GATE 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates & Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018

The GATE 2018 is the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is the National Level Test for the admission of candidates in various PG Courses. The candidates who have completed their bachelor degree course in Engineering, Technical, Architecture, or Science Stream can apply for the GATE 2018. The candidates can take the admission in various Master and Doctor degree programs via GATE 2018. To apply for the GATE, the graduation degree is necessary to qualify with minimum qualification marks. The GATE 2018 is also a key to take admission in India’s top level NITs, IITs, IISc, and IISRs to pursuing the Master Degree. This year IIT Guwahati is going to conduct the GATE 2018. For more inquiry of candidates, we have posted the information regarding the GATE Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card Status on this page.

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GATE Application Form 2018

Students must require filling the Application form for GATE 2018 via the online mode. This year the IIT Guwahati has taken the responsibility to organize and schedule the GATE 2018. So it is the also the responsibility of IIT Guwahati is to provide the GATE Application Form 2018 to their aspirants. Candidates also give a sight to the important points mentioned here before making the online application.

  • Candidates need to apply via the online mode GATE 2018
  • GATE Online Application form Start from the 1st Sept 2017
  • Application form closed on 5th October 2017
  • Aspirants have to fill GATE Application Form through GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).
  • Both Indian and International Candidates can apply for GATE 2018
  • Candidates also carry the required documents like educational qualification certificate and personal identity certificate with them.
  • Applicants also carry the Scanned Passport Size photograph and valid signature
  • The Date of Picture is also mentioned on the Photograph
  • Photograph (size of 10 Kb to 100 Kb), and Signature (size of 5 Kb to 20 Kb) required
  • Candidates need to make registration as New User on GOAPS
  • The Passport is also mandatory for the International Candidates.

GATE 2018 Important Dates/ Exam Date

Students who are willing to join the GATE 2018 also check the Important Dates regarding the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering here. These dates are official dates.

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Events Dates
GATE Online Application Form Start Date 1st September 2017
GATE Online Application Form Last Date 5th October 2017
Last Date to request for Change in Exam City 17th November 2017
Admit Card Availability 5th January 2018
GATE 2018 Exam Date 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2018
Answer Key Released On A few days after examination
Result Declaration 17th March 2018
Downloading of Score Card Begins Last week of March 2018 to Last week of May 2018
Counselling Commence Date Second week of April 2018

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GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate before filling the GATE Application Form 2018, also check the eligibility parameters for GATE 2018. Aspirants must need to fulfill the specified Academic Qualification Parameters and Age Limit for admission in all streams. Either aspirant will be disqualified.


Qualification Required Description about the Qualifying Degree Status of the Degree Year of Passing
  • 4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or
  • 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering / Technology).
  • Final year candidates may also apply.
Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
  • 5-years bachelor’s degree in Architecture
Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
B.Sc. Research/B.S.
  • 4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)
Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
M. Sc./M.A./MCA orequivalent
  • Master’s degree in Science / Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent
Currently in final year or completed 2018
Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)
  • 4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology
Presently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed 2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)
  • 5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology
Currently in 4th/5th year or completed 2019
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.
  • Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B. S./M. S. program
Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch
  • B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE
Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

GATE 2018 Application Fee

The IIT Guwahati also decided the Application fee for the candidates who are going to apply for the GATE 2018. The Application fee is also necessary to make the final submission of GATE Application form. Candidates can pay the application fee via Net banking, debit card or e-challan.

  • The application fee has to be paid ONLINE
  • Female candidates: 750
  • SC, ST, PWD candidates: 750
  • All other candidates: 1500
  • International Candidates: USD 50

How to Apply for GATE 2018 Online

  • Log in the official website of GATE 2018 or refer the given link
  • First of all, make the registration as New User
  • Enter the mobile number in given place and click on the submission
  • The OTP received on mobile fill again to make successful registration
  • Save the User name and Password
  • Click on the link ‘Apply Online’
  • Fill the Application form with required detail and process further
  • Upload Image and Signature in scanned format of the mentioned dimension
  • In Next step make the application fee payment via online mode
  • Check application form again and make final submission
  • Take a print out of confirmation page
  • Students also check the status of the Application Form

GATE 2018 Application Form Correction

The candidates also allowed to make the minor modifications in the GATE Application form. In the case of any mistake, aspirants need to send an email subjecting “Correction in data (Enrollment Number)” along with the documentary proof to GATE. Students also make the correction of given points.

  • Name
  • DOB
  • Parents Name
  • Category
  • Graduation Degree Status
  • Year of Degree Qualification

GATE 2018 Admit Card

After the successful closing of GATE Application form, the IIT Guwahati call the aspirants for further examination process. Candidates will appear the GATE exam on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2018 also check and download the GATE Admit Card or Seat Number. The Hall Ticket is not available yet. On 5th January 2018, Friday IIT Guwahati will publish the GATE Call Letter 2018 on their official website. Candidates need to visit the official portal or we also post the direct hall ticket download link on this page.

GATE 2018 Official Web Portal: Click here

GATE 2018 Poster PDF: Download here

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