GATE 2019 FORM CORRECTION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE Form Correction is a one-time facility provided by IIT Madras to make corrections in the particulars given in mentioned in the form if required. The applicants must ensure to fill in the form carefully as the modifications/ edits can be made in few fields only like the name of the candidate, DoB, Name of Parent/Guardian, Educational Qualification and Exam City.
The form correction window is now open as the registration process concluded on October 1. As per the official notification, the last date to make modifications in the online form is October 28 (extended). Candidates who have applied for GATE 2019 can only make corrections in the online form. All the changes can be made through GOAPS Login by following the instructions provided by IIT Madras.
Read on to know more about GATE Form Correction, Additional Fee, Details can be corrected and important dates.
|GATE Exam Centers||GATE Exam Pattern||GATE Admit Card||GATE Eligibility|
|GATE 2019 Official Website||www.gate.iitm.ac.in|
|GATE GOAPS Website||www.appsgate.iitm.ac.in|
|Mode of GATE Registration||Online|
|GATE 2019 Registration starts from||September 1, 2018|
|Last Date to Submit GATE 2019 Application Form||October 1, 2018|
|Form Correction in GATE Form starts from||October 1, 2018|
|Extended Closing Date of Form Submission||October 25, 2018|
|Last Date for Requesting Change of Exam Center||no be notified|
After submitting the application form, it goes under scrutiny where the form is checked as per the specifications mentioned in GATE Information Brochure. In case, any mistake/defect is found, the same is informed to the candidates through their registered email ids for the rectification.
Here are the details that can be rectified before making the fee payment-
Application Fee for GATE Form Correction: INR 750 has to be paid for changing Gender (from female to male/transgender), Category (from SC/ST to Gen/OBC), PWD status (from PWD to non-PWD). However, the additional fee paid earlier will not be refunded.
Check detailed Form Correction Notification
Type of corrections to be entertained in GATE Application Form (against each correction, a document as a proof for correction is also required) are mentioned below-
|Type of Correction||Documents Required as Proof|
|Name||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Date of Birth||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Name of Parent/Guardian||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Correspondence Address||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|College Name & Location, Roll No. and Registration No.||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Degree certificate/Final year/semester marksheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HOD/Principal/Competent Authority|
As only certain details can be edited in GATE Application Form and if the mistakes cannot be rectified then you have to apply again for GATE 2019 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. It must be noted that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.
The only request for the change in exam city will be accepted till November 2018. An additional fee will be applicable for changing the exam city, which will be informed later.
Candidates can do limited corrections in the application form. Therefore, they are advised to fill GATE Application Form carefully. After the corrections, a candidate can check the GATE form status for the successful submission.
If a candidate has made any mistakes while GATE Registration 2019, one can follow the steps given below to correct the same. We suggest you check your eligibility for GATE 2019 before starting the registration procedure.
Step 1: Login at GOAPS website
Step 2: Enter Enrollment ID/Email Address, Password and Captcha.
Step 3: Click on Edit GATE Application Form and make the changes.
Step 4: After making the changes, verify before saving the application form and then Save and View Application.
Step 5: Submit and Proceed to Payment after verifying all the changes.
The exam authority allows candidates to view GATE Application Form Status after they submit their application forms. Any defects or incomplete data can also be checked through GATE Application Form Status at the official website of GOAPS.
The steps to check the status of the online form are same as of completing the registration. Successfully registered candidates need to login at GOAPS with Enrollment ID/Email Address and Password.
Given below are the statuses of GATE Application Form 2019. Anyone of the following messages will be displayed on the user’s window:
Ques. I have submitted wrong information in the Application Form. Can I change that?
Ans. Yes, you can change the information in the Application Form. Examination authority gives the candidates an opportunity once to edit their mistakes in the Application form.
Ques. What are the changes that I can make during the Application Form correction period?
Ans. Candidates can make correction in the Application form at the time of opening of correction window. Candidates can correct the information like candidate’s name, date of birth, name of parent/ guardian, qualifying degree and the year of qualifying degree.
Ques. Is there any extra fee charged for making correction in the Application Form?
Ans. Yes, you have to make some extra payment using GOAPS
Ques. When will the correction widow close?
Ans. Correction window will be open till October 28, 2018. After which no request for the changes in the application form will be accepted.
Ques. While filling in the application form, I made a mistake in filling my name. Will I be able to correct this?
Ans. Yes, you can correct your name on the GATE Application Form.
Ques. Can I change my mobile number or Email ID after I have submitted my GATE 2019 Application Form?
Ans. No, you cannot change your mobile number and email ID once you have submitted the form.
Ques. I have made some mistakes while filling personal information like name in the application of GATE 2019. How to correct them?
Ans. You have to send a mail from the registered email ID with GOAPS to the zonal GATE officer requesting for change. You have to mention your Enrolment ID along with the nature of corrections to be done attaching the scanned copy of the proof in the email.
Ques. Am I allowed to change my GATE 2019 Exam City centre after the submission of GATE 2019 Application Form?
Ans. Yes, you can make a request for the change of examination city centre till November 17, 2018 with an additional fee to be paid online using GOAPS.
Ques. I have selected a wrong paper. What should I do?
Ans. You can fill a new application form with a new email address and choose the correct paper for examination. The previous mobile number can be used for filling a new application form. Application Fee will not be refunded once it’s paid even in the case of submission of incorrect application form
Ques. Can I change my category in GATE Application Form?
Ans. Yes, you can change your category via logging into GOAPS and click on ‘change personal data’. Change your category and verify all the details before the final submission.
Ques. Do I have to pay any additional fee for changing category? If yes then how much?
Ans. You have to pay a fee of INR 750 in case of category change from SC/ ST to General/ OBC (not applicable to female and PwD candidates). The additional fee will not be refunded and the last date to make changes along with fee submission is October 28, 2018.
Ques. I want to make changes in my gender in the GATE 2019 Application Form. What should I do?
Ans. To change the gender from Male/ other to Female, you will have to login into GOAPS and click on "change personal data". After making changes verify the information before the final submission. After submission, you have to pay the non-refundable additional fee of INR 750.
Ques. My application status of GATE shows "Under Scrutiny". What does it mean?
Ans. IIT Madras will check the GATE applications for any discrepancies in photograph or signature. If the status shows "Under Scrutiny" it is fine. Once they will check all the details, the status will be changed to "Successful Submission".
Ques. How will I know that there are some defects in my GATE application form?
Ans. In case of any defect in the application form you will receive a mail regarding defects in their application forms and their status. Once rectified, the application status will reflect "Under Scrutiny" till it gets cleared by IIT Madras.
Ques. Am I allowed to make changes once the Application form correction window gets closed?
Ans. No, you are not allowed to make changes after the closure of the correction window.
Ques. Can I make changes twice in the Application Form?
Ans. Yes, you can but into the stipulated time for Application Form correction. You have to pay an additional non-refundable fee after the completion of the correction process.
*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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