GATE Application Form Correction 2019

01 Sep, 2018

GATE Application Form Correction 2019- The application form of GATE 2019 has been commenced from 1st September 2018 till 21st September 2018 (without late fee). The latecomers can fill this application form from 22nd September to 1st October 2018 by paying the additional late charges. GATE is also known as Graduate Aptitude Test in engineering which is conducted rotationally by seven IITs and IISc. GATE Application Correction 2019 will be commended till 16th November 2018. The application form for GATE 2019 can be filled online by visiting the portal of GOAPS. The candidates need to submit the form before the deadline and also deposit the non-refundable and non-transferable fee amount online. Though the applicants are suggested to check the details in the form twice before submitting it online, the applicants do certain errors or mistakes in the details like name, gender, category, guardian’s name, date of birth etc. The authority will give the permission to such candidates to rectify the details in the GATE application form 2019, but only test citiy selection. For this, the GATE application form correction 2019 window will be opened online by the authority and the applicants need to visit the web portal of GOAPS to make necessary changes before 16 November 2018 as the window will get closed then. If a candidate commits mistake while filling the other details, the authority will notify him/ her through email with the last date to make the changes. If he/ she fails to do the needful changes within the stipulated timeframe, their applicagtion form will be rejected. 

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In this content, the candidates will get to know about the detailed information for GATE application form correction 2019, the information details that can be rectified, the process of rectification and some frequently asked questions.

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    GATE Application Form Correction 2019

    The candidates are allowed to complete the online process of filling the GATE 2019 application form that has been commenced from 1st September 2018. The authority will declare the dates of rectification of the details in the form via online mode. The applicants can make changes in the details by simply logging into the GOAPS with their credentials. The rectification will not be permitted to all the fields rather the authority will give permission for making changes in some details only. The intimation for the same will be given by the authority once it will declare about the GATE application form correction 2019. Note that the applicants need to rectify the information on the form within the stipulated time only. Once the online window will be closed, the applicants will not be allowed to make further changes in the form.

    Rectification in Test City

    The applicants can modify or edit the details of test city from the month of October 2018. The candidates need to log in the GOAPS account and make the rectifications before 3rd week of November 2018. They need to mention their email address or enrollment Id and the password as login credentials and then tap on the submit tab. The applicants need to make the payment of Rs 400 as the rectification fee. Once the correction will be done, the candidates are advised to take the hard copy of the edited application form for future use.

    Rectification in Category, Gender and PwD Status

    The applicants will be notified by the authority regarding the error rectification in the information like category, Gender and PwD status in the application form via GOAPS. They simply need to log in the account in it and tap on the option of Change Personal Data. They are then supposed to edit the required details in the form and submit the form online after verifying all the information. Once the application will be submitted, the applicants will be directed to the page where the payment gateway is there and they need to pay the specified amount of fee. The fee details are given as under:

    • The candidates need to make the payment of Rs.750 if the case will be of changing the Gender from Female to Male or Transgender (it will not be applied for SC, ST and PWD applicants).
    • The candidates who make changes in the category from SC or ST to General or OBC need to pay the amount of Rs.750 (this will not be applied for Female & PwD applicants).
    • If there will be the case of changing the status from PwD to non-PwD, the candidates need to pay the fee amount of Rs.750 (this will not be applied for SC or ST and female applicants).

    GATE application form correction 2019 is the facility that will be given to the candidates for a certain time period. The authority will accept the request of GATE Application form Correction 2019 via online mode through GOAPS web portal. The candidates will be allowed to make the correction in certain fields only and not the complete form and that too when the window for GATE Application form Correction 2019 will be opened. The candidates are supposed to recheck the form once again before submitting the same through correction window as no other chance will be given for rectification.

    How to Make Corrections

    The applicants need to make changes in the GATE application form 2019 by sending the request to the concerned zonal officials for GATE. They need to do the same through their registered email id. The applicants need to follow the below mentioned instructions pertaining to GATE Application form Correction 2019:

    • The candidates will have to place the request for GATE Application form Correction 2019 via GOAPS web portal only.
    • The candidates are supposed to send the request to the authority through the registered email address only.
    • They are allowed to edit the information of name, degree name, qualification year, date of birth, parents’ name etc.
    • It is mandatory for the applicants to attach the image of the supporting document as evidence.

    Details that are allowed to be Corrected

    The authority will permit the rectification of the below-given details in the GATE application form 2019 when the window for GATE Application form Correction 2019 will be opened:

    Type of correction Documents that will act as the evidence for rectification
    Name of the applicant 10th class or SSLC certificate, Passport, Voter ID, Driving License, Aadhaar ID
    Date of Birth Birth certificate, Passport, 10th class or SSLC certificate,
    Name of Guardian or Parent Voter ID, Aadhaar ID, Passport, Driving License
    Qualifying Degree Mark sheet and degree certificate of the semester or the final year where the signature and the seal of the authority like principal  or HoD will be there
    Year of Qualification
    Have you Graduated in the above Degree?

