GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING 2024

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ORGANISING INSTITUTE: INdian institute of SCience, Bengaluru

OPPORTUNITIES

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a prestigious national-level examination that assesses candidates for comprehensive understanding in various undergraduate-level subjects in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities for admission to various Master’s and Doctoral Programs and Recruitment by some Public Sector Undertakings.

ADMISSION:

Valid GATE score can be used for seeking admission to:
(i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities; and
(ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities,
in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies.

Financial Assistance:

Qualifying GATE score can be used for seeking financial assistance towards:
(i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities; and
(ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities,
in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies.

Financial Assistance given to M.Tech students is Rs. 12,400 per month and generally paid for 22 months. 
PG Scholarship (GATE/GPAT)

Financial Assistance given for Ph.D. programs (Direct Ph.D. after B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc equivalent with a valid GATE score) is Rs. 37,000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 42,000 per month from the third to the fifth year. (Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure Circular No. 33(14)PFC-II/2018 dated June 21, 2023.) 

RECRUITMENT:

Many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process. A list (not exhaustive) of such PSUs is provided below:

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Coal India Limited (CIL), Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), Chenab Valley Power Projects Limited (CVPPL), Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Engineers India Limited (EIL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDSL), National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), NLC India Limited (NLCIL), National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO), Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), etc.

PSUs using GATE 2024 scores for their recruitment: Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), Airports Authority of India (AAI), Engineers India Ltd. (EIL).

Disclaimer: GATE scores may be shared with institutions supported by the MoE, Public Sector Undertakings, and other eminent institutions for the purpose of admission and recruitment.