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GATE 2018 Application Form: Apply Online at GATE GOAPS

Updated On - March 26th 2018 by SAKSHI JAIN

GATE 2018 is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10 and 11 by IIT Guwahati. Registration window was functional from September 1 to October 9 (entended). A one-time facility was available at GOAPS to make corrections in GATE Application Form till October 28. CheckGATE Form Correction

Listed below are few points related to GATE Application Form 2018:

  • Visit www.gate.iitg.ac.in to download the admit card for GATE 2018.
  • The list of rejected duplicate applications for GATE 2018 along with their enrollment ids is notified by IIT Guwahati on the official site. CheckList of Rejected GATE 2018 Application
  • GATE aspirants could apply online till October 5. But due to requests received for the extension of the closing date for registration, it was extended till October 9.
  • GATE Application Form Status can be checked at the official website of GOAPS.
  • Any defects or incomplete data can also be checked through form status at GOAPS. Login with GATE Enrollment ID and Password to view the form status. Click Here
  • An additional fee of INR 400 had to be paid to exercise GATE Form Correction facility.
  • The registration fee for Women and SC/ST/ PwD is INR 750. For others, it is INR 1500.
  • Minimum Qualification to apply for the All India exam is a graduate degree from a recognized university/ institute. CheckGATE Eligibility Criteria

GATE Application Status: 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.


Highlights of GATE 2018 Application Form

Mode of GATE RegistrationOnline
Application Form available at GATE Websitewww.gate.iitg.ac.in
Availability of GATE 2018 Application FormSeptember 1, 2017 – October 9, 2018 (extended)
Last Date for GATE Form CorrectionOctober 28, 2017
Last Date for Requesting Change of Exam CenterNovember 17, 2017
GATE Exam DateFebruary 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018

Documents/ Particulars Required for GATE Application Form

There are a few documents that must be kept ready before starting GATE Registration. The following details and documents are required for completing GATE Application Form- 

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How to Apply for GATE 2018?

For the ease of GATE aspirants, the exam authority has released a Guide for Successful Submission of GATE Application Form. The process of applying for GATE comprises following stages-

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  • GATE RegistrationRegister as “New User” and proceed as mentioned in the guide. After successful registration, they will get access to GOAPS with the credentials they entered.
  • Fill GATE Application Form – Login using GOAPS Enrollment ID and GOAPS Password and start filling GATE application form.
  • Upload DocumentsUpload Image, Signature, Eligibility Certificate, SC/ST Certificate and PwD Certificate as per the specifications and requirement.
  • Payment of Fees – Payment can be done through credit card, debit card or net banking.

Stage 1 – Registration

Enter the following details as per the documents-

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Email Address (valid)
  • Country of Residence ( India   Other)
  • Mobile Number
  • Create your Password – it must contain a single string of numbers or alphabets. It should be unique and 8-15 characters long. 
  • Enter the Captcha provided and Submit for completing GATE Registration. 
  • If all the details are correct, an SMS and an email will be sent to your mobile number and email address respectively. 
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Enter details like a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password of their choice-

  • GOAPS password must be unique and avoid using Date of Birth, their name or some numbers (12345) or string of letters (abcd) etc.
  • All communication will be sent to the registered mobile number and email id.
  • In case of foreign students, all the communication will be done through email.

GOAPS Enrollment ID

After a successful registration, an email containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent. This ID will be used for submitting GATE Application Form 2018, downloading GATE Admit Card and for the purpose of checking result and downloading scorecard.

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Stage 2 – Filling of GATE 2018 Application Form

  • Enter Enrollment ID and Password to proceed with GATE Application Form filling process.
  • Go through GATE 2018 Information Brochureand read all the important instructions for making GATE Application Form submission successful in one go.  GATE Application Form, GATE Registration, GATE 2018 Application Form, GATE 2018 Registration, GOAPS

There are 4 subsections under stage 2 of How to Apply for GATE 2018. The detailed process is explained below-

GATE 2018 Exam Details

  • Choose your GATE 2018 Paper you wish to appear. 
  • Now, select your Examination Country and subsequentlyenter 3 choices of GATE Exam Centers.
  • While selecting the exam cities, the first two choices must be of same GATE Zone and the third one can be from any sector.

