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GATE 2016 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Notification and Exam Date

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Indian Institute Of Science (IISc), Bangalore invites applications for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for the academic year 2016.

GATE is an yearly exam conducted for admissions to Postgraduate Courses (Master's and Doctoral) with MHRD and other Government Scholarships / Assistantships in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science are open to those who qualify in GATE.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is conducted by Indian Institute Of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

The GATE score is also used by some PSUs for their recruitment. GATE 2016 score will be valid for a period of THREE YEARS ONLY from the date of announcement of results.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria

Only the following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE :

=> Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

=> Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course) and those who are in the final year of such programs Bachelor’s degree holders of Four-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs

=> Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science / Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.

=> Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and those in the second or higher year of such programs.

=> Holders of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering / Technology and those in the fourth or higher
year of such programs.

=> Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degree and those in the final year of such programs.

=> Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A of AMIE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible

Mode of Examination

GATE is Computer Based Test (CBT).

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

All candidates must apply ONLINE. Further details and ONLINE application form can be obtained by accessing any of the GATE/JAM zonal websites (or by
scanning the image below using a QR reader facility that is available on many mobile phones).

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of GATE: Click here to download application form

Fee Details:

Candidates have to apply only ONLINE
=> ₹ 750 for the SC / ST / PwD category candidates
=> ₹ 750 for women candidates
=> ₹ 1500 for all other candidates

The application fee has to be paid only online either through e-challan or through net banking

Important Dates:

GATE Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Online registration starts: 1st September 2015 (Tuesday)
  • Last Date of Submission of online Application Form: 1st October 2015 (Thursday)
  • Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login : November 20, 2015 (Friday)
  • Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing : December 17, 2015 (Thursday)
  • GATE 2016 Online Examination:
  • Forenoon: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon: 30th January, 2016
  • Afternoon: 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM: 7th February, 2016
  • Declaration of GATE 2015 Results: 19th March, 2016

Test Cities:

List of cities where GATE will be conducted in 2016

Zonal GATE Office : Tentative List of Examination Cities

IISc Bangalore : Alappuzha, Aluva, Ananthapur, Attingal, Bagalkot, Bangalore, Bellary, Belgaum, Bidar, Chengannur, Davengere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Idukki, Kannur, Kanjirapally, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangalore, Manipal, Muvattupuzha, Mysore, Nedumangad, Pala, Palakkad, Payyannur, Port Blair, Punalur, Shimoga, Thrissur, Tumkur and Vadakara.

IIT Bombay: Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Hyderabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Lonawala, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Secunderabad, Solapur, Surat, Thane and Vadodara

IIT Delhi: Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, New Delhi, Delhi-NCR, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar-Rohtak, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, Palwal, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh and Ujjain

IIT Guwahati: Agartala, Asansol,Dhanbad, Durgapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong and Tezpur

IIT Kanpur: Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi

IIT Kharagpur: Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur(CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram

IIT Madras: Angamaly , Bapatla, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kanyakumari, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Madurai, Nagercoil, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchengode, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar and Warangal

IIT Roorkee: Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh-Mohali-Fatehgarh Sahib, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani-Bhimtal, Hamirpur (HP)-Una, Jalandhar-Phagwara, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana-Moga, Meerut, Moradabad, Noida, Panchkula, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Sirmaur, Solan-Shimla, Sonepat and Yamunanagar

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 19th March, 2016.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Science
Bengaluru 560 012

Phone Number : 080-23606761, 23606762, 23606763, 23606764, 23606765

e-mail Id: [email protected]

Question Papers

Examinations for all the papers will be conducted as Computer Based Tests only

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was conceived as a 'Research Institute' or 'University of Research' by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, in the final years of the 19th century. A long period of almost thirteen years was to elapse from the initial conception in 1896 to the birth of the institute on May 27, 1909. The early history of the Institute is a fascinating chapter in the story of higher education and scientific research in India. The cast of characters in the drama that led to the establishment of the Institute includes, in addition to its charismatic and generous founder J.N.

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