GATE Counselling Process 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 07 Dec, 2018 15:39 IST

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GATE 2019 Counselling Process

IIT Madras will not be organising the GATE 2019 counselling. Even, there is no centralised counselling procedure for admissions into Post Graduate Programmes (M.E., M.Tech, MS, Direct Ph.D.). There are various GATE 2019 participating institutes that organise their own separate counselling procedures. 

Candidates who wish to apply for M.Tech programmes into IITs, NITs, GFITs, and CFTIs will have to apply through CCMT (short for Centralized Counselling for M.Tech) and those who wish to apply for M.Tech programmes in IITs, they will have to apply through COAP (short for Common Offer Acceptance Portal). State and private universities will also have their own counselling process based on GATE scores. 

The registration for GATE 2019 counselling process through CCMT will be started from the first week of April 2019. It will be organized on the basis of GATE score. Candidates must have a valid GATE 2017/2018/2019 scorecard. GATE 2019 Counselling process will be held in three rounds through online mode.

GATE 2019 Counselling Procedure - Important Dates

Event

Dates (Tentative)

IITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2019 (COAP)

March 2019

IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission through GATE 2019

February 2019

NITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2019 (CCMT)

April 2019

State Universities M.Tech admission through GATE 2019

March – July 2019

Highlights of GATE Counselling Procedure 2019

  • GATE 2019 counselling will depend on GATE 2019 scores of the candidates.

  • In the counselling process, candidates will have to verify their documents.

  • There will not be any common GATE counselling for the qualified candidates of the exam.

  • Candidates qualifying the  GATE cut-off will be eligible for GATE 2019 counselling.

  • For counselling, candidates will have to fill the GATE 2019 registration form, along with the counselling fees.

  • Admission into IITs and IISC Bangalore is done on the basis of GATE 2019 scores.

Admissions into IISc Bangalore M.Tech Programme through GATE 2019

Prior to the announcement of the GATE result, IISc Bangalore will release the application form in the month of February 2019. The admission procedure will be conducted on the basis of GATE 2019 scores. The choices of colleges and programmes have to submitted by the applicants while filling the application form. Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria before applying.

Admissions into IITs in M.Tech Programme through GATE 2019 (COAP)

For M.Tech programmes in IITs, the candidates will have to register through the COAP (short for Common Offer Acceptance Portal), which is a common platform for the candidates to apply for their preferred IITs. The registrations process of COAP will start after the announcement of GATE 2019 result. Candidates seeking M.Tech admissions in any of the participating Institutes of COAP and who have a valid GATE score (2019 and/or 2017 and/or 2016) can register at COAP.

Admissions into State Universities through GATE 2019

Post announcement of GATE 2019 result, state universities and other private institutes will be organised theGATE counselling procedure for admission to M.Tech programmes tentatively from the month of March to July 2019. The separate application forms will have to be filled by the candidates according to the institute they are applying for. The selection process will depend upon the institutes individually.

Admissions into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs M.Tech Programmes through GATE 2019

The application form of CCMT will be available tentatively from the first week of April 2018. Candidates can apply for all the 30 NITs and 9 CFTIs through GATE CCMT Counselling. Filling of programme and institute choices have to be done by the candidates after which allotment will be done according to the candidates’ rank in GATE exam and preferences selected during CCMT registration.

Detailed GATE Counselling Process 2019 through CCMT

To participate in the GATE counselling process, candidates will have to register themselves with CCMT. The admission into various post-graduate courses will depend on GATE score.

Stage 1: Registration

GATE registration is the first step in the counselling process. To take part in the counselling rounds, all the qualified candidates will have to first register themselves, failing which he/she will not be allowed to participate in the GATE 2019 counselling procedure. After registering, candidates will have to fill their correct details to proceed further.

Stage 2: Choice Filling and Locking

After successful registration, the next step that follows is choice filling and locking. Here, candidates will have to make the choices regarding the courses. It is advisable for the candidates, to fill the most preferred choice on the top. After filling the choices, candidates will have to lock their choices by using the choice locking option.

Note: No modifications shall be made in the choices after locking the same.

Stage 3: Seat Allotment

This is the most important stage of the GATE 2019 counselling process. Here, candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of the choices filled by the candidates, their rank, and the availability of seats at that rank.

Stage 4: Reporting

It is the final stage of the GATE 2019 counselling process. This stage involves reporting at the nodal centre and then document verification.

Documents Required for GATE 2019 Counselling

  • GATE 2019 admit card

  • GATE 2019 scorecard

  • Date of Birth Certificate

  • Provisional seat allotment letter

  • Class 12th mark sheet

  • Photo ID proof

  • Passport-size photograph (coloured)

  • Seat acceptance fee proof

  • Mark sheet of qualifying examination (all semester).

  • Degree/Provisional Certificate

  • Printout of the Registration form & locked choices.

  • Category Certificate (if valid)

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