GATE 2015 online applications to be available from September 1 to 1 october 2014


The application process for GATE 2015 shall commence on September 1, 2014. Interested candidates will have to apply online through the zonal GATE websites of IISc or any of the seven IITs.

The GATE 2015 score will be valid for a period of three years from the date of announcement of results. All the papers in GATE 2015 will be held in online mode only and few of the exams will be conducted in multiple sessions.

Eligibility criteria:

The candidates who fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply:

(a) The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10 +2/Post-Diploma) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

(b) The candidate in the final year of the Four-year Bachelor’s degree program in Science (B.S.).

(c) The candidate should hold a Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.

(d) Candidate in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master’s degree program (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology can apply.

(e) Candidate should be in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology.

(f) Candidate should be in the final year of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.Sc./ M.Sc. program.

(g) The candidate with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE (I), AMICE (I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE (I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses is also eligible.

Application fee:

The candidates have to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs 1500 (Rs 750 for female/ SC/ ST/ PwD candidates). The fee can be paid either online or through e-challan via State Bank of India or Axis Bank (additional bank charges may apply).

How to apply:

Interested candidates have to apply through the GATE online application processing system (GOAPS).

Important dates:

Start of application process: September 1, 2014
Last date for submission of online application: October 1, 2014
Last date for request for change in the choice of examination city: November 21, 2014
Availability of admit card: December 17, 2014
GATE 2015 online examination: January 31, 2015 to February 14, 2015
Announcement of results: March 12, 2015


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