MHRD – GATE Scholarship

As per the directives of the MHRD, the following procedure is to be adopted for admission to the postgraduate programmes ( Master and Doctoral ) with MHRD Gate scholarship / assistantship. The performance of the candidate in GATE will be considered for admission. If the candidate is to be selected through interview for postgraduate programmes, minimum 70% weightage is to be given to the performance in GATE.

The remaining weightage ( 30% maximum ) can be given to the candidate’s academic record or performance in interview. The admitting institution could however prescribe minimum passing percentage of marks in the interview. Some colleges / institutes specify GATE qualification as the mandatory requirement even for admission without MHRD Gate  scholarship / assistantship.

MHRD Gate Scholarship Eligibility

GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture or Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master’s degree programmes in Engineering / Technology / Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government Scholarships / assistantships.

To avail the MHRD Gate MHRD Gate Scholarship, the candidate must secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution.

However, candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture may seek admission to relevant Doctoral programmes with MHRD Gate Scholarship / assistantship without appearing in the GATE examination.

MHRD Gate Scholarship Application Form

The candidate will be issued a GATE 2013 scorecard with the word ‘Duplicate’ written on it and authenticated by the signature of the Chairperson, GATE 2013.

An Gate Scholarship application on plain paper, requesting for duplicate GATE 2013 scorecard stating the reason and providing the appropriate document mentioned above.

The candidate’s GATE 2013 registration number must be mentioned in the application.

A Demand Draft for Rupee 250.00 drawn in favour of the “Registrar, IIT Bombay” as a fees for the duplicate scorecard.

A self addressed A5 size envelope affixing postal stamp worth ₹ 40 on it.

It should take not more than 10 working days to process the request after the request is received in the GATE Office.

MHRD Gate Scholarship Admission Procedure

Candidates are advised to seek details of admission procedures and availability of MHRD Gate Scholarship / assistantship from the concerned admitting institution.

The criteria for postgraduate admission with MHRD Gate Scholarship / assistantship are different for different admitting institutions.

The management of the postgraduate MHRD Gate Scholarship / assistantship is also the responsibility of the admitting institution. Similarly, reservation of seats under different categories is as per the policies and norms prevailing at the admitting institution and Government of India rules.

GATE offices will not entertain any enquiry about admission, reservation of seats or award of MHRD Gate Scholarship / assistantship.

Notification & Deadline

The deadline is in October

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