Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)



GATE 2018 Exam Dates, Download Notification, Application Process.

GATE 2018 is well known as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering a National Level exam held in whole Nation. This is an all India entrance examination conducted for admissions to M.Tech, M.E courses at IITs, NITs, other GFTIs and many private universities and institutes throughout India. Jointly GATE 2018 is conducted by IIS (Indian Institute of Science ) and seven IITs:-

  •  IIT Bombay

  • IIT Delhi

  • IIT Guwahati

  • IIT Kanpur

  • IIT Kharagpur

  • IIT Madras

  • IIT Roorkee

The GATE test 2018 conducts online which surrounding 23 papers and candidates have to choose any one of them. There are several questions in the mode of MCQ (Multiple Choice Question), however, the Numerical questions have to answers by using virtual keyboard as a physical calculator is disallow.

And do keep in mind that in GATE 2018 you can lose your counting marks as if done any wrong answers.

GATE 2018 Notification will be issued in the month of July 2017 and GATE 2017 notification contains the announcement of GATE 2018 Exam Dates, Application Process and all the required syllabus for the examination of GATE 2018 Entrance Examination.


GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria


The Eligible criteria differ for different as per selection of exam with the academic year GATE 2018 of passing.

Eligible Qualifying Degree

Eligibility of the Candidates as per the academic year of passing

Year of Qualification cannot be later than


B.E./B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharm. 4years after 10+2)

 Currently in the 4th year or completed

For 2018


B.S (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)

 Currently in the 4th year or completed

For 2018


M.Sc./M.A./ MCA or equivalent

 Currently in the final year or completed

For 2018


Int. M.E/ M.Tech
(Post BSc) (Four-year program)

 Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed

For 2018


Integrated M.E./M.Tech or 5 years Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

 Currently in the 4th/5th year or completed

For 2018


Integrated M. Sc/ 
Integrated 5-year B.S.-M.S.

 Currently in the final year or completed

For 2017


Society Examinations
(equivalent to

 Completed Section A or equal of such professional courses



Note the above information is collected from various sources and requested to visit the official website for more check detail.

GATE 2018 Exam Dates


                                             Dates of GATE EXAM 2017-2018




 Start of Online Application through GOAPS

 September 1, 2017


 Last Date for Application

 October 4, 2017


 Registered candidates- Last Date for Payment of Application Fees online

 October 12, 2017


 Registered Candidates - Last Date for download of E-challan

 October 12, 2017


 Registered Candidates- Last Date for Payment through E-challan at SBI

 October 13, 2017


 Last Date for Change of Exam Centre(City)

 November 16, 2017


 Download of Admit card

 December 28, 2017 


 GATE 2017 Exam

 4,5,11 & 12 th of February  2018


 GATE 2016 Result

 March 27, 2018


GATE 2018 Application Process 


Please do remember that all the registration and paying fees are only online through Online payment via Debit/Credit card or E-Challen so read all the documents carefully before applying any elements to submit.

Chart of Payment details for GATE 2018 

 Candidate Category



 Fee in Rs

 Women candidates

 Online Net Banking




 SC/ST/PwD candidates

 Online Net Banking




 Other candidates

 Online Net Banking




The registration form is available on the official website and candidates have to provide only one

  • Email id

  • Mobile number

  • GOAPS password (GATE Online Application Processing System). 

The reason for one email id, mobile number, and GOAPS password is the Authorities will communicate with you with all your provided one time details only. They will not search for any other alternative methods.

During the process to submit the details to GOAPS  some points are noted carefully:-

  • Provide your all personal information as per instruction.

  • Submit your authentic E-Mail id with Mobile Number for communication on the further basis.

  • Submission of your degree of your previous College with all the information of the College.

  • Neat and tidy Photograph and Signature with GOAP password are important as if any error will lead a problem.

  • Carry your ID proof during the time of examination.

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern 


GATE 2018 test will be 65 Questions carrying 100 marks and 10 questions with having 15 marks is graded to G.A ( General Aptitude).

As stated before that GATE 2018 exam pattern is MCQ with having a choice to choose each one correct answer from four and carries 2 marks for each question. Other in Numerical Questions contains 2 marks each but do remember no choices will be given to choosing from four and using virtual keyboard candidate should answer the questions.

On the GATE 2018 papers having encryption such as

  • AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, and XE will have a 15 % marks to G.A and other are for general basic paper.

For information on encryption papers please visit the official website.

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