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GATE is a national level exam conducted for candidates to pursue a postgraduate or Ph.D. program in the field of engineering and technology. The exam has international recognition as well. Some universities in Singapore and Germany accept admissions to postgraduate courses through the scores in GATE.
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It is of utmost importance for candidates who wish to pursue post graduate engineering courses from foreign universities using GATE Scores, to know the eligibility requirements set by them. GATE scores are acceptable at four universities apart from India, which are located in Singapore and Germany.
Find below the common grounds at which these universities admit aspirants from India for admission to PG engineering courses:
Universities in Singapore and Germany that accept GATE scores have been given below with all the details regarding eligibility, duration, fees and application process.
The two world-class universities in Singapore which admit GATE qualifying candidates are, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nan Yang Technological University Singapore (NTU).
The National University of Singapore is one of the best universities in Singapore. The University has been ranked among the top 20 universities in QS University Rankings. GATE qualifiers can apply for admissions to research-based MS programs or Ph.D. programs.
Note that GATE scorecard of last three year is acceptable. The minimum GATE cut off to get admission in this university is 90 percentile. Other details are as follows:
Applicants should have good GPA/percentage in Bachelor’s degree (at least second class honors). GATE score is set at minimum 90 percentile. Also, those whose native language is not English will be required to obtain a good score in TOEFL or IELTS.
The duration of a Masters Program is between 1 and 3 years, whereas a Ph.D. program’s duration is from 2 to 5 years.
10000~17220 SGD (Singapore dollars) in Rupees approximately 3 to5 Lakh Indian Rupees per year.
The enrollment for Master’s courses at NUS is generally done in two sessions- January and August session. However, for international applicants, application forms are available in mid-October every year. Following steps will be included for eligible candidates to enroll themselves.
Required documents basically include the following:
Apart from the above-mentioned documents, applicants will be required to submit academic documents as per the requirement of the program applied for.
NTU is ranked 13 in the QS world university ranking.The university accepts GATE scores for the admission in PhD and M.Eng programmes. The minimal cut off for the admission in this university is 90 percentile in GATE. NTU accepts GATE scores in the following schools:
The other admission related details have been given below:
10000~17220 SGD (Singapore dollars) in rupees approximately 3 to 5 Lakh Indian Rupees per year.
For Master’s program, minimum required GPA is 2.5, while for research program required GPA stands at 3. Indian Applicants must have acquired GATE Score with minimum 90 percentile. Apart from these, English proficiency certificate must be produced (TOEFL/IELTS).
Minimum duration for masters’s program is between 1 year and 3 years.
The application process at NTU will is conducted in two sessions, i.e. August and January. Find below the details for the same.
Some universities in Germany also accept GATE Score for the admission in postgraduate programs. The 2 famous Universities accepting GATE score are Technical University of Munich and RWTH Aachen University.
Technical University of Munich is one of the foreign universities which accept GATE Score for the admission in postgraduate programs. It is ranked 60 in QS world university ranking. The details regarding PG admissions through GATE have been given below:
According to TUM guidelines, a candidate must have valid GATE score. Also, bachelors degree in relevant field is a must.
Per semester fee for TUM PG programs is 500 euros. The faculties where GATE qualifiers can apply are- Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Surveying, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.
Application Process for winter session will begin in January, while summer sessions commence in September. The application forms are filled via online portal only, following are the steps which must be performed to fill the application form.
RWTH Aachen University also accepts GATE Score for the admission in postgraduate programs. RWTH Aachen is a part of IDEA league and is in collaboration with Imperial College London. It is ranked 145 in Quaquarelli Symonds University Rankings in 2015 and 2016. Given below are the faculties for which the university accepts the GATE Score.
The important details regarding admission to PG programs at RWTH Aachen University have been given below:
The minimum criteria for admission to masters programs are 90 percentile in GATE. Applicant should also hold a good CGPA in the Bachelor’s degree.
The tuition fee for admission to PG programs in RWTH Aachen is around 240 euros per semester. TUM Application Process for GATE Qualifiers
Those who wish to take admission to RWTH Aachen University are required to submit their applications by March 1 if applying for the winter session. If candidates wish to take admission to summer semester, they must apply by September 1, every year.
The Application process for International applicants involves the following steps:
Required documents basically include the following:
Note that these documents must be uploaded as pdf files separately while filling the online application form.