What is the full form of GATE
GATE: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an entrance exam conducted annually for admission to various post graduate programs in science and technology in India. The exam is conducted and supervised jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institute of technology on behalf of the department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Department (HRD) Government of India.
It is usually conducted every year in the month of January or February. It is a single computer based paper of three hours duration. The paper mainly tests the comprehensive understanding of the candidate in undergraduate subjects of engineering. The GATE score is valid for three years. It reflects the relative performance of a candidate in a specific branch.
Type of Test
This is a computer-based standardized test having 3 hour of duration.
Subjects of Specialization
Following is the list of subjects in which GATE exam is conducted: