Unlimited Access to Online Course Modules at a Click
Learn More

GATE COAP 2022: Registration (Started), Eligibility, Offer Acceptance, IIT M.Tech Admission, FAQs

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: May 04, 2022 02:42 pm IST | GATE

COAP is a Common Offer Acceptance Portal where IITs and PSUs upload their admission/ job offers to the candidates with a valid GATE score. The GATE COAP 2022 registration process has begun from 20 March. 

GATE COAP 2022

The registration process for GATE COAP 2022 has started from 20th March onwards. The officials have not yet declared the final date for the GATE COAP 2022 registration process. The candidates can access the GATE COAP 2022 registration link from below - 

Go to the official website- coap.iitb.ac.in to register.

The Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) 2022 has been updated with the latest GATE 2022 counselling dates. Although the official GATE COAP 2022 website says these are tentative dates but the candidates have to assume these dates as the final ones. The detailed round-wise schedule for the current GATE COAP seat allotment process can be found in the following table.

COAP plays a vital role in filling the M.Tech seats in participating institutes, which are IITs. It is a common portal where IITs upload their admission offers to the GATE qualified candidates, and it is the responsibility of the candidates to accept admission offer through this portal. Also, COAP is a platform where PSUs upload their job offers to the GATE qualifiers. All the details about GATE COAP 2022 such as dates, registration process, offer acceptance procedure and FAQs are discussed on this page. Candidates are advised to go through all the details before registering for the GATE COAP admission process 2022.

Candidates will be required to register and fill out a list of the programmes and institutes to which they wish to apply at the time of counselling. The GATE result 2022 has been published on the official website. GATE 2022 was held on the 5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th of February. Furthermore, the GATE 2022 response sheet was provided on February 15, and the GATE 2022 answer key was released on February 21. Candidates can simply guess their results. However, to learn more about GATE COAP 2022, check this article.

GATE Results 2022 

The GATE 2022 Results were released on March 17, 2022, at the GOAPS portal for admissions in M. Tech.  Along with the GATE 2022 results, the GATE 2022 Cut off and GATE 2022 final answer key have been released. 

GATE COAP 2022 Dates

GATE COAP 2022 dates have been released, and the candidates can check the detailed schedule here so that he/ she can plan the options accordingly.

Event

Date

Registration Link availability for GATE COAP 2022

March 20, 2022

Round 1 Offers

May 20, 2022

Last to Accept OfferMay 22, 2022

Round 2 Offers

May 27, 2022

Last Date to Accept OfferMay 29, 2022

Round 3 Offers

June 03, 2022

Last Date to Accept OfferJune 05, 2022

Round 4 Offers

June 10, 2022

Last Date to Accept OfferJune 12, 2022

Round 5 Offers

June 17, 2022

Last Date to Accept OfferJune 19, 2022
Additional RoundJune 24 to July 19, 2022

What is COAP? 

COAP stands for Common Offer Acceptance Portal, and it is a website where all of the participating IITs and ISc Bangalore announce their seat allocation results. Candidates with a valid GATE score must register online at the COAP portal along with the institute for admission to M.Tech courses at any of the participating IITs or ISc Bangalore. The CCMT site is used to apply for M.Tech programmes at NITs and GFTIs. Candidates must verify their seat allotment status and accept or reject the seat via the COAP site.

Eligibility Criteria of GATE COAP 2022


In order to be considered for admission, each candidate must meet a number of prerequisites and requirements. Candidates whose applications do not match the eligibility criteria are likely to be rejected. Before applying for GATE COAP 2022, candidates should review the eligibility requirements.

  1. To apply for COAP, candidates must have a valid GATE score from the years 2020, 2021, or 2022.
  2. Candidates who have more than one legitimate GATE score must input the highest score upon registration, but data regarding the other scores will be requested as well.
  3. If you have a GATE score of 2022 on more than one paper, you must give information on all of your results.
  4. Candidates must meet the requirements set out by the institute to which they are applying.

COAP 2022 Registration Process

The detailed registration process for GATE COAP 2022 is as follows -

Registration: The first stage in the COAP 2022 process is registration, and the candidates will have to register through the official website of COAP. The registration link for COAP 2022 has been updated, and the candidates will have to click on the link here to complete the registration process.

