How to apply for GATE 2010?


Mode Of Application:Online/Offline


  • Bachelor degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
  • Master degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
  • Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

Important Dates:
Issue of Application form (Online/Offline) Sept 22 2009
Last date of Issue of Application form  Oct 20 2009  by post from GATE offices, Oct 28 at bank counters, Oct 30 at GATE counters
Online Application Form Submission Oct 28 2009(6 p.m)
Offline Application Form Submission Nov 03 2009
Date Of Exam Feb14 2010
Results March15 2010

Availability Of Forms : Information Brochure and Application Form can be obtained on cash payment of Rs 1000/- (Rs 500/- for SC/ST/PD) from the designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone (as given below). Candidates can also obtain Information Brochure and Application Form by Post from the zonal GATE offices by sending a request letter and two self-addressed slips along with a Demand Draft for the amount (mentioned as above) payable at the city of the respective zonal GATE office. Application Form can also be obtained from the zonal GATE Offices after handing over Demand Draft for the appropriate amount.

Before applying for GATE 2010, candidates must assure themselves that they have chosen the right paper, which qualifies them to become eligible to seek admission to the specific programme they are interested in. The criteria for postgraduate admission with Scholarship/ Assistantship are different in various Institutes/ Universities. GATE Offices will not provide any information in this regard. For more details, the candidates are required to contact the Institutes/ Universities to which they are interested in seeking admission.

The choice of the paper is the responsibility of the candidate.

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