GATE Eligibility Criteria

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age, Limit of attempt and qualifying marks

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GATE Eligibility Criteria 2020: Candidates those who are seeking to admission in IITs, NITs and other government institutes need to apply for GATE 2020 Exam. Before they are going to apply for GATE Exam need to check their GATE Eligibility Criteria. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is also known as GATE. It is a top level engineering entrance exam which is conducted by IITs & IISC in a rotational basis. Those who are seeking to admissions in M.Tech/ME and other programmes provided by IITs, NITs and other institutions and colleges need to apply for GATE. In this article you will get all the complete information about GATE Eligibility Criteria.

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2020

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GATE Eligibility Criteria

  • The conducting authority will not set any minimum or maximum age criteria for the examination.
  • Those who already passed or are appearing in the qualifying examination from the recognized university are eligible.
  • Those who are  appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam/degree are also eligible (except in some 5 year integrated courses and AMIE etc.).
  • The conducting will not set any minimum marks standards for eligibility.
  • Same for the attempt limit, the authority will not specify any limit for attempting the examination.

Qualifying Degree Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the examination, candidates must check the eligibility criteria. Here we have mentioned the qualifying degree/examination for different courses:

Qualifying Degree/Exam Qualifying Degree/Exam (Descriptive) Degree Status Year of Qualification (Not later than)
BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology and those students are in the final year of such programs Pursuing in the final year or already completed 2019
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years) Pursuing in the final year or already completed 2019
B.Sc. (Research)/ BS  4 years Bachelor’s degree after 10+2 in Science Stream Pursuing in the 4th year or already completed 2019
M. Sc./ MCA/MA or equivalent Master’s degree in any stream of Science/Mathematics / Computer Applications/ Statistics or equivalent Pursuing in the final year or already completed 2019
Int. ME/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.) Post-B.Sc Integrated Master degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year) Pursuing in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year or already completed 2021
Int. ME/ M.Tech
Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year) Pursuing in the 4th or 5th year or already completed 2020
Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MS Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated BS/MS program Pursuing in the final year or already completed 2019
Professional Society Examination
BE/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent exams of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE. Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

Candidates, who are from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ethiopia & Singapore should have to completed or are in the last year of their bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology or Masters Degree (M.Sc) in any relevant science subject from the recognized university.

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GATE 2020 Helpline

For any kind of query candidates can contact with below details:

Zone Contact Address Phone Number e-mail Id
1 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Science,
Bengaluru 560 012
080-22932392
080-23601227
gate@gate.iisc.ac.in
2 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
022-25767068 gateoffice@iitb.ac.in
3 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016
011-26591750
011-26596137
011-26591749
chrgate@admin.iitd.ac.in
4 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati 781 039
0361-2582751
0361-2582755
gate@iitg.ac.in
5 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur 208 016
0512-2597412 gate@iitk.ac.in
6 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur 721 302
03222-282091
03222-282095
gate@adm.iitkgp.ac.in
7 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai 600 036
044-22578200 gate@iitm.ac.in
8 Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
Roorkee 247 667
01332-284531 gate@iitr.ac.in

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