GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria, Age & Qualifying Criteria – Get Here

GATE 2024GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria can be checked online by the authority with the release of notification/ brochure. Students wishing to apply for the GATE 2024 examination must 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.

GATE 2024 exam will be conducted by IISc Bangalore for those aspirants looking for admissions in M.Tech/ ME and other programmes provided by IITs, NITs and other institutions and colleges. Here we are providing complete details about GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024.

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GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates should fulfill the given eligibility to fill GATE 2024 Application Form. Complete details about eligibility criteria is provided below:

General Eligibility:

As per the newly changes introduced previously, candidates who have successfully completed their 10+2+2 or 10+3+1 will be eligible to apply for GATE 2024.

Also, those who will be 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 will be eligible to apply for GATE 2024.

  • There will be no minimum or maximum age limit as prescribed for this examination.
  • GATE exams are primarily meant for the candidates those completed their degrees from a recognized university.
  • Candidate who registered after prescribed period 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, will be also eligible to apply for GATE 2024. However, as the matter is subjudice, the eligibility of such candidates will be subjected to further orders of the court.
  • There will be no minimum percentage specified for appearing in GATE examination.
  • No attempt limit will be 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/ExamQualifying Degree/Exam (Descriptive)Degree StatusYear of Qualification (Not later than)
BE/ B.Tech/ B.PharmBachelor’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 programsPursuing in the final year or already completed2025
B.ArchBachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years)/ Planning (4 years)/ Naval Architecture (4 year)Pursuing in the final year or already completed2026 (for 5 year) & 2026 (for 4 year)
MBBS/ BDSMBBS/ BDS degree holder & those who are in 5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or higher semester5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or higher semester2025
B.Sc. (Research)/ BSBachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Pursuing in the 3rd year or already completed2025
Pharma D (after 12th)6 yrs degree program with residency training or internship from 3rd yr onwardsCurrently in 3rd/ 4th /5th /6th year or already completed2027
M. Sc/ MCA/ MA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any stream of Science/ Mathematics / Computer Applications/ Statistics/ Arts or equivalentPursuing in the first year or already completed2025
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 completedAny year
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 completed2026
B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Combachelors degree in any branch of Science/ Commerce/ Arts (3 year program)currently in 3rd year or already completed2024
Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MSIntegrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated BS/MS programPursuing in the third year or already completed2026
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 coursesEnrolled upto “31st May 2024”

Candidates, those from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ethiopia & Singapore either have to complete or must in the last year of their bachelors degree in engineering/technology or masters degree (M.Sc) in any relevant science subject to be eligible.

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.

For any other queries related to GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria, you can ask us by leaving your comments below in the comment box.

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  1. Hey!
    I have completed my masters degree this year,but due to some official reasons my degree certificate is at hold, so will submitting my marksheets will be considered enough.

  2. I am enrolling in IIT Madras online course for BSc(AI & ML) . May i eligible for GATE after completing my BSc from online course ?

  3. Sir I am student of 3rd year .am I eligible for gate.if I am eligible ,then what documents should I upload.

  4. Sir I m final year student I have chemistry as one of the main subject but I don’t have maths in 12 the standrad ……can I eligible for gate 2021 pls sir explain it pls …..

  5. Sir ,
    I have completed my AMIE in electrical and electronics engg..shall I eligible for gate examinations…?

  6. Hi all,My name is adithya.i have completed my BTech in Chemical Engineering,am I eligible to attempt both Chemical Engineering and environmental science paper for gate.If yes what is application process shall one application is enough for both papers or seperate payments and applications to be made for each? Please help me out

  7. Is students who joined their B.Tech in 2018 and not completed 4th semester due to covid 19 are also eligible for gate 2021

  8. I appeared for gate 2020 …qualified it but not satisfoed with the marks,so want to repeat it… there any specific declaration or a particular form i have to submit with applying for gate 2021?…

  9. Sir, I am just graduated from NIFT in Bachelor of Design, am I eligible for GATE according to the new rules ?

  10. I had detained in second year of btech
    Again I had rejoined last year
    Currently I am third year can I apply for gate2021
    I will be graduated in2022

  11. Sir, I am doing dual degree (B. TECH + M.Tech).And I am. In 4 year of So how can I apply or any suggestions
    Regarding this?

  12. i’ve completed my BE in 2012 and the application is not giving me that option to select am i elligible or not?

  13. Sir,
    I did my Btech course in 2010- 2014 batch. I have 1 backlog on which the results are due, and should be published before the GATE 2017 results. So am i eligible for applying for 2017 GATE? if yes what eligibility proof document should i submit? i don have a provisional certificate,but only course completion certificate and final year mark sheet ready for today. is it ok? and what should i enter in year of passing column? please help soon

  14. Sir i have completed my third year B.E in may 2016.i couldn’t countinue my final year in this academic year due to health issues. I would like to continue in next academic can i appear for GATE 2017.please suggest me

    1. No. In your case you will be completing your 4th year in 2018, GATE 2017 is for only those candidates who are either appearing in their final year or who have completed their final yr.

  15. sir i have paid money,but it was saying to pay again money
    plzz solve my problem sir
    my registration no is :-R405H76 plzz solve my payment method sir

  16. i m last yaer B.E.(mining engineering). i shoud say to you that previous resuld are remaining due to backlog. can i submit or apply in GATE-2017.

  17. I hav cleared my 3rd sem of MSc math but may 4rth sem marklist is not there because of 1 paper bachlok
    Can i apply for gate 2017 on the basis of 3rd marklist? Please reply

  18. Dear Sir,
    I was having backlog but had clear that in may 2016 examination but had not recieved any certificate, So what will be the better option from your point of view. As i am very much in need of giving the GATE Exam of 2017.
    Please suggest

  19. Sir I completed my degree in this year im clear in all sem but my 8th sem marksheet is in withheld so can I able to apply form on my 7th sem marksheet???

  20. Sir I have done my in 2016 but I have not provisional marksheet and 8th sem marksheet so can I submitted 7th sem marksheet in form

    1. Sir,i am 2016 passed out graduate, i don’t have provisional yet,but I have 8th semester marks memo …is it enough for providing btech completed proof…..
      And I also have course completion certificate sir…..please confirm quickly

  21. how can i register from out side of India . the online registration state is only for Indian states so pleas help me as soon as possible.
    from Ethiopia

  22. iwas passout in 2016 i have one backlog to complete my , may i eligible for gate can i submit my 8th sem certificate plzzzzz reply sirrrrrr

  23. I did complete my in 2016 ,but i have one backlog , i will clear that in this month only , am i able to fill gate form now ?

    1. I did complete my in 2016 ,but i have one backlog , i will clear that in this month only , am i able to fill gate form now ?

      1. dear sir i completed my B.E degree in 2014 .am i eligible for GATE 2017 If i am eligible which year of passing i chose.

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