GATE Eligibility Criteria: Education, Age, Nationality

Those candidates are going to apply for GATE  (Graduate Aptitude Test), before applying, check out the eligibility criteria for GATE.

GATE Eligibility Criteria

For Int. M.E. or M.Tech or Dual Degree -Candidates must have done Integrated Master’s degree program in Engineering or Technology. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For B.Sc. (Research) or B.S. – Candidates must have done graduation in B.Sc (research). Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For M.Sc. or M.A. or MCA -Candidates must have done the Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Applications. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For Int. M.Sc or Int. B.S.-M.S -Candidates must have done Integrated M.Sc. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For B.E. or B.Tech. or B.Pharm. – Candidates must have done graduation in Engineering or Technology. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For B. Arch. -Candidates must have done graduation in Architecture. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same.
For Int. M.E or M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.) -Candidates must have done BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering or Technology. Candidates who are pursuing the final year can also apply for the same. 

Detailed Eligibility

Qualification Required Description of the Qualifying Degree Status of the Degree Year of Passing
B.Arch 5-years bachelor’s degree in Architecture Pursuing final year examination or completed 2020
B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm 4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology). Final year candidates may also apply. Pursuing final year examination or completed 2020
B.Sc. Research/ B.S. 4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2) Pursuing final year examination or completed 2020
Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) 5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology Currently in 4th/5th year or completed 2020
Int. M.E/ M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.) 4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology Presently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed 2022
Int. M.Sc/ Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B.S./M. S. program Pursuing final year examination or completed 2020
M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or Equivalent Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the final year or completed 2020
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/ B.E./ 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

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Note- Given Eligibility criteria are based on last year examination. if we found any change after the official notice for GATE, we will update on this page.


31 thoughts on “GATE Eligibility Criteria: Education, Age, Nationality”

  1. hi sir,
    i was about to complete my graduation in 2014 but i still have a backlog which i am sure i will clear this year(dec 2016) but result will come in may 2017 So, am i eligible for gate 2017?, which is in february??

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  2. i HAVE COMPLETED B.TECH FROM SHREE VENKETESHWAR UNIVERSITY ,MORADABAD 2010-14 SESSION , DO I AM ELIGIBLE FOR GATE 2017 ?

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  3. sir i was completed part time B.Tech Mech from deemed universitiy can i apply Gate for further sarudy in IIT

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  4. sir,
    I am doing 4th year aeronautical engineering. I like to do M.Tech Computer Science at IIT’S
    Can i write GATE Exam in Computer Science

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  5. sir!!!!! I m from Nepal …. will it be valid for me? ????? will it be useful for me? can I submit this like Indian student? ????

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    • Hai sir,i have completed BE in 2016 but I have 10 back logs,can I eligible for applying 2017gate,if I eligible how can I apply which certificate I have submitted

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    • if i am eligible,then how can i mention the passot year,which is not mentioned in 2017 gate application form,i shows 2016,2017…etc please leave me a reply

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  6. Hello , I have Geology degree in UG and Masters in Petroleum engineering, i would like to know which Gate 2017 paper would u suggest me to opt ?

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  7. Sir I am failed in TE But i was took provisional admission in BE and my result is not come then I will elligible for gate or not.
    Please reply

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    • Sir I’m pursuing pg from Ignou (Mscmac- course) took admission in 2014 ,n I have not completed many papers for some reason can l appear for gate 2018?

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