GATE 2020 FORM CORRECTION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
IIT Delhi has opened GATE Application Form Correction Window on October 15, 2019. GATE Form Correction is a one-time facility provided by the conducting authority to make corrections in the particulars mentioned in the form, if required.
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 2020 Official Website||gate.iitd.ac.in|
|Mode of GATE Form Correction||Online|
|GATE 2020 Registration||August 31 – October 5, 2019|
|GATE Application Form Correction began on||October 15, 2019|
|Facility to Change the Exam Center||November 14, 2019|
|Facility to change gender and category||November 20, 2019 onwards|
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. IIT Delhi has released the notification for GATE Form Correction in Gender/ PwD/ Category Status at its official website. Additional fee payment, if applicable, will have to be paid by the candidates.
NR 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.
Type of corrections in GATE Application Form (against each correction, a document as a proof for correction is also required) are mentioned below-
|Type of Corrections||Details|
|Name||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Date of Birth||As per the documents submitted in Application|
|Name of Parent/ College/ Contact Address etc||As per the documents submitted in Application|
Male to Female: Difference fees will not be refunded,
Female to Male: Difference fees will have to be paid by the candidate.
SC/ ST to General/ EWS/ OBC: Difference fees will have to be paid by the candidate
General/ EWS/ OBC to SC/ ST: Difference fees will not be refunded
Yes to No: Difference fees will have to be paid by the candidate
No to Yes: Fees will not be refunded, Supporting Documents have to be produced
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 2020 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. It must be noted that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.
IIT Delhi has started to accept request for the change in exam city from November 14, 2019. 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.
Candidates can follow the below given steps to make correction in GATE Application Form:
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.
Note: Download GATE corrected application form for future reference.
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 the 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 2020. 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 November, 2019. 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 2020 Application Form?
Ans. No, you cannot change your mobile number and email ID once you have submitted the form.
Ques. Am I allowed to change my GATE 2020 Exam City centre after the submission of GATE 2020 Application Form?
Ans. Yes, you can make a request for the change of examination city centre till November 17, 2019 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 November, 2019.
Ques. I want to make changes in my gender in the GATE 2020 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 Delhi 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 Delhi.
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