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Gate 2017 Exam dates|Online application form|Eligibility|Exam pattern|Syllabus

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science for admission into the well-known institutes of the country NITs, IITs and other reputed private institutes and universities. The upcoming 2017 Gate examination is going to be organized by IIT Roorkee in February 2017.


This article gives you a clear understanding of the procedure to be followed from How to apply  for Gate 2017 Exam to the results of the Gate 2017. Below are the complete details about Gate online application form filling, application fee details, Gate exam important dates, Eligibility criteria, Exam pattern, Gate admit card, Gate 2017 syllabus etc.

GATE 2017 Exam at a glance

 Examination Gate 2017
 Organized by  IIT Roorkee
 Examination level National level
 Who are eligible Bachelor’s degree holder/in the final  year
 Conducted in February (4-5 and 11-12), 2017
 Application form available from  September 1, 2016 (Thursday)
 Result March 27, 2017 (Monday)


Gate 2017 Exam important dates

Gate 2017 notification availability June 25, 2016
GATE  Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrollment, Application Filling, Application Submission September 1, 2016 (Thursday)
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website October 4, 2016 (Tuesday)
Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login November 16, 2016 (Wednesday)
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing January 5, 2017 (Thursday)
GATE 2016 Online Examination February (4-5 and 11-12), 2017
Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website March 27, 2017 (Monday)

Click to See Gate 2017 Syllabus: Gate 2017 Syllabus

GATE 2017 – online Application Form

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrollment, Application Filling, Application Submission from September 1st, 2016(Thursday), the interested candidates can apply from the gate 2017 official website →Link

You can see the Gate 2017 poster here.

Procedure for GATE 2017 Application Process

  1. First make the registration
  2. Fill the online application form
  3. Upload your photograph and signature
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Check your application status
  6. Contact GATE zonal offices for any queries
  7. Download the admit card


Details of Application Fee for Gate 2017

General and OBC male ₹. 1500/-
General and OBC female ₹. 750/-
SC/ST/PD candidates(male and female) ₹. 750/-

Note:  The application fee has to be paid only online either through net Banking or e-challan. 

Eligibility criteria to take GATE 2017 Exam

The following are eligible to take GATE

  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2/ Post-B.Sc./ Post-Diploma) 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.
  • Candidates in the second or higher year of Four-year integrated master’s degree programs (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/ Technology.
  • Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year integrated master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programs in Engineering/Technology.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized 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.

Click to See Gate 2017 books: Gate 2017 books

Gate 2017 Exam pattern

Pattern of Question Papers

  1. In all the papers, there will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks are in General Aptitude (GA).
  2. In the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF and XE, the Engineering Mathematics will carry around 15% of the total marks, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 70% percentage of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.
  3. In the papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining 85% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

GATE 2017 would contain questions of two different types in various papers:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. These questions are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the candidate has to mark the correct answer(s).
  • Numerical Answer Questions of 1 or 2 marks each in all papers and sections. For these questions the answer is a real number, to be entered by the candidate using the virtual keypad. No choices will be shown for this type of questions.


Gate 2017 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download their admit cards from the official site.
  • Admit card can be downloaded from January 5th, 2017.
  • In order to get it, you need to login to GOAPS by entering your enrollment ID and your valid email address.
  • The admit cards are important to be downloaded on time as it consist important details such as roll number, name of the candidate, examination centre and examination schedule.
  • Candidates need to bring GATE Admit card with a valid Photo ID proof in order to enter the examination hall.


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Gate 2017 result:

GATE 2017 result can be obtained from the official website of Gate 2017. You can check out the result on March 27th,2017(Monday).

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Note: The data put here is as mentioned in the Official brochure of the Gate 2017 by the Organizing Institute.

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