GATE 2017 | Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2017
Admissions to postgraduate programs (Master’s and Ph.D.) with MHRD and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science are open to those who qualify in GATE. The GATE score is also used by some organizations for their recruitment. Examinations for all the papers shall be conducted as Computer Based Test only. The validity of GATE 2017 score shall be for three years. The GATE 2017 shall also be held for candidates in other countries such as, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Important Dates of GATE 2017 :
- Examination Dates:February 4 – 5, 2017 & February 11 – 12, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays only)
- GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrollment, Application Filling, Application Submission – September 1, 2016 (Thursday)
- Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website –October 11, 2016
- Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login- November 16, 2016 (Wednesday)
- Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing – January 5, 2017 (Thursday)
- Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website- March 27, 2017 (Monday)
Education Qualification for the GATE 2017 :
- B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm./ B. Arch. – All Branch
- B.Sc. – Reaserch
- M. Sc./ M.A./MCA – Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent
- M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)- Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program)
Note : Currently in the final year student Also Apply.
Application Fee for GATE 2017 :
The application fee is Rs. 750 for women candidates /SC/ST/PwD category candidates and Rs. 1500 for all other candidates. For International candidates application fee is US $50.
Examination Pattern :
Examination for all the paper shall be conducted in Online Mode only. (Computer Based Test)
How to Apply for GATE 2017 :
log on http://www.gate.iitr.ernet.in/ and Download PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATE LETTER ( If you are Student of Final Years. Go to College meet HOD / Principal). before Apply online please carry photo, Provisional Degree for Pass-out student. Now Apply.
Important Point for Apply :
Please pay attention to upload only good quality photograph. Poor quality of the photograph submitted will lead to rejection of your GATE application, without any refund of the application fee. The GATE score card will be printed with the photograph you submit. A passport size photograph of the face of the candidate is required for application form.
The photograph must be in color and taken after 1st September 2016 in a professional studio. Photographs taken using a mobile phone and other self-composed portraits may result in rejection of application. Background of the photograph must be white or a very light color. The face should occupy at least 75% of the area of the photograph with a full- face view looking into the camera directly. The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow. Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible. If you normally wear spectacles, a photograph with glare on glasses is not acceptable in application. While you may wear spectacles for the photo shoot, if glare cannot be avoided, then remove the spectacles.
You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses, only clear glasses are permitted. There should be proper flash i.e., proper lighting while taking photograph. your photo studio to provide the image in a JPEG format and also on a standard 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Width x Height) print. Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 480 × 640 (0.3 Mega pixel) (Ask your studio to reduce it to this resolution if it is higher). Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 240 × 320. The photograph must match with your appearance on the day of the examination.
Signature Specifications :
Please draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height x Width) on an A4 white paper. Sign with black or dark blue ink pen within this box. The signature with all capital letters or in any other color than black and blue shall NOT be accepted. Get the digital image of the rectangular box (with your signature inside) scanned by a professional using a scanner. Crop it to the border of the box. Only JPEG image formats will be accepted. The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 160 × 560. The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 80 × 280.
Photographs of the signatures taken using mobile phone are not acceptable, and can result in rejection of the application without any
Thumb Impression Specifications :
Please draw a rectangular box of size 3 cm × 5 cm (Height x Width) on an A4 white paper. Mark your left thumb impression within this box using a blue or black stamp pad. (Right thumb impression, if it is difficult to access the left thumb for any reason. For candidates unable to provide thumb impression for any reason, please provide impression of any finger) Get the digital image of the rectangular box (with your thumb impression inside) scanned by a professional using a scanner. Crop it to the border of the box. Only JPEG image formats will be accepted. The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 160 × 560. The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 80 × 280.