GATE 2021 Eligibility Criteria (Revised), Qualifying Criteria – Check Here
GATE 2021 Eligibility Criteria has been revised. Students wishing to apply for the GATE examination can check the complete eligibility details here. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering also referred as GATE is a national level entrance test which is regulated by IITs & IISC rotationally. This exam will be conducted for those aspirants looking for admissions in M.Tech/ ME and other programmes provided by IITs, NITs and other institutions and colleges. For the year 2021, it will be conducted by IIT, Bombay. Here we are providing complete details about GATE Eligibility 2021.
GATE Eligibility Criteria – Revised
GATE 2021 Eligibility Criteria has been revised. To appear in GATE 2021, the eligibility is relaxed from minimum 10+2+4 (appearing) to minimum 10+2+3 (appearing). Check below for more eligibility details.
Candidates should fulfill the given eligibility to fill GATE 2021 Application Form. Complete details about eligibility criteria are given below:
As per the newly changes introduced in GATE 2021, candidates who have successfully completed their 10+2+2 or 10+3+1 are eligible to apply. Also those who are currently appearing in the 3rd year of their UG degree/ higher years of study or graduated in any Govt. approved degree course in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science/ Arts/ Commerce are eligible to apply for GATE 2021.
- There is not any minimum or maximum age limit is prescribed for this examination.
- GATE exams are primarily meant for the candidates those completed their degrees from a recognized university.
- Candidate who registered after May 31, 2013 for certification equivalent to B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch from any of the professional societies (IE, ICE, IETE, AeSI, IIChemE, IIM, IIE, etc) but meets other eligibility criteria, are also eligible to apply for GATE 2021. However, as the matter is subjudice, the eligibility of such candidates is subjected to further orders of the court.
- There is not any minimum percentage is specified for appearing in GATE examination.
- No attempt limit is prescribed to apply for this exam.
Qualifying Degree Eligibility:
Before applying for the examination, candidates must check the eligibility criteria. Here we have mentioned the qualifying degree/examination for different courses:
|Qualifying Degree/Exam||Qualifying Degree/Exam (Descriptive)||Degree Status||Year of Qualification (Not later than)|
|BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm||Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those students are in the final year of such programs||Pursuing in the final year or already completed||2022|
|B.Arch||Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years)||Pursuing in the final year or already completed||2023 (for 5 year) & 2022 (for 4 year)|
|B.Sc. (Research)/ BS||Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)||Pursuing in the 3rd year or already completed||2022|
|M. Sc./ MCA/MA or equivalent||Master’s degree in any stream of Science/Mathematics / Computer Applications/ Statistics/ Arts or equivalent||Pursuing in the first year or already completed||2022|
|Int. ME/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.)||Post-B.Sc Integrated Master degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year)||Pursuing in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year or already completed||2024|
|Int. ME/ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)||Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year)||Pursuing in the 3rd, 4th or 5th year or already completed||2023|
|Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MS||Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated BS/MS program||Pursuing in the third year or already completed||2022|
|Professional Society Examination (equivalent to BE/B.Tech/B.Arch)||BE/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent exams of Professional Societies, recognized by MoE/UPSC/AICTE.||Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses||NA|
Candidates, those from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ethiopia & Singapore must have to completed or are in the last year of their bachelors degree in engineering/technology or masters degree (M.Sc) in any relevant science subject.
Note: If candidates is studying any higher degree or already get a degree higher than that mentioned in the above table, then candidates can select the minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.
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