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GATE 2018 Application Form

GATE Online Application Processing Website Opens on 1st September, 2017.

GATE 2018 Application Process : For GATE 2018 all information related to the candidates will be available in a single GATE Online Application Processing System ( GOAPS ). Candidates have to register and fill the application via ONLINE mode ONLY by accessing the zonal GATE websites of IISc and any of the seven IITs.

The photograph and signature of the applicant must be uploaded during the online application. Please note that all necessary certificates, such as, degree certificate / certificate from the Principal and the category certificate, if any are also to be uploaded. Please note that no application form is available for sale anywhere.

GATE Online Application Processing System ( GOAPS ) :

An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. With this interface you can :

  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature and other documents like graduation certificate / certificate from Principal, caste certificate ( if applicable ) etc.
  • Pay the application fee through net – banking or debit card or e – challan.
  • Check the Status of your application form : Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, Admit Card Ready for Download, etc.
  • Contact the Zonal GATE Offices in case of any queries / problems.
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View your answers, marks and GATE score.

The login to this interface is through your GOAPS Enrolment ID and a GOAPS password. Keep this information safe and do not disclose it to anyone.

GATE 2018 Application Fee & Payment Options :

All candidates have to apply only ONLINE. Details of the application fee. The application fee is non – refundable.

Details of application fee for GATE 2018

  • Women Candidates : Rupee 750/
  • SC / ST / PwD category candidates : Rupee 750/-
  • All other candidates : Rupee 1500/-

* PwD : Person with Physically Challenged.

For GATE 2018 payments would have to be made through online by using net banking or debit card or e-challan facilities. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the bank from where the money is being transferred. This charge will be specified on the payment portal.

GATE 2018 Application Fee Payment Options

The application fee and various payment options. The application fee is non-refundable. All charges given below are in Indian Rupees.

Candidate Category Mode Application Fee in 
Women ( All Categories ) Online Net Banking Rupee 750
e – challan Rupee 750
SC / ST / PwD candidates Online Net Banking Rupee 750
e – challan Rupee 750
All other candidates Online Net Banking Rupee 1500
e – challan Rupee 1500

GATE 2018 Admit Card

The Admit Card can only be downloaded from the GATE portal tentatively from 17th December 2016. Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post / email. Bring a print – out of the downloaded Admit Card to the Test Center along with the original and valid photo identification ( NO photocopy / scanned copy / NOT expired ). Please note that you have to give details of this ID proof while filling the online application. Candidates will NOT be permitted to take the test, if this original and valid photo identification is not presented. It may be noted that you would have specified one of the following IDs during the online application process: Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar UID, College ID, Employee Identification Card, or a Notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address.

325 thoughts on “GATE Application Form 2018

  1. Hi, i am 3rd year student of whether i can write a gate entrance examination in this year itself

  2. Sir i am mbc in tamilnadu state & i have select obc in gate application 2015 but my father as a central government employee & i did not have obc certificate. What kind of certificate required for category

  3. Sir, I will qualified degree in 2016. But by mistake I have filled as 2015. Can I rectify this defects.And also if my application is rejected then can I get my online payment?

  4. I belong to NT caste what should I Select in category section? DO I Select OBC or Gen
    P.S I have all the certificates avlb of my caste.

  5. I forgot to fill my collage address in gate application form 2016, my form is submitted but payment is not. Is my form rejected.

  6. i forgot to fill collage address in gate application form 2016, my form is submitted but payment is not,what i do ?….is my form is reject at this condition ?


  8. my online gate trasaction is not succeeded but balance get deduced from account is there any solution for this problem
    if there anybody who have similar kind of problem the contact me 9459005003

  9. I m amie student.l have done section A now I m in section B. l whould like to know. can I apply for gate 2016

  10. sir, I have been online gate form on 22/09/15, but I have provided photo with color background. pleas tell me now what I do?

  11. respected sir,i archana filled my gate 2016 application form and also paid the fees in online. but i did a mistake in that instead of GENERAL as caste i kept it as a OBC .so please suggest me how to edit application form without loosing the fee.

