Admission to Postgraduate courses (Master’s and Doctoral) in the country with MHRD and other Government scholarships or Assistantships in Engineering/Technology/Architechture/Science is open to those who qualify in GATE.
Important changes in GATE 2012
Pre-final year students
Pre-final year students are not eligible to write GATE 2012.
Admit Card online
Admit cards through post have been discontinued from this year. Admit cards can be downloaded from Zonal GATE websites 2nd January, 2012 onwards.
Students are to carry the admit card to the test center along with at least one original and valid (not expired) photo identification.
Students are to register and fill the application ONLINE only. offline mode of application forms have been discontinued.
Online examination in two additional papers
AR and AG will also have online examination this year. The online examination will be conducted in two sessions i.e., forenoon and afternoon sessions respectively on 29th January, 2012 (Sunday).
Forenoon Session (0900hrs to 1200hrs): GG, TF & AR
Afternoon Session (1400hrs to 1700hrs): MN,AG & AE
Numerical answer type questions in Online examination
Numerical type questions have a number as the final answer. The no. of questions may vary from 5 to 10.