GATE 2018 Registration Started – Apply Online Here

GATE 2018GATE 2018 Registration Last Date has been extended till 9th October 2017. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is conducted by IISc & IITs on the rotation basis. The exam is a gateway to get admission in postgraduate engineering & PhD programme. On the basis of GATE score, candidates can get admission in various government and private engineering institutions of the country. Candidates can check the complete information about GATE registration 2018 including eligibility criteria, application dates and how to fill the application form.

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Note: Applicants, who have not verified the email address and mobile number during submission of GATE application, are advised to verify the email and mobile number at the earliest by logging into the GOAPS portal.

Note: If the status of your application is “Under Scrutiny”, you need not worry. Wait till the scrutiny team processes your application. Only those candidates whose applications need to be rectified in photo/signature/supporting documents, will be contacted by email and SMS. The scrutiny process will continue even after the application portal is closed.

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GATE 2018 Registration

GATE 2018 registration is done through online mode only. Candidates can register after reading the information brochure carefully.

  • Candidates can apply online for GATE 2018.
  • GATE 2018 application form is filled through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).
  • The online application process was started from 1st September 2017.
  • The last date to submit the application was extended till 9th October 2017.
  • Candidates must enter their personal and educational details correctly.
  • Due to last minute rush, the mandatory verification of email and mobile number (before submitting the GATE application form) is relaxed.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the application form now without verifying the email address and mobile number.
  • Scanned images of photograph and signature must be uploaded in specified format.
  • Pay the application fee through online mode before the due date.
  • However, candidates will be required to verify the email and mobile number later by login to GOAPS.
  • All the applicants are advised to keep safe their GOAPS Enrollment ID and Password for further use.

Application Fee:

The application fee is vary as per category and gender. Application fee for female candidates and SC/ST/PwD candidates is Rs. 750/-. For all other category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 1500/-. International candidates have to pay US $50. The fee can be paid through net banking, debit card and e-challan.

Documents/Details Required for Registration

Here we have listed the documents/details required for GATE registration:

  • Personal details (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. GATE 2018 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • GATE paper (subject)
  • Choice of GATE examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified
  • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in PDF format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute
  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Details of the valid Identity Document* (ID) (The same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall)
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment
  • Valid Identity Document: Passport/ PAN card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar-UID/ College ID/ Employee ID/ Driving License

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria of GATE 2018 from the below table:

Qualification RequiredDescription of qualifying DegreeStatus of the DegreeYear of Passing
  • 4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology).
  • Final year candidates may also apply.
Pursuing final year examination or completed2018
B.Arch5-years bachelor’s degree in ArchitecturePursuing final year examination or completed2018
B.Sc. Research/B.S.4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)Pursuing final year examination or completed2018
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or


Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in final year or completed2018
Int. M.E/M.Tech


4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/TechnologyCurrently in 4th/5th year or completed2019
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated

B. S./M. S. program

Pursuing final year examination or completed


Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.ArchB.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



International candidates can also apply. International candidates must possess the valid passport.

GATE 2019 Registration

Candidates can register for the GATE exam in the month of September 2018. GATE 2019 Registration will be done through online mode. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is conducted on a rotational basis by one of the IISc & IITs.  It is a national level entrance exam for admission in postgraduate Engineering & Technology courses.

GATE Registration Dates 2018

The official registration dates for GATE 2018 is given below:

EventsDates (official)
Online registration starts from1st September 2017
Closing date of submission of application form9th October 2017 (Extended)
Last date to change examination city17th November 2017
GATE 2018 exam date3rd – 4th February & 10th – 11th February 2018

(Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
(Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

How to Apply

  • Candidates have to register as a “New User” in the website.
  • At the time of registration, candidates will be asked to enter email address, mobile number and GOAPS password.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned photograph, signature, degree certificate and category certificate.
  • Application will not be considered complete without the fee payment.
  • Candidates can edit their details before pressing the Submit &  Confirm button.
  • Once the application is submitted, no correction will be allowed further. However, corrections in some fields will be permitted at the time of correction period.

