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GATE Registration Date Extended Till Oct 9, 2017

Last Updated - October 05, 2017

IIT Guwahati had released the official notification on GATE 2018 in June 2017. The registration had commenced from September 1, 2017. GATE Registration will close on October 9, 2017. Due to the request received for the extension of closing date for registration, the date has extended from October 5 to 9, 2017 (20:00 Hrs) 

Aspirants can fill the application form at GOAPS website. The exam is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2017. Read on the article to know all about latest updates.   

GATE 2018 Important Dates

EventsDatesReference Links
Availability of GATE Application FormSeptember 01 – October 09, 2017Last Date Extension from Oct 5 to 9
Last date for request for change in examination cityNovember 17, 2017No Other Correction will be Entertained
GATE 2018 Admit Cards will be available fromJanuary 05, 2018Download GATE Admit Card from
GATE 2018 Exam DatesFebruary 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018Over 9 Lacs Candidates Appear for GATE

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GATE 2018 Eligibility

Before filling GATE Application Form, an aspirant is advised to check GATE eligibility criteria to apply for the process. We will provide you with the details of eligibility criteria so that the candidates can cross check the required details accordingly.

Following is the basic eligibility criteria for students' reference:

1. Passed a Bachelor degree (4 years after 10+2, or 3 years after Diploma) in any stream, if you are in the final year of a bachelor’s degree, then also you stand eligible to apply for GATE.

2. Passed a Master’s degree programmes in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Statistics/Computers Applications or equivalent degree, if you are in the final year of such programmes, are also eligible. (Pre-Final year students are not eligible to write GATE).

Eligibility Criteria for International Applicants

This year GATE will enable the candidates from different countries like Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates to seek admissions to M.Tech, PhD courses in various IITs and IISc. GATE 2018 will be conducted in the mentioned countries for International applicants. International candidates are required to meet the following Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018 for achieving success in filling the application form in a complete sense.

  • Applicant must have completed Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Master’s Degree in a relevant Science Subject.
  • The candidates appearing for the final year of the degree course are also eligible.

Check GATE eligibility for different courses and streams.     

Documents/Data Required for GATE 2018

A candidate must know what to keep ready before filling the GATE application form as you won't be able to fill the application form completely without the required documents. A candidate will require the following:

1. Photograph

  • Candidate is required to upload a colored photograph which is taken after July 1, 2016. Mobile photos won't be accepted.
  • It must be noted that the face of the candidate must occupy about 50% of the area in the photograph with a full-face view looking into the camera directly.
  • An aspirant must upload a photograph in JPEG Format on a standard 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Width x Height) print
  • The maximum pixel resolution allowed is 480 × 640 (0.3 Mega pixel) and the minimum pixel resolution is 240 × 320.

2. Signature

  • Candidates are required to draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height x Width) on an A4 white paper.
  • An aspirant must put their signature with black or dark blue ink pen within the given box.
  • They must get the signature image scanned by a professional using a scanner, and get the image cropped to the box.
  • Candidates must upload their signature in a JPEG image format with the maximum pixel resolution for the image being 160 × 560 and the minimum pixel resolution for the image being 80 × 280.
  • Photographs of the signatures taken using mobile phone are not acceptable

3.  A candidate is required to submit a Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate/Course Completion Certificate

4. Caste Certificate is also needed, if applicable. The certificate should be in a PDF format only.

5. Disability Certificate is also needed, if applicable. The certificate should be in a PDF format only.

Visit GATE Photo/Signature Size & Dimensions for more clarity in GATE Application Form

How to Apply for GATE 2018

GATE exam is one of the most competitive exam and you should make sure to study for the same in a proper way. But, before doing that you should go through the GATE Eligibility Criteria so as to be clear if you could apply for the Application Process or not. If the aspirant is eligible, then he or she has to go through the next step which is GATE Application Process.

For the candidates applying for the first time for GATE exam may face some problem while applying for the exam. This is due to the fact that the form is supposed to be filled through online mode only.  But, if you are giving it for the second time you can still go through the following steps to avoid making any mistakes:

  • Login to the official website
  • Click on the link by the name of ‘GATE Application Form’
  • Then you will have to fill in your basic details like Your Name, Date of Birth etc.
  • Also, you’ll have to upload the GATE Necessary Documents Required for the form
  • After filling in all the information, at the end of submitting the form, you’ll have to pay a basic fee for the same.

We inform the candidate that the fee can be paid through net banking or through debit cards and credit card of all major banks in India.

GATE Application Fee

The application fee is the next step after getting registered for GATE 2018. In order to complete the application process, submission of the registration fee is important. We provide you with the information on GATE application fee-

CategoryApplication Fee (without service charges)
WomenINR 750
All Other CandidatesINR 1500
For Exam Center in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and KathmanduUS$ 50
For Exam Center in Dubai and SingaporeUS$ 100



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