GATE 2019 Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Results

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About GATE 2019 Engineering Entrance Exam

GATE 2019 will be organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in online mode on February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2019. A new paper “Statistics” has been added this year, taking the total number of papers for which GATE 2019 will be conducted to 24; in the last edition of the exam there were 23 papers. The candidate though will be able to appear for one paper only, preferably in a paper related to the candidate’s qualifying degree; that being said, the candidate is free to choose any of the 24 papers.

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GATE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years after 10+2, or 3 years after Diploma) in the related engineering and science stream
  • Master’s Degree in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent degree.
  • International applicants possessing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in the related engineering or science stream.
  • Students in final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree.
  • There is no stipulated age limit criterion defined for GATE applicants.

GATE 2019 Exam Highlights

Exam Name GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
Official Website
No. of Papers & Questions 24 | 65
Total Marks & Maximum Score 100 | 1000
No. of Test Takers Over 9 lac
Use of GATE Score Card for Employment PSUs, Central Government and Government of India Organization
GATE Helpdesk 0361-258-6500

GATE 2019 Important Dates

Date Event
04 Jan, 2019 Admit Card – Available | Mode: Online
02 Feb, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
03 Feb, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
09 Feb, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
10 Feb, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
16 Mar, 2019 Result | Mode: Online
20 Mar, 2019 – 31 May, 2019 Score Card | Mode: Online
01 Jun, 2019 – 31 Dec, 2019 Others – Score card with fee | Mode: Online
30 Oct, 2018 Others – Mock test released – Start Date | Mode: Online
24 Sep, 2018 – 01 Oct, 2018 Late Fee Application | Mode: Online
31 Aug, 2018 – 23 Sep, 2018 Application | Mode: Online
31 Oct, 2018 – 09 Nov, 2018 Others – Correction date to rectify gender/ category/ PwD status/ dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities | Mode: Online
13 Nov, 2018 – 16 Nov, 2018 Choice of Exam City – Date to change exam city | Mode: Online
17 Oct, 2018 – 25 Oct, 2018 Others – Request for change of exam paper | Mode: Online
23 Oct, 2018 – 02 Nov, 2018 Others – Correction of marked defects in application form | Mode: Online

GATE Exam Pattern 2019

  • Exam Date: February 2 – 3 and February 09 – 10, 2019 Every eligible candidate can apply for one stream of all the 24 papers for which GATE 2019 is conducted.
  • GATE 2019 Exam Pattern might seem a little confusing at first as it varies for different disciplines.
  • GATE is an online mode examination with 65 questions to be solved in 3 hours. The total weightage of the GATE Exam is 100 marks.
Mode of Examination Online/ Computer-based Test
Total no. of questions 65
Maximum Marks 100
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Sections in paper Two, i.e. General Aptitude and Subject Specific

There will be two types of questions Objective type and Numerical Type (NAT). In NAT question, there will be no choices. The answer is to be entered manually with the help of Virtual Calculator.
XE paper will have a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. With this, there will be eight sections (A-H) in XE paper.

GATE Exam Syllabus 2019

GATE syllabus 2019 for each of the papers is different. GATE exam will be organized for 24 papers/subjects. The syllabus has been released by the conducting authority separately for each paper in a PDF format. These papers & detailed syllabus are:

