GATE 2020 COUNSELLING
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE Counselling 2020: Candidates who qualify the exam must take a note that there is no centralized counseling procedure for admissions. There are separate bodies holding the admission procedure. A brief about the same is as follows:
Read on to know more about GATE counselling, important dates, the procedure of applying and other important details.
|GATE 2020 Exam Date||February 1, 2, 8 and 9|
|IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission through GATE||March 2020|
|IITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2020 (COAP) – Registration Begins||March 2020|
|GATE 2020 Result||March 16, 2020|
|NITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2020 (CCMT) – Registration Begins||April 2020|
|GATE IIT Admission – COAP – Registration Begins||April 2020|
|State Universities M.Tech admission through GATE 2020||February– July 2020|
IISc Bangalore will release the application form in February 2020. The last date to apply for M.Tech admissions at IISc Bangalore via GATE will be in March 2020. Read More About IISc Bangalore Admission through GATE 2020:
GATE Financial Assistance- All the regular students (except M.Mgt) who join the Institute are eligible for a scholarship from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT/AICTE/ DAE (NBHM) depending upon their mode of entry. IISc provides MHRD scholarship for selected students whose mode of entry is not through any of the above agencies. Scholarships from many Indian and multinational agencies and business houses are also available for meritorious students.
By now, for participating in admission rounds of MTech in IITs, candidates have to register online at GATE COAP.
Post declaration of GATE result, state universities and other private institutes will conduct GATE counselling for admission to MTech programs.
For participating in CCMT, candidates have to apply online in April 2020. Candidates can apply for all the 30 NITs and 9 CFTIs through GATE CCMT Counselling.
Pre - Allotment Process
Getting Admitted To ‘Allotted Institute’
For participating in CCMT follow the below-mentioned calendar of CCMT 2020 dates for the admission process in NITs or CFTIs. The process will begin from the release of brochure followed by the application process, 3 rounds of seat allotment and result declaration.
|Availability of CCMT 2020 website||March 2020|
|Online CCMT registration starts||April 2020|
|Start date of online choice filling||May 2020|
|Last date of online registration and fee payment (INR 2000 for OC/OB and INR 1700 for SC/ST/PwD)||May 2020|
|Last date of online choice filling||May 2020|
|Locking of Choices||May 2020|
|Automatic locking of choices||May 2020|
Many other Universities also use GATE Scorecard as a parameter for seat allotment in post graduate courses offered by them. Here we are providing you with the preferred colleges for pursuing M.E./M.Tech after IITs and NITs.
Admission to these institutes can be sought after applying separately for each of them. Different Universities will release their eligibility criteria and schedule for admission.
|Institute Name||Availability of Application form (tentative)|
|Amrita University||February 21, 2020 – May 15, 2020 (declared)|
|CUSAT||March 1, 2020 – April 30, 2020|
|DAIICT||February 18, 2020 – May 7, 2020 (declared)|
|Delhi Technological University||May 7, 2020 – June 6, 2020|
|LNMIIT||February 13, 2020 – June 20, 2020|
|Nirma University||May 17, 2020 – June 27, 2020|
|PDPU||April 22, 2020 – June 15, 2020|
|RGIPT||May 11, 2020 – June 26, 2020|
|Thapar University||April 2, 2020 – June 12, 2020|
|UPES||September 30, 2017 – May 2020|
Ques. Who will conduct GATE 2020 counselling?
Ans. There is no common counselling process for GATE 2020; students have to apply separately for admissions in different institutions through COAP (for IITs) and CCMT (for NITs, IIITs and CFTIs).
Ques. How can I apply for the counselling process for admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs?
Ans. The counselling process for admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs is conducted by CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/MArch). You can register on the official website of CCMT i.e. ccmt.nic.in.
Ques. When will the registrations for CCMT start?
Ans. The registrations for CCMT will tentatively start from 10th April 2020.
Ques. What is the last date for registration for CCMT?
Ans. You can register for CCMT up to May 14, 2020.
Ques. What is the eligibility criterion for CCMT?
Ans. For applying for CCMT a candidate must have a valid GATE score of 2016/2017/2020. Other than this, general and OBC candidates should have a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks must be acquired in qualifying exam.
Ques. Is there any relaxation in the eligibility criterion of CCMT for SC/ST candidates?
Ans. Yes, there is a relaxation in the qualifying exam criterion for SC/ST/PwD category candidates, they should have a minimum of 6.0 CGPA or 55% marks in the qualifying exam.
