Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is to be conducted by IIT Madras this year. The conducting institute has released the schedule of GATE 2019 on their official website. The examination will be conducted from February 2 to February 3 and February 9 to February 10 in 2019. The exam will be conducted in two shifts.
The GATE 2019 Admit Card is available for download now. The admit cards for GATE 2019 is released for the provisionally selected candidates. Candidates whose applications have been rejected will not get admit cards or refunds on their application fees. IIT Madras has released a separate list of rejected candidates on their website. The authorities have rejected 140 applications for not fulfilling the eligibility criteria for GATE 2019 and 585 duplicate applications have also been rejected.
A total of 1118 applications have been accepted by IIT Madras. The institute has also released the list of provisionally accepted applications. Those applications need to be rectified within February 15 or else the results are going to be withheld.
The exam comprises of multiple choice questions along with numerical type questions without options. The GATE score is accepted as a qualifying criterion for admission to M.Tech/M.E and Doctoral courses in various institutes in India. It is also accepted by several PSUs who recruit candidates having a valid GATE score in entry-level positions like Junior Engineers or Graduate Trainee Engineers. Candidates with a valid GATE score can also get financial assistance when pursuing post-graduate programs in relevant branches.
There are 24 subjects on which GATE 2019 is going to be conducted. Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering are some of the subjects among several others. However, candidates can apply for any one of the subjects. Candidates, who have applied more than once for the same subject, will be allowed to appear in any one of the sessions and the rest of the applications will be rejected.
Candidates who have applied for GATE 2019 can download the admit cards through the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). They have to submit their enrolment ID and password to download their admit cards. The admit cards will be available via online mode only and candidates will not receive them by post or any other means.
Steps to Download Admit Card for GATE 2019
- Visit the official website of IIT Madras http://gate.iitm.ac.in and click on GATE 2019 Admit Card.
- Enter your email ID/Enrolment ID and password.
- Click on Submit.
- View the admit card, check all the details and download it.
- Take at least 2 coloured print-outs of the admit card.
Steps to Follow If You Forget Enrollment ID or Password
Candidates who have forgotten their enrollment Id or password can follow the steps mentioned below before downloading the admit cards.
- On the GOAPS login page, click on Forgot Enrolment ID or Password?
- Choose whichever of the two options applies for you.
- If you have forgotten the password, enter Enrolment ID/Email ID and click Request for an OTP to receive One Time Password.
- Reset the password using the OTP.
Important Information Regarding GATE 2019 Admit Card
The GATE 2019 Admit Card is the most essential document needed to appear for the examination. Candidates should check the following details on their admit cards after downloading them through the GOAPS portal.
- Name of the candidate
- Registration number of the candidate
- GATE paper or subject you are appearing for
- Date of Exam, time or session, address of examination centre
- Candidates photograph and signature
- Instructions to the candidate
Other Important Documents for GATE 2019
Apart from the admit card, all candidates have to carry one valid ID proof that can include any one of the following
- Voter card
- Aadhar Card
- College ID
- Driving License
- Employee ID
Without the admit card and valid ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to appear for GATE 2019. (By Arranmgement With Collegedunia)
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