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GATE 2018, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

GATE 2018, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

GATE 2018 Apply Eligibility Criteria Important Dates GATE 2018 Exam Pattern Syllabus Question Paper Results Answer Key GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 2018

GATE 2018 results are announced. Candidates can view the same through GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS): http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in/

Qualified candidates can download their scorecard by logging into GOAPS: http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in/

Important Notice

GATE 2018 Upcoming Important Dates

Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing)Friday05th January 2018
GATE 2018 Examination
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday
Sunday
Saturday
Sunday
03rd February 2018
04th February 2018
10th February 2018
11th February 2018

 

GATE 2018 Exam Schedule, Important Dates

 Examination Date & Day                        Time             Paper(s)
03 February 2018 (Saturday)09:00 – 12:00 hrs (IST) (Forenoon Session)ME, EY, PE, XE, XL
03 February 2018 (Saturday)14:00 – 17:00 hrs (IST) (Afternoon Session)ME, AE, MA, PI
04 February 2018 (Sunday)09:00 – 12:00 hrs (IST) (Forenoon Session)CS, MN
04 February 2018 (Sunday)14:00 – 17:00 hrs (IST) (Afternoon Session)AG, AR, BT, CH, CY, GG, IN, MT, PH, TF
10 February 2018 (Saturday)09:00 – 12:00 hrs (IST) (Forenoon Session)EC
10 February 2018 (Saturday)14:00 – 17:00 hrs (IST) (Afternoon Session)EE
11 February 2018 (Sunday)09:00 – 12:00 hrs (IST) (Forenoon Session)CE
11 February 2018 (Sunday)14:00 – 17:00 hrs (IST) (Afternoon Session)CE

 

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria (No age limit)

Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree / ExaminationDescription of Eligible CandidatesYear of Qualification

not later than

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)Currently in the final year or already completed2018
B. Arch.Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)Currently in the final year or already completed2018
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Currently in the 4th year or already completed2018
M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or already completed2018
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4 years program)Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed2020
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (5 years program)Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed2019
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the final year or already completed2018
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech./ 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 coursesNA

Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: i) must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology or; ii) must have completed or are in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) degree (duration: at least 2 years) in any relevant subjects in science.

Note: If a candidate is pursuing any higher degree or has already obtained a degree higher than that mentioned in the above table, the candidate should select the minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.

Documents/ Data Requirement for Filling the Application Form (Indian Candidates) GATE 2018 :

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. GATE 2018 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • GATE paper (subject)
  • Choice of GATE examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified
  • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in pdf format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute  (format specified in Appendix A of the Information Brochure)
  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Details of the valid Identity Document* (ID) (The same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall)
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment

*Valid Identity Document: Passport/ PAN card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar-UID/ College ID/ Employee ID/ Driving License

Gate 2018 Syllabus Syllabi

The syllabus for each of the papers can be found by clicking on the papers (subject) below. Refer table 4.2 in the Information Brochure to know what sections appear in each paper, especially in XE and XL.

 

General Aptitude (GA) : Common in all papers
AE: Aerospace EngineeringPH: Physics
AG: Agricultural EngineeringPI: Production and Industrial Engineering
AR: Architecture and PlanningTF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
BT: BiotechnologyXE -A: Engineering Mathematics
CE: Civil EngineeringXE-B: Fluid Mechanics
CH: Chemical EngineeringXE-C: Materials Science
CS: Computer Sc. and Information TechnologyXE-D: Solid Mechanics
CY: ChemistryXE-E: Thermodynamics
EC: Electronics and Communication Engg.XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering
EE: Electrical EngineeringXE – G: Food Technology
EY: Ecology and EvolutionXE – H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
GG: Geology and GeophysicsXL – P: Chemistry
IN: Instrumentation EngineeringXL-Q: Biochemistry
MA: MathematicsXL-R: Botany
ME: Mechanical EngineeringXL – S: Microbiology
MN: Mining EngineeringXL – T: Zoology
MT: Metallurgical EngineeringXL – U: Food Technology
PE: Petroleum Engineering

