GATE 2018 EXAM DATES
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
IIT Guwahati, the Organizing Institute (OI) of GATE 2018, has released the official notification on July 05, 2017 at gate.iitg.ac.in along with GATE Important Dates. The exam will be held in February 2018 in two sessions on multiple dates.
GATE is an online standardized test held in India and 6 foreign cities for admission to ME/MTech, PhD and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in the field of engineering and technology. The exam is conducted by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs on a rotational basis.
As GATE is an important exam, we bring to you a list of all the GATE related important events and dates further in this article.
A screenshot of GATE 2018 Advertisement is provided below-
GATE Registration has commenced from September 1, 2017 at GOAPS website. The process of applying for GATE 2018 is completely online. Check the GATE 2018 Eligibility before you start your aplication process to avoid the errors. There are 4 steps to apply for GATE 2018-
The following table represents the important dates for GATE Registration and Form Correction-
|GATE Registration starts from||September 1, 2017|
|Last Date for submitting GATE Application Form||October 5, 2017 (23:59 Hrs)|
|Last Date for Request for Change in Exam City||November 17, 2017|
Important: Be careful while filling GATE Application Form, once you pay your application fee, no changes to the application can be made. However, the request for change in exam city will be accepted till November 17, 2017.
The OI will release GATE Admit Card on Januray 5, 2018 at GOAPS website i.e. appsgate.iitg.ac.in. No printed copy of the admit card will be posted to the applicants. GATE 2018 is scheduled for multiple dates in February 2018. The duraion of exam is 3 hours and it carries a total of 65 questions of 100 marks. Check GATE Exam Pattern and boost your preparation to score better marks.
The following table elucidates GATE 2018 exam dates-
|GATE 2018 Admit Card will be available from||January 5, 2018 onwards|
|GATE 2018 Entrance Test|
February 3, 2018
February 4, 2018
February 10, 2018
February 11, 2018
As over 9 lacs applicants appear for GATE, therefore the exam is scheduled in two sessions- morning and afternoon. The following table represents the tentative schedule of GATE along with the paper codes-
|Date||Session||Time (IST)||Test Paper Codes|
|February 3, 2018||1||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||ME, AR, TF|
|2||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||ME, AG, GG|
|February 4, 2018||3||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||EC, BT, CY, EY, PI|
|4||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||EC, AE, MA, MT, PE, PH|
|February 10, 2018||5||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||CS, EE|
|6||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||CS, EE|
|February 11, 2018||7||9:00 – 12:00 hrs||CE, CH, MN|
|8||14:00 – 17:00 hrs||CE, IN, XE, XL|
After the evaluation of GATE examination papers, GATE 2018 Result will be declared at GOAPS website. GATE Scorecard will be made available for the qualified candidates after the declaration of result.
There is no centralized counselling process held for admission to M.Tech courses through GATE 2018. IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, and other GATE Participating Institutes have their own counselling and admission procedure for M.Tech. admissions. The admission is entirely based on GATE scores.
The counselling process for NITs will be held through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. / M.Plan CCMT (CCMT) while the IITs and IISc Bangalore have their own counselling procedures.
The applications for M.Tech admissions at the IITs, IISc Bangalore will start before the declaration of GATE 2018 result. Candidates should apply to the institutes individually for admission to M.Tech. 2018 programs in various IITs as per the specified dates. The following table represents GATE Important Dates for Result and Scorecard-
|Declaration of GATE Result||March 17, 2018|
|GATE 2018 Scorecard will be available for download from||March 20 – May 21, 2018|
GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of announcement of results. The scorecard can be downloaded till May 21, 2018. In case, a candidate forgets to download scorecard or lost it, it can be retrieved by paying a fee of INR 500 for obtaining the same.
Not only admission into Masters’ program but, GATE 2018 could be taken for job opportunities at various Public Sector Enterprises (PSUs). The recruiting schedule for GATE 2018 is still not out, so candidates can check the dates of the previous year recruitment season to prepare accordingly for the recruitment season of GATE 2018.
|PSU NAME||STREAM ELIGIBLE||INDIVIDUAL PSUs APPLICATION PROCESS (Tentative)|
|MAZAGON DOCK SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED||ME, EE||January 6, 2018 – February 6, 2018|
|BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME, IN, CH||September 1, 2017|
|INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LIMITED||CH, CE, CS, EE, EC, IN, ME, MT, PE, XE||December 17, 2017 – February 7, 2018|
|GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED||CH, ME, EE, IN, CS, EC||Decemebr 22, 2017 – January 29, 2018|
|BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRICALS LIMITED||ME, EE, EC, MT||January 4, 2018 – February 3, 2018|
|OIL AND NATURAL GAS LIMITED||CS, ME, PE, CE, EE, EC, PH, IN, CH, GG, CY, MA||March 1, 2018 – April 1, 2018|
|HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED||ME, CE, EE, EC, IN, CH||January 10, 2018 – February 10, 2018|
|NTPC LIMITED||EE, ME, EC, CE, CS, IT||January 10 – 31, 2018|
|POWERGRID||EE, EC, CE, CS||January 15, 2018 – February 28, 2018|
|NATIONALS BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION LTD. (NBCC)||CE||December 25 , 2017|
|WBSEDCL||EE||September 1, 2017 – October 5, 2017|
|OIL INDIA LIMITED||ME, GG||January 15, 2018 – February 14, 2018|
|CABINET SECRETARIAT OF INDIA||CS, EC, PH, CY||AFTER DECLARATION OF GATE RESULT|
|NHPC LIMITED||EE, CE, ME, GG||January 1, 2018 – February 1, 2018|
The expected CCMT Counselling procedure schedule will give the GATE applicants a fair idea about the CCMT 2018 counselling process if they are planning to apply for admission to M.Tech. / M.Plan. Courses at any of the NITs. Please note that these dates are tentative and for the preparation of the candidates for the counselling process-
|Name of Institute||Application Starting Date (tentative)||Last Date for Applying (tentative)|
|IIT Bombay||February 1, 2018||March 21, 2018|
|IIT Delhi||February, 2018||March, 2018|
|IIT Guwahati||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Kanpur||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Kharagpur||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Madras||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Roorkee||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Bhubaneshwar||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Gandhinagar||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Hyderabad||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Indore||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Mandi||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Patna||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Jodhpur||April, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Ropar||April, 2018||April, 2018|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||March, 2018||April, 2018|
|IISc Bangalore||April, 2018||May, 2018|
|IIT Dhanbad||April, 2018||May, 2018|
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