GATE 2019 Examination to Be Held on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th February 2019 (Download PDF)


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GATE Application Form 2019 is now available at GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) is open for receiving applications till 1st Oct. , 2018. This year, IIT Madras will conduct GATE 2019 on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th Feb. , 2019 in computer-based mode.

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  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE is conducted for admission to M. Tech/Ph. D. & other Govt. Scholarships/Assistantships in field of engineering and technology.
  1. GATE 2019 examination will be conducted for total 24 papers.
  2. New paper Statistics (Code – ST) has been added.
  3. Students will also get opportunity to submit application form after due date.
  4. IIT, Madras is conducting authority of GATE 2019 examination.
  • The exam is conducted annually by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati and Roorkee) on a rotational basis.

Important Exam Dates

Table contain shows the Important Exam Dates

Table contain shows the Important Exam Dates


Dates (Announced)

GATE 2019 Online Application Form Opens

1st Sept. 2018

Last Date for Submission of Application

22nd Sept. 2018

Application correction

27th Sept. – 1st Oct. 2018

Last date for registration (with late fee)

1st Oct. 2018

Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable)

16th Nov. 2018

Mock Test Release

3rd week of Nov. 2018

Admit Card Downloading Starts

4th Jan. 2019

GATE Aptitude Test

2nd & 3rd Feb. (9: 30 AM to 12: 00 Noon) & 9th & 10th Feb. 2019 (2: 30 PM to 5: 30 PM)

Answer Key Release

W/i 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

Registration Process

  • Candidates can register & fill application only through online mode on official website.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned images such as photograph (Max. Size: 480×640 pixels, Min. Size: 240×320 pixels & Dimension: 3.5cm × 4.5cm) & signature (Max. Size: 160×560, Min. Size: 80×280 pixels & Dimension: 2cm × 7cm).
  • Candidates also have to upload certificate of qualifying degree, category certificate and/or Dyslexic certificate (if applicable).
  • Candidates can choose 3 exam cities as examination centres.
  • Candidates have to fill ID number specified in any of the following, i. e. Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Driving License, Employee ID, Passport, PAN Card & Voter ID.
  • Candidates should take a print copy of GATE application form 2019 for further references.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee can be deposited through online mode by using either net banking or debit card or credit card.
  • The fee will be non-refundable & non-transferable.

Table contain shows the Categories and fee

Table contain shows the Categories and fee



For Examination Centers in India

SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates

Rs. 750

All Other Categories

Rs. 1500

Late Fee

Rs. 500 (22nd Sep to 1st Oct 2018)

For Examination Centers in Foreign Countries (All Candidates)

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

US $50

Dubai and Singapore

US $100

Late Fee

US $20 (22nd Sep to 1st Oct 2018)

GATE Exam Pattern

  • Papers: GATE examination will be conducted for 24 subjects/papers.
  • Exam Mode: It will be organized in online mode (computer-based test).
  • Type of Questions: 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 2 sessions, i. e. forenoon (9: 00 AM to 12: 00 Noon) & afternoon (2: 00 PM to 5: 00 PM).
  • Validity of Score Card: GATE 2019 score card will be valid for 3 years from date of declaration of result.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Number of Questions: Total 65 questions

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- Published/Last Modified on: September 27, 2018


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