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GATE 2020 Application Process FAQs

GATE 2020 frequently asked questions (FAQs) while preparing for GATE 2020, there are many questions which might arise during the preparation process. To make it easier for you, we have the following set of frequently asked questions GATE 2020 application process FAQs


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GATE 2020 FAQs on Application Process
Can I appear in any of the GATE 2020 papers?

The candidate is expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of his/her qualifying degree. The candidate can also choose any other papers of GATE 2020, however, it is better to choose a paper in line with the eligibility criteria of the institutions/organizations in which he/she wishes to seek admission/job.

Can I use one e-mail address to fill multiple application forms?

One e-mail address can be used to submit only one application form. Candidates are discouraged to fill multiple application forms using different e-mail addresses.

How do I make the fee payment for GATE 2020 examination?

There is a link to the payment gateway from the application portal. The candidate can opt for any of the payment options listed over there.

When and how will I know the status of my application?

You can check the status of your application by logging into GOAPS website.

I have missed to take a print-out of my ONLINE application at the end of my application process. How will I get access to it?

You can login using GOAPS Enrollment ID and password and take a print-out for your own reference. The print-out must not be sent to GATE Organising Institute.

Which Identity Document (ID) will be accepted in the application form?

For Indian candidates, the following identification documents/cards will be accepted: Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License. For International candidates, ONLY valid Passport/Government issued ID/College ID/ Employee ID will be accepted as the recognized identification.

I am unable to complete the email verification process as I didn’t get any email verification mail from your side.

Perhaps there is a small server delay. However wait for a few more minutes and check again. You can complete the GATE application process with your SMS credentials, and at a later stage you can verify e-mail.

For how many GATE papers can I apply?

A candidate can apply for only ONE of the 25 papers listed in the GATE website.

After submission of application, am I permitted to change my GATE Examination City?

Yes. only after the last date for application submission, a request for the change of examination city will be entertained against payment.

I cannot find my college name in drop down list. What should I do now?

Enter your college name manually and ignore the warning message.

I recently completed by B.E. degree in year 2019. I don’t have my provisional or degree certificate. So, how can I apply for GATE 2020?

Please upload course completion certificate/Final year mark sheet(s).

As I am B.Tech 2014 passed out, I am not able to fill the year of qualifying degree because the selection year is displaying only 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. What should I do?

Please select “Yes” option for the question “Have you graduated in the above degree?”. This will allow display of all the previous years.

I am a recent graduate with B-tech. I have backlogs. With what supporting documents can I apply for this GATE 2020 exam?

You must pass all backlogs before July, 2020. Please upload your final year mark sheets / Certificate from HoD / Principal / Bonafide certificate from your college ( HOD / Principal signature and seal is a must)

My name in the eligibility certificate/document and GATE 2020 application are different. How can I change it?

Along with your eligibility document, submit valid proof concerning your name.

I made payment and amount had been debited from my account. But it is still asking to make payment. What should I do?

Please make payment once again. The excess payment will be reverted back to your account.

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