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GATE 2017 Eligibility :

Note to the Candidates : Before starting the application process, the candidate must :

1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria of GATE 2017.

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2017 :

The categories of candidates eligible to appear for GATE 2017 are given in Table below.

Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree / Examination ( Descriptive ) Description of Eligible Candidates Year of qualification cannot be later than
B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Pharm. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology ( 4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering / Technology ) Currently in the final year or already completed 2017
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture ( Five years course ) Currently in the final year or already completed 2017
B.Sc. ( Research ) / B.S. Bachelor’s degree in Science ( Post – Diploma / 4 years after 10+2 ) Currently in the 4th year or already completed 2017
M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the final year or already completed 2017
Int. M.E / M.Tech ( Post – B.Sc. ) Post – BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology ( Four year program ) Currently in the 2nd / 3rd / 4th year or already completed 2019
Int. M.E. / M.Tech or Dual Degree ( after Diploma or 10+2 ) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology ( Five year program ) Currently in the 4th / 5th year or already completed 2018
Int. M.Sc / Int. B.Sc / M.Sc. Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.Sc / M. Sc. program Currently in the final year or already completed 2017
Professional Society Examination ( equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. ) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD / UPSC / AICTE ( e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers – India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers – India ) Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

Note :

For GATE International Candidates from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and UAE, the eligibility criteria to write GATE 2017 is : Candidates who have completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant subject or are in the final year of the program.

In case a candidate has passed one of the qualifying examinations as mentioned above in 2017 or earlier, the candidate has to submit the degree certificate / provisional certificate / course completion certificate / professional ceritificate / membership certificate issued by the society or institute. In case, the candidate is expected to complete to complete one of the qualifying criteria in 2017 or later as mentioned above, he/she has to submit a certificate from Principal or a copy of marks card for section A of AMIE.

Certificate from Principal :

Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their college Principal have to obtain one from his / her institution beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.

Candidates with backlogs :

Candidates, who have appeared in the final semester / year exam in 2017, but with a backlog ( arrears / failed subjects ) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should

1. upload a copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year, ( OR )

2. obtain a declaration from their Principal along with the signature and seal beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.

127 thoughts on “GATE Eligibility 2017

  1. respected sir, sir i have completed m.sc in biotechnology and before that b.sc in zoology so my ques is , is i am eligible for gate in biotechnology ?

  2. sir i am studying in bsc pmcs and i want to do mca for my further studies and i reequire a addmnission in iit institute so i want to know how do i get addmission in iit institute is there any reuirements of gate exam to be cleared for mca or if there is any other exam please let me know sir…………thanking you

  3. Respected Sir

    Sir,I have complete my B.Sc(p.c.m) group and pursuing M.Sc Physics form Open University. Is i am Eligible to appear for Gate exam.

  4. respected sir,i have completed B.TECH(agri.engg.) in the year 2015 and i have qualified in gate 2015, shall i eligible for this year admition?? if yes, is there any terms and condition?? please tell me sir….

  5. Respected sir,I am studying Master of physical education MPE…shall I eligible for this exam

  6. Respected sir/mem,
    i have done B.E. in 2015(cse), but sir i have not provisional degree certificate. so what i do? plz tell me sir/mem.

  7. Sir I have completed my MCA from SMU by distance education. Am I eligible for gate 2016?

  8. i have completed BscIt from punjab technical university in Distance mode and now i am persuading A – level from NIELIT. Could i be able to attend the GATE 2016

  9. I am studying BCA ( Bachelor in Computer Application )… Shall I eligible for written for the GATE exam… Plz, tell me…

  10. I HAVE COMPLETED MY B.E-ECE IN 2014. AFTER ONE YEAR GAP, NOW I’M DOING ME-EMBEDDED(FIRST YEAR). WAS I ELIGIBLE FOR GATE 2016?. IS MY QUALIFICATION COMES UNDER “INT.M.E/M.TECH OR DUAL DEGREE”..

