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Abhik Das Updated On: 14 May, 2019 16:43 IST

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About Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level examination, which is conducted for candidates seeking admission in Post Graduate Programmes (M.E., M.Tech, MS, Direct Ph.D.) offered at institutes of national importance, including IITs and IISc, etc. with financial assistance from MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). The GATE scores are also used by various PSUs for recruiting candidates for prestigious jobs. A total of 24 papers are conducted as part of GATE examination. Candidates can apply for only one of the papers based on the discipline of their qualifying degree or their admission plan. While applying for the paper of their choice, candidates must also keep in mind the eligibility criteria set by the institutions where they wish to get admission. The upcoming GATE 2019 examination schedule is given below:

Session No. Test Paper Code Date & Day Time 
S1 CY, ME-1, MN February 2, 2019 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 12.30 pm
S2 ME-2, XE, XL, TF 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
S3 CS, CH February 3, 2019 (Sunday) 9:30 am - 12.30 pm
S4 AE, AG, AR, BT, EY, GG, IN, MA, MT, PE, PH, PI, ST 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
S5 EC February 9, 2019 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 12.30 pm
S6 EE 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
S7 CE-1  February 10, 2019 (Sunday) 9:30 am - 12.30 pm
S8 CE-2 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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GATE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

IIT Madras has set some conditions related to academic qualifications, pass percentage, age limit etc which applicants have to fulfill in order to be eligible for GATE exam. If an applicant fails to meet with any of the given eligibility conditions then he/she will be not allowed to appear for the exam or admission process. All the applicants are requested to check the GATE eligibility criteria before submitting the GATE 2019 Application Form.

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GATE 2019 Syllabus

IIT Madras has defined the GATE 2019 syllabus for all the 24 papers including the new paper "Statistics". Students appearing in GATE exam must analyze the GATE syllabus and exam pattern before starting the preparation. The Syllabus of GATE 2019 will be similar to the syllabus of last year. 

The Syllabus of GATE 2019 consists of all the topics that candidates must study to prepare for GATE 2019. Conducted on a national-level, GATE is a postgraduate engineering exam. Before appearing for ...

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GATE 2019 Exam Pattern

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a popular entrance examination conducted for postgraduate engineering admissions. GATE exam also opens doors to attractive employment opportunities in Public Sector Undertakings i.e. PSUs. Candidates looking forward to pursuing research in various fields of engineering can also appear for GATE. Along with a good preparation strategy to crack the entrance exam, candidates must have a detailed understanding of the exam pattern of GATE 2019.

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GATE 2019 Exam Analysis

The GATE 2019 exam analysis for 2nd and 3rd February is available here. On both the days, the examination was conducted in two slots - morning shift was conducted from 9:30 to 12:30 PM whereas evening shift was conducted from 2:30 to 05:30 PM. On the very first day of the exam, papers of ME, MN, XE, XL, TF, and CY were concluded. On 3rd February, papers of CS, CH, AE, AG, AR, BT, EY, GG, IN ...

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How to Prepare for GATE 2019

How to Prepare for GATE 2019? This is probably your current state of mind if you are taking the popular GATE 2019. Every year, lakhs of engineering aspirants go that extra mile to crack the tough Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). It is a popular entrance exam and a great opportunity for students to pursue post-graduate courses in some of the top engineering colleges. It is also a gateway for students to land lucrative PSU jobs. Every year, lakhs of ...

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GATE 2019 Participating Colleges

The list of GATE 2019 Participating Colleges is available here for all those who are going to take the examination in February next year. The list of participating colleges for GATE 2019 has been released by IIT Madras, which is the conducting body for the exam. In order to become eligible for admission in any of the participating colleges, candidates will be required to qualify the GATE 2019 examination, score the required cut-off marks of the institute/ college where they have applied ...

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GATE 2019 Result (Declared)

IIT Madras has announced the GATE result 2019 on 15th March 2019 at GOAPS website. The result has been released for all 24 papers. Candidates who have appeared for GATE 2019 can download their GATE scorecard from mid-March 2019 by logging into GATE Online Application Process System (GOAPS). In order to access GATE 2019 scorecard, candidates will have to enter their login credentials - GATE 2019 Registration ID, Enrolment Number, and Date of Birth.

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GATE 2019 Round 1 Seat Allotment Result

IIT Madras on 14th May 2019 released the GATE 2019 Round 1 seat allotment result for IIT Mtech admissions. Students can access the same from the official COAP website with the help of their GATE 2019 registration number and password. All those candidates who have been offered seats in the first round of GATE 2019 counselling process, they may either opt out of further counselling process by accepting the seat offered to them or may wait for the completion of ...

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GATE 2019 Cut-off

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has released the GATE 2019 cut-off alongside the GATE 2019 Result. The GATE 2019 cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure for admission to postgraduate programmes (M.E., M.Tech, MS, Direct PhD) offered at institutes of national importance, including IITs, NITs, and IISc, etc. GATE cut-offs are released in three categories – minimum qualifying marks for each stream, the institute-wise cut-off score for admission, and the cut-off for PSUs. The ...

