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Entrance Exam India The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2010 Entrance Examination

Date and time of examination
Computer based Online GATE examination (for TF paper) Sunday, February 07, 2010, 09.30 hrs – 12.30 hrs
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) [Specialization in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy]
Master of Science (MSc) [Specialization in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications]
Doctoral Programme in Engineering (DPE)
Doctoral Programme Technology (DPT) ü Doctoral Programme Architecture (DPA)
Doctoral Programme Pharmacy (DPP) The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India

examination administered and conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE Committee comprising faculty from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. Admission to post graduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarship/assistantship at engineering colleges/institutes in the country are open to those who qualify through GATE. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy or Master degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for Master/Doctoral programmes in Engineering/ Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must additionally secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. GATE qualification, however, is not required for candidates with Master degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy who may be seeking scholarship/assistantship for relevant doctoral programmes. The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2010 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati , designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE 2010

Eligibility: The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE:

Bachelor degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

Master degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.

Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE (I), AMICE (I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE (I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

How To Apply: Candidates can submit Application Form in two different

modes: Offline and Online Offline Online Application fee General and OBC Rs 1000 Application fee General & OBC Rs. 800 SC/ST/PD Rs. 500 SC/ST/PD Rs. 400 Application Submission Process Application Submission Process

Step 1: Procurement of Application Form Candidate can obtain a packet containing: Offline Application Form Information Brochure

Acknowledgment Card Envelope from: Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment. Zonal GATE Office by sending a request letter and TWO self-addressed slips along with a Demand Draft for appropriate amount. Over the counter from Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount.

Step 1: Select Payment Option: Online Payment: Online Payment is possible through HDFC bank payment gateway using Mastercard or Visa credit cards or debit cards of certain banks. Offline payment: Offline payment is possible through a demand draft payable at Kanpur in the name of “Chairman GATE, IIT Kanpur”. Please obtain this prior to start of the online filling of the application.

Step 2: Obtain Digital Photo and Scanned Signature. Candidates are advised to have a digital photograph and scanned signature prior to starting the filling of application and these should be uploaded when applying Online. Otherwise they have to submit it later. Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable) SC/ST and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority. Authorities empowered to issue Certificates

Step 3: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable) SC/ST and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority. The Certificate should also be scanned so that it can be uploaded when applying online. Authorities empowered to issue Certificates. Step 3: Fill in the Application Form: Candidates must follow the instructions provided in GATE 2010 brochure.

Step 4: Apply Online: Candidates must follow the instructions provided on the online application form filling page. Step 4: Post/Submission Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, on or before Tuesday, November 03, 2009 OR It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office. Step 5: Post/Submission An application which is incomplete by not uploading the necessary documents can be completed by sending those documents by post along with a covering note that can be printed on the online site. All such documents must reach the GATE office at IIT Kanpur by November 3, 2009.

Important Dates: Aplication forms available from 22.09.2009 to 30.10.2009 Date and time of examination Sunday, February 07, 2010, 09.30-12.30 Online examination Sunday, February 07, 2010, 14.30-17.30 Offline examination all papers Sunday, February 14, 2010, 09.30- 12.30 Announcement of results Mar 15, 2010

Contact Addresses Zone-1 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012 Phone: 080-22932392
Fax: 080-23601227 email: gate(at) Zone-2 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai–400076 Phone: 022-25767068 Fax: 022-25723706 email: gateoffice(at) Zone-3 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016 Phone: 011-26591749 Fax: 011-26581579 email: gate(at) Zone-4 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati-781039 Phone: 0361-258 2751 Fax: 0361-2582755 email: gate(at) Zone-5 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016 Phone: 0512-2597412 Fax: 0512-259 0932 email: gate(at) Zone-6 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302 Phone: 03222-282091 Fax: 03222-278243 email: gate(at) Zone-7 Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036 Phone: 044-22578200 Fax:044-22578204 email: gate(at) Zone-8 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 Phone: 01332-284531 Fax: 01332-285707 email: gate(at) New Examination Cities included: IIT Bombay Zone: Loni, Pandharpur. IIT Delhi Zone: Dausa IIT Guwahati Zone: Tezpur IIT Madras Zone: Karimnagar, Khammam, Kothagudem, Nalgonda IIT Roorkee Zone: Muzaffarnagar New Bank Branch included for obtaining Information Brochure and Application Form: IIT Bombay Zone: Bangalore (IISc; St. Marks Road; Jayanagar) IIT Bombay Zone: Loni (Near Swami Samarth Mandir), Pandharpur (Sawarkar Road), Shegoan IIT Guwahati Zone: Bongaigaon (Main), Tezpur Main) IIT Madras Zone: Gudur,

