Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level postgraduate examination for admissions to postgraduate engineering programmes such as M.E, M.Tech and direct PhD, which are funded by MHRD and other government agencies.
GATE 2016 is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Examinations for all the 23 papers will be conducted by an online Computer Based Test (CBT).
The GATE score is valid for a period of three years from the date of declaration of the results.
How to Apply for GATE 2016
Candidates can apply for GATE 2016 only through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System) interface provided on official GATE website.
Before submitting applications, you can clarify your doubts by checking out the GATE Information Brochure.
Candidates have to register and fill in the application via online mode only. The photograph and signature of the applicant must be uploaded during the online application.
GATE 2016 Eligibility
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture (4 years after 10+2 / Post B.Sc. / Post-Diploma) B.E/B.TECH/B.ARCH
- Master's degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics / Statistics/Computer applications or equivalent-M.Sc/M.A./MCA
- Integrated Master's degree programs or dual degree programs in Engineering/Technology (five year programme)- Int M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after 10+2 or Diploma)
- Post-B.Sc Integrated Master's degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (four-year programme) Int M.E./M.Tech (Post B.Sc)
Important Dates to Remember
|GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens for Enrolment, Application Filling and Application Submission||1 September 2015|
|Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website||1 October 2015|
|Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login||20 November 2015|
|Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing||17 December 2015|
|GATE 2016 Online Examination (On Saturdays and Sundays only)
||30 January to 7 February 2016|
|Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website||19 March 2016|
GATE Question Papers and Answer Keys
Check out sample question papers of previous years: 2015, 2014 and 2013.
Check out answer keys of previous years: 2015, 2014 and 2013.
GATE 2016 Exam Centres
|Zonal GATE Office||Tentative List of Examination Cities|
Bangalore – 560 012 Website: gate.iisc.ernet.in
|Alappuzha, Aluva, Anantapur, Attingal, Bagalkot, Bangalore, Bellary, Belgaum, Bidar, Chengannur, Davengere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Idukki, Kannur, Kanjirappally, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangalore, Manipal, Muvattupuzha, Mysore, Nedumangad, Pala, Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Punalur, Shimoga, Thrissur, Tumkur and Vadakara|
|IIT Bombay, Powai,
Mumbai – 400 076 Website: www.gate.iitb.ac.in
|Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Hyderabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Secunderabad, Solapur, Surat, Thane and Vadodara|
|IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi – 110016 Website: www.gate.iitd.ac.in
|Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, New Delhi, Delhi-NCR, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar-Rohtak, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, Palwal, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh and Ujjain|
Guwahati – 781039 Website:www.iitg.ernet.in/gate
|Agartala, Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong and Tezpur|
Kanpur – 208016 Website: www.iitk.ac.in/gate
|Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi|
Kharagpur – 721302 Website: gate.iitkgp.ac.in
|Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram|
Chennai – 600036 Website: gate.iitm.ac.in
|Angamaly , Bapatla, Chennai, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kanyakumari, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Madurai, Nagercoil, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchengode, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar and Warangal|
Roorkee – 247667 Website: www.iitr.ac.in/gate
|Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh-Mohali-Fatehgarh Sahib, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani-Bhimtal, Hamirpur (HP)-Una, Jalandhar-Phagwara, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana-Moga, Meerut, Moradabad, Noida, Panchkula, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Sirmaur, Solan-Shimla, Sonepat and Yamunanagar|
GATE 2016 Contact Details
To contact zonal offices for GATE 2016 exam-related queries, click HERE.