GATE 2019 EXAM DATES
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE 2019 Exam Dates: IIT Madras will hold the exam on February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2019. The GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) is now closed for receiving applications. The last date to apply for the engineering exam was October 1, 2018.
Latest: GATE exam for 21 engineering disciplines concluded on February 2 and 3. As per the stats, the majority of students appeared for ME and CSE papers and their difficulty level was easy to moderate. Know more
Candidates appearing for the 3 other papers (EC/ EE/ CE) can download their admit cards, available at gate.iitm.ac.in before the exam dates. Know more!
The exam will be conducted in approx. 195 cities in India and 6 cities out of India. Check GATE Exam Centers
The national level exam is a computer-based test with 65 questions to be solved within 3 hours. Two types of questions are asked in GATE – Objective Type and Numerical Type. Check GATE Exam Pattern
About GATE Exam:
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is conducted for candidates seeking admission to M.Tech/ Ph.D. and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in the field of engineering and technology. GATE is conducted annually by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati and Roorkee) on a rotational basis. The following article talks about the dates and shifts related to the examination.
The application forms for GATE 2019 were available at the official portal i.e. https://appsgate.iitm.ac.in. The process of applying for the exam is completely online. Candidates must check the eligibility standards before starting the registration procedure. There are 4 steps to apply for GATE 2019:
The following table represents the important dates for GATE Registration and Form Correction-
|GATE Registration starts from||September 1, 2018|
|Last Date for submitting GATE Application Form||September 21, 2018|
|Extended Closing Date for submission of Form||October 1, 2018|
|Extended Closing Date for GATE Form Submission||October 1, 2018|
|Last Date for Request for Change in Exam City||November 16, 2018|
IIT Madras will release GATE Admit Card in January 2019 at GOAPS website. GATE 2019 is scheduled for multiple dates in February. The duration of exam is 3 hours and it carries a total of 65 questions of 100 marks. Check GATE Exam Pattern and boost your preparation to score better marks.
The following table elucidates tentative GATE 2019 exam dates-
|GATE 2019 Admit Card will be available from||January 4, 2019 onwards|
|GATE 2019 Entrance Test|
February 2, 2019
February 3, 2019
February 9, 2019
February 10, 2019
Candidates can take GATE according to their Paper Code only. As over 9 lacs applicants appear for GATE, therefore the exam is scheduled in two sessions- morning and afternoon. The following table represents the tentative schedule of GATE along with the paper codes-
|Date||Session||Time (IST)||Test Paper Codes|
|February 2, 2019||1||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||ME, EY, PE, XE, XL|
|2||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||ME, AE, MA, PI|
|February 3, 2019||3||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||CS, MN|
|4||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||AG, AR, BT, CH, CY, GG, IN, MT, PH, TF|
|February 9, 2019||5||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||EC|
|6||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||EE|
|February 10, 2019||7||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||CE|
|8||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||CE|
After the evaluation of GATE examination papers, GATE 2019 Result will be declared at GOAPS website. GATE Scorecard will be made available for the qualified candidates after the declaration of result. IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, and other institutes have their own counselling and admission procedure for M.Tech. admissions. The admission is entirely based on GATE scores.
The counselling process for NITs will be held through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. / M.Plan CCMT (CCMT) while the IITs and IISc Bangalore have their own counselling procedures.
The tentative dates related to Result and Counselling are:
|Declaration of GATE Result||March 16, 2019|
|GATE 2019 Scorecard will be available for download from||March 20 – May 21, 2019|
GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of announcement of results. In case, a candidate forgets to download scorecard or lose it, it can be retrieved by paying a fee of INR 500 for obtaining the same.
Not only admission into Masters’ program but, GATE could be taken for job opportunities at various Public Sector Enterprises (PSUs). The recruiting schedule for GATE 2019 is still not out, so candidates can check the dates of the previous year recruitment season to prepare accordingly for the recruitment season of GATE 2019.
|Name of PSU||Eligible Stream||Individual PSUs Registration|
|MAZAGON DOCK SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED||ME, EE||January 9 – February 7, 2019|
|BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME||January 5 – February 2, 2018|
|INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LIMITED||CH, CE, CS, EE, EC, IN, ME, MT, CY||January – February 8, 2019|
|GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED||CH, ME, EE, IN, CS, EC||December 22, 2018 – January 29, 2019|
|BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRICALS LIMITED||ME, EE, EC, MT||January 4, 2019 – February 3, 2019|
|OIL AND NATURAL GAS LIMITED||CS, ME, PE, CE, EE, EC, PH, IN, CH, GG, CY, MA||March 1, 2019 – April 1, 2019|
|HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME, CE, EE, EC, IN, CH||January 10, 2019 – February 10, 2019|
|NTPC LIMITED||EE, ME, EC, CE, CS, IT||January 10 – 31, 2019|
|POWERGRID||EE, EC, CE, CS||January 15, 2019 – February 28, 2019|
|NATIONALS BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION LTD. (NBCC)||CE||December 25, 2018|
|WBSEDCL||EE||September 1, 2018 – October 9, 2018|
|OIL INDIA LIMITED||ME, GG||January 15, 2019 – February 14, 2019|
|CABINET SECRETARIAT OF INDIA||CS, EC, PH, CY||After declaration of GATE Result|
|NHPC LIMITED||EE, CE, ME, GG||January 1, 2019 – February 1, 2019|
The expected CCMT Counselling procedure schedule will give the GATE applicants a fair idea about the CCMT 2019 counselling process if they are planning to apply for admission to M.Tech. / M.Plan. Courses at any of the NITs. Please note that these dates are tentative and for the preparation of the candidates for the counselling process-
|Name of Institute||Application Starting Date (tentative)||Last Date for Applying (tentative)|
|IIT Bombay||February 1, 2019||March 21, 2019|
|IIT Delhi||February 2019||March 2019|
|IIT Guwahati||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Kanpur||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Kharagpur||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Madras||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Roorkee||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Bhubaneshwar||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Gandhinagar||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Hyderabad||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Indore||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Mandi||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Patna||March 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Jodhpur||April 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Ropar||April 2019||April 2019|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||March 2019||April 2019|
|IISc Bangalore||April 2019||May 2019|
|IIT Dhanbad||April 2019||May 2019|
*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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