Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  (GATE) 2019
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                                       The examination is organized by the IITs & IISc, Bangalore on a rotation basis. This year, the exam is managed by the IIT, Madras. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level examination. It is conducted to offer admission into masters & direct doctoral programmes in engineering/technology/architecture and doctoral programme in relevant branches of science.
Important Date
Events Dates (Announced)
GATE 2019 Online Application Form Opens 1st September 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application 21st September 2018
Last date for registration (with late fee) 1st October 2018
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City 16th November 2018
Mock Test Release 3rd week of November 2018
Admit Card Downloading Starts 4th January 2019
GATE Aptitude Test 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2019
Answer Key Release Within a few days after examination
Announcement of Results 16th March 2019
Score Card Release 20th March to 31st May 2019
Counselling Starts 1st week of April 2019
GATE Eligibility Criteria
                                       Before application filling, candidates should ensure that they meet GATE eligibility criteria. Check below complete eligibility:


• Indian & Foreign National candidates are eligible to apply.

Age Criteria:

• There will be no age limit criteria to apply.
GATE Exam Pattern 2019
Papers: GATE examination will be conducted for 24 subjects/papers on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2019.
Exam Mode: It will be organized in online mode (computer-based test).
Type of Questions: In the examination, MCQs & Numerical type questions will be asked.
Attempt: Candidates can appear only in any one paper of GATE examination.
Session: Examination will be held in two sessions, i.e. forenoon (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) & afternoon (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM).
Duration: Exam duration will be of three hours.
Number of Questions: Total 65 questions will be asked in the examination.
Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.
Section Common in All GATE Papers: It is compulsory to attempt General Aptitude (GA) section.
GATE Admit Card
• Candidates will get admit card through online mode by entering their enrollment ID/email address & password.
• There will be no facility to send admit cards by post or email to the candidates.
• Downloading of GATE Hall Ticket 2019 will be started from 4th January 2019.
• Before examination start, biometric information (Photograph and Fingerprints) will be captured for randomly selected candidates.
• On the day of the examination, candidates must bring original ID proof (specified in application) along with admit card.
• Candidates should download admit card in color print.
GATE Result 2019
• Candidates will check GATE 2019 result on 16th March 2019.
• The result will be declared only through online mode.
• It can be viewed by entering enrollment number/registration number & date of birth.
• No result/rank will be sent through offline mode or any other mode.
GATE Cut Off 2019
                                       The cut off marks will be released after the result announcement for GATE admission. Check here details about GATE cut off including releasing mode, date, last year cut off, etc.

• It is the minimum marks which candidates have to obtain in the examination to get admission into various PG & other courses.
• Cut off will be published through online mode according to the categories & papers.
• Below, we have updated previous year qualifying cut off marks:
Paper Categories
Chemical Engineering (CH) 44.3 39.8 29.5
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 32.87 29 21
Civil Engineering (CE) 28.7 25.8 19.1
Electrical Engineering (EE) 25.2 25.2 16.7
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 25 22.5 16.6
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) 25 22.5 16.6
GATE Counselling 2019
• No centralized counselling will be organized by the authority for admission to PG courses.
• Candidates have to apply separately for each IIT.
• CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan admissions) will be conducted for admission to all NITs & several other centrally funded Institutions.
• GATE 2019 Counselling will be started in the month of April 2019 through online mode.
• Candidates, those have a valid GATE 2017/2018/2019 scorecard, they can apply for counselling.
• At the time of counselling registration, candidates have to fill choices of colleges & courses as per their preferences.
• Allotment of the seat will be done on the basis of rank, filled choices, category, availability of seats, etc.