GATE 2018 Online Application Form | Registration


The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science. Indian Institute of Science (IIS) and Indian Institute of Technology(IIT ) jointly conducts GATE exam. There are seven IITs.

The GATE 2018 Application form  submission process and registration will be started from 1st September to 5th October 2017 and examination will be conducted in February 2018. This year, GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati . This is one of the top most colleges of India which offer the Postgraduate courses and Ph.D. courses to B.TECH/B.E graduates through GATE Exam. The exam date has been scheduled for 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2018.

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

Here eligibility criteria according to educational qualification and age limit is discussed:

Educational Qualification

Qualification Required Description about the Qualifying Degree Status of the Degree Year of Passing
B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharm 4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology). Final year candidates may also apply. Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
B.Sc. Research/B.S. 4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2) Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
B.Arch 5-years bachelor’s degree in Architecture Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or


Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the final year or completed 2018
Int. M.E/M.Tech


4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology Presently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed 2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) 5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology Currently in 4th/5th year or completed 2019
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated

B. S./M. S. program

Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India) Completed section A or equivalent of such professional



Age Limit:  Minimum age is at least 21 years. Candidates must carry their graduation degree with them. 

GATE 2018 Registration

GATE 2018 registration can be done through online mode only. Candidates must register after reading the instructions properly.

  • Candidates can apply online for GATE 2018.
  • GATE 2018 application form will be filled through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).
  • The online application process will be started from 1st September 2017.
  • The last date to submit the application will be 5th October 2017.
  • Candidates must enter their personal and educational details correctly.
  • Scanned images of photograph, signature and left thumb impression must be uploaded in specified format.
  • All the applicants are advised to keep safe their GOAPS Enrollment ID and Password for further use

GATE 2018 Application Fee :

You can pay the fee through various methods. There are different fee charges for general and reserved category.

Category Fee Charges
General Rs.1500/-
OBC Rs.1500/-
SC/ST/ PWD Rs.750/-
FEMALES Rs.750/-

GATE 2018 Important Date :

The GATE 2018 consists of various events including application form, exam date, admit card, result etc. The dates for various events of  GATE 2018  is given below.

Events Dates
GATE 2018 Application Form/Online Registration 1st September 2017
Last Date for Submission of GATE 2018 Application Form 5th October 2017
Last Date for Requesting to Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login 17th November 2017
GATE 2018 Admit Card Release Date 5th January 2018
GATE 2018 Online Exam Date 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2018
GATE 2018 Answer Key Released Date after few days of examination
GATE 2018 Result Declaration Date 17th March 2018
GATE 2018 Score Card Downloading Begins Last Week of March 2018
Counselling Commence 2nd week of April 2018

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