Engineering students who wish to apply for GATE 2013 are being hereby informed that the notifications and application forms are now out. 7 IIT's & IISc Bangalore jointly conducts the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. GATE is an all India competitive examination for Engineers from various backgrounds.

Important Dates & Examination Notification: GATE 2013 Exam Schedule:

Commencement of Online Application submission : Saturday 1st September 2012
(00:00 Hrs)
Last date for Submission of Online Application : Sunday 30th September 2012
(23:00 Hrs)
Receipt of printed version of ONLINE Application : Monday 8th October 2012
Last date for request of change of city : Tuesday 20th November 2012

Availability of Gate 2013 admit card on Online Application Interface : Wednesday 5th December, 2012
GATE 2013 Online Examination for Papers : CE Sunday 20th January 2013
( 09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Online Examination for Papers : CH Sunday 20th January 2013
(14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Offline Examination for Papers : CS & ME Sunday 10th February 2013
( 09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs)
GATE 2013 Offline Examination for Papers : EC, EE and IN Sunday 10th February 2013
( 14:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs)
Announcement of GATE 2013 Results : Friday 15 March 2013
( 10:00 Hrs)

Benefits & Importance of GATE Exams/ Score Card for an Engineers:

1. Admission in Post-graduation M.Tech or M.E ( Master programme in Engineering )
Candidate with good GATE Score along with All India rank ( AIR ) will get option of all top colleges . IITs are the best institution which facilitates better placement and high teaching standard.

Colleges which accept gate score for M.Tech. / M.E. programme are:

All IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, IIITs, Top deemed university, top Private Colleges, state engineering colleges.
Scholarship will be awarded by MHRD to all candidates who enroll on the basis of GATE Score card. 2. Selection in PSU’s : Engineer

Trainee / Management trainee

Now Public sector units will recruit Engineer Trainee / Management trainee through GATE Score card only.

List of top Public sector Units like ONGC, NTPC, ISRO, BHEL, BARC, DRDO, DVC, Power-grid, IOCL and many more Organization are going to recruit engineers only through Valid GATE score.

3. GATE Score card is mandatory for Lecturer/ Asst. Lecturer in any engineering colleges. GATE Score is mandatory for teaching professional in Engineering Colleges / Institutes.

4. Validity of GATE Score card: It vary every from 1 to 2 year.