Check HereHow to Fill GATE 2018 Application Form


FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: GOAPS is the Gate Online Application Processing System through which candidates can access the GATE 2018 application form.
Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply but you need to upload the declaration from your University Principal along with the signature and seal of the college.
Answer: You can appear the exam any number of times.
Answer: You can check your application status by logging to the GOAPS website.
Answer: There is no need to send the hard copy of application form.
Answer: Yes, you can apply but you have to clear the backlog before August 2018 to be eligible for admission.
Answer: With one e-mail id, candidates can fill only one application form.
Answer: Candidates can correct the mistakes in the fields such as Name of Candidate, DOB, Name of parent/Guardian, Caste, Year of qualifying degree.

For any other queries related to GATE 2018 Application form, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 224 Comments
  1. Chaithanya says:

    Hi sir, am a 2014 batch passed out so, still dint take GATE Exam so am i eligible for GATE 2018

  2. kav says:

    My login status is showing application under scrutiny from many days…..what does it mean and will it not change and will it get rejected?should I apply again?

  3. Mahendhar says:

    Sir can we check the status of my application in gate

  4. KOMAL says:

    Sir,I have completed Master of engineering (in 2016) after BE(4 years)course.and I want to apply for PhD what can I select in educational qualification?. Will I choose int.ME/Mtech(duo)?? Please guide me.

  5. Divya says:

    I have completed my B.Tech and Iam having a single backlog .As there is a chance of removing 2 subjects as credentials can I upload my 4-2 memo for gate

  6. Devender says:

    Sir,I completed my in 2010.can I eligible for gate 2018 exam

  7. Deva Jangde says:

    Sir, I was filled gate form and also for my friend but I was used one email for both form,but gate condition said one email for one person,what I do,. For mine it’s devajangde1 and for my friend devajangde.1 it’s ok or not

  8. Raj says:

    I am completed my graduate but pc will not received in institute tolled me the PC is required late. how can I applying gate with out pc

  9. Deenbandhu sahu says:

    Sir I m in final year can fill form with 5th semester markshet without provisional

  10. Nishchay says:

    I have completed my 4th year in B.Arch. I took an year drop for practice, am I eligible to appear for gate.

  11. nishi says:

    my name written on my degree is incorrect. I submitted the application for correction but it is not corrected till now then what name i have to write in application form.

  12. SURAJ SAHU says:

    i m studying in B. tech 7th sem. my branch is automobile engineering. i want fill the gate exam. i have not found the syllabus of gate exam of Automobile engineering. so are syllabus of gate exam of Mechanical engineering equal to the syllabus of gate exam of automobile engineering. …?

  13. Ajith says:

    Sir, I am studying 5th semester in BE agriculture engineering. Did I apply for this exam ?

  14. LIBIN MATHEW says:

    IT`S DOUBLE!!!!!

  15. rahul says:

    ihave completed the degree but degree certificate is not issued yet can i apply

  16. Sneha says:

    Sir I’m currently in 7th sem
    BE telecommunication engg. So can I opt for electronic and communication engg. And which is the certificate I should submit as I’m in 7th sem

  17. Anshu Saxena says:

    Actually I have registered for gate life science. I didn’t get OTP on my mobile number. I have tried so many times to receive it. What can I do for this??

  18. sindhumathi.v says:

    I completed BE Eee in 2017..but i have 1 reappear paper in 1 sem……so, i am eligible for apply gate exm or not, sir……tell me d answer in my mail id sir….plzzz

  19. unk says:

    i have one back subject, which documents to uploads?????

  20. Vinay prakash says:

    My branch is electronic and instrumentation ….So which branch I can select in gate application form qualification degree.

  21. Vishal says:

    The name on my btech certificate is different from the one in the 10th class memo. What is the solution for that?

