The registration process of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019 has been extended up to 8 days.
The date has been extended to October 1, 2018. The candidates interested can now apply online till the last date.
Not only the registration dates but also the submission of the application fees dates have also been extended but the candidates who will be paying the application fees from September 23, 2018, to October 1, 2018, will have to pay Rs 500 extra.
The entrance exam will be held in two shifts by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras this year on February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2019.
For detailed information, the candidates can check the official website.
GATE 2019 will hold the examination for 24 subjects including Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering among other subjects.
From the announcement of the results, the GATE 2019 scores are valid for three years.
GATE scores have been used by Several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) over the years to shortlist the candidates for different positions.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limite (BHEL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) etc. These are some of the PSUs who have done the same.
Even for Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, such Group A level posts in the Central Government is also been done on the basis of GATE scores.
Eligibility Criteria for GATE
The aspirants should be a resident of India.
Apart from Indian candidates from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are also eligible for the exam.
In the related stream of engineering and science, the candidate should have attained a Bachelors degree or a Master's degree.
There is no minimum pass percentage in the qualifying degree for applying for GATE 2019
There is no age limit for appearing in GATE.
The GATE 2019 will be conducted for 24 subjects to which every candidate can apply for only one stream.
With 65 questions which are to be solved in 3 hours GATE is an online Examination. it carries a total of 100 marks.
The paper will be divided into two types of questions: Objective types and Numerical type (NAT). NAT questions don't consist of any choice. The answers for these are to be entered manually.
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