A 2 Z DETAILS ABOUT GATE EXAM
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
is an all-India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the NationalCoordinating Board - GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD),Government of India.The GATE Exam committee, which comprises of representatives from the administeringinstitutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results. GATE is conductedthrough the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are:Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science BangaloreZone-2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Zone-3: Indian Institute of Technology DelhiZone-4: Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiZone-5: Indian Institute of Technology KanpurZone-6: Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurZone-7: Indian Institute of Technology MadrasZone-8: Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeMany students may not be aware that there are several institutions in this country, offering specializedpostgraduate programmes in various disciplines. Attractive scholarship / Assistantship for postgraduate coursesin engineering / Technology / Architecture /Pharmacy at Engineering colleges / institutes in the country ,areavailable to those who qualify through GATE Exam.List of Colleges offering ME/MTech and accepting GATEScore
Objectives of GATE Exam
To identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Post Graduate Programmes in Engineering,Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy at the National level. To serve as benchmark for normalisation of theUndergraduate Engineering Education in the country is the main Objectives of GATE Exam.
Why should we take GATE Exam?
M.Tech degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in a certain area which may lead to Ph.D, M.Techdegree is best for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational Institutes/R&D centersshould take GATE Exam.
Gate Exam Important Dates
The Important Dates for Gate Exam every year Availability of GATE Exam forms: October, 1st week Last Date for filling up GATE Exam forms: November, 1st week GATE Exam Date: 2nd Sunday of February GATE Exam Results: March 15st
GATE Examination Details
The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3 hours duration, which contains 65 questions carrying amaximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of only multiple choice objective questions. Eachquestion will have four choices for the answer. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer.
After GATE Examination
After publication of GATE results, students must apply to individual Institutes to get their application forms.Institutes advertise M.Tech admissions in leading newspapers from 1st April till end July. However some
Institutes do not advertise and therefore students have to get the forms themselves. In the application forms, youhave to mention your GATE score along with other details. The concerned Institute may conduct written testand/or interview for the purpose of admission.General thumb rules: If your GATE score in Computer Science is 96 percentile or more then you can try for IITs,if between 85 - 96 percentile, then apply for top RECs, JADAVPUR, SHIBPUR, ROORKEE, etc. If less than 85, you have to look for appropriate institutes.