There is no common counselling held for admission to postgraduate programs. After the declaration of GATE Result, all the participating institutes will commence admission rounds on the basis of GATE Scores.
IITs will conduct GATE counselling 2018 through COAP. COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) provides a common platform for candidates to make the most preferred choice for admission to MTech programs in IITs. For taking part in admission rounds, aspirants should register at COAP website. All the participating IITs will upload admission offers a common time window.
For admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs, GATE 2018 Counselling will be done through CCMT (Centralized Counselling for MTech/MArch). Click here to know more about GATE CCMT Counselling CCMT is an online admission program for getting enrolled NITs and Central Funded Technical Institutes such as IIITM Gwalior, NIFFT Ranchi etc.
Post declaration of results, GATE Participating Institutes will announce their separate GATE Cut-Offs. On the basis of GATE, cut-offs, the participating institutes (other than IITs, NITs, CFTIs) will release their merit lists for admission through GATE.
|GATE 2018||February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018|
|IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission through GATE 2018||February 2018|
|IITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2018 (COAP)||March 2018|
|GATE 2018 Result||March 17, 2018|
|NITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2018 (CCMT)||April 2018|
|State Universities M.Tech admission through GATE 2018||March – July 2018|
Before the announcement of GATE Results, IISc Bangalore releases the application form in February 2018. Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply for admission in Research Programs (PhD/MTech)- Based on GATE scores and certain eligibility criteria defined by IISc Bangalore, the admission rounds take place.
GATE Financial Assistance- All the regular students (except M.Mgt) who join the Institute are eligible for a scholarship from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT/AICTE/ DAE (NBHM) depending upon their mode of entry. IISc provides MHRD scholarship for selected students whose mode of entry is not through any of the above agencies.
Scholarships from many Indian and multinational agencies and business houses are also available for meritorious students.
By now, for participating in admission rounds of MTech in IITs, candidates have to register online at GATE COAPS. It is a common platform where all the participating IITs will upload admission offer letters in the common time window. Based on GATE scores and applications submitted by candidates, COAP will offer admission.
Post declaration of GATE result, state universities and other private institutes will conduct GATE counselling for admission to MTech programs.
Pre - Issuement Process: Candidates are to register on the Official portal of CCMT. Candidates are free to change, reorder, delete or add programmes or institutes as per their preference. The registration fee for CCMT is Rs. 2200/- for OC/OB and Rs.1700/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Candidates required to fill the correct and verifiable information regarding them during registration and choice filling process. Candidates have to register for CCMT from April 10 – May 11, 2017.
Seat Issuement: Candidates Will be allotted seats on the basis of the ranks in GATE 2018. After that, they have to report any one of the reporting centres on the given date. Candidates who have allotted seats have to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee of Rs. 20000 through online mode. Candidates have to produce the original documents for verification.
Getting Admitted To ‘Allotted Institute’: All the candidates who have been allotted seats and reported at any Reporting Centers during any of the three rounds (i.e. 1st, 2nd, or 3rd round) have to complete the provisional seat confirmation process by paying ‘Seat Confirmation Fee’ (₹ 10,000) on the given date. The tentative fee of all PIs is displayed on CCMT website. The balance fee with respect to allotted Institute has to be paid to the respective allotted Institute at the time of physical reporting (after 3rd round of issued and internal sliding) at the allotted institute.
For participating in CCMT you required to follow the below-mentioned calendar of CCMT 2018 dates for the admission process in NITs or CFTIs. The process will begin from the release of brochure followed by the application process, 3 rounds of seat issued and result in declaration.
|Advertisement||April 03, 2018|
|Availability of CCMT 2018 website||April 03, 2018|
|Online CCMT registration starts||April 10, 2018|
|Start date of online choice filling||April 10, 2018|
|Last date of online registration and fee payment (₹ 2000/- for OC/OB and ₹ 1700/- for SC/ST/PWD)||May 08, 2018 (till 11:59 PM)|
|Last date of online choice filling||May 11, 2018 (till 11:59 PM)|
|Locking of Choices||May 08 – 11, 2018 (till 11:59 PM)|
|Automatic locking of choices||May 11, 2018 (at 11:59 PM)|
|1st Round of issued||May 21, 2018|
|Payment of Seat Acceptance fee of ₹20,000/- through Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card from own computer, OR through e-challan at any SBI branch followed by reporting at any Reporting Centre after 1st round of issued||May 22 - Mat 25 2018|
|2nd Round of issued||May 29, 2018|
|Seat Acceptance fee of ₹20,000/- through Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card from own computer, OR through e-challan at any SBI branch followed by reporting at any Reporting Centre after 2nd round of issued||May 30 - June 02, 2018|
|3rd Round of issued||June 11, 2018|
|Seat Acceptance fee of ₹20,000/- through Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card from own computer, OR through e-challan at any SBI branch followed by reporting at any Reporting Centre after 3rd round of issued||June 12 - 15, 2018|
|Payment of Provisional Admission Confirmation Fee of ₹10,000/- through Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card from own computer, OR through e- challan at any SBI branch||June 16 - 22, 2018|
|Internal Sliding result declaration||June 25, 2018|
|Vacancy declaration for NSR||July 04, 2018|
|Fresh registration for National Spot Round (NSR) – (Fresh and Withdrawal applicants only)||July 05 - 14, 2018|
|Payment of ₹42,000/- for OC/OB (Rs 40,000/- NSR Participation Fee + Rs 2000/- Registration Fee) and ₹11,500/- for SC/ST/PWD (Rs 10,000/- NSR Participation Fee + Rs 1500/- Registration Fee) through Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card from own computer, or through e-challan at any SBI branch.||July 05 - 14, 2018|
|Choice filling for National Spot Round (NSR)||July 05 - 15, 2018|
|Locking of choices for NSR.||July 05 - 15, 2018|
|Document verification of NSR registered candidates*||July 17 - 20, 2018|
|NSR seat issued||July 23, 2018|
|Classes start||Classes will commence as per the respective Institute’s Academic Calendar(please refer CCMT website or respective PI website)|
Many other Universities also uses GATE Scorecard as a parameter for seat issued in postgraduate courses offered by them. First of all, we are providing you with the preferred colleges for pursuing M.E./M.Tech after IITs and NITs.
For getting admission in these institutes you have to separately apply to the individual colleges you are interested in. Different Universities will release their eligibility criteria and schedule for admission. Mentioned below are dates of availability of application form of some of the preferred colleges for pursuing M.E./M.Tech.
|Institute Name||Availability of Application form (Tentative Dates)|
|Amrita University||February 21, 2018 – May 15, 2018|
|CUSAT||March 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018|
|DAIICT||April 14, 2018 – June 7, 2018|
|Delhi Technological University||May 7, 2018 – June 6, 2018|
|LNMIIT||February 13, 2018 – May 15, 2018|
|Nirma University||May 17, 2018 – June 27, 2018|
|PDPU||April 22, 2018 – June 15, 2018|
|RGIPT||May 11, 2018 – June 26, 2018|
|Thapar University||April 2, 2018 – June 12, 2018|
|UPES||September 30, 2017 – May 2018|
NOTE: For GATE 2018 payments would have to be made through online by using net banking or debit card or credit card facilities. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the bank from where the money is being transferred. This charge will be specified on the payment portal.