GATE Notification


Organizing Institute: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Admission to Postgraduate Courses (Masters and Doctoral) in the country, with MHRD and other Government Scholarships/ Assistant ships in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science, is open to those who qualify in GATE.

Validity of GATE 2019 score will be for a period of 3 (THREE) YEARS ONLY from the date of announcement of results. For all the papers, GATE 2019 examination will be conducted in only ONLINE mode. For some of the papers the examination will be conducted in multiple sessions. For details, please visit GATE 2019 website.

Important Dates for GATE

Important EventsDayDate
GATE Online Application Processing System(GOAPS) Website OpensTuesday3th September 2019
Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application (through Website)Thursday24th September 2019
Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application (through Website)Thursday1st October 2019
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional free will be applicable)Friday15th November 2020
Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing)Friday3rd January 2020
GATE 2020 Online Examination Forenoon : 9.30 AM to 12.30 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon : 2.30 PM to 5.30
Saturday and SundayFebruary, 1st, 2th, 8th and 9st February 2020
Commencement of Application Process3th September 2019
Last date to fill the Application form24th September 2019
Extended date for submitting online application form1st October, 2019
Last date to request the change of exam city15th November, 2019
Admit card download3rd January, 2020
GATE 2020 Exam datesFebruary 1, February 2, February 8, February 9, 2020

Dates of Examination

GATE 2020 Exam Dates have been released on the official website i.e. The exam is scheduled to be held on February 1, 2, 8 and 9 in two sessions. As per the released schedule, GATE 2020 Registration will start from September 3, 2019.


Only the following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE :

  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course) and those who are in the final year of such programs
  • Bachelor’s degree holders of Four-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs
  • Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science / Mathemat-ics / Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and those in the second or higher year of such programs.
  • Holders of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering / Technology and those in the fourth or higher year of such programs.
  • Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degree and those in the final year of such programs.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed sec-tion A of AMIE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

Pattern of GATE

Examinations for all the papers will be conducted as Computer Based Tests only.
Candidate CategoryModeApplication Fee in Rs.
Women candidatesOnline Net Banking750
SC/ST/PwD candidatesOnline Net Banking750
All other candidatesOnline Net Banking1500

The application fee has to be paid only online either through e-challan or through net banking.

Application Time Lines

Submission of Application and supporting documents

Starting Date: 3th September 2019

Ending Date : 24th September 2019

How to Apply
All candidates must apply ONLINE. Further details and ONLINE application form can be obtained by accessing any of the GATE/JAM zonal websites (or by scanning the image below using a QR reader facility that is available on many mobile phones).


Get information by accessing any IISc / IIT websites, links as given below.