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GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2020 eligibility criteria should be referred before filling GATE 2020 application form.  GATE 2020 eligibility table is given below do check to know if you are eligible for your paper.

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GATE 2020 Eligibility Criteria follows below
Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree/Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Year of Qualification not later than
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 in Engineering/Technology) Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)/Naval Architecture (4 years course)/ Planning (4 years course) Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
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 2020
Pharm. D. (after 10+2) Degree holders of 6 years program, consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year Currently in the 4th/5th/6th year or already completed 2022
M.B.B.S. Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the 7th/8th/9th semester of such programme. 7th, 8th, 9th or already completed 2020
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 2020
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4 years program) “Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed 2022
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 (5 years program) Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed 2021
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the final year or already completed 2020
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 and so on) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

Some of these Professional Societies /Institutions which conduct examination in various fields of engineering are as follows.

  • The Institution of Engineers (India) (IE)
  • The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
  • The Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
  • The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer and Environmental Group (IIChemE)
  • The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  • The Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MHRD/AICTE/UGC/UPSC as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Planning etc.

Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India
  • Must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology or;
  • Must have completed or are in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) degree (duration: at least 2 years) in any relevant subjects in science.

Note: If a candidate is pursuing any higher degree or has already obtained a degree higher than that mentioned in the above table the candidate should select the minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.

Documents Required for Applying GATE 2020

candidate who has already passed earlier one of the qualifying examinations listed in table has to submit the degree certificate/provisional certificate/course completion certificate/professional certificate/membership certificate issued by the institute or society.

If candidate is expected to complete one of the qualifying criteria specified in table has to upload a certificate from the head of the department or institute or a copy of marksheet for section A of AMIE. This certificate must mandatory have the signature and seal of the Head of Institute/Department
with current date.

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