GATE 2018: Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus
Aspirants for GATE 2018 must have visited the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in/ for their online application submission. As GATE 2018 application submission is closed now, those having missed this year should remain well informed to crack this prestigious entrance examination for the next academic year.
Dates to remember for GATE 2018 entrance examination:
As part of making GATE 2018 entrance examination more hassle-free, the premier engineering institute, IIT Guwahati had been assigned to lead and conduct this test this time. It was being notified in September 2017 itself. Prospective candidates were advised to apply online through GOAPS portal itself. Last date of GATE 2018 application submission was October 5 2017. Other important dates are as follows:
• 13 – 17 November was a period for minor modification to change one’s Examination City through making a fee payment
• 5 January 2018 is the day when GATE 2018 admit card will be made available in GOAPS portal to get that printed
• GATE 2018 examination will be conducted in different phases on 3, 4, 10 & 11 February respectively.
GATE Application Modifications for 2018The sooner students processed online GATE 2018 application, they were given this opportunity to rectify the mistakes if any during their application submission. They were given option for minor rectification in stipulated time frame from the days 13-17 November 2017. Candidates could opt for a change of examination city option.
It was simplified by asking them to log into GOAPS during those days to go ahead with making required changes. Applicants were advised to make additional payment of Rs.400/- for this purpose without which changes couldn’t be processed. Some colleges need State Entrance Score for some courses controlled and managed by state government.
Likewise, they had the option to verify their email address and mobile numbers they used during GATE application submission. This process could also complete online through GOAPS portal. Such corrections were advised to process by making requests by email ID registered with GOAPS at the time of submitting application directed to respective zonal GATE office only. Candidates were advised to mention Enrollment ID and scanned copy of proof to process the minor corrections.
Important Dates of GATE 2018
|Availability of GATE Application Form||1st September 2017|
|Last Date of Application Form Submission||9th October 2017 (Extended)|
|Last Date for correction in Gender, Category & PwD status||28th October 2017|
|Correction in examination city||13th – 17th November 2017|
|Admit Card Availability||5th January 2018|
|GATE 2018 Exam Date||3rd, 4th February & 10th, 11th February 2018|
|Answer Key Released On||few days after examination|
|Result Declaration||17th March 2018|
|Downloading of Score Card Begins||Last week of March 2018 to Last week of May 2018|
|Counselling Commence||Second week of April 2018|
GATE 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
|Exam Name||GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)|
|Conducting Body||IIT Guwahati|
|Mode of Examination||Online – Computer Based Test|
|No. Of Papers||23|
|No. of Questions||65|
|Duration of GATE 2018||3 Hours|
|No. of Test Takers||Over 9 lac|