GATE 2018 examination is an online examination conducted to check the understanding of candidates in undergrad subjects of Technology, design, and Engineering in postgraduate subjects of science field. If you wish to grasp concerning GATE 2018 then visit

GATE examination Score card is often used for admissions in numerous Postgraduate programs in numerous IIT’s, NIT’s and different centrally funded establishments, and it’s valid for three years. Today numerous PSU’s are hiring with the GATE Score, they conduct the interview for eligible candidates.

GATE Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying Degree Eligibility

Before applying for the examination, candidates should check the eligibility criteria. Here we’ve mentioned the qualifying degree/examination for various courses:

Qualifying Degree/Exam Qualifying Degree/Exam (Descriptive) Degree Status
BE / B.Tech / B.Pharm Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) and those students are in the final year of such programs Final year running or completed graduation degree.
B.Architecture Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (Five years) Pursuing in the final year or already completed
B.Sc. (Research)/ BS Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) Pursuing in the 4th year or already completed
M. Sc./ MCA/MA or equivalent Master’s degree in any stream of Science/Mathematics / Computer Applications/ Statistics or equivalent Pursuing in the final year or already completed
Int. ME / M.Tech  and Post-B.Sc. Bachelor of Science Integrated Master degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four years) 2nd, 3rd, 4th year running or graduation completed
Int. ME/ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five years) Pursuing in the 4th or 5thyear or already completed
Int. M.Sc/ Int. BS-MS Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated BS/MS program Pursuing in the final year or already completed
Professional Society Examination (equivalent to BE/B.Tech/B.Arch) BE / B.Tech / B.Arch equivalent exams of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD / UPSC / AICTE. Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses

GATE Age Limit

There is no age restriction for the candidates UN agency square measure willing to use GATE 2018. For the GATE examination, there’s no regulation, you’ll permit any age.

Some Other Details about GATE Eligibility Criteria

A number of attempts – There is no restriction on the number of attempts. You can allow unlimited time in GATE examination.

Minimum Pass Percentage – there is no limitations, don’t need to worry, you can eligible for GATE.

Application Fee 

The application fee has to be paid ONLINE. The fee details are as follows:

For Centers in India 

  1. Female Candidates – Rs.750/-
  2. SC / ST / PWD Category Candidates – Rs.750/-

iii. All other candidates Rs.1500/-

For Centers Abroad  

  1. Dubai and Singapore: US$ 100
  2. Dhaka, Addis Ababa, Colombo, and Kathmandu: US$ 50

I hope this post will help you to understand GATE Eligibility Criteria. For feedback and any query, you can comment in the comment section below. For more detail about GATE Exam visit All the best for GATE 2018 Results. For more updates stay tuned with us.




Are you a GATE Qualified? Have you ever wanted to get a government aided job? Are you looking for a highly paid job in Public Sector Undertaking (PSU)? Do you wish to have a secure life ahead? Then you have landed to the right platform. Here we’ll discover all the possible job opportunities through the GATE Exam 2018.

Many public sector undertakings and government agencies provide jobs directly on the basis of the GATE Score. PSUs like ONGC, BHEL, BEL, IOCL, HPCL, CONCOR, etc. have announced Recruitment through the GATE Score.

Public Sector Undertakings can be classified into 3 categories based on the parameters such as Indian Stock Exchange, Global Presence, Annual Revenue, and operations:

  • Maharatna PSU
  • Navaratna PSU
  • Miniratna PSU

Let’s take a look at the eligibility criteria, application process, posts, and recruitment in the PSUs through GATE:


Eligibility Criteria for PSU through GATE?

Candidates looking for jobs in PSUs through GATE  are required to appear for the Gate Entrance exam in their respective branch. Only those who are able to possess valid GATE 2018 Results will be eligible to apply for the recruitment process. Each Public Sector Undertaking has it’s cut off list declared after the GATE Exam. So, you may check it once the result has been declared, and apply for your desired post.

How to apply for PSU recruitment?

Public Sector Undertakings release their application form from time to time during a year. One needs to keep herself/himself updated in order to avail the opportunity. The application form requires the filling of the Gate Registration number and Score Card. Before applying for a certain PSU, please make it a habit of checking your eligibility for the post. In case you fail to remain eligible, your application will straight away be discarded.

Which Public Sector Undertakings recruit through the GATE Score?

  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
  • West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL)
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)
  • Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES)
  • Central Electronics Limited (CEL)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited ( IOCL )
  • Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL)
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited
  • Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL)
  • OIL India
  • Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India
  • Haryana Power Utilities
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
  • National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO)
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)

Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL)

  • Indian Railway Construction Company Limited (IRCON)
  • Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR)
  • Institute for Plasma Research (IPR)
  • Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited (PSTCL)
  • National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC Ltd.)
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC)
  • Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MRVC Ltd)
  • National Textile Corporation
  • Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru
  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
  • Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS
  • Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL)
  • Delhi Transco Limited
  • Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC)
  • Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)
  • Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL)
  • Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL)

Which Posts are available under recruitment through GATE?

