The date of Graduate Engineering Aptitude Test 2012, popularly known as GATE, has been announced.

Last Updated: 2011-09-03T00:37:54+05:30

GATE (Graduate Engineering Aptitude Test) 2012

The date of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2012, also known as GATE, has been announced. GATE is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. This year, Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi (IIT-Delhi) has been entrusted with the task of conducting GATE.
Those students who qualify GATE are eligible for admission into postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other Government scholarships/assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes. GATE qualified candidates with bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture or Master's degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master's degree programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government scholarships/assistantships.
Date of Exam
Date of Online Examination – January 29, 2012
09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs       
14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs
Date of Offline Examination – February 12, 2012
09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs       
14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs
Test Centers
All details regarding the examination cities is available in the given link:
See the prospectus
How to apply
Interested candidates are required to apply online in the website: Thereafter, the duly filled-in application with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Speed Post (preferably) or by Registered Post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City, so as to reach on or before October 24, 2011. In addition, the application form can also be handed over personally to the respective Zonal GATE Office on or before the above mentioned date. Given below the category wise application fee:
Category                   Application Fee
General/OBC             Rs 1000
SC / ST / PD               Rs 500
For detailed information regarding the admission and application procedure one must visit the given website:
Date of issue of application form
September 12, 2011
Last date of submission of application form
Last date for Submission of Online Application (website closure) - October 17, 2011 (23:00 Hrs)
Last date for the receipt of printed version of ONLINE Application at the respective zonal GATE Office - October 24, 2011
Note: Zonal GATE website display of final list of registered candidates, choices of test paper and examination city - December 9, 2011
- By Madiha Wasi
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