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    Can international students appear in GATE examination?

    Wondering if international students can appear for GATE exam? Find suggestions from experts on this page.

    GATE examination is a prestigious examination in India and GATE scores are used for facilitating admission in higher education in the prestigious and premier educational institutions of India as well for the purpose of recruitment also by many Government organizations. Can international students appear in GATE examination?
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  • - Earlier international students were not allowed to appear for GATE. However, since this year human resource development ministry has set new rules and as per those even international students will be able to opt for GATE. This is done so that our countries International academic ranking increases.
    - Foreign students have to pay a standardized fee of 4-5 lakhs every year and Indian students 90,000 per year.
    - Foreign students can appear for GATE exams in their respective countries itself. A special admission portal will be placed as well as respective countries and their institutes will be informed regarding GATE with the help of Indian embassies over there.
    - For undergraduate and postgraduate courses, entrance exams will be conducted next year in countries like Ethiopia, SAARC, UAE etc.....
    - Seats offered to foreign students will be additional and there will be no cut out in seats for Indian students.

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