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GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It has never been a secret that higher education plays a pivotal role in shaping one’s future. But, achieving higher degrees in specialized fields is not as easy as is said. Besides a lot of hard work and dedication there is a need for an investment as every world class institute charges hefty sum of funds for different programs especially career oriented courses. Keeping this in mind, the Ministry of Human Resource Department has designed a special exam i.e. GATE. The exam is specially meant for those aspirants who wish to acquire Master or Doctorate degree in engineering and science field in IIT,NIT, and other colleges under the financial assistance of MHRD or other allied wings of the Indian Government. Appointed as the organizing member an IIT or NIT is also selected as the organizing member of the exam. GATE 2015 is expected to be organized by IIT Kanpur.
The most striking feature of GATE is that if a candidate qualifies the exam and gets admission for M.Tech/ MS or PhD in any reputed institute then the candidate will get a monthly stipend of Rs. 8000 during the course.
General Eligibility for GATE 2015:
Bachelors degree in engineering/architecture/engineering/science/computer application/post diploma from a recognized university.
Candidates currently in their final year and those who have completed the same are only eligible to apply.
GATE Registration / Application Form
GATE 2015 Application and Registration Process:
Aspirants wishing to apply for GATE 2015 are required to apply online. All candidate related information will be available in a single GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). During the process of application candidates are required to upload his/her passport size photograph and signature. The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature and a good quality photograph affixed in the appropriate place is received by the respective GATE offices along with necessary documents. Please note that GATE 2015 application forms will not be available for sale anywhere.
GATE Application Form
GATE Exam Dates
GATE exam is tentatively conducted between the first week of February and first week of March every year.
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GATE 2015 Syllabus:-
The syllabus is different for each paper. Overall there are 15 papers. Following is a list of papers with relevant subject code.
Aerospace Engineering (AE), Agricultural Engineering (AG), Architecture & Planning (AR), Biotechnology (BT), Civil Engineering (CE), Chemical Engineering (CH), Computer Science & Information Technology (CS), Chemistry (CY), Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC), Electrical Engineering (EE), Geology & Geophysics (GG), Instrumentation Engineering (IN), Mathematics (MA), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Mining Engineering (MN), Metallurgical Engineering (MT), Physics (PH), Production & Industrial Engineering (PI), Textile Engineering (TF), Engineering Sciences (XE) and Life Sciences (XL).
GATE Civil Enineering Syllabus
GATE Computer Science Syllabus
GATE Electronics and Communication Syllabus
GATE Electrical Engineering Syllabus
GATE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus
GATE 2015 Pattern:-
Every paper will consist of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, of which 85% marks will be allotted to the paper’s syllabus whereas remaining 15% are for General Aptitude. The questions will be asked in four different ways as listed below:-
• Multiple choice questions carrying 1 or 2 marks each.
• Common data questions, where two successive questions use the same set of input data.
• Linked answer questions, where the answer to the first question of the pair is required in order to answer its successor.
• Numerical answer questions, where the answer is a number, to be entered by the candidate using the mouse and a virtual keypad that will be provided on the screen.
From this 2014 all 21 papers of the examination have been conducted in computer based mode (CBM) only. The online paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers need to be entered using a virtual keypad. Rest of the questions in the paper would be multiple choice questions (MCQ).
GATE 2015 Preparation:
One of the important tips to crack GATE 2015 is to make sure that you have the best study material that cover the relevant portion for the exam. This is the 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 Mock Test
GATE Online Application Processing System (website) Opens Apply Online from :- First week of September.
Last date for Submission of Online Application:- First week of October.
Last date for the receipt of printed version of ONLINE Application at the respective zonal GATE Office:- Second week of October.
Availability of Admit Card on the GOAPS website:- Third week of December.
Announcement of Results:- Third or fourth week of March.
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