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GATE 2017: Changes in Application Form, Ends on October 4, 2016

Last Updated - September 17, 2016

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an exam for the engineers who wish to get admission in various PG Programmes offered by the IITs and IISc. The exam is conducted jointly by the IITs on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. The exam is conducted to check the knowledge level of the subjects that the candidate opted during their Under graduation.

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GATE score is a determiner of how you performed in the exam and also if you are eligible to procced to the next level i.e. GATE Counselling. Hence, you should make sure that you study hard for the exam and for doing so you should make proper time table and follow it thoroughly.   

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It is obvious that one should study very hard for any exam, be it any school exam/ semester exams/ entrance exams. But, exams like GATE are quite different from these exams. If you are an engineer sitting for this exam, then you should know that it is not easy to clear this exam. You actually need to prepare yourself mentally and plan in advance that how you will go about it.

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GATE Important Dates

GATE Test is one of the most popular exam that is taken by more than thousands of candidates. As the seats are limited and the number of participation is high, hence the competition is very high too. GATE 2017 Schedule has been released by the organizing institute IIT Roorkee on their official website. The GATE Application has already commenced from September 1, 2017 and will end in the month of October.

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You can refer to the below mentioned table in order to keep a proper track on the upcoming GATE Exam Events:

Name of the EventDate of the Event
GATE 2017 Application Form Available fromSeptember 1, 2016 
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through WebsiteOctober 4, 2016
Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination CityNovember 16, 2016 
GATE 2017 Admit CardJanuary 5, 2017
GATE 2017 Online Examination

February 4, 2017

February 5, 2017

February 11, 2017

February 12, 2017

Time slot: Forenoon: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon, and Afternoon: 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
GATE 2017 ResultsMarch 27, 2017

GATE Application Form

As the GATE 2017 Application Form has commenced from September 1, 2016, and you are yet to fill the application form. We are here to help you in filling up the GATE Application Form. The form is available online at GATE Online Application Processing System or GOAPS.  Mentioned below are the steps that you can follow for filling the information in the form:

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  • Open the GOAPS website.
  • Over there you need to register yourself and as a candidate you need to provide a valid email id, phone number and create a password. 
  • The next thing you need to do is to fill the GATE 2017 Application Form.
  • In the Application Form you need to fill your personal as well as academic details. After filling the details, you can preview the form as well to see if all the information you entered is correct or not. You should keep this in mind that once you hit the Submit tab then you can make no further changes in the form.
  • After saving application form candidate can make the payment by net banking, debit card and e-challan. After paying GATE application fees, a fee payment number is generated which candidate can note it for the later stages.

Changes made in the GATE Application Form

For GATE 2017 few corrections have been made in the Application Process. Now new steps in filling the Application form has been introduced. Mentioned below are the new steps that have been introduced in the Form filling. You should take proper note of these pointers given below so as to avoid making any mistakes while filling the form:

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  • Candidates are now to submit their thumb impression while filling their online application.
  • For the candidates who have completed their qualifying degree, they are required to upload a scanned copy of the obtained degree, final year mark-sheet or completion certificate.
  • For candidates yet to appear for their final examinations, can upload their pre-final year mark-sheet or provisional certificate as a proof of eligibility.

We suggest you to keep these point in your mind while preparing for filling the form. This will help you to avoid any last minute hassles and make your filling and completing the form job easier.

Check  Notification : GATE Online Registration starts from September 1

Corrections made in GATE Application Form

We inform you that the organizing authority of the GATE 2017 has made few edits in the application form. The GATE Form Correction will be conducted in the month of October. The changes that can be made are as follows:

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  • The Name of the Candidate, Parents’ Details, Date of Birth, Gender and Category can be corrected. This can be done by sending an e-mail to Applicants Zonal GATE Office along with the necessary document proof.
  • The candidate needs to upload a clear and acceptable image of the photograph and signature if the application of the candidate is rejected.
  • The correct document defining the category status of the candidate can also be changed.
  • The rectification of selection of wrong status of qualifying examination along with its correct document can also be submitted.
  • PwD certificate if applicable can also be submitted.

The changes that cannot be made in the submitted application form:

  • The E-mail Id mentioned by the Candidate
  • Phone Number given by the Candidate
  • Paper for attending GATE 2017 Examination

In order to correct the following mentioned mistakes, the candidate needs to apply again for GATE 2017 with a new E-mail ID and Phone Number. The candidate must not that the previous application fee shall not be refunded.

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GATE Exam Cut-Off

GATE being one of the most competitive exam witnesses a lot candidates seeking admissions in various GATE Score accepting Institutes. The exam is conducted every year, and every year the turnover of participation increases. As the number of aspiring candidates is increasing so is the competition with the increase in the Cut-Offs.

You can refer to the IITs Cut-off trends by clicking on the following links.


GATE Participating Institutes

Apart from the IITs and IISc, a lot of famous institutes/ colleges accept the GATE Scores for admissions to their institution. Mentioned below are few of them you can refer to while selecting or making a decision for the same:

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As an aspirant make sure to keep a regular check on the official website for any latest development in the GATE 2017 exam. Make sure that you prepare yourself for the exam thoroughly as the competition is only growing year after year. Hence, you should prepare for GATE in a smart and planned way so as to avoid any problems that might occur at the end. We wish you all the best for the exam. We hope your hard work pays off.

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