GATE 2017 – Notification


GATE 2017 Overview:

The acronym of GATE is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, this common entrance exam will be organised by seven IITs and IISC.

Seven IITs are,

  • Bombay,
  • Delhi,
  • Guwahati,
  • Kanpur,
  • Kharagpur,
  • Madras
  • Roorkee

IIT Roorkee is conducting this entrance exam for providing admission in M.Tech/M.E programs offered by IITs, NITs, GFTI and many other private institutes.

The GATE score will help candidates to get direct admission in Ph.D programme also.

Many private and public companies will consider GATE score as requirement purpose.

GATE 2017 will be held for international candidates also in below countries,

  • Bangladesh,
  • Ethiopia,
  • Nepal,
  • Singapore,
  • Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E)

This post is describes all the important information related to GATE 2017 such as, exam dates, fees, qualification, eligibility, admit card, application form, result and more.

GATE 2017 – Important Dates:

Events Dates (official)
Application Form (Start Date) 1st September, 2016
Application Form (Last Date) 10th October, 2016 (extended)
Request for Change in City (Last Date) 16th November, 2016
Correction in Application Form 15th to 26th November, 2016
Admit Card Issue Date 5th January 2017
GATE 2017 Online Exam Date (CBT) 4, 5 & 11, 12 February 2017
Result Announcement Date 27th March, 2017
Availability of Score Card 27th March to 26th May 2017

GATE 2017 – Eligibility Criteria:

Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree/Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Year of Qualification cannot be later than
B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharma Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4-years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs Presently in the final year or already completed 2017
B.Arch Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course) Presently in the final year or already completed 2017
B.Sc (Research)/B.S Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) Presently in the 4th year or already completed 2017
M.Sc/MA/MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any of the stream Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Presently in the 4th year or already completed 2017
Int. M.E/M.Tech (Post-B.Sc) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (Four year program) Presently in the 2nd/3rd/ 4th  year or already completed 2019
Int. M.E/M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program) Presently in the 4th/5thyear or already completed 2018
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S-M.S Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.- M.S. program Presently in the 4th year or already completed 2017
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch) 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) Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

GATE 2017 –Exam Schedule:

The below table explains well about schedule of GATE 2017,

Date & Day Session No. Time (IST) Test Paper Code
04 Feb’2017


05 Feb’2017


1 09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon) ME, AR, TF


14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon) ME, AG, GG
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon) EC, BT, CY, EY, PI
4 14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon) EC, AE, MA, MT, PE, PH
11 Feb’2017


5 09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon) CS, EE
6 14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon) CS, EE
12 Feb’2017


7 09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon) CE, CH, MN
8 14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon) CE, IN, XE, XL

GATE 2017 – Admit Card:

The admit card is available on official website on 5th January 2017. To get download the admit card, must provide the details like GOAPS enrollment ID and password. The candidates must keep the admit card with one original ID proof while entering the exam.

GATE 2017 – Exam Pattern:

Mode: Online Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration: 3 Hours

Total Marks: 100 marks

No. of questions: 65 questions of objective type and numerical answer type (NAT).

(Out of 65 questions, 10 questions will be asked from the general aptitude)

 GATE 2017 – Application Fees:

Rs. 750/- for women/SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 1500/- for others

 GATE 2017 – Registration:

The registration of GATE 2017 last date has been over by 10th Oct’2016 (11:00 AM)

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