  22. karthik says:

    Dear sir,
    Im 2014 ece passed out , may i appear for gate exam in instrumentation stream

  23. shashirekha says:

    i neet to upload caste certificate but if i select OBC upload dociment was showing only SC and ST it was showing

  24. param sandhu says:

    hii sir,
    i m 2017 pass out bt have one reappear in last sem…so i don’t have dmc of last sem nd provional degree bt i m going to clear thz one reapper on coming december ..can i upload 7th sem dmc in elegibilty certificate if no then which certificate i have to upload …plzz tell me sir…

  25. Nagaraj says:

    Sir, I wrongly chosen my category, can I change my category in the application. My application process I almost completed and payment of fee has been made.

  26. Subhash sharma says:

    Sir, i have completed BE in 2016, but i have not my degree certificate. So can i apply gate 2018 on the basis of 8th semester attested marksheet with principle sign?

  27. regarding eligibilty certificate says:

    hii sir,i am 2017 pass out bt have on reapper in 8 th sem which i will give and clear in thz coming plz tell me what certificate i can upload for eligibilty certificate..i have seen everywhere bt didn’t find the way plzz help me out sir…shall we upload dmc or certificate of 7 th sem or if thz only certificate will enough of 7th sem..plz tell me sir

  28. ketaki says:

    I put the wrong date of birth in my gate 2018 application form.What is the procedure to change it?Will it require any additional fees?

  29. omkar says:

    My last year degree certificate till not come,so can I submit 7th semi certificate while filling online form ?

  30. Sayanjit says:

    Sir I have a backlog which will be re written in 8th sem of my course i am presently in 4th year. am i eligible for gate.

  31. sagar says:

    sir which year degree certificates needed to be submitted for registration ….. iam from final BE

  32. Bhawan pls sir says:

    i completed engineering course in 2017 . i have one arrear in 6th semester not yet cleared. now tell me im elligible for appearing gate 2018.if yes kindly tell me the procedure to apply

  33. Prasanna says:

    Sir i am final year but one arrear in my semester examination I would eligible for gate

  34. rekga says:

    Sir am Rekha I have one supply can I apply gate, then which certificate to keep

  35. pratibha kaddu says:

    I have completed my BE(CSE) 2017 pass out batch from vtu university. Vtu has not yet issued 7th and 8th sem marks cards and degree certificate also. Please tell me what are the documents required to be submitted for gate 2018 please reply me sir i am waiting for your reply sir please reply me sir

  36. Naina singh says:

    I have passed my Bsc(bio) in 3years and i cleared my bsc in 2014.can I apply for gate exam .plz tell me by my email. Thanx

  37. Anonymous says:

    I am final year BE…what certificates I have to scan and sent,,as I am not having degree certificate

  38. Sharen says:

    Is there will be JEE for engineering 2018

  39. Krishna S Pujar says:

    Sir, I’m belongs to SC/ST,
    The caste certificate should be in ENGLISH only or it’s ok that’s in our state language

  40. Shaik MD rafi says:

    Sir I 2017 passed out student but I am present doing once I qualify in gate I can change my admissions from one college to another college like iits and nits please tell me these is possible or not

  41. Anonymous says:

    I m in 5 the sem so can I apply for gate exam2018 for trial

  42. SUKUMAR BISWAS says:

    Sir, I have passed AMIE both Sec.A & B in Electrical Engineering in 1987. I was in a central gov. job. I retired on superannation in 2016.Can I be ppermited to apper in the GATE 2018 Exam. kingly inform at an early date. With thanks.

  43. Santhosh says:

    I have completed my BE ECE in the April 2017 at Coimbatore. But I didnt get my provisional certificate from my college. So my question is can i apply for this exam.

  44. aman says:

    Sir, i have passed polytechnic after 10+2.can i appear in this exam.

  45. annonymous says:

    I have applied for gate last year can I use same email address to apply again

  46. Satyam says:

    sir i have passed my b.e. in 2017 but i have a what certificate can i upload in the form.

