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List of Documents Required to Fill GATE 2024 Application Form

Soham Mitra
Soham MitraUpdated On: November 20, 2023 05:19 pm IST | GATE

Candidates could submit the application form of GATE 2024 by paying a late fee till October 20, 2023. Check the list of documents required to fill out the GATE 2024 application form here in this article.



Important Documents Required While Filling GATE 2024 Application Form

GATE Application Form 2024: IISc Bangalore is conducting the GATE application form correction process 2024 from November 20 to 24, 2023. IISc Bangalore has also released the GATE 2024 New two-paper combination on its official website at on November 11, 2023. Using this facility, candidates can log in through the GOAPS portal to edit/add the second paper subject till November 17, 2023. The authorities will conduct theGATE 2024 exam on February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2024 in online mode for a total of 30 papers. 

Latest: GATE 2024 New Two Paper Combinations Released

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Earlier, GATE 2024 Registration without a late fee was closed on October 12, 2023. However, applicants could fill out and submit the application form for GATE 2024 by October 20, 2023, by paying the late fee. 

The steps involved in submitting the GATE application form 2024 are registering, filling out the application form, uploading your supporting documents, and paying the application fee for GATE 2024. Before submitting the GATE registration form 2024, candidates must confirm that they meet the qualifying requirements. GATE admit card 2024 will only be released for those applicants who successfully registered for GATE 2024 before the deadline.

Also read: GATE Syllabus 2024

GATE is used to test candidates for admission to M.E./M.Tech/PhD programmes at top engineering colleges like IITs, NITS, IIITs, and CFTIs, as well as for PSU recruitment.  To make sure that interested candidates do not face any obstacles while filling out the application form for gate 2024, 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.

Also read: GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria 

GATE 2024 Highlights

Before beginning to fill out the online application form for GATE 2024, it is imperative that the aspirants must be aware of the GATE exam and thus the highlights of GATE given in the table below - 

Particulars Details

Name of Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Year of Entrance Exam


Dates of GATE 2024

February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2024

Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

Application Process Starts 

August 30, 2023 (Open)

Application Process


Important Links

Also read: List of GATE colleges

List of Documents Required While Applying for GATE 2024

Interested candidates can check out all the documents that will be required from their side while filling out the online application form for GATE 2024 - 


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 

Photo Identity

GATE 2024 applicants have to be in possession of either of the following documents - 

  • Driving License
  • Employee ID
  • College ID
  • Voter ID
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card

Category Certificate (for SC/ST category candidates)

SC/ST category candidates applying for GATE 2024 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 2024 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

Dyslexia Certificate

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 out the online GATE registration form 2024, 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 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 of 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. Benefits would be given to those who have a minimum 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability. The onus of verifying the 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 should be uploaded at the time of online registration to avail of the services of the scribe. Such a certificate of dyslexia will be obtained from any Dyslexia Association. Some of them are listed below:

  1. Dyslexia Trust of Kolkata, Divya Jalan, Aruna Bhaskar 3, Dover Park, Kolkata – 700019.
  2. Dyslexia Association of Andhra Pradesh (DAAP), 3-4-494/1, 1st Floor, Macheria Gastrology Hospital, Reddy College Road, Barkatpura, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500027.
  3. Madras Dyslexia Association, 94 Park View, 1st Floor, G>N> Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 600017.
  4. Maharashtra Dyslexia Association, 003, Amit Park Bldg, L J Road, Deonar, Mumbai 400088.
  5. The Dyslexia Association of India, MZ-47, The Center Stage Mall, Plot No 01, Block L, Sector 18, Noida, 201303.

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What is the last date to apply for GATE 2024?

GATE 2024 last date to apply without late fee was October 12, 2023.

How many stages are there in the GATE 2024 application process?

The GATE 2024 application process is segregated into 6 stages - registration, filling the application form, documents uploading, previewing the application form, submission of application fee and final submission of the application form.

What is the GATE 2024 application fee amount for female candidates?

The GATE 2024 application fee amount for female candidates is INR 900/- which increases to INR 1400/- with the late fee.

What documents are candidates required to upload while filling the GATE 2024 application form?

Candidates are required to upload the scanned images of their passport size photograph, signature, valid identity proof and caste and PwD certificate (if applicable) and other documents as per the format and dimensions specified by the authority while filing the GATE application form 2024.

What are the specifications for the photograph in the GATE 2024 application?

The passport-size photographs in GATE 2024 application must be of the file size of 5 kb - 200 kb and have dimensions of 3.5 cm width × 4.5 cm height. The photograph of the candidate must be uploaded in JPEG/JPG format.

What are the specifications for the signature in GATE 2024 application?

The signature of the candidates in the GATE application form 2024 must be in black/ dark blue ink having 70-80% coverage and 80×280 – 160×560 pixels. It must have a file size of 5 kb - 200 kb.


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