Read Procedure and Terms: The candidates will have to read the instructions and detailed procedure before proceeding with actual registration. This will help the candidates to complete the registration process without hassle.

Accept Terms of Instructions: After reading the procedures and terms, the candidates will have to accept the terms and instructions. Without accepting the terms,

Fill Details

The registration form will be displayed now, and the candidates will have to fill -

  1. Candidate’s Name

  2. Registration Number of GATE

  3. GATE Score

  4. Date of Birth (DOB)

  5. Personal E-Mail ID

  6. Personal Mobile Number

Submit Registration: The candidates will have to crosscheck the details mentioned above, the candidates will have to click on ‘Submit’ and confirm the registration.

Login: The candidates will now receive log-in information via e-mail/ SMS. The candidates will have to log in and verify his/her registration details.

Additional GATE Score (If any): If you have an additional GATE score, you can add the same after logging in. Please note that you can enter only the last three years’ GATE score. Submit the details.

View Job/ Admission Offer: After the complete registration process is done, you can either view the job offer or admission offer (if any) on the portal.

GATE COAP 2022 Admission Process/ Offer Acceptance Procedure

The detailed admission or offer acceptance procedure for GATE COAP 2022 can be checked here -

As per the round-wise dates mentioned on this page, the candidates will have to visit the official website for offer acceptance. The stages involved in this process are as follows -

Offer 1, 2, 3, 4: If the candidates have multiple offers, there will see an option that indicates ‘Offer 1, 2, 3, 4’.

Choose the Offer: Among the list of offers available, the candidates can choose the most appropriate order.

Select the Offer: The candidates will have to select the offer, and he/ she will see the following options under it -

Accept and Freeze

Here, the candidates will have to ‘Accept’ the given offer and then click on ‘Freeze’ to lock and confirm the same.

Retain and Wait

Candidates choosing this option will have a chance to wait for a better offer or seek upgradation in the existing offer. The actual offer that has been offered will remain until candidates get an upgradation.

Reject and Wait

Candidates who are not satisfied with the current offer and want to participate in the further rounds can choose this option, i.e., ‘Retain and Wait’.

What Happens after Selecting ‘Accept and Freeze’?

After clicking on ‘Accept and Freeze’, the following procedure takes place -

Step 1

The candidates will have to choose his/ her option, i.e., ‘Accept and Freeze

Step 2

The candidates will have to visit the official website of Joining PSU or Admitting Institute

Step 3

The candidates will have to complete all the admission or joining formalities within the specified date.

What Happens after Selecting ‘Retain and Wait’?

After clicking on ‘Retain and Wait’, the following procedure takes place -

Step 1

The candidates will have to choose his/ her option, i.e., ‘Retain and Wait’

Step 2

The candidates will have to visit the joining PSU site or admitting IIT website

Step 3

The candidates will have to wait until the next round for further job offers or admission chances.

What Happens after Selecting ‘Reject and Wait’?

After clicking on ‘Reject and Wait’, the following process takes place -

Step 1

The candidates will have to select his/ her option, i.e., ‘Reject and Wait’

Step 2

The candidates will have to wait until the next round of offers

Step 3

Visit the COAP website on respective dates and check the offers

Admission Process of IITs through GATE 2022

Click on the links below to check the admission process of different IITs through GATE 2022 -

IIT Bombay GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Kharagpur GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Gandhinagar GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Ropar GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Bhubaneswar GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Patna GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Madras GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Delhi GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Indore GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Jodhpur GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Roorkee GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT BHU GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

IIT Hyderabad GATE Cutoff and M.Tech Admission Process

-

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest updates on IIT M.Tech Admissions 2022.

FAQs

Should I submit any documents while accepting an admission offer?

The candidates need not submit any documents while accepting the admission offer. The candidates will have to do the same while physically reporting to the respective admitting institute.

Should sponsored candidates register for M.Tech admission in IIT through COAP?

Sponsored candidates should apply directly to the respective institute.

Should foreign students register through COAP for M.Tech admission?

Foreign students should register through the DASA website, and not through the official website of COAP.

Should IIT B.Tech graduates register through COAP for M.Tech admission?

IIT B.Tech graduates with a CGPA of 8.0 or above can apply for direct admission in IITs or NITs. These candidates are exempted from COAP.

Is it Mandatory to Register through COAP?’

