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Entrance Exam Date - Sunday, 03 Feb 2019

GATE 2019: Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus

Aspirants for GATE 2019 must have visited the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in/ for their online application submission. As GATE 2019 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 2019 entrance examination:

As part of making GATE 2019 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 2018 itself. Prospective candidates were advised to apply online through GOAPS portal itself. Last date of GATE 2019 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 2019 is the day when GATE 2019 admit card will be made available in GOAPS portal to get that printed 
GATE 2019 examination will be conducted in different phases on 3, 4, 10 & 11 February respectively.

GATE Application Modifications for 2019

The sooner students processed online GATE 2019 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 2018. 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 2019

EventsDates (Announced)
Availability of GATE Application Form1st September 2018
Last Date of Application Form Submission9th October 2018 (Extended)
Last Date for correction in Gender, Category & PwD status28th October 2018
Correction in examination city13th – 17th November 2018
Admit Card Availability5th January 2019
GATE 2019 Exam Date3rd, 4th February & 10th, 11th February 2019
Answer Key Released Onfew days after examination
Result Declaration17th March 2019
Downloading of Score Card BeginsLast week of March 2019 to Last week of May 2019
Counselling CommenceSecond week of April 2019


Exam NameGATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
Conducting BodyIIT Guwahati
Official Websitewww.gate.iitg.ac.in
Mode of ExaminationOnline – Computer Based Test
No. Of Papers23
No. of Questions65
Total Marks100
Maximum Score1000
Duration of GATE 20193 Hours
No. of Test TakersOver 9 lac