If you are a candidate who is looking forward to appearing Gate exams in 2018, here is what you need to know before you move forward. Before starting the application process, he/she must ensure educational eligibility criteria of GATE 2018, which are enumerated in Table.
Eligibility Criteria Table for GATE 2018
|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||2018|
|B. Arch.||Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)||Currently in the final year or already completed||
|B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.||Bachelor’s degree in Science(Post-Diploma/4 years after10+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 (4 years program)||Currently in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed||
|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||2019|
|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||
|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||NA|
Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India:
i) must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology or;
ii) 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 Table, the candidate should select the minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.
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