GATE 2018 : Are you Eligible?

GATE scores are valid for a period of 3 years from taking the exam. Check out if you are eligible to apply this year, there's no point wasting your efforts.

Age Limit

There is no age limit to appear in GATE Examination.

Can Foreign Nationals appear in GATE Exam?

Yes. Foreign nationals with degree from Indian universities are treated on par with Indian nationals for admission purposes. Foreign nationals with foreign degree must meet the minimum educational requirements, i.e. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with valid GATE score.

(Admission Procedure for Foreign Nationals)


Qualifying DegreeEligibility Criteria
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2/Post B.Sc./Post-Diploma)Final year or Completed
Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalentFinal year or Completed
Integrated Master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Five year programme)4th/5th Year or Completed
Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year programme)2nd/3rd/4th year or Completed
B.E/B.Tech equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AeSI by Aeronautical Society of India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses

Candidates with backlogs

Candidates who have appeared/appearing in the final semester/year exam, but with a backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree are eligible. They are required to produce following documents

  1. A copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year, OR
  2. A letter from the principal indicating that the student has a backlog from an earlier semester/year to be cleared, and therefore cannot produce a course completion certificate now.
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