Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2006
GATE 2006 Admission Notice

Admission to Postgraduate Courses (Master’s and Doctoral) in the country, with MHRD and other Government Scholarsips / Assistantships, in Engineering / Technology / Artitecture / Pharmacy / Science is open to those who qualify in GATE.

Important Dates

20.09.2005 = Commencement of sale of information brochure and application forms/ Online submission of application forms

24.10.2005 = Last date of issue of information brochure and application forms by post from GATE offices

28.10.2005 = Last date of issue of information brochure and application forms at bank counters

31.10.2005 = Last date of issue of information brochure and application forms at GATE office counters

28.10.2005 = Last date for Onlince application form submission (website closure)

31.10.2005 = Last date for Receipt of completed Offline application forms at different GATE Offices / completed Online application forms at IIT Kharagpur


12.02.2006 = Date and Time of Examination [0930 – 1230 hrs]

Eligibility: The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for GATE 2006.

(a) Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering / Technology / Artitecture / Pharmacy and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes;

(b) Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in teh final or pre-final year of such programmes;

(c) Candidates in the second or higher year of Four-year Integrate Master’s degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering / Technology or in the third year or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s Degree Programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering / Technology;

(d) Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC / AICTE (e.g. AMIE) as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Those who completed Section A or equivalent of such professional course are also eligible.

There are
two different processes by which a candidate can apply for GATE 2006, namely, ”
online” and ”
offline“.
For general category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 900 for the online process and Rs. 1000 for the offline process. For SC/ST candidates, the fee is Rs. 400 for online and Rs. 500 for offline. The application fee is not refundable.

Online submission of application forms can be made by accessing the IIT and IISc CATE websites (
gate.iisc.ernet.in;
http://www.iitb.ac.in/gate;
http://www.iitd.ac.in/gate;
http://www.iitg.ac.in/gate;
http://www.iitk.ac.in/gate;
http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in;
http://gate.iitm.ac.in;
http://www.iitr.ernet.in/gate). The candidate should pay the Application Fee through an SBI ATM or through a Demand Draft in favour of ‘IIT Kharagpur’ on any nationalized bank payable at ‘Kharagpur’. The candidate should submit the payment details while filling up the Online Form. Candidates are required to take a print of the Online Application Form after successful submission of data. The printed form, with candidate’s signature and photograph at appropriate places, and the Demand Draft / original ATM transaction-slip must be sent ONLY to The Organising Chairman, GATE, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302.

Offline process involves procuring the Information Brochure and Application Form on payment of cash from the designated Bank Branches. Candidates can also obtain the Information Brochure and Application Form by Post from / or personally at the GATE offices. For this purpose a Demand Draft is to be sent for the amount as above to the Chairman, GATE of the corresponding zone GATE office, along with a request letter and two self addressed slips. Filled in Application Form along with the bank pay-in-slip / receipt of payment from GATE office must be sent to the respective zonal GATE office depending on the examination city where the candidate wishes to appear.

Employment News of September 17, 2005 will provide additional information.

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