GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an Engineering Entrance Examination, which is Jointly Conducted by The Indian Institute of Sciences (all 8 of them) and the Indian Institute of Technology(all 7 of them). This exam is conducted by these Institutes on behalf of the National Coordination Board, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
It is an Engineering Entrance Examination, which is conducted across India for admitting students to Public Institutes such as the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISs). All admissions to these institutes are based upon the GATE Scores of the Candidate. GATE Scores of all the candidates would be valid for a period of 3 years from the date of the Announcement of the Results.
The Gate results are declared within a month of the conclusion of the exams, these results present the GATE Scores, the Cut Off Marks, All India Rank. Score Cards are presented only to Qualified Candidates. The duration of the examination is for 3 hours and 65 questions are asked, the total comprising of about 100 marks.
The GATE 2016 is conducted through online mode and the candidate can see the questions in a sequence on the computer screen. The candidates are also provided with an answer sheet so as to answer the questions, together with additional rough working paper for computation purposes. Candidates are provided with multiple choice answers to select from them. The GATE score is used for admissions to post-graduate engineering programmes (i.e. M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D) in Indian higher education institutes with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Govt agencies.
In our past article we had already learnt in brief about the GATE 2016 , now let us move ahead in our discussion of GATE 2016 & let us know about the GATE 2016 Important Dates. The GATE 2016 Important Dates shall consist of the application process, last date for submission of application, availability of admit card, GATE 2016 examination date, declaration of results etc..
GATE 2016 Important Dates
- GATE Online Application Processing System : 01.09.2015
- Last date for submission of online application : 01.10.2015
- Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of City : 20.11.2015
- Availability of Admit Card on Online Application Interface : 17.12.2015
- GATE 2016 Online examination : 9:00 AM to 12 Noon (Morning), 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM(Afternoon), 30th & 31st January 2016 as well as 6th & 7th February 2016
- Declaration of GATE result 2016 : 19th March 2016
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