Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarships/ assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes is open to those who qualify through this test.

Venue: PAN India Exam Date: January 30 to February 07, 2016

What is the test about?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science.

Who is eligible?

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What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3-hour duration that contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type questions. Click here for the pattern of question papers.

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key dates for application and registration

September 1, 2015 (Tuesday) to October 1, 2015 (Thursday)

Who conducts the test?

Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and 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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