Sharing is caring!

Overview Vacancy Details Eligibility Criteria Age Limit How to Apply Exam Dates FEE Exam Pattern Selection Procedure Syllabus Admit Card Cut Off Result Previous Year Paper Preparation

GATE 2017 Exam Overview :

The GATE 2017 Application form submission process closed and examination was conducted by the GATE examination authority in February 2017. The GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is conducted by the seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and IISc and is one of the toughest examinations of India. These are top most colleges of India who offer the Post graduate courses and Ph.D. courses to B.TECH/B.E graduates through GATE EXAM. The GATE 2017 examination will be conducted by the IIT Bangalore. In GATE 2017 Examination, aspirants can only apply for one of the disciplines from 23 streams. Many PSU’s and private company’s recruit’s candidate on the basis of their GATE Score Card. The GATE exam is used to analysis technical skills as well as mathematical and logical skills. The gate score is valid for three years afterward marks will expire.

About IIT and IISc: The IIT’s and IISc are the autonomous public colleges which provide higher education to the students in India. These institutions are controlled by Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 implemented by the government. There are total 23 IITs are located across the country. The first Indian Institute of Technology is IIT Kharagpur and it is started in 1951. This year GATE exam is conducted by IIT Bangalore campus. Every year the registration of candidates crosses 6 lakh in the counting of registration forms and around 5 lakh students appear for the exam (approximately).We like to draw your attention towards the most important factor, which is Eligibility Criteria of GATE 2017.

GATE 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

In order to satisfy the fixed standards of IITS, we have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of GATE 2017.

Educational Qualification

• The aspirants must have a B.TECH/ B.E./Pharm/ B.Arch. degree from a government recognized University.

• The aspirant who has Master’s Degree in from any stream Science and mathematical stream, as well as, can apply.

• The aspirants who are pursuing graduation and are in final year of graduation are eligible for GATE but they have to take NOC from their respective colleges.

• Diploma Holders in any field are not eligible for the examination.

Age Limit

• There is no upper age limit in GATE EXAM but they should have their graduation degree with them.

Minimum age required- 21 years.


• Candidates should be Indian.

GATE 2017 Application Form :

The application procedure to enroll in GATE 2017 Exam Notification is very easy. You have to fill all the personal and official details carefully. However, you will get the chance to make correct changes but that will be charged. Moreover, let us discuss the steps for GATE 2017 Registration.

How to apply for GATE 2017 Exam?

• Firstly you have to visit the official website of GATE.

• Login into the site. If you don’t have logic id then sign up.

• After login, fill the GATE 2017 Application Form.

• The registration form is divided into many parts i.e. Personal details, Educational details, thumb impression, photograph, and signature.

• If you are considered in any reserved category that you must have to upload original certificate regarding it.

• Fill all the data correctly.

• The last step will be of payment.

• Then after payment confirmation message is being sent to you in your mail account.

• You have successfully submitted your application.

Click Here – GATE 2017 Official Notification

Click Here – GATE 2017 Online Registration

GATE 2017 Application Fee :

There is various method which you can choose to pay fee charges. The requisite fee is different for the general and reserved category. For more details, check out the table below.

Category Fee Charges
General Rs.1500/-
OBC Rs.1500/-
SC/ST/ PWD Rs.750/-
FEMALES Rs.750/-

GATE 2017 Important Date :

Events Dates
Starting Date to Submit GATE 2017 Application Form 1/09/2016
Closing Date to Submit GATE 2017 Application Form 4/10/2016
GATE 2017 Exam Date 4-5th  Feb and 11-12th Feb
GATE 2017 Admit card Release Date 5/01/2016
Final Answer Key Release 16th March
GATE 2017 Result Declaration Date 27/03/2017
Availability of Score Card 27th March to 26th May 2017

GATE 2017 Exam Pattern :

The GATE 2017 Exam Papers are divided into two sections: General Aptitude and Technical concepts with engineering mathematics.

Section No. of


Marks Per




General Aptitude 5 1 5
Technical concepts


Engineering Maths

25 1 25
30 2 60
Technical Section

(70 Marks)

General Aptitude

(15 Marks)

Engineering Maths

(15 Marks)


Total duration– 3 hours

Total questions– 60

There is negative marking in the GATE Exam Paper:

Negative Marking Scheme
Marks deducted for each wrong answer
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 1 mark 0.33
2 marks 0.66
Numerical Answer Questions 1 mark 0.33
2 marks 0.66

We have shared significant details for the GATE 2017 Exam related to eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. Now let us move on to the GATE 2017 Syllabus, Exam Pattern.

