Counseling  for GATE 2018 COAPS, CCMT and Other Institutes

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.


Counselling Important Dates for GATE 2018

EventDate (Tentative)
GATE 2018February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018
IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission through GATE 2018February 2018
IITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2018 (COAP)March 2018
GATE 2018 ResultMarch 17, 2018
NITs M.Tech admission through GATE 2018 (CCMT)April 2018
State Universities M.Tech admission through GATE 2018March – July 2018

Bangalore IISc Admission Through GATE 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.


Admission IIT MTech Through GATE 2018

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.


MTech Admission Through State Universities for GATE 2018

Post declaration of GATE result, state universities and other private institutes will conduct GATE counselling for admission to MTech programs.


CCMT 2018 Counselling – For participating in CCMT 2018 candidates have to apply online from April 10, 2017 – May 11, 2017. Candidates can apply for all the 31 NITs and CFTIs through GATE CCMT Counselling.

Features of CCMT 2018

  • All freshly registered National Spot Round Registered Candidates obligatory to visit at any Reporting centres for documents’ verifications for consideration of their candidature.
  • Participating Institutes will act as Reporting Centers
  • Candidates have to report to the reporting centres during the seat issued process (after any round). There they have to pay the Seat Confirmation fee and another fee. They also have to complete other formalities too.
  • This year SVNIT Surat is organizing CCMT 2018 for GATE qualifying candidates.

CCMT 2018 Eligibility

  • Candidates must have valid GATE score of 2016/2017/2018
  • The candidate must have secured minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks in qualifying exam (For General and OBC).  For SC/ST/PWD category candidates have to secure a minimum of 6.0 CGPA or 55% marks.

CCMT 2018 Admission Process

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.

CCMT 2018 Dates

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.

ActivitiesTentative Date
AdvertisementApril 03, 2018
Availability of CCMT 2018 websiteApril 03, 2018
Online CCMT registration startsApril 10, 2018
Start date of online choice fillingApril 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 fillingMay 11, 2018 (till 11:59 PM)
Locking of ChoicesMay 08 – 11, 2018 (till 11:59 PM)
Automatic locking of choicesMay 11, 2018 (at 11:59 PM)
1st Round of issuedMay 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 issuedMay 22 - Mat 25 2018
2nd Round of issuedMay 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 issuedMay 30 - June 02, 2018
3rd Round of issuedJune 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 issuedJune 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 branchJune 16 - 22, 2018
Internal Sliding result declarationJune 25, 2018
Vacancy declaration for NSRJuly 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 issuedJuly 23, 2018
Classes startClasses will commence as per the respective Institute’s Academic Calendar(please refer CCMT website or respective PI website)

GATE score of Other Universities Accepting 

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.

  • DAIICT (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology)
  • LNMIIT
  • NSIT
  • Thapar University
  • DIAT Pune
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • IISc Bangalore
  • COEP (College of Engineering, Pune)
  • RGIPT (Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum and Technology)
  • IITM-K (Indian Institute of Technology and Management- Kerala)
  • DTU (Delhi Technical University)
  • Maharashtra  M.Tech Admission
  • RGUKT Hyderabad
  • PTU
  • Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • IGDTU
  • PEC (Punjab Engineering College)
  • University of Hyderabad

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.

M.Tech Admission Through GATE in Other Institutes Application Form

Institute NameAvailability of Application form (Tentative Dates)
Amrita UniversityFebruary 21, 2018 – May 15, 2018
CUSATMarch 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018
DAIICTApril 14, 2018 – June 7, 2018
Delhi Technological UniversityMay 7, 2018 – June 6, 2018
LNMIITFebruary 13, 2018 – May 15, 2018
Nirma UniversityMay 17, 2018 – June 27, 2018
PDPUApril 22, 2018 – June 15, 2018
RGIPTMay 11, 2018 – June 26, 2018
Thapar UniversityApril 2, 2018 – June 12, 2018
UPESSeptember 30, 2017 – May 2018

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