  12. sir,while applying to 2016 i have selected OBC caste category instead of GENERAL .i have submitted it and paid the payment what to do?is there any possibilities? please help me

  13. sir i am not given name as per ssc?is there any problem for hallticket?my name as ssc as BADIGINCHALA MAHALAKSHMI BUT i given as B Maha Lakshmi.pls give me reply kindly request u.

  14. what option should be click by the NT caste students when they ask for caste selection, because NT caste is not mentioned n neither the VJ???????
    is OBC is right option to be clicked by NT caste students????

  15. Sir while applying to the gate 2016 I entered my village and mandal name in ADDRESS LINE-3(optional) block. That is my original address. Is there any problem with this sir??. And what us the need of our address in gate application form. Sir iam tensed about my small mistake in the address entering.
    Is there any problem with this address sir??

  16. Sir
    My year of qualifying is 2016 but by mistake it is pressed 2015. Shall i allowed to appear in the test.

  17. Please send me notification regarding GATE 2015 when these forms will publish to my mail

  18. all information is given in very suitabe format with all satisfaction & reference link

  19. please email me to id mentioned the details at which the form distrubution for year 2015 because i complete my final year in B.E. in year of 2016..

  20. am 18th yrs old know can i apply this form sir…??
    for studing engineering in foreign…. can i..??

  21. I have selected GEN category instead of OBC.i have submitted the form.what to do?during counselling shall i change that?is there any possibilities?please help me

  22. i have filled my year of graduation 2014 insead of 2015.i have already made payment .please tell me how can i correct it

  23. i have filled my year of graduation 2014 insead of 2015.i have already made payment .please tell me how can i correct it.

  24. Enroll no.: G121R64

  25. I Summit online Application of GATE 2015 But we not Drow a rectangle on my Signature, So tell me my form accepeted by IIT,Kanpur on this Mistake or Not ?

  26. sir i have my category as OBC instead of GEN. but my application form ( after payment ) showing GEN. whats the process to change it ?

  27. Sir i am 4th year student can i fullfill the form what document at fullfill the form time kind totell me by email

  28. Sir,
    I’m B.E Passed out in the year 2014.
    And i Haven’t received my VTU degree certificate yet(applied and takes one year).
    What other document can i upload to attempt GATE 2015?


  30. i wanted to know if i can apply for GATE entrance or not, as i am a student of “BscIT”. pls reply. Thanks, gunjan!

  31. sir while applying gate 2014 I didn’t send my caste certificate(sc) so they mailed me to send the sc caste certificate. How should i have to send through mail sir could you please help me.?.

  32. Hello sir, i have applied for gate 2014 , i got msg from iit -g that i my signature is not present in gate application form.. So they told me to correct it… So plz tell how to do the same .. Should i resend the application form.. What are the documents i have to resend …. IITG just told me .. I have only problem with signature.

  33. Dear sir,

    I submitted my GATE 2014 form but unfortunatly I had filled my name which is incorrect. sir please give me procedure to correct my name.
    thankyou wating for your reply

  34. I,priyanka studying btech 4th year in SVEC (andhra pradesh) i filled my gate application and also i paid fees in online. But i did a mistake..instead of placing the year 2014 i kept 2013can you please suggest me how to edit the application without loosing the fee.

  35. Respected sir..I,priyanka studying btech 4th year in SVEC (andhra pradesh) i filled my gate application and also i paid fees in online. But i did a mistake in that instead of placing the year 2014 i kept 2013 can you please suggest me how to edit the application without loosing the fee.

  36. Dear Sir/Madam,

    Kindly arrange the mail ADANI PORT GATE ENTRY FORM.



  37. sir i have already registered but i lost my application number now i need to change my exam center please tell me the process how to change.. thank you

  38. To know the my gate application form status i visited this website (\”\”) but after entering 7 digit application no. it shows following message (\”Application Number: *******
    The above referred application is NOT Received at IIT Bombay.
    If you have sent the application form to IIT Bombay, send an email giving the details of the application and mode of dispatch.\”).
    how can i know about my status.

