GATE 2014 Exam Dates | Notification | Syllabus & Pattern | Eligibility Criteria

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About GATE Exam

Before providing you all the important information regarding GATE Exam 2014, I think you guys should know what exactly this exam is?. Along with GMAT Exam we have also provided you few important news and changes in GATE Exam.gate_2014

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering which is popularly known as GATE Exam which is an all India examination that primarily tests the all-inclusive understanding of various undergraduate topics in Engineering and Technology. This exam is led by Indian Institute of Science and seven IIT’s institutes of India, on behalf of National Coordination Board – GATE, Government of India and few more important authorized departments.The GATE Score of a candidate reveals the comparative performance level of a candidate. The score is used for admissions to numerous post-graduate programmes (for e.g. M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.) in Indian higher education institutions with monetary assistance provided by MHRD and other Government supports. The score may also be used by Public segment units for employment broadcast purposes.


The examination is of 3 hour duration with patterns and syllabus fluctuating from paper to paper. The exam is directed in two modes – offline and online.
  • Online Examination: A Computer Based Test (CBT) where the contender will use a computer mouse just to select a correct answer or enter a numerical reply via a computer-generated keypad. Online exam is directed usually in mid of January.
  • Offline Examination: A paper based examination where the contender will mark the correct answer out of 4 given options in an Optical Response Sheet which is also known as ORS by blackening the correct bubble with a pen. Offline exam is lead in the month of February every year on its second Sunday.
Number of students appearing for the examination
The number of candidates appearing in GATE is increasing every year.
Year    Number of Students
2013    1200738
2012    771349
2011    552530
2010    414093

GATE Exam 2014 Eligibility

The following categories of contenders are eligible to appear in GATE:

  • He/ She should be a Bachelor degree holder in Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2)/ Engineering/ Post B.Sc. / Post diploma
  • Master of Computer application and those who are in the final year of such programmes.
  • Master degree holders in any division of Science/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Computer Applications or correspondent and those who are in the Final year or Pre-final year students are not qualified.

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GATE 2014 Exam Dates

Actually GATE Exam 2014 Exam dates are not yet revealed but we will post the dates as soon as it is confirmed by the official authorities of GATE 2014. Following is the timetable of 2013 and I think that in the year of 2014 there will be only difference in date rather than the allocated month (most probably this exam is conducted in mid of January).
Start date for GATE online application processing system (website): Monday September 02, 2013
Last date for submission of online application (website closure): Thursday October 03, 2013
Last date for the receipt of printed version of online application at the respective zonal GATE Office: Thursday October 10, 2013
Tentative date of online entrance examination: February 1st, 2nd, 15th, 16th, March 1st and 2nd, 2014.

GATE Exam 2014 Syllabus

General Aptitude (GA) component common in all papers
GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture and Planning AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Biotechnology BT Mining Engineering MN
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemical Engineering CH Physics PH
Computer Science and Information Technology CS Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Chemistry CY Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC Engineering Sciences XE
Electrical Engineering EE Life Sciences XL
Geology and Geophysics GG

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