GATE - Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering - 2012
GATE 2012 Entrance Exam Online ApplicationGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE
) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology
on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
The GATE 2012 Entrance Exam
is going to be Organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administering institutes are:
Zone 1 - Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru
Zone 2 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Zone 3 - Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Zone 4 - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Zone 5 - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Zone 6 - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Zone 7 - Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Zone 8 - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Eligibility for GATE - Graduate Aptitute Test in Engineering 2012:
The following categories of candidates ONLY are eligible to appear for GATE:
a) Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final year of such programmes.
b) Bachelor's degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (Post-B.Sc./Post-Diploma) and those who are in the final year of such programmes.
c) 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 programmes.
d) Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master’s degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology.
e) Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.
f) Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institute of Engineers (India); AMICE by Institute of Civil Engineers (India)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
GATE 2012 Application Submission Process
Candidates need to apply/register ONLINE
for GATE 2012. Application process for GATE 2012
is entirely ONLINE, and sale of application forms through banks / GATE office counters has been discontinued.
GATE 2012 Application FEE:
The application fee is Rs.1000/- for General/OBC Category candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PD* Category candidates. The application fee is non-refundable.
GATE 2012 Examination Schedule:
GATE 2012 Examination will include both ONLINE and OFFLINE examinations as per the following schedule:
ONLINE - Examination Date : January 29, 2012 (Sunday)
OFFLINE - Examination Date : February 12, 2012 (Sunday)
Important Dates to Remember for GATE 2012
Commencement of Online Application submission Monday 12 Sept 2011
Last date for:
a) Submission of Online Application Form (website closure) Monday 17 Oct 2011
b) Receipt of printed version of ONLINE Application at respective GATE Offices Monday 24 Oct 2011
Announcement of results Thursday 15 March 2012
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