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September 16, 2009

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2010 Entrance Exam India

Entrance Exam India

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2010 Entrance Exam Notification

Exam Details:

Date and time of examination Computer based Online GATE examination (for TF paper) Sunday, February 07, 2010, 09.30 hrs – 12.30 hrs

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) [Specialization in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy]

Master of Science (MSc) [Specialization in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications]

Doctoral Programme in Engineering (DPE)
Doctoral Programme Technology (DPT)
Doctoral Programme Architecture (DPA)
Doctoral Programme Pharmacy (DPP)

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination administered and conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE Committee comprising faculty from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordinating Board - GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. Admission to post graduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarship/assistantship at engineering colleges/institutes in the country are open to those who qualify through GATE. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy or Master degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for Master/Doctoral programmes in Engineering/ Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must additionally secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. GATE qualification, however, is not required for candidates with Master degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy who may be seeking scholarship/assistantship for relevant doctoral programmes. The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2010 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati , designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE 2010.

Eligibility:

The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE:

Bachelor degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

Master degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE (I), AMICE (I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE (I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

How To Apply:

Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes: Offline and Online Offline Online Application fee General and OBC Rs 1000 Application fee General & OBC Rs. 800 SC/ST/PD Rs. 500 SC/ST/PD Rs. 400 Application Submission Process Application Submission Process Step 1: Procurement of Application Form Candidate can obtain a packet containing: Offline Application Form Information Brochure Acknowledgment Card Envelope from: Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment. Zonal GATE Office by sending a request letter and TWO self-addressed slips along with a Demand Draft for appropriate amount. Over the counter from Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount. Step 1: Select Payment Option: Online Payment: Online Payment is possible through HDFC bank payment gateway using Mastercard or Visa credit cards or debit cards of certain banks. Offline payment: Offline payment is possible through a demand draft payable at Kanpur in the name of "Chairman GATE, IIT Kanpur". Please obtain this prior to start of the online filling of the application. Step 2: Obtain Digital Photo and Scanned Signature. Candidates are advised to have a digital photograph and scanned signature prior to starting the filling of application and these should be uploaded when applying Online. Otherwise they have to submit it later. Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable) SC/ST and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority. Authorities empowered to issue Certificates Step 3: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable) SC/ST and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority. The Certificate should also be scanned so that it can be uploaded when applying online. Authorities empowered to issue Certificates. Step 3: Fill in the Application Form: Candidates must follow the instructions provided in GATE 2010 brochure. Step 4: Apply Online: Candidates must follow the instructions provided on the online application form filling page. Step 4: Post/Submission Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, on or before Tuesday, November 03, 2009 OR It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office. Step 5: Post/Submission An application which is incomplete by not uploading the necessary documents can be completed by sending those documents by post along with a covering note that can be printed on the online site. All such documents must reach the GATE office at IIT Kanpur by November 3, 2009.

Important Dates:

Aplication forms available from 22.09.2009 to 30.10.2009
Date and time of examination Sunday, February 07, 2010, 09.30-12.30
Online examination Sunday, February 07, 2010, 14.30-17.30
Offline examination all papers Sunday, February 14, 2010, 09.30- 12.30
Announcement of results Mar 15, 2010

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