GATE 2014 online application process and exam schedule

Aspiring for Government jobs through GATE 2014? You can find here GATE official website and other GATE 2014 information. Candidates with a good score in GATE exam can also apply for jobs in the state government or central government services. Read, to know more about GATE 2014 online application, test centers, admit cards, GATE 2014 exam dates and other details.

The online registration process for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam is started from 2 September 2013. GATE 2014 application can be done only in "online" mode.

In GATE 2013 some subject’s exam was conducted in online mode and other in offline mode. But this year, all the subjects’ examination will be conducted only in online mode.

Employment opportunities through GATE examination

The candidates successfully passing the GATE exams with valid scores can seek employment opportunities in several public sector undertakings(PSU).

In the recent past many Government organizations have used GATE scores as screening for job applications. Here is an indicative list:
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL)
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation(NHPC)
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd(IOCL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation(NTPC)
  • Power Grid India
Candidates can expect similar job opportunities in Government sector through GATE 2014 scores.

GATE 2014 Online application process

  • Aspiring candidates can register for GATE 2014 though GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) on link mentioned here:
  • Candidates should enable Java Script in the browser settings before starting with the online registration process.
  • Candidates should be ready with photo image in a JPEG format and on a standard 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm print (350 x 450 pixels).
  • Candidate would also require a scanned signature in JPEG format for the online application process.
  • Candidates should mail the printed application form along with the supporting documents and GATE copy of application fees challan by Speed Post or Registered Post to the Zonal Office.
  • The application envelope should reach the respective GATE zonal offices on or before 10 October 2013.

Application fees for GATE 2014 examination

GATE 2014 application fee is non-refundable. Application fees can be paid by either of internet banking or offline challan at SBI or Syndicate Bank.

Application fees for male candidates from general and OBC category is Rs.1500. Women candidates and SC / ST / PWD candidates will have to pay Rs.750 as application fees. All other candidates will pay Rs.1500 application fees.

Exam Pattern for GATE 2014

  • GATE 2014 exam will be conducted in an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.
  • The GATE examination will consist of a single paper of 3-hour duration carrying a maximum of 100 marks.
  • The question paper will consist a total 65 questions of both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type questions.

GATE 2014 examination paper subjects and codes

  1. Subject : Aerospace Engineering
    Code: AE
  2. Subject : Agricultural Engineering
    Code: AG
  3. Subject : Architecture and Planning
    Code: AR
  4. Subject : Biotechnology
    Code: BT
  5. Subject : Civil Engineering
    Code: CE
  6. Subject : Chemical Engineering
    Code: CH
  7. Subject : Computer Science and Information Technology
  8. Subject : Chemistry
    Code: CY
  9. Subject : Electronics and Communication Engineering
    Code: EC
  10. Subject : Electrical Engineering
    Code: EE
  11. Subject : Ecology and Evolution
    Code: EY
  12. Subject : Geology and Geophysics
    Code: GG
  13. Subject : Instrumentation Engineering
  14. Subject : Mathematics
    Code: MA
  15. Subject : Mechanical Engineering
    Code: ME
  16. Subject : Mining Engineering
    Code: MN
  17. Subject : Metallurgical Engineering
    Code: MT
  18. Subject : Physics
    Code: PH
  19. Subject : Production and Industrial Engineering
    Code: PI
  20. Subject : Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
    Code: TF
  21. Subject : Engineering Sciences
    Code: XE
    Sections with code: Engineering Mathematics (A), Fluid Mechanics(B), Materials Science(C), Solid Mechanics(D), Thermodynamics(E), Polymer Science and Engineering(F) and Food Technology(G). Any 2 option from B to G to be selected. This choice can also be made at the time of exam.
    Compulsory sections: General Aptitude(GA) and Engineering Mathematics (A)
  22. Subject : Life Sciences
    Code: XL
    Sections with code: Chemistry(H), Biochemistry(I), Botany(J), Microbiology(K), Zoology(L), Food Technology(M). Any 2 option from I to M to be selected.
    Compulsory sections: General Aptitude(GA) and Chemistry(H)

Important Dates for GATE 2014 examination

  • Start date for online registration for GATE 2014 : 02.09.2013
  • Last date for online enrollment for GATE 2014 : 01.10.2013
  • Last date for completing submission of online application form for GATE 2014 : 03.10.2013
  • Last date for the receipt of print-out of the online application at the any GATE Zonal offices: 10.10.2013
  • Last Date for Request for Change in the test center : 20.11.2013
  • Admit Cards for GATE 2014 can be downloaded from GATE official website from : 01.01.2014
  • GATE 2014 Online Examination Date : Saturday and Sunday, tentatively between 1 February and 2 March 2014
  • Declaration of GATE 2014 scores on official website : 28.03.2014


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