Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering ( GATE )

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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Gate invites form candidates following UG,  PG courses for the acadimic session 2019

GATE Courses 2019

UG Courses

  • B.E
  • B.Tech
  • B.Pharm
  • B. Arch
  • B.Sc. ( Research ) / B.S

PG Courses

  • M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA
  • M.E. / M.Tech ( Post-B.Sc. )
  • M.E. / M.Tech. or Dual Degree ( after Diploma or 10+2 )

GATE Eligibility 2019

UG Courses

B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Pharm

  • Candidates who  are Currently in the final year or already completed are eligible

B. Arch

  • Candidates who  are Currently in the final year or already completed are eligible

B.Sc. ( Research ) / B.S:

  • Candidates who are Currently in the 4th year or already completed are eligible

PG Courses

M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA

  • Candidates who are Currently in the final year or already completed are eligible

M.E. / M.Tech ( Post-B.Sc. )

  • Candidates who are Currently in the 2nd /3rd / 4th year or already completed are eligible

M.E. / M.Tech. or Dual Degree :  ( after Diploma or 10+2 )

  • Candidates who are Currently in the 4th / 5th year or already completed are eligible

GATE Exam Pattern 2019

Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQ )

  •  carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to select (mark) the correct answer.

Negative Marking for Wrong Answers :

  • For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1 /3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark MCQ, 2 /3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) :

  • Questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all the papers and sections. For these questions, the answer is a signed real number, which needs to be entered by the candidate using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor (keyboard of the computer will be disabled ). No choices will be shown for these type of questions. The answer can be a number such as 10 or -10 (an integer only ). The answer may be in decimals as well, for example, 10.1 ( one decimal ) or 10.01 ( two decimals ) or -10.001 ( three decimals ).
  • These questions will be mentioned with, up to which decimal places, the candidates need to present the answer. Also, for some NAT type problems an appropriate range will be considered while evaluating the numerical answer type questions so that the candidate is not unduly penalized due to the usual round-off errors. Wherever required and possible, it is better to give NAT answer up to a maximum of three decimal places.

GATE Application Form 2019

  • Application form  details will be available  of the website : www.gate.iitm.ac.in 
  • Personal information ( name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc. ) Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department / Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his / her study.
  • Documents need to submit along with Application are following
    • Address for Communication ( including PIN code )
    • Eligibility degree details
    • College name and address with PIN code
    • GATE paper ( subject )
    • Choice of GATE examination cities
    • High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
    • Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in pdf format ( Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department / Institute ( in the format specified in
    • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate ( if applicable ) in pdf format
    • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate ( if applicable ) in pdf format
    • Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate ( if applicable ) in pdf format
    • Details of the valid Identity Document ( ID ) ( The same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall )
    • Net-banking / debit card / credit card details for fee payment

Application Fee

  • Application Fee for Female candidates[rupee] 750/-
  • Application Fee for SC / ST / PwD category candidates[rupee] 750/-
  • Application Fee For All other candidates[rupee] 1500/-

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  GATE Admit Card 2019

  • The Admit Card for GATE 2019 will be available ONLY on GOAPS website. A candidate has to download his / her Admit Card from this website. The Admit Card would be available for download, tentatively from 4th January, 2019. Note that the Admit Cards will NOT be sent to the candidates by post / e-mail.
  • Candidates must bring a print-out of the downloaded Admit Card to the Examination for the verification along with the original and valid photo Identity Document ( NO photocopy / scanned copy / NOT an expired document), which was specified during the filling up of the online application ( for example : Passport, PAN card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License )
  • The Admit Card is valid if and ONLY if the candidate’s photograph and signature images are clear and legible. The photograph on the Admit Card and that in the valid photo identity document should match with the appearance of the candidate on the day of examination.
  • To ensure this, print the Admit Card on an A 4 sized paper using a laser printer, preferably a color printer. Both, the GATE 2019 Admit Card and the Original ID proof are essential for entry into the examination hall

GATE Exam Centers 2019

IIT Guwahati Guwahati

  •  gate-jam Agartala,
  • Arrah,
  • Asansol-Durgapur,
  • Bokaro Steel City,
  • Burdwan,
  • Dhanbad,
  • Dibrugarh,
  • Gangtok,
  • Guwahati,
  • Imphal,
  • Itanagar,
  • Jorhat,
  • Kalyani,
  • Muzaffarpur,
  • Patna,
  • Purnea,
  • Shillong,
  • Silchar,
  • Siliguri,
  • Tezpur

GATE Results 2019

  • GATE 2019 results will be announced on the 16th March, 2019 and will be available on the  GOAPS Website. GATE 2019 score is valid for Three Years from the date of announcement of the results.

GATE Important Dates 2018

S.NoEventDate
1GATE Online Application Processing System ( GOAPS ) Website Opens1st September, 2018
2Closing Date for Submission of ( Online ) Application ( through Website ) 21st September, 2018
3Extended Closing Date for Submission of ( Online ) Application (through Website ) 1st October, 2018
4Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City ( an additional fee will be applicable )16th November, 2018
5Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal ( for printing )4th January, 2019
6GATE 2019 Examination Forenoon: 9:30 AM to 12:30 Noon ( Tentative ) Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM ( Tentative )
2nd, 3rd , 9th, 10th February, 2019
7Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal16th March, 2019

Contact Details

Organizing  Chairman,
GATE Office,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Guwahati  781039, Assam,
Phone : 0361-258-6500,
Website : www.gate.iitm.ac.in