GATE Eligibility: All the Details
The candidates possessing required academic background, Which are stated below are qualified to give the GATE Examination:
The bachelor's degree holders Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy i.e.. 4 years after 10 + 2 and those candidates who are studying in the final year of respective programmes.
The master degree holders in any stream of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those candidates who are studying in the final year of respective programmes.
The candidates studying in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master's degree programme i.e.. Post-BSC in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master's degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering or Technology.
Candidates possessing the qualifications obtained through the examinations organised by professional societies accredited by UPSC/AICTE e. g AMIE as similar to BE or BTech, Candidates who have done with Section A or similar kind of such professional courses are also qualified.
It must be noted that only the mentioned categories of candidates are qualified to appear for GATE 2013. Essential crucial documents must be attached and submitted ONLINE or via a post meanwhile the submission of the application form.
Certificate from Principal
Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their Principal, as indicated from the above table have to avail a signature from their principal on a certificate that will be printed on the application PDF file provided after the process of online application submission gets over:
Candidates with Backlogs
Candidates who are studying in the final semester or year exam in the year 2012, but with a backlog also known as arrears or failed subjects in any of the papers in their degree need to submit the following quoted below-
Copy of any one of the marks-sheets of the final year OR
Letter from the principal stating that the student has a backlog from an earlier semester or year to be cleared and cannot get a course completion certificate now. Such certificate will also needs to be attach in the last portion of the PDF application form after you submit application online.