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 M.Tech/M.Sc in engineering/technology/architecture and P.hD in relevant branches of science. Through this article, candidates can get complete information about GATE 2019 including application submission, eligibility, exam centers, pattern, marks/score, answer keys, result, scorecard, etc.
New Changes Introduced this Year:
There are some major changes has been done for the GATE 2019 examination, which are mentioned below:
The GATE 2019 examination will be conducted for total 24 papers. A new paper Statistics (Code – ST) has been added.
Students will also get an opportunity to submit the application form after the due date.
IIT, Madras is the conducting authority of GATE 2019 examination.
GATE 2019 Exam Dates
Here, we have updated official schedule & GATE exam dates:
Events Dates (Announced)
GATE 2019 Online Application Form Opens 1st September 2018
The 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 2019 Registration
Candidates can check this section to know complete details about the GATE application form 2019:
Candidates can register & fill application only through online mode on the official website.
GATE 2019 application form can be filled from 1st September 2018 to 21st September 2018.
Upload your scanned images such as photograph (Maximum Size: 480×640 pixels, Minimum Size: 240×320 pixels & Dimension: 3.5cm × 4.5cm) and signature (Maximum Size: 160×560, Minimum Size: 80×280 pixels & Dimension: 2cm × 7cm).
Candidates also have to upload certificate of qualifying degree, category certificate and/or Dyslexic certificate (if applicable).
At the time of GATE registration 2019, candidates can choose three exam cities as examination centres.
Candidates also 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.
There is no need to send any hard copy of application/documents to the officials.
Candidates should take a print copy of GATE application form 2019 for further references.
The application fee will be deposited through online mode by using either net banking or debit card or credit card.
The fee will be non-refundable & non-transferable.
The fee details are given below in the table:
SC/ST/PwD/ Female candidates-Rs. 750
All Other Categories-Rs. 1500
Late Fee-Rs. 500
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
GATE 2019 Admit Card
In this section, we are providing details about GATE admit card 2019 releasing date, mode & other details:
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 2019 Cut Off
The cut off marks will be released after the result announcement for GATE admission. Check here details about GATE cut off 2019 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:
GEN OBC SC/ST/PH
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.