GATE Registration 2018 – How to Apply 2018

By | February 8, 2018

GATE 2018 Registration Last Date has been extended till 9th October 2017. The candidates wishing to take admission in IITs/IISc or other institutes for the M.Tech./Ph.D programme can register for GATE examination. GATE 2018 registration has been started from 1st September 2017 via online mode. GATE 2018 examination is organized by IIT Guwahati. In this page, candidates can check step-by-step procedure for filling the GATE 2018 Application Form.

 GATE Registration 2018 has been done through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) portal. The registration has been started from 1st September 2018 through online mode. Candidates will fill the application form till 9th October 2017 (Extended). There is no offline mode to fill the application.

Documents/Details Required for Registration

Here we have listed the documents/details required for GATE registration:

  • Personal details (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. GATE 2018 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • GATE paper (subject)
  • Choice of GATE examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified
  • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in PDF format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute
  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable) in PDF format
  • Details of the valid Identity Document* (ID) (The same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall)
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment
  • Valid Identity Document: Passport/ PAN card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar-UID/ College ID/ Employee ID/ Driving License

Here, we have mentioned the steps involves in the application procedure of GATE 2018:

Step-1: Online Registration
Step-2: Fill the Application Form
Step-3: Upload Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression & Other Documents
Step-4: Fee Payment

Step-1: Online Registration

Step-1.1: Visit Official Portal of GOAPS

  • Access the official link of GOAPS.
  • Click on “Register Here” link.
  • Enter registration details like name of candidate, valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password (enter strong password of your choice).
  • Due to last minute rush, the mandatory verification of email and mobile number (before submitting the GATE application form) is relaxed.
  • Then, click on submit button.
  • Step-1.2: Note down your GOAPS Enrollment ID

    • After the successful registration, candidates will receive GOAPS Enrollment ID on their registered email ID & mobile number.
    • Keep this enrollment ID safe as it will be required for future logins at the time of downloading of admit card, result and score card.

    Step-2: Fill the Application

    Step-2.1: Login

    • Now, candidates have to login with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.
    • Then, click on submit button.
    • Now, click on “Start GATE 2018 Application Form”.
    • Step-2.2: Fill Details

      Choose Exam Centres: Students can choose maximum three test centres for taking the examination.

    • Enter Personal Details: Candidates have to enter their personal details including name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.
    • Enter Academic Details: Candidates need to fill their qualification details of degree examination.
    • Enter your Address: Candidates have to enter their complete address including Pin Code for future communication.Enter Photo ID details: Candidates have to enter the specified number mentioned in their identification card (any one of Passport,  PAN  Card,  Voter  ID,  Aadhaar  UID,  valid  College  ID, Employee  identification  or  and  Driving  License)

      Step-3: Upload Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression & Other Documents

      Candidates are required to upload the scanned copy of degree certificate, category certificate (if applicable), Photograph, Signature & PwD Certificate (if applicable) in the given mentioned specifications:

    • Signature Specifications:

      • Draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height x Width) on A4 size white paper.
      • Now, sign using black or dark blue ink pen within this box.
      • Scan the rectangular box containing your signature and save it in JPEG/JPG format.
      • The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 160 × 560.
      • The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 80 × 280.
      • Aspect Ratio (width:height) has to be between 3.1586 & 4.0360.
      • The file size should be 2 KB & 150 KB.

      Photograph Specifications:

      • Only color photograph taken after 1 August 2017 will be accepted.
      • The photograph should be taken with light or white background.
      • 50% area of photograph should be covered with candidate’ s face.
      • The image should be captured in a standard of 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Width x Height) in JPEG/JPG format.
      • The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 480 × 640.
      • The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 240 × 320.
      • The file size should be 2 KB & 200 KB.
      • Aspect Ratio (width:height) has to be between 0.6603 & 0.8933.

      Step-4: Declaration

      • Mention the source of GATE 2018 information.
      • You can view your filled-in application by clicking on save and view application.
      • Or you can direct submit and proceed to payment.

        Step-5: Fee Payment

        The application fee for Male (General/OBC) and Other candidates is Rs. 1500/- and for SC/ST/Pwd and Women (All Categories) it is Rs. 750/- . The International Students have to pay USD 50 against the application fee. The fee can be paid using net banking, debit card or e-challan (extra bank charges will be applicable).

        Points to be Remember:

        • Before payment, candidates will be shown a ‘preview’ of application. Here, candidates can review and check the application for any errors.
        • After clicking on “Confirm  and  Final  Submit” button, no changes will be allowed at later stages.
        • There is no need to send the print-out of filled-in application form to the GATE office.

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