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GATE Recruitment-Notification-Syllabus


GATE 2015 Notification


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidate in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the exam across several years. The score is used for admissions to post-graduate programs (e.g., M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.) in Indian institutes of higher education with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Government agencies. The score may also be used by Public and Private Sector Undertakings for employment screening purposes.


1. Basic Features of GATE 2015 


  1. Examinations for all the 22 papers will be conducted by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). The online examination paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad. Rest of the questions shall be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type.

  2. Biometric information (Photograph and Fingerprints) for randomly selected candidates may be captured before the start of the examination. 

  3. GATE 2015 examinations will be held during forenoon and afternoon sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) between 31st January 2015 and 14th February 2015. Examination for some of the papers in GATE 2015 will be held in multiple sessions. Exact details regarding complete examination schedule will be notified at a later date.

  4. For GATE 2015 the entire process of filling up of application form, uploading of certificates/documents, etc., will be online and the candidates should not send any hard copy of their application form/documents, etc., to any of the IIT/IISc zonal GATE office.

  5. The payment of application fees would be online through different modes like net banking, debit/credit card, e-challan, etc.

  6. The admit cards for GATE 2015 would be available through the online process only. Candidates can download their admit card from GATE 2015 website. No hard copy of admit cards will be posted to the candidates.

2.  Important Dates Related to GATE 2015 


       Table 1: Important dates related to GATE 2015


3.  Eligibility for GATE 2015 

Before starting the application process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria of GATE 2015 given in Table . So please study the following table carefully and make sure that your year of qualification is not later than what is specified.

 a) Table 2 : Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2015





b) Certificate from Principal

Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their college Principal, as determined from Table , have to obtain one from his/her institution beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.

c) Candidates with Backlogs


Candidates, who have appeared in the final semester/year exam in 2014, but with a backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should 

1. upload a copy of any one of the mark sheets of the final year,
2. have to obtain a declaration from their Principal along with the signature and seal beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.


4. How to Apply 

All candidates have to apply only ONLINE. Details of the application fee are shown in Table. The application fee is non-refundable.


   a)  GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)


An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. With this interface you can Apply for the examination online.

  1. Upload photograph, signature and other documents like graduation certificate/ certificate from Principal, caste certificate (if applicable) etc.

  2. Pay the application fee through net-banking.

  3. Check the Status of your application form: Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect 

  4. Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, Admit Card Ready for 

  5. Download, etc.

  6. Contact the Zonal GATE Offices in case of any queries/problems.

  7. Download Admit Card.

  8. View your answers, marks and GATE score.

5. Details of application fee for GATE 2015


  1. Male Candidates (General/OBC)                     :     1500/-

  2. Women Candidates of any category               :     750/-

  3. Other Candidates (General/OBC)                   :     1500/-

  4. SC / ST / PwD* Category Candidates             :      750/-

For GATE 2015 payments would have to be made through online by selecting either using any bank Debit Card/Credit Card, Net Banking or e-challan facilities ONLY. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the bank from where the money is being transferred. Table 4.5 gives the charges as applicable for State Bank of India (SBI) and Axis Bank where the GATE 2015 account is opened and where the money is to be transferred.


For More Detalis visit :

  1. GATE 2015 Information Brochure - 

  2. For more information GATE 2015, please visit the given link -