Thursday, January 30, 2014

About GATE 2015 Exam

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Gate is the acronym of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. A gate exam is a qualifying examination that is being conducted all over India primarily for testing the complete understanding of different undergraduate subjects in science and engineering. The gate exam is conducted together by a seven Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science in support of the National Coordination Board, Higher Education department, and office of the human resources development of India.

The marks secured in the gate exam by a candidate tell the level of his or her relative performance. The mark of the gate exam is exercised for admissions to different post-graduate programs such as Master of Technology, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in the higher edification institutions of India, with financial support offered by the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India and other government organizations. In recent times, the marks of the gate exam are being used by numerous Indian public sector undertakings as well for hiring graduate engineers in admission-level positions.

Eligibility to write the GATE 2015 Exam:
An aspiring candidate should satisfy any one of the following criteria to write the gate exam.

A 4-year graduate degree in Technology, Engineering or Architecture with 10+2 pattern of education or Post-Diploma or Post-B.Sc., and those who are doing their final year in these courses are eligible to write the gate exam. 

A master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics, Science, Computer Applications, or Statistics or equivalent degree and those who are doing their final year in these courses are eligible to writ the gate exam.

Applicants in the second or higher year of a 4-year integrated Postgraduate degree programs in Technology or Engineering and those who are doing their final year in these courses are eligible to write   the gate exam..

Applicants in the 4th or higher year of 5year integrated Postgraduate degree programs or double Degree programs in Technology or Engineering and those who are doing their final year in these courses are eligible to write the gate exam.

Applicants with qualifications acquired through exams conducted by certified societies accepted by AICTE or UPSC as equivalent to B.Tech or B.E are eligible to writ the gate exam.

Financial Support
A legitimate gate exam mark is necessary for getting financial support during Postgraduate programs and straight Doctoral programs in Technology, Engineering or Architecture, and Doctoral programs in pertinent disciplines of Science in institutions approved by the Human Resources Development ministry of India or other Government recognized organizations.

According to the directives of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India, the following system is to be adopted for getting admission to the Doctoral and Master’s degree programs with the assistance-ship or scholarship of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India.

According to the standards adopted by a particular institution or department of the institution, an applicant may be admitted unswervingly into a course derived from his or her performance in the gate exam only.

The applicant may be admitted derived from his or her performance in the gate exam and an admission exam or interview carried out by the faculty to which he or she has applied and, or the educational record of the candidate. In this case, the least amount of 70 percent weightage is to be offered to the performance in the gate exam and the balance weightage of 30 percent is to be given to the candidate’s performance in examination or interview and, or educational record of the candidate. 

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