GATE Eligibility

GATE aspirants should first check whether they meet with the GATE eligibility criteria. Only the following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for the GATE Exam 2014.

Before starting the application process, the candidate must:

1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria (given below) of GATE Exam 2014.

2. Determine the GATE paper you wish to appear for. A candidate is allowed to appear in ONLY ONE paper.

3. Choose the City of choice to appear for the examination:There are three choices, in the order of preference. The candidate can choose a particular city as the first choice for appearing GATE 2014 examination. The corresponding zone to which this first choice city belongs will be known. The candidate can then choose his/ her second choice only from the cities available in that zone. However, as an additional option, a third choice is also introduced in GATE 2014. The list of third choice cities will be as specified by each zone. Note that this third choice city may either be from the zone to which the first and second choice cities belong or from some other zone. The third choice will be considered only when the candidate could not be accommodated either in first or second choice cities. The tentative zone wise list of cities for GATE 2014 is given in Examination Cities. However, the GATE Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing city and allot a city that may not be any of the choices of a candidate.

The categories of candidates eligible to appear for GATE Exam 2014 are given in Table below.

Necessary supporting documents must be sent along with the printed version of the online application by speed/ registered post to the respective Zonal Offices. Please study the following table carefully and make sure that your year of qualification is not later than what is specified.

GATE Eligibility: For 2014

Only the following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for GATE exam.

 

 

NOTE: If a candidate is pursuing any higher degree or already obtained a degree higher than that mentioned in the above table, then the candidate can select the relevant minimum required qualifying degree while filling the application form.

Certificate from Principal

Candidates who have to submit a certificate from their college Principal, as determined from the above table, have to obtain a signature from their Principal/HOD along with the seal on the “Certificate from the Principal” format that will be printed on the application PDF file which is generated after completion of the online application submission.

Candidates with backlogs

Candidates who have appeared in the final semester/year exam in 2013, but with a backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should

1. submit a copy of any one of the marks sheets of the final year,

OR

2. have to obtain a signature from their Principal/HOD along with the seal on the “Certificate from the Principal” format that will be printed on the application PDF file which will be generated after completion of the online application submission.

— Source- IIT Mumbai

 

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