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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – GATE Entrance Exam 2017

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GATE 2017 Entrance Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – GATE 2017 is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidate in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering / Technology / Architecture and postgraduate level subjects in Science. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the exam.

GATE Admission to Postgraduate Courses ( Master’s and Doctoral ) with MHRD and other government Scholarships or Assistantships in Engineering / Technology / Architecture. Science is Open to those who qualify in GATE.

GATE Entrance Exam Date 2017

  • GATE 2017 Exam Date : 4th – 5th, February, 2017 & 11th – 12th February, 2017 ( Saturdays and Sundays only )

GATE 2017 Examination Schedule :

  • Forenoon ( FN ) Session – 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • Afternoon ( AN ) Session – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

GATE 2017 examination for all the papers shall be conducted in online mode Only ( Computer Based Test ).

GATE 2017 will be conducted in the subjects ( also referred to as “papers” ). Candidates must familiarize with the paper code for the paper of their choice, as this knowledge will be required at the time of application form submission and appearing for the examination. A candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE paper.

Since a candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE of the 23 papers for which GATE 2017 examination is being held, the candidate has to make the choice of the paper he / she wishes to write carefully. The list of papers and paper codes for GATE 2017.

GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Geology and Geophysics GG
Agricultural Engineering AG Instrumentation Engineering IN
Architecture and Planning AR Mathematics MA
Biotechnology BT Mechanical Engineering ME
Civil Engineering CE Mining Engineering MN
Chemical Engineering CH Metallurgical Engineering MT
Computer Science and Information Technology CS Petroleum Engineering PE
Chemistry CY Physics PH
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Ecology and Evolution EY Engineering Sciences XE*
Life Sciences XL**

About GATE 2017

The Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee ) jointly administer the conduct of GATE. The operations related to GATE in each of the 8 zones are managed by a zonal GATE Office at the IITs or IISc. The Organizing Institute ( OI ) is responsible for the end – to – end process and coordination amongst the administering Institutes. The Organizing Institute for GATE 2017 is Indian Institute of Science.

New in GATE 2017

GATE is administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs ) on behalf of the National Coordination Board ( NCB ) – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development ( MHRD ), Government of India. The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from these administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.

Note :

The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences ( section H ). With this the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight ( A – H ).

GATE 2017 is conducted through the collaboration of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are :

The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are :

  • Zone – 1 : Indian Institute of Science
  • Zone – 2 : Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Zone – 3 : Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Zone – 4 : Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Zone – 5 : Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Zone – 6 : Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Zone – 7 : Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Zone – 8 : Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

The overall co – ordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2017 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, which is designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE 2017.

