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Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018 (No age limit)
The categories of candidates eligible to appear for GATE 2018 are given in Table below.
 

Table : Minimum Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018


Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree / Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Year of qualification not later than
B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years course) Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) Currently in the 4th year or already completed 2018
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 2018
Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program) Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year or already completed 2020
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 2019
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 2018
Professional Society Examination (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

 


Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: i) must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology or; ii) must have completed or are in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) degree (duration: at least 2 years) in any relevant science subject.