GATE 2018 Exam


01 Sep, 2017

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About GATE 2018

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level examination, which is conducted for candidates seeking admission in Post Graduate Programmes (M.E., M.Tech, MS, Direct Ph.D.) offered at institutes of national importance, including IITs and IISc, etc. with financial assistance from MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). The GATE scores are also used by various PSUs for recruiting candidates for prestigious jobs. A total of 23 papers are conducted as part of GATE examination. Candidates can apply for only one of the papers based on the discipline of their qualifying degree or their admission plan. While applying for the paper ...

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GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018 Eligibility Critera includes information related to conditions that aspirants must fulfill in order to be eligible to take the exam. GATE is a national-level postgraduate engineering entrance examination conducted for admission to Master of Engineering (M.E) or M.Tech programmes in various NITs, IITs and other technical institutes. The detailed eligibility criteria for GATE 2018 examination is elaborated below.

General Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018

  • According to the official website of GATE, there is no minimum or maximum age limit to appear for GATE.

  • Only those candidates who have completed/will complete their undergraduation course from a recognised University ...

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GATE 2018 Syllabus

GATE Syllabus 2018 consists of all the topics that candidates must study to prepare for GATE 2018. Conducted on a national-level, GATE is a postgraduate engineering exam. IIT Guwahati has prescribed the GATE 2018 syllabus for 23 papers.

GATE 2018 is scheduled to be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2018. Before appearing for the exam, candidates must check the syllabus of GATE 2018 thoroughly. In order to successfully qualify in the GATE 2018, candidates must focus on studying the topics mentioned in the syllabus. The below table lists the detailed syllabus of GATE 2018 for its 23 papers.

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GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a popular entrance examination conducted for postgraduate engineering admissions. GATE exam also opens doors to attractive employment opportunities in Public Sector Undertakings i.e. PSUs. Candidates looking forward to pursuing research in various fields of engineering can also appear for GATE. Along with a good preparation strategy to crack the entrance exam, candidates must have a detailed understanding of the exam pattern of GATE 2018.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Mock Tests Released by IIT Guwahati

Detailed GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

GATE 2018 examination consists of two kinds of questions as follows:

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GATE 2018 Exam Analysis

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has successfully conducted the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018. A large number of students took the examination across various centres. All those who appeared for the examination can read the section-wise analysis and get to know the topics from where the questions were asked.

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India engineering entrance exam conducted for admission to M.Tech or postgraduate level in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture or in Science. GATE 2018 exams on February 3 and 4 were conducted successfully in 2 sessions on each day – 9 am ...

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How to Prepare for GATE 2018

How to Prepare for GATE 2018 in the last few days before the exam? This is probably your current state of mind if you are taking the popular GATE 2018. Every year, lakhs of engineering aspirants go that extra mile to crack the tough Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). It is a popular entrance exam and a great opportunity for students to pursue post-graduate courses in some of the top engineering colleges. It is also a gateway for students to land lucrative PSU jobs. Every year, lakhs of engineering aspirants compete for GATE exam, therefore, it becomes very important for candidates ...

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Dummy - GATE 2018 Result

IIT Guwahati has announced GATE result 2018 in online mode on its official website. Candidates who appeared for GATE 2018 would be able to download their GATE scorecard from 20th March, 2018 by logging into GATE Online Application Process System (GOAPS). In order to access GATE 2018 scorecard, candidates will have to enter their login credentials - GATE 2018 Registration ID, Enrolment Number, and Date of Birth.

Conducted on a national-level, GATE is for those who are willing to take admission in M.Tech./M.E./Ph.D programmes offered at the IITs, IISc and other institutes of higher education in India. Candidates ...

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GATE 2018 Counselling Process

Once GATE 2018 is conducted successfully and the results are announced in the month of March 2018, all the participating institutes will start their GATE 2018 counselling process for the qualified candidates.

As per the official schedule of the participating institutes, all the qualified candidates have to attend the GATE 2018 counselling for seat allotment purposes. On the basis of GATE 2018 scores, the participating institutes will begin their counselling rounds.

