Friday, 8 February 2019

About GATE examination


What is GATE exam ?
 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an examination, it opens the gateway to prestigious public organisations as well as in the field of research and for post graduation studies for engineering students. GATE is an All-India examination, it has been administered and conducted in eight zones across the col, entry by the GATE Committee comprising of the Faculty members from IISc, Bangalore and remaining seven IIT’s on behalf of the National Coordinating Board, Department of Education, and Ministry of Human Resources Development.

What is the knowledge required to write the gate exam?
Either bachelor's degree level knowledge of the opted engineering discipline  or master's degree level knowledge of the chosen science discipline.

What is the main objective to conduct this exam?
To provide admissions to post-graduation of engineering, and so many PSUs accept it is a common screening test for entry-level engineering jobs. Based on this exam score various Indian engineering colleges offer post-graduate education, and several public sector Indian companies recruit engineers.

What is the payable amount of fee to apply for gate exam?
Rs.1, 500 (US$21) for all other Indian candidates. US $ 50 for international candidates. Rs.750 (US$10) for Indian female, SC, ST, and physically challenged candidates.

What is the exam pattern?
It is a computer based test with 65 questions for 100 marks. the total duration of time 3 hours. Marks out of 100, in 0.33 point increments. Score (scaled) out of 1000, in 1 point increments. The validity of secured score is 3 years. Totally 660 exam centres are there in India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and United Arab Emirates. The exam paper appears in the language of English only. Every year this exam Is conducted in the month of February.

- By Sruthi


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