Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2015

Published On: 24 Feb 2012

 | Last Updated On: 01 Oct 2014

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidate in various undergraduate subjects in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and postgraduate level subjects in Science. The GATE score of a candidate reflects a relative performance level in a particular subject in the exam across several years. The score is used for admissions to postgraduate programs (e.g., M.E, M.Tech, direct Ph.D) in Indian institutes of higher education with financial assistance provided by MHRD and other Government agencies.

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2015 Examination -

Before starting the application process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria of GATE 2015 given in table mentioned below:

Qualifying Degree

Qualifying Degree/

Examination (Descriptive)

Description of Eligible Candidates

Year of qualification

Copies of

Certificates to be

submitted

 

Passed in the year 2014

or earlier

Expected to complete in 2015 or later

B.E/B.Tech/

B.Arch/

B.Pharm

 

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

/Technology

/Architecture/

Pharmacy (Post-Diploma/Post B.Sc/4 years after 10+2)

Currently in the 4th year or already completed

2015

Degree certificate/ provisional certificate/course completion certificate

Certificate from Principal

B.S

Bachelor’s degree in Science

(Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)

Currently in the 4th year or already completed

2015

Degree certificate/ provisional certificate/course completion certificate

Certificate from Principal

M.Sc/M.A/MCA

or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/

Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent

Currently in the final year or already

completed

2015

Degree certificate/ provisional certificate/course completion certificate (pertaining to master’s degree)

 

Int. M.E/M.Tech (Post-B.Sc)

Post-B.Sc Integrated master’s degree programs in Engineering /Technology (Four year program)

Currently in the 2nd/3rd/ 4th year or already completed

2017

Degree certificate/ provisional certificate/course completion certificate

Certificate from Principal

Int. M.E/M.Tech or Dual Degree

(after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated master’s degree program or dual degree program in Engineering/

Technology (Five year program)

Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed

2016

Degree certificate /provisional certificate/course completion certificate

Certificate from Principal

Int. M.Sc/

Int. B.S-M.S

Integrated M.Sc or five year integrated B.S-M.S program

Currently in the final year or already completed

2015

Degree certificate /provisional certificate/course completion certificate

Certificate from Principal

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/

B.Tech/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 courses

NA

Professional certificate/ provisional certificate/course completion/ membership certificate issued by the society or institute

Copy of marksheet for Section “A”

Certificate from Principal:

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

For more information about GATE, please visit here.

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