GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

August 24, 2017

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Students want to apply for the GATE exam can check the GATE 2018 Eligibility criteria from this page. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an entrance test which is regulated by IITs & IISC rotationally. This exam will be conducted for those scholars who are looking for admissions in M.Tech/ME and other programs provided by IITs, NITs and other institutions and universities. Here we are providing details about GATE Eligibility 2018.


General Eligibility:

  • There is no minimum or maximum age limit is prescribed for this exam.
  • GATE exams are primarily meant for the candidates who have completed their degrees from a recognized university.
  • Students appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam/degree are also eligible to apply (except in some 5 year integrated courses and AMIE etc.).
  • There is not any minimum percentage is specified for appearing in GATE examination.
  • No attempt limit is prescribed to apply for this exam.



To fill the GATE 2018 application form, candidates should possess any one qualification as mentioned below:


GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria details:



Qualification Required Description about the Qualifying Degree Status of the Degree Year of Passing
B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharm 4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology). Final year candidates may also apply. Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
B.Arch 5-years bachelor’s degree in Architecture Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
B.Sc. Research/B.S. 4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2) Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or


Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in final year or completed 2018
Int. M.E/M.Tech


4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology Presently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed 2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) 5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology Currently in 4th/5th year or completed 2019
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated

B. S./M. S. program

Pursuing final year examination or completed 2018
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch 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) Completed section A or equivalent of such professional






International candidates should have completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Post-graduate (M.Sc.) degree in any relevant science subject. AT the time of filling the application form, candidates have to upload their proof of qualification eligibility. Students who have passed the qualifying degree in 2017 or before are required to submit the degree certificate/provisional certificate while the other candidates have to upload certificate from Principal/head of the institution.



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