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.

GATE 2018 Notification:

newiconGATE 2018 Application Correction in Choices of Examination City can be done during 13th – 17th November 2017. Click here for correction details.

Requests for Correction in GATE 2018 Application Form are on going. Click here for correction details.

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.

GATE 2018 Registration Last Date has been over by 9th October 2017 (8:00 PM). Click here to register.

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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.

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  1. Yash says:

    Hello Sir, I am MSc Mathematics passed out 2017 and planning to appear for GATE Mathematics (MA) in next year 2019. (i missed to fill the form this year).
    1. Will i still be eligible next year to appear for GATE
    2. how many times i can appear in GATE exam? Is there any limit for appearing in GATE exam e.g. 2 times or 3 times or any dependency on pass out year?

  2. Sajeda Samreen says:

    Please tell me about how to do correction i get text message but i don’t know from where i edit my form please tell me

  3. Balaji s says:

    Sir i applied the gate examination. But now my application form will be rejected. What can I do pls share with me

  4. saurabh says:

    sir please extend date for gate 9th octember i want to apply sir

  5. Sir is there any chance for online apply with fine says:

    Sir is there any chance for online apply with fine

  6. pooja patil says:

    my certificate not scanned perfect so how can rescan it and send to goaps…there is registration id needed. ..and I don’t know register id…Please help me.

  7. Hepsiba says:

    Sir any chance to extend for gate registration

  8. Rupali says:

    Sir I got defect message that I have submitted wrong eligibility certificate now I have rectify it but my status is shown as under process ,so my application is accepted or rejected

  9. mukul says:

    do I need original copy of Haal ticket I live in hostel and I can’t go at my place

  10. Tharun says:

    I made a mistake while applying my caste belong to OC category and I registered it as OBC.

  11. Mohan says:

    Now iam studying 3rd year.can i eligible for gate exam 2018. Please help me sir

  12. Eranna says:

    Sir, by miss I had given my mother’s Aadhar card number for proof is there any provision to change it.

  13. Shilpa says:

    Sir.. It’s not accepting my registration.. Everytym when I fill email I’d column.. It’s lyk saying.. Give valid one.. I m giving valid one.. Pls help.. I have tried for other email id’s.. Too…pls reply.. Last date is coming.. Plss

  14. Munnaram saini says:

    Sir, by mistake i upload my signature back to front and the application was accepted ,how can i change this, if it is not possible then tell me is it not create any problem…

  15. Snehal says:

    I can’t payment … something is wrong with site

  16. Sanjiv kumar says:

    I completed my graduation batch 2009 to 2013. But now I have one subject compartment in 4th year,
    Sir so I want to apply for the gate this year 2018. Could you please tell me can I upload 7th semester marks memo as eligibility certificate for degree?Please help me
    Now i am wating your Ripled……….

  17. Ragib says:

    Sir my application status is under process it accept or not sir please help me

  18. Kalpana says:

    Hello sir,
    Am completed my MCA in 2017 can I apply for Mtech?

  19. Prathyusha says:

    Sir, i have entered the wrong mail id. Is there any problem with that? How can I change it?

  20. Veerappanna says:

    I want change exam centre…
    But how to changed exam centre

  21. SANJU SIDAR says:

    I request to my college pin code is wrong so please change my college pincode

  22. ranbir says:

    Application status is under process from four days????

  23. Anil says:

    Sir, I have done mistake in selection of caste..How can I change it.?

  24. Anusha says:

    Hello Sir,
    I completed B.Tech in may 2017.I want to apply for GATE.Could you please suggest me which certificate can I upload as eligibility for degree?I had 7th semester marks memo and provisional certificate which I had used as eligibility certificate for the GATE 2017.Could you please tell me which one is the appropriate?

  25. Anusha says:

    I completed my graduation in 2017.I want to apply for the gate this year.Could you please tell me can I upload 7th semester marks memo as eligibility certificate for degree?Please help me

  26. J.Mounika says:

    actually i got a defect in my gate application form as by mistake i did not give my certificate name they said mis match plz tell me sir what can i do sir now

    • Rakesh Rajkumar says:

      Sir,i have made a mistake in filling the eligibility certificate in the application form by uploading false certificate.However,the application was accepted,but I want to change it as it may be a problem in the latter….how can I do that? Please help!!!

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