GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an national level entrance exam for admission to PG courses in the field of engineering and technology. Candidates can get admissions into M.Tech./Ph.D. programmes in IITs , IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions through GATE score. Every year, GATE is organized by the seven zonal IITs and an IISc on rotational basis. GATE 2018 Dates will be notified in July 2017.
|Commencement of Online Application Form||September 01, 2017 (Friday)|
|Last Date of Application Form Submission||October 05, 2017 (Thursday)|
|Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login||November 17, 2017 (Friday)|
|Admit Card Availability||January 05, 2018 (Friday)|
|GATE 2018 Exam Date||February 03, 04, 10 & 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)|
|Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website||March 17, 2018 (Saturday)|
|Section||1 Mark Question||2 Mark Question|
|No .of questions||Mark allocated||No .of questions||Mark allocated|
|Total Questions : 65||Total Marks : 100||Total Duration : 3 hours|
|Technical Section : 70 marks||General Aptitude: 15 marks||Engineering Mathematics : 15 marks|
|25 marks to 40 marks will allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions|
- Multiple choice questions which will carry one or two marks each. These will be objective questions in all papers and sections will four options, out of which the candidate will mark the correct answer(s), as per question.
- Numerical answer questions which will carry one or two marks each. The answers to these questions are real numbers and are to be entered by the candidate using the mouse and a virtual keypad that will be provided on the screen. No choices are shown for questions of this type.
|Questions Type||Marks||Negative Marking|
|Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)||1 mark||0.33|
|Numerical Answer Questions||1 mark||Nil|