Applicant’s Personal Details

Don’t forget to Verify Email Address and Mobile Number. On clicking Verify Button, an OTP is sent to the registered email id and mobile number. Enter the following details correctly (as per the documents)-

  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Category
  • Person with Disability Status
  • Dyslexia Status
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  • Country of Permanent Residence
  • State/Union Territory
  • Select ID Proof
  • Enter ID Proof Number
  • Name of Parent/Guardian (stick to the specifications)
  • Country of Residence of Parent/Guardian
  • Mobile Number of Parent/Guardian

Correspondence Address

  • Add your Correspondence Address for the future correspondence.
  • Enter the correct Pincode/Zipcode.
  • Check the screenshot given below for the details that are to be entered-
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Qualifying Degree Details

  • Verify the details from the institute’s certificates and enter in the space provided.
  • If your college is not in India then you must enter 999999 while entering the PIN Code and State/Union Territory as Other. 
  • If you don’t see your college name in the drop-down list provided, then type the name completely without any special character.
  • The length should not exceed 100 characters. 
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Stage 3 – Uploading Documents

Images to be uploaded should be scanned beforehand and kept ready for uploading. From 2018, thumb impression is not required as the specified document to be uploaded. Documents that are required to be uploaded are mentioned below- GATE Application Form, GATE Registration, GATE 2018 Application Form, GATE 2018 Registration, GOAPS

  • Passport size photograph in white background: 2 kb -200 kb
  • Signature in running handwriting: 2 kb-150 kb
  • Eligibility Certificate(s) 
  • Category Certificate wherever applicable: 10 kb -300 kb
  • PwD Certificate wherever applicable: 10 kb – 300 kb

Check GATE Detailed Photo size and format

Declaration

After uploading the documents, read the declaration and tick check box to proceed to the fee payment. 

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Step 4 – GATE 2018 Application Form Fee Payment

  • GATE Application Fee varies for Indian nationals and International candidates.
  • The payment can be made via net banking facility/credit card or debit card only.
  • IIT Guwahati has eliminated e-challan as the mode of payment from GATE registration process. 

CheckGuide for Successful Submission of GATE Application Form.


GATE Application Fee

GATE Application Fee is neither refundable nor transferable. It can be paid by any one of the following methods- 

  • NET Banking or
  • Credit Card or
  • Debit Card

As per the banking norms, additional online transaction charges will be applicable. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD category have to upload a valid documentary evidence for concession in fees.  Category wise application fee details are tabulated below:

CategoryApplication Fee (without service charges)
WomenINR 750
SC/ST/PwDINR 750
All Other CandidatesINR 1500
For Exam Center in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and KathmanduUS$ 50
For Exam Center in Dubai and SingaporeUS$ 100

Payment Issues while Filling GATE 2018 Application Form

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 2018 Application Form Status.

  • On successful payment of fees, there is no need to pay for the second time. 
  • If it is not, then only another payment should be made.
  • In case any extra payments are received, it will be automatically refunded to the bank account from where the payment is made (it may take time of a week or more, after the closure of GATE Registration).

Forgot Enrollment ID or Password?

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.

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There are two options available to access the application form-

  1. Request for an OTP If you remember the Enrollment ID/Email Address, but forgotten Password, click on "Request for an OTP" to get One Time Password.

Provide your registered mobile number and Enrollment ID/Email Address. Click onReset Passwordto obtain a new one.

  1. Already have an OTP? If you already have an OTP, click on "Already have an OTP?" to reset the password. Already have an OTP?

Enter the following details to create a New Password- GATE Application Form, GATE Registration, GATE 2018 Application Form, GATE 2018 Registration

  • Enrollment ID/Email Address
  • OTP
  • New Password
  • Confirm New Password

GATE Application Form Correction

For GATE 2018 new steps in filling online application have been introduced. By now, no correction in GATE Application Form can be made once the application fee is paid. 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.

The only request for the change in exam city will be accepted till November 17, 2017. An additional fee will be applicable for changing the exam city.   

The following details can be edited before paying the application fee-

  • Communication Address, Graduation Details, Date of Birth, Gender and Category can be corrected. 
  • One needs to upload a clear and acceptable image of the photograph and signature if they have not uploaded the high-quality images.
  • The correct document defining the category status can also be changed.
  • The rectification of selection of the wrong status of qualifying examination along with its correct document can also be submitted.

The changes that cannot be made in the submitted GATE Application Form:

  • The E-mail Id mentioned by candidate
  • Phone Number is given by candidate
  • Paper for attendingGATE 2018

As the above-mentioned details cannot be edited, in case the mistake is made then you have to apply again for GATE 2018 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. It must be noted that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.

GATE Application Form FAQs

Ques.  Can I register for more than one paper in GATE?

Ans. No, you can apply for only 1 paper out of 23 for GATE 2018. 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 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

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1 Comment
R.sivaranjani

how to pay the exam fee for gate exam

06 Mar, 2017 11:59
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi R.Sivaranjani, the process of paying GATE application fee is very simple. Payment of application fee is the 4th step of GATE Application Process. Make sure, you have verified all the details before paying the fee.

Just complete your GATE application form by following the steps mentioned above. After uploading the images of photograph and signature, click on 'Submit and Proceed to Payment'.

You can pay the fee by any one of the following methods- Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking. The application fee for general category candidates is INR 1500. For women and reserved category candidates, it is INR 750.

08 Sep, 2017 14:56

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