GATE 2017 Syllabus :

Technical section: – you have to prepare for your respective subject which you have chosen during filling up the form.

Branch Subjects
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Telecommunication Technology & Management, Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, Nanotechnology, Digital Signal Processing Control & Automation, Micro Electronics, Microwave Engineering, Communication Engineering, VLSI Design Tool Technology and Integrated Electronics & Circuits.
Electrical Engineering Power Systems, Control & Automation, Power Electronics

Machines & Drives, Digital Signal Processing

Instrumentation Technology.

Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security

Distributed Computing, Image Processing, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems.

Artificial Intelligence Database and Information Systems, Programming languages, Advanced Computing.

Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Science & Engineering

Production Engineering, Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design

Thermal Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Material Science & management.

Civil Engineering Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Earthquake Engineering,Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Water Resources Engineering

Rock Engineering & Underground Structure


This section is consist of mathematical questions, English question as well as some general awareness questions.

Mathematics Profit & loss, Percentage, Averages, Proportions, Ratios, Compound interest, Simple interest, Time distance and work, Time speed and distance etc.

GATE 2017 Selection Procedure :

Generally, the GATE 2017 Selection Procedure is of 3 stages: Registration form, online exam and at last counseling of the selected candidates. We will explain you better by providing steps regarding it.

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Fill up the registration form.
  3. Appear for the GATE 2017 Examination.
  4. Wait for the results.
  5. Finally, you can see your results on the official website.
  6. You have to apply to the IITs College individually and for NIITS admission are done through the CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Plan) process.
  7. The CCMT will be applied online on the website of GATE Examination.

GATE Admit Card 2017 :

Candidates who’ve successfully submitted their GATE 2017 Application Form can easily avail the GATE 2017 Admit Card from the official website. As the Admit Card of GATE 2017 were issued from 5th January onwards while the examination was conducted on 4th, 5th, and 12th February. Hall ticket is of prime importance at the exam center, timing, date of exam, all are mentioned in it. Candidates have to bring this admit card to get an entry into the examination hall.

GATE Cut off 2017 :

GATE 2017 Cut-Off Marks are the minimum marks required for a candidate to qualify in the examination. As soon as the Official Answer Key is out, the Cut-Off Marks for GATE 2017 will be soon released after the declaration of GATE 2017 Result. These scores will help us in approximating, whether the candidate will qualify the exam or not or reach the set cut-off limit or not. Students can compare their scores with the cut-off marks to know whether they’ve qualified the exam or not.

GATE Result 2017 :

The Result of GATE 2017 will be declared after few months of the examination. GATE 2017 Result will be published on the official forum of GATE. The Total score would be generated after analyzing all the three sections. The candidate’s who’ll score well in this examination will be eligible to take admission in Top Engineering Colleges for the M.Tech degree or any other equivalent degree.

GATE Online Test Series 2017 :

Online Test Series for GATE 2017 is the best way to enhance your level or practice. We have gathered here best Free Mock Test to help you understand the pattern and structure of the question paper. The primary aim behind conducting these tests is to enhance the knowledge of the candidate and increase the ability to solve more problems in less time. The marks obtained in these type of tests will help you analyze your current position and the points which need more improvement. GATE 2017 Online Test Series will be based on updated syllabus and exam pattern. We also provide have our doubt solving panel, which will help you solve all the complex problems. An official application of wifi study has also been released, and it can be easily accessed through play store.

GATE Previous Year Papers :

We’ve also collected here Previous Year Papers of GATE 2017 to help you understand the type of questions asked in the examination. These test will help you gain a command over all the sections and will also help you understand the marking scheme in the question paper. GATE 2017 Previous Year Papers are of great help in scoring good marks, as the pattern somewhere remains the same and it also makes you aware of the distribution of scores according to the question.

GATE Preparation :

We have listed here Best Preparation Tips To Crack GATE 2017, so have a glance at the given below to form a strategic plan to qualify one’s examination.

  • Be thorough enough about the GATE 2017 exam
  • Just be consistent in your learning process
  • Focus on your goal and try to be less diverted
  • Practice more and more Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers
  • Read the question carefully and then answer it
  • Distribute time evenly for each and every question
  • Try to solve the question paper in time
  • In the end, i would like to wish you a Good Luck For the Exam