Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2018

Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: i) must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 4 years) in Engineering/Technology or; ii) must have completed or are in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) degree (duration: at least 2 years) in any relevant subjects in science.

 

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

 


Qualifying-Degree
Qualifying Degree / Examination Description of Eligible Candidates

Year of Qualification

not later than

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology) Currently in the final year or already completed 2018
 B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)   Currently in the final year or already completed 2018 
 B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)  Currently in the 4th year or already completed  2018 
 M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent  Currently in the final year or already completed   2018
 Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4 years program)   Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed 2020 
 Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (5 years program)   Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed 2020 
 Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.  Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the final year or already completed   2020