How to Apply ?
There are two different ways by which candidates can apply for GATE 2008 examination. They are
1. Online Application
2. Offline Application
Candidates will be required to appear in a single paper of three hours duration. The examination will be held from 0930 hours to 1230 hours on Sunday, February 10, 2008. The list of papers for GATE 2008 is given under structure of GATE. The question papers will be in english only.
Before applying for GATE 2008, candidates must assure themselves that they have chosen the right paper, which qualifies them to become eligible to seek admission to the specific programme they are interested in. The criteria for postgraduate admission with Scholarship/ Assistantship are different in various Institutes. GATE Offices will not provide any information in this regard. For more details, the candidates are required to contact the Institutes/Universities to which they are interested in seeking admission.
The choice of the paper is the responsibility of the candidate.
Information about the pattern of the questions is given under question paper pattern.
GATE 2008 results will be announced on March 15, 2008 at 1000 hours at GATE offices of IISc/IITs. It will also be available on the websites of IISc/IITs. With effect from GATE 2008, the GATE website will provide the GATE scores to both qualified and non-qualified candidates.
GATE 2008 score is valid for two years from the date of announcement of the GATE 2008 results.
Scorecard will be sent only to the qualified candidates. No information will be sent to candidates who are not qualified.
The GATE scorecard is a valuable document. Care should be taken to preserve it. Additional scorecards (upto a maximum of two) will be issued on payment basis only once.
The scorecard cannot be treated as a proof of date of birth, category and disability status.
The scorecard will indicate GATE score and rank of the qualified candidates.
The GATE score of a candidate is in the range 0 to 1000. It reflects the performance of a candidate, irrespective of the GATE paper or year in which he/she has qualified. Candidates with same GATE score from different GATE papers and/or years can be considered to have the same performance level.
The marks obtained by the candidate is normalized on the basis of the average and standard deviation of marks of all candidates who appeared in the paper mentioned on the scorecard in GATE 2008. Subsequently, this is scaled with respect to the global average and global standard deviation so as to facilitate performance comparison across GATE papers and over a block of years since GATE 2004.
The maximum score can be 1000.
The evaluation of the ORS is carried out by a computerized process using scanning machines, with utmost care. Requests for revaluation of the answer script and re-totaling of marks will not be entertained.
The GATE results of the qualified candidates will be made available to interested organizations (educational institutions, R & D laboratories, industries, etc.) in India and abroad based on written request by the organization and on payment. Details can be obtained from GATE Chairmen of IITs/IISc.
Change of Paper
The GATE paper that the candidate will appear for the GATE 2008 examination will appear on the admit card as opted by the candidate in the GATE application form. However, request for change in the paper is permitted only if a request letter stating the reasons for the change along with a demand draft of Rs.400.00 per change reaches the Chairman, GATE of the zone concerned, before 31st December 2007.
Change of Examination City
The examination city where the candidate will appear for the GATE 2008 examination will appear on the admit card as opted by the candidate in the GATE application form. However, request for change in the Examination City is permitted only if a request letter stating the reasons for the change along with a demand draft of Rs.400.00 per change reaches the Chairman, GATE of the zone concerned, before 31st December 2007.
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