GATE 2018 Registration – Application Form

GATE 2018 Registration Process will begin from the 1st September 2017. The GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) will be conducted by IISc & IITs. This examination will be commenced on a rotation basis by the IISc & IITs. All the applicants who are seeking admission in Postgraduate or PhD program in engineering have to take the GATE test.

Various institutes or colleges which are providing admission for engineering program will be providing admission to the respected courses on the basis of GATE score. The official information bulletin for GATE 2018 has released. We have provided complete information on GATE 2018 Registration such as application form, dates, eligibility, and procedure to fill here. Take a look at the following information to know detailed about these details.

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    GATE 2018 Registration – Important Dates

    GATE Registration Form 2018

    The following details show the most important dates of GATE 2018 Registration and after the process. All the applicants who are going to register themselves in GATE must know that the following dates will be the official dates of GATE 2018.

    Events Dates (Announced)
    Availability of Online Application Form Begins 1st September of 2017
    Availability of Online Application From Ends 5th October of 2017
    Application Form Correction Date 2nd Week of October
    Test Centre Change Last Date 17th November of 2017
    Availability of Admit Card 5th January of 2018
    GATE 2018 Examination Date 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th February of 2018

    GATE 2018 Registration – Detailed Information

    All the applicants will be able to apply for GATE 2018 through online mode only. Aspirants are advised to fill the registration after reading the information brochure carefully. All the candidates who are interested in applying for GATE 2018 can apply for the same. There will be the system for GATE 2018 Registration, the process will be called as GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System). Aspirants will be able to fill their application forms online from the 1st September of 2017.

    Important Details on GATE 2018 Registration

    The same application form can be filled till 5th October of 2017. All the applicants will be asked to enter their Personal and Educational details very carefully. After filling the details, candidates will be asked to provide some scanned images in a prescribed format and size online. Usually, the scanned images of candidate’s photograph, signature, and left thumb impression will be asked to provide in the prescribed format. Aspirants have to keep their GOAPS Enrolment ID and Password for the use in future.

    Sr. No Document name File Size Format Dimensions Specifications
    1. Scanned Images 100 Kb JPEG 4.5 CM × 3.5 CM
    • Shoulbe in White/ Very Light Background
    • No Funky Glasses on Clear Glasses.
    • Minimum Pixel Size must be 320 × 240.
    2. Scanned Signature 100 kb JPEG 2.5 CM × 6 CM (Within a Rectangular Box)
    • Minimum Pixel Size must be 800 × 300.
    • The sign should be with black or dark blue ink pen inside 2.5 CM × 6 CM box.
    3. Supporting Documents* PDF
    4. Photo ID Proof
    • Must be Scanned.
    • Can be Driving License/ Aadhaar UID/ College ID/ Passport etc.

      Supporting Documents will include the following documents or certificates.

    • Scanned Documents of Degree Certificate/ Course Completion Certificate/ Provisional Certificate ie scanned image of bachelors or equivalent degree.
    • Candidates who are about to complete their graduation must upload a scanned certificate which should be attested by Principal.
    • Category Certificate (if applicable).
    • PWD Certificate (if applicable).

    GATE 2018 Registration – Application Fee

    The application fee details of GATE 2018 will be as follows. The Application form fee of GATE 2018 will vary according to Category and Gender of the candidate. Candidates who belong to SC (Scheduled Caste) Category, ST (Scheduled Tribe) Category, and PWD (Differently Abled/ Person with Disabilities) have to pay a sum of Rupees 750 as Application Fee. Rupees 750 is the application fee for female candidates in every candidate in GATE 2018. Candidates who belong to all other categories in India such as General Category, OBC (Other Backward Class) Category, and Male Candidates (who belong to General and OBC Category) have to pay a Sum of Rupees 1500 as examination fee.

    For International Aspirants

    All International Candidates have to pay a sum of US$ 50 as application fee. All aspirants will be able to pay the application fee by the following methods. These methods are Net Banking, Debit/ Credit Card, and E – Challan. We have provided this given information about GATE 2018 Application Fee in a table below.

    GATE 2018 Application Fees

    Take a look at the following table to know further.

    Category/ Gender of Candidate Application Fee
    SC (Scheduled Caste) Category. Rupees 750/-.
    ST (Scheduled Tribe) Category. Rupees 750/-.
    PWD (Person with Disabilities/ Differently Abled) Candidates. Rupees 750/-.
    Female Candidates. Rupees 750/-.
    General Category. Rupees 1500/-.
    OBC (Other Backward Castes) Category. Rupees 1500/-.
    Male Candidates (who belong to General and OBC Category). Rupees 1500/-.
    International Candidates. US$ 50/-.

