Today in this post we are going to share with you the complete information about GATE Exam.

  • What is GATE Exam?
  • What is the full form of GATE?
  • Who can give GATE exam?
  • What is the eligibility of GATE exam?
  • What should be the age for this exam?

You are going to get answers to all such questions in this post,

What is the full form of GATE?

GATE full form is Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering.

What is GATE Exam?

GATE is such an exam through which engineering students take admission in their post graduation or say that they take admission in MTech M Tech or ME in a good institute. Gate exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Science, IIT Roorkee, IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharakpur, IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati by all these reputed institutes.


In other words, GATE exam is a computer based test which is conducted at the national level. On the basis of this, admission is given in post graduate engineering and science subjects. Now students from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates can also appear for GATE exam. GATE exam is conducted by National Coordination Board-GATE by either IISc (Indian Institute of Science) or IIT Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Bombay. Admission is given on the basis of GATE in Master of Engineering, Master of Technology and Doctor of Philosophy. On the basis of this, some universities in Germany, Singapore also get admission.

What should be the age for this exam?

Apart from this, there is no age limit in GATE. Anyone of any age can give GATE exam.

Who can give GATE exam?

GATE exam can be given by Indian and foreign students.

What Eligibility for GATE Exam?

Educational qualification for the rest of the different courses is given below.

Bachelor of Architecture Program (B.Arch Program): The student must have passed five years Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from a recognized Board or University. If you are going to appear in the final year examination in the year in which the test is to be given, you can also apply for GATE EXAM.

B.Tech / B.Pharma / BE Program: Candidate should have passed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology after 12th OR B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering / Technology after 3 years of Bachelor’s degree course.

MSc/MCA/MA Program: Candidate should have Master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Computer Application/Statistics of any recognized Board or University or equivalent. Candidates appearing in the final year exam can also apply for the GATE exam.

Integrated MTech/ME: The candidate should have completed 4 years Post B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree program in Engineering or Technology from a recognized Board or University. If you are going to appear in final year exam then you can apply.

BS/BSc Research Program: Candidate should have Bachelor’s degree in Science after Diploma or Graduation in Science after 12th.

Integrated BS/MS or Integrated MSc Program: MSc or 5 years Integrated BS-MS program should have passed or appearing in final year examination.

So this was the complete information about GATE Exam. Who can give GATE exam? What is the eligibility for GATE?

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