GATE Application Form 2018 – Exam Dates & Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018 application forms, Gate Application form will be available for aspiring candidates from 1st September 2017 on GATE’s official website

Students who aspire to do post graduation in engineering from IITs, IIITs, NITs or various other colleges can apply for GATE 2018. Upcoming Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2018 is going to be organised by Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2018 and a notification regarding examination date, eligibility criteria, form date, etc has been published on its official website as well.

GATE 2018 will be conducted at various centres by IIT, Guwahati on 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th of February 2018. Eligible candidates will be able to fill online GATE 2018 Application Form from 1st September 2017 to 5th October 2017.


About GATE Examination 2018 :-

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a nationwide examination that primarily tests the complete understanding of a candidate in various undergraduate courses like Engineering/Technology/Architecture and Postgraduate level subjects in science. It is jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Science(IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) on behalf of National Coordination Board(NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development and Government of India. IIT, Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for GATE 2018 and is going to be in charge of end to end processes for GATE 2018.

Apart from facilitating admissions to Postgraduate Programs(ME/M.Tech/PhD) , GATE is also a criteria for some public and private sector organizations recruitment purposes. Financial Assistance may be provided to valid GATE scorers by the MHRD or other government agencies depending upon the norms of the admitting institute.

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GATE Online Application Form 2018: 

Interested candidates would be able to fill Gate 2018 application from 1st September only on official website as mentioned in the article. You can always bookmark this page for updated information or can visit the GATE official website here

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018 Examinations:

A candidate can appear for one of the 23 papers if he/she meets the eligibility criteria of holding a Graduate Degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Architecture or awaiting results or being in final year for the same.

Gate 2018 Examination Dates:

  1. Availability of online application form from 1st September 2017.
  2. Last date for submission of online application form – 5th October 2017.
  3. Last date for request for change in the choice of city – 17th November 2017.
  4. Availability of Admit Card on the online Application Interface for printing- 5th January 2018.
  5. Gate examination – 3rd,4th,10th & 11th of February 2018 in two sessions- 9 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 5 pm.
  6. Announcement of results on the Online Application website – 17th March 2018.

Exam Notification for GATE Application Form 2018 & Online Registration :-


If you are applying for GATE examination 2018 then you have to fill the form online And submit the gate application form within the prescribed period. You first need to register on the GATE website and after that you can complete the remaining process of filling Gate 2017 application form. Below the process has been explained in detailed manner:

  • First you are required to visit the official website here
  • Click Gate 2018 and proceed further, thereon select Apply Online option.

  •  Proceed further by clicking on new user registration.

  • Carefully  fill all the required information And double check before submitting the data.

  • You may  pay the application  fee  by net banking method, debit or credit card or via Bank challan as generated from official website.

Important Dates for GATE 2018

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens Friday 01st September 2017
Last Date for Submission of (Online) Application (through Website) Thursday 05th October 2017
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) Friday 17th November 2017
Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing) Friday 05th January 2018
GATE 2018 Examination
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
03rd February 2018
04th February 2018
10th February 2018
11th February 2018
Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Saturday 17th March 2018

GATE 2018 Selection Criteria:

Whole selection procedure depends on the marks secured in GATE 2018 examination.

Gate Application fees:-

Women Candidates
In order to promote interest among girls,women candidates have to deposit Rs 750/- only.
SC/ST/PWD Category
Candidates belonging to this category have to deposit Rs.750/-
Other Applicants
Rest of the candidates have to deposit Rs.1500/-

Note: In all the cases application fees should be paid either through net banking or e-challan as explained above.


Important Official Links:

Official website visit here

We hope that all your doubts regarding GATE exam eligibility, Gate Application form, Gate 2018 fees are cleared. If still you have a query do not hesitate to ask your query by commenting below.

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