It is mandatory to register through COAP, as the candidates will receive an admission offer/ job offer through this common platform.

Should I submit an application form for admission to IITs?

COAP is only relevant for accepting the admission offers, as IITs will only upload their offers through this common portal. The candidates will have to submit a separate application form through the official website of the respective IIT for admission.

What are the participating institutes of GATE COAP?

All the IITs are the participating institutes of GATE COAP.

View More

GATE Previous Year Question Paper

GATE Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Question Paper 2019

GATE Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) Answerkey 2019

GATE Physics (PH) 2019

GATE Petroleum Engineering (PE) 2019

GATE Petroleum Engineering (PE) Answer key 2019

GATE Mining Engineering (MN) 2019

GATE Metallurgical Engineering (MT) Answer key 2019

GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME1) 2019

GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME02) Question Paper 2019

GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME02) Answer key 2019

GATE Mathematics (MA) Answer key 2019

GATE Mathematics (MA) Answer key 2019

GATE Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U) Question Paper 2019

GATE Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 2019

GATE Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Answer key 2019

GATE Geology and Geophysics (GG) Question Paper 2019

GATE Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) 2019

GATE Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) Answer keys 2019

GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 2019

GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Answer key 2019

Electrical Engineering 2019

Gate Electrical Engg. Answerkey 2019

GATE Ecology and Evolution (EY) 2019

GATE Ecology and Evolution (EY) Answer key 2019

GATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) 2019

GATE Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) Answer key 2019

GATE Civil Engineering (CE1) 2019

GATE Civil Engineering (CE1) Answer key 2019

GATE Civil Engineering (CE2) 2019

GATE Chemistry (CY) 2019

GATE Chemistry (CY) Answer key 2019

GATE Chemical Engineering (CH) 2019

GATE Chemical Engineering (CH) Answer key 2019

GATE Biotechnology (BT) 2019

GATE Biotechnology (BT) Answerkey 2019

GATE Architecture and Planning (AR)2019

GATE Architecture and Planning (AR) Answer key 2019

GATE Agricultural Engineering (AG) 2019

GATE Agricultural Engineering (AG) Answer key 2018

GATE Agricultural Engineering (AG) Answer key 2019

GATE Aerospace Engineering (AE) 2019

GATE Aerospace Engineering (AE) Answer key 2019

GATE 2017 AE Question Paper

GTE IN 2017 question paper

GATE IN 2017 Question Paper

/articles/gate-coap/

Be the First to Know

Get Access to Latest Updates

View All Questions

Related Questions

When is the application form for Diploma admission will be issuing for 2021?

-mr.civil engineerUpdated on May 19, 2022 01:02 PM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The P.T.Lee Chengalvaraya Naicker Polytechnic College application form usually begins after the declaration of class Xth board exam results (CBSE, ICSE, etc) every year.

You can also check the following article to learn more:

Diploma in Engineering: Entrance Exams, Fees, and Scope

List of Polytechnic (Diploma) Courses in India

Best Career Options after Polytechnic

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

READ MORE...

Engineering 4th year student eligible for gate exam?

-AnonymousUpdated on April 13, 2022 12:05 PM
  • 4 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, the students who are in their final year of graduation or are awaiting their results can also apply for GATE Exam. However, it is important for the candidates to generate their qualification degree at the time of admission. Recently, the examination authority has made several changes to the GATE eligibility criteria. To learn about the new GATE eligibility, read GATE Eligibility Requirements.

Meanwhile, you can also go through other articles related to GATE to learn more:

What’s New in GATE 2021?

GATE 2021: List of Top 25 Government & Private Colleges for M.Tech Admission

Documents Required …

READ MORE...

Can a Diploma in Engineering student apply for GATE exam?

-Pradee kumar beheraUpdated on March 17, 2022 09:26 AM
  • 2 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

A Diploma in Engineering student cannot apply for GATE exam as the minimum eligibility for GATE exam is to hold a Bachelor's degree.

To know about the eligibility and admission details, read GATE exam details.                                          

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

READ MORE...

Do you have a question? Ask us.

  • Typical response between 24-48 hours

  • Get personalized response

  • Free of Cost

  • Access to community

Subscribe to CollegeDekho News

By proceeding ahead you expressly agree to the CollegeDekho terms of use and privacy policy
Apply Now

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

View All

Know best colleges you can get with your score

Top