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.

Eligibility Criteria:

Bachelorís degree holders in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final year of such programmes.

Master's degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programmes.

Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master's degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology

Candidates in the fourth or higher year of Five-year Integrated Masterís degree programme or Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.

Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institute of Engineers (India); AMICE by Institute of Civil Engineers (India)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

Pre-final year students are not eligible to write GATE 2013-14.

Diploma Holders in engineering are not eligible.