Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Admission to postgraduate programme with MHRD and some other Government scholarship/assistantships
in engineering colleges/institute is open to those who qualify in GATE examination.
GATE qualified candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture
or Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Technology/Architecture
or master's degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications
are eligible for admission to Master's Degree programme in Engineering / Technology
/ Architecture as well as for Doctoral Programmes in relevant branches of science
with MHRD or other Government –scholarships/assistantships.
To Avail the scholarship, the candidate secure admission to such a postgraduate
programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. However,
candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture may seek
admission to relevant Doctoral Programmes with scholarship/assistantship without
appearing in the GATE Examination.
GATE qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellows awarded
by many Government organizations.