 

GATE 2018 Previous Year Question Paper

Question Papers GATE 2017

AE: Aerospace EngineeringGG: Geology and GeophysicsAG: Agricultural EngineeringIN: Instrumentation EngineeringAR: Architecture and PlanningMA: MathematicsBT: BiotechnologyME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02)CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01 CE02 )MN: Mining EngineeringCH: Chemical EngineeringMT: Metallurgical EngineeringCS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology ( CS01 CS02)PE: Petroleum EngineeringCY: ChemistryPH: PhysicsEC: Electronics and Communication Engg. ( EC01 EC02)PI: Production and Industrial EngineeringEE: Electrical Engineering ( EE01 EE02)TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceEY: Ecology and EvolutionXE: Engineering Sciences (XE-AXE-BXE-CXE-DXE-EXE-FXE-GXE-H )XL: Life Sciences (XL-PXL-Q, XL-RXL-S, XL-TXL-U )

Question Papers GATE 2016

AE: Aerospace EngineeringGG: Geology and Geophysics
AG: Agricultural EngineeringIN: Instrumentation Engineering
AR: Architecture and PlanningMA: Mathematics
BT: BiotechnologyME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02 ME03 )
CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01 CE02 )MN: Mining Engineering
CH: Chemical EngineeringMT: Metallurgical Engineering
CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology ( CS01 CS02)PE: Petroleum Engineering
CY: ChemistryPH: Physics
EC: Electronics and Communication Engg. ( EC01 EC02 EC03)PI: Production and Industrial Engineering
EE: Electrical Engineering ( EE01 EE02)TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
EY: Ecology and EvolutionXE: Engineering Sciences (XE-A, XE-B, XE-C, XE-D, XE-E, XE-F, XE-G )
XL: Life Sciences (XL-H, XL-I, XL-J, XL-K, XL-L, XL-M )

Question Papers GATE 2015

 

GATE 2018 ANSWER KEY

 

Answer Keys GATE 2017

AE: Aerospace EngineeringGG: Geology and GeophysicsAG: Agricultural EngineeringIN: Instrumentation EngineeringAR: Architecture and PlanningMA: MathematicsBT: BiotechnologyME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02)CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01 CE02 )MN: Mining EngineeringCH: Chemical EngineeringMT: Metallurgical EngineeringCS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology ( CS01 CS02)PE: Petroleum EngineeringCY: ChemistryPH: PhysicsEC: Electronics and Communication Engg. ( EC01 EC02)PI: Production and Industrial EngineeringEE: Electrical Engineering ( EE01 EE02)TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceEY: Ecology and EvolutionXE: Engineering Sciences (A-H)XL: Life Sciences (P-U )

Answer Keys GATE 2016

AE: Aerospace EngineeringGG: Geology and GeophysicsAG: Agricultural EngineeringIN: Instrumentation EngineeringAR: Architecture and PlanningMA: MathematicsBT: BiotechnologyME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02 ME03 )CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01 CE02 )MN: Mining EngineeringCH: Chemical EngineeringMT: Metallurgical EngineeringCS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology ( CS01 CS02)PE: Petroleum EngineeringCY: ChemistryPH: PhysicsEC: Electronics and Communication Engg. ( EC01 EC02 EC03)PI: Production and Industrial EngineeringEE: Electrical Engineering ( EE01 EE02)TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceEY: Ecology and EvolutionXE: Engineering Sciences (A-G)XL: Life Sciences (H-M)

