Monday, February 27, 2012

What is GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science(IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.

GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are:


Every year, one of these administrative institutes is entrusted with the overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE. Organising Institute for GATE 2012 was Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. 

Admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other Government scholarships/assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes is open to those who qualify in GATE examination. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture or Master's degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master's degree programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government scholarships/assistantships. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. However, candidates with Master's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture may seek admission to relevant Doctoral programmes with scholarship/assistantship without appearing in the GATE examination.
Logos of eight institutes:
                

GATE qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations.

Also, Check here
1. What are the eligibility requirements of GATE ?
2. What are the benefits of GATE?
3. What are the Various Master Programs in IITs?
4. Can I get a job after qualified GATE?
5. What is GATE Score Card?

6 comments:

which institute is going to organiz gate2013?

I am in btech 3rd year...can i go for gate 2013

no u should be in finial year

i m btech 3rd year............ can i do give examnation


1 sal g mara lo..uske bad silai karwa lena....

Thanks for all the info. For more details and updates on the GATE exam, you could also check this link for latest updates: http://thegateacademy.com/gate-2014-notification/

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