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GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati conducts Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for Admissions to Postgraduate Programs (Master's and Doctoral) with MHRD and other Government Scholarships / Assistantships in Engineering /Technology /Architecture/ Science are open to those who qualify in GATE. The GATE score is also used by some PSUs for their recruitment. GATE 2018 score will be valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of results.
 
GATE 2018 Eligibility:-
 
The following candidates are eligible to appear in GATE 2018:- 
 
• Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
 
• Bachelor’s degree holders in Architecture (Five years course) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
 
• Bachelor’s degree holders of Four-year program in Science (B.S.) 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.
 
• Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the second or higher year of such programs.
 
• Holders of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the fourth or higher year of such programs.
 
• Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degree and those who are in the final year of such programs.
 
• Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE/MHRD as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed Section A of AMIE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
 

GATE Registration / Application Form

GATE 2018 Application Form and Registration Process:-
 
 
Apply online at website: - http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in from 01 September 2017 to 05 October 2017 
 
Application Fee:- 
 
The application fee has to be paid online. The fee details are as follows:-
 
Female candidates - Rs 750/-
 
SC/ ST/ PWD candidates - Rs 750/-
 
All other candidates - Rs 1500/-
 
 

 

GATE Exam Dates

GATE 2018 Exam Dates:- February 03, 04, 10 & 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays).

 
 
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GATE Syllabus

GATE 2018 Syllabus:-

 

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Paper Pattern

GATE 2018 Pattern:-

The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3-hour duration that 

contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. 
 
In all the papers, there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks will be on General Aptitude (GA). 
 
In the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, the Engineering Mathematics will carry around 15% of the total marks, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 70% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper. 
 
In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 85% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper. 
 
GATE 2017 would contain questions of two different types in various papers:
 
(i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s). 
 
(ii) Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices will be shown for this type of questions. 
 
 
Marking Scheme:-
 
For 1-mark multiple-choice questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark multiple-choice questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. There is NO negative marking for numerical answer type questions. 
 
General Aptitude (GA) Questions:- In all papers, GA questions carry a total of 15 marks. The GA section includes 5 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 5 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 10 marks). 
 
Question Papers other than GG, XE and XL:-
 
These papers would contain 25 questions carrying 1-mark each (subtotal 25 marks) and 30 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks). The question paper will consist of questions of multiple choice and numerical answer type. For numerical answer questions, choices will not be given. Candidates have to enter the answer (which will be a real number, signed or unsigned, e.g., 25.06, -25.06, 25, -25 etc.) using a virtual keypad. The questions shall be mentioned with up to which decimal places, the candidates need to make an answer. Also, an appropriate range will be considered while evaluating the numerical answer type questions so that the candidate is not penalized due to the usual round-off errors. 
 
GG (Geology and Geophysics) Paper :-
 
Apart from the General Aptitude (GA) section, the GG question paper consists of two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A is common for all candidates. Part B contains two sections: Section 1 (Geology) and Section 2 (Geophysics). Candidates will have to attemptquestions in Part A and either Section 1 or Section 2 in Part B. 
 
Part A consists of 25 multiple-choice questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 25 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions). Each section in Part B (Section 1 and Section 2) consists of 30 multiple choice questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 60 marks and some of these may be numerical answer type questions). 
 
XE Paper (Engineering Sciences):-
 
In XE paper, Engineering Mathematics section (Section A) is compulsory. This section contains 11 questions carrying a total of 15 marks: 7 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 7 marks), and 4 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 8 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type questions. 
 
Each of the other sections of the XE paper (Sections B through H) contains 22 questions carrying a total of 35 marks: 9 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 9 marks) and 13 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 26 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type. 
 
XL Paper (Life Sciences):-
 
In XL paper, Chemistry section (Section P) is compulsory. This section contains 15 questions carrying a total of 25 marks: 5 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 5 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 20 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type. 
 
Each of the other sections of the XL paper (Sections Q through U) contains 20 questions carrying a total of 30 marks: 10 questions carrying 1-mark each (sub-total 10 marks) and 10 questions carrying 2-marks each (sub-total 20 marks). Some questions may be of numerical answer type. 
 

GATE Preparation

GATE 2018 Preparation:
 
One of the important tips to crack GATE is to make sure that you have the best study material that cover the relevant portion for the exam. This is high time to hunt for the most relevant study materials. You can also do online surfing to get  content. Solving sample papers will be a great help as it will assist you in managing time. 
 

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GATE Previous Years Question Papers

GATE Notification

GATE 2018 Notification:-

 
Apply online at website:- http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in from 01 September 2017 to 05 October 2017 
 
 
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing - 05 January 2018 
 
 
GATE 2018 Dates - February 03, 04, 10 & 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)
 
 
Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website - 17 March 2018
 
 
 
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