Answer Keys GATE 2015

AE: Aerospace EngineeringGG: Geology and GeophysicsAG: Agricultural EngineeringIN: Instrumentation EngineeringAR: Architecture and PlanningMA: MathematicsBT: BiotechnologyME: Mechanical Engineering ( ME01 ME02 ME03 )CE: Civil Engineering ( CE01 CE02 )MN: Mining EngineeringCH: Chemical EngineeringMT: Metallurgical EngineeringCS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology ( CS01 CS02 CS03)PH: PhysicsCY: ChemistryPI: Production and Industrial EngineeringEC: Electronics and Communication Engg. ( EC01 EC02 EC03)TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceEE: Electrical Engineering ( EE01 EE02)XE: Engineering Sciences
EY: Ecology and EvolutionXL: Life Sciences

GATE 2018 Result

GATE results will be out on the GATE Online Application Website. It will be announced on Last Week Of March, 2018. After the announcement of result, the successful candidates can download their score card by accessing the GOAPS portal.

GATE 2018 Score Card

The score card is only available for the qualified candidates and can be downloaded from the official portal of GOAPS. The GATE score card is valid for the 3 years from the date of the declaration of result. GATE 2018 Score Card Calculation will be done separately for various courses. The candidates can download the score card from Last Week Of March, 2018.

GATE 2018 Admit Card

Admit card can be downloadable from the website. It was available online on First Week Of  January 2017. The details like GOAPS enrollment ID and password is required to download the GATE admit card. Along with the admit card, one original identity proof is also needed to enter in the examination hall.

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

You can check detailed GATE Exam Pattern 2018 here.

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (M.Tech/ME)
  • No. of Papers: There is only one paper of GATE consisting of 100 marks.
  • No. of Questions: The number of questions asked in the examination will be 65 questions of objective type and numerical answer type (NAT).
  1. Out of 65 questions, 10 questions will be asked from the general aptitude section and carry 15 marks.
  • Duration: The time allotted to solve the question paper will be 3 hours.
  • Mode: Online Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Answering: There is no choice provided for NAT questions as the answers of such questions will be entered manually using the virtual keyboard provided on the computer screen at the time of examination.
  • New Paper: The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). Wiis the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
  • Centre:- Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dibrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been added as new centers by the authority.

Candidates can also check Preparation Tips & Previous Years Question Papers of GATE 2017.

Get Virtual Calculator that will be used in GATE 2018 Examination. Get the way to operate the virtual calculator and practice for your better end.

Tentative Examination Cities GATE 2018

Zone No.Zonal GATE OfficeTentative List of Examination Cities/Towns*
1IISc Bangalore
Bengaluru – 560 012
Website: http://gate.iisc.ac.in/
Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru, Bidar, Davanagere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara
2IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
Website: http://www.gate.iitb.ac.in/
Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kankavli, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane, Vadodara
3IIT Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016
Website: http://gate.iitd.ac.in/
Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh-Rohtak, Bikaner, Faridabad, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Palwal, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain
4IIT Guwahati
Guwahati – 781 039
Website: http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/
Agartala, Asansol-Durgapur, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur
5IIT Kanpur
Kanpur – 208 016
Website: http://gate.iitk.ac.in/
Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
6IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur – 721 302
Website: http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/
Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (Surampalem), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
7IIT Madras
Chennai – 600 036
Website: http://gate.iitm.ac.in/
Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla, Chengannur, Chennai, 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 (Pondicherry), Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal
8IIT Roorkee
Roorkee – 247 667
Website: http://www.iitr.ac.in/gate/
Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Khanna, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Roorkee, Sangrur, Shimla-Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar
9International GATE,
IIT Guwahati
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

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

Choice of Examination City: The candidate can choose THREE cities from the list of examination cities given above. The first and second choices must be from the same GATE zone and third choice can be from any GATE zone.

If a candidate chooses a particular city (in a particular zone) as the first choice, then he/she will be able to choose the city of second choice ONLY from that particular zone. However, third choice can be from any one of the listed cities (i.e., no restriction on the zone for the third choice city). Note that, because of the operational constraints, the GATE Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one, and allot a city that may not be from any of the choices selected by the candidate.

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