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Best Books for GATE 2019

While preparing for GATE 2019, it is very important that you refer to the right study material. Books are an important source for exam preparation, and it, therefore, makes complete sense to gather all the study material beforehand.

There are plenty of books available in the market for GATE preparation. Those who are preparing for GATE should search for books that not just cover a particular section of the exam but include all the other sections as well. You can ...

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GATE 2019 Admit Card

The GATE 2019 admit card has been released by IIT Madras in online mode, which is also the conducting body of the exam. It must be noted that GATE admit card 2019 is issued only to those who successfully filled GATE Application Form 2019. To download the GATE 2019 admit card online, candidates will have to log in with their registration details, which includes Enrollment ID and Password.

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How to Apply for GATE 2019

The application process for GATE 2019 examination began on September 1, 2018 and ended on September 23, 2018. In order to apply for the exam, applicants have to register at GOAPS Website i.e. IIT Madras, which is the organising institute for GATE 2019, also allows candidates to make corrections in their application form. It is mandatory to check the eligibility criteria of GATE 2019 before applying for the exam as the application forms for ineligible candidates ...

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GATE 2019 Answer Keys and Question Papers Released

The GATE 2019 final answer keys and question papers for the 24 papers conducted on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th February have been released by IIT Madras on the exam's official website. The answer keys and question papers are available set-wise at

Candidates can now calculate their probable scores by comparing their answers with the GATE 2019 answer keys. By calculating their probable scores, candidates will get an idea of their chances of admission in the desired institute. For calculating the ...

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GATE 2019 Mock Test

GATE 2019 Mock Tests has been released by IIT Madras on its official website on 30th October 2018. IIT Madras will organise the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, known as GATE, in the month of February next year, for candidates aspiring to get admission in Master's programmes in engineering as well as for those interested in recruitment by PSUs. Therefore, candidates who are preparing for GATE 2019 must take mock test for the best preparation and to become familiar with ...

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Best Coaching Institutes for GATE 2019

Preparing for GATE 2019? Feel the need to have some expert guidance? CollegeDekho has compiled a list of some of the best coaching institutes for GATE 2019. While some applicants prefer self-study, there are many who choose to approach coaching institutes for guidance from experts. There are many coaching institutes for GATE across the country that can provide the required guidance to candidates in order to achieve success in the examination.  

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GATE Conducting Body

IIT Madras is the Organising Institute for GATE 2019. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) jointly administer the conduct of GATE. The operations related to GATE in each of the eight zones are managed by a zonal GATE Office at the IITs or IISc. The Organizing Institute (OI) is responsible for end-to-end process and coordination amongst the administering Institutes. 

GATE 2019 Important Dates

Events Dates
GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) Website Opens 1st September 2018
Last Date of Online Application Submission 23rd September 2018 
Enrollment process closes on 1st October 2018
Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application 3rd October 2018
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City 16th November 2018
Admit Card Download 4th January 2019 
Date of Examination 2nd February 2019
3rd February 2019
9th February 2019
10th February 2019
Declaration of Result 15th March 2019 

GATE 2019 Exam Centers

Following is the tentative list of cities/towns where the aspirants of GATE 2019 are expected to take the examination. As per the latest update, the exam center city correction facility has been opened for candidates. The facility will be open until 16th November 2018. Visit the 'How to Apply' section of GATE 2019 to know the procedure.

Examination Cities/Towns
Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bidar, PortBlair, Davanagere, Hassan, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara, Kasaragod, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur
Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Pune, Rajkot, Thane, Vadodara, Solapur, Surat, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Kankavli, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded
Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Samba, Sikar, Udaipur-Chittorgarh, Ujjain, Rohtak,  Mathura, New Delhi, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu
Agartala, Arrah, Asansol-Durgapur, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur, Bokaro Steel City, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Burdwan, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal
Agra, Aligarh, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal
Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Vizianagaram, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Sambalpur, Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Alappuzha, Aluva, Attingal, Bapatla – Chirala, Karimnagar, Karur, Khammam, Kodad, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Chengannur, Chennai South, Chennai West, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode-Thiruchengode, Gudur, Virudhunagar, Warangal, Muvattupuzha, Namakkal, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Vellore, Villupuram, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole
Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi (HP), Bathinda, Moradabad, NOIDA, Panipat, Chandigarh, Patiala, Roorkee, Sangrur, Shimla, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani-Bhimtal, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Solan, Sonepat, Una, Yamunanagar, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali, Pathankot
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Dubai (UAE)

Contact Details

Address: Organizing Chairman GATE 2019 
GATE Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras 
Chennai-600036, Tamil Nadu 
Phone: 044-22578200


1. What is GATE?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

2. What is self-financing & sponsorship in GATE?

Some institutions specify GATE qualification as mandatory even for admission of self-financing students to postgraduate programmes. GATE qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR sponsored projects. Top rank holders in some GATE papers are entitled to apply for “Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship” awarded by CSIR. Some government organisations prescribe GATE qualification as a requirement for applying to the post of a Scientist/ Engineer.

Important Dates

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GATE 2019 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 01 Sep to 01 Oct, 2018
Admit Card Date 04 Jan, 2019
Exam Date 02 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019
Declaration of Result Date 15 Mar, 2019
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