GATE 2018 Important Dates- Check Exam & Application Dates

Maniprabha Singh updated on : 06 Jul 2017

IIT Guwahati will organize the GATE 2018. Check the tentative GATE Important Dates 2018 here

GATE 2018 Important Dates

GATE 2018 Important Dates-  IIT Guwahati will organize the GATE 2018, referred as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), a national level examination to get admission in post graduate courses (M.Tech./Ph.D.) offered by IITs, IISc and various other Universities/Institutes/Laboratories in India. The applications for the same will be accepted by GATE Online Application Processing System, which will be made online from 01 September 2017. The GATE Exam will be held on February 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)

GATE 2018 Important Dates helps the aspirants to plan their preparation accordingly. The official dates are not released yet. Below we have created a schedule according to the previous year’s data. Hence, have a quick glance on the important dates of GATE 2018.

GATE 2018 Important Dates

Aspirants who want to apply for the GATE 2018 exam can find all the important dates in the table below.


Important Dates

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens

September 01, 2017 (Friday)

Last date for submission of GATE Application Form

October 05, 2017 (Thursday)

Late date to Change the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login

November 17, 2017 (Friday)

Release of GATE Admit Card

January 05, 2018 (Friday)

Date of GATE Examination

February 03- 04 & February 10- 11, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays)

Declaration of GATE Result

March 17, 2018 (Saturday)

About the GATE 2018 Examination-

GATE is a computer based test that contains multiple choice questions and numerical answer type questions which are primarily concept based, fundamental, and thought provoking. In 2017, more than 9.23 Lac candidates have applied for the examination and the number is increasing tremendously every year. Last year, the candidates of Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka were allowed to appear in the examination.

The GATE exam will be held in two sessions. The first session will be from 9:00 AM to 12 noon whereas the second session will be in the afternoon, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Once the results are announced, the scores for the GATE exam will be released on the official website, tentatively in the month of March 2018. The GATE score is valid for three years from the day of declaration of the results. There are no restrictions and a candidate can attempt the GATE exam multiple times.

Important: Use GATE Score Predictor to predict your GATE 2018 Score and shortlist colleges based on your predicted scores.

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