2009 Karimnagar, Khammam, Kothagudem, Nalgonda What is new in GATE 2010 New
Paper introduced in GATE 2010: Biotechnology (BT) has been introduced as an independent paper from GATE 2010. Common Component of General Aptitude (GA) introduced in GATE 2010: Each GATE paper shall have a common General Aptitude (GA) component carrying 15 marks from GATE 2010. Papers to be discontinued from GATE 2010 onwards: Due to introduction of an independent paper in Biotechnology (BT), the Biotechnology section in Life Sciences (XL) paper has been discontinued from GATE 2010. There will not be GATE 2010 examination in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PY) paper. For more information about the organization which will be conducting a GATE like examination for PY, the candidates are advised to visit GATE 2010 website from time to time. ONLINE Examination for MN and TF paper: Computer based ONLINE examination for the paper MN will be held in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai, Roorkee on February 07, 2010 (Sunday) at 09.30 hrs – 12.30 hrs Computer based ONLINE examination for the paper TF will be held in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai, Roorkee February 07, 2010 (Sunday) 14.30 hrs – 17.30 hrs Online Application form with online payment option: Online payment is possible through HDFC bank payment gateway using Mastercard or Visa credit cards, and debit cards of certain banks as listed on the web site. Offline payment is also possible through a demand draft



If you have questions, please ask below


  1. suraj says:

    please can u give me the syllabus for iit gate 2010…

    and a list of books related to that;…

  2. SDS says:

    How many times i can attempt GATE examination?

  3. Alpesh says:

    Please, can you tell me the axact date of availability of the GATE 2010 application form ?

  4. roshni says:

    i need some list of books for gate preparation, and syllabus

  5. prathiba says:

    please can you suggest a book for biotechnology for the new syllabus in gate-2010

  6. shikha says:

    i am a student of bsc biotecnology. Am i eigible for GATE of branch lifescience.

  7. kavya says:

    can u please suggest books for the new syllabus in gate 2010 for biotechnology… and also are there any practice materials available???

  8. rajesh nani says:

    am studying mca….i want to write iit gate…pls tell me process of preparation and related books.

  9. KRISHNA says:

    i have 55% of marks in graduation of mechanical engg.
    can i get admission into iits with valid gate score

  10. KRISHNA says:

    what is minimum % of marks to be obtained in graduation to get entry into iits.

  11. smita says:

    i get 11.33 marks in gate,and gate score 197.whter i apply for PG or not?

  12. muthu says:

    I got 5.33 marks in cs dept gate 2010. please tell any chances to use that mark

  13. neelam says:

    i m an obc candidate nd scored 23 marks i am eligible for getting score card or not

  14. laljee shukla says:

    hello sir ..
    i m im in 6sem be pleas suggst me
    how to prepar……….?

  15. anusha says:

    please tell me the process to attend for the counselling

  16. md badar izmam says:

    My category OBC,I have scored 22 MARKS but eligibility of obc is 22.50 & my gate score is 327 will u confirm me im eligible for Mtech.or not please..please.

  17. ranjit kumar says:

    I am having a small query regarding Gate scholarship. i had qualified gate and completed my M.pharm and now i m interested in doing phd. My query is wether can i get scholarship for phd with gatescore.. pls try to rly me as soon aspossible

  18. neha says:

    i am pursuing bca hons (4 years). am i eligible for appearing in GATE

  19. yaman says:

    hello sir,
    i am in the second year.i have heard that we can also give the GATE exam in third year.
    sir,is it true that the score we get in GATE exam when we are in third year is valid till we complete our graduation and we can take admission through our that score that we get in third year GATE exam.

  20. anirudh says:

    If we appeared for gate exam in 3rd year…..can we get admission with that rank after 4th year???

  21. ankita says:

    sir, im doing bca(hons) which is 4 year course(8 semesters).am i eligible for GATE.PLZZZZZZZZZ…REPLY URGENTLY.

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