GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018 Eligibility

Before starting the application process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria of GATE 2018 given in the following table:

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018
B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharmacy
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology  (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the final year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018
BArch.
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course).
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the final year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Bachelor’s degree in Science(Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2).
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the 4th year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018
MSc./M.A./MCA or equivalent  
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent.
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the final year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018

Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program).
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2020

Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program).
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018

Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S. 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.-M.S. program.
Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently in the final year or already completed.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: 2018

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.) 
Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India).
Description of Eligible Candidates: Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses.
Year of Qualification Cannot be Later than: NA

Note:
• If a candidate is pursuing any higher degree or already obtained a degree higher than that mentioned in the above table, then the candidate can select the relevant minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.
• In case a candidate has passed one of the qualifying examinations as mentioned above in 2016 or earlier, she has to submit the degree certificate / provisional certificate / course completion certificate / professional ceritificate / membership certificate issued by the society or institute. In case, the candidate is expected to complete to complete one of the qualifying criteria in 2018 or later as mentioned above, she has to submit a certificate from Principal or a copy of marks card for section A of AMIE.

Certificate from Principal
Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their college Principal, as determined from above Table, have to obtain one from his/her institution beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.

Candidates with backlogs
Candidates who have appeared in the final semester/year exam in 2016, but with a backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should
1. submit a copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year (OR)
2. have to obtain a declaration from their Principal along with the signature and seal beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form

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