GATE History Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

GATE History

Each year's GATE is organised by any one of 8 institutes: IISc and 7 IITs. The overall co-ordination and responsibility of conducting GATE lies with this institute, which is designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE of that year.

  • Registered :
    -
    Qualified :
    -
    Exam Date :
    03-02-2018
    Result Date :
    17-03-2018
  • Registered :
    9,22,167
    Qualified :
    1,29,149 (14.00 %)
    Exam Date :
    04-02-2016
    Result Date :
    27-03-2016
  • Registered :
    9,71,831
    Qualified :
    1,35,392 (16.53 %)
    Exam Date :
    30-01-2016
    Result Date :
    19-03-2016
  • Registered :
    9,27,580
    Qualified :
    1,21,060 (15.05 %)
    Exam Date :
    31-01-2015
    Result Date :
    12-03-2015
  • Registered :
    10,33,625
    Qualified :
    1,49,694 (16.84 %)
    Exam Date :
    02-02-2014
    Result Date :
    28-03-2014
  • Registered :
    12,00,728
    Qualified :
    1,36,699 (13.88 %)
    Exam Date :
    20-01-2013
    Result Date :
    15-03-2013
  • Registered :
    7,77,134
    Qualified :
    1,08,526 (15.80 %)
    Exam Date :
    29-01-2012
    Result Date :
    15-03-2012
  • Registered :
    6,12,568
    Qualified :
    96,239 (6.37 %)
    Exam Date :
    30-01-2011
    Result Date :
    15-03-2011
  • Registered :
    4,60,541
    Qualified :
    59,853 (7.69 %)
    Exam Date :
    07-02-2010
    Result Date :
    15-03-2010
  • Registered :
    2,30,341
    Qualified :
    35,273 (6.53 %)
    Exam Date :
    08-02-2009
    Result Date :
    15-03-2009
  • Registered :
    1,84,672
    Qualified :
    31,694 (5.83 %)
    Exam Date :
    10-02-2008
    Result Date :
    15-03-2008
  • Registered :
    1,68,917
    Qualified :
    44,387 (3.81 %)
    Exam Date :
    11-02-2007
    Result Date :
    15-03-2007
  • Registered :
    1,84,308
    Qualified :
    33,813 (5.45 %)
    Exam Date :
    12-02-2006
    Result Date :
    15-03-2006
  • Registered :
    1,81,599
    Qualified :
    31,430 (5.78 %)
    Exam Date :
    13-02-2005
    Result Date :
    15-03-2005
  • Registered :
    1,91,475
    Qualified :
    29,391 (6.51 %)
    Exam Date :
    08-02-2004
    Result Date :
    15-03-2004
  • Registered :
    1,71,298
    Qualified :
    28,877 (5.93 %)
    Exam Date :
    09-02-2003
    Result Date :
    15-03-2003
  • Registered :
    1,15,689
    Qualified :
    21,689 (5.33 %)
    Exam Date :
    10-02-2002
    Result Date :
    15-03-2002

Changes in Recent Years
GATE is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • 1984 : IISC Bangalore started GATE for admissions in IISC and IITs
  • 1991 : Gate exam conducted as conventional and multiple choice questions
  • 2003 : Started multiple choice questions only
  • 2005 : Mathematics introduced in all Gate papers
  • 2009 : Started 100 marks question papers
  • 2010 : General aptitude introduced in all Gate papers
  • 2012 : Final year graduates also allowed to apply and write the Gate exam
  • 2013 : Female candidates exempted from application fee
  • 2014 :Introduced numerical answer questions, Started examinations for all the papers by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT), Multiple paper set for CE, CS, EC, EE, ME branches
  • 2016 : Syllabus changed, updated with latest topics
  • 2017 : A New Section had been introduced in the Engineering Sciences (XE) Paper. This section was the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (section H). International students from countries namely Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates were eligible to apply for GATE 2017.
  • 2018 : GATE 2018 held in international cities- Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Dubai and Singapore.
  • 2019 : GATE 2019 introduced a new paper "Statistics" with a code of "ST".