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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2011, GATE 2011

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Exam State Exam Date Last Date
All India 30 Jan 2011 27 Oct 2010

Exam Details:

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2011) 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 National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

 

The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.

 

GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are:

 

      Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

      Zone-2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

      Zone-3: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

      Zone-4: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

      Zone-5: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

      Zone-6: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

      Zone-7: Indian Institute of Technology Madras

      Zone-8: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

 

The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2011 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, designated as the Organising Institute for GATE 2011.

 

Admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other Government scholarships/assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes is open to those who qualify in GATE examination. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture or Master's degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master's degree programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government scholarships/assistantships. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. However, candidates with Master's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture may seek admission to relevant Doctoral programmes with scholarship/assistantship without appearing in the GATE examination.

 

GATE qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations.

Eligibility:

Eligibility for GATE Examination

 

The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for GATE:

 

ü       Bachelor's degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

ü       Master's degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

ü       Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master's degree programme (Post-BSc) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master's degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

ü       Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (eg AMIE by IE (I), AMICE (I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE (I)) as equivalent to BE / BTech Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

How To Apply:

Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes: Online and Offline. The preferred mode of application process is Online

 

Application

Category

Application Fee

Online

General/OBC

Rs.800/-

SC/ST/ PD

Rs.400/-

Offline

General/OBC

Rs.1,000/-

SC/ST/ PD

Rs.500/-

   

      Service Charges Extra (Maximum Rs.30/-)                        PD: Person with Disability

 

 

    Offline Application Process

      Online Application Process

Step 1: Procurement of Application Form
Candidate can obtain a packet containing:

ü       Offline Application Form

ü       Information Brochure

ü       Envelope

From:
   A. Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment.
   B. Over the counter from Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount.

Step 1: Decide Payment Option

Gateway Payment:
Payment can be made using credit or debit cards or netbanking through the payment gateway of ICICI Bank / Bill Desk / HDFC.
 

Challan Payment:
Payment by cash at State Bank of
India or Indian Bank branches.

Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable)
Authorities empowered to issue Certificates

Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable)
Authorities empowered to issue Certificates

Step 3: Fill in the Application Form
Candidates must follow the instructions provided in GATE 2011 information brochure.

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Apply Online
Candidates must follow the instructions provided while applying online.

Click Here to Apply Online

 

At the end of this process, a PDF file will be generated with the following pages:

ü       Page-1: Instructions

ü       Page-2: GATE 2011 Application Form - Institute's Copy

ü       Page-3: GATE 2011 Application Form - Candidate's Copy

ü       Page-4: Address Slip

ü       Page-5: Bank Challan (for Challan Payment option only)

Take a print out of the entire file.

Step 4:

ü       Paste your recent photograph (3 cm X 4 cm) in the designated place of OMR sheet.

ü       Sign at the designated places of OMR sheet.

ü       Write the examination city first choice code, paper code and the address of the Institute on the envelope.

 

Step 4: Cash Payment: (only for Challan Payment option)

The bank challan (Page-5) will be printed in triplicate. Take it to any one of the branches of State Bank of India or Indian Bank (as opted by the candidate) and pay the fees. Bank will retain a copy with them and will return two copies to you. In those two copies, retain the Candidate's copy with you and attach the Institute's Copy with the application form.

Step 5: Post/Submission

Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, so as to reach on or before Tuesday, November 02, 2010

OR

It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.

Step 5:

ü       Paste your recent photograph (3 cm X 4 cm) in the designated place of Page-2.

ü       Sign at the designated places of Page-2.

ü       Paste the Page-4 on top of a A4-size envelope

Step 6: Post/Submission

Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, so as to reach on or before Tuesday, November 02, 2010

OR

It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.

Important Dates:

Important Dates

 

Commencement of sale of Application Form and Information Brochure

Tuesday

September 21, 2010

Commencement of Online Application Form submission

Tuesday

September 21, 2010
(
09:00 Hrs onwards)

Last date for issue of Information Brochure and Application Form at Bank Counters

Wednesday

October 27, 2010

Last date for issue of Information Brochure and Application Form at zonal GATE office counters

Friday

October 29, 2010

Last date for Submission of Online Application Form (website closure)

Wednesday

October 27, 2010
(
18:00 Hrs)

Last date for the Receipt of completed Offline/Online Application Form at the respective zonal GATE Office

Tuesday

November 02, 2010

Website display of final list of registered candidates, choices of test paper and examination city

Friday

December 10, 2010

Date for reporting any discrepancy in the choice of examination cities or in the choice of GATE paper

Friday

December 31, 2010

Date for reporting the non-receipt of admit cards for ONLINE examination papers

Thursday

January 20, 2011

Last date for reporting the non-receipt of admit cards for OFFLINE examination papers

Monday

January 31, 2011

GATE 2011 Online Examination
Papers: GG and TF

Sunday

January 30, 2011
(
09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)

GATE 2011 Online Examination
Papers: AE and MN

Sunday

January 30, 2011
(
14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)

GATE 2011 Offline Examination
Papers: AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, ME, PH and PI

Sunday

February 13, 2011
(
09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)

GATE 2011 Offline Examination
Papers: AG, CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, MT, XE and XL

Sunday

February 13, 2011
(
14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)

Announcement of results

Tuesday

March 15, 2011
(
10:00 Hrs)

Comments:

Examination Cities

 

The city codes will be useful to the candidates while filling the application forms. The choice of the examination city depends on the examination type (online / offline examination). Even for the cities where both online and offline examinations are to be conducted, the city codes will be different for online and offline examinations.

 

Online Examination Cities:

 

For candidates whose choice of GATE paper is one of the following: AE, GG, MN and TF.

 

ü       Online Examination Cities - City Codewise List

 

ü       Online Examination Cities - City Namewise List

 

Offline Examination Cities:

 

For candidates whose choice of GATE paper is one of the following: AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, ME, MT, PH, PI, XE and XL.

 

ü       Offline Examination Cities - City Codewise List

 

ü       Offline Examination Cities - City Namewise List

 

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