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IIT Kanpur has closed the online application process of GATE 2023 exam. The last date to apply for GATE exam 2023 with late fees was October 16, 2022. Candidates could fill the application form of GATE 2023 without late fees upto October 7, 2022. Earlier, IIT Kanpur commenced the application process of the GATE 2023 exam from August 30, 2022. Only the online version of the GATE registration form 2023 is available. Candidates must first register with the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) to have access to the GATE 2023 registration link.
The process of filling out the GATE application form 2023 consists of registering, filling out the form, uploading documents, and paying the application fee for GATE 2023. Candidates must verify GATE exam eligibility requirements before filling out the GATE test form. Only those candidates who completed the GATE 2023 registration process before the last date will receive an online GATE admission card.
To make sure that the interested candidates do not face any obstacles while filling out the application form of gate 2023, we decided to come up with this article. In this article, we will provide the aspirants with all the detailed information regarding the list of documents required while applying for GATE.
GATE 2023 Highlights
Before beginning to fill out the online application form of GATE 2023, it is imperative that the aspirants must be aware of the GATE exam and thus the highlights of GATE given in the table below -
Name of Exam
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Year of Entrance Exam
Dates of GATE 2023
February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2023
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
Application Process Starts
August 30, 2022
List of Documents Required While Applying for GATE 2023
Interested candidates can check out all those documents which will be required from their side while filling out the online application form of GATE 2023 -
Education Qualification Documents
Qualifying degree mark sheets have to be submitted by the applicants. Qualifying degree final year appearing candidates can provide their previous semester exam mark sheet. Provisional mark sheet of those applicants will be accepted who have passed their qualifying degree exam and are still awaiting their degree certificates
GATE 2023 applicants have to be in possession of either of the following documents -
Category Certificate (for SC/ST category candidates)
SC/ST category candidates applying for GATE 2023 have to submit the necessary proof that will categorise them under the “Application Fee Concession” category. The same documents have to be submitted by the candidates during the final admission process as well. The category certificate has to be signed by a competent authority otherwise it will not be accepted by the officials
Person with Disabilities (PwD) Certificate
PwD category candidates applying for GATE 2023 have to submit the necessary proof that will categorize them under the “Application Fee Concession” category. Candidates with a disability of over 40% will be given priority. The PwD certificate has to be issued by a competent authority to be deemed acceptable
Dyslexic candidates have to submit a certificate issued by a competent authority to avail the services of a scribe, which will be provided by the GATE officials
Signature and Photograph
While filling the online application form of gate 2023, the applicants have to make sure that the scanned version of these documents has to fulfil the specifications to avoid the cancellation of the application form. In such a scenario, the GATE application fee will also not be refunded to the applicants
Jammu and Kashmir candidates' declaration (candidates who are unable to obtain documents due to restrictions in the region).
Specifications of a valid identification document (the same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall).
Details for fee payment by net banking, debit card, credit card, or UPI.
Authorities Certified to Issue Caste/PwD/Dyslexic Certificates
Applicants belonging to the SC/ST category must ensure that their caste/PwD/Dyslexic certificates must bear the seal of any of the following authorities -
Caste Certificate Issuing Authority
- District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate/ Sub-divisional Magistrate/ Taluk Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner
- Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
- Revenue Officer not below the rank of Talsildar
- Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the Candidate and/or her/his family normally resides
- Administrator/ Secretary to Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep Islands) Certificate issued by any other official will NOT be accepted.
PwD Certificate Issuing Authority
In order to avail application fee concession under the PwD category, the candidates should attach a recently obtained proper PwD certificate, which is required to be submitted to the admitting institution at the time of admission. Benefit would be given to those who have minimum 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability. The onus of verifying PwD certificate lies with the admitting institute. The GATE committee is NOT responsible for any incorrect declaration of the PwD status of candidates.
Dyslexia Certificate Issuing Authority
A copy of the certificate of Dsylexic condition condition should be uploaded at the time of online registration to avail the services of the scribe. Such certificate of Dsylexic will be obtained from any Dyslexia Association. Some of them are listed below:
- Dyslexia Trust of Kolkata, Divya Jalan, Aruna Bhaskar 3, Dover Park, Kolkata – 700019.
- Dyslexia Association of Andhra Pradesh (DAAP), 3-4-494/1, 1st Floor, Macheria Gastrology Hospital, Reddy College Road, Barkatpura, Hyderabad, Telengana, 500027.
- Madras Dyslexia Association, 94 Park View, 1st Floor, G>N> Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 600017.
- Maharashtra Dyslexia Association, 003, Amit Park Bldg, L J Road, Deonar, Mumbai 400088.
- The Dsylexia Association of India, MZ-47, The Center Stage Mall, Plot No 01, Block L, Sector 18, Noida, 201303.
GATE Application Form 2023
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur released the application form of GATE 2023 on August 30, 2022. The last date to submit the GATE application form 2023 without late fee was October 7, 2022. However, candidates could fill the application form with late fee up to October 16, 2022. Before filling the application form of GATE exam 2023, candidates must complete knowledge of the eligibility criteria set down by the examination authority.
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