  • Executive Trainee
  • Deputy Manager Technical
  • Management Trainees
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
  • Senior Engineer
  • Graduate Engineer Trainees (GET)
  • Project Assistant
  • Consultants
  • Contract Engineer
  • Technical Supervisor
  • Lab Technician
  • Junior Telecom Officer (JTO)
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Scientists
  • Deputy Manager
  • Senior Research Officer
  • Senior Field Officer
  • Accounts Officer

What are the other options available through GATE other than PSUs?

GATE 2018 brings with it many job opportunities other than PSU. Here’s the required list:

  • You can pursue a career in teaching, either in coaching or research institutes.
  • If your GATE Score is low, you may work as an assistant to a professor for an year or two. This way you may get a useful recommendation necessary for pursuing higher studies abroad.
  • Few State Industries and private companies also recruit on the basis of GATE Score.
  • You may wish to go for higher education (, PhD, MS, Research) in IITs, NITs, IIMs, IISC or other research institutes.
  • Other options could be pursuing JRF/ SRF, and availing other scholarships, or admission in foreign universities.



Education is the process of spreading knowledge, skills, art, values, and habits. Today, education is becoming an important factor in everybody’s life. Everybody wants to come ahead of the other. Different exams have different ways of preparation. Here you will get the best way of preparation for the most popular and important GATE exam.

What is GATE Exam?

GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an all India exam and which conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE Committee. The ranks scored in GATE exam becomes the base of the post graduation. It is conducted Indian Institute of Sciences and eight other Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee). The duration of the exam is 3 hours with the maximum of 100 marks with 65 total questions. The exam is done online. Most of the engineering students appear for this exam for further studies.


Who Can Give the Exam?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is the exam which is given by those students who have completed Bachelor of Engineering (BE)/ Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)/ Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)/ Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)/ Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm). However, students who are currently in the final year can also apply for the exam.

When Should We Start Preparing?

You can start preparing for the exam anytime you feel comfortable too. Eligibility for the GATE exam is either completion of bachelor’s degree or final year students. However, there is no restriction in preparing. You can start preparing in the 1st year or 2nd year or 3rd year.

How Should We Prepare?

There are many paper choices under GATE exam. You can choose any one of them according to your branch or the branch you want to proceed with post graduation. There are mainly three parts in the question paper. First is mathematics second is General aptitude and the third one is subject questions. All those papers are:

Aerospace Engineering AE Geology and Geophysics GG
Agricultural Engineering AG Instrumentation Engineering IN
Architecture and Planning AR Life Sciences XL
Biotechnology BT Mathematics MA
Civil Engineering CE Mechanical Engineering ME
Chemical Engineering CH Mining Engineering MN
Computer Science & Information Technology CS Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemistry CY Physics PH
Electronics and Communication


EC Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering & Fiber Science TF
Engineering Sciences XE Ecology and Evolution EY
Petroleum Engineering PE
  • Preparation for Mathematics:

You can start preparing for mathematics from your first year. Mathematics is one of the subjects in 1st and 2nd year. Preparing mathematics from the beginning will give you a lot of time to practice and mathematics ask for practice.  Those students who have been brilliant in mathematics must practice it on a regular basis. Total weight age is 15%.

  • Preparation for General Aptitude:

The preparation for this can also be done in any level of engineering like mathematics. This part is common for all the students of different branches. There is no different subject as “Aptitude” in the graduate level syllabus. So students need to prepare everything by themselves from the beginning. Total weighting is 15%.

  • Preparation for Subject Questions:

This part has 70% of the marks weight. The preparation for this part must be done according to the paper you have chosen to attempt. Go through every corner of the subject and read everything. This will help you in scoring well in your subject and will lead to your selection in GATE 2018.

What are the Good Books for GATE?

To choose good books for the exam, you must know about the author, before buying read the reviews and the only go on to buy the books. There are different books available for different branches.

  • GATE Tutor 2017 Mechanical Engineering, by Arihant Publications
  • GATE Guide Computer Science & Information Technology Engg. 2017, by GKP
  • GATE 2017: Civil Engineering Solved Papers, by Made Easy
  • A Handbook for Electrical Engineering, by Made Easy
  • GATE Tutor 2017 Electronics & Communication Engineering by Arihant
  • GATE Tutor 2017 Biotechnology, by Arihant Publications
  • Higher Engineering Mathematics by B.S.Grewal 43rd Edition, by B.S. Grewal

Any Coaching Centres?

  1. Made Easy
  2. ACE Engineering Academy
  3. GateForum
  4. The Gate Academy
  5. Engineers Academy
  6. Brilliant Tutorials
  7. Engineers Zone Education Pvt Ltd
  8. Pathfinder Academy Pvt Ltd
  9. T.I.M.E.
  10. Vani Institute

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