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GATE: Eligibility, Scholarship, Pattern | Details

What is GATE? Gate Score Card Details | Eligibility | Exam Pattern

Graduation Aptitude Test which also known as GATE, is one of the premier entrance examinations conducted across the country in order to select interested candidates for programs like Masters and Doctoral. The exam is jointly organized by the famous institutions {Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian of Technologies (Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai and Bombay)}. It is a Computer Based test with the purpose of giving opportunity to those willingly aspirants who wants to complete their post-Graduate degree from a recognized university/college. Every year the examination is conducted and various graduated students fill the application form, after giving the entrance examination you will get a score card on your result day which will tell your performance in GATE.

GATE Exam Score Card

As we mentioned in our above paragraph that once you qualify for the examination, various institution will offer you post-graduation degree by seeing your Score Card. So, Score card is widely important for the aspirant’s future because it signify your performance in the entrance examination. Moreover, financially help is also given by MHRD and other government organization to the qualified candidates but first they have to score a valid GATE score. Therefore you should keep in mind that different colleges have various criteria regarding scholarship. We would like to tell you more about the stiffened process because it plays an important role in the post-graduation of a particular aspirant. Check out the details given below regarding GATE scholarship and get ready to clear your gate paper.

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GATE Exam Scholarship

A good score card is required for making into the scholarship criteria. Various Institution have different rules but one is common that is the qualification of GATE along with a valid score card. MHRD or Ministry of Human Resource is well known for providing scholarship to the gate qualified students and in order to apply for it, you have to just score a eligible marks, then fill the online application form regarding your college details as well as bank account. After completing all the process your stipend will be credited in the respective bank every month for two years. As per the rules of MHRD, the aspirants will have to maintain his/her attendance for continuing the stiffened. Also, if you know about other examination such as UPSC just go through the direct link provided here, UPSC NDA 2 form 2018.

GATE Exam Eligibility Criteria

Before any further details we would like you to know about the eligibility criteria of the GATE. Aspirants who eagerly want to appear in the examination must have the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Firstly Indian Aspirants are eligible for Gate along with those who belong to nepal, sri lanka, singapore, Ethiopia, Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates.
  2.  Bachelor’s degree from any recognized institution in Technology/Engineering/Technology/ Architecture (4 Years after passing 12th/Post-Bsc/Post-Diploma) is mandatory as it is the examination of post-graduation. Moreover if you have qualified or are in the final year of Master’s degree then it must be from the following subjects Mathematics/Science/Statistics/ Computer.
  3. There is no minimum age limit set by the board of GATE for appearing in the examination.

GATE Exam Pattern

A better knowledge about something always leads to a good point. Make your daily study schedule according to the exam pattern of the GATE. The paper will comprises of 65 questions with total of 100 marks, Duration of 3 hour will be given to the candidates and in that duration they have to answer various question divided into three sections. The first one is of General Aptitude (Mandatory), secondly the Engineering Mathematics and thirdly the section of that specific subject, you have opted earlier.Also, if we take a look towards the marking scheme of GATE then, by correcting an MCQs you get 1 mark else 1/3 will be deducted, for wrong 2 mark MCQs 2/3 mark will be deducted, Zero when you not attempt your question and there is no negativity marks will be done for Numerical Type Questions.

Name of The Exam GATE (Graduation Aptitude Test Engineering)
GATE Exam Pattern
  • 3 hour Duration.
  • 65 questions  with 100 marks Total.
  • Three sections- General Aptitude (Mandatory), Engineering Mathematics and section of your specific subject.
  • For correcting MCQs you get 1 mark whereas 1/3 will be deducted.
  • For 2 mark MCQs, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
  • Zero Marks for attempting no question.
  • no negativity marks for Numerical Type Questions.

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