GATE 2017

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is 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 (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

GATE is regarded as the benchmark test for engineering and science aptitude in facilitating admissions for higher education (M.Tech./Ph.D.) in IITs, IISc and various other reputed Institutes/ Universities/ Laboratories in India.

GATE score is also being used as one of the criteria for recruitment in Government Organizations such as Cabinet Secretariat, and National/State Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in India.

GATE is held in 23 disciplines of engineering and science subjects. It checks the aptitude and understanding of a subject of a candidate. GATE score is valid for three years. All the candidates are advised to study sincerely and perform honestly in the examination. Since, GATE is one of the most prestigious exams, the number of candidates appearing for the exam is increasing exponentially each year. The GATE examination is of 3 hours duration with a maximum of 100 marks. The exams are computer based test having multiple choice questions and numerical answer type questions. The questions are mostly fundamental, concept based and thought provoking.

Many GATE qualified candidates are given financial assistance like paid-scholarships, funded by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and by other ministries.

Some changes are introduced and will apply for Gate 2017. The candidate can now use online calculator. The GATE syllabus has been revised and updated. Provision of Gate Exam answer key is made available. GATE 2017 examination shall be held for international candidates in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) as well.

Engineering students and science aspirants must appear for GATE 2017 exam as:

  • M.Tech candidates are offered- attractive Campus placements at National and International private or public companies
  • Many reputed PSUs and research organizations recruit on the basis of GATE Score
  • Teaching: Professor, Asst. Professor at IITs and other reputed educational institutes etc.
  • Junior Research Associates/ Senior Project Associates
  • Technical value addition
  • Domain specialization/ Expertise in Subject


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