GATE 2019 Eligibility, Age, Limit & Qualifying Criteria – Released Here

gate 2019Students wishing to apply for the GATE examination can check the GATE 2019 Eligibility criteria from here. The Eligibility criteria has been released officially. 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 2019, it will be conducted by IIT, Madras. Here we are providing details about GATE Eligibility 2019.

GATE Eligibility Criteria – Released Now

newiconGATE 2019 Eligibility criteria has been released by IIT Madras. Click here to check criteria.

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

General Eligibility:

  • 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.
  • Students appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam/degree are also eligible to apply (except in some 5 year integrated courses and AMIE etc.).
  • 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/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 completed2019
B.ArchBachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years)Pursuing in the final year or already completed2019
B.Sc. (Research)/ BSBachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Pursuing in the 4th year or already completed2019
M. Sc./ MCA/MA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any stream of Science/Mathematics / Computer Applications/ Statistics or equivalentPursuing in the final year or already completed2019
Int. ME/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.)Post-B.Sc Integrated Master degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year)Pursuing in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year or already completed2021
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 4th or 5th year or already completed2020
Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MSIntegrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated BS/MS programPursuing in the final year or already completed2019
Professional Society Examination (equivalent to BE/B.Tech/B.Arch)BE/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent exams of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE.Completed section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

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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  1. Soumen Ghosh says:

    hello sir.
    i am from Bangladesh. Am i able to seat for GATE 2019 exam?
    i have done my B.Tech on Computer Science and Engineering on April, 2018.

  2. Mohan says:

    I completed B.Tech in Part time at recognized university, can i able to appear for GATE Exam.

  3. Satish says:

    Is AMIE candidates can apply for Gate. Who are completed Section-A.

  4. Nikhil mehra says:

    Sir I Have completed BCA. Can I eligible for gate??

  5. Sireesha says:

    is maths or msc electronics in distance education eligible for gate exam ?

  6. Mallikarjun says:

    Hello sir,
    I am BE mechanical student I attended 2018 gate exam but I get negative number
    I am eligible for 2019 gate exam.or not . please give me information

  7. Amita says:

    i studying msc chemistry . I want to give a gate exam 2019 . Can i give a paper of chemical engineering . Means for bsc and msc student there is chemistry and for engineering student there is chemical engineering ?

  8. Narayan Swain says:

    Sir I have completed diploma but I want apply for GATE exam it is possible sir

  9. G.Srinivas says:

    I have completed BSC( Statistics). Can I apply GATE 2019

  10. dhamotharan says:

    I am BE/EEE Student. I have 3 backlogs. may I apply for GATE exam 2019?

  11. Hiral mahajan says:

    Sir, i have given exam in 2017 in last year of B tech but not cleared so can i gave exam in 2019

  12. AKASH yadav says:

    I am 12th passed student I want to take gate exam for ug +pg both

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