IIT Madras will release the GATE 2019 Application Form from September 01, 2018, onwards. The application form for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will be available online at GOAPS – GATE Online Application Processing System. The aspirants need to register at this portal, fill in details in the application form, pay the application fee and finally submit the application form. The last date to submit the GATE 2019 Application Form is September 21, 2018. Those who will submit the application form after the last date will have to pay late fee charges. The entrance test for GATE 2019 is scheduled to be held on February 02, 03, 09, 10, 2019. Check complete information about GATE Application Form 2019 from this page.

Latest: The complete schedule for GATE 2019 has been released. Check it in the table below.
On 6th July 2018, at 6 PM, the website gate.iitm.ac.in showed GATE 2019 details. However, at around 8 PM, the details of GATE 2019 were removed. IITM may have been testing the website to launch it and will make a public launch in some time again. Dear candidate, in the past also it has been observed that IITs do the test launch of their websites and do a public launch in a few days. You can consider these dates and details for now. However, do not take any action. We will continuously update you on this matter. As soon as IIT Madras launched GATE 2019 exam date, advertisement, information brochure on the official website again, we will update you here. Check out below, what all details were informed on the website that was available for two hours.

GATE 2019 Application Form

The application forms will be available in the online mode and the candidates have to submit it in the online mode only. Here is the complete schedule for GATE 2019 Application Form.

GATE 2019 Application FormDates
Commencement of application form submission at GOAPS01 Sep 2018
Last date for application form submission21 Sep 2018
Last date for submitting the application form with late fee01 Oct 2018
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City16 Nov 2018
GATE 2019 exam date02, 03, 09, 10 Feb 2019

Apply Online / GOAPS Registration:  GATE 2019 application will be accessible at www.gate.iitm.ac.in


How To Fill The GATE 2019 Application Form?

Without registering in GOAPS candidates will not be able to fill the application form of GATE 2019. Thus, it is important to register first. Follow the steps below:

#1 Register in GOAPS

  • A candidate must first register by providing Full Name (as per the qualifying degree certificate), a valid e-mail address, mobile number and by choosing a password.
  • Upon registration, an e-mail containing the GOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent to the candidate. Candidates must note this enrollment ID without fail.

Thus, using the enrollment ID and password selected, candidates have to login into the GOAPS portal and fill the GATE 2019 Application Form.

#2 Filling the GATE 2019 Application Form

Now, after logging in, candidates will have to fill the online application form. Here are the details that candidates have to fill in the appropriate field in the application form:

  • GATE 2018 Exam Details:
    • Please choose the paper you wish to appear in GATE 2018
    • Choice of Examination Country
    • Choice of Examination City 1
    • Choice of Examination City 2
    • Choice of Examination City 3
  • Applicant’s Personal Details:
    • Enrollment ID (Auto mention)
    • Name of the Candidate (Auto mention)
    • E-mail Address (Auto mention)
    • Mobile Number (Auto mention)
    • Date of Birth
    • Gender
    • Nationality
    • Category
    • PwD Status
    • Dyslexic Candidate (yes or no)
    • Country of Permanent Residence
    • State/Union Territory of Permanent Residence
    • ID Proof
    • ID Proof Number
    • Name of Parent/Guardian
    • Country of Residence of Parent/Guardian
    • Mobile number of Parent/Guardian
  • Correspondence Address:
    • Address line 1
    • Address line 2 (Optional)
    • Address line 3 (Optional)
    • City / Town
    • Pincode / Zipcode
    • Country
    • State/Union Territory
  • Qualifying Degree Details:
    • Qualifying DegreeChoose qualifying degree or the degree pursuing.
    • Discipline of Qualifying DegreeChoose the discipline closest to the ones given, if not in the list.
    • Have you Graduated in the above Degree?
    • You must upload duly signed certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute in the given format
    • Year of Qualifying Degree
    • Country of College / University
    • State/Union Territory
    • If the country is other than India, the State/Union Territory will appear as “Other”.
    • College/University NameAs you start typing the college name, you will see a list of colleges.
    • Please select your college if it appears in the list. Otherwise, type the name completely without any special characters (Note: Length should not exceed 100 characters).
    • City/Town
    • PIN Code
  • Upload Documents:
    • Photograph
    • Signature
    • Upload Certificate from the HOD / Institute
    • Caste Certificate, if applicable
    • PwD Certificate, if applicable
  • Declaration:
    • Where did you first come to know about GATE 2018?
    • Sign Deceleration

#3 Payment of GATE 2019 application Fee

  • The fee amount and bank charges will be shown to you, and you will have to confirm that the payment is for GATE 2019.
  • Once you confirm and the payment is successful, you will be redirected back to the GOAPS website, from where you will be able to download the pdf copy of application form by clicking “Download Application Form” button.

The application fee for GATE 2019 will be known when details of the exam are notified. Until then you can see what the fee was last year, given below, to get an idea.

For exam cities in India
Female candidatesRs 750
SC / ST / PwDRs 750
OthersRs 1500
For exam cities in foreign countries
In Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, KathmanduUSD 50
In Dubai, SingaporeUSD 100

Late Fees to be paid:

For exam cities in India
Female candidatesRs 1250
SC / ST / PwDRs 1250
OthersRs 2000
For exam cities in foreign countries
In Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, KathmanduUSD 70
In Dubai, SingaporeUSD 120

Mode of Payment: Online only (Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card)

#4 Download and Print The Application Form

  • Once your payment is successful, you will be able to download the filled in application form in PDF format.
  • Download it and take a print out
  • You don’t have to send the application form to the GATE authorities, keep it for your own reference.

Important Instructions on GATE 2019 Application Form

Please do read the below instructions carefully before uploading the documents and filling the GATE 2019 Application Form online.

Instructions for uploading scanned photographs:

  • Please upload a good quality photograph. The photograph must match with your appearance on the day of the examination.
  • A passport size (3.5 cm Width × 4.5 cm Height) photograph of the face of the candidate
    is required for the application form. No selfies will be valid.
  • The photograph must be in colour and taken after 01 August 2018 in. Photographs taken using a mobile phone and other self-composed portraits may result in rejection of the application.
  • Only JPEG format of the scanned image will be valid.
  • The maximum size for JPEG can be 480×640 in pixels (0.3 Megapixel). The Minimum size for JPEG
    should be 240×320 pixels.
  • Background of the photograph must be white or a light colour.
  • The main features of the face must not be covered by the hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow.
  • Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.

Sample Photographs:

GATE 2019 Application Form

Instructions for uploading scanned Signatures:

  • Please draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height × Width) on an A4 white paper.
  • Inside this box, sign with black or dark blue ink pen within this box.
  • The signature with all capital letters, or in any other colour (other than black and blue) will not be accepted.
  • Get the digital image of the rectangular box (with your signature inside) scanned by using a professional scanner.
  • Crop it to the border of the box.
  • Only JPEG image format will be accepted.
  • The maximum image size for the signature can be 160×560 in pixels.
  • The minimum image size for the signature should be 80×280 in pixels.

GATE 2019 Registration


Know About GOAPS

GOAPS provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the GATE administration. With this interface, a candidate can:

  1.  Apply for the examination.
  2. Upload photograph, signature and other documents like qualifying degree certificate/ Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute and category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate as applicable.
  3. Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  4. Check the Status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit Card ready for download, etc.
  5. Download Admit Card.
  6. View your answers, marks and GATE score.
  7. Download GATE scorecard.

GATE 2019

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