GATE 2017: CCMT Counselling, Registration, Admission Procedure

GATE 2017GATE 2017 Revised Counselling Schedule for NSR Round has been released now. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is jointly regulated by the seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and IISC on rotation basis. GATE 2017 examination was organized by the IIT Roorkee. The examination organized for providing admission to M.Tech/M.E programme offered by the IITs, NITs, GFTI and various private institutions. Candidate may get the direct admission to Ph.D programme through GATE Score. Many public and private companies consider the GATE score card for recruitment purpose. GATE 2017 examination was also held for international candidates in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E). Get the updates about GATE 2017 including counselling & admission process.

Counselling Exam Schedule  FAQs

GATE 2017 Notification:

newiconGATE 2018 examination is organized by the IIT, Guwahati for providing admission in M.Tech./Ph.D. programmes in IITs , IISc, IISERs and other institutions. Visit here to get more details about GATE 2018.

GATE 2017 Revised Counselling Schedule for NSR Round has been released now. Click here to check counselling details.

Latest Application Forms Available

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GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Seat Matrix for NSR round has been released now. Click here to check counselling details.

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GATE 2017 First Internal Sliding Result has been released on 26th June 2017. Click here for more details.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Third Round Seat Allotment Result has been released on 12th June 2017. Click here for more details.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Notice has been released regarding 2nd Internal Sliding after physical reporting. Click here for more details.

Printing of GATE 2017 CCMT Locked Choices has been started now. Click here for counselling details.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Second Round Seat Allotment Result has been released on 29th May 2017. Click here for more details.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Notice for PwD candidates has been released now. Click here for Notice.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling First Round Seat Allotment Result has been published on 21st May 2017. Click here for more details.

GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling Registration, Fee Payment, Choice Filling & Locking Dates have been extended. Click here to view details.

Special Eligibility Conditions of PG courses for participating institutions of GATE 2017 CCMT Counselling has been released. Click here for more details.

Note: Refund for successful challenges/ failed transactions will be done after 10th April 2017.

GATE 2017 Score Card for qualified candidates has been released. Click here for Score Card.

GATE 2017 Result has been declared on 26th March 2017. Click here for Result.

Candidates can view their responses of GATE 2017 Question Papers through login window. Click here for more details.

GATE 2017 final answer key has been released officially after candidates challenges uploaded. Click here to get Answer Key.

GATE 2017 Dates

Here, we have listed GATE 2017 exam dates which are scheduled by IIT Roorkee. Given dates are announced earlier in the month of July 2016. The dates are given below:

EventsDates (official)
Application Form Start Date1st September, 2016
Application Form Last Date10th October, 2016 (extended)
Request for Change in City Last Date16th November, 2016
Correction in Application Form15th to 26th November, 2016
Admit Card Issue Date5th January 2017
GATE 2017 Online Exam Date (CBT)4, 5 & 11, 12 February 2017
Official Answer Key release27th February 2017
Challange Answer Key3rd – 6th March 2017
Final Answer Key release16th March 2017
Result Announcement Date26th March, 2017
Availability of Score CardTill 5th May 2017
CCMT counselling registration starts10th April 2017
Choice filling starts10th April 2017

Get detailed GATE Exam Dates 2017 from here.

The detailed counselling schedule is mentioned below:

Registration starts10th April 2017
Online choice filling starts10th April 2017
Last date for online registration & fee payment13th May 2017 (till 11:59 PM)
Last date for choice filling15th May 2017 (till 11:59 PM)
Choice locking8th – 15th May 2017
Automatic locking of choice15th May 2017 (till 11:59 PM)
Printing of locked choices16th May 2017
1st round of allotment21st May 2017
Payment of seat acceptance fee22nd – 25th May 2017
2nd round of allotment29th May 2017
Payment of seat acceptance fee30th May – 2nd June 2017

Click here for detailed CCMT Counselling Schedule.

Counselling Procedure

The counselling of the GATE is conducted by the CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan). Through counselling, the candidates are admitted to NITs, IISC, IITDM.  After the announcement of the result, the counselling procedure has been scheduled. The IITS also conducts their own counselling for providing admission. The seats are allotted on the basis of the score card that contains the performance of the candidates. Register via link given above. List of third seat allotment has been published on 12th June 2017.

GATE 2017 Result

GATE results has been announced on 26th March, 2017. Now the successful candidates can download their score card by accessing the GOAPS portal. The result has been declared via online mode through the website (link is given above).

GATE Score Card

The score card is only available for the qualified candidates and can be downloaded from the official portal of GOAPS (link is given above). The GATE score card is valid for the 3 years from the date of the declaration of result. GATE 2017 Score Card Calculation will be done separately for various courses. The candidates can download the score card till 5th May 2017.

GATE Answer Key 2017

The official answer key has been published by the authority on 27th February 2017 and challenge can be make between 3rd to 6th March 2017. The final answer key after candidates challanges has been released on 16th March 2017. The candidates can match their answers with the official answer key. Besides this, the candidates can also challenge the answer key of GATE 2017 by making the payment of nominal fee.

