GATE 2018 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
GATE Registration is now open at appsgate.iitg.ac.in. Candidates have to apply for GATE 2018 via GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). IIT Guwahati, the exam conducting body, has also released GATE 2018 Application Form Guide for the ease of candidates.
Listed below are few points related to GATE Application Form 2018:
Here are the 4 basic steps to apply for GATE 2018:
|Application Form Highlights|
|Conducting Authority||IIT Guwahati|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
|GATE 2018 Registration Begins from||September 01, 2017|
|Last Date to Submit GATE Application Form||October 05, 2017|
|Last Date for Requesting Change of Exam Center||November 17, 2017|
|GATE Exam Date||Februrary 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018|
There are a few documents that must be kept ready before starting GATE Registration. The following details and documents are required for completing GATE Application Form-
For the ease of GATE aspirants, the exam authority has released a Guide for Successful Submission of GATE Application Form. The process of applying for GATE comprises following stages-
Enter the following details as per the documents-
The Password should not contain a single string of numbers or alphabets. It should be unique and 8-15 characters long. Enter the Captcha provided and Submit for completing GATE Registration. If all the details are correct, an SMS and an email will be sent to your mobile number and email address respectively.
They should enter details like a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password of their choice-
GOAPS Enrollment ID
After a successful registration by the candidate, an email containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent. This ID will be used for submitting GATE Application Form 2018, downloading GATE 2018 Admit Card and for the purpose of checking result and downloading scorecard. Check GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria for completing GATE Application Form with serenity.
Enter Enrollment ID and Password to proceed with GATE Application Form filling process.
It is very important to go through GATE 2018 Information Brochure and read all the important instructions for making GATE Application Form submission successful in one go.
There are 4 sub sections under stage 2 of How to Apply for GATE 2018. The detailed process is explained below-
GATE 2018 Exam Details
Applicant’s Personal Details
Don’t forget to Verify Email Address and Mobile Number. On clicking Verify Button, an OTP is sent to the registered email id and mobile number. Enter the following details correctly (as per the documents)-
Add your Correspondence Address for the future correspondence. Enter the correct Pincode/Zipcode. Check the screenshot given below for the details that are to be entered-
Qualifying Degree Details
Verify the details from the institute’s certificates and enter in the space provided. If your college is not in India then you must enter 999999 while entering the PIN Code and State/Union Territory as Other.
If you don’t see your college name in the drop down list provided, then type the name completely without any special character. The length should not exceed 100 characters.
Images to be uploaded should be scanned beforehand and kept ready for uploading. From 2018, thumb impression is not required as the specified document to be uploaded. Documents that are required to be uploaded are mentioned below-
The format and size for the images are mentioned below:
The photograph (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) must be in JPEG/JPG format with maximum pixel resolution 480 x 640 and minimum resolution 240 x 320.
The signature must be in JPEG/JPG format with maximum pixel resolution 160 x 560 and minimum resolution 80 x 280.
Eligibility Certificate (in pdf format)- Final year mark sheet/Certificate from HOD/Institute. The file size should not exceed 300 kb.
Category/PwD/Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable)- The file size should be between 10 kb and 300 kb. Only pdf format is acceptable.
After uploading the documents, read the declaration and tick check box to proceed to the fee payment.
GATE Application Fee varies for Indian nationals and International candidates. Only using net banking facility/credit card or debit card, the payment can be made. IIT Guwahati has eliminated e-challan as the mode of payment from GATE application process.
We suggest you keep these point in your mind while filling GATE online form. This will help you in avoiding last-minute hassles and make your GATE Application Form submission successful in one go. Check out the Guide for Successful Submission of GATE Application Form.
GATE Application Fee is neither refundable nor transferable. It can be paid by any one of the following methods-
As per the banking norms, additional online transaction charges will be applicable. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD category have to upload a valid documentary evidence for concession in fees. Category wise application fee details are tabulated below:
|Category||Application Fee (without service charges)|
|All Other Candidates||INR 1500|
|For Exam Center in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu||US$ 50|
|For Exam Center in Dubai and Singapore||US$ 100|
The application fee for candidates opting Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu as exam cities, is US$ 50. For Dubai and Singapore, the fee is US$ 100.
In case the payment made is not reflected in first go, one should not make another payment immediately. They are advised to wait for at least two days, then check GATE 2018 Application Form Status.
In certain situations, enrollment id and password can be misplaced by a candidate. Instead of enrollment id, email id can also be used to access GATE Application Form.
There are two options available to access the application form-
Provide your registered mobile number and Enrollment ID/Email Address. Click on Reset Password to obtain a new one.
Enter the following details to create a New Password-
For GATE 2018 new steps in filling online application have been introduced. By now, no correction in GATE Application Form can be made once the application fee is paid. After the submission of the form, it goes under scrutiny where the authority will check and inform the candidates about the mistakes for the rectification.
The only request for the change in exam city will be accepted till November 17, 2017. An additional fee will be applicable for changing the exam city.
The following details can be edited before paying the application fee-
The changes that cannot be made in the submitted GATE Application Form:
As the above-mentioned details cannot be edited, in case the mistake is made then you have to apply again for GATE 2018 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. It must be noted that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.
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