    GATE 2018 Registration – Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of GATE 2018 will be as follows. GATE 2018 check the eligibility criteria below. There will be two parts in GATE 2018 eligibility and these will be General Eligibility and Qualifying Degree Eligibility. The details have provided below.

    GATE 2018 General Eligibility

    The details of general eligibility of GATE 2018 will be as follows. There will be no minimum or the maximum age limit to appear for this examination. Only those candidates who have got graduated with their qualifying degree from any recognized university will be eligible. Candidates who are pursuing the final year of their qualifying degree are also eligible to apply (Except some 5 years integrated courses and AMIE). No minimum percentage of marks required to appear in GATE. There is no limit for attempts to appear in this exam.

    GATE 2018 Qualifying Degree Eligibility

    The qualifying degree eligibility is the most important thing regarding GATE eligibility. The following table shows which all are the qualifying degree needed for different courses. Take a look at the following table to know further.

    Qualifying Degree/ Exam Qualifying Degree/ Exam (Descriptive) Degree Status Year of Qualification (Not later than)
    BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharm. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those students are in the final year of such programs. Pursuing in the final year or already completed. 2018.
    B.Arch. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years). Pursuing in the final year or already completed. 2018.
    B.Sc. (Research)/ BS. Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2). Pursuing in the 4th year or already completed. 2018.
    M. Sc. / MCA/ MA or equivalent. Master’s degree in any stream of Science/ Mathematics/ Computer Applications/ Statistics or equivalent. Pursuing in the final year or already completed. 2018.
    Int. ME/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.). Post-B.Sc. Integrated Master degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four years). Pursuing in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year or already completed. 2020.
    Int. ME/ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (Five years). Pursuing in the 4th or 5thyear or already completed. 2019.
    Int. M.Sc./ Int. BS-MS Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated BS/ MS program. Pursuing in the final year or already completed. 2018.
    Professional Society Examination (equivalent to BE/ B.Tech/ B.Arch.) Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses. NA.

    GATE 2018 Registration – Procedure to Apply

    The following information shows the procedure to apply in for GATE 2018.There is a little procedure in order to apply for GATE 2018.

    1. In the first step, candidates have to register themselves as a New User in the official web page of GATE.
    2. All the aspirants who are registering themselves in GATE 2018 will be asked to provide their E – Mail Address, Mobile Number, and GOAPS Password.
    3. After providing the asked details, applicants will be asked to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, left thumb impression, degree certificate, and category certificate in the prescribed format.
    4. Candidates have to pay the application fee in order to complete the registration, no applications will be considered as completed without the payment of the fee.
    5. All the applicants will be getting time for editing their application till pressing the ‘Submit & Confirm’ button.
    6. After the submission of application form, there will be no corrections allowed for further. There will be a correction time period will be allowed. At the time of correction period also candidates will not be allowed to make corrections in some fields.

    GATE 2018 Registration – FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    Question: What is GOAPS?

    Answer: The term GOAPS means GATE Online Processing System. All the candidates will be able to access the Application Form of GATE through GOAPS.

    Question: I’m a B Tech student who is pursuing in the final semester of the same, Am I eligible to apply?

    Answer: According to the official notification you are eligible under one condition. The condition is that you have to upload the declaration from your University/ Institute Principal along with signature and seal of the college.

    Question: Is there any limit for appearing times for this examination?

    Answer: No, there is no limit for appearing times for this examination. You can appear in the examination as much as times you can.

    Question:  Is there any way to know about the status of my Application Form?

    Answer: Yes, you may check your application status by logging into your GOAPS account.

    Question: Is there any necessity for sending a hard copy of the application form?

    Answer: You don’t have to send a Hard Copy of the Application Form?

    Question: I have completed my B Tech. in 2017, but I have got some backlogs. Am I eligible to apply?

    Answer: Yes, you are eligible under one condition. The condition is that you have to clear your backlog before August 2018.

    Question: Can I fill more than one application with the same E Mail ID?

    Answer: No, you can’t. You can fill only one application with one E Mail ID.

    Question: I need to make some corrections in my application form. In which all fields I can make the correction at the time of correction period?

    Answer: You will be able to correct the mistakes in the following fields only. Name of the Candidate, Date of Birth of the Candidate, Name of the Parent/ Guardian of the Candidate, Caste, Year of Passing the Qualifying Degree.

    We hope that all the information provided on this page about GATE 2018 Registration will help you as you needed. Stay in touch with us for more information regarding the same as well as to get more information on other more institutional examinations.

    Best of luck!


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