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GATE Eligibility Criteria. Check Out the Details of Educational Qualification, Age Limit, and more.

| Updated: Dec 18, 2019, 16:05 IST

GATE Eligibility Criteria is the list of requirements which are expected from the students who aspire to attempt GATE 2019. Documents required and other information about authorised officials related to GATE Eligibility Criteria are provided in this article. More important details about GATE Eligibility Criteria is given in this content for your reference.


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GATE Eligibility Criteria. Check Out the Details of Educational Qualification, Age Limit, and more.

GATE Eligibility Criteria. Check Out the Details of Educational Qualification, Age Limit, and more.

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2020 @gate.iitd.ac.in

Candidates to appear for GATE to ensure they meet the prescribed eligibility criteria of GATE 2020, as otherwise, they will not consider for admission. Check this page some of the vital eligibility parameters that Students can know the academic qualification, age limit, and nationality, and more.

Academic Qualification Details:

Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria related to the qualifying exam, which has detailed in the table below.

              Degree  

                                                                                    Eligible Degree / Examination

Description         

Year of Qualification not later than 

B.E./B.Tech./ B.Pharm.

Students must be a Bachelor in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology)        

Qualified or is in final year    

2020        

B.Arch.      

Candidate must have completed Bachelor of Architecture (5 years course) 

Qualified or is in final year 

2020 

B.Sc.(Research)/ B.S.

Candidate need to have completed Bachelor of Science degree (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)   

Qualified or is in final year

2020     

Pharm.D.(after 10+2)        

Student must have completed 6 years programme having internship or residency training during sixth year as part of it  

Qualified or is in 4th            /5th or 6th year     

2022        

M.Sc./ M.A./ MCA or           

equivalent

Applicants need to have Masters in Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications, or   equivalent

Qualified or is in final year 

2020  

M.E./ M.Tech.           

(Post-B.Sc.)

Students should have done Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years programme)   

Qualified or is currently in 2nd/3rd /4th  year      

2022     

M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)       

Applicants should have completed Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology (5 years             programme)        

Qualified or is currently in    4th / 5th year  

2021     

M.Sc./Int. B.S.-M.S. 

Aspirants applying must have completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program

Qualified/ or is in final year      

2020       

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch.)  

Students need to have completed B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of professional courses  Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)    

Completed Section A/ equivalent professional course    

NA     

Nationality Details:

  • Indian nationals are Qualify to apply for the GATE exam  
  • Additionally, Students from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) can also apply.

Age bar: 

  • There is no age bar for appearing in the GATE exam.

Introduction to GATE Eligibility Criteria

GATE Eligibility Criteria is listed by Indian Institute of Technology Madras. One who satisfy the eligibility criteria provided by GATE will be able to appear for the GATE 2019. All the academic qualifications, nationality, age related criteria is provided for the students to be qualified with in order to take the exams and obtain admissions further. Those who do not satisfy the provided GATE Eligibility Criteria will not be able to attend the exams and is also applicable only for GATE exams. But the eligibility criteria varies according to different courses and different institutions. Check out the entire article to know the eligibility criteria to appear for the GATE exams.

What are the General GATE Eligibility Criteria?

Students who aspire to attend GATE exams should know its eligibility criteria before filling and submitting GATE application form. The general GATE Eligibility Criteria are listed below.

  1. Nationality
  • All Indian Candidates are allowed to appear for GATE Exams.
  • Also candidates who belong to the countries namely Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Singapore, Ethiopia, and United Arab Emirates will be able to appear for GATE Exams.
  1. Age
  • Candidates with no age limit can appear for the exam. There is no restriction on age.
  1. Academic requirement
  • There is no minimum pass percentage required in the qualifying degree in order to appear for GATE exams of 2019.
  • Students should have completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology or a Masters in the relevant subject.
  • Final year students of the Masters degree can also apply for GATE 2019.

What is the GATE Eligibility Criteria for Different Courses?

GATE Eligibility Criteria for different courses and all important details that are to be noted by the candidates to apply for GATE exams are provided in the table given below.

Qualifying Degree

Description of qualifying degree

Eligible candidates

Documents to be submitted for students who has completed in 2018 or earlier

Documents to be submitted for students who are expected to complete in 2019

B.E or B.Pharm or B.Tech

4 years after 10+2  bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology.

(OR)

3 years after B.Sc or Diploma in engineering or technology. Final year students can also apply.

 

 

Already completed or currently in the final year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

B.Arch

5 years bachelor degree in architecture

Already completed or currently in the final year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

B.Sc Research or B.S

4 years after 10+2  bachelor’s degree in science

(OR)

Post Diploma in Science

Already completed or currently in the final year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

M.Sc / MA /MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Applications or equivalent

Already completed or currently in the final year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

(pertaining to Masters)

Certificate from principal

Int. M.E / M.Tech (Post B.Sc)

Post B.Sc Integrated Masters degree in engineering or technology (4 years programme)

Already completed or currently in 2nd or 3rd or 4th year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

Int. M.E / M.Tech or dual degree (after diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Masters degree in engineering or technology (4 years programme)

Already completed or currently in 3rd or 4th year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

Int. M.Sc

Int. B.S.- M.S

Integrated M.Sc or five year integrated B.S.- M.S programme

Already completed or currently in the final year

Degree certificate/ Provisional certificate / course completion certificate

 

 

Certificate from principal

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.Tech or B.E or B.Arch )

B.Tech or B.E or B.Arch recognized by UPSC or MHRD or AICTE

Completed section A or equivalent of such professional course

Professional certificate / Provisional certificate / course completion certificate / Membership Certificate issued by Society or institute

 

Mark sheet copy for section A

What are the Documents to be Uploaded?

All the documents that are necessary to prove GATE eligibility criteria are to be submitted by the candidates. The students according to above given eligibility criteria has to be submit the necessary certificates from the proper authorization. For candidates who are in the final year or the ones who had already completed will have to provide their provisional certificate or degree certificate or course completion certificate according to the necessity. Students having a backlogs will have to provide the final year certificates with the clearance of all backlogs. For all students belonging to SC or ST or PwD will have to produce the respective certificate from the authorised officials. Any differently abled or dyslexic candidates should provide necessary medical certificate in order to obtain the help of scribe.

Who are the Authorised Officials to Issue SC/ST/PwD Certificates?

Students have to submit SC or ST or PwD certificates that are issued by the authorised certificates. Here is the list of authorised officials for this purpose.

Category

Authorised officials

Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribes (ST)

  • District Magistrate
  • Additional District Magistrate
  • Collector
  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Commissioner
  • 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate
  • City Magistrate
  • Sub -Divisional Magistrate
  • Taluk Magistrate
  • Executive Magistrate
  • Extra Additional Commissioner
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate
  • Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate
  • Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the position of Thasildhar
  • Sub- Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate resides.
  • Administrator or Secretary to Administrator or Development Officer

 

Person with Disability (PwD)

  • Dyslexia Trust of Kolkata, Divya Jalan, Aruna Baskar 3, Dover Park, Kolkata-700019
  • Madras Dyslexia Association, 94 Park View, 1st Floor, GN Chetty Road, Chennai-600017
  • Maharashtra Dyslexia Association, 003, Amit Park Building, L J Road, Deonar, Mumbai- 400088
  • Dyslexia Association of India, MZ - 47, Center Stage Mall, Plot No. 001, Block L, Sector 18, Noida- 201303
  • Dyslexia Association of Andhra Pradesh, 3-4-497/1, 1st Floor Macherla Gastrology Hospital, Reddy College Road, Barkatpura, Hyderabad, Telangana-500027

 

 

 

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