GATE 2020 Applications To Start From September, New Subject Introduced
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
2020 is due next year and as per the rotational pattern, this time, IIT Delhi
is going to conduct the entrance exam. As per the entrance exam, the applications are expected to start from the month of September this year. The GATE 2019 has been conducted successfully by IIT Madras
Until 2019, the candidates were allowed to appear for one of the 24 subjects available in the IITs, NITs & Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). Mathematics, Biotechnology, Architecture & Planning, Civil Engineering are some of the popular subjects to name. However, this year the authorities have introduced Biomedical Engineering as one of the core engineering subjects. As the chairman of GATE says, "With the introduction of Biomedical Engineering, the of subjects at GATE will increase to 25."
The candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria set by the authorities to appear in the exam. It is advisable to the candidates to check the criteria before registering on the website for the exam. Note that, one candidate can apply for one paper only. The candidates also have to meet the educational qualification to be eligible for the exam.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering & Technology (4 years for 10+2, 3 years after diploma)
- Master's Degree in any related branch
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