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I am an Indian citizen with an MS degree (2 year duration) obtained from a Russian University. Am I eligible to appear for GATE-2014 examination?
For how many GATE papers can I apply?
Will I be provided with any white paper for rough work and calculations during the test?
Am I allowed to leave the examination hall during the test?
What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination hall?
Can I use a calculator during the examination?
Will there be any arrangement at the test center for the safe keeping of my personal items such as mobile phone?
Since the website mentions that the GATE-2014 examination will be computer based online test, like some other online examinations do I get to see my score immediately? Does a question that appears on the screen depend upon the correctness of my answer to
After the completion of the application process, and getting my application accepted, I find from the detailed examination schedule given in the GATE website that, for my paper examination will be held in multiple sessions. Can I select the session in whi
When is GATE 2014 results out?

I am an Indian citizen with an MS degree (2 year duration) obtained from a Russian University. Am I eligible to appear for GATE-2014 examination?

Yes, you are eligible. Kindly ensure that you fill the application form properly so that this fact is clearly reflected in your form.

For how many GATE papers can I apply?

A candidate can apply for only one of the 22 papers listed in the GATE 2014 brochure or GATE website. The choice of the appropriate paper is the responsibility of the candidate. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below.

  • The  candidate  is  expected  to  appear  in  a  paper  appropriate  to  the discipline of his/her qualifying degree.
  • The candidate is, however, free to choose any paper according to his/her admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which he/she wishes to seek admission.

Will I be provided with any white paper for rough work and calculations during the test?

Blank white papers or a white paper notepad will be provided to the candidate for rough work.  However, these papers/pads have to be returned after the examination.

Am I allowed to leave the examination hall during the test?

No. Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall for any reason during the test. Candidates can leave the examination hall only after the closure of the test at the scheduled end of examination in a session.

What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination hall?

Electronic diary, mobile phone and any such electronic or communication gadgets, printed matter, blank papers, clip boards and log-tables will not be allowed inside the examination hall.

Can I use a calculator during the examination?

Yes. In GATE-2014 you are permitted to use a scientific calculator without data connectivity.

Will there be any arrangement at the test center for the safe keeping of my personal items such as mobile phone?

No such arrangements is possible at the test center, hence, you are advised not to bring these items with you to the examination venue.

Since the website mentions that the GATE-2014 examination will be computer based online test, like some other online examinations do I get to see my score immediately? Does a question that appears on the screen depend upon the correctness of my answer to

No. In GATE-2014 examination, as soon as the candidate logs in for the test at the test centre, a fixed set of questions belonging to that particular paper appear on the screen, either one after another or all together, depending upon the candidate’s wish. The candidate has to answer the questions (consisting of a combination of multiple choice type and numerical answer type questions) using the mouse and a numerical keypad. The candidate’s responses will be stored securely and will be evaluated at later stage. The results will only be known as per the schedule mentioned under important dates.

After the completion of the application process, and getting my application accepted, I find from the detailed examination schedule given in the GATE website that, for my paper examination will be held in multiple sessions. Can I select the session in whi

No. A candidate has no choice as far as the session is concerned in case of multi- session papers. Session allotment will be done by GATE on a random basis.

When is GATE 2014 results out?

Results will be available on the website on Friday, March 28, 2014.