GATE 2019 – Eligibility, Online Registration Notification & Dates

IIT, Madras will conduct the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2019 examination.GATE 2019 is an examination conducted for admissions in M.E./M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes at IITs, IISc, NITs, GFTIs and other Universities in India. On the behalf of National Coordination Board (NCB), IISc, Bangalore and seven IITs conducts the GATE examination.

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Latest Update for 2019 GATE Examination (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

The Information regarding GATE 2019 Examination was available on the official website of GATE on 6th July 2018. But after some time, it vanished from the official website. This year the GATE 2019 examination will include one more subject named Statistics.

GATE Examination 2019 Important Dates

We are providing GATE 2019 Examination Important Dates. The aspiring candidates can refer to the below table for GATE 2019 examination Important dates.

GATE 2019 Dates
IIT Madras released the website on 06 Jul 2018 at 6:00 PM
GOAPS will be launched and the application process will start on 01 Sep 2018
Last date for application form submission 21 Sep 2018
Candidates can download admit card from 04 Jan 2019
GATE 2019 Exam 2, 3, 9 and 10 Feb 2019

  • Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Declaration of results 16 Mar 2019
Scorecard will be available 20 – 31 May 2019

The Candidiates will select only one examination and the scorecard for the examination is Valid for 3 years. GATE 2019 Important dates are mentioned in above table such as an application for, Date of exams, admit card.

How to Apply for GATE 2019 Examination?

The Candidates need to register themselves in the GOAPS ( GATE Online Application Processing System) . Without this, the candidate can not fill the form for GATE 2019 Examination.

Register in GOAPS

  • Enter the full name, qualifications, E-mail id, Mobile number, Password.
  • The candidates will receive Enrollment number on the e-mail id.

Filling the GATE 2019 Examination Application form

The candidates need to login by entering the enrollment number and the password.

Enter the Exam Details  

  •  Choose Paper for GATE 2019
  •   Preferred City 1
  •   City for examination
  •  Choice of a city for examination 4

Personal Details of Applicant

  • Name of Applicant
  • Enrollment Number
  • Mobile Number
  • E-mail Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Category
  • ID Proof
  • Name of Parent/Guardian
  • Country of Residence of Parent/Guardian
  • Mobile number of Parent/Guardian
  • Address of the candidate
  • Residential state of the candidate
  • Qualification of the candidate
  • Country
  • Town/Pincode

GATE 2019 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)  Documents

For the GATE 2019, the candidates need to have the following document are required

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar Number
  • Valid College ID
  • Employee Identification Card
  • Driving License
  • Caste Certificate, if applicable
  • PwD Certificate, if applicable

GATE 2019 exam Eligibility Criteria

Age limit

  •  No Age Limit for GATE 2019 exam
  • Nationality Must be Indian. Candidates belonging to Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates will also be eligible for GATE 2019 examination.

Educational Qualifications for GATE 2019 examination

  • The candidates must have passed the Bachelor’s Degree in science or Post-graduate degree in the field of science.
  • no minimum percentage is required in the relevant degree.

Qualifying Examination for GATE 2019 exam

  • B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharm
  • B.Sc (Research)/B.S
  • B.Arch
  • M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent
  • Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch)
  • Integrated M.Sc./Intergrated B.S-M.S
  • Integrated M.E/M.Tech (Post – B.Sc)
  • Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

 GATE 2019 Paper codes

There will be 24 papers for GATE 2019. The candidates must be aware of the Paper and Paper codes. The below table describes the Paper and Paper codes for GATE 2019 examination.

GATE 2019 Paper Code GATE 2019 Papers
AE Aerospace Engineering
AG Agricultural Engineering
AR Architecture and Planning
BT Biotechnology
CE Civil Engineering
CH Chemical Engineering
CS Computer Sc. and Information Technology
CY Chemistry
EC Electronics and Communication Engg.
EE Electrical Engineering
EY Ecology and Evolution
GG Geology and Geophysics
IN Instrumentation Engineering
MA Mathematics
ME Mechanical Engineering
MN Mining Engineering
MT Metallurgical Engineering
PE Petroleum Engineering
PH Physics
PI Production and Industrial Engineering
TF Textile Engineering and Fibre Science
ST Statistics – New Addition
  • XE – A
  • XE – B
  • XE – C
  • XE – D
  • XE – E
  • XE – F
  • XE – G
  • XE – H
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Materials Science
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  • XL – P
  • XL – Q
  • XL – R
  • XL – S
  • XL – T
  • XL – U
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology
  • Food Technology

GATE 2019- Examination Pattern

Below in this paragraph, we are providing the GATE 2019 examination pattern so that it becomes quite comfortable for the aspirants to prepare better for the war they are going to fight.

