The dates and qualification requirements for applying to Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering (GATE) 2017 have been announced. The GATE is the gateway for students or professionals from technical backgrounds to seek higher education opportunities including Master and Doctoral programmes in the country; and also to qualify for various government scholarships and assistance programmes in technical fields under the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD).
The eligibility criteria for interested candidates are as follows:
Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE(I), AMICE(I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers(India)-ICE(I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
The only way of submitting applications is online. The online application forms may be submitted through the website of the respective zonal GATE office of the city in which the candidate wishes to appear. For further details regarding the filling out of forms or any queries, aspirants may refer to the website of the Indian Institute of technology Roorkee. Further details and Online Application Form can be obtained by accessing any of the GATE zonal website http://gate.iitr.ernet.in
Interested candidates should note that online applications can be filled and submitted starting from September 1, 2016. October 4, 2016 is the last day for submission of applications.
Documents to be submitted along with the application form are Photograph, proof of eligibility and category certificate for SC/ST/PwD.
The dates for the exam have been set as 04th – 05th February 2017 & 11th – 12th February 2017. The Final Schedule shall be displayed on the GATE 2017 website.