  11. I have passed BE in 2015 and because i have cleared 1 of the backlog of previous year semester along with final year semesters, I have my final year results held in reserve.
    What should i mention in eligibility certificate?
    OR
    Does GATE accept Gazette result of final year?

  12. I had completed my bsc 3 years course with botany zoology and chemistry as main subject. Whether i m eligible for gate lifescience exam or not plz tell me as soon as possible. Its too important for me

  13. Can we do m tech in chemical engineering After msc chemistry my percentage in graduation was. 54.60. Bt in msc I score 63. % marks .so I would know that what is % eligibility criteria for appearing gate exam

  14. Sir i have completed b.tech in 2015.
    Can submit only Internet copy marksheet because provisional certificate is not available

  15. i have a back in MCA 6th sem.. so i don’t have provisional 0r degree certificate. so how could i fill the gate form… please reply me with details… m waiting for your reply

  16. I have a back lock in 8th sem..so I don’t have provisional or degree certificate. So how could I fill the gate form.can u reply in detail..
    Waiting for your reply

  17. i have completed btech in ece 2015 iam pursuing mtech 1st year so this year gate exam eligible are not for written this exam 2015

  18. I have completed M.Sc in medical Microbiology in year April 2014. Should I eligible for GATE exam?

  19. Hello.
    I have completed my b.sc hons in electronics (3 year) degree n i m interested in doing m. Tech. As i knw one must have minimum 4 year of education after 10+2. So, what if i do one year post graduation diploma. Will i be eligible for m. Tech?

  20. I have done MCA and working in an organisation from at 4 years.I want to give GATE exam. can u please let me know when i can fill the form and syllabus for MCA?

  21. sir im now second year in the dept of EEE.now i can write the gate exam.or else when it is possible to write…please reply sir

  22. sir m in my final year of Bsc zoology honours.can i appear for Gate exam? and what is the date of exam and what are the eligibility criteria.

  23. Sir I have completed my diploma in IT and I have no 12th and I am pursuing in b.tech 3rd year IT. Do I am eligible for gate exam.

  24. sir,i passed my BE in 2014 but had one backlog in final year and one in 7th.sem.sir,am i eligibal for GATE 2015 ? if yes which certificate i should attach while submitting the form online as i have not been given any document by university.
    Pl.help me as time is running short for submission of form.

  25. Sir, i am open university student. i am in 4th year of chemical. am i eligible for gate exam? if i am eligible sohow can i apply for gate?

  26. Sir i have complete 4 years of b.tech (ME) in 2014 but i have only one backlog in 5th semester so please tell me that Can i apply for gate 2015 ? and if yes than which certificate and documents should be uploaded by me during online application process. and due to one backlog provisional degree is not give me by university.
    so please reply me quickly.

  27. i am vishal yadav.I have successfully completed BSc (IT) degree this year.i want to ask am i eligible for gate exams.

  28. i have a REGULAR full time M-Tech degree certificate at hand.I wish to apply for GATE 2015.But in GATE Online Application Processing System(GOAPS), in qualifying degree drop down selection box, only Integrated M-Tech option is available(i meant to say that no regular full time M-tech option available). So which degree should i select as my qualifying degree

  29. iam studying third year btech . iam interest to write gate exam in this year. please inform that am i elgible to gate 2015 or not.

  30. Sir,
    I’m a B.Tech final year student, I have got a back in one subject.
    1. Am I eligible for giving the GATE exam.
    2. How many attempts at max is allowed for the entrance exam?

  31. sir i am jaisawal bania would i able to apply gate exam as obc student ,i have bc certificate of bihar

  32. i wrote gate2014 exam while pursuing my B.E. final year, am i eligible to attend for the 2nd time. According to the eligibility criteria it seems me to be eligible. is it so?

