GATE 2018: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has activated the admit card link for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) a day before the scheduled date (January 5). Candidates who have applied for the exam can download the admit cards at the official website – gate.iitg.ac.in. The exam is scheduled to be held on February 3, 4 and February 10, 11, 2018 (9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm). The GATE score is valid for three years from the date of announcement of the results.
GATE 2018 exam pattern: The exam consists of two sections containing 65 questions in total. The paper will be for 100 marks which candidates will have three hours to score. The paper will contain questions on general aptitude (15 marks), engineering mathematics (10-13 marks) and core engineering area of the candidate.
The questions will be of both Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and fill in the blanks type. While the MCQs have negative markings for wrong answers, the numerical fill in the blanks type questions does not have any negative marking scheme. The candidates should prefer to print the admit in colour.
GATE 2018 admit card, here’s how to download:
Step 1: Log on to the official website of GATE (appsgate.iitr.ac.in)
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link that says “Download GATE 2018 admit card”.
Step 3: Enter the required details like registration number in the fields provided and click on submit button.
Step 4: Download the hall ticket and take a printout for further reference.
GATE 2018 important dates
Admit cards release: January 5, 2018
GATE 2018 exam: February 3, 4 and February 10, 11, 2018 (9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm)
Results release date: March 17, 2018
The mock test link was already updated on the GOAPS. We suggest candidates practice the series to get an idea of the conduct of the online exam. Admit cards carry important details like exam centre and schedule. In case your GATE 2018 admit card has any discrepancy, contact the concerned authorities immediately.
GATE 2018 qualified candidates will be eligible for admission to Post Graduate Programs (Masters & Doctoral) in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science. Some Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) such as BHEL, GAIL, HAL, NTPC, NPCIL, ONGC etc also use the GATE scores for recruitment.