Tuesday, 14 August 2012

gate 2013 notification and important dates for exam

gate 2013 notification and important dates for exam
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering and Technology. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance of a candidate. The score is used for admissions to post-graduate engineering programmes (eg. M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.) in Indian higher education institutes with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Government agencies. The score may also used by Public sector units for employment screening purposes.
Note : Validity of GATE 2013 score will be for a period of TWO YEARS from the date of announcement of results.

What’s New in GATE 2013?
1. 15 subject papers will be conducted by an ONLINE computer based test: AE, AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CY, GG, MA, MN, MT, PH, TF, XE, and XL.
2. Offline papers: CS, EC, EE, IN , ME, and PI
3. Female candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.
4. All candidate related information and grievance redressal will be available in a single GATE Online Applicant Interface.
5. Soft copies of photograph and signature must be uploaded during online application (This is in addition to sending recent photograph of applicant with signed application).
6. A new formula will be used for calculating the GATE score.
7. Biometric information (Photograph and fingerprint) maybe captured on the day of the examination for randomly selected candidates.
Dates of Examination
Online: 20th January 2013 (Sunday)
Offline: 10th February 2013 (Sunday)
The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE:
  • Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2/ Post-B.Sc./ Post-Diploma) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • Candidates in the second or higher year of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree programs (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering /Technology.
  • Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programs in Engineering/Technology.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE(I), AMICE(I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE(I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.
Application Fee
The application fee is Rs. 1200 for General/OBC male applicants and Rs. 600 for SC/ST/PD male applicants. There is no application fee for female applicants.
Note : The application fee is not refundable.
Important Dates :
GATE Online Applicant Interface (website) OpensSaturday1 September 2012
(00:00 Hrs)
Last date for Submission of Online Application
(website closure)
Sunday30 September 2012
(23:00 Hrs)
Last date for the receipt of printed version of ONLINE
Application at the respective zonal GATE Office
Monday8 October 2012
Last date for request of change of cityTuesday20 November 2012
Availability of admit card on Online Application
Wednesday5 December, 2012
GATE 2013 Online Examination for Papers:
AR, CE, GG, MA, MT, PH and TF*
Sunday20 January 2013
(09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Online Examination Papers:
AE, AG, BT, CH, CY, MN, XE and XL*
Sunday20 January 2013
(14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Offline Examination Papers:
CS, ME and PI*
Sunday10 February 2013
(09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Offline Examination Papers:
EC, EE and IN*
Sunday10 February 2013
(14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
Announcement of results on Online Applicant
Friday15 March 2013
(10:00 Hrs)
How To Apply :
Application must be done ONLIN E. Further details and ONLIN E application form can be obtained by accessing any of the websites given below
InstituteWeb address
IISc Bangaloregate.iisc.ernet.in
IIT Bombaywww.gate.iitb.ac.in
IIT Delhigate.iitd.ac.in
IIT Guwahatiwww.iitg.ernet.in/gate
IIT Kanpurgate.iitk.ac.in
IIT Kharagpurgate.iitkgp.ac.in
IIT Madrasgate.iitm.ac.in
IIT Roorkeewww.iitr.ernet.in/gate
GATE Score:
From 2013, the GATE score will be computed by a new formula.
score formula gate 2013 notification and important dates for exam
This formula is different from the one used earlier. After the declaration of the results, a GATE Scorecard will be issued to all the candidates of a paper whose marks are equal to or above the qualifying marks of SC/ST/PD candidates in that paper. There is no provision for the issue of Additional GATE scorecard.
The GATE 2013 Committee with the NCB’s approval has the authority to decide the qualifying mark for each GATE paper. In case any claim or dispute arises in respect of GATE 2013, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Courts and Tribunals in Mumbai and Mumbai alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such dispute or claim.

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