There is an online mode for GATE 2019 examination. The examination will consist of 65 questions from 24 papers carrying a total of 100 marks. The duration of the GATE 2019 examination will be 3 hours. There will be negative of 1/3 for the questions carrying 1 marks and in the same way the questions carrying 2 marks, there will be negative marking of -2/3. The candidates can refer below to the table given



Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

Examination Duration

3 hours

Total Number of Papers

24 Papers


  • General Aptitude (GA)
  • The subject selected by the candidates

Nature of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Total Number of Questions

65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)

Design of Questions

The questions are designed to test the following abilities:

  • Recall
  • Comprehension
  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Synthesis

Distribution of Questions in all papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

Engineering Mathematics – 15 Marks

Technical Questions – 70 Marks

General Aptitude – 15 Marks

Distribution of Questions in all papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 Marks

General Aptitude – 15 Marks

Total Marks

100 Marks

Marking Scheme

The questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks.

Negative Marking

1/3 marks will be deducted for the questions carrying 1 mark while 1/2 marks will be cut for questions carrying 2 marks.

GATE 2019 Examination Marking Scheme

Below in this paragraph, we are providing the candidates subject-wise marking scheme of GATE examination 2019. The candidates will easily get to know which subject they need to focus more on. The below table gives a description of the Marking scheme of GATE examination 2019. Candidates are required to refer to the below table:

Paper Code

General Aptitude (GA) Marks

Subject Marks

Total Marks

Total Time

AE, AR, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, EY, GG, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI and TF.




3 Hours

XE (Section A + Any Two Sections)


15 + 2 x 35


3 Hours

XL (Section P + Any Two Sections)


25 + 2 x 30


3 Hours

GATE Examination Syllabus 2019

Candidates are looking for the GATE  examination syllabus 2019 before they start their preparation. The syllabus is different for different paper for GATE 2019 examination. The syllabus for different Papers will be released officially and candidates can easily check their Examination Syllabus. The GATE 2019 examination will cover most of the topics from undergraduate courses. The General Aptitude syllabus will be same for every Paper.

GATE 2019 Admit Card

GATE 2019 will release the Admit Card for GATE 2019 examination. The GATE 2019 Admit Card will be available online on 4th January 2019. Admit Card is one of the mandatory things to carry in the examination. The candidate will not sit in the examination hall if he is not carrying GATE 2019 Admit Card. The Admit Card acts as an identity proof and prevents any sort fraudulent and misinterpretation.

Things mentioned on GATE 2019 Admit Card

Following things are mentioned in GATE 2019 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)Admit Card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Name of the examination
  • Date of the Examination
  • Venue of the Examination
  • Reporting time for the Examination
  • Important Instructions to be followed by the Candidate.
  • Passport-Size photograph of the Candidate
  • Registration Number of the Candidate

(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) GATE 2019 Answer key

(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) GATE 2019 Examination Answer key will be available after the Examination is conducted. The GATE 2019 examination Answer key will release tentatively in the third week of February. The Anskey Key for GATE examination will contain the correct answer to the questions. With the help of Answer key 2019 for GATE examination, the aspirants will get an estimate about their marks in the GATE 2019 examination.

GATE 2019 Cut-offs

The candidates must qualify the Cut-off Marks in order to get selected. The candidate will not be selected if he does not qualify the marks for GATE 2019. Below we are providing the previous year cut-off so that they get more information related to the qualifying marks.

Branch General OBC SC/ST/PWD
Computer Science (CS) 25.00 22.50 16.60
Civil Engineering (CE) 26.90 24.20 17.9
Electrical Engineering (EE) 29.1 26.1 19.4
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 34.7 31.2 23.1
Electronics and Communication (EC) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Production Engineering (PI) 32.0 28.8 21.3
Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 37.0 33.8 24.7
Aerospace Engine 25 22.5 16.6
Chemical Engineering (CH) 37.8 34 25.1
Chemistry (CY) 25.4 22.8 16.9
Physics (PH) 29.0 26.1 19.3
Geology and Geophysics (GG) 32.4 29.1 21.5
Biotechnology (BT) 27.9 25.1 18.5
Life Science 29.9 26.9 19.9
Architectural Engineering (AR) 43.9 39.5 29.2
Agricultural Engineering (AG) 25.0 22.5 16.6
Maths (MA) 29.4 26.4 19.5
Petroleum Engineering (PE) 39.8 35.8 26.5

From the above table, it becomes quite easy for the candidates to know about the minimum qualifications for GATE 2019 examination.

(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) GATE 2019 Result

After the GATE 2019 Examination Cut-offs are released, the candidates wait for the Result of GATE Examination. The result will be available online. Candidates can easily download their GATE Examination Result.

Things Mentioned on GATE 2019 Result

  •  Name of the Candidate
  • Registration Number
  • Category of the Candidate
  • Marks Obtained
  • Maximum Marks
  • All India Rank
  • Total number of candidates appearing for the paper

GATE 2019 Examination Zonal Centres


Name of Zonal Centres


IISc Bangalore


IIT Bombay


IIT Delhi


IIT Guwahati


IIT Kanpur


IIT Kharagpur


IIT Madras


IIT Roorkee

About GATE examination

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an engineering Test to determine the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science. Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technologies at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (Madras) and Bombay on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India conducts the GATE Examination.


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