Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) – 2018 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati. IIT Guwahati has released the examination schedule on its official website (  This test is being conducted for the admission to Postgraduate Programs (Master’s & Doctoral) with MHRD & other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science. This GATE 2018 will be valid for THREE YEARS from the date of GATE 2018 results announcement.

GATE 2018 qualified candidates can also apply for the PSUs and many more government/Private Engineering sectors.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 Official Notification

IIT Guwahati has released the official notification for the examination schedule & its details candidates have to visit the official website for the notification of examination schedule. Click Here to see the official GATE 2018 notification poster released by the IIT Guwahati.

Eligibility For GATE 2018 – Candidates Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for the GATE 2018 must have the following criteria:

  • Candidates those who have Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology (4 years) or final year of the Programs.
  • Candidates those who have Degree in Architecture (5 years) or in Final year of such Programs.
  • Candidates those who have Degree in Science B.S. (4 years) or in Final year of such programs.
  • Candidates those who have Master’s Degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or in final year of such Programs.
  • Candidates those who have Four-year integrated Master’s Degree (Post B.Sc) in Engineering/Technology or in higher years of such programs.
  • Candidates those who have 5 year Integrated Master’s Degree or Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology or in higher year of such program.
  • Candidates those who have 5-year Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. Degree or in final year of such program.
  • Candidates those who have completed Professional courses conducted by the Professional Societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE/MHRD .


Important Dates – GATE 2018

GATE 2018 important dates for the candidates .

Start of accepting Online Application FormsSeptember 1, 2017
Last Date of Online Application Form SubmissionOctober 5, 2017
GATE 2018 Online Form Correction Start DateUpdated Soon
GATE 2018 Online Form Correction Last DateUpdated Soon
Start of Download Admit Card of GATE 2018January 5, 2018
Last Date of Changing of GATE 2018 Examination CentresNovember 17, 2017
GATE 2018 Online Examination Dates3rd February 2018,
4th February  2018,
10th February 2018,
11th February 2018
Official Answer Keys of GATE 2018Updated Soon
GATE 2018 Results Declaration DateMarch 17, 2018
GATE 2018 Score Card DownloadingUpdated Soon
Counselling for AdmissionUpdated Soon
 Online Registration for GATE 2018 – GOAPS System

Candidates those who wants to appear in the GATE 2018 examinations, they must have to Register themselves through IIT Guwahati GATE 2018 official website ( from September 1, 2017. Candidates have to register on the IIT Guwahati GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). All the process till admission will be done Online on this link only, So candidates have to use their Personal & academics details as that are in original certificates.

GATE 2018 Examination Fees – For All Candidates

Candidates have to make payment Online for the GATE 2018 Online Application at the time of Online Registration for the GATE 2018 examination.

For Centres in India
Category Fees
Female Candidates₹750/-
SC/ST/PwD Candidates₹750/-
All other Candidates₹1500/-


For Centres Abroad
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & KathmanduUS$ 50
Dubai & SingaporeUS$ 100
Online Registration Process – GATE 2018

Candidates have to register online on the IIT Guwahati official website of GATE 2018 registration. Candidates have to register through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System).

  • Candidates have to log on to the official website ( .
  • Click on the New Registration Link on the Page of the website.
  • Use your Valid Email ID & Mobile No for the Candidates registration,
  • After successful Online registration candidates have to login again by using USER ID & PASSWORD obtained on the Registered Mobile No or Email ID.
  • Candidates have to fill the required fields with Personal & Academics details.
  • Candidates have to Upload the recent Photo & Signature to the Online Application form.
  • Candidates with different valid passports can apply Online on the Link of website.
  • Online Registration for all the candidates will be Same.
Online Download Admit Card – GATE 2018 Examination

Candidates have to download the Admit Card for the GATE 2018 examination from the official website of the GATE 2018 organising IIT. Candidates have to use USER ID & PASSWORD to download the Online Admit Card. The examination centre for GATE 2018 will be mentioned in the admit card. This admit card will be 100% valid to give the examination of GATE 2018.

GATE 2018 Examination Pattern

GATE 2018 examinations will be Computer based Tests (CBT). Candidates have to submit the answer online in the Online Test. The Online examination questions will consist Objective Multiple choice (MCQ) & Numerical Answer Type (NAT). There is negative marking for the MCQ and no negative marking for the NAT. Candidates have to write the answer of the Numerical questions in the Real Number only. GATE 2018 Computer Based Test will be for 3 hours only with 65 questions of 100 Marks.

  • Computer Based Tests
  • MCQ & NAT Questions
  • 3 Hours of Examination
  • 65 Questions in a Paper
  • 100 Marks
  • Negative Marking for MCQ only
GATE 2018 Examination Schedule & Details

GATE 2018 will be conducted in the month of February 2018. Examinations will be conducted on Saturdays & Sundays only. There are 4 examination dates fo GATE 2018 (February 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2018). GATE 2018 examination will be computer based tests. Candidates don’t need to carry any things in the examination hall. All things will be provided in the Examination centres whatever needed.

GATE 2018 Answer Key – Official

IITs will publish the answer keys of all the sets of Computer Based Tests after the GATE 2018 last examination. Candidates have to visit the official website for the all sets answer keys.

GATE 2018 Results Declaration   

IIT Guwahati will announce the GATE 2018 computer based tests result on the official website. The scheduled date of GATE 2018 result declaration date is March 17, 2018 (Saturday). Candidates can check their GATE 2018 result online on the official website by using their registration No & Date of Birth or Using USER ID & PASSWORD.


Sanjeev Kumar is the co-founder of Yuvahub. I share my knowledge to School and University going students. A writer by day and a reader by night. When I'm not doing all those, I love exploring new things.


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