Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISC) has already announced the exam dates for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016. IISC, Bangalore conducts the premier exam to provide admission to engineering students in Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, and Doctor of Philosophy etc. GATE 2016 will be jointly administered by IISc, Bangalore and seven IIT's, i.e., Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Roorkee, Guwahati , Madras and Kharagpur.

The score obtained in GATE 2016 will be valid for a duration of three years from the date of announcement of GATE 2016 results. All the supporting documents for the online application submissions have to be sent online. Hard copies will not be accepted. Examination Fee is also required to be paid online. Payments can be made through debit/ATM cards, credit cards or internet banking or via E-challan. There are arrangements for Random Biometric verification of the candidates before the examination. The examination will be held in eight sessions with an arrangement for a buffer session in case of any problem.

GATE 2016 - Save the Dates

Following are the important dates for GATE 2016:
  • Online Enrollment for the exam: starts September 1, 2015
  • Application Submission Last Date: October 1, 2015 (extended till October 8, 2015)
  • Application for Change in the elected City: By November 20th, 2015
  • Admit Card Download: starts December 28th, 2015
  • Examination: January 30th & 31st, 2016 and February 6th & 7th, 2016
  • Results: March 19th, 2016

Things to watch in GATE 2016?

  • Virtual Online Calculator

Physical calculators are not allowed for GATE 2016. Students will have to use the virtual online calculator that will be provided during the examination.

  • Revised Syllabus

The Syllabi for GATE 2016 has been revised. Candidates are advised to check the revised GATE 2016 Syllabus. A new Paper has also been introduced for GATE 2016 exam. Petroleum Engineering is the new paper introduced.

  • GATE Answer Key for students

There is a provision to provide the GATE 2016 Answer Key to the candidates after the examination. Students can check their answers and can also challenge the GATE 2016 Answer Key for a nominal fee.

Good luck for the examination!