Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) stands as one of the top rated exams conducted nationwide, the exam is conducted in collaboration of seven IITs as Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Madras, Kharagpur and Roorkee, the IISC also conduct partnering with IITs on rotational basis. GATE 2017 will be conducted by IIT Roorkee.
The Examination helps in providing admission to M.Tech/M.E programme offered by IITs, NITs, GFTI and various other concerned private institutions. GATE score also helps candidates to enroll easily in Ph.D grade, also some of the leading private and public companies consider GATE score card essential recruitment criteria.
GATE 2017 Exam Dates
IIT Roorkee will conduct the IIT exam this year and there is the list of important dates that were announced earlier this month.
|Application Form Start Date||1st September 2016|
|Application Form Last Date||10th October 2016 (Now Extended further)|
|Request for change in Examination City||16th November 2016|
|Correction in Application Form in between||15th to 22nd November 2016|
|Admit Card Availability Date|
|GATE 2017 online Examination Date||4, 5 & 11, 12 February 2017|
|Result Announcement Date||27th March 2017|
New Addition to GATE 2017
New Center added- For a more convenient way of examination marked Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dilrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been called as the new centers added by authority.
New Paper Edition- The XE paper now considered as the new section based on Atmospheric and Oceanic Science as Section H. The edition means the number of sections in XE paper is increased to eight in number.
GATE Application Form Correction
If there is any mistake in the form and candidates want to mark change or edit the form, they can do the same in between 15th November to 22nd November 2016 till 6.00PM. The things can be changed are Gender, Exam City and Category, for the changes candidates need to login to their respective Ids.
For a change in category from General/OBC to SC/ST, they need to send email to firstname.lastname@example.org in between November 14th to 20th November. The mail should also carry the required documents for the change.
GATE 2017 EXAM Pattern
The pattern of the exam will be same as per the previous exam, there will be only one main paper with different section. Exams will be conducted online at the different centers across nation, the time allotted for the Examination is 3 hours. There will be no choice available for NAT based questions, the answers of such questions can be entered through virtual keyboard provided by the computer screen at the time of examination.
The applicable fee for Women/ST/SC/PWD is INR750 and for other candidates the fees is INR1500.
GATE ADMIT CARD
Admit Card can be downloaded from the GATE zonal website, the admit card will be available on the site from 5th January 2017. The required details for downloading Admit Card is enrollment ID and password. Along with admit card one original ID proof is required for entering in the Examination Hall.