GATE 2018 to be conducted by IIT Guwahati on 3, 4, 10 and 11 February


GATE 2018 to be conducted by IIT GuwahatiGATE 2018 to be concluded by IIT Guwahati on 3, 4, 10 and 11 February for admission to various PG Programmes like M.Tech, ME, MS and Direct Ph.D. The official notification related to GATE 2018 is published by IIT Guwahati on July 5, 2017. GATE 2018 application form will be available from September 1 till October 5, 2017 in an online mode. The exam conducting authority IIT Guwahati will release the admit card on January 5, 2018 onwards.

GATE is managed by 7 IITs and IISc Bangalore on behalf of the National Co-ordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, MHRD. GATE 2018 will be conducted at more than 680 test centres in India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and United Arab Emirates.

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As per IIT Guwahati official notification GATE Exam dates and schedule is given below

GATE 2018 Exam dates and Schedule

S. No Events Dates
1 GATE notification July 5, 2017
2 Availiblity of GATE Application form 2018 September 1, 2017
3 Last date of GATE 2018 Application form October 5, 2017
4 GATE 2018 Admit Card will be released on January 5, 2018 onwards
5 GATE test dates 3, 4, 10 and 11 February, 2018
6 GATE 2018 Result will be announced on March 17, 2018

GATE 2018 Exam Pattern

Section Question


No. of


Marks Per








1 to 25 25 1 25
26 to 55 30 2 60
General Aptitude 1 to 5 5 1 5
Technical Section :

70 marks

General Aptitude: 15 marks Engineering Mathematics :

15 marks

Total Questions : 65 Total Marks : 100 Total Duration : 3 hours

Check below the Subject Specialization for GATE 2018

Electrical Engineering

Control & Automation
Digital Signal Processing
Instrumentation Technology
Machines & Drives
Power Electronics
Power Systems

Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology

Advanced Computing
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
Computer Science
Computer Systems and Hardware
Database and Information Systems
Distributed Computing
Image Processing
Information Security
Information Technology
Programming languages
Software Engineering

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Communication Engineering
Control & Automation
Digital Signal Processing
Integrated Electronics & Circuits
Micro Electronics
Microwave Engineering
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication
Telecommunication Technology & Management
VLSI Design Tool Technology

Civil Engineering

Construction Engineering &Management
Earthquake Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Rock Engineering & Underground Structure
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Water Resources Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Science & Engineering
Material Science & management
Production Engineering
Thermal Engineering

Zonal Cetres of GATE 2018

Zones Name of the Zonal Centres
Zone 1 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Zone 2 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Zone 3 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Zone 4 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Zone 5 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Zone 6 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Zone 7 Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Zone 8 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

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