GATE 2017 Exam Schedule

The authority has released the exam schedule for GATE 2017. The detailed exam schedule is mentioned below:

Date & DaySession No.Time (IST)Test Paper Code
4th February 2017




5th February 2017 (Sunday)

109:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)ME, AR, TF



14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)ME, AG, GG
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)EC, BT, CY, EY, PI
414:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)EC, AE, MA, MT, PE, PH
11th February 2017 (Saturday)509:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)CS, EE
614:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)CS, EE
12th February 2017 (Sunday)709:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)CE, CH, MN
814:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)CE, IN, XE, XL

What is NEW in GATE 2017 ?

  • Centre:- Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dibrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been added as new centers by the authority.
  • New Paper:- The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). With this the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
  • GATE for International Candidates:- GATE 2017 examination shall be held for international candidates in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).

GATE 2017 Admit Card

Admit card can be downloadable from the website. It was available online on 5th January 2016. The details like GOAPS enrollment ID and password is required to download the GATE admit card. Along with the admit card, one original identity proof is also needed to enter in the examination hall.

GATE 2017 Exam Pattern

You can check detailed GATE Exam Pattern 2017 here.

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (M.Tech/ME)
  • No. of Papers: There is only one paper of GATE consisting of 100 marks.
  • No. of Questions: The number of questions asked in the examination will be 65 questions of objective type and numerical answer type (NAT).
    1. Out of 65 questions, 10 questions will be asked from the general aptitude section and carry 15 marks.
  • Duration: The time allotted to solve the question paper will be 3 hours.
  • Mode: Online Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Answering: There is no choice provided for NAT questions as the answers of such questions will be entered manually using the virtual keyboard provided on the computer screen at the time of examination.
  • New Paper: The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). With this the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
  • Centre:- Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dibrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been added as new centers by the authority.

Candidates can also check Preparation Tips & Previous Years Question Papers of GATE 2016.

Get Virtual Calculator that will be used in GATE 2017 Examination. Get the way to operate the virtual calculator and practice for your better end.

GATE Application Form Correction

If the candidates will commit the mistakes in their filled application form:

  • One can make the correction in application form during the correction period (from 15th November (11:00 AM) to 26th November 2016 (6:00 PM).
  • Correction process is over now.
  • Changes was done in Category, Gender and Examination City.
  • Corrections was made via online mode only.
  • No challan payment will be accepted for corrections.
  • Any changes is not permitted in GATE Paper.

Correction Fee:

The correction fee payment will be done via online mode only. No challan payment will be accepted. The correction fee is mentioned below:

  • For changes from SC/ST to General/OBC is Rs.750/-.
  • For changes from Female to Male/Others is Rs.750/-.
  • For changes from PwD to Non-PwD is Rs. 750/.
  • For changes in examination city is Rs. 400/-.

GATE 2017 Registration

  • The last date for GATE 2017 Applications has been over by 10th October 2016 (11:00 AM).
  • GATE Registration 2017 was available via online mode only.
  • Candidates could complete their registration process through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).
  • The GATE application form had been released from 1st September, 2016.
  • The last date of online registration was extended till 10th October 2016.
  • Candidate had to fill his/her personal details online.
  • Candidate had to upload the certificate from the principal, scanned signature and photograph.
  • The application fee payment could be processed either through net banking or debit card or e-challan.

Check – How to Fill GATE 2017 Application Form

Application Fee:

The fee structure is as follows:

  • For women/SC/ST/PWD – Rs 750/-
  • Other Candidates – Rs 1500/-

GATE 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are satisfying the eligibility conditions mentioned below are eligible to appear for GATE 2017. The aspirants are advised to match their eligibility with the conditions given below:

Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree/ExaminationDescription of Eligible CandidatesYear of Qualification cannot be later than
B.E/B.Tech/B.PharmaBachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4-years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programsPresently in the final year or already completed2017
B.ArchBachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course)Presently in the final year or already completed2017
B.Sc (Research)/B.SBachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)Presently in the 4th year or already completed2017
M.Sc/MA/MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any of the stream Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentPresently in the 4th year or already completed2017
Int. M.E/M.Tech (Post-B.Sc)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (Four year program)Presently in the 2nd/3rd/ 4th  year or already completed2019
Int. M.E/M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program)Presently in the 4th/5th year or already completed2018
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S-M.SIntegrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.- M.S. programPresently in the 4th year or already completed2017
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch)B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

NOTE: Those who have already completed their qualifying examination in 2016 or before have to submit the degree certificate/provisional certificate. The appearing candidates are required to submit a certificate from Principal.

You can check detailed GATE Eligibility Criteria 2017 here.

 FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) is an online interphase for online registration of the candidates.
Answer: Yes, there is a separate paper for different branches.
Answer: Yes, for 1-mark multiple-choice questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark multiple-choice questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. There is NO negative marking for numerical answer type questions.
Still any question, leave your comment.


Click here to view the FAQs of GATE CCMT 2017 Counselling.

GATE 2017 Syllabus

GATE is held for the 23 papers (including petroleum engineering introduced last year). The candidates are required to choose only one paper as per his/her choice. There is a separate syllabus for each paper. The detailed GATE syllabus can be downloaded from here.

