GATE Application Form 2017, Online Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus 2017

By | September 1, 2016

The Most Awaited Exam i.e GATE 2017 will be held on 4-5th & 11-12th February 2016. The Gate Application Form 2017 will be available on official website from 1st September 2016. All the aspirants of GATE 2017 Exam Can Apply Online for the Examination By visiting the official Link provided below.

GATE Examination is jointly organized by seven IITs (Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Bombay, Delhi, Roorkee  and Guwahati ) and IISC on rotation basis. This Year GATE 2017 Examination will be conducted by the IIT Roorkee.

GATE Application Form 2017:- Overview

The examination is conducted for admitting qualified candidates to M.Tech/M.E Courses offered by IITs, NITs and various other reputed private institutions. Candidate may also get the direct admission to Ph.D course through GATE Score and also Many public and private companies recruit the candidates on the basis of  GATE score card. You can Get the updates Regarding GATE 2017 Examination including Online Registration, Application Fees, eligibility criteria and exam dates from this page.

  • Name of the Exam- Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE ) 2017
  • Organizing Institute- IIT Roorkee
  • Examination Level- All India Level Examination
  • Type- Postgraduate Entrance Examination
  • Exam Dates- 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February 2017

New in GATE 2017

Centre:- A new Center Gorakhpur has been added by the authority.


New Paper: – The number of sections in XE paper has increased to eight with a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). Total Section will be A-H


GATE for International Candidates:- GATE 2017 examination also organized for international candidates in Ethiopia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) and Sri Lanka.


Gate 2017 Eligibility Criteria:-

Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree/ExaminationYear of Qualification cannot be later than
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch)B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTENA
Int. M.E/M.Tech (Post-B.Sc)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology2019
Int. M.E/M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology2018
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S-M.SIntegrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.- M.S. program2017
B.ArchBachelor’s degree holders of Architecture2017
B.E/B.Tech/B.PharmaBachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology and Final year students can also Apply2017
B.Sc (Research)/B.SBachelor’s degree in Science2017
M.Sc/MA/MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any of the stream Science/ Computer Applications/ Mathematics/Statistics  or equivalent2017

How to Prepare for GATE 2017???

Important Date:

GATE 2017 Notification availability1st September 2016
Commencement of GATE 2017 Online Application submission1st September 2016
Closing date for GATE 2017 Online application submission4th October 2016
Last date for request for change of examination city16th November 2016
Admit Card Release date5th January 2017
GATE 2017 On-line Examination Date4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February 2017
Announcement of GATE 2017 Result27th March 2017

GATE 2017 Details

GATE 2017 Registration

GATE 2017 Online registration will be available via an online interface called GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).  All the Interested candidates can register for GATE Application Form 2017 themselves by GOAPS. The GATE application form 2017 will be dispatched from 1st September, 2016 on official web portal dedicated for GATE 2017.  While Applying for GATE 2017 Exam keep ready the mandatory Documents along with your personal details.

GATE 2017 Application Fee:-

The application fee for GATE Exam 2017 can be processed either via net banking or e-challan or Debit Card. The fee structure is give below:

  • For women/SC/ST/PWD Candidates – Rs 750/-
  • Other Candidates – Rs 1500/-

How to Apply Online for GATE 2017 Exam?

  • Go to official web portal dedicated for GATE 2017 at
  • Now click on GATE 2017 Boucher.
  • Read the Instruction Carefully.
  • Click on link for GATE 2017 Apply Online.
  • Fill the mandatory details in GATE 2017 Registration Form.
  • Check the filled in details and press submit button.
  • Save the application form for future use and take a hard copy of it for reference.
  • Finally make the payment of fee to complete online Registration.

 Mandatory Documents to keep while applying for the IITR GATE Application Form 2017:

Degree/ Course Completion Certificate/ Provisional Certificate


Certificate from College Principal for final year appearing students
Disability Certificate PDF if applicable


Caste Certificate PDF if applicable
Passport size Photo:

JPEG format Photo of Size between 240 × 320 Pixels To (480 × 640) Pixels


JPEG format Singnature of Size between 80 × 280 Pixels To 160 × 560 Pixels

 GATE Application Form Correction

If any candidates will commit the mistakes in GATE Application Form 2017 can correction it during the correction period. The correction window will open in the month of November, 2016. The aspirants can make changes in the field of gender, category, change of city, PWD status and exam paper.

GATE 2017 Admit Card

Admit card for GATE 2017 can be downloadable from the official GATE website. The Hall Tickets will be available online from 5th January 2017. The candidates can download GATE Admit Card 2017 by using the details like GOAPS enrollment ID and password. All Candidates are required carry one original identity proof Along with the admit card to enter in the examination hall.

GATE 2017 Syllabus:

As per the introduction of Latest New Paper pattern, GATE 2017 is held for the 23 papers. The candidates are needed to choose only one paper as per their choice. There is separate syllabus for each paper. The detailed GATE 2017 syllabus & Exam Pattern can be downloaded from the link provided below.

Download GATE Syllabus 2017

GATE 2017 Answer Key Download:-

The answer key for GATE 2017 examination will be published by the authority after a month of the examination. The appeared candidates can match their attempted answers with official answer key. The confident candidates can also challenge the official answer key of GATE 2017 by the payment of nominal fee.

GATE 2017 Result:-

GATE 2017 results will be declared on the GATE Online Application Website. As per the notification, it will be announced on 27th March, 2017. With the announcement of GATE result, the successful contenders can download their score card by visiting the GOAPS portal.

GATE Score Card

The GATE 2017 Score Card will be available only for the qualified candidates and it can be downloaded from the official portal. The GATE score card 2017 will valid for the 3 years from result announcement date. The successful candidates can download their score card of GATE 2017 from 27th March to 26th May 2017.

GATE Cut-off

The cut-off marks are the minimum threshold marks needed by the candidates to qualify the appeared examination. The GATE authority releases the GATE 2017 cut-off marks soon after the examination. The cut-off marks for any Examination depends upon various consequences like difficulty level of the exam, number of  appeared candidates, Number of Available seats etc.

Counselling Procedure

The counselling of the GATE 2017 will be conducted by the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan also called CCMT. Through counselling, the authority provide admissions to NITs, IISC, IITDM to the qualified candidates.  After the declaration of the GATE 2017 result, the counselling procedure for the same will be scheduled. The seats are allotted to the candidates on the basis of the the performance mentioned on the score card.

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