GATE (Mech) 2017

Conducted by : Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

GATE (Mech) 2017 Overview

  • Exam Type :
    National Level
  • Format : Online/CBT
  • Language : English

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) - Mechanical Engineering is an all-India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for admission to Post Graduation/Ph.D. courses in Engineering and Architecture.

GATE 2017 will be organised by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays).

Latest GATE Updates:

GATE 2017 entrance is scheduled to be held on Feb 4-5, 2017 & Feb 11-12, 2017

GATE (Mech) 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for GATE:

Candidates having Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes are eligible for GATE exam.

Applicants completed Master degree holders in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes can also apply.

Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE (I), AMICE (I) by the Institute of Civil Engineer (India)-ICE (I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech Those who have completed section A or an equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

GATE Eligibility Criteria

GATE (Mech) 2017 Application Details

Application & Examination fees



SC / ST / PwD Category

Rs. 750/-

Women Candidate

Rs. 750/-

All Other Categories

Rs. 1500/-

GATE 2017 Admit Card

Application Procedure

Candidates can apply online for GATE examination by visiting the official website of GATE 2017. Candidates will need to register by providing valid Email ID and Mobile Number. After registration, a system generated Enrolment ID will be sent to the Email address provided by the applicant.

GATE 2017 Application Form

GATE (Mech) 2017 Exam Pattern

GATE (Mech) Feb 2017 Exam Pattern

GATE exam pattern will be divided into two parts i.e. Part I - General Aptitude (GA) which is common for all the GATE papers and Part II that is based on the specialization.

GATE exam duration is 3 hours. The question paper will be containing both multiple choice questions and numerical answer type questions.

GATE 2017 Exam Pattern

GATE (Mech) 2017 Counselling/Interview

There will be Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan (CCMT) held.

GATE 2017 Result

GATE (Mech) 2017 Exam Syllabus

Part I:

There will be 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions will be carting 15 marks are in General Aptitude (GA). Questions in GA will be based in A) Verbal Ability and B) Numerical Ability.

Part II:

Mechanical Engineering-




Engineering Mathematics


Applied Mechanics and Design


Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences


Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

GATE 2017 Syllabus

GATE (Mech) 2017 Contact Details

Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Science
Bengaluru, PIN- 560 012

Ph: 080-23606761, 23606762,
23606763, 23606764, 23606765

GATE 2017 Important Dates

Discussions about GATE (Mech)

Exam dates / Exam timeline

  • GATE 2017 Online Examination start

    February 04, 2017 (Saturday)

  • GATE 2017 Online Examination end

    February 05, 2017 (Sunday)

  • GATE 2017 Online Examination start

    February 11, 2017 (Saturday)

  • GATE 2017 Online Examination end

    February 12, 2017 (Sunday)

  • GOAPS Opens for Enrolment, Application Filling, Application Submission

    September 01, 2016 (Thursday)

  • Last Date for Submission of Application

    October 04, 2016 (Tuesday)

  • Last Date for Submission of Application

    October 04, 2016 (Tuesday)

  • Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City

    November 16, 2016 (Wednesday)

  • Availability of Admit Card for Printing

    January 05, 2017 (Thursday)

  • Announcement of Results

    March 27, 2017 (Monday)

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