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GATE – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering -It is a national level examination which gets conducted each year. The main reason of conducting this examination is to test the aptitude and subject knowledge of the applicant and on the basis of that; they get admission in Engineering PG programmes.
Each year GATE gets conducted successfully at various examination centers and as like every year, this year also the examination will be conducted soon. As per year, the notification of GATE 2017 will be released in August 2016. So all the interested candidates can check out the eligibility criteria in order to apply for it. The GATE is conducted by IIT's and IISc. Generally examination held conducted from last week of January- February . Numbers of candidates appear for this examination every year. If you are going to apply for GATE 2017, than given details may be helpful for you.
Here, we have listed all the important dates (tentative) of GATE 2017. The dates mentioned here are as per the last year dates.
Application Form Start Date: first week of September, 2016
Application Form Last Date: first week of October, 2016
Request for Change in City Last Date: second half of November, 2016
Correction in Application Form: in the mid November, 2016
Admit Card Issue Date: third week of December, 2016
GATE 2017 Online Exam Date (CBT): in the end of the January, 2017
Result Announcement Date: in the third week of March, 2017
Availability of Score Card: last week of March, 2017
GATE 2017 Eligibility
The eligibility to appear for GATE exam is as follows:
Bachelor's degree holders in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are pursuing the final year of such program.
Bachelor's degree holders in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture (Post-B.Sc./Post-Diploma) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
Master's degree holders in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.
Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master's degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology.
Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master's degree programme or Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.
Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institute of Engineers (India); AMICE by Institute of Civil Engineers (India)) as equivalent to B.E. /B. Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
Application Form Correction Details
The candidates who have committed the mistakes in their filled application form can rectify their application form during the correction period. Tentatively, the correction window will open in the third week of November, 2016. The applicants can make changes in the particulars of gender, category, PWD status, change of city and exam paper.
GATE 2017 Admit Card
Admit card can be downloadable from the zonal GATE websites. It will be available online in the third week of December tentatively. The details like GOAPS enrollment ID and password is required to download the admit card. Along with the admit card, one original identity proof is also needed to enter in the examination hall.
GATE 2017 Cut-off
The cut-off marks are the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify the particular examination. The authority releases the GATE 2017 cut-off marks after the examination. The cut-off marks depend upon various factors like difficulty level of the exam, number of candidates appearing the exam, etc.
The counselling of the GATE will be conducted by the CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. / M.Arch. /M.Plan). Through counselling, the candidates are admitted to NITs, IISC, IITDM. After the announcement of the result, the counselling procedure will start. The IITS also conducts their own counselling for providing admission. The seats are allotted on the basis of the score card that contains the performance of the candidates.