GATE 2019 Application Process

Exam Date : 2nd February 2019 To 10th February 2019
Result Date : 16th March 2019

GATE 2019 Application Process

GATE 2019 Application Process

How to Apply for GATE 2019 Exam?

  • Online Application Process: Eligible candidates can apply for GATE 2019 through online only.

  • Online Registration: GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) is a portal through which the candidates can register online for the examination.

  • Documents: Candidates are required to upload their photograph, signature and other documents like qualifying degree certificate/ certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute (in the format given in Appendix A) and category certificate (SC/ ST/ PWD) and/or Dyslexic certificate as applicable.

  • Details submission: On registering, candidate have to provide their Email ID and Mobile Numbers after which they will be provided with a password that they can use to log in and out of the GATE website.

  • Personal information: The next step would require the candidates to add their education and personal details. Preview the filled in form of GATE to make sure there are no errors made on the application form and finally, the candidate can pay the application form fees through online.


  • Step 1: Visit the official website of GATE 2019 to register.

  • Step 2: Enter the personal details such as Name, Email Id, Country as per the per the document state.

  • Step 3: Create your password where it must contain a single string of numbers or alphabets. It should be unique and 8-15 characters long. 

  • Step 4: Enter the Captcha provided and Submit for completing GATE Registration. 

  • Step 5: If the entered details are correct, an SMS and an email will be sent to your mobile number and email address respectively. 


  • GOAPS password must be unique and avoid using Date of Birth, their name or some numbers (12345) or string of letters (abcd) etc.

  • All communication will be sent to the registered mobile number and email id.

  • In case of foreign students, all the communication will be done through email.

  • After a successful registration, an email containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent. This ID will be used for submitting GATE 2019 Application Form, downloading GATE Admit Card and for the purpose of checking result and downloading scorecard.

Filling the Application Form:

  • Enter Enrollment ID and Password to proceed with GATE Application Form filling process.

  • Go through GATE 2019 Information Brochure and read all the important instructions for making GATE Application Form submission successful in one go.  

GATE 2019 Exam Information:

  • Choose your GATE 2019 Paper you wish to appear. 

  • Now, select your Examination Country and subsequently enter 3 choices of GATE exam centre.

  • While selecting the exam cities, the first two choices must be of same GATE Zone and the third one can be from any sector.

Applicant Personal Details:

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Nationality

  • Category

  • A person with Disability Status

  • Dyslexia Status

  • Country of Permanent Residence

  • State/Union Territory

  • Select ID Proof

  • Enter ID Proof Number

  • Name of Parent/ Guardian (stick to the specifications)

  • Country of Residence of Parent/Guardian

  • Mobile Number of Parent/Guardian

Correspondence Address:

  • Add your Correspondence Address for the future correspondence.

  • Enter the correct Pincode/Zipcode.

Qualifying Degree Details:

  • Verify the details from the Institute’s certificates and enter in the space provided.

  • If your college is not in India then you must enter 999999 while entering the PIN Code and State/Union Territory as Other. 

  • If you don’t see your college name in the drop-down list provided, then type the name completely without any special character.

  • The length should not exceed 100 characters. 

Uploading Scanned Documents:

  • Passport size photograph in the white background: 2 KB - 200 KB

  • Signature in running handwriting: 2 KB - 150 KB

  • Eligibility Certificates 

  • Category Certificate wherever applicable: 10 KB - 300 KB

  • PwD Certificate wherever applicable: 10 KB – 300 KB

GATE 2019 Application Form Fees:

  • GATE Application Fee differs for Indians and International candidates.

  • The payment can be made via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking only.

  • E-challan mode of payment has been eliminated from the GATE registration process. 

  • The below table provides the application fees in detail:


Application Fees

Application Fees (Extended Period)

Male Candidates /General/OBC

INR 1500/-

INR 2000/-

Female Candidates of any category/ SC / ST / PWD Category Candidates

INR 750/-

INR 1250/-

Abroad Centres: Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu 

USD 50/-

USD 70/-

Abroad Centres: Dubai and Singapore

USD 100/-

USD 120/-

GATE 2019 Application Form Correction Window:

  • Correction: GATE Form Correction enables candidates to edit or modify any incorrect information filled in the GATE Online Application form. 

Candidates can make the following corrections in GATE application form: 

  • Category

  • Gender 

  • Examination City

If a candidate has made any mistakes in the GATE Registration form, they can follow the steps given below to correct the same:

  • Log in to GOAPS: Log on to the official website of GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System)

  • Enter the GATE Roll number and PW: Fill your Login Credentials- GATE 2019 Registration No. or Enrollment ID and Password.

  • Submit: Click on ‘Submit’ Tab

  • Link for Correction: A new screen will appear and there you will see a link relating to ‘GATE 2019 Form Correction’.

  • Make valid Corrections and save:  Click on the link and make the required corrections and then save the details.

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