GATE 2015 registration date extended to 14th October

September 22, 2014

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) scheduled for testing the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science will be conducted in the months of January and February, next year. The last date for registrations for GATE 2015 have been extended to October 14, considering the devastating flood situation in the areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Basic features of the exam are mentioned here:

  • Examinations for all the 22 papers will be conducted by an Online Computer Based Test (CBT). The online examination paper will have some questions, the numerical answers for the same must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad. All the remaining questions would be in multiple choice question format;
  • Biometric information (Photograph and Fingerprints) for randomly selected candidates may be captured before the start of the examination;
  • GATE 2015 examinations will be held during forenoon and afternoon sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) between January 31, 2015 and February 14, 2015. Examination for some of the papers in GATE 2015 will be held in multiple sessions;
  • For GATE 2015 the entire process of filling up of application form, uploading of certificates/ documents, etc., will be online and the candidates should not send any hard copy of their application form/documents, etc., to any of the IIT/IISc zonal GATE office;
  • The payment of application fees can be done online through different modes like net banking, debit/ credit card, e-challan, etc.;
  • The admit cards for GATE 2015 would be available through the online process only. The admit cards will be available on the official website. No admit cards will be dispatched separately;
  • GATE 2015 score is valid for a period of three years from the date of announcement of the results.

 The exam is conducted by by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.



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