GATE 2019 Eligibility

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

GATE 2019 Eligibility Overview

Qualification
Bachelor’s degree/ B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering, Four-year program in Science, Master’s degree in any branch of Science or equivalent exam, Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or pursuing such programs.
Age
No Restriction.

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2019

GATE 2019 Eligibility Highlights

  • Age Criteria: As Eligibility criteria defined by the GATE 2019 Conducting body there are no eligibility criteria.

  • Minimum Qualification: For appearing in GATE 2019, candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in the related engineering and science stream; a Master’s Degree in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Statistics/Computer Applications or any equivalent degree.

  • Final year students: Candidates who are in Final year of Degree should obtain a certificate from their college principal verifying the same to make themselves eligible for GATE 2019.

  • Foreign Applicants: Candidates from Foreign possessing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in the related engineering or science stream are eligible for GATE 2019.

Minimum Qualification Bachelors degree in Engineering and Technology from a recognized University
Age Criteria No Age Limit
Required Documents Degree Certificate or else Provisional Certificate from HOD or College Principal
Candidates with a Masters degree Applicants with Master's Degree in Mathematics/Science/Computer/ Statistics or equivalent or five-year B.S./M.S Progam / M.Tech / M.E after B.Sc
Final year Students Candidates in the final year of qualifying degree are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the certificate from the Principal of University or College.

GATE 2019 Course wise Eligibility Criteria

Course

Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive)

Eligibility of Candidates

Year of Qualification

B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm.

Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and candidates who are in the final year of such programs.

Currently in the final year or already completed

2019

B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.

Bachelor’s degree in Science(4 years after 10+2 or Post-Diploma)

Currently in the 4th year or already completed

2019

B.Arch.

Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years course after 10+2)

Currently in the final year or already completed

2019

M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent

Currently in the final year or already completed

2019

Int. M.E./M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)

Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent (Four-year program)

Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4thyear or already completed

2021

Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five-year program)

Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed

2020

Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.

Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B.S.-M.S. program

Currently in the final year or already completed

2019

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)

Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/ AICTE/ MHRD as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech and those who have completed Section A of AMIE.

Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses

NA

 


Other GATE 2019 Eligibility Factors:

Note: You will have to fulfil all the GATE 2019 eligibility criteria for taking GATE 2019. Otherwise, your GATE 2019 Application will be rejected.

  • Candidates with Backlogs: If you are in the final semester/ final year degree and you have one or more backlogs you will have to give 

    • Marks sheets: Present a copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year, or will have to obtain a signature from their Principal/HOD along with the seal on the “Certificate from the Principal” format as given in the notification, that must be printed along with the application document which will be put up after completion of the online application document submission.

  • Foreign candidates:

    • Bachelor's degree (4 years): The duration of the Bachelor's degree must be at least 4 years. Candidates must have completed or studying in the final year of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology. 

    • Master's degree (2 years): The duration of the Master's degree must be at least 2 years. Candidates must have completed or studying in the final year of Master’s degree in any relevant science subject. 


GATE 2019 Documents Required for Final Year Candidates:

  • Provisional certificate letter: This form helps in identifying the candidate's information, which is then attested by the College/University the candidate is pursuing his/her studies in. The below image is the format of provisional certificate letter which is needed to be filled by the candidate before giving the GATE 2019 exam. 

Gate Eligibility Documents

  • Certificate from the Head of Department/ Institute: In case, the candidate is expected to complete one of the qualifying criteria specified above, he/she has to upload a Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute or a copy of mark sheet for Section A of AMIE. This certificate must mandatorily have the signature and seal of the Head of Institute/Department with the current date.

GATE Eligibility Documents

Note: Eligibility Document, as applicable, has to be uploaded only while filling the online application and NOT to be sent by post.

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Discussion Forum



Q
Can I send all eligibility documents and certificate by post?

Can I send all eligibility documents and certificate by post? I am not able to upload it online due to some technical error.

Asked By: pooja singh,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Pooja,

You need to send all documents online only, in GATE 2019. You cannot send it by post. You can try cyber cafe or any other network area to upload them.

Good Luck!


