Gate 2017 Overview- Every Detail You Should Know

The Gate 2017 is being conducted by IIT Roorkee this time and will open a gate to many prestigious institutions for higher studies including IITs, NITs, and many others.

Gate 2017
Through Gate now you can also into many PSUs, and so, for now, this is an ideal exam for all the tech asperities to get into their dream jobs and institutions.

Here I am going to share the details about Gate 2017 for you to know it in details. You can follow the dates I will provide, but I will also suggest you follow the official gate site for the updated details.

GATE 2017 Important Dates

Here are some of the important dates for Hate 2017. You should plan your schedule accordingly.

Events
Dates (official)
Application Form Start Date
1st September 2016
Application Form Last Date
10th October 2016 (extended)
Request for Change in City Last Date
16th November 2016
Correction in Application Form
15th to 26th November 2016
Admit Card Issue Date
5th January 2017
GATE 2017 Online Exam Date (CBT)
4, 5 & 11, 12 February 2017
Result in Announcement Date
27th March 2017
Availability of Score Card
27th March to 26th May 2017

 GATE 2017 Exam Schedule

Date & Day
Session No.
Time (IST)
Test Paper Code
4th February 2017
(Saturday)
5th February 2017 (Sunday)
1
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)
ME, AR, TF
2
3
14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)
ME, AG, GG
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)
EC, BT, CY, EY, PI
4
14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)
EC, AE, MA, MT, PE, PH
11th February 2017 (Saturday)
5
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)
CS, EE
6
14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)
CS, EE
12th February 2017 (Sunday)
7
09:00 – 12.00 Hrs. (Forenoon)
CE, CH, MN
8
14:00 – 17:00 Hrs. (Afternoon)
CE, IN, XE, XL

New in Gate 2017

Here are some of the newly incorporated things in Gate 2017

  • Centre: -Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dibrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been added to new centers by the authority.
  • New Paper: – The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). With this, the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
  • GATE for International Candidates: – GATE 2017 examination shall be held for international candidates in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).

Exam Pattern

Here is the sample exam pattern for Gate 2017. You can follow these for better preparation.

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (M.Tech/ME)
  • No. of Papers: There is only one paper of GATE consisting of 100 marks.
  • No. of Questions: The number of questions asked in the examination will be 65 questions of objective type and numerical answer type (NAT).
  • Out of 65 questions, ten questions will be asked from the general aptitude section and carry 15 marks.
  • Duration: The time allotted to solve the question paper will be 3 hours.
  • Mode: Online Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Answering: There is no choice provided for NAT questions as the answers to such questions will be entered manually using the virtual keyboard provided on the computer screen at the time of examination.
  • New Paper: The XE paper now has a new section on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). With this, the number of sections in the XE paper has increased to eight (A-H).
  • Centre: -Burdwan (IIT Guwahati Zone), Dibrugarh (IIT Guwahati Zone) and Gorakhpur (IIT Kanpur Zone) has been added to new centers by the authority.

Application Fees

for Gen and OBC Male candidates
Rs. 1500/-
for Women candidates
Rs. 750/-
for SC/ST/PD candidates
Rs. 750/-
GATE International Candidates 
US Dollars 50

Conclusion

This was all about gate 2017. Hope you got a clear idea as for how to tackle with the exam.
Do share if your experience with us if you have ever appeared for the Gate.

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