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GATE 2017 Form Correction

GATE Form Correction 2017 window became functional from November 15 till November 26, 2016. The correction form was available on the Official Website of IIT Roorkee, conducting body of GATE 2017. The changes can be done by paying a nominal fee and the fee differs for all the categories.

GATE Registration 2017 were held online. GATE is conducted rotationally by one of the 7 IITs and IISc every year. It is conducted for candidates seeking admission in various PG and Phd courses offered by Participating Institutes in GATE. GATE 2017 is scheduled on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2017.

GATE 2017 Form Correction Fee

The form correction fee for all the types (Category, Exam city or gender) is different. The fee can be paid through online mode only. No challan payment is acceptable. The following table indicates the charges for the changes:

Type of ChangesFee
From ST/SC To General/OBCRs. 750
From Female to Male/OthersRs. 750
From PwD to Non PwDRs. 750
For Exam CityRs. 400


  • Candidate wanting to change category from General/OBC to SC/ST has to send an email at  The time duration for sending the mail is from November 14, 2016 (11.30 AM) till November 20, 2016 (6.00 PM).
  • Email must have the Name, Enrollment ID, Category Change with proper documents in attachment. There shall be NO refund of fees for this change. The subject of the mail should be Gen/OBC to SC/ST. 

Candidates can do limited corrections in application form. Therefore, they are advised to do corrections carefully. After the corrections, candidate can check the GATE form status for the successful submission.

GATE 2017 Form Correction Acceptable

The details that can be edited or corrected are limited. As per the mentioned information on GATE official website, information that qualifies to get corrected are as follows:

GATE Accepted Documents

  • Category of the Candidate
  • Gender of the Candidate
  • GATE 2017 Exam Center
  • Status Change for PwD

Note: Candidates are informed that there will be no refund once the payment is made.

GATE 2017 Form Corrections Unacceptable

As per the instructions, minor correction is not allowed. Changes that are not permitted are as follows:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • DOB of the Candidate
  • Mobile Number of the Candidate
  • E-mail ID of the Candidate
  • Parent’s Name

Read More: GATE Syllabus

How to make corrections in GATE 2017 Form?

If a candidate has made any mistakes while GATE Registration 2017, one can follow the steps given below to correct the same:

Step 1: Log on to the official website of GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System)

Step 2: Fill your Login Credentials- GATE Registration No. or Enrolment ID and Password.

Step 3: Click on ‘Submit’ Tab

Step 4: A new screen will appear and there you will see a link relating to ‘GATE 2017 Form Correction’.

Step 5: Click on the link and make the required corrections and then save the details.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1. I have paid twice. What should I do to get the reimbursement for the extra payment?

Answer:  There is no need to panic. As any extra payment made by the GATE authorities will be refunded shortly. If the refund doesn’t reflect in your account then we suggest you to contact the authority by email-

Question 2:I have made a payment. Money has been deducted from my account, but still GOAPS still asks me to make the payment?

Answer: GOAPS will reflect the payment shortly. In case it is not received, GATE conducting body will contact you.

Question 3:I have paid the application fees, but bank charges have not been deducted. Should I be worried?

Answer:  No need to worry if the payment is made successfully it will soon be reflected in your account. And make sure to not make another payment immediately. It is suggested to wait for 2 days and check your GATE Application Form 2017 status again.

Question 4:I have completed my profile and proceeded to make payment, it’s showing secured connection failed.

Answer: There is a possibility that the SBI server must be busy. Try to login later and complete the transaction.

Question 5: I have made some mistake while filling the GATE 2017 Form. What should I do?

Answer:  One cannot change their email ID and Mobile No. But for small changes like Name of the Candidate or parents name, you will have to contact or send an email to your Zonal GATE office. Any major change in name has to be substantiated with document proof.

Question 6: If you have selected a wrong paper, e.g., if you have selected PH in the application and actually want to write PE. What can be done?

Answer: While GATE Registration 2017 is going on, file a new application with a new email address (mobile number can be same) and choose the correct paper for examination. It is to be noted that no refund will be made for the incorrect application.

Question 7: If you want to change your category. Can it be done?

Answer: Yes, it can surely be done. For change from GN/ OBC to SC/ ST. One will have to send an email to their Zonal GATE Office. Change will be done with no refund. For change from SC/ ST to GN/ OBC, please wait till this facility is enabled on GOAPS.



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