GATE 2018 – Application Form, Registration Last Date, Form Correction, Pattern

GATE 2018 registration prcess has been started now. According to the notification, GATE 2018 application form is now accessible from 1st September 2017. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2018  is a national level entrance test through which candidates can find admission into M.Tech./ME/Ph.D. programmes in IITs, IISERs, IISc, and other known Institutes of India. IISc and IITs are the responsible authorities that conduct this exam on rotational basis. If you are planning to appear in GATE 2018, then the details available below, will be beneficial for you.

Available Application Forms
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GATE 2018 Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website is going to be live from 1st September and the exam will be held on February 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays) in online mode. Before applying for GATE exam, candidates must verify that they are meeting with all necessary eligibility conditions.

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GATE 2018 Latest News

GATE 2018 Correction of Gender/Category/PwD status has been started. Changes can be made till 28th October 2017 through GOAPS login. Direct link to make correction in GATE 2018 is given below

Deadline to apply has been extended- Last date to apply for GATE 2018 has been extended till 9th October 2017. Scroll down to get the link of online registration.

The request for making the correction in GATE 2018 application form has been started now. 

GATE Application form 2018 is available from 1st September.

GATE 2018 will be conducted by IIT Guwahati in online mode. 

GATE 2018 Exam Overview

Name of the Test– GATE 2018 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

Exam Level– All India Level Examination

Organizing Institute- IIT Guwahati

Exam Type– Postgraduate Examination

Last date for apply: October 5, 2017 (Thursday)

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Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018

Candidates must satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria as per GATE Notification before appearing for GATE. The important eligibility conditions for GATE exam are as follows:

Qualification Qualifying degree/ Exam (Descriptive) Degree status Year of Qualification should not be later than
B.E/ B.Pharm/ B.Tech Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (four years after 10+2 or three years after B.Sc./Diploma in Technology/ Engineering). candidates who are in the final year of such programs may also apply Already completed or pursuing in the final year 2018
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Science

(Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)

Already completed or pursuing in the final year 2018
B.Arch Candidate must be a Bachelor’s degree holder of Architecture (5 years duration course) Already completed or pursuing in the final year 2018
M. Sc./ MCA / M.A or equivalent Candidate should done Master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics / Science / Computer Applications/ Statistics / or equivalent Already completed or pursuing in the final year 2018
Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree

(after Diploma or 10+2)

Candidate should hold Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Technology/ Engineering (Five-year program) Already completed or pursuing in the 4th/5th year. 2019
Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.) Applicant must have a Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering /Technology (4 year program) Already completed or pursuing in the 2nd / 3rd / 4th year


Professional Society Examination

(equivalent to B.E./


Candidates must be passed B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by UPSC / MHRD /AICTE Completed section A or equivalent of such professional Programmes NA
Int. B.S-M.S/ Int. M.Sc Candidate must have done Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated BS/MS program Already completed or pursuing in the 4th year


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GATE 2018 Application Form

GATE 2018 notification announced and online application form will be available from 1st September 2017. Meanwhile, Candidates can check the details which are available in terms of following points:

  • GATE application form will be available through online mode only. Aspirants have to register and fill the application form through ‘GOAPS’ (GATE Online Application Processing System) portal only.
  • Candidates should upload the scanned signature, photograph, thumb impression, qualifying degree certificates, and other important documents along with the online application form.
  • Applicants need to enter the identification number in the application form from any one of their ID Proof.
  • Candidates should pay the application fee also. They can pay the application fee thru the credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • Moreover, candidates must note that no application form will be available for sale anywhere.

Apply here- GATE Application Form 2018

GATE 2018 Important Dates- Released

Given dates are actual schedule for GATE 2018 as released by the official authority. We have updated these dates according to the GATE 2018 notification. Candidates are advised to participate in the admission process according to the dates provided below.

Events Dates 
Availability of GATE 2018 online form 1st September 2017
Last Date for apply online for GATE 2018 5th October 2017 9th October 2017
Request for Change in City Last Date 17th November 2017
Gate 2018 Application form Correction date November 2017
Admit Card will be released on 5th January 2018
GATE 2018 Online Exam Date February 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Result will be announced on 17th March 2018
Score Card will be available on March to May 2018

GATE Papers & Its Respective Codes

Paper Code
Ecology and Evolution EY
Electrical Engineering EE
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
Chemistry CY
Computer Science and Information Technology CS
Chemical Engineering CH
Civil Engineering CE
Biotechnology BT
Architecture and Planning AR
Agricultural Engineering AG
Aerospace Engineering AE
Life Sciences XL
Engineering Sciences XE
Textile Engineering and Fiber Science TF
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Physics PH
Petroleum Engineering PE
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Mining Engineering MN
Mechanical Engineering ME
Mathematics MA
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Geology and Geophysics CG

GATE 2018 Application Form Correction

In the case of GATE, candidates will be able to make the corrections in the application form thru the official website. It will be possible through the online mode only.

