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IIT Madras released an official notification for GATE exam in 2019. GATE 2019 application forms were available online on the official website (http://gate.iitm.ac.in/) from September 01. GATE application fee for male candidates belonging to the unreserved category was INR 1500. All female candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD had to pay INR 750. For foreign candidates, application fee was $100 (US Dollars).
Latest: Registration for GATE 2020 will start from September 3,2019Know more
Candidates have the choice to change their preferred examination cities until the last date of registration. GATE 2020 is scheduled for February 02, 03, 09 and 10, 2020. Answer Keys will be released two weeks after the completion of exam. Results will be declared on March 16.
Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) in rotation. This test is taken by aspirants who wish to pursue Post Graduation courses offered by the conducting institutes in streams related to their Undergraduate stream of Engineering or other degree.
A vast majority of colleges, institutes and universities offering Post Graduation courses accept score obtained by candidates as criteria for admissions into their programs.
GATE scores are also used by companies under Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs) as a vital criterion for recruitment.
GATE is designed to test the aspirant’s comprehensive understanding of undergraduate subjects like engineering/architecture/technology.
Based on the choice of Undergraduate degree stream and the Post Graduate stream, candidates must select one of the 24 papers available in GATE. Applicants must make this choice at the time of GATE Application form filling itself.
Only one subject or section, General Aptitude, will remain common to all of the 24 GATE paper as far as syllabus is concerned.
The 24 tests based on which courses are offered are shown in the table below along with the paper code:
|Paper Code||Subject||Paper Code||Subject|
|Aerospace Engg||AE||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Agricultural Engg||AG||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Architecture & Planning||AR||Mathematics||MA|
|Civil Engineering||CE||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Metallurgical Engineering||MT|
|Computer Science and Information Tech||CS||Physics||PH|
|Chemistry||CY||Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|Electronics & Communication Engg||EC||Textile Engineering and Fiber Science||TF|
In the official notification released by the authority, the application fee for Foreign Candidates has been increased by $50(US Dollars). It is now $100 whereas earlier it was $50. In GATE 2019 notification there is no other such changes mention in the examination pattern. Hence, the changes that were implemented for GATE 2019 shall continue to remain for GATE 2020.
Latest change – A new paper namely Statistics (ST) has been added in GATE from 2019. Check ST Syllabus
Changes made for GATE exam the previous year are stated below:
As the official website explains, along with the rich diversity and versatility, a foreign candidate brings with him the wisdom from a different place. The transition period for foreign candidates is made as smooth as possible with various scholarships, assistantships, incentives provided to these candidates. The support and finances are backed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and other such important ministries which form an integral part of educational systems implemented by Government of India.