GATE 2017 Recruitment

Overview :

The gate is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is conducted by the seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and IISc. These are top most colleges of India who offer the Post graduate courses and Ph.D. courses to B.TECH/B.E graduates through GATE EXAM. The GATE 2017 will be conducted by the IIT Bangalore. In GATE exam, aspirants can only apply for one of the disciplines from 23 streams. Many PSU’s and private company’s recruit’s candidate on the basis of their GATE score. The GATE exam is used to analysis technical skills as well as mathematical and logical skills. The gate score is valid for three years afterward marks will expire.

About IIT and IISc: The IIT’s and IISc is the autonomous public colleges which provide higher education to the students in India. These institutions are controlled by Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 implemented by the government. There are total 23 IITs are located across the country. The first Indian Institute of Technology is IIT Kharagpur and it is started in 1951. This year GATE exam is conducted by IIT Bangalore campus. Every year the registration of candidates crosses 6 lakh in the counting of registration forms and around 5 lakh students appear for the exam (approximately).We like to draw your attention towards the most important factor, which is eligibility criteria GATE 2017.

Eligibility Criteria :

In order to satisfy the fixed standards of IITS, we have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of GATE 2017.


•    The aspirants must have a B.TECH/ B.E./Pharm/ B.Arch. degree from a government recognized University.

•    The aspirant who has Master’s Degree in from any stream Science and mathematical stream, as well as, can apply.

•    The aspirants who are pursuing graduation and are in final year of graduation are eligible for GATE but they have to take NOC from their respective colleges.

•     Diploma Holders in any field are not eligible for the examination.


•    There is no upper age limit in GATE EXAM but they should have their graduation degree with them.

Minimum age required- 21years


  • Nationality of the candidates should be Indian.

How to Apply :

The application procedure to enroll in GATE 2017 is very easy. You have to fill all the personal and official details carefully. However, you will get the chance to make correct changes but that will be charged. Moreover, let us discuss the steps for registration of GATE 2017.

How to apply for GATE 2017?

•    Firstly you have to visit the official website of GATE.

•    Login into the site. If you don’t have logic id than sign up.

•    After login, fill the GATE 2017 Examination form.

•    The registration form is divided into many parts i.e. Personal details, Educational details, thumb impression, photograph, and signature.

•    If you are considered in any reserved category that you must have to upload original certificate regarding it.

•    Fill all the data correctly.

•    The last step will be of payment.

•    Then after payment confirmation message is being sent to you in your mail account.

•    You have successfully submitted your application.

Application Fee :

There is various method which you can choose to pay fee charges. The requisite fee is different for the general and reserved category. For more details, check out the table below.


 Fee Charges










Exam Dates :

The dates are the important perception in preparing the exam. To use efficient amount time we should have a time table. So here we have shared you some important dates regarding GATE 2017.



Application form date


Last date of application



4-5th  Feb and 11-12th Feb

Admit card


Result GATE 2017



Exam Pattern :

The exam paper of GATE 2017 is divided into two sections: General Aptitude and Technical concepts with engineering mathematics.


No. of


Marks Per




General Aptitude





Technical concepts










Total duration- 3 hours

Total questions- 60

There is negative marking in the GATE exam paper:

Negative Marking Scheme


Marks deducted for each wrong answer

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

1 mark


2 marks


Numerical Answer Questions

1 mark


2 marks


We have shared significant details for the GATE 2017 related to eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc. Now let us move on to the exam GATE 2017 syllabus.

Syllabus :

Technical section: - you have to prepare for your respective subject which you have chosen during filling up the form.



Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

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

Electrical Engineering

Power Systems, Control & Automation, Power Electronics

Machines & Drives, Digital Signal Processing

Instrumentation Technology.

Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology

Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security

Distributed Computing, Image Processing, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems.

Artificial IntelligenceDatabase and Information Systems, Programming languages, Advanced Computing.

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Science & Engineering

Production Engineering, Design of Mechanical Equipment or Machine Design

Thermal Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Material Science & management.

Civil Engineering

Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Earthquake Engineering,Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering &Management, Water Resources Engineering

Rock Engineering & Underground Structure


This section is consist of mathematical questions, English question as well as some general awareness questions.


Profit & loss, Percentage, Averages, Proportions, Ratios, Compound interest, Simple interest, Time distance and work, Time speed and distance etc.


Selection Procedure :

Generally, the selection procedure of GATE 2017 is of 3 stages: Registration form, online exam and at last counseling of the selected candidates. We will explain you better by providing steps regarding it.

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Fill up the registration form.
  3. Appear for the examination GATE 2017.
  4. Wait for the results.
  5. Finally, you can see your results on the official website.
  6. You have to apply to the IITs College individually and for NIITS admission are done through the CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Plan) process.
  7. The CCMT will be applied online on the website of GATE Examination.

Conclusion :

GATE exam is one of the best exams in the country which offer a number of recruitment to the candidates in public sector as well as in private sector. It is the gateway which gives us chance to pursue admission in most prestigious colleges in India. There is no limit in appearing GATE exam 2017 and also there is no upper age limit. The object of this exam is to select the best suitable candidate for the suitable post. You have to prepare very hard in order to clear. Moreover, for the latest notification you can visit the official website of GATE. Herein this post, we have shared all the information regarding GATE 2017.

All the Best!!!

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