  • Statistics (ST): Calculus, Probability, Linear Algebra, Inference, Stochastic Processes, Multivariate Analysis, Design of Experiments & Regression Analysis.
  • General Aptitude (GA): Verbal Ability & Numerical Ability.
  • Aerospace Engineering (AE): Engineering Mathematics, Flight Mechanics, Space Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Structures, Propulsion.
  • Agricultural Engineering (AG): Engineering Mathematics, Farm Machinery, Farm Power, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, etc.
  • Architecture and Planning (AR): Architecture and Design, Building Materials, Construction and Management, Building and Structure, Environmental Planning and Design, etc.
  • Biotechnology (BT): Engineering Mathematics, General Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, etc.
  • Civil Engineering (CE): Engineering Mathematics, Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, etc.
  • Chemical Engineering (CH): Engineering Mathematics, Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, etc.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS): Engineering Mathematics, Digital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, etc.
  • Chemistry (CY): Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry & Organic Chemistry.
    Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC): Engineering Mathematics, Networks, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, etc.
  • Electrical Engineering (EE): Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits, Electromagnetic Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, etc.
  • Ecology and Evolution (EY): Ecology, Evolution, Mathematics and Quantitative Ecology, Behavioural Ecology, etc.
  • Geology and Geophysics (GG): Common Section (Earth and Planetary system, Weathering and soil formation, etc), Geology & Geophysics.
  • Instrumentation Engineering (IN): Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, etc.
  • Mathematics (MA): Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Algebra, Functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis, etc.
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME): Engineering Mathematics, Applied Mechanics and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, etc.
  • Mining Engineering (MN): Engineering Mathematics, Mine Development and Surveying, Geomechanics and Ground Control, etc.
  • Metallurgical Engineering (MT): Engineering Mathematics, Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Extractive Metallurgy, etc.
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE): Linear Algebra, Petroleum Formation Evaluation, Oil and Gas Well Testing, etc.
  • Physics (PH): Mathematical Physics, Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, etc.
  • Production and Industrial Engineering (PI): Engineering Mathematics, General Engineering, Manufacturing Processes I, Quality and Reliability, etc.
  • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF): Engineering Mathematics, Textile Fibers, Fabric manufacture, Structure and Properties, etc.
  • Engineering Mathematics (XE-A), Fluid Mechanics (XE-B), Materials Science (XE-C), Solid Mechanics (XE-D), Thermodynamics (XE-E), Polymer Science and Engineering (XE-F), Food Technology (XE-G), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (XE-H).
  • Chemistry (XL-P), Biochemistry (XL-Q), Botany (XL-R), Microbiology (XL-S), Zoology (XL-T) & Food Technology (XL-U).

GATE 2019 Documents Required

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar Number
  • Valid College ID

GATE Application Form 2019

Registered candidates could submit the application form of GATE 2019 till October 3, 2018. GATE 2019 application form without late fee was available till September 23 and with late fee till October 1, 2018. The application form was released on August 31, 2018. The entire registration process had to be done through GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). The facility of correction in GATE 2019 application form is now available. If a candidate failed to submit the application form by then, then he/she will not be allowed to attempt the examination.

The given steps could be followed by the candidates to fill and submit the application form of GATE 2019

  • Step 1 –Registration: Firstly, the candidates had to register for GATE 2019 through GOAP. Name, valid email ID and mobile number had to be submitted. After registration, an enrollment number was generated. A password also had to be created by the candidates for future login purposes.
  • Step 2 – Filling of Application Form: Next, the candidates had to submit their personal, academic, contact, college and valid photo id details. Selection of GATE paper and exam centres also had to be done.
  • Step 3 – Uploading of Images: Scanned images of the candidates’ photograph, signature and category certificate (if applicable) had to be uploaded according to the specifications mentioned by the authorities.
  • Step 4 – Payment of Application Fees: The payment had to be done through online mode i.e., net banking/debit card/credit card.
  • Step 5 – Submission of Application Form: Finally, the candidates had to submit their filled application form.

GATE 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability of GATE 2019 Admit Card: January 4, 2019 To download GATE 2019 Admit Card, visit One must print multiple copies of admit card for GATE 2019 to avoid discrepancies on the exam day.
  • Admit Card carries candidate’s name, location of the exam center, photograph, and signature of candidate.
  • It is mandatory to verify the given information before downloading GATE Admit card In case of any discrepancy, immediately report the conducting authority i.e. IIT Madras.

Download GATE Admit Card by following the steps given below:

  • Candidates have to visit the
  • Click on the GATE 2019 Admit Card Link
  • Enter the Registration Number and Password
  • Candidate’s admit card will display on screen
  • Take the Printout of GATE Admit Card

GATE Result 2019

IIT Madras will be releasing the result of GATE 2019 on March 16. To download the GATE 2019 result, the candidates will have to submit their enrollment id/ email id, registration number and date of birth. All of the details such as the scores and ranks secured by the candidates will be present in the GATE result 2019. The candidates who secure scores equal to more than the cutoff will be able to download their score card.

Steps to Download GATE 2019 Result?

  • Enrollment id, registration number and date of birth will have to be provided by the candidates.
  • Click on “Submit”
  • After submitting the details, the result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Qualified candidates will be able to download their score card.

GATE CutOff 2019

GATE releases cut off every year after the result is announced. You can take a look at the last year GATE cut off to get an idea.

Branch Total Candidates Appeared Gen OBC SC/ST/PH
GATE Computer Science Engineering 107893 25.00 22.50 16.60
GATE Electrical Engineering 121383 29.1 26.1 19.4
GATE Civil Engineering 153078 26.90 24.20 17.90
GATE Mechanical Engineering 194496 34.7 31.2 23.1
GATE Electronics & Communication 125870 25.00 22.50 16.60

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