After Passing section An examination of Institution of engineers (India ) T or ST member of IE(I) can appear for GATE ( Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering ) which is conducted by IIT and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore every year in the month of February.
A Good GATE score opens door to higher education a with scholarship and stipend from Ministry of Human Resource and Development. A GATE qualified candidates ( In Engineering subject will also be eligible for the award of Junior research fellowship in CSIR ( Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) laboratories.
Eligibility for GATE-:
Obtained a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a Government recognised University( final year students may also apply), or Candidates with professional qualification like AMIE/AMIETE and those who have completed Section A or an equivalent of such professional degree courses.
An AMIE/AMIETE should also be equipped with migration certificate which can be obtained from the last institution( polytechnic for example) attended by you as a regular student.
|Availability of GATE forms: October, 1st week|
|Last Date for filling up forms: November, 1st week|
|Exam Date: 2nd Sunday of February|
|Results: March 31st|
|The examination is a single paper of 3 hours duration and generally consists of Section A (Objective Type) which is of 75 marks and Section B (Problem Type) which are of 75 marks. Total: 150 marks.|
|Results of qualified candidates in GATE will give All India Rank and indicate percentile score. For example, a percentile score of 99 means you are in the top 1% category of the candidates who appeared for GATE.|
|Candidates who get less than 70 percentile get no score card.|
|GATE scores are valid for 2 years. You may reappear the GATE exam if you are not satisfied with the earlier score and the new score (if better than the old one) will be used for admission purposes.|
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After the Exam, what next:
After publication of GATE results, students must apply to individual Institutes to get their application forms. Institutes advertise M.Tech admissions in leading newspapers from 1st April till end July. However, some Institutes do not advertise and therefore students have to get the forms themselves. In the application forms, you have to mention your GATE score along with other details. The concerned Institute may conduct written test and/or interview for the purpose of admission. General thumb rules:
If your Gate score in Computer Science is 96 percentile or more then you can try for IITs, if between 85 – 96 percentile, then apply for top RECs, JADAVPUR, SHIBPUR, ROORKEE, etc. If less than 85, you have to look for appropriate institutes; YES we want you to get 85 and above only!!Scholarship-:During the pursuit of M.Tech, you are paid a scholarship of Rs. 5000.00 per month by the Government of India. This amount is enough for living expenses including purchase of books, etc. The scholarship is paid for the entire 18 months M.Tech period.GATE Coaching-:For those interested in GATE coaching, the following organizations offer correspondence courses:
Brilliant Tutorials ( www.brilliant-tutorials.com ) Elite Academy (www.eliteacademy.in) Master’s Academy( www.mastersacademy.org )