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GATE Admit CardGATE Full Form is Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering is a national level engineering entrance examination. GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian instituted of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology. GATE Exam does have several categories, and Examination oversight for all of these top branches for GATE Examination are AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY GG, MA, PH, and XL. GATE stands for (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering).

GATE is an examination that primarily tests the candidate in various undergraduate subjects in Technology, Architecture, and Engineering and posts graduate in science. GATE is an examination that primarily tests the candidate in a various undergraduate subject in Technology, Architecture, and Engineering and posts graduate in science

The GATE Exam is conducted as an entrance exam for programming in engineering at the national level. Study materials for GATE are available online for all branches. For the GATE 2020 Examination, a candidate can apply for only one of the 25 papers.

There are three sections in GATE paper for AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, PF, and XE

  • Subject question
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • General aptitude

There are three sections in GATE paper for AR, CY, EY, GG, MH, PH, and XL

  • Chemistry
  • Subject question
  • General aptitude

There are two different types of Question in GATE Examination they are:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • (NAQ) Numerical Answer Questions

The multiple-choice questions (MCQs) there would be negative marking for the wrong answer. For numerical answer type questions, there is NO negative marking. Multiple choice questions for one mark, It will be deducted 1/3 mark for a wrong answer. Multiple choice questions for two marks will be deducted 2/3 mark for a wrong answer. And  In the examination hall, you can only enter with admit card, identification card, and a pen. A simple wristwatch without any calculation device is allowable.

Application fee for GATE

All candidates want to apply online Application:

  • For GEN and OBC candidates: – Rs 150
  • For women candidates: – Rs 750
  • For SC/ST/PD candidates: – Rs 750
  • GATE International candidates: – Us dollars 50

For International candidates, there is no need to attach PWD (person with a disability) certificate, and category (SC/ST) is NOT APPLICABLE. The examination fee Is uniform for all (US Dollars 50). A candidate can appear in any one GATE paper ONLY.

GATE 2017 application fee payments would have to be made through Online by using net banking or debit card or e-challan facilities. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the bank from where the money is being transferred. This fee will be specified on the payment portal.

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)

An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. With this interface, you can,

  • GATE Examinations apply for the online application.
  • Upload photograph, signature, thumb impression and other relevant documents such as graduation certificate, category certificate (wherever applicable), etc.
  • You want to pay the application fee through the net – banking or debit card or e – challan.
  • Check the status of your application form: Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, and Admit Card Ready for Download.
  • Contact the zonal GATE Office in case of any queries/problems
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View your answers, marks and GATE Score.
  • The application procedure remains the same for International candidates.

Time and Marks

The GATE Examination consists of a single paper of 3 – hour duration that contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will be composed of both multiple-choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions.

The examination for all the papers will be carried out in an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) mode where the candidates will be shown the questions in a random sequence on a computer screen. The candidates are required to either select the answer (for MCQ type) or enter the answer for numerical answer type questions using a mouse on a virtual keyboard (keyboard of the computer will be disabled). Each candidate will be provided with a scribble pad for rough work. The scribble pad has to be returned after the examination. At the end of the 3 – hour window, the computer will automatically close the screen from further actions

GATE Exam Pattern

In all the papers, General Aptitude (GA) there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which ten questions are giving a total of 15 marks.

In the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, the Engineering Mathematics will carry around 15% of the total marks, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 70% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 85% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

In GATE There are two different types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all articles and sections. These issues are objective, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s).

(NAQ) Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices will be shown for this type of question.

The answer can be a number such as 10 (an integer only). The answer may be in decimals as well, for example, 10.1 (one decimal) or 10.01 (two decimals) or 10.001 (three decimals). Wherever required and possible, it is better to give NAT answer up to a maximum of three decimal places.

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  1. Pradeep kumar says:

    It’s very helpfull to provide initial guidelines

  2. Your Name... says:

    My gate application signature is not re upload many times I will upload. Suggest
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