GATE 2023 application process will start from the first week of September 2022 through online mode.
A candidate can appear for any paper he/she wishes to continue their education in, but it is advisable to appear for the paper which corresponds with the discipline of his/her qualifying degree.
Apart from GATE, every institution will have its own guidelines and criteria, so it is advisable to check before applying.
Only online applications are permitted for GATE 2023. An online interface, GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS), is provided as the mode of interaction between GATE and the applicant. A GOAPS Enrolment ID and a GOAPS password are required to login to this interface. The password should not be shared or disclosed to anyone and must be kept confidential. Other constraints include that the password must be between eight and fifteen characters in length and strings like \a, \b, \n, \r, \t, \\ are not permitted to be contained in the password.
The process helps the candidate:
Enrollment of the candidate is the first step. A valid and frequently used email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password have to be provided for enrollment. All communication will be through email and SMS, so ensure the data submitted is your correct personal email and mobile number.
The GOAPS password is to be remembered along with the GOAPS Enrolment ID which will be provided post registration via email and SMS. This ID will be used for further communication with the GATE office. A password which will not be easy to guess and does not contain the candidate’s name, date of birth or and simple strings like 1234, abcd, and other related strings. This is to ensure security of information.
Before logging in to the GOAPS interface, it is important to have the following information at hand:
1. Personal Information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number.)
2. Address for Communication complete with PIN code
3. Eligibility degree details like college address, PIN code of the college, etc
4. GATE exam discipline and choice of GATE Examination centers in cities
5. Good quality photograph
6. Good quality signature.
7. Valid ID proof details (the same will be carried in the examination hall)
8. If in case of fee payment online, Net-Banking login and password.
9. If in case of challan, challan details may be required.
The application fee is non-refundable and varies as per mode of payment. Payment can be be through online net banking (any bank Debit/ATM Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) or e-challan. Additional bank charges may apply depending on which bank you’re using. The following charges are as per State Bank of India (SBI) and Axis Bank where GATE 2023 account is opened and where the money is to be transferred:
MODE OF PAYMENT
Online Net Banking
All Other Candidates