Q
I have done integrated M.Sc. Will i be eligible for GATE 2019?

I have done integrated M.Sc. Will i be eligible for GATE 2019? It is not technical background.

Asked By: priya bose,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Priya,

Yes, you are eligible to appear for GATE 2019. For more details, you can check GATE 2019 eligibility criteria.

Good Luck!


Q
I am M.Sc graduate (chemistry). Can I apply for GATE?

I am M.Sc graduate (chemistry). Can I apply for GATE?

Asked By: simran,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Simran,

You are eligible to apply for the GATE.

For more details about GATE eligibility, Click Here.


Q
I want to apply for GATE in chemical engineering after completing B.Tech in ECE.

I want to apply for GATE in chemical engineering after completing B.Tech in ECE. Can I Do that?

Asked By: hema,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Hema,

You can Apply for GATE in Chemical engineering after doing B.Tech in ECE. But you have to prepare according to the aerospace engineering syllabus.

Click here to know more about GATE eligibility.


Q
2nd year student can apply for the exam ?

I am nishi, and my question is can I apply for the GATE exam as I am in 2nd year of engineering ? Wait for the prompt reply..☺

Asked By: Nishi ,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Nishi,

As per eligibility criteria for GATE exam, you are not eligible for GATE 2018. For more information regarding GATE exam and their criteria click here.


Q
Eligibility criteria for GATE 2017.

What is the eligibility criteria for the GATE exam 2017?

Asked By: Vinay N,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There are many factors which are considered under the eligibility criteria of GATE 2017 exam. Each candidate who wishes to appear in the GATE 2017 exam must fulfil these GATE eligibility conditions otherwise, his/her application for GATE registration will not be accepted. All conditions are clearly mentioned below.

  • There is no upper limit age bar and the candidates are eligible for GATE only after their Bachelor Degree achievement. No age bar is there in GATE Exam 2017. Hence, students with a bachelor's degree are eligible to apply for GATE 2017.
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree i.e. B.Tech/ B.E./B.Pharm/ B.Arch from a recognised University to be eligible for GATE.
  • Either Bachelor Degree in Science / BSc. Research from recognised University is compulsory for the candidate to satisfy the eligibility criteria for GATE.
  • The applicants having Master’s Degree in from any stream Mathematics/ Science/ computer or equivalent or Statistics or Five years B.S. / M.S. Progam or M.Tech or M.E. after BSc are also eligible to apply for GATE 2017.
  • The applicants appearing in the final year of qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for GATE exam provided they have submitted the certificate from the Principal of University or College are also eligible to appear for GATE.
  • The candidates, who have passed the qualifying examination, have to submit their certificate or degree certificate or provisional certificate or they are not eligible.
  • Diploma Holders are not eligible for the GATE examination.

Q
Diploma Holders for GATE

I am a Diploma holder from Maharashtra. I had above 70% aggregate in my qualifying exam. Am I eligible for GATE?

Asked By: Anu Daniel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

I'm sorry to inform you this, but diploma holders are not eligible for GATE

The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree i.e. B.Tech/B.E./B.Pharm/B.Arch/Bachelor Degree in Science/BSc. Research from a recognised University to be eligible for GATE.

The applicants having Master’s Degree in from any stream Mathematics/Science/Computer or equivalent or Statistics or Five years B.S./M.S. Progam or M.Tech or M.E. after BSc are also eligible to apply for GATE 2017.

 


Q
Candidates in the Final Year

What about the candidates appearing in their final year of the qualifying exam?

Asked By: Ananya Krishna,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The applicants appearing in the final year of qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for GATE exam provided they have submitted the certificate from the Principal of University or College are also eligible to appear for GATE.


Q
Eyesight requirement for PSU

Is it a serious issue if the eyesight is slightly outside from specified range for PSUs?Do they directly reject?

Asked By: Vadhiraj Rao,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • I advise you to keep in mind the fact that the eligibility criteria and ranges are kept for a reason.

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Central OBC Certificate

I belong to OBC Non-creamy but have state certificate, is it necessary to have central OBC Certificate ??

Asked By: Antoine Fahab,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes, it is required to have central OBC certificate. State certificate won't be considered.


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