GATE 2019 Application Form, Important Dates, Pattern, Syllabus
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a popular national level entrance examination conducted by the seven zonal IITs and an IISc on the rotational basis. GATE 2019 will be organized for offering admission to postgraduate programmes in the field of engineering and technology. Through GATE 2019 scores, candidates can get admission into Master of Technology and Ph.D courses in IISc, IITs, IISERs and other reputed institution. Apart from offering PG admissions, GATE exam score is also considered as one of the major criteria for recruitment to various government and private organizations operating in technical fields.
Interested and eligible candidates who are going to appear in GATE 2019 should fill and submit the application form on or before the due date.
GATE Exam 2019 Highlights
|Name of the exam||GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)|
|Conducting Body||7 zonal IITs and an IISc (on rotational basis)|
|Level of exam||National level test|
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (Online mode)|
|GATE 2019 Exam date||February 2019|
|Commencement of online application process||October 2018|
|Application fee||Rs 1500/- for general category (Rs 750/- for reserved and female candidates)|
|Number of Papers||23 papers (Out of these, candidate can apply for only one paper)|
|Number of questions||65|
|GATE 2019 exam duration||3 Hours|
GATE 2019 important dates
Here, we are providing the tentative dates for GATE Exam 2019 based on last year exam data. The official GATE examination schedule hasn’t announced yet by the authority. Whenever the official GATE exam dates will be announced, we update it on this page.
|Online application process will commence from||Perhaps in September 2018|
|Last date for the submission of application form||October 2018|
|Closing date to request for change in exam city||November 2018|
|Availability of Admit Card||January 2019|
|Date of GATE 2019 Exam||February 2019|
|Release date for Answer Key||A few days after the completion of exam|
|Declaration of Result||March 2019|
|Score Card downloading availability||March 2019- May 2019|
|Counselling will commence from||April 2019|
GATE Eligibility Criteria 2019
Candidates are advised to check the prescribed GATE eligibility criteria 2019 as laid down by the conducting authority. Aspirants, who fulfill all the important eligibility conditions, can apply for GATE 2019.
|Required Qualification||Description regarding Qualifying Degree||Status of the Degree||Passing year|
4-years B.Tech in any discipline or 3-years B.Tech L.E (after B.Sc./Diploma in Technology/Engineering). Final year applicants may also apply.
|Completed or appearing final year examination||2019|
|B.Arch||5-years bachelor’s degree in Architecture||Completed/appearing final year examination||2019|
|Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.||Int. M.Sc. or 5 -year integrated
M. S./ B. S./course
|Presently in final year or completed||2019|
|M. Sc./ MCA/ M.A or
Master’s degree in Science/ Computer Applications/Mathematics/Statistics/ or equivalent
|Presently in final year or completed||2019|
Four -years Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology
|Pursuing in 2nd / 3rd / 4th year or completed||2021|
Four -years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)
|Completed/appearing final year examination||2019|
|Int. M.Tech/ M.E. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)||
Five -years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Technology/ Engineering
|Presently in 4th/5th year or completed||2020|
|Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech/B.Arch||
B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers India, AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India)
|Passed section A or equivalent of such professional courses||NA|
GATE Test 2019 Application Form
All the interested and eligible candidates have to apply online only. It is expected that GATE registration process for the year 2019 will be commenced in the month of September 2018. The conducting board will give a time period of approx 1 month to complete the application process. For GATE 2019 Online application form fill-in process, candidates have to visit the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) and have to register as a “New User”. Once the registration is done successfully, candidates will get the access to GOAPS. By using the same they can login and access the Application form. Fill all the mandatory fields and upload required documents carefully. Make the payment of applicable fee via Net banking, debit card or e-challan.
GAT Registration fee details are given below:
|Women/ SC/ST/PwD Candidates||Rs. 750/-|
|All Other Candidates||Rs. 1500/-|
|GATE International applicants||US Dollars 50|
GATE Exam 2019 will be conducted for M.Tech. /Ph.D. courses in IITs, IISc, and various other institutions. This entrance test is organized for total 23 papers in which applicants are permitted to appear in the only single paper. The basic details of GATE 2019 exam pattern are given below:
|Examination mode||Online mode(CBT)|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||65 questions|
|Total marks||100 marks
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT)|
|Marking Scheme||All MCQ and NAT type questions will carry 1 or 2 marks in all papers|
1/3 marks will be deducted for the questions carrying 1 mark
2/3 marks will be deducted for the questions carrying 2 mark
There will be no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type question
The admit card of GATE 2019 will be available at the official portal of GATE i.e. GOAPS after the release of official notification. The authority will not send the admit card via email/post. It is expected that the downloading of the admit card will commence probably in the month of January 2019. Candidates are suggested to take the two or more copies of admit card to avoid discrepancies on the examination day. The GATE admit card 2019 will bear the important information of the exam such as candidate’s name, exam center address, photograph & signature of the candidate and other details.
GATE 2019 Syllabus
The syllabus of GATE exam 2019 will be released on the official website by the conducting authority for all the 23 papers. Understanding of GATE Syllabus is important for better preparation. It should be noted that the syllabus of GATE for each discipline is different. Candidates are advised to check out the syllabus for the related discipline carefully and start their preparation accordingly.
The authority will publish the GATE exam 2019 Answer Key for all the papers on the official website soon after the successful completion of the exam. Candidates can check and download the answer keys by logging in using their Registration details. In case, the candidate found any discrepancy in the official answer key, then he/she can also challenge the answer key by deposing a specified fee.
GATE 2019 Result
The officials will release the GATE 2019 Result most probably in the month of March 2019. Candidates, who appeared in the exam successfully, can check the result online from the official website by entering their GATE Registration Number or Email ID. Along with the result, the authority will also publish the GATE Scorecard of the qualified candidates.
The GATE counselling will be conducted separately by various IITs, NITs, and other institutes. IITs will not organize any common counselling for offering admission to PG courses. A centralized counselling (CCMT) will be held by NITs annually for admission to M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan courses. Many other participating institutes and universities will conduct their own counselling process. The counselling will be strictly based on GATE 2019 scores.
GATE exam 2019 cut off will determine the candidate’s eligibility for PG admission to IITs and IISc. In other words, cut off is the minimum score which candidate has to achieve in order to get a seat. The GATE cut off will varies institute wise, streamwise and the category -wise.
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