  33. sir,i have done Msc from sikkim manipal university through distance education.
    Can i eligible for GATE 2013-2014

  34. Hello sir ,I’m studying in final year right now and i have two subjects backlogs and I have 49.69% upto third year. Can I appear for gate 2014?

  35. Sir, I have completed M.Sc(Tech) in the stream of Electronics (i.e, Embedded systems)from Andhra University Campus. Am I eligible to write Gate exam please suggest me regarding this.

  36. hi sir i am studing M.SC Bio chemistry i am eligibil to write gate entrance exam are not plz tell me

  37. I want to know about gate exam. I have complete mca from smu distance university in 2012. what can i appear it exam. Plz tell me. Thanks.

  38. I am student of BCS. I want to do MCA.
    Is there any GATE entrance for MCA?
    Which are the colleges for MCA?

  39. Hi!
    I could not clear the first year engineering in the first year and defaulted, cleared as backpaper. Subsequently I could clear second and third year. Can i be eligible for GATE exam?

  40. now i am in SE(IT), i want to give this entrence (GATE) in my future! so , give me full details about gate exam. please..

  41. i will give gate exam in 2012,but on this tine i m in BE 3rd year.is this score valid till my admission?

  42. I m in b-tech 3rd year and my date of birth is 20nov 1993. i want to ask that m i eligiable for gate exam?????

  43. Sir/ Madam

    i just want to ask that i have done Doeacc- O& A level and MCA from Kurukshetra University by Distance education, B.Sc. (PCM) from CCSU.

    Plz tell me that m I eiligible for GATE.

  44. i am a btech(correspondence cum contact programmed )electronics&communication enginner 2005-2009, can i eligible to write exam gate 2012

  45. Respected Sir / Madam

    I done my B.tech in Acharaya Nagarjuna University distance mode (ccc). Can I eligible to write the GATE 2012 Examination.

  46. I have 2 subjects back in AMIE Section A of Computer science branch, but if i will clear it in December 2012 , so can i appear GATE 2012 exam which held in February 2012? Can submit form in September / October 2012?
    Please Reply…….
    And plz tell me also that, if i will passed Section A(AMIE) in this December 2012 and GATE 2012 also then can i take a admission for M.Tech 2012-2012? Please Reply…..

  47. I am doing B.Sc., physics final year. i would like to do M.Sc., space science. will i eligible for gate examination?

  48. i am student of CSE ,I am Student of BE Last year but i have take sem back, So give me information about gate exam am i eligible or not

  49. Dear sir,
    I have only one subject back of section A of Computer Science Branch from AMIETE but if i will cleared it in December can i aper for the GATE .exam which will held in February 2012 .Can i submit the form in October?
    please reply ….
    if any contact office in Pune .please send me the address.

  50. i completed my B.Tech, this year 2012 in the month of may, am i eligible for the gate exam of 2012, can i appear for the gate 2012 exam?

  51. Hi,
    GATE 2012 Exam Date :
    1. GATE Online Exam Date : January 30, 2012 (Sunday)
    2. GATE Offline Exam Date : February 13, 2012 (Sunday)

  52. Let me know GATE Entrance Exam Dates and Application Form for GATE Examination and bank branches

  53. One day i have seen a news in newspaper ( HINDUSTAN ) explaining that a student of physics can also appear for the gate exam if he has a bachelor degree of physics.

  54. dear sir, i completed Bsc(IT) 3 year program from kuvempu university karnataka by distance learning. am i eligible for GATE examination.

  55. sir i am doing b.e final year after complete i am doing m.e what is eligibility for write the gate exam

  56. sir is it possible to write gate examination in mechanical actually i am from mechanical.

  57. Hello Sir,
    I have completed BSC Computer Science and now I am working for IBM India PVT LTD. I want to do MBA.Please suggest me whether I am eligible for appearing for GATE Exam.

  58. sir,
    i want to know if b.tech in mpae (NSIT,Delhi) is eligible to appear in gate for Mechanical Engineering.Please reply soon.

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