  39. hi i am p.deepak i forgot to note down the gate application form number how will i get the number i am applied through offline i want number please tel me solution

  40. Hi,

    Sorry , You cannot apply for gate exam this year,so please apply for next GATE exam after the notification is issued.

  41. sir i want to know the gate application form details because the date of gate form has been gone but i wanna fill form in any condition so plz sir help me …plz….wht should i do plz tell me ?????????

  42. Hi,

    Contact to this address and ask about your GATE Application Status:-

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
    North Guwahati, Guwahati 781 039
    Phone : 0361-258 2751
    Fax : 0361-269 0789

  43. I have applied gate online and got sbi bank challan but couldnt pay before 29-10-11.
    What option do i have?

  44. sir i have sent my gate 2012 form by DTDC and they are saying that they have already handovered the form to IIT GUWAHATI on 19th October, 2012. but it is showing on the net that my form is not received by IIT GUWAHATI. My Application no is 4010725. what should i do now. pls tell me sir.

  45. respected sir,
    i have fill up online gate examination form and printe out from copy and deposite my challan in state bank of india now i have conclusion take about sending form with and without any type of certificate,
    i am general candidate and no any changes in name,means no document send for that.
    conclusion about qualification certificate and degree.
    please help me

  46. i have send my gate form to iit kanpur zone but when i saw the form status “ur form has not receive at iisc banglore”.wat is this;

  47. for need of gate appln frm
    open de givn online gate site der wil b optn ‘how to apply’ click it, apply thru online, in step 3 click apply online u will get da the form by entering de information………..all de best frnds

  48. sir.. i’ve chosen the discipline computerscience and engineering instead of Information Technology.. and also i send the form… hoe to change the details.. please help.. and reply to my mail

  49. Hi,

    The Last date for Submission of GATE 2012 Application Form is on or before Tuesday, November 02, 2012.
    The Last Date for Availability of GATE 2012 Application Form is October 27, 2012.

  50. how can i download the gate application through online will you please send me procedure for downloading the gate form

  51. Hi,

    GATE and CAT both are best. For engineering GATE examination is best. For MBA examination CAT is best .

  52. i have selected general category instead of obc category in gate online form and posted the print outs. How can i change now?

  53. sir,
    I have applied for GATE2012 through online.
    i want to know my application status.After entering the application no it says the application is not received at kanpur zonal office.but i had applied for bangalore zonal office.How can i know?

  54. i am trying to fill in my application via the internet but the application form does not seem to be opening…..what should i do…???!!!
    please help…..

  55. Hi,

    Go to the link “How to apply?” and then choose “online application process”. Register yourself by entering your name, date of birth, password and email id. You can then fill in your ONLINE application form, proceed to make the payment of application fee using Payment Gateway or Challan Payment options. To know more details, Please refer the following
    web page (

  56. me and my friends was not write the name and application no. back side of photo, so our form is accepted or not?

  57. from 2 days, i m not able to open website of iitd, as it is taking too much time to load, i think that the server is overloaded. pls reply what should i do?

  58. Hi,

    Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes : GATE 2012 Online and GATE 2012 Offline.011 Information Brochure and Application Form can be obtained on cash payment of Rs 1000/- (Rs 500/- for SC/ST/PD) from the designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone (as given below). To now more details, Please refer the following web page (


  60. Hi,

    GATE 2012 Information Brochure and Application Form can be obtained on cash payment of Rs 1000/- (Rs 500/- for SC/ST/PD) from the designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone.

  61. Hi,

    Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes : GATE 2012 Online and GATE 2012 Offline.Paper will be conducted in offline

  62. sir, i am filling gate form online-2012,so tell me please that paper will conducted online or offline.

  63. sir,
    when i fill the gate examination form
    & i click submit button , then there is no option for save application form & the payment was done but a message show that your application form is not received by iit
    then what i do ?