Note: There will be no common counselling held for the admission into various post graduate programmes.

Also Read: GATE 2018 Response Sheet Available Now

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GATE 2018 Admit Card

The GATE admit card 2018 was released by IIT Guwahati on 5th January, 2018 in online mode. It must be noted that GATE 2018 admit card will be issued only to those whose GATE applications have been accepted successfully. To download the GATE 2018 admit card online, candidates will have to log in with their registration details, which includes Enrollment ID and Password.

GATE 2018 is going to be conducted by IIT Guwahati for the candidates who wish to take admission in M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D and many other engineering courses offered at prestigious institutes of the country ...

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How to Apply for GATE 2018

The application process for GATE 2018 examination began on September 1, 2017, and it was scheduled to end on October 5, 2017. However, the application submission date was extended to 9th October 2017. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati is the conduct body of GATE 2018 examination. Premier and top technical institutes in India accept GATE score for admission to postgraduate and Ph.D. engineering programmes.

Note: GATE score is mandatory to secure jobs in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). 

Registration for GATE 2018 is done only through the official website, i.e., GATE Online Application Processing System or GOAPS. The registration ...

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GATE 2018 Final Answer Keys & Question Papers

IIT Guwahati has published the question papers and final answer keys for all the 23 subjects for which GATE 2018 was conducted on February 3, 4, 10 & 11. Those who took the exam submitted their challenges on the answer key from 21st to 23rd February, 2018. The link to submit challenges was active on the GOAPS portal starting 21st February, 2018. After considering the challenges submitted by the candidates, the exam authorities had published the final answer key.

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Important Dates of GATE 2018 Answer Key 



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GATE 2018 Conducting Body

IIT Guwahati is the Organising Institute for GATE 2018. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) jointly administer the conduct of GATE. The operations related to GATE in each of the eight zones are managed by a zonal GATE Office at the IITs or IISc. The Organizing Institute (OI) is responsible for end-to-end process and coordination amongst the administering Institutes. 

GATE 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates
GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) Website Opens 1st September, 2017
Last Date of Registration Process 9th October, 2017 (Extended)
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City 17th November, 2017
Admit Card Download 5th January, 2018
Date Of Examination 3rd February, 2018
4th February, 2018
10th February, 2018
11th February, 2018
Declaration of Result 17th March, 2018

GATE 2018 Admit Card

GATE 2018 admit card has been released by IIT Guwahati and it is available for download on the GATE 2018 official website. The admit cards were released on the GOAPS website a day before the schedule date, which was 5th January 2018. GATE applicants must note that admit cards will not be sent to them via post or as an e-mail attachment. Those who are not able to access the website may try again after some time as the website may have become slow due to heavy traffic. Download Your GATE Admit Card Today!

Steps to Download GATE 2018 Admit Card

  • First, visit the GATE 2018 official website.
  • Click on the link and you will be redirected to GOAPS page.
  • Submit your details like enrollment ID/email address, password and captcha code in the given space. 
  • Once you click on 'Submit', you will be able to download the hall ticket .
  • Take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

If there is any discrepancy in the downloaded admit card, candidates must inform the concerned authorities immediately and get the same rectified. Apart from checking personal details, candidates must also go through the instructions given on the admit card and follow the directions.

Contact Details

Organising Chairman, GATE 2018
GATE Office,
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Guwahati-781039, Assam


1. What is GATE?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

2. Can you tell us something about self-financing & sponsorship in GATE?

Some institutions specify GATE qualification as mandatory even for admission of self-financing students to postgraduate programmes. GATE qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR sponsored projects. Top rank holders in some GATE papers are entitled to apply for “Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship” awarded by CSIR. Some government organisations prescribe GATE qualification as a requirement for applying to the post of a Scientist/ Engineer.

Important Dates

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GATE 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 01 Sep to 09 Oct, 2017
Exam Date 03 Feb, 2018
Declaration of Result 17 Mar, 2018
Admit Card 05 Jan, 2018

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