GATE
  • Application Date : 1st Sep 2017
  • Exam Date : 3 Feb 2018
  • Result Date : 17th March 2018

    Gate 2018

    GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2018held to take admission in PG courses of engineering. Find complete info of gate exam 2018 dates, admit card, application form and syllabus. is basically a National level examination for the aspirants, who want to take admissions into M.Tech, Ph.D. and various Government Scholarships in engineering. GATE is one of the most popular and reputed exams which gives an opportunity to the candidates to get admissions in some of the best institutes of India such as IIT’s, IISERs and IISERs, IISc.
    GATE 2018 exam notification has been released and this time, it will be conducted by IIT Guwahati. GATE is an annual exam organized by IISc Bangalore along with 7 IITs (Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, Roorkee, Kharagpur and Madras) on the rotational basis.
    GATE 2018 will be conducted on 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2018. This year, more than 9 lakh students would appear in this exam. In this post, we will give you entire details about GATE 2018 including gate eligibility criteria, GATE 2018 exam notification, exam centers,important dates etc.

    Important Dates Of Gate Exam2018

    As per GATE 2018 exam notification, here we are providing you the list of important dates related to GATE 2018:

    1. Opening of GATE 2018 Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website – 1st September 2017
    2. Closing Date for submission of online Application through website – 9th October 2017 (20:00 Hrs)
    3. Closing Date for requesting change of examination city (an additional fee will be applicable) – 17th November 2017
    4. Admit Card of GATE 2018 will be available online from – 5th January 2018
    5. Examination date of GATE 2018 – 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2018


    Note: Morning Shift will be from 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM, while, noon shift will be start from 2 PM to 5 PM.Result announcement of GATE 2018 in online application portal – 17th March 2018

    Gate 2018 Eligibility

    Here is the list of Gate 2018 eligibility criteria which candidates need to fulfil before sitting in this examination:-

    1. First of all, Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized College/University to apply for GATE 2018.
    2. However, final year students of graduation can also apply for GATE 2018. Although, they only get the admissions after clearing their graduation exam.
    3. There is no need to attain any minimum or maximum age limit for appearing in GATE 2018.
    4. There are no specified percentage criteria to appear in GATE 2018.
    5. No attempt limit to appear in GATE 2018.

    Eligibility Criteria For B.E./B.Tech/B.Farm. Candidates–

    • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering /Technology (Either 4 years Degree course after 10+2 or 3 years Diploma in Engineering) or be appearing in the final year of the Degree.
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


    Eligibility Criteria For B.Arch. Students –

    • Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or studying in the final year of Degree
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


    For B.Sc. (Research) Students –

    • Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4years after 10+2) or currently appearing in the last year of a degree.
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


    For M.Sc., MA, MCA Students

    • Candidates should have Master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications/Science or equivalent or currently in the final year
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


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

    • Candidates should hold a 4years of Integrated Master’s degree program in Engineering/Technology or are appearing in 2nd/3rd/4th year are also eligible
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


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

    • Candidates should clear a 5years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering /Technology or currently in the 4th or 5th year of the program.
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


    For Integrated M.Sc. Integrated B.S. /M.S.

    • Candidates should hold an Integrated M.Sc. or 5years Integrated B.S. - M.S. program or currently in the final year.
    • Candidates should clear the above-mentioned qualification in 2018.


    For Students having Degree from professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch)

    • Candidates should clear B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch. or equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)
    • Candidates should Complete Section A or equivalent of these professional courses.

    How to Apply for GATE Exam 2018

    Follow the below mention steps to register for GATE 2018:

    1. GATE 2018 application form will be available on the official website from 1st September 2017 onwards.
    2. You can only apply for GATE 2018 through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).
    3. Firstly create and register candidate’s login on official website through GOAPS.
    4. Enter your email ID, phone number and other necessary details and create a password for registration.
    5. Please fill all the details carefully because applications cannot be changed or modified after final submission.
    6. Now, fill the GATE Application form and upload scanned images of signature and photo in JPEG format.
    7. Submit the Application fee of GATE 2018 either through online or offline mode before making the final submission.

    GATE 2018 Application Fee:

    Following are the details ofGATE 2018 Application Fees:

    • For SC/ST/PWD candidates – Rs 750
    • Women candidates – Rs 750
    • All other candidates – Rs 1500
    • GATE International Candidates - $50


    Note: Candidates can submit GATE 2018 Application fees either through Net Banking, Debit Card or E-Challan

    Type of Exam
    National Level Exam

    GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

    Here are the details of GATE 2018 exam pattern:

    • There are 23 papers in GATE 2018, candidates are allowed to appear in only one of these 23 papers.
    • Examination mode will be online only.
    • Duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
    • There are total 65 questions comprises 100 marks.
    • Types of questions are MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and Numerical Answer Type Questions.
    • General Aptitude Test is similar in all the papers. It contains maximum 150 questions carries 1 marks each.


    About Negative Marking -
    There is no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type Questions but for MCQs, there will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for questions carries 1 mark. Similarly, for questions carrying 2 marks, 2/3rd marks would be deducted.


    Exam Pattern for All Papers Except GG, XE, XL:

    • 25 questions carry 1 mark each.
    • 30 questions carries 2 marks each.
    • 10 questions will come from GA.

     

    Exam Pattern for Paper GG:

    • Part A – 25 questions carries 1 mark each. This is a common part for all the candidates.
    • Part B – 30 questions carries 2 marks each. This part comes with two sections, section-1 is of Geology and section-2 is of Geophysics.
    • 10 questions will come from GA.


    Exam Pattern For Paper XE:

    • Section A – Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory Section) – Total 11 questions will come. 7 questions carries 1 mark each and 4 questions will be of 2 marks each. It is common to all candidates.
    • Any two of XE sections from B to H – 22 questions. 9 questions carries 1 mark and 13 questions carries 2 marks.
    • 10 questions will be from GA.


    Exam Pattern For Paper XL:

    • Section P – Chemistry (compulsory section) – It contains 15 questions (5 questions of 1 marks and 10 questions of 2 marks).
    • Any two of XL sections Q to U –20 questions (10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks).
    • 10 questions will come from GA.

    GATE 2018 Syllabus

    Details regarding examination pattern of GATE 2018 has been released on the official website. Here we are providing you the list of topics which you have to go through in depth. However, you can download the details regarding each of the subjects from the official website of GATE 2018.

    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architecture and Planning
    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science and Information Technology
    • Chemistry
    • Electronics and Communication
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Instrumentation Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Metallurgical Engineering
    • Geology and Geophysics
    • Mining Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Production and Industrial Engineering
    • Evolution and Ecology
    • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
    • Engineering Sciences

     

    Tips Tricks How to Crack Gate Exam

    1. Candidate should be familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern before going for the exam
    2. Must study the previous year’s questions paper and sample papers .
    3. Candidates are suggested to make short notes during the initial preparations.

     

     

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