GATE 2018

GATE 2018 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) will be conducted by the seven zonal IITs and an IISc on rotational basis. It is a national level aptitude test. This exam is organized for candidates, those seek admission into PG courses in the various field. Candidates will register for this exam from the 1st week of September 2017.

GATE Cut-off

The cut-off marks are the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify the particular examination. The authority releases the GATE cut-off 2017 marks after the examination. The cut-off marks depend upon various factors like difficulty level of the exam, number of candidates appearing the exam, etc.

In case of any query about GATE 2017, you may ask us by commenting below.

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  1. Sheetal Pal says:

    sir I have clear the gate exam 2017 and yet not received my original gate score card but downloaded it from the website so can it be considered as a original or not?
    How can I receive my original score card..plzzz tell

  2. Amit sharma says:

    Sir I m bsc(hons) pass candidate can I apply gate exam

  3. Vishal Patil says:

    I dont know my registration id and i forgot to take the screenshot of the result.What should i do?

  4. vishwa pratap says:

    -12400 IN EACH MONTH

  5. Saurav kumar says:

    Sir, I have forgotten gate score card 2017, how will I get again??

  6. Himanshi Bansal says:

    Will this exam help to get enter into food science course?

  7. namdev more says:

    hiii i am pass out student of 2016 in be-tech unfortunately i forgot to fill up form for 2017 gate exam so can i eligible for 2018 gate ?


    after gate quelified how will be start admission process for ME .

  9. Manish says:

    What is the minimum marks to passed out gate?

  10. Sohan says:

    Is it compulsary to get 60% marks in technical degree to appear gate exam ??
    Is there any need of 12th marks for appearing in gate!!!
    Please reply…

  11. Balasubramani says:

    Did I am not quilyfing in gate 2017 only get 19 marks in Mech which college get for

  12. Balasubramani says:

    2017 Gate mark is 19 in mechanical .eligible for any nit or not

  13. jossy joy says:

    How many marks is need to get in ranklist of petroleum branch. Not cut off. Marks needed to be in the ranklist

  14. sonali says:

    in gate 2017 application..i filled category as open…bt i want to take admission in ST category…can i get admission in ST???

  15. Nikhil says:


  16. Chintaman marthe says:

    I am sure

  17. Paul Thomas says:

    Can I directly apply for M.Tech in IIT with Gate score just after 12th grade.

  18. Paul Thomas says:

    Can I join for M.Tech in IIT after 12th with Gate score?

  19. Anirudh kumar says:

    Sir maine gate 2017 exam diya hai . Lakin mere app form me c c s university meerut ke sthan par c c s university shamli galti se feed ho gya hai. Kya is ka parbhav result par padega. Kya mera parvesh rok diya jayega .

  20. PRATIKSHYA says:

    If the cut off mark is 25 and I got 24 .Then I will got score card or not??

  21. shahnawaz ahmad malik says:

    sir i attempted 33 questiins but response sheet is showing only can i get remaining questions?

  22. akbar ali says:

    iam a phd scholar in mathemtis.then what is benifit of gate tesult,if i qullaified it.

  23. kanika says:

    How many time gate is conducted in a year

  24. Leena Pardeshi says:

    I had problem while downloading hallticket as I have forgot my password. I have filled all information for resetting password but they are saying that no enrollment id is found with this information. My enrollment Id is R411X62. please reply me.

  25. Basayya says:

    How much marks we have to score for cracking gate exam?

  26. Amit kumar says:

    dear sir! my name is amit kr. i filled GATE-2017 form but i cannot submitted my provisional certificate with form so, my gate form is rejected by IIT ROrkee. i have done very hard work for gate. there are 15 days remaining in gate exam. i can also submit my provisional degree,now. i want to give the GATE EXAM 2017. please help me. i am very troubling from this mistake. please sir! think about me and provide an offer to me. i am waiting of your answer plz…………

  27. Harshit Tiwari says:

    I have completed my graduation (B A) with maths. Can I apply for Gate test 2018.
    Plz guide me in my email address.
    Thank you

  28. Gurpreet says:

    I m in bsc.non med 2nd year.. M i eligible for gates exam.?

  29. Murulee says:

    Mechanical engg syllabus. and each subjects contains how much marks.

  30. abhilasha says:

    I have forget my enrollment id number how can i download my admit card?? is there any alternative???

  31. gangadhar says:

    If i get good rank in my academic year of gate and getting good job in government sector…….after 1 year i didn’t like it i resign it…..and want to go for mtech ….then is there any inequality between me and the person who getting same as me in this academic year?

  32. lijo says:

    How much mark need to pass the gate exam

  33. Reshma A R says:

    how many times we can attempt for gate exams

  34. Himaja says:

    Will gate score help us to get a government job? And how it help?

  35. shazma says:

    I didn’t get my admit card I forgot my password nd I click on forgotten password nd It asked to enter enrollment I’d. I entered my enrollment id but it says ” no enrollment I’d founded” wat should I do?

  36. khan asif says:

    Sir,how many times we can appear for gate????

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