Eligibility And Document Requirements For GATE 2018 Exam

Published on : 11/09/2017

Candidates who are planning to appear for the GATE 2018 Exam can apply for the same by visiting the official website of GATE at http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/. The application forms were made available from the 1st September 2017 and the last date for submission of the form is 5th October 2017. When filling the GATE 2018 Exam Application Form, it is important to know about the eligibility and document requirements. To help candidates, below we are providing the information about the eligibility and document requirements for GATE 2018 Exam.

Eligibility GATE 2018

Educational Qualification

Following are the important requirements for the GATE 2018 Exam Eligibility:

  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology are eligible for the GATE 2018 exam. Candidates those who are in the final year of degree programs can also appear for the GATE exam.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and those who are in the final year of such programs are eligible.
  • Candidates with a degree of 4-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs are eligible for GATE 2018 Exam.
  • Candidates with Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent to this and those who are in the final year of such programs are eligible for GATE 2018 exam.
  • Candidates with a 4-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post B.Sc.) in Engineering or Technology and those who are in the second /higher year of such programs are also eligible for GATE 2018 exam.
  • Candidates with 5-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology and those who are in the 4th/higher year of such programs can appear for GATE 2018 exam.
  • Candidates with 5 year integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degree and those who are in the final year of such programs can appear for GATE 2018 entrance exam.
  • Candidates with required qualifications achieved through exams conducted by professional societies that are recognized by UPSC/ AICTE/ MHRD (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech). Those who have completed Section A of AMIE or equivalent qualification of such professional courses are also eligible for GATE 2018 entrance exam.

Documents Requirements

Before filling the GATE application form, it is important for a candidate to keep the following documents ready to avoid any problem during the process.

  • Personal information
  • Communication of Address with PIN code
  • Details of eligibility degree
  • College name and address with PIN Code
  • GATE paper, preferred GATE examination cities.
  • Scanned copy of your:
    • Recent Passport Size photograph (3.5cm Width x 4.5 cm Height). It should be in JPEG format with no more than the size of 480 x 640 in pixels.
    • Signature (2cm height x 7cm width)
    • SC/ST certificate (if applicable)
    • PwD certificate (if applicable)
    • Dyslexic certificate (if applicable)
  • Valid identity proof such as Driving License, Voter ID, Aadhaar card, PAN Card, College ID, and Employee ID. Make sure to bring the same ID card (in original) during the examination.
  • Bank details such as Debit/Credit card or Net banking details for fee payment.

So, this is some of the important information about eligibility and documents requirement that candidates must be aware of when filling the GATE 2018 exam application form.

Also Read : How To Apply For GATE Entrance Exam 2018

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