Ques. What is the registration fee for General and OBC candidate for CCMT?
Ans. The registration fee for CCMT is Rs. 2200/- for General and OBC candidates.
Ques. I am a candidate from SC category, is there any fee relaxation for me?
Ans. Yes, there is a relaxation in fee for SC/ST/PwD candidates. The registration fee for CCMT is Rs. 1700/- for them.
Ques. How can I submit my registration fee for CCMT?
Ans. You can submit the registration fee only through SBI MOPS (i.e., Net banking/Credit Card / Debit Card or e-Challan at any branch of SBI).
Ques. How will I be allotted seat under CCMT?
Ans. The seats will be allotted on the basis of the ranks in GATE 2020.
Ques. The CCMT process is conducted in how many rounds?
Ans. The process will consist of 3 rounds wherein you can accept, reject seats.
Ques. What is meant by Floating option in the counselling?
Ans. If a candidate wishes to be considered for the next round for all preferred choices, he can select Floating option.
Ques. What is meant by Sliding option in the counselling?
Ans. If a candidate wishes to be considered for the next round for higher preferred choice only within the institute allotted, then he can choose sliding option.
Ques. What is meant by freezing option in the counselling?
Ans. If a candidate wishes to accept the allotted institute, then he can choose freezing option.
Ques. What is Seat Acceptance Fee?
Ans. It is the fee collected when the candidate accepts the seat allotted to him/her. It is a part of the Institute fee, which is adjusted against the finally allotted Institute’s admission fee. Before coming to Reporting Center, the candidates have to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee i.e. ₹ 20,000/- for all Categories.
Ques. What is Seat Confirmation Fee?
Ans. It is the fee that is charged after the candidate has finally accepted the seat. The Seat Confirmation Fee is ₹10, 000/- for all Categories.
Ques. What is NSR?
Ans. After the completion of 3 rounds of CCMT counselling, the National Spot Round (NSR) is conducted for all the vacant seats.
Ques. What is the eligibility criterion for NSR round?
Ans. The eligibility criterion for NSR is as follows-
All the candidates who have taken the withdrawal or not reported to any centre in earlier rounds for document verification or allotted institute for final admission.
Candidates whose allotted seat is canceled in earlier rounds due to non-fulfillments of any criteria but still they fulfill eligibility requirement for admission.
All eligible candidates who did not register for earlier three rounds i.e. fresh candidates.
Ques. When will be the vacancies for NSR declared?
Ans. The vacancy declaration for NSR is expected on July 04, 2020.
Ques. What is NSR Participation Fee?
Ans. The NSR Fee for Gen/OBC candidates is ₹ 42,200/- (₹ 40,000/- NSR Participation fee + ₹ 2200/- Registration fee) while for SC/ST/PwD candidates, it is ₹ 11,700/- (₹ 10,000/- NSR Participation fee + ₹ 1700/- Registration fee).
Ques. I want to take admission in IISc Bangalore, what is the process for that?
Ans. You can apply for the separate process for admission in IISc Bangalore which will start from 1st February 2020. The admission is based on the GATE score card and you must possess a minimum of second class in the qualifying exam.
Ques. What is the last date for applying in IISc Bangalore?
Ans. The last date is March 26, 2020.
Ques. How can I apply the counselling process for admission in IITs?
Ans. For the counselling process of IITs, a candidate will have to register on GATE Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP).
Ques. Do I need to separately apply for M.Tech in the IIT in addition to registration on GATE COAP portal?
Ans. Yes, you have to apply both at IIT and the portal in order to ensure your seat in IITs.
Ques. When will the COAP Registration start?
Ans. The registration process for COAP is expected to start from the second week of May 2020.
Ques. What is the eligibility criterion for COAP?
Ans. The eligibility criterion is as follows-
Ques. COAP will be conducted in how many rounds?
Ans. COAP will have four rounds.
Ques. What is the process for admission in state universities for M.Tech?
Ans. All the state universities and other private institutes will conduct individual GATE counselling for admission to M.Tech programs after the declaration of results.
Ques. What are the important documents required at the time of GATE counselling?
Ans. Following is the list of all important documents required at the time of GATE counselling-
Ques. Do I need to be present in person for the GATE counselling?
Ans. Yes, a candidate has to be present for the counselling and in no case any other person can represent the candidate.
*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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