GATE 2016 Notification/ Eligibility/ Syllabus & Scheme of Examination

GATE-2016 Application Form Notification Expected Dates.


The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GOAPS) is a National level competitive exam for admission in M.Tech/ M.E courses in IIT’s, NITs and other State Govt Colleges. GATE-2016 official notification is yet to release, but we can discuss expected dates/ syllabus/ paper pattern & the organizing institute for conducting GATE 2016 Common Entrance Examination. Last year GATE was conducted and managed by IIT Kanpur.

What is GATE and its Value?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is conducted by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) for Admission in PG courses in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and Doctoral programs.

IIT GATE 2016 Zone List & Names.

The GATE is conducted through the combined examination organized by one of the IIT per year. There are Eight Zone in GATE-2016 namely below.

  • Zone-1: (IIT bangalore) – Indian Institute of Science Bangalore.
  • Zone-2: (IIT Mumbai)- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
  • Zone-3: (IITD) Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
  • Zone-4: (IITG) Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Zone-5:  (IITK) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
  • Zone-6: (IITKharagpur) – Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
  • Zone-7: (IIT Madras) – Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
  • Zone-8: (IIT Roorkee) – Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria Requirement for GATE-2016.

It’s very important point that a candidate must qualify all minimum age/ education eligibility criteria before filling online GATE-2016 application forms. The students who have appeared in the final semester/year exam in 2015, but has failed in any subject should submit final year mark-sheet or upload declaration issued from HOD/ Principal.

Important & Features of GATE.

The GATE shall be held for twenty-two papers by a Computer Based Test (CBT) online mode. The online examination paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers must be typed by candidate and rest of the question paper is Objective Type (MCQ). For GATE 2016 application form, uploading of certificates/documents, etc. shall be observed and the hard copy is not requited to be posted to any address.The payment of application fees would be online through different modes like net banking, debit/credit card, e-challan.  The Validity of GATE Score Card is for 3 Years.

New Paper Pattern & Scheme of Examination.

The first step to prepare for any competitive exam is to study and know its Paper Pattern & Scheme of Examination. For GATE-2016 latest exam pattern for AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF and XE subject codes is available. Our advice to all student is to download pattern & marking scheme.

Important Dates: (Expected GATE 2016 time table).
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens:
Enrollment, Application Filling, Application Submission.
10th September 2015
(00:00 Hrs)
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website
10th October 2015
Last Date for Request for Change in the Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login
1st December 2015.
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Interface for printing
27th December 2015
GATE 2016 Online Examination
Forenoon: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Afternoon: 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM
31st January, 1st, 7th and 8th February, 2016
Announcement of Results on the Online Application Website
12th March 2016
(17:00 Hrs)

GATE-2016 Zone Wise Exam Center List.

Before filling online application form, note download nearest exam center to your residence. You have to choose two examination centers from your IIT Zone List. The given list is as per GATE-2015 notification, this year the exam centres may increase to decrease final list would be available only after the declaration of GATE-2016 Advertisement.

Exam Centre List for GATE-2016