Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

GATE is one of the top entrance exams conducted in India for students looking for higher studies in Master’s programs as well getting jobs in top PSU companies.  The exam is conducted to test the knowledge of the candidate acquired during his UG Programmes in desired course to coercively test the candidate’s ability

Details of the exam Explanation
Year started 1983
Mode of exam Computer based electronic test
Conducted by IISc & top IITs conducts on behalf of ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
Skills required Basic knowledge acquired in Bachelors degree of chosen Eng. disciplines
Purpose of exam Admissions for PG programs in top colleges & jobs in govt. companies
Duration of exam 3 hours with break interval provided
Exam conducted Once in a year in the month of Feb.
Countries exam conducted Asia, gulf & some Europe regions
Mode of language English is the main language used
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in respective discipline from reputed board
Validity of score 3 years after GATE Score received
Examination fees INR 1,500 for General & 750 for SC/ST/OBC /PwD candidates
Total students appear 8 lakhs per year with increasing every yr

Students will be tested in subjects such as verbal & numerical aptitude, mathematics, technical ability based on the course chosen in Bachelor programs. GATE Scores are considered are of high values for students pursuing jobs or PG course in India. The exams are conducted usually in month of Feb in which students get sufficient amount of time to prepare for one the toughest exams.

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