    FAQs or Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques. I have mentioned incorrect details in the GATE Application Form 2019. Can I edit it?

    Ans. Yes, you are allowed to make changes in the GATE application form as the authority opens the window of GATE application form correction 2019 for a limited period of time. You can simply visit the website and do the rectification.

    Ques. Can I make as many changes as I want in the GATE Application Form 2019?

    Ans. No, the candidates will be permitted to edit the details like name, parent’s name, degree name, year of qualification and date of birth. This information can be rectified when the window for correction will be opened by the authority.

    Ques. Do I need to pay any extra amount or charges to rectify the information in the GATE application form 2019?

    Ans. Yes, you are supposed to visit the web portal of GOAPS and pay the certain fee as prescribed by the GATE authority.

    Ques. What is the time of closing the GATE application form correction widow?

    Ans. The window for application form correction will be available till 16th November 2018. The authority will not take any further rectification request once the window will get closed.

    Ques. At the time of filling the GATE application form, I made an error in the spelling of my name. Can I rectify this?

    Ans. Yes, you can edit the name on the application form once the correction window will be made available on the website of GOAPS.

    Ques. Am I allowed to make changes in my contact number or email address once I submit the GATE Application Form 2019?

    Ans. No, once the details like email address and contact number are submitted online, you will not be given any chance to edit them in any case.

    Ques. During the online GATE application form 2019 filling, I have made an error in the personal details like name and date of birth. Will I be able to rectify this? If Yes, how to proceed for the same?

    Ans. Yes. You can surely do the same. All you need to do is to draft a request mail for making changes in your name and date of birth and send the same to the GATE official at zonal level through your registered email address with GOAPS. Do not forget to enter your enrolment id in the request letter and also the details of the rectifications that are supposed to take place. Attach the evidence copy also in the email.

    Ques. Does the authority permit for editing the examination centre for GATE 2019 once the application form will be submitted online?

    Ans. Yes, the candidates are allowed to raise the request for editing the test centre name till 16 November 2018. The applicants need to make the payment of the fee for this through GOAPS.

    Ques. At the time of application form filling, I have chosen the incorrect paper. What do I need to do?

    Ans. You need to fill the new form for this where you can select the right exam paper and will have to provide new email id. You can use the old contact number while filling the new GATE form. Note that you will not get the amount of the GATE application fee that you have paid earlier as it is non-refundable and non-transferable even if there is the matter of wrong information on the application form.

    Ques. Is there any provision to edit the category in GATE Application Form 2019?

    Ans. Yes, the category can be edited or rectified through the web portal of GOAPS. You will have to log in through this portal and tap on the link of change personal data. From here, you can edit your category and submit the same after verifying other information also in the form.

    Ques. Is there any clause of paying the fee if I am making changes in the section of category? If yes, how much amount do I need to pay?

    Ans. Yes, the authority has given the provision of making the fee payment for the same. You will have to make the payment of Rs 750 if you want to edit your category from SC or ST to General or OBC (for female & PwD applicants, it is not applicable). The authority will not refund the additional charges and the candidates will have to edit the category in the application form and pay the additional fee before the last week of October 2018.

    Ques. Can I change or alter my gender in the GATE Application Form 2019?

    Ans. Yes. You can edit the gender in the form. For this, you need to go to GOAPS and select the option of change personal data. Once you edit the information, review the whole form once again to make any other changes and then submit it. After this, you need to make the payment of an additional amount of Rs 750 which will not be refunded.

    Ques. I have seen my GATE application form status in GOAPS and it is showing as “Under Scrutiny”. Do I need to do something in it?

    Ans. No, you need not to do anything in it. The authority which is IIT Madras will scrutiny the application forms for any kind of error in the signature or photograph. Hence, even if the application status is Under Scrutiny, there is no problem with it. After the proper scrutiny and verification, the status of your application will become Successful Submission.

    Ques. How do I come to know if my application form contains some error?

    Ans. The authority will send the mail mentioning the details of the discrepancies and errors in your GATE application form 2019. After correction, the status will be changed to Under Scrutiny.

    Ques. Can I edit the information in the application form of GATE 2019 after the window of corrections will get closed?

    Ans. No, you cannot edit the details in the form once the correction window will be closed.

    Ques. Am I allowed to edit the information twice in the GATE Application Form 2019?

    Ans. Yes, you are allowed to make changes two times in the form but that will be within the given time for the correction of GATE Application Form 2019. Note the fee amount will be paid by the applicants and that will not be refunded. 

    This is all about the GATE application form correction 2019. In case of any further query of doubt related to this, you can directly write to us.

    2 COMMENTS

    1. Thanks for Reaching us, Gopi!

      Yes, you can change your degree details by logging into your GOAPS account. Hope the picture is clear to you now.

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