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About Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019

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 2019 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2019 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 2019 examination is elaborated below.

General Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2019

  • 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 2019 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 2019.

Detailed GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

GATE 2019 examination consists of two kinds of questions as follows:

  • Numerical Answer Questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions

The questions are based on the ...

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GATE 2019 Syllabus

GATE 2019 Syllabus consists of all the topics that candidates must study to prepare for GATE 2019. Conducted on a national-level, GATE is a postgraduate engineering exam. Before appearing for the exam, candidates must check the syllabus of GATE 2019 thoroughly. In order to successfully qualify in the GATE 2019, candidates must focus on studying the topics mentioned in the syllabus. The following table lists the detailed syllabus of GATE 2019 for its 23 papers.

Detailed Syllabus of GATE 2019


Section-wise Syllabus

AE: Aerospace Engineering

Engineering Mathematics, Flight Mechanics, Space Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Structures, Propulsion

AG: Agricultural Engineering

Engineering Mathematics, Farm ...

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How to Prepare for GATE 2019

How to Prepare for GATE 2019? This is probably your current state of mind if you are taking the popular GATE 2019. 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 to start their preparation early to stay ahead ...

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GATE 2019 Exam Analysis

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. For GATE 2019, a detailed paper analysis will be released once the exam will be conducted. Stay tuned for latest updates on GATE 2019!

GATE 2018 Exam Analysis

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

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GATE 2019 Result

IIT Madras will announce the GATE result 2019 in March. Candidates who appear for GATE 2019 will be able to download their GATE scorecard from mid-March 2019 by logging into GATE Online Application Process System (GOAPS). In order to access GATE 2019 scorecard, candidates will have to enter their login credentials - GATE 2019 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 must note that GATE scorecard features ...

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GATE 2019 Counselling Process

Once GATE 2019 is conducted successfully and the results are announced in the month of March, all the participating institutes will start their GATE counselling process for the qualified candidates.

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

GATE 2019 Counselling Procedure - Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

GATE 2019 Exam Date

February 2, 3, 9 ...

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GATE 2019 Admit Card

The GATE 2019 admit card will be released by IIT Madras in online mode, which is also the conducting body of the exam. It must be noted that GATE admit card 2019 will be issued only to those whose GATE applications are accepted successfully. To download the GATE 2019 admit card online, candidates will have to log in with their registration details, which includes Enrollment ID and Password.

GATE 2019 is going to be conducted by IIT Madras for the candidates who wish to take admission in M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D and many other engineering courses offered at ...

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How to Apply for GATE 2019

The application process for GATE 2019 examination will begin on September 1, 2018. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is the conduct body of GATE 2019 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 2019 is done only through the official website, i.e., GATE Online Application Processing System or GOAPS. The registration process for GATE 2019 involves the following stages:

  • Registration

  • GOAPS Password

  • GOAPS Enrolment ID

  • Application Filling

  • Uploading Images and ...

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GATE 2019 Answer Key

The GATE 2019 Answer Key will be available soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates will be able to calculate probable scores by comparing their answers with the GATE 2019 answer keys. By calculating their probable scores, candidates will get an idea of their chances of admission in the desired institute.  IIT Madras, which is conducting GATE 2019, will release the official answer key in the third week of February. 

Important Dates of GATE 2019 Answer Key 



GATE 2018 Exam Date

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th February 2019

GATE 2018 Final Answer Keys

To be released

GATE 2018 Exam Result

March ...

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GATE Conducting Body

IIT Madras is the Organising Institute for GATE 2019. 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 2019 Important Dates

Events Dates
GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) Website Opens 1st September 2018 (Tentative)
Last Date of Registration Process 21st September 2018 (Tentative)
Admit Card Download 4th January 2019 (Tentative)
Date Of Examination 2nd February 2019
3rd February 2019
9th February 2019
10th February 2019
Declaration of Result 16th March 2019 (Tentative)

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. What is 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.

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