GATE 2018 Application form – GATE 2018 Online Application Process (GOAPS) given below. The registration process for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2018) begins on September 1st and will end on October 5th this year. GATE mainly tests candidates comprehensive understanding in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science.
GATE 2018 Application form – GATE Online Application Process (GOAPS)
GATE 2018 Exam: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
GATE 2018 Application form Apply Online – GATE Online Registration Process (GOAPS), Exam Date
Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MHRD scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.
GATE 2018 Important Dates:
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrollment, Application Filling, Application Submission – 01st September 2017 (Friday)
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website – 05th October 2017 (Thursday)
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) – 17th November 2017 (Friday)
Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing) – 05th January 2018 (Friday)
GATE 2018 Examination (Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM) – 03rd February 2018, 04th February 2018, 10th February 2018, 11th February 2018
Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website – 17th March 2018 (Saturday)
GATE 2018 Application Form
Application for GATE 2018 must be submitted ONLINE (through GOAPS website, http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in) by paying necessary application fee. For GATE 2018, all information related to the application process will be available in the GOAPS website. The photograph, signature, certificate of qualifying degree, category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate, wherever applicable, must be uploaded during the online application. Candidates must enter the ID number specified in any one of the following IDs: Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License. The candidates who do not possess any of these identity cards, may please procure any one of them before making the application.
Please note that the GATE application form is not available for sale or otherwise anywhere.
GATE 2018 Application Fee
Details of the application fee are given in Table. The application fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable. Payments have to be made online by using either net banking or debit card or credit card. As per the prevailing norms, additional online transaction charges or bank charges can be applicable. These charges will be specified on the payment portal.
Note: The application fee mentioned above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may levy.
*PwD means Persons with Disability.
GATE 2018 Online Registration Procedure (GOAPS) @ gate.iitg.ac.in
GOAPS: http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in is the webpage/web address of the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). It can also be accessed from the GATE 2018 website (http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in).
GOAPS also provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the GATE administration. With this interface, a candidate can:
- Apply for the examination.
- Upload photograph, signature and other documents like qualifying degree certificate/Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute (in the format given in Appendix A) and category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate as applicable.
- Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
- Check the Status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit Card ready for download, etc.
- Download Admit Card.
- View your answers, marks and GATE score.
- Download GATE scorecard.
GOAPS Registration: A candidate must first register by providing Full Name (as per the qualifying degree certificate), a valid e-mail address, mobile number and by choosing a password. All communications from the GATE Offices will be sent to this e-mail address (ONLY ONE PERSON CAN REGISTER WITH ONE e-mail ADDRESS). Give your personal mobile number and e-mail address, because most of the communication will be through e-mail and/or SMS.
GOAPS Enrollment ID: Each GOAPS registered candidate will be provided with an Enrollment ID. Upon registration, an e-mail containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent to the candidate. This Enrollment ID will be the reference ID for all future communication.
GOAPS Password: The candidate has to choose a password during Enrollment at GOAPS. This password must be remembered along with the GOAPS Enrollment ID to login to GOAPS. It is strongly recommended to choose a password that cannot be guessed easily (it should not be the candidate’s name, date of birth, or some easily guessable string of numbers or letters like 12345 or abcd). Keep your password information safe, secure and confidential.
Filling in GATE 2018 Application
After due registration, GATE 2018 application must be filled and submitted ONLINE only at GOAPS.
Candidates are discouraged from making application through a third person. If someone else (friend or Internet café person) is filling the application on behalf of the candidate, the candidate must ensure that the data submitted are correct. Based on the earlier experiences, submission through a third person is highly discouraged to ensure an error free application.
Data Requirement for Filling the Application Form: The following data will be required while filling the form at GOAPS:
Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. GATE 2018 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
- Address for Communication (including PIN code)
- Eligibility degree details
- College name and address with PIN code
- GATE paper (subject)
- Choice of GATE examination cities
- High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
- Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified
- Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in pdf format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute (in the format specified in Appendix A)
- Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
- Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
- Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
- Details of the valid Identity Document (ID) (The same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall)
- Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment
How to Fill the GATE 2017 Online Application?
Application Filling: The GOAPS allows you to enter the data, save partially filled form, logout, and resume filling the form by logging in again. The GOAPS portal is self-explanatory and user- friendly. Additional help information required in filling various fields in the GOAPS portal will also be made available.
Before proceed to payment, the candidate is advised to view the filled-in application form by clicking “Save and View Application” button. Please check carefully for any errors in the data entered in the application form. Once the candidate clicks “Submit and Proceed to Payment” button, no further changes to the application can be made. For online payment, follow the instructions given in Section for payment options.
Problems in Login into GOAPS: In case of forgotten user ID or password, follow the instructions on the GOAPS portal to retrieve them.
Candidates have to specify ANY ONE of the following Identity Documents (IDs) during the online application process and enter the document number specified over there: Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License. On the examination day, the candidate must bring the original ID proof along with the GATE 2018 Admit Card. Candidates will NOT be permitted to take the examination, in case this original and valid photo identification document is not presented during the examination.
For international candidates, ONLY a valid Passport/Government issued ID/College ID/Employee ID will be accepted as the recognized identification document.
GATE 2018 Supporting Documents
Eligibility criteria and necessary supporting documents details are given in Table and in the paragraphs that follow the table.
- Category (SC/ST) Certificate
- Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate
- Dyslexic Certificate