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  • when next application will release
    By saiprathap, B.R. from shimoga, karnataka on January 1, 2016 at 7:23 pm
  • sir, i'm getting the message "you have taken an action to rectify the defect. your application under process." either it is not showing application got accepted or rejected from two dayes.. please erect the problem of mine asap. ID :B375U63
    By swati deepakrao shrungarpawar from NAGPUR on October 7, 2015 at 12:46 pm
  • please support me to apply for GATE eams
    By P.Ramya jothi on October 3, 2015 at 9:10 pm
    By P.Ramya jothi from TIRUPPUR,TAMIL NADU on October 3, 2015 at 8:58 pm
  • thanks for this post..all the best to all those appearing for GATE-2017 exams..
    By urvashi08 from vadodara,gujarat on October 29, 2014 at 2:11 pm
  • info about GATE entrance exam
    By Adnan ahmed from madhubani,bihar on July 30, 2014 at 8:42 pm
  • sir please send me GATE previous year papers
    By niwas from punjab on January 13, 2013 at 10:36 pm
  • hello sir,i am a student in CS and its my final year so am i applicable for gate 2017 or not? If yes then how i get GATE Registration Forms and all stuffs?
    By MADHUSRI DAS from ahmedabad on December 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm
    By NITIN MAHAJAN from DEWAS [MADHYA PRADESH] on November 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm
  • I just want to register for the GATE 2017 examination.
    By Anoop Mohan from Kottayam on October 21, 2012 at 3:22 pm
  • Hi, Candidates can submit GATE Application Form in two different modes : GATE 2017 Online Application and GATE 2017 Offline Application. The preferred mode of GATE Application Process is Online. To know more details, Please refer the following web page (
    By Sr. Content Editor on October 21, 2012 at 6:19 pm
  • sir, i thought of applying for gate 2017 on does it mean that exam will be on online?
    By nibaliya shabreen from anantapur on October 20, 2012 at 6:51 pm
  • I want to become a space scientist. By selecting AE in GATE is it possible for me or not? or by choosing AE can i become a pilot? Actully my brach in is CSE. So which brach is suitable for me in GATE?
    By Raj from Hyderabad on October 20, 2012 at 12:08 am
  • GATE Very useful every engg students.
    By Vetrivel.R from Trichy on October 16, 2012 at 9:39 pm
  • Hi, To know about the GATE 2017 Examination details , Please refer the following web page (
    By Sr. Content Editor on October 6, 2012 at 9:37 am
  • Sir,I am a MCA student want to apply for GATE.please tell me the areas on which i have to mainly focus on to be fully prepared...
    By Smruti Ranjan Pradhan on October 5, 2012 at 11:57 am
  • Hi You can submit Application Form in two different modes : GATE 2017 Online Application and GATE 2017 Offline Application.To know more details about the application form please refer this web page (
    By Sr. Content Editor on October 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm
    By Archana Babu from ahmedabad gujarat on September 29, 2012 at 6:48 pm
  • Respected sir iam continuing in mineral engg & i wish to know the prosedure, how to apply for gate exam
    By chakradhar behera on September 29, 2012 at 7:15 pm
  • send gate materials for mechanical engg through my mail id
    By p.aravinth from ahmedabad gujarat on September 29, 2012 at 11:03 am
  • sir im study in electronics and communication engg. at ahmedabad institute of technology plz send me gate EC material
    By rajendra labana from ahmedabad gujarat on September 27, 2012 at 11:17 am
  • Hi, GATE Offline Application Form available now from the designated Bank Branches ( corresponding to each zone. GATE 2017 Application Form can also be obtained from the zonal GATE Offices after handing over Demand Draft for the appropriate amount.
    By Sr. Content Editor on September 24, 2012 at 5:50 pm
  • wen will be GATE online forms out for filling
    By vishal on September 24, 2012 at 6:27 am
  • Hi, GATE 2017 score is valid for TWO YEARS.
    By Sr. Content Editor on September 22, 2012 at 6:25 pm
    By SHIVAM SONI from BHOPAL on September 22, 2012 at 1:47 am
  • gate 2017 score is valid for how many yr? 2yr or 1yr
    By sneha shah on September 21, 2012 at 6:57 pm
  • Sir, Pls. give me complete details about gate examination procedures, materials if possible to qualify the exam. I need your assistance for qualifying the exam. Thanks & Regards Manjulika Khuntia
    By Manjulika Khuntia from Bhubaneswar on September 21, 2012 at 10:40 pm
    By RUDRESHA S from BAGALORE on September 17, 2012 at 9:42 am
  • this information of gate exam is very helpful for me
    By amit sharma on September 10, 2012 at 8:04 pm
  • thanks for the hopeful and helpful information about gate entrance exam...... keep do this,, all the best. thanks a lot frnd.....
    By vignesh on September 8, 2012 at 10:19 pm
  • Hi sir .........please tell me , GATE Entrance Exam of Civil Engineering is Offline or Online.............
    By jyoti from delhi on August 19, 2012 at 11:33 pm
  • sir, is it possible for the BCA students to appear gate entrance exam?
    By Sasho Duo from bagaluru on May 27, 2012 at 3:59 pm
  • sir,i am btech 2nd year student. can i apply for the GATE examination.
    By rohit from jaipur,rajasthan on May 22, 2012 at 6:14 pm
  • i qualified gate 2017 in lifescience, and want to get admission in phd botany.. Plz tell me the GATE Admission Procedure that how i fellowship will get scholarship.?
    By Megha from chamba, himachal pradesh on April 7, 2012 at 3:18 pm
  • Hi, To prepare in the GATE, Please refer the following GATE Question bank CD (
    By Sr. Content Editor on February 2, 2012 at 12:50 pm
  • Hello,Im in 3rd yr BE.......pls send me the GATE study materials for Electronics & Communication via mail.........Hope dis will be done soon......... Thank u
    By madhuri from Hassan,karnataka on January 28, 2012 at 3:38 pm
  • can u suggest me the best coaching center for GATE Entrance Exam
    By sapnaagarwal from kolkata. westbengal on January 2, 2012 at 12:57 pm