  47. Jitesh says:

    Sign upload nhi ho raha 20-30 baar try kar liya

    • Sagar Patil says:

      Just click on attach files..then u will get crop as ur first option cclick on will show where did u do mistake

  48. Sayan says:

    I want to know the impairment criteria for the visionary handicapped students.
    Thank you.

  49. B.v.sushmitha says:

    Can u please explain me the complete process for applying GATE exam….plzzz sir.I have no idea about it…

  50. ravi says:

    Whats is the criteria for BE marks to take admission in IITB college, if i score good in gate…

  51. Ranvir says:

    Me kiya hu 2015
    Me (3year)

    Kya me gat ke liye apply kar
    Sakata hu

  52. Durgam veena says:

    Requested sir Iam a student of Btech Engineer branch ECE in 4th year 2014to2017 no backup subjects Regularly. Can I eligible for GATE2018 please reply earlier sir ,after we can passed the GATE 2018 which kind of benefits in my fuecher sir please reply

  53. bhawna says:

    i have done in 2016 .. can i apply for gate 2018? But wants to ask before it i did not apply for this exam.. its my first should i eligible to sit on this exam ?

  54. Anonymous says:

    I am not aware about the education qualification required to apply for GATE. I will appear in 12th Exam in 2018. Am I eligible to apply for GATE 2018?

  55. Prashanth says:

    I have completed B tech case now I am taking civil branch in M tech any possible

  56. p m rahul says:

    I have completed M.Arch in architecture will to join Phd can you send details whats is syllabus for phd how to apply and minimum score.

  57. Sonia says:

    I have completed my BE(ECE) 2017 pass out batch from vtu university. Vtu has not yet issued 7th and 8th sem marks cards and degree certificate also. Please tell me what are the documents required to be submitted for gate 18

    • pratibha kaddu says:

      I have completed my BE(ECE) 2017 pass out batch from vtu university. Vtu has not yet issued 7th and 8th sem marks cards and degree certificate also. Please tell me what are the documents required to be submitted for gate 2018

  58. lavanyakumar says:

    I completely my btech ece in 2016. I can apply gate

  59. V PAVITHRA says:


  60. Trait says:

    Sir,I need my registration ID of GATE 2017,please send in my email

  61. Anonymous says:

    I need GATE registration ID 2017

  62. Jinil Sebastian says:


    I am studying BE CSE in the final year and now I have 4 back paper. Can I apply for the gate exam 2018?..

    Please inform me through e mail

    Thank you

  63. siva krishna says:

    I am completed btech in 2017 and I have 1 backlog which is going to re write in Dec2017 and results will come out in Feb
    I am eligible for gate or not ?

  64. Lekha says:

    I’ve completed my btech in 2004 and have been working since then, but now would like to continue my studies further. Can you please confirm my eligibility for GATE-2018?

  65. Snehal says:

    Sir i have completed my BE in printing
    Want to pursue ME in printing which subject do i select in GATE 2018

  66. Ramu says:

    How to prepare gate exam 2018 and which syllabus do read?


    sir, i have a 2 backlogs in 2-1 semester 2017 now i am in 3rd mechanical engg can i apply for gate exam or not can u reply it is thankful to me

  68. bijay singj says:

    Sir,I cleared my btech in 4 yrs like 2012 to 2016.but I had 4 back papers in 3rd semester and I cleared those papers in 2017 January so for that in my provisional certificate mentioned that I cleared my btech in 2017 ,m I eligible for gate exam.please inform me sir

  69. Santosh Kuttappan says:


    I have passed my B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering in the year 2016. Can I appear for GATE 2018 exam. Kindly confirm by my e-mail.

    Thanks and regards

    Santosh Kuttappan

  70. Aradhana says:

    Can B.SC mathematics take gate exam

  71. baskar says:

    Can student take gate exam ??

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