for submission of online application: October 5
Last date for request for change in the choice of examination city: November 17
GATE 2018 Admit Card Download: January 5
GATE 2018 Exam Dates: February 3, February 4 and February 10, February 11, 2018
GATE 2018 Results Date: March 17, 2018.

For more information, candidates can check the official website of GATE 2018.