I am receiving lot of question from B.Tech third year student about their eligibility for GATE exam. To make it clear and quick for student who just want to know answer to their question, I mentioned it in title itself that they are not eligible for GATE exam.

Until and unless new rules are announced the eligibility for GATE will remain as follows. Qualification for all eligibility cannot be later than the year of notification.

B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm.
Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc/ Diploma n Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
Currently in the final year or already completed

B. Arch.
Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course)
Currently in the final year or already completed

B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.
Bachelor’s degree in Science(Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)
Currently in the 4th year or already completed

M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent
Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent
Currently in the final year or already completed

Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)
Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year program)
Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed
Qualification cannot be later than two years after notification year.

Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)
Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five year program)
Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed
Qualification cannot be later than one Year after notification year

Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.
Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.-M.S. program
Currently in the final year or already completed

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)
Completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses

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