GATE 2018 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) will be organizeed by IIT Guwahati in February 2018. Last time IIT Guwahati organizeed GATE in the year 2010. The exam will be held on Feb 3-4 and Feb 10-11.
Around 1 million students take this competitive examination every year in order to seek admission into elite Engineering institutions of India. The dates of the exam are previous than expected. In 2017, IIT Roorkee was the entrance examination organizing body.
Around 1 million students take this highly competitive examination every year in order to seek admission into elite engineering institutions of India. GATE 2018 is expected to be organizeed previous than expected. IIT Roorkee was the organizing body for GATE 2017.
Students can consider the table given below in order to not to miss any important event concerned to GATE 2018:
|GATE 2018 exam schedule||February 03 and 04, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday) February 10 and 11, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday)|
|Commencement of online application procedure for enrollment, application filling and submission on the GOAPS website||September 01, 2017|
|Aspirants can do corrections until||November 12, 2017|
|Admission cards will be available from||January 05, 2018|
Candidates will have to fill GATE 2018 application form via GATE Online Application Procedures System (GOAPS). Aspirants can refer to the amount of application fee to be paid for various categories mentioned below.
For General aspirants, the application fee is INR 1,500, for women candidates and SC/ST/PwD category aspirants it is INR 750 and for all the international aspirants it is $50.
Aspirants who have finished the graduation in their respective branches are applicable for the exam. Aspirants who are appearing for final semester exams can apply for GATE as well.
Although there is no there is no at least or maximum age requirement to take the exam and graduation is the need educational qualification, but for each course, the eligibility criteria are different.
From the year 2012, the examination has been used by the PSUs in their appointment procedure also and the number of PSUs using the GATE score has increased steadily. GATE 2016 score was also used for the appointment of positions in the Cabinet Secretariat in the Government of India.
There will be 65 questions carrying 100 marks in the GATE 2018 Exam. Aspirants can refer to the table given below in order to understand the GATE 2018 exam format in a better way:
|Section||Question No.||No. of Questions||Marks per Question||Total Marks|
|General Aptitude||1 to 5||5||1||5|
1 to 25
26 to 55
|Total Questions:65||Total Marks: 100||Total Duration: 3 hours|
|Technical Section: 70 marks||General Aptitude: 15 marks||Engineering Mathematics : 15 marks|
|25 marks to 40 marks will be allotted to Numeric Response Type Questions|
There will be Multiple Choice Questions and Numerical Response Questions in the GATE 2018 exam.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)There will be Multiple Choice Questions and Numerical Response Questions in the GATE 2018 exam.
Numerical Response Questions
Furthermore, the IIT Bombay will organize the Joint Admission Test for M Sc. (JAM) 2018, the dates of which are not yet announced.