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GATE

Given below are details on Gate 2016 like its exam dates, application form and process. Every year Indian Institute of Science (IISc) conducts Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for admission to post-graduate programs (eg.,M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.) in centrally funded Indian institutes of higher education (i.e., institutes which are  provided with financial assistance by MHRD and other Government agencies). The Gate score is also used by some Public and Private Sector Undertakings for employment processes. Direct recruitment to Group A level posts i.e., Senior Field Office (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO(S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat is now being done on the basis of GATE scores.

New in GATE 2017:-

GATE 2017 examination shall be held for international candidates in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).

 
The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). With this the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
 

 

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2017:-

 

Qualifying Degree:- B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.

 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the final year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2017
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- B. Arch.
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years course)
 
Currently in the final year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2017
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the 4th year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2017
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the final year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2017
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.)
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program)
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2019
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program)
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2018
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- Int. M.Sc/ Int. B.Sc/M.Sc.
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B. Sc/M. Sc. program
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Currently in the final year or already completed
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- 2017
 
 
Qualifying Degree:- Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)
 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive):- B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)
 
Description of Eligible Candidates:- Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses
 
Year of qualification cannot be later than:- NA

GATE Registration / Application Form

GATE 2017 Application Form and Registration Process:-
 
 
Apply online at website:- http://gate.iitr.ernet.in from September 1, 2016 to October 4, 2016.
 
 
Documents/ Data required:-
 
Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)
Address for Communication (including PIN code)
Eligibility degree details
College address, PIN code of college
GATE paper, choice of GATE examination cities
Scanned image of your photograph
Scanned image of your signature
Scanned image of your thumb impression
Scanned copy in pdf format of Degree Certificate or mark sheet of previous semester/year (for final year candidates) / Provisional certificate (letter) from the Institute for final year students
Scanned copy of Category/PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
ID Proof : Only Passport/PAN Card/Voter ID/Aadhaar UID/College ID/Employee ID card
Bank details for application fees.
 

 

GATE Exam Dates

GATE 2017 Exam Date:-

GATE 2017 Online Examination Dates:- February 4 – 5, 2017 & February 11 – 12, 2017  (Saturdays and Sundays only).
 
 
GATE Admit Card                       
 
 
 
 

GATE Sample Papers                          

 

GATE Colleges

GATE Syllabus

GATE 2017 Syllabus:-

 

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Paper Pattern

GATE 2017 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 2017 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. 
 

GATE Preparation Tips                 

 

GATE Books            

 

GATE Coaching Institutes

 

GATE Previous Years Question Papers

GATE Notification

GATE 2017 Notification:-

 
Apply online at website:- http://gate.iitr.ernet.in from  September 1, 2016 to October 4, 2016.
 
Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login - November 16, 2016
 
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing - January 5, 2017
 
Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website - March 27, 2017
 
GATE 2017 Online Examination Dates:- February 4 – 5, 2017 & February 11 – 12, 2017  (Saturdays and Sundays only)
 


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