GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria, Age & Qualifying Criteria – Get Here
GATE 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.
GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024
Candidates should fulfill the given eligibility to fill GATE 2024 Application Form. Complete details about eligibility criteria is provided below:
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/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||2025|
|B.Arch||Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years)/ Planning (4 years)/ Naval Architecture (4 year)||Pursuing in the final year or already completed||2026 (for 5 year) & 2026 (for 4 year)|
|MBBS/ BDS||MBBS/ BDS degree holder & those who are in 5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or higher semester||5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or higher semester||2025|
|B.Sc. (Research)/ BS||Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)||Pursuing in the 3rd year or already completed||2025|
|Pharma D (after 12th)||6 yrs degree program with residency training or internship from 3rd yr onwards||Currently in 3rd/ 4th /5th /6th year or already completed||2027|
|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||2025|
|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||Any 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 completed||2026|
|B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com||bachelors degree in any branch of Science/ Commerce/ Arts (3 year program)||currently in 3rd year or already completed||2024|
|Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MS||Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated BS/MS program||Pursuing in the third year or already completed||2026|
|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||Enrolled 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.
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