Overview for GATE
Many students may not be aware that there are several institutions in this country, offering specialized postgraduate programmes in various disciplines. Attractive scholarship / Assistantship for postgraduate courses in engineering / Technology? Architecture /Pharmacy at Engineering colleges / institutes in the country ,are available to those who qualify through GATE. Some Engineering colleges / institutes specify GATE as a mandatory qualification even for admission do students to post graduate programmes. The candidate is required to find the procedure of final selection and award of scholarship / Assistantship from the respective Institution to which the candidate seeks admission. GATE qualified candidates in Engineering subjects) will also be eligible for the award of junior research fellowship in CSIR Laboratories.
What is GATE ?
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all -India Examination conducted by the six Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board - GATE, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.From Freshersworld point of view we have tried our best to give you a clear picture of GATE.
To identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Post Graduate Programmes in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy at the National level. To serve as benchmark for normalisation of the Undergraduate Engineering Education in the country.
Here is an opportunity for advanced engineering education in India. An M.E or M.Tech degree is a desirable qualification for our young engineers seeking a rewarding professional career. Engineering students, while in the final year of their degree course, spend considerable time in seeking an opening for studies in foreign universities.
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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) is an All-India Examination conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology(IIT) and the Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore, on behalf of the National Coordinating Board - GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. Every year one of the IIT or IISc act as a coordinating institution.
The following is list of GATE coordinating IIT/IISc.
GATE Conducting IIT/IISc
GATE 2007 IIT Kharagpur
GATE 2005 IIT Bombay
GATE 2004 IIT Delhi
GATE 2003 IIT Madras
GATE 2002 IISc Banglore
GATE 2001 IIT Kanpur
GATE 2000 IIT Kharagpur
GATE 1999 IIT Bombay
The examination is a single paper of 3 hours duration and generally consists of
Section A (Objective Type) which is of 75 marks and
Section B (Problem Type) which is of 75 marks.
Total: 150 marks.
You have to opt for your subject and study as per the syllabus mentioned in the GATE brochure.
The subjects of our interest are Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering., Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering. Other subjects are also available such as Mathematics, Physics, etc
Generally a large number of students appear for the Computer Science subject in order to do a M.Tech in Computer Science.
Old question papers are available in the shops.
After publication of GATE results, students must apply to individual Institutes to get their application forms.
Institutes advertise M.Tech admissions in leading newspapers from 1st April till end July. However some Institutes do not advertise and therefore students have to get the forms themselves.
In the application forms, you have to mention your GATE score alongwith other details.
The concerned Institute may conduct written test and/or interview for the purpose of admission.
Results of qualified candidates in GATE will give All India Rank and indicate percentile score. For example, a percentile score of 99 means you are in the top 1% category of the candidates who appeared for GATE.
Candidates who get less than 70 percentile get no score card.
GATE scores are valid for 2 years. You may reappear the GATE exam if you are not satisfied with the earlier score and the new score (if better than the old one) will be used for admission purposes.
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Overview for GATE
Posted by Nitu at 12:27 AM