Make corrections in Gender/Category/PwD status in GATE 2018 Application form by clicking here

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The duration of GATE examination will be of 3 hours.
  • The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • The question paper will have multiple choice questions.
  • There will be 65 questions in the question paper from numerical and quantitative aptitude.
  • In this exam, 55 questions (almost of 85 marks) will be from core subjects and engineering mathematics. The rest 10 questions will be of 15 marks and will be of general aptitude.
  • There will be 23 papers in GATE 2018 and the exam will be held thru online mode.
  • Moreover, there will be a provision of negative marking in the examination.

Brief info about GATE exam pattern

GATE 2018 Syllabus

GATE Syllabus for 2018 will be available on the official website. Candidates can check or download the Syllabus for the particular course code by visiting GATE official website. They can also obtain the syllabus from this post.

Admit Card

GATE admit card will be available to download through the official website. They can download the admit card from the GOAPS website from 5th January 2018. The applicants should take the printout of the admit card. Candidates need to carry the printed copy of GATE admit card to the examination centre. Along with that, they will have to take the original identification card also with them.

GATE 2018 Result

The authority will upload the GATE Result on the official website of GATE. Candidates can check their result online by visiting the official website. Moreover, we’ll also provide here direct link of getting their respective result. Therefore, you need to do the regular visit to this page.

Answer Key

After the successful completion of entrance exam, candidates will be able to check their Answer keys from the official website of GATE. GATE 2018 Answer key will allow candidates to make a rough calculation of marks they are going to score in GATE.

Score Card

The Score Card of the exam will be available for download from March 2018 tentatively. The GATE score card will represent the result of the applicants with details of the rank and marks obtained in the GATE 2018 exam.

GATE 2018 Cut off

The minimum GATE scores used by the different institutes/colleges for the M.Tech admissions are the cutoff marks for GATE.  The Cut off Marks will be available on the official website. We’ll also update this portal with actual cutoff for the year 2018.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Ques: Is it possible to appear in any paper in GATE 2018?
Ques: What is the official website to apply for GATE?
Ques: Is it possible to use one email ID for submission of multiple applications?
Ques: What should I do if my power/internet connection failed suddenly during the application process?
Ques: I belong to OBC (non-creamy layer) category. Do I also need to upload category certificate?
Ques: What should I do if my power/internet connection failed suddenly during online payment?
Ques: GATE application website shows that my payment has not been received but the balance gets deducted from my account? What to do?
Ques: Can I submit the application fee through e-challan?
Ques: Do I also need to send hard copy of my application form?
Ques: I have submitted my form but didn’t take its printout. Can I take printout now?
Ques: Will I get my admit card through post?
Ques: Can I appear for more than one paper in GATE exam?
Ques: Will I get any white paper to do rough work during exam?
Ques: Which items are permissible in the exam centre?

Employment after GATE

There are many PSUs which selects candidates on the basis of the score of GATE. PSUs like National Thermal Power Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Power Grid Corporation and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation are such undertakings which select candidates thru GATE. GATE is separate examination and PSUs find it better make it the screening exam for the selection of candidates.

GATE 2018 Counselling

There will not be any common counseling conducted by the IITs. Candidates, who want to take admission in IITs to pursue the PG course, should fill the separate application form and need to appear in the admission session.

NITs will conduct centralized counselling in order to provide admission into M.Tech. / M.Arch./ M.Plan. NITs conduct this centralized counseling every year based on GATE 2018 score.

Complete info on GATE Counselling

34 COMMENTS Add Your Comment

  1. In my gate application had a defect . I had rectifying it , but I don’t get any notification of my application it , Only under process application is bulk. What should I do now.

  2. Sir, I’ve done my with zoology & had maths as a subject in +2 as well, can I apply for both life sciences and biotechnology simultaneously?

  3. I finished BE(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) in 2007 , and my degree mark is second class. I’m confused I want to apply for gate exam . I want to know eligible or not for the gate exam and also any age limit for the exam. Please advice me. Thanks by Mohammed Ajmeen

    • GATE is conducted for admission into Master’s degree programme so your performance in Bachelor’s degree programme will be considered.

  4. hello sir ,
    i have two questions :
    1. am i eligible in gate ,right now i am in 5 th sem ECE branch?
    2. can i change my subject stream after qualifying in gate exam,i want to do master degree in CSE area

  5. Where can similar details for JAM 2018 examination? I am an international student willing to study postgraduate dual degree in Genetic Engineering.

  6. Sir I complete my MCA through Distance education …From lpu …I am a regular employee ….Do I eligible for gate 2018…

  7. Sir i have a one back in 7 sem ,can i apply for gate 2018,,,and my back exM result announced in nov 2017, what can i do plz help me,,,


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