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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – GATE 2012
  Date of Online Examination: 29-01-2012 (Sunday)         
  Date of Offline Examination: 12-02-2012 (Sunday)

Important Dates:

Commencement of Online Application submission Monday 12 September 2011
(00:00 Hrs)
Last date for Submission of Online Application (website closure) Monday 17 October 2011
(23:00 Hrs)
Last date for the receipt of printed version of ONLINE Application at the respective zonal GATE Office Monday 24 October 2011
Zonal GATE website display of final list of registered candidates, choices of test paper and examination city Friday 09 December 2011
Availability of admit card on zonal GATE websites Monday 02 January 2012
GATE 2012 Online Examination for Papers:
AR, GG and TF
Sunday 29 January 2012
(09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2012 Online Examination Papers:
AE, AG and MN
Sunday 29 January 2012
(14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
GATE 2012 Offline Examination Papers:
BT, CE, CH, CS, ME, PH and PI
Sunday 12 February 2012
(09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2012 Offline Examination Papers:
CY, EC, EE, IN, MA, MT, XE and XL
Sunday 12 February 2012
(14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
Announcement of results Thursday 15 March 2012
(10:00 Hrs)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

The GATE committee, which comprises of representatives from the administering institutes, is the sole authority for regulating the examination and declaring the results.

GATE is conducted through the constitution of eight zones. The zones and the corresponding administrative institutes are:

      Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science        Bengaluru
      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

The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2012 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE 2012
Admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other Government scholarships/assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes is open to those who qualify in GATE examination. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture or Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for admission to Master’s degree programmes in Engineering/Technology/Architecture as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science with MHRD or other government scholarships/assistantships. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. However, candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture may seek admission to relevant Doctoral programmes with scholarship/assistantship without appearing in the GATE examination.
GATE qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations.
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