All You Need To Know About GATE Examination 2017

All You Need To Know About GATE Examination 2017

All you need to know about GATE Examination 2017

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an all India Engineering test for Post Graduation and Doctoral Programs in various domains of engineering. These are conducted by IITs and IISc on a rotational basis. With over 9.5 lakh students registered for GATE 2016, over 8 lakh students appeared for 23 different papers.

Different courses for which GATE is taken are listed below:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Mining Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Metallurgical Engineering
  5. Physics
  6. Production and Industrial Engineering
  7. Textile Engineering and Fiber Science
  8. Engineering Sciences
  9. Life Science
  10. Agriculture Engineering
  11. Aerospace Engineering
  12. Petroleum Engineering
  13. Instrumentation Engineering
  14. Geology and Geophysics
  15. Ecology and Evolution
  16. Electrical Engineering
  17. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  18. Chemistry
  19. Computer Science and Information Technology
  20. Chemical Engineering
  21. Civil Engineering
  22. Biotechnology
  23. Architecture and Planning

GATE Exam Pattern

GATE Examination takes place for 3 hours in which one has to solve 65 questions of total 100 marks. The paper is divided into 3 parts:

  1. General Aptitude: GA section consists of 10 questions of language and analytical skills and carries a weightage of 15% of the total marks.  
  2. Engineering Mathematics: Engineering Mathematics also carries 15% weightage of the total marks.
  3. Core Subject: The core subject gets 70% weightage of the total marks.

Get more details on the changes in GATE exam pattern 2017.

There are two types of questions that are asked.

  1. Multiple Choice Questions
  2. Numerical Answer Questions

Opportunities after clearing GATE

There are a lot of opportunities available after one clears GATE Exam. Here is the list:

  1. Pursue M.Tech.

After clearing GATE, the student can directly start pursuing M. Tech.

  1. Research

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GATE Score is valid for 2 years. Once cleared, you can also apply for a Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories.

  1. Job Opportunities

Many PSUs in India consider GATE score for recruitment. ONGC, BHEL, BARC and NTPC are a few of them.

  1. Sponsorship

After clearing GATE Examination, you are eligible for scholarship programs which are valid for 2 years.

  1. Foreign Universities

Many foreign universities consider GATE score for admissions.

ARC Foundation is one of the premium coaching centers in India which provide a thorough preparation for GATE. With their innovative approach in teaching, they are able to work on all the topics and help students score well in the exams. An experienced pedagogy, methodological teaching and a series of tests helps students score well and get placed at coveted universities across India and abroad.






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