  64. sir, Is obc certificate is necessary for filling offline application.Please send me reply for my question.

  65. the obc certificate has not mentioned in application …we need to send that certificate…few of my friends sent ..the obc certificate ..will they reject the application form …..

  66. Hi,

    If you will be filling the Application form in online.It is possible to give an exam in offline.

  67. sir,plz let me know if i fill up the gate application form online then can i give the exam offline also?plz reply

  68. Sir,
    Is it possible to take the chalan from any other nationalized bank( State Bank of Hyderbad or HDFC etc )apart from those mentioned? I fall under the IIT Kharaghpur zone. Can you provide me with the postal address for submitting the form?

  69. Hi,

    Requests for change of examination city will be accepted till December 31, 2012 with a fee of Rs.400/- to be paid in the form of demand draft (payment details) to the respective zonal GATE office. Last date of GATE 2012 Application form is
    November 2nd.

  70. how can change the center of examination after sending the form off line. wt a=is the last date of gate form

  71. sir ,iam BC-B category …am i having reservation or not ..because applicable certificate not mentioned in gate appliction form

  72. i fill my application form ,my money was deducted from my account,but it was showing that your payment is not done.
    plz help me sir.

  73. Sir,i hv downloaded d gate form online bt my family members r telling 2 apply offline. Is it psbl 2 aply ofline wen i ht downloaded d form?plz sir rply fast

  74. i want to know the addres , where to post the form, means full addres of iit kanpur zone….. plse help me

  75. i am studying now 3rd year. In gate online application from
    what i should fill in place of
    \year of degree\(in final page of application form)

  76. Sir, plz let me know dat gate application forms r available in my city agra or not??????
    N plz tell me d dates when these forms will come in agra region……… plz sir………

  77. sir,
    I’am interested to attempt gate exaination.while applying it asked for reference number.what is reference number how to acquire it.please give me details about this.thank you

  78. i dislike the forms,which needs a photo but their is no any other plz aware me about d certificates which i have to keep with my form.i would not b more thankful to u bcoz of weak help.

  79. Hai i got the gate application from bank. What are the enclosures should i kept inside gate application form to send to gate exam centre. i am general category candiate. plz help me what are enclosures that i have to kept inside gate application form.

  80. Good morning sir,

    i m mohan.i m studying final year automobile engg …. sir how to apply gate examination procedure tell me

  81. Hi,

    OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates do not have to enclose the category certificate since their application fee is same as that of the general category candidates. However, in the ONLINE application, you can indicate the category to which you belong to. You need to produce the category certificate only to the admitting institute at the time of admission.

  82. Sir,
    i m the student of ele engg in 5th sem. plz give me the guide to fill the form of gate 2012. also give the guidece to prepare it , how the question will come . how will i gate good marke in it ,

  83. i am study in 4th year cse branch and i am apply for please give me a perfect details about GATE form.

  84. please make a text hyperlinked to apply online so that it will refer to online registration form

  85. sir,
    what is the procedure filling the online application form. & ofline also. is there any Demand draft required ?

  86. sir,i am passed out ECE(2012)batch student.i am having 4 back-locks am i eligible for gate 2012.what are the certificates required for application form.

  87. sir i have my category as general instead of obc… how can i change that.. pls reply… is it possible to do so since the results are out.

  88. sir i have my category as general instead of obc… how can i change that.. pls reply… is it possible to do so since the results are out.

  89. hello sir,will you plz tell me the top colleges for mtech programe and how to approach further to enter those colleges for mtech…

  90. sir,
    my name was incorrectly printed in gate admit card, do it matters and cause any problem during my exam?
    and if so, where should i complain about this…?
    plz help me

  91. i can get the application form known on 12-1-2012 offline application please reply immediately and submit it before the exam

  92. Dear Sir,
    I am studying in 4 th sem of B.Tech ( Ele. ) in SVNIT at Surat Gujarat.
    I want to give the exam of GATe for future study so kindly give the guidence and How much validity of that Exam.
    Waiting for Reply.

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