GATE 2020 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE 2020 Application Form will be available from September 3, 2019 in online mode. To apply for the exam, aspirants have to register at GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System). GATE aspirants can fill the online application form till September 24, 2019.
Read on to know more about GATE Application Form, Registration, Documents Required, Important Dates, Steps to apply, Application fee and other important details.
|Mode of GATE Registration||Online – Check GATE Eligibility|
|Application Form available at GATE Website||Available Soon|
|Availability of GATE 2020 Application Form||September 1 – 24, 2019|
|Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application||October 1, 2019|
|Last Date for Requesting Change of Exam Center||November 15, 2019|
|GATE Exam Date||February 1, 2, 8, 9, 2020|
There are a few documents that candidates must keep handy before starting GATE Registration. The following documents are required for completing GATE Application Form-
For the ease of aspirants, the exam authority has released a Guide for successful submission of GATE Application Form. The process of applying for GATE comprises the following stages-
Enter the following details as per the documents-
Enter details like a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password of their choice-
GOAPS Enrollment ID
After successful registration, an email containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent. This ID will be used for submitting GATE Application Form 2020, downloading GATE Admit Card and for the purpose of checking result and downloading the scorecard.
There are 4 subsections under stage 2 of How to Apply for GATE 2020. The detailed process is explained below-
GATE 2020 Exam Details
Applicant’s Personal Details
Don’t forget to Verify Email Address and Mobile Number. On clicking the Verify Button, an OTP is sent to the registered email id and mobile number. Enter the following details correctly (as per the documents)-
Qualifying Degree Details
Images to be uploaded should be scanned beforehand and kept ready for uploading. Documents that are required to be uploaded are mentioned below-
After uploading the documents, read the declaration and tick checkbox to proceed to the fee payment.
GATE Application Fee is neither refundable nor transferable. It can be paid by any one of the following methods-
As per the banking norms, additional online transaction charges will be applicable. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD category have to upload valid documentary evidence for concession in fees. Category wise application fee details are tabulated below:
|Category||Application Fee (without service charges)|
|All Other Candidates||INR 1500|
|For Exam Center in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu||US$ 50|
|For Exam Center in Dubai and Singapore||US$ 100|
In case the payment made is not reflected in the first go, one should not make another payment immediately. They are advised to wait for at least two days, then check GATE 2020 Application Form Status.
In certain situations, enrollment id and password can be misplaced by a candidate. Instead of enrollment id, email id can also be used to access GATE Application Form.
There are two options available to access the application form-
Provide your registered mobile number and Enrollment ID/Email Address. Click on Reset Password to obtain a new one.
Enter the following details to create a New Password-
Password Specifications: Choose a password that cannot be guessed easily. It should be of 8-15 characters.
After the submission of the form, it goes under scrutiny where the authority will check and inform the candidates about the mistakes for the rectification. An additional fee will be applicable for changing the details in the application form.
The following details can be edited before paying the application fee-
The changes that cannot be made in the submitted GATE Application Form:
As the above-mentioned details cannot be edited, in case the mistake is made then you have to apply again for GATE 2020 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. It must be noted that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.
Under Scrutiny, if the status of your application is “Under Scrutiny”, you need not worry. Wait till the scrutiny team processes your application. Only those candidates whose applications need to be rectified in photo/signature/supporting documents will be contacted by email and SMS. The scrutiny process will continue even after the application portal is closed.
Ques. Can I register for more than one paper in GATE?
Ans. No, you can apply for only 1 paper out of 25 for GATE 2020. However, you have the liberty to choose any paper according to your admission plans, keeping eligibility criteria in mind.
Ques. I am facing difficulty while uploading my signature. I have followed all the guidelines defined by the GATE authorities. What should I do now?
Ans. In this case, check the format in which you are trying to upload the document. Also, check the size and also do not resize the file. Know more
Ques. What is GATE Application Fee for Foreign Nationals?
Ans. Foreign Nationality candidates are required to pay INR 1500 for centers in India and US$ 50 in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu. Candidates attempting GATE in Dubai and Singapore, have to pay US$ 100 as application fee.
Ques. I have paid an application fee twice via net banking. What should I do to get reimbursement for the extra fee paid?
Ans. In this case, any excess money paid for the registration will automatically be credited back into your account within 3 to 5 working days.
Ques. Do I have to send any hard copy of GATE Application Form to any authority?
Ans. No, you do not have to send any hard copy of the applications to any of the GATE zonal offices.
Ques. When and how can I check my GATE Application Status?
Ans. Visit the official website of GOAPS anytime and enter the required credentials. You can then check the status of your form.
Ques. I have submitted my application form and have generated a PDF file. Will I be able to make any changes in the application form now?
Ans. No, once the application is finally submitted and PDF is generated you can not make any changes.
Ques. What ID documents are required while filling in the application form?
Ans. For Indian candidates, it is Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar UID, College ID, Enrolment ID and Driving License. For International candidates, it is valid Passport/ Government issued ID/ College ID/ Employee ID.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College