GATE -

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) (GATE - 2016)

Online | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.1500 | SC / ST - Rs.750
Important Dates
Registration Date
Sep 01, 2015
Admit Card Date
Dec 29, 2015
Test Date
Jan 30, 2016
Result Date
Mar 19, 2016

GATE Counselling FAQ

1) What are the different sites for IITs and IISc?

  • IISc Bangalore
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Roorkee.

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 organizations prescribe GATE qualification as a requirement for applying to the post of a Scientist/ Engineer.

3) Can you provide with the last 10 year’s list of IIT’s and IISc conducting GATE?

Please find below the list.

  • GATE 2011 IIT Chennai
  • GATE 2010 IIT Guwahati
  • GATE 2009 IIT Roorkee
  • GATE 2008 IISc
  • GATE 2007 IIT Kanpur
  • GATE 2006 IIT Kharagpur
  • GATE 2005 IIT Bombay
  • GATE 2004 IIT Delhi
  • GATE 2003 IIT Madras
  • GATE 2002 IISc Banglore.

4) What is the ranking of the various engineering colleges for ME/M Tech?

Unlike other disciplines, where there are various institutions and publications who come up with their rankings, the same for ME/ M Tech is not available. Ranking also becomes difficult because these institutions are highly technical and research oriented. But there is a ranking by SCOPUS database based on the number of research publications by these institutions and number of citations received by the same. The rankings are:
Rank Institution

  • IISc, Bangalore
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Madras
  • Jadavpur University
  • Anna University I
  • IT rourkee
  • Cochin University of science and technology  
  • IIT Guwahati
  • College of Engineering, Anna University  
  • Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah  
  • IT BHU, Varanasi  
  • BITS, pilani(SCOPUS database is the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. SCOPUS covers nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers.