GATE 2019: Score Card, Counseling (Started), Seat Allotment, Admission Procedure

Latest Applications Open 2020:



GATE 2019 CCMT Seat Allotment Result has been Released for NSR (National Spot Round). Last date for Receiving Category Correction Request with a valid certificate is 27th March 2019. GATE is regarded as the typical examination conducted not just for postgraduate admissions but also to open up the gates to get rewarding opportunities in many public sector partnerships and research associations.

 GATE 2019 Score Card has been Released on 20th March 2019. GATE 2019 Cut Off Mark has been Released on 16th March 2019. Dependent on the score attained in the gate, admissions are provided in IITs, IISc, and NITs, and ample opportunities for campus placements with wages packages which range from Rs. 6 lakhs into 30 lakhs.

GATE 2019 Result has been Declared on 15th March 2019. Nominees on qualifying GATE, receive A financial help of 8000/pm at the kind of UGC scholarship. Students considering direction can swing at the direction line by following a PG Theory of two years at Industrial Engineering. Some institutes from India additionally provide admissions from the training programs by GATE score.

GATE 2019 Notification – Seat Allotment Result Released

New GATE 2019 CCMT Seat Allotment Result has been Released for NSR (National Spot Round). Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

 GATE 2019 Score Card has been Released on 20th March 2019. Click Here to Check Score Card Details.

GATE 2019 Cut Off Mark has been Released on 16th March 2019. Click Here to Check Cut Off Details.

GATE 2019 Exam Dates Dates Schedule has been Released now with Session Papers. Click Here to Check Exam Date Details.

GATE 2019 Quik Links

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GATE 2019 Candidates Response Sheet has been Released for S1, S2, S3 & S4 Examination. Click Here to Check Responses Details.

GATE 2019 Answer Key has been Released with Question Papers on 20th February 2019. Click Here to Check Answer Key Details.

GATE 2019 Candidates Name Correction has been Started on 14th to 17th February 2019. Click Here to Check Correction Details.

Candidates, GATE 2019 Duplicates, Rejected & Provisionally only accepted List has been Released Now. Check Details List below.

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GATE 2019 Mock Test has been Released for All the Courses. Click Here to Check Details about the Preparation.

Portal for Requesting Gender/ Category/ PwD/ Dyslexia status change is open from 31/10/2018 to 07/11/2018. Click Here to Check Correction Details Form

GATE 2019 Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) can be done till 16th Nov 2018. Click Here to Check Correction Details Form

GATE 2019 Application Form Correction Exam City Change Request has been Started from 13th November 2018. Click Here to Check Application Correction Details.

GATE 2019 Highlights

Exam Name GATE
Full Form Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Exam Types UG Level
Exam Level National Level
Courses Offered Management
Conducting Body (IITM)Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline (PPT)
Exam Date 2nd & 3rd February & 9th & 10th February 2019
Exam Duration 02 Hours 30 Minutes & 03 Hours
Official website

Tel: 080-22932392, 080-23601227
Email Id: [email protected]

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GATE 2019 Exam Dates

Here, we have an updated official schedule for GATE entrance exam Date 2019.

Events Dates (Announced)
GATE 2019 Online Application Form Opens 1st September 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application Extended to
23rd September 2018, 18:00 Hrs
Application Correction Form 24th September to 1st October 2018
Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application1 1st October 2018 (Extended)
Corrections of Gender / Category / PwD Status / Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities 31st October 2018 to 07th November 2018
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City 13th to 16th November 2018
Mock Test Release Released
Admit Card Downloading Starts 4th January 2019
GATE Aptitude Test 2nd & 3rd February (9:30 AM to 12:00 Noon) and 9th & 10th February 2019 (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM)
Answer Key Release 9th February 2019
Final Answer Key Release 20th February 2019
The announcement of Results 15th March 2019
Score Card Release 20th March to 31st March 2019
Counselling Starts (Started) 8th April 2019

Overview of GATE 2019



Name of the Examination

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Commonly Known As


Conducting Institute

IIT Madras (Announced)

Administered by

Jointly by the IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs

Purpose of the Examination

Qualifying Examination for M.E./M.Tech/ Ph.D. admissions and PSU Recruitment

Mode of Application


Examination Mode


Duration of Exam

180 Minutes (3 Hours)

The frequency of Examination


Total Number of GATE Papers


Total Number of Questions


Marks of Examination


The validity of Score/Grade

3 Years

Number of Test Takers

Around 9 Lakhs

The GATE exam is important because of below-mentioned factors:

    • Tech – Campus placements in National and International public or private businesses
  • Many reputed PSUs and study associations recruit based on GATE Score.
  • Licensed: Professor, Asst. Professor in IITs, NITs, respected educational institutes, etc..
  • Junior Research Fellow: ISRO, DRDO, BARC, CSIR, IITs, etc..
  • Senior Research Fellow: ISRO, DRDO, BARC, CSIR, IITs, etc..
  • Junior Research Associates/ Senior Project Associates
  • Researchers”C” grade projects
  • Career at Research & Development
  • Technical worth inclusion
  • Experience in subject/domain specialt

 New Changes Introduced this Year:

There are some major changes has been done for the GATE 2019 examination, which is mentioned below:

  • The GATE 2019 examination will be conducted for a total of 24 papers. A new paper Statistics(Code – ST) has been added.
  • Students will also get an opportunity to submit the application form after the due date.
  • IIT, Madras is the conducting authority of GATE 2019 examination.

GATE Counselling 2019

No centralized counseling will be organized by the authority for admission to PG courses.

  • GATE 2019 Counseling Registration has been Started on 5th April 2019.
  • Gate 2019 Candidates will have to apply individually for each IIT.
  • Centralized Counseling for M. Tech/ M. Arch and M. Plan admission will be taken to several other funded colleges.
  • Gate 2019 Counseling will start in April 2019 through an online mode, i.e., Skype and Google chat.
  • Gate 2019 candidates who have a valid Rank card of 2017, 2018 and 2019 can apply for counseling.
  • Gate 2019 candidates will have to fill in their own choices of colleges and courses as per their likings during the time of registration of counseling.
  • Candidates of gate 2019 have to sit on the bases of rank, filter led choices, category, availability of seats, etc.

GATE Result 2019

Through this section, candidates can get their information on their scorecard such as date, style, etc..

  • Candidates will check GATE 2019 Result on 15th March 2019.
  • GATE 2019 Score Card has been Released on 20th March 2019. 
  • Gate 2019 result will be out on their website.
  • Gate 2019 registration number or date of birth can be seen when entering the website.
  • Gate 2019 examination will not be allowed to be offline or in any other mode.

GATE 2019 Cut off marks

  • Gate 2019 cut off marks will be published after the announcement of the result, check out the details in the website for the cut off and Publishing date, etc.
  • Candidates who have a high score can get admission for Post Graduate and other courses.
  • GATE 2019 Cut Off Mark has been Released on 16th March 2019. 
  • GATE 2019 cut off marks will be printed by an online mode which will be the same in the categories & papers.

GATE 2019 Answer Key

  • GATE 2019 Response Sheet has been Available on 9th February 2019 for S1, S2, S3 & S4 Examination.
  • GATE 2019 Answer Key has been Released with Question Papers on 20th February 2019. 
  • The answer keys for various papers will be published after a few days of the examination. Candidates will check it through online mode on the website.
  • Gate 2019 answer key will be announced after a few days of the examinations candidates will check their answer on their official website.
  • GATE Answer Key/Question papers of 2019 will be released on different dates as per Paper. Students must be given their answer key within the given time frame or it will be against the payment

GATE 2019 Admit Card 

In this section, we are providing details about GATE admit card 2019 releasing date, mode & other information:

  • Gate 2019 candidates will be given their admission card by online mode when entering their enrolment ID/ Email address and password.
  • Gate 2019 is not allowed to send their Admit card by post or email to the candidates.
  • Downloading of GATE Hall Ticket 2019 has been Released from 4th January 2019.
  • Gate 2019 candidates should know before starting the examination, their photograph and fingerprints will be taken for the selected candidates.
  • Candidates of GATE 2019 should bring their Original proof along with their admission cared during the day of the examination
  • Gate 2019 Candidates should download their Admit  card and take a colored print out

GATE 2019 Application Form 

Candidates can Check this Section to know Complete Details about the Application form:

  • Candidates will register & fill application only through online mode on the official website.
  • GATE 2019 Application form has been released on 1st September 2018 to 1st October 2018 (Extended) with late fees.
  • Candidates of Gate 2019 should send their scanned photographs of maximum size (480*640 pixels)
  • Candidates of Gate 2019 should scan their existing degree documents, category certificates and dyslexia certificate (if needed)
  • Candidates of Gate 2019 should be allowed to choose three examination cities at that time itself.
  • Candidates of 2019 will have to fill in their specific ID Number as the following i.e.: Adhere ID, College ID, driving License, Employee ID, Passport, Pan card, and Votes ID.
  • Candidates will not need to send their hard copy of application/ documents to their email IDs.
  • Candidates of Gate 2019 will have to take out a print out of the Gate Application for further references.

GATE 2019 Application Fees:

  • Gate 2019 candidates should deposit the application fee by using net banking or by debit care or Credit card.
  • Gate 2019 application fee will not get refunded and returned back

Application Fee details are mentioned in the table below:

Application Fee with Dates
Examination Centres in India During
1st to 23rd Sept 2018
During the Extended
(22nd Sept to 1st Oct 2018)
SC/ST/PwD/Female Candidates ₹ 750 ₹1250
All Other Candidates ₹ 1500 ₹ 2000
Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & Kathmandu US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100 US$ 120

Important Note – The receipt of SMS and Email OTPs by the candidates is taking a little longer time, as the number of applicants using the GOAPS site is drastically increased for the past two days. Therefore, requests the candidates to go ahead with filling the application and payment without waiting for the OTP verification. The OTP verifications can be done even after the payment.

For the candidates with Foreign nationality, who wish to appear for GATE 2019 examination, the application fee is as follows:

Examination Centres On or before 23rd Sept. 2018 During the Extended Period 
Centers in India 1500 2000
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100 US$ 120

For the candidates with Indian nationality, who wish to appear for GATE 2019 examination, the application fee (irrespective of their category and gender) is as follows:

Examination Centres On or before 23rd Sept. 2018 During the Extended Period
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100 US$ 120

Application Correction Form:

Candidates must fill Application carefully; the GATE 2019 Application form correction will not be allowed in any fields except exam city center. Other details about correction are given below:

  • GATE 2019 Application Form Correction Exam City Change Request has been Started from 13th to 16th November 2018.
  • Candidates can make the correction in the exam city from 16th November 2018 with Required correction fee.
  • GATE 2019 Application Correction Form will be Starting From 24th September to 28th October 2018.
  • Last year, the correction was done in Gender, Category and PwD status with Rs. 750 as a correction fee.
  • Apart from this, the institution has also provided correction facility in the name of the Candidate, Date of Birth, Name of Parent/Guardian, Qualifying Degree, Year of Qualifying Degree & Have you graduated in the above degree? by sending a request to officials along with A Document proof.
 Zones and the corresponding administrative institutes for GATE 2019

Zone Administering Institute Zonal Websites
Zone-1 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Zone-2 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Zone-3 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Zone-4 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Zone-5 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Zone-6 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Zone-7 Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Zone-8 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


GATE Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering / Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Architecture (Five years course) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree holders of the Four-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and those who are in these condor higher year of such programs.
  • Holders of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the fourth or higher year of such programs.
  • Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B.Sc. / M.Sc. degree and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC / AICTE as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Those who have completed section A of AM IE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.


Before  filling the candidates should ensure that they meet  the eligibility criteria for GATE 2019:


  • Gate 2019 candidates should be an Indian or international student are allowed to apply.

Age Criteria:

  • Gate 2019 has no limit of Age to apply.

Qualification Criteria:

Qualifying Exam Description of the Qualifying Exam Description of Eligible Candidates Passing Year
B.Tech/BE/B.Pharm 4 years Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology after 10+2 examination.


Three year’s Bachelor’s degree holders after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology.

Currently in the final year or already completed. 2019
B.Arch 5 years Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture. Currently in the final year or already completed. 2019
B.Sc (Research)/BS Bachelor’s degree in Science after Post diploma.
Four years Bachelor’s degree in Science after 10+2.
Currently in the 4th year or already completed. 2019
M.Sc/MA/MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent. Currently in the final year or already completed. 2019
Integrated ME/M. Tech (Post-B.Sc) 4 years Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree Programme in Engineering/Technology. Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed. 2021
Integrated ME/M. Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) 5 year’s Integrated Master’s degree Programme or Dual Degree Programme in Engineering/Technology. Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed. 2020
Integrated M.Sc/Integrate BS-MS Integrated M.Sc.
Five year’s Integrated BS-MS Programme.
Currently in the final year or already completed. 2019
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to BE/B.Tech/B.Arch) BE/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (example: AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses. NA

Note: Candidates, those complete/appearing their qualifying exam from countries other than India, they must complete or in the final year of their four years bachelors degree in engineering/technology or 2 years masters degree in any relevant subjects in science.

Documents Required in Support of Eligibility (Eligibility Documents)

  • In case, the candidate has already passed (in 2018 or earlier) one of the qualifying examinations listed in Table 4.1, he/she has to submit (i.e. upload) the degree certificate/provisional certificate/course completion certificate/professional certificate/membership certificate issued by the institute or society.
  • In case, the candidate is expected to complete one of the qualifying criteria specified in Table 4.1, he/she has to upload a Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute (in the format given in Appendix A) or a copy of marksheet for Section A of AMIE. This certificate must mandatorily have the signature and seal of the Head of Institute/Department with the current date.

GATE Exam Pattern 2019

GATE 2019 exam pattern complete information is mentioned here:

  • Papers: GATE examination will be conducted for 23 subjects/papers on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2019.
  • Exam Date: It is conducting on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2019.
  • Exam Mode: Gate 2019 is a computer-based exam which will be done online.
  • Type of Questions: Gate 2019 paper will be of multiple choice questions and Numerical type questions in which will be given for the examination.
  • Attempt: Gate 2019 candidates can sit only for one examination.
  • Session: Gate 2019 will be held in two sittings, i.e. (9.00 to 12:00) and (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm) in the evening.
  • Duration: Gate 2019 examination will be a three-hour paper.
  • Number of Questions: Gate 2019 will have 65 questions in the exam paper.
  • Marks: Gate 2019 will be out of 100 marks.
  • Section Common in All GATE Papers: It is necessary to do a General Aptitiude (GA) portion.

Marking Scheme: 

The pattern of Questions Marks Allotted Negative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 1 or 2 marks For one mark question, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
For two marks question, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) 1 or 2 marks No negative marking

Marks & Questions Distribution:

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Sections Number of Questions & Marks Total Number of Questions Total Marks
General Aptitude (GA) 5 Question carrying 1- mark each & 5 question carrying 2-marks each. 10 15
Question Papers other than GG, XE, and XL 25 questions carrying 1-mark each & 30 questions carrying 2-marks each. 55 85
Question Paper GG (Geology and Geophysics) PART A (Compulsory)


PART B 55 85
25 questions carrying 1-mark each. Section 1 (Geology) & Section 2 (Geophysics) (Attempt Any One):

30 questions carrying 2-marks each.

XE Paper (Engineering Sciences) Section A Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory): Sections B to H: (Attempt Any Two) 55 85
Seven questions are carrying 1-mark each & 4 questions carrying 2-marks each. Nine questions are carrying 1-mark each & 13 questions carrying 2-marks.
XL Paper (Life Sciences) Section P Chemistry (Compulsory): Sections Q to U: (Attempt Any Two) 55 85
Five questions were carrying 1-mark each & 10 items carrying 2-marks each. Ten subjects were carrying 1-mark each & 10 questions carrying 2-marks each.

GATE Syllabus 2019

GATE 2019 syllabus for each of the papers will be different. GATE exam will be organized for 23 papers/subjects. The syllabus will be released by the conducting authority separately for each paper in a pdf format. These papers & detailed syllabus are:

  • General Aptitude (GA): Verbal Ability & Numerical Ability.
  • Aerospace Engineering (AE): Engineering Mathematics, Flight Mechanics, Space Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Structures, Propulsion.
  • Agricultural Engineering (AG): Engineering Mathematics, Farm Machinery, Farm Power, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, etc.
  • Architecture and Planning (AR): Architecture and Design, Building Materials, Construction and Management, Building and Structure, Environmental Planning and Design, etc.
  • Biotechnology (BT): Engineering Mathematics, General Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, etc.
  • Civil Engineering (CE): Engineering Mathematics, Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, etc.
  • Chemical Engineering (CH): Engineering Mathematics, Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, etc.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS): Engineering Mathematics, Digital Logic, Computer Organization, and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, etc.
  • Chemistry (CY): Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry & Organic Chemistry.
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC): Engineering Mathematics, Networks, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, etc.
  • Electrical Engineering (EE): Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits, Electromagnetic Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, etc.
  • Ecology and Evolution (EY): Ecology, Evolution, Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology, Behavioural Ecology, etc.
  • Geology and Geophysics (GG): Common Section (Earth and Planetary system, Weathering and soil formation, etc.), Geology & Geophysics.
  • Instrumentation Engineering (IN): Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, etc.
  • Mathematics (MA): Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Algebra, Functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis, etc.
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME): Engineering Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, etc.
  • Mining Engineering (MN): Engineering Mathematics, Mine Development, and Surveying, Geomechanics and Ground Control, etc.
  • Metallurgical Engineering (MT): Engineering Mathematics, Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Extractive Metallurgy, etc.
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE): Linear Algebra, Petroleum Formation Evaluation, Oil and Gas Well Testing, etc.
  • Physics (PH): Mathematical Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, etc.
  • Production and Industrial Engineering (PI): Engineering Mathematics, General Engineering, Manufacturing Processes I, Quality and Reliability, etc.
  • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF): Engineering Mathematics, Textile Fibers, Fabric manufacture, Structure, and Properties, etc.
  • Engineering Mathematics (XE-A), Fluid Mechanics (XE-B), Materials Science (XE-C), Solid Mechanics (XE-D), Thermodynamics (XE-E), Polymer Science and Engineering (XE-F), Food Technology (XE-G), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (XE-H).
  • Chemistry (XL-P), Biochemistry (XL-Q), Botany (XL-R), Microbiology (XL-S), Zoology (XL-T) & Food Technology (XL-U).

List of GATE 2019 Papers and Corresponding Codes

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture and Planning AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Biotechnology BT Mining Engineering MN
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemical Engineering CH Petroleum Engineering PE
Computer Science and Information Technology Physics PH
Chemistry CY Production and Industrial

Engineering PI

Electronics and Communication Engineering Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
Ecology and Evolution EY Engineering Sciences XE[1]
Geology and Geophysics GG Life Sciences XL[2]


*XE Paper Sections Code **XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)
A Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Any two optional sections Any two optional sections
Fluid Mechanics B Biochemistry Q
Materials Science C Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Zoology T
Polymer Science and Engineering F Food Technology U
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H
[1]XE (Engineering Sciences) and **XL (Life Sciences) papers are of general nature and will be comprised of Sections listed in the above table.

Note: CE, CS, EC, EE and ME papers: Examination may be conducted in multiple sessions. However, a candidate is allowed to appear in only ONE specified session.

List of Zone-wise Examination Cities

Zonal GATE Office Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns[1]
IISc Bangalore Bengaluru – 560 012 Website: Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Belagavi (Belgaum), Ballari (Bellary), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Davanagere, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, PortBlair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076 Website: Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Lonavala, Mahabubnagar, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016 Website: Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh, Ujjain
IIT Guwahati Guwahati – 781 039


Agartala, Sarah, Asansol, Bihar Sharif, Dhanbad, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Gangtok, Gaya, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur
IIT Kanpur Kanpur – 208 016 Website: Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi
IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur – 721 302 Website: Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikakulam-Vizianagaram, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
IIT Madras Chennai – 600 036 Website: Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla — Chirala, Chengannur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry, Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal
IIT Roorkee Roorkee – 247 667 Website: Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Ropar, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar
International GATE, IIT Madras Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

Choice of Examination City: The candidate can choose THREE cities from the list of examination cities given in Table  The first and second choices must be from the same GATE

This is a tentative list, and any change will be updated on the website:

GATE 2019 at International Centres

GATE 2019 examinations will be conducted in the following cities outside India: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Singapore. The application fee for Dubai (UAE) and Singapore centers is US$ 100; and for the remaining, it is US$ 50. Candidates of any nationality can opt for international centers.

Post-Examination Related Information

Post examination events are as follows:

  1. After the GATE 2019 examinations, candidates’ responses will be available at GOAPS, which can be downloaded.
  2. Answer keys for various GATE 2019 papers will be displayed in gate 2019 website.
  3. Candidates may submit their contests on the answer keys provided for a very limited time period against a payment.
  4. Evaluation of examination papers will be finalized and GATE results (Score) will be announced.
  5. GATE 2019 scorecard will be made available for the qualified candidates from GOAPS.

GATE 2019 Rank Card

Gate 2019 Rank card will be available only to qualified students. Which it will be released after the result is announced.

  • Gate 2019 Rank card will be valid for three years during the announcement of the results.
  • Candidates should download their scorecard from 20th March to 31st March 2019.
  • Gate 2019 if candidates should take their soft copy after the previous date, they will need to pay Rs. 500 for getting the same in December 2019.

: Given below we have some updates of  a new preceding year qualifying the cut off marks:

Category GEN OBC SC/ST/PH 
Papers Cut Off 2018 Expected (2019) Cut Off 2018 Expected (2019)  Cut Off 2018 Expected (2019) 
Chemical Engineering (CH) 44.3 43-48 39.8 37-42 29.5 27-32
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 32.87 30-35 29 27-32 21 19-24
Civil Engineering (CE) 28.7 26-31 25.8 23-28 19.1 17-22
Electrical Engineering (EE) 25.2 24-29 25.2 23-28 16.7 14-19
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 25 23-28 22.5 21-26 16.6 14-19
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) 22.5 21-26 22.5 21-26 16.6 14-19

Contact details for Zonal GATE Offices

Zone Contact Address   Phone Number Email ID
1 Chairman, GATE Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 560 012 080-22932392


[email protected]
2 Chairman, GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076

022-25767068 [email protected]
3 Chairman, GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016



[email protected]
4 Chairman, GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781 039



[email protected]
Chairman, GATE
5 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 0512-2597412 [email protected]
Kanpur 208 016
6 Chairman, GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721 302



[email protected]
Chairman, GATE
7 Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 044-22578200 [email protected]
Chennai 600 036
8 Chairman, GATE

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667

01332-284531 [email protected]

Qualifying Disciplines for Eligibility Degrees

Disciplines: Engineering/Technology
Aeronautical Engg. Electrical Instrumentation & Control Engg. Manufacturing Engg.
Aerospace Engg Electrical and Mechanical Engg. Manufacturing Science & Engg.
Aircraft Maintenance Engg Electrical and Power Engineering Manufacturing Technology
Agricultural Engg. Electro-Chemical Engg. Marine Engg. / Technology
Agricultural Technology Electronics Engg. Material Science and Engg. / Technology
Architecture/ Architectural


Electronics & Biomedical Engg. Mechanical Engg.
Architecture & Interior Design / Decoration Electronics Communication & Ins trumentation Mechatronics
Automation & Robotics Electronics & Computer Engg. Mechatronics & Automation Engg.
Automobile Engg. Electronics & Communication Medical Electronics / Engg.
Automobile Maintenance Engg. Electronics & Telecommunication Medical Instrumentation
Biochemical Engg. Electronics & Power Metallurgical Engg.
Biomedical Engg. Energy Engg. Military Engg.
Biomedical Instrumentation Energy & Environmental Engg. Mineral Engg. / Mineral Dressing
Biotechnology Environmental Engg. Mining Engg. / Technology, Mining & Machinery
Cement & Ceramic Technology Environmental Science & Technology Nano Technology & Robotics
Ceramic Engg. & Technology Environmental Planning Naval Architecture /Marine Engg.
Ceramic & Glass Technology Environment & Pollution Control Oil Technology
Chemical Engg. Fashion Technology / Fashion & Apparel Technology Optics & Optoelectronics
Chemical Technology Fibres & Textiles Processing Technology Paint Technology
Civil Engg Fire Engg. / Technology & Safety Petro-Chemical Engg.
Civil & Environmental Engg Food Engg. & Technology. Petroleum Engg. / Technology
Civil & Structural Engg. Food Processing Engg / Processing & Preservation Engg. Petroleum Refinery Engg.
Civil & Construction Engg. Industrial Technology Planning ( Environmental / Infrastructure / Urban & Regional/ Urban Regeneration)
Civil & Water Resource Management Industrial Engg. Plastic Engg. / Technology
Computer Engg. Industrial Management Polymer Engg. / Science /Technology
Computer Science & Engg. Industrial Metallurgy Polymer Science & Chemical Technology
Computer Science & Technology Information & Communication Technology Power Electronics / Power Electronics Engg.
Computer Science & Information Technology Information Engineering Power Engg.
Communication Engg. Information Technology Printing & Packing Technology
Control & Instrumentation Instrumentation & Process Control/ Engineering Production & Industrial Engg.
Construction Engg. & Management Instrumentation Engg. / Technology Renewable Energy
Dairy Engg. / Technology Instrumentation & Process Control Robotics & Automation
Electrical Engg. Leather / Foot Wear Technology Rubber Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engg. Machine Engg. Telecommunication Engg.
Electrical and Instrumentation


Man-Made Fibre / Textile Technology Textile Engg. / Technology

Gate 2019 Disciplines: Science

Disciplines: Science
Agricultural Science Engineering Physics Nano Science & Technology
Applied Electronics Geology / Geophysics Nuclear Science & Technology
Applied Mathematics Geo-Informatics Nuclear Physics
Applied Mechanics Industrial Chemistry Operations Research
Applied Physics Information Science Pharmaceuticals Chemistry & Technology
Biochemistry Life Sciences ( Botany) Pharmaceutical Sciences / Pharmacy
Bio-Sciences Life Sciences ( Zoology) Physics
Chemistry Life Science / Veterinary / Animal Science Radio Physics
Computer Applications Materials Science Radio Physics & Electronics
Earth Sciences Mathematics Statistics
Electronics Mathematics & Computing Textile Chemistry
Electronics & Computer Science Microbiology Urban Transportation Planning & Management

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